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New Apartment available – Ruppin Apartments Tel Aviv
See the video of this newly refurbished very large apartment near the sea. 2 bedrooms with lounge, dining and big balcony. Total apartment 90sqm size.
Guided electric bike tours - Tel-Aviv
Electric bikes are the best way to explore the city’s sites, history and contemporary culture. Ride around Tel Aviv's bike paths with a Certified Tour Guide! Click here for more information.
Argan Oil Farm visit – Jordan Valley
On the tour of Oren's farm you will receive an insight into the life of an agricultural family in the Jordan Valley and learn about growing grapes, figs, dates and argan, which is known as the "tree of life".
Kurlender Dairy Farm and Visitors Centre – Upper Galilee
Experience bottle feeding the calves. Try our tasty chocolate milk. Make fresh cheese in our workshop. Click here for more details and pictures
Beit Shalom Estate - A hotel with a historical story to tell
A Boutique Hotel, Chef Restaurant, Cafe-Bar and ArtGallery, located in the historic quarter of old Metula. Click here for some of the beautiful pictures
Luxury furnished apartments available in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem
Stylish apartments in prime locations with finest beds and linens and premium amenities. Click here for more information
Cruise Ship Tours of Israel
Naftali Tours offering private tours of Israel from the Ports of Haifa and Ashdod. Click here for more information
Queen of Sheba Eilat Hotel
Latest pictures from the newly renovated Queen of Sheba hotel on the Eilat beachfront. For more information click here
TLV SHOW - a completely new way to experience the city
Part mystery show, part walking tour and part scavenger hunt game - this original concept will give you a memory of a lifetime. Click here for more information
New service - Smartphone available with every car rental
Naftali Tours now offers smartphone rental with every car hire at a small additional cost. For further details Click here
Yad Vashem - Drop-in tour in English every Friday
History, memory and personal stories converge in an English guided tour of the Holocaust History Museum. Click here for more information.
A Silan (date honey) workshop in nature
Together with a hands-on tour of the date palms in Mevo'ot Yericho. Click here to download PDF with more information
Kibbutz Magal - A tour of the Greenhouse Innovation Centre
The visitor will have an opportunity to gain insight into the technological innovations and achievements of "Netafim" in the area of precise irrigation methods. Click here for more information
New Link Hotel Tel Aviv - opening June 2018
Dan Hotels is proud to announce "Link Hotel & Hub" their new hotel, due to open in June 2018. Click here for more information
Tel Aviv Central Bus Station tour
Discover hidden tunnels and secret spaces, a bat cave, a Yiddish Museum and artist galleries that are all part of the urban fabric of the station today.
Whiskey - Bar, Restaurant & Museum
A unique complex among the most important of its kind in the world, combining a bar, a restaurant and a Whiskey Museum
New 2br unit available at the Ruppin Apartments
A sun-filled bauhaus style apartment with high ceilings and a pleasant outlook onto tree-lined Ruppin Street. Carefully fitted-out by a professional interior designer and completely refurbished. Click here for video footage of the apartment.
Changes to Daylight Saving Time in Israel 2018
Israel is moving to Daylight Savings Time on 23 March 2018
New Biblical Cooking Tour – Neot Kedumim Park – Central Israel
A short tour of our beautiful nature reserve, identifying some of the staple food growing here, followed by cooking your own light meal outdoors. Click here for more information
New experience - Krav-Maga program
Elite invites you to learn krav-maga – an advanced Israeli combat method taken from the counter-terrorism units of the IDF and Israeli police. Enjoy a half day training in krav-maga and a shooting exercise in a special battle field zone. Click here for more information
Contemporary Art Tours - Jerusalem
Jerusalem’s engaging contemporary art scene offers insight into the modern cultural dialogue present in today’s ‘holy city’ - one concentrated with innovation, setting itself apart from other art scenes around the world. For further details Click here
Bedouin Desert Experience
Meet the desert in person - Bedouin Desert Experience, much more than accommodation. Click here for more information
New Hotel: Leonardo Boutique Jerusalem
Click here to read about Leonardo Boutique Jerusalem, which is a designer boutique hotel located in the heart of Jerusalem
Herbert Samuel Hotel - Jerusalem
Click here to read about the Herbert Samuel Hotel, which is located in the heart of Jerusalem and surrounded by historic centers and dynamic cultural institutions.
By the rivers of Babylon – Jerusalem
The Bible Lands Museum is proud to present a special exhibition focusing on one of the most significant events in the history of the Jewish people – the Babylonian exile.
Weekly Tours – Early Bird Specials
Discounts on selected tours for any departure date in 2016.
City of David : New tours in the ancient city - Old Jerusalem
Click to read PDF about a variety of fascinating tours in the ancient city from walking tours, riding on a Segway to an archaeological excavation.
Agricultural Tours in Southern Arava - Jordan Valley
Click to read the PDF about interesting agricultural tours in Southern Arava.

