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South

Nachal Dragot (aka Darja)- an intense hike near the Dead Sea
Sunrise tour of Masada, Ein Gedi, and Dead Sea aprx $70



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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10920 on: September 24, 2019, 02:07:41 PM »
Going to be in Israel with my 8 year old for a wedding, not much time there (less than 6 days total and 3 of them are in the Tel Aviv area for the wedding) but have a couple questions if anyone can answer or give advice, as it's been 10 years since I've been there:

1) Arriving around 9pm, which seems like the cutoff for fast trips via the train to Jerusalem. Will probably be pretty overtired as we don't have a direct flight either. Can anyone tell me the cost for a Sheirut (per person) and for a private taxi to the area near the TRYP Wyndham Jerusalem, and how long approx. each would take. Also, what's a good amount of shekalim to get beforehand or worse comes to worse in the airport to be prepared until I have enough time the next day to get with a better rate.
2) Looking for a good but not too crazy 1 day itinerary in Jerusalem. It's my 8 year olds first time here, but we have very limited amounts of time, so besides the Kotel and possibly Tunnel Tours and the Shuk, what else is a must see that won't be too difficult to get to.
3) For our other full day in Jerusalem, I'd like to do a tour of Ein Gedi, Masada, Dead Sea - I saw this site was referenced in the wiki - https://www.touristisrael.com/tours/masada-ein-gedi-dead-sea/ - Is this tour my best option, or are there any other recommended tours? I doubt we'd be up for the sunrise tour, but the other full day tour picks up at 7:45am in Jerusalem which seems more doable.
4) We have one more full day in Tel Aviv, which will be a (winter) Friday - any recommendations for something unique to Israel that's nearby, or a good 1/2 day tour?

Thanks!

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10921 on: September 24, 2019, 04:53:39 PM »
Since you're paying for 2
I'd pre-order a taxi.
You can PM me for a number
Will be 180-200 nis total and the drive should take ~40min
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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10922 on: September 24, 2019, 11:29:17 PM »
Going to be in Israel with my 8 year old for a wedding, not much time there (less than 6 days total and 3 of them are in the Tel Aviv area for the wedding) but have a couple questions if anyone can answer or give advice, as it's been 10 years since I've been there:

1) Arriving around 9pm, which seems like the cutoff for fast trips via the train to Jerusalem. Will probably be pretty overtired as we don't have a direct flight either. Can anyone tell me the cost for a Sheirut (per person) and for a private taxi to the area near the TRYP Wyndham Jerusalem, and how long approx. each would take. Also, what's a good amount of shekalim to get beforehand or worse comes to worse in the airport to be prepared until I have enough time the next day to get with a better rate.

depending on your bank, the airport ATMs are a great option.
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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10923 on: October 10, 2019, 03:10:06 PM »
if I want a driver to drive me around an entire day like maybe Yerushalayim and various places up north, how much should i expect to pay?

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10924 on: October 31, 2019, 08:04:45 PM »
I got an email from Cellopark saying something about paying toll through the app.

Anyone use it yet? Can anyone provide instructions on using it with a rental car?

Will I be able to avoid extra rental company fees this way?

TIA

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10925 on: October 31, 2019, 08:19:52 PM »
Thought I'd add something that I don't think was previously mentioned here, from my recent trip. The Tunisian Shul in Acco is amazing. It's not so old, but is literally covered (floors, ceilings, stairways etc.) with mosaics depicting scenes from Tanach, Jewish history, flowers and birds of EY and more. I went as part of Artzeinu's Rosh Hanikra tour which was overall very nice, but this really stood out as something I had never done and not really heard about.
Yes this was great.

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10926 on: October 31, 2019, 09:03:22 PM »
Since you're paying for 2
I'd pre-order a taxi.
You can PM me for a number
Will be 180-200 nis total and the drive should take ~40min

They usually say call them when you arrive.  They should have someone waiting for you when you get out of the airport.

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10927 on: November 03, 2019, 09:38:29 PM »
I got an email from Cellopark saying something about paying toll through the app.

Anyone use it yet? Can anyone provide instructions on using it with a rental car?

Will I be able to avoid extra rental company fees this way?

TIA
Going in a couple of days. Anyone?

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10928 on: November 04, 2019, 01:11:03 PM »
looking to buy nonslip talit gadol for 2 sons(15, 13) and talit katan for my 5 sons(4, 9, 11, 13, 15) will be mostly in Jerusalem

whats some of my best options where to buy looking for good prices

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10929 on: November 04, 2019, 02:05:28 PM »
looking to buy nonslip talit gadol for 2 sons(15, 13) and talit katan for my 5 sons(4, 9, 11, 13, 15) will be mostly in Jerusalem

whats some of my best options where to buy looking for good prices
ive gotten at Mishkan Hatechelet. There are a few branches around jerusalem

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10930 on: November 04, 2019, 02:45:42 PM »
looking to buy nonslip talit gadol for 2 sons(15, 13) and talit katan for my 5 sons(4, 9, 11, 13, 15) will be mostly in Jerusalem

whats some of my best options where to buy looking for good prices
Walk around Geula in Jerusalem and price shop.
Mishkan Hatchelet has a few branches in that area alone. But prices are more or less the same throughout.

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10931 on: November 04, 2019, 02:46:46 PM »
Walk around Geula in Jerusalem and price shop.
Mishkan Hatchelet has a few branches in that area alone. But prices are more or less the same throughout.
Mishkan Hatchelet worked with me on the price

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10932 on: November 04, 2019, 07:18:41 PM »
When do seasonal flights from TLV to european islands typically go on sale for the summer time?