Jordan and Israel Adventure

Classic, Amman to Jerusalem

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

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 Petra’s fascinating history, ride through the desert on a 4x4, and spend the night at a Bedouin camp. In 15 days you’ll travel through thousands of years of history. Daunting? Maybe. Life-changing? Definitely.

What’s included

  • Your G for Good Moment: Numeira Community Cafe Lunch, Jordan Valley Your G for Good Moment: Domari Society Visit, Jerusalem Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Local Living Moment: Bedouin Camp Overnight, Wadi Rum Your Local Living Moment: Druze Village Visit and Traditional Lunch , Isfiya Druze Village
  • Tel Aviv Old Port of Jaffa
  • Akko, Nazareth and Bethlehem visits
  • Sea of Galilee tour
  • Guided tour of of Masada
  • Jerusalem sightseeing including Al Aqsa, the Western Wall and Holy Sepulcher Church
  • Jerash guided tour
  • Dead Sea visit
  • Madaba mosaics tour
  • Mt Nebo
  • Karak Castle tour
  • Petra guided tour
  • Wadi Rum jeep excursion
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Enjoy lunch with a druze family
  • Swim in the dead sea
  • Spend the night in a bedouin camp
  • Enjoy a 4x4 excursion
  • Visit the historic madaba mosaics

Itinerary

Amman Arrive at any time.
Amman/Jerash/Dead Sea/Amman Guided visit to the ancient Roman town of Jerash followed by a visit to the Dead Sea.
Amman/Karak/Petra 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.
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.
Petra/Wadi Rum Opt to visit Little Petra in the morning before continuing to Wadi Rum. Head out for a 4x4 excursion during the day before a traditional dinner and overnight at a Bedouin desert camp.
Wadi Rum/Aqaba Journey to the red sea, where you can explore your surroundings or relax on the beach.
Aqaba/Amman Journey back to Amman. En route stop at a G Adventures- supported community cafe for lunch.
Amman/Tel Aviv Cross the border into Israel and make your way to Tel Aviv. Take a free night to explore.
Tel Aviv/Haifa 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.
Haifa/Nazareth/Galilee 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.
Galilee/Jericho 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.
Masada/Dead Sea/Jerusalem 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.
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.
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.
Jerusalem Depart at any time.
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