A superb 3-day package tour including 2 overnights in the north, covering the Coastal plain, the Golan Heights and the Upper Galilee including the city of Safed. 3 important regions rich in history and archaeology, dotted with several Israeli settlements. See and meet the diversity of the people of Israel, Jews, Arabs-Muslims and Christians, Druze and Circassian in the villages, the small towns and in the cities. Enjoy the special beauty of nature and the land of brooks of water. Join us in this 3-day tour, get closer to the northern boundaries of the country and experience this unforgettable tour of the northern part of Israel.
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A seat in a tourist vehicle sharing with other passengers.
Service of a licensed tourist guide in English.
Service of a licensed tourist vehicle.
3 days of sightseeing as per the itinerary up to 9-10 hours per day.
2 nights of accommodation in a double room at a tourist class hotel.
Breakfast at hotel.
Tour does NOT include
Meals and beverages en route except for breakfast at hotel.
Prices are quoted in USD per person sharing a double room.
Accommodation in a tourist class hotel on BB (bed & breakfast) in the Galilee.
Supplement for a single room $140 for the 2 nights.
This 3 day tour is a combination of the daily tours "The Coastal Route", "The Golan Height" and "The Upper Galilee".
The sequence of the touring days may change.
Confirmation of the tour is subject to hotel availability.
Modest attire is required when visiting the holy sites.
Head cover, comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
Economy class:a group in a tourist bus, (Business class is not available in this tour).
We recommend to book the tour at least 72 hours in advance
Drive north along the Sharon Coast to Caesarea Maritima, its antiquities park is one of Israel’s most impressive parks, housing unique buildings from various periods, standing side by side over an area of 500 dunams (125 acres), there are architectural remains from the Hellenistic period (the 3rd century BCE) to the Crusader period (the 12th century), when Caesarea was a port city and spent many years as Israel’s capital.
Visit the Roman theater, see the recent archaeological excavations with Marine Palace, the Hippodrome, the Bath house, walk into the Crusader city, view of the Ancient Port, the Byzantine street and the Aqueduct.
Continue to the city of Haifa, the 3rd largest city of Israel and its main sea port, ascend Mt.Carmel, enjoy a panoramic view of the city, the Bay and the Bahai Gardens (world center of the Bahai faith).
Proceed to the city of Akko, the capital of the Crusaders kingdom 800 years ago, today an Unseco’s heritage site. Enter the Old city for a walking tour, visit the Underground Crusader city, the Knight Halls and St. John’s crypt, walk through the Templar escape tunnel, see the Arab bazaar, the Fishing port, the Pillars Inn, the Pizan Quarter and the Sea Wall.
We continue to Rosh Hanikra passing Kibbutz Lochamei Hagetaot (the Ghetto Fighters) and the city of Naharia, enjoy the view of the Galilee Coastand the Border to Lebanon, descend by a cable car to the magnificent Marine grottoes for a visit.
We drive north through the Sharon coastal plain following the route of the ancient Via Maris, passing Iron wadi dotted with Arab villages, view of biblical Megiddo overlooking the Plain of Armageddon. We continue our journey east and north along the Jordan Valley on the way to the Sea of Galilee, view of Kibbutz Degania that withstood a heavy attack of the Syrian army in 1948.
We travel further eastward ascending to the Golan Heights overlooking the Yarmuch River and Hammat Gader on the border line between Israel and Jordan. Stop at Hashalom lookout, a breathtaking observation point overlooking the Sea of Galilee and Tiberias.
Travel through the Golan Heights southern plateau, view of former syrian fortifications and the modern Israeli settlements, proceed to Katzrin where we visit the Talmudic village with its ancient synagogue. Proceed to Mt. Bental overlooking Syria and Kuneitra, view of Mt.Hermon.
Drive west, descend to the valley ending at a local Kibbutz.
Begin with a walking tour of the Kibbutz, learn about this unique form of settlement. Travel to the Banias reserve known as Caesarea Philippi, the Banias is one of the sources of the Jordan river, enjoy nature, the local vegetation and waterfall. We proceed further up to the nearby impressive Nimrod castle, formerly a Crusader fort.
We leave the Golan and drive through the Hulla valley and the Upper Galille to the city of Safed the center of the mystic movement of the Kabbala, we tour the local old Artist colony dotted with art galleries and visit local synagogues.
Return to point of departure.
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We collect from most of the hotels in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, as well as from the major hotels in Netanya and Herzliya. Simply select your hotel from the list of hotels while registering for the desired tour and wait in the hotel lobby at the time indicated. The driver will pick you up from the hotel lobby.
Group tours depart from Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Herzliya and Netanya. If your hotel is in one of these cities but is not on the list, please contact us by email and we will provide the nearest pick up location with directions.
On multi-day/weekly tours your luggage accompanies you. Please coordinate the number of suitcases you intend bringing with the office by using the special comments box. It should be noted that we attend to the safety of your belongings but cannot take responsibility for them.
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