10 days in Israel Itinerary

10 days in Israel Itinerary

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10 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Budapest
Fly:  5​h
1
Jerusalem
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h 15​min
2
Mitspe Ramon
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Eilat
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + foot + bus + train:  2​h 45​min
4
Haifa
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Budapest

2
nights
Jerusalem

Jerusalem ©
Few places in the world boast such a long history and such a rich multiethnic culture as Jerusalem, a city sacred to Jews, Muslims, and Christians.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): admire the striking features of Bethesda and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of All Nations (Basilica of the Agony). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Jerusalem holiday builder app .

Budapest, Hungary to Jerusalem is an approximately 5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Israel Standard Time (IST) is 1 hour. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Budapest in January, with highs in Jerusalem at 20°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can take a bus to Mitspe Ramon.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jaffa Old City
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The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Walking tours

2
nights
Mitspe Ramon

Founded in 1951, the small desert town of Mitspe Ramon overlooks the Ramon Crater, a massive 40 km (24 mi) long dip in the Negev desert, created by erosion and notable for its interesting rock formations.
On the 2nd (Sun), scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then explore the ancient world of Nabatean Avdat Acropolis, and then get a taste of life in the country at The Alpaca Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, explore the striking landscape of Avdat National Park, then delve into the distant past at Shivta, and finally make a trip to Ben Gurion Tomb.

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You can take a bus from Jerusalem to Mitspe Ramon in 3.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Mitspe Ramon are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Eilat.

Things to do in Mitspe Ramon

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Ben Gurion Tomb, Shivta
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Nabatean Avdat Acropolis ©
Nabatean Avdat Acropolis
Ben Gurion Tomb ©
Ben Gurion Tomb

2
nights
Eilat

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
On the 4th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, explore the stunning scenery at Red Canyon, and then admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain. Keep things going the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at Underwater Observatory Marine Park, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Timna Park, and then test your team's savvy at Escape Room Eilat.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Eilat trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Mitspe Ramon to Eilat in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Mitspe Ramon in February, plan for somewhat warmer days in Eilat, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Haifa.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks Wildlife Tours
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Red Canyon ©
Red Canyon
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Underwater Observatory Marine Park ©

3
nights
Haifa

Haifa ©
A picturesque city in the north of the country, Haifa combines history and appearances to create an interesting and relaxing destination.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at International Center Mary of Nazareth and Magdala. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Haifa: Caesarea National Park (in Caesarea), Sea of Galilee (in Tiberias) and Citadel of Acre (in Acre). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Louis Promenade, get to know the fascinating history of The German Colony, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nazareth Village, and pause for some photo ops at The statue of Alexander Zaid.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Haifa day trip app .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Eilat to Haifa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Eilat in February: highs in Haifa hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Haifa

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Nazareth, Sea of Galilee, Citadel of Acre, Magdala, Caesarea National Park
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Citadel of Acre ©
Citadel of Acre
International Center Mary of Nazareth ©
Louis Promenade ©
Louis Promenade

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