Israel and Jordan

Experience

Israel and Jordan - 9 Nights / 10 Days

price $2555 /person

General Information About tour

Experience the Christian Faith of the Holy Land with this 10-day tour package that brings most sacred Biblical sites to life.

9 Nights / 10 Days - Complete Itinerary

Day 1(Daily) - Arrival and free time
Arrival : (Tel Aviv Overnight # 1)

Upon arrival, meet and assist by our office representative at the arrival hall, drive to your hotel for free time and accommodation in Tel Aviv.

Day 2 - Caesarea/ Haifa/ Rosh HaNikra / Acre
Caesarea, Acre and Rosh Hanikra (Tel Aviv Overnight # 2+B)

Tour the coastal cities of Holy Land as we drive north of Tel Aviv and make our first stop in Caesarea. Here we tour the remains of an ancient Roman port city and see the amphitheater, hippodrome and ruins of palaces, temples and bathhouses. We travel further north along the coast to the port city of Haifa. Here we see the terraced Baha’i Gardens on Mt. Carmel and learn about the Baha’i faith. Continuing all the way to Israel’s border with Lebanon the tour takes you to the sea caves of Rosh HaNikra. Here we can enter the cave chambers and tunnels where waves crash against the rocks. We return south and the tour visits the Crusader city of Acre. Here we tour the Crusader fortress built in the 12th century, the Ottoman structures and a former Turkish and British Mandate citadel prison. back to Tel Aviv for overnight

Day 3 - Valley of Armageddon / Megiddo / Nazareth / Cana / Sea of Galilee / Mt. Tabor
Nazareth, Capernaum and Sea of Galilee (Tel Aviv Overnight # 3+B)

This tour begins with a drive up the coastal road, then we turn off towards the Valley of Armageddon. From here we can see Megiddo. We visit Mt. Precipice and arrive in Nazareth. Here we tour the beautiful Church of Annunciation and Church of St. Joseph. On route to the Sea of Galilee, we pass Cana, where Christ transformed water into wine. We see where Jesus gave the Sermon on the Mount at the Mt. of Beatitudes and stop in Capernaum on the shore of the Sea of Galilee. In Tabgha, we tour the Roman Catholic Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes. We pass Tiberias on the edge of the Sea of Galilee and stop at Yardenit. This River Jordan baptismal site could have been where John baptized Jesus. On our return journey, we pass Mt. Tabor where the Transfiguration took place, back to Tel Aviv for overnight.

Day 4 - Dead Sea/ Masada
Masada and the Dead Sea (Jerusalem Overnight # 4+B)

This tour heads to southern area through the Judean Hills and past the Inn of the Good Samaritan. We pause at sea level for an unforgettable photo-op then continue our descent further and further down beneath sea level towards the iconic Dead Sea. Our first stop is at Masada where we take a cable car to the plateau summit and tour the remains of Herod’s 2,055 year old palace fortress. We see remarkable structures including palaces and a bathhouse. From Masada the tour takes you past the desert oasis of Ein Gedi and Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. We spend the rest of the day relaxing on one of the Dead Sea beaches. You can float in the salty water that is 8.6 times more saline than the ocean creating natural buoyance. Use the Dead Sea mud as a natural skin mask and soak up the glorious Dead Sea sun. back to the hotel for overnight.

Day 5 - Old & New Jerusalem
Jerusalem Old and New (Jerusalem Overnight # 5+B)

We take in the panoramic views of Jerusalem from the top of the Mount of Scopus then travel down the mount passing the Biblical Garden of Gethsemane, Church of All Nations and Kidron Valley that holds monumental Jewish tombs. In the Jewish Quarter, we see the Cardo; the Byzantine-era main street of Jerusalem. We stop at the sacred Western Wall to place a prayer note between the ancient stones of the wall. The tour follows part of the Via Dolorosa to the stunning Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Here we see the site of Christ’s crucifixion and his burial tomb. After a lunch break and walk through the Old City bazaar we travel to new Jerusalem. Driving through the modern city we reach Yad VaShem Holocaust Museum. The museum’s exhibits include authentic artifacts, original documents, photos and video testimonials of Holocaust survivors. Back to the hotel for overnight.

Day 6 - Jerusalem Experience Day
FREE DAY at leisure (Jerusalem Overnight # 6+B)

Free Day at leisure in Jerusalem, and overnight in Jerusalem.

