Journey to the Holy Land of Israel for culture, history and spirituality of biblical proportions with our range of escorted group tours, flexible private journeys and tailor-made holidays.
With a long coastline on the eastern Mediterranean Sea and a small window onto the Red Sea at the Gulf of Eilat, Israel offers restful beach breaks as well as a fascinating history. The three major monotheistic religions – Christianity, Islam and Judaism – all have ties to the region and the Holy Land is home to a vast mix of culture, making it a fascinating destination. We offer a range of travel styles to Israel including guided group tours, private journeys and tailor made holidays. We also recommend combining a visit to Israel with a trip to nearby Egypt and Jordan. We look forward to welcoming you on an adventure to Israel soon.
Top Israel Travel Deals and Upcoming Tours
|Trip Name||Starts||Departing||From USD||Deal||Map|
|Pyramids, Petra, Promised Land - 18 days||Cairo, Egypt||03 Mar 2018||USD $3,956||was $4,395 10% off|||
|Road to Jerusalem - 11 days||Amman, Jordan||10 Mar 2018||USD $3,641||was $4,045 10% off|||
|Biblical Lands - 8 days||Tel Aviv, Israel||05 Mar 2018||USD $2,985|||
|Heritage & Holy Land - 8 days||Tel Aviv, Israel||08 Mar 2018||USD $3,295|||
Israel Group Tours
Discover the wonders of the Holy Land on one of our guided group tours to Israel. Our qualified English speaking local guides will bring Israel’s ancient history to life as you travel to see the country's best sights. If you would like to include Jordan or Egypt on your visit to Israel, please take a look at Road To Jerusalem and Pyramids, Petra, Promised Lands. read more
Our carefully planned itineraries include all of Israel’s highlights and some hidden gems, whilst staying in comfortable 3 and 4 star hotels and allowing time for you to relax and have fun with the like-minded travellers. Escorted by a qualified local guide, we also use English speaking specialist guides at certain sights and you'll get a true insight into the local way of life in Israel today. Our Biblical Lands and Heritage & Holy Land trips are coach based tours where the group size and mix of travellers does vary, but is typically 20-plus.
Israel Private Tours
As well as being a site of pilgrimage, the Sea of Galilee also offers a host of outdoor adventures in a gorgeous setting. The Dead Sea is well known for its therapeutic waters and a perfect spot for a bit of spa pampering and rejuvenation. If some downtime and R&R on golden sands appeals, Israel's Mediterranean shoreline offers beautiful beaches and coastal charm. It would be a sin to miss Tel Aviv (no pun intended!) - a cultural and vibrant beach-side city that never sleeps, renowned for its lively nightlife, wonderful entertainment, arts, festivals and gastronomy.
Our specialist travel consultants will create a bespoke tour tailored to your exact requirements, featuring your pick of quality hotels, the places you’d like to see and the experiences you’d like to have. Creating your dream holiday is our prerogative, so let us know when you’d like to go, your time-frame and budget, and we’ll take it from there.
Israel Day Tours and Excursions
FROM USD $94.00
Take a journey through the coastal plains of Israel to the biblical cities of Nazareth and Tiberias...
Israel tour reviews
Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.79 out of 5 based on 33 recent reviews — See All Israel Reviews
Mahmoud was exceptional. He was well informed and very giving of information. We were able to ask questions on history, geography, politics, religion, customs, etc. His tour of the Cairo Museum was short, but great. In fact, everything on the Egypt portion was excellent. If I had to pick one stop it would have been Abu Simbel. Because we went through four major guides, I will comment on the others. as well. Going to Hurgada with Momo was good. The downside of that portion of the trip was the 23 hour day from Hurgada > Cairo > Aman > Petra. I think that days should be broken into two days. The highlight there was the snorkeling trip. My daughter snorkeled, and I had the boat ride. Three stars. The lady in Jordan was very good. Petra was certainly the highlight of that trip. Four stars. The man in Israel was very informative. It had not been all that important for me to go to Israel before I left home, but I did really enjoy it while I was there. Four stars.”
Ogla (Jordan) – we liked Ogla - very good guide, friendly, helpful, sense of humour, clear instructions, no complaints. Also observant - he noticed we were 'quieter' when the group grew to 20+ and asked if we were ok. We explained that is just us – we tend to be noisier in a smaller/older group, quieter in larger / younger (we don't compete). Amman - felt safe and we are pleased we added an extra day. Complete with a home made map and two others from the group, we walked from the hotel, via Rainbow St to Downtown Amman and back looking at places of interest from a downloaded tourist map, incl the King Abdulla I Mosque. People friendly & helpful - often stopped to help when we were checking map. We were even invited into the Roman Nymphaeum by the archaeologist who gave us a personal talk. Except for Dead Sea & Wadi Rum - hotels close to shops to buy water/juice/etc. However, we were given opportunities to stock up (shop stops) - otherwise buying in hotels can put big hole in budget just for minor items. Shops near Petra entrance a rip off though - better a bit further away.
