The Wonders of Jordan & Jerusalem

This tour combines the biblical sites of Jerusalem and Bethlehem with the cultural and scenic highlights of Jordan. Sample authentic local cuisine and take time to relax at a spa resort on the shores of the Dead Sea.

10 nights from £2895pp

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  • The Wonders of Jordan & Jerusalem
  • The Wonders of Jordan & Jerusalem

The Wonders of Jordan & Jerusalem Itinerary

  • Day 1: Fly to Amman

    Fly from London (regional connections available) to Amman with British Airways. Transfer to the Boulevard Arjaan by Rotana for 3 nights. (N)

  • Day 2: Amman • Umm Qais • Jerash

    This morning travel to Umm Qais to see the ruins of the Decapolis city of Gadara, set in the hills above the Jordan Valley. After a tour and a basket weaving demonstration, continue to Jerash for a lunch cooked by women from a local village. Tour the ruins of the ancient Roman city of Jerash before travelling back to Amman. (B, L)

  • Day 3: Amman

    Morning at leisure. Afternoon city tour including the Jordan Museum, where exhibits include the 'Ain Ghazal statues, believed to be some of the oldest known human sculptures. This evening enjoy a traditional Jordanian meal with a local family. (B, D)

  • Day 4: Madaba • Mount Nebo • Shobak •Petra

    Travel along the Kings Highway stopping en route at Madaba, Mount Nebo and the crusader castle at Shobak before arriving at Petra. Lunch will be taken in a converted house near to Madaba. Stay 2 nights at Mövenpick Resort Petra. Optional evening visit to Petra by candlelight. (B, L)

  • Day 5: Petra

    Enjoy a guided tour of Petra, the unique ancient Nabataean city that has been carved into the red rock face. (B)

  • Day 6: Dead Sea

    Morning at leisure or optional 4x4 excursion into the desert at Wadi Rum (payable locally). Transfer to the Dead Sea this afternoon and stay 2 nights at Mövenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea. (B)

  • Day 7: Dead Sea

    Day at leisure. Optional excursion to the baptism site at Bethany where it is believed that John the Baptist baptised Jesus. (B)

  • Day 8: Jericho • Jerusalem

    Drive to the Allenby Bridge and cross the border into Israel. Continue to Jerusalem stopping en route for a tour at Jericho, thought to be the oldest city in the world. Stay 3 nights at the Harmony Hotel. (B)

  • Day 9: Jerusalem • Bethlehem

    This morning take a half-day tour of the Old City of Jerusalem to see the Wailing Wall, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, and the room of the Last Supper. This afternoon visit Bethlehem, known as the site of the nativity; your visit here will include the Church of the Nativity and Manger Square. (B)

  • Day 10: Jerusalem

    A day at leisure, with a chance to visit the Israel Museum, where the Dead Sea Scrolls are displayed, or Masada, King Herod’s rock fortress (payable locally). (B)

  • Day 11: Fly to London

    Travel to Tel Aviv and visit the ancient port of Jaffa, one of the world’s oldest ports. Later, transfer to the airport and fly from Tel Aviv to London with British Airways. (B)

  • Meal basis

    As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

  • Important information

  • Extensions

    Pre-tour extensions are available in Amman and post-tour extensions are available in Jerusalem, which would include accommodation and private transfers.

  • Accessibility

    This tour involves walking over rough terrain. At Petra, visiting the monastery and the High Place of Sacrifice requires a steep climb.

  • Superior tour

    This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.

  • Single supplement

    From £795pp.

  • Private & tailor-made travel

    This itinerary can be taken privately on a date that suits you, for which guideline prices are shown. Alternatively, it can be tailored to your exact requirements.

Tour Highlights

  • Discover impressive ancient ruins at Umm Qais & Jerash
  • Sample traditional Jordanian food with a local family
  • Explore the Old City of Jerusalem including the Western Wall & the Church of the Holy Sepulchre
  • Visit the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, believed to be the birthplace of Jesus
  • 4- & 5-star accommodation
  • Small group size - maximum 26 people

Price Includes

4- & 5-star accommodation
Flexible - extensions & flight upgrades available
Average group size - 16 (max 26)
International flights
Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
Experienced local tour manager
10 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
Guided sightseeing & entrance fees

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