8 days in Ein Bokek, Eilat & Jerusalem Itinerary

8 days in Ein Bokek, Eilat & Jerusalem Itinerary

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8 days in Ein Bokek, Eilat & Jerusalem Itinerary

Start: Krakow
Fly + Drive:  9​h
1
Ein Bokek
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h 45​min
2
Eilat
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
3
Jerusalem
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Krakow

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): get outside with Route 90, then get to know the fascinating history of Masada National Park, and then admire the striking features of Masada Fortress. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Ein Bokek Beach, then explore the stunning scenery at Bokek River, then look for all kinds of wild species at En Gedi Nature Reserve, and finally explore the engaging exhibits at Arad Contemporary Art Center.

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Krakow, Poland to Ein Bokek is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Krakow to Ein Bokek, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Eilat.

Things to do in Ein Bokek

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Arad, En Gedi Nature Reserve, Masada National Park
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Masada National Park ©
Masada National Park
Masada Fortress ©
Masada Fortress
En Gedi Nature Reserve ©
En Gedi Nature Reserve

2
nights
Eilat

At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
On the 29th (Sun), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then explore the gorgeous colors at Dolphin Reef, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the gorgeous colors at Coral Beach Nature Reserve, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Timna Park, and then catch some excitement at Funtasy - Eilat's attractions center.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Eilat day trip planning website .

Getting from Ein Bokek to Eilat by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. In December, daily temperatures in Eilat can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Eilat

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Dolphin Reef ©
Dolphin Reef
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Israel Museum, Jerusalem and Jaffa Old City. Take a break from the city and head to Tayelet and Sataf Nature Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Tel Aviv (Neve Tzedek & GINA Gallery of Naive Art). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Old City of Jerusalem, steep yourself in history at Mt of Olives, do a tasting at Tzuba Winery, and make a trip to Western Wall.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Jerusalem itinerary planning app .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Eilat to Jerusalem in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. When traveling from Eilat in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Jerusalem, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Tel Aviv
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Jaffa Old City ©
Jaffa Old City
Western Wall ©
Western Wall
Old City of Jerusalem ©
Old City of Jerusalem

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