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The Wonders of Jordan & Jerusalem

Group Tour | General interest 11 Days & 10 Nights
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 26 people

Amman

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1152 1355 1661 2170 2679 2984 3086 3086 2984 2577 1966 1355
Min temp (C)(F) 337 337 541 948 1254 1559 1763 1763 1559 1254 846 439
Sunshine hours 6 6 7 9 11 13 13 12 11 9 7 6
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 11 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 763 663 612 201 40 0 0 0 0 80 321 653
Rainy Days 10 9 8 4 1 0 0 0 0 3 4 8
Humidity N N N N L M M M M L N N
UV 3/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Aqaba

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1763 1966 2272 2882 3290 3595 3799 3697 3493 2984 2475 1966
Min temp (C)(F) 541 745 948 1457 1763 1966 2170 2170 1966 1661 1152 745
Sunshine hours 8 8 9 10 11 13 13 12 11 10 8 7
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 11 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 50 80 70 50 20 0 0 0 0 50 30 70
Rainy Days 2 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Humidity M H VH VH E E E E VH H M M
UV 4/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 7/H 5/M 4/M
Sea temp (C)(F) 2272 2170 2170 2170 2373 2577 2679 2781 2679 2577 2475 2373

Dead Sea (Jordan)

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2068 2272 2679 3188 3595 38100 39102 39102 3799 3493 2984 2272
Min temp (C)(F) 1050 1152 1355 1661 2068 2373 2475 2577 2475 2170 1661 1254
Sunshine hours 6 7 8 9 11 13 13 12 11 9 8 6
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 11 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 281 181 161 50 20 0 0 0 0 20 151 261
Rainy Days 11 11 8 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 9
Humidity M M H VH VH E E E VH H M M
UV 3/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Ma’In

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1355 1559 1966 2475 2882 3290 3391 3493 3290 2781 2068 1559
Min temp (C)(F) 236 337 541 948 1355 1559 1763 1763 1559 1254 745 337
Sunshine hours 7 8 8 9 11 13 13 12 11 9 8 7
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 11 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 120 110 110 50 20 0 0 0 0 40 60 110
Rainy Days 5 4 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
Humidity M H VH VH E E E E VH H M M
UV 4/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 7/H 5/M 4/M
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Petra

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1355 1559 1966 2475 2882 3290 3391 3391 3188 2781 2068 1559
Min temp (C)(F) 236 337 643 1050 1355 1661 1763 1763 1661 1254 846 439
Sunshine hours 7 8 8 9 11 13 13 12 11 10 8 7
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 11 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 171 171 151 70 30 0 0 0 0 40 70 161
Rainy Days 5 4 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
Humidity N N N N L M M M M N N N
UV 4/M 5/M 7/H 10/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 10/VH 7/H 5/M 4/M
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Acre

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1661 1763 2068 2475 2679 2984 3188 3188 3086 2882 2475 1966
Min temp (C)(F) 948 948 1152 1457 1661 2068 2272 2373 2272 1966 1457 1152
Sunshine hours 6 6 7 9 10 12 12 11 10 9 7 6
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1526 1024 653 291 50 0 0 0 10 341 833 1526
Rainy Days 15 14 11 6 2 0 0 0 0 5 8 13
Humidity M M H VH VH E E E VH H M M
UV 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 11/E 11/E 11/E 9/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M
Sea temp (C)(F) 1864 1763 1763 1864 2170 2475 2679 2781 2781 2577 2272 2068

Dead Sea (Israel)

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1966 2068 2373 2882 3290 3493 3697 3697 3595 3188 2679 2170
Min temp (C)(F) 846 846 1050 1355 1661 2068 2272 2272 2170 1763 1355 948
Sunshine hours 6 7 8 9 11 13 13 12 11 9 8 6
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 11 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 482 361 281 90 10 0 0 0 0 70 221 402
Rainy Days 8 7 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 7
Humidity N N L M H VH E E VH H M N
UV 4/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 7/H 4/M 3/M
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Eilat

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1864 2068 2475 2984 3391 3697 3799 3799 3595 3086 2577 2068
Min temp (C)(F) 745 846 1152 1559 1864 2170 2272 2272 2170 1763 1254 846
Sunshine hours 8 9 9 10 11 13 13 12 11 10 9 7
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 11 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 50 80 60 40 20 0 0 0 0 50 30 70
Rainy Days 2 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Humidity M H VH VH E E E E VH H M M
UV 4/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 7/H 5/M 4/M
Sea temp (C)(F) 2272 2170 2170 2170 2373 2577 2679 2781 2679 2577 2475 2373

