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Haifa, Israel Luxury Cruises

The city of Haifa is located in the north of Israel and is the nation’s third largest city with a population of over 250,000 people. The city has a long and illustrious history, first mentioned historically during the 3rd century. Haifa’s fascinating heritage and culture is celebrated and remembered at the many historic landmarks and wonderful museums found in locations across the region. The city has been through a broad range of fascinating eras, including Byzantine rule, the Ottoman era, British mandate and the modern day state of Israel. The area’s main attractions include both spectacular man-made structures and impressive natural landmarks, such as caves, beaches, parks and garden as well as a range of modern developments. The city’s vibrant ambience and colourful scenery create an unforgettable holiday experience.

Sightseeing in Haifa

Haifa is home to an amazing collection of fascinating attractions and thrilling excursion possibilities. The city’s best beaches are situated on its south west side, each lined with an array of bustling cafes and restaurants along the quaint promenade. Elsewhere, notable features of the city include museums, an excellent zoo and botanical gardens as well as a number of remarkable historical monuments and landmarks, detailing and commemorating the regions rich culture and history.

Cave of Elijah

According to tradition and cultural heritage, the prophet Elijah lived in a cave on Mount Carmel during the reign of King Ahab. This cave has particular significance to many people as Elijah is recognised as a prophet in Christianity, Islam and Judaism.

Shrine of the Báb

The Shrine of the Báb is one of Haifa’s most iconic structures and its conception dates back to 1891. It is recognised as the second holiest location on the planet for members of the Bahá’í religion, after the Shrine of Bahá’u’lláh in Acre. Its site on top of Mount Carmel was chosen by Bahá’u’lláh and construction was completed over several years. The shrine is surrounded by beautifully maintained gardens, which attracts droves of visitors and pilgrims every year.

Bahá’í Gardens and World Centre

The Bahá’í Gardens and World Centre is one of the holiest and most important pilgrimages for people of the Bahá’í faith. This magnificent structure is well worth visiting whilst staying in the city of Haifa and free tours of the picturesque gardens that surround the centre are available from local guides.

Shopping in Haifa

The best shopping district in Haifa can be found in at the Carmel Centre and Hadar area of the city. The city centre also contains a range of affordable speciality stores. The largest and newest shopping mall in the region is the Grand Canyon department store where visitors can purchase items from a selection of recognisable retailers. Other shopping malls include the Cinemall, City Centre Mall and Horev Centre.

Eating out in Haifa

An excellent variety of Middle Eastern and Arabic restaurants are located around the city centre alongside a range of international eateries serving familiar meals such as burgers and steaks. Visitors will also come across many street food vendors selling local dishes such as falafel and shawarma. 

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1 Arabia and Antiquities
05 April 2020 - 20 nights

Dubai | Sir Bani Yas Is | Doha, Qatar | Muscat | Salalah | Aqaba | Ashdod | Haifa | Haifa | Thira (Santorini) | Athens (Piraeus) more

Fly Cruise £7139pp
Cruise Only £4739pp
2 Israel Intensive
14 April 2020 - 9 nights

Athens (Piraeus) | Limassol | Haifa | Haifa | Jerusalem (Haifa) | Jerusalem (Haifa) | Iraklion | Athens (Piraeus) more

Fly Cruise £2629pp
Cruise Only £1989pp
3 Arabian gems & Holyland
05 May 2020 - 18 nights

Dubai | Sir Bani Yas Is | Doha, Qatar | Muscat | Aqaba | Ashdod | Haifa | Crete (Aghios Nikolaos) | Athens (Piraeus) more

Fly Cruise £6019pp
Cruise Only £5029pp
4 Eastern Mediterranean Empires
05 May 2020 - 25 nights

Dubai | Sir Bani Yas Is | Doha, Qatar | Muscat | Aqaba | Ashdod | Haifa | Crete (Aghios Nikolaos) | Athens (Piraeus) | Mykonos | Rhodes | Kos, Greece | Crete (Aghios Nikolaos) | Syracuse (Sicily), Italy | Valletta more

Fly Cruise £8229pp
Cruise Only £7879pp
5 Wonders of the Ancients - Dubai to Rome
19 May 2020 - 20 nights

Dubai | Dubai | Salalah | Aqaba | Safaga | Safaga | Jerusalem (Haifa) | Jerusalem (Haifa) | Crete | Amalfi | Rome (Civitavecchia) more

Fly Cruise £4769pp
Cruise Only £3879pp
6 Israel & Mediterranean Cruise
26 September 2020 - 12 nights

Rome (Civitavecchia) | Limassol | Ashdod | Ashdod | Haifa | Kusadasi (Ephesus) | Athens (Piraeus) | Katakolon | Rome (Civitavecchia) more

Fly Cruise £5229pp
Cruise Only £4979pp
7 Pearls Of The Spice Route
31 October 2020 - 23 nights

Istanbul | Myrina, Nisos Limnos, Greece | Cesme | Bodrum | Rhodes | Thira (Santorini) | Spetsai, Nisos Spetsai (Spetses), Greece | Athens (Piraeus) | Crete (Aghios Nikolaos) | Haifa | Ashdod | Aqaba | Muscat | Dubai more

Fly Cruise £10079pp
Cruise Only £8829pp
8 Holy Land & Arabian Gems
07 November 2020 - 16 nights

Athens (Piraeus) | Crete (Aghios Nikolaos) | Haifa | Ashdod | Aqaba | Muscat | Dubai more

