Old City of Jerusalem | Israel
FROM: CAD $5,935 pp
Heritage, Holy Land & Jordan - 11 days map

COACH TOUR: Explore history and heritage on this wonderous Israel and Jordan adventure. Begin in vibrant Tel Aviv and trace the footsteps of pilgrims through holy sites like the Sea of Galilee, Nazareth, and the revered city of Jerusalem. Transitioning to Jordan, you'll be captivated by the bustling streets of Amman before delving into the ancient marvels of Jerash and the spiritual heights of Mount Nebo. Traverse Wadi Musa, the gateway to the city of Petra, where red rock facades and intricate carvings await.

Inclusions
Itinerary
4 Star Prices
5 Star Prices
Hotels

Trip Highlights

Amman - Join a city tour of the lively Jordanian capital and visit the important Roman ruins at Jerash
Madaba - Admire the famous mosaic map of the Holy Land and take in the view from nearby Mount Nebo, where Moses saw the Promised Land
Tel Aviv - Begin your adventure in the cosmopolitan coastal city and head out to explore independently
Bethlehem - Take in this important biblical town, including a visit to the Church of the Nativity and the important Rachel's Tomb
Tiberias - Stay in this historic city on the shore of the Sea of Galilee and visit the biblical sites of Capernaum and Tabgha
Masada - Ride the cable car up to this UNESCO-listed fortress, which was where the Jewish zealots had their last stand against the Romans
Petra - Walk along the cavernous Siq to the Treasury, and uncover more of the secrets of this historic city, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World
Wadi Rum - Enjoy a stunning desert jeep safari, visiting the iconic Lawrence Spring and Khazali Canyon
Jerusalem - See the main sights of the city new and old, including the Wailing Wall, Yad Vashem, Mount of Olives and Temple Mount
The Dead Sea - Float in the salty, mineral-rich waters of the sea and slap on some of the Dead Sea mud, thought to have healing properties
Jaffa - Join a walking tour of this ancient walled port city and sample the picturesque hilltop views
Nazareth - Visit the Church of Annunciation, Mary's Well, and Joseph's Church in the city where Jesus Christ grew up

Included

Breakfast daily and 9 dinners
Touring - Jaffa, Caesarea, Megiddo, Galilee Miracle Sites, Nazareth, Beit Shean, Masada, Qumran Caves, Jerusalem, Ein Karem, Bethlehem, Amman, Wadi Musa and Petra
Cable car ride in Masada, for views of the Dead Sea
Ben Gurion Airport arrival transfer on day 1
This coach tour is operated in conjunction with other tourist groups, not solely On The Go. You will join travellers from a number of different operators, some staying in different hotels for sightseeing each day
10 nights 4 star hotels
Entrance fees for all included sightseeing
Services of local guides for scheduled sightseeing
All transfers and transportation in modern air-conditioned vehicles

Not Included

International flights and visas
Border taxes of approximately US$60 per person. Paid on tour and subject to change.
Tip for your tour guides and drivers. We recommend you allow USD$5-7 per day, per traveller for your guides and USD$2 per day, per traveller for your drivers. Tipping your guide and driver is an entirely personal gesture

Itinerary

Day 1

Tel Aviv

Thursday. Arrival Ben Gurion Airport and included transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to enjoy the dynamic city of Tel Aviv on the Mediterranean your way.

Renowned for its hedonistic nightlife, this dynamic city also offers beautiful beaches, art galleries and markets. And with a variety of trendy bistros, high-end restaurants and delicious street food stalls, there's plenty to choose from, for dinner.
Overnight: Tel Aviv

Day 2

Jaffa & Tiberias

Tel Aviv - Jaffa - Tiberias. A short drive brings us to Jaffa, an ancient port where we enjoy a walking tour of the picturesque fortified town, see the House of Simon, the Tanner and marvel at the hilltop views. Continuing north along the coast we visit Caesarea, one of the great cities of antiquity and Megiddo, the location of many ancient battles, and the city referred to in the book of Revelation as ‘Armageddon’. Here we explore the archaeological ruins before continuing to the Sea of Galilee and historic Tiberias, where Jesus lived and preached.
Overnight: Tiberias, Nazareth or Haifa  |  Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3

Sea of Galilee & miracle sites

Tiberias. Today we visit Capernaum, an ancient fishing village and the centre of Jesus’ ministry. In Tabgha, the site where Christ miraculously fed the 5,000, we see the wonderful mosaic floor of the Church of Multiplication before continuing to the Mount of Beatitudes, where Jesus preached the ‘Sermon on the Mount’. Ascending to the rocky plateau of the Golan Heights we enjoy panoramic views of the rugged peaks of Mount Hermon with the green pastoral Huleh Valley stretching out below. The Golan Heights is a disputed territory, and our guides will be politically neutral for the duration of our touring in this part of Israel.

