8 days in Israel Itinerary

8 days in Israel Itinerary

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8 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
1
Tel Aviv
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h
2
Eilat
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Sde Boker
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Ein Gedi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Carmel Market (Shuk Ha'Carmel) and Jaffa Old City. Explore hidden gems such as Caesarea National Park and Ben Yehuda Street. Explore Tel Aviv's surroundings by going to Jerusalem (Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, Israel Museum, & more). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Independence Hall Museum, take a leisurely stroll along Tayelet, and take a stroll through Neve Tzedek.

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The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Tel Aviv. June in Tel Aviv sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to fly to Eilat.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Jerusalem, Caesarea National Park
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Carmel Market (Shuk Ha'Carmel) ©
Carmel Market (Shuk Ha'Carmel)
Caesarea National Park ©
Caesarea National Park

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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Eilat Action and Musical Fountain. Step out of the city life by going to Red Canyon and Princess Beach. And it doesn't end there: see the vivid underwater world at Dolphin Reef, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, get your game on at Darkness - Israel's Biggest Haunted House, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Eilat trip planner .

You can fly from Tel Aviv to Eilat in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tel Aviv in June, you will find days in Eilat are warmer (46°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (30°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sde Boker.

Things to do in Eilat

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Dolphin Reef ©
Dolphin Reef
Red Canyon ©
Red Canyon
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Sde Boker

Sde Boker ©
Sde Boker is a kibbutz in the Negev desert of southern Israel. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Avdat National Park, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and then explore the ancient world of Shivta.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Sde Boker journey maker website .

You can drive from Eilat to Sde Boker in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ein Gedi.

Things to do in Sde Boker

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Mitspe Ramon, Shivta
Highlights from your plan
Avdat National Park ©
Avdat National Park
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

1
night
Ein Gedi

Ein Gedi ©
On the 27th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of The Masada Museum, stroll through Ein Bokek Beach, then identify plant and animal life at En Gedi Nature Reserve, and finally admire the natural beauty at Ein Gedi Botanical Garden.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ein Gedi trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Sde Boker to Ein Gedi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Ein Gedi

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Dead Sea Region, Ein Bokek Beach
Highlights from your plan
En Gedi Nature Reserve ©
En Gedi Nature Reserve
Ein Gedi Botanical Garden ©
Ein Gedi Botanical Garden
Ein Bokek Beach ©
Ein Bokek Beach

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