See Israel and Jordan on this guided tour of the historic Middle East, and enjoy shorter travel time, fewer crowds, and lower costs than the busy travel season. Begin in Tel Aviv, stop in the port of Jaffa, then through the Holy Land to Caesarea to visit the Roman Amphitheater and Crusader Fortress, and in Nazareth in Galilee, to visit the Church of the Annunciation. Stop in Cana-site of Jesus' wedding miracle-on your way to Haifa. Visit the sites of Jesus' life, including the Mount of Beatitudes and Capernaum. Travel to David and Goliath's Valley of Elah; Samson and Delilah's Valley of Ayalon; and cruise on the Sea of Galilee. You'll also visit the birthplace of Jesus in Bethlehem, and enjoy a four-night stay in Jerusalem.Take an excursion to Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial, and visit the Israel Museum, which holds the Shrine of the Book, and the Dead Sea Scrolls. Visit Jerusalem's Old City, the Garden Tomb, and the Mount of Olives. See the Garden of Gethsemane, follow the Stations of the Cross along the Via Dolorosa, and visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre at the site of the crucifixion. View the Temple Mount, the Dome of the Rock mosque, and visit the holy Western Wall; take an excursion to historic Masada to visit the cliff-top fortress; and float in the waters of the Dead Sea-with fewer crowds in this low-season travel to Israel.In Jordan, travel to Bethany Beyond the Jordan, where John the Baptist is said to have baptized Jesus; Madaba with its archaeological treasures; Mount Nebo, where Moses saw the Promised Land; and Jordan's 'Grand Canyon' at Wadi Mujib. Take an exciting four-wheel drive through the pristine desert of Wadi Rum. Visit Petra, one of the New 7 Wonders of the World-stand in awe in front of the 1st-century-BC Treasury, carved into the sheer sandstone rock, and walk down the Siq, the colorful gorge between the high cliffs; also sip tea in a real Bedouin tent. From Jordan's capital Amman, travel to the Greco-Roman city of Jerash. Ancient sites and fascinating landscapes await you on this off-season guided tour of Israel and Jordan-without the crowds, costs, or lengthy travel schedule of the high season!
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- Offer valid through 6/30/2023
- 13 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Tel Aviv||Welcome to Tel Aviv! This evening, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner. (D)|
|Day 2||Haifa||JAFFA Walking tour of the ancient port.CAESAREA Visit the Roman Amphitheater and the Crusader fortress. NAZARETH Visit the Church of the Annunciation.CANA Visit the site of the first miracle en route to Haifa. (B,D) 124 mi/200 km|
|Day 3||Sea of Galilee||HAIFA Visit the Baha'i Shrine. MOUNT OF BEATITUDES Visit site where Jesus delivered his sermon.CAPERNAUM Visit the site where Jesus recruited his followers.RIVER JORDAN Visit a baptismal site.SEA OF GALILEE Take pictures of Lake Tiberias from panoramic point before embarking on a [LF] scenic cruise. (B,D) 66 mi/1070 km|
|Day 4||Jerusalem||LATRUN AREA Take pictures at the site of David's victory over Goliath and visit the Monastery of the Trappist Monks. BETHLEHEM Orientation and visit to the Church of Nativity. (B) 140 mi/ 225 km|
|Day 5||Jerusalem||JERUSALEM Visit the Israel Museum and Yad Vashem Memorial. Guided tour of Mount Zion, visit the Upper Room and the Tomb of King David. (B,D)|
|Day 6||Jerusalem||JERUSALEM Guided walking tour of the Old City includes Mount of Olives and the Garden of Gethsemane. Visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Stop at the Western Wall. (B)ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Jerusalem with a special dinner and lights show. This and more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus.|
|Day 7||Jerusalem||MASADA Ride a cable car and visit the cliff-top fortress.DEAD SEA Experience the feeling of buoyancy while floating on the waters of the Dead Sea. Dinner at your hotel. (B,D) 64 mi/103 km|
|Day 8||Amman||ALLENBY BRIDGE Cross the border to Jordan. JERASH Visit the Greco. Roman ruins. (B,D) 111 mi/178 km|
|Day 9||Petra||WADI RUM [LF] Four-by-Four Jeep tour includes a gift keffiyeh (traditional headscarf). (B,D) 273 mi/440 km|
|Day 10||Petra||PETRA Guided walking tour of LF the Siq, the narrow gorge made famous in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. Free time for lunch. Sip tea in a Bedouin tent. (B,D)|
|Day 11||Dead Sea||KERAK Visit the Crusader castle. Free time for lunch.WADI MUJIB Photo stop. (B,D) 200 mi/322 km|
|Day 12||Dead Sea||MADABA Visit St. George's Church & the Madaba Archaeological Museum. MOUNT NEBO Visit the site where Moses saw the promised land.BETHANY BEYOND THE JORDAN Orientation walk. Free time this afternoon. Farewell dinner at your hotel. (B,D) 29 mi/46 km|
|Day 13||Dead Sea||Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (The nearest airport is Amman). (B)|
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