12 days in Israel Itinerary

12 days in Israel Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
nights
Haifa

Haifa ©
A picturesque city in the north of the country, Haifa combines history and appearances to create an interesting and relaxing destination.
Explore Haifa's surroundings by going to Ramat HaNadiv (in Zichron Yaakov), The Church of the Annunciation (in Nazareth) and Tel Yodfat (in Yodfat). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Sea of Galilee, admire the natural beauty at The Baha'i Gardens, get a taste of the local shopping with Art 192, and steep yourself in history at Mount of Beatitudes.

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Haifa is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Israel Standard Time (IST), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in September, Haifa is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Eilat.

Things to do in Haifa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Art 192, Mount of Beatitudes, Ramat HaNadiv, The Church of the Annunciation, Tel Yodfat
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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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nights
Eilat

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
On the 5th (Sat), see the vivid underwater world at Dolphin Reef, thenobserve the fascinating underwater world at Underwater Observatory Marine Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Coral Beach Nature Reserve. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Timna Park and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Eilat day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Haifa to Eilat takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Haifa in September, you will find days in Eilat are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Masada.

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
Masada

Masada ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Masada National Park and then identify plant and animal life at Nachal Arugot Nature Reserve.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Masada trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Eilat to Masada in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Masada

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Masada National Park ©
Masada National Park

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tel Aviv (Neve Tzedek & Tayelet) and Jaffa (Iris Eshet Cohen Gallery & Jaffa Old City). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Western Wall Tunnels, don't miss a visit to Western Wall, and contemplate the long history of Mt of Olives.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Jerusalem trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by bus from Masada to Jerusalem takes 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

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

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