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19 DAYS WONDERS TOUR OF  TURKEY- ISRAEL & JORDAN 

Jerusalem Tour Western Wall        

   

This East  Mediterranean tour starts every week Year round!!!

A 19 days guided Tour in the countries: Turkey - (Byzantine Empire) 
Israel the Holyland, The kingdom of Jordan with the Wonder of Petra i

you can short the tour in one day skip Gallipoly & Troy   

Visit the old world of the  Bible  ancient Egypt, the Roman Empire and the historic Worlds Wonders among the colorful lively  Mediterranean  culture.
a unique journey in the history learning seeing touching and  feeling the Bible time.
The Tour starts in Istanbul on Friday every week throughout the year. Ending after 19 days  in Tel Aviv or Amman  on Tuesday.evening.


Tour Route & Highlights
Visit Istanbul, Ankara, Cappadocia, Kaymakli
Pamukkal,Konya, Kusadasi, Ephesus, Troy , Gallipoly Bosphorus

Tel Aviv,  Dead Sea, Jerusalem, Biat shean,Jordan River, Sea of Galilee, Cfarnaum, Golan heights, upper Galiee,Nazareth,kafar Cana , Akko, Carmel  Ceasarea, Jerash, Amman,Petra ,Mt. Nebo & Madaba.

 


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+972-3-522-5253 | USA: 1-800-762-1779
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TOUR TURKEY ISRAEL JORDAN  INTINERARY

Tour Istanbul

Tour Istanbul

Tour Ankara

Tour Cappadocia

Tour Kaymakli

Tour Konya

Tour Pamukkale

Tour Kusadasi

Tour Ephesus

Tour Izmir

Tour Bosphorus

Tour Tel Aviv

 

Tour Masada and the Dead Sea

 Tour Jerusalem the Western Wall

Jerusalem Tour David Tower

Tour Jerusalem View of the Old City

Tour Capernaum and Sea of Galilee (Kinneret)

 

 

Jesus Boat Cruise on Sea of Galilee

 

 

Tour Mount Carmel and Bahai Shrine

 

Tour Jerash Jordan

Amman Ciry Tour 

Tour Petra End of the Sig

Petra Tour  the Treasury

 

 

FRIDAY

 Istanbul  Turkey

Arriving  to the airport for a flight to Istanbul Turkey for overnight

SATURDAY

Istanbul City Tour

Visit the Topkapi Palace which was the official and primary residence in the city of the Ottoman Sultans for approximately 400 years (1465-1856). The Palace contains the Muslim holy relics of Muhammad’s cloak and sword, and a fabulous display of Ottoman treasure and jewelry, including the fourth largest diamond in the world featured in the famous 1965 film “TopKapi”. From there continue to the unique Blue Mosque,  called for the blue tiles adorning the walls of its interior, nown for its six minarets. Then to the Roman Hippodrome Square and the Hagia Sophia, a former Orthodox
Christian basilica, later a mosque, and now a museum. Famous for its massive dome, it is considered the epitome of Byzantine architecture and served as a model for many other Ottoman mosques. We end the tour with a visit the world’s famuse Grand Bazaar with over 4,000 tiny shops

SUNDAY

Istanbul-Ankara-Cappadocia-Göreme

In the early morning transfer from your hotel to the airport for a flight to Ankara, the capital of Turkey and the country's second largest city after Istanbul. The city has a mean elevation of 938 m. and a population of 4,500,000. The city tour will start from the airport and will include both the ancient and the modern parts of the town. Among the highlights is the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, founder of the Republic of Turkey. Completed in 1953, it is located on an imposing hill and constitutes an impressive fusion of ancient and modern architectural styles. To learn more about the history of Ankara we shall visit the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations. Situated at the entrance of Ankara Castle, it is an old "bedesten" (covered bazaar) that has been beautifully restored and now houses a unique collection of ancient Hatti, Hittite, Phrygian, and Roman treasures. By the way Ankara was formerly known as Angora, famous for its “Angora” cats and fine “Angora” wool.
From Ankara drive Cappadocia. Dinner & overnight.

