Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories are home to three of the world’s largest and most important religions. The colourful and complex history has created a connection with so many people that it has become one of the most iconic travel destinations in the world. So whether you want to wander the mazy alleyways of Jerusalem as you discover one historical monument after another, explore important and ancient archaeological sites or enjoy a unique swim/float in the Dead Sea, a holiday to Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories is guaranteed to leave you with a lifetime of treasured memories.
The modern day country encompasses some of the oldest and most significant religious and historic sites in the world. A melting pot of religious beliefs, Jerusalem is the heart and soul of the area and offers a great base to explore further afield. With famous sites in the city such as The Wailing Wall, The Temple Mount, Church of the Holy Sepulchre and the Tower of David there is a huge amount for the interested visitor to explore. Heading out of the city, sites to explore include nearby Bethlehem ,the birthplace of Jesus, the ruined fortress at Masada, Jericho, the unique experience of floating in the Dead Sea and the beaches of the Red Sea. Head north and the Sea of Galilee awaits, along with Nazareth, the home town of Jesus. Along the coast sit the ancient port towns, and hidden crusader castle, of Acre, Haifa and Jaffa, and the more modern Tel Aviv, famed for its lively nightlife and beachfront.
For the more active traveller, there is scuba diving and snorkelling along the miles of Mediterranean and Red Sea coast, along with many other popular water sports. Inland in the mountains there is excellent walking, mountain biking and skiing, with a number of excellent ski resorts available.
Our range of tour types available here provide the perfect way to learn more about this fascinating country and discover how Israel has shaped the world historically. We also have some tours that combine time here with neighbouring countries such as Egypt and Jordan. Please contact us to talk to one of our specialist travel consultants, who will help you to design your perfect holiday to Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories.
Modern day Israel encompassed some of the oldest and most significant religious and historic sites in the world. A melting pot of religious beliefs, Jerusalem is the heart and soul of the country and offers a great base to explore further into the intriguing country and the neighbouring Palestine territories. With famous site in the city such as The Wailing Wall, The Temple Mount, Church of the Holy Sepulchre and the Tower of David there is plenty for the interested visitor to explore. Read more...