Trip to Israel and Jordan 2021 (Archeology and Holy Land)
For Associates, family and friends of New Acropolis
Date to be determined
Day 1. Ben Gurion Airport / Tel Aviv
Arrival at the Ben Gurion airport, assistance and transfer to Tel Aviv.
Arrival at the hotel, dinner and accommodation.
Day 2. Jaffa – Cesárea – Haifa – Acco – Tiberias
The day begins with a visit to the old Port of Jaffa. We will visit the old port city of Jaffa, now an artist neighborhood.
We will continue along the coastal road towards Caesarea, to see the archaeological ruins of the ancient port city of Herod, an important Byzantine center and bastion of the Crusaders. Lunch at noon.
The trip continues to Haifa to appreciate a panoramic view of the Persian Gardens of Bahai Temple and Haifa Bay. Continuing towards San Juan de Acre to visit the ancient medieval fortification.
At the end of the day, the trip continues towards Tiberias. Arrival at our hotel in the Galilee, dinner and accommodation.
Day 3. Beit Alfa – Beit Shean – Beit Shearim – Tiberias
Breakfast. Departure to Beit Alfa to see the beautiful mosaic floor of a synagogue of the Byzantine era.
Continue to Beit Shean, known in antiquity as Scythopolis. Beit Shean is the largest archaeological park in Israel, with beautiful excavations from Roman and Byzantine times.
Lunch at noon.
Continue to Beit Shearim and visit the archaeological park.
Return to the hotel in the Galilee, dinner and accommodation.
Day 4. Tiberias – Sheikh Hussein – Jerash – Aljun – Petra
Breakfast and departure to the border of Sheikh Hussein between Israel and Jordan.
Continuation towards the city of Jerash, one of the cities of Decapolis. Jerash is located north of Amman, about an hour away by road.
During the tour, we will visit the Arc de Triomphe, the Oval Square, the Cardo, the Colonnade, the Temple of Aphrodite and the Roman Theater, with a wonderful acoustics.
Then we will visit Ajlun Castle, a fortress built in 1185 and rebuilt later in the 13th century by the Mamluks, after its destruction by the Mongols. It is a castle from the time of the Crusaders, located at the top of the mountain and from which a beautiful view is contemplated.
At the end of the visit, departure to Petra.
Arrival at the hotel, dinner and accommodation.
Breakfast. Full day dedicated to the visit of the pink city, capital of the Nabateans.
During the visit, we will visit the most important and representative monuments sculpted in the rock by the Nabateans. The Treasury, famous and internationally known monument, taken to the cinema in one of the Indiana Jones movies, the Colored Tombs, the Royal Tombs, etc.
Petra is one of those places in the world to which, at least, you have to go once in your life.
At the end of the visit, in the afternoon, return to the hotel. Dinner and accommodation.
Day 6. Petra – Little Petra – Border – Jericho – Jerusalem
Breakfast. Departure to what is known as “Little Petra”, just fifteen kilometers north of Petra. Its narrow pass, barely two meters wide, with its typical Nabatean architecture carved into the rock, makes this visit unique and incomparable. It was inhabited by the Nabateans and has many tombs, water deposits and channels.
We will cross the small road that leads to the interior area, Siq Al Bared. The scale to this area and the architectural similarity with Petra, gave it the name of Little Petra.
Departure to Jerusalem and border crossing. On the way, visit Jericho, the oldest city in the world and the first city that, according to Jewish tradition, was conquered by the Children of Israel after their flight from Egypt.
Arrival in Jerusalem, dinner and accommodation.
Day 7. Old city of Jerusalem
Breakfast. Exit to the Mount of Olives, for an impressive panoramic view of Jerusalem.
We will cross the Kidron valley to visit Mount Zion and the room where tradition says that the Last Supper was developed.
We will pass through the old Roman Cardo and the Jewish quarter, to reach the Western Wall, a sacred place for Judaism. We will have the opportunity to see the dome of the Mosque of the Rock on the Temple Mount.
Visit the New Davidson Center and, near the Western Wall, the archaeological excavations of the tunnels along the western wall. We will walk in the Christian quarter, to walk the Via Dolorosa, and finally we will conclude our visit in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher.
Return to hotel, dinner and overnight.
Day 8. Jerusalem
Breakfast. We will begin the day with a visit to the Museum of the Tower of David, where we will know the history of the city of Jerusalem.
We will continue to Yad Vashem, the Holocaust museum, touring the museum, the children’s pavilion and the valley of the lost communities.
From there, we will continue to the Museum of Israel, to visit the Shrine of the Book, where the famous Dead Sea Scrolls are found, and see the model of Jerusalem from the time of Jesus.
