8 days in Israel Itinerary

8 days in Israel Itinerary

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Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  1 h
1
Eilat
— 2 nights
Bus:  3 h 45 min
2
Tiberias
— 1 night
Bus:  2 h 30 min
3
Jerusalem
— 4 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.
Eilat is known for wildlife, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet the residents at Underwater Observatory Marine Park, take an in-depth tour of Eilat City Museum, get a dose of the wild on Eilat Action, and explore the gorgeous colors at Dolphin Reef.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Eilat day trip planning website.

Tel Aviv to Eilat is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Tel Aviv, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Eilat, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Tiberias.

Things to do in Eilat

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Underwater Observatory Marine Park ©
Underwater Observatory Marine Park
Scuba & Snorkeling
Dolphin Reef ©
Dolphin Reef

1
night
Tiberias

Tiberias ©
On the shores of Lake Kinneret, a vacation in Tiberias offers plenty of water sports and biblical walks.
On the 19th (Fri), delve into the distant past at Magdala, pause for some serene contemplation at The Beatitude Monastery, steep yourself in history at Mount of Beatitudes, thenexplore the striking landscape at Tabgha, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Sea of Galilee, and finally steep yourself in history at Tiberias.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Tiberias road trip app.

Getting from Eilat to Tiberias by bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Eilat in October, plan for little chillier days in Tiberias, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Jerusalem.

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

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.
Step out of Jerusalem to go to Masada and see Masada National Park, which is approximately 2h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, contemplate the long history of Temple Mount, take a stroll through Old City of Jerusalem, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tower of David Museum of the History of Jerusalem.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Jerusalem itinerary planning app.

Traveling by bus from Tiberias to Jerusalem takes 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Jerusalem can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Masada National Park
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The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Masada National Park ©
Masada National Park

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