9 days in Israel Itinerary

9 days in Israel Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Eilat
— 2 nights
2
Masada
— 1 night
3
Kiryat Gat
— 1 night
4
Jerusalem
— 2 nights
5
Elifelet
— 2 nights

2
nights
Eilat

At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Here are some ideas for day two: see the vivid underwater world at Dolphin Reef, thendiscover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then test your team's savvy at Escape Room Eilat.

To find reviews and tourist information, read our Eilat trip planning site.

Rome, Italy to Eilat is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Traveling from Rome to Eilat, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, Eilat is a bit warmer than Rome - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Masada.

Things to do in Eilat

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

1
night
Masada

Masada ©
On the 2nd (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Masada National Park, identify plant and animal life at Nachal Arugot Nature Reserve, and then delve into the distant past at Herod's Western Palace.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Masada itinerary website.

Getting from Eilat to Masada by car takes about 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Kiryat Gat.

Things to do in Masada

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Herod's Western Palace
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Masada National Park ©
Masada National Park
Herod's Western Palace
Herod's Western Palace

1
night
Kiryat Gat

Kiryat Gat ©
Kiryat Gat, is a city in the Southern District of Israel. Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): experience rural life at Noams' Artichokes, thenexplore the wealth of natural beauty at Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park, thendelve into the distant past at Tel Lachish, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Black Arrow Memorial.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kiryat Gat road trip website.

Traveling by combination of bus and train from Masada to Kiryat Gat takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Kiryat Gat

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tel Lachish, Black Arrow Memorial
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Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park ©
Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park
Tel Lachish ©
Tel Lachish
Noams' Artichokes ©
Noams' Artichokes

2
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.
On the 4th (Sat), contemplate the long history of The Garden Tomb, steep yourself in history at Garden of Gethsemane, steep yourself in history at Mt of Olives, take in the spiritual surroundings of Western Wall, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Anne, and finally steep yourself in history at Temple Mount. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bethesda, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Jerusalem Archaeological Park, steep yourself in history at Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre, thentake a stroll through Old City of Jerusalem, thenadmire the masterpieces at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, and finally get engrossed in the history at Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Jerusalem online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Kiryat Gat to Jerusalem by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In January in Jerusalem, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Elifelet.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Western Wall ©
Western Wall
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Mt of Olives ©
Mt of Olives

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nights
Elifelet

Elifelet ©
On the 6th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Nazareth Village, admire the landmark architecture of The Church of the Annunciation, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Sea of Galilee, and finally contemplate the long history of Mount of Beatitudes. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at The Beatitude Monastery, thencontemplate the long history of Magdala, and then identify plant and animal life at Hula Nature Reserve.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Elifelet using our trip planner.

You can drive from Jerusalem to Elifelet in 2.5 hours. While traveling from Jerusalem, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Elifelet, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Elifelet

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Nazareth, Capernaum, Sea of Galilee, Hula Nature Reserve, Magdala
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Sea of Galilee ©
Sea of Galilee
The Church of the Annunciation ©
The Church of the Annunciation
Mount of Beatitudes ©
Mount of Beatitudes

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