10 days in Israel Itinerary

10 days in Israel Itinerary

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10 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly + train:  7​h 45​min
1
Haifa
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Safed
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h 45​min
3
Jerusalem
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Arad
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Eilat
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Zurich

1
night
Haifa

Haifa ©
A picturesque city in the north of the country, Haifa combines history and appearances to create an interesting and relaxing destination.
To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Haifa day trip tool .

Zurich, Switzerland to Haifa is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Israel Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Zurich in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Haifa, with highs around 24°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Safed.

Things to do in Haifa

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Ein Hod, Bahai Gardens and Shrine, The Church of the Annunciation
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The Baha'i Gardens ©
The Baha'i Gardens
The Church of the Annunciation ©
The Church of the Annunciation
Bahai Gardens  and Shrine ©
Bahai Gardens and Shrine

2
nights
Safed

Safed ©
The birthplace of the Kabbalah movement, Safed boasts a mystical and spiritual heritage as one of the country's four holy cities.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Lake Gallery Israel, contemplate the waterfront views at Sea of Galilee, explore the galleries of Olive Tree Fine Art Gallery, then browse the exhibits of Leon Gallery, and finally view the masterpieces at Yom Tov Art Gallery. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Soul and Art Fine Art Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Mount of Beatitudes, steep yourself in history at Mount of Beatitudes, then steep yourself in history at Church of the Multiplication, then explore the galleries of Sarah's Tent Art Gallery, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Tzfat Gallery of Mystical Art.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Safed using our trip planner.

You can drive from Haifa to Safed in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Safed when traveling from Haifa in March, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Safed

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Capernaum, Lake Gallery Israel, Sea of Galilee
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Leon Gallery ©
Leon Gallery
Sea of Galilee ©
Sea of Galilee
Mount of Beatitudes ©
Mount of Beatitudes

3
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.
Israel Museum and Tayelet are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center and Old City of Jerusalem. Venture out of the city with trips to Jaffa Old City (in Jaffa) and Neve Tzedek (in Tel Aviv). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Western Wall, admire the striking features of Church of the Holy Sepulchre, contemplate the long history of Mt of Olives, and browse the exhibits of Vic's Armenian Art Studio.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Jerusalem trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Safed to Jerusalem takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in March, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Arad.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tel Aviv
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Tayelet ©
Tayelet
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

1
night
Arad

Arad ©
Arad is a city in the Southern District of Israel. On the 15th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Masada National Park, then delve into the distant past at Herod's Western Palace, then explore the ancient world of Masada Fortress, and finally explore the world behind art at Arad Contemporary Art Center.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Arad trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Jerusalem to Arad takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can drive to Eilat.

Things to do in Arad

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Masada National Park, Herod's Western Palace
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Masada National Park ©
Masada National Park
Masada Fortress ©
Masada Fortress
Herod's Western Palace ©
Herod's Western Palace

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 16th (Sat), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then buy something for everyone on your list at Ice Mall Eilat. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: meet the residents at Underwater Observatory Marine Park and then identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Reef.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Eilat tour itinerary maker .

Drive from Arad to Eilat in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in March, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Eilat

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
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Underwater Observatory Marine Park ©
Underwater Observatory Marine Park
Dolphin Reef ©
Dolphin Reef
Ice Mall Eilat ©
Ice Mall Eilat

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