GLOBUS 2023: Israel & Wonders of Jordan (QCE)
14 days from Tel Aviv to Dead Sea
Scenes from Scripture, scenes of the desert, and even scenes from the movies await on this historical and biblical tour of Israel and Jordan. As you travel from Tel Aviv, the 'Mediterranean Manhattan, 'to the calming waters of the Dead Sea, you'll come alive as you float in the salt-laden lake, immerse yourself in fascinating UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and dig into out-of-this world plates of mezze-the Middle East's version of Spanish tapas. Between the moving sites of Christianity, Judaism, and Islam, you will be inspired by a variety of breathtaking natural wonders. Feel exhilarated on a four-wheel drive through the sand dunes of Wadi Rum, visit Wadi Mujib, the 'Jordanian Grand Canyon,' and channel 'Indy' as you navigate the narrow gorge of the Siq at the rock-cut archaeological site of Petra-made famous in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.
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- Offer valid through 3/31/2022
- 14 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Tel Aviv||Welcome to Tel Aviv! This evening, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. (D)|
|Day 2||Jaffa||LATRUN AREA See the site of David's victory over Goliath and visit the Monastery of the Trappist Monks.JAFFA Walking tour of the ancient port. (B) 50 mi / 80 km|
|Day 3||Haifa||CAESAREA Visit the Roman Amphitheater and the Crusader Fortress.ACRE Visit Underground Crusader City.HAIFA Visit the Baha'i Shrine. (B,D) 91 mi / 146 km|
|Day 4||Haifa||MOUNT OF BEATITUDES Visit the site where Jesus delivered his sermon.CAPERNAUM Visit the site where Jesus recruited his first followers.JORDAN RIVER Visit a baptismal site.SEA OF GALILEE See Lake Tiberias before a [LF] scenic cruise. Hear a [LF] lecture on Kibbutz life. (B,D) 125 mi / 200 km|
|Day 5||Jerusalem||NAZARETH Visit the Church of the Annunciation.CANA Visit the site of the first miracle.BET SHE'AN Visit to the ancient city includes the Roman and Byzantine relics.Stop for a panoramic view of Jerusalem. (B,D) 147 mi / 235 km|
|Day 6||Jerusalem||Scenic drive through the Judean wilderness en route to the Dead Sea.MASADA Cable-car ride to visit the cliff-top fortress.DEAD SEA [LF] Float in the saltwater of the Dead Sea and receive a salt scrub gift. Return to Jerusalem. (B) 81 mi / 130 kmENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Jerusalem with a Middle Eastern dinner. This and many more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time with the GlobusGO mobile app.|
|Day 7||Bethlehem||JERUSALEM Visit Yad Vashem and the Israel Museum.BETHLEHEM Orientation tour and visit to the Church of Nativity. (B,D) 6 mi / 10 km|
|Day 8||Jerusalem||JERUSALEM Guided walking tour of the Old City includes the Garden Tomb, Mount of Olives, and the Garden of Gethsemane. Follow the Via Dolorosa and visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Stop at the Western Wall. Walk to Mount Zion and visit the Upper Room where Jesus and his disciples had the last supper. Visit the tomb of King David. Farewell dinner at your hotel. (B,D)|
|Day 9||Amman||ALLENBY BRIDGE Cross the border to Jordan.JERASH Visit the Greco-Roman ruins en route to Amman. (B,D) 75 mi / 120 km|
|Day 10||Petra||WADI RUM Free time for lunch. [LF] Four-by-four Jeep tour includes a complimetary keffiyeh (traditional headscarf).PETRA Free time this afternoon. (B,D) 261 mi / 420 km|
|Day 11||Petra||PETRA Guided walking tour of the city features the Siq and the narrow gorge made famous in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. See the famous Treasury. Free time for lunch. [LF] Sip tea in a Bedouin tent. (B,D)ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Petra with an excursion to Little Petra. This and many more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time with the GlobusGO mobile app.|
|Day 12||Dead Sea||KERAK Visit the Crusader castle. Free time for lunch.WADI MUJIB Photo stop. (B,D) 149 mi / 240 km|
|Day 13||Dead Sea||MADABA Visit St. George's Church and the Madaba Archaeological Museum.MOUNT NEBO Visit the site where Moses saw the promised land.BETHANY BEYOND THE JORDAN Orientation walk. Free time this afternoon before a farewell dinner at your hotel. (B,D) 75 mi / 120 km|
|Day 14||Dead Sea||Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. The nearest airport is Amman. (B)|
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