12 days in Israel Itinerary

12 days in Israel Itinerary

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12 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Tampa, Florida
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Jerusalem
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Tel Aviv
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
3
Eilat
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  3​h 45​min
4
Tiberias
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h
End: Tampa, Florida

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mahane Yehuda Market, Dead Sea and Jewish Quarter. You'll explore and learn at Israel Museum and Old City of Jerusalem. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Western Wall and Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Venture out of the city with trips to Masada National Park (in Masada) and Kalia Beach (in Kalia). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Mount of Olives, don't miss a visit to Ein Kerem, and admire the natural beauty at Garden of Gethsemane.

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Tampa, USA to Jerusalem is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Tampa to Jerusalem. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in September, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to catcht the bus to Tel Aviv.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kalia Beach, Masada National Park, Dead Sea
Highlights from your plan
Western Wall ©
Western Wall
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Mt of Olives ©
Mt of Olives

2
nights
Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv ©
Called the "White City" thanks to the color of its World Heritage-listed architectural landmarks, Tel Aviv serves as Israel's modern and cosmopolitan second city.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Frishman Beach as well as Bograshov Beach. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take a leisurely stroll along Tayelet, then kick back and relax at Bograshov Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Frishman Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Jaffa Old City and then take a stroll through White City.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Tel Aviv trip planner .

You can take a bus from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October in Tel Aviv, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 69°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Eilat.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Tayelet ©
Tayelet
Jaffa Old City ©
Jaffa Old City
White City ©
White City

2
nights
Eilat

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
You've now added Desert Eco Tours to your itinerary. On the 6th (Sat), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Underwater Observatory Marine Park and then get a dose of the wild on Desert Eco Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Botanical Garden Of Eilat.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Eilat planning tool .

You can fly from Tel Aviv to Eilat in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tel Aviv in October, expect nights in Eilat to be about the same, around 72°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 92°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Tiberias.

Things to do in Eilat

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Underwater Observatory Marine Park ©
Desert Eco Tours ©
Desert Eco Tours
Botanical Garden Of Eilat ©
Botanical Garden Of Eilat

2
nights
Tiberias

Tiberias ©
On the shores of Lake Kinneret, a vacation in Tiberias offers plenty of water sports and biblical walks.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Church of the Annunciation as well as Akko Old Town. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bahai Gardens and Shrine, wander the streets of Akko Old Town, and then get curious at Mada Tech - The Israel National Museum Of Science. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of The Church of the Annunciation, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Mount of Beatitudes, then steep yourself in history at Mount of Beatitudes, and finally explore the activities along Sea of Galilee.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Tiberias road trip site .

Getting from Eilat to Tiberias by combination of flight and bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Eilat in October: high temperatures in Tiberias hover around 80°F and lows are around 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tiberias

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Acre, Capernaum, Madatech-Israel National Museum of Science, Technology, and Space, The Church of the Annunciation
Highlights from your plan
Sea of Galilee ©
Sea of Galilee
The Church of the Annunciation ©
The Church of the Annunciation
Mount of Beatitudes ©
Mount of Beatitudes

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