20 days in Israel, Petra - Wadi Musa & Dead Sea Region Itinerary

20 days in Israel, Petra - Wadi Musa & Dead Sea Region Itinerary

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20 days in Israel, Petra - Wadi Musa & Dead Sea Region Itinerary

Start: San Diego, United States
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Tel Aviv, Israel
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Jerusalem, Israel
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  3​h
3
Eilat, Israel
— 2 nights
+6
Bus + Train + Fly + Foot + Bus + Taxi + Bus:  4​h 15​min
4
Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Sweimah, Jordan
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Haifa, Israel
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h
7
Tel Aviv, Israel
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: San Diego, United States

3
nights
Tel Aviv, Israel

Tel Aviv ©
Called the "White City" thanks to the color of its World Heritage-listed architectural landmarks, Tel Aviv serves as Israel's modern and cosmopolitan second city.
Tel Aviv is known for museums, shopping, nightlife, fun & games, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Jaffa Old City, kick back and relax at Tayelet, shop like a local with Dizengoff Street, and examine the collection at Beit Hatfutsot - The Museum of the Jewish People.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Tel Aviv trip itinerary builder app .

San Diego, USA to Tel Aviv is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Traveling from San Diego to Tel Aviv, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. In March, daily temperatures in Tel Aviv can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can catcht the bus to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Museums Tours Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Jaffa Old City ©
Jaffa Old City
Neve Tzedek ©
Neve Tzedek
Tayelet ©
Tayelet

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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.
On the 28th (Wed), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dome of the Rock, contemplate the long history of Mount of Olives, and explore the ancient world of Western Wall.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Jerusalem journey builder website .

You can take a bus from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in March, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Eilat.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Tours Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Mt of Olives ©
Mt of Olives

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Eilat, Israel

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
On the 29th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Timna Park, explore the gorgeous colors at Coral Beach Nature Reserve, and then get your game on at Darkness - Israel's Biggest Haunted House. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of Camel Ranch Eilat, then meet the residents at Underwater Observatory Marine Park, and then see the vivid underwater world at Dolphin Reef.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Eilat trip itinerary planning app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Jerusalem to Eilat in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Jerusalem in March, with highs in Eilat at 83°F and lows at 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Eilat

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

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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 31st (Sat): delve into the distant past at Petra World Heritage Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Al-Beidha - Little Petra, then get engrossed in the history at Petra Museum, then delve into the distant past at Street of Facades, and finally steep yourself in history at Petra By Night.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Petra - Wadi Musa trip maker website .

Drive from Eilat to Petra - Wadi Musa in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Sweimah.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Petra ©
Petra
Petra By Night ©
Petra By Night
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra

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Sweimah, Jordan

Sweimah ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Nebo.

Plan my trip to Sweimah with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Petra - Wadi Musa to Sweimah in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and taxi; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Haifa.

Things to do in Sweimah

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Madaba, O Beach
Highlights from your plan
Mount Nebo ©
Mount Nebo
Madaba Mosaic Map ©
Madaba Mosaic Map
La Storia Tourism Complex ©
La Storia Tourism Complex

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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.
On the 4th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Louis Promenade, then take in nature's colorful creations at Baha'i Gardens and Golden Dome, then admire the landmark architecture of The Church of the Annunciation, and finally explore the ancient world of International Center Mary of Nazareth. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bahai Gardens and Shrine, take a stroll through Akko Old Town, then get to know the fascinating history of The German Colony, and finally steep yourself in history at Stella Maris Lighthouse and Carmelite Monastery.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Haifa trip planner .

You can drive from Sweimah to Haifa in 3 hours. In April in Haifa, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can take a train to Tel Aviv.

Things to do in Haifa

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Nazareth, Acre
Highlights from your plan
The Church of the Annunciation ©
The Church of the Annunciation
The Baha'i Gardens ©
The Baha'i Gardens
Bahai Gardens  and Shrine ©
Bahai Gardens and Shrine

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nights
Tel Aviv, Israel

On the 6th (Fri), indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, then don't miss a visit to Rothschild Boulevard, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Safari Park. Keep things going the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Yarkon River and Park Hayarkon, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Nachlat Binyamin Pedestrian Mall, then put a fun spin on your tour with Escape City, and finally shop like a local with Dizengoff Street.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Tel Aviv trip maker tool .

Traveling by train from Haifa to Tel Aviv takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Shopping Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Safari Park
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Yarkon River and Park Hayarkon ©
Yarkon River and Park Hayarkon
Safari Park ©
Safari Park

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