Akko Old City Private Guided Tour plus Market Tasting

From Tel Aviv

Premium
From$475

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Take the IsraelRail train along the Mediterranean Coast
  • Visit the famous Hospitaller Citadel (Knights’ Halls)
  • Listen to the stories inside the Turkish Hamam
  • Explore the Templars’ Tunnel
  • Stroll around the Old Akko market
  • See the art in the Okashi Museum
  • Visit the Treasures in the Walls Museum
  • Get a taste of local cuisine at the Old Akko Market

DESCRIPTION

  • This day tour includes train tickets, the Akko 5-Museums-Combiticket, a three hour private guided tour of the old city, and a tasting card for the Old Akko Market – a perfect day trip!
  • Visiting Akko is a journey to a glorious past and a one-of-a-kind experience. The city’s fascinating historical heritage, a rare blend of East and West, authentic glimpses from the past, and unique mix of religious beliefs and remnants from different cultures, have all turned Akko into one of the most vital Ancient World cities. You will find the traces of diverse cultures, ranging from the Canaanites, to the Romans, the Byzantines, the Crusaders, the Mamluks, the Turks and the British.
  • Akko has a lot to offer to any visitor. Check out our tour’s itinerary and watch the video below to find out more.

What’s included

train

Train

Roundtrip ticket Tel Aviv – Akko
Valid until the last train of the booked day

local-transportation

Public Transportation

Valid in Akko
This IsraelRail card is valid for the local Akko buses and train

Ticket

Combined Ticket Old City Akko

Including the Hospitaller Citadel (Knights’ Halls), the Turkish Bath, the Templars’ Tunnel, the Okashi Museum, & the Treasures in the Walls Museum. Some of the museums provide a free audio guide

Guide

Private Guided Tour

A 3-hour tour in the Old City

Old Akko Market

Taste four unique dishes in the Old Akko Market

Travel Itinerary Packet

Itinerary and map of Akko

10 hours
1-15
Availability

En, De, Ru, Fr, It, Sp, Ch, Po
En, De, Ru, Fr, It, Sp, Ch, Po
En, De, Ru, Fr, It, Sp, Ch, Po
En, De, Ru, Fr, It, Sp, Ch, Po
En, De, Ru, Fr, It, Sp, Ch, Po

Bus #13, departing every 15 minutes takes you into the Old City in about 5-7 minutes and is free with your IsraelRail Card.

Alternatively, a taxi is about 20 NIS and if you are feeling up for it, the Old City of Akko is a 20-minute walk from the train station.

Tip

El-Jazzar Mosque opening hours change according to prayer times (10 NIS fee) This is Israel’s largest mosque outside of Jerusalem and the largest one among the mosques built in Israel during the Turkish period

Meeting Point

Take the train from the Hahagana train station to the Akko station and continue to the Akko Visitor Center reception desk where you can collect your Museum Pass and meet your tour guide. Visitors Center is open from 8:30 am – 18:30 pm at Weizman St 1, Old City Akko

Dropoff Point

Bus #3, departing every 15 minutes takes you from the Old City to the Akko train station and is free with your IsraelRail Card.

Itinerary

Akko
Take the train to Akko Station

Ride like the locals from Tel-Aviv and enjoy the Mediterranean coastal view.

Arrive at the Akko Station

Exit the station and walk left to the nearby bus stop #13.

Akko Bus Stop 13
Take Bus #13 to Old City Akko

The bus departs every 15 minutes and is a short 5-7 minute ride to the Old City of Akko.

Visitor Center Akko
Arrive at the Akko Visitor Center

Exchange your voucher for the Combined Museum Ticket.

Akko Old City Private
Meet your Akko Old City Private Tour Guide

Start your Private Akko Old City Walking Tour.

Akko Museum Signs
Visit the Museums at your own pace

We suggest the following order  (1) Hospitaller Citadel (Knights’ Halls), (2) Turkish Bath, (3) Time at the market, (4) Templar Tunnels, (5) + (6) If time allows visit the Okashi Museum and the Treasures in the Walls Museum

Food Tastings in the Old Akko Market

Stroll through the market and taste the authentic Akko cuisine. Make sure to leave some time for a relaxing cup of tea or coffee!

Tel Aviv Allenby
Heading back to Tel Aviv

The train leaves Akko station to Tel Aviv approximately every 20 minutes, late into the evening.

ADDITIONAL INFO

Train Station Security Checks

Entry to all train stations is subject to a personal baggage check.

Every station entrance is manned by security guards who operate by Israel Police guidelines and are committed to upholding your dignity and safety during the security check.

Please be aware that lines may develop at the security check stations during peak hours in the morning and afternoon/evening (6:00 am-9:00 am and 15:00-19:00), so you must arrive sometime before your train’s departure.

In cooperation with: