17 days in Jordan & Israel Itinerary

17 days in Jordan & Israel Itinerary

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17 days in Jordan & Israel Itinerary

Start: Madrid, Spain
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  10​h 15​min
1
Amman, Jordan
— 1 night
+3
Bus + Foot + Fly + Train:  4​h 30​min
2
Tiberias, Israel
— 2 nights
Bus:  2​h 15​min
3
Jerusalem, Israel
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Arad, Israel
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Eilat, Israel
— 3 nights
+6
Drive + Fly + Foot + Bus + Taxi + Bus + Taxi:  3​h 15​min
6
Wadi Rum, Jordan
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Madrid, Spain


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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): delve into the distant past at Jerash Ruins, then explore the ancient world of The Citadel, and then contemplate the long history of Grand Husseini Mosque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Roman Amphitheater, then look for gifts at Nadia Dajani Jewellery, then contemplate the long history of Mount Nebo, and finally examine the collection at Royal Automobile Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Amman trip itinerary website .

Madrid, Spain to Amman is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive. Traveling from Madrid to Amman, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. June in Amman sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Tiberias.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Mount Nebo, Jerash Ruins
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The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins
Roman Amphitheater ©
Roman Amphitheater

2
nights
Tiberias, Israel

Tiberias ©
On the shores of Lake Kinneret, a vacation in Tiberias offers plenty of water sports and biblical walks.
On the 3rd (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of The Church of the Annunciation, stroll through Sea of Galilee, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Mount of Beatitudes, then contemplate the long history of Mount of Beatitudes, and finally steep yourself in history at Church of the Multiplication. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Bet She'an National Park and then delve into the distant past at Magdala.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Tiberias trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Amman to Tiberias takes 3 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Amman in June: highs in Tiberias hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Tiberias

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Capernaum, Magdala, The Church of the Annunciation, Bet She'an National Park
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Sea of Galilee ©
Sea of Galilee
The Church of the Annunciation ©
The Church of the Annunciation
Mount of Beatitudes ©
Mount of Beatitudes

5
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.
Visit Old City of Jerusalem and Temple Mount for their historical value. Shop till you drop at Mahane Yehuda Market and Sarona Market. Get out of town with these interesting Jerusalem side-trips: Tel Aviv (Neve Tzedek & Tayelet) and Jaffa (Jaffa Old City & Nalagaat Center). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Israel Museum, make a trip to Ben Yehuda Street, contemplate the long history of Dome of the Rock, and look for gifts at Jerusalem Pottery Hagop Karakashian.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Jerusalem trip maker .

You can take a bus from Tiberias to Jerusalem in 2.5 hours. In June in Jerusalem, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Arad.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Tel Aviv
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The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Western Wall ©
Western Wall
Mt of Olives ©
Mt of Olives

1
night
Arad, Israel

Arad ©
Arad is a city in the Southern District of Israel. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): have fun and explore at Arad Contemporary Art Center, then explore the ancient world of Masada Fortress, then delve into the distant past at Herod's Western Palace, and finally explore the striking landscape of Masada National Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Arad online route builder .

You can take a bus from Jerusalem to Arad in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Eilat.

Things to do in Arad

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Masada National Park, Herod's Western Palace
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Masada National Park ©
Masada National Park
Masada Fortress ©
Masada Fortress
Herod's Western Palace ©
Herod's Western Palace

3
nights
Eilat, Israel

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Escape the urban bustle at Dolphin Reef and Scuba & Snorkeling. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape of Timna Park, stop by Eilat Wines, explore the gorgeous colors at Coral Beach Nature Reserve, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

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

Getting from Arad to Eilat by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 46°C in June, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Wadi Rum.

Things to do in Eilat

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
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Dolphin Reef ©
Dolphin Reef
Scuba & Snorkeling
Timna Park ©
Timna Park

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Wadi Rum Protected Area and Scuba & Snorkeling. Step out of Wadi Rum to go to Aqaba and see Wadi Araba Desert, which is approximately 1 hour away. There's more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Wadi Rum Fire Camp.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Wadi Rum trip site .

Traveling by car from Eilat to Wadi Rum takes 1.5 hours. On the 16th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Wadi Rum

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Aqaba
Highlights from your plan
Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area
Scuba & Snorkeling
Wadi Rum Fire Camp ©
Wadi Rum Fire Camp

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