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  • Nazareth, Tiberias & Sea of Galilee Day Trip from Tel Aviv

    1. Nazareth, Tiberias & Sea of Galilee Day Trip from Tel Aviv

    See the famous sites of the Holy Land on this amazing historical day tour! You will begin your journey by travelling along Israel’s scenic coastal plain via the plain of Armageddon to Nazareth. In Nazareth, visit the Church of Annunciation and the Church of St. Joseph's carpentry. Traveling on, you will see the Mount of Beatitudes and Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fish at Tabgha. Be amazed by the famous Sea of Galilee and the ruins of the ancient synagogue of Capernaum and the city of Christ. Finally, overlooking Tiberias, you will visit the site of baptism on the Jordan River, where you can have a baptismal service. You will return driving along the view of Mt. Tabor, the site of transfiguration.

    It was really an interesting tour. Things to see are a lot but time spent on each attraction is enough for essentials. Pick up service and transfer very good. Filippo

  • From Tel Aviv: Caesarea, Haifa, Acre and Rosh Hanikra Tour

    2. From Tel Aviv: Caesarea, Haifa, Acre and Rosh Hanikra Tour

    Depart Tel Aviv and travel up the Mediterranean coast, passing by Herzilya and Natanya on the way. Arrive at the first point of interest, the city of Caesarea which was constructed under Herod and named after the Roman Emperor, Caesar. From what remains of the ancient city learn about how it was a prosperous and luxurious city. Among the archaeological excavations, see gateways, a moat, and well-preserved walls and rooms. Visit the perfectly preserved Roman amphitheater which is still used today for performances by Israeli and international artists. Head over to part of what was once a hippodrome and the remains of a Roman Temple which stood above the port.  Continue driving north passing through Haifa where you will stop to see the breathtaking Baha'i Shrine and gardens. Stroll through the terraced gardens which cascade down the mountain towards the city below. See how each of the 19 t...

    The guide Guerion was very nice and he didn’t miss any chance to give us new informations, the tour was amazing and we enjoyed a lot

  • Small Group Excursion to Nazareth & Galilee from Haifa Port

    3. Small Group Excursion to Nazareth & Galilee from Haifa Port

    Begin from the port of Haifa and meet your guide before heading out on your excusion. Join a small group of 6 to 16 people for the drive to Nazareth and the Galilee. We specialize in shore excursions for cruise passengers and know the importance of being on time for the start and end of the tour. Take in a panoramic view of the Baha’i Gardens in Haifa and visit the Church of the Annunciation in Nazareth. Discover the Jordan River and watch as it winds its way down through Israel. Stop by a kibbutz and watch the guests working and relaxing. Gaze in awe at the Mount of Beatitudes, Sea of Galilee, and many other sites before heading back to your cruise ship.

    I enjoyed the excursion. The visit to the holly places in combination with the information provided and the nice sightseeing made the excursion a great experience.

  • Caesarea, Haifa & Akko Day Trip from Tel Aviv

    4. Caesarea, Haifa & Akko Day Trip from Tel Aviv

    Spend a day exploring Israel’s beautiful Mediterranean coast on this full-day tour departing from Tel Aviv, Herzliya and Netanya. An expert guide will take you in a climate-controlled bus to visit ancient cities and monuments along the coast. To begin, your guide will take you to discover the splendid harbor city of Caesarea. This ancient Roman city boasts impressive Roman ruins, including one of the largest amphitheaters built in the Roman era. Next, you will journey to Haifa to visit the Baha’i Gardens. The Baha’i gardens feature stunning terraces and are one of Israel’s top attractions. Your guide will make sure that you have the opportunity to photograph the terrific UNESCO-protected gardens before continuing on to Rosh Hanikra. In Rosh Hanikra, you can explore the area’s limestone grottoes. Rosh Hanikra also features beautiful white-chalk cliffs that overlook the Mediterranean Se...

    Highly recommend this tour for an organized & excellent historical overview of these sights. Norbert was the guide & driver for the day and I was extremely impressed at how he was able to do both simultaneously with enthusiasm. Free time per location is limited but enough time to snap a couple of photos before heading to the next destination. Bring 50 shekels cash for the Arabian lunch during the tour & enjoy!

