In-depth Israel Highlights tour – 3 cities by Rail

From Tel Aviv

From$899

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Get the most out of the 3 different and unique cities!
  • Discover the North of Israel, including the cities of Haifa and Akko
  • Tasting Cards in Akko and the famous Machane Yehuda Market
  • Guided Old City Jerusalem tour
  • Get to know Jerusalem and find time to discover places at your own pace
  • Masada Sunrise, Ein Gedi Nationalpark and the Dead Sea
  • Guided bike tour of Tel Aviv
  • Shabbat Dinner
  • Relax at the beach of Tel Aviv, explore the vibe and street food of the markets, and the nightlife.
  • Stay at “hip” Guesthouse Hostels or unique Boutique Hotels
  • Travel like a local, sustainable, and with no traffic.

DESCRIPTION

Day 1 – SUNDAY – WELCOME TO ISRAEL

  • Arrival Ben Gurion Airport
  • Full Israel Train Travel Package
  • Transfer on own by train from Ben Gurion airport to Haifa (1:10 hour)
  • Official Bahai Guided Tour in Englisch (1-hour tour) – depending on flight arrival time!
  • 20:00 Meet up with all visitors and our IsraelRail Travel Assistant / @local Haifa bar!

Overnight: Haifa

Day 2 – MONDAY – THE SECRETS OF AKKO

  • Breakfast
  • Train & public transportation from Haifa to Akko (45min)
  • 5 Museums Combi Ticket & Map – Old City Akko
  • Akko Old City Market Tasting Card
  • Discover Akko and Haifa on own

Overnight: Haifa

Day 3 – TUESDAY – WELCOME TO JERUSALEM

  • Breakfast
  • Early morning – train & public transportation from Haifa to Jerusalem (1:55 hour)
  • 11:00 – 15:00 Jerusalem Old City – joining guided Group Tour (English)
  • Time to explore Old City and Jerusalem on own

Overnight: Jerusalem

Day 4 – WEDNESDAY – MASADA, EIN GEDI & DEAD SEA 

  • Breakfast
  • Sunrise Masada, Dead Sea & Ein Gedi (bus tour) – self-guided
  • Hummus Workshop

Overnight: Jerusalem

Day 5 – THURSDAY – BYE, BYE JERUSALEM – WELCOME TO TEL AVIV!

Overnight: Tel Aviv

Day 6 – FRIDAY – TEL AVIV CITY

  • Breakfast
  • Intro Guided – Bike Tour of Tel Aviv (2 hours)
  • Stroll the Carmel / Nahalat Benjamin or Levinsky Market on own
  • A taste of a ” Kabalat Shabat Dinner “

Overnight: Tel Aviv

Day 7 – SATURDAY – RELAX & BEACH DAY

  • Breakfast
  • Enjoy one of the 13 beaches of Tel Aviv or the nearby Park Hayarkon
  • Last evening out in Tel Aviv!

Overnight: Tel Aviv

Day 8 – SUNDAY – DEPARTURE DAY – SEE YOU SOON AGAIN!

  • Breakfast
  • Check Out till 12:00
  • Train transfer Tel Aviv to Ben Gurion Airport (15min ride)

What’s included

  • All public transportation as described in the itinerary
  • Israel Map
  • Personal Travel Assistant (1st night & online while touring)
  • First evening Meet-up at a local bar in Haifa (First drink FREE)
  • 7 overnights including breakfast + 1 x Dinner (Day 6)
  • 2 Nights in Haifa / 2 x Nights in Jerusalem / 3 Nights in Tel Aviv 
  • Categorie A – Guesthouse Hostels
  • Categorie B – Boutique Hotels including “Happy Hour” daily besides Saturday between 17:00 – 19:00
  • 1 x Akko Museum Combi Ticket for 5 museums
  • 1 x Akko Old City Market Tasting Card
  • 1 x Guided Group Tour: Jerusalem (English speaking licensed Tour Guide) 
  • 1 x Masada, Ein Gedi & Dead Sea – Self Guided Day Tour
  • 1 x Hummus Workshop
  • 1 x Machane Yehuda Market Tasting Card and Audio Guide
  • 1 x TLV Pub Crawl
  • 1 x Intro Guided – Bike Tour of Tel Aviv (2 hours)
  • 1 x A taste of a ” Kabalat Shabat Dinner “
8 days
Overnight in Hotel 7 Nights
1-35
Availability

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Choose between 2 Hotel categories: Guesthouse Hostel or Boutique hotels!

