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

    1. 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

  • Caesarea, Haifa & Akko Day Trip from Tel Aviv

    2. 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

    3. 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

    4. 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...

  • Small-Group Day-Trip Along Israel's Mediterranean Coast

    5. Small-Group Day-Trip Along Israel's Mediterranean Coast

    After the pick up from your hotel in Jerusalem or Tel Aviv, you will drive northwards along the coastal Mediterranean plain. The begins with the city of Caesarea, which was constructed under Herod and named after the Roman Emperor, Caesar. From what remains of the ancient city you can see that it was a prosperous and luxurious city. Among the archaeological excavations you can see gateways, a moat and well preserved walls and rooms. There is a perfectly preserved Roman amphitheater which is still used today for performances by Israeli and international artists. The Roman remains were preserved for centuries by the sea sand which covered and protected the stones. Next to the amphitheater is part of what was once a hippodrome. We can see the remains of a Roman Temple which stood above the port overlooking the busy commercial ships which carried treasures from the east and the Nabatean car...

    Tour plan and tour guides were excellent. Overall enjoyed a lot. We’re very fortunate to ride with a history teacher - Yaron - who was an amazong guide. He’s made this trip even better. Only complaint is that the “larger” tour travels in a very confortable bus, whereas the “small-tour” goes on a uncomfortable and tight van. So, overall, can’t really say the small tour was any better than the cheaper regular “large group” tour. As for the tour, it was totally worth it.

  • From Jerusalem: Caesarea and Western Galilee Day Trip

    6. From Jerusalem: Caesarea and Western Galilee Day Trip

    Spend a full day exploring the ancient cities and surviving architecture of Israel with a tour guide who will make history come alive before your eyes. After pickup from your hotel in Jerusalem, travel up the Mediterranean coast to the first point of interest, the old city of Caesarea. Among its archaeological excavations you’ll 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 this, you’ll find the remains of the Hippodrome and Roman Temple, which overlook the port with its busy commercial ships. Hear stories about how after the Crusade this once prosperous city sank into oblivion.   Continue driving north to pass through Haifa, where you’ll stop to see the breathtaking Baha’i Shrine and gardens. Its 19 terraced gardens burst with colorful f...

  • 2-Hour Guided EZ Raider Tour of Caesarea, Israel

    7. 2-Hour Guided EZ Raider Tour of Caesarea, Israel

    See the sights of Caesarea, Israel, from an entirely new perspective. Aboard the elevated platform of your very own EZ Raider vehicle, glide effortlessly through this coastal town, stopping at all the major sites to admire and explore. Following a brief introduction and a few practice runs, set off on your journey, mastering the command of speed and balance as you go. The ideal starting point for your adventure will be the recently redesigned Caesarea golf course, which aside from being immaculately landscaped by architect Pete Dye, is the perfect terrain for beginners to this mode of transport. Keeping the momentum going, your tour will continue on to visit the major archeological sites of the Roman Villa and Aqueduct. Construction of this extraordinary structure began way back when the city was founded between 27-13 BC by Herod the Great. As the city grew, 3 more layers were added, t...

  • Caesarea, Haifa, and Rosh Hanikra Private Full-Day Tour

    8. Caesarea, Haifa, and Rosh Hanikra Private Full-Day Tour

    The day begins with 8:00 AM pickup from your accommodation in Tel Aviv, Herzliya or Netaniya. Drive along Israel's northern coast to visit the world-famous Caesarea, an administrative center of the Roman Empire and the capital of the Byzantine Palaestina Prima province. Visit the beautifully preserved Roman Theater, marvel at the Port built by King Herod, and walk along the Crusades Walls. Continue to Haifa and visit the lush Baha'i Gardens, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Next visit the Old City of Acre, also a UNESCO World Heritage site, and see the famous Knights Halls, one of the miracles of European Architecture. Enjoy the Arab Markets of Acre and walk through the secret tunnel built by the Templars in the XII century. Explore the twisted Medieval streets with typical urban components such as a citadel, mosques, and baths. Continue to the far north of Israel to visit the Rosh Hanikr...

  • Gems of the North: Galilee & Golan Heights 2-Days Package

    9. Gems of the North: Galilee & Golan Heights 2-Days Package

    Explore the North of Israel's true gems in the space of 2 days. Witness ancient ruins and marvel at the fascinating history behind them. Explore the views at Mt. Bentalwe and the extinct volocano at Birkat Ram. Visit beautiful synagogues and tour the Kibbutz. Explore all this and more, all while learning from your guide about the history behind the legends. Day 1: Drive north along the coastal plain, passing Megiddo. Marvel at the well preserved Roman ruins at Beit Shean. Following the Jordan valley northwards, we stop at Yardenit – the baptizing site. From there, ascend to the southern Golan Heights via Hamat Gader. At the Shalom Observatory we look west across the Sea of Galilee. Next visit the excavated remains of the Talmudic city. Journey to Mt. Bentalwe where you will see the former Syrian fortifications and the Syrian city of Kuneitra across the border. Overnight...

  • Caesarea, Acre & Rosh Hanikra: Group-Tour from Jerusalem

    10. Caesarea, Acre & Rosh Hanikra: Group-Tour from Jerusalem

    Start your day with a trip to the ancient site of Caesarea, a city virtually abandoned for centuries before gaining a new burst of life during the Crusader period before sinking into oblivion. Marvel at the gateway, moat and walls, all of which are spectacularly well preserved. The city, built by Herod, will showcase to you an ancient luxury, the kind you would find in a Roman city. Take in the sight of the old theatre and the well-preserved hippodrome - truly a sight to behold for any History enthusiast.  Continue on your tour as you pass through Haifa, making a brief stop to admire the gold topped Baha’i shrine surrounded by the well-groomed gardens and the breathtaking views of the bay and port area. Continuing Northwards on your tour you will stop at Rosh Hanikra, taking the cable car down to the spectacular grottoes where you will have the chance to marvel at nature whilst walking ...

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4.2 / 5

based on 452 reviews

Good value for the money. Able to visit and see interesting locations in a short span of time. Guide was knowledgeable, a bit gruff, had a nice humorous style and his accent at times was a bit thick making it difficult to hear his remarks clearly. He was generous in offering his jacket to my wife who found the weather more cool than expected. Driver was skilled, these two gentleman worked hard and provided a good service. Excellent lunch!

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!

Exceptional trip along the Israeli coast. Caesarea, Haifa, Akko, HaNikra provide a nice snapshot of the long history of this region. Hava is superior guide - so interesting, funny, accommodating, and informative. World class!

The guide is very important. Read our guide was very educational, taught us about each place and so it was very good experience

The tour was well organized and the guide (Amir Call Or) was very well prepared and efficient. Great day trip!