Start your day at the Savidor Train Station in Tel Aviv and receive your travel itinerary packet from our IsraelRail representative.
From here you will ride like the locals from Tel Aviv along the Mediterranean coast to one of the most ancient cities in Israel: the Old City of Akko. The train ride is a total of 1 hour and 40 minutes.
The Akko Old City Self-Guided tour is a journey to a glorious past and a one-of-a-kind experience. Akko (Acre) is a port city in northwest Israel, on the Mediterranean coast. Explore the Hospitaller Citadel learning of the interesting history with the free audio guide. Continue on to visit the Turkish Bath (Hamam) and walk through the Templars’ Tunnel to the Mediterranean Sea.
With your family and friends, continue to uncover the history and beauty of Akko with a bite to eat in the Old Akko Market. Use the tasting card to try some local dishes as well as enjoy a cup of coffee or tea!
After discovering Akko, take the train to Haifa and join the 15:00 Bahá’í Gardens Walk-in Guided Tour.
The Panorama Tour descends through the Haifa Bahá’í Gardens from the crest of Mount Carmel to the level of the golden-domed Shrine of the Báb along paved paths and stairs. You will pass through both formal and informal parts of the gardens and enjoy magnificent views of the city, the Galilee Hills, and the Mediterranean Sea.
Your guide will tell you about the design and maintenance of the gardens, as well as their significance to Bahá’ís. You will learn about the history of this community, how they came to build their world center on Mount Carmel, and what activities are carried on in the buildings located in the gardens, including the shrine.