10 days in Israel Itinerary

10 days in Israel Itinerary

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10 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  15​h
1
Jerusalem
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ein Gedi
— 1 night
bus:  3​h 15​min
3
Eilat
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + foot + bus + train:  2​h 45​min
4
Haifa
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Newark

1
night
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.
On the 7th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, explore the world behind art at Israel Museum, contemplate the long history of Jaffa Gate, then wander the streets of Old City of Jerusalem, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Mahane Yehuda Market, take a stroll through Ben Yehuda Street, explore the ancient world of Western Wall, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of All Nations (Basilica of the Agony), and finally steep yourself in history at Mt of Olives.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Jerusalem online trip maker .

Newark, USA to Jerusalem is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Israel Standard Time is 7 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Newark in September, with highs in Jerusalem at 88°F and lows at 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Ein Gedi.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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1
night
Ein Gedi

Ein Gedi ©
On the 9th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Ein Gedi Botanical Garden, look for all kinds of wild species at En Gedi Nature Reserve, then get engrossed in the history at The Masada Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Ein Bokek Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Ein Gedi trip planning site .

You can drive from Jerusalem to Ein Gedi in 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Eilat.

Things to do in Ein Gedi

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Dead Sea Region, Ein Bokek Beach
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En Gedi Nature Reserve ©
En Gedi Nature Reserve
Ein Bokek Beach ©
Ein Bokek Beach
Ein Gedi Botanical Garden ©
Ein Gedi Botanical Garden

3
nights
Eilat

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Princess Beach and Red Canyon. Step out of the city life by going to Mosh Beach and Dolphin Reef. The adventure continues: admire nature's extreme beauty at Eilat Action, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, get your game on at Darkness - Israel's Biggest Haunted House, and get to know the fascinating history of Botanical Garden Of Eilat.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Eilat online travel route planner .

You can take a bus from Ein Gedi to Eilat in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Ein Gedi in September, with highs in Eilat at 100°F and lows at 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Haifa.

Things to do in Eilat

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Mosh Beach ©
Mosh Beach
Red Canyon ©
Red Canyon
Botanical Garden Of Eilat ©
Botanical Garden Of Eilat

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.
International Center Mary of Nazareth and The German Colony will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Citadel of Acre and Hamam El Basha Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Haifa side-trips: Caesarea National Park (in Caesarea), Sea of Galilee (in Tiberias) and Magdala (in Migdal). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bahai Gardens and Shrine, admire the natural beauty at The Baha'i Gardens, and admire the striking features of The Church of the Annunciation.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Haifa online itinerary builder .

Do a combination of flight and train from Eilat to Haifa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Eilat in September: highs in Haifa hover around 86°F, while lows dip to 75°F. On the 15th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Haifa

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Acre, Nazareth, Magdala, Caesarea National Park, Sea of Galilee
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International Center Mary of Nazareth ©
Bahai Gardens  and Shrine ©
Bahai Gardens and Shrine
Sea of Galilee ©
Sea of Galilee

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