Border crossings Israel / Jordan

 

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Information about Bridges working hours

Jordan Visa – charge increase effective immediately
Please note that the Jordanian Government will be increasing Entry Visa charges at all airports and border crossings from  USD 30 to USD 60 per person. The new charge will be applicable for any arrivals from 1st April 2014.



Please note changes in opening hours during holidays

Sheik Hussein / Arava
Sun. - Sat. 08:00 A.M. - 20:00 P.M. 

Allenby Bridge
Sun. - Thu. 08:00 A.M. - 20:00 P.M. 
Fri. - Sat. 08:00 A.M. - 15:00 P.M. 

BORDER CROSSINGS BETWEEN FROM ISRAEL TO JORDAN

Sheik Hussein – Northern border (between Tiberias and Jerash)

  1. Upon arrival at the border please make your way to the passports counter to pay departure tax.
  2. You will need to catch the shuttle bus that departs regularly between the two borders.
  3. Upon arriving onto the other side please complete baggage and security checks.
  4. Upon completing border crossing procedures please look for your driver near the exit with a sign with your name on it.
  5. For entry into Jordan you will be required to pay for a Jordan visa that is provided automatically upon arrival.

Costs

Israel departure tax        100 NIS ($30 USD) – can be paid in NIS or $USD
Jordan departure tax        10 JD ($14 USD) – to be paid in Jordanian Dinar.
(Change facilities are provided)
Israel entry visa Free and automatic
Jordan entry visa           43 JD ($60 USD) – to be paid in Jordanian Dinar.
(Change facilities are provided)
Shuttle                          5 JD ($7.50 USD) – can be paid in Jordanian Dinar or $US

Allenby Bridge – Central border (between Jerusalem and Amman)

  1. Upon arrival at the border please make your way to the passports counter to pay departure tax.
  2. You will need to catch the shuttle bus that departs regularly between the two borders.
  3. Upon arriving onto the other side please complete baggage and security checks.
  4. Upon completing border crossing procedures please look for your driver near the exit with a sign with your name on it.
  5. For entry into Jordan here you will be required to pre-arrange a Jordan visa prior to arrival into Israel. Jordan visas are not available at the border.

Costs

Israel departure tax        173 NIS ($55 USD) – can be paid in NIS or $USD
Jordan departure tax         8 JD ($12 USD) – to be paid in Jordanian Dinar.
(Change facilities are provided)
Israel entry visa Free and automatic
Jordan entry visa            43 JD ($60 USD) – to be paid in Jordanian Dinar.
Shuttle                           5 JD ($7.50 USD) – can be paid in Jordanian Dinar or $US

Arava – Southern border (between Eilat and Petra) 

  1. Upon arrival at the border please make your way to the passports counter to pay departure tax.
  2. You will need to walk approx. 500m across the borders. Luggage trolleys are provided.
  3. Upon arriving onto the other side please complete baggage and security checks.
  4. Upon completing border crossing procedures please look for your driver near passports with a sign with your name on it.
  5. For entry into Jordan you will require a Jordan visa that can be pre-arranged by us for collection at the border.  

Costs

Israel departure tax        100 NIS ($30 USD) – can be paid in NIS or $USD
Jordan departure tax        8 JD ($12 USD) – to be paid in Jordanian Dinar.
(Change facilities are provided)
Israel entry visa Free and automatic
Jordan entry visa           Free if returning via Arava border.
If departing Jordan via a different border then 10 JD ($15 USD) – to be paid in Jordanian Dinar.
Shuttle                          5 JD ($7.50 USD) – can be paid in Jordanian Dinar or $US

Please note for all border crossings:

Border crossings between the two countries can be time consuming, particularly during busy periods. It may be difficult to find your transfer driver as we do not know exactly when you will be exiting. If you cannot find your driver please call us so we can locate him for you.

For those not wishing to have their passports stamped with an Israeli tourist visa – Please fill out and have stamped a Form 17L available prior to Israeli passport control at airports and border crossings. Carry this document with you while in Israel as proof of tourist status.

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