Shalom and welcome to Backpack Israel!

I’m Lior. I was born and raised in Israel for most of my life. My family loves to travel, so I’ve been traveling all over Israel from a very early age, when I was still in my baby carrier. I’ve fallen in love with the views, the stories, the people, and now I want to share all of those with you! 

I opened Backpack Israel in 2016 when I realized there was not enough practical English information on the web regarding budget travel to Israel. Now, I hope you’ll be able to find all you need to help you discover Israel on a budget.

Oh, and in 2019, I successfully completed my Israeli tour guide course, so if you’re looking for a private guide, you can contact me. It’s not cheap, but I’ll do my best to make it worth it!

Lior - tour guide in Jerusalem

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