41 days in Israel Itinerary

41 days in Israel Itinerary

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41 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Drive:  31​h
1
Nazareth
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Netanya
— 5 nights
3
Eilat
— 9 nights
bus:  3​h 15​min
4
Beersheba
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Ein Gedi
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Jerusalem
— 10 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Melbourne

4
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Gabriel's Church and Capharnaum the Town of Jesus. You'll discover tucked-away gems like St. Joseph Church and The Beatitude Monastery. Explore Nazareth's surroundings by going to Acre (Citadel of Acre & Bahai Gardens and Shrine), Nurit Gallery (in Yesod Hamaala) and Banias Waterfall (in Qiryat Shemona). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Magdala, explore the ancient world of The House and Church of St. Peter, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sea of Galilee, and admire the striking features of The Church of the Annunciation.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Nazareth tour planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Nazareth is an approximately 31-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Melbourne to Nazareth due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Melbourne in June: high temperatures in Nazareth hover around 33°C and lows are around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Netanya.

Things to do in Nazareth

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Capernaum, Acre, Bet She'an National Park, Mount Tabor, Nurit Gallery
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 12:
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International Center Mary of Nazareth ©
Magdala ©
Magdala
Citadel of Acre ©
Citadel of Acre

5
nights
Netanya

Netanya ©
The seaside town of Netanya draws tourists in with its fine sand beaches and lively atmosphere.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Acadia Beach and Dado Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Caesarea National Park and The Grottos at Rosh HaNiqra. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Netanya: Haifa (The German Colony, Clandestine Immigration and Naval Museum, & more). There's more to do: examine the collection at Ralli museum, Caesarea.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Netanya sightseeing planner.

You can take a bus from Nazareth to Netanya in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. June in Netanya sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Eilat.

Things to do in Netanya

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Haifa, Caesarea, Acadia Beach, The Grottos at Rosh HaNiqra
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 17:
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The German Colony ©
The German Colony
Caesarea National Park ©
Caesarea National Park
Ralli museum, Caesarea ©
Ralli museum, Caesarea

9
nights
Eilat

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Do your shopping at Ice Mall Eilat and Eilat Wines. Step off the beaten path and head to Migdalor Beach and Eilat Action. Step out of Eilat with an excursion to Ada Canion in Mitspe Ramon--about 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Princess Beach, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and take advantage of the amenities at Dekel Beach Eilat.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Eilat driving holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Netanya to Eilat takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. When traveling from Netanya in June, plan for much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Eilat: temperatures range from 46°C by day to 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Beersheba.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Ada Canion
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Dolphin Reef ©
Dolphin Reef
Eilat Action ©
Eilat Action
Botanical Garden Of Eilat ©
Botanical Garden Of Eilat

6
nights
Beersheba

Beersheba ©
Beersheba also spelled Beer-Sheva is the largest city in the Negev desert of southern Israel. Visit Nabatean Avdat Acropolis and Shivta for their historical value. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Carasso Science Park and Hatzerim Israel Airforce Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Beersheba: Porat Ein Yahav (in Ein Yahav), Mitspe Ramon (Avdat National Park, HabereH Pub, & more) and Ben Gurion Tomb (in Sde Boker). There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at ANZAC Memorial Center, examine the collection at The Museum of Bedouin Culture, explore the galleries of Engine 70414, and explore and take pictures at Negev Camel Ranch.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Beersheba journey builder .

You can take a bus from Eilat to Beersheba in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Ein Gedi.

Things to do in Beersheba

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Mitspe Ramon, Porat Ein Yahav, Negev Camel Ranch, Ben Gurion Tomb, Shivta
Find places to stay Jun 26 — Jul 2:
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Ramon Crater ©
Ramon Crater
Carasso Science Park ©
Carasso Science Park
Avdat National Park ©
Avdat National Park

4
nights
Ein Gedi

Ein Gedi ©
Your inner history buff will appreciate Masada Fortress and Herod's Western Palace. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bokek River and Ein Bokek Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ein Gedi: Fine Art & Doll Museum (in Arad) and Route 90 (in Ein Bokek). Spend the 6th (Sat) exploring nature at Nachal Arugot Nature Reserve.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Ein Gedi online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Beersheba to Ein Gedi takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Ein Gedi

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Dead Sea Region, Ein Bokek, Arad, Nachal Arugot Nature Reserve
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 6:
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En Gedi Nature Reserve ©
En Gedi Nature Reserve
Bokek River ©
Bokek River
Ein Bokek Beach ©
Ein Bokek Beach

10
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Bograshov Beach and Church of All Nations (Basilica of the Agony). Take a break from the city and head to Frishman Beach and Masada National Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jerusalem: Jaffa (Uri Dushy - Artist's Gallery, Adina Plastelina, & more), Petah Tiqwa (Esc Rooms & Petach Tikva Museum Of Art) and Tel Aviv (Palmach Museum, Carmel Market (Shuk Ha'Carmel), & more). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Israel Museum, wander the streets of Old City of Jerusalem, steep yourself in history at Mt of Olives, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christian Quarter.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Jerusalem tour itinerary builder app .

Drive from Ein Gedi to Jerusalem in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tel Aviv, Petah Tiqwa, Masada National Park, Gil Beach
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 16:
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Israel Museum ©
Israel Museum
Palmach Museum ©
Palmach Museum
Masada National Park ©
Masada National Park

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