15 days in Israel, Jordan & Egypt Itinerary

15 days in Israel, Jordan & Egypt Itinerary

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15 days in Israel, Jordan & Egypt Itinerary

Start: Rome, Italy
Fly:  8​h
1
Jerusalem, Israel
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h
2
Eilat, Israel
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Wadi Rum, Jordan
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h
5
Dahab, Egypt
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Rome, Italy

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.
Popular historic sites such as Old City of Jerusalem and Mount of Olives are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Jaffa Old City (in Jaffa) and Tayelet (in Tel Aviv). The adventure continues: make a trip to Western Wall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Aqsa Mosque, take an in-depth tour of Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, and admire the landmark architecture of Church of the Holy Sepulchre.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Jerusalem itinerary builder.

Rome, Italy to Jerusalem is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight, train, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Rome to Jerusalem is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in February, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Eilat.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites Museums 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
Eilat, Israel

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Timna Park and then identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Reef. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Coral Beach Nature Reserve, then kick back and relax at Dekel Beach Eilat, and then meet the residents at Underwater Observatory Marine Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Eilat vacation trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Jerusalem to Eilat in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, Eilat is a bit warmer than Jerusalem - with highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Dolphin Reef ©
Dolphin Reef
Timna Park ©
Timna Park
Coral Beach Nature Reserve ©
Coral Beach Nature Reserve

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.
On the 3rd (Sat), explore the ancient world of Temple of Dushares, then explore the ancient world of Byzantine Church, and then explore the ancient world of Al-Beidha - Little Petra.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Petra - Wadi Musa travel planner.

Traveling by car from Eilat to Petra - Wadi Musa takes 2.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Eilat to Petra - Wadi Musa is 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Wadi Rum.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Petra ©
Petra
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra
Byzantine Church ©
Byzantine Church

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): admire nature's extreme beauty at Wadi Rum Protected Area. On the next day, kick back and relax at South Beach.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Wadi Rum itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Petra - Wadi Musa to Wadi Rum takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Dahab.

Things to do in Wadi Rum

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

South Beach
Highlights from your plan
Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area
South Beach ©
South Beach

3
nights
Dahab, Egypt

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
On the 7th (Wed), get outside with Outdoor Activities. On the next day, stroll through Coral Reefs and then explore the striking landscape at Blue Hole.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Dahab tour planner.

Traveling by car from Wadi Rum to Dahab takes 4 hours. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. March in Dahab sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole

2
nights
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

An enviable location on the southern end of the Sinai Peninsula and year-round warm weather boost tourism in Sharm El Sheikh and make it one of Egypt's premier travel destinations.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Na'ama Bay and Ras Um Sid. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Ride Egypt. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Shark's Bay Beach, pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Victims of Plane Crash of Boeing 737, and make a trip to Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Sharm El Sheikh vacation trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh takes 1.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Sharm El Sheikh can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
Shark's Bay Beach ©
Shark's Bay Beach

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