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Travelmarvel

Hidden Jordan with Israel

Amman Return

Trip Code: EGTJI12
12 Days
18 Meals
2 Countries
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Trip Inclusions

  • 11 nights in premium accommodation
  • Services of a Travelmarvel Tour Director and local guides
  • 18 delicious meals - 11 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 6 dinners
  • Visit a popular spot to sample the Jordanian sweet kanafeh, a delicious cheese pastry soaked in a sugar syrup
  • In Wadi Rum, take an exciting 4WD tour across the desert and toast the sunset with a glass of bubbly
  • Spend the evening enjoying a hands-on dining experience at Petra Kitchen in Jordan
  • Experience an authentic Jewish Sabbath and delicious five-course meal at the home of a host family in Jerusalem
  • Sample a local Israeli delicacy and learn about its role in the traditional Israeli household

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Prices include transfers, meals, tipping and entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Limited water bottles are provided on a daily basis
  • Please note, some restaurants and hotels do not serve alcohol in Jordan and Israel
  • Prices are for land only. Flights not included
Middle East Map EGTJI12 2020-22
Amman Return

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Insider Experience

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On arrival in Amman, we will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. Settle in before meeting your Tour Director and fellow travellers during a Jordanian Welcome Reception.

Stay: Amman, Rotana Hotel

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Visit a popular spot to sample the Jordanian sweet kanafeh, a delicious cheese pastry soaked in a sugar syrup.


Today starts with a guided tour of Amman. Discover the historic legacy of the city at the Roman Theatre and Nymphaeum, before taking in the enchanting Citadel. Then stroll via a traditional souk, where the sights and smells of spices and gold are sure to delight. Afterwards, drive to the ruined city of Jerash. A once great Roman city, here you will be transported back some 6,500 years in time to the ‘Pompeii of the Middle East’. Continue to the Dead Sea this afternoon where you will check into your hotel.

Stay: Dead Sea, Crowne Plaza

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Spend the morning at leisure, perhaps floating on the salty waters of the Dead Sea. Later travel to Bethabara, the Baptismal Site of Jesus Christ. Arrive in Aqaba this afternoon, a picturesque port set on the Red Sea. This evening is yours to spend as you wish.

Stay: Intercontinental Aqaba

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  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

In Wadi Rum, take an exciting 4WD tour across the lunar-like desert landscapes. As the sun goes down, toast the day with a glass of champagne.


This morning is yours to spend at leisure. Perhaps take advantage of the hotel facilities, go for a dip in the Red Sea or enjoy a glass-bottom boat tour. Travel to Wadi Rum this afternoon where you’ll join an Insider Experience. Continue on to your desert camp and savour a unique Bedouin dinner this evening. After dinner, perhaps enhance your experience and explore the uninterrupted desert night skies with some stargazing. A presentation and giant telescopes bring these star-studded skies to life.

Stay: Wadi Rum, Al Sultana Camp

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Jordan Wadi Rum landscape

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Tonight, enjoy an evening of learning and fun, as you partake in a Jordanian hands-on dining experience at Petra Kitchen.


Today, a short drive brings you to Little Petra, an archaeological site where magnificent buildings have been carved into sandstone canyons. Continue on to your hotel before your included dinner.

Stay: Two Nights, Petra, The Old Village Hotel and Resort

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Following breakfast at your hotel, spend the morning exploring Petra. Famous for its rock-cut architecture, stone colours and formations, Petra is also known as the Rose City. Wander through a narrow gorge called the Siq and emerge to witness Petra’s most breathtaking and elaborate ruin, Al Khazneh, also known as the Treasury. A little farther along lies the Ad-Deir Monastery. This evening, perhaps witness Petra by Night as you wander through the lit-up temple complex.

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  • Breakfast

After breakfast, travel to Shobak and visit the earliest crusader castle in the region. Set within the walls of the old city, the fortified castle dominates the skyline and has been the setting for a number of battles. Continue to Madaba, best known as the ‘City of Mosaics’, for its beautiful Byzantine and Umayyad mosaics. Madaba is most famous for the 6th-century mosaic map of Jerusalem and the Holy Land. Covering the floor of the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George, witness over two million pieces of coloured stone depicting the hills and valleys, villages and towns. Afterwards, head to the mountaintop Memorial of Moses at Mount Nebo. It is here, the Bible states, that Moses was granted a view of the Promised Land that he could never enter. At the summit, enjoy captivating views of the Jordan Valley, Dead Sea and River Jordan. Continue to Amman this afternoon.

Stay: Amman, Rotana Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Experience an authentic Jewish Sabbath, where you are welcomed into a family’s home for a five-course dinner by candle light, to share in the meaning of Shabbat.


Depart Amman and travel to the Israel border. With a history stretching back almost 5,000 years, few places in the world resonate in the same way as Israel. This evening, enjoy an Insider Experience.

Stay: Two Nights, Jerusalem, Herbert Samuel Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a special lunch today, where you’ll sample an Israeli staple, the falafel, and learn about its role in the traditional Israeli household.


Discover Jerusalem, considered to be one of the world’s holiest cities. Start the day at Mount Scopus then visit the Mount of Olives, the Garden of Gethsemane, the Western Wall and Mount Zion.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Today, you will visit Yad Vashem, the official memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Afterwards, explore Ein Karem, view the Dead Sea Scrolls and visit Bethlehem to see the Church of the Nativity and Manger Square.

Stay: Two Nights, Tel Aviv, Hotel Orchid Tel Aviv

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  • Breakfast

After breakfast, explore the White City of Tel Aviv and wander through the Zodiac Alleyways of Old Jaffa. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. Perhaps head out on a food tour of Tel Aviv and sample Israeli street food, or explore the colourful streets on a street art tour. Enjoy a Farewell Dinner tonight.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Coastal town with boats moored off shore, Israel

Transfer back to Amman today for your onward flight home.

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