Day 7 - Cross through Sheikh Hussein to Jordan / Jarash / Amman
Jerash and Amman (Amman Overnight # 7+B)

On the first day of this tour takes you across the Sheikh Hussein Bridge border crossing into Jordan where our first stop is Jerash, in the lush land of Gilad. Jerash was one of ten decapois (Roman eastern frontier city-states) and the Roman city’s colonnaded streets, temples and bathhouses have survived. After touring Jerash we continue through the stunning Jordanian landscape to Amman were we make a panoramic tour of this iconic capital before settling into our hotel for the night.

Day 8 - Petra / Wadi mousa
Petra Tour (Petra Overnight # 8+B)

Enjoy an early breakfast before setting off to Wadi Musa; the nearest town to Petra. We approach Petra via a narrow gorge or “Siq” flanked by high rock cliffs. You can enter on foot or on horseback as merchants did thousands of years ago when Petra was a stop on an ancient trade route. Petra was built in the 3rd-2nd century BC by the Nabataeans who carved their city out of red-hued cliffs. You’ll see the Treasury, tombs and temples. Get an overview of Petra from the top of Al Madhbah, then return to Wadi Musa for an overnight stay.

Day 9 - Madaba / Mount Nebo / Cross Allenby Bridge to Israel
Madaba and Mount Nebo (Jerusalem Overnight # 9+B)

We start off the day with a drive from Petra to Madaba, an ancient city and home to Byzantine and Umayyad mosaics. We stop to take a look at the famous Byzantine-era mosaic Holy Land map and other points of interest then continue on to Mt. Nebo. It was here that Moses looked out over the Promised Land. At this elevated point we can see the Dead Sea, Jordan Valley and Jericho. After visiting a Byzantine church to see its magnificent mosaic floor we travel across the Allenby Bridge border crossing and on to Jerusalem.

Day 10 - Free Day and Departure
Departure

Free time, and Depart to Ben Gurion airport for your international flight in the appropriate time

Price Includes

  • Transfer from / to Gurion Airport
  • Guaranteed departure - makes your trip planning much easier and gives you complete peace of mind
  • Have a free day to relax after your flight before you start touring and exploring the best of Israel & Jordan
  • Join the tour directly from your hotel and enjoy a high-quality touring experience for a fair price
  • 7 fully guided days with a local professional English guide
  • 9 nights’ accommodation on bed & breakfast basis
  • 4 levels of accommodation
  • Spend 3 days in Jordan and visit Jerash, Madaba and Mt. Nebo
  • Explore Amman and the Rose City of Petra, a symbol of Jordan and a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • In Jerusalem, City of Gold, see world famous religious and historic landmarks
  • Float in the Dead Sea at the lowest point on Earth
  • Visit Masada, the symbol of the ancient kingdom of Israel
  • Discover the lush countryside of the Galilee, Israel’s northern region, home to the Sea of Galilee
  • Drive up the Mediterranean coast stopping at Caesarea, Acre, Haifa and sea caves at Rosh HaNikra
  • End your 10 day experience with a free time


Price Excludes

  • Lunch, dinner, drinks
  • Entrance fees on day 6- Jerusalem In the Footsteps of Jesus
  • Int’l flights
  • Travel insurance
  • TIP & gratitude guide, driver, hotel staff and restaurant. It is recommended $7-10 per person per day for guide and $4-5. per person per day for Driver.
  • Shopping
  • VISA to Israel (if required) price to be advised
  • Entry & Exit Tax in Israel & Jordan Visa issuing and border fees: $125 for visa issuing and fees; $65 for travelers with valid visa stamp per person
  • All Beverages
  • Any unmentioned items
  • Expenses of a personal nature.
  • Earphones supplement US$ 10 per person in Israel


Notes

  • Comfortable walking shoes, hat and water are recommended
  • For visit to the Dead Sea we recommend that you bring hats, bathing suits, towels and sun protection
  • Children under the age of 12 are not permitted to visit Yad Vashem due to the sensitive content
  • Modest dress is obligatory for visits to holy sites; covered knees and shoulders
  • Airport transfers can be scheduled during the booking process as an optional extra
  • Tour itinerary order may change according to your day of departure
  • Final sequence of tour days will appear in your confirmation email
  • Single traveler supplement is required
  • High season supplement is required
  • Changes on Program / Itinerary may occur due to accessibility and availability.
  • Order of the program, may be altered depending on day / time of the week.


Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation fee of 20% charged for notification up to 20 days in advance.
  • Cancellation fee of 50% charged for notification up to 12 days in advance.
  • Cancellation fee of 100% charged for notification less then 7 days.
  • Non-Show - 100% Cancellation fees

*YOM KIPPUR Afternoon October 8, 2019 till End of Day October 9, 2019. The entire country is of Israel is shut down-closed, no transportations / no flights / no vehicles are allowed.