Highlights of Israel and Jordan Schedule
Day 1-welcome to Israel
After a long flight, you will be landing in Ben Gurion Internacional airport. Our representative will meet you at the airport and give you a warm welcome.
We then take you to your hotel in Jerusalem.
Day 2 –Masada and Dead Sea
Morning after having breakfast, we will be on our way to Masada fortress. On our way we can observe the beauties of the Judean desert. At the end of our ride we reach the cable car station in Masada.
After the fascinating tour in Masada a short drive will lead us to one of the beautiful dead sea beaches. We will have time to swim and float in the lowest lake on earth.
An optional visit on this day are the excavations of the old city of Qumeran.
This day will end on our hotel in Jerusalem.
Day 3 –Jerusalem -Betlehem
After having breakfast in the hotel we will begin our day in an emotional visit to the holocaust museum. Then we will continue to visit the Israel Museum and afterwards tour the modern city of Jerusalem and the pintoresque neighborhoods of Mishkenot Shaananim and Yemin Moshe ,the Knesset and the famous market of Mahane Yehuda. There in the market we will have our stop for lunch.
Afternoon we will have a visit to the city of Belem and visit the church of nativity.
At the end of the tour you will be translated to the hotel in Jerusalem.
Day 4- Jerusalem old city
This morning our tour will start in the Mount of Olives having an impressing observation view of the old city of Jerusalem. Afterwards we start our descend through Mount of Olives visiting on our way the famous Dominus Flevit Church and the Church of Agony with its famous Gethsemane garden.
Once visiting the Mount of Olives we move on to Mount Zion visiting there the Dormizion Abbey, The Last Supper Room and crossing the Zion gate to the old city. We move on to the Jewish quarter untill reaching the Western Wall, on our way stop by the roman cardo. From there continue to the Christian quarter, the Via Dolorosa and ending our tour in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
Our day in Jerusalem ends and we will be transfared to our hotel for overnight.
Day 5-Beit Shean Yardenit Zefat .
In the morning we will start descending through the Judean desert passing to the Jordan valley untill finally reach the city of Beit Shean. Once in Beit-Shean will have a visit to the national park exploring the old city. From there we continue our tour and reach the baptisimal site of Yardenit on the shores of the Jordan river. Finally visit the pintoresque city of Zefat.
Stay overnight in the sorroundings of Zefat.
Day 6-by the steps of Jesus
Our tour starts early in the morning driving to the city of Nazareth where Jesus lived most of his life. We will have a visit to the Church of Annunciation and continue our tour in the old city. We will leave Nazareth and follow the steps of the Lord to the Sea of Galilee. Before we visit the wedding church in Cana. We will visit the holy sites by the shores of the Sea of Galilee such as: Mount of Beatitudes, Capernaum, the
reconstructed church of tabgha where the tradition belives the miracle of the loaves and fish took place. At the end of the day have a visit to the baptismal site of Yardenit on the shores of the Jordan river.
By the end of our tour we will head back to our hotel in Tiberias.
Day 7 Meditteranean coast to Tel Aviv.
After breakfast we will start our tour to the Mediterranean coast. Our first stop is the old city of Acre with its ancient port, then to the city of Haifa having a panoramic view of the Bahai gardens and the port.
We continue to the south by the shoreline and after lunch we will reach the old city of Caesarea with its famous amphitheater and king Herods summer house.
Our long day will finalize in the hotel in Tel Aviv.
Day 8 -Tel Aviv –Petra
Early in the morning we start our long drive to the south the city of Eilat. Then we get to the Rabin cross boarder to Jordan. Once done with all the necessary to enter Jordan our local assistant welcomes you. We start our drive to Petra to enjoy the beauty of the pink city.
Overnight we stay in hotel in Petra.
Day 9 -wadi rum-Tel Aviv.
After having breakfast our tour to Wadi Rum begins. Ones we are in Wadi Rum we begin this impressive desert tour with 4 wheel drive jeep. Once finished the tour go back to the border back to Israel.
Your local representative will take you back to your hotel in Tel Aviv.
Day 10 –till next time
Leisure in the morning and depending your departure time you will be transferred to the airport for your flight home.