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Trips available to Egypt, Greece, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Malta, Morocco, Portugal, Sicily, Spain,  Tunisia, Turkey, and UAE

JORDAN / ISRAEL - LAND ONLY   
2019

13 days

For travel agents and companions
Please call for a quote for your passengers

Departs every WEDNESDAY

Also available ISRAEL 8 days, JORDAN 6 days
Israel and Jordan in combination with other Mediterranean counties

AMMAN / MADABA / MT. NEBO / WADI RUM / PETRA / DEAD SEA /
JERASH / AMMAN / JERUSALEM / JORDAN VALLEY /
TIBERIAS / SEA OF GALILEE / GOLAN HEIGHTS / NAZARETH /
CANA / SAFED / ACRE / TEL AVIV

Day 1 Wednesday Amman, Arrive Amman Queen Alia airport
WELCOME TO JORDAN!!!   
After you arrive, clear customs and pick up your luggage you will be met by our representative.  That person will be holding a sign with your name on it.  From the airport you will be transferred to your hotel.

Afternoon at leisure.
     Overnight  AMMAN INTERNATIONAL HOTEL. Amman

Day 2 Thursday Amman / Petra
 After breakfast at the hotel, depart for a tour south of Amman.  Visit Madaba and Mount Nebo; the highest point in the Moabit range which has been a center for pilgrimages since earliest Christian times.

Madaba has some of the finest Byzantine mosaics in the world including the famous 6th century mosaic map of Palestine.

Continue drive via kings highway and Wadi Al Mujib and the Dead Sea area.  Proceed to visit Kerak Castle, it is located on the south side of the town of Kerak, 124 km south of Amman.

Kerak is the largest late Islamic castle in Jordan. It was initially constructed in the Crusader period and expanded and refortified during the Ayyubid and Mamluk periods.  

After that continue to Petra.
OPTIONAL PETRA by NIGHT show.  Additional $55.00 per person
      Overnight  PETRA PANORAMA HOTEL, Petra  

 Day 3 Friday Petra
After breakfast, full day tour of the Red Rose City Petra.  Upon arrival  begin an unforgettable trip on horse back to the siq.  Contunue by foot until you reach the Treasury.  The local guide will give a brief history of it city, the greatest tourist attraction in the Middle East.  The Nabateans carved this capital of theirs from the living rock of the surrounding mountains in Petra.  

Among other monuments for the visit today are Pharaoh's Castle, Triumphal Arch, Amphitheater and the Monastery.

Return to the hotel.
     Overnight  PETRA PANORAMA HOTEL, Petra  

Day 4 Saturday Petra / Wadi Rum / Dead Sea
After breakfast drive to little Petra (Al-Beidah) approximately 5 miles from the city. The ruins of the ancient village date back some 9000 years and, like Jericho constitute one of the oldest archaeological sites in the Middle East. 

Continue driving approximately 65 miles south to Wadi Rum.  The area is a vast silent landscape of ancient riverbeds and pastle-colored desert.  It is the largest and most magnificent of Jordan's desert. 

Begin a  two hour drive in a  4X4 vehicle tour inside the desert then arrive at the Dead Sea area for dinner and overnight.
     Overnight DEAD SEA SPA HOTEL, Dead Sea

Day 5 Sunday Dead Sea / Amman / Ajlun / Jerash / Amman
After breakfast at the hotel, return to Amman. 

Upon arrival begin city tour.  Visit the Amphitheater, and the Citadel.   

Continue to Crusaders Castle Of Ajlun (Qalat Rabadh) 45 minutes north of Amman. This is an Islamic Castle built high on a hill over looking the entire Jordan valley below.  

Proceed through the pine forests and olive groves until reaching the ancient Greco Roman city of Jerash. The guide will take you for a tour through the colonnaded street, amphitheater, churches, temples and the vast Roman Forum.

Return to the hotel.
      Overnight  AMMAN INTERNATIONAL HOTEL. Amman

Day 6 Monday Amman  / Allenby Bridge / Jerusalem  
After breakfast  transfer to the Allenby Bridge

 WELCOME to ISRAEL !!!
After you arrive, clear customs and pick up your luggage. Cross over to the Israeli side where you will be met by our representative.  That person will be holding a sign with your name on it and transfer you to Jerusalem.

