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Biblical Tours - In the Footsteps of John the Baptist


Day 1: Arrival to Amman

After passing through Immigration and Customs formalities, proceed to the Arrivals Hall where your English speaking driver will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel.
Overnight: Amman.

Day 2: Baptism Site - Mt. Nebo - Madaba - Machaerus (Mukhawir) - Petra

Our tour begins with a visit to Bethany Beyond the Jordan, the place where Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist, where Elijah and Elisha crossed the Jordan, and the area where Joshua led the children of Israel led into the Promised Land. Next we drive to Mt. Nebo, where Moses gazed across to the Promised Land before he died. Visit the old monastery and look out over the Jordan Valley, Dead Sea, Jericho and Jerusalem. Our third stop is at the 6th Century St. George Church in Madaba. The church is famous for the mosaic map on its floor showing all major biblical sites from Lebanon to Egypt. We drive to Machaerus where John the Baptist, imprisoned there for 2 years by Herod, was beheaded at the request of Salome. Drive to Petra.
Overnight: Petra.

Day 3: Petra

With your English speaking guide, walk through the 1.2km long Siq (chasm), passing shrines, tombs and carvings, to reach the lost city of Petra. See the magnificent Treasury as you exit the Siq, explore the Street of Facades, Roman Theatre, Royal Tombs, Colonnaded Street, Byzantine Church, Temple of the Winged Lion's, Qasr al Bint, and the Petra Museum where your 3-4 hour guided tour will end. Climb to the Monastery and/or High Place of Sacrifice on your own.
Overnight: Petra.

Day 4: Petra - Departure

After breakfast you will be transferred to Queen Alia International Airport for departure..


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