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Located at the eastern end of the Mediterranean, Israel is becoming an ever-more popular cruise destination, offering not only the opportunity to experience the Holy Land, but also ancient history, modern European lifestyle with a dynamic restaurant and nightlife scene, and some of the region’s best beaches.
Two ports provide excellent starting-off points to explore many facets of Israel, and Norwegian Cruise Line is now offering cruise-tours in Israel in 2024 to help its guests experience even more of this bucket-list destination.
New! Norwegian Cruise Line Cruise-Tours of Israel
NCL's new pre-cruise-tour of Israel is being offered on 3 sailings in October and November, 2024, on the Norwegian Getaway, Norwegian Epic, Norwegian Sky.
The 4 day, 3 night pre-cruise-tour of Jerusalem is from Israel’s main port, Haifa.
You’ll explore the heart of the Holy Land by visiting many of the most hallowed religious areas, including the Old City of Jerusalem, Bethlehem’s Church of the Nativity, fortified Masada, and architecturally rich Caesarea.
•3 nights hotel stay with breakfast
•Airport to hotel transfer
•Old City - a UNESCO World Heritage Site
•Mount of Olives
•Church of the Nativity
•Swim in the Dead Sea
LET US HELP YOU PLAN THE CRUISE TO ISRAEL OF A LIFETIME!
Norwegian Cruise Line already offers several Eastern Mediterranean itineraries sailing to Israel, including some that embark/ disembark from one of Israel’s two ports, which allow for pre- or post-cruise extensions.
2023 Norwegian Cruise Line Itineraries in Israel include:
7-day Greek Isles: Santorini & Israel from Athens (Piraeus) Greece on the Norwegian Jade
· Calls in Jerusalem/ Ashdod and Haifa/ Tel Aviv
11-day Mediterranean: Greece, Turkey & Egypt from Athens (Piraeus) on the Norwegian Gem
· Calls in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv
Mediterranean: Athens, Rhodes, Florence & Istanbul to Rome from Tel Aviv (Haifa) on Norwegian Epic
· Also calls in Jerusalem/ Ashdod
2024 Norwegian Cruise Line Itineraries in Israel include:
11-day Mediterranean: Greece, Turkey & Egypt from Athens, Greece on the Norwegian Dawn
· Second-last port in Jerusalem / Ashdod, and Disembarking in Tel Aviv (Haifa) for a post-cruise extension in Israel
16-day Middle East: Egypt, Jordan, Israel & Oman from Tel-Aviv/ Haifa, Israel on Norwegian Sky
· Also transits the Suez Canal
2025 Norwegian Cruise Line Itineraries in Israel include:
10-day Mediterranean: Greece, Turkey & Egypt from Tel-Aviv (Haifa) on NCL’s newest ship, the Norwegian Viva
11-day Greek Isles: Santorini, Rhodes & Israel from Istanbul, Turkey on the Norwegian Viva
· Calls in Tel-Aviv / Haifa and Jerusalem / Ashdod
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