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Petra in JordanTHURSDAY
Departure from Tel Aviv & Jerusalem to the border. After crossing the border we will start our tour of, The Kingdom of Jordan and proceed to Jerash - city of the Decapolis - located about 45 km. north of the capital, Amman in the fertile heights of the Gilead. Visit the ancient Roman city with colonnaded streets, the baths and the hilltop temple. Continue to Amman - the capital of Jordan. After a short orientation tour viewing the various landmarks of the city drive to your hotel.
Overnight Amman

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FRIDAY
After breakfast depart your hotel. Drive to Madaba to see the ancient mosaic map of the Holyland and the ruins of this historical site. Continue on to Mount Nebo, from where Moses viewed the Promised Land. From there you will see the Jordan Valley, Jericho and the Dead Sea. Visit the remains of a Byzantine church with a mosaic floor Proceed via the Crusaders's castle - Shobak - to Wadi Musa, the modern village of Petra .

Overnight Petra

SATURDAY
After breakfast leave the hotel and ride on horseback from the Visitors' Centre to the entrance of the dramatic - Siq (Canyon), then walk through it to Petra - known as the red rock city - the ancient capital of the Nabateans from the 3rd century BC to the 2nd century AC. Visit the most interesting carved monuments such as the Treasury (El Khazneh- the tomb of a Nabatean king), then the field of tombs, obelisks and the altar (Al Mashbah). From this point you can view the whole of the rock city. After your visit to Petra depart for Amman where you will spend the night.

Overnight Amman

SUNDAY
After breakfast check out of your hotel and drive to Allen by bridge. Cross the Jordan River and drive back to Jerusalem & Tel Aviv. or Ben Gurion airport

This group tour departs on most Thursdays and is an excellent way to see Jordan.

This tour can be taken in conjunction with the following tours:

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