19 days in Israel Itinerary

19 days in Israel Itinerary

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19 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Madrid
Fly + train:  8​h 45​min
1
Haifa
— 4 nights
+3
train + bus + foot + Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Eilat
— 4 nights
bus:  3​h 15​min
3
Ein Gedi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Tel Aviv
— 6 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Madrid

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Achziv Beach National Park and Dado Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea of Galilee and The Baha'i Gardens. Venture out of the city with trips to Magdala (in Migdal) and The Church of the Annunciation (in Nazareth). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Stella Maris Lighthouse and Carmelite Monastery, don't miss a visit to Yefe Nof Street, get curious at Madatech-Israel National Museum of Science, Technology, and Space, and get to know the fascinating history of The German Colony.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Haifa road trip planner .

Madrid, Spain to Haifa is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Traveling from Madrid to Haifa, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Madrid in October, with highs in Haifa at 32°C and lows at 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Eilat.

Things to do in Haifa

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mishi Chocolate Boutique, Sea of Galilee, Akko Old Town, The Church of the Annunciation, Achziv Beach National Park
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The Baha'i Gardens ©
The Baha'i Gardens
Sea of Galilee ©
Sea of Galilee
The Church of the Annunciation ©
The Church of the Annunciation

4
nights
Eilat

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Get some cultural insight at Botanical Garden Of Eilat and Eilat, My City History Museum. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Dolphin Reef and Princess Beach. There's still lots to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Underwater Observatory Marine Park, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Timna Park, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and kick back and relax at Migdalor Beach.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Eilat trip tool .

Do a combination of train and flight from Haifa to Eilat in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Haifa, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Eilat, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to catcht the bus to Ein Gedi.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Dolphin Reef ©
Dolphin Reef
Migdalor Beach ©
Migdalor Beach
Mosh Beach ©
Mosh Beach

3
nights
Ein Gedi

Ein Gedi ©
Masada National Park and Arad Contemporary Art Center are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Ein Bokek Beach and Kalia Beach. Step out of Ein Gedi with an excursion to Masada Fortress in Arad--about 30 minutes away.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ein Gedi travel route planner.

You can take a bus from Eilat to Ein Gedi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Eilat in October, with highs in Ein Gedi at 34°C and lows at 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tel Aviv.

Things to do in Ein Gedi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dead Sea Region, Arad, Ein Bokek Beach, Kalia Beach, Masada National Park
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Ein Bokek Beach ©
Ein Bokek Beach
Masada National Park ©
Masada National Park
Masada Fortress ©
Masada Fortress

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.
Relax by the water at Tayelet and Bograshov Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center and Old City of Jerusalem. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tel Aviv: Jerusalem (Western Wall, Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre, & more) and Mikhmoret Beach (in Mikhmoret). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Jaffa Old City, stroll through Jerusalem Beach, see the interesting displays at Beit Hatfutsot - The Museum of the Jewish People, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Tel Aviv online trip maker .

Getting from Ein Gedi to Tel Aviv by car takes about 2.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Tel Aviv can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Jerusalem, Mikhmoret Beach
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Tayelet ©
Tayelet
Israel Museum ©
Israel Museum

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