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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

 
The longest cable car in Israel is just south of Kiryat Shmona. The ride to the top of ...
Ha-Carmel Street, whose entire length is the largest open market in Tel Aviv, long ago ...
Inside the Ahuzat Bayit neighborhood, the first to be built in the city of Tel Aviv, is...
The Ben Yehuda pedestrian mall is a microcosm of the multifaceted city of Jerusalem. A ...
In the heart of a neighborhood in downtown Jerusalem, the largest open market in Israel...
House that used to belong to the Katros family, a priestly family mentioned in the Talm...
 

Accommodations

 
Hotel with accessorized rooms and suites with Internet access, among other features. Th...
​Ideally located in the center of the city, facing Nahariya's famous beach promenade an...
Hotel offers rooms with double beds and additional bed for children. Large families can...
Old family hotel overlooking Lake Kineret, the Golan Heights and Mt. Hermon. Guests hav...
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