14 days in Israel & Jordan Itinerary

14 days in Israel & Jordan Itinerary

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14 days in Israel & Jordan Itinerary

Start: Zurich, Switzerland
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Jerusalem, Israel
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h
2
Haifa, Israel
— 3 nights
+3
train + bus + foot + Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Eilat, Israel
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Wadi Rum, Jordan
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Amman, Jordan
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Zurich, Switzerland


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3
nights
Jerusalem, Israel

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.
Old City of Jerusalem and Mt of Olives will appeal to history buffs. Jaffa Old City and Israel Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Tel Aviv (Neve Tzedek & Tayelet). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, learn about winemaking at Tzuba Winery, take a stroll through Jewish Quarter, and explore the ancient world of Western Wall.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Jerusalem road trip planner .

Zurich, Switzerland to Jerusalem is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Traveling from Zurich to Jerusalem, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Zurich in October, expect nights in Jerusalem to be a bit warmer, around 21°C, while days are much hotter, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Haifa.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Tel Aviv
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Jaffa Old City ©
Jaffa Old City
Western Wall ©
Western Wall
Old City of Jerusalem ©
Old City of Jerusalem

3
nights
Haifa, Israel

Haifa ©
A picturesque city in the north of the country, Haifa combines history and appearances to create an interesting and relaxing destination.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sea of Galilee and Nazareth Village. We've included these beaches for you: Mikhmoret Beach and Achziv Beach National Park. Get out of town with these interesting Haifa side-trips: Sinan Basha Mosque (alBahr Mosque) (in Acre), Mount of Beatitudes (in Capernaum) and The Church of the Annunciation (in Nazareth). There's more to do: admire the natural beauty at The Baha'i Gardens and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Primacy of Peter.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Haifa online visit planner .

Take a bus from Jerusalem to Haifa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, daytime highs in Haifa are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Eilat.

Things to do in Haifa

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Nazareth, Church of the Primacy of Peter, Mount of Beatitudes, Sea of Galilee, Sinan Basha Mosque (alBahr Mosque)
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Sea of Galilee ©
Sea of Galilee
Mount of Beatitudes ©
Mount of Beatitudes
The Baha'i Gardens ©
The Baha'i Gardens

2
nights
Eilat, Israel

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Underwater Observatory Marine Park, then explore the gorgeous colors at Dolphin Reef, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Coral Beach Nature Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Timna Park, experience the excitement of Funtasy - Eilat's attractions center, and then kick back and relax at Princess Beach.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Eilat trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Haifa to Eilat in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Haifa in October, expect nights in Eilat to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 39°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Wadi Rum.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Dolphin Reef ©
Dolphin Reef
Underwater Observatory Marine Park ©
Underwater Observatory Marine Park
Timna Park ©
Timna Park

1
night
Wadi Rum, Jordan

Wadi Rum ©
Tourism in Wadi Rum revolves around UNESCO-protected desert scenery and spectacular limestone rock formations following a dry river bed, which in World War I served as the headquarters of a British-inspired Arab revolt against the Ottomans.
On the 30th (Wed), explore the fascinating landscape at Wadi Rum Protected Area.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Wadi Rum trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Eilat to Wadi Rum takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Wadi Rum

Parks Nature
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Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area

2
nights
Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan

Petra - Wadi Musa ©
Visitors flock to Wadi Musa to witness the rose colored rock-carved temples and tombs of Petra, the famous ancient city and World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Petra Museum, explore the ancient world of Byzantine Church, and then explore the ancient world of Petra. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Temple of Dushares, explore the ancient world of The Great Temple, delve into the distant past at Street of Facades, explore the ancient world of Al-Beidha - Little Petra, then delve into the distant past at Obelisk Tomb, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Petra - Wadi Musa day trip planner .

Drive from Wadi Rum to Petra - Wadi Musa in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can go by car to Amman.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Petra ©
Petra
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra
Street of Facades ©
Street of Facades

2
nights
Amman, Jordan

Amman ©
Jordan's capital city, Amman spreads across 19 hills and includes many distinct districts, each with their own historical and cultural marvels.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): explore the ancient world of Jerash Ruins, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Nebo, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St John the Baptist. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun): explore the ancient world of The Citadel and then explore the ancient world of Roman Amphitheater.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Amman road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Petra - Wadi Musa to Amman takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in November, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Madaba, Jerash Ruins
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Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins
The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Roman Amphitheater ©
Roman Amphitheater

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