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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

 
A promenade where you can take a relaxed 20-minute walk, resting on the benches scatter...
Tel Gezer National Park All around the Tel Gezer National Park there are remnants f...
The Menachem Begin Heritage Center Museum presents the dramatic life story of former Pr...
It was in this building, during the months preceding the establishment of the State of ...
Five sandstone pillars at the foot of the western cliff of the Amram crater, at the sou...
A site reconstructing the fight that took place here in 1948. Visitors can walk among t...
 

Accommodations

 
Hotel rooms overlook the mountains of Judea and are suitable for small families. Some r...
Simple, dome-roofed rooms. The site overlooks the Ayalon Valley, Latrun Monastery and c...
The hotel offers a variety of different rooms facing the ocean, and is adapted for gues...
The hotel offers business services including a business lounge, Internet access and a h...
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