This afternoon, we will continue to the source of the river Jordan, Banias, where Jesus took his disciples to reveal his true purpose. We'll then make our way to the southern part of the Sea of Galilee and to the Yardenit Baptismal Site, before we return to Tiberias for our overnight stay.


Overnight: Tiberias, Nazareth or Haifa  |  Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4

Cana & Nazareth

Tiberias - Jerusalem. First stop today is Cana to visit the Wedding Church where Jesus performed his first miracle, turning water into wine. We continue on to Nazareth, the city where Jesus spent his childhood, where we visit the Church of Annunciation, Mary’s Well and Joseph’s Church. Passing through the Jordan Valley we reach the ancient synagogue of Beit Alpha, located at the foot of the northern slopes of the Gilboa Mountains, it has one of the most well preserved and beautiful mosaics in Israel. We end the day in Jerusalem.
Overnight: Jerusalem  |  Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5

The Dead Sea

Jerusalem - Dead Sea (West Bank) - Jerusalem. An excursion today takes us to the remarkable scenery of the Dead Sea and Masada, a UNESCO-listed fortress situated on an isolated cliff in the Judean Desert. We ascend by cable car to the last stronghold of the Jewish Zealots in their war against the Romans. Here, we visit the excavations of King Herod’s Palace, the synagogue and bathhouse. The site also offers spectacular views of the Roman camps and the Dead Sea. We’ll also see the Qumran Caves located in the West Bank where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered and enjoy floating in the salty, mineral-rich waters (weather permitting) before heading back to Jerusalem.
Overnight: Jerusalem  |  Breakfast, Dinner

Days 6-7

Jerusalem & Bethlehem

We discover new Jerusalem on day 6, starting with the official memorial site of Yad Vashem, a sprawling complex dedicated to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust. After paying our respects we head to Ein Karem, a picturesque village where John the Baptist was born. Spend some time in the Israel Museum visiting the Shrine of the Book, which houses the Dead Sea Scrolls, and a detailed model of Jerusalem from the time of the Second Temple. Passing the Knesset (House of Parliament) and the campus of the Hebrew University we make our way to Bethlehem in the West Bank where we visit Rachel’s Tomb and the Church of the Nativity. Then, we return to Jerusalem for the night. Travel today and tomorrow is within the West Bank.

On day 7 we start with the spectacular panoramic views from Mt. Scopus before a stop is made at the Mount of Olives, the site where Jesus first gave the Lord’s Prayer. We explore the Garden of Gethsemane before heading to the Old City where we see the Western Wall, the Temple Mount, Via Dolorosa and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Just outside of the Old City is Mount Zion with the traditional tomb of King David and the Room of the Last Supper.
Overnight: Jerusalem  |  Breakfast x 2, Dinner x 2

Day 8

Hello, Jordan!

Jerusalem - Amman. Embarking on a journey from Jerusalem, our route leads us to the Sheikh Hussein border crossing, where we navigate through the necessary procedures to enter Jordan.

Our adventure then takes us to the historically rich city of Jerash, a jewel of the Decapolis, positioned approximately 45 kilometers north of Amman within the verdant heights of Gilad. Here, we explore the ancient Roman city adorned with its colonnaded streets, intriguing baths, and the commanding Hill of the Top Temple.

Our voyage continues as we travel to Amman, the vibrant Jordanian capital, where a panoramic city tour awaits. We will spend the night in Amman.
Overnight: Amman  |  Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9

Mount Nebo & Wadi Musa

Amman - Petra. Today, we take a scenic drive to Mount Nebo, the iconic spot where Moses beheld the Promised Land. Here, the panoramic vista unfurls before us, revealing the Jordan Valley, Jericho, and the mystical Dead Sea.

Our journey then continues along the Desert Highway, leading us to Wadi Musa, the modern village that guards the treasures of Petra. We traverse on foot or by horseback to the entrance of the mesmerizing "Siq," canyon. This corridor leads us through time and space, unveiling the red rock city that was once the capital of the Nabateans from the 3rd Century BC to the 2nd Century AD. Our exploration takes us through captivating carved monuments, including the Treasury, a tomb that holds the legacy of a Nabatean king.

