15 days in Israel Itinerary

15 days in Israel Itinerary

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15 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly + Drive:  10​h
1
Haifa
— 5 nights
train:  1​h
2
Tel Aviv
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h 15​min
3
Ein Bokek
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Jerusalem
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Stockholm

5
nights
Haifa

Haifa ©
A picturesque city in the north of the country, Haifa combines history and appearances to create an interesting and relaxing destination.
Magdala and The German Colony will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Caesarea National Park and Ma'ayan Harod National Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Haifa: Citadel of Acre (in Acre), Capernaum (The Beatitude Monastery & Capharnaum the Town of Jesus) and Old City Bazaar (in Tiberias). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Ralli museum, Caesarea, engage your brain at Madatech-Israel National Museum of Science, Technology, and Space, view the masterpieces at Ein Hod Artists Village, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Joseph Church.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Haifa trip maker site .

Stockholm, Sweden to Haifa is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Israel Standard Time (IST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Stockholm in June: highs in Haifa hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Tel Aviv.

Things to do in Haifa

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Nazareth, Caesarea, Capernaum, Beit Shearim, Ma'ayan Harod National Park
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The Beatitude Monastery ©
The Beatitude Monastery
Capharnaum the Town of Jesus ©
Capharnaum the Town of Jesus
International Center Mary of Nazareth ©

3
nights
Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv ©
Called the "White City" thanks to the color of its World Heritage-listed architectural landmarks, Tel Aviv serves as Israel's modern and cosmopolitan second city.
Get a sense of the local culture at Carmel Market (Shuk Ha'Carmel) and Ayalon Institute Museum. Appreciate the collections at Palmach Museum and The Yitzhak Rabin Center. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Bograshov Beach, take a stroll through Jaffa Old City, enjoy the sand and surf at Jerusalem Beach, and browse the exhibits of Adina Plastelina.

For maps and other tourist information, read Tel Aviv online trip itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Haifa to Tel Aviv in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Ein Bokek.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Ayalon Institute Museum
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The Yitzhak Rabin Center ©
The Yitzhak Rabin Center
Ayalon Institute Museum ©
Ayalon Institute Museum
Frishman Beach ©
Frishman Beach

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to En Gedi Nature Reserve and Bokek River. Escape the urban bustle at Masada National Park and Ein Bokek Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Ein Bokek: ANZAC Memorial Center (in Beersheba) and Masada Fortress (in Arad). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating landscape at Ein Gedi Botanical Garden, have fun and explore at Arad Contemporary Art Center, and view the masterpieces at Adi Miraro Jewelry.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Ein Bokek online tour planner .

You can take a bus from Tel Aviv to Ein Bokek in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Ein Bokek

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Arad, Ein Gedi Botanical Garden, Masada National Park, ANZAC Memorial Center, En Gedi Nature Reserve
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Masada National Park ©
Masada National Park
Ein Bokek Beach ©
Ein Bokek Beach
Bokek River ©
Bokek River

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center and Israel Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Church of All Nations (Basilica of the Agony) and Christian Quarter. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Pater Noster, explore the ancient world of Western Wall, wander the streets of Ben Yehuda Street, and don't miss a visit to Jaffa Gate.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Jerusalem road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Ein Bokek to Jerusalem takes 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Jerusalem can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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