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Petra and Jerusalem Combo

PRIVATE/GROUP TOUR - 10 DAY SAMPLE ITINERARY

FROM $3811+

Private/Group Tour Highlights

  • Trek through the colorful sandstone canyon, the Siq, for a unique perspective of the Nabataean city.
  • Visit the High Place of Sacrifice to see elaborate rock platforms, once used for sacrificing ceremonies.
  • Explore one of the 7 Wonders of the World, a Nabataean city from the 6th century BC!
  • See the Petra theater, once used by both the Nabateans and Romans.
  • Take in breathtaking historic and religious sites like the Church of Nativity, the ruins of the ancient synagogue where Jesus taught, and the Last Supper Room
  • Encounter the city of Jericho, the oldest city in the world full of rich, diverse cultures and rich history.
  • Float in the unsinkable Dead Sea and cover your skin with mineral rich, therapeutic mud.
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Tour Overview

See some of the most significant historic sites in the world with this Petra and Jerusalem Combo trip. Petra is considered one of the 7 Wonders of the World. The city is known as the “rose-red city, half as old as time”. This is because Petra is home to the magnificent remnants of the Nabataean city, dating back to the 6th Century BC. The city is now World Heritage site due to its historic relevance. There are so many marvelous things to see in the legendary capital of the Nabatean Empire. Travelers can spend multiple days exploring The Petra National Park that covers around 40 square miles. There are multiple ways to enter the city. The traditional entry to Petra is to walk through the mile-long winding chasm called the Siq. During this walk admire the extravagant colors of the sandstone walls, remains of the Nabatean shrines, water channels, wall carvings and some of the original paving stones. Once you reach the city, tour the Treasury, and see many carvings along the Street of Facades. Explore the Theater, Colonnaded Street, Byzantine Church, and the Petra Museum, with a collection of the very fine Nabatean pottery, ancient statuary and other artifacts. Learn about the religion of the Nabateans and understand what led to the creation of temples and cult centers on most of the mountain peaks ringing the Petra city center.

Discover Israel! There are so many extraordinary historic, religious and cultural sites to be seen. Float in the Dead Sea and visit many important historic places throughout the country. See religious sites like Nazareth, the town where Jesus spent his childhood. Marvel over structures like the Basilica of Annunciation, the Church of St. Joseph, the Church of Nativity, and ruins of the ancient synagogue where Jesus taught. Enjoy the peaceful and natural surrounding at Yardenit, the famous baptismal site located where the Jordan River flows out from the Sea of Galilee to the Dead Sea. Visit King David’s tomb, the Last Supper Room, and the Dormition Abbey. Observe the Jewish Wailing Wall and the Kotel. Travel to Jericho, the oldest city in the world and see where 25 ancient cities were uncovered and then see Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Holocaust. Tour the Independence Hall where the establishment of the State of Israel was declared. Drive through the Judean Desert to the Dead Sea and stop in a cosmetic shop for incredible skin products made locally. Relax at one of the resorts on the seashores or float in the unsinkable Dead Sea where you can cover yourself with the mineral rich, therapeutic mud that has restorative properties for your skin.

Inclusions
Price includes domestic and regional flights within the itinerary; all hotel accommodations including daily continental or buffet breakfast and daily city tax; all transfers between airports and hotels with assistance and baggage handling; guided tours in English including entrance fees.
Exclusions

International airfare (unless specifically included), airport departure taxes that must be paid on-site, gratuities, meals not mentioned, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages with meals, early / late check-out, room service, visa fees/services and other personal items or services not mentioned.

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Double £$3811 £$4490 £$7004 £$7638
Single £$6576 £$7848 £$12912 £$14179

Prices shown above are per person. Hotel categories do not adhere strictly to international ratings; Yampu has evaluated the hotels according to destination and availability. Prices include local airfare (where applicable), hotel accommodation including daily breakfast; all transfers with baggage handling, all guided tours in English and all entrance fees.

Trip Type:

All our trips are operated on a private basis unless specified otherwise. This is only a sample itinerary; your Yampu Tour Consultant will personalize this trip for you according to your available dates, interests and type of hotels. This is your trip and we will work on making it perfect!

Tour Itinerary

Day
1

Arrive in Jordan

Upon arrival into Amman, be met by a local Yampu representative who will transfer the traveler to the hotel in Petra.

