Jordan and Israel Adventure

Resort: Jordan and Israel Adventure
Operator: G Adventures
Destination: Jordan
Price From: £1954.15

Over View

History. Religion. Adventure. Beauty. This tour highlights all of the above and more during a two-week exploration of Israel and Jordan. Use the present to connect with the past as you explore some of the best Roman ruins outside of Italy. Swim in the Dead Sea, take in Petras fascinating history, ride through the desert on a 4×4, and spend the night at a Bedouin camp. In 15 days youll travel through thousands of years of history. Daunting? Maybe. Life-changing? Definitely.

Itineraries

Day 1
Amman

Arrive at any time.

Day 2
AmmanJerashDead SeaAmman

Guided visit to the ancient Roman town of Jerash followed by a visit to the Dead Sea.

Day 3
AmmanKarakPetra

Start the day with a guided visit to the intricate Madaba mosaics, enjoying the panoramic views from Mt Nebo and a visit to the crusader castle at Karak. Continue to Wadi Musa for the evening.

Day 4
Petra

Start early to visit iconic Petra. Enjoy a guided walking tour with your CEO, then opt to hike up to the top of the treasury or explore on your own. This evening, opt to visit a Turkish bath or visit Petra by night.

Day 5
PetraWadi Rum

Opt to visit Little Petra in the morning before continuing to Wadi Rum. Head out for a 4×4 excursion during the day before a traditional dinner and overnight at a Bedouin desert camp.

Day 6
Wadi RumAqaba

Journey to the red sea, where you can explore your surroundings or relax on the beach.

Day 7
AqabaAmman

Journey back to Amman. En route stop at a G Adventures- supported community cafe for lunch.

Day 8
AmmanTel Aviv

Cross the border into Israel and make your way to Tel Aviv. Take a free night to explore.

Day 9
Tel AvivHaifa

This morning explore vibrant Tel Aviv. Enjoy an orientation walk in historic Jaffa before driving up the coast to a Druze community for a local lunch. After, continue to Haifa, beautifully set on the slopes of Mount Carmel facing the Mediterranean Sea.

Day 10
HaifaNazarethGalilee

Visit Akko and explore its colourful markets and old city. After, travel to Nazareth where we visit the Basilica of the Annunciation, one of the largest churches in the Middle East. Continue to the Sea of Galilee for the evening.

Day 11
GalileeJericho

Tour the Sea of Galilee area, including the Church of Transfiguration and the ruins of Capernaum. Also visit a local Kibbutz to learn about this interesting communal lifestyle. Continue to Jericho for the night.

Day 12
MasadaDead SeaJerusalem

Visit the fortress of Masada, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After, relax at the Dead Sea with time to swim before continuing to Jerusalem for the night.

Day 13
Jerusalem

Take a guided walk through the Old City Starting at the Dome of the Rock and Al Aqsa mosque courtyard. After, walk along the Stations of the Cross to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Explore the winding alleyways and quarters and continue on to the western wall. This afternoon is free to explore on your own, or opt to visit the Israel museum then stroll through the Yehuds Market walk with beer tasting.

Day 14
Jerusalem

Visit Bethlehem, the Church of the Nativity and the Duhaishe Camp for Palestinian refugees. Return to Jerusalem and visit the Domari Society of Gypsies for lunch and time to get to know the non profit working toward higher literacy rates and employment for women in the community. Then, opt to visit museums or explore on your own.

Day 15
Jerusalem

Depart at any time.

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