22 days in Israel Itinerary

22 days in Israel Itinerary

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22 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Port Elizabeth
Fly + Drive:  15​h 30​min
1
Jerusalem
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ein Gedi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Dimona
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h 45​min
4
Eilat
— 4 nights
+3
Fly + foot + bus + train:  2​h 45​min
5
Haifa
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Ramot Naftali
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Port Elizabeth

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Jaffa Old City (in Jaffa) and Tel Aviv (Neve Tzedek, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, & more). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, enjoy breathtaking views from The Museum of the Tower of David, contemplate the long history of Mt of Olives, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Jerusalem route maker .

Port Elizabeth, South Africa to Jerusalem is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and bus. April in Jerusalem sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ein Gedi.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Tel Aviv
Highlights from your plan
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Walking tours

2
nights
Ein Gedi

Ein Gedi ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at En Gedi Nature Reserve, then make a trip to Nachal David Stream, and then admire the striking features of Masada Fortress. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Nachal Arugot Nature Reserve and then contemplate the waterfront views at Dead Sea.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ein Gedi driving holiday planner.

Drive from Jerusalem to Ein Gedi in 1.5 hours. In April in Ein Gedi, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Dimona.

Things to do in Ein Gedi

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Dead Sea Region, Masada Fortress, Nachal Arugot Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
En Gedi Nature Reserve ©
En Gedi Nature Reserve
Masada Fortress ©
Masada Fortress
Dead Sea ©
Dead Sea

2
nights
Dimona

Dimona ©
Dimona is an Israeli city in the Negev desert, 36km to the south of Beersheba and 35km west of the Dead Sea above the Arava valley in the Southern District of Israel. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Masada National Park, then explore the galleries of Arad Contemporary Art Center, then experience rural life at Sea-gal advanced aguaculture, and finally explore the engaging exhibits at Vidor Center - A window to Arava agriculture. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Sde Boker Winery, then explore the stunning scenery at Avdat National Park, and then learn about winemaking at Carmey Avdat.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Dimona driving holiday planning tool .

Traveling by car from Ein Gedi to Dimona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Eilat.

Things to do in Dimona

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Sde Boker, Avdat National Park, Arad Contemporary Art Center, Vidor Center - A window to Arava agriculture, Masada National Park
Highlights from your plan
Masada National Park ©
Masada National Park
Avdat National Park ©
Avdat National Park

4
nights
Eilat

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Get out of town with these interesting Eilat side-trips: Mitspe Ramon (Canyoning & Rappelling Tours & Ramon Crater). There's still lots to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Underwater Observatory Marine Park, get your game on at Darkness - Israel's Biggest Haunted House, explore the gorgeous colors at Coral Beach Nature Reserve, and partake in some friendly competition at Escape Room Eilat.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Eilat online trip maker .

Take a bus from Dimona to Eilat in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daytime highs in Eilat are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Haifa.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Mitspe Ramon
Highlights from your plan
Ramon Crater ©
Ramon Crater
Underwater Observatory Marine Park ©
Scuba & Snorkeling

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: Nazareth (Nazareth Village, International Center Mary of Nazareth, & more), Caesarea National Park (in Caesarea) and Mount Tabor (in Kfar Tavor). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Baha'i Gardens, delve into the distant past at Tel Yodfat, explore the striking landscape of Bet She'an National Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Bahai Gardens and Shrine.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Haifa online itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Eilat to Haifa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Eilat in April: high temperatures in Haifa hover around 28°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Ramot Naftali.

Things to do in Haifa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nazareth, Caesarea National Park, Mount Tabor, Bahai Gardens and Shrine, Tel Yodfat
Highlights from your plan
The Baha'i Gardens ©
The Baha'i Gardens
The Church of the Annunciation ©
The Church of the Annunciation
Mount Tabor ©
Mount Tabor

4
nights
Ramot Naftali

Ramot Naftali ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ramot Naftali: Migdal (Magdala & Mount Arbel), Tiberias (Sea of Galilee & Tabgha) and Capernaum (Capharnaum the Town of Jesus, Mount of Beatitudes, & more).

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Ramot Naftali tour itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Haifa to Ramot Naftali takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Haifa in April, expect a bit cooler with lows of 15°C in Ramot Naftali. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ramot Naftali

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Capernaum, Tiberias, Migdal, Galilee Region, Church of the Primacy of Peter
Highlights from your plan
Sea of Galilee ©
Sea of Galilee
Mount of Beatitudes ©
Mount of Beatitudes
Hula Nature Reserve ©
Hula Nature Reserve

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