WITHIN ISRAEL & JORDAN

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“You really opened our eyes to a part of the world that is different than any place we have been in the past.”

Lyle Benson

Israel and Jordan are complex lands, full of contrast and incredible diversity. We take you past the headlines to show you that this small region packs a strong punch, boasting discovery and exploits beyond what you can begin to imagine. Each is mesmerizing on its own but together these two countries show travelers just how multi-faceted the region is.

“Israel has its attractions. It’s the most dramatic country in the world. Everybody’s engaged. Every body argues. When I leave Israel I get a little bit bored, you know?” – Shimon Peres

“Jordan has a strange, haunting beauty and a sense of timelessness. Dotted with the ruins of empires once great, it is the last resort of yesterday in the world of tomorrow.” – Hussein of Jordan

Whatever shade or speed of adventure you’re looking for, in Israel and Jordan we have you covered.. It’s a complicated place, a surprising mix of sprawling deserts and lush mountains, of both relaxed beach towns and lively urban nightlife. It’s for pilgrims and foodies. It’s for sunbathers and aspiring archaeologists. It’s for adventure seekers and families. It’s for chasing long lost relatives and bumping into entrepreneurs of a start-up nation. For years we’ve been fascinated by Israel and Jordan’s intriguing patchwork of cultures, religions, natural splendors and archaeological treasures. And while it might take a lifetime to check off all its wonders, our in-depth explorations allow for a personalized and immersive journey.


Israel is a land of three faiths, whose ancient sites now stand on bustling city streets. It’s a stunning country that beckons curious travelers with the mystique of the Holy Land and its Roman-era synagogues, impressive mosques and Biblical sites, historical Jerusalem and the modern sophistications of Tel Aviv. Decades of painstaking archaeological work have unearthed legions of relics from yesteryear. From the Western Wall to the Tomb of King David – we’ll take you as close as one can get, where the very air hums with history and intrigue.

Follow the Israel National Trail from tip to toe of the country. Grab coffee at a bustling Tel Aviv café. Venture into the sandstone canyons of Makhtesh Ramon. Soak up the sun at a beautiful Mediterranean beach. Visit Masada, last stand of the Zealots. Stand where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found, in the Qumran Caves. Passions run deep here in the meeting place of Europe, Africa and Asia. It’s our privilege to bring Israel to life for you, as we go closer than you ever thought possible to its staggering beauty, rich gastronomic traditions and sacred sites.

Next door, the welcoming haven of Jordan is a favorite of those seeking a one-stop-shop for illumination on the Middle East’s history, heritage and desert landscapes. For centuries, only the most intrepid travelers made the journey. Today, Jordan is hailed as the Middle East’s most rewarding experience, an opportunity for all ages to explore vast desert – by camel back, on foot or hot-air balloon – swim in the warm Red Sea, snorkel its vibrant coral reefs and delve into archaeological treasures, from rose-red Petra to modern-minded Amman.

In our signature off-the-beaten-path style, with local expert guidance, we unearth the Jordan of lore, where Greco-Roman cities thrived and Biblical events unfolded. One day, trek through Wadi Rum with Bedouin villagers as did Lawrence of Arabia, the next, float blissfully in the mineral-rich Dead Sea before a homemade dinner of Jordanian specialties. Follow the wheel grooves of a chariot in Alexander the Great’s Jerash, the “Pompeii of the Middle East.” And gaze with wonder upon Madaba’s sixth-century mosaics. If ever we’ve found a destination where the ancient comes vibrantly to life, Jordan is it. Allow us to introduce you.

…just a few sample itineraries…

Israel Grand Tour

Succinct Israel

An Insider’s Look at Israel & Jordan

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