8 days in Israel Itinerary

8 days in Israel Itinerary

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8 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
Tiberias
— 1 day
bus + Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Eilat
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h
3
Jerusalem
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Atlanta

1
day
Tiberias

Tiberias ©
On the shores of Lake Kinneret, a vacation in Tiberias offers plenty of water sports and biblical walks.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Mount of Beatitudes, steep yourself in history at Mount of Beatitudes, then take in the dramatic natural features at Tabgha, and finally explore the activities along Sea of Galilee.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Tiberias trip itinerary site .

Atlanta, USA to Tiberias is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Israel Standard Time (IST), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Tiberias when traveling from Atlanta in October, with lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Eilat.

Things to do in Tiberias

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Capernaum
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Sea of Galilee ©
Sea of Galilee
Mount of Beatitudes ©
Mount of Beatitudes
Tabgha ©
Tabgha

2
nights
Eilat

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): explore the gorgeous colors at Dolphin Reef, then meet the residents at Underwater Observatory Marine Park, and then explore the gorgeous colors at Coral Beach Nature Reserve. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Timna Park and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Eilat online trip planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Tiberias to Eilat in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Tiberias in October, expect nights in Eilat to be about the same, around 71°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 92°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Underwater Observatory Marine Park ©
Dolphin Reef ©
Dolphin Reef
Timna Park ©
Timna Park

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.
On the 11th (Fri), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, take a stroll through Old City of Jerusalem, explore the ancient world of Western Wall, and steep yourself in history at Mt of Olives.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Jerusalem trip itinerary planning app .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Eilat to Jerusalem in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. In October, Jerusalem is a bit cooler than Eilat - with highs of 84°F and lows of 65°F. On the 12th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Tours Museums Historic Sites
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Israel Museum ©
Israel Museum
Mt of Olives ©
Mt of Olives

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