Itinerary

Tours – dates, duration and options:

 

Option 1: Jordan & Jerusalem (with Petra)
Dates: Saturday 6th – Sunday 14th August 2016
Duration: 9days/8nights

Option 2: Jordan & Jerusalem only
Dates: Sunday 7th  – Sunday 14th August 2016
Duration: 8 days/7 nights

Option 3: Jerusalem only
Dates: Tuesday 9th to Saturday 13th August 2016
Duration: 5days/4nights

The packages includes:

Travellers have the option to either fly directly to Jordan and then we will make our way as a group to Jerusalem OR fly directly into Tel Aviv where you will be collected and then join the group for the Jerusalem leg of the tour.

The Jordan and Jerusalem  package comes without flights and Jordan & Israeli border visa’s & taxes, but includes, transfers, local transportation, breakfast only and dinner but no lunch , 4* hotel accommodation. Main entrance fees to sights/museums mentioned in the itinerary below.

The Jerusalem only package comes without flights and Israeli border visa’s & taxes and no transfers, but includes local tour transportation, breakfast only and dinner but no lunch , 4* hotel accommodation. Main entrance fees to sights/museums mentioned in the itinerary below.

Sample itinerary (Subject to slight modifications). Each day there will be a brief for the day, spiritual reminders throughout the day with important historical facts and points by our guide and an evening summary.

Day 1:  Amman (Jordan)

  • Arrive Amman Airport in Jordan
  • Collection from airport and  drive to Hotel
  • Check into hotel in Amman
  • Briefing of tour
  • Dinner provided [dependant on flight arrival time]
  • Overnight stay in Amman

Day 2: Jordan – Petra

  • Breakfast provided
  • Individuals/Groups on 9 day tour go to Petra
  • Proceed to ancient City of Petra, one of the 7 Wonders of the World
  • Lunch (not provided) and Zhur
  • All day at Petra
  • Back to Amman hotel
  • Individuals/Groups on 8 day tour arrive at airport, collected and check into hotel
  • All groups are provided dinner [dependant on flight arrival time] provided and overnight stay

Day 3: Jordan – Amman and surrounding

  • Tomb of Prophet Shoaib (as)
  • Zhur
  • Dead Sea – Site of the ancient city of Sodom and reminder of the Story of Lut (as)
  • Bethany in Jordan, where Prophet Isa (as) was baptized by John the Baptist (Yayha (as)),
  • Lunch (not provided)
  • Amman City Tour
  • Dinner provided
  • Overnight stay in Amman

Day 4:  Jordan – Border Crossing – Jerusalem

  • Breakfast provided and check out of hotel
  • Drive to Allenby Bridge Border Crossing
  • Immigration and passport control
  • Drive to Jerusalem
  • Check into hotel in Jerusalem
  • Subject to time at border crossing, Maghrib & Isa prayers in Al-Aqsa Mosque
  • Back to hotel
  • Dinner provided  and free time
  • Overnight stay in Jerusalem

Day 5: Jerusalem and surrounding

  • Daily prayers from fajr to Isha at Al-Aqsa Mosque
  • Breakfast provided
  • Visit Al-Aqsa Mosque and Dome of the Rock complex with one of Imams of Masjid Al Aqsa*
  • Lunch (not provided) and Zhur
  • Mosque of Omar (ra), and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre
  • Visit Mount Zion and tomb of Prophet Daud (as)
  • Visit Mount Olive and tomb of Rābiʻa al-ʻAdawiyya al-Qaysiyya  and tomb of Sahaba Salman Al-Farsi
  • Short tour Islamic quarter including souks near Damascus Gate
  • Back to hotel
  • Dinner provided  and free time
  • Overnight stay in Jerusalem

Day 6: Jerusalem – Hebron – Bethlehem – Jerusalem

  • Breakfast provided
  • Visit Hebron to the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron – Tomb of Ibrahim (as) & family
  • Tomb of Prophet Jonah (Yunus)
  • Visit Bethlehem and Church of the Nativity (Birth location of Isa (as))
  • Zhur at Mosque of Omar(ra)
  • Lunch (not provided)
  • Back to Jerusalem – prayers in Al-Aqsa Mosque
  • Dinner provided  and free time
  • Overnight stay in Jerusalem

