With plenty of eateries and places to hang out, Haifa makes for a popular tourist attraction in Israel. The port city, owing to its strategic location, is a massive lure for tourists. Gardens, beaches, promenades, and monasteries adorn the city that has been outlined by a steep cliff and a perfect landscape.
Take a cable car ride up to Stella Maris Carmelite Monastery, bask in the awesome views of the Mediterranean, plan a day out in sculptures garden, or visit the art galleries of Ein Hod Artists Village; Haifa offers a visitor plenty of indulging chores. Go windsurfing and kiteboarding at BatGalim Beach.
Popular tourist attractions in Haifa: Marvel at the Baha’i Gardens, Mount Carmel, Tel Megiddo – ancient site, Carmel National Park, Elijah’s Cave, and Downtown Haifa
An ancient port city to the south of Tel Aviv, Jaffa is one of the best places to visit in Israel. The city has been mentioned in the holy Bible to be named after Noah’s son Japhet. Take walk back in time as you stroll past the ancient buildings, art galleries, and cafés. Don’t forget to watch the majestic view of the Clock Tower that dates back to the time of Ottoman Empire.
Romance and fervent charm ooze from the corners of Jaffa as you take a walking tour across Marzuk Street. For the best dining experience, head to the Yefet Street and Olei Zion Street. Attend a live-arts & theater show, grab a drink, or nibble through the neighborhood. Jaffa is sure to keep you on the toes!
Popular tourist attractions in Jaffa: Jaffa Port, Jaffa Slope Park, Clock Tower, HaPisgah Gardens, Great Mosque, Ilana Goor Museum, and music & entertainment shows at flea market area every Thursday night
Located almost 400 m below the sea level in the heart of Israel, Dead Sea is nature’s true wonder and one of the famous places to visit in Israel. It’s sweeping landscapes and secluded charm enthrall every traveler planning a trip to Israel. The water body has the salt content of higher density, which makes humans float in the super saline water effortlessly.
For nature lovers, there are places in and around the Dead Sea that make an ideal escape. Barren and jagged, the coastal areas of Dead Sea are well embellished with places such as Dead Sea Resthouse, Adventure City Fun Park, and Qumran Caves. These locations in the West Bank make this region one of the top places to visit in Israel.
Popular tourist attractions near the Dead Sea: Masada Mountains & fortress – archeological wonder, Mujib Nature Reserve, Kerak Castle, Dead Sea Museum, Lot’s Cave, Adventure City, and Cave of Prophet Lut
Buzzing with historical sites, minarets, hot springs, and vast national parks, Sea of Galilee is the lowest freshwater lake on earth. It showcases rustic charm and awesomeness and is one of the good places to visit in Israel. The lake fed by Jordan river is surrounded by exciting landscapes, beaches, and enchanting views, making this freshwater lake reserve a must-visit.
There’s a lot more to explore in Galilee. Kinneret area is known for its hot water springs. In total, there are 17 of ‘em! Treat yourself to massage, mud treatment, hot tub bath, and thermo-mineral pool in the lake area. Hamat Gader Hot Spring is a secluded thermo-mineral spring cum hot waterfall that lies almost 5 miles away from Galilee and it’s a must-visit.
Popular tourist attractions in Sea of Galilee: Arbel, Mount Tabor, Arbel National Park, Tel Dan, Jordan River Village, Naharayim, and Korazim National Park
The popular beach town in the South is another one of the hot tourist attractions in Israel. Marine life, extended beach, and rich wildlife make Eilat a hot favorite for tourists traveling to Israel. Try a range of watersports like snorkeling and scuba diving in the Red Sea. Also, there are cultural tours and wildlife & eco tours around the national park area that must not be missed when you are in Eilat.
Plan a visit to the world’s oldest copper mine, Eilat Bird Sanctuary, and Coral Beach Nature Reserve, also known as the Big 3 Park Tour. It covers the best of Eilat. Besides, you can also plan a hiking session in the Eilat mountains.
Popular tourist attractions in Eilat: Timna Park, Gulf of Aqaba, Dolphinarium, Dolphin Reef, Red Canyon, and Coral Beach Nature Reserve, Musical Fountain, Eilat Marina, and Underwater Marine Observatory