50 days in Israel Itinerary

50 days in Israel Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly:  26 h
1
Jerusalem
— 11 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Beersheba
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Masada
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Mitspe Ramon
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Eilat
— 8 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
6
Netanya
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Safed
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Nazareth
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  27 h
End: Sydney

11
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.
Visit Old City of Jerusalem and The Jewish Cemetery for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center and The Yitzhak Rabin Center. Explore Jerusalem's surroundings by going to Kalia Beach (in Kalya), Tel Aviv (Neve Tzedek, Tayelet, &more) and Jaffa Old City (in Jaffa). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of All Nations (Basilica of the Agony), steep yourself in history at Mt of Olives, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Herodyon National Park, and delve into the distant past at Western Wall.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Jerusalem trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Jerusalem is an approximately 26- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Sydney to Jerusalem. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sydney in February, with highs in Jerusalem at 24°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Beersheba.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Tel Aviv, Kalia Beach
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The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Church of All Nations (Basilica of the Agony) ©

6
nights
Beersheba

Beersheba ©
Beersheba also spelled Beer-Sheva is the largest city in the Negev desert of southern Israel. Popular historic sites such as Tel Be'er Sheva National Park and Engine 70414 are in your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ein Bokek Beach and Fine Art & Doll Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Beersheba side-trips: Ein Bokek (Bokek River & Funtasy Island), From Holocaust to Revival Museum (in Ashkelon) and Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park (in Kiryat Gat). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Carasso Science Park, do a tasting at Agur Winery, take an in-depth tour of Vidor Center - A window to Arava agriculture, and brush up on your military savvy at Hatzerim Israel Airforce Museum.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Beersheba planning tool.

You can drive from Jerusalem to Beersheba in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Masada.

Things to do in Beersheba

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ein Bokek, Agur Winery, En Gedi Nature Reserve, Shivta, From Holocaust to Revival Museum
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Fine Art & Doll Museum ©
Fine Art & Doll Museum
Ein Bokek Beach ©
Ein Bokek Beach
Carasso Science Park ©
Carasso Science Park

1
night
Masada

Masada ©
On the 1st (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Masada National Park and then take an in-depth tour of The Masada Museum.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Masada online tour planner.

You can drive from Beersheba to Masada in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to Mitspe Ramon.

Things to do in Masada

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

The Masada Museum
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Masada National Park ©
Masada National Park
The Masada Museum ©
The Masada Museum

4
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Nabatean Avdat Acropolis and Ben-Gurion Hut. Popular historic sites such as Incense Route - Desert Cities in the Negev and Porat Ein Yahav are in your itinerary. Take a break from Mitspe Ramon with a short trip to Sea-gal advanced aguaculture in Idan, about 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Ben Gurion Tomb, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, cruise along Beresheet Desert Tours, and wander the wide-open spaces of The Alpaca Farm.

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Traveling by car from Masada to Mitspe Ramon takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Eilat.

Things to do in Mitspe Ramon

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Sde Boker, Sea-gal advanced aguaculture, Incense Route - Desert Cities in the Negev, Porat Ein Yahav
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Nabatean Avdat Acropolis ©
Nabatean Avdat Acropolis
Incense Route - Desert Cities in the Negev ©
Incense Route - Desert Cities in the Negev
Ben-Gurion Hut ©
Ben-Gurion Hut

8
nights
Eilat

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Relax by the water at Migdalor Beach and Dolphin Reef. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mosh Beach and Red Canyon. And it doesn't end there: take advantage of the amenities at Dekel Beach Eilat, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Underwater Observatory Marine Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Botanical Garden Of Eilat, and get engrossed in the history at Eilat City Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Eilat visit website.

Traveling by car from Mitspe Ramon to Eilat takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Eilat are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Netanya.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Migdalor Beach ©
Migdalor Beach
Princess Beach ©
Princess Beach
Mosh Beach ©
Mosh Beach

5
nights
Netanya

Netanya ©
The seaside town of Netanya draws tourists in with its fine sand beaches and lively atmosphere.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ralli museum, Caesarea and The German Colony. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hecht Museum, University of Haifa and Ein Hod Artists Village. Venture out of the city with trips to Zichron Yaakov (Ramat HaNadiv & Somek Estate Winery), Caesarea Antiquity Museum (in Caesarea) and Haifa (Madatech-Israel National Museum of Science, Technology, and Space & Dado Beach). There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Apollonia National Park, make a trip to Aqueduct Beach, stroll around Caesarea National Park, and enjoy the sand and surf at Sharon Beach National Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Netanya online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Eilat to Netanya takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Eilat in March: highs in Netanya hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Safed.

Things to do in Netanya

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Haifa, Caesarea, Zichron Yaakov, Apollonia National Park, Khan Museum
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Ralli museum, Caesarea ©
Ralli museum, Caesarea
Hecht Museum, University of Haifa ©
Hecht Museum, University of Haifa

5
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.
The Ancient Galilee Boat and Nurit Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Your inner history buff will appreciate Capharnaum the Town of Jesus and The Church of the Twelve Apostles. Change things up with these side-trips from Safed: Church of the Multiplication (in Capernaum), Magdala (in Migdal) and Haifa (Louis Promenade, The Baha'i Gardens, &more). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at 3 Vines Winery, contemplate the long history of Mount of Beatitudes, explore the activities along Sea of Galilee, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Beatitude Monastery.

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Getting from Netanya to Safed by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Safed when traveling from Netanya in March, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Nazareth.

Things to do in Safed

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Capernaum, Haifa, Tiberias, Yardenit, Magdala
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Capharnaum the Town of Jesus ©
Capharnaum the Town of Jesus
The Church of the Twelve Apostles ©
The Church of the Twelve Apostles
The Beatitude Monastery ©
The Beatitude Monastery

7
nights
Nazareth

Nazareth ©
Known worldwide as the hometown of Jesus Christ, Nazareth draws flocks of pilgrims who come to see the place where Christ grew up, and follow his footsteps along the Jesus Trail.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Ghetto Fighters Museum (Lohamei HaGetaot Museum) and National Park Beit Alfa - Bet Alfa Synagogue National Park. Get some cultural insight at International Center Mary of Nazareth and Beit Shearim. Explore Nazareth's surroundings by going to Bet She'an National Park (in Beit She'an), Acre (Bahai Gardens and Shrine, Akko Old Town, &more) and Achziv Beach National Park (in Nahariya). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Joseph Church, contemplate the long history of The Church of the Annunciation, and learn about winemaking at Netofa Winery.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Nazareth online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Safed to Nazareth in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Safed in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 17°C in Nazareth. On the 30th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nazareth

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Acre, Nahariya, Franciscan Wedding Church, Bet She'an National Park, Beit Hankin
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Tel Megiddo National Park ©
Tel Megiddo National Park
International Center Mary of Nazareth ©
International Center Mary of Nazareth
St. Joseph Church ©
St. Joseph Church

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