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Jordan - Syria - Lebanon
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Jordan - Syria - Lebanon

Length: 14 Days 13 Nights
Itinerary
Day 1:
Arrival Amman
Arrival Amman Airport, Meet & assist at Immigration counter, then transfer to hotel, Dinner & Overnight.
Day 2:
Amman – Dead Sea – Aqaba
Breakfast at the hotel, then transfer to the lowest point on the earth, enjoying for swimming at spa shores in Dead Sea Spa Hotel, at 17:00 PM, transfer to Aqaba which is the only Red Sea harbor for Jordan, Dinner & Overnight.
Day 3:
Aqaba – Wadi Rum – Petra
Breakfast at the hotel, then transfer to Wadi Rum to explore the magnificent Desert in Jordan "Moon Valley" by Bedouin Jeep Tour for 02 Hours, then transfer to Petra, visiting the Red Rose City hidden between the mountains reveal the Nabateans life for old centuries, back to the hotel, Dinner & Overnight.
Day 4:
Petra – Madaba – Mount. Nebo – Amman
Breakfast at the hotel, then drive to the north of Jordan visiting the oldest mosaic church in the world in Madaba Church and later visiting Mount. Nebo where Mosses see Jerusalem and the holy land, transfer to Amman, Dinner & Overnight.
Day 5:
Amman – Jerash – Bosra – Damascus
Breakfast at the hotel, then drive to Jerash; is a blend of the Greco-Roman world of the Mediterranean basin and the ancient traditions of the Arab Orient. Indeed, the name of the city itself reflects this interaction. The earliest Arab/Semitic inhabitants, who lived in the area during the pre-classical period of the first millenium BCE, named their village Garshu. The Romans later Hellenised the former Arabic name of Garshu into Gerasa, and the Bible refers to "the region of the Gerasenes" (Mark 5:1; Luke 8:26), then cross the Jordanian – Syrian Border drive directly to Bosra which is Situated in the vast Hawran plain, some 145 kilometres south of Damascus. It is an extremely ancient city mentioned in the lists of Tutmose III and Akhenaten in the fourteenth century B.C. The first Nabatean city in the second century B.C., it bore the name Buhora, but during the Hellenistic period, it was known by the name of Bustra. Later the Romans took an active interest in the city, and at the time of the Emperor Trajan it was made the capital of the Province of Arabia (in 106 B.C.) and was called Neatrajana Bustra. The city saw its greatest period of prosperity and expansion then, became a crossroads on the caravan routes and the official seat and residence of the Imperial Legate. After the decline of the Roman Empire, Bosra played a significant role in the history of early Christianity, after the visit transfer to Damascus, Dinner & Overnight.
Day 6:
Damascus Full Day Sightseeing
Breakfast, Damascus city tour including: National Museum- Takieh Sulemaniyeh, handicraft market al Hamidiyeh bazaar, Omayad Mosque, Azem Palace, straight street, Hananiya Church, in the end a panoramic view from Qasuon mountain, dinner and overnight.
Day 7:
Damascus - Palmyra
Breakfast at the hotel, drive to bride of desert Palmyra visit Bel Temple, colonnade street, theater, Agora, valley of tombs, Baal Shamin, at sun set a fantastic view from the arabian castle, back to the hotel, Dinner & Overnight.
Day 8:
Palmyra – Aleppo
Breakfast at the hotel , drive to Aleppo visit the citadel, great bazaar with 12 km covered shopping streets, famous Khan, Great Mosque, Madrasa, Dinner & Overnight.
Day 9:
Aleppo – St. Simeon – Idleb – Ebla – Hama
Breakfast, from Aleppo visit St. Simeon then Idleb. It is the site of important and recent archaeological discoveries. Excavations in the (Tal) have revealed a very old Syrian civilization, that of Ebla, which flourished in the 3rd and 2nd millenniums B.C. In the palace of this great kingdom, a library containing more than 17.000 clay tablets was uncovered. These tablets was uncovered. These tablets are the earliest written documents in Syria, then travel to, Ebla The name "Ebla" means "White Rock", and refers to the limestone outcrop on which the city was built. Although the site shows signs of continuous occupation since before 3000 BC, its power grew and reached its apogee in the second half of the following millennium. Then drive to Hama, The city is 200 km to the north of Damascus and 60 km to the east of Banyas. It is a very ancient city, which has flourished continually since ancient times, and has known the successive civilizations of the Fertile Crescent. Hama has a long heroic history in defending Syria against foreign invasions. One of the outstanding battles was that of Qarqar, where the Assyrian army was defeated. Unfortunately, few of its ancient relics have been preserved. However, Hama is well known for its enormous waterwheels ("noriahs") on the Orontes, which are as old as Hama itself. Dinner and Overnight.
