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Pre-Travel Guide for Israel

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Whenever I plan my trip, I always check weather at destination.Every location has best time to visit, so i make a habit to read about it. This has always helped in planning  my travel , places to visit , festival to attend and nature to enjoy. Here I have put across all the important things which will help in your trip for ISRAEL.

Weather in Israel

The winters are colder than the temperature shows in degree/Celsius. Even the temperature have variation depending on where you are planning the visit. Various factor contribute towards it – adjoining sea , lakes and high plateau.

November to March is the Winter period. The temperature ranges in 5-10C. You really need to have warm cloths to roam outside. Also check the rain forecast before moving out. Jerusalem and Sea of Galilee will be very cold in night.

The March to May is Spring. The temperature ranges in 15-20C. But again Jerusalem and Sea of Galilee will be very clod (5-10C).

June to October is the Summer time. Israel Temperature would be 27-32C. Tel Aviv and Tiberias will be Hot and Humid. Much better time to visit Tel Aviv , the place is much lively .Jerusalem will be dry and cooler at this time.


Israel Festivals

It was established as Music festival, the Israel Festival has become the as National Festival to showcase their Fresh Talent in different category. Dancers, Musicians, Artist, Actor all take the street and stage to showcase their talent and skills. Every one contribute in the Festival and feel pride to be a part of it.

Jerusalem Beer Festival

This is a Unique Festival where over 100 type of beer to offer. International Brewers folks will be available to showcase their produces during this Festival. You will get a chance to taste the beer before you purchase. The night is arranged with music on street with some local and national artist.

White Night Tel-Aviv

This pace is very lively and city is bustling that someone decided, why can’t we keep open all the things whole night so people can enjoy full night. So the White Night came in picture, when all the street stages, restaurants’ stay open and parties are all over the places. Music flows over the Tel Aviv City.

Karmiel Dance Festival

Once in year Israel organize this biggest Dance Festival and more than 2 Lacs people witness non-stop dance performance from those amazing artist for 3 days. Competition, workshop and showcase is the agenda of this lively festival. This Festival is suitable for all the age group.


Israel Festival Calendar 2017

Here’s an overview of the Festival will be held in Israel in year 2017. You also have to look to this comprehensive list.

  • May – June(Dates TBD): Israel Festival (Jerusalem)
  • June 4th-9th: Tel Aviv Pride (Tel Aviv)
  • June 30th: White Night at Tel-Aviv
  • August 8th-10th: Karmiel Dance Festival
  • August (Dates TBD):: Kelzmer Music Festival
  • August- September (Dates TBD):  Jerusalem Beer Festival

Find Cheap Flights

I will suggest to search on every single website and compare the flight charges before you book your flight. And if you have option of changing dates, then you should try to find more cheap flights. You can start your search with your local airline Philippine Airline and also look for other Make my Trip; they give combo offers of cheap flight + Hotel. Other sites are Momondo, Kayah and Cebu Pacific.


Find Hotels

Everyone has a different requirement for hotel. So first you prioritize your requirements such as; you are travelling with family, , budget , cleanliness :-), which city you want to stay (the center of the country, so that you will not need to add extra time in travelling the other routes). Now you can start you search and very important thing, always read reviews about the hotel you are going to book. You can look at Tripadvisor, Agoda, Ctrip and Trivago 

After checking hotel rate do check on hotel website also. Definitely check whether the rates offered are refundable or non-refundable , is VAT included or not ? . Don’t escape the long statement during the booking , usually those are the once that have hidden cost.


Useful Words

Hello – Shalom

Great – Sababa

Yes or No – Chen & Lo

What’s up – Ma nishmá

Thanks a lot – Toda

See you – Lehitra’ot

My Brother – Ach shely (or Achi)

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