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: $2,239 including airfare
 

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, Massada, 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 Massada, the last stronghold of the Jews after the destruction of the Second Temple in 70 A.D; ascend Massada 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

·  Round-trip airfare USA-Tel Aviv

·  Arrival and departure shared transfers

·  Transfers to/from Jordan border

·  10 nights’ accommodation:

o Tel Aviv – 2 night

o Galilee – 2 nights

o Jerusalem – 4 nights

o Amman – 1 night

o Petra – 1 night

·  Visits of:

o Caesarea the Roman city

o Muhraka (Elijah and Baal)

o Megiddo and the Armageddon

o Acre and the Templar Kights

o Tabgha & the miracle of the Fish & the Loaves

o Mount of Beatitudes

o Golan Heights

o Wedding Church in Cana

o Yardenit baptismal site

o Church of the Holy Sepulcher

o The Garden Tomb

o Church of Visitation

o Bethlehem

o Massada

o The Shrine of the Book

o Jerash - city of the Decapolis

o Madaba

o 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

·  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

Hotel Plan Plan D Plan C Plan B Plan A
Hotel Name # Hotel Name # Hotel Name th> # Hotel Name #
Tel Aviv Grand Beach 3.5 Grand Beach 3.5 Grand Beach 3.5 Dan Panorama 4
Galilee Lavi - Lev room 5 Lavi - Eden room 4 Lavi - Eden room 4 Lavi - Eden room 4
Jerusalem Jerusalem Gate 3 Prima Park 4 Grand Court 3.5 Dan Panorama 4.5
Amman Liwan 3 Grand Palace 3.5 Regency Palace 4 Regency Palace / Landmark Amman 4/4.5
Petra Amra Palace / Petra Palace 4/3 Petra Moon 4.5 Old Village Resort 4.5 Old Village Resort 4.5

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
2022 Departures
Jan 23 $2,305 $2,969 $2,239 $2,559 $3,385 $2,495 $2,739 $3,679 $2,645 $3,095 $4,109 $2,905
Feb 6,13 $2,385 $3,049 $2,319 $2,639 $3,465 $2,575 $2,819 $3,759 $2,725 $3,175 $4,189 $2,985
Feb 27 $2,385 $3,049 $2,319 $2,639 $3,465 $2,575 $2,819 $3,759 $2,725 $3,425 $4,729 $3,155
Mar,6,13 $2,475 $3,289 $2,395 $2,679 $3,619 $2,605 $2,879 $3,939 $2,769 $3,575 $5,125 $3,379
Mar,20,27 $3,445 $4,509 $3,365 $3,679 $4,875 $3,599 $3,899 $5,229 $3,785 $4,595 $6,409 $4,399
Apr,3 $3,529 $4,595 $3,449 $3,765 $4,959 $3,689 $3,985 $5,315 $3,875 $4,679 $6,499 $4,485
Apr,24 $2,559 $3,379 $2,479 $2,819 $3,795 $2,739 $2,979 $4,059 $2,869 $3,739 $5,339 $3,519
May,1,8,15,22,29
Jun,5,12,19,26 $2,529 $3,345 $2,449 $2,779 $3,759 $2,705 $2,949 $4,025 $2,839 $3,699 $5,305 $3,485
Jul,3,10,17,24,31 $2,515 $3,329 $2,435 $2,769 $3,749 $2,689 $2,935 $4,009 $2,825 $3,689 $5,295 $3,475
Aug,7,14,21,28 $2,609 $3,449 $2,529 $2,849 $3,835 $2,769 $3,049 $4,149 $2,935 $3,745 $5,335 $3,545
Sep,4
Sep,11,18 $3,505 $4,535 $3,425 $3,755 $4,949 $3,679 $3,949 $5,265 $3,839 $4,649 $6,449 $4,455
Oct,23 $3,529 $4,595 $3,449 $3,765 $4,959 $3,689 $3,985 $5,315 $3,875 $4,739 $6,599 $4,525
Oct,30 $2,595 $3,419 $2,515 $2,829 $3,789 $2,749 $3,049 $4,139 $2,939 $3,805 $5,425 $3,589
Nov,6,13
Nov,20,27 $2,549 $3,359 $2,469 $2,775 $3,719 $2,699 $2,969 $4,039 $2,859 $3,555 $5,009 $3,399
Dec,4 $2,589 $3,365 $2,509 $2,839 $3,775 $2,765 $3,035 $4,095 $2,929 $3,399 $4,639 $3,299
Dec,11 $3,525 $4,539 $3,449 $3,775 $4,949 $3,699 $3,969 $5,269 $3,865 $4,335 $5,809 $4,239
Dec,18 $3,559 $4,579 $3,479 $3,819 $4,999 $3,745 $4,035 $5,349 $3,929 $4,709 $6,459 $4,565
Dec,25 $3,559 $4,579 $3,479 $3,819 $4,999 $3,745 $4,035 $5,349 $3,929 $5,005 $6,939 $4,819
2023 Departures
Jan,8,15,22,29 $2,425 $3,199 $2,349 $2,675 $3,609 $2,599 $2,869 $3,929 $2,765 $3,399 $5,005 $3,265
Feb,5,12,19,26 $2,505 $3,279 $2,429 $2,755 $3,689 $2,679 $2,949 $4,009 $2,845 $3,479 $5,085 $3,345
Children under 12 years old sharing room with parents
All departures $1,829 $1,929 $1,929 $2,229

Add-ons available from all US gateways.

Prices are per person and may change without notice

This program can be customized for individuals and groups.

Changes to this program may be requested by phone (1855-55-TOURS) or using the web FIT Quote Request

 

·  Airfare

We also be glad to adjust the airfare from your gateway so you take advantage of our special discounted leisure fares

 

·  Program

You may add or remove;

o Trip days

o Cities and sites

o Meals

 

·  Other options

o The program was designed with private services, however, we may substitute shared sightseeing where available

o If you prefer deluxe services we may operate this program including private driver, private guide and concierge service.

 

·  Quotation

Once we have designed the program the way you want we'll give you a quote within 2 business days.

 

Tour Code: IL05TLV21DH


Options

·  Lunches and dinners can be arranged for individuals, families and groups at top restaurants or any restaurant requested by you.

·  We can revise the itinerary to spend more time and provide more depth in those areas that you are interested on.

·  Any other changes to the itinerary will be accommodated depending on the facilities available in the area.

·  Private arrival and/or departure transfer


Group Quotations

·  The options suggested in the itinerary will be quoted at time of booking

·  If you wish to use these programs for your group or as the basis for a customized journey please either call us (1-855-55-TOURS or use the web Group Quote Request.

·  In either case our specialists will work with to refine all the details and they will get you a quote with 2 business days. Quotes may be obtained for the air and land portions of just for the lad journey.

·  Booking both air and land with us will represent savings for you because of our buying power and longtime relationship with the airlines.

·  We will also may have the choice between regular fares and special leisure fares not available to the public.


Others

Small Group Option

You may elect to join a smaller group instead of the normal size.

Description Price
Supplement for Small Groups up to 25 people $155

Prices are per person and may change without notice