Dates 18 Mar '17 to 28 Mar '17
Flexible? No, not really
Est. Cost 2,580 - 3,580 USD (USD United States Dollars)
Type Tour Participants Wanted
Name Israel and Jordan Tour of a Lifetime!
DAY 1 ARRIVAL AND OVERNIGHT IN TEL AVIV
Arrive to Tel Aviv international airport. There will be meeting and assistance with a Noah Tours' representative, and a private transfer to Tel Aviv hotel for overnight.
DAY 2 NORTHERN COAST
After breakfast, drive to Caesarea. Then visit Haifa, where the Behai gardens are located. Then drive to the city of Akko to see the crusader halls. From there continue on to spend the night in Tiberias.
DAY 3 TIBERIAS AND THE GOLAN
Enjoy breakfast in Tiberias and then head to Capernaum. Next go see the beautiful Golan Heights and view the country of Syria from Mt. Bental. Visit the Druze Village before heading back to Tiberias to spend the night.
DAY 4 JERUSALEM OLD CITY
Breakfast in the morning is followed by a visit of Mt. of Olives and the Pool of Bethesda. Walk through the Muslim quarter bazaar, visit the Holy Sepulchre at the end of via dolorosa. Spend time at the Western Wall before heading back to your hotel for the night.
DAY 5 JERUSALEM NEW CITY
Start the day with a visit to Yad Vashem, the world renown Holocaust Museum. Continue to Israel Museum to see Shrine of the Book. Visit Machane Yehuda. Spend another night in Jerusalem.
DAY 6 MASADA, EIN GEDI, AND THE DEAD SEA
Following breakfast, drive to Masada where you will ascend and descend by cable car. Visit the Ein Gedi Spa. Then enjoy spending time at the Dead Sea and head back Jerusalem for the night.
DAY 7 JERUSALEM – SHEIKH HUSSEIN BORDER – JERASH – AMMAN - PETRA
Meet and great upon arrival at Sheikh Hussein border, then, drive to visit Jerash the Pompeii of the East You will enter Jerash through the monumental South Gate and find you wandering around in a Roman city. You will walk in the Oval Plaza surrounded by colonnades, visit the Roman theatre and Byzantine churches with mosaic-covered floors. Enjoy a stroll along Jerash' main road the Cardo and pass by the Nymphaeum. You may experience the marvellous acoustics of the theatre, the stage of the Jerash music festival which takes place every year. And see for yourself how the Romans built the earthquake-proof columns of the colonnaded streets. Proceed to Amman Continue to Amman to explore the capital and the largest city of Jordan. It is the country's political, cultural and commercial centre and one of the well known cities for thousands of years ago, which was called Rabbat Ammoun, Here you will visit the Citadel, the Roman ruins, and the Roman theatre in the most active center of the city, King Abdullah Mosque (outside visit), Transfer to Petra.
DAY 8 PETRA (FULL DAY VISIT)
After breakfast: Petra, there is no visit of Jordan will be complete without having seen the capital of the ancient Nabatean kingdom, Petra. The long-lost city of Petra, carved entirely by man into the rose-red sandstone rocks, puts your imagination to the test.The natural richness of the mountainous area combines in a superb way with the refined culture and massive architecture of the Nabateans, who carved their theatre, temples, façades, tombs, monasteries, houses roads entirely the rose-red sandstone rocks. No wonder UNESCO placed Petra on its World Heritage List one enters Petra by passing the Siq, a deep and narrow gorge, at the end of which all of a sudden dramatically appears the most famous monument in Petra: al-Khazneh or the Treasury. Maybe you will recognize it as the stage of the final sequence of the movie 'Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade'. But the Treasury is just the start. Walking and climbing in Petra hundreds of buildings carved in stone and eroded through the centuries into fabulous multi-colored walls will be revealed to you..
Back to your hotel in Petra for overnight
DAY 9 – PETRA – MADABA – MOUNT NEBO – DEAD SEA HOTEL
After breakfast: drive to visit Madaba It is best known for its Byzantine and Umayyad mosaics, especially a large Byzantine-era mosaic map of The Holy Land.
Then go up to Mount Nebo, the place where Moses buried. You will be lucky if the sky is clear enough; you will have a wonderful view up from the mountain seeing the Jordan Valley, the Dead Sea, and Jericho in the other bank of the Jordan River
Overnight at the Dead Sea – Jordanian side
DAY 10 DEPARTURE FROM AMMAN
After breakfast, the driver will transfer you to the airport in Amman
Israel and Jordan Tour of a Lifetime!
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