We will finish with a view of the Knesset, the Israeli Parliament.
Return to hotel, dinner and overnight.
Day 9. Masada – Dead Sea – Qumran – Jerusalem
Breakfast. We cross the Judean desert to the Dead Sea, located in a depression of more than four hundred meters which is considered the lowest place on Earth.
Visit to the Masada fortress, where the Jews heroically resisted the attack of the Romans. Lunch at noon.
We will pass by one of the resorts that are located on the shores of the Dead Sea to relax and float in the salt water.
On the way back, visit the Qumran Caves, where the monasteries of the Essenes were and where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found.
Return to Jerusalem, dinner and lodging.
Day 10. Jerusalem – Ben Gurion Airport
Transfer to Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv, for departure to the countries of origin.
End of trip and our services.
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Price per person:
Land services per person, in a double room: Still to be determined
The price includes:
- 9 nights of Hotel 4 **** in a double room, in accommodation and half board.
- 3 meals during the excursions according to itinerary.
- All transfers by coach with air conditioning.
- Visits according to itinerary with entries.
- Local guide of Spanish speaking.
- Accompanying guide from Spain.
- Basic travel insurance.
Price does not include:
- International flights to Tel Aviv.
- Border rates in Israel: Approximate 36.00 U.S. dollars, to be paid on arrival.
- Tips for local guides: It is estimated € 15 per person.
- Drinks at meals, phone calls or personal expenses.
Other optional services:
Supplement for single room: Still to be determined
Optional cancellation insurance: € 35.00
Extra nights in Tel Aviv: € 110.00 per person per night in a double room.
Extra transfers airport-hotel in Tel Aviv, for those who arrive separately from the majority group: € 50.00 per way (there is also the cheapest option to take a taxi or public transport).
Expected flights Madrid – Tel Aviv – Madrid:
IB3316 05MAY MADTLV 1615 2155
IB3317 14MAY TLVMAD 0530 0955
Price per person, today: Still to be determined, including airport taxes.
Non-refundable rate, to be confirmed at the time of the firm reservation.
Check prices of flights from other countries of origin.
Tel Aviv: **** Grand Beach Hotel
Tiberias: **** Hotel Restal
Petra: **** Hotel Panorama
Jerusalem: **** Hotel Prima Park
General information for the reservation:
– The price of the international air ticket from the country of origin is not included, and it is borne by each traveler. We remain available to clients in case they wish us to handle this issue from our agency.
– They can request prices of international flights, without the consultation requires any kind of commitment on the part of the traveler, who can acquire their international tickets where it suits you best, regardless of whether you make the tour with us or your optional extensions.
– Airport taxes are subject to revision until the moment of ticket issuance.
– The order of the visits could vary, if for organizational and logistics needs it was more advisable. Although we organize our trips in the greatest detail, we must consider that there may be unforeseen changes beyond our reach regarding the itinerary or services contracted, due to the exceptional political and social situation of Israel.
– This trip is subject to special conditions of cancellation expenses on the total amount of the trip, in addition to being governed by the general conditions of the Law of Combined Travel.
– Once air tickets are issued, they can not be modified or canceled, so in case of cancellation, their expenses are 100% of the air ticket, regardless of the expenses corresponding to the days of cancellation.
Reservation requests should be sent to our email addresses firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com indicating the full name of the travelers, nationality, passport number, email and contact telephone number.
It can be done by email to any of the two previous addresses.
It can also be done by Skype: juanadrada. During business hours from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., business hours in Spain.
Calling our office in Alicante, Spain, where we will also answer questions: +34 965 162 742.
Deposit deposit entry:
€ 800.00 per person as a first payment to confirm the place.
€ 35.00 per person if you want to hire the Optional Cancellation Insurance.
The places available at this time are limited to 30 people, until next March 1, 2019. From there, confirmation will depend on the availability of seats in the hotels that we have reserved for the circuit, and the price may vary.
By deposit or bank transfer:
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By credit card:
Providing full name of the cardholder, card number, expiration date and security code.
Charges on credit cards will have an increase of 1% of the total amount for bank charges.
We can not carry out operations with American Express cards.
We can not accept money transfers by Western Union or any other system that forces us to personally collect the money in a street office.
It will be done by the same means, before April 15, 2019.
€ 500.00 per person as second payment.
Payments for optional services:
Full amount of € 490.00 if you want to hire the individual room supplement.
Before June 20, 2019, forty-five days before the departure of the trip, the final payment will be made for the amount that remains to be paid.
Payments in destination:
Tips for local guides and drivers: € 15.00.
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