8 days in Israel Itinerary

8 days in Israel Itinerary

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Start: Charlotte
Fly + Train:  19 h
1
Tiberias
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Tel Aviv
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Jerusalem
— 3 nights
Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: Charlotte

1
night
Tiberias

Tiberias ©
On the shores of Lake Kinneret, a vacation in Tiberias offers plenty of water sports and biblical walks.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Tiberias, then explore the striking landscape at Tabgha, then contemplate the long history of Mount of Beatitudes, and finally explore the activities along Sea of Galilee.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Tiberias online journey maker.

Charlotte, USA to Tiberias is an approximately 20.5- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, flight, and train; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Israel Standard Time (IST), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Charlotte in July, Tiberias is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tel Aviv.

Things to do in Tiberias

Nature Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Mount of Beatitudes
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Sea of Galilee ©
Sea of Galilee
Mount of Beatitudes ©
Mount of Beatitudes
Tiberias ©
Tiberias

2
nights
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 30th (Mon), take a stroll through Jaffa Old City, see the interesting displays at Bible Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Beit Hatfutsot - The Museum of the Jewish People. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Tue): get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Tel Aviv sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Tiberias to Tel Aviv in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Tours Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Walking tours
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Walking tours
Jaffa Old City ©
Jaffa Old City
Beit Hatfutsot - The Museum of the Jewish People ©

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.
Popular historic sites such as Mt of Olives and Temple Mount are in your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Jerusalem to Masada to see Masada National Park about 2h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Western Wall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Garden Tomb, admire the masterpieces at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, and stop by Old City of Jerusalem.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Jerusalem day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem takes an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Jerusalem can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. On the 4th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Masada National Park
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Mt of Olives ©
Mt of Olives
Western Wall ©
Western Wall
Old City of Jerusalem ©
Old City of Jerusalem

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