17 days in Israel Itinerary

17 days in Israel Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Toronto
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Tel Aviv
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
2
Eilat
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h
3
Jerusalem
— 8 nights
Bus:  2 h 15 min
4
Acre
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
End: Tel Aviv

3
nights
Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv ©
Called the "White City" thanks to the color of its World Heritage-listed architectural landmarks, Tel Aviv serves as Israel's modern and cosmopolitan second city.
You've added Street Wise Hebrew, Sarona Market, Sorcerers Night, and other attractions to your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Jerusalem Beach and Caesarea National Park. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bograshov Beach and Theatre at Caesarea National Park. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Jaffa Old City, kick back and relax at Drummers Beach, and stop by Neve Tzedek.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Tel Aviv tour itinerary planning tool.

Toronto, Canada to Tel Aviv is an approximately 14- hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Toronto to Tel Aviv due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in July: high temperatures in Tel Aviv hover around 35°C and lows are around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Eilat.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Caesarea
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Jerusalem Beach ©
Jerusalem Beach
Bograshov Beach
Bograshov Beach
Sorcerers Night ©
Sorcerers Night

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Eilat

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
You've added Darkness - Israel's Biggest Haunted House, Mosh Beach, Mall Hayam, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Mosh Beach, have some family-friendly fun at Darkness - Israel's Biggest Haunted House, and then browse the different shops at Ice Mall Eilat.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Eilat trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Tel Aviv to Eilat takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tel Aviv in July, expect nights in Eilat to be about the same, around 32°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 47°C. On the 22nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Eilat

Shopping Outdoors Parks
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Mosh Beach ©
Mosh Beach
Ice Mall Eilat ©
Ice Mall Eilat
Mall Hayam ©
Mall Hayam

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Cardo, Temple Mount, Tisch Family Zoological Gardens (Biblical Zoo), and other attractions you added. Get some cultural insight at Ben Yehuda Street and Christian Quarter. There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of All Nations (Basilica of the Agony).

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Jerusalem itinerary planning app.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Eilat to Jerusalem in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Acre.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Dead Sea Region, Qumran Caves, Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park
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The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park ©
Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park

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Acre

Acre ©
Acre is a city in the northern coastal plain region of the Northern District, Israel at the northern extremity of Haifa Bay. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): browse for treasures at The Acre Turkish Bazaar, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bahai Gardens and Shrine, then see the interesting displays at Ghetto Fighters Museum (Lohamei HaGetaot Museum), and finally stop by Akko Old Town. On the 31st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Achziv Beach National Park.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Acre online driving holiday planner.

You can take a bus from Jerusalem to Acre in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Acre

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Nahariya, Zichron Yaakov Pedestrian Mall
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Achziv Beach National Park ©
Achziv Beach National Park
Bahai Gardens  and Shrine
Bahai Gardens and Shrine
Ghetto Fighters Museum (Lohamei HaGetaot Museum) ©

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