Day 1 Sunday. Arrival
Arrival to Tel Aviv International Airport. A Noah Tours representative will meet you after passport control and accompany you to your transfer to your hotel.
Day 2 Monday. Jaffa – Caesarea – Haifa – Nazareth – Cana – Galilee
After breakfast drive through Jaffa, an ancient port city and the oldest part of Tel Aviv. Continue on to the ancient city of Caesarea that was built by King Herod the Great while driving along the beautiful Mediterranean coast. We will then proceed to Haifa, passing by Mt. Carmel to see the famous Bahai Gardens. From Haifa, we will drive to Nazareth and the Church of Annunciation. Drive to Cana, where the miracle of Jesus turning water into wine took place and visit the “Wedding Church”. End the day with an overnight in Tiberias/Galilee Sea.
Day 3 Tuesday. Galilee – Mt. Beatitudes – Capernaum – Tabgha - Golan Heights
Start the day with an exciting boat ride on the Galilee Sea. Continue to see the “Jesus Boat”, the ancient boat found sunk in the Sea of Galilee from the time of Jesus. Ascend up to Mt. Beatitudes, where Jesus gave the “Sermon on the Mount”. Continue the day in Capernaum, known as “The Town of Jesus”, visit the synagogue and Peter’s house. Take a lunch break with a delicious St. Peters fish lunch. Next, we will visit Tabgha, the place where the miracle of the multiplication of the loaves and fishes took place. You will also have the amazing opportunity to see the famous mosaic under the alter of the ancient church of Tabgha. Proceed to the Golan Heights and have an overview from above. End the day at your hotel in the Galilee Sea for your overnight.
Day 4 Wednesday. Jordan River – Qumran – Masada – Dead Sea
Begin the morning driving along the Jordan River to Yardenit Baptismal Site. Visit Qumran and see the caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Travel on to Masada where you will take a cable car up to the fortress. The history of the famous Jewish fortification will unfold before your eyes; the palaces built by King Herod, the synagogue and bathhouses used by the Jews. Descend Masada by cable car and drive to the Dead Sea for some relaxation and a dip in the water. Overnight at a Dead Sea hotel and spa where you will be able to take advantage of the spa facilities.
Day 5 Thursday. Dead Sea - Mt. of Olives - Bethlehem
Take advantage of some extra sleep or an early spa treatment, since check out isn’t until 11:00 AM. Go up to the Mt. of Olives, a cemetery that once was covered in olive groves, where you will have a magnificent panoramic view of Jerusalem. Depart for Bethlehem to see the Church of Nativity located at Manger Square. Overview of the Judean Desert and Shepherd's Field. Finish the day back in Jerusalem for your overnight.
Day 6 Friday. Jerusalem (New City) - Mahane Yehuda Market
The morning will begin with a visit to Israel’s official memorial to the Holocaust, Yad VaShem, located on Mt. Herzl. Drive past The Knesset and the Israeli Supreme Court, on your way to the Israel Museum, Israel’s national museum, where you will see the Dead Sea Scrolls as well as a model of the Second Temple. Continue the day with an exciting tour of the Mahane Yehuda Marketplace (Shuk) and experience life as an Israeli. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 7 Saturday. Jerusalem (Old City) - Tel Aviv
Today will begin with a tour of the Garden of Gethsemane, the place where Jesus prayed and his disciples slept the night before his crucifixion. Make your way to Mt. Zion where you will visit David’s Tomb and the site of the Last Supper, also known as the “Upper Room”. We continue to the Christian Quarter where you will enter the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, where Jesus was crucified. From there, walk where Jesus walked and make your way down Via Dolorosa (Stations of the Cross). The day will continue with a trip to The Cardo, what used to be a main street in the Old City during the time when Judea was under Roman rule. Go down to the Western Wall and spend some time in reflection and/or prayer. End the day with an overnight in Tel Aviv.
Day 8. Sunday. Tel Aviv - Sh. Hussein Bridge - Jerash - Ajloun - Amman
Drive from Tel Aviv to the border. After border crossing procedures to enter Jordan. Transfer for the visit of Jerash, the Pompei of the East. Jerash has been covered by sand for centuries, which is the main reason why it is still so well-preserved. You will enter Jerash through the monumental South Gate and find yourself wandering around in a Roman city. You will walk in the Oval Plaza surrounded by colonnades, visit the Roman theatre and Byzantine churches with mosaic-covered floors. Enjoy a stroll along Jerash's main road, the Cardo, and pass by the Nymphaeum. You may experience the marvellous acoustics of the theatre, from the Jerash music festival which takes place every year. See for yourself how the Romans built the earthquake-proof columns of the colonnaded streets. After the visit, transfer for the visit of Ajloun an Islamic military castle that was used by the Islamic armies of Saladin to protect the region against the crusaders. At the end of the afternoon transfer to Amman. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10. Monday. Amman – Madaba – Mount Nebo – Kerak – Shoubak - Petra
After breakfast, visit of Mt Nebo, the place where Moses looked over the Holy Land and the Dead Sea. That is the place where Moses was seen for the last time, therefore we consider this place as burial place for Moses. You can visit here the memorial church of Moses. If the sky is clear, the Jordan Valley, the Dead Sea, and Jericho will meet your eye. Then transfer for the visit of Madaba. Famous for the unique mosaic map of the Holy Land, which can be found on Saint George’s church floor. Transfer to Kerak, the magnificent crusader's fortress. Proceed via the crusaders castle - Shobak, to Wadi Mussa, the modern village of Petra for overnight.
