21 days in Israel Itinerary

21 days in Israel Itinerary

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21 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + train:  25​h
1
Haifa
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Ginosar
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Arad
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Mitspe Ramon
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Eilat
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h
6
Tel Aviv
— 5 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Sydney

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.
Get some historical perspective at Crusader Fortress and Sea of Galilee. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bahai Gardens and Shrine and St. Joseph Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Haifa: The Grottos at Rosh HaNiqra (in Kefar Rosh HaNiqra), Sinan Basha Mosque (alBahr Mosque) (in Acre) and Jezreel Valley Winery (in Shefar'am). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at International Center Mary of Nazareth, examine the collection at Nisco Museum, admire the landmark architecture of The Church of the Annunciation, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Dado Beach.

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Sydney, Australia to Haifa is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Sydney to Haifa, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in July, expect Haifa to be much hotter, temps between 36°C and 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ginosar.

Things to do in Haifa

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Nazareth, Acre, Nisco Museum, The Grottos at Rosh HaNiqra, Sea of Galilee
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Bahai Gardens  and Shrine ©
Bahai Gardens and Shrine
St. Joseph Church ©
St. Joseph Church

2
nights
Ginosar

Ginosar ©
Ginosar is a kibbutz in the Plain of Ginosar on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee in Israel. On the 9th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Mount of Beatitudes, steep yourself in history at Mount of Beatitudes, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Primacy of Peter, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Twelve Apostles, then delve into the distant past at The House and Church of St. Peter, and finally contemplate the long history of Capharnaum the Town of Jesus. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Ancient Galilee Boat, view the masterpieces at Lake Gallery Israel, then learn about winemaking at Amiad Winery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Multiplication.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Ginosar tour planner .

Traveling by car from Haifa to Ginosar takes an hour. When traveling from Haifa in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Ginosar, with highs around 40°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Arad.

Things to do in Ginosar

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Capernaum, Amiad Winery, Church of the Primacy of Peter, Magdala
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The Beatitude Monastery ©
The Beatitude Monastery
Capharnaum the Town of Jesus ©
Capharnaum the Town of Jesus
The Church of the Twelve Apostles ©

2
nights
Arad

Arad ©
Arad is a city in the Southern District of Israel. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): stroll through Masada National Park, then delve into the distant past at Herod's Western Palace, and then admire the landmark architecture of Masada Fortress. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at The Masada Museum, identify plant and animal life at En Gedi Nature Reserve, then stroll through Ein Bokek Beach, and finally explore the engaging exhibits at Arad Contemporary Art Center.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Arad trip planner .

Getting from Ginosar to Arad by car takes about 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Mitspe Ramon.

Things to do in Arad

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Dead Sea Region, Masada National Park, Ein Bokek Beach
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Masada National Park ©
Masada National Park
Ein Bokek Beach ©
Ein Bokek Beach
Herod's Western Palace ©
Herod's Western Palace

3
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Avdat National Park and Antelope Ranch in the Arava Valley. You'll explore and learn at Vidor Center - A window to Arava agriculture and Arava Vidor Center. The adventure continues: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, explore the striking landscape at Ramon Crater, contemplate the long history of Incense Route - Desert Cities in the Negev, and see Beresheet Desert Tours.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Mitspe Ramon trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Arad to Mitspe Ramon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Mitspe Ramon, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Eilat.

Things to do in Mitspe Ramon

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Vidor Center - A window to Arava agriculture, Antelope Ranch in the Arava Valley, Arava Vidor Center, Incense Route - Desert Cities in the Negev
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Avdat National Park ©
Avdat National Park
Nabatean Avdat Acropolis ©
Nabatean Avdat Acropolis

3
nights
Eilat

At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Princess Beach and Dekel Beach Eilat. Escape the urban bustle at Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Eilat Action. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Canyon, have some family-friendly fun at Darkness - Israel's Biggest Haunted House, enjoy the sand and surf at Dolphin Reef, and stop by Eilat Wines.

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Traveling by car from Mitspe Ramon to Eilat takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Mitspe Ramon, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Eilat, ranging from highs of 47°C to lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Tel Aviv.

Things to do in Eilat

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Red Canyon ©
Red Canyon
Dolphin Reef ©
Dolphin Reef

5
nights
Tel Aviv

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.
Appreciate the collections at Israel Museum and Independence Hall Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Nachlat Binyamin Pedestrian Mall and Sarona Market. Change things up with these side-trips from Tel Aviv: Jerusalem (Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, Western Wall, & more). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Jaffa Old City, see the interesting displays at Yitzhak Rabin Center, take in the exciting artwork at Jojo Gallery, and look for gifts at Adina Plastelina.

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You can fly from Eilat to Tel Aviv in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Eilat in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Tel Aviv: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Jerusalem
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