Israel Tailor-made Holidays

Discover the holy sites of Israel from Jerusalem to Bethlehem and beyond

Bespoke holidays to Israel in 2017

Brimming with sacred sites and archaeological treasures, it is no wonder that Israel attracts travellers from all around the world. From exploring holy sites in Jerusalem, Bethlehem and Nazareth, to taking a dip in the mineral rich Dead Sea or living the high life in coastal Tel Aviv - Israel is a great destination to combine cultural sites with a bit of beach time relaxation. Let us know the places you would like to visit in Israel and the sorts of things that interest you and we’ll tailor make a tour itinerary, handpick hotels and suggest activities that fit the bill – ensuring that your holiday to Israel is truly unforgettable.

If you're thinking of visiting Israel in 2017, check out our handy Best Time to Visit page for information on the weather and forthcoming festivals and events so you can choose the month of travel that works best for you.

Itinerary Ideas

Generate some great itinerary ideas with our trip finder:

Places You Are Interested In:
Trip Duration:
Tailormade Wishlist Icon

Your Wish List

Browse our Tailor-made Israel section for travel inspiration, fill out your WISH LIST and we'll do the rest.

Discover Israel Create your Israel Wish List

Chat To Us

Alternatively, contact our Israel holiday specialists for expert advice. Email or call us directly on.

tailormade@onthegotours.com 1-866-377-6147

Our Approach

When planning your holiday we go a step beyond and include some special and unique experiences.

Read more about our approach to designing your tailormade holiday.

Must-sees for a tailormade holiday to Israel

Whilst cosmopolitan Tel Aviv offers all things modern, the ancient cities of Jerusalem, Bethlehem and Nazareth are brimming with sacred sites and the Dead Sea provides the unique opportunity to float in its famously buoyant waters. From highlights to hidden gems, Israel’s culture, history and landscapes are sure to captivate any traveller.

Jerusalem Highlight - Web Ready

Jerusalem

As one of the oldest cities in the world and considered holy by the three religions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam, the beauty and 3000-year history of Jerusalem is guaranteed to leave you speechless. The picturesque Old City is a mesmerising place to explore, with a maze of alleys, busy bazaars, remarkably well-preserved architecture, numerous holy sites and the famous Western Wall, also known as the Wailing Wall. To witness elderly local men and women as they press pieces of paper with and ...
Read More
Tel Aviv Highlight - Web Ready

Tel Aviv

Towering, high-rise buildings line the golden shore that runs along the edge of the bustling and vibrant city that is Tel Aviv while young, laidback locals fill the myriad coffee shops and beach. With pleasant weather all year round and a whole host of things to see and do, it is no wonder that Tel Aviv is increasing in popularity year by year. Brimming over with culture and history, this incredibly important city is sure to captivate you. From the Tel Aviv-Jaffa Promenade, that runs alongside a ...
Read More
Tiberias Highlight - Web Ready

Tiberias

Situated along the waterfront of the Sea of Galilee, Israel's only freshwater lake, Tiberias contains several important pilgrimage sites for both Jews and Christians. This mishmash of a city combines ancient history with modern architecture to create a fascinating region with plenty to see and do both within the boundaries of the main town and just outside. The landscape here is dominated by steep cliffs and wonderful panoramic views of the Golan Heights and Sea of Galilee can be had from the of ...
Read More
Nazareth Highlight - Web Ready

Nazareth

Nazareth, known as the ‘Arab Capital of Israel’, is located in the north of the country. Its population of 60,000 is predominantly Palestinian Arabs and its landscape is rugged but speclked with green. The town lies in the Nazareth Range and is nestled in a natural bowl characterised by an elevated tableau and hill ranges. The city of Nazareth can be divided into two distinct parts – the Old City and New City. The Old City is a typical Mediterranean market town with bazaars, old churches, ...
Read More
Eilat Highlight - Web Ready

Eilat

Lying deep in Israel’s south, on the borders with Jordan, Egypt and the iconic Red Sea, is the busy port and popular tourist resort of Eilat. This desert resort is lucky enough to enjoy an average of 360 sunny days a year and boasts lots of fun and exciting things to do as well as some striking scenery. It is a summer haven for Israelis and in the winter is more frequented by Europeans who are desperately seeking a bit of sunshine and warmth. Being on the coast, there are lots of water on ...
Read More
Dead Sea Highlight - Web Ready

