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Sample Itinerary - REF JORDAN 1199

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Day 1: Jerusalem

Today you will be collected from the American Colony hotel to join a private tour of Jerusalem, a World Heritage Listed city. From the Mount of Olives enjoy panoramic views of the Old City and Temple Mount. Next discover the Western (Wailing) Wall - one of the Jewish faith’s most holy sites sitting in the shadows of the incredibly beautiful golden Dome of the Rock and Al-Aqsa Mosque. After taking time to explore, we walk the Via Dolorosa - the path which Jesus walked, bowed under the weight of the cross to the Church of Holy Sepulchre. Weaving through the labyrinth of alleys in the Armenian and Jewish Quarters, we arrive at Mt. Zion to view the Last Supper Room and King David’s Tomb. Later this afternoon we tour West Jerusalem including Parliament Hill.

Days 2-3: Jerusalem

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Day 4: Jerusalem - Galilee

Make your own way to Jericho to join us on a 2.5 hour guided tour of Jericho. Located 16 kilometres below sea level Jericho is the lowest permanently inhabited site on earth as well as being considered to be the world's oldest city. After the tour please make your own way to Tiberius.

Day 5: Galilee - Nazareth

Make your own way to Nazareth this morning where on arrival you will enjoy a private guided walking tour of the city where Jesus spent his childhood, where we visit the Church of Annunciation, Mary’s Well and Joseph’s Church.

Day 6: Nazareth - Amman

Today we will transfer you to the border with Jordan at Allenby Bridge where on the Jordanian side you will find your rental car ready for you to pick up and continue on your way to Amman.

Amman's old city walls

Day 7: Amman - Petra

Today make your own way to Petra where you will check in to your hotel. With the remainder of the day free, why not consider learning how to cook traditional Jordanian dishes at our Petra Kitchen? (See the Enhance Your Holiday page for more information).

Looking through the Siq at the Treasury

Day 8: Petra

Welcome to the Rose City! Access to the city on our guided exploration is through the famous narrow, deep siq. The rocks then give way to the most amazing site – that of the fantastically impressive Treasury. Walking down the gravel tracks, we’ll explore the ancient Nabatean tombs and the Roman rock-carved streets lined with temples, royal tombs, staircases, arched gates, public buildings and more the intrepid can ascend to Ad Deir better known as the monestery.

The deep reds of the Treasury

Days 9-10: Petra - Dead Sea

Today make your own way to the Dead Sea - descending some 1300 metres to the lowest point on the earth's surface. Sitting at 422 metres below sea level spend the afternoon and tomorrow swimming, lathering up with a detoxifying mud bath and bobbing about in the ever warm mineral-rich body of water.

Relaxing in the Dead Sea

Day 11: Dead Sea

After breakfast and hotel check out, return your car back to the Dead Sea Hotel car rental office by 1200hrs. End of services.

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