Land of the Gods Trafalgar Tours

Land of the Gods

Embark on a discovery to some of the world's holiest sites on this Land of the Gods, 13-Day escorted tour. In Israel and Jordan visit such cities as Jerusalem, Jericho, Cana, Nazareth, Bethlehem Jerash and Madaba among other deeply meaningful destinations. Biblical history comes alive as you walk in the footsteps of Jesus, Moses and the Prophet Muhammad.

Feed your spiritual soul on this meaningful vacation as you immerse yourself on a one-of-a-kind journey. Explore the old port city of Jaffa which saw Jonah off on his fateful voyage. See fascinating Megiddo, where it is said Armageddon will occur. See the hippodrome and other ancient remains in beautiful Caesarea. In Muhraqa on Mount Carmel, view where where prophet Elijah confronted prophets of Baal. Visit Capernaum's 2nd-century synagogue, Church of Multiplication and the Mount of Beatitudes. Witness Gideon's Spring, ascend the Mount of Olives and see the monumental Western Wall. Walk the Stations of the Cross to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. See the Dead Sea Scrolls and visit Church of the Nativity. Ride cable cars to Masada and float in the Dead Sea. Marvel at the Roman ruins in Jerash. See Moses' burial place, Mount Nebo. You'll be mesmerized by the man-made wonder of Petra's gorgeous pink sand stone facades. Take a jeep tour of Wadi Rum. This journey will shine in your memory for a lifetime.


13 Daysfr. $4,275

  • ORIENTATION in Roman city of Bet She'an
  • TOUR in Jerusalem
  • GUIDED EXPLORATION in Amman
  • JEEP TOUR in the Wadi Rum desert
  • SEE the wedding Church in Cana
  • VIEW the oldest city in the world Jericho
  • VISIT the Qumran caves
  • SCENIC CRUISE on the Sea of Galilee
  • ADMIRE the Jesus Boat
  • VISIT the archaeological zone of Caesarea
  • SEE the Church of the Multiplication in Tabgha
  • VIEW the Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem
  • EXPLORE the Church of the Visitation and the Israel Museum in Ein Karem
  • TOUR the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem
  • RIDE cable car to the Fortress of Masada
  • DISCOVER the 3rd-century ruins of Jerash
  • VISIT the Roman amphitheatre in Amman
  • TOUR St. George's Church in Madaba and Shobak Crusader Castle
  • EXPLORE Petra
  • VISIT biblical Mount Nebo
  • LEARN at the Iraq Al Amir Women's Centre
  • DINE with a Jordanian family in their home
  • DELVE INTO 19th century rural Jordanian life in ancient Taybeh
  • Handcrafted Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries
  • All porterage and local charges included
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • VIP entry to many sights
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Gratuities are included for services during the land stay of your vacation unless otherwise noted. This includes wait staff at included meals, and porterage at hotels for one suitcase per person. Gratuities for your tour director, local hosts, guides, and drivers are not included in the vacation price (unless otherwise noted in pricing details) and are discretionary.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
12 Breakfasts, 1 Lunches, 12 Dinners
  • Dan Panorama in Tel Aviv, Israel (1 night)
  • Nof Ginosar in Tiberias, Israel (2 nights)
  • Dan Hotel in Jerusalem, Israel (4 nights)
  • Landmark Amman in Amman, Jordan (3 nights)
  • Petra Moon Hotel in Petra, Jordan (1 nights)
  • Mazayen Rum Camp in Wadi Rum, Jordan (1 night)
  • The hotels listed are intended to be used on all departures however Trafalgar Tours reserves the right to substitute other hotels than those listed. If a change becomes necessary for any reason, the hotel substituted will be of equivalent quality to those listed. No refunds are provided for hotel changes and full cancellation penalties apply.

