Israel is a country with a rich history and mainly due to religious interest this destination has long been a popular destination for years. There is history around every corner with holy sites located throughout the country. From sightseeing in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, seeing the spectacular Galilee lake to visiting ancient Bethlehem, there are so many places to visit and things you can do. If you would like to visit Israel view our travel ideas today.
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Getting to Israel is fairly simple, you can even fly with Easy Jet from the UK and if you book in advance you will get a great deal on prices. Most flights fly into Tel Aviv or Jerusalem and from here you can venture out and see more of the country. From the USA to Israel take around 14 hours, some cheaper routes have stop offs.
Thinking about booking a visit to Israel going backpacking to Israel? Search authentic holidays in Israel where you will get to travel like a local. We list travel packageswhere you can explore more of Israel and Palestine. Israel is a part of the Holy Land. Three of the world's major religions - Christianity Judaism and Islam – are tied to the region. Israel is one of the world's oldest travel destinations and there is plenty to do here. From the capital city of Jerusalem (a UNESCO World Heritage site) to the mountainous peaks of Mount Hermon and to the most vibrant city in the country, Tel Aviv, Israel has something to offer everyone.
A walk around Nazareth or seeing the Baha'i Gardens in Haifa is recommended whilst the beaches of Eilat and the stunning Negev desert scenery are a must see. You might be suprised to learn that Tel Aviv is one of the most popular party destinations in the world, there is amazing nightlife here. There are lots of different options where you can travel in a small group, make new friends and enjoy one of the most fun experiences of your life. Prices vary depending on where you would like to visit and how long you would like to stay.
When thinking about visiting Israel images of violence and recent turbulence but this country is a very safe destination to visit. You will find Israeli people very friendly and open to meeting foreigners, most people speak English but learning basic Hebrew might come in handy. Always check latest travel advice before departing though and we highly recommend booking a tour where you will get everything arranged and also in-country support.