18 days in Israel Itinerary

18 days in Israel Itinerary

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18 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Jerusalem
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Ein Bokek
— 1 night
bus:  2​h 45​min
3
Eilat
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
4
Tel Aviv
— 6 nights
Fly:  22​h
End: Vancouver

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Herzl Museum, Mahane Yehuda Market, Ramparts Walk, and other attractions. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Western Wall and get engrossed in the history at Tower of David Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Jerusalem itinerary planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Jerusalem is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Jerusalem is 10 hours. When traveling from Vancouver in September, plan for warmer days and about the same nights in Jerusalem: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Ein Bokek.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Western Wall ©
Western Wall
Jewish Quarter ©
Jewish Quarter

1
night
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 (Tue), explore the activities along Dead Sea, identify plant and animal life at En Gedi Nature Reserve, and then identify plant and animal life at Ein Gedi Botanical Garden. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at The Masada Museum and then get to know the fascinating history of Masada National Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Ein Bokek online itinerary creator.

Take a bus from Jerusalem to Ein Bokek in 2.5 hours. In October in Ein Bokek, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Eilat.

Things to do in Ein Bokek

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Dead Sea Region, Ein Gedi Botanical Garden, Masada National Park
Highlights from your plan
Masada National Park ©
Masada National Park
En Gedi Nature Reserve ©
En Gedi Nature Reserve
Dead Sea ©
Dead Sea

4
nights
Eilat

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Bring the kids along to Dolphin Reef and Dekel Beach Eilat. Step out of the city life by going to Timna Park and Hai Bar - Wildlife Reserve. And it doesn't end there: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Underwater Observatory Marine Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Ice Mall Eilat, explore the gorgeous colors at Coral Beach Nature Reserve, and kick back and relax at Princess Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Eilat tour planner.

Getting from Ein Bokek to Eilat by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Ein Bokek in October, you will find days in Eilat are somewhat warmer (39°C), and nights are much warmer (26°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Tel Aviv.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin Reef ©
Dolphin Reef
Scuba & Snorkeling
Timna Park ©
Timna Park

6
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Tayelet and Jerusalem Beach. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Safari Park and Bograshov Beach. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Acadia Beach, get engrossed in the history at Beit Hatfutsot - The Museum of the Jewish People, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and enjoy the sand and surf at Frishman Beach.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Tel Aviv custom trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Eilat to Tel Aviv takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Eilat in October, you will find days in Tel Aviv are slightly colder (32°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Acadia Beach, Safari Park
Highlights from your plan
Jaffa Old City ©
Jaffa Old City
Tayelet ©
Tayelet
Safari Park ©
Safari Park

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