Haifa Private Guided Tour

from Tel Aviv

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From$475

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Take the train up the Mediterranean Coast
  • Experience Haifa with a local private guide
  • Visit the Wadi Nisnas market, a unique coexistence of Jews and Arabs
  • Walkthrough the terraces of the Bahá’í Gardens
  • Take in the breathtaking view of the Haifa port by way of the cable car
  • Explore and learn about the German Colony and the history of the Templars

DESCRIPTION

Start your day at the Hahagana train station in Tel Aviv and receive your travel itinerary packet from our IsraelRail representative. From here you will ride like the locals from Tel Aviv along the Mediterranean Sea to Haifa, the third-largest city in Israel to meet your Local Tour Guide!

The Haifa Bahá’í Gardens start from the crest of Mount Carmel and descend to the level of the golden-domed Shrine of the Báb and continue along paved paths and stairs. You will pass through both formal and informal parts of the gardens and enjoy magnificent views of the city, the Galilee Hills, and the Mediterranean Sea. You will learn about the history of this community, how they came to build their World Center on Mount Carmel, and what activities are carried on in the buildings located in the gardens and the shrine.

Continuing to explore Haifa you’ll visit places like the German Colony, the Wadi Nisnas market and take a ride to the top of Mount Carmel by way of the cable car. This day is designed to show you the best of Haifa through the eyes and heart of a knowledgable local tour guide.

What’s included

train

Train

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

local-transportation

Local Transportation

Valid in Haifa
This IsraelRail card is valid for the local Haifa buses, train and Carmelit subway

Guide

Private Guided Tour

A 5-hour private tour in Haifa

Travel Itinerary Packet

Itinerary and map of Haifa

10 hours
1-10
Availability

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Use your IsraelRail card for all local transportation in Haifa, including the Carmelit subway!

Tip

We suggest leaving Tel-Aviv Hahagana train station no later than 9:00 AM to meet your private tour guide at the Haifa Center HaShmona Station

Meeting Point

Take the train from the Hahagana train station to the Haifa Center HaShmona Train Station meeting your guide just outside the train station

Dropoff Point

The tour will conclude in Haifa near the German Colony

Itinerary

Haifa Baha'i Gardens
Visit the Bahá’í Gardens

The Bahá’í Gardens are located at 45 Yefe Nof Street

HAIFA VISITING HOURS

Shrine and inner gardens:
9:00–12:00 daily

Outer gardens:
9:00–17:00 daily

Haifa City Museum
Explore and learn about the German Colony

The German Colony was established in Haifa in 1868 by the German Templers. It was the first of several colonies established by the group in the Holy Land. Some of the old Templer homes have been restored in recent years. Buildings along Ben-Gurion Boulevard have been turned into cafés, boutiques, hotels, and restaurants, one of these houses is the Haifa City Museum. Today the colony has become the center of Haifa nightlife

Haifa Cable Car
Take the cable car to the top of Mount Carmel

At the top of Mount Carmel is the Stella Maris Monastery which serves as a centre of Carmelite spirituality throughout the world

Hahagana Train Station
Start at the Tel-Aviv Hahagana Train Station

Get your travel itinerary packet at Hahagana train station in Tel Aviv or one of the local hotels

Israel Train
Take the train to Haifa Center HaShmona Station

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

Akko Old City Private
Meet your Guide

Meet your guide at the Haifa Center HaShmona Train Station

Levinsky Tel Aviv Market
Continue Exploring on your Own

Continue exploring Haifa on your own before heading back to Tel-Aviv

Tel Aviv Allenby
Heading back to Tel Aviv

The train leaves Haifa 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 in accordance with 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 (6:00am-9:00am and 15:00-19:00), so it is important that you arrive sometime prior to your train’s departure.

PLEASE NOTE: This tour is not recommended for people with walking difficulties or health problems.

Cancellation Policy
Any cancellation prior to 48 hours of travel date will incur a fee of $10 USD for the refund procedure.
Upon notice 48 hours advance of departure – the trip is non-refundable!