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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.
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Fly from London (regional connections
available) to Amman with British Airways.
Transfer to the Boulevard Arjaan by Rotana
for 3 nights. (N)
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)
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)
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, D)
Enjoy a guided tour of Petra, the unique
ancient Nabataean city that has been carved
into the red rock face. (B, D)
Morning at leisure or optional 4x4 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
Day at leisure. Optional excursion to the
baptism site at Bethany where it is believed
that John the Baptist baptised Jesus. (B)
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)
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)
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)
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)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour involves walking over
rough terrain. At Petra, visiting the monastery
and the High Place of Sacrifice requires a
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
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JOJ2019: 9 Nights
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