Holidays

Holy Land and Jordan

Holy Land and Jordan

Purpose: Faith, Discovery, Archeology, Culture, History
No. of days: 11 days - 10 nights |Sunday arrival
First & Last Cities: Tel Aviv
Other cities: Caesarea, Muhraka, Megiddo. Acre, Galilee, Tiberias, Capernaum, Banias, Cana, Nazareth, Beit Shen, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Qumran, Masada, Dead Sea, Jerash, Amman, Petra, Madaba, Mount Nebo
Starting cost: $2,129
 
Day 1 – Sun: Tel Aviv
Arrival at Ben Gurion Airport, where you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Rest of day at leisure. Overnight in Tel Aviv*. [D]
 
Day 2- Mon: Tel Aviv, Caesarea, Muhraka, Megiddo. Acre, Galilee
Depart Tel-Aviv and drive along the coastal plain to Caesarea, once the Roman capital of the region; visit the excavations of the ancient city, the Roman theatre and aqueduct. Proceed to Muhraka, the site of confrontation between Elijah and the prophets of Baal; enjoy the spectacular view of the Jezreel valley and the lower Galilee. Continue to Megiddo, identified as the site of Armageddon; learn the impressive history of this battle field as you visit the archaeological excavations including the well-preserved water supply system. Onto Acre to visit the remarkable underground Crusader City and crypt; walk through the Old City recognized by UNESCO as world heritage site, the local market and harbor.  Overnight at the Kibbutz. [B/D]
 
Day 3 – Tue: Galilee (Tiberias, Capernaum, Banias)
After a short tour of Tiberias, enjoy a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee; visit the Yigal Alon center where the "Jesus boat", an ancient fishing boat from the 1st century, is displayed. Continue to Capernaum to visit the remains of the 2nd century synagogue.  Stop at Tabgha, the site of the Miracle of Fish and Loaves, and visit the Church of Multiplication with its 4th century mosaic floor. Proceed to Mount of Beatitudes, the place where Jesus delivered the sermon on the mount. Drive to the Banias Springs and tour the Golan heights. Overnight at the Kibbutz. [B/D]
 
Day 4 – Wed: Galilee, Cana, Nazareth, Beit Shen, Jerusalem
Drive to Cana to visit the Wedding Church, where Jesus performed his first miracle turning water into wine. Continue to Nazareth to visit the Church of Annunciation, Joseph’s workshop and Mary’s well. Proceed to Yardenit, the baptismal site on the Jordan river; next, stop at Beit Shen to visit the newly excavated Roman city and amphitheater. Drive along the Jordan valley to Jerusalem. Overnight in Jerusalem. [B/D]
 
Day 5 – Thu: Jerusalem (Old City)
Drive to Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city; visit the Church of All Nations, King David’s Tomb and Room of Last Supper on Mt. Zion.  Enter the Old City; walk through the Cardo, the ancient roman road; visit the Jewish and Christian quarters; view the Temple Mount; walk along the Via Dolorosa and the oriental Bazaar to visit the Church of Holy Sepulcher. Next, drive to the Garden Tomb and enjoy the beautiful gardens and peaceful ambiance. Overnight in Jerusalem. [B/D]
 
Day 6 – Fri: Jerusalem (New City, Bethlehem)
Drive to Ein Karem to visit the Church of Visitation; continue to Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Holocaust. Visit Israel Museum, the Shrine of the Book, where the Dead Sea scrolls are housed, and the miniature model of Jerusalem as it was during the Second Temple period. Proceed to Bethlehem**, birthplace of Jesus; visit Shepherds' field; walk through Manger Square to visit the remarkable Church of Nativity. Return to Jerusalem. Overnight in Jerusalem. [B/D]
 