MONDAY

Tour in  Cappadocia- Kaymakli

Cappadocia in Central Anatolia, is a region of exceptional natural wonders, and a unique historical and cultural heritage. We shall explore the best and the most important.After breakfast , morning visit to the Kaymaklı Underground City consisting of houses constructed around the nearly one hundred underground tunnels. Kaymakli is one of several historical underground cities carved out of unusual geological formations formed via the eruptions of ancient volcanoes. The cities were initially inhabited by the Hittites, then later by early Christians as hiding places. From underground we go to the hill and Citadel of Uçhisar. After lunch continue to the Göreme valley, where the rocks have eroded into hundreds of spectacular pillars and minaret-like forms. The volcanic soft rocks have been carved out to form houses, churches and monasteries. The Göreme Open Air Museum, contains more than 30 rock-carved churches and chapels, some of them have superb frescoes inside, dating from the 9th to the 11th centuries. The tour continues to the Paşabağları valley with the highest concentration of fairy chimneys. Here, they have particularly sharp points and thick trunks. Finally, a visit to the old city of Avanos, with its superb view overlooking Turkey’s longest river the Kızılırmak (Red River). The town’s most famous historical feature, which is still relevant and very visible today, is its production of earthenware pottery.Return to hotel for dinner & overnight.

TUESDAY

Cappadocia- Konya-Pamukkale

After breakfast  early departure for Konya, passing on the way Seliukain Caravanserai Sultanhan  from the 13th century . Visit  Konya with  the famous Mevlana  museum and Dervishes  Theological School of whirling after drive  for dinner & overnight in Pamukkale. .
WDNESDAY

Pamukkale-Kusadasi

Pamukkale, meaning "cotton castle" in Turkish, contains hot springs and terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing water. We shall visit the ancient city of Hierapolis which was built on top of the white "castle". People have bathed in its pools for thousands of years and formerly was a healing centre where doctors used the hot thermal springs as a treatment for their patients A Jewish congregation grew in Hierapolis with an estimated population as high as 50,000 in 62 BCE. Several sarcophagi in the vast adjacent necropolis attest to their presence. The area has been declared a world heritage site. The tour will include a visit to the Basilica and the impressive calcium cliffs. Drive to Aphrodisias the Greco-Roman settlement dedicated to the Goddess of Love, Aphrodite and also famous for its marbles. Drive to Kusadası, dinner and overnight.

THURSDAY

Kusadasi-Ephesus

Kuşadası is a resort town on Turkey's Aegean coast. The area has been a centre of art and culture since the earliest times and has been settled by many civilizations. After breakfast at the hotel, drive to Meryemana The House of the Virgin. Some believe that Mary, the mother of Jesus, was taken to this stone house by Saint John and lived there until her Assumption. The site is venerated by Muslims as well as Christians, and pilgrims drink from a spring under the house which is believed to have healing properties. Continue to Ephesus, an ancient Greek city, and during the Roman period for many years the second largest city of the Roman Empire. Ephesus contains the largest collection of Roman ruins in the eastern Mediterranean that give some idea of the city's original splendor. We shall visit the most important: The Library of Celsus, built c. 125 AD which once held nearly 12,000 scrolls. The Basilica of St. John, built in the 6th century AD, over the supposed site of the apostle's tomb. The Odeon, a small roofed theater seating about 1,500 people as a “small” salon for plays and concerts. The Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, unfortunately represented only by one inconspicuous column. The Temple of Hadrian dating from the 2nd century that has been re-erected from the surviving architectural fragments. The Temple of Domitian, one of the largest temples on the city. The Theater with  44,000 seating capacity was the largest outdoor theater in the ancient world. Two Agoras, one for  commercial and one for state business. ovenight in a locale hotel.

 
FRIDAY

Kusadasi-Troy - Canakkale

After breakfast drive  for Bergama and visit to the Asclepion and Acropol with the well preserved remains. In the afternoon continue on to Troy, the place where the legendary Trojan War took place as described in the historical work of Homer of Smyrna. After visiting the site with nine inhabitation levels covering a period of 3000 years, drive to Canakkale for overnight.

 

SATURDAY

 Caakkale-Gallipoli-Istanbull   

After breakfast sail to the other side of Dardanelles by a ferryboat and drive to Istanbul with visit to Gallipoli, historically famous for being the site of many battles             particularly involving the Allied Forces including Australians and New Zealanders during World War I  

sites like Kabatepe museum, Brighton beach, beach cemetery, Anzac cove, Ariburnu cemetery, Anzac commemoration site, Lone Pine Australian memorial, Johnston’s Jolly, The Nek, Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial.                                                       Drive to Istanbul transfer to the hotel. 

