18 days in Israel Itinerary

18 days in Israel Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Israel travel planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

18 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Budapest
Fly + train:  9​h 15​min
1
Haifa
— 4 nights
bus:  45​min
2
Nazareth
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Jerusalem
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Ein Bokek
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Mitspe Ramon
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Eilat
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Budapest


Learn more about your trip

4
nights
Haifa

Haifa ©
A picturesque city in the north of the country, Haifa combines history and appearances to create an interesting and relaxing destination.
You've added Haifa Port, Haifa University, Carmel National Park, and other attractions to your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Baha'i Gardens and Golden Dome and Bahai Gardens and Shrine. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Khayat Beach War Cemetery and appreciate the history behind The statue of Alexander Zaid.

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

Budapest, Hungary to Haifa is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Traveling from Budapest to Haifa, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Budapest in March: highs in Haifa hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Nazareth.

Things to do in Haifa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bahai Gardens and Shrine, The Old City of Safed, The statue of Alexander Zaid
Highlights from your plan
Carmel National Park ©
Carmel National Park
The Baha'i Gardens ©
The Baha'i Gardens
Bahai Gardens  and Shrine ©
Bahai Gardens and Shrine

2
nights
Nazareth

Nazareth ©
Known worldwide as the hometown of Jesus Christ, Nazareth draws flocks of pilgrims who come to see the place where Christ grew up, and follow his footsteps along the Jesus Trail.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Franciscan Wedding Church, The White Mosque, Holy Caves of Nazareth, and other attractions. On the 11th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Mary's Well, browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Market, then contemplate the long history of Synagogue-Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franciscan Wedding Church. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at International Center Mary of Nazareth, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The White Mosque, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Tabor, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cana.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Nazareth trip planner.

Drive from Haifa to Nazareth in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Haifa in March: high temperatures in Nazareth hover around 21°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow time for the bus ride to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Nazareth

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Mount Tabor, Franciscan Wedding Church
Highlights from your plan
Holy Caves of Nazareth ©
Holy Caves of Nazareth
Nazareth Village ©
Nazareth Village
International Center Mary of Nazareth ©

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Al Aqsa Mosque, Garden of Gethsemane, Old City of Jerusalem, and other attractions. Get some historical perspective at Western Wall and Temple Mount. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mount of Olives and Garden Tomb. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Tower of David Museum, don't miss a visit to The Cardo, steep yourself in history at The Way of the Cross - Via Dolorosa, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Dome of the Rock.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Jerusalem trip itinerary builder site .

You can take a bus from Nazareth to Jerusalem in 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Nazareth in March; daily highs in Jerusalem reach 26°C and lows reach 14°C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Mon) before leaving for Ein Bokek.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Western Wall ©
Western Wall
Mt of Olives ©
Mt of Olives

1
night
Ein Bokek

Ein Bokek ©
Sandwiched between the turquoise waters of evaporation pools and desert-like landscape, Ein Bokek features a strip of hotels and luxury resorts on the Israeli shore of the Dead Sea.
You've now added Dead Sea to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Dead Sea.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Ein Bokek road trip website .

You can take a bus from Jerusalem to Ein Bokek in 1.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Jerusalem in March; daily highs in Ein Bokek reach 22°C and lows reach 5°C. On the 20th (Tue), you're off toMitspe Ramon.

Things to do in Ein Bokek

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Dead Sea
Highlights from your plan
Dead Sea ©
Dead Sea

1
night
Mitspe Ramon

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Ramon Crater.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Mitspe Ramon trip maker website .

You can drive from Ein Bokek to Mitspe Ramon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ein Bokek in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Mitspe Ramon, with lows around 13°C. You'll set off for Eilat on the 21st (Wed).

Things to do in Mitspe Ramon

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Ramon Crater ©
Ramon Crater

3
nights
Eilat

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Eilat is known for nature, zoos & aquariums, adventure, shopping, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet the residents at Underwater Observatory Marine Park, get to know the fascinating history of Botanical Garden Of Eilat, don't miss a visit to King Solomon's Mines, and explore the striking landscape of Timna Park.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Eilat day trip planning website .

You can drive from Mitspe Ramon to Eilat in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Mitspe Ramon in March: high temperatures in Eilat hover around 32°C and lows are around 18°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks Wildlife Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Underwater Observatory Marine Park ©
Timna Park ©
Timna Park
Dolphin Reef ©
Dolphin Reef