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What to Pack

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 Coenaculum marks the site of the "upper room," where the Last Supper of J...
A Catholic-Greek church built in 1877 in the heart of the market in Nazareth. According...
Lydda, where Peter healed Aeneas, is home to one of the earliest Christian communities ...
The sixth-century Mar Elias (“St. Elijah”) Monastery, on the road from Jerusalem to Bet...
The Tomb of Mary, the mother of Jesus, is marked by one of Jerusalem’s most venerable c...
The purpose of this site is to preserve the Palmakh's heritage and to pass it on. There...
 

Accommodations

 
Ma'ayan Harod hostel is located in the Lower Galilee region between Afula and Beit She’...
The renovated hotel has parquet floors, transparent walls in the lobby, and a gourmet r...
The Agron Guest House is situated in the heart of the Jerusalem and as such it is ideal...
Beit She’an Guest House is located close to the center of Beit She’an in the Jordan Val...
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