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Signature Jordan & Israel 2017


12 Days from $9,295 was $9,795

Private Journey

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Save $500 per person on Oct 20; Nov 3, 10, 17; Dec 1, 15. Plus, save $500 per person on all dates when four or more guests are booked. Offers are combinable for a total savings up to $1,000 per person.

On this fascinating independent journey into the past, walk in ancient footsteps in rock-carved Petra, sail in a traditional boat on the Sea of Galilee and visit Israel's storied cities of Nazareth, Bethlehem and Jerusalem.

A&K Advantages

Journey through two ancient lands, visiting historic sites and cities, from Jerash to Masada, and privately cruise on the Sea of Galilee in a boat similar to those used in the time of Jesus

Explore Petra and take a four-wheel-drive excursion through Jordan’s Wadi Rum, a desert of otherworldly proportions

Bathe in the buoyant, mineral-rich Dead Sea, the world’s most ancient natural spa

Prepare local Jordanian dishes under the supervision of an experienced chef

Experience the contrasts of ancient and modern Israel with visits to Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Nazareth, Jaffa and Tel Aviv

Itinerary at a Glance

DAY 1
Arrive Amman, Jordan
DAY 2
Jerash | Street of Columns
DAY 3
Amman & The Dead Sea | Miraculous Views
DAY 4
Petra | The “Rose-Red City”
DAY 5
Wadi Rum | Valley of the Moon
DAYS 6-8
Jerusalem | Epicenter of Faiths
DAYS 9-10
Nazareth | Town of Jesus’ Youth
DAY 11
Caesarea & Jaffa | Vibrant Artist Quarter
DAY 12
Depart Tel Aviv

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DAY 1
Arrive Amman, Jordan

Arrive in Amman. After clearing customs and immigration, meet your A&K representative and transfer to your hotel.

Four Seasons Hotel Amman
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DAY 2
Jerash | Street of Columns

Take a step back in time and visit Jerash, the third-century “Pompeii of the Middle East,” decimated by invasion and earthquake. Once a city thriving under the Roman Empire, its hills have revealed Neolithic, Greek, Roman, Byzantine and Umayyad-era remains. Explore its colonnaded streets, which show grooves of chariot wheels to this day. Proceed to Amman, visiting its historic downtown, Citadel, the remains of a small Byzantine basilica, the Great Temple of Amman and the Roman Theater.

Four Seasons Hotel Amman
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Meals: Breakfast
DAY 3
Amman & The Dead Sea | Miraculous Views

Journey overland to Mount Nebo, where Moses is said to have glimpsed the Promised Land, and take in the stunning views toward Bethlehem and Jerusalem. Continue along scenic King’s Highway and the Gorge of Amman to Madaba, the “City of Mosaics,” with its sixth-century mosaic map of Jerusalem and the Holy Land. Then, take a dip in the restorative Dead Sea. Upon arrival in the ancient city of Petra, check in to your hotel.

Mövenpick Petra
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Meals: Breakfast
DAY 4
Petra | The “Rose-Red City”

Spend a full day exploring Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, former merchant city and caravan stop. Wander amid its baths, markets, Temple of the Winged Lions, Corinthian Tomb, Palace Tomb and Treasury.

Mövenpick Petra
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Meals: Breakfast
DAY 5
Wadi Rum | Valley of the Moon

Intersect the landscape of Wadi Rum, with its rose-hued mountains and endless desert vistas. It is here that T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) lived with his Bedouin allies during World War I. Return to Amman.

Four Seasons Hotel Amman
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Meals: Breakfast
DAYS 6-8
Jerusalem | Epicenter of Faiths

Cross the border into Israel, the Bible’s “Promised Land,” where you meet your guide and travel along the Dead Sea to Masada, ascending to the last stronghold of the Zealots by cable car. Continue to the Qumran Caves, where the Dead Sea scrolls were found. Check in to your Jerusalem hotel. Absorb panoramic views from atop the Mount of Olives before continuing to the Garden of Gethsemane, where Jesus purportedly prayed with his disciples before his crucifixion. In the Old City, visit the Western Wall, El Aksa Mosque and Dome of the Rock. Travel along the Via Dolorosa, the street traversed by Jesus when he was bearing the cross, passing the Convent of Zion Sisters, where Pontius Pilate tried Jesus; the cistern; and lithostrotos (pavement), with evidence of soldiers’ games. Proceed through the Stations of the Cross, seeing bazaars and continuing to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, site of Jesus’ crucifixion, burial and resurrection. The next day, see Yad Vashem, site of the Jewish people’s memorial to lives lost to the Holocaust. Visit its museum before witnessing the Knesset — Israel’s Parliament — en route to the Israel Museum, where the Dead Sea Scrolls are kept. Then, in Bethlehem, visit the Church of the Nativity atop the cave where Jesus was born. Return to Jerusalem and your hotel.

The King David
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Meals: Breakfast
DAYS 9-10
Nazareth | Town of Jesus’ Youth

Drive to the ancient seaport of Acre. Visit Nazareth, the boyhood town of Jesus. In Tiberias, check in to your beachfront hotel on the Sea of Galilee. The next day, board a boat on the Sea of Galilee, stopping at Capernaum, site of the synagogue where Jesus taught, and St. Peter’s house. Drive up the Golan Heights, with its views of Lebanon, Syria and the lush Tel Dan. Then, see tranquil Banias, with its beautiful waterfall.

Scots Hotel
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Meals: Breakfast
DAY 11
Caesarea & Jaffa | Vibrant Artist Quarter

Travel to Tel Aviv, stopping in Caesarea, built to honor Augustus Caesar. Upon arrival in the “White City,” a UNESCO World Heritage Site, embark on a city tour, seeing its Art Deco and Bauhaus sections. Then, take a walking tour of the thriving artists’ colony of Jaffa. Check in to your hotel, spending the remainder of your day at leisure.

Dan Tel Aviv Hotel
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Meals: Breakfast
DAY 12
Depart Tel Aviv

Transfer to the airport and board your homebound flight.

Meals: Breakfast


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Journey Details

This journey contains some active elements.

Minimum age is 10 years.

Solo traveller prices are available upon request.


Special Offer Terms & Conditions

Guests must travel on the same journey to receive the discount. Subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time.

This offer can be combined with Signature Series promotion when 4 or more guests are booked on the same journey. Offer is subject to availability and can be withdrawn at any time.


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