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Cox and Kings The Wonders of Jordan and Jerusalem
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  • Location
    Jordan, Middle East
  • Board Basis
    Selected Meals Included
  • Duration
    11 Days
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This tour combines the biblical sites of Jerusalem and Bethlehem with the cultural and scenic highlights of Jordan. Sample authentic local cuisine and take time to relax at a spa resort on the shores of the Dead Sea.

Tour Highlights
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  • Visit the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, the supposed birthplace of Jesus
  • Discover impressive ancient ruins at Umm Qais & Jerash
  • Sample traditional Jordanian food with a local family
  • 4- & 5-star accommodation
  • Small group size - maximum 26 people
What's Included
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  • 4- & 5-star accommodation
  • Flexible - extensions, room & flight upgrades available
  • Small group size - maximum 26 people 
  • International flights
  • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
  • 10 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
  • Guided sightseeing & entrance fees
  • Experienced local tour manager
Tour Itinerary
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Day 1: Fly to Amman

Fly from London (regional connections available) to Amman with British Airways. Transfer to the Boulevard Arjaan by Rotana for 3 nights.

Day 2: Amman

Morning at leisure. Afternoon city tour including the Jordan Museum, where exhibits include the 'Ain Ghazal statues, believed to be some of the oldest known human sculptures. This evening enjoy a traditional Jordanian meal with a local family.

Day 3: Amman • Umm Qais • Jerash

This morning travel to Umm Qais to see the ruins of the Decapolis city of Gadara, set in the hills above the Jordan Valley. After a tour and a basket weaving demonstration, continue to Jerash for a lunch cooked by women from a local village. Tour the ruins of the ancient Roman city of Jerash before travelling back to Amman. 

Day 4: Madaba • Mount Nebo • Shobak • Petra

Travel along the Kings Highway stopping en route at Madaba, Mount Nebo and the crusader castle at Shobak before arriving at Petra. Lunch will be taken in a converted house near to Madaba.

Day 5: Petra

Enjoy a guided tour of Petra, the unique ancient Nabataean city that has been carved into the red rock face.

Day 6: Dead Sea

Morning at leisure or optional 4x4 excursion into the desert at Wadi Rum (payable locally). Transfer to the Dead Sea this afternoon and stay 2 nights at Mövenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea. 

Day 7: Dead Sea

Day at leisure. Optional excursion to the baptism site at Bethany where it is believed that John the Baptist baptised Jesus. 

Day 8: Jericho • Jerusalem

Drive to the Allenby Bridge and cross the border into Israel. Continue to Jerusalem stopping en route for a tour at Jericho, thought to be the oldest city in the world. 

Day 9: Jerusalem • Bethlehem

This morning take a half-day tour of the Old City of Jerusalem to see the Wailing Wall, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, and the room of the Last Supper. This afternoon visit Bethlehem, known as the site of the nativity; your visit here will include the Church of the Nativity and Manger Square.

Day 10: Jerusalem

A day at leisure, with a chance to visit the Israel Museum, where the Dead Sea Scrolls are displayed, or Masada, King Herod’s rock fortress (payable locally).

Day 11: Fly to London

Travel to Tel Aviv and visit the ancient port of Jaffa, one of the world’s oldest ports. Later, transfer to the airport and fly from Tel Aviv to London with British Airways.

Accommodation
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Movenpick Dead Sea, Dead Sea (Jordan)

Set on the northern shores of the Dead Sea at the lowest point on Earth, the Movenpick Resort and Spa is approximately 40 minutes from the Queen Alia International Airport.

Movenpick Resort, Petra

Located only a few minutes' walk from the entrance to the legendary site of Petra, the Mövenpick Resort features intricate interior design and high standards of service and is one of Petra's most distinguished hotels.

The Boulevard Arjaan by Rotana, Amman

The Boulevard Arjaan by Rotana is conveniently located in the new downtown area of Amman with the Temple of Hercules and the Roman Corinthian columns just a few kilometres away

 

Price Information
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Please note, prices listed are guide prices only and are based on 2 people sharing and don't include any additional supplements. Holiday prices are fluid and dynamic and may be changed at a moment's notice, prior to booking, at which point they are confirmed. Please call the team free on 0800 707 6229 for more departure dates available and a quote. 

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