Overall itinerary/accommodation met expectations - bonus was a 10min stop to look at the Al Hijaz steam train (station next to road out of Wadi Rum) and visit to Little Petra in the morning on Day 5 (was a bit different). Some of the safes in the hotels were not fixed to the wall and could quite easily have been removed and carried away. Petra hotel – bath but no plug and hotel wouldn’t provide one. After long hike around Petra, Suze was really looking forward to long soak in the bath. Petra hotel seemed least welcoming/helpful. However, evening buffet meal in Petra hotel - good selection/value. Karak - bit short & rushed. Size of castle and proximity of town justified an hour or even 2 more. Extras - I (Arthur) went to baptism site only (no one wanted to visit the hot springs), cheaper and much better value than the full option. Petra at night – we thought this was expensive for what it was and not quite as good as we expected but we would probably have regretted if we had not done it – hey ho. Experience wasn't helped by local traders talking loudly just behind us. At no time did we feel unsafe/threatened. When I told family where we went, they said they wouldn’t dare go because of the problems – yet happily visit the USA. ”
This trip was probably one of the best trips I have ever taken and the highlight was probably Haytham/Sam our wonderful tour guide! He not only took care of all of our needs, answered our numerous questions so patiently but was sooo knowledgeable and I feel that I came away knowing so much more about the ancient Egyptians which I have been so fascinated about as a little child.please do award him with the award as he is such an asset to your company, is so passionate about his country and is such an adaptable human being that I am sure that tour guides like him are few and far between. I think most of my group will share the same sentiment with many saying that he is the best guide that they have ever had in any of their travels.
I am so impressed by your company and the type of people who go on their adventures with you. as a busy attorney I have zero time to plan a trip and I feel that absolutely everything was taken care of and all I had to do was show up on time :) Iwill most definitely be travelling with your company again and hope to do China in the near future. Two thumbs up and thank you for making my travels to the middle east, fun, value for money and making sure I came back home safely :) ”
Recent Travel Articles on Israel
As the cradle of the world's three great monotheistic faiths - Judaism, Christianity and Islam, Israel is a fascinating kaleidoscope of ancient history and religious diversity with a host of important spiritual and sacred sites from Jerusalem to the Sea of Galilee and with our knowledgeable tour guides you'll learn all about these fascinating places and more.
Recommended places to visit in Israel
As the cradle of three of the world's major religions, there's a staggering wealth of religious monuments and sacred sites to seek out in Israel as well as modern cities and attractive bodies of water. Here's our pick of the best to get you started.
At the forefront of Christianity, Judaism and Islam, Jerusalem is one of the oldest cities in the world and brimming with sacred sites, historic monuments and remarkably well-preserved architecture. Must-see sights include the beautiful Old City, stunning 7th century Dome of the Rock, revered Wailing Wall, Church of Holy Sepulchre, plus the amazing views from Mount of Olives.
Arguably the trendiest destination in The Middle East, Tel Aviv is where you’ll find modern art galleries, cool cafes, artisan boutiques, fine dining and wonderful theatres. Set on a gorgeous stretch of the Mediterranean coast, this ever-changing metropolis is Israel’s cultural capital but despite its modern vibe you can still discover remnants of its ancient past in Old Jaffa, just south of the city.
Best known as the home of Jesus and the Virgin Mary, Nazareth contains a number of Christian holy sites. The Old City has a charming architectural beauty with narrow cobbled lanes just begging to be explored, while modern day Nazareth on the other hand is a vibrant Arab city with a small town feel. Make sure you visit the Basilica of the Annunciation, St Gabriel’s Church and the Greek Catholic Synagogue-Church.
Once one of nature’s best kept secrets, today the buoyant waters of the Dead Sea attract throngs of travellers every year in search of its therapeutic properties and astounding beauty. No trip to Israel would be complete without rejuvenating body and soul here – bob in its warm turquoise waters, slap on some mineral-rich Dead Sea mud and while away the day.
Best known for its Gospel associations with Jesus Christ, the Sea of Galilee is a natural pilgrimage sites for Christians, but there is so much more to it. As the largest freshwater lake in Israel with beaches, hiking trails and water sports, the area is also a prime recreational spot. Travellers will find the ancient fishing village of Capernaum and the holy city of Tiberias on its shores too.