8 days in Israel Itinerary

8 days in Israel Itinerary

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Eilat
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tiberias
— 1 night
Drive
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Jerusalem
— 4 nights
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Eilat

— 2 nights
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 3-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 · Tours
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Tiberias

— 1 night
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, then explore the striking landscape at Tabgha, then contemplate 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 car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. 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 travel to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Tiberias

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Jerusalem

— 4 nights

Holy City

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. On the 23rd (Tue), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, contemplate the long history of Mt of Olives, admire the striking features of Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre, and visit Old City of Jerusalem.

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

Traveling by car from Tiberias to Jerusalem takes 2 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 travel back home.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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Israel travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Historic Sites · Ruins
Land of Creation
Surprisingly diverse for such a narrow strip of land pressed against the Mediterranean, modern Israel only dates back to 1948, though the history of this "Holy Land" spans many millennia. The big three monotheistic religions--Christianity, Judaism, and Islam--maintain extremely strong ties to this part of the world, so you can expect to see plenty of historic churches, mosques, and synagogues during your holiday in Israel. Beyond the undeniable cultural appeal, Israel also offers impressive natural features, including the Dead Sea and Makhtesh Ramon, one of the world's biggest craters. As you tour Israel, you'll find yourself following in the footsteps of figures that helped shape the world thousands of years ago.