The journey unfolds further, encompassing the field of tombs, obelisks, and the altar. This path leads to a vantage point with panoramic views of the entire rock city, a sight to behold. Afterwards, we make our way back to Wadi Musa.
Overnight: Petra  |  Breakfast, Dinner

Day 10

Wadi Rum & Madaba

Petra - Amman. Today, we head southbound to Wadi Rum, a realm of towering mountains and captivating rock formations that once enchanted Lawrence of Arabia. We then join a thrilling jeep safari drive through stunning desert landscapes. Along the way, we encounter Lawrence Spring and the Khazali Canyon, a natural wonder carved by time itself.

Our journey then leads us northward to the town of Madaba, where we visit the remnants of a Byzantine church. Within its hallowed walls lies an ancient mosaic floor map, a testament to cartography's earliest roots and a captivating depiction of the Holy Land and Jerusalem. Afterwards, we will head back to Amman for our final night!
Overnight: Amman  |  Breakfast, Dinner

Day 11

Goodbye

Sunday. Our tour ends after hotel breakfast. Airport departure transfers to Amman airport in Jordan can be arranged at an additional cost.

If you would like to extend your stay in Amman, we can arrange post accommodation, please enquire.
Breakfast

Prices & Dates

Departure dates noted with a 'G' are guaranteed to operate. All other departure dates are guaranteed with a minimum of 2 persons. The 'Twin Share' price is per person when there are 2 people sharing a room. The 'Solo Room' price is applicable to all solo travellers or if your booking party cannot reach the minimum of 2 persons in a room. Solo Rooms can also be booked by any other person wanting the comfort and privacy of their own room.

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2024
Twin Share
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CAD $5,935
CAD $8,045
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2025
Twin Share
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CAD $5,935
CAD $8,045
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CAD $5,935
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Extra Prices

Twin Share
Single Room
Pre Tour Accommodation Tel Aviv - Low Season from
CAD $205
CAD $375
Post Accommodation Tel Aviv - Low Season from
CAD $205
CAD $375

Hotels

The hotels listed below are ones which we frequently use on this tour when booking 4 star. For the frequently used 5 star hotels, please refer to the 5 star Trip Notes. We reserve the right to substitute these hotels to ones of a similar standard.

Hotel Metropolitan, Tel Aviv

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

Within easy walking distance from major city attractions, Hotel Metropolitan is a modern hotel with excellent amenities. Guest rooms are designed in a contemporary style with soft furnishings and stylish en suite bathrooms. The hotel also has an onsite bar and cafe serving food throughout the day. In the summer head to the outdoor pool with sundecks - the perfect way to start the day! Perfectly located in the centre and very heart of Tel Aviv.

BY 14 Hotel, Tel Aviv

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

Well-located on one of Tel Aviv’s central streets, this boutique hotel is just minutes from the Carmel Market, Diezengoff Square and the lively cafes and restaurants of Sheinkein Street. Its guestrooms are spacious and comfortable, featuring modern décor and free high-speed WiFi. An extensive sweet and savoury breakfast is served daily in the hotel’s café, and guests can also take advantage of the free gym and bike rental. Although as the beach is just footsteps away, you'll most likely be spending your time soaking up the sun on the sands.

Lake House Hotel, Tiberias

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

The Lake House Hotel is located near to the historic centre of Tiberias and the majestic Golan Heights, set on the shore of the Sea of Galilee. Guest rooms are contemporary in design equipped with air-conditioning and free Wi-Fi. The hotel features a large collection of facilities, including an outdoor swimming pool overlooking the exciting view of the Sea of Galiee. Lake House hotel has a fantastic variety of dining options. The Lobby Bar and restaurant offer fine dining with rich and varied menus.

The Hotel Royal Plaza, Tiberias

Our Category: Standard   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

Located on the outskirts of Tiberias, the Hotel Royal Plaza is a modern hotel offering a tranquil atmosphere in an unbeatable location. Guest rooms are warm, inviting and tastefully furnished. Meals are served in the bright and airy dining room and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The onsite Royal Spa Health Club is a great place to relax and get some pampering. The outdoor pool offers a cooling respite form the Israeli heat. The property is located opposite a well-maintained public beach, situated just outside of Tiberias.