Afternoon at leisure.
     Overnight GRAND COURT HOTEL, Jerusalem

Day 7 Tuesday Jerusalem (New city)
After breakfast drive to Mt. Scopus for view of Jerusalem, then to the Garden of Gethsemane and Church of the Agony. Drive to Mt. Zion for a visit to the tomb of King David, the Room of the Last Supper and Dormition Abbey. 

Sightseeing in the new city including the Israel Museum, the Shrine of the Book, with the famous Dead Sea scrolls, and the new Supreme Court building. Proceed to Mt’ Herzl and Yad Vashem (the memorial to the six million Jews who were killed in the Holocaust).

Then visit the model of the Heordian city of Jerusalem dating back to the time of the Second Temple. Visit the synagogue with Marc Chagall stained glass windows at the Hadassah Medical Center, and then via Ein Karem (the birth place of John the Baptist). Return to hotel.    
        Overnight GRAND COURT HOTEL, Jerusalem

 Day 8 Wednesday Jerusalem (Old city)
Morning walk through the Jaffa Gate to the City: the renewed Jewish Quarter, the Western Wall, the Temple area, then colorful bazaars, Via Dolorosa, and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher.

Continue to Bethlehem to visit Rachel’s Tomb and the Church of the Nativity and return to Jerusalem for overnight. 
        Overnight GRAND COURT HOTEL, Jerusalem

Day 9 Thursday Jerusalem / Galilee
Morning departure from Jerusalem and drive north via Jericho, the oldest city in the world. Then through the Jordan Valley and the new settlements to Beit Shean. Visit the excavations of this beautiful Roman Decapolis city. Proceed to Tiberias, the old center of Jewish learning.

Drive along the shores of the Sea of Galilee to Capernaum to visit the ruins of the ancient synagogue. Continue to a Kibbutz hotel for overnight. 
        Overnight GALILEE KIBBUTZ, KFAR GILADI, Galilee

Day 10 Friday Galilee
Drive to the Golan Heights. Visit the former Syrian fortifications, Birkat Ram, and the Druze. Continue to the Golan Heights.  Via Banias, source of the Jordan River proceed to Kiryat Shmone and the Hula Valley to Safed.

Continue to City of the Kabbalah, to visit the old synagogue and artists’ colony and then to Nazareth to visit the Christian holy sites. Return to the Kibbutz hotel for overnight.
      Overnight GALILEE KIBBUTZ, KFAR GILADI, Galilee

Day 11 Saturday Galilee /Tel Aviv
After breakfast leave the Kibbutz hotel for Acre to visit the old, famous Crusader stronghold and medieval fortifications. Continue to Haifa, including the Bahai Shrine,  Persian Garden and Mount Carmel for a panoramic view of the city.

Proceed southwards to Caesarea to visit the Roman theater and the Crusader fortress. Drive via Natanya to Tel Aviv.
     Overnight GRAND BEACH HOTEL, Tel Aviv

Day 12 Sunday Tel Aviv
Day at leisure in Tel Aviv.
OPTIONAL
 $110.00 MASSADA and DEAD SEA TOUR available.  
     Overnight GRAND BEACH HOTEL, Tel Aviv

Day 13 Monday Tel Aviv / departure
Transfer to the airport for departure.

 INCLUSIVE FEATURES in Jordan
All transfers and sightseeing by PRIVATE A/C car with ENGLISH speaking driver
Breakfast and dinner daily
All 4 star hotel (or similar) as per itinerary
ENGLISH speaking local guides at all sites
2 hours 4x4 Tour In Wadi Rum
All taxes and entrance fees   
Visa fees at Amman airport free of charge (we need full passport details in advance)

INCLUSIVE FEATURES for Israel
- All transfers, and multilingual sightseeing by motor coach in Israel
- Breakfast and dinner daily (except Monday night in Jerusalem no dinner)
- All 4-star hotels (or similar) as per itinerary
- All taxes and service charges

NOTE In Israel you will be traveling with regular passenger but paying travel agent rates           
In Jordan you will travel by PRIVATE car with English speaking driver

COST PER PERSON – LAND ONLY  
Low Season
Based on double occupancy
Travel agents from $2800.00
Companions from $2900.00

Additional charges for high season and peak seasons

EXTENSIONS and UPGRADES available