8 days in Israel Itinerary

8 days in Israel Itinerary

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8 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
1
Jerusalem
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Ein Bokek
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Mitspe Ramon
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Eilat
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + foot + bus + train:  2​h 45​min
5
Haifa
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
End: Jerusalem

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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Jerusalem Archaeological Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park, then take a stroll through Ben Yehuda Street, and finally get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Safari Park, make a trip to The Arches Pool, then take in the dramatic natural features at Herodyon National Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Christian Quarter, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of All Nations (Basilica of the Agony).

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The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Jerusalem. In September, daytime highs in Jerusalem are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ein Bokek.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Safari Park, The Arches Pool, Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park
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Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park ©
Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Herodyon National Park ©
Herodyon National Park

1
night
Ein Bokek

Ein Bokek ©
Sandwiched between the turquoise waters of evaporation pools and desert-like landscape, Ein Bokek features a strip of hotels and luxury resorts on the Israeli shore of the Dead Sea.
On the 1st (Tue), admire nature's extreme beauty at Ein Gedi Botanical Garden, identify plant and animal life at En Gedi Nature Reserve, then take an in-depth tour of The Masada Museum, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bokek River, and finally stroll through Ein Bokek Beach.

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Traveling by car from Jerusalem to Ein Bokek takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Mitspe Ramon.

Things to do in Ein Bokek

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Dead Sea Region, Ein Gedi Botanical Garden
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En Gedi Nature Reserve ©
En Gedi Nature Reserve
Ein Bokek Beach ©
Ein Bokek Beach
Bokek River ©
Bokek River

1
night
Mitspe Ramon

Founded in 1951, the small desert town of Mitspe Ramon overlooks the Ramon Crater, a massive 40 km (24 mi) long dip in the Negev desert, created by erosion and notable for its interesting rock formations.
On the 2nd (Wed), get outside with Outdoor Activities, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Avdat National Park, and finally get a taste of life in the country at The Alpaca Farm.

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Traveling by car from Ein Bokek to Mitspe Ramon takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Mitspe Ramon are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Eilat.

Things to do in Mitspe Ramon

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Avdat National Park ©
Avdat National Park
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

2
nights
Eilat

At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then kick back and relax at Princess Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Mosh Beach, and finally take in breathtaking views at Red Canyon. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Botanical Garden Of Eilat, partake in some friendly competition at Escape Room Eilat, race across the water with a speed boat tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Migdalor Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Dekel Beach Eilat, and finally admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain.

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Traveling by car from Mitspe Ramon to Eilat takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Mitspe Ramon in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Eilat, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Haifa.

Things to do in Eilat

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Princess Beach ©
Princess Beach
Migdalor Beach ©
Migdalor Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): stroll around Carmel National Park, kick back and relax at Dado Beach, and then make a trip to Louis Promenade. On your second day here, make a trip to Yefe Nof Street, engage your brain at Madatech-Israel National Museum of Science, Technology, and Space, then make a trip to Tel Shikmona, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at The Grottos at Rosh HaNiqra.

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Do a combination of flight and train from Eilat to Haifa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Eilat in October, you will find days in Haifa are a bit cooler (32°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus back home.

Things to do in Haifa

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

The Grottos at Rosh HaNiqra
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Dado Beach ©
Dado Beach
The Grottos at Rosh HaNiqra ©
The Grottos at Rosh HaNiqra
Carmel National Park ©
Carmel National Park

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