20 days in Israel Itinerary

20 days in Israel Itinerary

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1
Ginosar
— 1 night
2
Haifa
— 3 nights
3
Eilat
— 4 nights
4
Mitspe Ramon
— 2 nights
5
Arad
— 2 nights
6
Jerusalem
— 5 nights

1
night
Ginosar

Ginosar ©
Ginosar is a kibbutz in the Plain of Ginosar on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee in Israel. On the 2nd (Tue), steep yourself in history at Mount of Beatitudes, pause for some serene contemplation at The Beatitude Monastery, and then explore the ancient world of Magdala.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Ginosar road trip site.

Denver, USA to Ginosar is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Israel Standard Time (IST) is 9 hours. When traveling from Denver in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Ginosar, with highs around 75°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Haifa.

Things to do in Ginosar

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Capernaum, Magdala
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Mount of Beatitudes ©
Mount of Beatitudes
Capharnaum the Town of Jesus ©
Capharnaum the Town of Jesus
The Church of the Twelve Apostles ©
The Church of the Twelve Apostles

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bahai Gardens and Shrine and International Center Mary of Nazareth. Do some cultural sightseeing at Beit Shearim and Tel Megiddo National Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Haifa: Citadel of Acre (in Acre), Tiberias (Sea of Galilee & Tiberias) and Nazareth (Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation, St. Joseph Church, &more). There's more to do: engage your brain at Madatech-Israel National Museum of Science, Technology, and Space and admire the natural beauty at The Baha'i Gardens.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Haifa day trip planning app.

Getting from Ginosar to Haifa by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Eilat.

Things to do in Haifa

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trips

Nazareth, Acre, Tiberias, Beit Shearim
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International Center Mary of Nazareth ©
International Center Mary of Nazareth
St. Joseph Church ©
St. Joseph Church
Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation ©

4
nights
Eilat

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Step off the beaten path and head to Red Canyon and Botanical Garden Of Eilat. You'll get in some beach time at Dolphin Reef and Dekel Beach Eilat. There's much more to do: surround yourself with nature on Eilat Action, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Timna Park, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and kick back and relax at Princess Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Eilat online trip maker.

Getting from Haifa to Eilat by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Haifa in April, with highs in Eilat at 90°F and lows at 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Mitspe Ramon.

Things to do in Eilat

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife
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Botanical Garden Of Eilat ©
Botanical Garden Of Eilat
Eilat Action ©
Eilat Action
Red Canyon ©
Red Canyon

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Avdat National Park, contemplate the long history of Incense Route - Desert Cities in the Negev, and then see Off-Road Tours. Keep things going the next day: revel in the low prices at Faran Natural Cosmetic, take in the dramatic natural features at Ramon Crater, and then delve into the distant past at Nabatean Avdat Acropolis.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Mitspe Ramon trip website.

You can drive from Eilat to Mitspe Ramon in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Eilat in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Mitspe Ramon, with highs around 81°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Arad.

Things to do in Mitspe Ramon

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Incense Route - Desert Cities in the Negev
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Avdat National Park ©
Avdat National Park
Nabatean Avdat Acropolis ©
Nabatean Avdat Acropolis
Ramon Crater ©
Ramon Crater

2
nights
Arad

Arad ©
Arad is a city in the Southern District of Israel. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Masada National Park, then explore the ancient world of Herod's Western Palace, and then admire the striking features of Masada Fortress. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Arad Contemporary Art Center, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ein Bokek Beach, then identify plant and animal life at En Gedi Nature Reserve, and finally steep yourself in history at The Masada Museum.

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Drive from Mitspe Ramon to Arad in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Arad

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Dead Sea Region, Masada National Park, Ein Bokek Beach
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Masada National Park ©
Masada National Park
Ein Bokek Beach ©
Ein Bokek Beach
En Gedi Nature Reserve ©
En Gedi Nature Reserve

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.
Western Wall and The Israel Museum, Jerusalem are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Church of All Nations (Basilica of the Agony) and Church of Saint Anne. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jerusalem: Tel Aviv (The Yitzhak Rabin Center, Independence Hall Museum in the Shalom Mayer Tower, &more) and Jaffa Old City (in Jaffa). Spend the 19th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Herodyon National Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Ramparts Walk, take an in-depth tour of Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, and admire the landmark architecture of Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Jerusalem road trip planning tool.

Take a bus from Arad to Jerusalem in 2.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Tel Aviv
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The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Herodyon National Park ©
Herodyon National Park

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