Israel Highlights Premium by Train – 8 Days

From Tel Aviv

Premium
from4400 NIS

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Three private guided tours included: Jerusalem Old City, Akko, and 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.
  • Relax at the beaches of Tel Aviv, explore the vibe and the street food.
  • Stay at unique boutique hotels.
  • Travel like a local, sustainable, and with no traffic.

DESCRIPTION

Route: Ben Gurion Airport -> Haifa/Akko -> Jerusalem -> Tel Aviv -> Ben Gurion Airport

  • Get to know Israel in depth, on three private guided Tours, that’ll introduce you to three different and unique cities: Akko, Jerusalem, and Tel Aviv.
  • 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.
  • 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

train

Transportation

All public transportation as described in the itinerary.

Guide

Guided Tours

1 x Guided private tour: Akko Old Town
1 x Guided private tour: Jerusalem Old City
1 x Guided private tour: Tel Aviv

Travel Assistant

First-night personal meet up and online chat while touring.

JerusalemRail Digital Guide

JerusalemRail Digital Guide inklusive 5 self-guided Touren, mehr als 100 POIs und lokale Tips. Führe dich selbst durch die heilige Stadt!

Tasting Cards

1 x Machane Yehuda Market
1 x Akko Old City Market
1 x Levinsky Market 

Overnights

7 overnights including breakfast
1 x Haifa / 3 x Jerusalem / 3 x Tel Aviv 
Stay in boutique hotels in the city center!

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Overnight in Hotel 7 Nights
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In every city, you stay at a boutique hotel in the city center!

Tip

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

Meeting Point

First night – Check Inn in to your hotel in Haifa.

Dropoff Point

Ben Gurion International Airport or feel free to extent and continue to explore Israel on your own.

Itinerary

Ben Gurion Train Station
Arrival at Ben Gurion Airport

Arrive in Israel at the Ben Gurion Airport and say Shalom to Israel! Pick up your data-, train and tour package with all the information you need right at the airport.

Train Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport
Train to Haifa

Transfer on your own by train from Ben Gurion Airport to Haifa (1:10 hour). 

Check in at Hotel

Check in at your Hotel in Haifa. We check the hotels for your and give you the best accommodation for the night. 

Haifa Bahai Temple
Bahai Temple Visit

Depending on the time of your arrival: Join the official Bahai Guided Tour in English (1-hour) or discover the Gardens on our own!

Welcome to IsraelRail
Meet Up!

Meet up with all fellow travelers and our IsraelRail Travel Assistant in Haifa at around 08:00 p.m.!

Haifa City Museum
Overnight: Haifa

Discover Haifas nightlife and/or spent the night resting at your accommodation. 

Israeli Breakfast
Israeli Breakfast

Enjoy an authentic Israeli breakfast!

Akko train station
From Haifa to Akko

Train & public transportation from Haifa to Akko (45min)

Akko Old City Private
Meet your Guide

Meet your tour private tour guide at the Acre visitor center.

Akko Old City
Akko Old Town private tour

Your Guide will show you all the sights included in the 5-Museum-Combiticket:

  1. Hospitaller Citadel (Knights’ Halls)
  2. Turkish Bath
  3. Templar Tunnels
  4. Okashi Museum
  5. Treasures in the Walls Museum
Lunch at the Market

Have lunch at the old town market in Akko. Try a bit of everything with our included bite card!

IsraelRail Train
Head to Jerusalem

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

Ibis Room
Overnight: Jerusalem

Check in at your hotel and relax for the night! 

Israeli Breakfast
Israeli Breakfast

Enjoy an authentic Israeli breakfast!

Private Tour Guide
Meet your Guide

Meet your guide at your hotel or in front of the Jaffa Gate.

Jerusalem Old City Private Tour

Meet with your private tour guide and visit the Holy Sepulcher, the Wailing wall, the Muslim Quarter and many other intriguing sights.

Lunch at the Market

Head to the famous Machane Yehuda Makret for a late lunch and discover Israeli cuisine with our bite card!

Jerusalem Digital Guide

Time to discover Jerusalem on your own! Stroll through the old city with out Digital Guide and discover the city at your own pace. We recommend visiting Mt. of Olives and the Jerusalem by Night Tour

Ibis Room
Overnight: Jerusalem

Rest for the night!

