How to Pack for a Trip to Israel. Modest dress is essential when taking in Israel's religious sites. Even in the heat of summer you'll need to have your arms and legs covered.
Things You'll Need
- Carry-on Bags
- Garment Bags
- Luggage Sets
- Walking Shoes
- Travel Adapters And Converters
- Insect Repellents
- Duffel Bags
Pack loose-fitting, lightweight clothes for summer visits. Cotton and linen garments will keep you comfortable and can be easily laundered. Layer with a sweater for cool summer nights.
Take long shorts, skirts, long- and short-sleeved T-shirts, khakis, button-down shirts, sunglasses and a hat for visits between May and September, when the sun is most intense. Keep skirt lengths to the knee and below. Take a large scarf to layer over bare arms at religious sites.
Bring a jacket, a few sweaters and long pants for visits between October and April, when temperatures hover between the high 40s and high 60s. Showers may fall during this period, so an umbrella is wise.
Pack comfortable walking shoes or sandals for sight-seeing. Darker colors will hide any dust or dirt.
Stash a bathing suit and sunscreen in your bag in case you have the opportunity to visit an Israeli beach.
Remember insect repellent.
Take an electric converter and adapter.
Tips & Warnings
- Bring a carry-on bag that includes all necessities, such as your passport, a change of clothes, all medications, spare contact lenses or glasses, all forms of money and any important documents, in case your luggage goes astray.
- Pack to accommodate your needs. Leave superfluous items at home.
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