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MIDDLE EAST

Amazing Jordan with Israel

 

 

DAY 01 — LUXOR – AMMAN

Arrive at Amman airport and you will be met and transferred to “HOTEL” Rest of the day free at leisure.

 

 

DAY 02 — AMMAN – PETRA

Check out from the hotel and See the intricate ancient Mosaic map of the Holy Land at Madaba. Visit Kerak’s Crusader Castle. Visit Mt. Nebo where Moses viewed the Promised Land before his passing. Explore the remains of the Byzantine Church with a mosaic floor, and from a platform in front of the church enjoy a breathtaking view across the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea.
Arrive at Petra and check in at “HOTEL”
Start your Petra experience with a visit of Petra by Night. This event is a magical way to see part of the rock city by candlelight and explore the old city, which has become a world wonder.

 

 

DAY 03 — PETRA

Enjoy a spectacular tour exploring the rose-red city of Petra. Enjoy a short horse ride, and then travel on foot through the awesome ‘SIQ’ valley. Visit the Treasury, and explore hundreds of buildings, tombs, temples, and a 3,000-seat theater from the first-century AD

 

 

DAY 04 — PETRA – WADI RUM – TEL AVIV

Start the day and visit Little Petra also known as Siq al-Barid is an archaeological site located north of Petra and the town of Wadi Musa. Like Petra, it is a Nabataean site, with buildings carved into the walls of the sandstone canyons
Drive to Wadi Rum. Enjoy a spectacular jeep tour of the Wadi Rum wilderness. Onto to the Arava border and onto Eilat Airport
Board the flight for Tel Aviv
Arrive at Tel Aviv airport where you will be met and transferred to the “HOTEL”

 

 

DAY 05 — TEL AVIV

Start the day and visit the Rabin Square formerly Kings of Israel Square, is a large public city square in the center of Tel Aviv. Over the years, it has been the site of numerous political rallies, parades, and other public events. In 1995 the square was renamed 'Rabin Square' following the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin which occurred there on November 4 of that year.
Visit Old Jaffa, an 8000 year old port city; Visit the ancient ruins and walk along the restored artists' quarter. On to Jaffa flea market which is bustling with people on Fridays.
In the afternoon, enjoy the Nachalat Binyamin Crafts Fair and Carmel Outdoor Food Market - for great sounds, smells and of course, great shopping!

 

 

DAY 06 — TEL AVIV – JERUSALEM

Begin our day with a tour of the City of David. Walk through Warren’s Shaft and Hezekiah’s Tunnel to the Pool of Siloam. Depart by the Davidson Center for a look at the Southern Wall Excavations
Later explore and experience the Western Wall Tunnels - a fascinating tour through the secret rabbinical tunnels under the Temple Mount.
Head to Machne Yehuda open air market of Jerusalem to see how the locals are doing their shopping.
Enjoy the sites and experience the tastings of a wide variety of products, flavors and fragrances of different vendors in the market

 

 

DAY 07 — JERUSALEM

Depart Jerusalem via the Judean Mountains and descend to the lowest place on earth. Visit the ancient city of Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls where found
Continue along the shores of the Dead Sea to the magnificent cliff top fortress of Masada. Ascend via cable car to explore the remains of King Herod’s luxurious palace and hear about the zealots who defied the Roman Empire from this location.
Take the chance to enjoy a float in the salty waters (weather conditions permitting).

 

 

DAY 08 — JERUSALEM

Visit the Western Wall and the Temple Mount (subject to security clearance).
Explore the colourful bazaars, and walk the Via Dolorosa (Stations of the Cross) until the Church of the Holy Sepulcher.
Visit the tomb of King David and the Room of the Last Supper on Mount Zion
Continue to Bethlehem (subject to security clearance) to visit Manger Square, Shepherds Fields and the Church of the Nativity.

 

 

DAY 09 — JERUSALEM – TEL AVIV – NEWYORK

Check out from the hotel and you will be transferred to Tel Aviv airport to board the flight for New York.