Essence of the Holy Land

Description

Day 1: Amman
Upon arrival at Queen Alia International Airport, your guide will be waiting for you and transfer you to your hotel for free time at leisure.

Amman Jordan

Day 2:  Amman - Wadi Rum
After breakfast, you will be leaving for Wadi Rum desert but you will make several stops on the way. Your first stop will be in Madaba to visit St. George’s Greek Orthodox Church, then drive to Mount Nebo, which is the memorial of Prophet Moses. Later you will be heading to visit Machaerus, where John the Baptist was imprisoned and beheaded. Then you will proceed to visit Kerak Castle, before continuing to Wadi Rum. After your arrival in Rum, you'll go out to explore the desert in a 4x4 pick-up for a couple of hours before heading back to the camp for dinner. After dinner, you can decide to sleep in a martian tent, which is optional. The Martian tents are special because you will be able to stargaze while relaxing on your bed.

Wadi Rum desert

Day 3: Petra – Amman
After breakfast, you will be leaving for Petra! The Nabateans carved this city in stone with simple tools 1500 years ago, and nothing will prepare you for the beauty and the sheer size of Al Khazna! After some time spent at leisure in Petra, you will be transferred back to Amman for dinner and overnight.

Petra Jordan

Day 4: Massada / Qumran / Tiberius
After breakfast, you will be leaving for Israel. You will be transferred to Allenby Bridge, to cross the border into Israel where your new guide and driver will be waiting for you. You will leave to Massada, ascend by cable car to the top of the mountain, then back to Qumran to visit the caves of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Upon arrival in Tiberius, you will check in to your hotel and spend the rest of the evening at leisure.

Massada
Day 5: Tiberius – Sea of Galilee – Nazareth
After breakfast, you will leave for a boat trip on the Sea of ​​Galilee. After the boat trip, you will visit the Mount of the Beatitudes, Tabgha, and Capernaum. After lunch, you will continue your journey to Nazareth via Cana de Galilea. Upon arrival you will visit the Basilica of the Annunciation, the Carpintería de José and the Fuente de la Virgen. In the evening, transfer to the hotel for dinner and overnight.

Sea of Galilee

Day 6: Jerusalem & Bethlehem
After breakfast, you will go and explore the New City of Jerusalem. You will visit the Book Sanctuary in the Israel Museum, where the manuscripts of the Dead Sea and the Model representing the City of Jerusalem in the time of Jesus are on display. You will also pay a visit to the Holocaust Museum. After lunch, you will continue towards Ein Karem, to visit the Shrines of the Visitation of Maria to her Prima Isabel and of San Juan Bautista. In the afternoon, you will depart to Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus Christ. In Bethlehem, you will visit the Church of the Nativity, the Grotto of San Jerónimo, and the Church of Santa Catalina. In the evening, you will be transferred to your hotel for dinner and overnight.

Jeruzalem

Day 7: Jerusalem - Mount of Olives – Dead Sea
After breakfast, you will be departing to the Mount of Olives, to enjoy a panoramic tour of the walled city. Afterward, you will visit the Gethsemane Garden and Basilica of the Agony. You will visit the Wailing Wall and continue through the Via Dolorosa to reach Golgotha, the place of the crucifixion of Jesus and the Holy Sepulcher. Along the Via Dolorosa, there are 14 stations, in each station, there is a chapel or sign that illustrates the episode. After lunch, you will continue to Mount Sion, where the Tomb of King David and the Cenacle is located, the place of the Last Supper "The Eucharist" and "Pentecost", later you will cross back to Jordan, to the Dead Sea. You will spend the rest of the evening at leisure at the Dead Sea.

Dead sea

Day 8: Amman
Today you will meet your guide at the hotel lobby for your transfer to Queen Alia  International airport for your departure flight.

Overview

Included in this Package

  • All transfers and transport as per program in air-conditioned vehicles

  • Airport assistance and visa procedure

  • Shuttle between Jordan and Israel

  • Service of English speaking guides as mentioned in the itinerary

  • Accommodation on Full Board (breakfast, lunch, and dinner included)

  • All entrance fees on tour

  • Horse ride in Petra

  • Jeep tour in Wadi Rum

  • Unlimited drinking water

  • Co2 Compensation

Excluded in this Package

  • International Airfares and Airport taxes,

  • Travel and personal insurance,

  • Visa, passport, vaccinations, medicines,

  • Personal expenditures,

  • Gratitude,

  • Optional excursions/activities not detailed in the itinerary,

  • Any additional services requested,

  • Wire Transfers Fees (sending & receiving).


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Israel is a truly unique destination, whether you are religious yourself or not, it's a destination that leaves many inspired after seeing all the different religions living together hand in hand.

Essence of the Holy Land

8 Days / 7 nights

Our Essence of the Holy Land will take you to Jordan and Israel, where you will visit many of the countries' highlights, including Wadi Rum, Petra, Bethlehem, Nazareth, and the Dead Sea.

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