Passengers sailing on Mediterranean cruise ships that dock in Haifa or Ashdod can discover the Holy Land on a shore excursion. There are a variety of ship-to-shore tours specifically created for cruise passengers arriving in Haifa or Ashdod. Book your Haifa or Ashdod shore excursion in advance and your tour guide will wait for you when you disembark. Then the adventure begins! You’ll travel in a comfortable vehicle with A/C. At the end of the day, you’ll return to the port to rejoin your cruise and continue to your next port of call.
Some of the most popular shore excursions visit Jerusalem and the Dead Sea. You could walk in Jesus’ footsteps in Jerusalem, place a prayer note at the Western Wall, and see the stunning Dome of the Rock. Christian travelers can include iconic biblical sites and a visit to Bethlehem. Cruise passengers arriving in Haifa can take a shore excursion to Nazareth and the Sea of Galilee. Destinations from Ashdod port include Bethlehem, Caesarea, and Masada. To experience modern Israel, you could visit Tel Aviv’s museums and markets. Join one of our group shore excursions from Haifa port or Ashdod port.
Group tours from Ashdod port visit Jerusalem and Bethlehem, or Masada and the Dead Sea and from Haifa port visit Jerusalem or Nazareth and Galilee. Or take a private shore excursion with a personal guide and vehicle where you can adjust the itinerary to suit your interests. The cost of Haifa and Ashdod shore excursions is determined by the tour duration, the distance covered, the vehicle size, and the language spoken. A full-day shore excursion lasts approximately 9 hours. Every day we provide shore excursions in several languages. You can discuss your ideal Israel shore excursion with our customer service staff.