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How to Turn a Holy Land Tour into a Luxury Experience

A Holy Land tour is a life altering event focusing on history, culture, and a spiritual connection. Nowhere else in the world do these three features come together in such a powerful way. While the emphasis of any Christian tour to Israel should certainly be these three aspects, there is no reason why luxury shouldn’t […]

Dead Sea Bucket List

10 Travel Bucket List Destinations!

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of things to do and places you want to visit throughout your lifetime. If you’re looking for a few ideas, here’s a list of our top 10 sites to visit. Float in the Dead Sea Have you seen pictures of people floating in the […]

10 Things to Expect When Visiting Israel

10 Things to Expect When Visiting Israel

When visiting Israel for the first time, you might stop to think about those little details that are necessary to guarantee you have a great time. For example, how will I order a burger? Do they accept US dollars? Will I have internet access? How will I communicate with the locals? It can get a […]

How to Book Inexpensive Flights to Israel

5 Tips – Find Affordable Flights to Israel!

You’ve budgeted for one of our life-changing Israel tours and after finding a great deal on a land package you’re finally ready to start packing your bags. But what about getting there? At times the flight to Israel can cost more than the tour itself! Instead of allowing high airfares to derail your plans, read […]

Dolphin reef in Eilat

Top 10 Sites to Visit in Israel This Summer

Photo by Ken Fung Roman aqueduct in Caesarea This impressive Roman aqueduct is worth visiting during the summer. The beautiful views of the beach make it a picture perfect site that will impress your Facebook friends. The structure was built in the 1st and 2nd century BC by Herod in an effort to provide a […]

Happy New Year 2019

WOW! What a year! As 2018 comes to a close, America Israel Tours wants to take a moment to thank you for making of 2018 a memorable year! We had the privilege to host you in the Holy Land and we hope you made many memories that will last a lifetime and new friends along […]

Record Breaking Number of Tourists Visit Israel

Record Breaking Number of Tourists Visit Israel in 2018

The Tourism Ministry is projecting that by the end of the year, Israel will have welcomed a record breaking four million tourists! So far more than 3.6 million tourists have visited the Holy Land, already surpassing last year’s record by 15% and generating NIS 18 billion in revenue. In fact, almost half a million visitors […]

Biblical Artifact Found in Jerusalem

Biblical Artifact Found in Jerusalem

A rare finding from the First Temple era was found during archaeological projects in Jerusalem. A “beka” is a small stone used 3,000 years ago and it’s engraved with the word “beka”. The artifact was used to weigh taxes used to maintain the Temple and it’s mentioned in the Bible, Exodus 38:26 “One beka per […]

Jewish cupcakes

Happy Hanukkah Cupcakes!

Hanukkah will be celebrated starting December 2 to December 10, 2018. In spirit of the Jewish Festival of Lights, we are sharing a great recipe to commemorate the holidays. This recipe is by the deliciously amazing blog, Pam’s Daily Dish. Ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose flour ½ cup whole wheat pastry flour or you can use […]

Top churches to visit in Israel

Top Churches to Visit in Israel

Jerusalem is the center of three of the oldest religions in the world: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. So, it’s no surprise that thousands of the most fascinating and historical churches, synagogues and mosques are in Israel. Millions of Christians traveled to Israel every year, so we decided to come up with a few of the […]

Archaeologists Have Found the Oldest Inscription Jerusalem

Archaeologists Have Found the Oldest Inscription with the Name “Jerusalem”

Photo courtesy of Israel Antiquities Authority Earlier this year, archaeologists found a Roman structure in Jerusalem dating to the 1st century B.C. In the building remains, they found a column with the inscription “Yerushalem”, which is how Jerusalem is spelled 655 times in the Bible. The column, with a style typical of the Herod the […]

Fun Facts About Yom Kippur

Fun Facts About Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur begins at sundown on September 18th and ends at nightfall on September 19th. Also known as the Day of Atonement, this holiday is the most significant and sacred Jewish holiday. Jews ask for clemency for their sins from the past year. Here we came up with a list of fun facts about this […]

Exciting new projects Israel

New Exciting Tourism Projects in Israel

According to the Ministry of Tourism, an astounding record breaking 2.1 million tourists have visited the Holy Land from January to June. A 19% increase from last year, inserting 3.3 billion dollars (NIS 12 billion) into the Israeli Economy. It’s no surprise that investors and entrepreneurs are looking at Israel as the new land of […]

Spa Treatment Herods Dead Sea Hotel

Herods Dead Sea Spa Treatments Menu

The “Herod’s Dead Sea” is a luxurious spa hotel at the Dead Sea, offering its guests an unforgettable experience of relaxation, tranquility and pampering. The Spa offers a wide range of body treatments, massages and facials. Begin your experience at the spa facilities – heated seawater pool, Jacuzzi, saunas, and then enjoy the treatment of […]

Eilat - Where to Eat

Eilat – Where to Eat

When you travel to Israel, one city you cannot miss is the city of Eilat. The gorgeous beachfront city along the Mediterranean coast is surrounded by the finest restaurants, shops and nightlife Israel has to offer. If you’re looking to enjoy a mosaic of Israel cuisine in very little time, Eilat is the place to […]

A Rare 2,200-Year-Old Earring of the Hellenistic-Era Found in Jerusalem

A Rare 2,200-Year-Old Earring of the Hellenistic-Era Found in Jerusalem

Photo by (Clara Amit, Israel Antiquities Authority) A 2,200-year-old gold earring has been found in Jerusalem’s Old City. The rare piece has a horned animal figure and belongs to the Hellenistic period (3rd-2nd century BCE). The excavation by the Tel Aviv University and the Israel Antiquities Authority brings light to an impervious era of Jerusalem’s […]

Grand Egyptian Museum opening

The New Grand Egyptian Museum is Set to Open in Early 2019

The Grand Egyptian Museum, a new project meant to boost Egypt’s tourism industry, is expected to open in early 2019. Located near the Great Pyramids of Giza, the development is projected to generate 15,000 new jobs and will be one of the largest archaeological museums in the world. At a cost of $1 Billion, the […]

Top 5 caves to visit in Israel

Top 5 Caves to Visit in Israel

Caves in Israel are well-known for their ancient treasures. Every year, many renowned researchers and archaeologists roam through the vast 1,200 caves systems in the hopes of finding answers to many mysteries about Israel’s past. While many of these caves are natural, you will find hundreds of man-made caves with ties to Biblical and historic […]

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