Jordan & Israel

Jordan & Israel

  • 12 Days / 10 Nights
  • CODE: RIJ
  • From: $3100

Wonder at some of the world’s oldest sights on this 12-day odyssey through Jordan and Israel. Marvel at ancient Amman, Jerash, Petra, Wadi Rum, and other timeless treasures in Jordan. After crossing into Israel, your escorted vacation reveals the mountaintop of Masada, the salt-rich Dead Sea, the venerated religious sites of Jerusalem, Bethlehem and Galilee. 
Explore the Roman and Crusader ruins of Israel’s Mediterranean shores before taking you to Jaffa and Tel Aviv. 

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Itinerary at a glance:

DAY 1
USA – Amman, Jordan
DAY 2
Arrive Amman
DAY 3
Amman – Jerash – Amman
DAY 4
Amman – Madaba – Mt. Nebo – Petra
DAY 5
Petra
DAY 6
Petra – Wadi Rum – Arava Border – Eilat, Israel
DAY 7
Eilat – Masada – Qumran - Dead Sea – Jerusalem
DAY 8
Jerusalem Old City
DAY 9
Bethlehem & Jerusalem New City
DAY 10
Jerusalem – Sea of Galilee – Capernaum – Tabgha – Tiberias - Nazareth – Haifa
DAY 11
Haifa – Caesarea – Jaffa – Tel Aviv
DAY 12
Tel Aviv - USA

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Amman (2 nts) JerashMadabaMt. neboPetra (2 nts) Wadi rumEilat (1 nt) MasadaDead seaJerusalem (3 nts) BethlehemSea of galileeCapernaumTabghaTiberiasNazarethHaifa (1 nt) CaesareaJaffaTel aviv (1 nt)
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1

USA – Amman, Jordan

Board your US flight bound for Amman, Jordan’s vibrant capital.


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2

Arrive Amman

Land at Amman international airport and meet your representative who will guide you through the immigrations. After checking in to your hotel, enjoy free time at leisure.  


accomodation:

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Amman – Jerash – Amman

Look forward to a full day of discovery today, starting with a city tour. View the city’s main landmarks, including the Roman Amphitheater* and Citadel*, the Umayyad Palace*, the archeological museums and folklore. Then travel onward to the stunning, UNESCO World Heritage site of Roman Jerash*. This once-flourishing city was one of Rome’s Decapolis (Land of Ten Cities) and is one of the best-preserved of its kind in the world. Marvel at the columned Oval Plaza, streets, temples, and theaters before heading back to the hotel in Amman, dinner and overnight. 


Included: Breakfast at hotel, Lunch, Dinner at hotel

accomodation:

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Amman – Madaba – Mt. Nebo – Petra

Today strike southward on the road of the Kings to Madaba, known as the ‘Mosaic City’ for its stunning Byzantine-era church mosaics. On arrival, enter the Church of St. George* to admire the prize mosaic—a richly detailed 6th-century floor map depicting the Holy Land and Jerusalem. Then, make tracks for Mt. Nebo, where it’s believed Moses first saw the bible’s Promised Land before drawing his last breath. Take in the panoramic views from the top, which on clear days extend to the Dead Sea, Jerusalem and the Jordan Valley, before continuing to Petra for a 2-night stay.


Included: Breakfast at hotel, Lunch, Dinner at hotel

accomodation:

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5

Petra

After breakfast, explore UNESCO-protected Petra, the rose-red city carved into a gorge by the Nabataeans 2,500 years ago. Start your guided tour on horseback* before entering Petra via the Siq, a narrow rock fissure that suddenly opens onto your first glimpse of the glorious Treasury. After admiring its timeless façade, head deeper into the gorge as it reveals royal tombs, an amphitheatre, and other ancient rock-hewn monuments. 


