Christian Israel and Jordan in 7 days
Israel and Jordan tour 7 day Itinerary
Jerusalem is one of the oldest cities in the world. Christianity, Judaism, and Abrahamic religions all consider this to be one of the holiest of cities in the world.
Bethlehem is the said birthplace of Jesus. Christmas rites are held here on 3 different dates of the year. It is one of the holiest sites in Israel for the Christians.
Jericho is located near the Jordan river. Jericho is one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world. They estimate the age as being about 11,000 years old. Today Jericho is under Palistinian authority.
Nazareth described in the New Testament was Jesus' childhood home. It is the largest city in Northern Israel. It was Mary's home according to the Gospel of Luke in the New Testament and where Mary was told she was going to give birth to Jesus, by the Angel Gabriel.
Petra is a magical place, and one of the seven wonders of the world. Before you enter Petra there is a pathway to walk through between the mountains called the siq, when you pass through you will get your first look at the amazing site of Petra, and you will be astounded. Continue on to see the bath houses, tombs, and the amphitheater.
Wadi Rum is where the Bedouins have lived for hundreds of years. There are
massive rock formations. See the beautiful paintings on the rock faces. It has been inhabited by many cultures for tens of thousands of years.
Minimum 2 people
Pick up from the Ben-Gurion airport and transfer to Jerusalem to your hotel
for overnight .Free evening.
Day 2: Jerusalem
Panoramic overview from the Mount of Olives, overlook Jerusalem, the new city and the Temple Mount Esplanade of old city. Travel along the Kidron Valley to view the Garden of Gethsemane and the walls of the city. Via the Armenian Quarter enter The Western (Wailing) Wall square via the local Bazaar to the Christian Quarter, the Stations of the Cross (Via Dolorosa) and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher – the site of the crucifixion. Walk along the 1700 year old Byzantine main street, the Cardo and the renovated Jewish Quarter. Ascend to Mt. Zion and on Saturdays - visit the Hall of Last Supper & David's tomb. Tour the new city by car to Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum. Overnight Jerusalem.
*On Fridays, Saturdays & High Holidays - Holocaust Museum is closed. Visit
instead Kind David's Tomb, Hall of Last Supper & Garden of Gethsemane.
Day 3: Bethlehem and Jericho
We will drive to Bethlehem via Nativity Circle, visit the Church of Nativity, also the cave where Jesus was born and the Manger Square, where Jesus was placed after his birth. Also visit the Greek and the Catholic Church and the Milk Grotto,where Mary fed her son. Overview the Shepherd's Fields and visit the church
Depart for the Judean desert, on route view the Inn of the Good Samaritan. Overlook the breathtaking view of the moon landscaped Judean desert. Short stop at sea-level and continue to Jericho - the oldest city in the world. Stop at Zacheus Sycamore, the oldest Sycamore tree which Zacheus climbed in order to see Jesus walking by. We will visit the Mound of Ancient Jericho where 25 ancient cities were uncovered. Jericho was founded at 8000 B.E.C and famous from the biblical story in which spies where hosted there. Jericho is also the oldest Jewish settlement, captured by Joshua and Israel in 1200 B.E.C. Stop for overview of Mt. Temptation where the Satan tried to tempt Jesus and overview on the oasis of Jericho and Elisha's spring. Return to Jerusalem hotels.
Day 4: Footsteps of Jesus
We start on Mount Olives visiting the place of the Ascension and Pater Nostra, where we can see the Lord's Prayer is 123 languages. After an overview of Jerusalem from the top of Mount Olives, looking down at the Old City and the Temple Mount, we begin our descent, stopping at Dominus Flevit, where Jesus wept as he foresaw the destruction of Jerusalem and continuing to the Church of All Nations in the Garden of Gethsemane.
Before ascending to the Old City and entering through the Lion's Gate, we look back at the Kidron valley and the Jewish cemetery on Mount Olives, with the monumental burial sites at its base.
In the Old City our first stop is at the pools of Bethesda in the grounds of the Church of St. Anne, mother of Mary. Underneath the Sisters of Zion convent we will see the ancient pavement with the games the Roman soldiers played engraved on the stones.
This is where the Via Dolorosa, the Way of the Cross, begins, ending at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Overnight Jerusalem.
Day 5: Nazareth and Sea of Galilee
Via the coastal plain and the valley of Armageddon to the Churches of Annunciation and St. Joseph in Nazareth. Passing Cana and the Church of the Miracle of the Multiplication visit Capernaum, at the foot of Mount Beatitudes. Continue past Tiberias to Yardenit where there is the possibility of a baptismal service for participants. Pass Mount Tabor on the return journey.
After the tour transfer to the airport for the flight to Eilat.
We will pick you up from Eilat airport and transfer you to your hotel for overnight .Free evening.
Day 6: Petra
08:15 – pick up from your hotel and transfer to the border
11:00 – arrive to Petra and start the tour
15:30 – lunch
17:00 – check in to your hotel in Petra and free evening
Day 7: Wadi Rum
09:00 – pick up from your hotel in Petra and drive to Wadi Rum desert
11:00 – jeep tour in Wadi Rum
14:00 – pick up from Wadi Rum and drive to Aqaba
Panoramic tour in Aqaba and crossing the border to Israel.
We will pick you up from the border and transfer you to the airport for your flight.
- Mount of Olives
- Western Wall
- Christian Quarter
- Stations of the Cross
- Church of the Holy Sepulcher
- Hall of Last Supper
- David's Tomb
- Holocaust Museum
- Church of Nativity
- Manger Square
- Greek Church
- Catholic Church
- Milk Grotto
- Church of St. Anne
- Church of Annunciation
- Church of St. Joseph
- Wadi Rum
- Six nights accommodation on Bed & Breakfast basis.(Price includes accommodation per person in double room).
- Six touring days.
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off service.
- Entrance fees.
- Assistance at the border
- Lunch in Petra
- Lunch, dinner, drinks.
- Single supplement 60$ per person,per night.
- High season supplement 70$ per person,per night.
- Personal expenses
- Border tax $65 to be paid at the border.
- We recommend that you have cash money available for border fees and tips
- Option of continuing on to do a 5 day cruise on the Nile in Egypt.
- Visa, We can make it for you at the border for $75 per person.
What you need to know:
- A moderate dress code is required.
- Have a valid passport and landing card.
- We require nationality, passport number, date of issue, expiry date and birth date for reservation.
- You will need a passport to cross the border into the territory of the Palestinian Authority.
- When crossing the border, you change vehicle.
- In the autonomy you will have local guides.(after crossing the border).
- Necessary to have comfortable shoes, hat and water.
- Tour sequences may change