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14 Day Jordan & Israel


Escorted Package Includes

  • Flights NYC-Amman, Tel Aviv-NYC
    Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 12 nights First Class accommodations
  • All transfers
  • 16 meals: 12 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Entrance fees per itinerary

Special Features

  • Jerash
  • Mt. Nebo
  • Ancient town of Petra
  • Church of the Annunciation, Nazareth
  • Ancient Roman port of Caesarea

Day 1, Friday - Depart the USA
Depart the USA to Jordan. Your flight includes meals, drinks, and in-flight entertainment for your journey

Day 2, Saturday - Arrive in Amman
Arrive in Amman and transfer to your hotel where you have the balance of the day at leisure. This evening, enjoy a welcome orientation with your tour manager and traveling companions
Optional: Dinner Package
Overnight: Amman

Day 3, Sunday - Jerash , Amman City Tour
After breakfast, travel north of Amman to the best preserved example of Roman civilization in Jordan, the city of Jerash. Jerash, part of the Decapolis (the ten large Roman cities of the East) has been called the Pompeii of the East for its unique state of preservation. The city features theaters, churches, temples of Zeus and Artemis, a Nymphaeum and colonnaded street. Later, embark on a city tour of Amman, the capital of the Kingdom of Jordan. Often referred to as the "White City" because of the white stone used to build the houses, Amman is among the oldest continually inhabited cities on Earth. The tour will take you to the museums, the Citadel, the Roman Amphitheater, the souks, and the city's modern district
Optional: Dinner Package
Overnight: Amman
Meals: Breakfast

Day 4, Monday - Mt Nebo, Madaba
Today, drive south along the Kings' Way towards Petra. En route, visit Mount Nebo, the reputed burial site of Moses, overlooking the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea. Continue to visit the mosaic city of Madaba, where an ancient map of the Holy Land is set into the floor of Saint George's Church. Then drive to Shobak for a visit of a crusader castle before arriving in Petra
Optional: Dinner Package
Overnight: Petra
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5, Tuesday - Full Day in Petra
Today, enjoy a full day visit of Petra, both a Jordanian national treasure and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The ancient capital of the Nabataeans, Petra once sheltered Arab traders who came through the region with precious cargoes of spices, silks, ivory, and rare pelts. Walk through the Siq, a narrow and winding fissure between the cliffs to reach towering Treasury, a building rising 140 feet that is cut into the sheer rock face. Also see the Roman Theater, the Courts, and the Temple of the Winged Lion. Along the way, you will also see the impressive architecture of countless temples, water channels, arched gates, and royal tombs, the remnants of a once great culture
Optional: Dinner Package
Overnight: Petra
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6, Wednesday - Wadi Rum Desert
After breakfast, visit the Wadi Rum Desert, and its magnificent moon-like landscape. Take a short ride in a 4x4 vehicle. Later, continue to the Dead Sea via Amman and check in to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure
Optional: Dinner Package
Overnight: Dead Sea
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 7, Thursday - Dead Sea, Travel to Amman
This morning, enjoy time at leisure at the lowest spot on earth, the Dead Sea. Experience the floating waters of this natural beauty. Alternatively, choose to participate in an optional tour to the Ma'in Hot Springs. Later, travel back to Amman and enjoy a traditional Kan Zaman farewell dinner in the evening
Optional: Ma'in Waterfall & Hot Springs (AM)
Overnight: Amman
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8, Friday - Drive to Jerusalem
After breakfast, depart for Jerusalem where you will meet up with the group starting in Israel. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. Remainder of the day at leisure
Overnight: Jerusalem
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 9, Saturday - Day at leisure in Jerusalem
Enjoy the day at leisure in this fascinating city. Stroll the pedestrian Ben Yehuda Street with its many shops and cafes and restaurants or visit one of the city's many museums
Optional: Full Day Masada and Dead Sea
Overnight: Jerusalem
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 10, Sunday - Day at leisure in Jerusalem
Enjoy a full day at leisure in Jerusalem
Optional: Half Day Jerusalem Old City - Jewish Quarter (AM)
Optional: Half Day Jerusalem New City (PM)
Optional: Illuminated Jerusalem with dinner
Overnight: Jerusalem
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 11, Monday - Beit Shean and Capernaum Sightseeing
Depart Jerusalem, driving via the Jordan Valley to Beit Shean, a city mentioned in the Bible, later a Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine city which was destroyed by an earthquake in 749AD. Continue north following the Jordan River to Yardenit. Drive around the Sea of Galilee, with views of Tiberias, to Capernaum, site of a second century village and synagogue on the northern shore
Overnight: Tiberias
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 12, Tuesday - Day at leisure in Tiberias
Enjoy a full day at leisure in Tiberias. With the evening at leisure we suggest a visit to a local diamond factory
Optional: Full Day Golan Heights Tour with Lunch
Overnight: Tiberias
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 13, Wednesday - Nazareth, Haifa and Ceasarea Sightseeing
Drive south through the Galilean hills to Nazareth, home of the Church of the Annunciation, the largest basilica in the Middle East. Continue to Haifa, stopping for a view of the picturesque Bahai Gardens. Proceed to the Mediterranean coast, and visit Caesarea. Tour the remains of the Roman and Crusader ruins and the impressive theatre. Visit the harbor and see ancient history come to life with the multi-media presentation. Drive south along the coastal highway to Tel Aviv
Optional: Panoramic Night Tour of Tel Aviv with dinner
Overnight: Tel Aviv
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 14, Thursday - Depart for the USA
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

    Book your Optional Tours before you travel and see more, save time, save money, and protect your investment. Tours purchased while traveling may cost an extra 10% or even more! Tours often sell out - avoid disappointment! Save your cash - many countries do not accept credit cards. Travel insurance only covers services purchased prior to departure.

    Book your Optional Tours before you travel and see more, save time, save money, and protect your investment. Tours purchased while traveling may cost an extra 10% or even more! Tours often sell out - avoid disappointment! Save your cash - many countries do not accept credit cards. Travel insurance only covers services purchased prior to departure.

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    *Not Included:
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    Additional Information:
    Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.

    Some departures may be accommodated at Prima Kings Hotel in Jerusalem.

    March 8 '12 departure will be accommodated at Rimonim Mineral Tibieras in Tiberias.

    Hotel check-out is 12:00 pm. If you have a late departure flight and want to depart later than 12:00 pm you may pre-purchase a hotel Day Use Room. Please note: Hotel checkout for a Day Use Room is 6:00 pm. If you have a flight which requires a longer stay, you may purchase a full post night.


    Entry Requirements:
    Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.




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