13 days in Jerusalem, Abu Ghosh & Beit Shemesh Itinerary

13 days in Jerusalem, Abu Ghosh & Beit Shemesh Itinerary

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Jerusalem
— 8 nights
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Abu Ghosh
— 2 nights
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Beit Shemesh
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Jerusalem

Jerusalem ©

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Burstein's Klezmer Basement. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jerusalem: International Center Mary of Nazareth (in Nazareth) and Masada Fortress (in Arad). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, make a trip to Western Wall, contemplate the waterfront views at Dead Sea, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Jerusalem trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Jerusalem. In October in Jerusalem, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Abu Ghosh.

Things to do in Jerusalem

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Abu Ghosh

Abu Ghosh ©
Abu Ghosh is a local council in Israel, located 10km west of Jerusalem on the Tel Aviv-Jerusalem highway. You've now added Benedictine monastery in Abu Ghosh to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Castel National Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery St. Mary of the Resurrection, then make a trip to Benedictine monastery in Abu Ghosh, and finally learn about winemaking at Ruth Winery.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Abu Ghosh trip planner.

Abu Ghosh is just a short distance from Jerusalem. In October, daily temperatures in Abu Ghosh can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Beit Shemesh.

Things to do in Abu Ghosh

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Wineries

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Winery / Vineyard
Ruth Winery
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Beit Shemesh

Beit Shemesh ©
You've now added Elah Valley to your itinerary. Step out of Beit Shemesh with an excursion to Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park in Kiryat Gat--about 34 minutes away.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Beit Shemesh online travel route planner.

Beit Shemesh is just a stone's throw from Abu Ghosh. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Beit Shemesh

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Nature

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