9 days in Israel Itinerary

9 days in Israel Itinerary

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9 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Raleigh
jetblue:  20​h
1
Jerusalem
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  3​h
2
Eilat
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  3​h 45​min
3
Tiberias
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  23​h 45​min
End: Raleigh

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.
On the 15th (Fri), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, admire the natural beauty at Garden of Gethsemane, stop by Jerusalem Pottery, and take a stroll through Old City of Jerusalem.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Jerusalem vacation builder.

Raleigh, USA to Jerusalem is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Raleigh to Jerusalem is 7 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Raleigh in September: highs in Jerusalem hover around 89°F, while lows dip to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Eilat.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Tours Museums Historic Sites
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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 16th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Timna Park, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then get your game on at Darkness. Here are some ideas for day two: meet the residents at Underwater Observatory Marine Park, explore the gorgeous colors at Coral Beach Nature Reserve, and then see the vivid underwater world at Dolphin Reef.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Eilat vacation builder.

Getting from Jerusalem to Eilat by combination of bus and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Jerusalem in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Eilat: temperatures range from 100°F by day to 79°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Tiberias.

Things to do in Eilat

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

1
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 18th (Mon): admire the striking features of The Church of the Annunciation, admire the natural beauty at International Center Mary of Nazareth, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Mount of Beatitudes.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Tiberias travel planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Eilat to Tiberias in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, Tiberias is little chillier than Eilat - with highs of 87°F and lows of 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tiberias

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Nazareth, Capernaum
Highlights from your plan
Sea of Galilee ©
Sea of Galilee
The Church of the Annunciation ©
The Church of the Annunciation
International Center Mary of Nazareth ©

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