13 days in Israel Itinerary

13 days in Israel Itinerary

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13 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Porto Alegre
Fly + Drive:  20​h
1
Haifa
— 2 nights
+3
train + bus + foot + Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Eilat
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h 45​min
3
Dimona
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Jerusalem
— 4 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Porto Alegre

2
nights
Haifa

Haifa ©
A picturesque city in the north of the country, Haifa combines history and appearances to create an interesting and relaxing destination.
Sea of Galilee and The Church of the Annunciation will appeal to museum buffs. Popular historic sites such as The Baha'i Gardens and Bahai Gardens and Shrine are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Church of the Primacy of Peter (in Tabgha), Megiddo National Park (in Nazareth) and Mount of Beatitudes (in Capernaum). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Tabor, view the masterpieces at Carma Gallery of Contemporary Spiritual Art & Vacation Home, steep yourself in history at Stella Maris Lighthouse and Carmelite Monastery, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yardenit.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Haifa itinerary planning website .

Porto Alegre, Brazil to Haifa is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and car. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time to Israel Standard Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. When traveling from Porto Alegre in August, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Haifa: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Eilat.

Things to do in Haifa

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Acre, Nazareth, Mount of Beatitudes, Mount Tabor, Sea of Galilee
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Sea of Galilee ©
Sea of Galilee
The Church of the Annunciation ©
The Church of the Annunciation
The Baha'i Gardens ©
The Baha'i Gardens

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 19th (Mon), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Underwater Observatory Marine Park, then explore the gorgeous colors at Coral Beach Nature Reserve, and then kick back and relax at Dolphin Reef. Keep things going the next day: get your game on at Darkness - Israel's Biggest Haunted House, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Timna Park, then admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain, and finally take in breathtaking views at Red Canyon.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Eilat journey maker website .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Haifa to Eilat takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Haifa in August, expect nights in Eilat to be about the same, around 33°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 47°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Dimona.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Dolphin Reef ©
Dolphin Reef
Timna Park ©
Timna Park
Coral Beach Nature Reserve ©
Coral Beach Nature Reserve

2
nights
Dimona

Dimona ©
Dimona is an Israeli city in the Negev desert, 36km to the south of Beersheba and 35km west of the Dead Sea above the Arava valley in the Southern District of Israel. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): explore the ancient world of Masada Fortress, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Masada National Park, and then admire the masterpieces at Fine Art & Doll Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take in breathtaking views at Avdat National Park and then engage your brain at Vidor Center - A window to Arava agriculture.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Dimona tour itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Eilat to Dimona by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Dimona

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Arad, Avdat National Park, Vidor Center - A window to Arava agriculture, Masada National Park
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Masada National Park ©
Masada National Park
Avdat National Park ©
Avdat National Park
Masada Fortress ©
Masada Fortress

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 some cultural insight at Israel Museum and Western Wall. Visit Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center and Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jerusalem: Puppet Museum (in Holon), Weizmann House (in Rehovot) and Tel Aviv (Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Beit Hatfutsot - The Museum of the Jewish People, & more). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Old City of Jerusalem, see the interesting displays at Shrine of the Book, explore the ancient world of Temple Mount, and pause for some serene contemplation at Coptic Church of St. Helen.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Jerusalem day trip app .

Getting from Dimona to Jerusalem by car takes about 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Jerusalem can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Tel Aviv, Puppet Museum, Weizmann House
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The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Western Wall ©
Western Wall

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