9 days in Israel Itinerary

9 days in Israel Itinerary

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9 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Eilat
— 1 night
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  3​h 15​min
2
Nazareth
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Jerusalem
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

1
night
Eilat

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
On the 15th (Thu), observe the fascinating underwater world at Underwater Observatory Marine Park, then see the vivid underwater world at Coral Beach Nature Reserve, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dolphin Reef. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): stop by Eilat Wines, get your game on at Darkness - Israel's Biggest Haunted House, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Eilat trip planner .

Mumbai, India to Eilat is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Israel Standard Time (IST) is minus 3 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Mumbai in August: high temperatures in Eilat hover around 47°C and lows are around 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Nazareth.

Things to do in Eilat

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
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Dolphin Reef ©
Dolphin Reef
Scuba & Snorkeling
Coral Beach Nature Reserve ©
Coral Beach Nature Reserve

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): admire the striking features of The Church of the Annunciation, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sea of Galilee, then view the masterpieces at Olive Tree Fine Art Gallery, and finally view the masterpieces at Nurit Gallery. On the next day, view the masterpieces at Beit Hankin, then have fun and explore at Nisco Museum, then explore the wide array of goods at BIG Krayot Shopping Center, and finally take a stroll through Akko Old Town.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Nazareth travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Eilat to Nazareth takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Eilat, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Nazareth, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Nazareth

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nurit Gallery, Olive Tree Fine Art Gallery, Nisco Museum, Beit Hankin, Sea of Galilee
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Beit Hankin ©
Beit Hankin
Sea of Galilee ©
Sea of Galilee
The Church of the Annunciation ©
The Church of the Annunciation

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Masada National Park and Israel Museum. Head to Mahane Yehuda Market and Jerusalem Pottery Hagop Karakashianfor plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting Jerusalem side-trips: Jaffa Old City (in Jaffa), Buster's Beverage (in Beit Shemesh) and Tel Aviv (Tayelet & Neve Tzedek). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, don't miss a visit to Western Wall, wander the streets of Old City of Jerusalem, and admire the striking features of Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Jerusalem trip planner .

Traveling by car from Nazareth to Jerusalem takes 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Jerusalem can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Tel Aviv, Buster's Beverage, Masada National Park
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Masada National Park ©
Masada National Park
Jaffa Old City ©
Jaffa Old City

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