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Experiences


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Experiences


EXPLORE TEL AVIV FROM A DEEP, CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE.

The dynamic city of Tel Aviv is best experienced through the perspective of a local. Don’t know one? We've got you covered. Eager Tourist creates tailor-made travel experiences that connect you with local insiders through a wide range of disciplines, exclusively in Tel Aviv. Our customized itineraries are curated and guided by the artists, architects, athletes, chefs, designers, musicians and night owls themselves, leading travelers through personal studios, kitchens, creative workspaces, design studios and locals-only haunts in Tel Aviv.  With Eager Tourist, there are no stock itineraries or tours. We offer an expertise otherwise unreachable to travelers to Tel Aviv connecting you with the heart of the city’s creative core from a deep cultural perspective. 

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Reservations


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Reservations


HOW IT WORKS

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Browse through our customized selection of hyperlocal travel experiences in Tel Aviv. 

Add an infinite number of niche travel experiences to your Eager Tourist shopping cart.

Once you book your itinerary, we will send you our Eager Tourist digital welcome kit including your tailor-made travel itinerary with the dates, times, sites and Tel Aviv insiders you will meet upon your visit.

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ART


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ART


Explore the private studios, workspaces and design labs of Tel Aviv's top artists through the perspective of local insiders. We offer a bridge for international travelers to connect with and learn about local artists with access into the private studios where works are ideated, produced and exhibited.

Tel Aviv art scene Immersion

Break through the barrier of artist-observer as often predicated in static studio spaces with Eager Tourist Art Scene Immersions, a new model offering insider visits and meetings into exclusive workspaces of the artists themselves, creating meaningful interaction and engaging conversations based on new and personal bodies of work. Forgo standard art gallery tours and enter the private studios, design and workspaces of Tel Aviv's fleet of emerging homegrown talent. 

2 Hours Length

Art Scene Immersion:
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South Tel Aviv
Street Art Excursion

Tel Aviv's southern neighborhoods are robust with vibrant street murals, graffiti tags and inspiring artworks created by local israeli and international artists looking to make their mark on the city's urban landscape. Eager Tourist's all-new "South Tel Aviv Street Art Excursion" will include expert guidance by one of Tel Aviv's leading street artists bringing guests to witness inspiring pieces and learn about the social, political and cultural influences from which they are inspired.

2 Hours Length

South Tel Aviv Street Art Excursion:
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 Tel Aviv Gallery tour led by local curators 

Tel Aviv is home to dozens of art galleries hosting innovative and thought-provoking exhibitions by homegrown artists. Eager Tourist Guided Art Gallery Tours are led by local art bloggers, curators and artists themselves, creating a customized art experience according to your taste and interests, from photography, mixed media and painting, to street art, video and beyond.

2.5 Hours Length

Guided Art Gallery Tour:
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Hands-on art & design workshops

Become entrenched in Tel Aviv's creative spirit with a hands-on art and design workshop led by local artists and designers. Learn to craft collapsable house wear from start to finish, create jewelry from recycled metal, paint self-portraits from an abstract artist's perspective and beyond. All of our art & design workshops include the cost of all materials and are customizable according to your tastes and interests.

2 Hours Length

Hands-on Art & Design Workshop:
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NIGHTLIFE


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NIGHTLIFE


The most unique and authentic parties in Tel Aviv are most often promoted in Hebrew signage and to exclusive social circles, not geared towards attracting visitors from abroad. For those travelers seeking a one-of-a-kind nightlife experience in Tel Aviv, Eager Tourist will guide you into exclusive events, art parties, cocktail tastings in private loft spaces and complimentary access into the city’s bevy of exclusive nightlife options.

Mixology experience &
cocktail tasting

Start your hyper local nightlife excursion with a mixology workshop provided by one of the city’s leading cocktail craftsmen – envelop your pallet for drinks with a Tel Avivian twist. The streets are calling. Dive headfirst into local nightlife culture, entering private parties, openings and events normally inaccessible to travelers from abroad. From subterranean dance clubs to art-house parties.

3 Hours Length

Mixology - Nightlife Experience:
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Locals-only
nightlife tour 

Avoid being herded like cattle into generic nightlife spots geared towards tourists and without a local insight. Eager Tourist "Local's Only" nightlife tours will include a curated list of top events, happenings and parties taking place in the city on any given day, and advertised to locals only, as well as entrance past the queue, escorting directly into the club like a VIP in-the-know.

