Jesus Land Tour, Jordan and Israeloffered by supplier M16318 (read about supplier)
Tour Duration: 12 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 4 people
Destination(s): Jordan Israel
Specialty Categories: Biblical Tours
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 1421 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1788 US Dollar (USD)
Day 1: Arrival Q.A.I Airport – Amman.
Arrival at Q.A.I Airport; Meet and assist and then transfer to Amman.Overnight in Amman.
Day 2: Amman – Anjara – Jesus Cave – Tell Mar Elias – Pella – Amman.
After breakfast, transfer to the biblical city of Anjara. It is believed that Jesus Christ and his disciples including Virgin Mary passed through Anjara once and rested in a cave there during a journey between Jerusalem and Galilee. Then continue to visit the nearby Cave of Jesus that has long been a holy place for pilgrims.
Then proceed to Tell Mar Elias that has long been identified with Tishbe, mentioned in the Bible as the hometown or region of the Prophet Elijah. The remains of one of the largest known Byzantine churches in Jordan can also be found at the site.
After that drive to visit Pella that is one of the richest archaeological sites in Jordan; In AD 67 Pella provided a refuge of some Christians fleeing the Roman destruction of Jerusalem. Then return to Amman. Overnight in Amman.
Day 3: Amman – Jarash – Um Qais – Amman.
After breakfast, transfer to visit Jarash; the best-preserved Roman city of the Decapolis; Entering the city through the monumental South Gate, one comes upon the lovely Oval Plaza, the Temple of Zeus, and the South Theater, which seats more than 3,000 spectators. Walking through the Colonnaded Street, one can see the Market Place, the Omayyad residential quarter, a 4th century AD cathedral, St. Theodore’s Church, the Nymphaeum, and the North Theater.
Continue to Umm Qais that was the home of several classical poets and philosophers. Perched on a splendid hilltop overlooking the Jordan Valley and the Sea of Galilee, Umm Qais boasts an impressive colonnaded terrace and the ruins of two theatres. Then return to Amman.Overnight in Amman.
Day 4: Amman – Umm Al-Rasas – Makawir – Madaba – Mount Nebo – Dead Sea.
After breakfast, drive Umm Al-Rasas which is an important archaeological site that was declared a World Heritage Site in 2004. Its structures date from the 3rd to 9th centuries and most have not yet been excavated. The site is especially known for its magnificent Byzantine mosaics, which have been uncovered in two churches dating from the 6th and 8th centuries.
Then visit Makawir, the site of Machaerus, mentioned in the New Testament as the palace in which Salome danced in exchange for the head of Johan the Baptist on a platter
Continue to Madaba (home of the most famous Byzantine mosaics); Visit the greatest and most significant of all the city’s treasures, the wonderful mosaic map of ancient Palestine, which is located on the floor of the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George.
Then visit Mount Nebo, which dates back to the time of the Prophet Moses, around the 12th century BC. It is believed to be the site of the Prophet’s burial place and the point from where he viewed the “Promised Land”. Then, continue to the Dead Sea to enjoy floating on its salty water. Overnight in Dead Sea Resort.
Day 5: Dead Sea – Bethany – Allenby Bridge – Jerusalem.
After breakfast, drive to visit Bethany where Jesus Christ was baptized by John the Baptist. Stunning archaeological discoveries between the Jordan River and Tall al-Karrer since 1996 have identified this area as biblical "Bethany beyond the Jordan" where John was living when he baptized Jesus.
Then, transfer to Allenby Bridge for departure to Jerusalem – Meet and assist and then transfer to Jerusalem City, Mt. of Olives, Gethsemane, Church of All Nation, Holy Sepulcher Church. Continue to your hotel in Jerusalem. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 6: Jerusalem City Tour.
After breakfast, transfer to Wailing Wall, Mt. Zion, Last Supper Room , Jaffa Gate. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 7: Jerusalem – Bethlehem – Nativity Church – Jerusalem.
After breakfast, transfer to Bethlehem, Full Day tour (Nativity Church, Milk Grotto, Shepherd’s Field. Back to Jerusalem. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 8: Jerusalem – Tiberius – Nazareth – Tel Aviv - Jerusalem.
After breakfast, transfer to Tiberius City, Capernaum, Mt. Of Beatitudes, continue to Nazareth visit Annunciation Church, transfer to Tel Aviv city, Quick tour (Tel Aviv City & Jaffa). Return to Jerusalem. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 9: Jerusalem – Allenby Bridge – Karak - Petra.
After breakfast, transfer to Allenby Bridge for departure to Jordan, Meet & assist & then, transfer to Karak, where you will visit its imposing Crusader castle. Then, drive on to the rose – red city of Petra. Overnight in Petra.
Day 10: Petra (Full Day Visit).
After breakfast, start exploring the Nabatean city of Petra. Proceed on foot through the Siq -the narrow gorge that leads to Petra’s most impressive monument, the Treasury. Then, enjoy your free time in exploring the site. Return to your hotel
Overnight in Petra.
Day 11: Petra – Shobak – Wadi Rum – Amman
After breakfast, drive to Shobak Castle that is known as Mont Realis (MONTREAL) and it was constructed by Baldwin l in the year 1115 CE. Proceed to Wadi Rum, one of the World's most colorful and unique landscapes of desert and mountain scenery. Continue to Amman. Overnight in Amman.
Day 12: Amman – Q.A.I Airport.
After breakfast, transfer to Q.A.I Airport for departure.
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Airfare is not included in the tour price.
- Meet & assist upon arrival after luggage collection area by your private driver.
- Private arrival & departure airport transfers.
- Private transportation by air-conditioned car (4 seats) model 2015 – 2017 with an English speaking driver all the days of the program.
- 11 night accommodation in the above mentioned hotels on BB (Bed & Breakfast).
- Meals: 11 breakfasts in the hotels (Open Buffet).
- Entry visa to Jordan ($ 60 per person).
- All the entrance fees to the sites.
- Guiding service.
- Departure tax to Jordan ($ 15 per person); subject to change without a prior notice.
- Entry to the Holy Land.
- Departure to the Holy Land ($ 50 per person); subject to change without a prior notice.
- Shuttle bus at Allenby Bridge.
- Tip for the driver.
- Lunches & dinners in the whole program.
- Travel & health insurance.
- Flight tickets.
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