Where To Go For Vacation
When the holidays come around and people contemplate where to go for a vacation, the usual places include the Caribbean, the Greek Islands, or even Hawaii and some other tropical islands where they want to enjoy the sun, sea, and sand. Those who want something different go on skiing trips and ‘educational’ tours that will take them through history. However, if you want something doubly different and special, you should most definitely go on one of those Israeli tours.
Israel isn’t the first place that would come to mind that is associated with vacation. However, you would be surprised at the huge number of people from all over the world who go there all year round.
Depending on your personal preferences, you can choose to go on any of the Israeli private tour guide with a prevailing theme. If you are familiar with the Bible and would like to experience it up close, there are biblical tours that will take you from the key places you’ve read about in the Bible. Those who have a keen interest on architecture and its religious implications can go on the many synagogue and church tours. They will be overwhelmed with all the magnificent structures in and outside of Jerusalem, each of them possessing religious and historical significance.
The holy sepulcher is a must-see
Many Israeli tours also include extensive sightseeing of both the Old City and the new city of Jerusalem. In the Old City, the holy sepulcher is a must-see, and here you will find yourself joining the ranks of other tourists who are either visiting or on a religious pilgrimage. There are also museums showcasing the history of Israel and some ancient and contemporary art and artifacts.
History buffs will also find a lot to enjoy in Israeli tours.
Tel Aviv, the ‘city that never sleeps’, boasts one of UNESCO’s World Heritage Site, the Rothschild Boulevard, and is a shopping hub for those who love to shop. Or visit Jaffa the oldest sea port city or earth, They can also head to north Akko, the well preserved Crusader City and get a ‘refresher course’ on the history of the Crusades. Yes, Israeli tours are highly educational, too.
Archaeology is an integral part of the history of Israel.
Thus, it is no surprise that many Israeli tours offer more than a glimpse at the past. You can have your fill of the many ancient ruins and excavations that give you a peek at how people in the past have lived. You shouldn’t be surprised when you suddenly find yourself standing in the middle of all that history, wrapped in silence that is almost reverent.
Have a Special Time in Israel
Truth be told, there are so many places to go, things to see, and experiences to savor in this country that a week is not nearly enough to do them all. If you can spend at least 9 days vacation in Israel, you will realize that there are still so many things you haven’t seen. However, no matter how short you may have found it to be, there will be no doubt that going on any of these Holy land tours is one of the most memorable and best things you have ever done.