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If you are looking for a fun, informative, well organized and hassle-free tour when you are in Israel you are in the right place. Let me show you the country and bring each site to life with a creative and inspirational tour tailored exactly to your...more
17 Negba, Jerusalem 9322019, Israel
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Reviewed January 8, 2019

Helen really helped us make the most of our short time in Jerusalem. She really brought history alive for us and we would not have enjoyed it half as much without her. She was also incredibly patient given that our party included a 6-month old...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Helen C, Owner at Helen Cohn Tour, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2019

I’m really glad you enjoyed your introduction to Jerusalem. It’s a wonderful city with a very special flavour. I hope you will all come back soon to experience more of it’s delights.

Reviewed December 8, 2018

We lucked into our tour with Helen Cohn at the last minute when our original plans fell through. We contacted Helen the week before so she could gather input and plan our itinerary. Having a balanced tour of the Old City’s Muslim, Christian and Jewish...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Helen C, Owner at Helen Cohn Tour, responded to this reviewResponded December 9, 2018

Hi Wendy, it was a pleasure to tour with you and welcome you back to Jerusalem after a hiatus of 50 years! I’m so glad you enjoyed seeing the city with a fresh perspective and I hope you won’t leave it too long before you...More

Reviewed June 12, 2018

Wow, what a fantastic day of touring with Helen! Helen was our guide for a full day of touring that included the old city of Jerusalem and the ancient ruins at Herodion (King Herod's palace and tomb in the Judean desert just outside of Jerusalem)....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Helen C, Owner at Helen Cohn Tour, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2018

Thank you for your kind words. It's always fun to show people a side of the city they haven't previously encountered and to go a little further afield if there is the opportunity. There is so much to see in this tiny country I hope...More

Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

For us it has been the first time visiting Israel and we have booked Helen to show us around the Old City of Jerusalem and the City of David twice for half a day. We also booked one full day trip to the Dead Sea...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Helen C, Owner at Helen Cohn Tour, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2018

I'm delighted you enjoyed our time together and the sites we visited. I look forward to having the opportunity to show you some more of the wonderful places Israel has to offer on another visit.

Reviewed February 21, 2018

Helen took a party of our friends on a whirlwind trip around northern Israel, taking in a very informative visit to Caesarea, lunch at a fantastic restaurant with unusual cuisine and a wine tasting to finish us all off. She is an extremely knowledgeable guide...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Helen C, Owner at Helen Cohn Tour, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2018

I'm delighted you enjoyed our day together. There are so many more places to see and over 200 more wineries to visit! I hope this little taster has whet your appetite to return and explore some more of Israel.

Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

If anyone is planning a trip to Israel 🇮🇱 then I highly recommend booking Helen. The 4 hours my 12 year old son and I spent with her, on our private tour were so interesting. Her knowledge of Jerusalem history, particularly the Old City where...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Helen C, Owner at Helen Cohn Tour, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2018

It was a great idea to book a tour for your son's bar mitzvah. This way he got to learn about his heritage and it helps to give the occasion so much more significance. It's always fun to see the city through tourists eyes and...More

Reviewed November 3, 2017

Every time we take friends to Jerusalem we ask Helen to do the tours. She is an amazing guide, she makes history easy and interesting to understand even for little children, yet every time we go with her there is always something new. Just when...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Helen C, Owner at Helen Cohn Tour, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2018

It's always a challenge to keep first time visitors and well seasoned tourists happy. Jerusalem has got such a rich history that there are no shortage of places to visit and sites to see even in areas where you have been before. Israel is a...More

Reviewed October 29, 2017

10 hours of non-stop education, enjoyment and good company. Helen not only possesses an encyclopedic knowledge of the history of Jerusalem, but she is a wonderful person with whom to spend the day.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Helen C, Owner at Helen Cohn Tour, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2017

I'm delighted you enjoyed our time together in Jerusalem and hope that now you have had a small taste of what Israel has to offer, it will not be too long before you come back to see some more.

Reviewed October 18, 2017

We asked Helen to organise a tour of Jerusalem and the Dead Sea for our family party of 6 ranging in ages from 9 to 70+. We spent a wonderful day touring by car to Masada, Ein Gedi and the Dead Sea followed by a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Helen C, Owner at Helen Cohn Tour, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2017

It was a lot of fun touring together and I'm so glad the younger generation enjoyed their first visit to Israel. I look forward to showing you all more of the country when you come back next time.

Reviewed August 11, 2017

One of my better decision was to ask Helen to create an itinerary for a week in Israel and for her to be our guide. My sister, her husband and I were introduced to Helen by a friend. After weeks of exchanging emails, we agreed...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Helen C, Owner at Helen Cohn Tour, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2017

It was wonderful to have the opportunity to guide you and your family on your first visit to Israel. I'm so pleased to have been able to personalise your itinerary to include off the beaten track sites that meant so much to you. There is...More

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Nancy S
February 24, 2016|
Response from Helen C | Property representative |
Hello Nancy. I'd be delighted to take you and your daughter on a half day walking tour when you come to Israel. There are a number of experiential or hands on activities that could enhance the tour for her and I would be... More