Tel Aviv City Break Train Package – 3 Day

from Tel Aviv

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Stroll down Tel-Aviv’s famous Rothschild Boulevard
  • Learn the history as well as modern-day life in Tel-Aviv
  • Explore Old City Jerusalem on the guided walking tour
  • Taste famous desserts in the Mahane Yehuda Market in Jerusalem
  • Discover the beauty and vast history in Akko

DESCRIPTION

Riding the Israel Railway on this 3-day trip you will see the best of Israel including Jerusalem, Tel-Aviv, and Akko. This touring experience is designed for independent travelers that want to learn from the locals but still want the freedom to explore each city beyond the guided tours. Day 1 and 2 both have guided group highlight tours of Jerusalem and Tel-Aviv. Day 3 is all about exploring Akko with your friends and family, hearing the stories and learning the history through the comprehensive audio guides set up at each location.

Day 1
Begin your Israeli adventure in the city that never sleeps, Tel-Aviv, with the morning to relax and check-in to the Spot Hostel.
After you are settled in, come join the Tel-Aviv Modern Day City Tour starting from the Jaffa Clock Tower at 14:00. This 3-hour introductory tour of Tel-Aviv combines history, culture, and architecture.

Overnight: The Spot Hostel Tel-Aviv (room upgrades are available)

Day 2
After breakfast, you’ll enjoy a train ride along highway 1 to Jerusalem by way of the new express train, just 34 minutes!
Meeting your tour guide outside the Jaffa Gate and from there you’ll begin your journey through the 3000-year old history of Jerusalem. Walk along with the stations of the cross, the Via Dolorosa, in the footsteps of Jesus on your way to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Visit the grave of Adam and the Hill of Golgotha (or Calvary). Explore the Temple Mount, Dome of the Rock and the Al-Aqsa Mosque and also the Western Wall (Kotel).

After the guided tour, head to the Mahane Yehuda Market and try some of Israel’s favorite desserts. Included is a tasting card set up to taste the best of the market. There is also an audio guide if you want to hear the stories and secrets of the market.

Overnight: The Spot Hostel Tel-Aviv (room upgrades are available)

Day 3
The next train journey takes you alongside the Mediterranean Sea up the coast to the ancient city of Akko. Visit the famous Hospitaller Citadel (Knights’ Halls), the Templar Tunnels and the Turkish Bath. All three of these experiences come accompanied by an audio guide in 10 different languages.

What’s included

train

Train

Round-trip Train Tickets for Tel Aviv, Jerusalem & Akko

local-transportation

Public Transportation

The IsraelRail Rav Kav Card is valid for local buses in all 3 cities as well as the Light Rail in Jerusalem

Guide

Jerusalem Old City Guided Group Tour

4-hour Jerusalem Old City guided group tour with a local licensed English-speaking guide

Mahane Yehuda Market Tasting

Taste three local sweets in the famous Jerusalem Market + audio guide

Guide

Tel-Aviv Modern Day Guided Group Tour

3-hour Modern-day Tel-Aviv guided group tour with a local licensed English-speaking guide

Overnight in Hotel

2 Overnights in Tel Aviv

Overnight at the Spot Hostel (room upgrades available)

Ticket

Akko Old City Combined Museum Tickets

Including the Hospitaller Citadel (Knights’ Halls), the Turkish Bath, the Templars’ Tunnel, the Okashi Museum, & the Treasures in the Walls Museum. The first 3 museums listed provide a free audio guide

3 Days
Overnight in Hotel 2 Nights
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Every day there are different activities offered in The Spot Hostel from Yoga, surfing lessons, cooking classes and more. There is surely something for everyone.

Tip

Feel free to continue exploring on your own after the guided tours!

Meeting Point

The Spot Hostel Tel-Aviv

Dropoff Point

The Spot Hostel Tel-Aviv

Itinerary

Start at the Spot Hostel

Head over to the Spot Hostel to relax, check-in and have a drink at the bar!

Sandemans TLV Clock Tower
Tel-Aviv Guided Group Tour

Discover Tel Aviv’s streets and stories on this 3-hour walking tour

Overnight at the Spot Hostel

If you would like to upgrade your room, not a problem! Ask us and we will check availability.

Tel Aviv Beach
Explore Tel-Aviv On Your Own!

Feel free to continue exploring Tel-Aviv on your own or just simply enjoy a beautiful sunset at the beach

Israeli Breakfast
Breakfast at the Hostel

Enjoy a complimentary breakfast at your hostel

 
Dizengoff/Zidon Bus Stop

Walk to the Dizengoff/Zidon Bus Stop, just 3 minutes from the Spot Hostel. Take bus 104 or 204 to the Hahagana Train Station. 

Tel Aviv Train Station
Tel-Aviv Hahagana Train Station

Take the Express Train from Hahagana Station to Itzhak Navon Station in Jerusalem

Itzhak Navon Station Jerusalem
Arrive at Itzhak Navon Jerusalem Station

Arrive at the Jerusalem Itzhak Navon station after a short 34 minute ride. Exit the station and take the Light Rail towards Heil Ha’avir station

Light Rail - City Hall
Exit the Light Rail at City Hall Station (5th stop)

Exit at the City Hall station and walk along the Old City walls for – 450m (5 min walk), to Jaffa Gate

Jerusalem Old City Guide
Begin the Jerusalem Old City Tour

Meet your tour guide – who will be holding a red umbrella, at 11:00 AM. The Jerusalem Old City Tour lasts upto 4 hours

Machane Yehuda Market
Mahane Yehuda Market Tasting

The Mahane Yehuda Market tasting card provides prepaid “sweet” tastings at 4 different locations. Follow the map on the card and taste your way through the market. Please bring headphones to listen to the audio guide from your mobile phone.

Tel Aviv City
Heading back to Tel Aviv

The last train leaves from Jerusalem Itzhak Navon Station at 21:30. We recommend leaving arriving 20 minutes early, not to miss the last train!

Israeli Breakfast
Breakfast at the Hostel

Enjoy a complimentary breakfast at your hostel

Reading Parking Bus Stop

Walk to the Reading Parking Bus Stop, just 6 minutes from the Spot Hostel. Take bus 56 to the HaShalom Train Station. This is about a 15 minute ride. 

Tel Aviv Train Station
Tel-Aviv HaShalom Train Station

Take the train from HaShalom Train Station to Akko Train Station. This ride is about 1.5 hours

Arrive at the Akko Station

Exit the station and walk left to the nearby bus stop #13

Akko Bus Stop 13
Take Bus #13 to Old City Akko

The bus departs every 15 minutes and is a short 5-7 minute ride to the Old City of Akko

Visitor Center Akko
Arrive at the Akko Visitor Center

Exchange your voucher for the Combined 5 Museum Ticket

Templars' Tunnel Akko-Acre
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

Tel Aviv Allenby
Heading back to Tel Aviv

The train leaves Akko 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 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.

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!

This Package is a combination of 2 Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, free activities, and Accommodation.