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Israel is a modern, developed country, and you can purchase virtually anything you need during your stay, including clothing, cosmetics, and hygiene products.

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What To Pack

What to Bring

Israel is a modern, developed country, and you can purchase virtually anything you need during your stay, including clothing, cosmetics, and hygiene products.

If you are visiting Israel during the summer you will need lightweight clothing - short-sleeved and sleeveless shirts, shorts, sandals, beach shoes and a bathing suit.  It’s also a good idea to pack a sweater or jacket, since nights in the mountains and the desert can be cool. 

If you are visiting Israel in the winter, you will need warm clothing, a coat (preferably a raincoat as well), good shoes, an umbrella, gloves, a scarf and other warm clothing.  Weather in Israel is not cold as it is in Europe, but days can be rainy and cold. 

It’s a good idea to bring a small bag for day trips.  If you are traveling to Eilat or the Dead Sea, it’s a good idea to bring a bathing suit, since it is warm enough to swim there even in the winter.

Sunscreen, a sun hat, and sunglasses are essential items throughout the year.

If you are planning on hiking, you will need good shoes and a lot of water, either in a canteen or in several bottles. You will need a sleeping bag, tent, and camping equipment only if you are planning on sleeping outdoors.  Most youth hostels supply sheets and blankets. 

 

 

 Sites & Attractions

 
Private landscape reserve to the north of the Ben Shemen forest, halfway between Jerusa...
A monkey park, situated in the Ben-Shemen forest near Modi'in, containing 250 species o...
Open zoo with a variety of animals roaming free. Rest areas, picnic tables, petting zoo...
Museum documenting the sequence of events in the history of the Jewish people from the ...
Aaronson House. During the First World War, Zichron Yaakov was used a center for underg...
Israel's highest mountain at 2,814 meters offers Israel's only skiing site. One can ski...
 

 Accommodations

 
The hotel is situated on the northern coast of Eilat and has a swimming pool, toddlers'...
The hotel has 127 luxury suites and 66 studio rooms, each with a kitchenette and a safe...
The Isrotel Lagoona, the first “All Inclusive” hotel in Eilat, is located on the King S...
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