Israel, Petra & Wadi Rum Pilgrims Tour – Half Board

$2,260

Tour Description

The photo belongs to Israel Ministry of Tourism.   Photo by Itamar Grinberg

The Israel, Petra & Wadi Rum Pilgrims Tour departs Sundays, with a minimum of 2 persons only required to guarantee departure. The Tour is of Christian / General orientation. It is a 9 days tour with 8 nights accommodation and 8 touring days.

 

 

Sunday Arrival
Upon arrival to airport meet our representative and transfer to Jerusalem.
Overnight: Jerusalem
Monday Masada and the Dead Sea
Depart Jerusalem and descend to the lowest place on earth. Drive along the shores of the Dead Sea to the rock fortress of Masada. Visit Herod’s palaces, dating back 2000 years. Then hear about the zealots who defied the Roman Empire from this location. Enjoy a chance to swim in the Dead Sea (weather permitting). The water is so rich in salts and minerals that you float!
Overnight: Jerusalem
Tuesday Jerusalem New City and Bethlehem
Start with a spectacular view of Jerusalem from Mount of Olives, and then onto the Garden of Gethsemane. See the famous Dead Sea Scrolls at the Shrine of the Book and the model of Jerusalem from Herodian times. Experience a moving visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial. Explore the picturesque village of Ein Karem, birthplace of John the Baptist. Continue to Bethlehem (subject to security clearance) – the birthplace of Jesus at the Church of the Nativity and Manger Square.
Overnight: Jerusalem
Wednesday Jerusalem - Old City
Enter through one of the gates to the walled Old City to visit the renewed Jewish Quarter, the Western Wall, and the Temple area. Explore the colourful bazaars, and walk the Via Dolorosa (Stations of the Cross) until the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Visit the tomb of King David and the Room of the Last Supper on Mount Zion. In the heart of a neighborhood in downtown Jerusalem, visit Mahane Yehuda to experience the flavors, aromas, colours and the traders' interaction with the crowds, at the largest open market in Israel.
Overnight: Jerusalem
Thursday Galilee
Depart Jerusalem passing by Jericho, the oldest city in the world. Explore the excavations of the beautiful Roman City of Beit Shean. Continue onto Nazareth to see the carpentry workshop of Joseph and visit the Church of Annunciation. Drive to Safed – city of Mystical Judaism for a walk through the artists colony.
Overnight: Galilee Kibbutz hotel
Friday Upper Galilee
Ascend the Golan Heights and visit a former Syrian fortification on the heights. Enjoy an Israeli wine country experience, with vineyards surrounded by breathtaking views. Become acquainted with the collection of fine and rare wines enjoying a tour, wine tasting and understanding of the wine production process. Pass by Caesarea of Philippi at the Banias Springs. Drive along the shores of the Sea of Galilee to Capernaum to visit the ruins of the ancient synagogue. See the beautiful church at Tabgha where the miracle of the fishes and the loaves took place. Enjoy a short tour of Tiberias – the old centre of Jewish learning. Optional: Optional sailing in a boat across the Sea of Galilee to experience the tranquility and the scenery that has changed little during the past 2000 years (subject to conditions and fee).
Overnight: Galilee Kibbutz hotel
Saturday Coastal Plain
Depart for Acre (Akko) to explore the Knights’ Halls and the secret Crusader tunnels, then to Haifa to view the magnificent Bahai gardens from atop Mount Carmel. Stop at Caesarea , to visit the Roman Theatre and the Crusader Fortress. Continue to Tel Aviv and Jaffa for a short city tour. Onto airport for evening flight to Eilat.
Overnight: Eilat
Sunday Petra
Leave Eilat early in the morning, crossing the Arava border and drive through the scenic Jordanian desert. Enjoy a spectacular tour exploring the rose-red city of Petra. Enjoy a short horse ride, and then travel on foot through the awesome ‘SIQ’ valley. Visit the Treasury, and explore hundreds of buildings, tombs, temples, and a 3,000-seat theater from the first-century AD. Stop for lunch, followed by a visit to Moses Spring before transferring to your Petra Hotel.
Overnight: Petra
Monday Wadi Rum
This morning enjoy a spectacular jeep tour of the Wadi Rum wilderness. Stop for lunch and then onto Aqaba for a short city tour before returning to the Arava border and onto Eilat Airport. Depart Eilat on flight back to Tel Aviv airport.

Jerusalem

Budget – Gate / Rimonim Shalom
Moderate – Grand Court / Leonardo Jerusalem
Superior – Crowne Plaza / Dan Panorama

Galilee

Budget – Kibbutz Hotel
Moderate – Kibbutz Hotel
Superior – Kibbutz Hotel

Eilat

Budget – Vista / Prima Music
Moderate – Vista / Prima Music
Superior -Dan Panorama

Petra

Budget – Le Maison
Moderate – Petra Guest House
Superior – Petra Marriott

Hotels are subject to change depending on availability.
If necessary, hotels of similar standard will be provided.

The tour package includes the following:

  1. Meeting assistance upon arrival
  2. Airport transfers as per the itinerary
  3. English Speaking guide for all touring
  4. A/C coach for touring in a group
  5. Twin room accommodation in chosen class of hotels on BB basis
  6. Entrance fees for the above mentioned sites
  7. Return domestic flights Tel Aviv – Eilat

The Tour does not include:  

  1. Any extra meals or beverages or hotel extras
  2. Tips for guides & drivers
  3. Any personal expenses
  4. Passport, visa and border crossing fees
  5. Travel insurance
  6. Anything not mentioned in inclusions

In order to make a booking or obtain a quote, please select the following:

1. Select a date of departure for your tour

2. Select the number of rooms and the number of passengers

3. Select the hotels standard you require

Then click Book Now!

Departure day/s: sunday
Duration: 9 Days
Tour orientation: christian, general
Choose your rooms and pax numbers:

Room Quantity Description
1 pax in single rooms
2 pax in double/twin rooms
3 pax in triple rooms


Choose Hotel Level (prices in USD):
Price Per Person Budget Moderate Superior
Please choose date and room quantity first

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