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The Wonders of Jordan & Jerusalem

Group Tour | General Interest 11 Days & 10 Nights Lead-in price: £2895

This tour combines the biblical sites of Jerusalem and Bethlehem with the cultural and scenic highlights of Jordan. Sample authentic local cuisine and take time to relax at a spa resort on the shores of the Dead Sea.

The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Discover impressive ancient ruins at Umm Qais & Jerash
  • Sample traditional Jordanian food with a local family
  • Explore the Old City of Jerusalem including the Western Wall & the Church of the Holy Sepulchre
  • Visit the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, believed to be the birthplace of Jesus
  • 4- & 5-star accommodation
  • Small group size - maximum 18 people
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Superior Group Tour in brief

Day 1: Fly to Amman

Fly from London (regional connections available) to Amman with British Airways. Transfer to the Boulevard Arjaan by Rotana for 3 nights. (N)

Day 2: Amman - Umm Qais - Jerash

This morning travel to Umm Qais to see the ruins of the Decapolis city of Gadara, set in the hills above the Jordan Valley. Continue to Jerash for a lunch cooked by women from a local village. Tour the ruins of the ancient Roman city of Jerash, once buried in sand for centuries, before travelling back to Amman. (B, L)

Day 3: Amman

Morning at leisure. Afternoon city tour including the Jordan Museum, where exhibits include the ‘Ain Ghazal statues, believed to be some of the oldest known human sculptures. This evening enjoy a traditional Jordanian meal with a local family. (B, D)

Day 4: Madaba - Mount Nebo - Shobak - Petra

Travel along the King’s Highway, stopping en route at Madaba, Mount Nebo and the crusader castle at Shobak before arriving at Petra. Lunch will be taken in a converted house near to Madaba. Stay 2 nights at Mövenpick Resort Petra. Optional evening visit to Petra by candlelight. (B, L)

Day 5: Petra

Enjoy a guided tour of Petra, the unique ancient Nabataean city that has been carved into the red rock face. (B)

Day 6: Dead Sea

Morning at leisure or optional 4×4 excursion into the desert at Wadi Rum (payable locally). Transfer to the Dead Sea this afternoon and stay 2 nights at Mövenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea. (B)

Day 7: Dead Sea

Day at leisure. Optional excursion to the baptism site at Bethany, where it is believed that John the Baptist baptised Jesus. (B)

Day 8: Jericho - Jerusalem

Drive to the Allenby Bridge and cross the border into Israel. Continue to Jerusalem, stopping en route for a tour at Jericho, thought to be the oldest city in the world. Stay 3 nights at the Harmony Hotel or Arthur Hotel. (B)

Day 9: Jerusalem - Bethlehem

This morning take a half-day tour of the Old City of Jerusalem to see the Wailing Wall, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and the room of the Last Supper. This afternoon visit Bethlehem, known as the site of the nativity; your visit here will include the Church of the Nativity and Manger Square. (B)

Day 10: Jerusalem

A day at leisure, with a chance to visit the Israel Museum, where the Dead Sea Scrolls are displayed, or Masada, King Herod’s rock fortress (payable locally). (B)

Day 11: Fly to London

Travel to Tel Aviv and visit the ancient port of Jaffa, one of the world’s oldest ports. Later, transfer to the airport and fly from Tel Aviv to London with British Airways. (B)

TOUR EXTENSIONS

Pre-tour extensions are available in Amman and post-tour extensions are available in Jerusalem, which would include accommodation and private transfers. Please speak to a Cox & Kings travel consultant for further details.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Accessibility: This tour involves walking over rough terrain. At Petra, visiting the monastery and the High Place of Sacrifice requires a steep climb.

Private & tailor-made travel:

This itinerary can be taken privately on a date that suits you, for which guideline prices are shown. Alternatively, it can be tailored to your exact requirements.

