Tour Israel and Jordan in style, with internal flights and 2 full days of touring. If you are short on time this is the tour for you. This tour will take you to Jerusalem, Bethlehem, and Petra. The price includes hotel, transportation, and internal flights.
Start the day with a pick up from your hotel in Tel Aviv. Drive to Jerusalem and start the tour with a view of the Old City and the Temple Mount, the Mount of Olives, the Garden of Gethsemane, and the Church of all Nations. Enter the Old City through the Zion gate. Walk through the Byzantine Cardo. Arrive at the Western Wall by walking through the Jewish Quarter. Stroll along the Via Dolorosa, joining the pilgrims, and finally enter the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Before driving to Bethlehem walk through the amazing markets of the Old City. You will even have time to buy souvenirs.
Arriving in Bethlehem, take a short walk across Manger Square, and in front of you see the Church of Nativity. In the church view the original mosaic floor from the 6th century. In the lower level of the church you can see the star that commemorates where Jesus was born.There is an alter, and the manger that symbolizes the three wise men. In the distance see the Field of Ruth, as we are leaving Bethlehem. At this point we will return to your hotel in Tel Aviv for overnight.
After an early breakfast, travel to the Sde Dov airport for your flight from Tel Aviv to Eilat. The flight will be at around 6:40 a.m. arriving in Eilat about 7:40 a.m. A driver will pick you up at about 08:15a.m. and take you to the Jordanian border. You will be assisted with the border proceedings. On the Jordanian side a driver will take you to Petra.
At Petra your guide will be waiting for you to start the tour. Start with a walk through the Siq (the passageway), to arrive at the Treasury, the most amazing fa'ade, carved out of sandstone. This is what gave Petra the status of one of the seven wonders of the world. Continue on to tour the temples, the mourning halls, caves, statues, tombs, and even a Roman theater.
After the tour stop for lunch at a local restaurant. When finished with lunch we will start driving back to the border, and to the Eilat Airport for your flight back to Tel Aviv. The flight will be at approximately 9p.m. arriving in Tel Aviv at about 10 p.m.
Conformation of the flights will be sent after booking.