Day 1 (ARRIVAL QUEEN ALIA AIRPORT AMMAN OR LAND BORDERS - AMMAN HOTEL)
Upon arriving Queen Alia International Airport or at land borders, you will be
received by our Meet & Assist representatives assisting you on your way through
immigration. Transfer to your hotel in Amman for O/N.
Day 2 (AMMAN - UMM QAYS – ANJARA - JERASH – AMMAN)
We will drive north of Jordan to Umm Qays (Old Gadara) dating back to 2nd
century AD, colonnaded streets, amphitheaters, churches, temples and the vast
Roman forum. From here you can view the Golan Heights and Tiberius Lake. We will
then visit Anjara. Pilgrimage to Our Lady of the Mountain Church - a rebuilt
cave that is venerated as a place where Jesus and his mother Mary passed during
their journeys between the Sea of Galilee, the Decapolis cities, Bethany beyond
the Jordan and Jerusalem. Anjara was designated by the Vatican as a Millenium
2000 pilgrimage site. We will then head north to visit the splendidly preserved
Greco-Roman city of Jerash. Return to Amman for O/N.
Day 3 (AMMAN - MADABA - MOUNT NEBO - MUKAWIR - AMMAN)
Breakfast at hotel – Depart to visit the endless churches of Madaba known as the
city of mosaics for the famous mosaic map flooring the Greek Orthodox Church of
St. George, the oldest map in the world depicting the Holy Land. Then continue
to visit Mount Nebo, the mountaintop memorial of Moses with captivating views of
the Jordan Valley, Dead Sea, and River Jordan. Continue afterwards to Mukawir
which is the hilltop stronghold of Herod the Great. Upon Herod’s death, his son
Herod Antipas inherited the fortress and it is from here that he ordered John
the Baptist to be beheaded after Salome’s fateful dance.
Day 4 (AMMAN - PETRA - AQABA)
Breakfast at the hotel - Depart to the Red Rose city of Petra. Petra’s fame is
well deserved and you will be struck by the scale of the site and the
extraordinary beauty of the rock-cut tombs and temples. Petra was a magnificent
Nabatean city of enormous wealth and its leaders controlled much of the trade
that passed through the region. Enter Petra through the Siq on foot and then
suddenly stand before the rock-cut Treasury. You will spend the entire day here
and visit many of the breathtaking monuments, including some of the Royal Tombs
and the Roman amphitheatre. After the visit, we will depart to the Red Sea
Resort of Aqaba for overnight
Day 5 (AQABA - BETHANY BEYOND THE JORDAN - AMMAN )
Breakfast at hotel, visit the believed to be the oldest church in the world
before heading towards Amman, visiting Bethany Beyond the Jordan en route.
Overnight in Amman.
Day 6 (AMMAN - DEPARTURE)
Breakfast at hotel, to Queen Alia International airport or land borders for