11 days in Israel Itinerary

11 days in Israel Itinerary

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11 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Jerusalem
— 2 nights
Bus:  3​h 15​min
2
Mitspe Ramon
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Eilat
— 4 nights
+3
Fly + Foot + Bus + Train:  2​h 30​min
4
Haifa
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  14​h
End: Johannesburg

2
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Tisch Family Zoological Gardens (Biblical Zoo) and Jaffa Gate (Bab al-Khalil). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, explore the ancient world of Western Wall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Aqsa Mosque, and wander the streets of Old City of Jerusalem.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Jerusalem travel site .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Jerusalem is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and bus. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Johannesburg in June; daily highs in Jerusalem reach 36°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Mitspe Ramon.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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2
nights
Mitspe Ramon

Mitspe Ramon ©
Founded in 1951, the small desert town of Mitspe Ramon overlooks the Ramon Crater, a massive 40 km (24 mi) long dip in the Negev desert, created by erosion and notable for its interesting rock formations.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): get interesting insight from The Alpaca Farm, then explore the ancient world of Nabatean Avdat Acropolis, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Ramon Crater.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Mitspe Ramon trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by bus from Jerusalem to Mitspe Ramon takes 3.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Eilat.

Things to do in Mitspe Ramon

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Ramon Crater ©
Ramon Crater
The Alpaca Farm ©
The Alpaca Farm
Nabatean Avdat Acropolis ©
Nabatean Avdat Acropolis

4
nights
Eilat

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Ice Mall Eilat and Princess Beach. Kids will appreciate attractions like Underwater Observatory Marine Park and Camel Ranch Eilat. And it doesn't end there: see the vivid underwater world at Dolphin Reef, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, identify plant and animal life at The International Birding & Research Centre, and enjoy the sand and surf at Dekel Beach Eilat.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Eilat trip maker site .

You can drive from Mitspe Ramon to Eilat in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Mitspe Ramon in June, expect Eilat to be a bit warmer, temps between 45°C and 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Haifa.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Underwater Observatory Marine Park ©
Princess Beach ©
Princess Beach
Migdalor Beach ©
Migdalor Beach

1
night
Haifa

Haifa ©
A picturesque city in the north of the country, Haifa combines history and appearances to create an interesting and relaxing destination.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Dado Beach, then engage your brain at Mada Tech - The Israel National Museum Of Science, and then don't miss a visit to Louis Promenade.

Plan my day in Haifa using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and train from Eilat to Haifa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Eilat in June, expect nights in Haifa to be about the same, around 27°C, while days are little chillier, around 33°C. You will leave for home on the 12th (Tue).

Things to do in Haifa

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Dado Beach ©
Dado Beach
Louis Promenade ©
Louis Promenade

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