9 days in Israel Itinerary

9 days in Israel Itinerary

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9 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Jerusalem
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  3​h
2
Eilat
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Herzliya
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Toronto

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.
Western Wall and Masada National Park are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Old City of Jerusalem and Church of the Holy Sepulchre for their historical value. Step out of Jerusalem to go to Arad and see Masada Fortress, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, steep yourself in history at Garden Tomb, admire the natural beauty at Garden of Gethsemane, and explore the ancient world of Temple Mount.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Jerusalem online itinerary creator.

Toronto, Canada to Jerusalem is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Toronto to Jerusalem, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in October, you will find days in Jerusalem are warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Eilat.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Masada National Park, Masada Fortress
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Old City of Jerusalem ©
Old City of Jerusalem
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Western Wall ©
Western Wall

2
nights
Eilat

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): browse the different shops at Mall Hayam and then enjoy the sand and surf at Dolphin Reef. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): explore the gorgeous colors at Coral Beach Nature Reserve, then meet the residents at Underwater Observatory Marine Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Dekel Beach Eilat.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Eilat vacation trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Jerusalem to Eilat in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Jerusalem in October, you will find days in Eilat are a bit warmer (39°C), and nights are much hotter (26°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Herzliya.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Underwater Observatory Marine Park ©
Underwater Observatory Marine Park
Dolphin Reef ©
Dolphin Reef
Coral Beach Nature Reserve ©
Coral Beach Nature Reserve

1
night
Herzliya

Herzliya ©
On the sunny Mediterranean central coast of Israel, Herzliya charms its visitors with upscale beachfront restaurants, rolling cerulean coastline, and trendy shops.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Eretz Israel Museum Complex (Haaretz Museum), kick back and relax at Bograshov Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tayelet, and finally wander the streets of Jaffa Old City.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, go to the Herzliya custom trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Eilat to Herzliya in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Eilat in October: highs in Herzliya hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Herzliya

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Tel Aviv
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Tayelet ©
Tayelet
Jaffa Old City ©
Jaffa Old City

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