Travelling in Israel
The State of Israel is located at the South East corner of the Mediterranean Sea and is bounded by Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Egypt. Area 21, 000 sq kms. The capital is Jerusalem.
The Palestinian Authority has autonomous control over certain territories within Israel’s borders mainly in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
USEFUL INFORMATION ABOUT ISRAEL…
Population Israel – 7 million (78% Jewish, 19% Muslim, 2% Christian).
Population Palestinian Authority – 3.3 million (97% Muslim, 3% Christian).
Languages – Hebrew and Arabic are the official languages. English is widely spoken.
Passport and Entry Requirements – Aust/NZ passport holders are granted a three month tourist visa on arrival. Passports require six month validity. We recommend that you request a loose leaf visa on arrival as many Arab and Muslim countries deny entry of passports containing an Israeli visa.
The Australian Embassy in Tel Aviv
37 Shaul Hamelech Blvd Tel Aviv
Tel: 03 695 0451
Accommodation – Full range of accommodation options available from deluxe to budget. Most hotels include buffet breakfast in tariff.
- 01 Jan New Year’s Day
- 10 Mar Purim
- 09-15 Apr Passover (Pesach)
- 29 Apr Independence Day
- 29 May Shavuot
- 30 Sep- 01 Oct Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashanah)
- 28 Sep Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement)
- 03 Oct Sukkot
- 10 Oct Simchat Torah
- 11-18 Dec Hannukah
For further tour information or to book a tour, please contact Timeless Tours.
- We reserve the right to change all prices and programs without notice
- All prices are per person unless otherwise stated
- All prices on this website are in Australian Dollars unless otherwise stated