12 days in Israel Itinerary

12 days in Israel Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Haifa
— 3 nights
2
Tel Aviv
— 2 nights
3
Eilat
— 2 nights
4
Mitspe Ramon
— 1 night
5
Ein Bokek
— 2 nights

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Madatech-Israel National Museum of Science, Technology, and Space and The Nahal Snir Nature Reserve (Hasbani). Explore Haifa's surroundings by going to Rosh Hanikra (in Rosh Hanikra), The Acre Turkish Bazaar (in Acre) and The Grottos at Rosh HaNiqra (in Kefar Rosh HaNiqra). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Louis Promenade, stroll the grounds of Khayat Beach War Cemetery, kick back and relax at Dado Beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Beatitude Monastery.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Haifa route planner.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Haifa is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Israel Standard Time (IST) is 5 hours. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Haifa: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Tel Aviv.

Things to do in Haifa

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Rosh Hanikra, The Nahal Snir Nature Reserve (Hasbani), The Acre Turkish Bazaar, The Grottos at Rosh HaNiqra, The Beatitude Monastery
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The Nahal Snir Nature Reserve (Hasbani) ©
The Nahal Snir Nature Reserve (Hasbani)
Louis Promenade ©
Louis Promenade

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take a leisurely stroll along Yarkon River and Park Hayarkon, enjoy the sand and surf at Frishman Beach, thencontemplate the long history of Ben-Gurion House, and finally take an in-depth tour of Beit Hatfutsot - The Museum of the Jewish People. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: buy something for everyone on your list at Nachalat Binyamin Pedestrian Mall, thentake an in-depth tour of Independence Hall Museum in the Shalom Mayer Tower, thendon't miss a visit to Rothschild Boulevard, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Jaffa Port.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Tel Aviv trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Haifa to Tel Aviv in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Tel Aviv sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Eilat.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Parks Nature Museums
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Frishman Beach ©
Frishman Beach
Rothschild Boulevard ©
Rothschild Boulevard

2
nights
Eilat

At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Red Canyon, identify plant and animal life at Botanical Garden Of Eilat, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Outdoor Activities, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Dekel Beach Eilat, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Migdalor Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Princess Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Eilat travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Tel Aviv to Eilat in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tel Aviv in August, you will find days in Eilat are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Mitspe Ramon.

Things to do in Eilat

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Migdalor Beach ©
Migdalor Beach
Dekel Beach Eilat ©
Dekel Beach Eilat

1
night
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 10th (Mon): get a taste of life in the country at The Alpaca Farm, thendelve into the distant past at Nabatean Avdat Acropolis, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Mitspe Ramon day trip planner.

You can drive from Eilat to Mitspe Ramon in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Ein Bokek.

Things to do in Mitspe Ramon

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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The Alpaca Farm ©
The Alpaca Farm
Nabatean Avdat Acropolis ©
Nabatean Avdat Acropolis

2
nights
Ein Bokek

Ein Bokek ©
Sandwiched between the turquoise waters of evaporation pools and desert-like landscape, Ein Bokek features a strip of hotels and luxury resorts on the Israeli shore of the Dead Sea.
On the 11th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at En Gedi Nature Reserve, admire nature's extreme beauty at Ein Gedi Botanical Garden, thenkick back and relax at Ein Bokek Beach, and finally explore the activities along Bokek River.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ein Bokek visit planning site.

Traveling by car from Mitspe Ramon to Ein Bokek takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ein Bokek

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

En Gedi Nature Reserve, Ein Gedi Botanical Garden
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Ein Bokek Beach ©
Ein Bokek Beach
Bokek River ©
Bokek River
Ein Gedi Botanical Garden ©
Ein Gedi Botanical Garden

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