Israel Explorer Tour – 8 Days

From Tel Aviv

Basic
From2999 NIS

HIGHLIGHTS

 

  • 8 Day Explorer Pass
  • Guided Tour in the Old City of Akko and Jerusalem
  • Exploring the ancient sight Masada
  • Swimming in the Dead Sea
  • Authentic Food Tastings at two markets
  • Weekend in Tel Aviv
  • Entry to two Museums
  • Self-guided, stress free and sustainable traveling like a local

DESCRIPTION

This 8 Day Tour includes the most important sights of Israel and introduces you to the three main cities Haifa, Jerusalem, and Tel Aviv. Explore many other sides of the country and wonder about Israels divers culture, culinary offer and wander to one of the national parks and the desert.

Add optional organized tours to your package, relax or venture out on your own. You decide how packed your schedule is. Guide yourself through the trip but always relay on our permanent travel support.

To make this experience as suitable for you as possible please choose your preferred level of accommodation.

What’s included

Travel Pass

Don´t worry about any extra organizational effort. Get your travel pass at the airport and get ready for a stress-free trip. We got you!

  • Simcard: Unlimited Talk & Text within Israel, landline calls to 40 counties, 100 GB Data
  • Fully charged Transportation Rav Kav Card for 8 days
  • Reusable Bag
  • Tasting Cards for two different markets
  • Voucher for the Israel Museum and the Museum of Modern Art

Overnights

7 overnights including breakfast
2 x Haifa / 3 x Jerusalem /  2 x Tel Aviv
Category A – Guesthouse Hostels (e.g. The Post, The Spot, Abrahams Hostels)
Category B – Budget Hotels (e.g. Prima Park, Grand Beach)
Category C – Boutique Hotels (e.g. Hotels of the Atlas Group)

Guide

Tour

  • Self-guided Tour in the city of Akko
  • 4 hour Guided Group Tour in the Old City of Jerusalem
  • Self-guided Day Tour to Masada and the Dead Sea

Travel Assistant

We don´t leave you hanging! Chat with us during your travels.

JerusalemRail Digital Guide

Guide yourself through Jerusalem with our POP- Guide App and get inspired by more than 100 points of interests. Learn more about historic sights and check out some of our favorite cafés and restaurants.

8 Days
Overnight in Hotel 7 Nights
Independent Traveler
Availability

 

 

Please notice that the public transportation is not running between 2:00 pm on Fridays until approximately 20:00 pm on Saturday due to Sabbat. Taxis or Gett are available any time.

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

Tip

To make your Israel experience more authentic treat yourself on a Falafel at Saluf and Sons in Tel Aviv. It’s really delicious!

Meeting Point

Ben Gurion Airport

Dropoff Point

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

Itinerary

Arrival at Ben Gurion Airport

Welcome to Israel. Your travel pass is waiting for you at the Simcard Store 019. Get ready for your journey.

Train to Haifa

Transfer on your own by train from Ben Gurion Airport to Haifa.

Check-In at Hotel

Check in at your accommodation and get settled in.

Haifa Bahai Temple
Bahai Temple Visit

Depending on the time of your arrival: Join the official 1-jour Bahai Guided Tour or discover the Gardens on our own! The view is amazing and its a perfect sport to enjoy the sunset.

Dinner

Enjoy your first authentic Israeli meal in one of many great restaurants in Haifa.

Haifa City Museum
Overnight in Haifa

Get a good night sleep.

Israeli Breakfast
Israeli Breakfast

Enjoy your first authentic Israeli Breakfast.

 

Train to Akko

Take the Tain to Akko where you are going to spend the day.

Akko Old City
Self-guided tour

Find your way to the Acre Visitor Center. Here you will get the tickets for the sights that are 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
Food tasting

Enjoy lunch at the Old Akko Market. Taste the variety of different authentic food.

Free Time

You can either spend the afternoon in Akko or take back the train to Haifa so you get to see more sights there.

Train back to Haifa

Time to get back to Haifa.

Mount Carmel

We recommend you to visit the beautiful Stella Maris Monastary and enjoy the view of Haifa from the top of Mount Carmel. Take the cable car down Mount Carmel and enjoy the view of the Haifa bay area. The ride is about 5 minutes and costs 25 NIS. The sight is open open until 6 pm.

