5 days in Israel Itinerary

5 days in Israel Itinerary

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5 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Warsaw
Fly:  8​h
1
Jerusalem
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Masada
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Eilat
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h
4
Tel Aviv
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Warsaw

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Western Wall, admire the landmark architecture of Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre, wander the streets of Old City of Jerusalem, then admire the masterpieces at Israel Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Jerusalem vacation planning app .

Warsaw, Poland to Jerusalem is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Israel Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Warsaw in August; daily highs in Jerusalem reach 38°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Masada.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Western Wall ©
Western Wall

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Masada

Masada ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Masada National Park, delve into the distant past at Herod's Western Palace, and then steep yourself in history at The Masada Museum.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Masada online route planner .

Traveling by car from Jerusalem to Masada takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Eilat.

Things to do in Masada

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dead Sea Region
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Masada National Park ©
Masada National Park
Herod's Western Palace ©
Herod's Western Palace
The Masada Museum ©
The Masada Museum

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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 10th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Timna Park, then have some family-friendly fun at Darkness - Israel's Biggest Haunted House, and then explore the gorgeous colors at Dolphin Reef.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Eilat trip website .

Traveling by car from Masada to Eilat takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 47°C in August, and nighttime lows around 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Tel Aviv.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Dolphin Reef ©
Dolphin Reef
Timna Park ©
Timna Park

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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.
On the 11th (Sun), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then take a stroll through Neve Tzedek, then wander the streets of Jaffa Old City, and finally get outside with Tayelet.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Tel Aviv travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Eilat to Tel Aviv by flight takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, Tel Aviv is little chillier than Eilat - with highs of 36°C and lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Neighborhoods Fun & Games Beaches
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Jaffa Old City ©
Jaffa Old City
Tayelet ©
Tayelet
Neve Tzedek ©
Neve Tzedek

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