The State of Israel is a small yet diverse Middle Eastern country bordered by Egypt and the Gaza Strip to the southwest, by the West Bank and Jordan to the east, and by Syria and Lebanon to the north. The country has a long coastline on the eastern Mediterranean Sea, and very limited access to the Red Sea at the Gulf of Aqaba.
Popular destinations: Tel Aviv, Mitzpe Ramon and Haifa

Israel Hotels

Search for hotels in Ramat Gan, in Mitzpe Ramon, in Haifa, in Eilat and in Beersheba.

Popular Destinations

The coastal plain is a flat region in Israel that runs along the Mediterranean coast.
Popular destinations: Tel Aviv, Herzliya and Holon

The Negev is a large desert that covers the entire southern half of Israel.
Popular destinations: Mitzpe Ramon, Eilat and Beer Sheva

The Galilee is a northern region of Israel, generally a forested highland area with relatively sparse population.
Popular destinations: Safed, Nazareth and Tiberias

The Carmel Range, often referred to simply as "Mount Carmel", is a compact region of hills in Israel extending westwards from the Central Hill country to the Mediterranean Sea.
Popular destinations: Haifa and Zikhron Ya'akov

The Dead Sea has its western coast in Israel and the West Bank. It is the lowest point in the world at 394.6 m below sea level.


The Jezreel Valley is an extensive inland valley large valley, largely rural, located in northern Israel.
Popular destinations: Kibbutz Geva, Afula and Megiddo

The Shfela is a range of low hills between the Coastal Plains and the Jerusalem mountains in central Israel.
Popular destinations: Modi'in, Beit Shemesh and Beth Guvrin

The Judaean Desert is a desert in Israel and the West Bank that lies east of Jerusalem and the Judean hills and west of the Jordan Valley and Dead Sea.

The Beit Shean Valley is an area in the Jordan Valley of northern Israel.
Choose the road less travelled. And remember that the best places to visit are not in the guide.
My Destination
Travel Dates

Popular Destinations in Middle East

Escape to a Random Place


Thanks for Sharing

Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.
, ,
About Around Guides. Site powered by Mapcarta. Based on the page Israel. Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.
Photos provided by Flickr under the copyright of their owners. This product uses the Flickr API but is not endorsed or certified by Flickr. Please contact us if you'd prefer to remove your Flickr photos from Around Guides.