Private tour

Jerusalem: Customized Tour with a Local Guide

4.5 / 5

60 reviews

Activity provider: Lokafy

Jerusalem: Customized Tour with a Local Guide

Activity provider: Lokafy
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From US$ 45 per person

Likely to sell out

Explore Jerusalem with a passionate guide who will show you all the hidden gems of the city and help you experience the city like a real local.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 2 - 6 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
You can start the tour from the lobby of your hotel or outside your Airbnb accommodation.
Private group


  • Get to know Jerusalem on a customized private tour with a local guide
  • Make your visit about meeting friendly people, not just visiting places
  • Learn some of the city’s best-kept secrets from your guide
Full description
Explore Jerusalem with a friendly local who is passionate about the city and eager to share all the information that will help you make the most of your trip. Get to know Jerusalem through the eyes of a Lokafyer on a 2 to 6-hour private tour. Meet your guide at your accommodation and head out on the tour to get familiar with the neighborhood. Learn about the best places to eat and buy groceries, the easiest ways to get around and the top things to see and do. During the walking tour there will be the option of taking public transportation or a taxi to get around the city. Please inform the tour operator if you’d like a private car included in the tour.
  • Local guide (Lokafyer)
  • Customized private walking tour
  • Entrance fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips/gratuities
  • Optional activity costs
  • Meals and drinks
  • Transportation around the city (as it’s a walking tour, transportation is not included)
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Children below 3 years of age join for free
  • Children from 3-12 years are eligible for a 50 percent discount
  • If would like to include a visit to an attraction, you will need to cover the cost of admission for the Lokafyer (local guide) as well
  • You can request a specific time for the tour
  • As this is a walking tour, comfortable shoes are recommended
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 60 reviews

Review summary

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Haya was a Godsend! She connected with me in advance, and that was reassuring. She literally supported me as I hobbled on an injured knee. She oriented me on my first day in Israel, and tour guided me to the Jaffe Gate, through the Old City market, and to the Kotel where I had booked a Kotel Tunnel Tour. On the way, she helped me get and load a RavCav, exchange money, and requested the use of a chair so I could rest while she got me a lemonade; she translated costs and haggled prices, (something I can’t manage to do). I would recommend a Lokafy to anybody who is on their own in a foreign country—it’s well worth the $45. per hour. And she’s who I called when being swindled by a taxicab driver who wanted 1,000 shekels fora “private tour” (i.e. a circuitous route) of Jerusalem. Unfortunately, I couldn’t get a hold of Haya, so I chalked it up to experience, having enjoyed a few “must-see” sights, the full moon, and a schwerma sandwich. I hope to meet Haya again!

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June 20, 2022

Mohammad, the tour guide was very prepared, he shared a lot of information about the places we visited together. Besides that, he is a very friendly, helpful and warm person. He helped me sort things out with the public transportation, he bought me a travel card and helped me buy a ticket for the bus. He was happy to go the extra mile to provide me an excellent experience. I highly recommend him to anyone. In case of a possible future trip to Israel, surely I'll ask him again to take me around the town. Thank you again!

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June 7, 2022

Mohammad was a great tour guide! We learnt so much and felt like we walked around all the key areas in the city - he wasn't biased to any religion's viewpoint. It was very flexible so if we wanted to spend longer somewhere or see something particular he accommodated that. Thanks for a great tour!!

May 22, 2022

Product ID: 107836