Your ticket to the most epic summer tour of Israel is booked, and you’re beyond excited! You know that this will be one of those life-changing cultural experiences that will deepen your worldview, and give you the greatest stories to tell. By now, you’ve already heard so many wonderful things about this historic land, and you’re ready to experience it first-hand. Well…almost.
Packing for a summer tour in Israel is no small feat, especially if you have never visited before. With so many cultures, traditions and temperatures, being adequately prepared can make or break your experience. That’s where we come in!
Our team has curated a comprehensive packing list for your 10-day summer tour in Israel. It includes clothing items that can be worn in order to gain entrance into the various holy sites throughout the country.
Whether you’re attending the Jerusalem Encounter Adventure Tour or Encounter Tour this summer, this packing list will work great! Either bookmark this page or download the FREE PDF version below to refer back to this checklist anytime.
Don’t forget to save room for souvenirs!
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What to Pack for Israel
What to Pack For a Tour of Israel
- Long Pants (past your knees)
- Shorts (appropriate length)
- Bathing Suit
- Lightweight Scarf / Shawl for shoulders
- Long-sleeve shirts
- Light Jacket
- Sneakers or Hiking Shoes
- Water Shoes (optional)
- Sandals w/ Straps (optional)
IMPORTANT TRAVEL DOCUMENTS
- A photo copy or digital copy of your passport
- Travelers insurance information
***Be sure to check your passport expiration date. It must be valid for AT LEAST 6-months after the date of your arrival in Israel. If it is not, then you will need to file for a new passport before coming to Israel.
- Passport*** (just double-checking)
- Bible (or download the Bible App to your phone)
- Blank Journal
- 1 Reusable Water Bottle
- Towel (for sites like the Dead Sea and En Gedi)
- Ear Plugs (in case your roommate snores)
- Mini-flashlight (optional)
- Light/Small Backpack (optional)
- A few of your favorite packaged snacks (granola bars etc.)