9 days in Israel Itinerary

9 days in Israel Itinerary

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9 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  19 h 15 min
1
Jerusalem
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h
2
Eilat
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + Foot + Bus + Train:  2 h 30 min
3
Haifa
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  19 h 15 min
End: Los Angeles

4
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 28th (Tue), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, admire the natural beauty at Garden of Gethsemane, wander the streets of Old City of Jerusalem, and examine the collection at Israel Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Jerusalem itinerary planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Jerusalem is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Jerusalem is 10 hours. In November, Jerusalem is little chillier than Los Angeles - with highs of 69°F and lows of 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Eilat.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Tours Historic Sites Museums
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The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Walking tours

2
nights
Eilat

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
On the 30th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Timna Park and then take in the views from Harbour Bridge. On the 1st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the vivid underwater world at Dolphin Reef, see the vivid underwater world at Coral Beach Nature Reserve, and then meet the residents at Underwater Observatory Marine Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Eilat vacation builder.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Jerusalem to Eilat takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, Eilat is somewhat warmer than Jerusalem - with highs of 82°F and lows of 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Haifa.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks Wildlife Beaches
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Underwater Observatory Marine Park ©
Timna Park ©
Timna Park
Dolphin Reef ©
Dolphin Reef

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Caesarea National Park and then admire the landmark architecture of The Church of the Annunciation.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Haifa vacation builder.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and train from Eilat to Haifa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Eilat in December: highs in Haifa hover around 67°F, while lows dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Haifa

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

The Church of the Annunciation, Mishi Chocolate Boutique, Caesarea National Park
Highlights from your plan
The Church of the Annunciation ©
The Church of the Annunciation
The Baha'i Gardens ©
The Baha'i Gardens
Caesarea National Park ©
Caesarea National Park

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