One Week in Israel- Complete Road Trip Itineray
Day 1 – Monday arrival and rent a car at the airport. Tel Aviv (night in Tel Aviv)-Hotel-Maxim Design Hotel
What we did:
Tel Aviv’s west side is a 13-kilometer (eight-mile) stretch of sandy beaches, prompting National Geographic magazine to call Tel Aviv “Miami Beach on the Med.” There are several beaches to choose from: Gordon Beach, Banana Beach, Metzizim BeachHilton Beach (near the hotel) is the gay beach, and Jerusalem ,
2. Tel Aviv-Jaffa Promenade
The Tel Aviv-Jaffa Promenade is a bustling walkway that connects Old Jaffa in the south to the northern neighborhoods of the city. Come here for gorgeous sunsets, yummy food , and many cafes and restaurants.
3. Old Jaffa: It is one of the world’s oldest cities and home to the oldest seaport in the world. Don’t miss the famous Clock Tower, the flea market, restaurants, designer stores, galleries and museums.
4. Tel Aviv Port: Enjoy watching children get ready to sail.
5. Carmel Market: The market runs between the corner of King George and Allenby streets and the Carmelit Bus Station. It is open every day from 7 to dusk, except for Fridays when it closes one hour before the Sabbath.
6. Levinsky Market:The Levinsky Market is the place for spices.
7. Mall: Modern shopping center, 3 story building full of stores.
Day2 Tuesday – Day for – Caesarca Port Town and Ruins in Mediterranean Coast- Haifa- Acre/Akko-Nazareth.Nazareth (night en Nazareth)- Rimonim Mary’s Well Nazareth Hotel
What we did in Nazareth:
1. Basilica of the Annunciation,
3 Mary’s Well, St Gabriel’s Church, Salesian Church of Jesus the Adolescent
tuesday-wed. One Night in Nazareth
Day 3 Wednesday-check out Nazareth.
Haifa Visiting Baha’i Shrine and Garden ( morning before 2pm) Gardens are free entrance. When touring the Bahai’s also bring water, but no food or gum (they are forbidden, as well as sitting to rest).
Afternoon: visit Gan Hashelosha (sachne) Nat. Park before going down to Jerusalem.
Gan Hashlosha, otherwise known as the Sachne, is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places in Israel. Located in the Lower Galilee, some believe that Gan Hashlosha is the real-world location of the garden of Eden, and, once you visit, you might understand why. The main highlight of Gan Hashlosha are its beautiful pools shaded by lush palm trees and surrounded by green lawns, which are constantly 28 degrees celcius year-round. The park also has an archaeology museum and tower and stockade, and is popular with visitors who come to spend a day swimming and relaxing, or to explore the history and admire the beauty it has to offer. visit Gan Hashelosha (sachne) National Park with untouched springs. Great spot for a picnic.(bring your towels)
Day 3- cont. to Jerusalem-2 nights in Jerusalem Hotel-National Hotel (Herodes Gate)
Day 3 Wednesday and Day 4 Thursday- Jerusalem
What we did in Jerusalem:
Jerusalem can be divided into three sections: the Old City, West Jerusalem, and East Jerusalem. Ancient stone walls encase the Old City. You can access the grounds via seven different gateways. Within these walls, you’ll find the city’s most prominent attractions, including the Western Wall, the Dome of the Rock, and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Outside of the Old City, you’ll find a variety of shops, restaurants, and bars. East Jerusalem is the hub of the city’s Arab community. Not as modern as West Jerusalem, the East—especially the areas right outside the Old City’s Damascus and Herod’s Gates—brims with lively markets Via Dolorosa , Davis’s underground city (tickets required). Monte de los olivos.
Day 5-Friday – Checking out Jerusalem, driving the Negev Desert to Eiliat / Crossing the border to Jordan/ Night in Wadi Rum Desert
What we did in Wadi Rum–
- Stay in a Bedouin campground
- Eat and cook underground with Jordanians
- Jeep safari through the desert
- visit and climb the sand dunes
Day 6 -Saturday -Check out the Campsite to drive to Petra. Check in late night in Jerusalem again.
What we did in Petra:
Visit Petra/ Camel Ride/Cross the border back to Israel/ Drive back to Jerusalem/ Night in Jerusalem- We stayed at the same hotel.
Day 7- Sunday-Check out hotel in Jerusalem to drive around the Dead Sea.
What we did in the Dead Sea:
Keila Beach, Dead Sea and Mud Spa./have a beer at the Lowest bar in the planet./ Drive back to Tel Aviv- Stay in Tel-Aviv in the same hotel.
Monday- Check out hotel in Tel-Aviv/ Return car at the airport/ Flight back home