Israel & Jordan Charming Tour
Embark on an exceptional journey to Israel and Jordan, where your faith’s roots come alive. Explore key archaeological, historical, and biblical sites, tracing Jesus’ path and delving into His life and teachings. Standing where history unfolded, from Jerusalem to Bethlehem. In Jordan, visit Mount Nebo and the awe-inspiring Petra. All this and more in 8 incredible days.
Your Holy Land journey starts as you arrive at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv. Our representative will be there to greet you and take you to your Tel Aviv hotel for an overnight stay. Enjoy your evening at leisure in Tel Aviv. Your overnight stay will be in Tel Aviv.
Start your day with breakfast at the hotel and meet your expert guide in the morning. Departing from Tel Aviv, you’ll head south, passing through Ashdod, Ashkelon, and Beersheba, the capital of the Negev Desert. Moving on via Arad, reach Masada, Israel’s premier archaeological park. Take a cable-car ascent for a comprehensive exploration, delving into the rituals, politics, and culture of the former inhabitants – the Jewish Zealots, who defended this desert fortress against the Romans. Explore excavations, Herod’s palaces, a synagogue, bathhouse, and cisterns. Marvel at the panoramic view of Roman camps and the Dead Sea. Descend to the lowest point on Earth, the Dead Sea, to enjoy its mineral-rich black mud and float in its saline waters. Passing by Ein Gedi, continue through the Judean Desert towards Jerusalem. Spend the night in Jerusalem.
Please note that the route to Masada may occasionally go via Jerusalem rather than the southern roads.
Begin the day with breakfast at the hotel, followed by a visit to the Israel Museum’s Shrine of the Book, home to the renowned Dead Sea scrolls. Explore a meticulously restored model of Jerusalem’s Herodian city from the Second Temple era. Pay respects at Yad Vashem, the Holocaust memorial at Mt. Herzl’s base. Discover the charming village of Ein Karem, linked to Christian history as John the Baptist’s birthplace. In Bethlehem, experience the Church of the Nativity and Manger Square, Jesus’s birth site. Return to your hotel in Jerusalem.
Begin by entering Jerusalem’s Old City to witness the Western Wall and the Temple Mount, the site of the Second Temple. Walk along the Via Dolorosa, the Way of the Cross, reaching Calvary and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre – home to both the Crucifixion site and the Resurrection Tomb. Nearby, Mount Zion holds King David’s tomb and the Last Supper Room. Capture the breathtaking panoramic view of Jerusalem, a sacred city in Christianity, Judaism, and Islam, from the Mount of Olives. At the Garden of Gethsemane, discover where Judas betrayed Jesus. Delve into the heart of downtown Jerusalem’s Mahane Yehuda, the largest open market in Israel, to immerse yourself in vibrant flavors, aromas, colors, and the lively trader-crowd interaction.
Post breakfast, we head from Jerusalem to Sheikh Hussein border for Jordan entry procedures. Onward to Jerash, the Decapolis city, 45km north of Amman, known for its Roman heritage. Explore the Roman streets, baths, and hilltop Temple. Then, proceed to Amman for a panoramic city tour, encompassing the Citadel and Roman Amphitheatre. Night in Amman.
Begin the day with breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Mount Nebo, offering the view Moses had of the Promised Land. Take in sights of the Jordan Valley, Jericho, and the Dead Sea. Continue south to Wadi Musa, the modern village by Petra. Enter the Petra site, where you can walk or ride horseback through the “Siq” (Canyon). Traverse the “Siq” to reach the red rock city, Nabateans’ capital from 3rd Century BC to 2nd Century AD. Explore remarkable carved monuments including the Treasury (El Khazneh, a Nabatean king’s tomb), tombs, obelisks, and the altar. Capture panoramic views of the entire rock city. Return to Wadi Musa after your visit. Overnight in Petra.
Start your day with a breakfast and then head south to the mountains and landscapes of Wadi Rum, famously admired by Lawrence of Arabia. Embark on a thrilling desert jeep safari, exploring breathtaking scenes and stopping at landmarks like Lawrence Spring and Khazali Canyon. Next, journey north to Madaba, where you’ll discover the ancient mosaic floor map at the remains of a Byzantine church – a remarkable and authentic cartographic portrayal of the Holy Land and Jerusalem. Your day concludes with an overnight stay in Amman.
Following breakfast, check out from the hotel and proceed to the border. Cross the Jordan River and journey to Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, or Ben Gurion Airport for your departing flight. You can also choose to extend your stay in Jordan, Tel Aviv, or Jerusalem for additional nights at an extra cost. Please note that transfers to Tel Aviv Airport are available only for flights scheduled after 19:30.
We use a variety of hotels in each destination, so you may stay in a hotel different to that listed here. Hotels are selected closer to departure date; you will receive a confirmed list prior to your departure date.
Tourist Class: Seanet / Olympia Or Similar
First Class: Metropolitan / Grand Beach Or Similar
Superuir Class: Crowne Plaza / Dan Panorama Or Similar
Deluxe Class: Carlton / Sheraton Or Similar
Tourist Class: Prima Park / Rimonim Or Similar
First Class: Grand Court / Leonardo Or Similar
Superuir Class: Crowne Plaza / Dan Panorama Or Similar
Deluxe Class: American Colony / David Citadel Or Similar
Tourist Class: Liwan Or Similar
First Class: Grand Palace Or Similar
Superuir Class: Regency Palace Or Similar
Deluxe Class: Amman Marriott Or Similar
Tourist Class: Amra Palace Or Similar
First Class: Petra Panorama Or Similar
Superuir Class: Old Village Resort Or Similar
Deluxe Class: Petra Marriott Or Similar
7 nights accommodation on bed & breakfast basis
- Service of a Government licensed guide on all touring days
- Expert Guide Included
- Transfers from/to airport on arrival and departure
- Transportation in modern air-conditioned vehicles
- Transfers between the hotel and the Jordan border in Israel are conducted only with a driver, without a guide or escort.
International flights are not included
Insurance is not included
- Pre & Post Tour Accommodation
- Optional Experiences
- City Tax to be paid locally
- Tipping for guide, driver and hotel staff
- Personal Expenses
- Porterage at airport
- Entry Visa to Jordan (if required for restricted nationalities)
- Border Taxes & Border Shuttle transfers – Israel & Jordan (approx. US$52 per person – paid on tour – subject to change)
- The sequence of the tour, hotels used and sites visited may be amended due to circumstances
- Between hotel and border in Israel are operated as transfers only with a driver – no guide/escort
- Passengers should arrange their own travel, luggage and health insurance
- Item, product or service not specifically listed under Included