Upon arrival into Amman, be met by a local Yampu representative who will transfer the traveler to the hotel in Petra.

Day
2

Petra

Spend the first full day touring in Petra. Start by walking through the Siq, a unique sandstone canyon, to enter into the Nabataean city. Admire the spectacular Treasury. Visit the Street of Facades, the Theater used by the Romans, and the Byzantine Church and Museum.

Spend the first full day touring in Petra. Start by walking through the Siq, a unique sandstone canyon, to enter into the Nabataean city. Admire the spectacular Treasury. Visit the Street of Facades, the Theater used by the Romans, and the Byzantine Church and Museum.

Day
3

Petra

Spend the second full day touring in Petra. Try entering the ancient city by al Madras. Get a great view of Petra by visiting the High Place of Sacrifice. On top of this peak, there are elaborate rock platforms that were once used for sacrificing ceremonies. Continue on to Wadi Farasa, the Great Temple and the Royal Tombs.

Spend the second full day touring in Petra. Try entering the ancient city by al Madras. Get a great view of Petra by visiting the High Place of Sacrifice. On top of this peak, there are elaborate rock platforms that were once used for sacrificing ceremonies. Continue on to Wadi Farasa, the Great Temple and the Royal Tombs.

jordan-caves
Day
4

Petra

Visit Siq al Barid ("Little Petra"), the northern Nabatean customs point outside the bounds of the city of Petra. Walk to the Baidha Neolithic site to visit one of man's earliest know agricultural settlements, over 9,000 years old. Continue hiking cross-country by Wadi Merwan, arriving by Petra's "back door" to ad-Deir (Monastery) Petra's largest carved facade.

Visit Siq al Barid ("Little Petra"), the northern Nabatean customs point outside the bounds of the city of Petra. Walk to the Baidha Neolithic site to visit one of man's earliest know agricultural settlements, over 9,000 years old. Continue hiking cross-country by Wadi Merwan, arriving by Petra's "back door" to ad-Deir (Monastery) Petra's largest carved facade.

Day
5

Petra-Jerusalem

Travelers will be picked up from Petra and dropped off at Allenby Bridge by Jordanian car. Then travelers must pay departure tax and take a shuttle bus to Jerusalem. Once in Jerusalem, travelers will be met by the second driver outside the terminal and drive to Jerusalem for drop off. The overall drive time will be around 4 1/2 hours.

Travelers will be picked up from Petra and dropped off at Allenby Bridge by Jordanian car. Then travelers must pay departure tax and take a shuttle bus to Jerusalem. Once in Jerusalem, travelers will be met by the second driver outside the terminal and drive to Jerusalem for drop off. The overall drive time will be around 4 1/2 hours.

Day
6

Jerusalem City Tour

Drive to Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city. Stop at Mount Zion to visit King David's Tomb, the Last Supper Room and the Dormition Abbey. Enter the Old City and walk through the Armenian and Jewish quarters to the recently excavated and restored Cardo, the Roman road. See the Jewish Wailing Wall, the Kotel, and continue to the Christian quarter. Walk along the Via Dolorosa and visit the Church of Holy Sepulchre. Proceed to the New City and visit Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Holocaust. On Saturdays and Jewish holidays, instead of Yad Vashem, drive to Ein Karem, southwest of Jerusalem, traditionally known as birthplace of John the Baptist; Stroll in the narrow lanes of the picturesque neighborhood, stopping by Mary's spring and continue to visit the remarkable Church of Saint John the Baptist, Return to point of departure.

Modest dress (no shorts or sleeveless shirts) and head covering are required for visiting holy sites.

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Day
7

Biblical Highlights

Depart Tel Aviv via the coastal road and the landscape of the lower Galilee to Nazareth, the town where Jesus spent his childhood. Visit the Basilica of Annunciation and the Church of St. Joseph. Continue, via Kana, to Tiberias, the lively resort town on the Sea of Galilee. Drive along the Kineret Lake to Capernaum and view the ruins of the ancient synagogue where Jesus taught; Continue to Tabgha and visit the Church of Multiplication of Loaves and Fishes with the beautiful mosaic floor. Proceed to Yardenit, the famous baptismal site located where the Jordan River flows out from the Sea of Galilee to the Dead Sea; Enjoy the peaceful and natural surrounding on site.

