26 days in Israel Itinerary

26 days in Israel Itinerary

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26 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Jerusalem
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Ein Bokek
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Mitspe Ramon
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Eilat
— 6 nights
+3
Fly + foot + bus + train:  2​h 45​min
5
Haifa
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Singapore

7
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park and Frishman Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Nature & Wildlife Tours and Church of All Nations (Basilica of the Agony). Venture out of the city with trips to Tel Aviv (Independence Hall Museum in the Shalom Mayer Tower, Palmach Museum, & more), Zoological Center (in Ramat Gan) and Elah Valley (in Beit Shemesh). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Jaffa Gate, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Anne, don't miss a visit to Western Wall, and take a stroll through Old City of Jerusalem.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Jerusalem trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Jerusalem is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time to Israel Standard Time is minus 6 hours. While traveling from Singapore, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Jerusalem, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ein Bokek.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Tel Aviv, Gan HaKaktusim, Elah Valley, Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park, Wine N' Dine
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Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park ©
Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Palmach Museum ©
Palmach Museum

3
nights
Ein Bokek

Ein Bokek ©
Sandwiched between the turquoise waters of evaporation pools and desert-like landscape, Ein Bokek features a strip of hotels and luxury resorts on the Israeli shore of the Dead Sea.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ein Bokek Beach and Masada Fortress. Escape the urban bustle at Bokek River and Masada National Park. When in Ein Bokek, make a side trip to see Fine Art & Doll Museum in Arad, approximately 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the fascinating landscape at Ein Gedi Botanical Garden, take an in-depth tour of The Masada Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at En Gedi Nature Reserve, and delve into the distant past at Herod's Western Palace.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ein Bokek trip builder app .

Drive from Jerusalem to Ein Bokek in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Mitspe Ramon.

Things to do in Ein Bokek

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Dead Sea Region, Arad, Ein Gedi Botanical Garden, Masada National Park
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Ein Bokek Beach ©
Ein Bokek Beach
Bokek River ©
Bokek River
En Gedi Nature Reserve ©
En Gedi Nature Reserve

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Avdat National Park. Step out of the city life by going to Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Ramon Crater. When in Mitspe Ramon, make a side trip to see HaMakhtesh HaGadol in Yeruham, approximately 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Nabatean Avdat Acropolis, get a taste of life in the country at The Alpaca Farm, get some fabulous bargains at Faran Natural Cosmetic, and make a trip to Ben Gurion Tomb.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Mitspe Ramon trip tool .

You can drive from Ein Bokek to Mitspe Ramon in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in December, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Eilat.

Things to do in Mitspe Ramon

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Incense Route - Desert Cities in the Negev, HaMakhtesh HaGadol, Ben Gurion Tomb
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Ramon Crater ©
Ramon Crater
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Avdat National Park ©
Avdat National Park

6
nights
Eilat

At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Relax by the water at Migdalor Beach and Princess Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Red Canyon and Botanical Garden Of Eilat. There's much more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, identify plant and animal life at Coral Beach Nature Reserve, and enjoy the sand and surf at Dekel Beach Eilat.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Eilat trip planner .

Traveling by car from Mitspe Ramon to Eilat takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Mitspe Ramon in December: highs in Eilat hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Haifa.

Things to do in Eilat

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Red Canyon ©
Red Canyon
Botanical Garden Of Eilat ©
Botanical Garden Of Eilat

5
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 in touch with nature at Caesarea National Park and Sea of Galilee. Get a sense of the local culture at Magdala and Citadel of Acre. Change things up with these side-trips from Haifa: Nazareth (St. Joseph Church, International Center Mary of Nazareth, & more), Berenice Winery (in Tiberias) and Capernaum (The Beatitude Monastery, Mount of Beatitudes, & more). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of The German Colony, explore the ancient world of Tel Shikmona, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bahai Gardens and Shrine, and don't miss a visit to The Baha'i Gardens.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Haifa day trip site .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Eilat to Haifa in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Eilat, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Haifa, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Haifa

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Nazareth, Capernaum, Acre, Tiberias, Caesarea National Park
Highlights from your plan
International Center Mary of Nazareth ©
Magdala ©
Magdala
Citadel of Acre ©
Citadel of Acre

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