Israel Traveler is an internet website that is entirely dedicated to tourism and vacation in Israel, and its goal is to help the independent tourists who come to Israel to plan their trips and vacation in a way that is efficient and smart – as well as wonderfully simple. This website offers a vast database of all of the tourist sites in Israel, B&Bs and hotels, restaurants, attractions, museums and more, as well as color articles and detailed recommendations for routs, day trips and entertainment in Israel – including interactive maps – that cannot be found in any other website in English which is available today on the internet.
Traveler’s Tools: How to Get the Most out of Our Website
In order to maximize your experience of our website, here is an explanation regarding a few tools on our website which will help you to plan your trip better:
1. Trip Recommendations
Israel Traveler offers you recommendations for tours and day trips in different areas in the country – on foot, bicycle or car. The routes include various sites in a specific area which are on a walking/driving distance from one another. Each of the routes includes a description of the sites and a route map. You can print the route in a special print version.
Search Engines for Tours:
The Tours Button
In the upper section of the Home Page you can see a black banner with the following categories:
Hotels, B&B, Tours, Tourist Attractions, Activities, Restaurants, Spa Resorts
Clicking Tours will bring you to a page in which you can find recommendations for tours in different areas around Israel. This page contains selected routes only. If you would like to view all of the recommendations for tours at a certain destination, click on the title of that area, or on the button to the right: "more tour routes in".
Search According to Destinations
In the upper section of the Home Page, in the gray banner which includes the following categories:
Home, Destinations, Tourist Attractions, Hotels, B&B ,The Magazine, Smart Map
click the Destinations button which will bring you to the area in which you are interested in traveling. In this page you can find all of the relevant contents for that destination, including articles, tourist sites, etc. At the end of the page you will find the category Tour Routes. Do you want more? Click the button on the right: "more tour routes in".
Planning Trips According to Your Personal Preferences
See Smart Map in section 2.
2. Tourist Attractions and Smart Map
This website has information about more than 1,000 tourist sites in Israel. The sites are sorted according to categories such as museums, religious sites, historical sites, etc. Each of the sites is accompanied by a map which marks its exact location. You can also reach the tourist sites by clicking the Tourist Sites button on the black banner, which will bring you to a page in which all of the tourist sites are divided into categories. You can also click on the destination in which you are interested (in the bar under the title) and view all of the tourist sites that are relevant for that destination. You can of course also use the search function located under the gray banner.
Beyond this, the Smart Map service is available to you:
In each tourist site, hotel, B&B, restaurant, etc, a map will open for you which will show you the site’s location. If you will click on ”Show on the Smart Map” above the map, you will be able to see the same site next to all of the attractions that are located near it. This tool will very easily help you to plan your trip.
Another option for using the Smart Map is to click on the Smart Map button in the gray banner at the top of the Home Page. In the page that will open type the name of the place where you are or which you are planning to visit on your trip. The map will do the rest.
3. Additional Things that You Can Find on the Website:
On the Home Page under the large photo gallery, you will find the Israel traveler Magazine which offers articles on the subject of tourism in Israel in various categories – Best of Israel, Special Activities, Holy Land, Outdoor, Relaxation, Food & Drink.
B&Bs and Hotels
The various B&Bs and hotels that are included on the website can be found in the black banner and in the upper banner at the top of the Home Page, as well as in the catalog that is categorized according to the accommodation levels toward the lower part of the Home Page.
Please note that with any article or information regarding a tourist site you are also offered on the left column information about hotels, B&Bs and attractions in the area.
Restaurants and Spas
The restaurants and spas that are available on site can be found in the black banner at the top of the Home Page.