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Our Jordan & Israel Discovery tour will see you exploring the most iconic sites, delving into deep-rooted culture and dining on delicious cuisine and thoroughly researched to bring you a range of once-in-a-lifetime experiences, many of which are entirely exclusive to us.
Experience this phenomenon at night, lit with over 1500 candles to enhance the grandeur of this lost city.
One of the most beautiful deserts where you will experience a night under the stars, in a bedouin camp.
The hill where it is believed Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount. Enjoy the tranquil garden that offers a view of the Sea of Galilee and Capernaum.
Situated on top of an isolated rock, this UNESCO World Heritage site has well preserved ruins telling the story of its history.
Explore one of Israel's most famous tourist attractions, Masada Fortress. Located atop a rock cliff, the ancient buildings and palaces and have been restored and offer fantastic views.
Also known as Valley of the Moon, experience Wadi Rum just like the Bedouins did. Enjoy a jeep tour of the surrounding dunes and rock formations and spend a night in a traditional camp eating local cuisine under the stars.
In Palestinian Territory, visit Qarantal, the Monastery of Temptation. Built into a mountain overlooking Jericho, this is where Jesus is said to have spent 40 days fasting. Admire the panoramic views of Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea.
Fly overnight via Dubai to Amman. You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure.
Continue onto Jerash, also referred to as the Pompeii of the East. Later, visit the town of Ajloun and admire the fortress of Qa'lat Al Rabad overlooking the Jordan Valley.
Enjoy a city tour of Amman, taking in the Citadel and Roman Amphitheatre, before heading out of the city to see the historic Desert Castles.
Travel to Mount Nebo and to the town of Madaba visiting Madaba Mosaic Map, the oldest surviving depiction of the Holy Land and St. George Church. Continue to the town of Petra, where we enjoy an evening cooking class.
Explore the caves and tombs of this “Lost City”, Jordan’s most valuable treasure. It is surrounded by imposing mountains and has many locations within, such as The Siq, The Dam, Bab Al Siq and the popular Treasury. Return tonight to see this wonder under candlelight.
En route to Wadi Rum you will stop at Little Petra, a smaller version of Petra. Then, travel to Wadi Rum, also known as the Valley of the Moon, which is inhabited by Bedouin nomads. The area offers unspoilt desert landscapes with a mass of soaring cliffs and granite mountains. A drive over the sand dunes will allow for further exploration later today. Stay overnight in a desert camp, dining under the stars just as the Bedouin nomads do.
Depart the desert camp and journey to the Dead Sea, an inland saltwater lake between Jordan and Israel. As the lowest body of water on Earth, the high level of salinity allows one to float while the minerals are beneficial to your skin. You will have the afternoon to explore the surrounding area.
Transfer from the Dead Sea to Tel Aviv by road. On arrival you will check into your hotel and have time to relax.
Today you will visit Jaffa, the world's oldest active harbour, before travelling to Caesarea to view the fascinating Roman ruins Drive to view the Holy Land at Mukhraga viewpoint before finishing your touring in Nazareth, childhood home of Jesus.
Travel to Tabgha, considered the site of the miracle of the Loaves and Fishes, and see its charming mosaics before visiting the Ancient Synagogue and House of St. Peter in Capernaum. Stop at the Mount of Beatitudes, where the Sermon on the Mount is believed to have taken place, before continuing to Acre (Akko) to see its Crusader Fortress.
Travel to Qasr El Yahud, site of Christ's river baptism, and onto Jericho where you will take a cable car up to Quarantal Monastery, built into the face of the mountain. Arrive back, on the West side of the Dead Sea, to relax for the afternoon.
Travel to Qumran, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered, before you take the cable car to the top of Masada Fortress - site of a major Jewish rebellion against the Romans. Continue your journey to Bethlehem, located in the central West Bank of Palestine, and enjoy a Palestinian dancing show this evening.
This morning you will visit the Church of Nativity, built over the birthplace of Christ, before driving to Jerusalem. Visit the Cenacle, King David's Tomb and the Dormition Abbey at Mount Zion. End the day visiting the Hebrew University, Parliament House and the Supreme Court.
Your final day will include the Mount of Olives, the Garden of Gethsemane and the Church of All Nations. Stroll through the Old City to see the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and Virgin Mary's birthplace. End the day with an authentic Shabbat dinner experience prepared by a local Rabbi.
Fly to Australia, arriving home the following day.
All of our tour departures include international flights and taxes in the price unless a land only option is selected
We have a selection of dedicated departures for solo travellers. These departures feature a maximum group size of 18 and exclusive benefits including a single room throughout your tour, complimentary return airport transfers (within 50km radius of major Australian airports) and a cocktail on arrival at your destination. Travellers from Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne also receive a complimentary Australian airport lounge pass for use prior to departure.
Extend your holiday or break up your journey with one of our extensions and stopovers. Choose from city breaks or some beach time, or spend more time in your chosen destination.
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