Haifa

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1661 1763 1966 2373 2577 2882 3086 3086 2984 2781 2373 1864
Min temp (C)(F) 948 948 1050 1355 1661 1966 2272 2272 2170 1864 1457 1050
Sunshine hours 6 6 7 9 10 12 12 11 10 9 7 6
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1506 974 612 251 50 0 0 0 10 341 853 1636
Rainy Days 12 12 9 4 1 0 0 0 0 3 6 12
Humidity M M H VH VH E E VH VH H M M
UV 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 11/E 11/E 10/VH 9/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M
Sea temp (C)(F) 1864 1763 1763 1864 2170 2577 2781 2882 2882 2679 2373 2068

Nazareth

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1559 1661 1966 2373 2781 3086 3188 3188 3086 2781 2373 1763
Min temp (C)(F) 745 846 948 1254 1559 1966 2170 2170 2068 1763 1254 948
Sunshine hours 6 6 7 8 10 12 12 11 10 8 7 6
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1406 1034 763 341 60 0 0 0 10 261 743 1395
Rainy Days 12 12 9 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 6 11
Humidity N N N N M M H H H M N N
UV 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 11/E 11/E 11/E 9/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

The Sea of Galilee

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1864 1966 2272 2781 3086 3391 3595 3595 3493 3188 2577 2068
Min temp (C)(F) 846 846 1050 1355 1661 2068 2272 2373 2170 1763 1355 948
Sunshine hours 6 7 7 9 11 13 12 12 10 9 7 6
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 974 713 572 291 50 0 0 0 0 151 502 894
Rainy Days 12 11 9 4 1 0 0 0 0 3 6 10
Humidity M M H VH VH E E E VH H M M
UV 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 11/E 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A
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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. After a tour and a basket weaving demonstration, continue to Jerash for a lunch cooked by women from a local village. Tour the ruins of the ancient Roman city of Jerash 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 Kings 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. (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)

Meal basis:

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

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.

Superior tour

This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.

Single supplement

From £795pp.

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. Please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.

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 information.

Superior group tour accommodation

  • The Boulevard Arjaan by Rotana
    The Boulevard Arjaan by Rotana

    The Boulevard Arjaan by Rotana is conveniently located in the new downtown area of Amman, with the Temple of Hercules and the Roman Corinthian columns just a few kilometres away. The property offers a range of luxurious accommodation from studio apartments to four-bedroom penthouses. The hotel has a contemporary Italian restaurant with an outdoor terrace.Features: 391 apartments, 2 restaurants, 2 rooftop pools, gym, Wi-Fi.<br>Room amenities: Television, safe, bathrobes, hairdryer, kitchenette, tea &amp; coffee facilities.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Harmony Hotel
    Harmony Hotel

    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. Features: 50 rooms, rooftop terrace, breakfast room, lift, games room, car parking, Wi-Fi. Room amenities: Air conditioning, satellite television, refrigerator, tea and coffee facilities, safe, hairdryer.

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Dates & prices

JAJ2020

Main Costs
Departure-Return date Original Price Special Offer(£) Single Supplement Click to Book
9 Mar 2020 - 19 Mar 2020 £2,795 £0 £795 Tour Cancelled
23 Mar 2020 - 2 Apr 2020 £2,895 £0 £795 Tour Cancelled
27 Apr 2020 - 7 May 2020 £2,995 £0 £795 Tour Cancelled
7 Sep 2020 - 17 Sep 2020 £2,945 £0 £795 Tour Cancelled
14 Sep 2020 - 24 Sep 2020 £2,995 £0 £795 Tour Cancelled
12 Oct 2020 - 22 Oct 2020 £2,895 £0 £795 Reserve
 

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

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.

 
  • • 4- & 5-star accommodation
    • Flexible - extensions & flight upgrades available
    • Average group size - 16 (max 26)
    • International flights
    • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
    • Experienced local tour manager
    • 10 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
    • Guided sightseeing & entrance fees

Destinations on this tour

    https://www.coxandkings.co.uk/destinations/middle-east/jordan/petra
  • Petra

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

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  • https://www.coxandkings.co.uk/destinations/middle-east/jordan/dead-sea-jordan
  • 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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  • https://www.coxandkings.co.uk/destinations/middle-east/israel/jerusalem
  • Jerusalem

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

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  • https://www.coxandkings.co.uk/destinations/middle-east/jordan/amman
  • Amman

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

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