The Best of Jordan - Catholic Pilgrimage
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4th of July $200 Discount - All Series Tours (1 - 230). Valid until July 3 - 6, 2020. Promo Code: 4TH2020
*For new registrations only! Not to be combined with other promotions or discounts

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The Best of Jordan

9 days

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Amman · Mt. Nebo · Madaba · Um Rassas · Mukawir · Um Qaiss · Tel Mar Elias · Anjara · Jabbok River · Jerash · Petra · Kerak · Bethany · Dead Sea

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Jordan Pilgrimage

On this special tour begin in Jordan visiting Amman and Petra, located amongst rugged desert, canyons, and mountains. Discover the site of ancient cities like Kerak, Medaba, and Jerash. If you desire to draw closer to Jesus of Nazareth, come, as we follow in His footsteps. Each day of your pilgrimage you will have time to renew and affirm your faith; to pray and reflect. You will be inspired by the natural beauty of the landscape, in addition to its rich historical heritage It is an encounter that has changed the lives of many pilgrims, an act of faith and prayer.

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Terms & Conditions

Your trip includes

  • Round-trip airfare
  • All airport taxes & fuel surcharges
  • Five star hotel accommodation
         ~ 7 nights: 5 Star Land Mark, Amman
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner daily
  • Wine & mineral water with dinners
  • Transfers as per itinerary
  • Transportation by air-conditioned motor coach
  • Free Wi-Fi on motor coach in The Holy Land
  • Free Water on motor coach
  • Assistance of local guide throughout
  • Sightseeing and admissions fees as per itinerary
  • Catholic Priest and Mass Daily
  • Luggage handling (1 piece per person)
  • Flight bag & portfolio of all travel documents
Centrally located hotels or similar
hotel
Landmark Hotel
Amman

3 Nights

Not included
  • Tips to your guide & driver
Optional
Travel Insurance

Providing you coverage for both pre-existing conditions and those that may arise during your trip, including medical and dental emergencies, loss of luggage, trip delay, and so much more.

Cancel for Any Reason
- Get 100% of Your Trip Cost Back

What is the Cost of “Cancel for Any Reason” Coverage: $299

- The ability to cancel your trip for any reason and to get your trip cost refunded.

- How much refund will I get - 100% of your trip cost (others are giving only 50 - 75%)

- Can I cancel my trip any time? – You can cancel up until 48 hours prior to your departure.

- Can I buy it at any time? - You can buy it within 2 weeks of your confirmed reservation, if booking is made up until 60 days prior.

- Will “Cancel for Any Reason” coverage work if I cancel due to Coronavirus, Act of God – Yes.

How Does “Cancel for Any Reason” Coverage Work? - To get “Cancel for Any Reason” coverage you’ll have to purchase a base travel insurance plan www.206tours.com/insurance/insurance and add “cancel for any reason” (CFAR) coverage within 14 days (2 weeks) of your first tour confirmation otherwise premium maybe higher or you will not be able to purchase it. Excluded are these 3 states -New York, Missouri and Minnesota -you do not have to purchase basic/ regular travel insurance (which we highly recommend).

You will be able to get all your money back, if you cancel your trip for any reason that’s not already (a reason) covered by your policy, example if you are sick, or a member of your family is sick, you will make a claim through the regular travel insurance, who will refund you.

Itinerary

Day 1, Depart for Jordan

Make your way to your local airport where you will board your overnight flight. Your meals will be served on board.

Day 2, Arrive Amman

Upon arrival in Amman, make your way to the baggage claim area and collect your luggage. Proceed to the Arrival's Hall, where you will be greeted by your tour guide and/or driver. Transfer to the hotel in Amman for check-in and enjoy dinner at the hotel before retiring for the evening.

