11 days in Israel Itinerary

11 days in Israel Itinerary

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11 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: New York City
+3
bus + Fly + train + bus:  15​h 15​min
1
Eilat
— 1 night
+3
Fly + foot + bus + train:  2​h 30​min
2
Haifa
— 1 night
bus:  2​h 30​min
3
Jerusalem
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Tel Aviv
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  14​h
End: New York City

1
night
Eilat

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Timna Park and then see the vivid underwater world at Dolphin Reef. On the next day, take advantage of the amenities at Dekel Beach Eilat and then identify plant and animal life at Coral Beach Nature Reserve.

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

New York City, USA to Eilat is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Israel Standard Time (IST), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from New York City in September: highs in Eilat hover around 100°F, while lows dip to 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Haifa.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Dolphin Reef ©
Dolphin Reef
Timna Park ©
Timna Park
Coral Beach Nature Reserve ©
Coral Beach Nature Reserve

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.
On the 28th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Stella Maris Lighthouse and Carmelite Monastery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dado Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Al-Jazzar Mosque.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Haifa trip planner

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and train from Eilat to Haifa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Eilat, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Haifa, ranging from highs of 86°F to lows of 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Haifa

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Al-Jazzar Mosque
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Dado Beach ©
Dado Beach
Al-Jazzar Mosque ©
Al-Jazzar Mosque

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center and Old City of Jerusalem. Let the collections at Israel Museum and Tower of David Museum capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Western Wall, contemplate the long history of Mount of Olives, stop by Jerusalem Pottery, and admire the striking features of Church of the Holy Sepulchre.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Jerusalem sightseeing planner

You can do a combination of train and bus from Haifa to Jerusalem in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Jerusalem when traveling from Haifa in September, with lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can take a bus to Tel Aviv.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Western Wall ©
Western Wall

3
nights
Tel Aviv

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Jaffa Flea Market and Nachlat Binyamin Pedestrian Mall. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Tayelet and Bograshov Beach. The adventure continues: look for gifts at Agas and Tamar, get into the urban bustle at Habimah Square, make a trip to The PhotoHouse, and learn and have fun at מקום לאמנות בקרית המלאכה / Artspace Tel-Aviv.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Tel Aviv trip itinerary planner

Take a bus from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Jerusalem in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Tel Aviv, with lows of 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

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Jaffa Old City ©
Jaffa Old City
Tayelet ©
Tayelet
Bograshov Beach
Bograshov Beach

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