7 days in Jerusalem, Dead Sea Region & Tel Aviv Itinerary

7 days in Jerusalem, Dead Sea Region & Tel Aviv Itinerary

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7 days in Jerusalem, Dead Sea Region & Tel Aviv Itinerary

Start: Vienna
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Jerusalem
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Ein Bokek
— 2 nights
Bus:  2​h 15​min
3
Tel Aviv
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Vienna

2
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.
Keep things going the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount of Olives Jewish Cemetery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Anne, steep yourself in history at Dome of the Rock, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of All Nations (Basilica of the Agony), then wander the streets of Christian Quarter, and finally contemplate the long history of Jaffa Gate (Bab al-Khalil).

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Jerusalem trip itinerary builder tool .

Vienna, Austria to Jerusalem is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Israel Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Vienna, expect warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Jerusalem, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Ein Bokek.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Herodyon National Park ©
Herodyon National Park
Christian Quarter ©
Christian Quarter

2
nights
Ein Bokek

Ein Bokek ©
Sandwiched between the turquoise waters of evaporation pools and desert-like landscape, Ein Bokek features a strip of hotels and luxury resorts on the Israeli shore of the Dead Sea.
On the 3rd (Sun), explore the galleries of The Masada Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Ein Gedi Botanical Garden, then identify plant and animal life at En Gedi Nature Reserve, and finally don't miss a visit to Nachal David Stream. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ein Bokek Beach, explore the fascinating landscape at Bokek River, and then delve into the distant past at Masada Fortress.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Ein Bokek travel planner.

Take a bus from Jerusalem to Ein Bokek in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Tel Aviv.

Things to do in Ein Bokek

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dead Sea Region, Ein Gedi Botanical Garden, Masada Fortress
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Ein Gedi Botanical Garden ©
Ein Gedi Botanical Garden
Ein Bokek Beach ©
Ein Bokek Beach
Bokek River ©
Bokek River

2
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.
On the 5th (Tue), stroll through Yarkon River and Park Hayarkon, steep yourself in history at Independence Hall Museum, get engrossed in the history at Beit Hatfutsot - The Museum of the Jewish People, then examine the collection at Yitzhak Rabin Center, and finally take an in-depth tour of Eretz Israel Museum Complex (Haaretz Museum). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Ben-Gurion House, then kick back and relax at Frishman Beach, then have fun and explore at Ilana Goor Museum, and finally view the masterpieces at Linda Friedrich Jewelry.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Tel Aviv trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Ein Bokek to Tel Aviv takes 2.5 hours. March in Tel Aviv sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Museums Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
The Yitzhak Rabin Center ©
The Yitzhak Rabin Center
Frishman Beach ©
Frishman Beach

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