Temple Israel
Extension to Petra in Jordan

Led by Rabbi Jesse Gallop

Feb 23, 2025 - Feb 25, 2025

  • DESTINATION Jordan
  • Who’s Going Multi-Generational
  • Trip Type Congregational
  • Duration 3 DAYS
  • Group Size 10+
  • Price From $2,445
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YOUR journey

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  •   Archaeology
  •   UNESCO Heritage Sites
  •   Jeep Tour
  •   Art & Culture

Program Itinerary

DAY 1
IN SEARCH OF JORDAN
Sun. Feb 23, 2025
  • Check out of the hotel.
  • Starting at Ben Gurion Airport’s domestic terminal followed by a short flight to the Eilat Ramon Airport.
  • A transfer will bring you to the Yitzhak Rabin Border Crossing, where a representative will assist with passport procedures. After crossing into the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, you'll be met by your local guide and driver.
  • An off-road ride will allow you to experience the beauty and harshness of Jordan's southern desert and see Wadi Rum, a valley cut into sandstone and rock. Known as the "Valley of the Moon," it indeed provides an otherworldly experience.
  • Lunch at a local restaurant.
  • Drive north to Wadi Musa, near Petra, and check into the hotel.
  • Dinner at the hotel.
Overnight: Petra Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 2
PETRA - THE HIDDEN CITY
Mon. Feb 24, 2025
  • Check out from your hotel.
  • Travel through the Araba to the ancient Nabatean City of Petra.
  • Explore Petra, the ancient capital of the Nabataean Empire, including:
    • The Treasury, Petra’s monument and most famous feature.
    • The Theater, built by the Nabataeans.
    • The Royal Tombs.
    • Lunch at a local restaurant.
  • In the late afternoon, we’ll return to Israel via Arava Border Crossing.
  • Flight from the Ramon Airport to Ben Gurion Airport's Terminal 1.
  • Preparation for your trans-Atlantic flight and check-in.
  • Flight from Ben Gurion International Airport to the USA. Travel safely.
Overnight: Flight Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 3
WELCOME HOME
Tue. Feb 25, 2025

RATES & LODGING

participants
10+
Cost p/p in double room
$2,445
Cost p/p in single room
$2,775
Child As 3rd (Reduction)
- ($50)

Petra: Movenpick Resort

What to expect

  • 1 night accommodation.
  • 2 days of touring with a J² Expert Educator (guide), 2 days of touring in a luxury, air-conditioned minibus.
  • Transfer to Ben Gurion airport for the domestic flight.
  • Round trip domestic flight Tel Aviv/Eilat/Tel Aviv.
  • Border Visa & Taxes to Jordan.
  • Daily breakfast, 2 lunches & 1 dinner.
  • The J² adventures App available on the App Store & on Google Play (active 7 days before your departure and throughout your trip).
  • Water on the bus.
  • Porterage at the hotels.
  • All site entrance fees & program fees as per your final program.
  • Credit card fees.
  • Flights to & from Israel.
  • COVID related expenses, including tests.
  • Evening transportation when dinner is not included.
  • Amendments to the program: In the event that any sites, programs or meals etc. are added to the program, an additional fee may be required.
  • Personal extras: Items of personal nature such as laundry, wines, mineral water, beverages, coffee, tea, food other than the table d’hotel menu, passport and visa fees, insurance, and foreign port taxes, unless otherwise specified.
  • Gratuities: Recommend guidelines for tipping are provided in the terms section.
  • US and foreign airport taxes, Q fuel surcharge and border taxes when applicable.
  • Value Added Tax is currently not applicable to tourists visiting Israel. Should the law change, you will be notified accordingly, and VAT will be added to your final invoice.
  • Peace of Mind Travel Protection Program (POM).
  • Please review our terms & conditions (T&C’s) or request that we send you our full T&C’s. Until you do that, here is the small print, and other stuff you may want to know:
  • Validity | All prices quoted are based on exchange rates as of the proposal date and are subject to change without notice. Rates are per person and are based on shared twin room occupancy.
  • How to Make a Reservation | The quickest way to make a reservation is to register online or contact us by email. We accept VISA, MasterCard, and American Express credit cards. A non-refundable deposit of $500 is required in order to complete the registration process.
  • For any assistance with this registration process or other trip-related queries, please email Customer Care: customercare@j2adventures.com.
  • Payments | The balance of your payment is due 90 days before your trip begins, or as specified in your invoice. You will receive an email reminder 2 weeks before this date. Various payment options are available as follows:
  • Credit card | We accept Visa, Mastercard and American Express. Please check with your credit card provider regarding international processing fees. We are unable to process payments of over $1,000 over the phone. Please submit payment online via a credit card or by wiring funds via your bank.
  • Domestic bank wire transfer | Payment should be wired in the same currency that is listed on your invoice. Please add the name of your group or invoice number as a reference and forward a copy of the transfer receipt by email. The bank transfer should clearly state the beneficiary’s name on the wire transfer.
  • J² Adventures reserves the right to automatically cancel your reservation on that date and it may be subject to reconfirmation should the final payment not be received.
  • Cancelation Policy | All cancelations need to be made in writing. The cancelation fee depends on the date when we receive written notification of your request to cancel your booking. Please note that the deposit is non-refundable.
  • Cancelation fees | Cancelations made 90 or more days prior to departure incur the loss of the deposit. Cancelations made 89 to 46 days prior to departure incur the loss of 50% of the full trip cost. Cancelations made 45 days or less prior to the departure incur the loss of 100% of the full trip cost.
  • Cancelation fees may also include: Hotel or supplier cancelation fees. J² Adventures reserves the right to adjust its terms of payment, including cancelation policies and initial deposits.

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