9 days in Israel Itinerary

9 days in Israel Itinerary

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9 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  12 h 45 min
1
Jerusalem
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Eilat
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + Foot + Bus + Train:  2 h 45 min
3
Haifa
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: Johannesburg

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.
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem has been added to your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center and Tel Aviv Museum of Art. Visit Western Wall and Old City of Jerusalem for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jerusalem: Tayelet (in Tel Aviv), Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park (in Kiryat Gat) and Jaffa Old City (in Jaffa). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Mt of Olives, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Jerusalem Archaeological Park, admire the striking features of Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre, and learn about winemaking at Tzuba Winery.

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Johannesburg, South Africa to Jerusalem is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. In April in Jerusalem, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Eilat.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Tel Aviv, Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park
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The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Western Wall ©
Western Wall

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 13th (Mon), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Dolphin Reef, and then add some fun to your beach time Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: categoryPhrases.phrase.get_up_close_and_personal_with_brilliant_marine_life_at Underwater Observatory Marine Park, then explore the striking landscape of Timna Park, and then put a fun spin on your tour with Escape Room Eilat.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from Jerusalem to Eilat in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Jerusalem in April: high temperatures in Eilat hover around 38°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Haifa.

Things to do in Eilat

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Dolphin Reef ©
Dolphin Reef
Scuba & Snorkeling
Timna Park ©
Timna Park

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nights
Haifa

Haifa ©
A picturesque city in the north of the country, Haifa combines history and appearances to create an interesting and relaxing destination.
On the 15th (Wed), make a trip to Magdala, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sea of Galilee, then steep yourself in history at Mount of Beatitudes, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at The Baha'i Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): admire the striking features of The Church of the Annunciation, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franciscan Wedding Church, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tabor, and finally do a tasting at Berenice Winery.

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Do a combination of flight and train from Eilat to Haifa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Eilat in April, with highs in Haifa at 28°C and lows at 19°C. On the 17th (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Haifa

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Tiberias, The Church of the Annunciation, Magdala, Franciscan Wedding Church, Mount of Beatitudes
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Sea of Galilee ©
Sea of Galilee
The Baha'i Gardens ©
The Baha'i Gardens
The Church of the Annunciation ©
The Church of the Annunciation

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