11 days in Israel Itinerary

11 days in Israel Itinerary

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11 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  15​h 15​min
1
Jerusalem
— 3 nights
Bus:  2​h 30​min
2
Tiberias
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Eilat
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
4
Herzliya
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Newark

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.
Visit Western Wall and Old City of Jerusalem for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center and Israel Museum. On the 29th (Sun), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Mount of Olives, take in the spiritual surroundings of Garden Tomb, explore the world behind art at L. A. Mayer Memorial Museum of Islamic Art, and don't miss a visit to Church of the Holy Sepulchre.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Jerusalem travel itinerary creator.

Newark, USA to Jerusalem is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Newark in April: highs in Jerusalem hover around 77°F, while lows dip to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Tiberias.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Tours Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Western Wall ©
Western Wall

2
nights
Tiberias

Tiberias ©
On the shores of Lake Kinneret, a vacation in Tiberias offers plenty of water sports and biblical walks.
On the 2nd (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Hula Nature Reserve, explore the striking landscape at Tabgha, then steep yourself in history at Mount of Beatitudes, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Sea of Galilee.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Tiberias holiday planner.

You can take a bus from Jerusalem to Tiberias in 2.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Jerusalem in May since evenings lows in Tiberias dip to 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Eilat.

Things to do in Tiberias

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Hula Nature Reserve, Mount of Beatitudes
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Sea of Galilee ©
Sea of Galilee
Mount of Beatitudes ©
Mount of Beatitudes
Hula Nature Reserve ©
Hula Nature Reserve

2
nights
Eilat

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): see the vivid underwater world at Dolphin Reef and then go for a stroll along the water at Eilat Marina. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Timna Park, then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden Of Eilat, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Eilat sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Tiberias to Eilat in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Tiberias in May, with highs in Eilat at 97°F and lows at 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Herzliya.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Underwater Observatory Marine Park ©
Scuba & Snorkeling
Timna Park ©
Timna Park

2
nights
Herzliya

Herzliya ©
On the sunny Mediterranean central coast of Israel, Herzliya charms its visitors with upscale beachfront restaurants, rolling cerulean coastline, and trendy shops.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take a stroll through Jaffa Old City, then take in the waterfront at Tayelet, then take an in-depth tour of Beit Hatfutsot - The Museum of the Jewish People, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Caesarea National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Yitzhak Rabin Center, get engrossed in the history at Eretz Israel Museum Complex (Haaretz Museum), and then explore the world behind art at Tel Aviv Museum of Art.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Herzliya online itinerary creator.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Eilat to Herzliya in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Eilat in May, plan for colder days in Herzliya, with highs around 77°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Herzliya

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Tel Aviv, Caesarea National Park
Highlights from your plan
Jaffa Old City ©
Jaffa Old City
Tel Aviv Museum of Art ©
Tel Aviv Museum of Art
Tayelet ©
Tayelet

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