Israel 10 days with Petra, Jordan
Tour Israel 10 days with Petra Itinerary
This is an intensive 10 day tour. 8 days you will spend touring Israel from the North to the South, with 2 days to tour Petra. We can arrange transport from the airport to your hotel free of charge. If you would like to change something, add or subtract more days, please contact us. This tour can start on any day of the week, the order of the tour may be changed.
There is also an option to extend 5 more days and do a cruise on the Nile in Egypt, and depart from Cairo.
Day 1: Tel Aviv
A driver will collect you from your hotel. The tour guide will accompany the driver to better explain what you are seeing. Visit the Diaspora Museum, and continue on to Old Jaffa. Jaffa was an old port city, and is 8000 years old. Travel along the ancient ruins, and stroll along the artist’s quarter. Visit the first neighborhood in Tel Aviv that was built in 1909, the Neve Tzedek. Continue on to tour the colorful streets where you can do some shopping if you like. Back to hotel for overnight in Tel Aviv.
Day 2: Galilee and Golan
Tour upper Israel starting at 7a.m. from your hotel. Drive North to Katzrin, on the way we will take a scenic route along the coast, and then go through the plain of Armageddon, where you will have a view of Megiddo. Arriving in Katzrin, tour the remains of an ancient village from the 1st century. There is a synagogue, homes, and an olive press. Drive on to Mount Bental and explore the Syrian fortifications. Overnight in Tel Aviv.
Day 3: Caesarea and Haifa
Start out the day with a drive to Caesarea, to tour the famous Roman theater that was dedicated to Caesar, and also tour the ruins. Drive along the coast to stop in Haifa and the Baha'i Gardens, Rosh Hanikra, and the grottos. Continue to Acre to tour the Crusader castle and have a walk through the market.
Overnight in Tel Aviv.
Day 4: Nazareth
After breakfast start the drive towards Nazareth, passing Hertzeliya and Natanya, keep traveling along through the plain of Armageddon, you will have a view of Megiddo. We will stop at the Mount of Precipitation. Arriving in Nazareth tour the Church of Annunciation. Moving on to the Church of St. Joseph. Travel on to Jerusalem for overnight.
Day 5 : Jerusalem
Tour Jerusalem, the Old City and the New City. Take a walk through the Jewish Quarter to arrive at the Western Wall. From there, follow the Via Dolorosa, walking the Stations of the Cross, where you will see many pilgrims doing the same, to arrive at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. After this go for a tour of the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 6: Jericho and Bethlehem
Start the day driving through the Judean desert to the oldest city in the world, Jericho. When arriving in Jericho see Mt.Temptation and the tree that Zachaeus climbed. Continue on to tour the excavations, and a synagogue.
Drive to Bethlehem to walk across Manger Square to the Church of Nativity, and the church of St. Catherine. Overnight Jerusalem.
Day 7: Dead Sea and Masada
Drive South to the Dead Sea, and ascend to Masada by cable car and tour the palaces, synagogue, bath house, and more. Go to the Dead Sea to enjoy a mud bath and a swim in the Dead Sea. On the way back tour the caves at Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. Continue on to Eilat for overnight. (For less than 4 people, back to Tel Aviv for overnight, and flight in the morning of day 8.)
Day 8: Petra
Start from your hotel in Eilat in the morning to the Jordanian border. We will help you with the border proceedings, and you will start the drive to Petra (about 2 hours). Tour with your Jordanian English speaking guide the famous Treasury, the temples, the facades, the mourning halls, the Roman theater, and more. In the evening do Petra by night.
Overnight in Petra.
Day 9 : Petra
This is a free day to go back and tour Petra at your leisure. In the afternoon we will take you back to the border for overnight in Eilat.
Day 10: Tel Aviv
In the morning you will take a flight from Eilat to Ben Gurion and your flight home.
Minimum 2 people
There is a special price for groups of over 4 people.
- Transportation with driver
- Transfers from the airport and back, if you wish
- 9 nights 3 star hotels on bed and breakfast basis
- All breakfasts
- 8 lunches
- 8 touring days with guide
- Flight on day 10 from Eilat to Ben Gurion
- Entrance fees
- Departure tax $65 per person
- International flights
- 1 lunch on 9th day.
- Personal expenses and private insurance.
- Other languages available for an extra fee.
- We recommend that you have cash money available for border fees and tips.
- Single supplement $60, in high season $70 per night
- Visa, We can make it for you at the border for $75 per person.
What you need to know:
- Have a valid passport and landing card.
- Voucher and visa/tax/tip money in cash only (payable in U.S dollars, Euro, Pound Sterling or Israeli Shekel).
- Very warm clothing in Winter, cool comfortable clothing and head covering in Summer.
- Good walking shoes..
- Personal insurance is not included. Please note: No insurance company insures any accident from a horse or any other animal.