Israel and Jordan

$2,350.00

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ISRAEL & JORDAN TOUR

12 DAYS 10 NIGHTS

(Price is per person)

  • Day 1. Departure Day
  • Day 2. Arrival in Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport. Transfer to Jerusalem
  • Day 3. Church of St. Peter of Gallicantu: Caiaphas House, The Garden Tomb, Ecce Homo Con/Antonia’s Fortress, Church of St. Anne, Pools of Bethesda, Garden of Gethsemane, Church of All Nations
  • Day 4. Hezekiah’s Tunnel, The Western Wall, The Cardo, The Church of the Holy Sepulchre
  • Day 5. Galilee, Nazareth, Tiberias and Haifa
  • Day 6. Bethlehem, Chapel of the Shepherds Field, Basilica and Grotto of the Nativity, Jericho
  • Day 7. Free Day in Jerusalem
  • Day 8. Land transfer to Jordan – Dead Sea – Am’in
  • Day 9. Wadi Rum Tour – Overnight in a Bedouin Camp
  • Day 10. Petra Tour
  • Day 11. Madaba – Amman, Jordan
  • Day 12. Transfer to Queen Alia International Airport for Final departure

Itinerary:

 

Day 1 Departure to Tel-Aviv, Jerusalem

 

Day 2. Arrival in Tel Aviv

We start our journey in the Holy Land. Upon arrival at Ben Gurion International Airport. Transferred to the hotel in Jerusalem.

 

Day 3. Church of St. Peter of Gallicantu: Caiaphas House – The Garden Tomb – Ecce Homo Con/Antonia’s Fortress – Church of St. Anne – Pools of Bethesda – Garden of Gethsemane – Church of All Nations –

Today we will focus on the Jerusalem of the Bible and visit the most famous sites in the New Testament and in the life of Jesus Christ including the Place of the Ascension, Pater Noster, Mount of Olives, Garden of Gethsemane, Church of All Nations, and the Old City of Jerusalem. This is a brilliant one-day introduction to Jerusalem and is fully guided by a licensed tour guide, and includes hotel pickup at 8:20 am. We will visit the Church of the Ascension, where Jesus is believed to have ascended to Heaven. Enter the Pater Noster, where Jesus recited the Lord’s Prayer. An easy walk on the Mount of Olives taking in the spectacular city-view. Visit the Dominus Flevit where Jesus foresaw the destruction of Jerusalem. Enter the Garden of Gethsemane and visit the Church of All Nations. Cross through the Kidron Valley. Enter the Old City via the Lion’s Gate and visit the Pools of Bethesda. Visit the Church of St Anne. Explore the cellars of the Covenant of the Sisters of Zion in the Old City. See the start point of the Via Dolorosa and walk in Jesus’s Footsteps. Visit the Church of St. Peter of Gallicantu, Caiaphas House.

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch. Overnight in Jerusalem.

 

Day 4. Hezekiah’s Tunnel – The Western Wall – The Cardo – The Church of the Holy Sepulchre – David’s Tomb

Today you will visit David’s Tomb, the Upper Room and Cenacle, this is where Jesus led the Last Supper Seder. Continue to the Cardo and visit Hezekiah’s Tunnel where the Shiloah Inscription written approximately 2700 years ago was discovered. Then to the Western Wall, Jerusalem’s holiest place. Continue The Arab souk in the Muslim Quarter that extends from Damascus Gate to the Via Dolorosa. Its many stalls sell spices, pastries, embroidered dresses, sheepskin coats, leather goods, antiquities and other handicrafts.   

Meals: Breakfast Overnight in Jerusalem.

 

Day 5. Galilee, Nazareth, Tiberias and Haifa

Pickup from your Jerusalem and drive  through the Judean Desert and Inn of the Good Samaritan. Stop at Yardenit, a picturesque baptismal site at the Jordan river. Drive through the Jordan Valley and visit Tiberias, where Jesus lived, sojourned and preached on the shores of the Sea of Galilee. Explore Capernaum, and other important Biblical sites in this beautiful region. Visit Nazareth, the home of Jesus. Explore the churches, including the famous Basilica of the Annunciation, and stroll through the colorful markets. We will see Haifa, Israel’s third largest city, and the impressive Bahai Gardens which straddle the slopes of Mount Carmel.

Meals: Breakfast and lunch. Overnight in Jerusalem.

 

Day 6. Bethlehem – Chapel of The Shepherds Field – Basilica and Cave Grotto of the Nativity – Jericho

After breakfast in the hotel we will drive to Bethlehem which is where you will spend most of your day. You will visit the Chapel of the Shepherds’ Field where Jesus was Enunciated, the Basilica and Cave Grotto of the Nativity where jesus was born, and an Olive Wood Factory and Gift Shop for a craftsman visit. Visit Jericho, the lowest city on earth, tour its ancient ruins and enjoy an overview of the Mount of Temptation.

