Israel

There are few corners of the world blessed with history and culture as rich and remarkable as the Middle East. The biblical land of Israel is well-known for its holy sites and archaeological treasures, but this compact nation is also endowed with a bounty of diverse and dramatic landscapes.

Discover the iconic sights and striking scenery of Israel, from the vibrant buzz of seaside Tel Aviv to the captivating Old City of Jerusalem, and the renowned holy sites of Nazareth, Galilee and Bethlehem.

Hike through the scenic Golan Heights, stopping to taste local wines and experience life in a kibbutz, follow remote pilgrimage trails through the Judaean Desert to the ancient byzantine Chariton Monastery, take a dip in the Dead Sea and enjoy spectacular views from the majestic rock-top fortress of Masada.

Follow in the footsteps of Abraham, the ultimate welcoming host, and enjoy genuine Israeli hospitality as you hike between some of the world's most holy sites, discovering the roots of Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

Ancient, energetic and fascinating, this is a destination not to be missed. Join us as we explore the incredible landscapes and cultural riches of Israel!

 

Our all inclusive approach

Our Israel adventures offer great value for money by providing top quality service and fascinating touring options. We aim to incorporate as many inclusions as possible in the tour cost such as comfortable hotels and traditional kibbutzim, private transportation, most meals, excursions and entry fees.

Innovative Itineraries

From exploring the Old City of Jerusalem and hiking in the Judaean Desert to the vibrant seaside cities of Tel Aviv and Old Jaffa and floating in the Dead Sea, our itineraries specialise in showing you the many highlights of this diverse country.

Experienced local guides

Our professional and passionate local guides will take you off the beaten path to reveal a genuine insight into their homeland. Their helpful nature and willingness to share their extensive knowledge of the incredible culture, scenery and history will make your experience memorable.


 

Leave No Trace

We operate our itineraries following the principles of Leave No Trace, ensuring that we take out all waste that we bring in and more where possible.

Child safe tourism

Children working and living in tourist areas are especially vulnerable to physical, emotional and sexual abuse. We protect vulnerable children by adhering to our Child Protection Code of Conduct.

Animal welfare focus

We advocate for cruelty free animal encounters, encouraging travellers to follow the guidelines in our comprehensive Animal Welfare Code of Conduct as we seek to inform stakeholders about animal welfare matters.


Kibbutzim

Kibbutzim feature comfortable twin share accommodation with a traditional communal area where the collective community works together.

Hotels

You will be accommodated in 3 star hotels on a twin share basis. The hotels are comfortable, centrally located and showcase the local character.


A custom made itinerary is the ultimate way to see the world how YOU want. They are created especially for you, giving you complete freedom to choose what you want to see, where you want to go and when you want to do it. If you love our current itineraries but want to customise it privately as a couple, a group of friends, family, club, business or school, you have the freedom to add or remove as many elements as you like to suit the interests of your group. Alternatively, you can start with a blank canvas and create a new and exciting itinerary from scratch! Our well-travelled consultants can give you firsthand suggestions and eliminate any uncertainty with trip planning to ensure you maximise the quality of your experience and get truly off the beaten track. Simply email, phone or visit us to start planning your dream adventure.



Currency

New Israeli Sheqel

International Dialing Code

+972

Electricity
Type C plug

Electricity in Israel is 220 Volts, at 50 hertz. The most common pin type is C. (2 round prong).

Visas

Visas are required for Israel for passport holders from the following countries:-

Australia

New Zealand

Canada

United States

United Kingdom

Travellers entering via Ben Gurion airport and the Arava land border (near Eilat) can be given an entry card instead of an entry stamp on arrival UPON REQUEST. You must notify the clerk of your request before your documents are stamped. Visa is free for a period of up to three months. You should keep this entry card with your passport until you leave. The card is evidence of your legal entry into Israel and may be requested by authorities or hotels during your stay. It is for the Israeli authorities to determine the right of entry into Israel, if you have any particular concerns about visas or entry into Israel, you should contact the Israeli Embassy in your country.

Everyone seeking to enter Israel and the West Bank is subject to security and police record checks by Israeli authorities and may be refused entry or exit without explanation. You may also be subject to lengthy questioning and bag searches by security officials on arrival and departure. An exit service fee applies for land border points: approx 105 NIS per passenger.

Please be advised that visa requirements are subject to change. Please ensure that your passport is valid for at least 6 months from your planned date of departure from Israel.

All other nationalities should check with your nearest embassy or consulate.

Safety

Your safety is our number one concern. Our safety track record is exemplary thanks to careful management and thorough consultation with local partners. Our industry leading risk management procedures have become a skill that we continue to refine. Our leaders in the field are highly trained and have safety as their number one priority. Expert leaders, risk assessments, quality inclusions and your financial security all come standard when you travel with us.

Please refer to our Travel Advisory page for updates on recent events, travel warnings and advice.

We strongly recommend that all clients take out travel insurance at the time of booking to cover against sickness, accident, loss of baggage, unexpected alterations to travel arrangements and travel disruption, emergency evacuation, cancellations, etc. Insurance information is enclosed with your pre-departure information. Please contact us if you would like to obtain a quote for your trip duration.

We suggest that you consult your doctor, local government inoculation centre or a travel medical specialist in order to get the most current advice regarding vaccination requirements.

Money and valuables should always be stored safely when travelling. Keep your passport with you at all times and do not leave it in your main luggage. You will need it to change money and check into hotels. Where safety deposit boxes are available, we recommend that you use them. Keep jewellery and valuables to a minimum.

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