Dead Sea

The lowest point on the earth’s surface, the Dead Sea is a natural phenomena and a gift from Mother Nature. Straddling the border between Israel and Jordan, the mineral content of this 75-km-long and 10-km-wide saltwater lake tops out at 33%, or about six times as salty as a normal ocean. Fed by the River Jordan, the surface is the least saline. At a depth of around 40 metres, the seawater comprises about 300 grams of salt per kilogram of water. That’s about ten times the salinity of the the ...
Read More
Be'er Sheva Highlight - Web Ready

Be'er Sheva

Be’er Sheva is the largest city in the Negev desert, situated in southern Israel, and one of the most fascinating. Remains that have been unearthed close to the city suggest that the region has been inhabited since the 4th millennium BC. The town itself was founded by Israelites during the 10th century BC and the ruins of the original settlement remain largely intact. Known as Tel Be’er Sheva, 5km east of the city, these relics were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2005. An of in ...
Read More
Bethlehem - Highlight

Bethlehem

For many visitors, the fabled city of Bethlehem represents the Nativity, the birthplace of Jesus and the location to which the Three Kings made their journey, carrying their now famous gifts. It's likely that the name Bethlehem conjures up an image of that small stone village and fateful manger, but times have changed and today Bethlehem is a bustling modern city with a wealth of cultural arts to be found from local art to dance performances. Religious travellers, or those who are simply in will ...
Read More

Combine Israel with Jordan & Egypt

With a close proximity to Egypt and Jordan it is easy to combine a holiday in Israel with the Pyramids of Giza or the Roes Red City of Petra. Take in the highlights of Israel, from lively Tel Aviv and Old Jaffa, to biblical Jerusalem and Bethlehem before heading across the border to the delights of Jordan and then further south to Egypt.

Inspirations for a holiday in Israel

From miracle sites and the Wailing Wall, to revered churches and Dead Sea Scrolls, Israel is brimming with famous sites just waiting to be explored, but there plenty more off the beaten track too. Here are a few unique experiences to get you inspired for your tailor made holiday.

Heritage-Holy-Lands-Tour-secondary-image-day 2-Tel Aviv
Get some culture

Tel Aviv's Culture Square

Home to museums, theatres, art galleries and music halls if you are on the lookout for some culture in Israel then Tel Aviv is where you’ll find it. Culture Square is at the heart of the city’s art scene, where you’ll discover the country’s Philharmonic Orchestra, the national Habima National Theatre, the vast Mann Auditorium and the modern Helena Rubinstein Pavilion for Contemporary Art.

Bahai Gardens
Find solitude in the city

Hanging Gardens of Haifa

Beautiful and cosmopolitan, where ancient history meets modern-day, the Mediterranean seaport metropolis of Haifa is Israel’s third largest city and a joy to explore. The city’s skyline is dominated by the slopes of Mount Carmel, where sits the beautiful Hanging Gardens of Haifa. Stroll through the garden grounds, terrace by terrace, and take in the encompassing beauty and incredible views.

Judean Hills - Israel Tours - On The Go Tours - Rahel Jaskow
Explore on two wheels

Judean Hills

Just a short drive away from Jerusalem the spectacular Judean Hills are a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of the city, and arguably one of the most picturesque regions in all of Israel. Hop on two wheels and explore the Judean Hills by bike, through rolling hills, vast open fields and pretty national parks dotted with ancient ruins that serve as a reminder of the areas 2000-year old history.

Judean Desert - Israel Tours - On The Go Tours - Acazorzi
Go off road

Judean Desert

While as far as deserts go the Judean Desert is considered relatively small, that does not mean that it is lacking in things to see and do. Located east of Jerusalem and the Judean Hills, this desertscape is best explored by 4x4; explore ancient monasteries, learn about nomadic Bedouin tribes, discover ancient tombs and swim in natural springs for the full Judean Desert experience.

Suggested tailormade holiday itineraries for Israel

Israel's compact size makes it ideal for a long weekend combining the numerous religious sights of Jerusalem with the beautiful beaches of Tel Aviv or if you have a bit longer to spend you can travel north to the Sea of Galilee. To get you inspired when planning your trip to Israel, here's a selection of recommended itineraries.

Israel-Explorer-3-imageTel Aviv & Jerusalem - 4 days MapTailored To Suit You

Tel Aviv & Jerusalem

4 days | FROM USD $1,145

Visit the holy city of Jerusalem, learning about the traditions and rituals held dear to one of the world’s...

Journey-To-Galilee-Israel-PrimaryGalilee to The Dead Sea - 8 days MapTailored To Suit You

Galilee to The Dead Sea

8 days | FROM USD $6,199

Starting in Tel Aviv, spend 8 days taking in the sites of Israel - from The Dead Sea and Jerusalem to the and...

Explore Israel with our interactive map

BrochureEnquireSubscribeX
Back To Top