Map your own Israel Guided ToursIf you are planning to take your one of many Israel guided tours available, the things that you will have to procure is a map where all the places that you are interested in visiting can be located. Usually, summer time is the best time to go on a tour of the country. However, since Israel experiences constant climate conditions, any other time of the year would still be perfect. The good thing about tours to Israel is that the Tourism Ministry can be easily reached for any type of assistance that travelers may encounter. The number to call is *3888.
When it comes to going around inside Israels’ big cities like Tel Aviv and Haifa, parking will always be a problem. So the best option for you to go around these cities is by public commute. Taxis and buses abound these areas so they are the wise choice in your own Israel guided tours. Communication will not be a problem since most Israelis know how to speak basic English. Directional signages and road signs are usually written in Hebrew and its’ English translation. From the capital Jerusalem, travelers can take connecting train rides to different big cities like Tel Aviv and Haifa. There is also the option of taking Israels’ reliable Bus transport system called the Egged. However, you have to be warned that both trains and bus operations are both closed on the Sabbath day.
Types of Tours To IsraelChristian Tour
Christian Israel guided tours sets off in Jerusalem. The reason for this is that almost all of the Christian sites are here. The Hole Sepulchre Church, Christ’s tomb, and where he was crucified are part of this well visited city. Christmas Pilgrims pay visit to Bethlehem where it is believed that Christ was born. But if you want to visit the Church of the Nativity, it will not be easy to go there on your own since it is located in Palestine territory. It’s actually one of the most popular tours to Israel nowadays. Other sites included in this tour outside of Jerusalem are the Sea of Galilee, the home of St. Peter and the Jordan River where Jesus was baptized by John.
The starting point of Jewish tours is at the Western Wall, also in Jerusalem. Here one can also visit the Jewish Quarter, the Holocaust Memorial Museum and the tomb of King David.
But for those who want a different kind of travel, Israel offers a lot of Natural wonders that everyone can enjoy. Going on your own Israel guided tours of nature spots should bring you to the Dead Sea.
The Ein Gedi Natural Site is another source of natural wonders with trails bringing you close to waterfalls, rivers and springs.
Tours to Israel have a lot to offer when it comes to traveling on your own. You just need to know where to go.