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Hands on Israel

29 Alfasi, Jerusalem 9230214, Israel
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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 people in Israel. Regardless of your religious background, Hands on Israel has something for you! YOUR DREAM, OUR WORK Have us create you're very own custom Israel experience! WHY HIRE PRIVATE TOUR SERVICES? Have you ever planned a wedding, a Bar or Bat Mitzvah or even just a party? The dirt is in the details and the details can be stressful. Israel is a place meant to be experienced, not just visited. If you’re too caught up in the details you may miss the magic. Hands on Israel dives in and takes care of all the details for you to create a personal experience for any group, any size, any age. We manage all bookings, reservations and accommodations so that you can enjoy your time in Israel hassle free. YOUR VISION We’ll talk you through exactly what type of trip you are envisioning. We’ll need to know some details, especially about the people coming, so that we make sure we are creating the perfect trip just for you. OUR STRATEGY Based on our conversation, we’ll begin working on an itinerary that meets your vision. You’ll be with us every step of the way so that we ensure we’re meeting all of your goals and staying within budget. YOUR EXPERIENCE Once we’ve finalized the itinerary it’s time for you to sit back and relax and time for us to get to work. We’ll handle all of the bookings and vendors and you prepare for your trip. When you touch down in Israel, we’ll lead you through the experience you dreamed of and we made a reality. We’ll take care of the details so that you can enjoy the ride.
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29 Alfasi, Jerusalem 9230214, Israel
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We just finished a 10 day tour of Israel and Jordan. Hands on Israel was the company that set it up for us. It was a custom tour for a group of 19 of us. All of the details were taken care of and the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Shachar was a great guide throughout our tour of Israel. His deep knowledge of history, geography, bible stories and the music of the region enriched our experience of being there, by giving a context to the many places we visited that would have been missing...More

Thank Nigel H
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

This was a first time going to Israel and our tour, planned and put together by Shachar Gal. was more than we ever expected. Shachar was not only a wonderful guide, but acted like a Professor with all his knowledge and information he gave to...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

By far the best tour guide I ever had! Trust me, this is thevreal deal! Absolutly recommended, from knowledge to sense of humor. Loved our tour of Jerusalem! Amazing really!!!!

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

I had planned a tour for two friends, one age 90 and the other age 85, who wanted to see and learn everything, but needed much help. They visited the Galilei, Jerusalem and the Negev - 8 days spread over two weeks. Shachar was wonderful...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Israel was always on our bucket list and we were fortunate enough to have the opportunity to visit the country during a friend’s birthday trip to the Middle East in October 2017. My spouse and I combined have travelled all over the world but the...More

Thank JJNNDC
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

We are two elderly women with somewhat impaired mobility. In seven days with a private van and driver, Shachar was patient with our limitations and had rented two electric scooters which greatly increased our range. We did three days in the north, some time in...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

If you are looking for a tour their are cheaper ones you can go with but I can't imagine there being a better one. Shachar was excellent. His knowledge of not only historical sites but current events filled in all the missing pieces. His style...More

Thank Shawn M
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Our 5 days with Shachar and a private van and driver....was truly amazing. Having been to most of the places we visited 23 years ago, some were remarkably the same and some very much different. Shachar's knowledge and background were evident in the manner in...More

Thank Jxcarrel
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

I was fortunate enough to spend a day with Shachar touring the Christian sites along the Sea of Galilee. Shachar's tour was so consistently thought provoking that I went home with a list of books, people, and movies that I'm hungry to learn even more...More

Thank kathleenel2018
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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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