8 days in Israel Itinerary

8 days in Israel Itinerary

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8 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly + bus:  12​h 45​min
1
Jerusalem
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Eilat
— 1 night
+3
Fly + foot + bus + train:  2​h 45​min
3
Haifa
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  13​h
End: Pune

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jerusalem: Jaffa Old City (in Jaffa) and Tayelet (in Tel Aviv). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Garden Tomb, and delve into the distant past at Western Wall.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Jerusalem trip planner .

Pune, India to Jerusalem is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Pune to Jerusalem. In December, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Eilat.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tel Aviv
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Israel Museum ©
Israel Museum
Walking tours

1
night
Eilat

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
On the 25th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Timna Park, experience the excitement of Funtasy - Eilat's attractions center, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Underwater Observatory Marine Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Eilat tour itinerary planning app .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Jerusalem to Eilat in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In December in Eilat, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Haifa.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
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Underwater Observatory Marine Park ©
Timna Park ©
Timna Park

3
nights
Haifa

Haifa ©
A picturesque city in the north of the country, Haifa combines history and appearances to create an interesting and relaxing destination.
On the 26th (Thu), browse the exhibits of Nazareth Village, admire the landmark architecture of The Church of the Annunciation, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Tabor, and finally delve into the distant past at Magdala. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at The Baha'i Gardens, then see the interesting displays at Ralli museum, Caesarea, then explore the striking landscape of Caesarea National Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Bahai Gardens and Shrine.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Haifa road trip site .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Eilat to Haifa in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Eilat in December, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Haifa: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Haifa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nazareth, Caesarea, Mount Tabor, Magdala, Bahai Gardens and Shrine
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The Baha'i Gardens ©
The Baha'i Gardens
The Church of the Annunciation ©
The Church of the Annunciation
Mount Tabor ©
Mount Tabor

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