Included: Breakfast at hotel, Lunch, Dinner at hotel

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6

Petra – Wadi Rum – Arava Border – Eilat, Israel

A day of incredible natural scenery begins as you head for Wadi Rum, a UNESCO-listed wilderness of desert peaks, valleys and dunes immortalized in the movies ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ and ‘The Martian’. Take an exciting 4x4 guided drive* for 2 hours through the red-hued mountains and gorges, stopping at hidden oases and natural springs. Afterwards, cross the Arava Border into Israel and transfer to your hotel in Eilat, a port and resort town on the Red Sea.


Included: Breakfast at hotel, Lunch, Dinner at hotel

accomodation:

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7

Eilat – Masada – Qumran - Dead Sea – Jerusalem

Bid farewell to Eilat and head for Masada, site of a majestic rocktop fortress built by King Herod in 35 BC. Ride the cable car* to the ruin-strewn plateau and inspect the relics as your guide tells of the Jewish Zealots who fought to the death or committed suicide here in 66 AD rather than surrender to the Romans—an event hugely symbolic to the Jewish people. 
Next, drive to Qumran National Park* for Qumran Caves, to see where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Continue to Dead Sea for lunch and pause to relax on shores of the Dead Sea before traveling to Jerusalem, one of the world’s oldest settlements, for a 3-night stay. 


Included: Breakfast at hotel, Lunch, Dinner at hotel

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8

Jerusalem Old City

Old Jerusalem awaits today, with a morning tour of its world-famous sights—many venerated across the faiths. Admire the sweeping vistas over the city’s rooftops from the Mount of Olives before heading to Mt. Zion to visit the Upper Room*, the believed site of Jesus’ Last Supper, and the Tomb of King David*. Next, delve deep into Old Jerusalem, entering via the Zion Gate and seeing the Roman Cardo and other fascinating sites. After lunch, see the Western Wall, known as the ‘Wailing Wall’—held holy by the Jewish people—and walk part of the Via Dolorosa*, where Jesus is said to have carried his cross. Lastly, visit Calvary and its Church of the Holy Sepulchre*, built on the believed site of Jesus’ crucifixion and burial.


Included: Breakfast at hotel, Lunch, Dinner

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9

Bethlehem & Jerusalem New City

Today begins in Bethlehem, the reputed birth town of Jesus, with time at the Church of the Nativity*, traditionally held to mark his birthplace. Continue to the Milk Grotto*, Shepherd’s Field* and other sites and then return to Jerusalem to visit Yad Vashem*, the Jewish National Memorial to the six million Jewish people killed in the Holocaust. Visit the Holocaust History Museum, Children’s Memorial and a memorial service, and afterward, explore the Israel Museum*, where you’ll see its incredible 50:1 scale model of Jerusalem during the Second Temple era.


Included: Breakfast at hotel, Lunch, Dinner at hotel

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10

Jerusalem – Sea of Galilee – Capernaum – Tabgha – Tiberias - Nazareth – Haifa

Make the scenic journey to the Sea of Galilee, where Jesus is believed to have had his ministry and walked on water. Stroll the lakeside remnants of Capernaum* to see ruins of what’s reputed to be the home of St. Peter, and visit Tabgha, where it’s held that Jesus performed a miracle. See the Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes* built on the miracle spot before visiting the Church of the Beatitudes, where it’s believed he delivered the Sermon on the Mount. Following lunch in Tiberias, enjoy a boat ride* on a replica of a Galilean fishing boat from Jesus’ time, and continue to Nazareth to view the contemporary Church of the Annunciation*. Finally, drive to Haifa whose history extends to the biblical era.


