36 days in Israel Itinerary

36 days in Israel Itinerary

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36 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  1​h
1
Eilat
— 6 nights
bus:  2​h 45​min
2
Dimona
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Ein Gedi
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Jerusalem
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Ashkelon
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Haifa
— 8 nights
train:  1​h
End: Tel Aviv

6
nights
Eilat

At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Spend the 18th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: meet the residents at Underwater Observatory Marine Park, push the limits with an extreme tour, partake in some friendly competition at Escape Room Eilat, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Eilat travel route builder .

Tel Aviv to Eilat is an approximately 1-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Tel Aviv in June, plan for much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Eilat: temperatures range from 46°C by day to 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can take a bus to Dimona.

Things to do in Eilat

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Underwater Observatory Marine Park ©
Dolphin Reef ©
Dolphin Reef

3
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dimona: Masada National Park (in Masada) and Mitspe Ramon (Ramon Crater, Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, & more). It doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at HaMakhtesh HaGadol and take in breathtaking views at Ein Yorkeam.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Dimona holiday builder site .

Getting from Eilat to Dimona by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ein Gedi.

Things to do in Dimona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mitspe Ramon, Yeruham, Masada National Park
Highlights from your plan
Masada National Park ©
Masada National Park
Avdat National Park ©
Avdat National Park
Ramon Crater ©
Ramon Crater

5
nights
Ein Gedi

Ein Gedi ©
Explore Ein Gedi's surroundings by going to Masada Fortress (in Arad) and Ein Bokek (Spas, Bokek River, & more). Spend the 29th (Sat) exploring nature at Nachal Arugot Nature Reserve.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Ein Gedi travel route builder app .

You can drive from Dimona to Ein Gedi in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Ein Gedi

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

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

9
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Jerusalem side-trips: Tel Aviv (Room Escape Games, Tayelet, & more), Jaffa Old City (in Jaffa) and Safari Park (in Ramat Gan). Dedicate the 2nd (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, have fun and explore at ​The Tower of David Museum of the History of Jerusalem, admire the masterpieces at Israel Museum, and contemplate the long history of Mt of Olives.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Jerusalem trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Ein Gedi to Jerusalem in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ashkelon.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tel Aviv, Safari Park, Omni Virtual Reality
Highlights from your plan
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Safari Park ©
Safari Park
Tayelet ©
Tayelet

4
nights
Ashkelon

Ashkelon ©
Explore Ashkelon's surroundings by going to Negev Brewery (in Kiryat Gat), Rehovot (Ayalon Institute Museum, Tower Tag - Laser Tag VR, & more) and Gedera (Kahanov Winery Tasting & Brunch & Nahmany gallery).

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Ashkelon vacation planner .

You can drive from Jerusalem to Ashkelon in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. July in Ashkelon sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Haifa.

Things to do in Ashkelon

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Rehovot, Rishon Lezion, Gedera, Ashdod, Kiryat Gat
Highlights from your plan
Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park ©
Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park
Ayalon Institute Museum ©
Ayalon Institute Museum
Hof Palmahim National Park ©
Hof Palmahim National Park

8
nights
Haifa

Haifa ©
A picturesque city in the north of the country, Haifa combines history and appearances to create an interesting and relaxing destination.
Change things up with these side-trips from Haifa: Tiberias (Tabgha, Sea of Galilee, & more), The Church of the Annunciation (in Nazareth) and Caesarea National Park (in Caesarea). Spend the 20th (Sat) exploring nature at Gan HaShlosha National Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tabor, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bahai Gardens and Shrine, explore the striking landscape at The Grottos at Rosh HaNiqra, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bet She'an National Park.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Haifa route planner.

Traveling by car from Ashkelon to Haifa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Haifa, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Haifa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tiberias, Beit She'an, VRality, Circus of Horror, The Church of the Annunciation
Highlights from your plan
Sea of Galilee ©
Sea of Galilee
Mount Tabor ©
Mount Tabor
Bet She'an National Park ©
Bet She'an National Park

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