49 days in Israel Itinerary

49 days in Israel Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manchester
Fly:  8 h 15 min
1
Tel Aviv
— 10 nights
Fly:  1 h
2
Eilat
— 10 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Mitspe Ramon
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Beersheba
— 6 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
5
Haifa
— 9 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
6
Safed
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  11 h 15 min
End: Manchester

10
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Ayalon Institute Museum and Beit Hatfutsot - The Museum of the Jewish People. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Yarkon River and Park Hayarkon and Wine Tours & Tastings. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tel Aviv: St. George Church (in Lod), Mary's Spring (in Ein Kerem) and Jerusalem (Ludwig Mayer Bookstore, Jaffa Gate, &more). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Yitzhak Rabin Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Frishman Beach, browse the different shops at Nachalat Binyamin Pedestrian Mall, and admire the striking features of Ilana Goor Museum.

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Manchester, UK to Tel Aviv is an approximately 8.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Manchester to Tel Aviv. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Manchester in December, with highs in Tel Aviv at 22°C and lows at 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can fly to Eilat.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Jerusalem, Ayalon Institute Museum, Safari Park, Omni Virtual Reality, Apollonia National Park
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The Yitzhak Rabin Center ©
The Yitzhak Rabin Center
Ayalon Institute Museum ©
Ayalon Institute Museum
Yarkon River and Park Hayarkon ©
Yarkon River and Park Hayarkon

10
nights
Eilat

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Get a sense of the local culture at Eilat City Museum and Erotic Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Red Canyon and Princess Beach. And it doesn't end there: partake in some friendly competition at Escape Room Eilat, kick back and relax at Dekel Beach Eilat, identify plant and animal life at Botanical Garden Of Eilat, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Eilat online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Tel Aviv to Eilat takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tel Aviv in December, expect nights in Eilat to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Mitspe Ramon.

Things to do in Eilat

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

6
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Nabatean Avdat Acropolis and Incense Route - Desert Cities in the Negev. Bring the kids along to The Alpaca Farm and Antelope Ranch in the Arava Valley. Venture out of the city with trips to Sde Boker Winery (in Sde Boker), Sea-gal advanced aguaculture (in Idan) and Nitzana National Park (in Ezuz). There's lots more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, take a memorable drive along Derech Hashalom Ba'arava - the peace trail in Arava, and take an in-depth tour of Ben-Gurion Hut.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Mitspe Ramon trip planner.

You can drive from Eilat to Mitspe Ramon in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, Mitspe Ramon is a bit cooler than Eilat - with highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Beersheba.

Things to do in Mitspe Ramon

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sde Boker, Derech Hashalom Ba'arava - the peace trail in Arava, Antelope Ranch in the Arava Valley, Sea-gal advanced aguaculture, Nitzana National Park
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
The Alpaca Farm ©
The Alpaca Farm
Avdat National Park ©
Avdat National Park

6
nights
Beersheba

Beersheba ©
Beersheba also spelled Beer-Sheva is the largest city in the Negev desert of southern Israel. Do some cultural sightseeing at Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park and Fine Art & Doll Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lunada - Children's Museum and Hatzerim Israel Airforce Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Beersheba: Ein Bokek (Bokek River, Ein Bokek Beach, &more), Arad (Arad Contemporary Art Center & Masada Fortress) and Negev Brewery (in Kiryat Gat). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at En Gedi Nature Reserve, wander the wide-open spaces of Negev Camel Ranch, take an in-depth tour of ANZAC Memorial Center, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Engine 70414.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Beersheba trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mitspe Ramon to Beersheba takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Haifa.

Things to do in Beersheba

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dead Sea Region, Ein Bokek, Arad, Kiryat Gat, Ein Gedi Botanical Garden
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Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park ©
Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park
Fine Art & Doll Museum ©
Fine Art & Doll Museum
Lunada - Children's Museum ©
Lunada - Children's Museum

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.
International Center Mary of Nazareth and Beit Shearim are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Madatech-Israel National Museum of Science, Technology, and Space and St. Joseph Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Haifa: Acre (Citadel of Acre, The Acre Turkish Bazaar, &more), Nazareth (Tel Megiddo National Park, Cana, &more) and Gan HaShlosha National Park (in Beit She'an). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at The Grottos at Rosh HaNiqra, don't miss a visit to Yefe Nof Street, see the interesting displays at Ralli museum, Caesarea, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bahai Gardens and Shrine.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Haifa trip app.

Traveling by train from Beersheba to Haifa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Safed.

Things to do in Haifa

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Nazareth, Acre, Caesarea, Kiryat Tivon, Gan Garoo - Australian Park
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International Center Mary of Nazareth ©
International Center Mary of Nazareth
Gan HaShlosha National Park ©
Gan HaShlosha National Park

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.
Attractions like Iyon Stream Nature Reserve and Keshet Cave make great kid-friendly stops. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The House and Church of St. Peter and Church of the Primacy of Peter. Get out of town with these interesting Safed side-trips: Capernaum (Church of the Multiplication & Capharnaum the Town of Jesus), Banias Waterfall (in Qiryat Shemona) and Magdala (in Migdal). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Arbel National Park, steep yourself in history at Mount of Beatitudes, don't miss a visit to Nimrod's Lookout, and learn about winemaking at 3 Vines Winery.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Safed trip itinerary builder app.

You can take a bus from Haifa to Safed in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In January, daytime highs in Safed are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Safed

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Capernaum, Rosh Pina, Galilee Region, Tiberias, Banias Waterfall
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Iyon Stream Nature Reserve ©
Iyon Stream Nature Reserve
Banias Waterfall ©
Banias Waterfall
Capharnaum the Town of Jesus ©
Capharnaum the Town of Jesus

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