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Jordan and Israel Tour

Ancient Civilizations of the Middle East

JORDAN and ISRAEL TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
  • Visit Mount Nebo and Madaba
  • See the magnificent 6th century moasaic map
  • Enjoy the fabulous experience of floating in the dead sea!
  • Explore the remarkable Nabatean city of Petra as you interact with local Bedouins
  • Soak up the beauty of Dana Biosphere Reserve
  • Tour Tel Aviv's UNESCO Bauhaus buildings, Rabin Square, markets and arts and crafts  
  • Visit Zikhron Yakov, a picturesque moshav and the charming artists' village of Ein Hod
  • Tour Nazareth, Galilee and Jerusalem
  • Visit the Kabbalah Center in Safed
  • Cruise on the Sea of Galilee

Travel to Jordan, visiting the magnificent desert moonscapes of Wadi Rum and the fabled city of Petra, and drive to the lowest point on earth, the Dead Sea Basin, where you’ll enjoy floating in the healing waters.  Interact with the locals at Nubian and Bedouin villages and enjoy the historic sites.

In Israel, we enjoy all the known sites in the marvelous historic cities including Tel Aviv, Jaffa, Nazareth, Acco and Jerusalem.

We bask in the ambiance of charming villages of gorgoeus Upper Galilee including the holy city of Safed, the settlemnt of Capernaum and Beit She'an.

We enjoy meals at insider restaurants.

Five Star Four Star and Boutique Hotels

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Jerash- Roman Site in Jordan

ITINERARY - Jordan and Israel Tour

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Day 1: Arrival in Amman
Transfer to hotel.

Day 2-3: Amman
Aman touring includes a full city tour of  museums, art galleries, the Citadel, amphitheater, souks and the modern part of town. Excursion to Umm Qais, the city of Jerash, part of the Decapolis (the ten big Roman cities of the East), and the charming rural Rassoun Village at Ajlun. 

Day 4: Mt. Nebo-Madaba-Dead Sea
We visit Mount Nebo, from where Moses viewed the Promised Land and the mosaic city Madaba to see the famous Byzantine Mosaic map.

Day 5: Dead Sea-Bethany Excursion
A morning excursion to Bethany Beyond the Jordan,  the place where Jesus was baptized by his cousin John the baptist. This afternoon and evening enjoy floating in the dead sea and pampering or relaxing at the resort.

Day 6: Dana Biosphere Reserve
We take the scenic road to Dana Nature Reserve,  a beautiful landscape inhabited by Bedouins set in an isolated valley.  We stay at the stunning Feynan Eco-Lodge with breath-taking vistas, owned by the Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature and locally staffed. Visit the small village and Bedouin encampments.

Day 7-9: Petra 
Explore the magnificent desert moonscapes of Wadi Rum and the hidden Nabatean city of Petra.

Day 10-12: Tel Aviv Israel
Visit the Bauhaus buildings, Rabin Square, the antiquities of Caesarea and the ancient port Jaffa.

Day 13-14: Zikhron Yakov-Ein Hod-Haifa, Acco
We visit the picturesque moshav Zikhron Yakov, enjoy Tishbi winery, the charming artist village Ein Hod. Explore Acre (aka Akko), UNESCO World Heritage site, a Crusaders underground city and ancient fishing port as well as Nazareth.

Day 15-16: Peki'in-Mt. Meron-Safed-Rosh Pinna
We start with a drive through the green hills of Upper galilee, stop in the beautiful Druze village of Pek'in, proceed to Mount Meron- the highest mountain in Israel and explore Safed- a center or Kabbalah since 16th century. Enjoy a cruise on the Sea of Galilee.

Day 17: Beit She'an-Masada-Jerusalem
We drive through the lovely Jordan Valley to the epic city of Jerusalem. We stop in Bet She'an and Masada along the way.

Day 18-20: Jerusalem & Bethlahem
In Jerusalem we immerse ourselves with an in-depth exploration of its many historic sites including the Old City, Mount Zion, the Wailing Wall, Yemin Moshe, Yad Vashem. There will be visits to important museums, markets and memorial sites.We visit Bethlehem with a special Bethlehem guide.

Day 21: Depart


Trip Details

TOUR LENGTH
21-day trip begins in Amman Jordan and ends in Jerusalem Israel
2017 DATES
April 11-May 1
October 31-November 20
LAND COST 2017
FROM: $7200 April
FROM: $7225 Nov
ACCOMMODATIONS
16 nights 5-star hotels 
3 nights luxury eco resort
1 night 4-star hotel
GROUP SIZE
6-12 guests
INCLUDED MEALS
All breakfasts, 14 lunches, 6 dinners

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