19 days in Israel Itinerary

19 days in Israel Itinerary

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19 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
+2
train + foot + Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Tel Aviv
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Jerusalem
— 5 nights
3
Haifa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Migdal
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Masada
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Ein Gedi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Holon
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Philadelphia

2
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.
Jaffa Old City has been added to your itinerary.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Tel Aviv trip itinerary app .

Philadelphia, USA to Tel Aviv is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or fly. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Tel Aviv due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Philadelphia in October, expect Tel Aviv to be somewhat warmer, temps between 82°F and 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Tours Outdoors Beaches
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Tayelet ©
Tayelet
Jaffa Old City ©
Jaffa Old City
Walking tours

5
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Old City of Jerusalem and Western Wall. Do some cultural sightseeing at Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center and Bethesda. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Mt of Olives, tour the pleasant surroundings at Garden of Gethsemane, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre, and delve into the distant past at Temple Mount.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Jerusalem trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem takes an hour. In October, daytime highs in Jerusalem are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can catcht the bus to Haifa.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Tours Historic Sites Museums
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Old City of Jerusalem ©
Old City of Jerusalem
Western Wall ©
Western Wall

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.
Get outdoors at Caesarea National Park and Dado Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Baha'i Gardens and Akko Old Town. When in Haifa, make a side trip to see The Church of the Annunciation in Nazareth, approximately 46 minutes away. There's more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Sculptures Garden (Gan Hapsalim).

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Haifa trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by bus from Jerusalem to Haifa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November in Haifa, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Migdal.

Things to do in Haifa

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Caesarea National Park, Akko Old Town, The Church of the Annunciation
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The Baha'i Gardens ©
The Baha'i Gardens
The Church of the Annunciation ©
The Church of the Annunciation
Caesarea National Park ©
Caesarea National Park

4
nights
Migdal

Migdal ©
Migdal is a town in the Northern District of Israel. Get outdoors at Sea of Galilee and Bet She'an National Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at Mount of Beatitudes and Tiberias. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Magdala, contemplate the long history of Capharnaum the Town of Jesus, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Mount of Beatitudes, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Multiplication.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Migdal online itinerary planner .

Drive from Haifa to Migdal in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Masada.

Things to do in Migdal

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Capernaum, Tiberias, The Ancient Galilee Boat, Yardenit, Bet She'an National Park
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Magdala ©
Magdala
Sea of Galilee ©
Sea of Galilee
Mount of Beatitudes ©
Mount of Beatitudes

2
nights
Masada

Masada ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Masada National Park, then delve into the distant past at Masada Fortress, and then explore the ancient world of Herod's Western Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of The Masada Museum, then kick back and relax at Ein Bokek Beach, and then explore the fascinating landscape at Bokek River.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Masada trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Migdal to Masada takes 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ein Gedi.

Things to do in Masada

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Dead Sea Region, Ein Bokek, Masada Fortress
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Masada National Park ©
Masada National Park
Masada Fortress ©
Masada Fortress
Ein Bokek Beach ©
Ein Bokek Beach

1
night
Ein Gedi

Ein Gedi ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): explore the activities along Dead Sea.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Ein Gedi trip planner .

Drive from Masada to Ein Gedi in 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Ein Gedi are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ein Gedi

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Dead Sea
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Dead Sea ©
Dead Sea

1
night
Holon

Holon
Holon is a city on the central coastal strip south of Tel Aviv, Israel. For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Holon vacation planning app .

Getting from Ein Gedi to Holon by car takes about 2.5 hours. November in Holon sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 63°F at night. You will leave for home on the 11th (Mon).

Things to do in Holon

Parks Tours Outdoors
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