Traditionally Israel is seen as the country for pilgrimage tours. However, it is not quite true, besides religious and archeological sites, Israel can provide you with a variety of attractions throughout the country.
Kfar Blum Kayaks.
In northern Israel you can kayak on the Jordan River. There are trails of varying difficulty, for families and as well as for real lovers of extreme sports.
In addition, there is a very interesting adventure park “Top-Rope”. Rope bridges, 300 feet zip-line, sliding into the water (“Omega”), gigantic all-level climbing wall, archery target practice points. We can arrange trips by bike along the banks of rivers.
After a day packed with experiences, a good night’s rest is well deserved… Campground is the place! You can put up a tent on the spacious lawn, sit in specially equipped cozy sitting area and fry meat on the grill. The campsite is equipped with hot showers, toilets, lighting, large dressing rooms and security. It offers free parking and a large buffet.
Agamon Hula Park.
The nature and bird watching park Agamon Hula is in the center of the Hula Valley which is one of the most important centers for birds migrating in the world. During every migrating season (Autumn & Spring), over half a million migrating birds pass over us. Thousands of them stay in the Agamon during the winter and others prefer to nest in the Spring and Summer. It is possible to tour the site using various methods – different types of bikes, electric vehicles, guided tours in the hidden carriage or special tours, according to the season.
It is also possible to tour the Agamon via a wheelchair or mobility scooter. The site is fully accessible and includes three fully accessible bathrooms and a comfortable observatory (Pellican Observatory). The visitor’s center (Lobby) is accessible to people with mobility disabilities as well.
Talmudic village Kfar Kedem.
Kfar Kedem is a tourist center in Israel which reconstructs the everyday life in the Galilee 2000 years ago, during the Mishnah period. Kfar Kedem offers guests the opportunity to get a real sense of what life was like 2000 years ago in the Galilee by actually becoming involved in the daily life of ancient biblical times and taking part in the various activities and hearing the prophets words while threshing grain, pressing oil from olives and taking part in the production of milk, wool and bread as it was done in ancient times. Just to make this experience feel even more real, guests get to wear authentic period clothes. The experience is enriched with historical and spiritual context provided by professional guides.
ATV tours in Dishon.
For those who love the sound of the engine, we offer a trip by ATV over rough terrain. Enjoy a wide variety of ATV trips, ranging from the Naftali Mountains and Dishon River, down to the Hulla valley and the Sea of Galilee, overlooking views of beautiful Galilee Mountains, rivers and valleys. The driving guides from Dishon ATV are trained to put their major emphasis on safety. Given their experience with the vehicles and with the terrain and local geography, you’re encouraged to rely on them and let yourself go. Just enjoy the trip!
Carmel Winery is the historic winery of Israel. It was founded in 1882 by Baron Edmond de Rothschild, owner of Ch?teau Lafite in Bordeaux. The story of Carmel represents the story of Israel, and the recent developments of Carmel’s wines, symbolizes the revolution of Israeli wine in recent years. The Winery has 1,400 hectares (3,472 acres) of vineyards, which cover the land of Israel from the Upper Galilee in the north, to the Negev in the south. Carmel produces 15 million bottles a year, including wines of every style and at every price point.
A new Center for Wine Culture has opened at Carmel Winery’s Zichron Ya’acov Wine Cellars. This complex includes a wine shop, restaurant, two specialist tasting rooms, a small cinema and barrel room in one of Rothschild’s historic underground cellars. Here it is possible to see winemaking on both a large and small scale. It is the largest winery in Israel, yet there is also a small state-of-the-art facility for making the upper level wines. Visitors will learn about the history of Israeli wine from the 1880’s right up to the recent quality revolution. The winery provides a fascinating glimpse into the ancient, old and new world of winemaking, all in one setting. Winery tours, tutored tastings and wine workshops are available. Each offers a unique wine experience.
Hamat Tiberias is natural hot springs and an ancient archaeological site. The 17 springs of the city of Hamat Tiberias have been famous since antiquity for their healing qualities. Because they brought relief for various maladies, including boils, Jewish sages permitted people to bath in them even on the Sabbath.
