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Top 10 Israel, Sinai, and Petra by DK Publishing

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Accommodation & Shopping Tips

1. Reservations

Booking ahead is advised at all times and is absolutely essential during Christian and Jewish holidays. During Passover and Easter in particular, finding accommodations in Jerusalem can be a real problem, so plan your visit in advance. Almost all hotels and hostels have online booking.

2. Types of Hotels

Most Israeli hotels fall within the medium to high price range, with amenities to match and breakfast included. Kibbutz-run hotels offer a unique experience, and also peculiar to Israel are “zimmers,” which tend to be cabin-style rural retreats offering B&B. In Sinai, five-star standards cost less and resorts are often fully-inclusive.www.kibbutz.co.ilwww.zimmeril.com

3. Pilgrim Hospices

The various ...

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