9 days in Israel Itinerary

9 days in Israel Itinerary

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9 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Seoul
Train + Fly:  16​h
1
Jerusalem
— 3 nights
Bus:  2​h
2
Haifa
— 3 nights
+3
Train + Bus + Foot + Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Eilat
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Seoul

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jerusalem: Tayelet (in Tel Aviv) and Jaffa Old City (in Jaffa). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, contemplate the long history of Mt of Olives, make a trip to Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Jerusalem day trip planner .

Seoul, South Korea to Jerusalem is an approximately 16-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from Seoul to Jerusalem, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Seoul in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Jerusalem: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can catcht the bus to Haifa.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tel Aviv
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Tayelet ©
Tayelet
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

3
nights
Haifa

Haifa ©
A picturesque city in the north of the country, Haifa combines history and appearances to create an interesting and relaxing destination.
Family-friendly places like Nazareth Village and Achziv Beach National Park will thrill your kids. Explore Haifa's surroundings by going to The Church of the Annunciation (in Nazareth), Mount of Beatitudes (in Capernaum) and Sea of Galilee (in Tiberias). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at The Baha'i Gardens, look for gifts at Mishi Chocolate Boutique, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tabor, and engage your brain at Madatech-Israel National Museum of Science, Technology, and Space.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Haifa trip planner .

You can take a bus from Jerusalem to Haifa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. October in Haifa sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Eilat.

Things to do in Haifa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nazareth, Mount Tabor, Mount of Beatitudes, Mishi Chocolate Boutique, Achziv Beach National Park
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Sea of Galilee ©
Sea of Galilee
Achziv Beach National Park ©
Achziv Beach National Park

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 12th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Dolphin Reef, then meet the residents at Underwater Observatory Marine Park, and then explore the gorgeous colors at Coral Beach Nature Reserve.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Eilat sightseeing planning site .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Haifa to Eilat takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Haifa in October, expect nights in Eilat to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 39°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Eilat

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

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