2 Nights / 3 Days
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Explore this extension to Petra and the King's Highway in Jordan!


Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Allenby Bridge / Petra Breakfast at the hotel Early this morning, we will drive to the Allenby Bridge and cross into Jordan. After picking up our Jordanian bus and guide, we will proceed to Petra in the heart of the Seir Mountains, where Aaron brother of Moses was buried Lunch, on own We will walk through the main entrance of Petra past the Treasury and see other tombs and burial chambers. We will then walk uphill to the Royal Tombs for a view of the lower part of Petra and its Roman remains Late afternoon hotel check-in Evening dinner and overnight

Day 2 King’s Highway / Dead Sea Breakfast at the hotel Continue on the Exodus route along the historic King’s Highway, passing by the well-conserved Crusader city of Kerak. We will drive through Wadi Mujeb to Umm al Rassas, whose churches offer fantastic examples of Mosaic art Lunch, on own Visit Madaba, with its 6th-century mosaic map depicting the Holy Land Continue to Mt. Nebo, from which God showed Moses the Promised Land Drive to the salty Dead Sea to float and relax Evening dinner and overnight

Day 3 Depart for USA Breakfast at the hotel Enjoy a leisurely morning to relax and float in the waters of the Dead Sea Lunch, on own Visit a recently discovered baptismal site of “Bethany beyond Jordan” nearby. We will then cross the Jordan near the place where Elijah and Elisha crossed at Beth Abara and on to Ben Gurion airport for departure Return to the USA

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