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Trip offered by Ellen Travel expert in Jordan

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An incredible tour in the beautiful Jordan meets culture and spirituality with a trip in the Holy Land.

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An incredible tour in the beautiful Jordan meets culture and spirituality with a trip in the Holy Land.

This amazing 13 days tour will bring you to unforgettable natural landscapes, as well as fascinating and historically important buildings. You will experience the traditions and history of two charming countries and explore them to discover their beauties.

A few of the places you'll visit in Jordan are Jerash, Aljoun, the incredible salty waters of the Dead Sea, the mysterious Petra and many more.
In Israel, you'll visit important landmarks such as Jerusalem, Jericho, Bethlehem up to the lively Tel Aviv.

Culture, history and nature are the focus of this private tour, supported by professional local guides that will help you learn more about the places you will see.

Detailed itinerary

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  • 1
    Arrival in Amman
    Day 1 Transfer by car
    Arrival in Amman

    Upon your arrival in Jordan at the Queen Alia International Airport, you'll be welcomed and assisted at the customs office by our agent.

    Transfer to the hotel and overnight.

     

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  • 2
    Amman - Jerash - Aljoun - Amman
    Day 2 Transfer by car
    Amman - Jerash - Aljoun - Amman

    After breakfast, transfer to Jerash, the eastern Pompeii. You'll visit the roman theatre and the byzantine churches with their mosaic floors. You'll walk along the m ain road called "Cardo" and will experience the incredible acoustics of the theatre, that is still used for Jerash's music festivals.

    Later, you'll depart for Aljoun, where you'll visit the ancient islamic castle, where Saladin's troups defended the region against the crusaders.

    Return to Amman and overnight.

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  • 3
    Amman - Dead Sea
    Day 3 Transfer by car
    Amman - Dead Sea

    After breakfast, Amman city tour to visit the Citadel, the Roman amphitheatre, the archeological museum and downtown.

    Transfer to the Dead Sea and free time.

    Overnight.

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  • 4
    Dead Sea - Allenby - Jericho - Jerusalem
    Day 4 Transfer by car
    Dead Sea - Allenby - Jericho - Jerusalem

    Brekfast and transfer through the Allenby bridge to Israel.

    Visit to Jericho.

    Overnight in Jerusalem.

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  • 5
    Jerusalem
    Day 5
    Jerusalem

    After breakfast, you'll start your day from the top of Mount of Olives: it's the place in Christianity where the Lord ascended into heaven. Here you'll have a view across the Kidron Valley to the Eastern Gate.

    Visit of the Church of Ascension, passing near Pater Noster Church, where Jesus taught his disciples the Lord's Prayer. Visit to Dominus Flevit, then we'll reach the Gethsemane.

    Visit of the Basilica of the Agony and Tomb of St. Mary, where it's said the mother of Jesus was buried, and the traditional House of Caiphas where Peter denied Jesus.
    Transfer to Mount Zion, visit the Upper room, King David Tomb, Dormition Abbey, the Cenacle room (where the last supper happened) and walk throught the Jewish Quarter.

    Visit of St. Peter at Galicantu and then you'll move to the Old City of Jerusalem: here you'll visit St. Anne Church and the Pool of Bethesda. You'll then visit Judgement Hall of Pilate, the Church of Flagellation up to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher.

    Lastly, you'll walk though the old city streets passing the Jewish and Armenian Quarter, to see the lst remaining western wall of the Jewish Temple or Wailing Wall, and finally you'll see the Dome of the Rock.

    Overnight.

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  • 6
    Jerusalem - Bethlehem - Jerusalem
    Day 6 Transfer by car
    Jerusalem - Bethlehem - Jerusalem

    After breakfast, visit of the Church of the Nativity, the Shepherd's Field (where an angel announced the birth of Jesus) and Our Lady of Milk Grotto Church.

    Transfer back to Jerusalem and overnight.

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  • 7
    Jerusalem - Haifa - Jaffa - Tel Aviv
    Day 7 Transfer by car
    Jerusalem - Haifa - Jaffa - Tel Aviv

    After breakfast, visit of the cities of Haifa and Jaffa and transfer to Tel Aviv.

    Overnight.

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  • 8
    Tel Aviv - Ein Karem - Allenby - Amman
    Day 8 Transfer by car
    Tel Aviv - Ein Karem - Allenby - Amman

    After breakfast, visit of the village of Ein Karem, near the hills next to a little spring, and it's the birth place of John the Baptist.

    Visit of the church of John the Baptist and the Church of Visitations.

    Transfer back to Amman.

    Overnight.

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  • 9
    Amman - Madaba - Nebo - Kerak - Petra
    Day 9 Transfer by car
    Amman - Madaba - Nebo - Kerak - Petra

    After breakfast we’ll set off to Madaba, here you’ll visit one of the most spectacular churches in the world.

    The church of Saint George where the floor is covered with a mosaic map of Jerusalem.

    Next up is Mount Nebo. If you are lucky and the skies are clear, you’ll have the chance to experience a great view on the dead sea, the jordan river valley and Jericho.

    The tour continues to the kings’ road to visit Kerak, the capital city of the ancient kingdom of Maob. Kerak is famous for his castle, the biggest and best preserved castle in the region. It’s a typical example of the crusaders’ architecture with stone vaults and many corridors.

    Off to Petra for dinner and overnight stay in the Hotel.

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  • 10
    Petra
    Day 10
    Petra

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    The whole day is dedicated to the visit of Petra, ancient nabatean city, and to explore its treasures.
    You'll start by horse, crossing the 700 meters from the entrance and the spectacular canyon (Siq) up to the magical moment where you'll see the Treasure Palace (El khazneh) and the facades of the buildings.

    You'll continue visiting the Royal Tombs, the Cardo, the temple, churches and museums, the Monastery or the High Place of Sacrifice.

    Return to the hotel and overnight.

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  • 11
    Petra - Wadi Rum
    Day 11 Transfer by car
    Petra - Wadi Rum

    Breakfast at the hotel, drive to Wadi Rum; the “valley of the moon” and explore the amazing desert by 4x4 Jeep for 2 hours. 

    After arriving at your camping, dinner with Bedouin. Overnight under private Bedouin tents.

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  • 12
    Wadi Rum - Amman
    Day 12 Transfer by car
    Wadi Rum - Amman

    After breakfast departure to Amman. Overnight in hotel and dinner.

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  • 13
    End of the tour
    Day 13 Transfer by car
    End of the tour

    After breakfast, transfer to the airport.

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  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes

    • Transfer in private AC car with private English speaking driver
    • Meet up and assistance at the airport
    • Entrance fees
    • Accomodation with breakfast
    • Local English speaking guide in Petra and Jerash (2hrs)
    • Jeep tour in Wadi Rum (2hrs)
    • Horse ride in Petra
    • Visa to Jordan and Israel
    • Dinner at Wadi Rum

    Price does not include

    • International flights
    • Beverages
    • Meals not included
    • Tips
    • Personal expenses
    • Travel insurance
    • Departure tax
    • Anything not explicitly mentioned