Africa & the Middle East Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report HP PRINTER 1800 570 1233 CONTACT HP TEC*H SUPP0RT CARE 24/7
  2. 2 Abu Dhabi overnight stay
  3. 3 Trip Report Babies Galore: Kenya in April
  4. 4 Audley Travel
  5. 5 Can "European" plugs be used in South Africa?
  6. 6 what kind of plug adapters to use in south africa
  7. 7 Israel Trip - Very Early Planning Stage
  8. 8 Moroccan Camel Safari
  9. 9 Accommodation in Cape Town
  10. 10 A Little Trick for Converting Centigrade to Fahrenheit
  11. 11 nearby game lodge from Johannesburg
  12. 12 Lower Zambezi vs. Northern So. Luangwa
  13. 13 Trip Report Africa – after 10 years of waiting – an amazing and wondrous journey.
  14. 14 Other than car rental how to get to Kruger from Johannesburg?
  15. 15 Safari in South Africa
  16. 16 City Day guides and Sahara adventure
  17. 17 November Safari Help: Botswana or Kruger?
  18. 18 Safari in Kruger National Park
  19. 19 Trip Report Family4Travels to Israel & Petra -matzos, mezze and Menachem!!
  20. 20 Sabi Sands Savanna Private Reserve vs Timbavati Motswari Game Lodge
  21. 21 Trip Report Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe and Zambia) - Travel Report
  22. 22 Safari travel agent suggestions?
  23. 23 Straight through to Kenya or layover?
  24. 24 Southern Africa or Tanzania/Kenya for August 2018 Family Trip
  25. 25 Advise on Hotel stay and attractions visit in Casablanca
View next 25 » Back to the top

Jordan and Israel in 11 - 14 days

Jump to last reply

I was on a Red Sea cruise in January which stopped for 2 days an Aquaba, I visited Wadi Rum and Petra and fell in love with Jordan. Unfortunately the ship did not stop in Israel which would have made the holiday ideal for me.

I got an e mail from Easyjet and find out they operate from London to both Amman and Tel Aviv, so I am trying to create an itinerary flying into Amman and out of Tel Aviv and would welcome your help/

Jordan:
Fly London Gatwick to Amman and taxi to hotel in downtown Amman - Jordan Tower or Farah Hotel (I am on a budget) for 4 nights. These hotels offer tours where you join other people and reduce cost (I an travelling Solo).

1 Day: Jerash, Ajlun, Umm Qais.
1 day: Madada, Mount Nebo, Bethaney, Dead Sea.
1 Day Amman on my own.

Isreal:

Transfer from Jordan to Jerusalem.

Jerusalem - 2 nights.

I was brought up Anglican and went to Sunday School as a child so remember all the biblical stories, however, I am now Agnostic and I am not really interested in visiting Biblical sites, unless they are historical fact., I am very interested in visiting sites about the Holocaust and the Jewish Diaspora.

My no 1 spot for Jerusalem is Yad Vashem, followed by the Israel Museum and the Old City. The Mount of Olives would appear to be a must but I am unsure about it. Can I do this in 1 1/2 days and what have I left out that I should visit in Jerusalem?

Dead Sea and Masada - 1 night

Take bus to Dead Sea and visit Masada. Stay overnight in either a Kibbutz or Hostal in the area.

Tel Aviv:

Bus from Dead Sea to Tel Aviv and spend 4-5 nights here.

Visit Jaffa, Holocaust History Museum and have a least 3 days of R&R on a sunbed with a good book. Please don,t tell me that I am wasting time lying on a beach. I am well travelled and understand my body, this is necessary at the end of a hectic sight seeing tour. I can however extend my trip by a few days if necessary.

I would welcome any comments in particular the amount of time spent in Jordan and Jerusalem.

Thanks

11 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement