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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

 
Einot Tzukim (Ein Feshkha) At Einot Tzukim (“springs of the cliffs”), fresh and saline...
Castel National Park You can hear this site’s ancient history in its name – 1,000 year...
Belvoir (Kokhav HaYarden) National Park The centerpiece of this national park is it...
Originally, the house of Sir Laurence Oliphant, an English Lover of Zion, serves today ...
Alexander Stream Beit Yannai Beach Nature Reserve An easy walk awaits you at this co...
Rubin Stream (Soreq Stream Estuary) National Park Several loop trails crisscross this ...
 

Accommodations

 
Hotel located close to the sea, offering a health and spa center for parents and large ...
Hotel offers four types of rooms: studio, suite, royal and penthouse. Each has coffee-m...
Hotel close to the commercial center of Eilat and 10 minutes' walk from the beach. The ...
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