Hotel Grand Court , Jerusalem

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

Centrally located. the Hotel Grand Court is a very modern hotel and an excellent base for exploring the holy city. Guest rooms are bright and well furnished with free Wi-Fi throughout. The Garden Court is the perfect spot to enjoy breakfast al-fresco. There is also a refreshing outdoor pool to relax in or by (open April - September). Perfectly located just a short walk from the Old City.

Leonardo Jerusalem, Jerusalem

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

The modern Leonardo Hotel is in an ideal base for exploring the sites of Jerusalem. Centrally located within a short walk of famous sites such as the Via Doloroza, Western Wall and the Old City. Rooms are spacious and tastefully decorated, with all modern amenities. The two restaurants serve delicious local and international cuisine and breakfast is plentiful. After a long day of sightseeing, the large outdoor pool is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a refreshing swim, while those who can't resist a holiday workout can head to the fitness centre.

Grand Palace Hotel, Amman

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

Set in the prestigious Shumesani district, the Grand Palace Hotel boasts a great location within Jordan’s capital city. Each of the guestrooms are fitted with minibars, air conditioning and a large ensuite, with sound-proof windows to ensure you have a peaceful night. There's also a state-of-the-art fitness centre and heated indoor pool offering spectacular views of Amman. Guests can enjoy a range of relaxing massage treatments using Dead Sea product oils. And when it comes to food you’re spoilt for choice, with the chefs and staff going all the way to make your stay memorable.

Petra Moon Hotel, Petra

Our Category: Standard   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

Just 300 ft from the entrance gate to Petra, the Petra Moon hotel features spacious rooms with private balconies and flat-screen TVs. It also has a roof garden with a seasonal outdoor pool. The soundproofed rooms and suites at Petra Moon come with satellite channels, a DVD player and extra-long beds. Each has air conditioning and a private bathroom. The hotel's restaurant serves a delicious selection of international meals in both buffet-style and a la carte.

Petra Canyon Hotel, Petra

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

Situated in Wadi Musa, the Petra Canyon Hotel offers a blend of convenience and relaxation with its seasonal outdoor swimming pool, complimentary parking, fitness center, and terrace. The well-appointed air-conditioned rooms feature amenities such as a desk, minibar, safety deposit box, flat-screen TV, and private bathroom with a shower. Some rooms are equipped with a kitchen. The hotel's restaurant serves a diverse menu including American, Chinese, and French cuisine, with options for vegetarians, dairy-free, and halal diets.

Prices & Dates

Departure dates noted with a 'G' are guaranteed to operate. All other departure dates are guaranteed with a minimum of 2 persons. The 'Twin Share' price is per person when there are 2 people sharing a room. The 'Solo Room' price is applicable to all solo travellers or if your booking party cannot reach the minimum of 2 persons in a room. Solo Rooms can also be booked by any other person wanting the comfort and privacy of their own room.

2024
Twin Share
Single Room
CAD $7,415
CAD $10,475
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CAD $10,475
CAD $7,415
CAD $10,475
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CAD $11,045
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CAD $11,045
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2025
Twin Share
Single Room
CAD $7,415
CAD $10,475
CAD $7,415
CAD $10,475
CAD $7,415
CAD $10,475
CAD $7,415
CAD $10,475
CAD $7,415
CAD $10,475
CAD $7,415
CAD $10,475
CAD $7,415
CAD $10,475
CAD $7,415
CAD $10,475

Extra Prices

Twin Share
Single Room
Pre Tour Accommodation Tel Aviv 5 star - Low Season from
CAD $295
CAD $555
Post Tour Accommodation Tel Aviv 5 star - Low Season from
CAD $295
CAD $555

At a Glance

Range
Trip Type
Starts
Tel Aviv
Ends
Amman
Departs
Thursdays
Group Size
Min 2 / Max 45
Hotel Rating
4 or 5 star
Tour Guide
Yes - escorted by a tour guide
Meals
Breakfast: 10, Dinner: 9
Countries
Minimum Age
15 yrs, accompanied by an adult
Arr. Transfer
Yes
Dep. Transfer
No
Dazzling blue water of Sea of Galilee running along the edgy of the Jewish Holy City of Tiberias
Slanted trees in the olive groves of Galilee
Nazareth Highlight - Web Ready
Salt crystals along the shore of the sparkling Dead Sea
The famous golden Dome, sparkling in the sunset, along with the rest of the city of Jerusalem
Bethlehem - Highlight
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