Israel Highlights Plus by Train – 8 Days

From Tel Aviv



  • 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 for the Akko and Machane Yehuda Markets.
  • Guided Tour of the Old City of Jerusalem.
  • Guided Tour of Bethlehem
  • Masada and the Dead Sea and overnight at the Judean Desert.
  • Relax at the beaches of Tel Aviv, explore the vibe and the street food.
  • Dive into Tel Aviv’s vibrant nightlife with our pub crawl.
  • Travel like a local, sustainable, and with no traffic.


Route: Ben Gurion Airport -> Haifa/Akko -> Jerusalem -> Ein Gedi/Dead Sea -> Tel Aviv -> Ben Gurion Airport

  • The tour includes Israel’s most important sights. By providing you with accommodation, train tickets and some organized activities our package minimizes your preparatory effort. Beyond that, there is a plethora of included activities, that will make your journey an unforgettable experience.
  • There are some amazing included activities on this tour. Check out the itinerary below to see what we have prepared for you in each city.

What’s included



All public transportation as described in the itinerary


7 overnights including breakfast
1 x Haifa / 2 x Jerusalem / 1 x Ein Gedi / 3 x Tel Aviv 
Category A – Guesthouse Hostels
Category B – Budget Hotels
Category C – Boutique Hotels 


Guided Tours

1 x Guided Group Tour: Jerusalem 
1 x Guided Group Tour: Bethlehem
1 x Masada & Dead Sea – Tour  
1 x Tel Aviv Pub Crawl
1 x Tel Aviv Historical AR Graffiti Tour 

Travel Assitant

First-night personal meet up and online chat while touring

JerusalemRail Digital Guide

JerusalemRail digital guide including 5 self-guided tours, more than 100 POIs and local recommendations. Guide yourself through the holy city!

8 days
Overnight in Hotel 7 Nights


Choose between 3 Hotel categories: Hostel, Budget Hotel or Boutique Hotel.


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 extend and continue to explore Israel.


Ben Gurion Train Station
Arrival at Ben Gurion Airport
Train Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport
Train to Haifa

Train from the airport to Haifa (1:10h)

Hotel Bay Club Haifa
Check in at Hotel in Haifa
Knappwurst virtute Die Toten
Bahai Tempel Visit

Depending on flight arrival time: Join the official Bahai guided tour in English (1-hour) and learn about the Bahai World Center and its spectacular gardens!

Welcome to IsraelRail
Meet up!

20:00 Meet up with all fellow travelers and our IsraelRail Travel Assistant / @local Haifa bar!

Hotel Bay Club Haifa
Overnight: Haifa
Israeli Breakfast
Israeli Breakfast
Akko train station
Train from Haifa to Akko

Public transport to Akko (30min)

Akko Old City Market
Lunchtime at the Market in Akko

Get a taste of Israeli cuisine with our bite card in the old town of Akko.

akko-acre port
Haifa and Akko on your own

Discover Haifa and Akko on your own. 

IsraelRail Train
Head to Jerusalem

Train & public transportation from Haifa to Jerusalem (1:55 hour)

Jerusalem overnight
Overnight: Jerusalem
Israeli Breakfast
Israeli Breakfast
Jerusalem Old City
Jerusalem Old City Tour

11:00 – 15:00 Jerusalem Old City- guided Group Tour

Visit the Holy Sepulcher, the Wailing wall, the Muslim Quarter and many other intriguing sights.

Israeli Breakfast
Israeli Breakfast
Bethlehem Street
Bethlehem Morning Tour

Discover the town of Bethlehem with our guided tour.
It includes Manger Square, the Nativity Church, and many other sights!

Israel Museum Jerusalem
Discover More!

Venture out on your own and visit the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum (Free entry) or the Israel Museum (Tickets included).

Transfer to Ein Gedi

Organized bus transfer to Ein Gedi 

Counting Stars

Count the incredible number of Stars visible in the Judean Desert. 

Overnight: Ein Gedi
Masada Sunrise Tour
Sunrise in Masada

Experience the beauty of Masada National Park and the ancient fortress in the early morning hours.

Israeli Breakfast
Israeli Breakfast
Dead Sea
Dead Sea

Float on the salty waters of the Dead Sea.

From the Dead Sea to Be'er Sheva

Drive through the Judean Desert to the capital of the south, Be’er Sheva.

Savidor Train Station - Train
Train to Tel Aviv

Take the train from Be’er Sheva to Tel Aviv (1:05h).

Tel Aviv Night Out
TLV Pub Crawl

Dive into Tel Aviv’s vibrant nightlife with our legendary pub crawl!

Overnight Tel Aviv
Overnight: Tel Aviv
Israeli Breakfast
Israeli Breakfast
Graffiti Tour
Graffiti Tour

Our historical Graffiti tour takes you to a number of murals that depict historical personalities of the city. Scan the paintings with your phone and watch the images come to life!

Tel Aviv Levinsky Market
Tel Aviv Markets

Stroll the Carmel (streetfood), Nahalat Benjamin (handicraft) and Levinsky Market (spices) on your own.

Overnight Tel Aviv
Overnight Tel Aviv
Israeli Breakfast
Israeli Breakfast
Tel Aviv Beach
Beach Time !

Enjoy the day on one of the 13 beaches in Tel Aviv or in the serene Hayarkon Park.

Overnight Tel Aviv
Overnight: Tel Aviv
Israeli Breakfast
Israeli Breakfast
Israel Train Station
Train to the Ariport

Train transfer from Tel Aviv to Ben Gurion Airport (15min ride)

Say “Lehitraot” to Israel!

ELAL Airline
Fly back Home!