16 days in Israel Itinerary

16 days in Israel Itinerary

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16 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
Tel Aviv
— 3 nights
2
Eilat
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + foot + bus + train:  2​h 45​min
3
Haifa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Tiberias
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h 15​min
5
Jerusalem
— 4 nights
Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Sao Paulo

3
nights
Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv ©
Called the "White City" thanks to the color of its World Heritage-listed architectural landmarks, Tel Aviv serves as Israel's modern and cosmopolitan second city.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Tayelet and Safari Park. Take a break from Tel Aviv with a short trip to Ayalon Institute Museum in Rehovot, about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Jaffa Old City, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, see the interesting displays at Beit Hatfutsot - The Museum of the Jewish People, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Tel Aviv road trip site .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Tel Aviv is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Tel Aviv. Traveling from Sao Paulo in June, expect Tel Aviv to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Eilat.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

Ayalon Institute Museum, Safari Park
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Jaffa Old City ©
Jaffa Old City
Safari Park ©
Safari Park
Ayalon Institute Museum ©
Ayalon Institute Museum

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 4th (Thu): kick back and relax at Dolphin Reef, observe the fascinating underwater world at Underwater Observatory Marine Park, and then see the vivid underwater world at Coral Beach Nature Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): ponder the design of Musical Fountain, then explore the striking landscape of Timna Park, then get your game on at Darkness - Israel's Biggest Haunted House, and finally take in breathtaking views at Red Canyon.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Eilat trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Tel Aviv to Eilat takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Tel Aviv in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Eilat, with highs around 47°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Haifa.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Dolphin Reef ©
Dolphin Reef
Timna Park ©
Timna Park
Coral Beach Nature Reserve ©
Coral Beach Nature Reserve

2
nights
Haifa

Haifa ©
A picturesque city in the north of the country, Haifa combines history and appearances to create an interesting and relaxing destination.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at The Baha'i Gardens, get in on the family fun at Kids Airport, then don't miss a visit to Tel Yodfat, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The Church of the Annunciation. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Magdala, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Tabor, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Caesarea National Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Haifa trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Eilat to Haifa in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Eilat in July, expect nights in Haifa to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are slightly colder, around 36°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Tiberias.

Things to do in Haifa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mount Tabor, The Church of the Annunciation, Tel Yodfat, Magdala, Caesarea National Park
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The Baha'i Gardens ©
The Baha'i Gardens
The Church of the Annunciation ©
The Church of the Annunciation
Mount Tabor ©
Mount Tabor

2
nights
Tiberias

Tiberias ©
On the shores of Lake Kinneret, a vacation in Tiberias offers plenty of water sports and biblical walks.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Tiberias, explore the activities along Sea of Galilee, then cool off at Gai Beach Water Park, and finally look for gifts at Old City Bazaar. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Twelve Apostles, then explore the striking landscape at Tabgha, and then take in the natural beauty of Tiberias Hot Springs - Hamei Tveria.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Tiberias tour itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Haifa to Tiberias takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Tiberias, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Tiberias

Nature Parks Theme Parks

Side Trip

The Church of the Twelve Apostles
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Sea of Galilee ©
Sea of Galilee
Gai Beach Water Park ©
Gai Beach Water Park
Tabgha ©
Tabgha

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.
Step out of Jerusalem to go to Masada and see Masada National Park, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, explore the ancient world of Western Wall, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and steep yourself in history at Mt of Olives.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Jerusalem trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by bus from Tiberias to Jerusalem takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Dead Sea, Masada National Park
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