9D8N Islamic Tour in Jordan and Jerusalem

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9 Days 8 Nights
Category: Holy Land
Type: Religious
Start in: Jordan-Amman
Finish in: Jordan-Amman

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4x4 safari in Wadi Rum as stated in the itinerary
Accommodations on HB basis
English Speaking Driver
English speaking site guide in Petra for 2.5 to 3 hrs
Entrance fees to the sites mentioned in the Israel program
Entrance Fees to the sites mentioned in the program
Horses in Petra for 700M to the entrance of the Siq
Meet and assist upon arrival points
Private English speaking driver guide in Israel
Private English speaking driver-guide in Jerusalem
Private transportation throughout as to the people number

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Border departure tax
Personal travel insurance and expenses
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Itinerary

Jordan is not only a spectacular country presenting sights of cultural and historical importance but a holy land with many religious sites. Both Christians and Muslims flock to this land year after year and go back with stronger faith in their religion.

Day 1:  Amman Airport - Amman


Our representative will meet you upon arrival at Amman Airport and assist with your visa to Jordan.  After, continue to Amman for dinner and overnight.


Day 2: Amman, Citadel - King Abdullah I Mosque - Cave of the 7 Sleepers – Salt, The Shrine of Prophet Shu'ayb 'Jethro' – Amman 


Breakfast at the hotel and start the day tour by exploring the Citadel (Jabal Al Qal'a) and King Abdullah I Mosque and after that around noon, we continue to a popular attraction - Kahf Al-Raqeem or The Cave of The Seven Sleepers. Mentioned in the Holy Qur'an in a Sura named Al-Kahf (the Cave), it is located outside the village of Al-Raqeem, 10 km east of Amman. after that we leave Amman towards Salt to discover the Islamic sites there:

In and around Salt are several tombs of prominent figures of Islam and others mentioned in the Holy Qur'an. Within a modern mosque in Wadi Shu'ayb lies the shrine of Prophet Shu'ayb 'Jethro', the Midianite father-in-law of Prophet Moses  and with whom Prophet Moses  took refuge after he killed an Egyptian.

we will then (if time permits) drive to South-west of Salt in an area known as Khirbet Ayyoub foundations of an ancient building mark the final resting place of Prophet Ayyoub 'Job'  who is mentioned in the Holy Qur'an 4 times. Also, within a mosque to the west of Salt, on a hill carrying his name lies the shrine of Prophet Yusha' Joshua'. He was the apprentice of Prophet Moses  and later his successor. Prophet Joshua  led the army of the tribes of Israel in conquest over the land of Palestine. End of the day we drive back to Amman for dinner and overnight. 


 Day 3: Amman– Sahaba Shrines of the Jordan Valley (Abu Ubeida Amer Ibn Al-Jarrah, ,Derar Ibn Al-Azwar  Shurahbeil Ibn Hasanah, Amir Ibn Abi Waqqas , Mo'ath Ibn Jabal ) – Dead Sea 


Breakfast at the hotel and leave Amman towards Salt to discover the Islamic sites there.  In and around Salt are several tombs of prominent figures of Islam and others mentioned in the Holy Qur'an.  

Within a modern mosque in Wadi Shu'ayb lies the shrine of Prophet Shu'ayb ’Jethro’, the Midianite father-in-law of Prophet Moses  and with whom Prophet Moses  took refuge after he killed an Egyptian. Repeatedly he preached to his people about monotheism and to abandon their corrupt practices such as under-weighing and under-measuring the commodities they sold.

Within a mosque to the west of Salt, on a hill carrying his name lies the shrine of Prophet Yusha' Joshua’. He was the apprentice of Prophet Moses  and later his successor. Prophet Joshua  led the army of the tribes of Israel in conquest over the land of Palestine.

South-west of Salt in an area known as Khirbet Ayyoub foundations of an ancient building mark the final resting place of Prophet Ayyoub 'Job'  who is mentioned in the Holy Qur'an 4 times.

We will also visit the shrines of:

Abu Ubeida Amer Ibn Al-Jarrah  was the Prophet's relative and one of the first converts to Islam

Mo'ath Ibn Jabal  entered Islam at the age of 18

Abu Ubeida Amer Ibn Al-Jarrah 

The venerable companion Shurahbeil Ibn Hasanah  was among the early Muslims who fled to Abyssinia

The venerable companion Amir Ibn Abi Waqqas  was the maternal cousin of the Prophet  and the 11th man to convert to Islam

The venerable companion Derar Ibn Al-Azwar  was a poet and a fierce warrior who loved combat

 

At the end of the day, transfer to the Dead Sea for dinner and overnight 
 


Day 4:  Dead Sea - Allenby Bridge - Jerusalem  


Breakfast at the hotel then meet our driver at your hotel and then transfer you to King Hussein Bridge with Allenby border-, meet the Palestinian driver who will transfer you to Al- Aqsa Mosque and Dome of the Rock Complex for visit and for prayers.  After, continue to the souk in the old city.   End the day in Jerusalem with overnight.   


