20 days in Israel Itinerary

20 days in Israel Itinerary

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20 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  13 h 45 min
1
Jerusalem
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Kfar Yehezkel
— Few hours
Drive:  45 min
3
Nazareth
— 2 nights
Bus:  45 min
4
Tiberias
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h 15 min
5
Jerusalem
— 6 nights
Bus:  3 h 15 min
6
Mitspe Ramon
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Eilat
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h 15 min
8
Jerusalem
— 4 nights
Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: Toronto

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take a stroll through Old City of Jerusalem and then take an in-depth tour of The Friends of Zion Museum.

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Toronto, Canada to Jerusalem is an approximately 14- hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Toronto to Jerusalem due to the time zone difference. In September, Jerusalem is a bit warmer than Toronto - with highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Fri) before leaving for Kfar Yehezkel.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Old City of Jerusalem ©
Old City of Jerusalem
Western Wall ©
Western Wall
The Friends of Zion Museum ©
The Friends of Zion Museum

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hours
Kfar Yehezkel

Kfar Yehezkel
Kfar Yehezkel is a moshav ovdim in northern Israel. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ma'ayan Harod National Park and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Gilbo'a.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kfar Yehezkel travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Jerusalem to Kfar Yehezkel takes 2 hours. September in Kfar Yehezkel sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nazareth.

Things to do in Kfar Yehezkel

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Mount Gilbo'a, Ma'ayan Harod National Park
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2
nights
Nazareth

Nazareth ©
Known worldwide as the hometown of Jesus Christ, Nazareth draws flocks of pilgrims who come to see the place where Christ grew up, and follow his footsteps along the Jesus Trail.
On the 12th (Sat), delve into the distant past at Tel Megiddo National Park, admire the landmark architecture of The Church of the Annunciation, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Nazareth Village, and finally take some stellar pictures from International Center Mary of Nazareth. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salesian Church of Jesus the Adolescent, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cana, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franciscan Wedding Church.

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Nazareth is just a short distance from Kfar Yehezkel. September in Nazareth sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow time for the bus ride to Tiberias.

Things to do in Nazareth

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Franciscan Wedding Church
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International Center Mary of Nazareth ©
Tel Megiddo National Park ©
Tel Megiddo National Park
The Church of the Annunciation ©
The Church of the Annunciation

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nights
Tiberias

Tiberias ©
On the shores of Lake Kinneret, a vacation in Tiberias offers plenty of water sports and biblical walks.
You've now added Sea of Galilee to your itinerary. On the 13th (Sun), explore the activities along Sea of Galilee and then contemplate the long history of Tiberias. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Yigal Alon Museum, then head outdoors with Ginosar Village, and then explore the striking landscape at Arbel Cliff.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Tiberias visit planner.

Take a bus from Nazareth to Tiberias in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daytime highs in Tiberias are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Tue) before leaving for Jerusalem.

Things to do in Tiberias

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Magdala, Yigal Alon Museum
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Tiberias ©
Tiberias
Sea of Galilee ©
Sea of Galilee
Ginosar Village ©
Ginosar Village

6
nights
Jerusalem

Jerusalem ©
You've added Moonshine Escape room, Tower of David Museum of the History of Jerusalem, Mahane Yehuda Market, and other attractions to your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center and Museum of Psalms מוזיאון התהלים. Discover out-of-the-way places like Church of All Nations (Basilica of the Agony) and En Gedi Nature Reserve. Change things up with these side-trips from Jerusalem: Omni Virtual Reality (in Petah Tiqwa), Tel Aviv (Frishman Beach & Bograshov Beach) and Ein Gedi Botanical Garden (in Ein Gedi). Explore Jerusalem further: get a new perspective on nature at Temple Mount Sifting Project, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dominus Flevit, don't miss a visit to Hurva Synagogue, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Tayelet Haas Promenade.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Jerusalem online tour planner.

Traveling by bus from Tiberias to Jerusalem takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Mitspe Ramon.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Dead Sea Region, Tel Aviv, Ein Gedi Botanical Garden, Omni Virtual Reality
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day
Mitspe Ramon

Mitspe Ramon ©
Founded in 1951, the small desert town of Mitspe Ramon overlooks the Ramon Crater, a massive 40 km (24 mi) long dip in the Negev desert, created by erosion and notable for its interesting rock formations.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Ben-Gurion Hut, then explore the striking landscape of Avdat National Park, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Ramon Crater.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Mitspe Ramon tour itinerary builder website.

Traveling by bus from Jerusalem to Mitspe Ramon takes 3.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Mitspe Ramon when traveling from Jerusalem in September, with lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Eilat.

Things to do in Mitspe Ramon

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Ben-Gurion Hut
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Avdat National Park ©
Avdat National Park
Ramon Crater ©
Ramon Crater
Ben-Gurion Hut ©
Ben-Gurion Hut

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 22nd (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Princess Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Migdalor Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dekel Beach Eilat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Eilat trip planner.

You can drive from Mitspe Ramon to Eilat in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Mitspe Ramon in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Eilat: temperatures range from 44°C by day to 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Haifa.

Things to do in Eilat

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Princess Beach ©
Princess Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Migdalor Beach ©
Migdalor Beach

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nights
Jerusalem

Jerusalem ©
Get a sense of the local culture at Joseph Bau House Museum and The Jewish Cemetery. Let the collections at The Menachem Begin Heritage Center Museum and Notre Dame de Sion Ecce Homo Convent capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Jerusalem: Tel Aviv (Jerusalem Beach & Art Quest - Club Allenby 28). Explore Jerusalem further: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Monastery, examine the collection at Terra Sancta Museum - Via Dolorosa, visit Christian Quarter, and admire the natural beauty at Garden of Gethsemane.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Jerusalem itinerary builder site.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Eilat to Jerusalem in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Eilat in September: high temperatures in Jerusalem hover around 36°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Tel Aviv
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Joseph Bau House Museum ©
Joseph Bau House Museum
Jerusalem Beach ©
Jerusalem Beach
Christian Quarter ©
Christian Quarter

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