 

SUNDAY

Istanbul- Bosphorus Tour

Take a cruise on the Bosporus which connects the Sea of Marmara to the Black Sea, and divides the city between the two continents of Europe and Asia making Istanbul the only bi-continental city in the world. On the way we shall have the opportunity of photographing marvellous marbles; ancient wooden villas of Ottoman architecture besides modern residential and luxury apartments. We stop to visit Beylerbeyi Palace, built in the 19th century and used by the   Ottoman Sultans as a summer residence and a place to entertain visiting heads of state and Camlıca Hill that presents the best panoramic view of Istanbul and the Bosporus.
Transfer to the airport for a flight to Israel for overnight in Tel Aviv  

MONDAY

Tel Aviv - Beersheva - Arad - Massada - Jerusalem 

Leave Tel Aviv to  - Beersheba. for  a short visit to the Negev capital and the site of Abrahams well. Then via Arad to Massada. Mountain which was the last stronghold of the Jewish Zealots in their war against the Romans. Ascend by cable car to the fortress, Visit the excavations, Herod's palaces, the synagogue, bathhouse, etc.   Enjoy the breathtaking view of the Roman camps and the Dead Sea.
Descend to the Dead  Sea the lowest place on earth. Take a break near Ein Gedi for  a short Swim or float in the  salty  minerals  water.
Proceed to Jerusalem for overnight.

TUESDAY

Jerusalem - sightseeing of the new city

Drive to Mt. Scopus for a panoramic view of Jerusalem.
Then  to the Garden of Gethsemane and Church of the Agony.
 Visit  the tomb of King David on Mt. Zion, the Room of the Last Supper and Dormition Abbey. Visit the Israel Museum's Shrine of the Book with the famous Dead Sea scrolls,Drive by the  Supreme Court bldg & Mt. Herzl.
visit in  “Yad Vashem” (the memorial for the millions who were killed in the Holocaust). visit the model of the Herodian city of Jerusalem dating back to the time of the Second Temple. Afternoon visit of the Hadassah medical center in the synagogue with Marc Chagall stained glass windows, then drive thrue the old  village of Ein Karem (the birth place of John the Baptist) to the  Hotel for overnight.

WEDNESDAY

Jerusalem (Old City) and  Bethlehem*

Walk through one of the Gates to the walled Old City: the renewed Jewish Quarter;
visit the Temple area, the last standing Western Wall or the Wailling wall, walk the Via Dolorosa, and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Walk out of the old city of Jerusalem via the colorful bazaars; and drive to Bethlehem*  to visit Rachel  Tomb and the Church of the Nativity and return to Jerusalem for overnight.

THURSDAY

Jericho* - Jordan river - Tiberius - Galilee

Leave Jerusalem, driving via Bethany and  Jericho*, the oldest city in the world. continue northward via Jordan Valley and the new settlements to Beit Shean. After a short visit stop in Yardenit when you can walk into the Jordan river , proceed to Tiberius  the old center of Jewish learning. Drive along the shores of the Sea of Galilee to Capernaum to visit the ruins of the ancient synagogue. Continue to a Kibbutz hotel for overnight.

FRIDAY

Upper Galilee - Golan Heights – Nazareth

Drive to the Golan Heights. Visit the former Syrian fortifications, Birkat Ram, and the Druze villages, Via Banias, source of the Jordan River. Proceed via Kiryat Shmone and the Hula Valley to Safed, city of the Kabala, to visit synagogue and the artists colony and then to Nazareth to visit the Christian Holy Sites. Return to the Kibbutz hotel for overnight.

SATURDAY

Acre - Haifa -Carmel - Eilat

After Breakfast drive west to Acre for a visit of the old, famous Crusader stronghold and medieval fortifications. Continue to Haifa, sightseeing tour of Haifa, including the Bahai Shrine, Persian Garden and Mount Carmel for a panoramic view of the city. Proceed southwards to Caesarea to visit the Roman theater and the Crusader fortress. Continue south for a short city tour of Tel Aviv-Jaffa & overnight .

SUNDAY

Jordan:

Tel Aviv- Jerash - Amman 

Drive from Tel Aviv  to the Jordanian border at Sheikh Hussein bridge. Thence toJerash known as the city of 1000 columns The town is known for the remains of the Greco-Roman city of Gerasa, considered one of the best preserved Roman cities. Wander among the original temples, theaters, plazas, paths and colonnaded streets, all enclosed within the remaining old city walls.  After drive to  the Jordanian capitalAmman built on the old Roman city of Philadelphia. During the city tour we shall see the ancient citadel and the theatre; pass by King Hussein Palace, where the late king is buried; the traditional markets and the beautiful houses of Abdoun. Overnight at the hotel.