Tip

Buy an Internet Data package for your smartphone for the period staying!

Meeting Point

Sunday evening at 20:00 we invite you to meet with our IsraelRail Travel Assistance at a local bar in Haifa together with other IsraelRail travelers.

Dropoff Point

Ben Gurion Internation Airport or feel free to extent and continue to explore Israel.

Itinerary

Train ride Israel
Day 1: Sunday - Welcome to Israel!

Arrival Ben Gurion Airport
Full Israel Train Package @ Airport
Transfer on own with train and railway to Haifa

Haifa Bahai Temple
Welcome to Haifa

You can Check in your hotel in Haifa from 15:00 onwards, or arrive earlier and leave your baggage at the reception and start exploring, and if time allows joining the official guided tour inside the Bahai Temple!

Welcome to IsraelRail
20:00 - see you at a local Haifa bar!

Meet up with other travelers and our IsraelRail Travel Assistant @a local bar in Haifa.

Israeli Breakfast
Israeli Breakfast
Akko train station
Train from Haifa to Akko (about 30min)
Bus in Akko
Take Bus #13 to Old City Akko

The bus departs every 15 minutes and is a short 7-10 minute ride to the Old City of Akko bus station

Visitor Center Akko
Arrive at the Akko Visitor Center

Exchange your voucher for the Combined Museum Ticket

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

Akko Old City Market
Akko Old City Tasting Card
Haifa City Museum
Heading back to Haifa

The train leaves Akko train station to Haifa approximately every 30 minutes, late into the early evening.

Israeli Breakfast
Israeli Breakfast
IsraelRail Train
Early morning train from Haifa to Jerusalem
Jerusalem Old City Guide
4 hours guided tour of Jerusalem's Old City
Jerusalem overnight
Overnight in Jerusalem
Israeli Breakfast
Israeli Breakfast
Masada Sunrise Tour
Sunrise Masada, Dead Sea & Ein Gedi - Day Tour
Dead Sea
Dead Sea Relaxation
Jerusalem Hummus Workshop
Hummus Workshop
Israeli Breakfast
Israeli Breakfast
Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum
Visit the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum
Machane Yehuda Market
Machane Yehuda Market Tasting Card & Audio Guide
IsraelRail Train
Take the fast train from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv Night Out
TLV Group Night Out - Pub and Bars Crawl
Israeli Breakfast
Israeli Breakfast
Bike tour Tel Aviv
Guided Bike Tour of Tel Aviv
Nachalat Benjamin Art Market
Stroll the famous Carmel food & Nachalat Benjamin street art market and
Tel Aviv Levinsky Market
Enjoy the weekend vibe of Tel Aviv
Shabbat Dinner
A taste of a ” Shabbat Dinner "
Israeli Breakfast
Israeli Breakfast
Tel Aviv Beach
Beach Time !
Tel Aviv Beach
More time at the beach !!!
Tel Aviv City
Last evening out in Tel Aviv
Israeli Breakfast
Israeli Breakfast
Tel Aviv Train Station
Train from Tel Aviv to Ben Gurion Airport
Ben Gurion Train Station
Ben Gurion Airport - Train Station
ELAL Airline
Hope to see you soon again travelling with IsraelRail

ADDITIONAL INFO

Day 4:

Masada, Ein Gedi & Dead Sea – Day tour

This is a self-guided tour, meaning that it includes full transportation, but no actual guide.

NOT included in the price:

  • Breakfast, Lunch, and drinks
  • Masada entrance (31 NIS p.P)
  • Ein Gedi entrance (28 NIS p.P)