10-Day Israel & Jordan Discovery Including Jerusalem and Petra
Tour Style: Private Tour (No Join-in Group Tour)
- Learn about the Bible story when walking around the Old City of Jerusalem
- Get an unforgettable memory that floating over the Dead Sea
- Take excellent pictures with the amazing architecture in Petra
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- Day 1
Welcome to Israel! Upon arriving in Tel Aviv, you will be greeted by your private driver and escorted to your hotel in Jerusalem. The rest of the day is yours to relax at leisure.
- Day 2
The Mount of Olives is a perfect place to start your morning. Enjoy the amazing view over the Holy City of Jerusalem from the top. Visit the Church of All Nations and the Garden of Gethsemane at the foot of the mount.
Like a pilgrim, walk along the Via Dolorosa, pass by Pool of Bethesda and Church of the Flagellation and finally reach the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Later, wander around the Cardo, the Roman main street of the Old City, pass through the Jewish Quarter and then drive back to your hotel.
- Day 3
After breakfast, drive through the Judean Desert and Wadi Kelt to see one of the wonders in Israel, Monastery of St. George built on the cliffs; then stop at the sign indicating "sea level".
Head to Jericho, the oldest city in the world. Stop by the Mount of Temptation and visit the Tel of Jericho. Bethlehem will be next. There is the Church of the Nativity and the Shepard's Fields. Have a visit to the Church of the Visitation and the birthplace of John the Baptist in Ein Karem before returning to your hotel in Jerusalem.
- Day 4
Enjoy a free day! Start your adventure on the fantastic land at your leisurely pace.
- Day 5
Visit Qumran as the first stop of your Dead Sea trip. It is the site that the Dead Sea scrolls were discovered. After that, ascend by cable car to the top of the Masada Fortress, the last resistance site against the Romans and learn the heroic stories behind it.
Head to the Dead Sea for a floating experience. What you have to know is that it's cool to play with your mobile phone or read a book while floating in the salty water.
- Day 6
With the landscape of the lower Galilee, drive along the coastal road to Nazareth. There are Basilica of Annunciation and the Church of St. Joseph.
After that, head to Tiberias through Kana. It's a peaceful resort town on the Sea of Galilee. Next, drive along the Kineret Lake to Capernaum, and explore the ruins of the ancient synagogue where Jesus taught. Continue to Tabgha and appreciate the Church of Multiplication of the Fish and Loaves with the beautiful mosaic floor.
Proceed to Yardenit, the famous baptismal site for pilgrims, which is located along the Jordan River. Don't miss the place like the Garden of Eden. After the tour, you will drive back to Jerusalem for a restful evening.
- Day 7
After breakfast, your private driver will take you to the Allenby Bridge on the Israeli side. Cross the border on your own. Your Jordanian driver will be waiting for you on the Jordan side of the bridge. After greeting, you will be escorted to Petra for overnight.
- Day 8
Time to head to the Lost City, Petra! Known for its red sandstone, the city is full of mysterious charm and will take your breath away around each corner. After a 2-3 tour guided tour, enjoy your free time and take wonderful pictures.
Enter through Siq to see the Treasury. The most beautiful monument of Petra is waiting for you. Later, cross the Street of Facades to the Royal Tombs and Pharaoh's Castle. At the end of today's tour, stay at your hotel for the night.
- Day 9
This morning, you will be escorted back to Amman via the Desert Highway. It is not only the capital of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan but also the ancient city of Philadelphia.
The Citadel cannot be missed when you travel in Amman, including seeing a collection of unusual archaeological finds in the skulls and rhinoceros teeth preserved in the National Archaeological Museum. As you visit the Amman's downtown market and the city center, you can taste the local delicacies that will please your foodie's heart!
- Day 10
In this morning, you will be free until a private transfer to the airport for your departure flight.
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