2.5 Hours Length

Local's Only Nightlife Tour:
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Expert Mixologist Master Class

Why just sip on perfectly crafted cocktails when you can learn to make them on your own? Our Expert Mixologist Master Class offers guests an insight and hands-on workshop with one of Tel Aviv's acclaimed craft cocktail makers in a private bar, reserved just for you. Begin the masterclass with tastings of homemade bitters, syrups, herbs and concoctions used to amalgamate signature cocktails with guided explanation. Onwards, your craft cocktail maker will show you step-by-step processes and instructions to build five different  cocktails, tasting each, comparing and contrasting along the way. For the finale, take your newfound expertise to the playing field with a "shake-off" during which you will create your own signature cocktail and compete against your fellow mixologists. Afterwards, a winning group will be crowned and declared cocktail champions. 

Length: 1.5 Hours

Expert Mixologist Master Class:
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FASHION & DESIGN


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FASHION & DESIGN


Forget window shopping and mass-market fashion tours,
Eager Tourist brings travelers into the creative labs and
studios of Tel Aviv’s most influential and cutting-edge fashion
designers and artists based on your personal tastes and interests.

Hands-on accessory design workshops led by local creatives

Unleash the designer within you with tailor-made accessory and design workshops led by the Eager Tourist team of local Tel Aviv artists and crafts specialists. Learn to craft fashion accessories, jewelry and functional house items and design pieces according to your tastes and interests. Each accessory design workshop includes the cost of all materials, tools and individual guidance from an expert craftsman (or woman) in an exclusive location unknown to most tourists.

3 Hours Length

Accessory Design Workshop:
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Guided visits to creative spaces and fashion studios of
Tel Aviv designers

Looking past storefront boutiques and galleries, Eager Tourist Guided Fashion Experiences connect guests with fashion designers themselves, bringing you "backstage" into the creative workspaces and homes of the city's leading talent for an insider's glimpse of what it takes to be a designer in Tel Aviv.

2 Hours Length

Guided Fashion Studio Experience:
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Fashion boutique neighborhood walking guide

Peering past commercial shopping centers, Tel Aviv is home to a vast collection of design boutiques created by homegrown Israeli fashion designers, where patrons can interact and meet the designers themselves without a sales clerk foiling the experience. Eager Tourist arranges expert-guided local fashion boutique tours led by local fashion bloggers and enthusiasts according your specific tastes, designed to create a human connection and relationship between consumer and designer.

3 Hours Length

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CYCLING & FITNESS


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CYCLING & FITNESS


Tel Aviv's 10+ miles of Mediterranean coastline and nearly perfect year-round weather are ideal for cycle and fitness-minded travelers with a healthy perspective. Our team of athletes and fitness enthusiasts will tour you through the city by bicycle or foot to under-the-radar look-out points, breathtaking scenery and local haunts.

Guided cycling experience through 
 historic sites, hidden beaches & culinary haunts

We wonder if Tel Aviv's founders mapped out the city with urban cyclists in mind. If so, they did one hell of a good job. Tel Aviv is perfectly designed for cyclists and biking enthusiasts, boasting a flat urban landscape, flat roads and beachside bike lanes ideal for exploring hard-to-reach points in the city where hidden art spaces, culinary haunts and lookout points await around the corner. The Eager Tourist Insider's Cycling Experience equips guests with a bicycle (and helmet), as well as an expert city cyclist who will guide you to dynamic neighborhoods and hangout spots unknown to most travelers.

3 Hours Length

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Individual or group yoga lessons on an exclusive Tel Aviv rooftop

Yoga is known to elevate the mind, body and soul. While in Tel Aviv, enjoy a breathtaking city view while practicing dynamic Flow yoga in English, led by an expert Eager Tourist yoga instructor. Following the class, Eager Tourist yoga practitioners are provided access to a private Jacuzzi and small pool to help cool off. Water and tea are also offered to all yoga participants. The classes are suitable for beginners and intermediate practitioners, both male and female.