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Day
8

Bethlehem and Jericho

Drive through the Judean Desert and enjoy a roadside view of the Good Samaritan Inn. After a short stop at sea-level for a panoramic view, continue to Jericho, the oldest city in the world. Stop to see Zacchaeus' Sycamore fig tree and proceed for an overview of Mt. of Temptation. Visit the Mount of ancient Jericho where 25 ancient cities were uncovered (cable car not included). Proceed to the city of Bethlehem; Visit the Church of Nativity and Manger Square; Stop for an overview of Shepherds' field and return to Jerusalem.

The tour is subject to Palestinian authority regulations. Palestinian guides meet the tour only after border crossing. Border crossing to Bethlehem may include short unaccompanied walking portion. Change of vehicle is required upon entering Palestinian authority territory. Passports are required.

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Day
9

Dead Sea

Drive through the Judean Desert to the Dead Sea. Roadside view of Qumeran caves (visit not included) where the Dead Sea scrolls were found; Visit a Dead Sea cosmetic products shop. Stop for relaxation at one of the resorts on the shores of the Dead Sea; enjoy the opportunity to float in the unsinkable Dead Sea and cover body with the mineral rich, therapeutic mud. Return to point of departure.

Spa treatments and personal expenses are not included.

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Day
10

Private transfer of passengers from Jerusalem Hotel to Ben Gurion Airport.

All transfers are provided by taxis.

Private transfer of passengers from Jerusalem Hotel to Ben Gurion Airport.

All transfers are provided by taxis.

Petra, Ma'an Governorate, Jordan

Jerusalem, Israel

Bethlehem

Jericho

Places You'll See

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    Petra

    Petra is known as the “rose red city, half as old as time”. This is because Petra is home to the magnificent remnants of the Nabataean city, dating back to the 6th Century BC. The city is now World Heritage site due to its historic relevance. It is considered one of the 7 Wonders of the World.

  • Jerusalem

    Jerusalem is the capital and largest city of Israel. Being one of the oldest cities in the world, historic roots of Christianity, Judaism, and Islam can be found in Jerusalem and is referred to as a Holy City for each of those religions. Although there are many old sections of the city, there is still a modern feel to parts of the city.

  • Bethlehem

    Bethlehem is thought to be the birth place of Jesus. It has been referred to as “little town of Bethlehem” and is today a small city. Only 6 miles south of Jerusalem, Israel, Bethlehem is part of the West Bank. The city is home to one of the oldest churches in the world, the Church of the Nativity. Bethlehem is also thought to be the birthplace of David, the King of Israel. Currently the city is now home to one of the largest Arab Christian communities in the region.

  • Jericho

    Jericho is one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world. The city is also home to one of the oldest protective walls in the world. There are many archaeological sites throughout the city where more than twenty different settlements in Jericho have been discovered dating back to over 11,000 years ago. Today the city is in Palestinian Territories and is one of the areas largest tourist destinations.

  • Dead Sea

    The Dead Sea is shared by Israel, Palestine, and Jordan. At 1269 ft below sea level, the Dead Sea is the lowest point in the world. The water is so salty that no maritime life can survive in its waters. The mineral rich mud on its shores is thought to have therapeutic benefits. Many visitors enjoy floating in the water, as it is almost impossible to sink because of the hypersalination.

Hotel Options

3 Star Properties

Petra : Petra Moon Hotel

Petra : Petra Palace Hotel

Petra : P4 Petra Quattro Hotel

Petra : Edom Hotel

Jerusalem : Jerusalem Gate Hotel

Jerusalem : Rimonim Shalom Hotel

4 Star Properties

Petra : Petra Guest House Hotel

Jerusalem : Jerusalem Gold Hotel

Jerusalem : Crowne Plaza Jerusalem

Jerusalem : Dan Panorama Jerusalem

Jerusalem : Grand Court Jerusalem

Jerusalem : Prima Park Jerusalem

Jerusalem : Leonardo Hotel

Jerusalem : Prima Kings

5 Star Properties

Petra : Movenpick Hotel Petra

Jerusalem : Inbal Jerusalem Hotel

Jerusalem : David Citadel Hotel

Jerusalem : King David Hotel

Jerusalem : Mamilla Hotel

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