8 days in Israel Itinerary

8 days in Israel Itinerary

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Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  1 h
1
Eilat
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Mitspe Ramon
— 1 night
Bus:  3 h 15 min
3
Jerusalem
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
4
Haifa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
End: Tel Aviv

2
nights
Eilat

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Red Canyon and Eilat Marina. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Princess Beach, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, observe the fascinating underwater world at Underwater Observatory Marine Park, and get a dose of the wild on Eilat Action.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Eilat trip planner.

Tel Aviv to Eilat is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tel Aviv in October, you will find days in Eilat are somewhat warmer (39°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Mitspe Ramon.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Underwater Observatory Marine Park ©
Underwater Observatory Marine Park
Red Canyon ©
Red Canyon
Princess Beach ©
Princess Beach

1
night
Mitspe Ramon

Mitspe Ramon ©
Founded in 1951, the small desert town of Mitspe Ramon overlooks the Ramon Crater, a massive 40 km (24 mi) long dip in the Negev desert, created by erosion and notable for its interesting rock formations.
On the 19th (Fri), explore the stunning scenery at Avdat National Park, thenexplore the ancient world of Nabatean Avdat Acropolis, and then wander the wide-open spaces of The Alpaca Farm.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Mitspe Ramon day trip site.

Drive from Eilat to Mitspe Ramon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Eilat, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mitspe Ramon, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Mitspe Ramon

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Avdat National Park ©
Avdat National Park
Nabatean Avdat Acropolis ©
Nabatean Avdat Acropolis
The Alpaca Farm ©
The Alpaca Farm

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.
On the 20th (Sat), enjoy breathtaking views from Tower of David Museum of the History of Jerusalem, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and then get engrossed in the history at Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, admire the striking features of Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre, take a stroll through Old City of Jerusalem, thendelve into the distant past at Western Wall, and finally steep yourself in history at Mt of Olives.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Jerusalem vacation maker app.

Getting from Mitspe Ramon to Jerusalem by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can catch the train to Haifa.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Old City of Jerusalem ©
Old City of Jerusalem

2
nights
Haifa

Haifa ©
A picturesque city in the north of the country, Haifa combines history and appearances to create an interesting and relaxing destination.
On the 22nd (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of International Center Mary of Nazareth, steep yourself in history at Beit Shearim, thenadmire the natural beauty at The Baha'i Gardens, thenmake a trip to Louis Promenade, and finally don't miss a visit to Yefe Nof Street. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Dado Beach, contemplate the long history of Citadel of Acre, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Bahai Gardens and Shrine, and finally engage your brain at Madatech-Israel National Museum of Science, Technology, and Space.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Haifa online route planner.

Getting from Jerusalem to Haifa by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in Haifa can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Haifa

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Acre, Beit Shearim, International Center Mary of Nazareth
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International Center Mary of Nazareth ©
International Center Mary of Nazareth
Dado Beach ©
Dado Beach
Louis Promenade ©
Louis Promenade

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