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Luxury

Jordan & Israel Discovery with Glistening Wonders of the Aegean

Amman to Athens
26 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: NOBLAA26
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

Ancient Petra

Explore this legendary city, with its awe-inspiring temples, tombs and caves, including its imposing Monastery.

The Holy City

Discover Jerusalem, a city of high importance to people of Christian, Jewish and Islamic faiths.

Greek Island Hopping

On the islands of Paros and Naxos, admire quintessential whitewashed Greek archietcture.

Your Vacation Includes

  • Experiences in 26 destinations
  • Freedom of Choice Inclusions in five locations
  • Flight from Tel Aviv to Istanbul
  • Locally inspired dining - a total of 64 meals
  • A wide range of onboard beverages
  • Expert APT Tour and Cruise Directors

Map & Itinerary

Europe NOBLAA26 Map 2020
Amman to Athens

Designed Exclusively for APT guests

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories

Arrive into the Jordanian capital, where we’ll meet you at the airport and transfer you to your luxurious hotel. Soak up the atmosphere of this city where modern architecture and crumbling ruins exist side by side in neighbourly cohesion. There’ll be much anticipatory chatter about the Jordanian adventures ahead during a welcome dinner at the hotel this evening.

Stay: Two Nights, Grand Hyatt Amman or similar

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Explore the sprawling ruins of Jerash, one of the best-preserved Roman provincial cities in the Middle East. Afterwards, set off on a guided walking tour of Amman’s historic centre.

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Visit Mount Nebo, with its spectacular views over the Jordan Valley. You’ll also see one of the oldest maps in the world, the Christian mosaics of Madaba.

Stay: Two Nights, Movenpick Resort Petra or similar

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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 80m walls soaring either side, a location you may recognise from the movie ‘Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade’. You’ll also see The Treasury, which is the first historical building within the site, and The Monastery, a huge carved temple reached by 800 steps.

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SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

At Wadi Rum’s Memories Aicha Luxury Camp, feast on a traditional Arabic banquet and partake in a stargazing session in the lunar-like desert landscape.


Set off towards the renowned Petra Archaeological Park and the Neolithic site of Al Beida or Little Petra. Continue to Wadi Rum where you’ll enjoy your Signature Experience.

Stay: Wadi Rum, Memories Aicha Luxury Camp or similar

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Arrive at the Dead Sea, an enormous inland salt lake of over 600 square kilometres. 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 Ishtar or similar

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Today is yours to relax and rejuvenate at your beautiful Dead Sea resort.

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Today cross into Israel at the nearby Allenby Bridge border point. Visit Jericho, the Mount of Temptations, visit the old Orthodox monastery and Qumran before arriving in to Jerusalem. Enjoy dinner here this evening.

Stay: Four Nights, Orient Hotel, Jerusalem or similar

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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’s crucifixion and resurrection. This afternoon visit Bethlehem with its famous Church of the Nativity.

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Today, 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. Later visit, the Machane Yehuda marketplace, known locally as ‘the Shuk’.

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Today visit the National Memorial of the Holocaust and the Israeli Museum, where its Shrine of the Book houses the Dead Sea Scrolls and other rare manuscripts. Enjoy the evening at your leisure.

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Today we travel north to the fertile hilly region surrounding the Sea of Galilee. This afternoon you’ll get to venture out onto the fabled waters during a sunset boat ride.

Stay: Two Nights, Sea of Galilee, The Scots Hotel or similar

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Today, visit the nearby village of Capernaum where Jesus is said to have lived and ministered for many years. A 4WD trip into the rolling hills towards the orchards and vineyards of the Golan plateau will include a delicious chef’s lunch served at the award-winning Chateau Golan winery.

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Set off for the city of Nazareth where you’ll see the Church of Annunciation before visiting Acre and Haifa. Later arrive into Tel Aviv and where you’ll stay in the old town of Jaffa.

Stay: Two Nights, The Setai, Tel Aviv or similar

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps set off on a guided walk taking you to the lana Goor Museum, housed in a 300-year old building and full of incredible new and old art and sculpture, followed by a visit the Maskit Fashion House, Israel’s most famous design studio, then finishing at a local flea market. Foodies may prefer to take culinary tour of Israel’s food markets where you get to sample local delicacies.


