11 days in Israel & Petra - Wadi Musa Itinerary

11 days in Israel & Petra - Wadi Musa Itinerary

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11 days in Israel & Petra - Wadi Musa Itinerary

Start: Naples, Italy
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Tel Aviv, Israel
— 2 nights
2
Eilat, Israel
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Masada, Israel
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Ein Gedi, Israel
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Jerusalem, Israel
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h
End: Naples, Italy


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2
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Tel Aviv, Israel

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Meir Dizengoff Statue and then get engrossed in the history at Independence Hall Museum. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Ben-Gurion House, wander the streets of Jaffa Old City, then take a stroll through Neve Tzedek, and finally walk around Caesarea National Park.

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Naples, Italy to Tel Aviv is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Israel Standard Time (IST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Tel Aviv when traveling from Naples in August, with lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Eilat.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Caesarea National Park
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Palmach Museum ©
Palmach Museum
Frishman Beach ©
Frishman Beach
Caesarea National Park ©
Caesarea National Park

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Eilat, Israel

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Princess Beach, then explore the gorgeous colors at Dolphin Reef, and then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): push the limits with an extreme tour and then explore the fascinating landscape at Eilat Action.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Eilat planning website .

You can fly from Tel Aviv to Eilat in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tel Aviv in August, expect nights in Eilat to be about the same, around 33°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 47°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Eilat

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Eilat Action ©
Eilat Action
Dolphin Reef ©
Dolphin Reef
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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nights
Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan

Petra - Wadi Musa ©
Visitors flock to Wadi Musa to witness the rose colored rock-carved temples and tombs of Petra, the famous ancient city and World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Petra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Obelisk Tomb, delve into the distant past at Temple of Dushares, get engrossed in the history at Petra Museum, admire the landmark architecture of The Great Temple, then delve into the distant past at Byzantine Church, and finally delve into the distant past at Street of Facades.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Petra - Wadi Musa trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Eilat to Petra - Wadi Musa in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Masada.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites Museums
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Petra ©
Petra
Street of Facades ©
Street of Facades
Byzantine Church ©
Byzantine Church

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Masada, Israel

Masada ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Masada National Park, admire the landmark architecture of Masada Fortress, then get engrossed in the history at The Masada Museum, and finally stroll through Ein Bokek Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Masada itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Petra - Wadi Musa to Masada in 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ein Gedi.

Things to do in Masada

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

The Masada Museum, Ein Bokek Beach, Masada Fortress
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Masada National Park ©
Masada National Park
Ein Bokek Beach ©
Ein Bokek Beach
Masada Fortress ©
Masada Fortress

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Ein Gedi, Israel

Ein Gedi ©
On the 21st (Wed), explore the fascinating landscape at Ein Gedi Botanical Garden, then make a trip to Nachal David Stream, then look for all kinds of wild species at En Gedi Nature Reserve, and finally explore the activities along Dead Sea.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Ein Gedi trip website .

You can drive from Masada to Ein Gedi in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Ein Gedi

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Dead Sea Region
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En Gedi Nature Reserve ©
En Gedi Nature Reserve
Ein Gedi Botanical Garden ©
Ein Gedi Botanical Garden
Dead Sea ©
Dead Sea

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Jerusalem, Israel

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, admire the masterpieces at Israel Museum, then steep yourself in history at Jaffa Gate, then admire the landmark architecture of Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre, and finally delve into the distant past at Western Wall. On the next day, wander the streets of Ben Yehuda Street, take a stroll through Old City of Jerusalem, then admire the striking features of Church of Saint Anne, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of All Nations (Basilica of the Agony), and finally contemplate the long history of Mt of Olives.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Jerusalem trip maker site .

Drive from Ein Gedi to Jerusalem in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Israel Museum ©
Israel Museum

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