8 days in Israel Itinerary

8 days in Israel Itinerary

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8 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Omaha
Fly + Drive:  19​h 30​min
1
Ginosar
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Haifa
— 1 night
+3
train + bus + foot + Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Eilat
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
4
Jerusalem
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Omaha

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Ginosar

Ginosar ©
Ginosar is a kibbutz in the Plain of Ginosar on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee in Israel. On the 13th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Mount of Beatitudes, contemplate the long history of Mount of Beatitudes, then delve into the distant past at The House and Church of St. Peter, then contemplate the long history of Capharnaum the Town of Jesus, and finally delve into the distant past at Magdala.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Ginosar trip planner .

Omaha, USA to Ginosar is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Israel Standard Time (IST), which is usually an 8 hour difference. In February, Ginosar is much warmer than Omaha - with highs of 65°F and lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Haifa.

Things to do in Ginosar

Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bahai Gardens and Shrine, engage your brain at Mada Tech - The Israel National Museum Of Science, then make a trip to Louis Promenade, and finally don't miss a visit to Yefe Nof Street.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Haifa trip maker .

Drive from Ginosar to Haifa in an hour. In February, daily temperatures in Haifa can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Eilat.

Things to do in Haifa

Childrens Museums Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bahai Gardens and Shrine
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Louis Promenade ©
Louis Promenade
Yefe Nof Street ©
Yefe Nof Street

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 Red Canyon and Botanical Garden Of Eilat. The adventure continues: push the limits with an extreme tour, race across the water with a speed boat tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Princess Beach, and explore the fascinating landscape at Eilat Action.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Eilat route maker website .

Do a combination of train and flight from Haifa to Eilat in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Haifa, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Eilat, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Eilat

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Red Canyon ©
Red Canyon
Botanical Garden Of Eilat ©
Botanical Garden Of Eilat
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

2
nights
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 18th (Tue), indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, don't miss a visit to Damascus (Shechem) Gate, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of All Nations (Basilica of the Agony), admire the striking features of Church of Saint Anne, then contemplate the long history of Dome of the Rock, and finally look for gifts at Rafael Jewelry Designer. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Jaffa Gate (Bab al-Khalil) and then meet the residents at Tisch Family Zoological Gardens (Biblical Zoo).

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Jerusalem online driving holiday planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Eilat to Jerusalem in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Eilat in February; daily highs in Jerusalem reach 69°F and lows reach 49°F. On the 19th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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Wine Tours & Tastings

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