Best Time to Travel to Israel

Israel is a country rich in cultural and historical colors. The beautiful scenery and simple and warm cultural customs will heal your soul. Do you know when is the best time to travel to Israel? April to June is the best time to travel to Israel.


Israel climate

Israel has a Mediterranean climate with hot and dry summers. From Mount Hermon at an altitude of 2,810 meters, to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on the earth, which is 392 meters below the horizon, the climate is obviously regional and the conditions are different. The coastal plain is hot and humid in summer, slightly cold and rainy in winter, with occasional light snow in the hilly areas. Summers are hot and dry in the Jordan Valley, and semi-arid in the south, with warm and hot days and cool nights.


From April to October every year, the climate is dry and hot, with a high temperature of 32 to 37 degrees Celsius, and the sun is abundant, mainly sunny days. This is also the best time to travel to Israel. From November to March of the following year, it is winter. Although the temperature is lower, it is still warm. Most of the days are sunny, and it rains occasionally. Only the weather around the Sea of Galilee and Jerusalem is drier and cooler, and the weather around the Red Sea and the Dead Sea is cooler than summer. Good for travel.



Best time to travel to Israel

Israel is full of sunshine from April to October every year, which is the best season for travel. Peak season occurs in July-August.


1. Seasonal factors

Israel is hot and dry in summer, with a maximum temperature of 39°C; winter is mild and humid, with a minimum temperature of around 4°C. Israel is full of sunshine from April to October every year, which is the best season for travel. The peak season occurs in July-August. If the travel cycle catches up with important religious festivals, be sure to book hotels in advance.


Travel to Israel in summer

The summer in Israel is from April to October every year. This season is the season with the least precipitation in Israel, which is very dry, and the temperature in Israel during this season is relatively high, especially in July and August every year. The highest temperature can reach 46 degrees. . Although the temperature is high and the weather is hot, this season is the peak tourist season in Israel, and the sunny weather is the most suitable for people to travel here. In summer, the most popular place in Israel is the Dead Sea. The Dead Sea is the lowest point on earth and has a very low altitude. The biggest feature of the Dead Sea is that people can lie on the water and enjoy the fun of sunbathing. It is amazing that people float on the water and will not sink. There is a lot of sea mud rich in nutrients on the bottom of the Dead Sea, which is very good for human health, so many people come to the Dead Sea to experience sea mud baths, which is also an important reason why Israel attracts many tourists in summer.



Travel to Israel in winter

Israel's winter is about from November to March of the following year. During this season, there is more precipitation in Israel and the temperature is relatively low. The minimum temperature in some areas can reach about 10 degrees, which is very cool. Because of the heavy rainfall, the weather is often gloomy, so fewer tourists come to Israel this season, which is what we often call Israel's off-season tourism. Because it is winter and the weather is cold, people like to visit some places of interest in the city of Israel, such as the ancient city of Akka and the White City of Tel Aviv. Friends who like quiet can choose to play in this season.


2. Geographical factors

Israel's land area is small, but due to the large changes in terrain, the regional climate is still relatively obvious. In summer, coastal plain areas such as Tel Aviv are hot and humid, while high altitude areas such as Lake Galilee and Jerusalem are dry and cool. Winters in the northern regions are very cold. April-June of each year is the best time to travel.


3. Holiday factor

Also noteworthy in Israel are Jewish holidays. There are many Jewish holidays, and many holidays have special customs. Jews generally have holidays such as "Tishri", Yom Kippur, and the Feast of Tabernacles between September and October of the Gregorian calendar. Many Israelis take the holidays together to rest, and the whole country is immersed in a lazy and relaxed holiday atmosphere. middle. It is best to avoid the period of September-October.


Therefore, April-June of each year is the best time to travel to Israel.


Dressing and Travel Guide for traveling to Israel

  • 1. Pay attention to sun protection when traveling in peak season. Sunglasses, sunscreen, and shawls with UV protection are necessary. Ladies should be more careful not to wear revealing clothing in places of worship.
  • 2. When traveling in summer, you need to pay attention to sun protection, shawls, sunscreen, and sunglasses.
  • 3. From September to October, if the itinerary overlaps with major religious festivals, book hotels in advance.
  • 4. During public holidays in Israel, some shops, restaurants, and attractions will be closed, making public transportation inconvenient, so you need to plan your itinerary in advance.

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