A Tour of Jordan & Jerusalem
Best for: Cultural & Immersive, Historical, First Time Visitor
This wonderful private journey combines the rich cultural delights of Jordan and historic Jerusalem. You will be immersed in these biblical landscapes that are steeped in history. They reveal countless stories that have shaped the region, and indeed the world. You will be looked after by a team of carefully selected private guides and drivers.
You then head south, along the historic King’s Highway to Petra. En route, stop at Madaba which contains a 4th-century mosaic of the Holy Land. Continue to Mt Nebo, from where Moses stood the looked out over the Promised Land. You arrive in Petra in the late afternoon and we suggest a night at Petra Kitchen.
The next day, delve into the archeological delights of Petra with your private guide. Spend the morning in Petra, with the option of walking up to the Monastery after lunch. You then have the afternoon free to explore the more hidden side to Petra in the afternoon.
You then take a day-trip to Wadi Rum, the vast, endless desert that was the base for Lawrence of Arabia in the First World War. Spend two-hours exploring the desert with a local Bedouin guide on a 4×4, before returning to Petra.
Drive to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on Earth, and an ideal element of R&R midway in your tour of Jordan & Jerusalem. For those with a biblical interest, we suggest seeing Bethany-Beyond-the-Jordan where Jesus was said to be baptized.
You then head to Allenby Bridge, where you cross the border into Israel. Transfer to Jerusalem where you will spend three nights.
The next day sees you explore Jerusalem with your private guide. The following day takes you into the West Bank and to Bethlehem to visit the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem.
We then suggest you fly from Tel Aviv. Any element of this Jordan & Jerusalem itinerary can be tweaked or changed.
- Combine the cultural highlights of Jordan with the Eternal City of Jerusalem
- Explore Amman and Jerash, the superb Roman city
- Travel along the King’s Highway exploring the biblical highlights of Madaba and Mt Nebo
- Explore Petra, the iconic red-rose city and its many tombs and temples
- Take a 4×4 jeep drive in the desert of Wadi Rum
- Spend two days on the Dead Sea as a midway R&R
- Conclude with three days in Jerusalem