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Tour of The Holy Places - 8 days / 7 nights
Arrival at Queen Alia International Airport, where you will be met by our representatives and assisted with all formalities and customs.Transfer to the hotel
in Amman.

Breakfast. Sightseeing tour of the White City Amman - you will see the Citadel, Temple of Hercules, the Roman amphitheater, the Umayya Palace
(amazing piece of architecture, adorned with magnificent stone carvings, with a huge reception hall). Drive to Jerash - the best preserved city under Roman
rule, outside the Union Greco-Roman cities of the Decapolis (theaters, temples, fountains, a hippodrome, temples of Zeus, Artemis). A trip to Ajloun -
famous for its castle, built in the Middle Ages in honor of the victory over the Crusaders. Next we go to the ancient city of Anjar, which is located east of
the Jordan Valley, visit the Church of Our Lady. Moving to the birthplace of St. Elijah - Tel March Ilyas. At different times it was visited by Moses, John the
Baptist, Jesus Christ and the prophet Elijah, after whom the city is named. It believed that his ascension to heaven in a chariot of fire was also not on the
segments, in a place called Wadi Al-Harar. In Tel Mar Elias on the mountain far away, there are two churches of the Byzantine era remains of buildings
from Old Testament times. Return to your hotel in Amman.

Breakfast. Excursion to Umm Qais (Gadara) - one of the cities of the Greco-Roman Decapolis was essentially destroyed by the Turkish. Now in addition,
what remains of the ancient city, visitors gaze available yet restored residence of the Turkish governor, the Archaeological Museum, the hills Gadara an
amazing view of the northern part of the Jordan Valley, Lake Tiberias (Sea of Galilee), Yarmouk River, the Golan Heights and covered with snow peak of
Mount Hermon (Jabal Sheikh). Pella is located in the north-west of the country, evergreen city, which is interesting from an archaeological point of view. He
is particularly rich evidence of the existence of ancient settlements dating back to 4th century BC. Pella also offers visitors the opportunity to see the
remains of Byzantine churches, which suggests that the city escaped early Christians persecuted by the Romans in Jerusalem. Return to Amman.

Breakfast. A visit to the Umm al-Rasas City - ancient settlement, mentioned in the Old and New Testament. An hour's drive from Madaba along the scenic
Kings Highway is Mukawir - fortress of Herod the Great. After the death of Herod the castle was inherited by his son Antipas. It was here when he gave
orders to behead John the Baptist at the request of Salome - in reward for doing her fateful dance. Transfer to Petra hotel for night.

Breakfast. Full day tour to Petra - one of the masterpieces of world cultural heritage. Petra is considered a priceless treasure of the Kingdom and its
symbol. After a long journey through a narrow, rocky gorge will take you to the famous Pink City, keeping its former glory and grandeur of the ancient
Nabataeans. Numerous temples and tombs of great rulers, carved into the pink rocks, dazzling, changing its color depending on the time of day. Transfer
to the Hotel on Dead Sea, located 400 meters below sea level, has unique healing properties (free time for swimming). The Dead sea has 5 biblical
memorable cities: Sodom Gomorrah, Admah, Zeboiim and Zoar.

Breakfast. Free day on the Dead Sea.

Breakfast. A trip to the Holy Land in the south, to the City of Mosaics Madaba, wherein the church of St. George is located the oldest mosaic map of the
Holy Land. Then visit Mount Nebo - alleged burial place of the Prophet Moses, where the Franciscans erected a temple in honor of the saint with
magnificent mosaics and the Cross-Staff. Mount Nebo offers magnificent view of the Jordan Valley, the Dead Sea. On a fine sunny day, you can even see
the rooftops of Jerusalem and Bethlehem. Excursion to Bethany - Jordan Valley - a sacred place of religious pilgrims, here on the banks of the holy river
Jesus Christ was baptized by John the Baptist, where he lived and preached. Here was a living prophet Elijah ascended to heaven. Tourists will have the
opportunity to swim in the river. Return to the hotel in Amman.

Breakfast. Transfer to the Airport of Amman for departure.