With the summer temperatures rising, travelers and locals are looking for fun and engaging activities in Israel to beat the heat. Summer in Israel is a special time, with laid-back vibes, longer days and unique energy unlike any other place, here are 5 hottest summer activities in Israel worth checking out.
What better way to enjoy the summer than with a crisp glass of wine? The Caesarea, Wine Country, and Kibbutz Experience Tour is a comprehensive day tour experience that visits a local Israeli winery. One of the best ways to experience Israel through a new perspective, this tour visits a Kibbutz and showcases the unique lifestyle of communal living and the modern ways a Kibbutz community operates. The tour also travels to Zichron Ya’akov, a charming town near the southern slopes of the Carmel mountain range, complete with a wine tour and wine-sampling of locally produced wine by one of Israel’s leading wineries. Also included in the tour is a visit to Caesarea, an archeological city along Israel’s Mediterranean coast. Operating twice a week on Sundays and Wednesdays, this exciting tour is easily one of the hottest summer activities in Israel, not to be missed!
From the Galilee Region to the Golan Heights, Haifa and Akko the northern region of Israel is naturally beautiful and filled with a vast history as well as religious significance. When visiting Israel, the northern region offers some of the most breathtaking views and unique landscapes. Since the days are hot, and the beach is packed, one of the hottest summer activities in Israel is traveling north to explore all the hidden gems and natural wonders of this diverse region. Check out our Northern Israel tours for some of the best ways to explore.
Explore the Past
Israel houses some of the oldest and most iconic historical treasures, important to Jews, Christians, and Muslims. From north to south, there are endless wonders to discover that offer a glimpse into the past and showcase the deeply profound history of the country. For those interested in traveling to Jerusalem, joining this Jerusalem Mount of Olives and Temple Mount Tour is an excellent way to visit the Temple Mount, which houses the Dome of the Rock and the Al-Aqsa Mosque, as well as the legendary Mount of Olives and the Kidron Valley. This unique tour which operates every Wednesday is ideal for those interested in connecting to the rich history of Jerusalem. Check out other Jerusalem tours, which operate daily and are always considered some of the hottest summer activities in Israel.
While the Tel Aviv beaches are always popular in the summer months, for those less interested in soaking the sun and sand, joining a Tel Aviv Urban Tour is one of the best ways to connect to the city and gain a deeper understanding of the vibrant city. Ranging from architecture to street art, and the exploration of culinary delights in the famous Carmel Market, our Tel Aviv Urban tours are all guided by a local English-speaking guide and show a different side of the iconic “White City”.
Sunrise View & Floating in the Sea
One of the best ways to beat the heat is to watch the sunrise and take in the morning light. The Masada Sunrise, Ein Gedi and Dead Sea tour is the perfect way to get out in nature, experience an unforgettable sunrise and enjoy a memorable hike. Starting in the early morning hours, this tour travels to the Masada Fortress to hike the “Snake Path” as the sun rises, and one of the most unforgettable views from the top. The tour also visits the desert oasis of Ein Gedi and of course, the Dead Sea. Ideal for a relaxing float and the perfect place to let all your troubles disappear. Undoubtedly one of the hottest summer activities in Israel, this tour operates every day and will surely create some amazing memories. For those looking to enjoy sunrise yoga, the private Masada Sunrise Yoga, Ein Gedi Oasis, and Dead Sea Wellness Experience Tour is also an unforgettable tour experience that takes place at sunrise and offers a private yoga session atop Masada.
Read more about the best things to do in summer in Israel or check out our summer events on our events page.