12 days / 11 night’s program
Day 1: Arrival Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport – Jerusalem
Meet & greet upon arrival at the Airport, then transfer to your hotel in Jerusalem for dinner & overnight
Day 2: Jerusalem Full day visit – Bethlehem – Jerusalem
After breakfast: After Breakfast, start the day by visiting Mount of Olives – Mount Zion, then walk down to the Garden of Gethsemane and the Church of All Nations. In the old city we view the Wailing Wall, which represents the last remnants of the Jewish Temple, destroyed by the Romans. If open to visitors, we ascend to the Temple Mount to look at the famous Dome of the Rock. Then we continue to the Via Dolorosa, which leads us to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, where Jesus Christ was crucified and buried.
Then, drive to Bethlehem to observe the Church of Nativity, marking the place where Jesus Christ had been born. See also the Shepherd’s Fields.
Back to your hotel in Jerusalem for dinner & overnight
Day 3: Jerusalem – Qumran – Masada – Nazareth
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to visit Qumran Caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. Then drive to the ancient Jericho, famed as the oldest city in the world located in the Judah’s desert.
Drive to Masada, an ancient fortification, on the eastern edge of the Judaean Desert, overlooking the Dead Sea. Herod the Great built palaces for himself on the mountain and fortified Masada between 37 and 31 BCE.
Continue to Nazareth for dinner & overnight at hotel.
Day 4: Jerusalem – Sea If galilee – Sheikh Hussein – Jerash – Amman
Breakfast at hotel. Tour starting with the boat ride across the Sea of Galilee where Jesus walked on the waters
Then, transfer to Sheikh Hussein Border, meet and assist by our representative, then, drive to visit Jerash the Pompeii of the East
You will enter Jerash through the monumental South Gate and find you wandering around in a Roman city. You will walk in the Oval Plaza surrounded by colonnades, visit the Roman theatre and Byzantine churches with mosaic-covered floors. Enjoy a stroll along Jerash’ main road the Cardo and pass by the Nymphaeum. You may experience the marvellous acoustics of the theatre, the stage of the Jerash music festival which takes place every year. And see for yourself how the Romans built the earthquake-proof columns of the colonnaded streets.Proceed to Amman for dinner & overnight at hotel
Day 5: Amman – Dead Sea – Madaba – Nebo
After breakfast: Drive to Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth its surface and shore s are 423 meters below sea level. You will have the possibility to swim in Dead Sea (O beach) where you will experience a rare floating sensation while giving your skin a beauty treats. Put yourself to sink into the waves of the sea treat without, have a massage or try out the healing properties of mineral mud on the skin.
Then, drive to visit Madaba, one of the most spectacular churches around the world; ST. George church where you will find the Mosaic Map of Jerusalem painted on the floor of the church.
Then go up to Mount Nebo, the place where Moses buried. You will be lucky if the sky is clear enough; you will have a wonderful view up from the mountain seeing the Jordan Valley, the Dead Sea, and Jericho in the other bank of the Jordan River.
Proceed to Petra for dinner & overnight at hotel
Day 6: Petra (full day visit)
After breakfast: pick up to visit Petra, there is no visit of Jordan will be complete without having seen the capital of the ancient Nabatean kingdom, Petra. The long-lost city of Petra, carved entirely by man into the rose-red sandstone rocks, puts your imagination to the test. Its aMystic and glorious place, an eternal tribute to a lost civilization. Petra was the central meeting point of the Nabatean spice routes which originated from the Persian Gulf, Western Arabia and the Red Sea. About two thousand years ago Petra became the capital of the Nabatean Empire. The city was so renowned that one of its kings, Aretas IV, is even mentioned in the Bible. No wonder UNESCO placed Petra on its World Heritage List one enters Petra by passing the Siq, a deep and narrow gorge, at the end of which all of a sudden dramatically appears the most famous monument in Petra: al-Khazneh or the Treasury. Maybe you will recognize it as the stage of the final sequence of the movie ‘Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade’. But the Treasury is just the start. Walking and climbing in Petra hundreds of buildings carved in stone and eroded through the centuries into fabulous multi-colored walls will be revealed to you. Overnight at hotel in Petra.
Day 7: Petra – Wadi Rum (02 h 4×4) – Aqaba
After breakfast: drive to visit Wadi Rum, the valley of the moon according to Lawrence of Arabia; here you will have the opportunity to experience of the Jeep tour 4×4 for 2 hours to explore the most spectacular sites of the area ending with a cup of tea made from Bedouin.
Proceed to Aqaba. Dinner & overnight at hotel
Day 8: Aqaba Free day – Arava Border – St. Catherine
After breakfast;Ejoy your free day in Aqaba which Lies at the Red sea. Jordan’s only port is the place to be. The waters of the Red Sea are crystal clear and have an abundant marine life. Aqaba offers a wide variety of opportunities to explore this amazing underwater world, such as scuba diving and snorkeling. The Red Sea is home to more than 140 species of coral and countless species of brightly colored fish. And if you are lucky you may also experience close encounters with friendly sea animals like turtles and dolphins. The weather near the Gulf of Aqaba is splendid all year around.
Then, transfer to Arava border. Proceed to Taba. Enter into Egypt after formalities proceed to Sinai. View the beautiful and historical Sinai Mountains. Check-in hotel. Dinner & overnight at hotel
Day 9: St.Catherine Monastery – Cairo
Early morning climb to the top of the Mt.Sinai to visit the old church of Moses where he received the Ten Commandments. After Late Breakfast at hotel. Visit St. Catherine Monastery set beneath the mountains. It has been one of the world’s great centers of religious pilgrimage for over fifteen centuries. It has a library of ancient manuscripts, second only to the Vatican and a 6th century church on the site of the Burning Bush.
On the way to Cairo, we cross the famous Suez Canal. Transfer to Cairo for dinner & overnight
Day 10 + day 11: 02 Full days visiting Cairo
Breakfast at hotel and checkout. Visit the Pyramids, Sphinx, old churches of Cairo and Egyptian Museum.
Evening, a cruise on the River Nile. Dinner on board. Enjoy the shows on board.
Back to your hotel for dinner & overnight.
Day 12: Cairo – Airport
After Breakfast Proceed to Airport for final departure
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