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Blake Dinger

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Israel Travel Agent Specialist

Israel is a country of contrasts. You can visit a desert and then drive two minutes to glimpse the spectacular gushing springs at Biletz or to hike through hills covered with vineyards at Ein Gedi.  You can also visit the majestic Sea of Galilee and then a few miles later be greeted by the endless sand dunes of the Negev. I enjoy working as a travel agent specialist for Israel. Israel never disappoints with its various terrains and beautiful scenery. I often suggest that visitors spend an afternoon exploring archeological sites in Jerusalem’s Old City, then making a short drive to Tel Aviv, where there are beaches galore.  Israel is home to some of the world’s most breathtaking landscapes as well as some of the world’s most respected historical attractions.

Get Out of the City

Israel is a small country, and many of its most important sights are relatively close to one another. Jerusalem is a must-see for any visitor to Israel, but you’ll also miss out on a lot if you don’t get out of the city as well.  For instance, I might suggest a tour of Jerusalem as well as a day tip to  nearby Bethlehem and the Dead Sea. The day tour begins with a visit to the Old City in Jerusalem. During this part of the excursion, you’ll see the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and the Western Wall. Next, your journey will take you to Bethlehem, where you’ll see the Church of the Nativity. Follow this visit with a trip to the Dead Sea where you can float on the salty water and cool off and relax. As mentioned, you might also visit the old city and escape to a Tel Aviv beach as well.Go to a Water Park Near

Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv is Israel's second largest city - a place to enjoy the beach and a vibrant nightlife. If you’re on a family vacation, the city is also close to popular waterparks. For instance, the Shefayim Water Park is the ideal place to go when the temperatures are scorching.  Not only can you stay splashing fly cool, you can also find restaurants for enjoying a repast, and several shopping venues as well. A paintball facility is also located at the site. You’ll find the waterpark between Tel Aviv and Netanya, close to Highway 2, if you’re planning to drive.Plan on Spending at Least

One Day at the Dead Sea

The Dead Sea isn’t just a lake — it’s also the lowest point on earth and a body of water that is fourth highest in salt content. When you consider that the sea’s salt content is about 34%, compared to 3.5% for the Mediterranean Sea, that is a notable contrast. Still, there are bodies of water even saltier than the Dead Sea, which ranks behind the Don Juan Pond and Lake Vanda in Antarctica and Lake Assal in Djibouti. The reason the Dead Sea is so salty is because it does not pour out into another body of water. Moreover, the dry desert climate causes the water to evaporate quickly, leaving more salt behind. Visitors flock to the Dead Sea for its health benefits. Not only is the mud rich in nutrients, the mineral content of the water is undoubtedly high. Some people believe a soak in the salt water can alleviate skin conditions or heal conditions, such as osteoporosis or arthritis.Other Places to Add to Your Bucket List

If your travels take you to the Dead Sea, you also want to visit the surrounding sites, such as Masada National Park, a former prior fortress of King Herod. You can also witness breathtaking salt caves at nearby Mount Sodom and explore the place, Qumran National Park, that features the Dead Sea Scrolls. If you want to escape to a desert paradise, visit the Ein Gedi Reserve, which represents an oasis of waterfalls, rivers, and flora. A Quick Overview of Attractions You Must See While in Israel Now that you have a better understanding of what you need can experience when you visit Israel, below are some sights I recommend are must-sees. Petra - Petra is one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world, and it’s also one of the most beautiful natural wonders in the region. Throughout your visit, aim to visit Petra’s many sites, including the Treasury, the Nabataean Market, and the Treasury. While it’s not located in Israel, but in Jordan, it should be included on your travel list.          


Masada is an ancient fortress with one of the country’s most impressive natural wonders at its base. While you can visit Masada during the day, the site is best seen when it’s illuminated by the setting sun.          

Ein Gev -

Ein Gev is a beautiful nature reserve located near the city of Be'er Sheva. This reserve is covered with vineyards, and you can also walk through its ancient deserted city, which was once a hub of Jewish culture.Allow Me to Serve as Your Israel Travel Agent and Trip Planner

There are so many interesting things to see in Israel and the surrounding area that you’ll love exploring this one-of-a-kind travel destination and locale. Allow me to serve as your Israel travel agent and trip planner. I know you’re going to love your vacation. Give me a call today so you can  begin planning your trip right away.

My Reviews

12 of 18 people found this review helpful
Best Trip Ever because of Blake
Blake was with us the entire trip from the beginning till I walked back in my house. He was so kind and caring about our trip. He got us all sort of amenities such as early check in and late check out, champagne in our hotel, breakfast daily and extra nights for free. I am planning my next trip to Europe and I will be using him definitely. Thank you Blake
By  Bernard L  from  Plano, Tx.
Traveled to  California ~ USA
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10 of 14 people found this review helpful
never could have made it happen with you, Blake!
best service ever, thank you Blake!
Traveled to  Phuket ~ Thailand ~ East and Southeast Asia
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Highly Recommend Blake Dinger
I planned a trip last month and did a google search and found Blake. Everything I could ever ask for in a travel agent. Blake recommended restaurants and really one of the best trips I have taken. I will be using him again.
By  Tracy M.   from  Des Moines, IA
Traveled to  Los Angeles ~ California ~ USA
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By  Ross & Ana Himber  from  FL
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Great for Luxury Travel and Small Family Touches
Blake is AMAZING to work with!! He has helped me and my family with travel to New Orleans for 4+ years. His personal touches were so thoughtful - including guided city bike rides; luxury hotels; curated trolley destinations; oyster happy hours; all of the small personal touches as well as essential travel arrangements including luxury hotels and airline flights
By  Beth  from  Chicago IL
Traveled to  New Orleans ~ Louisiana ~ USA
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Destination Expert:

  • Israel
  • Jerusalem
  • Tel Aviv
  • Eilat
  • Golan Heights

Travel Specialist:

  • Heritage
  • Historical Sites
  • Museums
  • Escorted Tours
  • Groups

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