ARRIVE TEL AVIV Location Information Description

Tel Aviv, Israel

Welcome to the modern, cosmopolitan city of Tel Aviv, which kickstarts your Travel with Faith journey through Israel and Jordan. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel to rest before your unforgettable encounter with many of the world’s holiest sites and in-depth insights into the history and culture of Israel. This evening, meet your Travel Director and fellow pilgrims for a Welcome Reception..

Dinner

Dan Panorama

TEL AVIV - JAFFA - CAESAREA - MEGIDDO - MUHRAQA - SEA OF GALILEE Location Information Description

Caesarea, Israel

Today's sightseeing will whisk you back in time to the Old Testament and the old port of Jaffa, where Jonah set sail before he was swallowed by a whale. Today you’ll see first-hand how the port remains a busy hub for local fishermen and marketplace where vendors enthusiastically sell their gourmet delicacies you may get to sample yourself perhaps. One of your favourite Bible stories still fresh in your memory, you’ll continue to Caesarea, an ancient port built by Herod the Great in the 1st century BC. Admire what remains of Herod's grandiose building works, reminding yourself that these very ancient stones were stacked to create a city worthy of Caesar more than two thousand years ago.

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Mount Carmel, Israel

Then travel to Meggido, where it is said the Battle of Armageddon will take place. Your final stop today is Muhraqa on Mount Carmel where a 17th-century monastery marks the place where the prophet Elijah confronted the prophets of Baal.

Breakfast, Dinner

Nof Ginosar

SEA OF GALILEE - CAPERNAUM - TABGHA - MOUNT OF BEATITUDES - SEA OF GALILEE Location Information Description

Sea of Galilee, Israel

Sail on the Sea of Galilee where Jesus walked on water, then see the ancient Jesus Boat imagining that the ancient vessel or one like it would have carried Jesus and his disciples across Galilee’s waters. Continue to Capernaum, one of Israel’s most sacred Christian pilgrimage sites, to visit the 2nd-century synagogue feeling the significance of this holy place where Jesus gave the Sermon on the Bread of Life.

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Tabgha, Israel

Continue to Tabgha to see the site where Jesus proved that all things are possible with God and famously fed the five thousand with only five loaves of bread and two fish. Then, visit the Church of Multiplication with its 4th-century mosaic floor, showing the miracle of the feeding of the five thousand. Proceed to the Mount of Beatitudes for deep moments of contemplation, where Jesus delivered his Sermon on the Mount.

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Sea of Galilee, Israel

Return to your hotel later on the shores of the Sea of Galilee, stopping en route at Yardenit, the Baptismal site. You’ll want to revisit all those incredible memories you’ve made today with your fellow pilgrims over dinner at your hotel.

Breakfast, Dinner

Nof Ginosar

SEA OF GALILEE - NAZARETH - CANA - BEIT SHE'AN - JERUSALEM Location Information Description

Cana, Israel

Head for Cana, and see where Jesus turned water into wine at a wedding feast. Our next stop today is the Church of the Annunciation, whose cupola overlooks the cave in which Archangel Gabriel appeared to Mary to share the blessing that she would conceive and give birth to the Son of God. This is one of the holiest sites you’ll visit during your pilgrimage through Israel and you’ll quietly contemplate Mary’s consent to ‘let it be done’.

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Jerusalem, Israel

View Gideon's Spring, where Gideon tested his army so he could decide who would join him in battle against the Midianites. Then visit Beit She'an, one of the world's best-preserved Roman cities. Drive to Jerusalem later, perhaps seeking out one of the rooftop bars for a nightcap with new friends and to view the glittering skyline, or get an early night’s rest as tomorrow you’ll dive into history on the ancient streets of Bethlehem.

