15 days in Israel Itinerary

15 days in Israel Itinerary

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15 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  15​h 45​min
1
Haifa
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Sde Boker
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Eilat
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h
4
Tel Aviv
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Newark

3
nights
Haifa

Haifa ©
A picturesque city in the north of the country, Haifa combines history and appearances to create an interesting and relaxing destination.
Popular historic sites such as Sea of Galilee and The Church of the Annunciation are in your itinerary. Visiting Achziv Beach National Park and Mount Tabor will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Haifa: Church of the Primacy of Peter (in Tabgha), Mount of Beatitudes (in Capernaum) and Nazareth Village (in Nazareth). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at The Baha'i Gardens, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bahai Gardens and Shrine, pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Wedding Church, and explore the ancient world of Magdala.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Haifa online travel planner .

Newark, USA to Haifa is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Israel Standard Time (IST) is 7 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Newark in January; daily highs in Haifa reach 63°F and lows reach 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Sde Boker.

Things to do in Haifa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nazareth, Acre, Mount of Beatitudes, Magdala, Mount Tabor
Highlights from your plan
Sea of Galilee ©
Sea of Galilee
The Baha'i Gardens ©
The Baha'i Gardens
Mount of Beatitudes ©
Mount of Beatitudes

3
nights
Sde Boker

Sde Boker ©
Sde Boker is a kibbutz in the Negev desert of southern Israel. Get in touch with nature at Masada National Park and Avdat National Park. Appreciate the collections at Joe Alon Center - The Museum of Bedouin Culture and Adi Miraro Jewelry. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sde Boker: Masada Fortress (in Arad), Ein Bokek Beach (in Ein Bokek) and ANZAC Memorial Center (in Beersheba). There's more to do: explore the striking landscape at Ramon Crater and explore the ancient world of Nabatean Avdat Acropolis.

Discover how to plan a Sde Boker trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Haifa to Sde Boker by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Eilat.

Things to do in Sde Boker

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mitspe Ramon, Arad, Masada National Park, ANZAC Memorial Center, Shivta
Highlights from your plan
Masada National Park ©
Masada National Park
Avdat National Park ©
Avdat National Park
Ramon Crater ©
Ramon Crater

3
nights
Eilat

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Get in touch with nature at Dolphin Reef and Scuba & Snorkeling. The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Timna Park, identify plant and animal life at Coral Beach Nature Reserve, observe the fascinating underwater world at Underwater Observatory Marine Park, and see the interesting displays at Erotic Museum.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Eilat holiday planning app .

Traveling by car from Sde Boker to Eilat takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Eilat, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can fly to Tel Aviv.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Timna Park ©
Timna Park
Scuba & Snorkeling
Dolphin Reef ©
Dolphin Reef

4
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.
Old City of Jerusalem and Mt of Olives will appeal to history buffs. Get outdoors at Tayelet and Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park. Explore Tel Aviv's surroundings by going to Jerusalem (Western Wall, Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre, & more). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Jaffa Old City, take an in-depth tour of Eretz Israel Museum Complex (Haaretz Museum), get to know the fascinating history of White City, and gain insight at Ben-Gurion House.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Tel Aviv online tour itinerary planner .

You can fly from Eilat to Tel Aviv in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Eilat in January, plan for slightly colder days in Tel Aviv, with highs around 63°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Jerusalem, Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park
Highlights from your plan
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Mt of Olives ©
Mt of Olives

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