16 days in Israel Itinerary

16 days in Israel Itinerary

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16 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Montreal, Quebec
Fly:  15​h
1
Jerusalem
— 6 nights
Bus + Fly:  3​h
2
Eilat
— 4 nights
+3
Fly + Foot + Bus + Train:  2​h 30​min
3
Haifa
— 4 nights
Train + Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Montreal, Quebec

6
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Jaffa Old City (in Jaffa) and Tel Aviv Museum of Art (in Tel Aviv). On the 17th (Tue), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. Spend the 20th (Fri) exploring nature at Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, contemplate the long history of Dome of the Rock, admire the landmark architecture of Church of the Holy Sepulchre, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Western Wall.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Jerusalem trip builder.

Montreal, Canada to Jerusalem is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Montreal to Jerusalem. Traveling from Montreal in April, you will find days in Jerusalem are warmer (29°C), and nights are a bit warmer (8°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Eilat.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Tel Aviv, Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park
Highlights from your plan
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Walking tours

4
nights
Eilat

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Eilat is known for nature, zoos & aquariums, adventure, shopping, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Underwater Observatory Marine Park, explore the striking landscape of Timna Park, snap pictures at Harbour Bridge, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Eilat itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Jerusalem to Eilat takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Jerusalem in April, you will find days in Eilat are somewhat warmer (38°C), and nights are much hotter (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Haifa.

Things to do in Eilat

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

4
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 Mount Tabor (in Kfar Tavor), Sea of Galilee (in Tiberias) and Ramat HaNadiv (in Zichron Yaakov). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Caesarea National Park, admire the natural beauty at Baha'i Gardens and Golden Dome, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Mount of Beatitudes, and contemplate the long history of Mount of Beatitudes.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Haifa trip generator.

Do a combination of flight, bus, and train from Eilat to Haifa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, Haifa is a bit cooler than Eilat - with highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Haifa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tiberias, Capernaum, Ramat HaNadiv, Beit Shearim, The Church of the Annunciation
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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