8 days in Israel Itinerary

8 days in Israel Itinerary

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8 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Bucharest
Fly:  4​h
1
Tel Aviv
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Jerusalem
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Ein Gedi
— 1 night
bus + train:  4​h 30​min
4
Haifa
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Bucharest

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Frishman Beach and then ponder the design of Fountain Astrological Signs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Bograshov Beach.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Tel Aviv trip itinerary builder tool .

Bucharest, Romania to Tel Aviv is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Tel Aviv when traveling from Bucharest in June, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Frishman Beach ©
Frishman Beach
Bograshov Beach
Bograshov Beach
Fountain Astrological Signs ©
Fountain Astrological Signs

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night
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 17th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, don't miss a visit to Jaffa Gate, explore the galleries of Old City of Jerusalem, then wander the streets of Christian Quarter, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of All Nations (Basilica of the Agony), and finally explore the ancient world of Western Wall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park and then admire the striking features of Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Jerusalem trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in an hour. June in Jerusalem sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ein Gedi.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park
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1
night
Ein Gedi

Ein Gedi ©
On the 19th (Wed), explore the fascinating landscape at Ein Gedi Botanical Garden, then look for all kinds of wild species at En Gedi Nature Reserve, then don't miss a visit to Nachal David Stream, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Ein Bokek Beach.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ein Gedi holiday app .

Getting from Jerusalem to Ein Gedi by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Ein Gedi are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Haifa.

Things to do in Ein Gedi

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Dead Sea Region, Ein Bokek Beach
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En Gedi Nature Reserve ©
En Gedi Nature Reserve
Ein Bokek Beach ©
Ein Bokek Beach
Ein Gedi Botanical Garden ©
Ein Gedi Botanical Garden

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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 20th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Primacy of Peter, pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Twelve Apostles, then explore the ancient world of The House and Church of St. Peter, and finally explore the activities along Sea of Galilee. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Meridian Beach, steep yourself in history at Beit Shearim, steep yourself in history at Cana, pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Wedding Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation, and finally pause for some photo ops at The statue of Alexander Zaid.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Haifa online day trip planner .

Getting from Ein Gedi to Haifa by combination of bus and train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Haifa

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Kiryat Tivon, Capernaum, Nazareth, Church of the Primacy of Peter, Franciscan Wedding Church
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Beit Shearim ©
Beit Shearim
The House and Church of St. Peter ©
The House and Church of St. Peter

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