• Shore Excursions from Haifa

  • While docking in Haifa, travelers have the opportunity to choose from a variety of tour itineraries, some that combine visits to surrounding areas such as Akko and Rosh Hanikra; or depart from Haifa for a tour of Tel Aviv and Jaffa. Visits are based on ability, personal interest and time limitation.  

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Visits are based on ability, personal interest and time limitation. Vans are equipped with a lift and are able to take 3 persons in wheelchairs and 5 people without wheelchairs. Day tours are led by an English speaking tour guide/driver who is experienced with working with people with disabilities and special needs. Equipment rentals such as wheelchairs (electrical or manual) as well as scooters are also available for rental.   

Christian Galilee tour

The tour departs Haifa port at 8am. We start with a wonderful panoramic overview of Haifa. Continue through the Lower Galilee to Migdal. Visit the Sea of Galilee, Mount of Beatitudes, Tabgha, the Church of the Multiplication and Capernaum. Stop for lunch break (on your own) in Tiberias. Continue to Nazareth for sightseeing and then visit the accessible parts of the Basilica of Annunciation, our last stop in the tour. Arrive back in Haifa at 6pm.

Haifa and Akko tour

The tour departs Haifa port at 8am.Our day will start overlooking the beautiful Baha’i Gardens, Haifa Bay and the north of Israel (sometimes you can see all the way to Lebanon!) We will drive north to Akko, the crusaders capital in the 12th century to visit the original and well-kept Crusaders Halls. We then proceed to the Old City and the Arab colorful Market, this is where you will use your bargain skills and we might help you a little…Our last stop will be at authentic Khan al-Umdan from the Ottoman period. Arrive back in Haifa at 4pm.

Haifa, Akko and Rosh Hanikra tour

The tour departs Haifa port at 8am.We leave Haifa and drive to Akko, a world heritage site declared by UNESCO. Our first stop will be at the well preserved Crusaders Halls, an underground city with great stories. Stroll through the lively old city where you can meet the locals in between the narrow streets of the Arab Market. You may want to taste some original Mediterranean food offered at the market, yummy! Continue to Rosh Hanikra near the border with Lebanon where the real excitement begins when you board the cable car for a two minute exhilarating ride down the 210 foot cliff to discover the grottos and caves.  Before returning back to the port of Haifa we will stop for a breathtaking overview of the Baha’i Gardens and Haifa Bay from the top of Mt. Carmel.We return to Haifa at 6pm.

Tel Aviv and Jaffa tour (from / to Haifa)

We leave Haifa for Tel Aviv and Jaffa driving by the beautiful Mediterranean coastal road. Our day begins in Jaffa, famous for its Biblical stories affiliated with Jonah, St. Peter and Solomon. Visit Jaffa port and learn about the great history of the city. Then drive up to the old city for a panoramic overview of Jaffa port and Tel Aviv.

Proceed to Neve Tzedek, the first Jewish neighborhood outside the walls of Jaffa for a stroll throughout the picturesque streets and lovely shops. Our day ends with a sightseeing tour of Tel Aviv viewing the beautiful and historical Rothschild Boulevard, Rabin square, Tel Aviv City Hall and more.We will return to Haifa at 6pm.

The Jewish Galilee Tour

The tour departs Haifa port at 8am. Drive up to the top of Mt. Carmel for an amazing overview of Haifa and the north. Then continue through the Lower Galilee stopping at the ancient village of Magdala where  a synagogue from the Second Temple period was discovered in 2009. Our next stop will be at Kibbutz Nof Ginosar where stop to view the Sea of Galilee Boat most commonly referred to as the Jesus Boat dating from the 1st century C.E. which was discovered in 1986 at the Sea of Galilee. Continuing our drive we come to the resort town of Tiberias and pass by the Maimonides grave, one of the most important Jewish pilgrimage sites in Israel. Maimonides died in 1204 in Cairo. Walk through the promenade and stop for lunch (on your own). Continue to Degania Alef located at the southern end of the Sea of Galilee (Kinneret) to see the first Kibbutz founded in Israel i1909 and hear about Kibbutz life as it was then and now.We will return to Haifa at 6pm.