12 days in Israel Itinerary

12 days in Israel Itinerary

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12 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Macapa
Fly + Drive:  29​h
1
Jerusalem
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Eilat
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + foot + bus + train:  2​h 45​min
3
Haifa
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  30​h
End: Macapa

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jerusalem: Masada National Park (in Masada), Jaffa Old City (in Jaffa) and Neve Tzedek (in Tel Aviv). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, take in nature's colorful creations at Garden of Gethsemane, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and admire the striking features of Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Jerusalem trip planner .

Macapa, Brazil to Jerusalem is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Israel Standard Time (IST) is 5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Jerusalem can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Eilat.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Tel Aviv, Masada National Park
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The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Masada National Park ©
Masada National Park

2
nights
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 23rd (Fri): see the vivid underwater world at Dolphin Reef, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Underwater Observatory Marine Park, and then explore the gorgeous colors at Coral Beach Nature Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: get your game on at Darkness - Israel's Biggest Haunted House, then explore the striking landscape of Timna Park, and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Eilat Action.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Eilat trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Jerusalem to Eilat takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Jerusalem in August: high temperatures in Eilat hover around 47°C and lows are around 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Haifa.

Things to do in Eilat

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

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Haifa: Tiberias (Sea of Galilee & Tiberias), Magdala (in Migdal) and Mount of Beatitudes (in Capernaum). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at The Baha'i Gardens, walk around Caesarea National Park, admire the landmark architecture of The Church of the Annunciation, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Primacy of Peter.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Haifa attractions planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Eilat to Haifa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Eilat in August, expect nights in Haifa to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are little chillier, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Haifa

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Tiberias, Caesarea, Magdala, Mount of Beatitudes, The Church of the Annunciation
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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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