8 days in Israel Itinerary

8 days in Israel Itinerary

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8 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Eilat
— 1 night
+3
Fly + foot + bus + train:  2​h 45​min
2
Haifa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Ginosar
— 1 night
bus:  2​h 15​min
4
Jerusalem
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

1
night
Eilat

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): push the limits with an extreme tour, have some family-friendly fun at Darkness - Israel's Biggest Haunted House, and then take in breathtaking views at Red Canyon. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's extreme beauty at Eilat Action, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Princess Beach.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Eilat trip maker app .

Mumbai, India to Eilat is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Traveling from Mumbai to Eilat, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Mumbai in May since evenings lows in Eilat dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Haifa.

Things to do in Eilat

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Red Canyon ©
Red Canyon
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

2
nights
Haifa

Haifa ©
A picturesque city in the north of the country, Haifa combines history and appearances to create an interesting and relaxing destination.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): get great views at International Center Mary of Nazareth, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Gabriel's Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Joseph Church, then explore the historical opulence of Crusader Fortress, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Bahai Gardens and Shrine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): delve into the distant past at Megiddo National Park, then steep yourself in history at Beit Shearim, then enjoy the sand and surf at Dado Beach, and finally steep yourself in history at Stella Maris Lighthouse and Carmelite Monastery.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Haifa route maker app .

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. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Eilat in May: high temperatures in Haifa hover around 31°C and lows are around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ginosar.

Things to do in Haifa

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Nazareth, Acre, Beit Shearim
Highlights from your plan
International Center Mary of Nazareth ©
St. Joseph Church ©
St. Joseph Church

1
night
Ginosar

Ginosar ©
Ginosar is a kibbutz in the Plain of Ginosar on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee in Israel. On the 22nd (Wed), explore the ancient world of Magdala, steep yourself in history at Capharnaum the Town of Jesus, delve into the distant past at The House and Church of St. Peter, pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Twelve Apostles, then contemplate the long history of Church of the Multiplication, and finally contemplate the long history of Mount of Beatitudes.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Ginosar trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Haifa to Ginosar takes an hour. While traveling from Haifa, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Ginosar, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Ginosar

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Capernaum, Magdala
Highlights from your plan
Capharnaum the Town of Jesus ©
Capharnaum the Town of Jesus
The Church of the Twelve Apostles ©
The Church of the Twelve Apostles
The Beatitude Monastery ©
The Beatitude Monastery

1
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.
On the 23rd (Thu), get to know the fascinating history of Ramparts Walk, contemplate the long history of Jaffa Gate (Bab al-Khalil), wander the streets of Christian Quarter, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of All Nations (Basilica of the Agony), then admire the landmark architecture of Church of Saint Anne, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Dome of the Rock.

Plan trip to Jerusalem with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Ginosar to Jerusalem in 2.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Christian Quarter ©
Christian Quarter
Church of Saint Anne ©
Church of Saint Anne

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