6 days in Israel & Bethlehem Itinerary

6 days in Israel & Bethlehem Itinerary

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6 days in Israel & Bethlehem Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana, Slovenia
Fly:  1​h
1
Jerusalem, Israel
— 1 night
bus:  30​min
2
Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Ein Gedi, Israel
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
4
Masada, Israel
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
5
Tel Aviv, Israel
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Ljubljana, Slovenia

1
night
Jerusalem, Israel

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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Christian Quarter, Jaffa Gate (Bab al-Khalil) and Mahane Yehuda Market. On the 17th (Sun), have fun and explore at Tower of David Museum, steep yourself in history at Jaffa Gate (Bab al-Khalil), then make a trip to The Western Wall Tunnels, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christian Quarter, and finally make a trip to Church of the Holy Sepulchre.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Jerusalem trip planner .

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Jerusalem is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Israel Standard Time (IST) is 1 hour. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Ljubljana in February, with highs in Jerusalem at 24°C and lows at 11°C. On the 18th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Bethlehem.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre ©
Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre
The Western Wall Tunnels ©
The Western Wall Tunnels

2
nights
Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories

Bethlehem ©
For many, Bethlehem needs no introduction.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): make a trip to Sanctuary Bethlehem, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Nativity, then get some fabulous bargains at Blessings Gift Shop and The Olive Wood Factory, and finally make a trip to Milk Grotto. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Temple Mount, contemplate the long history of Dome of the Rock, then explore the ancient world of Western Wall, then get all the information you need at City of David National Park, and finally contemplate the long history of Mt of Olives.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bethlehem holiday builder site .

Bethlehem is very close to Jerusalem. You will leave for Ein Gedi on the 20th (Wed).

Things to do in Bethlehem

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Jerusalem
Highlights from your plan
Western Wall ©
Western Wall
Mt of Olives ©
Mt of Olives
Temple Mount ©
Temple Mount

1
night
Ein Gedi, Israel

Ein Gedi ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ein Bokek Beach as well as En Gedi Nature Reserve. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at En Gedi Nature Reserve and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ein Bokek Beach.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Ein Gedi road trip website .

Getting from Bethlehem to Ein Gedi by car takes about 2 hours. In February in Ein Gedi, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Masada.

Things to do in Ein Gedi

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

En Gedi Nature Reserve, Ein Bokek Beach
Highlights from your plan
En Gedi Nature Reserve ©
En Gedi Nature Reserve
Ein Bokek Beach ©
Ein Bokek Beach

few
hours
Masada, Israel

Masada ©
To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Masada travel route builder site .

Drive from Ein Gedi to Masada in 1.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Thu) before leaving for Tel Aviv.

Things to do in Masada

Nature Parks
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Masada National Park ©
Masada National Park

1
night
Tel Aviv, Israel

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 Carmel Market (Shuk Ha'Carmel) as well as Rothschild Boulevard. On the 21st (Thu), take a stroll through Jaffa Old City, then wander the streets of Neve Tzedek, then make a trip to Rothschild Boulevard, and finally hunt for treasures at Carmel Market (Shuk Ha'Carmel).

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Tel Aviv trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Masada to Tel Aviv in 2.5 hours. In February in Tel Aviv, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 22nd (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Neighborhoods Shopping
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Jaffa Old City ©
Jaffa Old City
Neve Tzedek ©
Neve Tzedek
Carmel Market (Shuk Ha'Carmel) ©
Carmel Market (Shuk Ha'Carmel)

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