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Highlights of Israel and Jordan - 11 days

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Day 1: Arrival to Ben Gurion Airport, Tel Aviv

Stop At: Tel Aviv Marina and Sea Center, Atarim Square, Tel Aviv Israel
Welcome to the Holy Land

Start your amazing Trip vacation in Israel  with an airport transfer to your Tel Aviv hotel. Upon arrival to Tel Aviv Airport you will be met by our representative who will be holding a sign with your name on, immediately after passport control.
Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Tel Aviv

Day 2: Tel Aviv / Beer Sheba / Masada & Dead Sea

Stop At: Masada National Park, Masada 8698000 Israel
Meet you tour guide in the morning and set off from Tel Aviv, driving south, passing by the cities of Ashdod and Ashkelon to Beersheba, for a short visit of the capital of the Negev Desert. Continue via Arad to Masada, Israel’s foremost archaeological park. Ascend via cable-car for a thorough visit that gives insight to the rituals, politics and culture of the people who inhabited this desert fortress, which was the last stronghold of the Jewish Zealots in their war against the Romans. Visit the excavations, Herod’s palaces, the synagogue, bathhouse and cisterns, and enjoy the breathtaking view of the Roman camps and the Dead Sea.

Descend to the lowest place on earth – the Dead Sea, to experience the mineral-rich black mud and to float in its salty waters. Passing by the oasis of Ein Gedi, proceed through the Judean Desert to Jerusalem.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in Jerusalem.

Day 3: Holy Jerusalem / Bethlehem / Church of the Nativity / Yad Vashem

Stop At: Church of the Nativity, Manger Square .15 minutes walking from bus 231, Bethlehem Palestinian Territories
Start the day at the Israel Museum’s Shrine of the Book with the famous Dead Sea scrolls, then a visit to the beautifully renovated model of the Herodian city of Jerusalem, dating back to the time of the Second Temple. Enjoy Ein Karem; a picturesque village in the south western outskirts of Jerusalem. This small village has great significance in Christian traditions, since this is where according to tradition John the Baptist was born.

Visit Yad Vashem the official memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust, established in 1953, located at the foot of Mt. Hertzl.

Visit Bethlehem – the birthplace of Jesus at the Church of the Nativity and Manger Square.
Duration: 11 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in Jerusalem

Day 4: Jerusalem / Via Delorosa / Church of the Holy Sepulchre / Garden of Gethsemane

Stop At: Western Wall Plaza Jewish Quarter, Jerusalem 97500 Israel
Enter the Old City of Jerusalem where you will see the Western Wall and the actual site of the Second Temple, the Temple Mount.

Walk the Way of the Cross, the Via Dolorosa, to Calvary and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, housing both the traditional site of Crucifixion and the Tomb of the Resurrection.

To the southwest, just outside the Old City, is Mount Zion, with the traditional tomb of King David and the Room of the Last Supper.

Visit the Garden of Gethsemane where Judas betrayed Jesus.

In the heart of a neighborhood in downtown Jerusalem, visit Mahane Yehuda to experience the flavors, aromas, colors and the traders' interaction with the crowds, at the largest open market in Israel.
Duration: 11 hours

Stop At: The Way of the Cross - Via Dolorosa, Via Dolorosa Old Town, Jerusalem Israel
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Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in Jerusalem

Day 5: Beit Shean / Roman City / Nazareth / The Church of the Annunciation / Safed

Stop At: The Church of the Annunciation, Casa Nova Street רחוב קזנובה, Nazareth Israel
Leave Jerusalem and drive north passing by Jericho, the oldest city in the world. Travel through the Jordan Valley and the new settlements to Beit Shean, and visit the excavations of this beautifully preserved Roman City.

On to Nazareth to visit the Church of the Annunciation and Christian holy sites. Proceed to Safed, city of the Kabbalah and centre of Jewish mysticism, to visit the beautiful streets of the artists’ colony.
Duration: 11 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in a kibbutz hotel in the Galilee

Day 6: Golan Heights / Sea of Galilee / Tabgha / Capernaum

Stop At: Golan Heights Winery, Tayelet Neve 28 Industrial site Katzrin, Katzrin 12900
Drive up to the Golan Heights passing by Banias, source of the Jordan River, former Syrian fortifications and the Druze villages.

Become acquainted with the collection of fine and rare wines enjoying a tour, wine tasting and understanding of the wine production process. Descend to the shore of the Sea of Galilee and proceed to Capernaum, to visit the ruins of the ancient synagogue, the Mount of Beatitudes, traditional site of the ‘Sermon on the Mount’ and Tabgha, the traditional site of the ‘miracle of the loaves and the fish’. Onwards to Tiberias, the old center of Jewish learning. Optional sailing on a boat across the Sea of Galilee to experience the tranquility and scenery little changed during the past 2000 years (subject to conditions and fee).
Duration: 11 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Return to the kibbutz hotel for overnight.

