42 days in Israel Itinerary

42 days in Israel Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Jerusalem
— 6 nights
2
Masada
— 2 nights
3
Beersheba
— 4 nights
4
Mitspe Ramon
— 5 nights
5
Eilat
— 6 nights
6
Haifa
— 6 nights
7
Safed
— 5 nights
8
Tel Aviv
— 7 nights

6
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.
Jerusalem is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, admire the masterpieces at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, contemplate the long history of Mt of Olives, and delve into the distant past at Western Wall.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Jerusalem. In August, daytime highs in Jerusalem are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Masada.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums
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The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Off-Road Tours

2
nights
Masada

Masada ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Masada National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of The Masada Museum and then look for all kinds of wild species at Nachal Arugot Nature Reserve.

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Traveling by bus from Jerusalem to Masada takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Beersheba.

Things to do in Masada

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

The Masada Museum
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Masada National Park ©
Masada National Park
The Masada Museum ©
The Masada Museum

4
nights
Beersheba

Beersheba ©
Beersheba also spelled Beer-Sheva is the largest city in the Negev desert of southern Israel. Change things up with these side-trips from Beersheba: Ein Bokek Beach (in Ein Bokek), Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park (in Kiryat Gat) and Arad (House of Art - Garden & Fine Art & Doll Museum). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Dead Sea, test your team's savvy at Escape Room Beer Sheva, trek along Nahal Tamar, and have fun and explore at Lunada - Children's Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Beersheba trip builder website.

Drive from Masada to Beersheba in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Mitspe Ramon.

Things to do in Beersheba

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Dead Sea Region, Arad, Ein Bokek Beach, Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park
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Fine Art & Doll Museum ©
Fine Art & Doll Museum
Dead Sea ©
Dead Sea
Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park ©
Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mitspe Ramon: Sde Boker Winery (in Sde Boker), Moa Winery (in Tsofar) and Ein Yahav (Just Aloe Visitor Center & Porat Ein Yahav). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Ramon Crater, delve into the distant past at Nabatean Avdat Acropolis, contemplate the long history of Incense Route - Desert Cities in the Negev, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Mitspe Ramon road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Beersheba to Mitspe Ramon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Eilat.

Things to do in Mitspe Ramon

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sde Boker, Ein Yahav, Incense Route - Desert Cities in the Negev, Sea-gal advanced aguaculture, Moa Winery
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Ramon Crater ©
Ramon Crater
Avdat National Park ©
Avdat National Park
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

6
nights
Eilat

At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Eilat is known for wildlife, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, observe the fascinating underwater world at Underwater Observatory Marine Park, see the vivid underwater world at Dolphin Reef, and kick back and relax at Migdalor Beach.

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Traveling by car from Mitspe Ramon to Eilat takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Eilat, expect temperatures between 47°C during the day and 33°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Haifa.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Underwater Observatory Marine Park ©
Underwater Observatory Marine Park
Dolphin Reef ©
Dolphin Reef

6
nights
Haifa

Haifa ©
A picturesque city in the north of the country, Haifa combines history and appearances to create an interesting and relaxing destination.
Venture out of the city with trips to Gan HaShlosha National Park (in Beit She'an), Caesarea (Caesarea Antiquity Museum, Caesarea National Park, &more) and The Salt & Pepper Museum (in Hadera). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at The Baha'i Gardens, take in the dramatic natural features at The Grottos at Rosh HaNiqra, engage your brain at Madatech-Israel National Museum of Science, Technology, and Space, and add some adventure to your tour with Trek Yam Achziv.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Haifa trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Eilat to Haifa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Eilat in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Haifa, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Safed.

Things to do in Haifa

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Caesarea, Nazareth, Nahariya, Mount Tabor, Trek Yam Achziv
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The Baha'i Gardens ©
The Baha'i Gardens
Mount Tabor ©
Mount Tabor
The Grottos at Rosh HaNiqra ©
The Grottos at Rosh HaNiqra

5
nights
Safed

Safed ©
The birthplace of the Kabbalah movement, Safed boasts a mystical and spiritual heritage as one of the country's four holy cities.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Safed: The Nahal Snir Nature Reserve (Hasbani) (in She_ar Yashuv), Israel National Trail (in Kibbutz Dan) and Banias Waterfall (in Qiryat Shemona). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Sea of Galilee, explore the striking landscape of Susita (Hippos) Nature Reserve and National Park, make a trip to Tel Dan, and test your problem-solving skills at Escape Room Troy.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Safed road trip planning site.

Getting from Haifa to Safed by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Safed when traveling from Haifa in September, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Tel Aviv.

Things to do in Safed

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tiberias, Galilee Region, Migdal, The Nahal Snir Nature Reserve (Hasbani), Israel National Trail
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Sea of Galilee ©
Sea of Galilee
Banias Waterfall ©
Banias Waterfall
The Nahal Snir Nature Reserve (Hasbani) ©
The Nahal Snir Nature Reserve (Hasbani)

7
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tel Aviv: Rehovot (Ayalon Institute Museum & Weizmann House). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Jaffa Old City, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, take an in-depth tour of Beit Hatfutsot - The Museum of the Jewish People, and take a leisurely stroll along Old Tel Aviv Port Area.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tel Aviv route builder.

Traveling by car from Safed to Tel Aviv takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Safed in September, Tel Aviv is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Rehovot, Ramat Gan National Park, Puppet Museum, Acadia Beach, Gan b'Ivrit
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Jaffa Old City ©
Jaffa Old City
Tayelet ©
Tayelet
Ayalon Institute Museum ©
Ayalon Institute Museum

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