60 days in Israel Itinerary

60 days in Israel Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Jerusalem
— 12 nights
2
Ein Gedi
— 6 nights
3
Beersheba
— 7 nights
4
Mitspe Ramon
— 7 nights
5
Eilat
— 10 nights
6
Safed
— 6 nights
7
Haifa
— 9 nights

12
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tel Aviv (Rothschild Fine Art, Room Escape Games, &more), Masada Fortress (in Arad) and Masada National Park (in Masada). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, get to know the fascinating history of Old City of Jerusalem, take a stroll through Jaffa Old City, and see the interesting displays at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Jerusalem visit planner.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Jerusalem is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Jerusalem due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in May; daily highs in Jerusalem reach 34°C and lows reach 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to catch the bus to Ein Gedi.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Tel Aviv, Masada Fortress, Masada National Park, Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park
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The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Masada National Park ©
Masada National Park

6
nights
Ein Gedi

Ein Gedi ©
Ein Gedi is known for spas, nature, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Dead Sea, delve into the distant past at Herod's Western Palace, look for all kinds of wild species at En Gedi Nature Reserve, and get outside with Ein Gedi Eco Center.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Ein Gedi online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Jerusalem to Ein Gedi takes 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Ein Gedi are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. On the 20th (Mon), you're off to Beersheba.

Things to do in Ein Gedi

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Dead Sea Region, Nachal Arugot Nature Reserve
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Dead Sea ©
Dead Sea
En Gedi Nature Reserve ©
En Gedi Nature Reserve
Herod's Western Palace
Herod's Western Palace

7
nights
Beersheba

Beersheba ©
Beersheba also spelled Beer-Sheva is the largest city in the Negev desert of southern Israel. Get out of town with these interesting Beersheba side-trips: Hazeva (Vidor Center & Vidor Center - A window to Arava agriculture), Fine Art & Doll Museum (in Arad) and Ein Bokek (Bokek River & Ein Bokek Beach). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Joe Alon Center - The Museum of Bedouin Culture, wander the wide-open spaces of Negev Camel Ranch, explore the ancient world of Shivta, and admire nature's extreme beauty at HaMakhtesh HaGadol.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Beersheba trip site.

You can take a bus from Ein Gedi to Beersheba in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Mitspe Ramon.

Things to do in Beersheba

Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Hazeva, Dimona, Ein Bokek, Yeruham, Shivta
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Fine Art & Doll Museum ©
Fine Art & Doll Museum
Ein Bokek Beach ©
Ein Bokek Beach

7
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: Carmey Avdat (in Sde Boker), Antelope Ranch in the Arava Valley (in Mahane Zofar) and Yeruham Park and Lake (in Yeruham). Spend the 1st (Sat) exploring nature at Ada Canion. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Avdat National Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Ramon Crater, see Off-Road Tours, and admire all the interesting features of Derech Hashalom Ba'arava - the peace trail in Arava.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Mitspe Ramon trip website.

You can drive from Beersheba to Mitspe Ramon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Mitspe Ramon are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. You'll set off for Eilat on the 3rd (Mon).

Things to do in Mitspe Ramon

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sde Boker, Incense Route - Desert Cities in the Negev, Antelope Ranch in the Arava Valley, Derech Hashalom Ba'arava - the peace trail in Arava, Yeruham Park and Lake
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Ramon Crater ©
Ramon Crater
Avdat National Park ©
Avdat National Park
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

10
nights
Eilat

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: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Timna Park, take in breathtaking views at Red Canyon, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Underwater Observatory Marine Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Eilat trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Mitspe Ramon to Eilat takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Mitspe Ramon in June, you will find days in Eilat are a bit warmer (46°C), and nights are about the same (30°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Safed.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Underwater Observatory Marine Park ©
Underwater Observatory Marine Park
Timna Park ©
Timna Park
Dolphin Reef ©
Dolphin Reef

6
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.
Explore Safed's surroundings by going to Mount Tabor (in Kfar Tavor), Tiberias (Sea of Galilee, Hamat Tiberias National Park, &more) and Bet She'an National Park (in Beit She'an). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Mount of Beatitudes, take in the spiritual surroundings of Yardenit, stroll around Montfort and Goren Park, and don't miss a visit to The Old City of Safed.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Safed journey maker tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Eilat to Safed takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Eilat in June, plan for colder days and slightly colder nights in Safed: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Haifa.

Things to do in Safed

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tiberias, Capernaum, Migdal, Galilee Region, Yardenit
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Sea of Galilee ©
Sea of Galilee
Mount of Beatitudes ©
Mount of Beatitudes
Hula Nature Reserve ©
Hula Nature Reserve

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Haifa side-trips: Nazareth (The Church of the Annunciation, International Center Mary of Nazareth, &more), Caesarea (Caesarea National Park, Caesarea Antiquity Museum, &more) and Acre (Citadel of Acre & The Or Torah Synagogue). On the 25th (Tue), spend a day ambling around Carmel National Park. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to The Baha'i Gardens, get to know the fascinating history of The German Colony, explore the striking landscape at The Grottos at Rosh HaNiqra, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bahai Gardens and Shrine.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Haifa trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Safed to Haifa by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. June in Haifa sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Haifa

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Acre, Nazareth, Caesarea, Zichron Yaakov, The Grottos at Rosh HaNiqra
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The Baha'i Gardens ©
The Baha'i Gardens
The Church of the Annunciation ©
The Church of the Annunciation
Caesarea National Park ©
Caesarea National Park

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