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Exploring Ancient Mysteries: A Week-Long Tour from Amman to Safed

Embark on an unforgettable 7-day tour with Via Jordan Travel and Tours, starting your adventure in Amman and journeying to enchanting destinations.
Explore the region’s rich culture and historical monuments, from the ancient town of Cana of Galilee to the mystical city of Safed. Witness the breathtaking coasts of Akka and Haifa, take a tranquil boat trip on Lake Tiberias, and travel through the Jordan Valley to the beautiful Mount of Olives and Jerusalem. Discover Bethlehem’s spiritual soul and experience calm at the Churches of the Visitation in Ein Karem.
Whether you cross through King Hussein/Allenby Bridge or the North Border at Sheikh Hussein, each route offers its own unique charm and picturesque landscapes to captivate your senses.
Let Via Jordan Travel & Tours guide you through this fantastic journey filled with breathtaking vistas, fascinating history, and unforgettable experiences that are bound to leave you yearning for more.


Day 1: Shaikh Hussain – Tiberias

After crossing the Jordan-Israeli border our journey continues to Nazareth. The ancient city, rich in history and mystery, enchants us with its tales of the past.

Our first stop is the Church of the Annunciation, where the Virgin Mary learned of her divine calling. We are captivated by the events that transpired in this sacred place.

Next, we explore narrow streets to St. Joseph’s Home, a serene location for reflection. Here, we absorb the peaceful beauty and echoes of history that surround us.

We continue our journey till we arrive at the Synagogue, which is alive with stories from the past and today. Here, we explore Nazareth’s rich past, guided by the stories of those who came before us. Our next stop is the mysterious St. Mary’s Well, a source of spirituality and tradition that has lasted the test of time. Here, we drink profoundly from the rivers of tradition, feeling a connection to the area’s historic roots.

As the day progresses, our trek takes us to Mt. Tabor, a spectacular mountain buried in tradition and mythology. From the peak, we look out at the stunning panoramas that stretch before us, admiring the beauty of the area below. In this moment, we are humbled by the grandeur of nature and the rich history that surrounds us.

On our way back to Tiberias, we stop at the lovely Cana of Galilee, a site where miracles are claimed to have occurred. We take in the environment and meditate on the marvels of our surroundings.

As the sun sets, we arrive in Tiberias, our overnight destination. Surrounded by the serene waters of the Sea of Galilee, we settle in for a relaxing evening, preparing to start on new experiences in the days ahead.

Day 2: Upper Galilee – Northern Cities

Begin your Upper Galilee tour by visiting Safed, a hallowed Kabbalah and Jewish mysticism centre. Immerse yourself in the magical ambiance and embrace the spiritual energy that surrounds you.
Continue on to the ancient city of Zipporah, also known as Tzipora (Sepphoris), which served as Galilee’s bustling capital in the first century. Feel the echoes of history as you explore the remains and imagine life in this ancient metropolis.
Continue your journey to the coast and discover the allure of Akko (Acre), a gateway port city to the holy land during the crusader time. Explore the labyrinthine subterranean metropolis of Crusader halls and sanctuaries, discovering secret riches and immersing yourself in the whispers of history.
Next, travel to Haifa and be amazed by the exquisite Bahai Gardens, a symbol of harmony and beauty. Gaze at the panoramic perspective of the city from Mt. Carmel, allowing the peace of the surroundings to envelope you as you take in the spectacular environment.

Day 3: Tiberias– Jerusalem

This morning, embrace the opportunity to immerse yourself in the tranquil atmosphere of the sacred sites surrounding the Lake of Tiberias. Visit the Mount of Beatitudes, where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount, and explore Capernaum, the humble abode of Jesus’s devoted disciples Peter, Andrew, and Matthew. Take in the serenity of Tabgha as you stroll through this ancient spiritual oasis.
Enjoy a relaxing boat trip around Lake Tiberias’ shores, letting the calm waters heal your spirit.
Then, prepare to embark on a poignant journey along the Jordan Valley road towards the spiritual heart of Jerusalem. Let the scenery pass by as you reflect on the significance of the land you tread, building anticipation for the profound experiences that await you upon arrival in this hallowed city.

