16 days in Israel Itinerary

16 days in Israel Itinerary

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16 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
+2
train + tram + Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Tel Aviv
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h
2
Eilat
— 1 night
+3
Fly + foot + bus + train:  2​h 45​min
3
Haifa
— 1 night
bus:  2​h
4
Jerusalem
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Ein Bokek
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Fort Lauderdale


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1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): take a stroll through White City.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Tel Aviv itinerary planner .

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Tel Aviv is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Tel Aviv. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Tel Aviv, with lows around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Eilat.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Museums Neighborhoods Outdoors
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Tel Aviv Museum of Art ©
Tel Aviv Museum of Art
Tayelet ©
Tayelet
Neve Tzedek ©
Neve Tzedek

1
night
Eilat

Eilat
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Plan my day in Eilat using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Fly from Tel Aviv to Eilat in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Tel Aviv in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Eilat: temperatures range from 92°F by day to 71°F at night. You'll set off for Haifa on the 25th (Fri).

Things to do in Eilat

Outdoors Tours Parks

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): kick back and relax at Dado Beach, explore the engaging exhibits at Nisco Museum, and then get curious at Mada Tech - The Israel National Museum Of Science.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Haifa online holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Eilat to Haifa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Eilat in October, you will find days in Haifa are a bit cooler (81°F), and nights are about the same (68°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to catcht the bus to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Haifa

Museums Childrens Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Nisco Museum
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Nisco Museum ©
Nisco Museum
Dado Beach ©
Dado Beach

8
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.
Israel Museum and Western Wall are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park and Dead Sea will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Jerusalem to Kalia to see Kalia Beach about 42 minutes away. Spend a day outdoors on the 1st (Fri) with Israeli Wild. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, contemplate the long history of Dome of the Rock, and take in nature's colorful creations at Garden of Gethsemane.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Jerusalem day trip website .

Traveling by bus from Haifa to Jerusalem takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Jerusalem can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time for the bus ride to Ein Bokek.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

Dead Sea, Kalia Beach, Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park
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The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Western Wall ©
Western Wall

3
nights
Ein Bokek

Ein Bokek ©
Sandwiched between the turquoise waters of evaporation pools and desert-like landscape, Ein Bokek features a strip of hotels and luxury resorts on the Israeli shore of the Dead Sea.
On the 3rd (Sun), take an in-depth tour of The Masada Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Masada Fortress, then explore the striking landscape of Masada National Park, and then admire the masterpieces at Fine Art & Doll Museum.

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Getting from Jerusalem to Ein Bokek by bus takes about 2 hours. You'll set off for home on the 6th (Wed).

Things to do in Ein Bokek

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Dead Sea Region, Arad, Masada National Park, Ein Gedi Botanical Garden
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Masada National Park ©
Masada National Park
Masada Fortress ©
Masada Fortress
Fine Art & Doll Museum ©
Fine Art & Doll Museum

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