8 days in Israel Itinerary

8 days in Israel Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Jerusalem
— 3 nights
2
Masada
— 1 night
3
Eilat
— 2 nights
4
Haifa
— 1 night

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jerusalem: Jaffa Old City (in Jaffa) and Tel Aviv (Beit Rubin Museum & Neve Tzedek). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old City of Jerusalem, admire the landmark architecture of Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre, and steep yourself in history at Mt of Olives.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Jerusalem day trip planning tool.

London, UK to Jerusalem is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Israel Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from London in October, you will find days in Jerusalem are much warmer (°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Masada.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Tel Aviv
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The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Old City of Jerusalem ©
Old City of Jerusalem

1
night
Masada

Masada ©
On the 11th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Masada National Park and then get engrossed in the history at The Masada Museum.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Masada visit planner.

Traveling by bus from Jerusalem to Masada takes 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Eilat.

Things to do in Masada

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Eilat

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
On the 12th (Mon), get your game on at Darkness - Israel's Biggest Haunted House, thenget up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Underwater Observatory Marine Park, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Timna Park, thenidentify plant and animal life at Dolphin Reef, and then see the vivid underwater world at Coral Beach Nature Reserve.

To find out how to plan a trip to Eilat, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Masada to Eilat by car takes about 3 hours. October in Eilat sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Haifa.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Underwater Observatory Marine Park ©
Underwater Observatory Marine Park
Scuba & Snorkeling
Dolphin Reef ©
Dolphin Reef

1
night
Haifa

Haifa ©
A picturesque city in the north of the country, Haifa combines history and appearances to create an interesting and relaxing destination.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): make a trip to Louis Promenade, thentake in nature's colorful creations at The Baha'i Gardens, and then make a trip to Yefe Nof Street.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Haifa trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Eilat to Haifa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Eilat in October, expect nights in Haifa to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Haifa

Parks Historic Sites
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The Baha'i Gardens ©
The Baha'i Gardens
Louis Promenade ©
Louis Promenade
Yefe Nof Street ©
Yefe Nof Street

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