Day 7 – Sat: Jerusalem (Qumran, Masada, Dead Sea)
Drive through the Judean hills to Qumran caves, where the Dead Sea scrolls were found; Continue along the shores of the Dead Sea to Masada, the last stronghold of the Jews after the destruction of the Second Temple in 70 A.D; ascend Masada by cable car and tour the mountain fortress built by King Herod; visit the remains of the walls, water cistern and Herod’s Palace; descend by cable car. Continue to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth; enjoy the opportunity to float in the unsinkable water and cover yourself with the mineral rich mud, believed to have therapeutic effects. Overnight in Jerusalem. [B/D]
 
Day 8 – Sun: Jerusalem, Sheikh Hussein Bridge, Jerash, Amman
Drive from Jerusalem to the Sheikh Hussein border crossing for procedures to enter Jordan. Proceed to Jerash - city of the Decapolis, located about 45km north of Amman in the fertile heights of the Gilad. Visit the ancient Roman city with colonnaded streets, the baths and the hill of the top Temple etc. Drive to Amman for a panoramic city tour of the Jordanian capital. Overnight in Amman. [B/D]
 
Day 9 – Mon: Amman, Petra
After early breakfast, leave the hotel and travel south on the road to Wadi Musa, the modern village of Petra. Walk, or ride on horseback, to the "Siq" (canyon) and then on foot into Petra, known as "Sela Edom" or red rock city, the ancient capital of the Nabateans from the 3rd century B.C. to 2nd Century A.D. Visit the most interesting monuments such as the Treasury, El Khazneh (a tomb of a Nabatean king) then the field of tombs, obelisks, the altar, (Al Madhbah) - from this point you can view the whole of the rock city, then back to Wadi Musa village. Overnight in Petra***. [B/D]
 
Day 10 – Tue: Petra, Madaba, Mount Nebo, Allenby Bridge, Tel Aviv
Drive to Madaba to see the ancient mosaic map of the Holy Land and ruins of historical sites. Continue about 10kms. to Mount Nebo, from where Moses viewed the Promised Land. From there you will see the Jordan Valley, Jericho and the Dead Sea etc. Visit the remains of the Byzantine church with a mosaic floor. Drive to the border and onwards to Tel Aviv. Overnight in Tel Aviv*. [B/D]
Day 11 – Wed: Tel Aviv, USA
Breakfast at the hotel. At the appointed time you’ll be transferred to Ben Gurion airport to board you flight back home. [B]
 
[B] = Breakfast | [D] = Dinner | [B/D] = Breakfast and Dinner
 
* Visit subject to the security conditions.
** The sequence of the tour, border crossing points used, hotels used and sites visited may be amended due to circumstances.
*** Due to availability, the second night in Jordan might take place in Amman instead of Petra


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Tour includes
  • Arrival and departure shared transfers
  • Transfers to/from Jordan border
  • 10 nights’ accommodation:
    • Tel Aviv – 2 night
    • Galilee – 2 nights
    • Jerusalem – 4 nights
    • Amman – 1 night
    • Petra – 1 night
  • Visits of:
    • Caesarea the Roman city
    • Muhraka (Elijah and Baal)
    • Megiddo and the Armageddon
    • Acre and the Templar Kights
    • Tabgha & the miracle of the Fish & the Loaves
    • Mount of Beatitudes
    • Golan Heights
    • Wedding Church in Cana
    • Yardenit baptismal site
    • Church of the Holy Sepulcher
    • The Garden Tomb
    • Church of Visitation
    • Bethlehem
    • Masada
    • The Shrine of the Book

 

    • Jerash - city of the Decapolis
    • Madaba
    • Mount Nebo
  • Panoramic tours of:
  • Jerusalem
  • Amman
  • Walk the Via Dolorosa
  • Float on the Dead Sea
  • Entrance fees to sites visited
  • A/C motor-coach during the tour
  • English-speaking guise throughout the tour
  • Local taxes
Not included in tour
  • International airline tickets
  • Taxes or surcharges related to airline tickets
  • Jordan Visa ($50.00)
  • Travel insurance
  • All alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
  • Other meals not mentioned in itinerary
  • Extras and gratuities
  • Early check-in, late check-out
  • Porterage at the hotels (1 bag per person)
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Tips to driver and guide
  • Anything not mentioned in the itinerary

