Trip to Israel – Jordan (A)

Petra Trip to Israel - Jordan (A)

10 Days – 9 Nights

Start: Sunday

Day 1 Sunday

Arrival at the airport Airport assistance and transfer to the hotel. Accommodation in Tel Aviv.

Day 2 Monday

FREE DAY OPTION excursion to MASADA AND DEAD SEA (cost not included).  Departure for the DESERT OF THE JUDEA, to visit, take a bath and swim in the therapeutic waters of the DEAD SEA, (if the temperature and the weather allow it). Ascent by cable car to the top of MASADA: famous Roman fortress, palace of the KING HEROD and the last bastion of the Jewish rebels against the Roman Empire. Panoramic view of the caves of QUMRAN, where the manuscripts of the Dead Sea were found, one of the oldest versions of the sacred writings. Accommodation in Tel Aviv.

Mar Morto
Day 3 Tuesday

Breakfast – Departure for a short panoramic tour of the main streets of Tel Aviv and Yafo (Jope). We will travel the coastal road to CESAREA marittima, an ancient Phoenician port converted by Herod into one of the largest port cities of the Roman Empire. We will visit the archaeological park where the theater, the hippodrome, the Byzantine remains and the crusader fortifications are kept.

We continue towards the city of HAIFA, the main port of the modern state of Israel on top of the MOUNT OF THE CARMEL, from where you have a magnificent panoramic view of the city, the port and the magnificent Persian gardens of the Bahai faith. Continuing towards San Juan de Acre to visit the ancient medieval fortification. Accommodation – Kibbutz or Tiberias.

Day 4 Wednesday

Breakfast – Departure for NAZARETH via Cana of Galilee, to visit the Basilica of the Annunciation, the Carpentry of San Giuseppe. We continue our journey with the SEA OF GALILEA – “Tiberiades Lake” in Tabgha, “Church of the multiplication of fish loaves”.

Visit CAPERNAUM the “City of Jesus”, and its old synagogue, Casa di San Pietro, we follow for the Mount of Beatitudes, the place of the Sermon on the Mount. Continuation to Tiberias. If possible, visit the jewelry and diamond factory, the second most important industry in Israel. Accommodation – hotel Kibbutz or Tiberias.

Jardenit battesimo, viaggio in israele
Basilica della natività
wailing wall Trip to Israel 2 (Classic Israel)
Day 5 Thursday

Buffet breakfast Departure for YARDENIT, traditional place of baptisms in the Jordan river, we cross the Jordan valley towards Beit Shean, one of the cities of the famous DECAPOLIS, visit of the archaeological park with Greco-Roman ruins. Continuation through the Jordan Valley, the Judean Desert and Samaria to Jerusalem along the way we will make a panoramic view of Jericho and the Mount of Temptation “KARANTAL”. Arrival in Jerusalem in the afternoon. accommodation

Day 6 Friday

Breakfast – We will go out to visit the modern city of Jerusalem, visit the Shrine of the Book and the miniature replica of MAQUETA (in the Jerusalem Museum), city of Jerusalem 2000 years ago in the time of Jesus. Panoramic views of the Hebrew University , the Central Bank, the Supreme Court, the Ministries area, the Parliament or the “Knesset”. Visit of Ein Karem where Maria visited her cousin Isabella, the birthplace of Saint John the Baptist.

From there we will continue with the “Yad VaShem” Holocaust Museum, a memorial to the victims killed by the Nazis in World War II. In the afternoon visit BETHLEHEM, birthplace of Jesus and King David. Visit to the BASILICA DELLA NATIVITÀ and to the cave of San Jeronimo (writer of La Vulgata). Return to Jerusalem. accommodation

Day 7 Saturday

Breakfast – Departure from Monte Scopus towards the Mount of Olives. Visit of the GUETSEMANI Church, known as the Church of Agony or of all nations. We will enter the walled city to visit the PLANT WALL, a sacred place for Jews. Through the streets of the oriental market we will pass through the stations of the VIA DOLOROSA. V

isit of the SANTO SEPOLCRO, place of the TOMB and RESURRECTION; MONTE SION, with the church of Hagia Sion (“Sacra Sion”), better known as the Abbey of the Dormition of the Virgin Mary, the TOMB OF KING DAVID and the CENACLE, THE LAST DINNER ROOM. Accommodation – Jerusalem.

Jordan
Day 8 – Sunday (Sh. Hussein Bridge (or Allenby Bridge) – Jerash – Amman)

Buffet breakfast at the indicated time, departure transfer to the border and entry to Jordan. After having completed the corresponding border provisions, we continue to Jerash, a city of Decapolis located 45 km north of Amman in the fertile lands of Gilead.

Visit the ancient Roman city with its streets adorned with columns, the ancient theater, the baths located on the top of the hill, the triumphal arch, etc. Continue to Amman, the capital of Jordan, where a short panoramic visit to the most important places will take place. Accommodation in Amman.

Day 9 – Monday (Amman – Petra)

After breakfast departure from the hotel on the desert road to Wadi Musa, on the outskirts of the city, on horseback via Siq (narrow canyon) towards Petra, the ancient capital of the Nabataeans from the third century BC. Visit the monuments carved in Pink Rock such as the El Khazne treasure (Tomb of a Nabataean king), then the obelisks, tombs, the altar (Al Madbah). Accommodation in Petra.

Day 10 – Tuesday (Madaba – Mt. Nebo – Israel)

Departure for Madaba to visit the ancient Byzantine city and see the ancient mosaic of the map of the Holy Land and the ruins of historical places. We continue towards Mount Nebo, where Moses admired the promised land. From that point we will enjoy a magnificent panoramic view of the Jordan Valley, Jericho and the Dead Sea and from there we will contemplate the tour with a visit to the remains of a Byzantine church with a mosaic floor.

Return towards the border, to Point Allenby and Jerusalem – Tel Aviv or Airport.

Amman
Petra Trip to Israel - Jordan (A)
petra
madaba

The price includes

1 assistance upon arrival at the airport – 2 transfers: 1 Apt / Htl + 1 Htl / Apt (driver) – 9 nights at the hotel – Breakfast every day – 7 days of excursion according to the ATTACHED PROGRAM – 1 FREE DAY or possibility of excursion on the Dead Sea and Masada (excursion cost not included) – All program tickets – Car / Bus / Guide in Spanish – 2 Dinners in Galilee

The price does NOT include

Air tickets – Airport assistance – Customs taxes at airports and municipalities – Lunches and dinners during the tour – Visas – Drinks – Medical insurance and travel insurance – Excursion to Masada and the Dead Sea ($ 95 per person)

Unused services are not refundable