13 days in Israel Itinerary

13 days in Israel Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Jerusalem
— 4 nights
2
Arad
— 1 night
3
Eilat
— 3 nights
4
Haifa
— 3 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jerusalem: Tel Aviv (Art Quest - Club Allenby 28, Neve Tzedek, &more), Gan HaKaktusim (in Holon) and Jaffa Old City (in Jaffa). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, admire the landmark architecture of Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Jerusalem online trip itinerary planner.

Newark, USA to Jerusalem is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Israel Standard Time (IST) is 7 hours. In January, Jerusalem is warmer than Newark - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can catch the bus to Arad.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tel Aviv, Gan HaKaktusim
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The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Mt of Olives ©
Mt of Olives

1
night
Arad

Arad ©
Arad is a city in the Southern District of Israel. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Fine Art & Doll Museum, view the masterpieces at Adi Miraro Jewelry, thenexplore the striking landscape of Masada National Park, and finally delve into the distant past at Masada Fortress.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Arad travel route planner.

Take a bus from Jerusalem to Arad in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Eilat.

Things to do in Arad

Nature Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Masada National Park
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Fine Art & Doll Museum ©
Fine Art & Doll Museum
Masada National Park ©
Masada National Park
Masada Fortress ©
Masada Fortress

3
nights
Eilat

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Eilat is known for wildlife, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Timna Park, see the vivid underwater world at Dolphin Reef, head outdoors with Sea and Desert Adventures, and identify plant and animal life at Coral Beach Nature Reserve.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Eilat day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Arad to Eilat takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Eilat sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Haifa.

Things to do in Eilat

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Underwater Observatory Marine Park ©
Underwater Observatory Marine Park
Timna Park ©
Timna Park
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Haifa

Haifa ©
A picturesque city in the north of the country, Haifa combines history and appearances to create an interesting and relaxing destination.
Get out of town with these interesting Haifa side-trips: Sea of Galilee (in Tiberias), Mount of Beatitudes (in Capernaum) and Magdala (in Migdal). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at The Baha'i Gardens, take some stellar pictures from Gadot Lookout, stop by Mishi Chocolate Boutique, and learn about winemaking at Jezreel Valley Winery.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Haifa sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Eilat to Haifa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Eilat, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Haifa, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Haifa

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Jezreel Valley Winery, Sea of Galilee, Mount of Beatitudes, The Church of the Annunciation, Mount Tabor
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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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