08:00 Pick up from the hotel/ship.
Drive north along the Sharon Coast and the Carmel Coast to Dor Nachsholim beach, walk along this lovely sandy beach to Tel Dor. Visit this archeological site lying on a small headland at the north side of a protected inlet, it is identified with Biblical Dor, and with Dor/Dora of Greek and Roman origins. The documented history of the site begins in the Late Bronze Age (though the town itself was founded in the Middle Bronze Age, c. 2000 BCE), and ends in the Crusader period.
We proceed further north along the Carmel beach to Ein Hod, the Artists Village overlooking the fort of Atlit. Ein Hod is a charming, picturesque artists’ village set in the heart of the Carmel Forest, enjoy a walking tour of the village and visit the central gallery.
Travel to Mt.Carmel, visit the Druze villages of Ussefia and Daliat El Carmel where we take a close look at the Druze community, one of the ethnic religious minorities that live in harmony in Israel. Our next stop is the Muchraka-The Horn of the Carmel, we stop to visit the Carmelite Monastery and enjoy the breathtaking view of the Jezreel Valley and the Lower Galilee.
Driving back to our point of departure we make a stop at the charming town of Zichron Yaakov, This picturesque Moshava semi-cooperative farming community built at the tip of the Carmel mountain range is the first moshava ever built in Israel and is a main tourism and vacation site in this region. We stroll along Ha-Meyasdim Street in the town center, which has become a very popular pedestrian mall and view the famous Carmel Winery.
Return to hotel/ship.