12 days in Israel Itinerary

12 days in Israel Itinerary

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Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  13 h 15 min
1
Jerusalem
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h
2
Eilat
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  3 h 45 min
3
Tiberias
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Tel Aviv
— 3 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: Bengaluru

2
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.
Mt of Olives and Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center and The Israel Museum, Jerusalem. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jerusalem: Masada National Park (in Masada) and Masada Fortress (in Arad). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Mount, make a trip to Jaffa Gate, delve into the distant past at Western Wall, and take a stroll through Old City of Jerusalem.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Jerusalem trip planner.

Bengaluru, India to Jerusalem is an approximately 14- hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Israel Standard Time is minus 3.5 hours. Traveling from Bengaluru in December, things will get a bit cooler in Jerusalem: highs are around 24°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Eilat.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Eilat

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Underwater Observatory Marine Park and Dolphin Reef. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Eilat Action. There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Timna Park, see the vivid underwater world at Coral Beach Nature Reserve, make a trip to King Solomon's Mines, and have some family-friendly fun at Darkness - Israel's Biggest Haunted House.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Eilat trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Jerusalem to Eilat takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Eilat can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Tiberias.

Things to do in Eilat

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Dolphin Reef ©
Dolphin Reef
Scuba & Snorkeling
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): explore the activities along Sea of Galilee, take in the dramatic natural features at Tabgha, contemplate the long history of Church of the Multiplication, then contemplate the long history of Mount of Beatitudes, and finally explore the ancient world of Magdala.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Tiberias online road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Eilat to Tiberias takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Eilat in December, plan for little chillier days in Tiberias, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Tel Aviv.

Things to do in Tiberias

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Capernaum, Magdala
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Sea of Galilee ©
Sea of Galilee
Mount of Beatitudes ©
Mount of Beatitudes
Magdala
Magdala

3
nights
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.
On the 26th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Tel Aviv Museum of Art, then take an in-depth tour of Independence Hall Museum in the Shalom Mayer Tower, then admire all the interesting features of Tayelet, and finally stop by Neve Tzedek. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Caesarea National Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of The American Colony Quarter Tel Aviv, and then wander the streets of Jaffa Old City.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Tel Aviv vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Tiberias to Tel Aviv takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in December, and nighttime lows around 14°C. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Caesarea National Park
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Jaffa Old City ©
Jaffa Old City
Tayelet ©
Tayelet
Neve Tzedek ©
Neve Tzedek

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