In European countries tap water is fine to drink. In the Middle East, circumstances vary. In Israel/Palestine and Jordan, tap water is fine to drink. Other places require caution. Our staff will give you specific guidelines for the countries in which you travel. However, as added “insurance” practice, many people like to purchase bottle water. You will want to bring bottled water with you during each touring day. Dehydration can be a problem for Middle East travelers, making them ill. Be sure to drink plenty of fluids. Also, a product called “Immodium A-D” is available over the counter at any drug store. It is a good idea to carry this with you, even though it will probably not be necessary.