11 days in Israel Itinerary

11 days in Israel Itinerary

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11 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  1​h
1
Eilat
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Sde Boker
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Ein Gedi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Jerusalem
— 4 nights
bus:  2​h
5
Haifa
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
End: Tel Aviv

1
night
Eilat

At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
On the 14th (Wed), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, have some family-friendly fun at Darkness - Israel's Biggest Haunted House, and then examine the collection at Erotic Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the vivid underwater world at Dolphin Reef, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Underwater Observatory Marine Park, and then explore the gorgeous colors at Coral Beach Nature Reserve.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Eilat travel route planner.

Tel Aviv to Eilat is an approximately 1-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Tel Aviv, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Eilat, ranging from highs of 47°C to lows of 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Sde Boker.

Things to do in Eilat

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Underwater Observatory Marine Park ©
Dolphin Reef ©
Dolphin Reef

1
night
Sde Boker

Sde Boker ©
Sde Boker is a kibbutz in the Negev desert of southern Israel. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Nabatean Avdat Acropolis, take in the dramatic natural features at Ramon Crater, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Avdat National Park.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Sde Boker online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Eilat to Sde Boker takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ein Gedi.

Things to do in Sde Boker

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mitspe Ramon
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Ramon Crater ©
Ramon Crater
Avdat National Park ©
Avdat National Park
Nabatean Avdat Acropolis ©
Nabatean Avdat Acropolis

1
night
Ein Gedi

Ein Gedi ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): admire the striking features of Masada Fortress, then make a trip to Nachal David Stream, and then identify plant and animal life at En Gedi Nature Reserve.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ein Gedi road trip planning site .

Drive from Sde Boker to Ein Gedi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Ein Gedi sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Ein Gedi

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dead Sea Region, Masada Fortress
Highlights from your plan
En Gedi Nature Reserve ©
En Gedi Nature Reserve
Masada Fortress ©
Masada Fortress
Nachal David Stream ©
Nachal David Stream

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Jerusalem side-trips: Masada National Park (in Masada), Jaffa Old City (in Jaffa) and Neve Tzedek (in Tel Aviv). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, wander the streets of Old City of Jerusalem, admire the striking features of Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre, and see the interesting displays at Israel Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Jerusalem online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Ein Gedi to Jerusalem in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Haifa.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Tel Aviv, Masada National Park
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Israel Museum ©
Israel Museum
Masada National Park ©
Masada National 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Capernaum (Church of the Multiplication & Mount of Beatitudes), Nazareth (Nazareth Village & The Church of the Annunciation) and Sea of Galilee (in Tiberias). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at The Baha'i Gardens, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tabor, stroll around Caesarea National Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Bahai Gardens and Shrine.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Haifa journey website .

You can take a bus from Jerusalem to Haifa in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in Haifa

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Capernaum, Caesarea, Nazareth, Church of the Primacy of Peter, Magdala
Highlights from your plan
Sea of Galilee ©
Sea of Galilee
The Baha'i Gardens ©
The Baha'i Gardens
The Church of the Annunciation ©
The Church of the Annunciation

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