On this tour, let us explore Jordan – an Arab Nation on the East Bank of Jordan River. The Nation defined by nature reserves, ancient monuments, culture, wildlife and its lavish seaside resorts.
This piece of land incorporates a great deal of ancient archeological sites and history in it. It is home to the infamous archeological site of Petra the “Rose City”. This is a land of mesmerizing beauty and offers so much for travellers. Let us explore the great ventures that this holiday has to offer.
7 nights / 8 days
- City Tour in Tel Aviv
- Old Markets of Jaffa
- Milk Grotto
- Jerusalem City Tour
- Mount of Olives
- Gethsemane Garden
- Wailing Wall
- Tour of the North; Nature and Wildlife Exploration
- Mount of Beatitudes
- Yardenit the Baptism Site
- Amman the Capital
Day 1: Arriving Jordan
Have a relaxed and enjoyable flight to Jordan. Meet and assist upon arrival at the Abu Ben Gurion Airport. Then prepare to be mesmerized by the striking architecture of Tel Aviv. After a city tour in Tel Aviv, you will then move to Jaffa. Here you will visit the St. Peter House, Old Port of Jaffa and the Old Markets that incorporate the ancient Arab culture in them. After visiting these prominent places at Jaffa, prepare to be welcomed at the halal-friendly hotel at Bethlehem for dinner and an overnight stay that would be pre-booked catering to your taste and desires.
Day 2: Milk Grotto and Jerusalem City Tour
After a comfortable night stay, welcome the pleasant morning with an exquisite breakfast specially arranged for you. After breakfast you will visit the Nativity Church of Bethlehem, the Shepherds Field and the serene Milk Grotto. Milk Grotto (officially Magharet Sitti Mariam, “Grotto of the Lady Mary”) is considered sacred because convention has it that the Holy Family took refuge here before their flight into Egypt. It is believed that while Mary was nursing Jesus during their refuge, a drop of milk fell on the ground turning it into the white color it is today.
After visiting Milk Grotto, you will be steered to the city of Jerusalem. Here you will take a tour of the Ein Karem Village, Visitation Church, Mt. Zion, Last Supper Room, King David Tomb and St. Peter in Galincantue, concluding your day by driving back to Bethlehem to your hotel for a lavish dinner and overnight stay.
Day 3: Jerusalem City Tour, Mount of Olives and The Wailing Wall
Again welcoming a new day with a nice breakfast, get ready to explore the charming panoramic view of the Old City of Jerusalem. The city retains old yet significant religious sites. It has been a place of pilgrimage and worship since the biblical times.
Then you will advance with your tour where you will see the Mount of Olives. This mountain moves adjacent to the Jerusalem city and is named after the olive groves that once covered its slopes.
Next you will continue your exploratory day to the Patter Noster Church, followed by visits to Ascension Church, Palm Sunday Road and Gethsemane Garden which is a Sanctuary on the foot of Mt. of Olives. This is the supposed site where Jesus and his apostles slept the night before his crucifixion.
After the garden tour you will get a chance to see the Wailing Wall up close and learn about its history. It is a relatively small segment of the assembly which formerly composed the western retentive wall of the Second Jewish Temple on the crest of the hill, known as the Temple Mount to Jews and Christians, originating in its biblical Hebrew name Har-Ha-Bayit-lit (Mount of the House of God) and to Muslims as Al-Haram ash-Sharif, the Noble Sanctuary.
At the end of the day, before returning to Bethlehem, you get a chance to go through the Old City of Jerusalem where you walk the 14th Station of Via Dolorosa ending your venture at the Holy Sepulcher Church and then a nice drive back to Bethlehem for some dinner and overnight stay.
Day 4: Tour of the North and Nature Exploration
After starting the day with usual breakfast routine, transfer to the North. Visit Jericho on the way. Drift in the nature with a tour of Sycamore Tree, view Mount Temptation and then continue to the North via Jordan Valley Road. Arrive Nazareth, visit Annunciation Church, Cana, and then ascend to the top of Mount Tabor to confront a diversity of terrestrial life. While you paddle your way up the mountain, visit Transfiguration Church and then back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 5: Mountain of Beatitudes and the Baptism Site
You’ll welcome the 5th day with a nice and fresh breakfast. After breakfast you will advance your day with a visit Mountain of Beatitudes, which refers to a hill in the north where Jesus is believed to have delivered the Sermon.
After experiencing the Holy Spirit of the Mountaiint of Beatitudes you’ll move further to the Multiplication Church, Tabgha, Caper Naum followed by a Boat Ride in the Sea of Galilee.
Next, you will visit Yardenit (Baptism Site). According to Christian convention, the baptism of Jesus actually took place in Qasr-el-Yahud, the river in Galilee. This amazing day will end with the usual routine of a drive back to the hotel for an exquisite dinner and overnight stay.
Day 6: Amman the Capital
After the last breakfast at Bethlehem, you will checkout from the hotel and transfer to Sheikh Hussein Border where you will meet and assist the tour representatives, finalize the immigration formalities and then drive to Jerash to continue your expedition to Amman for Sight Seeing and other adventures. Later on you will be welcomed at the halal-friendly hotel at for dinner and overnight that would be pre-booked as per your taste and desires.
Day 7: Madaba
After an amazing breakfast at the new hotel, you will enjoy a full day tour to Madaba, which is best known for its Umayyad and Byzantine mosaics works, especially the large Byzantine-era mosaic map of the Holy Land.
Continuing your day you will go to Mount Nebo and Petra for visit. Petra is a historical and archaeological city infamous for its rock-cut architecture and its efficient water conduit system. After Petra visit, you will be ending you day with a calm drive back to the hotel for a lavish dinner and overnight.
Day 8: Return
Have breakfast on the last day of your tour and then checkout from the hotel. You will be transported to the Allenby Bridge where you will meet and assist and later on you will be transported to The Tel Aviv Airport for group departure.