Day 1: Arrival in Tel Aviv
Touchdown in the bustling city of Tel Aviv. Start with a stroll along the city’s iconic beachfront, and absorb the vibrant atmosphere. Dine at Port Said for dinner, where the fusion of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisines is a delight.
Day 2: Explore Tel Aviv
Explore Tel Aviv’s artistic side in the Neve Tzedek neighborhood, lined with art galleries and boutiques. End the day with a meal at Ouzeria, a local favorite.
Day 3: The Historic Jaffa
Visit Jaffa, the ancient port district of Tel Aviv. Wander through the Jaffa Flea Market and enjoy fresh seafood in one of the local restaurants.
Day 4: A Day in the Museums
Tour the Eretz Israel Museum and the Palmach Museum to get a sense of Israel’s history and culture.
Day 5: Road Trip to Caesarea
Head north to Caesarea. This ancient city offers a unique blend of history, architecture, and beach life.
Day 6: Discover Haifa
Visit Haifa’s Baha’i Gardens, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Don’t forget to explore the Carmel Market, a foodie’s paradise.
Day 7: Venture into Akko
Explore Akko’s UNESCO-listed Old City. Visit the Knights Halls, the Ottoman-era Al-Jazzar Mosque, and dine at Uri Buri for an exceptional seafood experience.
Day 8: Nature’s Call – Hula Valley
Spend the day in the Hula Valley, a major stopover for birds migrating along the Syrian-African Rift Valley.
Day 9: Mystical Safed
Head to Safed, a center for Kabbalah (Jewish mysticism). Visit the ancient synagogues and the Artists’ Colony.
Day 10: Wine Tasting in Golan Heights
Savor Israeli wines at the vineyards of Golan Heights.
Day 11: Galilee
Explore the Sea of Galilee, and visit the Mount of Beatitudes, the site where Jesus is said to have delivered the Sermon on the Mount.
Day 12: Nazareth
Tour Nazareth, with highlights including the Basilica of the Annunciation and the vibrant local market.
Day 13: Acre to Jerusalem
Travel back to Jerusalem, settling into the city that sits at the crossroads of the past and the present.
Day 14: Old City of Jerusalem
Spend the day exploring the Old City of Jerusalem, visiting the Western Wall, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, and the Dome of the Rock.
Day 15: Modern Jerusalem
Explore modern Jerusalem. Visit the Israel Museum, home to the Dead Sea Scrolls, and the moving Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial.
Day 16: Bethlehem
Take a short trip to Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus. Visit the Church of the Nativity and the Shepherd’s Field.
Day 17: Masada & Dead Sea
Visit Masada, then float in the mineral-rich waters of the Dead Sea.
Day 18: Negev Desert
Experience the natural beauty of the Negev Desert. Hike in the Ein Gedi Nature Reserve and visit the Ramon Crater.
Day 19: Eilat
Travel to Eilat, Israel’s southernmost city, and explore the vibrant coral reefs of the Red Sea.
Day 20: Underwater Observatory Marine Park
Visit the Underwater Observatory Marine Park in Eilat, home to over 800 species of marine life.
Day 21: Timna Park
Experience the stunning landscapes of Timna Park. Don’t miss the ancient rock formations and the history-rich Solomon’s Pillars.
Day 22: Dolphin Reef, Eilat
Spend the day at Dolphin Reef. Interact with playful dolphins in their natural habitat and enjoy the relaxing beaches.
Day 23: Back to Tel Aviv
Return to Tel Aviv and enjoy the nightlife. Visit the famous Rothschild Boulevard and experience the city’s thriving dance and music scene.
Day 24: Visit a Kibbutz
Experience the unique communal living of a kibbutz. Learn about their agricultural practices and dine on some farm-fresh meals.
Day 25: Herzliya
Take a trip to Herzliya, a city known for its beautiful marina, upscale properties, and excellent restaurants. Enjoy water sports or relax on the sandy beaches.
Day 26: Sde Boker
Visit Sde Boker, the kibbutz where Israel’s first Prime Minister, David Ben-Gurion, lived. Explore the surrounding Negev desert.
Day 27: Beit Guvrin National Park
Head to Beit Guvrin National Park, famous for its ancient caves and archaeological sites. Participate in an archaeological dig – a unique hands-on experience.
Day 28: Carmel Market, Tel Aviv
Revisit Tel Aviv and explore the Carmel Market. Enjoy a variety of street foods and shop for local spices, crafts, and souvenirs.
Day 29: Farewell to Tel Aviv
Spend your last full day in Israel soaking up the sun at one of Tel Aviv’s beautiful beaches. As the sun sets, savor the local cuisine at a beachfront restaurant.
Day 30: Departure
Say your goodbyes to this historic and vibrant country. Reflect on your journey and the memories you’ve made during your month in Israel. Cherish these experiences as you board your plane, carrying a piece of Israel in your heart.
In just 30 days, you can experience the rich tapestry of Israel’s culture, history, and natural beauty. From the modern, bustling cities of Tel Aviv and Jerusalem to the serene landscapes of the Negev Desert and the Sea of Galilee, there’s no shortage of adventures to be had in this diverse country. Whether you’re a history buff, a foodie, a nature lover, or a beach enthusiast, Israel promises an unforgettable journey.