Day 4: Jerusalem – Bethlehem

Begin your day by seeing Bethlehem, a city rich in history and religion. Visit the renowned Church of the Nativity, the Milk Grotto, and the Shepherds Field, which each provide distinct insights into the region’s rich cultural legacy.
Returning to Jerusalem, your next destination should be Gethsemane, a well-known garden at the foot of the Mount of Olives. Take some time to visit Mary’s Tomb, which is highly revered by many Christians.
Don’t pass up the opportunity to appreciate the magnificent views from the Mount of Olives, which will undoubtedly leave you in wonder.
Continue your journey to Pater Noster, which is typically connected with the Lord’s Prayer, and Bethany, a tiny town with profound biblical roots.
As the day comes to a conclusion, find peace and comfort by spending the night in Jerusalem, focusing on the religious locations you’ve visited throughout the day.

Day 5: Jerusalem

Explore Jerusalem’s Old City, a historically and culturally significant site. Wander through the small lanes and see renowned structures like the Dome of the Rock and the Al Aqsa Mosque, where centuries of religious history come to life. Discover the historic Cardo, a busy Roman marketplace, and take a minute to meditate at the hallowed Western Wall.
In the afternoon, we’ll visit St. Anne’s Church, the moving Ecce Homo site, and the profound Via Dolorosa route. Finally, we arrive to the famous Holy Sepulcher, a location of profound spiritual significance. Finish your day with an overnight stay in the heart of Jerusalem, a city that has fascinated tourists for ages.

Day 6: Jerusalem – Ein Karem

After a satisfying breakfast, make your way towards Mt. Zion to explore the sites of the Cenacle and Dormition Abbey. Don’t forget to take a leisurely stroll through the bustling souk to browse for unique souvenirs. In the afternoon, venture to Ein Karem and marvel at the Churches of the Visitation and St. John. Enjoy a scenic bus ride through the modern New City of Jerusalem before settling in for the night in Jerusalem.

Day 7: Amman airport for departure

Take a transport to Amman’s Queen Alia International Airport via Sheikh Hussein for your next destination.

Tour Highlights

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The program includes

  • Meet, pick up and drop off from your lodging.
  • Transfers by air-conditioned vehicle.
  • English-speaking guide.
  • Entrance fees to the sites.
  • Meals.
  • 6-night accommodation.

The program does not include

  • Personal travel Insurance expenses.
  • Tips / gratuities.
  • Government tax, Value Added Tax (VAT), or compulsory charges introduced after publication.
  • Optional excursions and activities (are subject to availability).
  • Any beverages with meals, unless mentioned and upon request.
  • Carriages and camel rides.
  • Extra costs due to unanticipated changes in the itinerary for reasons beyond our control.
  • Any other items not listed in the “includes”.

Tour options

  • Optional activities are subject to availability.
  • Optional private or onsite local guides.
  • Guides in languages other than English are available upon request and subject to availability.
  • Optional special private vehicles are available upon request.

Changes overview

The itinerary may change due to unanticipated circumstances, factors beyond our control, or at the guide’s discretion.

Important notes

  • Staying Healthy
  • The time frame for this tour is approximate and subject to change according to the client’s preference.
  • The tour itinerary is subject to change due to factors beyond our control and event of unforeseen circumstances or at the guide’s discretion.
  • In the event of an increase in fuel prices, Via Jordan Travel & Tours reserves the right to raise the prices for its services without prior notice.
  • Optional excursions and activities are subject to availability.
  • Optional special private vehicles available upon request.
  • Copies of your passports are required in advance to issue port permits (if needed).
  • You need to take your passport or a good quality photocopy of it with you.
  • Reservations made less than 20 working days before the start of the service may be subject to change.
  • Your booking is confirmed only upon the provision of 50% prepayment.
  • Using sufficient amount of sun protection lotion is essential for avoiding sun burn.

Dress Code

  • Dress appropriately for the weather.
  • In order to protect oneself from the summer heat, you should use caps, sunscreen lotion, and loose, cool clothing.

Site topography

This trip covers a large area that involves a lot of walking, therefore comfortable shoes are essential.

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