Day 7: Acre / Haifa / Baha'i Shrine / Caesarea / Tel Aviv

Stop At: Caesarea National Park, Route 2 Near Aqiva, Caesarea Israel
After breakfast drive through the hills of the Galilee, westwards to Acre (Akko) for a visit of the old, famous Crusader stronghold and medieval fortifications.

Continue to Haifa, ascending Mount Carmel for a panoramic view of the city, including the Baha'i Shrine, Persian Garden, and Haifa bay. Proceed along the Mediterranean coast to Caesarea to visit the Roman Theater and the Crusader fortress at what is known as the “masterpiece of Herod the Great”.

End the day with a short city tour of Tel Aviv and the ancient port of Jaffa.
Duration: 11 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in Tel Aviv

Day 8: Jordan / Jerash / Roman city / Amman

Stop At: Amman Panorama Art Gallery, Al Hashemi Street, Amman Jordan
Drive from Tel Aviv and Jerusalem to the Sheikh Hussein border crossing for procedures to enter Jordan.

Proceed to Jerash - city of the Decapolis, located about 45km north of Amman in the fertile heights of the Gilad. Visit the ancient Roman city with colonnaded streets, the baths and the hill of the top Temple etc.

Drive to Amman for a panoramic city tour of the Jordanian capital.
Duration: 11 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in Amman.

Day 9: Petra / El Khazneh / Wadi Musa

Stop At: Petra - Wadi Musa 77110 Jordan
After early breakfast, leave the hotel and travel south on the road to Wadi Musa, the modern village of Petra.

Ride on horseback to the "Siq" (canyon) and then on foot to Petra, known as the red rock city, the ancient capital of the Nabateans from 3rd century B.C. to 2nd Century A.D. Visit the most interesting monuments such as the Treasury, El Khazneh (a tomb of a Nabatean king) then the field of tombs, obelisks, the altar, (Al Madhbah) - from this point you can view the whole of the rock city. Return to Wadi Musa village.
Duration: 11 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in Petra or Amman

Day 10: Madaba / Mount Nebo / Promised Land

Stop At: Madaba Archaeological Park, Hussein bin Ali Street, Madaba 17110 Jordan
Drive northwards to Madaba to visit the remains of the Byzantine church with its ancient mosaic floor map, the oldest surviving original cartographic depiction of the mosaic map of the Holy Land and Jerusalem. Continue about 10kms. to Mount Nebo, from where Moses viewed the Promised Land. From there you will see the Jordan Valley, Jericho and the Dead Sea.

Drive to the border and return to Tel Aviv.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in Tel Aviv.

Day 11: Departure and Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport

Stop At: Tel Aviv Marina and Sea Center, Atarim Square, Tel Aviv Israel
Check out of the hotel following breakfast.

Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for the flight home.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
1: Israel
2: Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

Traveler pickup is offered
Ben Gurion International Terminal 3
Departure Time
8:30 AM
Duration
11 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 10x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 10 nights
  • 10 nights hotel accommodation on bed and breakfast basis.
  • Transfers from/to airport on arrival and departure.
  • Sightseeing in a modern air conditioned touring vehicle.
  • Service of a Government licensed guide on all touring days.
  • Entrance fees to places of interest while touring.
  • Assistance at the airport upon arrival.
  • Entry/Admission - Masada National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Church of the Nativity
  • Entry/Admission - Western Wall
  • Entry/Admission - The Church of the Annunciation
  • Entry/Admission - Golan Heights Winery
  • Entry/Admission - Caesarea National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Amman Panorama Art Gallery
  • Entry/Admission - Petra
  • Entry/Admission - Madaba Archaeological Park
Exclusions
  • Porterage at airport.
  • Tipping for guide, driver and hotel staff.
  • Beverages with meals.
  • Traveler’s medical/baggage insurance.
  • Entry Visa to Jordan (if required for restricted nationalities)
  • Border Taxes & Border Shuttle transfers- Israel & Jordan(approx.US$50 per person -subject to change)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 9 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Site under the Palestinian Authority jurisdiction. Visit subject to situation
  • The sequence of the tour, hotels used, and sites visited may be amended due to circumstances.
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants No luggage restrictions
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 35 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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I just can't stress enough how fantastic this tour. The tour was not only well organized but exciting. All of our guides were extremely knowledgeable and there was so much to see and visit. We would recommend this tour ten times over.
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Response from ClickToursIL, Manager at Highlights of Israel and Jordan - 11 days
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear thomaszil33, Thank you for your wonderful review and your recommendations. We hope to see you again in Israel. Sincerely, Click Tours Israel
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Everything about the journey to Israel was amazing and it was unforgettable. Great experience! Everything was planned out well, Our guide was exceptional in every way: Knowledgeable, friendly, humor, patience. Click Tours does everything to excellence and are people I definitely
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Response from ClickToursIL, Manager at Highlights of Israel and Jordan - 11 days
Responded 20 Sep 2019
Dead John, Thank you for your nice review and your recommendations. We hope to see you again in Israel.
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