90 Minutes Length

Rooftop Yoga Lesson:
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Running tours led by local fitness experts

Running is perhaps the perfect remedy for a lengthy flight abroad, mixing up the blood flow and releasing much needed endorphins to get back in the groove. Tel Aviv, a city robust with dynamic neighborhoods, sites, locales and a gorgeous Mediterranean shoreline, is ideal for runners looking to experience the city with a quicker stride. Eager Tourist offers "Neighborhood Running Tours" led by local athletes and running enthusiasts who know Tel Aviv like the back of their foot, bringing travelers into the heart and contours of the city through an inspiring, active lens.

60 Minutes Length

Neighborhood Running Tour:
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CULINARY


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CULINARY


Indulge in Tel Aviv's bustling markets, high-end restaurants and ethnic foodie staples through guided culinary expeditions led by local chefs and insiders. We create exclusive culinary experiences in Tel Aviv, from cooking, and food styling workshops to dinners in private residences.

Beer Master's Excursion Through Tel Aviv

Israel’s boutique beer scene has exploded over the past few years, with homemade microbrews and local beer-focused bars expanding by the minute in Tel Aviv. What better way to learn about local ingredients, homegrown brewing processes and sampling techniques than with a brew maker him (or her) self? Eager Tourist will take you on an expert’s beer tasting journey where guests will enter home-based breweries, microbreweries and beer-focused bars to meet the makers, learn about the producing techniques, various ingredients and diversity of flavor and taste, and sampling each and every beer along the way. End your flavorful journey with authentic Israeli munchie food according to your palate. 

3 Hours Length

Beer Excursion of Tel Aviv:
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Cooking Workshop with a Homegrown TLV Chef

Arrive in the private residence of one of Tel Aviv’s local culinary experts for a flash-cooking workshop within a professional-grade kitchen. Guests will have the chance to master some of the most traditional Israeli cuisine items, from fresh and innovative salads, Tajine, shakshuka and kebabs and beyond for a festive multi-course meal along with Israeli boutique wine pairings.

4 Hours Length

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Culinary Market Adventure

Tel Aviv's markets are vibrant and robust with fresh produce and more authentic food stalls that one can count. Looking past the obvious, out-of-this-world home-style eateries, bakeries and specialty shops are nestled throughout neighborhoods surrounding the markets. Our Expert-Guided Market Tour will include visits to hyperlocal eateries, restaurants and delicacies shops not to be missed by any foodie.

3 Hours Length

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MUSIC


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Tel Aviv is a hotbed for music lovers, boasting homegrown artists and musicians of various genres performing in private studios, DIY venues and street corners on any given night. Guests of Eager Tourist will have access to exclusive performances, intimate jam sessions and master classes led by Tel Aviv's creative musician aficionados.

Visits to studios and creative labs of local DJs

Every musician knows that it's inside the studio where creative genius and composition occurs. Eager Tourist "Music Studio Experiences" will bring travelers into the personal creative spaces, music studios and rehearsal labs of Tel Aviv's most inspiring and creative musical talents, creating a direct relationship and connection between listener and performer.

3 Hours Length

Music Studio Experience:
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Jam & Music recording session

Tel Aviv's is home to an organic, indie music culture pervading several genres, influences and composition types unique to this distinctive city. Our Eager Tourist "Jam + Recording Session" experience will bring travelers to the personal rehearsal and recording spaces of top Tel Aviv artists and musicians, including a chance to play your instrument of choice, meet and collaborate with local musicians, and even record your own masterpiece to take back with you after your stay.

3.5 Hours Length

Jam & Music Recording Session:
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DJ Master classes and record-digging with Tel Aviv insiders

Record-digging abroad is a must for any music fanatic looking to sample local sounds. Eager Tourist offers an exclusive music experience guided by top local DJs, including visits to local record stores and access to music production spaces to see firsthand how tracks are sampled and beats are made, from start to finish.

3 Hours Length

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PHOTOGRAPHY


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PHOTOGRAPHY


Tel Aviv’s spontaneous nature and diverse neighborhoods are ideal for professional and amateur photographers looking to capture the city one frame at a time. Eager Tourist offers photographic expeditions through Tel Aviv’s ever-changing scenery, arming guests with a camera and roll of film, and developing and printing each image for a personal photo album inspired by the city’s creative core.

