8 days in Israel Itinerary

8 days in Israel Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  1 h
1
Eilat
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
2
Masada
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Jerusalem
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
4
Tel Aviv
— 2 nights
End: Tel Aviv

1
night
Eilat

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
On the 2nd (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Dolphin Reef, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Underwater Observatory Marine Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Coral Beach Nature Reserve. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Timna Park and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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

Tel Aviv to Eilat is an approximately 1- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tel Aviv in April, things will get a bit warmer in Eilat: highs are around 38°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Masada.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Underwater Observatory Marine Park ©
Underwater Observatory Marine Park
Timna Park ©
Timna Park
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Masada

Masada ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Masada National Park and then contemplate the long history of The Masada Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Masada online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Eilat to Masada takes 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Masada

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Masada Museum
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Masada National Park ©
Masada National Park
The Masada Museum ©
The Masada Museum

3
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.
Jerusalem is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower of David Museum of the History of Jerusalem, and wander the streets of Old City of Jerusalem.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Jerusalem route planner.

You can drive from Masada to Jerusalem in 2.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Tel Aviv.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Tours Historic Sites Museums
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The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Walking tours

2
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.
On the 8th (Wed), take in the waterfront at Tayelet, then wander the streets of Jaffa Old City, then wander the streets of Neve Tzedek, and finally explore the world behind art at Tel Aviv Museum of Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Beit Hatfutsot - The Museum of the Jewish People, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Tel Aviv travel planner.

Traveling by car from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv takes an hour. Traveling from Jerusalem in April, you will find days in Tel Aviv are little chillier (26°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Tours Museums Neighborhoods
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Jaffa Old City ©
Jaffa Old City
Neve Tzedek ©
Neve Tzedek
Walking tours

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