Israel and Jordan: Walking in the Footsteps of Abraham

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  • duration 14 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 18+ years old
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Ends Tel Aviv, Israel
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Discover the captivating Old City of Jerusalem and the vibrant seaside cities of Tel Aviv and Old Jaffa
  • Trek through the breathtaking archaeological treasures of the magnificent Red Rose City of Petra
  • Take a dip in the Dead Sea
  • Experience the unique Kibbutzim lifestyle
The trip Israel And Jordan: Walking In The Footsteps Of Abraham starts and ends in Tel Aviv. This is an adventure trip that takes 14 days taking you through Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Masada, Jerusalem and 6 other destinations in jordan and Israel. This is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Journey along ancient pilgrimage trails to experience the highlights of Israel and Jordan. The story of Abraham, Ibrahim, the 'Friend of God' - as he has been named in Jewish, Christian and Islamic tradition - is the beginning of Monotheism. Abraham is perceived in all monotheistic traditions as the ultimate host, opening his tent to any person in need. In this spirit we encounter the culture and places, share the food and the hospitality of the people of the three Abrahamic religions we meet along the way. This comprehensive journey goes beyond the usual touring and biblical itinerary with day walks amongst the most iconic sights and the myriad landscapes of Israel and Jordan. From vibrant seaside Tel Aviv to the captivating Old City of Jerusalem and the renowned holy sites of Nazareth, Galilee and Bethlehem. We hike in the Golan Heights and to the majestic fortress of Masada overlooking the Dead Sea, follow remote pilgrimage trails through the Judaean Desert to the ancient byzantine Chariton Monastery, and experience the unique Kibbutzim lifestyle. We also visit many sites of historical significance and natural beauty in Jordan with walks to the magnificent Red Rose City of Petra and Dana Nature Reserve, breathtaking Wadi Rum under the stars, and the impressive Greco-Roman ruins of Jerash, making this an all-encompassing and memorable adventure.
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ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1 : Join Tel Aviv, transfer to Nazareth
  • Day 2 : Visit Sea of Galilee, Tabgha, Mt of Beatitudes and Capernaum
  • Day 3 : Hike and wine tasting in the Golan Heights and Kibbutz tour
  • Day 4 : Border crossing into Jordan, visit Jerash
  • Day 5 : Visit Madaba mosaic, hike in Dana Nature Reserve
  • Day 6 : Trek from Little Petra to Petra
  • Day 7 : Visit Petra, transfer to Wadi Rum bedouin camp
  • Day 8 : Jeep exploration & hike in Wadi Rum, border crossing into Israel
  • Day 9 : Hike to Masada, swim in the Dead Sea
  • Day 10 : Hike to Chariton Monastery, enter Jerusalem
  • Day 11 : Walking tour of Old City of Jerusalem, afternoon free at leisure
  • Day 12 : Hike to Bethlehem, return to Jerusalem, afternoon free at leisure
  • Day 13 : Visit Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial, Tel Aviv and Old Jaffa walking tour
  • Day 14 : Morning free at leisure, transfer to Tel Aviv airport, trip concludes
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • 8 nights in 3 star hotels on a twinshare basis
Meals
  • 13 breakfasts and 13 dinners
Transport
  • Airport transfers (day 1 and 14 only)
  • Private transport
Guide
  • English speaking local guides in Israel and Jordan
Others
  • 4 nights in Kibbutzim on a twinshare basis
  • 1 night in Bedouin camp on a twinshare tent basis
  • Wadi Rum 4WD tour
  • Entrance fees and sightseeing as listed in itinerary
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • International flights and airport taxes
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visas and Border taxes
  • Medical treatment
  • Items of a personal nature - eg. laundry, drinks, phone calls, spending money
  • Excess baggage costs
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Bottled water, aerated and alcoholic drinks
  • Airport transfers if not arriving/departing on Days 1 & 14
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Israel and Jordan: Walking in the Footsteps of Abraham tour. You can cancel the tour up to 70 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 69 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 20 August 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 20 August 2021, a deposit of 353 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 69 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Israel and Jordan: Walking in the Footsteps of Abraham tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Israel and Jordan: Walking in the Footsteps of Abraham tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • Smaller group sizes have been implemented on this tour to protect against COVID-19 and to ensure that the tour complies with local authorities’ guidelines.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing has been implemented on this trip. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will furthermore be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • A multitude of COVID-19 distancing measures have been implemented on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
  • This tour has obtained a COVID-19 CLEAN accreditation from Quality Tourism Australia.
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