 
MONDAY

 Amman - Petra 

After  breakfast,  leave Amman for  Petra  (=rock) an  archaeological city  known for its rock cut architecture and water conduits system. Established  around the 3rd century BCE as the capital city of the Nabataeans, it is a symbol of Jordan and has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site and recently was chosen to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It is also known as the “Red Rock City” because of the color of its rocks. (you can rent a carriage for all the tour ) Our visit will begin with 700 m. ride or walk to the impressive eastern entrance that leads us on foot or carriage 400 m.down through the Siq, a narrow gorge at the end of which we behold  Petra's most spectacular tomb      Al Khazneh - theThresury  hewn into the rose colored sandstone cliff. A little further down, is a massive theatre, so placed as to bring the greatest number of tombs obelisks and altars within view. At the point where the valley opens out into the plain, the site of the city is revealed with striking effect. If you like you can climb 900 stairs up the mountain  to the  Monastery on the top overlooking the Arrava valley . (about 40 minutes each way , optional donkey ride )  after the visit transfer to Hotel for overnight.

 

Optionals: 

optional Petra candels light show  at the evening..

extra day in Jordan for a Jeep tour in Wadi Ram  with leisure time & over night by the red sea in the Aqaba or Eilat.

 

TUESDAY

 Petra  - Madaba - Mt. Nebo - Israel 

After breakfast drive to Mount Nebo, where, according to Deuteronomy, Moses was allowed a view of the Promised Land that God was giving to the Israelites. Indeed, the view from the 800 m. summit provides a panorama of the Holy Land and part of theJordan River Valley. According to Jewish and Christian traditionMoses was buried on this mountain by God Himself, and his final resting place is unknown. Continue toMadaba, once a Moabite border city, mentioned in the Bible.Visit the  Basilica of Saint George with the famous Mosaic Map of the Holy land with         two million pieces of coloured stone, the 6th century map preserved in the floor depicts hills and valleys, villages and towns and  the earliest extant representation of Byzantine Jerusalem, labeled the "Holy City." 

transfer to Amman   airport for your  flight home or Tel Aviv Israel. 

 


Optional extension tours:
Mount Sinai St. Catharine  day visit  
Tour in Cyprus The Aphrodite's Island needs  extra day or two 
Jordan Wadi Ram & the Red Sea 

Pricing table & hotels information:

 Rates for the period: March  1st, 2013 - Novenmber 31st, 2014

There is also a high season supplement, please email us the dates and we will quote you the rate  

Tour Price by Hotel Category:


3* hotels

4* hotels

5* hotels

Per Person in a double room w/breakfast 

$2,850

$3,350

$3,950

Optional Dinners Supp.

$280

$300

$480

Single room  Supp.

$1150

$1350

$1950

*optional using deluxe hotels by quote

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The Tour Package  includes:
- 19 days 18 nights
- Airport Pick up and transfers
- Guided tours, hotels with breakfast, site entrance fees.
- Flights:  Instanbul -Ankara, 


NOT  INCLUDED:
International flights including the Instanbul -Tel Aviv  (when you book your flights it easy to add it or we can book it for you)
Visa to  Israel Jordan and Turkey& Border tax.
                               " Tips and all other extra expenses.
                                (It's recommended to tip guides, drivers etc.)

  Notes:
- In securty stituation if Sites wont  be permitted    
  alternate sites will be visited.
- Tour itinerary may change due to operational needs.
- prices can change with out notice due to currency, fuel price, hotels and others.


Item Number: 26 Days Tour of Turkey Israel Jordan Egypt
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Customer Service: 
Israel:
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  3* 4* 5* Top Grade
Class Tourist First Superior Deluxe
Jerusalem Jlm Tower Grand Court Dan Panorama David Citadel
Galilee Kibbutz Hotels or Holiday inn kibbutz (deluxe room) or Scots house
Tel Aviv Sea Net Metropolitan/ Mercure Dan Panorama Carlton/Sheraton
Eilat Adi Vista/Ceasar Dan Panorama Dan Eilat
Petra Petra palace Golden Tulip Crowne Plaza Movenpick
Amman Liwan GT grand Palace Ramada/Regency Palace Marriott