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch. Overnight in Jerusalem.

 

Day 7. Free Day in Jerusalem

Today you will have a free day to enjoy our last day in Israel before our transfer to Jordan. You can walk through the Arab souk in the Muslim Quarter that extends from Damascus Gate to the Via Dolorosa. Its many stalls sell spices, pastries, embroidered dresses, sheepskin coats, leather goods, antiquities and other handicrafts.

Meals: Breakfast. Overnight in the Jerusalem.

 

Day 8. Land transfer to Jordan – Dead Sea – Am’in.

Pick up at your hotel in  Jerusalem at 5:30 am heading to the Bet Shean Border (Sheikh Hussein) from where you’ll cross into Jordan. (Visa is required and issued at the border) at 8:00 am we will cross the  border into Jordan.

 

Day 9. The Rose City of Petra.

After breakfast at the hotel we will visit the ancient city of Petra, a UNESCO world heritage site and one of the Seven Wonders of the World and enjoy an extended tour of Petra, dating to around 300 B.C., capital of the Nabataean Kingdom. Accessed via a narrow canyon called Al Siq, it contains tombs and temples carved into pink sandstone cliffs, earning its nickname, the “Rose City.” At the end of our Tour we’ll depart Petra for Wadi Rum. Arrive to the campsite in Wadi Rum and enjoy an authentic dinner in the desert setting.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner. Overnight in a Desert Camp

 

Day 10. Wadi Rum Tour

Breakfast at the campsite enjoying the beautiful morning skies of Wadi Rum. Head into the Wadi Rum Reserve on a jeep safari led by our local Bedouin guides. 

 

Day 11. Madaba – Mount Nebo – Learn about Jordan’s biblical heritage as we travel in the footsteps of Moses – Amman.

After breakfast we will tour Madaba, and its famous Byzantine mosaics. See the same view across the Promised Land as Moses had after 40 years wandering in the desert from Mount Nebo. At the end of our tour we will drive to Amman. Check in our hotel for an overnight in Amman.

 

Day 12. Final Departure from Amman.

After breakfast, you will be  transferred to Queen Alia International Airport for departure back home.

Dreams Travel Group

Oriette De La Hoz

Travel Agent/Tour Coordinator

Mobile: 754-244-2278 / 754-301-9290

oriettedreamstravel@gmail.com

Additional information

RATES INCLUDE:

Arrival meeting, assistance & transfer services from Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
All transfers as per the itinerary in an A/C bus size according to number of pax.
Entrance Fees to Caiaphas House, Hezekiah’s Tunnels, Capernaum, the Cenacle
Petra and Wadi Rum Tour from Jerusalem or Tel Aviv price includes: Pickup and transportation to all sites from Jerusalem or Tel Aviv, entrance fees.
9 Nights Hotel Accommodation for 1 pax sharing a double / twin bedroom.
1 night accommodation in Bedouin campsite hotel in the desert.
Entrance fees to Petra & Madaba
Dinners in the Dead Sea
Dinner in the Desert
Meal Provision: Breakfast at hotels on buffet style and as described in the itinerary.
7 days of English speaking guide’s services as per the itinerary.

NOT INCLUDED:

International flights
Approx. USD $52 Departure tax on the Israeli side of the border
USD $60 Visa fees in Jordan
Medical coverage and travel insurance
Personal expenses.
Beverages (Soft drinks/ Wine/ Hot drinks/ Mineral Water) on meals
Tips/gratuities for tour guide/driver.

CANCELLATION POLICY:

Cancellations made thirty (30) or more days prior to the date of arrival will solely incur the $200 non-refundable deposit.
Cancellations made less than twenty-nine (29) days prior to the arrival date will incur a 100% charge without exception.
In case of force-majeure (act of war, natural calamity), No cancellation fees.
Cancellations must be in writing and addressed to the operator handling the booking.
In any event of cancellation, please notify us as soon as possible to avoid any unnecessary fees

IMPORTANT NOTES:

Though it is our top priority to include in the tour all the sites mentioned in the above itinerary, Dreams Travel cannot be held liable for any sites being closed during the time of our visit. The order of the above itinerary may also vary in accordance to the weather condition and the energy capacity of the group. Kindly make sure that you wear comfortable shoes and dress accordingly to the weather during the tour. Tours of the holy sites require modest dress, no shorts and no short sleeves (shirts must have shoulder covering). Hats recommended. If you have any strict dietary requirements or need to eat at a regular interval, please make certain that you have enough food and drinks available with you prior to departure each morning since we cannot ensure to stop for lunch each day. Should the need arise on this tour reserves the right to change the order of the itinerary, driver, guide and hotels.

Payments:

Upon confirmation of the tour, a non-refundable deposit of US $200 per person is required for hotel reservation. The entire payment should be made to Dreams Travel Group at least 45 days before arrival.