Israeli Breakfast
Israeli Breakfast

Enjoy an authentic Israeli breakfast!

Bethlehem Street
Optional: Bethlehem Morning Tour

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

Jerusalem Digital Guide

Or discover Jerusalem on your own! Now we recommend visiting Mt. of Olives!

Israel Museum Jerusalem
Optional: Museums

Visit either Yad Vashem (for free) or the Israel Museum.

Ibis Room
Overnight: Jerusalem

Rest for the night!

Israeli Breakfast
Israeli Breakfast

Enjoy an authentic Israeli breakfast!

Drive to the Dead Sea

Meet up at Abraham Hostel Jerusalem-Davidka Square and let us drive you to the lowest point on earth!  

Masada National Park
Climb Masada

You can choose between two tours: Be at Masada at sunrise and climb the fortress at 5 a.m or arrive at Masada by 9 a.m. and take the cable car up the fortress.  

Dead Sea
Float in the Dead Sea

Discover Ein Gedi Nature Reserve and float in the Dead Sea. 

Transfer back to Jerusalem

Be back in Jerusalem by 14 or 16 o’clock. 

Yoel Solomon Street Jerusalem
Free Time!

Enjoy Jerusalem on your own. 

Ibis Room
Overnight: Jerusalem

Rest for the night! 

Israeli Breakfast
Israeli Breakfast

Enjoy an authentic Israeli breakfast!

Meet your Guide

Get your luggage from the hotel and take the train form Yitzhak Navon towards Tel Aviv. Check in at your hotel in Tel Aviv. 

Old Yafo-TelAviv
Tel Aviv Guided Private Tour

Meet with your private tour guide and discover the most important sights Tel Aviv has to offer in one morning. Learn about architecture, history, and culture!

Tel Aviv Beach
Free Time!

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

Optional: Pub Crawl

Dive into Tel Avivs crazy nightlife scene! Our Pub Crawl is available on Thursday and Friday! 

Overnight: Tel Aviv

Rest for the night!

Israeli Breakfast
Israeli Breakfast

Enjoy an authentic Israeli breakfast!

Tel Aviv Beach
Tel Aviv Beach

Spend a relaxing morning at one of the 13 beaches in Tel Aviv.

Levinsky Market
Market Tasting

Stroll the Carmel (streetfood), Nahalat Benjamin (handicraft) and Levinsky Market (spices) on your own. Get lunch at the Levinksy Market. Our Tasting Card provides you with an array of local specialties that you can try. 

Optional: 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!

Free Time!

Enjoy Tel Aviv and its vibrant vibe on your own! 

Overnight: Tel Aviv

Rest for the night!

Israeli Breakfast
Israeli Breakfast

Enjoy an authentic Israeli breakfast!

Israel Train Station
Transfer to the Airport

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

ELAL Airline
Fly back Home!

Bye, bye! Say “Lehitraot” to Israel!

ADDITIONAL INFO

HAIFA

  • Haifa is very hilly and has a lot of stairs. Wear comfortable shoes and bring a lot of water and sunscreen with you! Due to the landscape we do not recommend the tour for people with walking difficulties or health problems.
  • You can either walk up to the Gardens or take the bus. Keep in mind that if you walk, it is a 30 minute walk that takes you through a lot of stairs and can be especially challenging during the summer time!
  • The Tour of the Bahai Gardens is organized by the Bahai community and free. Check their website for further information on guided tours and self guided visits.

JERUSALEM

  • The visit to Yad Vashem is free. You need to reserve the time of your visit through their website. The museum is closed on Saturdays.
  • The price for the Israel Museum is not included. You can find the listings on their website. You also need to book your ticket through it. Note that it is closed on Mondays and opens only from 4 p.m. on Tuesdays.

VISITING HOLY SITES

  • Modest clothing is required for visiting holy sites and the Temple Mount. Shoulders and knees must be covered for sacred sites. If you want to go up the Temple Mount, elbows and ankles are required to be covered. The following items are prohibited on the Temple Mount: Religious or political items of any kind, weapons, alcohol, iPads/tablets/eReaders, laptops, selfie sticks and tripods.
  • The Bahai Garden is a Holy Place, as well wear modest clothing that covers your shoulders and knees!

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.