Wonders of Jordan and Israel: November 08 - 19, 2019
Private coach all through out
2 hrs Wadi Rum tour in an open Beduin trucks
Join us as we explore these countries in a different light. This non-pilgrimage trip will let you witness the culture and history of two of the famous countries in the Middle East. Swim in the Dead Sea, explore the markets of Jerusalem and discover the ever mysterious Petra.
Upon arrival, meet with guide and drive to Mt. Nebo, the memorial of Moses and the presumed site of his death and burial place. Then to Petra for check in and rest.
After breakfast, check out and have our city tour. Considered one of the world’s wonders, the ancient city of Petra is one of Jordan’s national treasures and by far its best-known tourist attraction. Much of Petra’s appeal comes from its spectacular setting deep inside a narrow desert gorge. On to Wadi Rum Camp for check in, dinner and overnight.
The moonlike landscape of Wadi Rum is unique to the world. The desert of Rum is dotted with massive mountains, coloured in shades of red, yellow and orange. Drive to Amman for check in, rest and overnight.
Today, we cross to what is considered the seat of Christianity, Israel, passing by Allenby Border. First stop is Mt Tabor. Drive to the Mt of Beatitudes. On to Tiberias for check in, dinner and overnight
After breakfast, drive to Nazareth and visit the Basilica of the Annunciation in Nazareth erected over the grotto. A quick drop by the Church of St Joseph is also possible. Next, Cana, the place where Jesus performed his first miracle by converting water to wine. Drive to Yardenit, a traditional baptismal site of the Jordan River. Drive back to hotel.
Check out and drive to Haifa. Visit the Bahai Shrine and Gardens. See Hadera Desalination Facility, located on the premises of the “Rabin Lights” power plant and operational since May 2010. Proceed to Tel Aviv for rest and overnight.
After breakfast, visit the Diaspora museum. Stop at Rabin Square. Continue to Old Jaffa. Visit the ancient ruins and walk along the Artist's Quarter. Visit Neve Tzedek. Drive to the Ayalon Institute. Here, beneath the ground, and right under the nose of the British, a factory was created for the production of 9mm bullets used in the Sten submachine gun. Proceed to your hotel in Tel Aviv for check in, dinner and overnight.
After breakfast, drive to the Old City of Jerusalem walking along the Via Dolorosa, also called the “Way of the Cross”. End up at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Visit the holiest site for the Jewish nation, the Western Wall. Drive to the Mount of Olives stopping at the Church of Pater Noster where we will see different translations of the Lord’s Prayer. Walk along the Palm Sunday Road passing by the Franciscan Church of the Dominus Flevit. We continue on the Palm Sunday Road ending at the Garden of Gethsemane and the Church of All Nations. Proceed to the hotel for check in, dinner and overnight.
Today, we drive to Bethlehem to visit the Church of the Nativity built over the tomb of St. Geronimo. In the grotto under the altar, see the silver star which marks the place of Jesus’ birth. Next door to the Church of the Nativity is the Roman Catholic church of St. Catherine. Visit the Shepherd’s Field where angels appeared to the shepherds to announce the birth of Jesus. Drive to Jericho, believed to be the oldest city. View the Mount of Temptation and an old Sycamore tree. Proceed to the Dead Sea which is also called “Sea of Salt” and is the lowest spot on the surface of the globe. Drive to and spend some time in Mahane Yehuda, the largest market in Jerusalem, enjoy fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts, dried fruits and a lot more local produce.
After breakfast, visit the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum to connect the Jewish sufferings with Jesus’ own sufferings. Drive to the Allenby Border to cross to Jordan. On to the airport for onward flight back home.
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