5 days in Israel Itinerary

5 days in Israel Itinerary

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5 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  1​h
1
Eilat
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
2
Jerusalem
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
End: Tel Aviv

1
night
Eilat

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): explore the gorgeous colors at Coral Beach Nature Reserve, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Underwater Observatory Marine Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dolphin Reef. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Timna Park and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Eilat journey planner .

Tel Aviv to Eilat is an approximately 1-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Tel Aviv in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Eilat, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Eilat

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

3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Jerusalem side-trips: Jaffa Old City (in Jaffa) and Neve Tzedek (in Tel Aviv). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, steep yourself in history at Mt of Olives, explore the ancient world of Western Wall, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

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You can do a combination of flight and bus from Eilat to Jerusalem in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Eilat in October; daily highs in Jerusalem reach 34°C and lows reach 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tel Aviv
Highlights from your plan
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Walking tours

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