Breakfast, Dinner

Dan Hotel

OLD CITY OF JERUSALEM Location Information Description

Jerusalem, Israel

This morning’s sightseeing tour of Jerusalem's Old Town on foot will leave an unforgettable impression on you as you follow in the footsteps of the prophets, disciples and kings. Ascend the Mount of Olives, then stroll through the Garden of Gethsemane, spending some time in quiet contemplation of the agony of Jesus on the night of his arrest before his crucifixion. Your guide leads you into the Jewish Quarter to view the Western Wall where religious Jews cede their prayer notes to the wall’s many crevices that have been the backdrop to important events throughout the centuries. You’ll view the Dome of the Rock located on Temple Mount, learning how the importance of this sacred for both Muslims and Jews. Connect with the city's ancient spiritual past yourself and walk the Station of the Cross to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, with every step taking the winding path that Jesus was forced to by Roman soldiers on the way to his crucifixion.

Breakfast, Dinner

Dan Hotel

JERUSALEM - EIN KAREM - ISRAEL MUSEUM - BETHLEHEM - JERUSALEM Location Information Description

Jerusalem, Israel

Today's trip to the Church of the Visitation at Ein Karem reminds us of the visit paid by the Virgin Mary to Elizabeth, the mother of John the Baptist. Here you’ll see the 42 ceramic tablets bearing the verses of the Magnificat in as many different languages. Next, you'll proceed to the Israel Museum to see the Dead Sea Scrolls and the miniature model of Jerusalem as it was during the second Temple period, learning what the city would have looked like at the height of its heyday and the eve of the great revolt of the Jews against the Romans.

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Bethlehem, Israel

Journey to Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus and King David, where you'll meet a 'Local Specialist' for a visit to the Church of the Nativity, built over the cave thought to be the spot where Jesus was born.

Breakfast, Dinner

Dan Hotel

JERUSALEM - JERICHO - MASADA - THE DEAD SEA - JERUSALEM Location Information Description

Jericho, Israel

Drive to Jericho, traversing the Judean wilderness. Imagine the roar of trumpets and triumphant shouts that led Joshua's army to victory. See the Qumran Caves, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered.

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Dead Sea, Israel

Then continue to the striking cliff-top fortress of Masada. Ride by cable car to the ancient fortress where the Zealots made their last stand against the Romans. Explore the excavations of Herod's Palace with some free time later today to float in the Dead Sea, unlike any other swimming experience you’ve ever had. You’ll absorb its healing energy as you enjoy first-hand the effortless feeling of floating and bobbing in its warm waters.

Breakfast, Dinner

Dan Hotel

JERUSALEM - ALLENBY BRIDGE - AMMAN Location Information Description

Amman, Jordan

After breakfast, transfer to Allenby Bridge where you'll cross the border to Jordan and meet your Jordanian Travel Director who will accompany you for the rest of the trip. Visit the Bethany Beyond Jordan Lutheran Church, the site of Jesus' baptism before continuing to the white stone city of Amman. Dive headfirst into this effervescent Middle Eastern city’s exciting nightlife, perhaps taking a stroll along Rainbow Street and gathering new friends to share in a delicious meal of Mansaf and Falafel you’ll be dreaming about for years to come.

Breakfast, Dinner

Landmark Hotel

AMMAN - IRAQ AL AMIR - AMMAN Location Information Description

Amman, Jordan

This morning, embark on a city tour of Amman. Your next stop is at Iraq Al Amir where you'll 'Make a Difference' at the Iraq Al Amir Women's Association and learn first-hand how they make soap from olive oil and craft greeting cards and notebooks from recycled paper. Try your hand at making your own before enjoying a meal prepared by the women. You’ll know that through your visit you are helping these brave women preserve their local handicraft traditions and support their families.

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Jerash, Jordan

Continue to the ancient city of Jerash, before returning to the seven hills of Amman. This evening, e 'Connect With Locals' and enjoy a traditional 'Be My Guest' dinner with a Jordanian family in their home. This is a true local encounter with Jordanian hospitality and flavors that will not only your stomach, but also your heart.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Landmark Hotel

AMMAN - MOUNT NEBO - MADABA - SHOBAK CASTLE - PETRA Location Information Description

Madaba, Jordan

Follow the King's Highway this morning, bound for Petra. You'll visit Mount Nebo, the place where Moses is buried and see the Madaba Mosaic Map that covers the floor of the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George before ascending to the Crusader Shobak Castle.