Fly Cruise £8219pp
Cruise Only £7119pp
9 Odyssey of the Stars
25 January 2021 - 164 nights

Los Angeles, California | Nawiliwili | Honolulu | Hilo | Nuku Hiva | Papeete, Tahiti | Bora Bora | Bora Bora | Pago Pago | Suva | Bay Of Islands | Auckland | Sydney, Australia | Brisbane | Whitsunday | Cairns | Cairns | Thursday Island | Darwin | Komodo Island | Bali | Bali (Celukan Bawang), Indonesia | Kota Kinabalu | Manila | Kaohsiung | Taipei (Keelung) | Ishigaki | Okinawa (Naha) | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Hue | Ho Chi Minh City | Ho Chi Minh City | Sihanoukville | Bangkok | Bangkok | Ko Samui | Singapore | Singapore | Kuala Lumpur, Port Kelang, Malaysia | Penang | Phuket | Yangon | Yangon | Yangon | Cochin | Mangalore | Goa (Mormugao) | Mumbai/Bombay | Mumbai/Bombay | Dubai | Dubai | Fujairah | Muscat | Salalah | Aqaba | Safaga | Safaga | Jerusalem (Haifa) | Jerusalem (Haifa) | Alanya | Rhodes | Santorini | Kusadasi | Mitilini (Lesbos) | Istanbul | Istanbul | Istanbul | Kavala | Mykonos | Athens (Piraeus) | Dubrovnik | Venice | Venice | Taormina | Sorrento | Rome (Civitavecchia) | Livorno | Saint-Tropez, France | Barcelona | Alicante | Almeria | Gibraltar | Seville (Cadiz) | Seville (Cadiz) | Lisbon | Lisbon | Oporto | La Coruna | Bilbao | Bordeaux | Bordeaux | Saint-Malo | Southampton | Dublin | Belfast | Shetland Islands (Lerwick), Scotland | Torshavn | Akureyri | Isafjordur | Reykjavik | Nuuk | Paamiut (Frederikshab) | Qaqortoq | Gulf Of St. Lawrence | Sydney, Canada | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Bar Harbor, Maine | Boston, Massachusetts | New York more

Fly Cruise £49469pp
Cruise Only £46919pp
10 Mumbai to Athens
27 March 2021 - 17 nights

Mumbai/Bombay | Salalah | Aqaba | Safaga | Haifa | Athens (Piraeus) | Athens (Piraeus) more

Fly Cruise £4889pp
Cruise Only £4889pp
11 Cradle of History
06 June 2021 - 20 nights

Dubai | Muscat | Salalah | Aqaba | Safaga | Safaga | Jerusalem (Haifa) | Jerusalem (Haifa) | Ashdod | Crete | Amalfi | Rome (Civitavecchia) more

Fly Cruise £4199pp
Cruise Only £3699pp
12 Athens to Athens
16 August 2021 - 11 nights

Athens (Piraeus) | Patmos, Greece | Crete (Aghios Nikolaos) | Haifa | Haifa | Ashdod | Limassol | Antalya, Turkey | Rhodes | Amorgos | Athens (Piraeus) more

Fly Cruise £4699pp
Cruise Only £4319pp
13 Monte Carlo to Venice
25 September 2021 - 21 nights

Monte Carlo | Antibes | Marseille, France | Barcelona | Barcelona | Valletta | Sicily (Messina), Italy | Amalfi | Rome (Civitavecchia) | Sorrento | Siracusa | Jerusalem (Haifa) | Jerusalem (Haifa) | Ashdod | Limassol | Rhodes | Venice more

Fly Cruise £11359pp
Cruise Only Call
14 Rome (Civitavecchia) to Abu Dhabi
03 October 2021 - 20 nights

Rome (Civitavecchia) | Naples | Heraklion | Jerusalem (Haifa) | Jerusalem (Haifa) | Cairo | Aqaba | Luxor | Luxor | Salalah | Muscat | Abu Dhabi | Abu Dhabi more

Fly Cruise £7049pp
Cruise Only £6549pp
15 Rome (Civitavecchia) to Venice
04 October 2021 - 12 nights

Rome (Civitavecchia) | Sorrento | Siracusa | Jerusalem (Haifa) | Jerusalem (Haifa) | Ashdod | Limassol | Rhodes | Venice more

Fly Cruise £7069pp
Cruise Only £6499pp
16 Ancient Discoveries - Istanbul to Dubai
12 November 2021 - 20 nights

Istanbul | Dikili | Kusadasi | Antalya, Turkey | Limassol | Jerusalem (Haifa) | Jerusalem (Haifa) | Aqaba | Safaga | Safaga | Salalah | Muscat | Dubai | Dubai more

Fly Cruise £4199pp
Cruise Only £3649pp
17 Holy Land & Greek Isles - Roundtrip Athens
16 April 2022 - 12 nights

Athens (Piraeus) | Patmos, Greece | Kusadasi | Ashdod | Ashdod | Haifa | Paphos, Cyprus | Rhodes | Crete (Aghios Nikolaos) | Santorini | Mykonos | Athens (Piraeus) more

Fly Cruise Call
Cruise Only £3719pp
18 Dubai to Istanbul
25 April 2022 - 19 nights

Dubai | Salalah | Safaga | Safaga | Aqaba | Haifa | Haifa | Limassol | Rhodes | Kusadasi | Istanbul | Istanbul more

Fly Cruise £8999pp
Cruise Only Call
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