16 days in Israel Itinerary

16 days in Israel Itinerary

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16 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly + Drive:  24​h
1
Dimona
— 1 night
bus:  2​h 45​min
2
Eilat
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + foot + bus + train:  2​h 45​min
3
Haifa
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h
4
Jerusalem
— 6 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Perth

1
night
Dimona

Dimona ©
Dimona is an Israeli city in the Negev desert, 36km to the south of Beersheba and 35km west of the Dead Sea above the Arava valley in the Southern District of Israel. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Masada Fortress, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Masada National Park, and then delve into the distant past at Herod's Western Palace. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Nahal Kina, take in the exciting artwork at Adi Miraro Jewelry, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ein Bokek Beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Dimona road trip planning site .

Perth, Australia to Dimona is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Israel Standard Time (IST) is minus 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Eilat.

Things to do in Dimona

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Arad, Herod's Western Palace, Ein Bokek Beach, Masada National Park
Highlights from your plan
Masada National Park ©
Masada National Park
Masada Fortress ©
Masada Fortress
Herod's Western Palace ©
Herod's Western Palace

3
nights
Eilat

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Visit Dolphin Reef and Princess Beach for some beach relaxation. Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at Underwater Observatory Marine Park, explore the gorgeous colors at Coral Beach Nature Reserve, get advice or help at Botanical Garden Of Eilat, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Eilat online travel planner .

Traveling by bus from Dimona to Eilat takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 46°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Haifa.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Underwater Observatory Marine Park ©
Underwater Observatory Marine Park
Dolphin Reef ©
Dolphin Reef
Migdalor Beach ©
Migdalor Beach

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sea of Galilee and Mount of Beatitudes. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Baha'i Gardens and Magdala. Explore Haifa's surroundings by going to Church of the Primacy of Peter (in Tabgha), Church of the Multiplication (in Capernaum) and Nazareth (The Church of the Annunciation & Megiddo National Park). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Bahai Gardens and Shrine, stop by Mishi Chocolate Boutique, contemplate the long history of Stella Maris Lighthouse and Carmelite Monastery, and kick back and relax at Mikhmoret Beach.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Haifa trip itinerary planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Eilat to Haifa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Eilat in June: highs in Haifa hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Haifa

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Nazareth, Capernaum, Magdala, Church of the Primacy of Peter, Mikhmoret Beach
Highlights from your plan
Sea of Galilee ©
Sea of Galilee
The Baha'i Gardens ©
The Baha'i Gardens
The Church of the Annunciation ©
The Church of the Annunciation

6
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Tayelet and Frishman Beach. Museum-lovers will get to explore Israel Museum and Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jerusalem: Tel Aviv (Tel Aviv Museum of Art & Neve Tzedek), Esc Rooms (in Petah Tiqwa) and Jaffa Old City (in Jaffa). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Western Wall, contemplate the long history of Mt of Olives, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre, and don't miss a visit to Temple Mount.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Jerusalem trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Haifa to Jerusalem takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daytime highs in Jerusalem are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Tel Aviv, Ayalon Institute Museum, Esc Rooms
Highlights from your plan
Tayelet ©
Tayelet
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

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