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Petra, Jordan

Arriving in Petra, you'll join a Bedouin tribe for an incredible traditional dinner in their camp, under the clear night sky. You’ll gain a deep understanding of their nomadic way of life, enjoying an evening filled with folk songs, tea and delicious local flavors.​

Breakfast, Dinner

Petra Moon

PETRA SIGHTSEEING Location Information Description

Petra, Jordan

The rose-red façades of Petra beckon today as we Dive Into Culture and enjoy a full day to explore one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Carved into the sheer rock face over 2,000 years ago by Nabataeans, Petra was an important link in the Silk Road trade route. Enter the city through the Siq, a narrow gorge flanked on either side by cliffs soaring 130 feet (40 m). Emerge from the path and see the magnificent 40-metre façade of the Treasury.

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Wadi Rum, Jordan

Leaving this ancient wonder behind, you'll trek through the timeless landscapes of the Wadi Rum desert, once described by T.E. Lawrence as 'vast, echoing and god-like.' Check into your luxury accommodation in Bedouin tents and soak up the endless desert landscapes. Watch a breath-taking sunset lighting up the surrounding sandstone mountains in brilliant golden hues, then gaze up as the day turns to night and the star-studded sky takes center stage for the rest of the evening.​

Breakfast, Dinner

Mazayen Rum Camp

PETRA - WADI RUM - AMMAN Location Information Description

Amman, Jordan

This morning, we embark on an adventure-filled jeep tour through the desert, then return to Amman for your final night in Jordan, enjoying a Farewell Dinner with your travel companions. As the sun sets on this magical city, listen to the mystical call of the muezzin and reminisce over an enchanting spiritual journey that has brought the incredible history and religious significance of this region to life.

Breakfast, Dinner

Landmark Hotel

DEPART AMMAN Location Information Description

Amman, Jordan

Your spiritual journey through two holy lands comes to an end this morning. Transfers to Amman airport are available, conditions apply.

Breakfast

Departure Date
Price
Sun, Oct 24, 2021 – Wait-list
$4,575.00
Sun, May 01, 2022
$4,475.00
Sun, May 01, 2022
$4,825.00
Sun, May 15, 2022
$4,525.00
Sun, May 15, 2022
$4,825.00
Sun, May 29, 2022
$4,275.00
Sun, May 29, 2022
$4,850.00
Sun, Jun 19, 2022
$4,275.00
Sun, Jun 19, 2022
$4,725.00
Sun, Jul 03, 2022
$4,275.00
Sun, Jul 03, 2022
$4,725.00
Sun, Jul 31, 2022
$4,495.00
Sun, Jul 31, 2022
$4,850.00
Sun, Aug 21, 2022
$4,595.00
Sun, Aug 21, 2022
$5,050.00
Sun, Sep 04, 2022
$4,350.00
Sun, Sep 04, 2022
$4,850.00
Sun, Sep 18, 2022
$4,495.00
Sun, Sep 18, 2022
$4,850.00
Sun, Oct 23, 2022
$4,525.00
Sun, Oct 23, 2022
$4,850.00
Sun, Apr 30, 2023
$5,025.00
Sun, May 14, 2023
$5,025.00
Sun, May 28, 2023
$5,050.00
Sun, Jun 18, 2023
$4,925.00
Sun, Jul 02, 2023
$4,925.00
Sun, Jul 30, 2023
$5,050.00
Sun, Aug 20, 2023
$5,250.00
Sun, Sep 03, 2023
$5,050.00
Sun, Sep 17, 2023
$5,050.00
Sun, Oct 08, 2023
$5,050.00
Sun, Oct 22, 2023
$5,050.00

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