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Amman - Dead Sea - Petra - Aqaba - Eilat - Jerusalem - Nazareth - Jerash


 

COACH TRAVEL

Transport by private coach: 

Private coach from day 1 to day 13 as per itinerary

 
     
     
     
 

MEALS

12 Breakfasts

12 Dinners

 

 
     
   
     
     
 

GUIDE

English speaking guide during the tour

 

 
     
   
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Introduction

Come with us to explore this country's treasures. We'll visit the Siq, the narrow, winding fissure between sandstone cliffs to the Treasury (that amazing building made so famous in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade) and the lost city of Petra, carved into the rose red Shara mountains by the Nabateans. Israel small in size, The Holyland looms large in the  imagination of every traveler. See the very best of Israel & Palestine in this locally-escorted 13-day tour.

Itinerary

 

Day 1:   Amman             (D)

Upon arrival, meet your guide at the airport and transfer to your hotel in Amman. Enjoy a free day in the capital city, exploring as a group.

Overnight accommodation in Amman

Day 2: Amman - Dead Sea             (B,D)

After breakfast, travel to Hesban, the capital of the Amorite King Sihon, and Madaba, a city famous for its Byzantine mosaics. Continue on to Mount Nebo, where Moses was shown the Promised Land, and to Bethany Beyond the Jordan, where Jesus was baptized and started his ministry. Arrive at your Dead Sea resort. Enjoy a “float” before dinner.

Overnight accommodation at the Dead Sea

Day 3: Dead Sea - Petra      (B,D)

This morning, travel to Karak Castle. Continue along the King’s highway to the small village of Dana, which offers excellent views of the Dana Nature Reserve. In the early evening, transfer to Petra for dinner.

First night’s accommodation in Petra

Day 4: Petra     (B,D)

Enjoy a half-day guided tour of the ancient Nabataean city. The afternoon is free to explore the site further.

Second night’s accommodation in Petra

Day 5: Petra - Aqaba  (B,D)

Travel to Wadi Rum, made famous by Lawrence of Arabia. Enjoy a four hour Jeep Safari in the desert. Continue on to Aqaba where you spend the night.

Overnight accommodation in Aqaba  

Day 6: Aqaba – Eilat    (B,D)

Enjoy a free morning in Aqaba. You might like to go to the Bazaar or stroll along the beach. Depart for Israel early afternoon. En route, stop at Tell al- Khalifa which is thought to be the site of Ezion Geber. King Solomon imported copper from the local mines for his extensive building projects. Travel to Eilat and enjoy a guided tour at the Timna Park.

Overnight accommodation in Eilat  

Day 7: Eilat – Jerusalem     (B,D)

Travel through the Negev desert and stop in Arad. Visit the ruins of the ancient Canaanite town before continuing on to Masada. Enjoy a guided tour of the ancient fortress where a group of Jews chose to commit collective suicide rather than surrendering to the Roman soldiers. Continue on to Jerusalem.

1st night’s accommodation in Jerusalem

Day 8: Jerusalem       (B,D)

 Enjoy a half-day guided tour of the Old Jerusalem. The tour includes visits to the Temple Mount (where the first temple built by Solomon was located), the Western Wall and the Citadel.  In the afternoon, explore the Old City as a group. 

2nd night’s accommodation in Jerusalem

Day 9: Jerusalem    (B,D)

This morning meet your coach and driver for a an excursion which will take you to Jerusalem’s surrounding highlights: the Kidron Valley, the City of David, Hezekiah’s tunnels, Mount of Oiives, Garden of Gethsemane and . At the end of the day, visit the Israel Museum where you will be able to see the Dead Sea Scrolls and a scale model of Jerusalem as it was before the 70CE destruction by the Romans.

3rd night’s accommodation in Jerusalem

 

Day 10:  Jerusalem –Nazareth    (B,D)

 Travel to Qaesarea and enjoy a guided tour of the archeological park. In the afternoon, continue on to Meggido, site of decisive battles. At the end of the day, travel to Nazareth where Jesus spent his youth.

Overnight accommodation in Nazareth 

Day 11: Nazareth – Jerash     (B,D)

This morning, travel from Nazareth to Tiberias. Enjoy free time in Tiberias. In the afternoon enjoy a cruise on the Sea of Galilee which will take you from Tiberias to Capernaum. Explore Capernaum as as a group. Continue on to Korazim. Visit the remains of the old town where its inhabitants where condemned for their lack of faith. At the end of the day cross the border and continue on the Decapolis.

Overnight accommodation in Jerash

Day 12: Jerash    (B,D)

Visit one of the Decapolis: Jerash. Explore, the theatre, Adrian’s arch, the hippodrome. After the visit continue on to Amman.

Overnight accommodation in Amman  

Day 13: Amman    (B,D)

You have free time Amman to visit some of its interesting sites: the Roman theatre, the Citadel or the Old Market. In the afternoon, transfer to the airport for your return.

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accommodations

 
 

Accommodation in 3*** and 4**** hotels based on twin-share rooms:

2 nights in Amman

1 night at the Dead Sea

2 nights in Petra

1 night in Aqaba

1 night in Eilat

3 nights in Jerusalem

1 night in Nazareth

1 night in Jerash

 

 
 

Entrance fees

 
     
 

Tell Heshban

Mount Nebo

Karak Castle

Ancient city of Petra

Wadi Rum

Tell al Khalifa

Timna Park

Tell Arad National Park

Masada

City of David

Hezekiah’s tunnels

Mount of Olives

Garden of Gethsemane

Qaesarea archeological park

Cruise on the Sea of Galilee

Korazim archelogical site

Jerash

 
     
     
 

The cost for all travellers does NOT include:

Passport and visa applications

Entrance fees not mentioned

Any incidentals not mentioned

Lunches