Today it’s all up to you with a choice of sightseeing inclusions. Enjoy a farewell dinner.

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Board an included flight to Istanbul.

Stay: Istanbul, Pera Palace Hotel or similar

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps explore Topkapi Palace and visit the Spice Market. Or visit the Chora Museum. Another option is to take a cruise on the Bosphorus.


Choose you inclusion today. Later, board your small ship.

Stay: Nine Nights, Le Bougainville

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

You'll have a choice of which ancient city you wish to explore – Troy or Assos.


Experience Anzac history during a morning on the Gallipoli Peninsula. See the memorials that stand as tribute to those who fought in World War I. The historic wonders continue in the afternoon, where you’ll have a choice of sightseeing.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Take an exclusive after-hours tour of the Museum of Olive Oil Production, where you will enjoy an authentic home-cooked meal and a folk dance show.


Spend the day in Mytilene, the capital of Lesbos. Admire the 19th-century mansions and the Byzantine castle of this port. This evening, we have arranged something special for you.

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Disembark your ship in Dikili and travel to ancient Pergamon to explore its incredible Acropolis, including its Pergamon Altar, Temple of Athena and Gymnasium.

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From the port of Kuşadası, drive to the ancient city of Ephesus today. One of the best preserved classical cities of the Eastern Mediterranean, Ephesus is a stunning, partially excavated site, complete with iconic wonders and impressive architecture. Broad streets are lined with impressive buildings including the Library of Celsus.

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On the edge of the Aegean you will find the island of Symi, your next port of call. With a more sophisticated ambience than other islands and retaining its historic architecture, you will feel a sense of old world glamour. A local guide will show you around the town today. From the first sight of Gialos Harbour, you will fall in love with the pastel-coloured houses that line the shores. Almost a century ago, this special place was under Italian rule, who introduced the neoclassical architecture that Symi has adopted ever since. Later, take some time to explore on your own.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps visit the impressive ruins of the palace of Knossos and gain an insight into ancient Minoan culture. Or retrace parts of the Battle of Crete today and learn about the soldiers who fought valiantly against the forces of Axis. Otherwise, explore Rethymno and enjoy lunch at a local farm.


Arrive in Crete, the largest of the Greek Islands. Here, select your inclusion.

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Today is all about island discoveries. From the bustling ports to fishing villages, Paros does not disappoint. See the traditional whitewashed houses of Nausa, before delving into Parikia’s fourth-century Byzantine complex. Continue to Naxos and explore the old villa houses of Halki. Later in Apiranthos, discover the village’s unadorned stone houses and marble-paved streets.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Your first option is to embark on an island discovery, teeming with dozens of picturesque beaches and a series of charming villages. Start with a scenic drive overlooking the Gulf of Milos, before arriving at the village of Plaka. Here, you will gain an insight into a true Cycladic village with white-washed houses, cobblestone lanes and bougainvillea flowers spiralling the walls. Your final stop is the port fishing village of Pollonia before returning to Adamas. Alternatively, should you feel like taking it easy, we will transport you to the crystal-clear waters of Paliohori Beach. In style, you will be ushered to a shaded area under a beach umbrella, with a drink in hand. You’ll return to your ship in time for lunch.


Disembark your ship in Adamas situated on the volcanic isle of Milos. Here, you will be able to choose the sightseeing that takes your fancy.

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Be transferred to the airport.

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Travel & Accommodation

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The Luxurious Le Bougainville

With just 184 guests on board, the brand new Le Bougainville charts a course across the glittering Mediterranean waters.

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A Stay in the Wadi Rum

In this spectacular desert, spend the night at a luxury camp including dinner and star-gazing.

Floating Five-Star Hotel

All 92 staterooms and suites feature private balconies in addition to being well-equipped and spacious.

From the Australian Outback and Europe’s waterways to the icescapes of Antarctica and far beyond, we won’t just take you there, we’ll immerse you in the wonders of each and every place you visit