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How to Save Money on Your Trip to Israel

Planning a trip requires a lot of effort, especially when you are planning to visit a country as diverse as Israel. Instead of spending a lot of time in searching and planning, it is suggested to get help from various travel blogs to know how to plan your trip mindfully within your budget and save money. You can also obtain assistance from websites for effectively planning Israel Jewish Tours.

Here are a few tips to help you save money on your trip to Israel:

Opt for Group Custom Trips: All the reputed travel agencies provide the option of customized group trips. This type of trip is more suitable for solo travelers or college students traveling in groups. These tours combine multiple groups and all of them travel together in one mode of transport. The tour operating company also finds group deals for accommodation since hotels offer better rates when the booking is done for larger groups.

Choose a Reliable Travel Agency: You can search for a reliable travel agency on the internet that offers tour packages along with hotel bookings and transportation. There are numerous such websites that offer exclusive offers for travelers throughout the year. You just need to search for them and prepare a small list for further consultation. If you are not able to understand the details or have any queries regarding the packages they are offering, you can call them and inquire about everything.

Book in Advance: Once you have gone through all the packages offered by tour and travel companies and chosen the right one for you, you will want to book several months in advance of departure. While paying your deposit you will also want to consider whether travel insurance is included or if you have the option of adding it. This will ensure that even if there is a small hiccup in your plans it won’t ruin your dream vacation.

Book Off-Season: You can also get great offers if you are doing the booking in the off-season. Many tour operators offer packages during the slower travel season. This is a win-win for you since you will be able to visit the place for affordable prices and get to enjoy your trip without a lot of tourist rush. You might even be able to get better pictures and relish your vacation a lot more than in the high tourist season.

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Why a Visit to Jerusalem Must be on Your Travel List

Jerusalem is a holy city for Christians, Jews, and Muslims. Anyonethat has a deep interest in the culture, religion, and history of the region must make this incredible journey to Israel.HiringJewish Israel toursas an escort while traveling throughout the country is sure to provide peace of mind and make the best use of your time.

While touring Jerusalem, be sure to visit the Temple Mount complex, known in Hebrew as HarHaBayit (Mount of the House of God), the place where the 1st and 2nd Jewish Temples stood. Place your prayer notes inside the crevices of the Western Wall which is holy to Judaism. Tour the Rabbinical Tunnel: this underground tunnel exposes the full length of the Western Wall. See the massiveness of this gigantic structure.

The Arab shukis situated in the Christian and Muslim Quarters of Jerusalem’s walled old city. It is a colorful market and attracts a varied crowd of people: Jews on their way to services at the Western Wall and Christian touring the Old City and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher.It is probably one of the best places in Israel to purchase authentic mementos for your trip. You can also get incredible deals if you can bargain with the lively shopkeepers. Don’t worry, this is a very common practice.

Jerusalem has the world’s largest Holocaust museum, Yad Vashem which marks the memory of millions of Jews who were killed during the World War II. It is expanded in an area of 45-acre complex and houses an historical museum, art exhibitions, synagogue, library, commemorative sites and more. It is Israel’s second most-visited site after the Western Wall. You can also visit the museum to know the real stories behind the Holocaust.

Another reason to visit the city of Jerusalem in Israel is to experience its amazing food. The culinary landscape is made up of the cuisines of countless immigrants who have made Jerusalem their home. Grab a falafel or shawarma to experience the street food or grab a seat in one of the chef-driven fine dining establishments to taste delicious and mouthwatering dishes.

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4 Random Facts About Israel that You Probably Didn't Know

Israel is the land of beautiful historical museums, mosques, temples, shrines, etc. and holds a special place for people following the religions of Islam, Christianity, and Judaism. While it has been a popular tourist destination for people from all over the world, there are some random facts about Israel and its art and culture that everyone does not know.

Here are a few random but interesting facts about Israel that you need to know:

Amazing Cities: Israel is a historical land and has many great cities such as Tel Aviv popular for its Bauhaus architecture, sandy beaches, and exciting nightlife. The old city of Jerusalem has many sacred places such as churches, mosques, and shrines. You can join various synagogue tours to explore the historical side of Israel. Haifa city also has amazing destinations such as the incredible Bahai Garden and Carmel Mountain.

Beautiful Scenery: Israel has beautiful scenic views and includes diverse landscape. While traveling in the country you are most likely to get mesmerized by the amazing beauty it has to offer. Some of the amazing sites that make Israel one of the best tourist vacation spots is that it has numerous beaches and is surrounded by the Dead Sea, the Sea of Galilee, and the Galilee mountains which are breathtaking destinations.

Explore Kibbutz: Kibbutz is a word that is synonymous with Israel. It is a revolutionary and innovative concept that began around the year 1905 and introduced the world to the commune way of life. Kibbutzes are small settlements which are self-sufficient in every way. The people in the settlement jointly own and work on the land; they sell the produce themselves and are self-contained. Kibbutzes are the little Utopias of Israel and a way of life that one must experience when they visit Israel.

Israeli Food: People from a variety of cultures and religion are a part of Israel making it a culturally diversified country. As a result, there is an enormous range of great exotic food to choose from in Israel such as Hummus, Falafel, Tahini, Kanafeh, Shakshuka, etc. Your taste buds too will have an experience of a lifetime in Israel.

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