Israel and Jordan

Israel & Jordan


Discovering the Holy Land and exploring the lost city of Petra

October 6 – 21, 2018

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Emotions abound in this magical journey to the holy land, dynamic center of the three monotheistic pillars

Amman’s layered history is reflected in its diverse people and its varied architecture.

Bethlehem meaning ‘house of bread’, has always harbored a melting pot of peoples and cultures

Petra capital of the Nabataean Arabs and carved right out of the rock, is one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world

Behold Wadi Rum, often called the ‘Valley of the Moon,’ as it climbs straight out of the sandstone and red rock

Float in the calming, curing waters of the Dead Sea

Culture abounds in an intimate setting as we visit and dine with the Bedouin people

Scenery & Culture – Immerse yourself in local culture and landscapes while retaining the comforts you desire

Savour local specialities with a carefully prepared mix of familiar dishes, as well as wonderful middle eastern classics

Outstanding accommodation more than just a place to lay your head, they enhance your experience with personality, local flavour, character and ultimate comfort

YOUR 16-DAY JOURNEY

These journey fares include the current known fuel surcharges. Additional charges may apply at final payment date. All fares are for departure from Toronto. Other air gateways available.

Discover, Learn, Experience, on included, private excursions

  • Discover Tel Aviv
  • Old city of Jaffa and Neve Tzedek neighbourhood
  • Caesarea National Park
  • Mount Carmel
  • Haifa and the Bahai Gardens
  • Intercultural exchange with the local Druses
  • Tiberias, Safed, Acre
  • Benedictine Monastery of Tabgha, site of the 
Multiplication of Loaves
  • Nazareth and the Basilica of the Annunciation
  • Yardenit Baptismal Site at the Jordan River
  • Bet Shean National Park and Byzantine city
  • Amman, gem of the Middle East experience
  • Nabatean city of Petra, Obelisk Tomb, through the Siq to the Treasury
  • Explore Wadi Rum with the Bedouin people Dead Sea, the lowest spot on Earth
  • Masada UNESCO site
Village of Nokdim, oasis in the Judean desert Jerusalem, Mount of Olives, Old City, Agony church, Gethsemane Garden, Holy Sepulcher, the Cenacle, David’s Tomb, Dormition Abbey and the Wailing Wall
  • Yad Vashem, the Dead Sea scrolls
  • Visit with a local Jewish Community

Necessities – Know the cost of your Journey before you leave home

  • Visas – no hassle for you! Included where necessary, courier from and to your home, all processing fees
  • All Taxes incl. GST, HST, PST, VAT
  • Gratuities on all included items; Jerry Van 
Dyke Journey Managers, sightseeing guides, 
coach drivers, porters, attraction guides etc.
  • Private car home pick up or a credit, or an 
overnight at the Toronto Airport Hilton
  • All service charges on included items
  • Entrance fees during sightseeing
  • Services of a professional Journey Manager
  • Services of local guides
  • Deluxe overnight carry-on bag or backpack
  • Porterage for one piece of baggage
  • Full pre-trip information and assistance
  • All sightseeing as listed
  • Meals as listed

Air Travel with scheduled airlines, not charters

  • Toronto to Tel Aviv
  • Contact our office for additional air gateways – Vancouver, Ottawa, Montreal, Calgary, Edmonton, Victoria, Winnipeg, Halifax, Moncton, Charlottetown, etc.

Outstanding Accommodation

  • Overnight Wadi Rum, Sun City Camp, 1 night

Standing in the heart of Wadi Rum’s majestic desert, stands an oasis of serenity and spiritual soothing. Experience the desert and enjoy the simple Bedouin life with its unmatched authentic charm and beauty. Indulge in a variety of high standard services, amenities and accommodation as you arrive to fresh juice and a scented refreshing face towel. In the evening, step outside to an orchestra in the dark vast star lit sky.

  • Overnight Ein Bokek, David Dead Sea Resort & Spa, 1 night

Be pampered by a combination of indulgence and relaxation for an enchanting and unique experience. The resort has prestigious guest rooms, two palatial spas offering the most advanced facilities and treatments, a celebration of fine cuisine and a cozy lounge with a tranquil atmosphere, all set against the mythical background of the Dead Sea and the breathtaking desert.

  • The remaining hotels will be announced shortly as we’re still fine tuning the guest experience

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