  • Caesarea, Haifa & Akko Day Trip from Jerusalem

    5. Caesarea, Haifa & Akko Day Trip from Jerusalem

    This full-day tour takes you to the gems of Israel’s western coast. Departing Jerusalem in an air-conditioned coach transfer to join the tour in Tel Aviv . Head up the coast, via Tel Aviv, to the ancient Roman capital of Caesarea. The splendid harbor is located about halfway between Haifa and Tel Aviv and has a long and extraordinary history. Developed from a modest Phoenician port by King Herod into one of the grandest cities of Palestine, it survived until the 13th-Century when the Baybars of Egypt destroyed it. The ruins are impressive and include a mighty aqueduct and one of the largest amphitheaters of the Roman era. Take a leisurely walking tour of the archaeological excavations before continuing up the coast to Haifa. Israel’s 3rd city boasts panoramic views of the Mediterranean and the city itself from one of its most significant sites, the Baha’i Gardens in the Baha’i World C...

    Fantastic tour-visiting those places are highly recommended for anyone who is into history and archaeology. There aren’t many places where you can see roman mosaic and crusader fortresses at the very same spots. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly, really enjoyed listening to the history of Israel. One thing that was a bit odd for a european: at the end of the tour we felt like we were pushed for tips a bit too harshly. But other than that it was a genuinely fantastic and very enjoyable tour.

  • From Jerusalem: Caesarea, Haifa, Acre & Rosh Hanikra Tour

    6. From Jerusalem: Caesarea, Haifa, Acre & Rosh Hanikra Tour

    Depart from Jerusalem and travel up the Mediterranean coast. On the way, pass Herzilya and Natanya before reaching the first point of interest, the old city of Caesarea. Discover how this city was constructed under Herod and named after the Roman Emperor, Caesar. Among the archaeological excavations, see gateways, a moat, and well-preserved walls and rooms. Visit the perfectly preserved Roman amphitheater which is still used today for performances by Israeli and international artists. Next to the amphitheater, find the remains of the Hippodrome and Roman Temple. Learn about how both buildings stood above the port overlooking the busy commercial ships carrying treasures from the east and the Nabatean caravans which were on route to Rome. Hear stories about how after the Crusade, the city which was was so prosperous sank into oblivion. Continue driving north passing through Haifa where y...

  • Private Customizable Guided Tour to Nazareth and Galilee

    7. Private Customizable Guided Tour to Nazareth and Galilee

    Begin with a pickup in the morning from your hotel in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Haifa, or anywhere else in central or northern Israel. If you are coming by cruise ship you will be picked up from the Haifa port as you exit the ship. After pickup, just explain what you would like to do or what your interests are and you will be taken to all the places that you want to see. If you are interested in particular sites of interest to Christianity, you will be provided with an expert guide who will take you to all the main sites. Discover the Church of the Annunciation in Nazareth, the Sea of Galilee, the Jordan River, Capernaum, and the Mount of Beatitudes. If you are more interested in Judaism, an expert guide will take you to Tzippori, the Sea of Galilee, Tiberias, Safed, and much more depending on your arrival location. Whatever you want to do, you are the boss and we are at your service. Enjo...

    Ehud picked us up at a private residence in Natanya for our full day tour of Nazareth and Galilee. He was punctual and had an amazing day planned for us. His car was luxurious, spacious and very well kept. He kept us ahead of the large crowds and made sure we had space to see the sites and hear his knowledgeable and thorough explainations. We had a lovely lunch and were able to try the St Peter fish which was delicious. He surprised us at the end of the tour with a trip to the oldest kibbutz in Israel and then delivered us to our hotel in Jerusalem. An amazing day and an amazing guide! We highly recommend him.

