Independent Haifa excursions to Jerusalem & Bethlehem?

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#1
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Can anyone recommend any shore excursion companies in Haifa, Israel? We are going to be there on January 2011, and we port for only 11-12 hours.
Anyone with experience taking a JERUSALEM/BETHLEHEM excursion from Haifa? Wew are 2 adults and a 4 year-old son.

I will certainly appreciate any specific information that can help me to make a decision.
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We used Guided Tours Israel in both Haifa and Ashdod and were very pleased with their guides and service.
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Hello BigGuy25 and MercedMike,
Thank you for the suggestions. I will look them up and see what they offer.
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Originally posted by drblue
Hello BigGuy25 and MercedMike,
Thank you for the suggestions. I will look them up and see what they offer.
You're welcome!! Both suggestions get high grades here on CC.

Reading the threads and getting suggestions and past travelers reviews of tour operators around the world is really one of the wonderful aspects of CC!!
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Originally posted by charmingone
We used Guided Tours Israel and we were very pleased.
Hello Charmingone,
I am considering Guided Tours as well. Could you tell me what made them a good company (service, knowledge, courtesy, punctuality, etc.).
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