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Hands on Israel is a boutique Israel tourism company committed to creating personalized and engaging experiences for individuals, families, friends, groups and communities. We create journeys that touch a wide range of history, culture and the...more
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29 Alfasi, Jerusalem 9230214, Israel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From start to finish we had an amazing experience. Thank you Shachar for arranging and leading a great trip!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jonathanrZ8705BA
Reviewed 16 November 2018

Shachar is a great tour guide! Very knowledgeable about history. Tells a lot of story of every place we went. Makes it fun and interesting. Hello Shacar! Will take you up on the invitation to visit you whenever I come back to Israel! Say hello...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Roberto V
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

Fantastic experience. Great insight as to the culture, history, religions, food, and people of Israel. Way beyond our expectations!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jack Z
Reviewed 30 October 2018

We couldn’t have been happier with Hands on Israel. For starters we were lucky enough to have found them when we did. Our family was preparing to celebrate our son’s Bar-Mitzvah in Israel this past August. Less than four weeks before our trip, the tour...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

Both “Hands on Israel” guides that I had — Shachar and Amos —were outstanding and provided in-depth information about the history, religion, and politics of Jerusalem. I booked two customized private tours — one focused on the Jewish sites in Jerusalem (led by Shachar) and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank barbaraspen
Reviewed 24 October 2018

On a recent visit to Jerusalem, my wife and I were extremely fortunate to take two tours with Hands On Israel led by Shachar Gal. Both were EXCELLENT. Shachar is extremely knowlegeable and explains centuries of history in an easily understood, colorful and memorable way....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank josterlund5
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Shachar was wonderful and gave my group a very thoughtful and informative tour through Jerusalem's old city. I would recommend his tour to anyone visiting Jerusalem that wanted to see all of the old city's charm in an afternoon's time. Would be a great way...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jmberan
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Shachar was informative and humorous at the same time. He made the 3-4 hours of touring the three religions major sites in Jerusalem a pleasure. I highly recommend Hands on Israel services for any needs in the area.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kochie422
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Brilliant tour, well paced, informative, in depth, passionate and very well balanced. Shachar is an excellent guide combining his in-depth knowledge with humour and personal stories. Would highly recommend to anyone with any interest in this history, architecture, religions or politics. 100% value for money,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Adam S
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

My conference asked Shachar to put together a few tours that would educate us on the conflict. Shachar hit it right on and piqued my curiosity to do more research to learn about Israel. His personality and passion were evident in all he did. He...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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akd48
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Response from israeliguideshachar | Property representative |
Shalom Audree I would love to help you in any way I can. We offer private custom tours in Israel and I would need to see what are you interested in doing to give you a cost. I would also love to talk to you on the phone... More
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