11 days in Israel Itinerary

11 days in Israel Itinerary

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11 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Jerusalem
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h
2
Eilat
— 1 night
+3
Fly + Foot + Bus + Train:  2 h 30 min
3
Haifa
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Masada
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  20 h 45 min
End: Pune

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.
Explore Jerusalem's surroundings by going to Tel Aviv (Eretz Israel Museum Complex (Haaretz Museum) & Tel Aviv Museum of Art) and Jaffa Old City (in Jaffa). On the 27th (Wed), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Holy Sepulchre, don't miss a visit to The Western Wall Tunnels, and examine the collection at Israel Museum.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Jerusalem trip builder.

Pune, India to Jerusalem is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Pune to Jerusalem is minus 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Eilat.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tel Aviv
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The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Walking tours

1
night
Eilat

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): see the vivid underwater world at Dolphin Reef and then meet the residents at Underwater Observatory Marine Park. Here are some ideas for day two: see the vivid underwater world at Coral Beach Nature Reserve, then explore the striking landscape of Timna Park, and then take in the views from Harbour Bridge.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Eilat custom trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Jerusalem to Eilat takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Jerusalem, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Eilat, ranging from highs of 45°C to lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Haifa.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Underwater Observatory Marine Park ©
Underwater Observatory Marine Park
Dolphin Reef ©
Dolphin Reef
Timna Park ©
Timna Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bahai Gardens and Shrine, get curious at Mada Tech - The Israel National Museum Of Science, contemplate the long history of Stella Maris Lighthouse and Carmelite Monastery, then don't miss a visit to Baha'i Gardens and Golden Dome, and finally don't miss a visit to Louis Promenade.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Haifa travel planner.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and train from Eilat to Haifa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Eilat in June, plan for little chillier days in Haifa, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can catcht the bus to Masada.

Things to do in Haifa

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Bahai Gardens and Shrine
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The Baha'i Gardens ©
The Baha'i Gardens
Bahai Gardens  and Shrine
Bahai Gardens and Shrine

2
nights
Masada

Masada ©
Masada is a kibbutz in northern Israel. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yardenit, take in the dramatic natural features at Tabgha, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Mount of Beatitudes, then steep yourself in history at Mount of Beatitudes, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Multiplication. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Beit She'an National Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Masada itinerary builder.

Getting from Haifa to Masada by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Masada sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Masada

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Capernaum, Yardenit, Tabgha
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Mount of Beatitudes ©
Mount of Beatitudes
Tabgha ©
Tabgha
Church of the Multiplication ©
Church of the Multiplication

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