12 days in Israel Itinerary

12 days in Israel Itinerary

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12 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Train:  13​h 15​min
1
Tiberias
— 1 night
Bus:  2​h 15​min
2
Jerusalem
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Ein Bokek
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Mitspe Ramon
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Eilat
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

1
night
Tiberias

Tiberias ©
On the shores of Lake Kinneret, a vacation in Tiberias offers plenty of water sports and biblical walks.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sea of Galilee, steep yourself in history at Capharnaum the Town of Jesus, explore the ancient world of The House and Church of St. Peter, then steep yourself in history at Mount of Beatitudes, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Mount of Beatitudes, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Bahai Gardens and Shrine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Magdala, delve into the distant past at Megiddo National Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at International Center Mary of Nazareth, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Joseph Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Church of the Annunciation, and finally contemplate the long history of Cana.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Tiberias trip planner .

Mumbai, India to Tiberias is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Israel Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Mumbai in April, things will get a bit cooler in Tiberias: highs are around 28°C and lows about 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to catcht the bus to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Tiberias

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Nazareth, Capernaum, Magdala, Bahai Gardens and Shrine
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Capharnaum the Town of Jesus ©
Capharnaum the Town of Jesus
The Beatitude Monastery ©
The Beatitude Monastery

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Israel Museum, wander the streets of Christian Quarter, then make a trip to Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre, then make a trip to Jaffa Gate, and finally get engrossed in the history at Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Temple Mount, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dome of the Rock, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Anne, steep yourself in history at Mt of Olives, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of All Nations (Basilica of the Agony), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Western Wall.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Jerusalem vacation maker .

Getting from Tiberias to Jerusalem by bus takes about 2.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Ein Bokek.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Western Wall ©
Western Wall

2
nights
Ein Bokek

Ein Bokek ©
Sandwiched between the turquoise waters of evaporation pools and desert-like landscape, Ein Bokek features a strip of hotels and luxury resorts on the Israeli shore of the Dead Sea.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Masada Fortress, then explore the ancient world of Herod's Western Palace, then explore the striking landscape of Masada National Park, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Masada Museum. On your second day here, take in nature's colorful creations at Ein Gedi Botanical Garden, then identify plant and animal life at En Gedi Nature Reserve, then admire nature's extreme beauty at Bokek River, and finally kick back and relax at Ein Bokek Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ein Bokek trip builder tool .

You can take a bus from Jerusalem to Ein Bokek in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Mitspe Ramon.

Things to do in Ein Bokek

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dead Sea Region, Ein Gedi Botanical Garden, Masada Fortress, Masada National Park
Highlights from your plan
Masada Fortress ©
Masada Fortress
Bokek River ©
Bokek River
Ein Bokek Beach ©
Ein Bokek Beach

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 10th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Ramon Crater, then delve into the distant past at Nabatean Avdat Acropolis, then do a tasting at Carmey Avdat, and finally explore the striking landscape of Avdat National Park. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get curious at Arava Vidor Center, then contemplate the long history of Porat Ein Yahav, then steep yourself in history at Incense Route - Desert Cities in the Negev, and finally see Off-Road Tours.

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

Traveling by car from Ein Bokek to Mitspe Ramon takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Mitspe Ramon sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Eilat.

Things to do in Mitspe Ramon

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Incense Route - Desert Cities in the Negev, Carmey Avdat, Arava Vidor Center, Porat Ein Yahav
Highlights from your plan
Ramon Crater ©
Ramon Crater
Avdat National Park ©
Avdat National Park
Nabatean Avdat Acropolis ©
Nabatean Avdat Acropolis

2
nights
Eilat

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): kick back and relax at Princess Beach, see the vivid underwater world at Dolphin Reef, and then explore the fascinating landscape at Eilat Action. Keep things going the next day: take in breathtaking views at Red Canyon, then stroll through Mosh Beach, and then push the limits with an extreme tour.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Eilat journey planning tool .

You can drive from Mitspe Ramon to Eilat in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Mitspe Ramon, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Eilat, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Eilat

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Red Canyon ©
Red Canyon
Princess Beach ©
Princess Beach
Dolphin Reef ©
Dolphin Reef

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