The site was discovered accidentally in 1920 during construction of the Tiberias-Zemach road. The Hamat Tiberias synagogue as seen today was built between 286 and 337 CE. Its mosaic floor is the earliest synagogue mosaic in the country and the highlight of the synagogue.
The hot springs Hamat Gader.
Hamat Gader is a wonderful wellness center in the north-east of Israel, near the Sea of Galilee. This place is a spa resort, with several hot springs and leisure center for swimming.
Modern Hamat Gader is located on the spot surviving settlements formed during the reign of the Romans 2000 years ago. Even then, this place was one of the major health centers of the Roman Empire. Later Hamat Gader turned into an important place for Christian believers around the world. Researchers believe that Jesus and his disciples were bathing in the hot springs of Hamat Gader.
Thermal baths include large pools of water, which has therapeutic effect on skin diseases, asthma, rheumatism and wrist pain, Jacuzzi, where water jets relieve tension in your neck, shoulders and back, gorgeous bubbling pool and hot waterfall.
Gan Guru– Australian Park.
Gan Guru reputation has gone afar and is known as the only Australian Zoo outside of Australia, in which both vegetation and wildlife live, having arrived directly from Australia. Within its boundaries you can meet free roaming kangaroos with pups in their pouches, you can even touch and feed them, watch koalas sleepy and sweet, get to know the flying fox and the intimidating cassowary and listen to the songs of the beautiful Australian birds.
In addition, there is a natural maze, playground and souvenir shop on site. For visitors who wish to see the kangaroos being fed it is best to visit around noon time. He rest of the day they generally sleep.
Tasting in the markets of Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.
If you prefer to not just see the sights, but also to discover the colors, smells and tastes, we recommend you to visit the tasting in the markets of Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.
The Carmel Market is Tel Aviv’s largest food market. Visit this charming place to buy fresh food: seasonal fruits and vegetables, spices, nuts and dried fruits, cheeses and oriental sweets, try some local specialties and enjoy Tel Aviv’s bustling culinary culture. You can taste many traditional Middle Eastern dishes, the famous Israeli wine, homemade puff pastries melt in your mouth and coffee.
Mahane Yehuda is the central market of Jerusalem. Shops and stalls filled with the most delicious and high quality products: bread, cheese, butter, spices, fish, meat, fruits and vegetables. We will be happy to give you the opportunity to taste the famous delicacies of the Jerusalem market. You can taste hummus, artisan bread, healthy drinks, soups, vegetable and meet dishes with local spices, organic coffee, authentic pastries, halva and sweets.
The Night Spectacular Show in Jerusalem.
The Night Spectacular Show at the Tower of David is one of the most impressive performances in Jerusalem. Presentation held in the open air in the citadel of the Historical Museum of Jerusalem, known as the Tower of David. The citadel walls serve as the backdrop for this stunning nighttime performance, which is a celebration of sights and sounds projected on the archaeological remnants in the citadel courtyard. The impressive story of the city of Jerusalem is conveyed, accompanied by original music, dramatized by huge, breathtaking imagery.
The sound and light show uses the advanced, innovative techniques, as fascinating scenes seem to replace the walls and remnants of the buildings. The impressive imagery envelops the audience, providing a multi-sensory, unique experience.
Safari zoo in Ramat Gan.
The Zoological Center Safari occupies 250 acres of nature in the heart of a densely populated urban area in Israel: “Africa in the heart of Israel”. We invite you to embark on a fascinating journey into the lives of animals in the African savannah. As in their natural habitat, the animals wander freely in large herds. You can watch the typical behavior of the animals: their feeding habits, the social behavior of the great herds, activities, and resting patterns.
The Safari has the largest animal collection in the Middle East and is unique in the world because of the large herds of mixed species of African animals that roam the spacious African Park. The African Park and the zoo are home to 1,600 animals of different species, amongst them 68 species of mammals, 130 species of fowl, and 25 species of reptiles.
Biblical Zoo in Jerusalem.
In the Biblical Zoo you can see a huge variety of animals, birds and mammals, mentioned in the Old Testament. It is situated in a pastoral valley in the south west of Jerusalem, and it was planned with the intention of giving the animals a habitat as close to nature as possible.
