Tourists who visit Israel confess to the feeling terrible about leaving the country, this is a testament to the fun time they have during their time in Israel. The historical and religious sites in the country are top attractions for tourists who visit the country. Other top attractions in the country are the beach resorts, hiking trails, national parks, and nature reserves. With the plethora of attractions available in the country, tourists are assured of having an exciting time all through their stay. Birders and ornithologists usually take joy in the annual migrations that funnel through Eilat and the Hula Valley as Israel is among the world’s leading destinations for birdwatching.
The tourism industry is one of the most important industries in Israel. Tourists have been discouraged by the security problems that would not just go away but the number of tourist visits to the country has picked up recently. In 2017, 3.6 million tourists visited Israel, which was a 25% increase from the number of tourists in the country the previous year. The tourism industry contributed NIS20 billion to the Israeli economy during this period.
During your time in Israel, avoid taking photos of people in Muslim and Orthodox Jewish areas. Crimes which involve smuggling and trafficking of illegal drugs can lead to you being sentenced to prison for a long period of time.