FAM TOUR – JORDAN AND ISRAEL January 6-17, 2019



SUN. 6 Jan 2019          Depart on Lufthansa 419 from Dulles at 6:10 PM.  Dinner and movie on board.

MON. 7 Jan 2019         Arrival in Frankfurt at 7:55 AM.  Transfer to Lufthansa 692, departure 1:20 PM.   Arrive Amman, JORDAN at 6:30 PM.  Transfer to hotel.  Dinner and overnight in Amman

TUE. 8 Jan 2019          Hotel breakfast and then depart for Madaba to see the oldest mosaic map of the Holy Land before visiting Mount Nebo, overlooking the Promised Land. Continue on the King’s Highway to Petra.  Dinner and overnight just outside the entrance to Petra.

WED, 9 Jan 2019         After breakfast at the hotel, experience Petra with a professional local guide.  Learn about this world heritage site of the Nabatean Kingdom from the 4th Century B.C.   Depart for dinner and overnight in Amman.

THR, 10 Jan 2019        After breakfast at the hotel, depart to visit Jerash (Roman/Greco Decapolis city).    Continue north to cross into ISRAEL on the Sheik Hussein Bridge.  Dinner and overnight on the shores of the Sea of Galilee.

FRI, 11 Jan 2019          After a full Israeli breakfast, depart by boat across Sea of Galilee to Capernaum.  Visit Mount of Beatitudes, Tabgha and the Primacy before enjoying included lunch.    Visit the city of Magdala which was recently unearthed to discover an ancient synagogue of the first century. Dinner and overnight on the shores of the Sea of Galilee.

SAT, 12 Jan 2019         After a full Israeli breakfast, visit the Wedding Town of Cana, the Church of the Annunciation in Nazareth, including the museum and caves.  Enjoy the included lunch before going to Mount Tabor, site of the Transfiguration.  Dinner and overnight on the shores of the Sea of Galilee.

SUN, 13 Jan 2019        After a full Israeli breakfast, depart to drive to Caesarea Maritime, and tour the ancient Roman city by the Mediterranean Sea.   Continue to Bethlehem for the included lunch before we tour the oldest Christian church in the world.  Have time in one of their famous olive wood shops before checking into our hotel in Jerusalem.  Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.

MON, 14 Jan 2019       After a full Israeli breakfast, depart for the Western Wall.  Every Monday and Thursday, young Jewish boys celebrate their Bar Mitzvah at this special place.  After some time to pray at The Wall, we enter into the Temple Mount area to see the gold Dome of the Rock and learn the history of the special place revered by Jews, Moslems and Christians.  As we leave, visit the Probatic Pools and the crusader church of St. Anne’s (with perfect acoustics).  Stop at the Garden Tomb and then after lunch, we’ll spend the afternoon at the Israeli Museum before returning to the hotel for dinner and overnight.

TUE, 15 Jan 2019         After a full Israeli breakfast, start at the top of the Mount of Olives and walk down to the French Carmelite Convent of the Pater Noster, then continue to the Franciscan property of Domus Flevit before coming to Gethsamane.  After lunch, visit Peter in Gallicantu and David’s Tomb, the Upper Room on Mount Zion and then walk thru the Armenian Quarter to the Holy Sepulchure.   Dinner and overnight in the hotel.

WED, 16 Jan 2019       After a full Israeli breakfast, you may enjoy at FREE DAY in Jerusalem, or join the group who will travel south to Massada before stopping to float in the Dead Sea.   In the evening, we’ll go back to Bethlehem for our Farewell Feast.  Overnight in Jerusalem

THR, 17 JAN 2019       Depart from Tel Aviv on LH 695 at 8:00 AM.  Arrival in Frankfurt at 11:40 AM.  Depart from Frankfurt on LH 418 at 12:50 PM/  Arrival in Dulles at 3:40 PM

$2,690.00 includes

  • Airfare to Amman, Jordan and from Tel Aviv from Washington, DC
  • Airline taxes and fuel surcharges**
  • All transfers and assistance with arrival and departure
  • Deluxe bus transportation as required
  • Hotel accommodations in double and triple rooms using 4* hotels with private baths
  • Half board (Breakfast and dinner) daily
  • 3 lunches and special mid-east Farewell Feast
  • Services of English speaking local guides
  • Services of an experienced Certified Tour Manager from the U.S.A.
  • All entrance fees as shown on the itinerary
  • Jordanian Visa for American citizens
  • All service charges


  • A Tip fund of $15.00 per day, per person  ($165.00 total collected with balance).  Covers all expected tips including hotels, dining rooms, porters, drivers and guides.
  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Meals not mentioned.  Drinks with dinner.
  • Single Supplement of $660.00 when no roommate  (Note:  limited # singles)

IMPORTANT NOTE:     **Not always but Sometimes AIRLINE TAXES AND FUEL SURCHARGES  may change and cause an increase in the rate. You will be notified and billed for these changes with final invoice.


 Send deposit of $500.00 to

Give Thanks and Remember LLC

1484 Morris Pond Drive, Ste B2

Locust Grove, VA 22508


Heidi’s Email:  gvthnks@aol.com.    Cell:  540-760-6387