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On arrival in Amman, soak up the amazing atmosphere of this cosmopolitan city, where modern architecture and crumbling ruins exist side by side. There’ll be much anticipatory chatter about the Jordanian adventures ahead during dinner at the hotel this evening.
Stay: Two Nights, W Hotel AmmanDaily :
Your discovery of the Kingdom of Jordan will begin by combing the sprawling ruins of Jerash, one of the best-preserved Roman provincial cities in the Middle East. Afterwards, it’s time to explore the bustling centre of Amman. Originally built around seven hills, Amman has continued to expand and offers spectacular views at every turn. Visit the Roman Theatre and Citadel and soak up the old-meets-new city atmosphere with a guided walking tour of the historic centre.Daily :
Set off early this morning on a road trip down the 5,000-year-old King's Highway towards Petra. Pause along the way to visit Mount Nebo, the place where it is believed Moses had his last view over the Holy Land. Take in spectacular views over the Jordan Valley before continuing to the Byzantine church of Saint George in Madaba, where you will see the Christian mosaics of Madaba – one of the oldest maps in the world. Later, arrive in Petra.
Stay: Two Nights, Movenpick Resort PetraDaily :
Today you’ll explore the legendary Petra, with its awe-inspiring temples, tombs and caves. Walk through the Siq, winding your way through the canyon with 80-metre walls soaring either side, a location you may recognise from the movie ‘Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade’. See The Treasury, the first historical building within the site and be given the option to walk up to The Monastery, a huge carved temple reached by 800 steps.Daily :
In Wadi Rum, a soul-enriching stay awaits at Memories Aicha Luxury Camp, where you’ll feast on a traditional Arabic banquet. As evening falls, board a Jeep and journey out into the Wadi Rum desert. The lunar-like desert landscape provides the perfect backdrop for stargazing. Learn all about the stars and be given the opportunity to view them up close with telescopes.
Set off towards Al Beida or Little Petra, thought to be one of the first settled villages in human history. Continue through the amazing desert landscape to Wadi Rum, where you’ll join a Jeep ride with a local Bedouin exploring all of the hidden sites of the desert.
Stay: Wadi Rum, Memories Aicha Luxury CampDaily :
Your epic desert trek continues on today, looping back towards Amman and on to the lowest point on earth, the Dead Sea. Actually an enormous inland salt lake of over 600 square kilometres, the Dead Sea is nearly 10 times saltier than the ocean. The water and mud are full of minerals, and the air is oxygen-rich. One of the world’s first ever health resort areas, it has attracted visitors for thousands of years.
Stay: Two Nights, Dead Sea, Kempinski Hotel IshtarDaily :
You might like to visit the Ma’in Hot Springs and soak in the thermal mineral waters before enjoying lunch. Alternatively, visit the Dead Sea Panoramic Complex and Museum, where you’ll learn more about the natural and cultural history of the Dead Sea. The complex offers incredible views over the Jordan Rift Valley and the Dead Sea.
Today is yours to relax and rejuvenate at your beautiful Dead Sea resort. You might like to unwind at your resort or select from one of the Freedom of Choice touring options on offer.Daily :
Today, cross into Israel at the nearby Allenby Bridge border point. Explore Jericho and board a cable car to the Mount of Temptations. You’ll also visit the old Orthodox monastery and Qumran, where the sacred Dead Sea Scrolls were hidden for thousands of years. Later, continue to Jerusalem.
Stay: Three Nights, Orient Hotel, JerusalemDaily :
Discover Jerusalem, a holy city of high importance to people of Christian, Jewish and Islamic faiths. The Church of the Holy Sepulchre, which was first consecrated in the year 335AD, is believed to have been built up around the sites of Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection. You will also visit the holiest site in Judaism, the Western (or Wailing) Wall. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to descend into the labyrinth of limestone tunnels built beneath the old city.Daily :
You might like to experience a night-time light and sound show amid the archaeological remains of the Citadel courtyard. Watch in awe as Jerusalem’s 4,000-year-old history is brought to life in a spectacular fashion. Alternatively, taste local delicacies as you explore Machane Yehuda Market with a local guide. Wander through the largest market in Jerusalem and experience the sights, sounds and smells of this bustling hub.
Today, visit the Israeli Museum’s Shrine of the Book, which houses the Dead Sea Scrolls and other rare manuscripts. Adjacent is the model of the Second Temple, a reconstruction of what the city looked like before its destruction by the Romans in 66AD. Head out to the National Memorial of the Holocaust before visiting the leafy neighbourhood of Ein Karem for lunch. This evening, select from the Freedom of Choice sightseeing options on offer.Daily :
Tonight, be welcomed into a local household as you join them for dinner and hear their stories. This unique experience offers a deeper insight into modern Israel’s melting pot of cultures and cuisine.
This morning, visit Bethlehem and its famous Church of the Nativity. After lunch, head west towards the coast and Tel Aviv where you’ll stay on the waterfront in the colourful Old Town of Jaffa. This evening, a special Signature Experience awaits.
Stay: Two Nights, Tel Aviv, The SetaiDaily :
Perhaps tour the Ilana Goor Museum, housed in a 300-year-old building full of incredible art and sculptures. Alternatively, discover some of the 4,000 Bauhaus buildings scattered across Tel Aviv’s incredible White City.
Enjoy a morning exploration of Tel Aviv, including a wander through the Zodiac Alleys, picturesque restored alleyways home to many art galleries. Afterwards, choose your preferred Freedom of Choice sightseeing activity.Daily :
Set off towards the Sea of Galilee, stopping en route at Caesarea National Park to view the archaeological ruins including the Roman Theatre and beachfront Roman Aqueduct. Continue to the exotic garden town of Haifa, where an orientation tour leads you to stunning views from Mount Carmel. Head to Akko and enjoy lunch before touring the old city.
Stay: Two Nights, Sea of Galilee, U Boutique hotel or similarDaily :
This afternoon, set out on a 4WD adventure through the orchards and vineyards of the Golan Plateau. Indulge in a chef-prepared lunch at the award-winning Chateau Golan winery.
This morning, venture out onto the fabled waters of the Sea of Galilee on a boat ride. Visit the nearby village of Capernaum, where Jesus is said to have lived and ministered for many years. You’ll also visit the Church of the Mount Of Beatitudes. At Tabgha, learn about the history of the Church, including the multiplication of fish and loaves. After your Signature Experience, enjoy a final farewell dinner.Daily :
Your epic adventure comes to an end this morning with a coach transfer across the border to Amman Airport.Daily :
It has been a privilege to welcome so many guests aboard APT’s award-winning journeys, and a joy to see those guests fall in love with each new experience the world presents.