Day 7: Jummah in Jerusalem – Rest / Free day for self-exploring

  • Breakfast provided
  • Jummah at Al-Aqsa Mosque
  • Free time for self exploring and shopping
  • Lunch (not provided)
  • Dinner  provided
  • Overnight stay in Amman

Day 8: Jordan (Amman) – Border – Jordan (Amman)

  • Breakfast provided
  • Check out of hotel final thoughts and reflections
  • Enroute to border visit tomb Prophet Moses (Musa) (as)
  • Immigration and passport control – enter Jordan
  • Visit Sahaba tombs in Mouta’a
  • Lunch (not provided) and Zhur
  • Visit ‘Cave of the Seven Sleepers (Ashabul Kahfi )’
  • Back to Amman hotel
  • Dinner  provided and overnight stay

Day 9: Jordan (Amman) – Last day and airport

  • Breakfast provided and checkout of hotel
  • Drop off to Amman airport

Optional :  After / Before the main tour

  • A trip to see The ‘Tree’ under which the Prophet Muhammad (saws) took shelter when he was a young boy accompanied his uncle Abu Talib (ra), on a commercial excursion with a Quraishi caravan, in the middle of middle of the Jordanian desert, Al Bakoueya’ or ‘Al Safawy’. This would be an additional charge and can only be arranged if travellers stayed an extra night in Amman before or after the main tour. The extra cost would be the extra night in hotel with breakfast and dinner, all transportation and local guide. Costs are lower if groups are larger, please ask us!
  • Trip to Jerash Greek-Roman ruins and Ajlun Castle (Qal’at Ar-Rabad) – Ayyubid/Crusader Fort – This would be an additional charge and can only be arranged if travellers stayed an extra 2 nights in Amman before or after the tour. The extra cost would be the extra nights in hotel with breakfast and dinner, all transportation and local guide. Costs are lower if groups are larger, please ask us!

Airlines:

As flights to Jordan and return are not included in the package, you are advised to make your own flights according to the dates advertised.

Destination: Queen Alia International Airport (airport code AMM)
Arrival date: Dates advertised
Time: Any time evening to allow for jet lag and rest – Suggested flights are BA or RJ if from UK

Please note hotel dinner times are allocated between 7pm – 9pm latest and anyone checking into hotel after these hours, risk with no dinner being provided that night only!

Departure: Your return country of origin or else
Departure date:  Dates advertised
Time: Any time after breakfast – Suggested flights are BA or RJ  or else.

Upon arrival to Jordan,  our Jordanian operatives will take over all transportation within Jordan and Jerusalem i.e. to hotel, back to airport and during tour.

If flying into Israel:

Destination: Ben Gurion Airport (airport code TLV )
Arrival date: Dates advertised
Time: Any time early afternoon and evening to allow for jet lag and rest – You will have to make your own transfer to hotel from airport
Departure: Your return country of origin or else
Departure date:  Dates advertised
Time: Any time and you will have to make your own transfer to airport from hotel – Taxi can be booked upon request

Please note hotel dinner times are allocated between 7pm – 9pm latest and anyone checking into hotel after these hours, risk with no dinner being provided that night only.

Upon arrival to Israel, you will have to make your own transfer to the hotel in Jerusalem and back to airport , but all tour transportation within Israel and Palestine i.e. to Hebron, Bethlehem is included. Transfers are easy from airport as there are many taxi services at the taxi rank.

Hotel:

A 4 Star hotels in a convenient location will allow you to easily reach the most famous tourist attractions. Rooms: 2 beds to a room or 1 double bed for couples or 3 beds for larger families, en-suite bathroom/shower and toilet , air-conditioning, internet connection, heating, balcony, phone, hair dryer, satellite TV and more.

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