8 days & 7 nights – The Highlights of Israel & Jordan tour is an exciting journey across the most important sites of Israel and Jordan
After meeting you at Ovda Airport Eilat, transfer to Bethlehem. In the afternoon, tour Bethlehem including the Church of the Nativity, and enjoy a free evening to explore this unique historic city. Overnight: hotel in Jerusalem
Friday – Jerusalem
Jerusalem is one of the most iconic and famous cities on Earth holy to Jews, Christians, and Muslims. Enjoy a tour including famous sites such as the Mount of Olives, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Western Wall, Via Dolorosa, Mount Zion, as well as the bustling markets. Overnight: hotel in Jerusalem
Saturday – Nazareth / Capernaum / Taghba / Sea of Galilee / River Jordan
Head to the North of Israel’s Galilee region and tour Nazareth, the hometown of Jesus. Pass through the village of Cana, before visiting two more famous sites from the New Testament, Capernaum and Taghba on the shores of the Sea of Galilee (where Jesus walked on water). Visit the River Jordan. Overnight: hotel in Jerusalem
Sunday – Tel Aviv / Jaffa
Tour of Israel’s economic capital, Tel Aviv, one of the world’s most thriving hi-tech cities, home to many of the leading global technology companies. Tour the old city of Jaffa, in the south of the city, and the other highlights of the ‘White City’. Overnight: hotel in Tel Aviv.
Monday – Aqaba / Negev Desert / Dead Sea
Enjoying breakfast in the camp, before heading out into the reserve with a jeep safari led by local Bedouin Guides. Later in the morning, head to the Jordanian port city of Aqaba, with its bustling markets, before crossing back into Israel at Eilat. Head north through Israel’s Negev Desert, and Arava Valley. See the thriving desert agriculture of Israel’s desert region, before reaching the Dead Sea, the lowest point on Earth. Bathe in the Dead Sea (float in the waters, and immerse in the muds). Overnight: hotel in Jerusalem
Tuesday – Madaba / Mount Nebo / Amman / Petra
Depart Jerusalem and descend through the Judean Desert to the border crossing with Jordan. Cross into Jordan and tour four of the country’s gems – the impressive ruins at Jerash, Madaba, famous for its Byzantine Mosaics, Mount Nebo, famous from the story of Moses, and Amman, Jordan’s modern-day capital. Transfer to Petra. Overnight: hotel in Petra
Wednesday – Petra
Tour one of the Seven Modern Wonders of the World, Petra, visiting the highlights of this magical Nabatean City. In the afternoon, transfer to Wadi Rum, the breathtaking desert made famous by Lawrence of Arabia, and enjoy an evening in the desert. Overnight: Bedouin Camp in Wadi Rum
Thursday – Wadi Rum / Departure
Enjoying breakfast in the camp, before heading out into the reserve with a jeep safari led by local Bedouin Guides. You will then be transferred back to Ovda Airport for your flight back home
Prices on request.
Please note visa and border fees amount to US $125 per person paid locally.
HOLIDAYS IN ISRAEL & JORDAN
The Israel & Jordan Tour Includes:
- Overnight accommodation is included at 3.5/4* level throughout the tour.
- Price is based on 2 people sharing twin/double rooms.
- Upgrade to 5* is available.
- Jerusalem – Gold Hotel/Olive Tree Hotel
- Petra – Al Anbat Hotel.
- Wadi Rum – Bait Ali Camp.
- Tel Aviv – Margoza Hotel/Port and Blue Hotel.
- NB in busy periods, hotels can be changed to comparable properties.
- 7 full touring days in modern a/c transportation
- Daily Israeli Buffet Breakfast and Dinner
- Meeting & assistance at the airport on arrival
- Return transfer from / to Ovda Airport
- Govt. licensed English speaking guide (see separate programs for tours in other languages)
- Entrance fees to sites on tour
Does Not Include:
*Border tax for entry to Jordan ($107 per person)
*Dinner on night 7 where free evening is provided
*Porterage at airport
*Tipping – guide/driver/hotel staff (at Petra $5 to horse handler)
*Beverages with meals