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My name is Yishay Shavit and I love Jerusalem; I love the people living here, the Old City, and the new, the Mah’ne Yehuda market and the Bad Cookery market, in short – there’s no place like Jerusalem. As a tour guide specializing in Jerusalem, I...more
Yishay led us on a tour around Israel, and not only did he answer every question we could come up with, from the ridiculous to the arcane, he also kept us moving with a brilliant command of tour logistics. His knowledge of the history in...More
Yishay is by far Israel’s, if not the world’s best tour guide. While sharing a balanced point of view on our 10-day tour, there was no detail left out. Our entire group was so impressed with his knowledge of history, it was like being guided...More
I have been to Israel several times on guided tours and Yishay was unequivocally the best I have seen. His university background in history translates into a genuine passion for what he does and a profoundly knowledgeable and informative insight into Israeli culture and history....More
Stop shopping around and book Yishay immediately. I toured with Yishay around Israel and he is by far the best tour guide I have ever had. His knowledge of Israel, its landmarks, histories and intricacies are second to none. He is kind, smart, funny and...More
Even with me being one with a big group of 42 people, this educator made Me understand Israel.
This was the best tour I have ever been a part of. Hands down! This can be credited to mister Yishay Shavit. With every question you ever...More
Amazing, simply amazing. If you are looking to have a trip of a lifetime guided by someone who has the unique ability to make the experience meaningful for you and your group, look no further. Yishay, goes above and beyond to ensure that your experience...More
No words can describe the experience we had touring Israel with Yishay as our guide. He was not only very knowledgeable on a variety of topics, he was also very practical. He interacts with his group well and adapts to the group dynamics. He made...More
Touring around Israel (not just Jerusalem) with Yishay was one of my favourite travel experiences ever. Yishay has deep knowledge of everything Israeli - ranging from contemporary art, agriculture and science to politics, history and religion. His guidance is thoughtful, balanced, and highly engaging. If...More
I don't really have the words to say. But Yishay is simply the best! I can't even begin to describe his knowledge and passion for the places we visited, and his genuine love for tour guiding. He enriched our group experience in a way no...More
Simply put, my trip to Israel wouldn't of been the same without Yishay.
He makes sure to point out the not-so-obvious, he explains things with great detail to ensure you get the full picture. He really makes sure you get the most out of each...More