Guide in Israel

This item appears on page 60 of the April 2009 issue.

On a tour to Israel with Overseas Adventure Travel, Sept. 2-16, 2008, we had a guide named Marina Schiff (Jerusalem; cell phone 00972 52 3056467, Skype marina.ergas.schiff or e-mail

An amazing historian, Marina has been a free-lance guide for many years and is fluent in English, Hebrew, French and Italian. Whether for organized groups or private individuals, she can make complete tour arrangements, including transportation (car, van or minibus).

Very knowledgeable about getting around Israel, she is extremely competent with logistics and very adept at making minor alterations to scheduled itineraries to maximize sightseeing.

Her guide fee is $200 per day, excluding auto rental and entrance fees. She advises purchasing the national park ticket that allows 12 admissions.


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