Street photography workshops led by local photographers

All keen photographers know the best place to capture the city light and environment is on the street. That's why we offer an exclusive "Street Photography Workshop" led by local photographers who will guide participants to the city's most inspiring look out points, dynamic neighborhoods filled with locals of all walks of life, and hidden hotspots unknown by mass guide books and tour operators.

3 Hours Length

Street Photography Workshop:
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35mm photography workshop

Why limit your photographic skills to simple iPhone pics and flimsy point-and-shoot cameras? Tone your photographic eye and camera know-how with 35mm photography workshops led by Eager Tourist. We will arm you with a 35mm camera and film, and teach you the basics of film photography, followed by a walking tours of Tel Aviv's dynamic neighborhoods and local's only hangout spots. Following the tour, we will deliver your roll of film to our exclusive development shop and print your beautiful images for a personal photo album, bringing your Eager Tourist Tel Aviv travel experience to life through grainy, beautiful and captivating imagery.

2 Hours Length

35mm Photography Workshop:
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Create a personal
Tel Aviv photo album directly from your Instagram account

Why limit your stunning photos of Tel Aviv to digital-only copies, when you can create and print a customized photo album highlighting your travels. Eager Tourist is partnering with one of Tel Aviv's leading photo print studios to create customized photo albums printed directly from your personal Instagram account. Guests need only hashtag #eagertourist to gain access to our catalog of Tel Aviv images. Following your stay, we will upload and print your images and create an easy-to-transport photo book of Tel Aviv through your personal lens.

Instagram Photo Album:
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ARCHITECTURE


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Tel Aviv is chock-full of unique architecture and design specimens, from historic Ottoman, Bauhaus international-style buildings to contemporary design concepts. Our team of local architects (and enthusiasts) will guide you past the city’s most spectacular buildings and architectural marvels not listed in modern guidebooks.

 Bauhaus, Eclectic and Ottoman-era architecture walking expeditions 

View spectacular Bauhaus and Eclectic architecture buildings in Tel Aviv from an insider's perspective, guided by city architecture experts, bloggers and designers themselves. Our insider's architecture tour will incorporate various elements of architecture in Tel Aviv, from the Colonial and Ottoman architecture-style buildings in Jaffa to a wide-range of internationally-influenced structures in and around Tel Aviv, all through the perspective of locals who best know the city.

2.5 Hours Length

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Exploring the Churches of Jaffa

The seaside city of Jaffa is the oldest known port in the world, and the site of the biblical story of Jonah and the Whale. Jaffa's history pervades elements of conquerors and rulers past. An undiscovered element in Jaffa is the city's collection of historic churches open to the public at select hours. Eager Tourist guides guests inside Jaffa's stunning display of meticulously preserved historic churches in locations known to locals only.

2 .5 Hours Length

Churches of Jaffa:
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Insider visits into the design studios of leading Tel Aviv architects 

Tel Aviv's collection of Bauhaus and Eclectic style architecture buildings features far more than meets the eye. The city is home to some of the world's most innovative architects, visionaries in their own right who create masterpieces throughout the city and around the world. The Eager Tourist architecture studio tour will foster new relationships with top architects in Tel Aviv, including an immersive meeting in private studios, and visits to one-of-a-kind buildings favorited (And designed) by the architects themselves.

3 Hours Length

Architecture Design Studio Tour:
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Testimonials


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Testimonials


TESTIMONIALS

“Eager Tourist creates tailor-made hyperlocal experiences for travelers in Tel Aviv who prefer their vacation not be filtered through the eyes of Fodors.”

- Lara Ceroni, FILLER MAGAZINE

"Arm yourself with hyper-local tips from Eager Tourist, and map out your itinerary for each day (I went neighborhood by neighborhood)." 

Annie Fitzsimmons,
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TRAVELER

"The best way to see a vibrant city like Tel Aviv is through the eyes of a local. Don’t know one? We didn’t either, so we met with Ross Belfer, a well-connected American living in Tel Aviv. Belfer just launched his own travel company called Eager Tourist that provides custom itineraries for visitors. Want to visit a local chef’s home kitchen? See the studios of up-and-coming artists? Go for a running tour of the city? This guy has you covered."

Jeremy Berger,   
  
GEARPATROL

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