Day 3, Amman – Mt. Nebo -Madaba - Um Rassas – Mukawir - Amman

Today, Later, visit Mt. Nebo, the most revered holy sites of Jordan. This mountain was mentioned in Deuteronomy 34, "Then Moses climbed Mount Nebo from the plains of Moab to the top of Pisgah." While here, you will tour the Holy site where Moses died and was buried. Continue to Madaba, the "City of Mosaics," Madaba. While in this city, you will visit St. George's Church, home to a true treasure of Christianity. This Church houses the oldest map of the Holy Land which includes Israel, Palestine, and Southern Egypt. It dates to the 6th century AD. After visit of the Archaeological Park continue on to Um Rassas, is an important archaeological site that was declared a World Heritage Site in 2004. Its structures date from the 3rd to 9th centuries and most have not yet been excavated. The site is especially known for its magnificent Byzantine mosaics, which have been uncovered in two churches dating from the 6th and 8th centuries. Make a stop in Mukawir, this dramatic hilltop is the traditional site of the execution of John the Baptist. It holds the remains of a Herodian fortress near the Arnon River. Return to Amman for dinner and overnight.

Day 4, Amman – Um Qaiss - Tel Mar Elias – Anjara -Amman

After breakfast, we travel north to Um Qaiss. Located on a splendid hilltop with a 360-degree view over the hills of Syria, the Jordan Valley, and the Sea of Galilee, Umm Qais boasts impressive ancient remains. Continue to Tel Mar Elias, very close to the ruins of a village known as Listib. It is believed that this place was formerly Tishbe, the home of Elijah, a native of Gilead in Transjordan. Two churches that were built upon the Tel (hilltop) at the end of the Byzantine period substantiate this belief. After lunch we will drive to visit Anjara, located in the hills of Gilead east of the Jordan valley, where many events of the Bible occurred. It is believed that Jesus and his mother Mary passed through the town and rested here in a cave. To commemorate this, Fr. Yousef Salmeh Nammat built a shrine to Our Lady of the Mountain. On May 6, 2010 the image of Our Lady of the Mount shed tears of blood. The shrine has become part of a holy route in Jordan, visited by thousands of pilgrims every year. Return to Amman for dinner and overnight.

Day 5, Amman – Jabbok River - Jerash -Amman

After breakfast, travel drive to Jabbok River on the way to Jerash for morning reflection. Nestled in a quiet valley among the mountains of Gilead, Jerash is the grandeur of Imperial Rome, being one of the largest and most well preserved sites of Roman architecture in the world, outside of Italy. To this day, its paved and colonnaded streets, soaring hilltop temples, handsome theaters, spacious public squares and plazas, baths, fountains and city walls pierced by towers and gates remain in exceptional condition. Return to Amman for dinner and overnight.

Day 6, Amman - Petra – Amman

This morning, you will transfer to the "lost" city of Petra! This city is located amongst rugged desert canyons and mountains. A World Heritage Site since 1985. Enjoy a walking tour of the former capital and trading center. Your first stop will be a visit to the Siq, a mile-long gorge that contains a number of magnificent structures that are carved into the mountains. The walk will culminate with a visit to the Petra Museum. The Museum holds numerous artifacts from the Neolithic period of the Nabataen history. The museum also contains architecture from the Romans as well as, a Byzantine chapel. Spend this afternoon at your own leisure; feel free to shop. Return to Amman for dinner and overnight.

Day 7, Amman – Kerak - Amman

After breakfast, we will drive towards the Crusaders castle of Kerak (Kir of Moab the capital of the Moabites) . Built in 1140, it was one of the last outposts held by the Crusaders after Jerusalem was recaptured by Saladin in 1187. It fell to the Arab-Kurdish armies the following year after a long, drawn-out siege and continued to change hands—and shape—over time. The Mamelukes widened the moat and added more towers, while the Ottomans built a massive entry gate. Today, Karak remains the largest, best-preserved castle in Jordan. Inside, there are tunnels, dark chambers and dungeons, and vast, arched-roof stables to explore. Return to Amman for a city tour including the citadel and Roman amphitheater Return to hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 8, Amman - Bethany Beyond the Jordan - Dead Sea - Amman

