20 days in Israel Itinerary

20 days in Israel Itinerary

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20 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Tel Aviv
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
2
Haifa
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Safed
— 1 night
bus:  2​h 45​min
4
Jerusalem
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Tel Aviv
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Toronto

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nachlat Binyamin Pedestrian Mall. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Jaffa Old City and Frishman Beach. Appreciate the collections at Ilana Goor Museum and Adina Plastelina. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Neve Tzedek, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tayelet, get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Jewish People - Bet Hatefutsoth, and kick back and relax at Jerusalem Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Tel Aviv online itinerary creator.

Toronto, Canada to Tel Aviv is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Tel Aviv is 7 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in November: high temperatures in Tel Aviv hover around 28°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Haifa.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Jaffa Old City ©
Jaffa Old City
Frishman Beach ©
Frishman Beach
Jerusalem Beach ©
Jerusalem Beach

3
nights
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 15th (Wed): admire the striking features of The Church of the Annunciation, steep yourself in history at Beit Shearim, then buy something for everyone on your list at Zichron Yaakov Pedestrian Mall, and finally see the interesting displays at Beit Aaronsohn - N.I.L.I. Museum. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Ralli museum, Caesarea, take a stroll through Akko Old Town, and then stop by The Old Acre Market.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Haifa trip builder.

Traveling by train from Tel Aviv to Haifa takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. November in Haifa sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Safed.

Things to do in Haifa

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Acre, Zichron Yaakov, Ralli museum, Caesarea, The Church of the Annunciation, Beit Shearim
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Beit Shearim ©
Beit Shearim
Ralli museum, Caesarea ©
Ralli museum, Caesarea
The Church of the Annunciation ©
The Church of the Annunciation

1
night
Safed

Safed ©
The birthplace of the Kabbalah movement, Safed boasts a mystical and spiritual heritage as one of the country's four holy cities.
You've now added Safed Candles to your itinerary. On the 17th (Fri), look for gifts at Safed Candles, do a tasting at Adir Winery, then take in the exciting artwork at Olive Tree Fine Art Gallery, and finally learn about winemaking at Stern Winery. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Twelve Apostles, contemplate the long history of Capharnaum the Town of Jesus, explore the activities along Sea of Galilee, contemplate the long history of Tiberias, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Mount of Beatitudes, and finally contemplate the long history of Mount of Beatitudes.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Safed sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Haifa to Safed takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can catcht the bus to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Safed

Historic Sites Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Capernaum, Tiberias, Adir Winery, Stern Winery
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Capharnaum the Town of Jesus ©
Capharnaum the Town of Jesus
The Beatitude Monastery ©
The Beatitude Monastery
Mount of Beatitudes ©
Mount of Beatitudes

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.
You've added JLM Bazar, J'aime Happy Gifts, Educational Bookshop, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Ben Yehuda Street and Mount of Olives. Popular historic sites such as Masada National Park and Western Wall are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Route 90 (in Ein Bokek) and Ein Gedi Botanical Garden (in Ein Gedi). Make the 24th (Fri) a rough and rugged day at local off-road trails. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Israel Museum, explore the galleries of The Masada Museum, appreciate the history behind Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Mount.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Jerusalem sightseeing planner.

Getting from Safed to Jerusalem by bus takes about 3 hours. November in Jerusalem sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Tel Aviv.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Dead Sea Region, Route 90, Ein Gedi Botanical Garden, Masada National Park
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Jaffa Gate ©
Jaffa Gate
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

3
nights
Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): kick back and relax at Bograshov Beach, then make a trip to The PhotoHouse, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Peter Church, and finally hunt for treasures at Jaffa Flea Market. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Acadia Beach, then examine the collection at Palmach Museum, and then hunt for treasures at Dizengoff Center.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Tel Aviv custom trip planner.

Take a bus from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv in an hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Jerusalem in November, with highs in Tel Aviv at 28°C and lows at 20°C. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Acadia Beach
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Bograshov Beach
Bograshov Beach
Palmach Museum ©
Palmach Museum

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