ISRAEL HIGHLIGHTS TOUR PLUS JORDAN

Enjoy this 11 day Highlights Coach Tour of Israel plus Jordan
  • Sunday departures
  • Guaranteed with 2 passengers
  • Year round weekly departures
  • 4 standards of accommodation to choose from - Tourist Class, First Class, Superior Class, Deluxe Class

ISRAEL HIGHLIGHTS TOUR PLUS JORDAN

11 days / 10 nights - Sunday Arrival and Wednesday Departure

 
 

SUNDAY - ARRIVE TEL AVIV

Upon arrival at the airport meet our representative and transfer to your hotel in Tel Aviv for overnight.
 

MONDAY - TEL AVIV - BEERSHEBA - MASADA - DEAD SEA - JERUSALEM

Leave Tel Aviv - via Ashdod - Ashkelon to Beersheba and a short visit to the Negev capital. Continue via Arad to Masada. Ascend by cable car to the fortress which was the last stronghold of the Jewish Zealots in their war against the Romans. Visit the excavations including Herod's palaces, the synagogue, bathhouse etc. Enjoy the breathtaking view of the Roman camps and the Dead Sea before descending by cable car for a possible "float" in the salty water of the world’s lowest place. Proceed to Jerusalem for three nights.
 

TUESDAY - JERUSALEM - Sightseeing of the New City

Drive to the Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of Jerusalem, Continue to the Garden of Gethsemane and Church of the Agony (All Nations). New City sightseeing includes the Israel Museum's Shrine of the Book with the famous Dead Sea Scrolls and the beautifully renovated model of the Herodian city of Jerusalem dating back to the Second Temple period. After seeing Yad Vashem (the memorial to the six million Jews who were killed in the Holocaust), afternoon visits to the picturesque village of Ein Karem (birthplace of John the Baptist) and Mahane Yehuda, Israel’s largest open air market.
 

WEDNESDAY - JERUSALEM - (OLD CITY) - BETHLEHEM*

Walk through one of the Gates in the walled Old City: to see the renewed Jewish Quarter; the Western Wall, the Temple area; the colourful bazaars. Then walk along Via Dolorosa, and the Stations of the Cross to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Drive to Mt Zion for a visit to the tomb of King David, the Room of the Last Supper and Dormition Abbey. In the afternoon continue to Bethlehem* to visit the Church of the Nativity and see Shepherd’s Fields.
 

THURSDAY – BEIT SHEAN – NAZARETH - GALILEE

Leave Jerusalem driving past Jericho, the oldest city in the world and through the Jordan Valley to Beit Shean. Visit the excavations of this beautifully preserved Roman City. Proceed to Nazareth to see the Church of the Annunciation and Joseph’s carpentry workshop. Finally see Safed, city of the Kabala. Walk through the mystic alleys, visit an old synagogue and the artists’ colony. Continue to a Kibbutz hotel for two nights.
 

FRIDAY – GOLAN HEIGHTS - SEA OF GALILEE REGION

Drive to the Golan Heights passing Druze villages. See a former Syrian fortification and pass by the Banias Waterfalls, source of the Jordan River. Stop at a local vineyard surrounded by breathtaking views for wine tasting before descending to the Sea of Galilee for visits to the Mount of Beatitudes, ruins of an ancient Synagogue and Peter’s house at Capernaum. Then see Tabgha where the miracle of the loaves and fishes took place and make a short tour of Tiberias, the ancient centre of Jewish learning. Optional boat ride on Lake Tiberias (Sea of Galilee).
 

SATURDAY - ACRE - HAIFA – CAESAREA – JAFFA/TEL AVIV

Drive west to Acre to visit the famous Crusader stronghold and medieval fortifications. Continue to Haifa for a panoramic sightseeing tour including the Baha’i Shrine, Persian Garden, Mt Carmel and Haifa Bay. We leave southwards visiting Caesarea’s Roman theatre, hippodrome and ancient port ending with a brief tour of Jaffa and Tel Aviv before an overnight
 

SUNDAY - TEL AVIV – JERASH - AMMAN

After breakfast drive from Tel Aviv to the River Jordan/Sheikh Hussein border crossing for procedures to enter Jordan.  Proceed to Jerash, one of the cities of the Roman Decapolis, located in the fertile heights of the Gilad. Visit the ancient Roman city with its colonnaded streets, baths and hill of the top Temple etc.
Drive to Amman for a panoramic city tour of the Jordanian capital and overnight.
 