This morning following breakfast we will travel to the Baptism Site “Bethany Beyond the Jordan” Situated on the eastern bank of the River Jordan, north of the Dead Sea, the archaeological site consists of two distinct areas: Tell Al-Kharrar, also known as Jabal Mar-Elias (Elijah’s Hill) and the area of the churches of Saint John the Baptist near the river. Situated in a pristine natural environment the site is believed to be the location where Jesus of Nazareth was baptized by John the Baptist. It features Roman and Byzantine remains including churches and chapels, a monastery, caves that have been used by hermits and pools in which baptisms were celebrated, testifying to the religious character of the place. The site is a Christian place of pilgrimage. Before returning Amman we will stop by the Dead Sea. Time and weather permitting, you will have the opportunity to take a float in the Dead Sea, the lowest and saltiest spot on Earth. Return to hotel before dinner and an overnight.

Day 9, Return Flights Home

After an early breakfast and heartfelt farewells, transfer to the Amman airport for return flights home

Special Clergy Discount

A Clergy Discount is available to all members of “Clergy” within the Catholic Church. This includes Seminarians, Deacons, Brothers and Sisters, Priests, Monsignors, Bishops, Cardinals, and His Holiness.

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The benefit of buying airfare with 206 Tours?

  • Your transfers are always secured, even if your flights are delayed - round trip transfers to/from the hotel and airport are included no matter what!
  • If you purchase your airline ticket on your own, you have to pay in full at the time of booking, and most of the time it is non-refundable. If you book with 206 Tours, full payment is due 60 days prior.
  • In the very rare event that a tour is cancelled, you would get all your money back, which would most likely not be the case if you purchased it directly from the airline.
  • Your flight arrangement will be followed up on and reconfirmed by 206 Tours.
  • 206 Tours can arrange for you to travel before the tour, make a stop-over, or stay later!
*Special VIP Service for 206 Tours Business Class Clients

When you purchase business class upgrade we will ensure that you receive VIP service at Tel Aviv Airport. VIP service provides a smooth, pleasant, and expedited process when entering Israel. The VIP staff is there to meet you at the plane, collects your luggage, pass you through special gates / entrances for security screening, baggage inspection and express passport control. A steward / stewardess will accompany you to the reception hall to the waiting guide and, or driver.

Knights and Ladies of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre

For more information about receiving your Pilgrim Shell, and purchasing the Pope Leo XIII Medal: Click Here

Special Clergy Discount

A Clergy Discount is available to all members of “Clergy” within the Catholic Church. This includes Seminarians, Deacons, Brothers and Sisters, Priests, Monsignors, Bishops, Cardinals, and His Holiness.

Click Here to learn more!
Earn a Free Trip

For groups of 20 or more, you may choose your own departure and earn FREE trips.

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*Departures postponed until September 1st, 2020

2021 Dates & Prices

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Options & Upgrades

*All pricing is per person

Without Airfare (Land Only) Starting at $4,139.00 (USD)

Business Class Trans-Atlantic (One-Way) $1,850.00 (USD)

Business Class Trans-Atlantic (Round-Trip) $3,700.00 (USD)

Pre Stay - Overnight Hotel & Breakfast

*All pricing is per person

Amman Pre Stay - Double Room w/breakfast only (Per Person) $90.00 (USD)

Amman Pre Stay - Private Room w/breakfast only (Per Person) $155.00 (USD)

Amman Pre Stay - Airport Transfer (Per Person) $49.00 (USD)

Post Stay - Overnight Hotel & Breakfast

*All pricing is per person

Amman Post Stay - Double Room w/breakfast only (Per Person) $90.00 (USD)

Amman Post Stay - Private Room w/breakfast only (Per Person) $155.00 (USD)

Amman Post Stay - Airport Transfer (Per Person) $49.00 (USD)

Would you like to arrive
earlier or stay later?

