Top 10 Things To See and Do In Israel

Israel is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Every year, millions of people from around the globe flock to the area to see all of the natural, historical, and religious sites that the region has to offer. If you plan on taking a trip to Israel, here are 10 places you won’t want to miss out on:

  1. Jerusalem – Jerusalem is a must see city is Israel. Many of the guided tours in Israel has to offer will begin in this city. From the Old City to the Wailing Wall, you can’t miss out on Jerusalem.
  2. Mount of Olives – The Mount of Olives is located outside Jerusalem and is one of the most holy areas in the country. It is the site where Jesus ascended to heaven after the resurrection.
  3. Masada – Masada is an ancient fortress build of rock built on top of a large plateau. There are breathtaking views and a lot of history to be discovered.
  4. Dead Sea – Some of the best guided tours Israel offers will take you to the Dead Sea where you can experience the healing mud and then float in the buoyant, saline waters to feel refreshed and revitalized.
  5. Safed – Safed is a bustling city in the North of Israel that is located on the top of a mountain, giving you beautiful views and clean, cool air.
  6. Golan Heights – Sometimes referred to just as the Golan, Golan Heights is a beautiful region to drive through that gives stunning overviews of the Jordan River.
  7. Wine Country – One of the most unknown facts about Israel is that it is home to a great wine region. Explore the beautiful hills of the Israeli Wine Country with a guided tour that will take you to the wineries to sit back and relax.
  8. Via Dolorosa – The Via Dolorosa is also something you should not miss in Israel. It is the walk that Jesus took to the site of the crucifixion. You can access the Via Dolorosa from Jerusalem.
  9. Jordan River – Whether you simply want to see the area where Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist or you want to go on a kayaking adventure, the Jordan River is great for anyone that wants to get outdoors.
  10. Sea of Galilee – The Sea of Galilee is actually a freshwater lake in the country. With great lakeside views, any trip to Israel is worth stopping here.

 

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