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From £3295pp
Duration
11 days & 10 nights
Itinerary Type
Group Tour
Holiday Type
General Interest
Tour Highlights

The Wonders of Jordan & Jerusalem

Jordan and Israel: two nations divided by the Dead Sea, and the perfect pairing for enthusiasts of history, archaeology and desert vistas. 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.
Dates and prices

Itinerary

YEAR:
DAY 1: Fly to Amman
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Fly to Amman

Fly from London (regional connections available) to Amman, Jordan, with British Airways. Transfer to the Intercontinental Amman for 3 nights. Welcome dinner to meet your group and tour manager.

Meal basis: As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Accommodation: Intercontinental Amman
DAY 2: Amman - Umm Qais - Jerash
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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)

Accommodation: Amman Rotana
DAY 3: Amman
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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)

Accommodation: Amman Rotana
DAY 4: Madaba - Mount Nebo - Shobak - Petra
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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 Madaba. Stay 2 nights at Mövenpick Resort Petra. Optional evening visit to Petra by candlelight. (B, L)

Accommodation: Movenpick Resort Petra
DAY 5: Petra
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Petra

Enjoy a guided tour of Petra, the unique ancient Nabataean city carved into the red sandstone cliffs of southern Jordan. (B)

Accommodation: Movenpick Resort Petra
DAY 6: Dead Sea
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Dead Sea

Morning at leisure or optional 4x4 excursion into the desert of 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
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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
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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. (B)

Accommodation: Harmony Hotel Jerusalem
DAY 9: Jerusalem - Bethlehem
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Jerusalem - Bethlehem

This morning, visit Bethlehem, known as the site of the nativity. Your visit here will include the Church of the Nativity and Manger Square. (B)

Accommodation: Harmony Hotel Jerusalem
DAY 10: Jerusalem - Bethlehem
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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. Optional visit to Masada, King Herod's rock fortress (must be pre-booked - from £245pp). Enjoy a farewell drink. (B)

Accommodation: Harmony Hotel Jerusalem
DAY 11: Fly to London
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Fly to London

Travel to Tel Aviv and visit 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.

Meal Basis: As per itinerary - B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals

DAY 1: Fly to Amman
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Fly to Amman

Fly from London (regional connections available) to Amman, Jordan, with British Airways. Transfer to the Intercontinental Amman for 3 nights. Welcome dinner to meet your group and tour manager. (D)

Meal Basis: As per itinerary - B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals

Accommodation: Intercontinental Amman
DAY 2: Amman - Umm Qais - Jerash
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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)

Accommodation: Amman Rotana
DAY 3: Amman
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Amman

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

Accommodation: Amman Rotana
DAY 4: Madaba - Mount Nebo - Shobak - Petra
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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 Madaba. Stay 2 nights at Mövenpick Resort Petra. Optional evening visit to Petra by candlelight. (B, L)

Accommodation: Movenpick Resort Petra
DAY 5: Petra
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Petra

Enjoy a guided tour of Petra, the unique ancient Nabataean city carved into the red sandstone cliffs of southern Jordan. (B)

Accommodation: Movenpick Resort Petra
DAY 6: Dead Sea
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Dead Sea

Morning at leisure or optional 4x4 excursion into the desert of 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
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Dead Sea

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

DAY 8: Jericho - Jerusalem
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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. (B)

Accommodation: Harmony Hotel Jerusalem
DAY 9: Jerusalem - Bethlehem
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Jerusalem - Bethlehem

This morning, visit Bethlehem, known as the site of the nativity. Your visit here will include the Church of the Nativity and Manger Square. (B)

Accommodation: Harmony Hotel Jerusalem
DAY 10: Jerusalem
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Jerusalem

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. Optional visit to Masada, King Herod's rock fortress (must be pre-booked - from £245pp). Enjoy a farewell drink. (B)

Accommodation: Harmony Hotel Jerusalem
DAY 11: Fly to London
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Fly to London

Travel to Tel Aviv and visit 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.

Meal Basis: As per itinerary - B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals

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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

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. Alternatively, it can be tailored to your exact requirements. So, should you want to spend longer in a particular location, or add another experience or destination, we can make all the arrangements for you. Please contact our travel specialists for guideline prices.
Guaranteed departures
Where a tour date shows ‘Guaranteed departure’, 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.
Dates and prices
Unless otherwise stated, the tour prices and upgrade supplements are all per person in pound sterling, based on two people sharing a twin/double room. The online price is a guideline price; your final quote may differ due to flight availability, and you may be asked to pay a flight supplement.
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.
Tour variations
9th October 2023 departure includes 2 nights at the Harmony Hotel in Jerusalem and 1 night at the Yam Hotel in Tel Aviv. No optional visit to Masada on this departure date.

What's included

  • Small group size - average 12 people (max 20)
  • 4-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 & 2 dinners
  • Guided sightseeing & entrance fees
  • Hotel porterage

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