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Zel L.

Jerusalem, IL, Israel

As a licensed, local private tour guide based in Jerusalem Israel I try to create private Jerusalem tours and Israel tours that include all the must see sites but leaves time to go off the beaten track to match your interests and travel pace.

Australian born , I have made my home in Jerusalem for the past 20 years and enjoy sharing travel experiences with visitors to this complex and interesting place.

I love developing custom designed itineraries with enough flexibility for you to feel that you are in charge of your own trip.

***CUSTOMIZED TOURS can also be developed combining specific tours developed by the guides in the Israel Toursbylocals community that you may be interested in and my role is to help create an overall itinerary that makes the most sense in maximizing your Israel experience.

Each day is an opportunity to create your own experience . I work with individuals, couples, families with kids, sometimes 3 generation families touring together. I've toured with 7 & 9 year olds as well as 96 & 94 year olds and I love to make every day of touring a little different - a change of pace, a change in the order of the sites visited , a day following a theme that grows from a question someone asked the day before.

Let's face it you have come for a holiday so want to enjoy but it's not hard to see that there is a lot of layers to this place.
Mark Twain described it as being a place you have to read a hundred pages of history for every mile or so you walk.

Have a look at the tours I offer and be in touch .

Please also note that these tour description can be combined in a myriad of ways and I am always happy to develop a customized itinerary
& quote for you.

Please remember the ToursbyLocals approach:

***Every tour is private.
As your guide I will spend time only with you and the people you're traveling with.

***Go at your own pace.
You can see as much as you can or slow things down to a saunter. With me as your private guide, your day is flexible.

***Benefit from a local's knowledge.
You can access more intimate, out of the way spots that have never seen a bus tour.

***Every tour is customizable.
See the sights YOU want, try the food YOU crave, learn about what interests YOU .

***CUSTOMIZED TOURS can also be developed combining specific tours developed by the guides in the Israel Toursbylocals community that you may be interested in and my role is to help create an overall itinerary that makes the most sense in maximizing your Israel experience.

Happy & safe travels

Zel

A Recent Review of this guide

Zel is a wonderful guide! He is smart, friendly, and accommodating and we felt very well taken care of! He showed us lots of places that are not on the typical 'tourist route' and was eager to show us around. You will feel safe, comfortable and relaxed with him as he feels more like a family friend than a guide. Zel also was kind enough to give us restaurant recommendations and all have been great! Would highly recommend!
Mark McDonald

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Credentials

Israel Ministry of Tourism :License Guide number 6584
BA Applied Sciences, School of Health Sciences.Latrobe University Melbourne Australia
MBA Melbourne Australia

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Tours by Zel L.

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Private tour guide Zel

"Sailing to Jerusalem" : Private & Customized,...

Departs Ashdod port with an 18 seater minibus for your own private,...

1250 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

10 hours

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Private tour guide Zel

Jerusalem Private Guide: Four Hour Tour,...

Half day Jerusalem orientation tour with walking and use of guide vehicle

375 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

4 hours

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Private tour guide Zel

Jerusalem Private Guide: Two Half Day,...

Jerusalem Old & New City focus with combination of walking and driving,...

750 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

2 days

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Private tour guide Zel

Jerusalem Private Guide: Two Six Hour,...

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Jerusalem Old & New City focus with combination of walking and driving,...

950 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

2 days

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Private tour guide Zel

Jerusalem Private Guide: Jewish Heritage,...

Private day tour of Jerusalem with a focus on Jewish sites by car and,...

475 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

6 hours

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Private tour guide Zel

Jerusalem Private Guide: Christian Heritage,...

Private day tour of Jerusalem with a focus on Christian sites by car,...

475 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

6 hours

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Private tour guide Zel

Jerusalem & Bethlehem Private Guide:,...

A Combined day of touring in Jerusalem and Bethlehem

895 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

8 hours

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