  • Nazareth, Tiberias & Sea of Galilee Tour from Jerusalem

    8. Nazareth, Tiberias & Sea of Galilee Tour from Jerusalem

    Enjoy a full-day exploring some of the most significant holy sites in Israel on a full-day excursion by coach from Jerusalem. The 12-hour tour sets out from the city early in the morning and drives along the scenic coast via Tel Aviv and the plain of Armageddon to Nazareth. Arrive in Nazareth and visit St. Joseph’s Church and the Church of the Annunciation. The largest Roman Catholic church in the Middle East, the Church of the Annunciation is, according to tradition, the scene of the annunciation of the Virgin Mary. The architect Giovanni Muzio built the striking new basilica in the 1960s. Continue onwards via Kfar Kana to view the Mount of Beatitudes and Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fish at Tabgha. Set on the northwest shore of the Sea of Galilee, you will stop to view the sea, and continue to the nearby ruins of the ancient synagogue of Capernaum. Visit Tiberias o...

    The tour guide was ok. It is worth to visit Nazaret, Capernaum once in a lifetime, but it is not real I think! People hundreds of years ago built some temple somewhere and the told us that was the house of Maria or Jozef, etc, but is is not real I think. If you want to see real things go to Jerusalem: Western Wall, Western Wall Tunnel, City of David, Siloam, Bethesda. Massada.

  • From Tel Aviv: Jordan River, Nazareth, & Sea of Galilee Tour

    9. From Tel Aviv: Jordan River, Nazareth, & Sea of Galilee Tour

    After pickup from hotels in Tel Aviv, Herzliya, Netanya, and Bat Yam, your tour begins with an air-conditioned drive to Nazareth. Hear tales of the city, known as the childhood home of Jesus, and its important role in the Christian faith. See the Church of the Annunciation, where the Angel Gabriel visited the Virgin Mary in Christian scripture, and the Church of St Joseph, believed to stand on the site of Joseph’s carpentry workshop. Continue through the village of Kafer Kana, identified as the site where Jesus transformed water into wine, and arrive at the Sea of Galilee, Israel’s largest freshwater lake. Pass the Church of the Multiplication, and explore Capernaum on the shores of the sea. View the ruins of the synagogue that stood where Jesus taught and see the modern church that sits over St. Peter’s house, where Jesus is believed to have stayed.  Pass through the waterfront city o...

    I was picked up sharp on time, all was organised beautifully and out driver / tour guide was very kind and informative.

  • From Jerusalem: Galilee, Nazareth & Mount Tabor Tour

    10. From Jerusalem: Galilee, Nazareth & Mount Tabor Tour

    Start the tour by driving north from Jerusalem towards Nazareth, the Galilean childhood home of Jesus. Visit the Church of Annunciation, built to celebrate the announcement by Angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary that she would conceive and become the mother of Jesus, the Son of God. Also make a stop at St Joseph's Church, built where the carpentry workshop of Joseph, father of Jesus, used to be. After this, drive eastwards and ascend Mount Tabor for a magnificent view of the Jezreel Valley. Visit the Church of the Transfiguration, the traditional site of the transfiguration of Jesus. Continue eastwards to the shores of the Sea of Galilee and visit Tabgha, the site of the ‘miracle of the loaves and fish’. Next, pass by the Mount of Beatitudes, where the Sermon on the Mount took place and visit Capernaum, a 2000-year-old Jewish fishing village that was the center of Jesus’ messianic work. F...

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4.2 / 5

based on 1,259 reviews

Well-guided trip by 2 older men in a modern minibus. During the trip a lot was told about our whereabouts and about the country. The stay at the individual stations was relatively short, but it was perfectly sufficient for us. The food (fish fillet) in the St. Peters restaurant was really great. Salad buffet, one of three main dishes and coffee for only 80 shekels. At the end of the trip, the two tour guides even tried to get us a free taxi so that we could safely get back to our accommodation from the central bus stop. Highly recommended!

Highly recommend this tour for an organized & excellent historical overview of these sights. Norbert was the guide & driver for the day and I was extremely impressed at how he was able to do both simultaneously with enthusiasm. Free time per location is limited but enough time to snap a couple of photos before heading to the next destination. Bring 50 shekels cash for the Arabian lunch during the tour & enjoy!

I was picked up sharp on time, all was organised beautifully and out driver / tour guide was very kind and informative.

Pick up was on time. Travel was on comfortable bus and the guide was very informative.

Good guide. Interesting places. Learned a lot for a short time.