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Good private tours or tourguides in Israel

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Good private tours or tourguides in Israel

We are considering hiring a private tour guide for some trips around Israel and Jordan. Does anyone have any recomendations for reputable, knowlegable and nice guides or companies.

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1. Re: Good private tours or tourguides in Israel

Just about any company can supply you with a tour that will be memorable and with an excellent guide. You can make a search of the forum for guide recommendations or take a look at the web sites that list guides and include a short biography of each one. See the following sites:

www.israel-guides.net

www.israelguides.co.il

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2. Re: Good private tours or tourguides in Israel

There is indeed of world of great guides and group tours. There are also those who aren't so hot, and some I'd really avoid.

What would be most helpful would be for you to tell us a bit more about yourself and your group, what your interests are, how much time you have, what part of the country you might particularly want to concentrate on (if you know), and anything else that might help us advise you. Otherwise, we're pretty much shooting in the dark.

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Whatever you do, do not hire a guy named Yahuda who works for Trafalgar in Israel...he is the tour guide from hell!

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Repeating the post twice doesn't make it any more effective. As I said the first time you wrote this. Yehuda is a very very common name in Israel. It would be like saying don't hire John in the US. Unless you can provide us with a last name your warning, while potentially important ends up being worthless. If there is more than one Yehuda--shall we boycott them all.

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7. Re: Good private tours or tourguides in Israel

Very interesting that TourGuideInJerusalem's first post is an advertisement. Is this kosher?

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8. Re: Good private tours or tourguides in Israel

If you want a private tour guide/driver I will recommend to you Moti Dagan. I have used him several times and have been delighted. His info is on this forum if you do a search to find it (phone number and email etc)........................I'll be using him again in May 2011.

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9. Re: Good private tours or tourguides in Israel

Are these tour guides available on Saturdays?

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10. Re: Good private tours or tourguides in Israel

There are guides who work on Saturdays and others who don't - it is an individual decision. Definitely something you should ask when interviewing a guide.