The Best of Israel in 10 Days

Visiting a foreign country is always a fun and exciting adventure. But visiting Israel is especially great because there is so much to see. Here is a sample itinerary for your next trip.

Day 1 – Jerusalem

Many tourists to Israel make the Western Wall their first stop. Follow it up with a tour of the city of David and then rest from the trip.

Day 2 – Jerusalem

Start off your day with a visit to Yad Vashem Holocaust museum and get educated in the recent history of the Jews in Eastern Europe. Follow that with a tour of the Israel Museum and the Shrine of the Book for some more Jewish history.

Day 3 – Dead Sea Area

On this day, you will pack it all in with a trip to the Dead Sea area. Walk up the snake path or take the cable car to the top of Masada. Then take a dip in the Dead Sea and float on top of the water. Finally, hike up Nachal David in Ein Gedi and take in the flora and fauna of the desert oasis.

Day 4 – Ramon Crater

Hike down into the Ramon Crater after touring the visitors’ center. Afterwards, drive over to the Alpaca Farm for horseback riding and spectacular views of the crater.

Day 5 – Eilat

Enjoy your visit to Eilat by visiting the Underwater Observatory Marine Park. Check out the glass-bottomed boat and the 3-D movie. Afterwards, hike into the mountains of the Red Canyon.

Day 6 – Jordan Valley

On your way up north from Eilat, stop into Arad for lunch and then head over to Wadi Qelt for a dip in the stream. Afterwards, make your way up to Beit Shean for a tour of the ancient archaeological sites.

Day 7 – Galilee

Start your day off at the Sea of Galilee and stroll around the ancient city of Tiberias. Then visit Safed’s artist colony for a glimpse into unique Jewish culture. Afterwards, soak in the Mediterranean Sea in Nahariya.

Day 8 – Haifa

Haifa is a melting pot of religions and culture. Go for a walk up the steps at the Bahai Gardens and take a cable car ride down Mount Carmel. Afterwards, drive down the cost to Caesarea National Park.

Day 9 – Tel Aviv

Enjoy the hustle and bustle of Tel Aviv as you enjoy a visit to Neve Tzedek, a beautiful, pastoral neighborhood adjacent to the Tel Aviv beach and near Jaffa Port. Old Jaffa and the flea market are must-sees in south Tel Aviv.

Day 10 – Rehovot

For your last day in Israel, take a tour of the Ayalon Institute Museum – Israel’s secret ammunition factory in the 1940s. Afterwards, visit the Weizmann Institute of Science and learn all about science, space, and technology.

A ten-day trip around Israel would not be possible without using a car rental Israel service. The convenience of managing your own time is vital when you only have ten days to see the country.

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