8 days in Palestinian Territories Itinerary

8 days in Palestinian Territories Itinerary

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8 days in Palestinian Territories Itinerary

Start: Bethlehem
Drive:  15 min
1
Gush Etzion
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Ramallah
— 4 nights
Bus:  2 h 45 min
3
Nablus
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Kalia
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
End: Bethlehem

1
day
Gush Etzion

Gush Etzion ©
Gush Etzion is a cluster of Jewish settlements located in the Judaean Mountains, directly south of Jerusalem and Bethlehem in the West Bank. On the 4th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Kfar Etzion, enjoy some diversion at Caliber 3, and then take an in-depth tour of Gush Etzion Heritage Center.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Gush Etzion day trip website.

Bethlehem to Gush Etzion is an approximately half hour car ride. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Ramallah.

Things to do in Gush Etzion

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Kfar Etzion ©
Kfar Etzion

4
nights
Ramallah

Ramallah ©
Founded in the 16th century, the small city of Ramallah has built a reputation as the "Cultural Capital of the West Bank," known for its open-minded religious attitude.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ramallah: Genesis Land (in Alon), Jericho (Hisham's Palace & Mount of Temptation Monastery) and Bethlehem (Cave of St. Jerome, Milk Grotto, &more). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Dar Zahran Heritage Building, learn about winemaking at Psagot Winery, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Taybeh Brewery, and make a trip to Arafat's Tomb.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ramallah attractions planner.

Getting from Gush Etzion to Ramallah by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can catch the bus to Nablus.

Things to do in Ramallah

Historic Sites Tours Wineries

Side Trips

Bethlehem, Jericho, Genesis Land, Church of St. Lazarus, Psagot Winery
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Church of the Nativity ©
Church of the Nativity
Dar Zahran Heritage Building ©
Dar Zahran Heritage Building
Milk Grotto ©
Milk Grotto

2
nights
Nablus

Nablus ©
Nablus is a city in the northern West Bank, approximately 49km north of Jerusalem, (approximately 63km by road), with a population of 126,132. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Gerizim Site (Mount of Blessing), then steep yourself in history at Jacob's Well, and then look for gifts at Albader Soap Factory. On the next day, examine the collection at The Samaritan Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Great Mosque of Nablus, then contemplate the long history of Tell Balata Archaeological Park, and finally stroll around Shomron National Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Nablus trip maker.

Traveling by bus from Ramallah to Nablus takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kalia.

Things to do in Nablus

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Shomron National Park
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Mount Gerizim Site (Mount of Blessing) ©
Jacob's Well ©
Jacob's Well
Great Mosque of Nablus ©
Great Mosque of Nablus

1
night
Kalia

Kalia ©
Kalya is an Israeli settlement and kibbutz in the West Bank. On the 11th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Enot Tsukim Nature Reserve - Ein Feshkha, then examine the collection at Qumran National Park, and then Head underground at Qumran Caves.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Kalia trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Nablus to Kalia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Kalia

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dead Sea Region
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Qumran Caves ©
Qumran Caves
Qumran National Park ©
Qumran National Park
Enot Tsukim Nature Reserve - Ein Feshkha ©