9 days in Israel Itinerary

9 days in Israel Itinerary

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Route & dates

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.
Do your shopping at Nachalat Binyamin Pedestrian Mall and Ben Yehuda Street. Get some historical perspective at Church of All Nations (Basilica of the Agony) and Old City of Jerusalem. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jerusalem: Ilana Goor Museum (in Jaffa) and Dizengoff Street (in Tel Aviv). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, explore the ancient world of Western Wall, look for gifts at M. Pomeranz Bookseller, and steep yourself in history at Mt of Olives.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Jerusalem vacation website.

Newark, USA to Jerusalem is an approximately 14.5- hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Newark to Jerusalem. Traveling from Newark in September, expect Jerusalem to be a bit warmer, temps between 88°F and 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ein Bokek.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tel Aviv
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The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Church of All Nations (Basilica of the Agony) ©
Old City of Jerusalem ©
Old City of Jerusalem

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): kick back and relax at Ein Bokek Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at En Gedi Nature Reserve, and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Ein Gedi Botanical Garden.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ein Bokek travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Jerusalem to Ein Bokek takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Eilat.

Things to do in Ein Bokek

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Ein Gedi Botanical Garden, En Gedi Nature Reserve
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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.
You'll get in some beach time at Princess Beach and Dolphin Reef. Get outdoors at Eilat Action and Red Canyon. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Dekel Beach Eilat, stop by Eilat Wines, and identify plant and animal life at Coral Beach Nature Reserve.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Eilat trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Take a bus from Ein Bokek to Eilat in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. 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) to allow enough time to travel to Tiberias.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Princess Beach ©
Princess Beach
Eilat Action ©
Eilat Action
Red Canyon ©
Red Canyon

1
night
Tiberias

Tiberias ©
On the shores of Lake Kinneret, a vacation in Tiberias offers plenty of water sports and biblical walks.
On the 4th (Thu), delve into the distant past at Magdala, steep yourself in history at Mount of Beatitudes, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Beatitude Monastery, and finally explore the activities along Sea of Galilee.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Tiberias trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Eilat to Tiberias in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Eilat in October: highs in Tiberias hover around 81°F, while lows dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tiberias

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Capernaum, Magdala
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The Beatitude Monastery ©
The Beatitude Monastery
Mount of Beatitudes ©
Mount of Beatitudes
Sea of Galilee ©
Sea of Galilee

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