Day 10:
Hama – Crack De Chevaliers - Maalula, - Seydneya – Damascus
Breakfast, back to Damascus visiting on the way Crack De Chevaliers also transliterated Crac des Chevaliers, is a Crusader fortress in Syria and one of the most important preserved medieval military castles in the world. In Arabic, the fortress is called Qalet Al Hison it was also the headquarters of the Knights Hospitaller during the Crusades, Drive to Maalula, is a mainly Christian town (Melkite) located 56 km to the northeast of Damascus and built into the rugged mountainside, at an altitude of more than 1500 meters. As of 2005, the town has a population of 2,000 after that drive to Seydneya is a city located in the mountains 20 miles north the city of Damascus in Syria. Saidnaya was the seat of the ancient Patriarchate of Antioch. Saidnaya has many ancient associations with the Holy Bible. Many scholars consider Saidnaya to be second in religious importance to Jerusalem. Pilgrims from all over the world seek Saidnaya for renewal of faith and for healing. Saidnaya is also an area renowned for its faithfulness to Christianity. Back to Damascus , Dinner & Overnight.
Day 11:
Damascus – Byblos – Beirut
Breakfast at the Hotel, then Drive to Syrian – Lebanon Border. Arrival at Masnaa border. Visa formalities. Drive to Byblos, one of the oldest town in the world dated back at least 7000 years, also Byblos overwhelms the senses with its ancient heritage. The oldest continually inhabited town in the world still looks exactly like the ancient Phoenician port it was a few hundred years ago. The most noteworthy sites include the Crusaders castle, built during the 12th and 13th centuries; the Egyptian temples, the most ancient of which dates back to the 2nd millennium BC; the Roman amphitheatre with its stunning Mediterranean backdrop; the Phoenician Royal Necropolis; and the scenic 12th century church of St. John the Baptist. Byblos also holds recently restored medieval souks, where visitors can shop for souvenirs, including Lebanese arts and crafts, postcards, traditional dress, and other local wares or simply stroll along the old cobblestone streets and enjoy the architecture. Visit the sea castle, the old souks and the mina. Back to Beirut for dinner & overnight.
Day 12:
Beirut – Sidon – Tyre – Beirut
Breakfast at the hotel, and then start your day with Visiting the down town of Beirut, the new excavation areas, the old Mosques and the Martyrs square. Drive to the south of Lebanon. Visit Sidon which is Known to be the fishing centre of Lebanon, Sidon is an old fashioned city just like Tripoli. In addition, It is home to many delightful, mouth-watering Arabic sweet stores. Proceed to Tyre to visit its largest Roman hippodrome of the period and the Necropolis it is believed that Tyre existed as early as the 3rd millennium B.C.. Back to Beirut. Dinner & overnight at the hotel.
Day 13:
Beirut – Baalbeck – Anjar – Damascus
Drive to the Bekaa valley. Visit the gigantic Roman temples of Baalbeck ( city of the sun ): Venus, Jupiter and Bachus; the most preserved of Roman architecture. Proceed to Anjar to visit its Omayyad palace built in the early 8th century. Back to Damascus, Dinner & Overnight.
Day 14:
Damascus
Breakfast at the Hotel, then transfer to Damascus International Airport for Final Departure.
Hotels Used
Services Include:
Meet & Assist at Arrival & Departure in Damascus International Airport.
Syrian Visa Formalities upon arrival.
Lebanese Visa & formalities upon arrival & departure.
12 Nights Accommodation in 4* Hotels on HB Basis.
01 Night Accommodation in 3* Hotel in Palmyra in Day 07 on HB Basis.
All daily tour and transfers by deluxe vehicles.
Professional English speaking guide services.
Entrance fees as mentioned in program.
Entrance Fees to Dead Sea Spa Hotel
Restaurants + Portage tips.
Offering upon arrival (flowers + post cards).
Mineral water + biscuit in BUS.

Services do not Include:
Tips for Guide & Driver.
Insurance of any kind.
Drinks.
Any personal request.
Damascus Departure tax USD 33
Jordan Departure tax USD 12
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