It is home to more than 200 different animals that are perfectly adapted to the climate of Israel. The Biblical Zoo itself is divided into two large sectors, each will be entertainment for all ages. Great artificial lake, waterfalls and large grassy areas, including plenty of comfortable, shady sitting areas make this place unique, fairy-tale atmosphere.
Spa at the Dead Sea.
Dead Sea is the lowest spot on the face of the earth. It is nestled among the rough Mountains terrene of the Judean Desert; it is an oasis of beauty, relaxation, calmness and excitement. Due to the high content of mineral salts, water provides tremendous relief to the many ailing visitors who come here on a regular basis to benefit from its healing properties.
Almost all the hotels on the coast of the Dead Sea have their spa – centers. Among the services these centers provide are: swimming pools with water from the Dead Sea, which is preheated, beauty spa – salons, spa – baths, saunas, Jacuzzi. Spa facilities and therapeutic mud treatments for skin and joint ailments, massages, hydrotherapy and inhalation therapy are under the guidance of our expert medical staff and licensed strainers.
Underwater Observatory in Eilat.
The Underwater Observatory Marine Park, which is located about 8 km to the south of the city of Eilat at a coral reef, is one of the most well-known attractions of this southern city and also one of its best. In the huge aquariums of this underwater observatory are found more than four hundred different species of colorful native coral reef fish, predatory fish, corals, sea sponges and other fascinating creatures of the sea.
A large aquarium is dedicated to sharks and here you can also see the sharks being fed publicly right in front of the audience of visitors. There are also sea turtles and catfish pools here and an impressive display of animals from the area of the Amazon River in South America, a simulator which simulates a dive in the sea and a glass bottom boat which goes on tours in the Red Sea around the coral reef.
Coral 2000 is an amazing ship with a transparent bottom deck, located at 1.5 meters under water. About 50 windows will allow you to watch the residents of the Red Sea.
Dolphin Reef in Eilat.
Dolphin Reef on the shores of the Red Sea is an ecological site unique in Israel and throughout the world where visitors can enjoy a natural atmosphere, magical views, secluded beach, together with the unusual opportunity of meeting and observing dolphins in their natural habitat.
A group of dolphins, including babies born at the site, maintain their daily routine of hunting, playing, courting and socializing. They are free to choose between human company or to continue their daily routine in the group. Visitors can enjoy getting close to the dolphins from floating piers and observation points or during one of the guided swims or dives, suitable to anyone who is not afraid of getting wet. If you are anxious to commemorate the occasion, you can rent an under-water camera, or pay to professional photographer to come along with you.
The site has accessible, straight, wooden ramps that lead to several piers. You can observe the dolphins from the piers and you can also receive diving gear (after an introduction and explanation from the guide) and dive with the dolphins. It’s also possible to use a special balloon-wheeled chair to allow access to the water. There is a special diving gear carrier so a person with a disability can dive.
Diving in Eilat.
Diving is a world that begins on the other side of the mirror surface of the water; it is always beautiful – in any weather, at any time of day and year. Here, on the Red Sea, one of the most beautiful places in the underwater world. Clear, clean water, the temperature of which is almost never drops below 20 degrees, even in winter, provide excellent conditions for marine life. In the Red Sea there are more than 400 species of fish and 150 species of coral. Corals come very close to the beach and they can be observed, even just swimming and snorkeling.
No matter are you a beginner or an experienced diver, you can receive training from beginner to professional levels, either individually or in small groups.
You never dive or even swim!? Do you want to enjoy the beauty of the coral reefs of the Red Sea, experience weightlessness, try what it means to breath under water and get a lot of impressions? We will be pleased to offer introductory scuba diving. You do not need any previous skills in diving. Personal instructor will accompany each throughout the dive. You just have to breathe and enjoy the magical underwater world!
The Seabell Yacht in Eilat.
One of Eilat’s top attractions is taking a delightful cruise on a yacht. The Seabell is a yacht docked at Eilat which is unique in its accessibility. The yacht is equipped with a hydraulic ramp that lowers divers into the water or to one of the three decks. The yacht can house up to 120 passengers, 25 of them with wheelchairs. Boarding the yacht is done via an accessible bridge, with handles, that can be extended to the Seabell. The cabins include accessible showers and bathrooms along with an accessible elevator to allow movement between decks.
And all this is only a small part of what can be done in Israel!