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13 DAY ISRAEL AND JORDAN TOUR 1
June 23 - July 5R31,990
TRAVEL TIME TOURS (PTY) LTD
13 DAY ISRAEL AND JORDAN TOUR
Tour 1/2018 (23 June – 5 July 2019)
Along with Jacques & Glynis van Lill
Departure: from Cape Town, South Africa. Departures from other destinations can be arranged subject to terms and conditions.
Prices for children available on request.
The order of the tour program may be subject to change but all sites as per the itinerary will be visited.
Included in the tour price:
Excluded from the tour price:
Border Tax of US$50
|1||Meet at Cape Town International Airport for our flight to Tel Aviv, Israel. Dinner on board.||In flight|
|2||After breakfast on the flight, we arrive in Tel Aviv and depart for the Jordanian Border in a luxury air-conditioned bus. After crossing the border we visit the ancient City of Jerash before moving on to Amman.||Jerusalem|
|3||We visit the Royal Automobile Museum in Amman. Depart for Petra stopping at Shobak Castle along the way||Jerusalem|
|4||Visit Petra with breath taking views of this amazing city carved out of rose coloured rock. In the late afternoon departure to Wadi Rum for a desert experience in 4×4 vehicles, climbing dunes, admiring huge ochre coloured rock pinnacles and spending the night in tents for the ultimate Bedouin experience.||Jerusalem|
|5||We head back for Amman, on route visiting the world famous Madaba Map and Mount Nebo, where Moses had sight of the Promised Land before he died. We travel to the Israel border crossing and make our way to Jerusalem. Introduction to the Old City of Jerusalem.||Jerusalem|
|6||Visit the Pools of Siloam, Mary’s Spring, Birthplace of John the Baptist, scale model of Jerusalem, Shrine of the Book and Holocaust Museum.||Jerusalem|
|7||Visit Mount of Olives, Pater Noster, where Jesus taught His disciples the Lord’s Prayer and then on to the Dominus Flevit (Teardrop church) where Jesus lamented over Jerusalem. Thereafter we visit the Garden of Gethsemane as well as the Church of all Nations. At Mount Zion we visit the church of St. Peter in Gallicantu, where Peter denied Jesus and see the ancient ruins of Caiaphas’ house where the Lord Jesus Christ was taken on the night of His arrest. We visit the Upper Room where Jesus and His disciples partook of the Last Supper as well as King David’s Tomb. Then on to Bethlehem to visit the birthplace of Jesus and the Shepherds Fields.||Jerusalem|
|8||We travel to Jericho where Joshua and his people entered the Holy Land. Here we visit the Fountain of Elisha and see the Mount of Temptation. On route to Masada we see the caves of Qumran where the Dead Sea scrolls were “accidentally” discovered by a local shepherd boy in 1947. At Masada we take a cable car up the mountain to the ancient fortress of Herod the Great. We then travel to the lowest place on earth – the Dead Sea for the unique opportunity to float on the salty mineral waters of the Dead Sea. On this day we also visit the Original Baptismal Site on the River Jordan.||Tiberias|
|9||Visit the Western Wall Tunnels followed by a day at leisure to further explore the Old City and Jerusalem.||Amman|
|10||Today we visit the Wailing Wall, Temple Mount, Pools of Bethesda and follow the Via Dolorosa. We visit the Cardo and examine part of the Original City Wall that Nehemiah built. Following this we explore the Jewish Quarter of the Old City and then it is on to Golgotha – place of the Skull – where Jesus was probably crucified. We visit the Garden Tomb and celebrate the Lord’s Supper.||Petra|
|11||We leave Jerusalem and travel to Caesarea where we visit the Hippodrome and an ancient Aqueduct. Then on to Mount Carmel, where Elijah confronted the prophets of Baal followed by Megiddo where we overlook the breath taking Valley of Jezreel (where the Battle of Armageddon will take place). In Nazareth we visit the Nazareth Village to experience village life in the 1st Century AD. Following this we visit Cana, where Jesus turned water into wine ending the day at the Yardnit Baptismal Site on the Jordan River. .||Petra|
|12||We visit places along the Sea of Galilee where Jesus travelled, preached and performed many miracles, including Capernaum, Tabgha, the Mount of Beatitudes and the St Peter’s Primacy Church. From there it is time to go out on the Sea of Galilee in a replica of a boat from the time of Christ. It is then time to make our way to the airport for our flight back to South Africa.||In flight|
|13||Arrive back in South Africa.|
|A proof of deposit of R3 000 must accompany registration forms to reserve your place on the tour. In the event of the minimum requirement of 20 tour registrations & deposits not been met, your deposit will be refunded. However with a minimum of 20 registrations the tour goes ahead and your deposit will be paid over to the airline at which point the deposit will become non-refundable. This amount will be deducted from your overall tour price. For more information, registration forms and banking details contact Travel Time Tours. The closing date for registration and payment of deposits is 4 months before departure date with the balance paid in full 3 months before departure date.