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Israel Travel Guide 

Israel is a country teeming with natural beauty and fascinating cultural relevance. You can find everything from historical landmarks and gorgeous vistas to delicious, traditional foods. 

Check out this Israel travel guide to find out everything you need to know about this destination before you go.

Making your way around Israel is relatively cheap and easy. It’s a small country after all.

Taxis are the most common mode of transport in Israel. We easily found them all around Israel, but they’re a little expensive compared to Western standards. 

Uber and other private transport companies using sedans are also used in Israel.

Buses are another common method of transport, with over 1000 bus routes across the country.

Trains are also used throughout Israel and connect the airports to the city streets.

In addition, you can find car rental services throughout Israel.

Important Things To Know


The New Israel Shekel, or NIS, is the national currency used in Israel. 

1 Shekel is made up of 100 Agorot.

The Shekel has 4 denominations and the Agorot has 5. The former includes 20 NIS, 50 NIS, 100 NIS, and 200 NIS.

The latter includes 1, 2, 5, 10, and 50 Agorot.

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National Languages

Hebrew is Israel’s official language, spoken by the majority of the population. 

The Arab minority in Israel speaks Arabic and the Russian immigrants from the former Soviet Union who currently reside in Israel speak Russian. 

English speakers will be relieved to know that we encountered a lot of residents fluent in English too. 

Climate And Weather

The northern region of Israel has a Mediterranean climate, while the southern region is dry, with a narrow strip in between.

The climate in Israel is defined by hot summers and mild winters. The amount of rain falls varies greatly across the country and from year to year.

Israel in summer can reach average temperatures anywhere between 95°F and 104°F  (35°C and 40°C).

Spring and Autumn hover around 50°F-60°F (10°C-16°C), and winter reaches lows of 41°F (5°C).

Source : Travel Pulse