Highlights of Haifa Walking Tour – 1 Day Private Tour

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1 day tour
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$991per group

Our Highlights of Haifa Walking Tour shows all the gems of Haifa in one day. Explore Israel’s third-largest city, sometimes called The San Francisco of Israel, by foot in the company of your licensed tour guide, a  local expert who will give you an in-depth view of the terraced city beautifully set on the slopes of Mount Carmel facing the Mediterranean Sea.

On our Highlights of Haifa walking tour, you will visit the impressive Baha’i Gardens which form part of the Baha’i World Center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will tour the German Colony, the cultural and historic heart of the city and stroll through Wadi Nisnas, an Arabic village-like neighborhood with a bustling food market. After enjoying some time in the market to soak up the scents and flavors of an authentic Middle Eastern Souk, you will head to the Haifa Art Museum for a tour. During the day, you will use the Carmelit Funicular to move between the different levels of the city. This underground funicular railway named after Mount Carmel is one of the smallest metro systems in the world with only four cars and six stations. The difference in elevation between the first and last stations is 274 meters (899 feet).

Our Highlights of Haifa Walking Tour is available daily with guaranteed departure from any location in Israel. As a private tour, this itinerary can be fully customized to create the perfect tailor-made experience for you. Come back from your Highlights of Haifa Walking Tour with unforgettable travel memories after having experienced the hills and neighborhoods of Haifa like a local!

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Highlights of Haifa Walking Tour – 1 Day Private Tour Highlights

  1. Enjoy a guided tour of Haifa, visiting the highlights of the city
  2. Feel the culture and vibes of this historical city as you traverse it by foot and with the Carmelit Funicular together with your local, expert guide
  3. Explore the Bahai gardens on a guided tour
  4. Tour the German Colony and experience an authentic Middle Eastern market in Wadi Nisnas
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Highlights of Haifa Walking Tour – 1 Day Private Tour Itinerary

10:00 - Meet your guide at the Paris square, where the funicular station is located. Take the funicular to Gan-Ha’em station, situated on the crest of Mount Carmel, in the heart of Carmel Center Neighborhood
10:30 - Start your tour by taking in the view from the Louis Promenade. On a clear day, you can see all the way to Israel’s highest mountain peak, Mount Hermon on the Lebanese border
10:45 - Continue to the Baha’i Gardens, the holiest site of the Baha’i faith and Haifa’s crown jewel of tourism. Explore the immaculate, sloping terraces with your guide and learn more about this UNESCO World Heritage Site
12:00 - Exit the garden and continue to the German Colony. This small and lively neighborhood, located at the foot of the Baha’i Garden was founded in the late 1860s by German Templars. Stroll down the winding streets lined with Crusader-era buildings and hear the fascinating stories of the first German templar colony in Palestine
13:30 - Enjoy lunch in the Wadi Nisnas market. The market has a rich history and has been active since the time of the British Mandate. Haifa is known as a beacon of co-existence, and the abounding world of flavors and experiences in Wadi Nisnas is perhaps the best way to soak it all in. After a short tour, you will have free time to have lunch and explore the market
15:00 - Finish the tour with a visit to the Haifa Museum of Art
16:45 - Tour ends – ideal for travelers who would like to keep exploring Haifa on their own after the tour
NB - all timings on Highlights of Haifa Walking Tour – 1 Day Private Tour are approximate
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Guided highlights of Haifa walking tour
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Please note : the itenirary of the tour might change on Saturday due to closure of some of the sites