Haifa Hotel
Overnight in Haifa

Enjoy you last night in Haifa.

Israeli Breakfast
Israeli Breakfast

Enjoy the authentic Israeli Breakfast at your accommodation.

Train to Jerusalem

Take the train to Jerusalem. In only 2 hours you will be in the Holy City.

Check-In Hotel

Check in at your accommodation.

Explore Jerusalem

Discover Jerusalem with our App! Guide yourself through the holy city! Unlimited tram rides, inside tips, self-guided tours and audio-guides included.

 

 

Yehuda Market

Take a stroll to the famous Yehuda Market and enjoy your second food tasting to have the perfect authentic start for your stay in Jerusalem.

Israel Museum

Learn more about the history of the Land of Israel, admire impressive art and dive into the religious and secular material culture of Jewish communities worldwide. Make sure to calculate enough time for your visit – there is a a lot to see and the museum is open util 21:00!

Israeli Breakfast
Israeli Breakfast

Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel.

Jerusalem Old City Tour

Find your way to the Jaffa Gate. From there the Jerusalem Old City guided Group Tour will start. The 4 hour tour has a break and you will stop at a local food place for lunch.

Explore Jerusalem with your App

Curious to see more? Let yourself guide through the city with your app. After strolling around you can also check out some of the listed restaurants and cafés.

Mahane Yehuda restaurant
Dinner

Make yourself a nice evening in Jerusalem.

Israeli Breakfast
Israeli Breakfast

Enjoy the breakfast at your accommodation.

Pick-Up

Meet the driver for the tour to Masada at the pick-up location.

Masada National Park
Masada

Take the cable car to the top of the Masada Fortress. Enjoy the amazing view over the Masada National Park!

Ein Gedi Oasis

Hike in the national park Ein Gedi and explore the desert.

Dead Sea

Relax and float in salty water of the Dead Sea after hiking in the Ein Gedi desert.

Free time

You will be back in Jerusalem in the early evening. Enjoy your last night in Jerusalem.

Israeli Breakfast
Israeli Breakfast

Enjoy the breakfast at your accommodation.

Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum
Yad VaShem

The Holocaust Memorial Museum Yad Vashem is one of the most important sights in Israel and kind of a “cultural obligatory” visit. The entrance is free. It might be a last moving experience before going to Tel Aviv for the weekend.

Tel Aviv Train Station
Train to TLV

Take the train to Tel Aviv whenever you are ready for your last stop in Israel.

Overnight Tel Aviv
Check-In at Hotel

Check in at your hotel.

Old Yafo-TelAviv
Explore TLV

Spend the afternoon in Israel according to your own taste: Relax at a cafe in Florentin, discover the old city of Jaffa, or just hang out on the beach.

Tel Aviv Night Out
TLV Nightlife

Why not diving into Tel Avivs legendary nightlife?Enjoy your first night in the most vivid city!

Israeli Breakfast
Israeli Breakfast

Enjoy the Israeli Breakfast at  your hotel.

Museum of Art

Need more cultural input? Time to visit the Tel Aviv Museum of Art and spend the afternoon by admiring some really spectacular pieces of art. If you want to dive deeper into Tel Avivs art scene here are some more recommendations.

 

Rent a bike.

A great way to explore Tel Aviv is by bike. You can go to the different quarters and experience their unique charm and vibe.

Beach in Tel Aviv
Sunset at the Beach

Treat yourself for a drink at one of the beach bars and enjoy a magnificent last sunset. It’s really worth it!

Haifa Hotel
Overnight in TLV

Enjoy your last night in Israel.

Israeli Breakfast
Israeli Breakfast

Enjoy your last Israeli breakfast.

Tel Aviv Levinsky Market
Flea Market in Old Jaffa

Still need a souvenir to bring home? Why don’t you check out some of the other charming markets?  Wandering through Jaffa flea market (Shuk HaPishPushim) will for sure be a memorable experience.

Savidor Train Station - Train
Train to the Airport

It’s slowly coming to an end. Take the train to the Airport

ELAL Airline
Fly back home

Time to say “Lehitraot” to Israel! See you soon!

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