Let us know at the time of registration if you would like to arrive earlier, or stay later, than the scheduled tour dates, and pending availability, we will book your airline reservations accordingly, at no additional cost. Pre- and/or post-stays at the hotel will cost an additional fee. These options should be available to you when registering online, or simply contact us at: 800-206-TOUR (8687) or sales@206tours.com

Options and upgrades

*All pricing is per person

Without Airfare (Land Only) Starting at $4,139.00 (USD)

Business Class Trans-Atlantic (One-Way) $1,850.00 (USD)

Business Class Trans-Atlantic (Round-Trip) $3,700.00 (USD)

Pre Stay - Overnight Hotel & Breakfast

*All pricing is per person

Amman Pre Stay - Double Room w/breakfast only (Per Person) $90.00 (USD)

Amman Pre Stay - Private Room w/breakfast only (Per Person) $155.00 (USD)

Amman Pre Stay - Airport Transfer (Per Person) $49.00 (USD)

Post Stay - Overnight Hotel & Breakfast

*All pricing is per person

Amman Post Stay - Double Room w/breakfast only (Per Person) $90.00 (USD)

Amman Post Stay - Private Room w/breakfast only (Per Person) $155.00 (USD)

Amman Post Stay - Airport Transfer (Per Person) $49.00 (USD)

*Special VIP Service for 206 Tours Business Class Clients

When you purchase business class upgrade we will ensure that you receive VIP service at Tel Aviv Airport. VIP service provides a smooth, pleasant, and expedited process when entering Israel. The VIP staff is there to meet you at the plane, collects your luggage, pass you through special gates / entrances for security screening, baggage inspection and express passport control. A steward / stewardess will accompany you to the reception hall to the waiting guide and, or driver.

Knights and Ladies of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre

For more information about receiving your Pilgrim Shell, and purchasing the Pope Leo XIII Medal: Click Here

Special Clergy Discount

A Clergy Discount is available to all members of “Clergy” within the Catholic Church. This includes Seminarians, Deacons, Brothers and Sisters, Priests, Monsignors, Bishops, Cardinals, and His Holiness.

Click Here to learn more!
Earn a Free Trip

For groups of 20 or more, you may choose your own departure and earn FREE trips.

contact us
Would you like to arrive
earlier or stay later?

Let us know at the time of registration if you would like to arrive earlier, or stay later, than the scheduled tour dates, and pending availability, we will book your airline reservations accordingly, at no additional cost. Pre- and/or post-stays at the hotel will cost an additional fee. These options should be available to you when registering online, or simply contact us at: 800-206-TOUR (8687) or sales@206tours.com

Wheel Chair Access in the Holy Land

Here at 206 Tours, we are always fully commited to ensure that our pilgrims travel comfortably & in the highest possible manner; and that includes pilgrims with disabilities. For this reason, we created this information page with specific details to our Holy Land Tours Wheel Chair Access


Wheel Chair Access in the Holy Land

Here at 206 Tours, we are always fully commited to ensure that our pilgrims travel comfortably & in the highest possible manner; and that includes pilgrims with disabilities. For this reason, we created this information page with specific details to our Holy Land Tours Wheel Chair Access

About your trip

  • Amman
  • Mt. Nebo
  • Madaba
  • Um Rassas
  • Mukawir
  • Um Qaiss
  • Tel Mar Elias
  • Anjara
  • Jabbok River
  • Jerash
  • Petra
  • Kerak
  • Bethany
  • Dead Sea
Jordan:

Explore Jordan and its ancient history. You will be inspired by the natural beauty of the landscape, in addition to its rich historical heritage It is an encounter that has changed the lives of many pilgrims, an act of faith and prayer.

Know Before You Go

We promise to do all within our power to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have. Please feel free to contact us, please note should any problems arise during your trip you should first contact your local emergency contact in your destination country or the 206 Tours.

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