Offer Details: 8 Days Biblical Jordan Tour

Jordan - Wadi Rum
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  • Valid to: 31/10/2017
  • Length of stay: 7 nights
  • Meal plan: Bed & Breakfast
  • Destination: Jordan

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8 DAYS BIBLICAL JORDAN TOUR
7 Nights/8 Days - Armenia

TRAVEL PERIOD:
Valid Until 31st October 2017

PACKAGE INCLUDES:-

  • Visa including meet and assist "Visa is free for the time being; only passport details are required before the guests' arrival".
  • Transportation as per the above mentioned program in an A/C vehicle with an English-speaking driver
  • Accommodation based on sharing a DBL/TWN/ TRP room on Bed & Breakfast basis at the above mentioned hotels or similar (please refer to the above categories).
  • Entrance fees to the above mentioned sites.
  • A short horse ride from the main gate (Visitor Center) till the beginning of the Siq.
  • All applicable taxes.

ITINERARY:-

DAY 1: ARRIVAL AMMAN
Welcome to Jordan! Finalize the airport procedure and head to your hotel in Amman. Overnight stay in Amman.

DAY 2: AS SALT - AMMAN
After breakfast, we head to visit the ancient town of As-Salt where you will visit the downtown area, and the museum. As-Salt was once the most important city in the area between the Jordan Valley and the eastern desert due to its historical importance as the trading link between the eastern desert and the west. Head just outside of As-Salt where lies the tomb of Ayyub (Job), a wealthy and powerful man who endured hardships to prove his loyalty to God. Then head back to Amman for a panoramic tour of the capital city. Overnight stay in Amman (BB)

DAY 3: JERASH - ANJARA - MAR ELIAS - AMMAN
After breakfast, we head to visit the ancient Roman city of Jerash, including the paved and colonnaded streets, soaring hilltop temples, theatres, spacious public squares and plazas, baths, fountains and city walls. Now proceeding to Anjar, the town where Jesus Christ, his mother Mary and his disciples passed through and rested in a nearby cave now commemorated with the church of Our Lady of the Mountain. To the west is Tall Mar Elias, the site where the prophet Elijah is believed to have ascended to Heaven in a whirlwind on a chariot of fire. Both Tall Mar Elias and Anjar are Millennium 2000 Pilgrimage sites designated by the Vatican. Overnight stay in Amman (BB)

DAY 4: PELLA - UM QAIS - AMMAN
After breakfast, we head to visit Pella where you can see the remains of a Chalcolthic settlement the 4th millennium BC, Byzantine churches and houses and a small medieval mosque. Proceed to Um Qais, previously known as Gadara, a city renowned as the site of the famous miracle of the Gadarene swine, a cultural center in its time and the home to several classical poets and philosophers. Promenade through Um Qais and see its colonnaded street, vaulted terrace and the ruins of two theatres. Overnight stay in Amman (BB)

DAY 5: MADABA - MT NEBO - UMM AR RASSAS - KERAK - PETRA
After breakfast, we head to visit Madaba, a city best known for the famous 6th century Mosaic map of Jerusalem & Holy Land and for its spectacular Byzantine and Umayyad mosaics. Proceed to Mt. Nebo (site only as the church is closed down for renovation) a city mentioned in the bible as the place where Moses was granted a view of the promised land that he would never enter. Head south of Jordan to visit Umm Ar Rassas and Kerak Castle. Um Ar Rassas is mentioned in the old and new testaments and the Romans fortified it and the local Christians and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Kerak Castle is a Crusaders' Castle built on a triangular plateau dating back to the 12th century. Overnight stay in Petra (BB)

DAY 6: PETRA VISIT - PETRA
After breakfast, we head to visit the Nabatean Red Rose city of Petra, one of the 7 world wonders and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Enter the city through 1KM long narrow gorge which is flanked either side by 80m high cliffs! Notice the dazzling colors and formations of the rocks. The site is massive, and contains hundreds of elaborated rock-cut tombs, a treasury, Roman-style theatres, temples, sacrificial altars and colonnaded streets.
Overnight stay in Petra (BB).

DAY 7: MUKAWIR - BETHANY - AMMAN
After breakfast, we head to the north west of Jordan two significant biblical sites: Mukawir and Bethany. Mukawir is the site of Machaerus, mentioned in the New Testament as the palace in which Salome danced in exchange for the head of Johan the Baptist on a platter (Mark 6:21-29). Proceed to visit the baptismal site of Jesus Christ (Bethany beyond Jordan). Overnight stay in Amman (BB)

DAY 8: DEPARTURE AMMAN
After breakfast, transfer to Queen Alia International Airport for departure to your final destination.

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