8 days in Israel Itinerary

8 days in Israel Itinerary

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8 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Budapest
Fly + train:  7​h 30​min
1
Haifa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Ginosar
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Tel Aviv
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h
4
Eilat
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Budapest

1
night
Haifa

Haifa ©
A picturesque city in the north of the country, Haifa combines history and appearances to create an interesting and relaxing destination.
For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Haifa trip planner .

Budapest, Hungary to Haifa is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Budapest to Haifa is 1 hour. While traveling from Budapest, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Haifa, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Ginosar.

Things to do in Haifa

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Nazareth, Acre
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 24th (Sun), examine the collection at The Ancient Galilee Boat, contemplate the long history of Church of the Multiplication, steep yourself in history at Capharnaum the Town of Jesus, then steep yourself in history at Mount of Beatitudes, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Mount of Beatitudes, and finally explore the ancient world of Magdala.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ginosar online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Haifa to Ginosar takes an hour. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Haifa in March since evenings lows in Ginosar dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Tel Aviv.

Things to do in Ginosar

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Capernaum, Magdala
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Capharnaum the Town of Jesus ©
Capharnaum the Town of Jesus
The Beatitude Monastery ©
The Beatitude Monastery
The Ancient Galilee Boat ©
The Ancient Galilee Boat

2
nights
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.
On the 25th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Independence Hall Museum, have fun and explore at Ilana Goor Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Ben-Gurion House, then kick back and relax at Frishman Beach, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Miss D. Gallery. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Eretz Israel Museum Complex (Haaretz Museum), examine the collection at Yitzhak Rabin Center, then see the interesting displays at Beit Hatfutsot - The Museum of the Jewish People, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Jerusalem Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Tel Aviv trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Ginosar to Tel Aviv takes 2 hours. Traveling from Ginosar in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Tel Aviv, with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Eilat.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Museums Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Frishman Beach ©
Frishman Beach
The Yitzhak Rabin Center ©
The Yitzhak Rabin Center
Jerusalem Beach ©
Jerusalem Beach

3
nights
Eilat

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Eilat Action and Dekel Beach Eilat. Step out of the city life by going to Princess Beach and Red Canyon. There's much more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, get your game on at Darkness - Israel's Biggest Haunted House, look for all kinds of wild species at Wow Glass Boat Informacion Centre, and enjoy the sand and surf at Migdalor Beach.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Eilat trip planner.

Fly from Tel Aviv to Eilat in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Tel Aviv in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Eilat, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Eilat

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

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