44 days in Israel Itinerary

44 days in Israel Itinerary

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44 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + Drive:  18​h
1
Capernaum
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Haifa
— 9 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Holon
— 3 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  1​h 30​min
4
Eilat
— 11 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Mitspe Ramon
— 5 nights
bus:  3​h 30​min
6
Jerusalem
— 11 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Toronto

3
nights
Capernaum

Capernaum ©
A trip to Capernaum takes pilgrims and tourists to the northern shore of the Sea of Galilee, which represents one of the major historical sites to see in Israel.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Church of the Twelve Apostles and Galil Mountain Winery. Get a sense of the local culture at Adir Winery and Pelter Winery. Change things up with these side-trips from Capernaum: Tel Hazor National Park (in Tiberias) and The Nahal Snir Nature Reserve (Hasbani) (in She_ar Yashuv). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Primacy of Peter, browse the exhibits of Sheva Chaya Gallery, and make a trip to The Ashkenazi HaAri Synagogue.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Capernaum trip generator.

Toronto, Canada to Capernaum is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Capernaum is 7 hours. Traveling from Toronto in September, expect Capernaum to be somewhat warmer, temps between 38°C and 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Haifa.

Things to do in Capernaum

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Safed, Tel Hazor National Park, Galil Mountain Winery, Church of the Primacy of Peter, Adir Winery
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Church of the Primacy of Peter ©
Church of the Primacy of Peter
The Nahal Snir Nature Reserve (Hasbani) ©
The Church of the Twelve Apostles ©
The Church of the Twelve Apostles

9
nights
Haifa

Haifa ©
A picturesque city in the north of the country, Haifa combines history and appearances to create an interesting and relaxing destination.
Escape the urban bustle at Rosh ha-Niqra and Meridian Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Crusader Fortress and St. Joseph Church. Get out of town with these interesting Haifa side-trips: Acre (Al-Jazzar Mosque & The Citadel), Zippori National Park (in Zippori) and Nazareth (St. Gabriel's Church & Holy Caves of Nazareth). Spend the 22nd (Fri) exploring nature at Carmel National Park. Spend the 25th (Mon) exploring nature at Achziv Beach National Park. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Taninim Nature Reserve, take a stroll through Wadi Nisnas, see the interesting displays at Ralli museum, Caesarea, and learn about winemaking at Tishbi Estate Winery.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Haifa trip planner.

Drive from Capernaum to Haifa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Capernaum in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 28°C in Haifa. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Holon.

Things to do in Haifa

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Nazareth, Acre, Zippori National Park, Achziv Beach National Park, Tishbi Estate Winery
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Beit Shearim ©
Beit Shearim
Citadel of Acre ©
Citadel of Acre
St. Joseph Church ©
St. Joseph Church

3
nights
Holon

Holon ©
Holon is a city on the central coastal strip south of Tel Aviv, Israel. Your inner history buff will appreciate Immanuel Church and Jaffa Lighthouse. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hasela Beach and Gil Beach. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Jaffa Old City, trek along with Hiking & Camping Tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Great Mosque Muhamidiya Mosque, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anthony's Catholic Church.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Holon custom trip planner.

Traveling by train from Haifa to Holon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Holon can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Eilat.

Things to do in Holon

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Tel Aviv, Harry Oppenheimer Diamond Museum, Gil Beach, Hasela Beach
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Hasela Beach ©
Hasela Beach
Immanuel Church ©
Immanuel Church
Great Mahmoudiya Mosque ©
Great Mahmoudiya Mosque

11
nights
Eilat

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Princess Beach and Dekel Beach Eilat. You'll get in some beach time at Dolphin Reef and Migdalor Beach. And it doesn't end there: explore the gorgeous colors at Ahla Diving in Eilat, take in breathtaking views at Red Canyon, identify plant and animal life at Hai Bar - Wildlife Reserve, and boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Eilat itinerary maker.

Getting from Holon to Eilat by combination of train and flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Holon in September: high temperatures in Eilat hover around 44°C and lows are around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Mitspe Ramon.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Migdalor Beach ©
Migdalor Beach
Ahla Diving Center ©
Ahla Diving Center
Princess Beach ©
Princess Beach

5
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Ramon Crater and The Alpaca Farm. Get some historical perspective at Nabatean Avdat Acropolis and Biblical Tamar Park. Get out of town with these interesting Mitspe Ramon side-trips: Vidor Center (in Hazeva), Antelope Ranch in the Arava Valley (in Mahane Zofar) and Zin River (in Beersheba). The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Avdat National Park, don't miss a visit to Ben Gurion Tomb, do a tasting at Carmey Avdat, and trek along Nahal Tamar.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Mitspe Ramon travel planner.

You can drive from Eilat to Mitspe Ramon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Eilat in October, expect Mitspe Ramon to be slightly colder, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can take a bus to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Mitspe Ramon

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hazeva, Sde Boker, Antelope Ranch in the Arava Valley, Nahal Tamar, Zin River
Highlights from your plan
Zin River ©
Zin River
Avdat National Park ©
Avdat National Park
Nabatean Avdat Acropolis ©
Nabatean Avdat Acropolis

11
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Hezekiah's Tunnel - Siloam Tunnel and Jaffa Gate (Bab al-Khalil). Take a break from the city and head to En Gedi Nature Reserve and Ein Gedi Botanical Garden. Change things up with these side-trips from Jerusalem: Dead Sea Premier (in Ein Bokek), Masada Fortress (in Arad) and Masada National Park (in Masada). Make the 23rd (Mon) a rough and rugged day at local off-road trails. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of All Nations (Basilica of the Agony), appreciate the extensive heritage of Ramparts Walk, take a stroll through Ben Yehuda Street, and steep yourself in history at The Masada Museum.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Jerusalem vacation trip planner.

You can take a bus from Mitspe Ramon to Jerusalem in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Mitspe Ramon in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 12°C in Jerusalem. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Dead Sea Region, Incense Route - Desert Cities in the Negev, Ein Gedi Botanical Garden, Masada National Park, Masada Fortress
Highlights from your plan
Jaffa Gate ©
Jaffa Gate
Herodyon National Park ©
Herodyon National Park
En Gedi Nature Reserve ©
En Gedi Nature Reserve

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