MONDAY – AMMAN - PETRA

After early breakfast, leave the hotel and travel south to Wadi Musa, the modern village adjacent to Petra. Ride on horseback (optional) to the "Siq" (canyon) then continue on foot to the heart of Petra, known as the Rose Red city, which was the ancient capital of the Nabateans from 3rd century BC to 2nd Century AD. See the most interesting monuments such as the Treasury (El Khazneh), possibly once the tomb of a Nabatean king, the field of tombs, obelisks, the altar (Al Madhbah) - from this point (only accessible by a 45 minute uphill climb with rough stairs) you can view the whole of the rock city. After, return to Wadi Musa village for overnight.
 

TUESDAY – PETRA – MADABA – MOUNT NEBO – TEL AVIV

Leaving Petra after breakfast, drive northwards to Madaba to visit the St George church with its ancient mosaic floor map, the oldest surviving mosaic map of the Holy Land and Jerusalem.
Continue about 10kms to Mount Nebo from where Moses viewed the Promised Land. From there you can see the Jordan Valley, Jericho and the Dead Sea. Drive to the border and return to Tel Aviv for overnight.
 

WEDNESDAY - DEPARTURE

Departure transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for international departures.

 

TOUR COST :
TOURIST CLASS FIRST CLASS SUPERIOR CLASS DELUXE CLASS
Room Type Single Double Triple Single Double Triple Single Double Triple Single Double Triple
3 March-13 April 2019 / 28 April-11 May 2019 / 19 May-27 July 2019 /
25 August-28 September 2019 / 27 October-21 December 2019 / 29 December 2019-29 February 2020 (regular season):
Per Person 4280 3195 3160 5015 3660 3575 6360 4375 4170 8340 5435 4995
Supplement for
6 Dinners
305 325 615 n/a
14-20 April 2019 / 12-18 May 2019 / 28 July-24 August 2019 / 20-26 October 2019 /
22-28 December 2019 (high season):
Per Person 4520 3370 3335 5255 3835 3750 6645 4590 4390 n/a
Supplement for
6 Dinners
305 325 615
21-27 April 2019 / 13-19 October 2019 (peak season):
Per Person 4810 3620 3585 5575 4125 4040 7060 4915 4710 n/a
Supplement for
6 Dinners
305 325 615

 

*Bethlehem is under Palestinian Authority jurisdiction. Passports required. This visit is subject to the political situation.

Tour is guaranteed with a minimum of 2 participants.

Israel 11 Day Highlights Plus Jordan Regular Coach Tour Rates Include:
  • 10 nights accommodation including breakfast daily and taxes
  • Assistance at airport upon arrival
  • Arrival and departure transfers (conditions apply)
  • English speaking guide during touring days
  • Entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • Transportation in air-conditioned vehicle

Israel 9 Day Highlights Plus Jordan Regular Coach Tour Rates Exclude: porterage at airport, extras, lunches, drinks, dinners (unless supplement paid) and tips

 

Hotels used on Israel & Jordan regular coach tours (equivalent substitutes may be used)
  Tourist Class First Class Superior Class Deluxe Class
Tel Aviv Seanet /
Olympia
Metropolitan /
Grand Beach

Crowne Plaza / 
Dan Panorama

Carlton / 
Sheraton
Galilee

Kibbutz Kfar Giladi 
Standard

Kibbutz Kfar Giladi 
Standard
Kibbutz Kfar Giladi 
Superior
Kibbutz Kfar Giladi 
Superior
Jerusalem Gold / 
Rimonim Shalom
Leonardo /
Grand Court
Dan Panorama /
Crowne Plaza Deluxe
David Citadel /
Mamilla
Amman Liwan Grand Palace Regency Palace Amman Marriott
Petra Amra Palace Petra Panorama Old Village Resort Petra Marriott

 

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