17 days in Israel Itinerary

17 days in Israel Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Israel trip itinerary planner

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Fly to Tel Aviv, Bus to Tiberias
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Tiberias
— 3 nights
Drive
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Jerusalem
— 6 nights
Drive
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Mitspe Ramon
— 1 night
Drive
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Eilat
— 3 nights
Drive
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Masada
— 2 nights
Drive to Ben Gurion International Airport, Fly to Porto Alegre

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Tiberias

— 3 nights
On the shores of Lake Kinneret, a vacation in Tiberias offers plenty of water sports and biblical walks.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tiberias: Nazareth (Tel Megiddo National Park & The Church of the Annunciation), 3 Vines Winery (in Ramot Naftali) and Haifa (Ahmadiyya Shaykh Mahmud Mosque & The Baha'i Gardens). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Sea of Galilee, steep yourself in history at Capharnaum the Town of Jesus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Multiplication, and delve into the distant past at Magdala.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Tiberias trip itinerary planner.

Porto Alegre, Brazil to Tiberias is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Israel Standard Time is 5 hours. Traveling from Porto Alegre in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Tiberias: highs are around 35°C and lows about 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Tiberias

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 22 — 26:

Jerusalem

— 6 nights

Holy City

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: Tel Aviv (Nirit Levav Packer Art Gallery, Tayelet, &more) and Jaffa (Seren D.P.T & Jaffa Old City). On the 2nd (Sat), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Western Wall Tunnels, make a trip to Ein Kerem, and admire the landmark architecture of Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Jerusalem holiday builder app.

Getting from Tiberias to Jerusalem by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mitspe Ramon.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 26 — Oct 2:

Mitspe Ramon

— 1 night
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 3rd (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Ramon Crater, explore the striking landscape of Avdat National Park, and then cruise along Beresheet Desert Tours.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Mitspe Ramon online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Jerusalem to Mitspe Ramon in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Eilat.

Things to do in Mitspe Ramon

Nature · Parks · Tours · Scenic Drive
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 3:

Eilat

— 3 nights
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: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Underwater Observatory Marine Park, relax and rejuvenate at Kesem Shel Spa, explore the striking landscape of Timna Park, and ponder the design of Musical Fountain.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Eilat trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Mitspe Ramon to Eilat takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Mitspe Ramon in October, expect nights in Eilat to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 39°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Masada.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 6:

Masada

— 2 nights
On the 7th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Masada National Park and then take an in-depth tour of The Masada Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Masada travel planner.

You can drive from Eilat to Masada in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Masada

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 6 — 8:

Israel travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Historic Sites · Ruins
Land of Creation
Surprisingly diverse for such a narrow strip of land pressed against the Mediterranean, modern Israel only dates back to 1948, though the history of this "Holy Land" spans many millennia. The big three monotheistic religions--Christianity, Judaism, and Islam--maintain extremely strong ties to this part of the world, so you can expect to see plenty of historic churches, mosques, and synagogues during your holiday in Israel. Beyond the undeniable cultural appeal, Israel also offers impressive natural features, including the Dead Sea and Makhtesh Ramon, one of the world's biggest craters. As you tour Israel, you'll find yourself following in the footsteps of figures that helped shape the world thousands of years ago.