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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

It was in this building, during the months preceding the establishment of the State of ...
A site reconstructing the fight that took place here in 1948. Visitors can walk among t...
This museum was founded by Yehezkel Ha'Meiri, a member of the Ha'Meiri family that esta...
Museum displays Islamic art since the 7th century. Earthenware, glassware and decorativ...
“Bird Mosaic” in the Caesarea Villa A large mosaic floor that was apparently part of...
Center in Druze village Dalyat el-Carmel with an exhibit of traditional Druze artwork, ...

Accommodations

Renovated in early 2006, the hotel is on the main street of Nahariya, a few minutes' wa...
Shkedi's camplodge is located south of the Dead Sea and offers bungalows and 2 wooden ...
The Fauzi Azar Inn is a 200 year-old Arab mansion turned guest house, in the heart of...
Old family hotel offering simple rooms, small lobby with TV, bar, dining room and meeti...
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