Backpacking Israel is a wonderful introduction to the middle east. It’s known as the biblical Holy Land by Jews, Christians and Muslims, creating a fascinating merge of different religions.
Wander round the streets of Jerusalem, or book an exciting trip to the Dead Sea. The hostels listed in the Jerusalem guide offer particularly good tours.
Top tip: It’s important to do some research and find out the local ettiquette so that you don’t upset the locals.
Thanks to female-only dorms, Tel Aviv is a safe and inviting city for ladies travelling solo.
From Israel it’s possible to visit some great nearby destinations, including:
- Armenia: 3 best hostels in Yerevan
- best hostels in Tbilisi, Georgia
- 3 best hostels in Malta (+ secret camping spot)
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