Included: Breakfast at hotel, Lunch, Dinner

accomodation:

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Haifa – Caesarea – Jaffa – Tel Aviv

After breakfast in the hotel, enjoy a sightseeing tour of the amazing Bahai Gardens*, one of the holiest sites of the Bahai faith. Next, explore the German Colony, the first colony established by German Templers in the Holy Land, before tracing the coastal road to Caesarea, a powerful city in Roman and Crusader times. Upon arrival, visit the Caesarea National Park*, to explore the ruins, including the Herodian Amphitheater and other Mediterranean-side relics, and delve into the remnants of the 900-year-old Crusader city built on the same site. Afterwards, continue to Tel Aviv for a short city tour of Tel Aviv and Jaffa. Tel Aviv, Israel’s second biggest city, sometimes known as the ‘White City’ for its abundance of white-painted Bauhaus-style architecture. View Tel Aviv’s highlights and see the restored ancient port of Jaffa as your guide charts its long list of imperial rulers, from the Romans to the British. This evening, enjoy a farewell dinner with your fellow travelers.


Included: Breakfast at hotel, Lunch, Dinner

accomodation:

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12

Tel Aviv - USA

Depart Tel Aviv today with a transfer to the airport to catch your homeward flight to the US.


Included: Breakfast at hotel

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What's included

Deluxe 5 or 4 -star hotels : Amman 2 nights ,Petra 2 nights,Eilat 1 night, Jerusalem 3 nights , Haifa 1 night ,Tel Aviv 1 night 

Daily hotel breakfasts, 9 lunches, 9 dinners including a farewell dinner at Tel Aviv.

Comprehensive sightseeing tours including entrance fees for attractions as mentioned in the itinerary.  

English-speaking tour manager in Jordan and in Israel.

Guided sightseeing tours with specialist English-speaking local guides. 

Group airport-hotel transfers on arrival (Amman) and departure (Tel Aviv) (Land+Air Package only).

Comfortable air-conditioned coach with professional drivers. 

Amman: Sheraton Al Nabil Hotel or Similar

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Petra: Hyatt Zaman or Similar

★ ★ ★ ★

The Hyatt Zaman Hotel & Resort Village is one of the most attractive places in Jordan where tourists meet and enjoy their stay in the country. Hyatt Zaman provides the ideal place for visitors who wish to explore Petra while at the same time offering modem recreational facilities and entertainment in an authentic late 19th century Jordanian village. 

Petra: Petra Moon Hotel or Similar

★ ★ ★ ★

Eilat: Dan Panorama Eilat or Similar

★ ★ ★ ★

Ideal for a vacation that blends sun and fun with Eilat's spectacular natural attractions, the Dan Panorama Eilat Hotel is splendidly located overlooking a tranquil marina where sailboats anchor. A premium Eilat hotel with contemporary style guest rooms and suites - all with private balconies - where everything is planned for your enjoyment and every modern comfort is featured. 

Jerusalem: Dan Jerusalem Hotel or Similar

★ ★ ★ ★

Designed around a series of beautiful patios, the Dan Jerusalem Hotel sits on the historic slopes of Mount Scopus, overlooking the famous Jerusalem skyline and the rolling Judean Hills. Hotel features a selection of gourmet restaurants and a bar. There is also a heated indoor pool, and a fully equipped spa offering a wide range of health and beauty facilities.

Jerusalem: Lady Stern Hotel or Similar

★ ★ ★ ★

Haifa: Dan Panorama Haifa or Similar

★ ★ ★ ★

The hotel adjoins the city’s upscale Panorama Mall. The views from this perfect Haifa hotel are simply spectacular, You can have 360° Panoramic views of the Mediterranean Sea and Mount Carmel. The renovated guestrooms sport an elegant and sophisticated décor, while the public areas are ideal for relaxing. The pool area offers great views, and there is also a fitness center with a sauna.

Tel Aviv: Dan Panorama Tel Aviv or Similar

★ ★ ★ ★

The Dan Panorama Hotel Furnished with contemporary flair and highlighted by splendid views,  across the street is the Mediterranean sea. The hotel features elegantly appointed guestrooms that blend luxury with the efficacy of advanced technology. With a huge pool and sundeck, premium leisure-time facilities and dining options, as well as all the dynamic and sophisticated attractions of Tel Aviv on its doorstep

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