Superior group tour accommodation

  • Movenpick Resort
    Movenpick Resort

    The Movenpick Resort is located just outside the entrance to the site of Petra, nestled amongst the amber-hued sands and rocky outcrops. The resort features a combination of natural stone, handcrafted wood and Middle Eastern fabrics and textures with an oriental flair. The Movenpick's Classic guestrooms overlook the courtyard, while Superior guestrooms have a balcony with mountain views. There are several food and beverage outlets including Mediterranean cuisine, a tea room, roof garden and an ice-cream counter. The hotel's outdoor swimming pool is closed annually during the winter season, October to mid-May. Features: 183 rooms & suites, 7 food and beverage outlets, wellness centre, outdoor seasonal swimming pool, steam bath and gym. Room amenities: Air conditioning, satellite television, tea & coffee facilities, minibar, safe, hairdryer, Wi-Fi.

  • Movenpick Dead Sea
    Movenpick Dead Sea

    The Movenpick Resort & Spa is located in a traditional village on the northern shores of the Dead Sea, 55km from Amman. The resort is nestled between lush gardens and at the lowest point on earth, at 400 metres below sea level. Guestrooms are designed like a traditional 2-storey village, using local materials and surrounded by tropical gardens with a private balcony or terrace with views of the surrounding gardens, mountains and sea. Features: 346 rooms & suites, 9 restaurants and bars, award-winning spa, fitness centre, 3 swimming pools. Room amenities: Air conditioning, satellite television, tea & coffee facilities, minibar, safe, hairdryer.

  • Harmony Hotel Jerusalem
    Harmony Hotel Jerusalem

    The Harmony Hotel is a boutique property in the lively Nahalat Shiva district close to plenty of shops, cafes and bars and within a 10-minute walk of the Old City. All guestrooms are stylishly decorated with contemporary furnishings.

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Dates & prices

JAJ2022

Main Costs
Departure-Return date Original Price Saving Single Supplement Guaranteed Departures Click to Book
12 Sep 2022 - 22 Sep 2022 £2,695 £0 £795 Yes Reserve
10 Oct 2022 - 20 Oct 2022 £2,995 £0 £795 Yes Reserve
24 Oct 2022 - 3 Nov 2022 £2,695 £0 £795 Reserve
 

Vaccination Travel Policy
All clients must be fully vaccinated before travelling with us on a Cox & Kings (C&K) group tour. This means that a customer must have received their full two doses of the COVID‑19 vaccination at least 14 days before travelling with us. This does not apply to our private tours or tailor-made travel. If you have any questions please call us or visit our FAQs page on our website here

Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Guaranteed Departures Where a tour date has ‘yes’ listed, this tour is guaranteed to run.

For all other departure dates, once the minimum number of people booked has been reached, this tour is also guaranteed to run. Our sales consultants will be able to advise how many people are booked for your chosen date at the time of enquiry, giving you the confidence to book safe in the knowledge your tour will go ahead.

Terms & Conditions Guaranteed departures will run except in the circumstances where travel to the destination is advised against by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) or entry restrictions relating to COVID-19 preclude travel.

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.

 
  • * Small group size - average 12 people (max 20)
  • * 4- & 5-star accommodation
  • * Flexible - extensions & flight upgrades available
  • * International flights with British Airways
  • * Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
  • * Experienced local tour manager
  • * 10 breakfasts, 2 lunches & 1 dinner
  • * Guided sightseeing & entrance fees

Destinations on this tour

  • Amman

    Amman, the modern and ancient capital of Jordan, is one of the oldest continuously...

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  • Amman

    Amman, the modern and ancient capital of Jordan, is one of the oldest continuously...

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  • Amman

    Amman, the modern and ancient capital of Jordan, is one of the oldest continuously...

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  • Petra

    Inhabited since prehistoric times, this Nabataean carved-city, situated between the Red...

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  • Petra

    Inhabited since prehistoric times, this Nabataean carved-city, situated between the Red...

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  • Dead Sea (Jordan)

    The Dead Sea is one of the most unique places on earth. Situated at 400 metres below sea...

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  • Dead Sea (Jordan)

    The Dead Sea is one of the most unique places on earth. Situated at 400 metres below sea...

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  • Jerusalem

    Jerusalem has maintained a central place in history for over 3,000 years....

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  • Jerusalem

    Jerusalem has maintained a central place in history for over 3,000 years....

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  • Jerusalem

    Jerusalem has maintained a central place in history for over 3,000 years....

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