Jordon & Masjid Al Aqsa Tour 2018
Day 1(17.02.2018): QAIA Airport – Amman
Upon arrival to Queen Alia International Airport, you will find our representative holding a sign with your name, he will assist you with immigration & customs. After formalities, then we transfer to Hotel for Overnight.
Day 2 (18.02.2018): Amman Hotel – Kerak Castle – Battle of Mutah – Petra
In the morning we drive southwards to Kerak, visit here the famous castle, and go on to the site of the Battle of Mutah in 629 AD. Here we find the tombs of the venerable companion Zaid bin Harithah, who led the army during the battle of Mutah and died, the tomb of Ja’far bin Abi Talib and Abdullah bin Ruwahah. Transfer to Petra.. Dinner & overnight
Day 3 (19.02.2018) Petra – Full day visit of Petra – Amman After Breakfast, we will head out to visit the Red Rose City of Petra. This city is the treasure of ancient world, hidden behind an almost impenetrable barrier of rugged mountains, boasting incomparable scenes that make it the most majestic and imposing ancient site still-standing nowadays.
Petra is considered the most famous and gorgeous site in Jordan. It is the legacy of the Nabataeans, an industrious Arab people who settled in southern Jordan more than 2000 years ago. Admired then for its refined culture, massive architecture and ingenious complex of dams and water channels, Petra is now a UNESCO world heritage site and one of The New 7 Wonders of the World that enchants visitors from all corners of the globe. After visit, transfer to Amman for dinner & overnight.
DAY 4 (20.02.2018): AMMAN – KAHIF AL RAQIm – DESERT CASTLEs – BLESSED TREE – Amman
After Breakfast, start the morning with a visit Just 10 kilometers outside of Amman near the village of Al Raqim is the Kahif Al Raqim (the Cave of the Seven Sleepers).
This popular site is mentioned in the Holy Quran in a Sura named Al Kahf or The Cave. Persecutes by the despotic rule of the Trajan, a group of pious youths took refuge in this cave. To preserve them, God put them to sleep and when they awoke 309 solar years later; they believed they had only been asleep for a day or so.
Then we will be a visit the Desert Castles. These castles were built between the 7th century and 8th century AD, under the caliphs of the Umayyad dynasty. Their fine mosaics, frescoes, and stone carvings are beautiful examples of early Islamic art and architecture. Visit Qasr Amra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Then on to Qasr Al Kharrana and Qasr Al Azraq. Continue near the town Safawi, in the area of Mafraq, east of Amman you can find The Blessed Tree. Here Prophet Mohammad met as a young boy Bahira, the Christian monk who foretold his mission as prophet. The meeting happened in the shade of a tree, when Mohammad was traveling with a caravan from Mecca to Damascus with his uncle Abu Talib.
Day 5 (21.02.2018): AMMAN Islamic City Tour – Salt – Jordan Valley -– Allenby Bridge
After breakfast we will visit Citadel in Amman with remains from the Roman to the Islamic period as well as the Archaeological Museum. We proceed in downtown, the oldest part of Amman to Al Husseini Mosque, built on remains of a mosque in 640 AD by caliph Umar bin Al Khattab.
You have time to stroll visa the Souq before we continue to the tomb of the venerable companion Abdul Rahman bin Awf Al Zuhri, one of the ‘Blessed Ten’. Then transfer to your hotel to check-in. We end the day visiting Wadi Shuayb, near Salt, to the Shrine of Prophet Shuayb.
From here we head to the Jordan Valley, to the tomb of Abu Ubaida Amer bin Al-Jarrah, a relative of Prophet Mohammad, commander of the Northern Muslim Army, and one of the Blessed Ten, to whom Mohammad promised paradise.
We visit moreover the tomb of Moath bin Jabal, who compiled the Holy Quran during the life of Prophet Mohammad, and the tomb of Dear bin Al Azwar. Afterwards, you will head to border with Palestine ( Allenby Bridge) & after immigration check in our hotel in Jerusalem dinner included.
DAY 6 (22.02.2018): After breakfast we will visit & explore the Al Aqsa compound which includes Dome of the Rock, Qibli Masjid, Marwani Masjid, Old Al Aqsa & Buraq Masjid.
DAY 7 (23.02.2018) Jumuah & After Asr Old City Tour Visiting Masjid Umar, Church of Holy Sepulchre, Masjid Salahuddin, & other sites.
DAY 8 (24.02.2018) All day tour to Masjid Al Khalil Hebron, Maqams of Prophet Ibrahim (as) & his family. Maqam of Nabi Musa & Yunas (as), Bethlehem.
DAY 9 (25.02.2018) Check out Hotel 04:00am leave for airport 05:00am. Flight 08:50am from Istanbul 12:20pm Arrive Birmingham 15:35
- Hotel in Palestine: Hashimi Hotel half board with Breakfast & Dinner.
- Sabeel Travels is not responsible if entry is denied by Israeli Authorties at Airport 0r Allenby Border.
- Price includes all taxes & visas.
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