On Israel tours you are immersed in a history that began nearly 5,000 years ago. Very few countries can boast of a history that goes as far back as Israel’s. See gilded temples dolted between several skyscrapers in some of the oldest towns in the world. Visit busy bazaars and bustling avenues inside Jerusalem's golden limestone walls.
Although there is still some availability for Israel travel this year, several tour companies have already released their 2013 Israel tours, with early booking deals of up to 15% off the land price. Search the tours below or call a specialist to assist you in choosing the right vacation.
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What can you expect to see on Israel tours? The antiquity and culture of this place can easily match other places such as Rome or parts of China. Along with all these attractions there are activities for nature lovers as well. The bottom line is that whether you are visiting for religious, historical or cultural reasons, Israel is a treasure trove for any type of traveler. The following are the five most popular places to visit in Israel.
No visit to Israel would be complete without a visit to Jerusalem. Most of the above mentioned history happened in around this ancient city. Christianity, Islam and Judaism consider this city sacred. The most visited spots in Jerusalem are the Wailing Wall, Church of the holy sculpture, Temple Mount, al-Aqsa mosque and Dome of the Rock. To get a good idea of the culture of modern as well ancient history of Israel, a visit to Har Ha Zikaron and Yad Vashem museums is a must. To visit all of these sites, set aside at least 2 days.
Tel Aviv is the largest city in Israel and like New York, it is also a city that never sleeps. If you are into some great sightseeing and shopping then the Caramel Market is the place to go to. Another place to start the day would be Allenby Street. This area is teeming with cafes, restaurants and shops. After the sun goes down there are countless theaters, dance and concert halls, bars and museums to keep you going all night.
Moving away from cultural activities and night life, Eilat is the town to visit if you want to get your feet wet. It is located in southern most part of the country and borders the Red Sea. The place has some fantastic waterborne activities such as, sailing, scuba diving to take a closer look at the coral reefs and beautiful fishes. This place can also boast of an underwater observatory! Mount Sinai is a short drive from Eilat, another highly visited place.
Nazareth is perhaps one of the most popular places of visit for religious Christians. It is after all, where Jesus Christ is said to have spent most of his childhood. The 3 most visited spots in Nazareth are Josephs Workshop, the Church of Annunciation and the Nazareth synagogue.
The Dead Sea
The Dead Sea is one the most well known water bodies in the world. The water is extremely dense with salt, making it very easy to float in without the help of flotation devices! Another claim to fame of the Dead Sea is that it is located below sea level!
Traveling the lands of Israel will bring you into a whole new look at life. Israel's lands are full of culture and religion coincided with beautiful waters and lands everywhere you look. There is much for you to do while traveling through Israel.
Whether you want to browse the Israel markets (souks), explore one of the 50 national parks located in Israel, float in the dead sea, follow the path of the cross in Jerusalem's Old City, or go diving in the Red Sea located in the town of Eilat, there is much for you to do.
Israel is the home of religion. If you want a true religious experience then take the time to enter into the wonderful and historic city of Jerusalem. If you'd rather go for the markets then hit up the Old Jaffa flea market or adventure into the Carmel Market. The markets of Israel are jam packed full of elegance, antiques, jewelery, and any other historic finding you may be hunting for.
Don't miss out on your opportunity to travel through the lands of Israel. Book your Israel Tour now with Atlas Travel Web and be on your way to experience a true religious adventure, whether you spend your day shopping through the markets religiously or traveling through the religious lands of Jerusalem.