9 days in Israel Itinerary

9 days in Israel Itinerary

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9 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Tel Aviv
— 1 night
train:  1​h
2
Haifa
— Few hours
bus:  45​min
3
Nazareth
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Jerusalem
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Masada
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Tel Aviv
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Lisbon

1
night
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.
For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Tel Aviv trip itinerary planner .

Lisbon, Portugal to Tel Aviv is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Lisbon to Tel Aviv due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Tel Aviv when traveling from Lisbon in September, with lows around 28°C. On the 15th (Sun), you'll travel to Haifa.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Tours Outdoors Nightlife

few
hours
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 15th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Citadel of Acre, then get to know the fascinating history of The German Colony, and then admire the natural beauty at The Baha'i Gardens.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Haifa online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Tel Aviv to Haifa by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. September in Haifa sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can take a bus to Nazareth.

Things to do in Haifa

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Citadel of Acre
Highlights from your plan
The Baha'i Gardens ©
The Baha'i Gardens
Citadel of Acre ©
Citadel of Acre
The German Colony ©
The German Colony

1
night
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 15th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Joseph Church.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Nazareth trip planner.

Getting from Haifa to Nazareth by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Nazareth, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Nazareth

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Church of the Annunciation ©
The Church of the Annunciation
St. Joseph Church ©
St. Joseph Church

3
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.
Jerusalem is known for historic sites, museums, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, contemplate the long history of Mt of Olives, delve into the distant past at Western Wall, and admire the striking features of Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Jerusalem route maker app .

Drive from Nazareth to Jerusalem in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Masada.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Tours Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Israel Museum ©
Israel Museum
Walking tours

1
night
Masada

Masada ©
On the 19th (Thu), explore the galleries of The Masada Museum, delve into the distant past at Herod's Western Palace, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Masada National Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Masada trip planner .

You can drive from Jerusalem to Masada in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Tel Aviv.

Things to do in Masada

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Dead Sea Region
Highlights from your plan
Masada National Park ©
Masada National Park
Herod's Western Palace ©
Herod's Western Palace
The Masada Museum ©
The Masada Museum

2
nights
Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv ©
On the 20th (Fri), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then wander the streets of Neve Tzedek, then wander the streets of Jaffa Old City, and finally make a trip to Tayelet. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Tel Aviv Museum of Art, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and then take a leisurely stroll along Old Tel Aviv Port Area.

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You can drive from Masada to Tel Aviv in 2 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Tours Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Jaffa Old City ©
Jaffa Old City
Neve Tzedek ©
Neve Tzedek
Walking tours

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