21 days in Israel Itinerary

21 days in Israel Itinerary

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21 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Tel Aviv
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Mitspe Ramon
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Eilat
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Ein Gedi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Rosh Pina
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Haifa
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
7
Jerusalem
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h
8
Tel Aviv
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Cape Town

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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.
On the 19th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Ben-Gurion House, wander the streets of Neve Tzedek, wander the streets of Jaffa Old City, then take in the waterfront at Tayelet, and finally wander the streets of White City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Eretz Israel Museum Complex (Haaretz Museum), admire the masterpieces at Tel Aviv Museum of Art, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Safari Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Tel Aviv day trip app .

You can take a bus from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Jerusalem in April, you will find days in Tel Aviv are little chillier (26°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). On the 21st (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Tours Outdoors Parks

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.
On the 3rd (Wed), revel in the low prices at Faran Natural Cosmetic, trek along with Beresheet Desert Tour, then explore the ancient world of Nabatean Avdat Acropolis, and finally explore the engaging exhibits at The Alpaca Farm.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Mitspe Ramon road trip planning site .

Cape Town, South Africa to Mitspe Ramon is an approximately 28-hour flight. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Cape Town in April; daily highs in Mitspe Ramon reach 32°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Eilat.

Things to do in Mitspe Ramon

Tours Outdoors Scenic Drive
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Beresheet Desert Tours ©
Beresheet Desert Tours
Nabatean Avdat Acropolis ©
Nabatean Avdat Acropolis
The Alpaca Farm ©
The Alpaca Farm

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nights
Eilat

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): make a trip to King Solomon's Mines, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Timna Park, and then explore the fascinating landscape at Eilat Action. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Botanical Garden Of Eilat, then get engrossed in the history at Eilat, My City History Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Princess Beach, and finally get your game on at Darkness - Israel's Biggest Haunted House.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Eilat trip planner .

Traveling by car from Mitspe Ramon to Eilat takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Mitspe Ramon in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Eilat: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Ein Gedi.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Princess Beach ©
Princess Beach
Botanical Garden Of Eilat ©
Botanical Garden Of Eilat
Timna Park ©
Timna Park

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night
Ein Gedi

Ein Gedi ©
On the 6th (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Ein Gedi Botanical Garden, make a trip to Nachal David Stream, contemplate the waterfront views at Dead Sea, then explore the activities along Dead Sea Premier, and finally look for gifts at Bahat Wine Cellars, Kibbutz Ein Sivan.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ein Gedi online holiday builder .

You can drive from Eilat to Ein Gedi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Eilat in April; daily highs in Ein Gedi reach 30°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rosh Pina.

Things to do in Ein Gedi

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Dead Sea Region, Dead Sea Premier Beach Resort & Spa
Highlights from your plan
Ein Gedi Botanical Garden ©
Ein Gedi Botanical Garden
Dead Sea ©
Dead Sea
Nachal David Stream ©
Nachal David Stream

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nights
Rosh Pina

Rosh Pina ©
On the 7th (Sun), take in the exciting artwork at Olive Tree Fine Art Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Mount of Beatitudes, then examine the collection at The Ancient Galilee Boat, then explore the activities along Sea of Galilee, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Twelve Apostles. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Adir Winery, identify plant and animal life at The Nahal Snir Nature Reserve (Hasbani), and then contemplate the long history of Mount of Beatitudes.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Rosh Pina trip planner .

You can drive from Ein Gedi to Rosh Pina in 3 hours. In April in Rosh Pina, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Haifa.

Things to do in Rosh Pina

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Capernaum, Adir Winery, Sea of Galilee, The Nahal Snir Nature Reserve (Hasbani), Olive Tree Fine Art Gallery
Highlights from your plan
The Beatitude Monastery ©
The Beatitude Monastery
The Ancient Galilee Boat ©
The Ancient Galilee Boat
Mount of Beatitudes ©
Mount of Beatitudes

2
nights
Haifa

Haifa ©
A picturesque city in the north of the country, Haifa combines history and appearances to create an interesting and relaxing destination.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Carmel National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Akko Old Town, then identify plant and animal life at Tel Afek - En Afek Nature Reserve, and then admire the striking features of The Church of the Annunciation.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Haifa route planner.

Drive from Rosh Pina to Haifa in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. April in Haifa sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Haifa

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Tel Afek - En Afek Nature Reserve, The Church of the Annunciation, Akko Old Town
Highlights from your plan
Carmel National Park ©
Carmel National Park
The Church of the Annunciation ©
The Church of the Annunciation
Tel Afek - En Afek Nature Reserve ©
Tel Afek - En Afek Nature Reserve

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Western Wall and Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park. Appreciate the collections at Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center and Israel Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Jerusalem side-trips: Beit Shemesh (Stalactite Cave Nature Reserve & Sorek Stalactite Cave Nature Reserve) and Masada National Park (in Masada). Make the 18th (Thu) a rough and rugged day at local off-road trails. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Old City of Jerusalem, contemplate the long history of Jaffa Gate (Bab al-Khalil), look for all kinds of wild species at Gazelle Valley Park, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Herodyon National Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Jerusalem trip builder tool .

You can take a bus from Haifa to Jerusalem in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Jerusalem can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Tel Aviv.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Stalactite Cave Nature Reserve, Masada National Park, Neve Midbar Beach, Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park
Highlights from your plan
Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park ©
Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park
Herodyon National Park ©
Herodyon National Park

2
nights
Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take a leisurely stroll along Old Tel Aviv Port Area, wander the streets of Jaffa Old City, then wander the streets of Neve Tzedek, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tayelet, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of White City. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Eretz Israel Museum Complex (Haaretz Museum), explore the world behind art at Tel Aviv Museum of Art, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Safari Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Tel Aviv trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by bus from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. When traveling from Jerusalem in April, plan for little chillier days in Tel Aviv, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Parks Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Safari Park
Highlights from your plan
Jaffa Old City ©
Jaffa Old City
Jerusalem Beach ©
Jerusalem Beach
Safari Park ©
Safari Park

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