While Israel is relatively new to independence (celebrating only 70 years of independent country-hood in 2018), its ancient lands have seen a great deal of history and are home to numerous sites that are sacred to Judaism. Aptly called The Holy Land, Israel is filled with sacred places that make for really unique attractions, especially for those looking for a rich “Homeland” experience, those who love history, or those who simply want to get a taste of life in one of the most sought after worldwide destinations. Nevertheless, Israel tours offer so much more than religious heritage as you can plan custom Israel tours around energetic cities with all the modern conveniences you could ever wish for—not to mention the country’s exceptional natural attractions and stunning Mediterranean beaches. If you are considering booking Israel vacation tours, here are some life-changing benefits you are setting yourself up to discover:
· Israel tours are always comprehensive, mainly because the country is such a small place offering so many fascinating attractions to see and discover. If it is a religious experience you are craving, Jerusalem is definitely the best place to start your tour. Jerusalem is home to all kinds of hard to miss attractions, from the Old City to the beautifully restored Jewish Quarter, the Menorah, and many stunning destinations of historical and biblical importance. From here, it is easy to take side trips to the stunning beaches of Tel Aviv, followed by other must-see destinations like the Dead Sea, Negev, Galilee, and Masada.
· Tel Aviv is so much more than its leisurely beaches. Some places of interest that you should definitely consider to include in your Israel tours itinerary include the Independence Hall, and the Mini Israel Park—a famous destination in Latrun where you’ll find impressive miniature versions of important landmarks in Israel. Old Jaffa is also a must-see for its ancient ruins.
· Israel Vacation Tours are not complete without a taste of the country’s superb nature. Situated in the heart of the Mediterranean, Israel is home to so many unspoiled beaches, with the added bonus of being close to the cities. Away from the coast, you’ll find unique and diverse natural wonders, ranging from deserts to lush hills and valleys.
Israel is the land of beautiful historical museums, mosques, temples, shrines, etc. and holds a special place for people following the religions of Islam, Christianity, and Judaism. While it has been a popular tourist destination for people from all over the world, there are some random facts about Israel and its art and culture that everyone does not know.
Here are a few random but interesting facts about Israel that you need to know:
Amazing Cities: Israel is a historical land and has many great cities such as Tel Aviv popular for its Bauhaus architecture, sandy beaches, and exciting nightlife. The old city of Jerusalem has many sacred places such as churches, mosques, and shrines. You can join various synagogue tours to explore the historical side of Israel. Haifa city also has amazing destinations such as the incredible Bahai Garden and Carmel Mountain.
Beautiful Scenery: Israel has beautiful scenic views and includes diverse landscape. While traveling in the country you are most likely to get mesmerized by the amazing beauty it has to offer. Some of the amazing sites that make Israel one of the best tourist vacation spots is that it has numerous beaches and is surrounded by the Dead Sea, the Sea of Galilee, and the Galilee mountains which are breathtaking destinations.
Explore Kibbutz: Kibbutz is a word that is synonymous with Israel. It is a revolutionary and innovative concept that began around the year 1905 and introduced the world to the commune way of life. Kibbutzes are small settlements which are self-sufficient in every way. The people in the settlement jointly own and work on the land; they sell the produce themselves and are self-contained. Kibbutzes are the little Utopias of Israel and a way of life that one must experience when they visit Israel.
Israeli Food: People from a variety of cultures and religion are a part of Israel making it a culturally diversified country. As a result, there is an enormous range of great exotic food to choose from in Israel such as Hummus, Falafel, Tahini, Kanafeh, Shakshuka, etc. Your taste buds too will have an experience of a lifetime in Israel.