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Hi everyone! This is Lior from Backpack Israel 😊 I’m an official Israeli tour guide now and I am very excited to show you around Jerusalem, my current home. Currently I’m offering a set of private tours in Jerusalem at reduced prices. The tours are based on the following itineraries, but can be adjusted to your preferences:

1 – Jerusalem Old City and Mount of Olives – Private Tour:

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We’ll step into the Old City of Jerusalem and wander around its four quarters, while seeing the highlights and some lesser known corners. Then, we”ll begin our climb up Mount of Olives, stopping by some churches along the way. At the top, we’ll get a beautiful view over the Old City. This tour can also start on Mount of Olives and finish in the Old City. 

*This tour does not include transportation. Don’t worry, I’ll let you know how to get to the starting point and how to get back from the tour 🙂

*This is a private walking tour for up to 5 people.

*If you want to see something specific, let me know before we meet so I can make sure we get there.

*Tour duration: Between 6 to 8 hours.

*Tour price: Starting from $100.

Interested in this tour? Contact me through lior@backpackisrael.com or fill up the form at the bottom of this page and I’ll get back to you ASAP.


2 – The Churches of Ein Karem – Private Tour:

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We’ll follow the story of John the Baptist in Ein Karem, what might be the Judean town mentioned in the New Testament. Today, it is a charming neighborhood in the southwestern outskirts of Jerusalem.

*This tour does not include transportation. Don’t worry, I’ll let you know how to get to the starting point and how to get back from the tour 🙂

*This is a private walking tour for up to 5 people.

*If you want to see something specific, let me know before we meet so I can make sure we get there.

*Tour duration: 2 hours.

*Tour price: Starting from $40.

Interested in this tour? Contact me through lior@backpackisrael.com or fill up the form at the bottom of this page and I’ll get back to you ASAP.


3 – Back to 19th and 20th Century in Jerusalem – Private Tour:

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In the 19th century, people began to leave the Old City of Jerusalem and settled on the hills around it. In this tour, we’ll step out of the Old City walls and visit the first Jewish neighborhood in the New City of Jerusalem. We’ll see where the first train to Jerusalem arrived at the station and then continue to the Street of the Prophets, where there are some impressive buildings built by the Europeans, who arrived in Jerusalem in th 19th and 20th century.

*This tour does not include transportation. Don’t worry, I’ll let you know how to get to the starting point and how to get back from the tour 🙂 There is an option of combining public transportation during the tour instead of walking to some of the points along the way.

*This is a private walking tour for up to 5 people.

*If you want to see something specific, let me know before we meet so I can make sure we get there.

*Tour duration: Between 4 to 6 hours.

*Tour price: Starting from $80.

Interested in this tour? Contact me through lior@backpackisrael.com or fill up the form at the bottom of this page and I’ll get back to you ASAP.


4 – Britains in Jerusalem – Private Tour:

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What have the British done in Jerusalem in 30 years? Much more than you can imagine. During our tour, we’ll see some of the impressive buildings they have built and hear some stories regarding their relationship with the Muslim and Jewish community of Jerusalem.

*This tour does not include transportation. Don’t worry, I’ll let you know how to get to the starting point and how to get back from the tour 🙂

*This is a private walking tour for up to 5 people.

*If you want to see something specific, let me know before we meet so I can make sure we get there.

*Tour duration: 4 hours.

*Tour price: Starting from $80.

Interested in this tour? Contact me through lior@backpackisrael.com or fill up the form at the bottom of this page and I’ll get back to you ASAP.


5 – Jerusalem Between Two Wars – Private Tour:

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Did you know that for 19 years Jerusalem was split between Israel and Jordan? In this tour we’ll learn about the Independence War in Jerusalem and walk along the line that divided between the two countries from 1948 until the Six Day War in 1967. This line led to many conflicts, but also originated some beautiful stories.

*This tour does not include transportation. Don’t worry, I’ll let you know how to get to the starting point and how to get back from the tour 🙂

*This is a private walking tour for up to 5 people.

*If you want to see something specific, let me know before we meet so I can make sure we get there.

*Tour duration: 6 hours.

*Tour price: Starting from $100.

Interested in this tour? Contact me through lior@backpackisrael.com or fill up the form at the bottom of this page and I’ll get back to you ASAP.

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