9 days in Israel Itinerary

9 days in Israel Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Israel trip itinerary planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

9 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  15​h
1
Jerusalem
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ein Bokek
— 1 night
bus:  2​h 45​min
3
Eilat
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  3​h 45​min
4
Tiberias
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Newark

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.
Head to Ben Yehuda Street and M. Pomeranz Booksellerfor plenty of shopping. Explore hidden gems such as Nachlat Binyamin Pedestrian Mall and Church of All Nations (Basilica of the Agony). Explore Jerusalem's surroundings by going to Ilana Goor Museum (in Jaffa) and Dizengoff Street (in Tel Aviv). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Western Wall, steep yourself in history at Mt of Olives, wander the streets of Old City of Jerusalem, and get engrossed in the history at Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center.

Find out how to plan Jerusalem trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Newark, USA to Jerusalem is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Israel Standard Time (IST), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Newark in September, things will get a bit warmer in Jerusalem: highs are around 88°F and lows about 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Ein Bokek.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tel Aviv
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Jaffa Gate ©
Jaffa Gate

1
night
Ein Bokek

Ein Bokek ©
Sandwiched between the turquoise waters of evaporation pools and desert-like landscape, Ein Bokek features a strip of hotels and luxury resorts on the Israeli shore of the Dead Sea.
On the 30th (Sun), kick back and relax at Ein Bokek Beach, then identify plant and animal life at En Gedi Nature Reserve, and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Ein Gedi Botanical Garden.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ein Bokek route planning website .

Traveling by bus from Jerusalem to Ein Bokek takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Eilat.

Things to do in Ein Bokek

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

En Gedi Nature Reserve, Ein Gedi Botanical Garden
Find places to stay Sep 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Ein Bokek Beach ©
Ein Bokek Beach
En Gedi Nature Reserve ©
En Gedi Nature Reserve
Ein Gedi Botanical Garden ©
Ein Gedi Botanical Garden

3
nights
Eilat

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Princess Beach and Eilat Action. Get outdoors at Dolphin Reef and Dekel Beach Eilat. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Canyon, push the limits with an extreme tour, see the vivid underwater world at Coral Beach Nature Reserve, and look for gifts at Eilat Wines.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Eilat online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Ein Bokek to Eilat takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In September, daily temperatures in Eilat can reach 100°F, while at night they dip to 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Tiberias.

Things to do in Eilat

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 3:
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin Reef ©
Dolphin Reef
Eilat Action ©
Eilat Action
Dekel Beach Eilat ©
Dekel Beach Eilat

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 4th (Thu): make a trip to Magdala, steep yourself in history at Mount of Beatitudes, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Mount of Beatitudes, and finally explore the activities along Sea of Galilee.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Tiberias road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Eilat to Tiberias takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Eilat in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Tiberias, with highs around 81°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tiberias

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Capernaum, Magdala
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Magdala ©
Magdala
The Beatitude Monastery ©
The Beatitude Monastery
Mount of Beatitudes ©
Mount of Beatitudes

Similar Plans

12 days in Israel BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Israel BY A USER FROM JAPAN August, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Israel BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, historic sites, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 10 days in Warsaw & Israel BY A USER FROM SPAIN September, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Israel BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Israel BY A USER FROM INDIA September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Israel BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Israel BY A USER FROM INDIA October, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Israel BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL November, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Israel BY A USER FROM POLAND September, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Israel BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, historic sites, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 13 days in Israel BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans