Biblical Jordan Tour

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Summary
Tour duration 8 days, 7 nights
Arrival point Amman
Departure point Amman
Itinerary Amman, Jerash, Ajloun, Umm Al Rasas, Mukawir, Madaba, Mount Nebo, Baptism Site, Dead Sea,Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Jericho
Hotels 5*, 4*

DAY 1

  • Arrival to Queen Alia International Airport (AMM).
  • You will be met by our representative by the gate. He will assist you with Visa process, customs formalities and luggage.
  • Transfer to the capital city of Amman.
  • Check-in into hotel and free time.
  • Overnight at the hotel in Amman.

DAY 2

  • Full buffet breakfast at the hotel.
  • After breakfast you will be ready to start the tour from the north of Jordan as we will be transferred to the ancient Roman city of Jerash.
  • Lunch en route and carry on to the north west heading to Ajloun city.
  • In Ajloun you will be visiting the Mar Elias, Our Lady Church and you will enjoy the fresh breathe on the top of the mountain which overlook the Holy Land.
  • Drive back to Amman.
  • Overnight at the hotel in Amman

DAY 3

  • Full buffet breakfast at the hotel.
  • You will be picked -up from the hotel in the morning to visit Um Al Rasas which is located in the south east of Amman near Madaba. This is important place the Old and New Testaments mention it, the Romans fortified it, and the local Christians were still embellishing it with Byzantine-style mosaics.
  • After visiting Um Al Rasas you will be transferred to another important place which is over 800 meter overlooking the Dead Sea and protected on three sides by deep ravines.
  • Drive back to Amman and free time.
  • Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 4

  • Full buffet breakfast at the hotel.
  • Check-out from the hotel and departure.
  • You will be transferred from the hotel to the south west of Amman to visit the mosaic city of Madaba and its churches. There you will see the famous mosaic map of the Holy Land. You will see St George Orthodox Church, marked with the points of interest of some historical stories recorded in the Bible.
  • After lunch break in Madaba city you will be heading to the Mount Nebo where Moses passed after seeing the Holy Land. There you will see the same place where Moses died and see one of the oldest churches in the world.
  • From Mount Nebo the journey will carry on to across the Jordan Valley heading to the Baptism Site. You will see the place which is only few hundred meters away from the river Jordan where Jesus crossed the river to perform his baptizing by John the baptist.
  • Then you will be transferred to the lowest point on earth which is the Dead Sea.
  • Check-in into hotel at the Dead Sea.
  • Free time on the beach where you can enjoy and benefit from the nature of Dead Sea. Sunbathing, mud wrapping, floating on the surface of the salty water.
  • Overnight at the hotel in the Dead Sea.

DAY 5

  • Full buffet breakfast at the hotel.
  • Check-out from the hotel and departure.
  • You will be transferred to King Hussein / Allenby bridge where your will cross the river Jordan to the other bank.
  • Meet & assist service will be waiting you on the other side of the river to transfer you to Jerusalem city.
  • Upon arriving Jerusalem you will visit the Olives Mountain and start with panoramic view of Jerusalem.
  • You visit the Pater Noster and the church of the Ascension, the Garden of Gethsemane, then enter the old city to visit the 14 stations of the way of the cross- Holy Sepulcher, visit the Wailing Wall and the last supper room.
  • Transfer to the hotel in Jerusalem.
  • Overnight at the hotel in Jerusalem.

DAY 6

  • Full buffet breakfast at the hotel.
  • Drive to another holy city which is Bethlehem.
  • Upon arriving Bethlehem you will visit the Shepherds’ Field, the Church of the Nativity, Milk Grotto and the city Bazaars.
  • After a lunch break in the city you will be driven to the village of Ein Karem, where St John the Baptist was born. Then you will visit the Church of Visitation where Mary visited her cousin Elizabeth and proclaimed the ‘Magnificat’ and will visit the Church built over the birthplace of John the Baptist.
  • Drive back to the hotel in Jerusalem.
  • Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 7

  • Full buffet breakfast at the hotel.
  • Check-out from the hotel and departure.
  • The return journey will pass by Jericho city (one of the oldest cities in the world) for the view of Mountain of Temptatio.
  • Proceed to King Hussein / Allenby bridge to cross back to Jordan.
  • Transfer from the King Hussein / Allenby bridge to the Dead Sea.
  • Check-in into hotel at the Dead Sea.
  • Free time at the hotel and overnight.

DAY 8

  • Full buffet breakfast at the hotel.
  • Check-out from the hotel and departure.
  • Transfer to Queen Alia International Airport (AMM) and fly back home.