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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

 
Museum on the Seam is a unique museum in Israel, displaying contemporary art that deals...
The Museum is the first museum in Israel dedicated to design and it marks a major a mil...
A water tunnel extending 280 m out of Mei Kedem, which was built more than 2,000 years ...
Tel Aviv has the largest open-air Bauhaus museum in the world, known as the “White City...
Rabbi Isaac Luria (1534-1572), the Ari left his mark deeply on Safed and on Kabbalah th...
 

Accommodations

 
. The Colony Hotel Haifa is situated in the German Colony, the restored historic cente...
Akkotel is a boutique hotel located in an old building which is part of the walls of th...
The Prima Royale is an exclusive hotel designed specifically to serve business traveler...
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