Surprisingly diverse for such a narrow strip of land pressed against the Mediterranean, modern Israel only dates back to 1948, though the history of this "Holy Land" spans many millennia. The big three monotheistic religions of Christianity, Judaism, and Islam continue to maintain extremely strong ties to this part of the world, so you can expect to see plenty of historic churches, mosques, and synagogues. Beyond the undeniable cultural appeal, Israel also offers impressive natural features, including the Dead Sea and Makhtesh Ramon, one of the world's biggest craters. It is easy to find yourself following in the footsteps of figures that helped shape the world thousands of years ago
Things to know before visit Israel
Israel has long summers that are hot and dry while the winters are short and dry. January is the coldest month of the year while August is the hottest. Rainfall is unpredictable. Spring experiences moderate temperatures.
Haifa is the sacred spot of Israel set above the bay of Mediterranean Sea. The city is filled with restaurants and hotels on top of the mountain residency that offers breath-taking view of the bay. One can also travel on the hill-top via cable cars. The a Baha’I shrine is a must visit in the city.
The Galilee of Israel is believed to be associate with the life of Jesus Christ. Famous for its lush green landscapes and valleys. It is located in Northern state of Haifa and is known for its unending beauty. Travelers come to soak in the gift of quietness that nature has gifted this place.
Eilat is one of the most popular tourist destination its crystalline beaches and luxurious resorts. Tourists from colder destinations often choose Eilat to be their Israeli stay for its weather is perfect. The Red Sea in Eilat also offers water sports and adventurous activities like no other. Scuba diving is a must try water adventure at the Red sea since the coral reefs in the sea are spectacular to watch.
This city is located on an high altitude of the mountain. It speaks of the spirituality search in Jewish mysticism, which invited many native Americans and locals to inhabit in the city. The cobble stoned alleys, stairways and local charm of the city attract tourists with its beauty. One can also explore the art galleries and studios that are loved and run by the locals almost every where in the Tsfat.
Travel Advisory: For the latest information and advice on safety and entry requirements please consult your travel agent well in advance of your departure and visit the following government website:
Department of Foreign affairs and trade www.dfat.gov.au
Smart Traveler website www.smartraveler.gov.au
Electricity: The standard voltage supply in Israel is 230 volts with European style 2 prong socket.