Off the Beaten Path – Beit Shearim & Zippori Archeological Experience

Off the beaten Path:

Beit Shearim & Zippori Archeological Experience

$ 160  per person

(about  € 135  or  ₪ 520 )

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Itinerary

Beit Shearim National Park Winery Zippori National Park

Quick Details

WHAT TO EXPECT: A unique tour covering amazing sites which are off the beaten path, yet they provide a very exciting experience. First, we visit Beit Shearim – the Jewish Necropolis, find rest in 3rd-century Sarcophagus…
Then toast to life with exquisite wines in a special winery. Afterward, dine with the most common lunch in Israel in a Shawarma restaurant. Finally, visit the highlight – Zippori – a Roman city with splendid mosaics.
The tour is guided by a professional licensed tour guide.

WHEN: Every Tuesday.

TIME: Pick-up at 8.30 a.m. (precise pickup time will be provided personally). Drop-off around 5 p.m.

COST:  $160 (~€135 / ₪520) per person

WHAT’S INCLUDED: Transportation in a comfortable vehicle, top-notch tour guide, wine sampling, a rich lunch and all entrance fees are included.

NOT INCLUDED : Personal decorated Sarcophagus

WHO: All ages and fitness levels are welcome.

GROUP SIZE: Intimate group up to 16 people.

WEAR: Comfortable shoes and a big smile 🙂

WHERE: Convenient pick-up nearby most Haifa hotels.

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What are we going to see?

Beit Shearim – the Jewish Necropolis – the city of the Dead from the 3rd century. This site is UNESCO world heritage and yet it is less known for most visitors to the Galilee and even for Israelis – it is a surprising hidden gem.
The national park includes huge burial caves with decorated Sarcophagus, yet at the same time unfolds the story of the life of one of the most influential rabbis in Jewish history.
 
After coming back from the city of the Dead – it is time for some good wine followed by the Hebrew blessing Lehaim (For life)!
Let’s visit a great Winery, which provides high quality wines with a commitment to contribute to the community. The winery is located in “The Village of Hope” – A unique village where all the residents are people with special needs. And every business in the village, such as the winery, employs the local residents, thus allowing them to integrate into the labor market while providing great meaning in their lives. Plus, the wine is amazing!
After a short tour in the winery learning about the production process and getting intoxicated by the aromas… It is time to taste the wines.
 
Afterwards we continue to a great Shawarma restaurant – to eat like the locals!
 
Zippori – Overlooking on the Galilee from above like a bird (Bird is ZIPPOR in Hebrew). Zippori was the Roman capital of the Galilee as well as the capital of mosaics. Visit 5th century IKEA (Mosaics and home design mall), Walk on the original main streets of the of the Roman city, be the guest in a glorious mansion with the Mona-Liza of the Galilee as your host, feel like a bird on top of the Crusader watch tower and finish with a visit in an ancient synagogue summarizing the unique story of the Rabbi from Beit Shearim. Each site in Zippori is decorated with 1500 years old lovely Mosaics!
 
Wine sampling, traditional folk lunch, the entrance fees to both national parks – all included in the price of that tour!

Additional information

  • We recommend you to bring comfortable walking shoes, water and a cool hat!
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Small groups – our tours will have a minimum of 4 travelers and a maximum of 16 travelers.
  • You are dreaming to join our tours but find out that it is not available on your desired date according to the regular schedule – we can make it available! We can open your desired tour date in the booking calendar and then all we need is to reach total of 4 people to sign up.
  • All our tours are also available for private booking. Contact us directly – HaifaWithFun@gmail.com or use the contact form.

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel at least 24 hours before the tour starts, you will be fully refunded.
  • Cancelation within the last 24 hours – no refund… Sorry.
  • Minimum 4 people are required for the tour to take place.
    Otherwise, the tour might be cancelled. You will be notified about it in advance. 
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