8 days in Israel Itinerary

8 days in Israel Itinerary

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8 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Fly + bus:  18​h 30​min
1
Jerusalem
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Masada
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Nazareth
— 1 night
bus:  45​min
4
Tiberias
— 1 night
bus:  15​min
5
Capernaum
— Few hours
bus:  30​min
6
Safed
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
7
Rosh Hanikra
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  20​h
End: Fort Lauderdale


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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tomb of Absalom. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Bethesda and then don't miss a visit to Tomb of Absalom. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, get engrossed in the history at Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, then take a stroll through Old City of Jerusalem, then admire the landmark architecture of Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre, and finally explore the ancient world of Western Wall.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Jerusalem visit planner.

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Jerusalem is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Israel Standard Time (IST), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Fort Lauderdale in November, with highs in Jerusalem at 77°F and lows at 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Masada.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Western Wall ©
Western Wall
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

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Masada

Masada ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Masada National Park, don't miss a visit to Nachal Arugot Nature Reserve, and then explore the ancient world of Herod's Western Palace.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Masada using our trip planner.

You can drive from Jerusalem to Masada in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Nazareth.

Things to do in Masada

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Herod's Western Palace
Highlights from your plan
Masada National Park ©
Masada National Park
Herod's Western Palace ©
Herod's Western Palace

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Nazareth

Nazareth ©
Known worldwide as the hometown of Jesus Christ, Nazareth draws flocks of pilgrims who come to see the place where Christ grew up, and follow his footsteps along the Jesus Trail.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cana, delve into the distant past at Tel Megiddo National Park, admire the landmark architecture of The Church of the Annunciation, then explore the galleries of Nazareth Village, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at International Center Mary of Nazareth.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Nazareth journey planner .

Traveling by car from Masada to Nazareth takes 3 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Tiberias.

Things to do in Nazareth

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Nazareth Village ©
Nazareth Village
The Church of the Annunciation ©
The Church of the Annunciation
Tel Megiddo National Park ©
Tel Megiddo National Park

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night
Tiberias

Tiberias ©
On the shores of Lake Kinneret, a vacation in Tiberias offers plenty of water sports and biblical walks.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): cool off at Gai Beach Water Park and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sea of Galilee.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Tiberias online journey planner .

Take a bus from Nazareth to Tiberias in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in November, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow time for the bus ride to Capernaum.

Things to do in Tiberias

Theme Parks Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Gai Beach Water Park ©
Gai Beach Water Park
Sea of Galilee ©
Sea of Galilee

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hours
Capernaum

Capernaum ©
A trip to Capernaum takes pilgrims and tourists to the northern shore of the Sea of Galilee, which represents one of the major historical sites to see in Israel.
On the 30th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Mount of Beatitudes.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Capernaum trip planning site .

Capernaum is just a short distance from Tiberias. In November, daily temperatures in Capernaum can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Safed.

Things to do in Capernaum

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mount of Beatitudes ©
Mount of Beatitudes

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night
Safed

Safed ©
The birthplace of the Kabbalah movement, Safed boasts a mystical and spiritual heritage as one of the country's four holy cities.
On the 1st (Sun), delve into the lush surroundings at Biriya Forest and then look for all kinds of wild species at Hula Nature Reserve.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Safed trip itinerary builder .

Safed is very close to Capernaum. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Capernaum in November since evenings lows in Safed dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Rosh Hanikra.

Things to do in Safed

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Hula Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Hula Nature Reserve ©
Hula Nature Reserve
Biriya Forest ©
Biriya Forest

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night
Rosh Hanikra

Rosh Hanikra
To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rosh Hanikra holiday planner .

You can drive from Safed to Rosh Hanikra in an hour. In December in Rosh Hanikra, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 54°F at night. On the 2nd (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Rosh Hanikra

Tours Nature Parks

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