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My Israeli Guide

328 reviews
About My Israeli Guide
Religion, history, food, nature, art, architecture and much much more - Israel offers so many possibilities and I specialise in tailoring your experience to 100% match your interests and passions. Whether for day tours all over the country or for a longer visit, I look forward to making your visit in Israel the trip of a lifetime. Great for groups, couples, individuals and families.
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Explore Old Jaffa by Night - Private Tour
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Reviewed today

I organized two graduate school trips for Johns Hopkins SAIS to spend a week in Israel. We were extremely fortunate to have Samuel for both years. He was knowledgeable about everywhere we went and very receptive to any changes we wanted to make. He went...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Samuel is truly an incredible guide. We spent a week with him and he is so well-informed and funny. We went from very serious and heavy topics to jokes seamlessly throughout the day. I could not have asked for a better guide and highly recommend...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It was an amazing experience for me. The guide was always friendly to us, and he was very knowledgable about history and attractions in Israel without being prejudiced on a certain religion.More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Samuel G, Owner at My Israeli Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks so much for your kind review! I'm really happy that you had a great trip, and that you felt I was able to avoid bias or prejudice - it's a difficult balancing act. I hope to be able to welcome you back to Israel...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Samuel is very friendly and has a good sense of humor. I really enjoyed having him as a tour guide. Top-notch.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Samuel G, Owner at My Israeli Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks so much for your kind review. I enjoyed showing you around Israel and am delighted that you enjoyed the humour! I hope to welcome you back here in the future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Samuel guided part of my trip; including a culinary tour of Tel Aviv, a trip to the desert surrounding Eilat and a tour of Jerusalem. He also assisted with the planning of the rest of my trip. He was a class act throughout. Particular qualities...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Samuel G, Owner at My Israeli Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks so much for your very kind and detailed review! I had a great time exploring with you and am so happy that you enjoyed the trip so much. I'm really happy particularly that you felt I was able to really tailor the trip to...More

Reviewed 5 December 2018

We commissioned Samuel to take some major corporate VIPs on a private tour of Jerusalem and received first class feedback from them. They found Samuel to be hugely knowledgable, totally engaging and full of insights. We knew we'd be able to trust Samuel with our...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Samuel G, Owner at My Israeli Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for this very kind review! I was grateful to be trusted with such important visitors and I'm delighted that they had such a good time. I very much enjoyed our time together and hope to be able to help you welcome more...More

Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

I organised a tour of the old city in Jerusalem for our wedding guests with Samuel. It was quite a sizeable tour with a real mixture of ages and interests (and languages!) and the feedback from all the guests was how superbly managed the tour...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Samuel G, Owner at My Israeli Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2018

Thanks so much for this kind review. It is a big responsibility to be trusted with someone's wedding guests and I'm very happy that everyone enjoyed themselves so much. I had a great time exploring with everyone and am pleased that you felt that it...More

Reviewed 28 November 2018

Samuel was an amazing guide. He took time to find out our interests and tailored the tour to suit our requests. He was so knowledgable and interesting. I think without him Jerusalem would have been overwhelming and we would not have learnt nearly as much....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Samuel G, Owner at My Israeli Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2018

Thanks so much for your very kind review! I'm delighted that you felt I was able to tailor the tour to exactly what you were looking for - it's so important for me to make sure that every trip is just right for the specific...More

Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

We spent a very special day visiting the Dead Sea and the Old City of Jerusalem with Samuel. We were coming from a relatively low baseline in terms of our existing knowledge of Israel but he made everything very accessible and digestible (without dumbing anything...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Samuel G, Owner at My Israeli Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2018

Thanks so much for your very kind review! Everything about Israel is complex and I work hard to make it easily accessible and digestible, so I'm very happy that you think it was effective! I very much enjoyed travelling with you and hope to be...More

Reviewed 27 November 2018

Samuel took two friends and I on a guided tour of Jerusalem. We had a truly amazing day! Prior to the tour, he took time to understand our interests to curate the most appropriate trip for us which included a tour of the old city...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Samuel G, Owner at My Israeli Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2018

Thanks so much for this very kind review! I had a fantastic time touring Jerusalem with you and am really pleased that you felt I was able to understand your interests and build the tour that was just right for you - it's so important...More

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Hiya Thanks for the note. It will be easier if you get in touch via email (link at the top of the page or via my website contact form - link also at top of the page) and I'll be happy to provide a detailed answer. Broadly... More
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Hi, Sorry I missed this question - it's always better to contact directly (contact info is above) as I only get daily notifications from Tripadvisor of questions on the page. Hope you found a tour!
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Hello and thanks for getting in touch! The cost of a day of touring varies depending on your itinerary as everything is always 100% tailored to you. I suggest you get in touch either by email (TripAdvisor won't let me post a... More
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