14 days in Israel Itinerary

14 days in Israel Itinerary

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Start: Palm Springs
Bus + Fly:  19 h 45 min
1
Tel Aviv
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h
2
Eilat
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Mitspe Ramon
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Ein Bokek
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
5
Ginosar
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
6
Haifa
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  22 h 30 min
End: Palm Springs

3
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.
Visit Tayelet Haas Promenade and Saint Peter Church for their historical value. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Escape Game KGB and Joseph Bau House Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Jerusalem (Grotto of Gethsemane & Herodian Quarter/Wohl Archaeological Museum) and Church of the Visitation (in Ein Kerem). And it doesn't end there: stop by Kerem HaTeimanim, stop by Raphael's, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Immanuel Church, and get a new perspective on nature at The Steinhardt Museum of Natural History.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Tel Aviv tour itinerary planner.

Palm Springs, USA to Tel Aviv is an approximately 20- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Israel Standard Time (IST) is 10 hours. Traveling from Palm Springs in March, you will find days in Tel Aviv are slightly colder (69°F), and nights are about the same (58°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Eilat.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Jerusalem, Church of the Visitation
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Tayelet Haas Promenade ©
Tayelet Haas Promenade
Joseph Bau House Museum ©
Joseph Bau House Museum
Saint Peter Church ©
Saint Peter Church

2
nights
Eilat

At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
On the 10th (Tue), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then take in breathtaking views at Red Canyon, and then admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Dekel Beach Eilat, enjoy the sand and surf at Mosh Beach, then get engrossed in the history at Eilat City Museum, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Darkness - Israel's Biggest Haunted House.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Eilat trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Tel Aviv to Eilat in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Tel Aviv, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Eilat, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Mitspe Ramon.

Things to do in Eilat

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Red Canyon ©
Red Canyon
Mosh Beach ©
Mosh Beach

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 12th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Ben-Gurion Hut, see Off-Road Tours, then stop by Faran Natural Cosmetic, and finally do a tasting at Carmey Avdat.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Mitspe Ramon road trip planning site.

You can drive from Eilat to Mitspe Ramon in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ein Bokek.

Things to do in Mitspe Ramon

Tours Outdoors Wineries

Side Trip

Sde Boker
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Carmey Avdat ©
Carmey Avdat
Ben-Gurion Hut ©
Ben-Gurion Hut

1
night
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 13th (Fri), explore the activities along Bokek River, kick back and relax at Ein Bokek Beach, then explore the striking landscape of Ein Gedi Botanical Garden, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at En Gedi Nature Reserve.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ein Bokek online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Mitspe Ramon to Ein Bokek takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ginosar.

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
Ein Gedi Botanical Garden ©
Ein Gedi Botanical Garden
En Gedi Nature Reserve ©
En Gedi Nature Reserve

2
nights
Ginosar

Ginosar ©
Ginosar is a kibbutz in the Plain of Ginosar on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee in Israel. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): trek along Jesus Trail, walk around Korazim National Park, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Nahal Amud.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ginosar day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Ein Bokek to Ginosar takes 3 hours. In March, daytime highs in Ginosar are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Haifa.

Things to do in Ginosar

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Korazim National Park, Jesus Trail, Nahal Amud
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Korazim National Park ©
Korazim National Park
Nahal Amud ©
Nahal Amud
Jesus Trail ©
Jesus Trail

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Haifa

Haifa ©
A picturesque city in the north of the country, Haifa combines history and appearances to create an interesting and relaxing destination.
Visit Beit Shearim and Tel Shikmona for their historical value. Get in touch with nature at Tel Afek - En Afek Nature Reserve and Hecht Park. Step out of Haifa with an excursion to Somek Estate Winery in Zichron Yaakov--about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Hecht Museum, University of Haifa, take an in-depth tour of Clandestine Immigration and Naval Museum, and don't miss a visit to Cave of Elijah.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Haifa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ginosar to Haifa takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ginosar in March, expect a bit warmer with lows of 58°F in Haifa. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Haifa

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Somek Estate Winery, Tel Afek - En Afek Nature Reserve, Beit Shearim
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Clandestine Immigration and Naval Museum ©
Clandestine Immigration and Naval Museum
Beit Shearim ©
Beit Shearim
Tel Afek - En Afek Nature Reserve ©
Tel Afek - En Afek Nature Reserve

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