Travel Information

Indian citizens travelling to Israel

Citizens of India that are travelling to Israel need a stamped visa in their passport prior to arriving.

What to expect in Israel

🤝 friendly locals
💰 expensive cost of living
⚡ Above average wifi
safe neighbourhoods
👯‍♂️ good for parties
🍸 good restaurants and bars
❄️ cold weather

Flights and Prices

Flight prices to Israel from India usually are around 32185.00 INR. IndiGo is a common carrier airline.

International and domestic airlines

Common international airlines are

El Al, and ElAl

. Popular domestic airlines are

Arkia, El Al, and ElAl

Common Tourist Questions

🥘 Do I need to tip?

No, you are not expected to tip at restaurants and other service businesses.

💰 Should I carry cash?

Yes, you should carry cash on you. Foreigners usually deal in cash.

☎️ Where do I get a SIM card from?

Some popular telecom companies are

Pelephone, Orange, and Golan Telecom


💦 Can I drink tap water?

Yes, you can generally drink tap water. This may not apply in smaller towns and rural areas. Double-check when you arrive.

🚕What do I use to get around?

Popular ride-hailing services include


Exchange Rates

The primary currency is ILS.

1 INR = 0.049215 ILS

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $15.00 USD.

Visa Status

A Visa needs to be provided by the country prior to travelling.

Notes and Passport Validity

There are no special notes about passport validity at this time. In general, it is good to ensure that your passport is valid 3 months after your trip ends.

Safety and Security

Do not travel.

On 12 November, a large number of rockets were fired into Israel from Gaza. Further exchanges of fire are expected. Monitor developments and follow the instructions of local authorities. We haven't changed the level of our advice – 'exercise a high degree of caution' overall. Higher levels apply in some areas.


These values are calculated by computing the average scores that we have available to us across all cities in Israel. In some cases, they may not be completely accurate.

Internet Speed (4.03 / 5)
Safety (4.14 / 5)
Cost of Living (1.94 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$110.00 USD / night

Average Dinners

$15.00 USD

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Popular Cities in Israel




Tel Aviv