8 days in Israel Itinerary

8 days in Israel Itinerary

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8 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Netiv HaAsara
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Masada
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Jerusalem
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h 45​min
4
Safed
— 1 day
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Haifa
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
6
Tel Aviv
— 1 night
End: Tel Aviv

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night
Netiv HaAsara

Netiv HaAsara ©
Netiv HaAsara is a moshav in southern Israel. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Black Arrow Memorial and then don't miss a visit to Path to Peace.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Netiv HaAsara trip planner .

Tel Aviv to Netiv HaAsara is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In September in Netiv HaAsara, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Masada.
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Path to Peace ©
Path to Peace

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Masada

Masada ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): browse the exhibits of Arad Contemporary Art Center and then see the interesting displays at Fine Art & Doll Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Masada tour itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Netiv HaAsara to Masada in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Masada

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Arad, Ein Bokek, The Masada Museum
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Masada National Park ©
Masada National Park
Masada Fortress ©
Masada Fortress
Ein Bokek Beach ©
Ein Bokek Beach

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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 9th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, explore the world behind art at Israel Museum, make a trip to Jaffa Gate, contemplate the long history of Old City of Jerusalem, then admire the striking features of Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Western Wall.

Discover how to plan a Jerusalem trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Masada to Jerusalem by car takes about 2.5 hours. In September in Jerusalem, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Safed.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Israel Museum ©
Israel Museum
Western Wall ©
Western Wall

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Safed

Safed ©
The birthplace of the Kabbalah movement, Safed boasts a mystical and spiritual heritage as one of the country's four holy cities.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): explore the galleries of Olive Tree Fine Art Gallery, learn about winemaking at The Abouhav Winery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Twelve Apostles, then hike along Jesus Trail, and finally steep yourself in history at Mount of Beatitudes.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Safed trip planning website .

Traveling by bus from Jerusalem to Safed takes 3 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Safed can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Haifa.

Things to do in Safed

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

Capernaum, Jesus Trail
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Jesus Trail ©
Jesus Trail
Mount of Beatitudes ©
Mount of Beatitudes
The Church of the Twelve Apostles ©
The Church of the Twelve Apostles

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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 11th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baha'i Gardens, then get curious at Madatech-Israel National Museum of Science, Technology, and Space, then get to know the fascinating history of The German Colony, and finally wander the streets of Akko Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of The Church of the Annunciation, see the interesting displays at Ralli museum, Caesarea, then explore the striking landscape of Caesarea National Park, and finally kick back and relax at Dado Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Haifa trip builder app .

You can take a bus from Safed to Haifa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Tel Aviv.

Things to do in Haifa

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Caesarea, The Church of the Annunciation, Akko Old Town
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The Baha'i Gardens ©
The Baha'i Gardens
The Church of the Annunciation ©
The Church of the Annunciation
Caesarea National Park ©
Caesarea National Park

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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.
To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Tel Aviv trip itinerary maker site .

You can take a train from Haifa to Tel Aviv in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Tel Aviv sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Tayelet ©
Tayelet
Ben-Gurion House ©
Ben-Gurion House

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