15 days in Israel Itinerary

15 days in Israel Itinerary

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15 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Miami
Fly + train:  16​h 15​min
1
Haifa
— 2 nights
+3
train + bus + foot + Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Eilat
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Sde Boker
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Ein Gedi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Jerusalem
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Miami

2
nights
Haifa

Haifa ©
A picturesque city in the north of the country, Haifa combines history and appearances to create an interesting and relaxing destination.
Discover out-of-the-way places like International Center Mary of Nazareth and Louis Promenade. Explore Haifa's surroundings by going to Acre (Citadel of Acre & The Acre Turkish Bazaar), The Beatitude Monastery (in Capernaum) and Caesarea National Park (in Caesarea). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Magdala, don't miss a visit to Yefe Nof Street, catch all the local highlights with The German Colony, and engage your brain at Madatech-Israel National Museum of Science, Technology, and Space.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Haifa trip itinerary builder .

Miami, USA to Haifa is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Israel Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Miami in December, with highs in Haifa at 66°F and lows at 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Eilat.

Things to do in Haifa

Historic Sites Childrens Museums Museums

Side Trips

Acre, The Beatitude Monastery, Magdala, International Center Mary of Nazareth, Caesarea National Park
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Citadel of Acre ©
Citadel of Acre
International Center Mary of Nazareth ©
Louis Promenade ©
Louis Promenade

4
nights
Eilat

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Step off the beaten path and head to Eilat Action and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Red Canyon, admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain, kick back and relax at Mosh Beach, and admire all the interesting features of Camel Ranch Eilat.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Eilat trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Haifa to Eilat takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Haifa in December, expect nights in Eilat to be about the same, around 54°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Sde Boker.

Things to do in Eilat

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Red Canyon ©
Red Canyon
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Botanical Garden Of Eilat ©
Botanical Garden Of Eilat

2
nights
Sde Boker

Sde Boker ©
Sde Boker is a kibbutz in the Negev desert of southern Israel. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at Avdat National Park, then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and then revel in the low prices at Faran Natural Cosmetic. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of ANZAC Memorial Center, admire all the interesting features of Negev Camel Ranch, then explore the ancient world of Nabatean Avdat Acropolis, and finally make a trip to Ben Gurion Tomb.

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Traveling by car from Eilat to Sde Boker takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ein Gedi.

Things to do in Sde Boker

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Mitspe Ramon, Negev Camel Ranch, ANZAC Memorial Center
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Avdat National Park ©
Avdat National Park
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Nabatean Avdat Acropolis ©
Nabatean Avdat Acropolis

2
nights
Ein Gedi

Ein Gedi ©
On the 26th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Ein Bokek Beach, then take an in-depth tour of The Masada Museum, then delve into the distant past at Masada Fortress, and finally explore the ancient world of Herod's Western Palace. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's extreme beauty at Ein Gedi Botanical Garden, look for all kinds of wild species at En Gedi Nature Reserve, and then admire the masterpieces at Fine Art & Doll Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Ein Gedi online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Sde Boker to Ein Gedi in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Ein Gedi can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Ein Gedi

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Dead Sea Region, Arad, Ein Bokek Beach
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Ein Bokek Beach ©
Ein Bokek Beach
Herod's Western Palace ©
Herod's Western Palace
Fine Art & Doll Museum ©
Fine Art & Doll Museum

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Palmach Museum and Yarkon River and Park Hayarkon. Venture out of the city with trips to Tel Aviv (Rothschild Boulevard & Independence Hall Museum). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Jaffa Gate, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of All Nations (Basilica of the Agony), admire the striking features of Church of Saint Anne, and get to know the resident critters at Tisch Family Zoological Gardens (Biblical Zoo).

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Jerusalem route maker app .

Drive from Ein Gedi to Jerusalem in 1.5 hours. In December in Jerusalem, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tel Aviv
Highlights from your plan
Yarkon River and Park Hayarkon ©
Yarkon River and Park Hayarkon
Palmach Museum ©
Palmach Museum
Jaffa Gate ©
Jaffa Gate

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