15 days in Israel, Jordan & Cairo Itinerary

15 days in Israel, Jordan & Cairo Itinerary

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15 days in Israel, Jordan & Cairo Itinerary

Start: Bucharest, Romania
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Jerusalem, Israel
— 2 nights
Bus:  3 h
2
Ginosar, Israel
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Tel Aviv, Israel
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h
4
Eilat, Israel
— 2 nights
+6
Drive + Fly + Foot + Bus + Taxi + Bus + Taxi:  3 h 15 min
5
Wadi Rum, Jordan
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
6
Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
7
Amman, Jordan
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  5 h 45 min
8
Cairo, Egypt
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Bucharest, Romania


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2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Mt of Olives, steep yourself in history at Garden of Gethsemane, take in the spiritual surroundings of Western Wall, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre, then wander the streets of Old City of Jerusalem, and finally get engrossed in the history at Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Israel Museum, then savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and then make a trip to The Western Wall Tunnels.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Jerusalem trip planner .

Bucharest, Romania to Jerusalem is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Jerusalem when traveling from Bucharest in June, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Ginosar.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Old City of Jerusalem ©
Old City of Jerusalem

1
night
Ginosar, Israel

Ginosar ©
Ginosar is a kibbutz in the Plain of Ginosar on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee in Israel. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Mount of Beatitudes, explore the activities along Sea of Galilee, then steep yourself in history at Tiberias, and finally examine the collection at The Ancient Galilee Boat.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Ginosar vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can take a bus from Jerusalem to Ginosar in 3 hours. In June in Ginosar, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Tel Aviv.

Things to do in Ginosar

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Tiberias, Mount of Beatitudes
Highlights from your plan
Sea of Galilee ©
Sea of Galilee
Mount of Beatitudes ©
Mount of Beatitudes
Tiberias ©
Tiberias

3
nights
Tel Aviv, Israel

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.
Tel Aviv is known for museums, shopping, nightlife, fun & games, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Jaffa Old City, see the interesting displays at Beit Hatfutsot - The Museum of the Jewish People, explore the world behind art at Tel Aviv Museum of Art, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Tel Aviv road trip planning website .

Getting from Ginosar to Tel Aviv by car takes about 2 hours. In June in Tel Aviv, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to fly to Eilat.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Museums Tours Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Jaffa Old City ©
Jaffa Old City
Food Tours
Walking tours

2
nights
Eilat, Israel

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
On the 24th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Timna Park, then ponder the design of Musical Fountain, then get your game on at Darkness - Israel's Biggest Haunted House, and finally explore the gorgeous colors at Coral Beach Nature Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): explore the gorgeous colors at Dolphin Reef and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Underwater Observatory Marine Park.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Eilat tour planner.

Fly from Tel Aviv to Eilat in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tel Aviv in June, you will find days in Eilat are much hotter (46°C), and nights are a bit warmer (30°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Wadi Rum.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks Wildlife Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Coral Beach Nature Reserve ©
Coral Beach Nature Reserve
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): explore the fascinating landscape at Wadi Rum Protected Area.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Wadi Rum route planner.

Traveling by car from Eilat to Wadi Rum takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Wadi Rum

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area

1
night
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 27th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Petra.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Petra - Wadi Musa travel route planner .

You can drive from Wadi Rum to Petra - Wadi Musa in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Amman.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Petra ©
Petra

1
night
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 28th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Roman Amphitheater, then steep yourself in history at The Citadel, then make a trip to King Abdullah Mosque, and finally see the interesting displays at Royal Automobile Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Amman day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Petra - Wadi Musa to Amman in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Roman Amphitheater ©
Roman Amphitheater
Royal Automobile Museum ©
Royal Automobile Museum

2
nights
Cairo, Egypt

Cairo ©
More than 20 million people call Cairo their home and, as soon as you set foot in the sprawling metropolis, it's evident they make it crowded and chaotic, but also exuberant and charming.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Great Sphinx, explore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza, and then explore the activities along Nile River. On the next day, buy something for everyone on your list at Khan Al-Khalili and then delve into the distant past at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Cairo sightseeing planning app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Amman to Cairo takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Amman in June, with highs in Cairo at 40°C and lows at 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Giza
Highlights from your plan
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

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