Jordan & Holy Land in Brief

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Summary
Tour duration 7 days, 6 nights
Arrival point Amman
Departure point Amman
Itinerary Dead Sea, Baptism Site, Madaba, Mount Nebo, Petra, Little Petra, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Amman
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 Dead Sea which is approximately 40 Km distant by a modern comfortable vehicle.
  • Check-in into hotel and overnight.

DAY 2

  • Full buffet breakfast at the hotel.
  • You will be ready to get on the journey which will follow the footsteps of Jesus and Mouses.
  • The journey will start by visiting the Baptism site which is few hundred meters away from the river Jordan and where Jesus crossed the river to John the Baptist to perform the Baptism of him.
  • After visiting the first and the most significant place that witnessed the born of Christianity the trip will head to Madaba city. The city which is known for it’s mosaics. You will see the well known and most complete mosaic ancient map of Jordan and the Holy Land of the 6th century in St George Orthodox Church, marked with the points of interest of some historical stories recorded in the Bible.
  • Lunch in one of the most popular restaurants of Madaba.
  • The trip will go to another holy place which is Mount Nebo. It is the place where Moses died after seen the Holy Land from the top of the mountain. You will enjoy the view of the Holy Land as Moses did and also will see more mosaics of different animals and figures found inside the church of Mount Nebo.
  • Drive back to the hotel at the Dead Sea.
  • Free time on the beach to enjoy floating on the Dead Sea, sun bathing mud wrapping and spa facilities.
  • Overnight at the Hotel.

DAY 3

  • Full buffet breakfast at the Hotel.
  • Check-out and departure.
  • Then you will be heading to the south east to visit one of the world’s wonders which the ancient city of Petra.
  • Upon arriving the main gate of the city, you will be transferred by horses to what is called the Siq entrance. The Siq is a long narrow path between the mountain with water channels carved in the mountains on both sides along the path.
  • You will be walking along the Siq, listening to some interesting tales from the local guide. Those tales were told from generation to another.
  • Your guide will be showing you the most important sites of the city and telling you more and more tales about the Nabateens and their mysterious secrets. You will be heading further and further into the city and watching many monuments, tombs, monsters and caves.
  • Your guide will be leading the way back to the main gate, where you will be transferred to one of the restaurants to have lunch.
    Then you will be transferred the hotel where will spend the night.
  • Check-in into the hotel near Petra and overnight.

DAY 4

  • Ful buffet breakfast at the hotel.
  • Check-out and departure.
  • The tour of the day will start by visiting the Little Perta which is just few kilometers away from the Petra city.It is literally hidden away in the center of a mountain with a classical temple standing guard outside the mini-Siq where several ancient caravan routes met.
  • The tour will head to the capital city Amman in the north. The drive will take approximately 3 hours.
  • Lunch en route.
  • Upon arriving Amman, the drive will go through one of the most modern and luxurious areas of Jordan and you will be driving to the down town.
  • You will be dropped in the very center of Amman to visit the Roman Theater, walk through the local market where you can see many shops in the local Souk selling traditional food, sweets, souvenirs, mosques, churches and many other interesting things.
  • After the walk in the market you will be visiting the Citadel on the top of hills, where you can enjoy a nice view of the old part of Amman.
  • Then, transfer to the hotel in Amman.
  • Check-in into the hotel and overnight.

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 Temptation
  • proceed to King Hussein / Allenby bridge for departure.
  • Cross the river back to Jordan and transfer to the Queen Alia International Airport.
  • Fly back home.