Day 5:  Jerusalem - Hebron - Bethlehem - Jericho - Allenby Bridge - Dead Sea


Breakfast at hotel, then continue to Mt. of Olives. We then drive to Hebron.  Visit Maqam Nabi Ibrahim Al Khalil (Alhesalem).  After, we continue to Bethlehem to vist the birth place of Issa (Alhesalam).  Next, we will drive to Jericho to view the Temptation Mount where Issa (Alhesalam) fasted for 40 days.  After we will transfer you to Allenby border for departure and crossing back to Jordan.  Our driver will meet you on the Jordanian side after the border process and transfer you to the Dead Sea for dinner and overnight at 3*+ hotel.


Day 6: Dead Sea – Kerak (Sahabbah Shrines) – Tafillah (Sahabbah Shrines) – Mous' water Spring - Petra 


Breakfast , check out and then we leave Dead Sea and drive  and start the Islamic tour in Kerak:

The most significant and the fiercest battle fought during Prophet Mohammad's  lifetime was the Battle of Mutah (629 AD). It also took the lives of his closest companions, martyred fighting against a combined Byzantine/Ghassanid army. You can visit the tombs of the venerable companions Zaid Ibn Harithah, Ja'far Ibn Abi Talib, and Abdullah Ibn Ruwahah  in the town of Al-Mazar Al-Janubi near Kerak.

In and around Kerak other shrines of significance to Islam are located. You can visit Prophet Nuh 'Noah'  shrine in the city of Kerak.

Also in Kerak is the shrine of Zaid Ibn Ali Ibn Al- Hussein. He was the great, great, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, and a religious leader known for his righteous, majestic and knowledgeable ways.

We continue to Tafillah to visit the Sahabbah Shrines:

The much beloved venerable companion Jabir Ibn Abdullah Al-Ansari  has a shrine in Tafillah

Also near Tafillah is the shrine of Prophet Adam's third son Prophet Seeth, credited with inventing the arts and crafts, additionally the shrine of Farwah Ibn Amr Al-Judhami  is in Tafillah near Afra water springs. He was the Roman-Byzantine governor of Ma'an district until the Byzantines crucified him for converting to Islam.

 

We will also visit the shrine of Al-Hareth Ibn Umayr Al-Azdi in Bsaira village on the way to Petra and stop by Mousa Spring in Petra before continuing to the you the hotel for dinner and overnight.  


Day 7:  Petra, private guided tour  - Wadi Rum, camping 


Breakfast at the hotel, then begin the day exploring the legendary Rose Red city of Petra. This city of the Nabataean’s was built over 2,000 years ago and lays hidden in a huge rocky mountain accessed via a high and narrow gorge. With monumental facades and spectacular buildings sculpted out of solid rock, this breathtaking site has been described by UNESCO as "one of the most precious cultural properties of man's cultural heritage," and also one of the New 7 Wonders of the World. We will arrange your entrance fees and hire for you a private English speaking site guide to explore the main attractions of the lower part of the city for 2.5 to 3 hours. You and the guide will start from the main gate all the way through the Siq to visit the Treasury, Street of Facades, the Theatre, all the way down to the Nympheom and Qaser El- Bent.  You then have some free hours on your own to explore further.  After, return to the main gate and transfer you to Wadi Rum for dinner and overnight camping. 


Day 8:  Wadi Rum - Lot's Cave - Amman 


Breakfast in the camp, board on the jeep and go for an unforgattable 3-hour jeep safari tour and explore some of the main attractions of the desert, later we drive to Amman, in the way we will stop to o discover the famous Lot's Cave. Prophet Lut 'Lot'  immigrated with his uncle, Prophet Abraham  from Ur in Iraq then transfer you to Amman for dinner and overnight. 


Day 9:  Amman - Amman Airport


Breakfast at the hotel then according to your flight details, we will transfer you to Amman Airport for departure.

  RecommenDATIONS 

*In order to make use of the frist and the last day, we recommend to choose later morning/afternoon arrival flight, and evening flight for the departre; so you could explore some more of Jordan. 

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