Hotels in your Tour

City Plan D * Plan C * Plan B * Plan A *
Tel Aviv Prima City 4 Grand Beach 4 Grand Beach / 4 Dan Panorama 4
Sharon Herzliya 4.5
Galilee Kinar-
Hermon room
5 Kinar -
Hermon room
5 Kinar - Hermon
Premium room
5 Kinar - Hermon
Premium room
5
Jerusalem Gold 3 Prima Park 4 Grand Court 4 Dan Panorama 4
Amman Liwan 3 Grand Palace 4 Regency Palace 4 Regency Palace 4
Petra Amra Palace 4 Nabatean Castle 3 Old Village Resort 5 Old Village Resort 5

Hotels will be confirmed at time of booking   -   *: Tripadvisor rating


Tour Pricing

Hotel Plan Plan D Plan C Plan B Plan A
Double Single Triple Double Single Triple Double Single Triple Double Single Triple
2020 Departures
Jan 5 $2,129 $2,745 $2,089 $2,409 $3,199 $2,345 $2,579 $3,435 $2,455 $2,869 $3,795 $2,659
Jan 19 $2,129 $2,745 $2,089 $2,409 $3,199 $2,345 $2,579 $3,435 $2,455 $2,869 $3,795 $2,659
Feb 2,9 $2,129 $2,745 $2,089 $2,409 $3,199 $2,345 $2,579 $3,435 $2,455 $2,869 $3,795 $2,659
Mar,1,8,15,22 $2,375 $3,085 $2,345 $2,539 $3,399 $2,475 $2,729 $3,699 $2,635 $3,319 $4,575 $3,049
Mar 29 $2,375 $3,085 $2,345 $2,539 $3,399 $2,475 $2,729 $3,699 $2,635 $3,419 $4,735 $3,129
Apr 19,26 $2,395 $3,109 $2,355 $2,605 $3,509 $2,535 $2,729 $3,699 $2,635 $3,395 $4,725 $3,099
May 3,10,17,24,31
Jun 7,14,21,28
Jul 5,12,19,26
Aug 2,9,16,23 $2,489 $3,289 $2,445 $2,655 $3,599 $2,579 $2,845 $3,899 $2,739 $3,429 $4,775 $3,155
Aug 30 $2,429 $3,185 $2,395 $2,599 $3,499 $2,529 $2,789 $3,799 $2,685 $3,375 $4,675 $3,099
Sep 6
Oct 11,18,25 $2,409 $3,129 $2,375 $2,589 $3,445 $2,519 $2,799 $3,779 $2,699 $3,459 $4,809 $3,169
Nov 1,8,15 $2,375 $3,085 $2,345 $2,539 $3,399 $2,475 $2,729 $3,699 $2,635 $3,395 $4,725 $3,099
Nov 22,29 $2,309 $2,965 $2,279 $2,539 $3,359 $2,475 $2,739 $3,679 $2,649 $3,179 $4,305 $2,945
Dec 6,13
Dec 20,27 $2,319 $2,969 $2,295 $2,539 $3,359 $2,475 $2,739 $3,679 $2,649 $3,605 $5,025 $3,409
2021 Departures
Jan 3,10 $2,285 $2,925 $2,259 $2,495 $3,309 $2,429 $2,675 $3,599 $2,585 $3,009 $3,969 $2,829
Jan 24,31 $2,309 $2,965 $2,279 $2,495 $3,309 $2,429 $2,675 $3,599 $2,585 $3,055 $4,055 $2,859
Feb 7,14,21
Feb 28 $2,309 $2,965 $2,279 $2,495 $3,309 $2,429 $2,675 $3,599 $2,585 $3,219 $4,389 $2,969
Child (12 years or younger) sharing room
Jan-Feb '20 $1,050 $1,100 $1,200 $1,300
Mar '20-feb '21 $1,849 $1,849 $1,899 $2,049
Prices are per person and may change without notice
 
Tour Code: IL05TLV20DH