20 days in Israel Itinerary

20 days in Israel Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Train + Fly:  8 h
1
Jerusalem
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Masada
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Mitspe Ramon
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Eilat
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  3 h 15 min
5
Nazareth
— 2 nights
Bus:  45 min
6
Tiberias
— 2 nights
Bus:  15 min
7
Capernaum
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Haifa
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Fly + Train:  9 h
End: London

4
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Mount Zion as well as Temple Mount. Venture out of the city with trips to Gan HaKaktusim (in Holon), Jaffa Old City (in Jaffa) and Tel Aviv (Neve Tzedek, Tayelet, &more). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Western Wall, examine the collection at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, and don't miss a visit to The Western Wall Tunnels.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Jerusalem trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to Jerusalem is an approximately 8- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Israel Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from London in January, things will get a bit warmer in Jerusalem: highs are around 20°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Masada.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Tel Aviv, Gan HaKaktusim
Highlights from your plan
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Old City of Jerusalem ©
Old City of Jerusalem

1
night
Masada

Masada ©
On the 8th (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Masada National Park and then get engrossed in the history at The Masada Museum.

Discover how to plan a Masada trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Jerusalem to Masada in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Mitspe Ramon.

Things to do in Masada

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Masada Museum
Highlights from your plan
Masada National Park ©
Masada National Park
The Masada Museum ©
The Masada Museum

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then explore the ancient world of Mamshit, and then relax in the rural setting at Sea-gal advanced aguaculture. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Ramon Crater, delve into the distant past at Nabatean Avdat Acropolis, then explore the stunning scenery at Avdat National Park, and finally revel in the low prices at Faran Natural Cosmetic.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Mitspe Ramon sightseeing planner.

Drive from Masada to Mitspe Ramon in 2 hours. In January, daytime highs in Mitspe Ramon are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Eilat.

Things to do in Mitspe Ramon

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Mamshit, Sea-gal advanced aguaculture
Highlights from your plan
Ramon Crater ©
Ramon Crater
Avdat National Park ©
Avdat National Park
Nabatean Avdat Acropolis ©
Nabatean Avdat Acropolis

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 wildlife, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: observe the fascinating underwater world at Underwater Observatory Marine Park, ponder the design of Musical Fountain, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Timna Park, and catch some excitement at Funtasy - Eilat's attractions center.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Eilat online trip maker.

Getting from Mitspe Ramon to Eilat by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Mitspe Ramon in January, you will find days in Eilat are somewhat warmer (25°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Nazareth.

Things to do in Eilat

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Tel Megiddo National Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Joseph Church, then admire the landmark architecture of The Church of the Annunciation, then examine the collection at Nazareth Village, and finally contemplate the long history of Cana. On the next day, do a tasting at Netofa Winery, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Tabor, then pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Wedding Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of International Center Mary of Nazareth.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Nazareth road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Eilat to Nazareth takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Eilat in January, plan for little chillier days in Nazareth, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Tiberias.

Things to do in Nazareth

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Mount Tabor, Netofa Winery, Franciscan Wedding Church
Highlights from your plan
The Church of the Annunciation ©
The Church of the Annunciation
Mount Tabor ©
Mount Tabor
Tel Megiddo National Park ©
Tel Megiddo National Park

2
nights
Tiberias

Tiberias ©
On the shores of Lake Kinneret, a vacation in Tiberias offers plenty of water sports and biblical walks.
You've now added Sea of Galilee to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Magdala, explore the striking landscape at Tabgha, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sea of Galilee, and finally steep yourself in history at Tiberias. On the next day, take in the dramatic natural features at Arbel National Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tomb of Maimonides, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Yardenit, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Tiberias trip planner.

Take a bus from Nazareth to Tiberias in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. January in Tiberias sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to catch the bus to Capernaum.

Things to do in Tiberias

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Yardenit, Magdala
Highlights from your plan
Sea of Galilee ©
Sea of Galilee
Magdala
Magdala
Tabgha ©
Tabgha

2
nights
Capernaum

Capernaum ©
A trip to Capernaum takes pilgrims and tourists to the northern shore of the Sea of Galilee, which represents one of the major historical sites to see in Israel.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Church of the Multiplication. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Primacy of Peter, then steep yourself in history at Mount of Beatitudes, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Beatitude Monastery, and finally relax in the rural setting at Vered Hagalil Guest Farm. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Capharnaum the Town of Jesus, explore the ancient world of The House and Church of St. Peter, and then contemplate the long history of Church of the Multiplication.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Capernaum using our trip planner.

Capernaum is very close to Tiberias. In January, daytime highs in Capernaum are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Haifa.

Things to do in Capernaum

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Church of the Primacy of Peter, Vered Hagalil Guest Farm
Highlights from your plan
Mount of Beatitudes ©
Mount of Beatitudes
Church of the Primacy of Peter ©
Church of the Primacy of Peter
Vered Hagalil Guest Farm ©
Vered Hagalil Guest Farm

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Haifa: Caesarea National Park (in Caesarea) and Acre (Templars Tunnel, Art 192, &more). There's still lots to do: stroll through The Baha'i Gardens, take in the spiritual surroundings of Stella Maris Lighthouse and Carmelite Monastery, make a trip to Louis Promenade, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The German Colony.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Haifa trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Capernaum to Haifa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, daily temperatures in Haifa can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Haifa

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Acre, Caesarea National Park
Highlights from your plan
The Baha'i Gardens ©
The Baha'i Gardens
Caesarea National Park ©
Caesarea National Park
Bahai Gardens  and Shrine
Bahai Gardens and Shrine

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