Day 10 Tuesday. Petra Visit
After breakfast, get ready to visit the ancient city of Petra, the capital of the Nabateans. Here you will walk through the SIQ, which is a narrow passage nearly 1 km in length. Then see the treasury (AL-Khazneh) which is carved into the red-rose rocks. Visit the other parts of the city; the Roman theatre, the temples and cemeteries of the Nabateans, Byzantines, and Romans, The Palace, The Temple of Flying Lions, the altar and the monastery on the high cliffs of the city. You can also have the opportunity to visit the Archaeological and Nabatean’s museums of Petra. Drive north to the Dead sea, the lowest point on earth where you will relax and float in the warm water. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 11 Wednesday. Wadi Rum (2 Hours 4x4) – Aqaba
After breakfast, transfer to Wadi rum for a 2 hour jeep tour to experience a journey to another world. A silent and timeless place where you will be dwarfed to insignificance. 'Vast, echoing and Godlike', that's how Lawrence of Arabia described the uniquely shaped massive mountains rise out of the rose-red desert sand. Continue on to Aqaba, the port of Jordan to the Red Sea for free.
Day 12 Thursday. Aqaba
After breakfast, enjoy a fun day on the Red Sea in Aqaba. Overnight at Aqaba.
Day 13 Friday. Aqaba - Dead Sea
After breakfast, transfer to the Jordanian side of the Dead Sea when you can enjoy the Dead Sea and relax on the Spa of your hotel. Overnight at the Dead Sea hotel.
Day 14 Saturday. Dead Sea - Amman Airport
After breakfast, meet our representatives, transfer to the Airport for the departure.
Optional: Land Transfer or Flight back to Tel Aviv Airport (at additional cost).
|Room type - Regular||Tourist||First||Superior||Deluxe|
|Per Person in Double Room||USD $2342||USD $2642||USD $3009||USD $3826|
|Single Room Supplement||USD $740||USD $910||USD $1220||USD $1842|
|Supplement for dinners||-||USD $440||USD $540||-|
|High Season Supplement (per tour - single pay double)||USD $113||USD $113||USD $225||USD $450|
|Double Room Peak Season Supplement (per night)||USD $33||USD $35||USD $45||-|
|Single Room Peak Season Supplement (per night)||USD $40||USD $40||USD $47||-|
|Tel Aviv||Seanet||Mercure||Dan Panorama||Carlton||Hilton|
|Galilee||Kibbutz Hotel||Kibbutz Hotel||Kibbutz Hotel||
|Dead Sea||Oasis||Oasis||David Resort||
|Jerusalem||Jerusalem Tower||Grand Court||Dan Panorama||
King David / Waldorf Astoria
|Amman||Liwan||Grand Palace||Regency Palace||
|Petra||Petra Palace||Petra Moon||Marriot Petra||
|Aqaba||Mina||Marina Plaza||Raddisson Blu||
|Dead Sea||Dead Sea Spa||Dead Sea Spa||Crowne Plaza||
Tourist & First Class: Child (2-12) sharing parents' room - reduction of 20%.
Superior: Child up to age 18 sharing parents’ room – reduction of 30%.
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PEAK & HIGH SEASONS 2018:
The tour departs every Sunday with transfer to the hotel from the airport.
This Tour ends in Amman.
In case of non availability of a Kibbutz Hotel, a hotel in the Galilee will be designated.
All rooms are standard rooms. Optional room upgrades are available upon request for a supplement fee.
All categories of hotel class stay in the same Kibbutz Hotel in the Galilee no matter which hotel class was booked, except Executive.
Option for Superior and Deluxe class to upgrade to a non-Kibbutz Hotel for a supplement fee.
In case the hotels mentioned in the table are not available, a similar hotel from the same category will be booked.
Dead Sea hotel is upon availiability.
Starting times may be extended depending on the number of hotels guests are being picked up from.
The sequence of the tour, hotels used, and sites visited may be amended due to circumstances.
Reservations received less than 14 days prior to departure are on a request only basis.
It is possible to book additional nights hotel accommodation if arriving before or departing after the tour dates.
Tours of holy sites require modest dress.
Dinner supplement is including 11 dinners starting only from the second day (5 dinners in Israel and 6 in Jordan).
We accept Visa, Master Card, American Express & Bank transfers.
Rates are in USD $
The program can be extended and tailor-made for groups or private tours.
Land transfer back to Israel extra USD$350 applying until 1-3 person.
Please make sure your passport is valid for at least 6 months.
In order to pre-issue visas to Jordan, please send us a scanned copy of all travelers' passports
Noah Tours Ltd. reserves the right to change the sequence of the tour or alter dates and hours of departures due to logistic requirement.
Noah Tours Ltd. advises all participants to insure themselves and their belongings
For further details please see our Terms and Conditions.
BORDER AND VISA FEES: (NOT INCLUDED)
Approx. USD $32 per person for Israel departure taxes
Approx. USD $15 per person for Jordan departure taxes
Free visa to Jordan
The above fees should be paid at the border.