17 days in Israel & Petra - Wadi Musa Itinerary

17 days in Israel & Petra - Wadi Musa Itinerary

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17 days in Israel & Petra - Wadi Musa Itinerary

Start: Mont Tremblant, Canada
Bus + Fly:  23​h
1
Jerusalem, Israel
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Arad, Israel
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Mitspe Ramon, Israel
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
— 2 nights
+6
Bus + Taxi + Bus + Foot + Fly + Train + Bus:  4​h 45​min
5
Eilat, Israel
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + Foot + Bus + Train:  2​h 45​min
6
Haifa, Israel
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Fly + Bus:  23​h 15​min
End: Mont Tremblant, Canada

4
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.
Explore Jerusalem's surroundings by going to Tel Aviv (Neve Tzedek, Tayelet, & more) and Jaffa Old City (in Jaffa). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take a stroll through Old City of Jerusalem, and see the interesting displays at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem.

Start your trip to Jerusalem by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Mont Tremblant, Canada to Jerusalem is an approximately 23-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Israel Standard Time (IST) is 7 hours. When traveling from Mont Tremblant in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Jerusalem, with highs around 34°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Arad.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Tours Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Tel Aviv
Highlights from your plan
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Food Tours

1
night
Arad, Israel

Arad ©
Arad is a city in the Southern District of Israel. On the 20th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Fine Art & Doll Museum, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Masada National Park, then admire the landmark architecture of Masada Fortress, and finally shop like a local with Adi Miraro Jewelry.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Arad trip planner.

You can drive from Jerusalem to Arad in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Mitspe Ramon.

Things to do in Arad

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Masada National Park
Highlights from your plan
Fine Art & Doll Museum ©
Fine Art & Doll Museum
Masada National Park ©
Masada National Park
Masada Fortress ©
Masada Fortress

2
nights
Mitspe Ramon, Israel

Mitspe Ramon ©
Founded in 1951, the small desert town of Mitspe Ramon overlooks the Ramon Crater, a massive 40 km (24 mi) long dip in the Negev desert, created by erosion and notable for its interesting rock formations.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): delve into the distant past at Nabatean Avdat Acropolis, then take in breathtaking views at Avdat National Park, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Ramon Crater, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and then get a taste of life in the country at The Alpaca Farm.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Mitspe Ramon online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Arad to Mitspe Ramon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May in Mitspe Ramon, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Mitspe Ramon

Outdoors Tours Nature
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Ramon Crater ©
Ramon Crater
Avdat National Park ©
Avdat National Park
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): explore the ancient world of Temple of Dushares, contemplate the long history of Petra, then steep yourself in history at The Great Temple, then contemplate the long history of Al-Beidha - Little Petra, and finally steep yourself in history at Obelisk Tomb. On the next day, delve into the distant past at Montreal Crusader Castle, then step into the grandiose world of Kerak de Moab Castle, and then deepen your understanding at Petra Kitchen.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Petra - Wadi Musa route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mitspe Ramon to Petra - Wadi Musa. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Eilat.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Montreal Crusader Castle, Kerak de Moab Castle
Highlights from your plan
Petra ©
Petra
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra
Montreal Crusader Castle ©
Montreal Crusader Castle

2
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 25th (Mon): have some family-friendly fun at Darkness - Israel's Biggest Haunted House, observe the fascinating underwater world at Underwater Observatory Marine Park, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Timna Park, then see the vivid underwater world at Dolphin Reef, and then explore the gorgeous colors at Coral Beach Nature Reserve.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Eilat day trip planning app .

Explore your travel options from Petra - Wadi Musa to Eilat with the Route module. In May, daily temperatures in Eilat can reach 42°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Haifa.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Underwater Observatory Marine Park ©
Underwater Observatory Marine Park
Scuba & Snorkeling
Timna Park ©
Timna Park

3
nights
Haifa, Israel

Haifa ©
A picturesque city in the north of the country, Haifa combines history and appearances to create an interesting and relaxing destination.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Haifa: Magdala (in Migdal), Tiberias (Sea of Galilee & Berenice Winery) and The Church of the Annunciation (in Nazareth). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at The Baha'i Gardens, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Stella Maris Lighthouse and Carmelite Monastery, get to know the fascinating history of The German Colony, and make a trip to Louis Promenade.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Haifa day trip app .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Eilat to Haifa in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Eilat in May, things will get a bit cooler in Haifa: highs are around 31°C and lows about 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Haifa

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Tiberias, Magdala, Caesarea National Park, Mount of Beatitudes, The Church of the Annunciation
Highlights from your plan
The Baha'i Gardens ©
The Baha'i Gardens
Sea of Galilee ©
Sea of Galilee
The Church of the Annunciation ©
The Church of the Annunciation

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