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Visit Jordan - Syria – Lebanon

18 Days / 17 Nights


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Visit Jordan - Syria – Lebanon

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Day 1

Day 1

Arrive at the Amman – Queen Alia airport, meet assist , transfer to hotel.Check in and overnight.


Day 2

Day 2

Morning tour the city of Amman, including the Mosque, Citadel and the Roman Theatre ,
Drive to the ancient city of Jerash – best preserved province cities of the Roman Empire. Lunch at the restaurant in route, continue to Um Qais for visit , visit Ajlun Castle ,back to Amman, over night.


Day 3

Day 3

Drive to the city of Mosaics, which has the oldest known mosaic map of the holy land. After we will go to view the Jordan Valley from the famous Mount Nebo visiting its Byzantine Church.
Drive to visit Bethany Beyond the Jordan, where archaeological discoveries since 1996 have identified this as area where Jesus was baptized , continue the one of the 7 wonders in the world and “Jewelry” of Jordan -  red rose city Petra , overnight ..


Day 4

Day 4

Full day visit of  Petra + horse ride for 700 meters till the beginning of the “Siq”, where you will visit the “Treasury”, royal tombs, Roman Theater, “Qasr El Bint”, the court, the church and the mosaics. Lunch in restaurant inside Petra, overnight.


Day 5

Day 5

Drive to the Valley of the moon, which was known as “Lawrence of Arabia land” and clients will enjoy a safari jeep tour and explore the desert for two hours.
Drive to Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth, 400 meter below sea level. Overnight.


Day 6

Day 6

Transfer to Syrian board, continue to  Damascus , transfer to hotel. Overnight in Damascus.


Day 7

Day 7

Full day tour in Damascus. Morning visit to the National Museum to admire its archeological treasures.afternoon visit to the inspiring Umayyad Mosque, the lavishly decorated 18th-century Azem Palace which looks like it comes straight out of a tale in the Thousand and One Nights, the tiny Chapel of Ananias of the biblical association and the vibrant souks. Sunset over Damascus from the Mount Kassioun. Overnight in Damascus.


Day 8

Day 8

Visit Saidnaya, known for the St. Mary Convent associated with miracles.Continue to Maaloula, visit of the 4th Century St Sergius monastery and 10th century St. Takla Convent reachable through the miraculous mountain crack. Continue  to the Krack des Chevaliers. continue to aleppo, over night.


Day 9

Day 9

Full day sightseeing in Aleppo. A magnificent citadel dominates the maze of narrow alleyways, fabulous mosques, ancient Christian churches, khans, madrassas and the colorful medieval souks, the richest and the most fascinating in the Orient. Overnight in Aleppo.


Day 10

Day 10

Drive east, through the desert to the region of the mythical Euphrates. visit of a famous pilgrimage site Rasafeh named under the Byzantine rule ‘Sergiopolis’ in honor to the martyrdom of Sergius. You will admire large water cistern like immense subterranean cathedrals. Overnight in Deir ez-Zor.


Day 11

Day 11

Transfer to Palmyrs ,Full day tour. It is the famous city of the legendary Queen Zenobia. The principal monuments are the colossal Temple of Baal, which is almost identical in structure to the Temple built by Herod in Jerusalem, the triumphal arch, colonnaded avenues, theatre and agora, as well as the mystic Valley of the Tombs.
over night in palmyra.


Day 12

Day 12

After breakfast, drive to Damascus, free time for relax and shopping, overnight.


Day 13

Day 13

After breakfast drive to beirut ,full day tour Visit downtown renovated streets, archeological sites, churches, mosques and the National Museum  over night.


Day 14

Day 14

After breakfast Beirut city tour, Beiteddine and Deir El Qamar.


Day 15

Day 15

After breakfast, Visit Jeitta grottoes, Lebanon's natural miracle, then take the cable car up to visit the magnificent statue of our Lady of Lebanon in Harissa, over night.


Day 16

Day 16

After breakfast, Visit the Dog River, see the inscriptions carved in the rock by different conquerors. Continue to Byblos, the city of the alphabet. Visit the archeological site: the Crusader's Castle, the Phoenician temples, the Roman theater and the Royal Necropolis. Visit of the old souk and baptistry of the Crusader church of St. John, overnight.


Day 17

Day 17

After breakfast, Full day in the Bekaa Valley. Visit Baalbeck, Lebanon's greatest Roman treasure counted among the wonders of the ancient world (dedicated to Jupiter, Bacchus & Venus). Lunch. Proceed for a visit to Ksara winery (wine tasting). Continue to visit Anjar Omeyyad site built in the begining of the 8th century, overnight.


Day 18

Day 18

After breakfast, transfer to Beirut airport traveling back home.