Pearls of the Levant
Do want to see the best Israel and Jordan have to offer in the most luxurious style? Then our Pearls of the Levant itinerary is a gorgeous option. Only the best hotels and the highlights of the region: Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Masada, the Dead Sea, Petra and the Wadi Rum desert.
Day 1 - Arrival ❘ Jerusalem
Welcome to the land of milk&honey! Make your way through the airport flawlessly, thanks to our VIP service, before heading for a short drive to the capital of the country. Check in at the gorgeous Mamilla hotel, the perfect combination between old&new Jerusalem-style.
Day 2 - Jerusalem
On your first day, discover the historic and 'Holy" parts of city: the Tower of David, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the Roman Cardo, the Via Dolorosa, King David's Tomb and the Room of the Last Supper and of course, the Western Wall. You'll even get that extra behind the scenes experience at the Western Wall Tunnels and an exciting walk through the Arab market.
Day 3 - Jerusalem
Today we'll take you to the modern part of the city. And there's no better place to understand Jerusalem than the Mahne Yehuda Market. You basically find anything there, but most locals and tourists alike come for the culinary experience and vibe. You'll get a propper introduction to the different spices used in the Israeli cuisine, the typical pastries, the delicacies from every region and even some healing juices. Through its cuisine you'll understand the diversity of the Israeli society. In the afternoon you'll get to choose between a visit of the Israel Museum, that holds the famous Dead Sea Scrolls, a model of the second Temple, great archeological finds and modern art; or the essential and moving Yad Vashem Museum, Israel’s official memorial to the victims of the Holocaust.
Day 4 - Jerusalem ❘ Dead Sea ❘ Tel Aviv
It's time to leave the City of David and go on an interesting trip South-East, through the Negev. First we'll ascend by cable car to the epic mountain fortress of Masada. The palace of the ancient King Herods is an impressive archeaological site featuring breathtaking views over the valley between Israel and Jordan with the Dead Sea in the middle. And that's exactly where we're heading next for an afternoon of relaxation, mudbaths and perfect pictures of you floating on the salty waters. After this pampering afternoon we'll bring you to the White City of Tel Aviv, where you'll check in at the delightfull Jaffa Hotel. We booked you a table at the Chapel Bar, one of the best kept secrets of Tel Aviv - Jaffa : an old chapel transformed into a super classy cocktail bar.
Day 5 - Tel Aviv
Today you'll get to know the city inside and out. We'll introduce you to the Bauhaus architecture that Tel Aviv is know for, take you on a walk down Rothschild boulevard and its many coffeshops, we'll wonder through the little Italian-like street of artsy NeveTzedek, hit the old mythical port of Jaffa and go on a discovery tour of Florentin's engaged street art.
Day 6 - Tel Aviv ❘ Petra
In the early morning, you'll get on a quick flight to the Southern tip of Israel, to cross the border with Jordan. Following a panoramic drive on the Kings Highway, you'll arrive in Petra. Enjoy a magical experience: discover the ancient capital of the Nabatean empire by candle light.
Day 7 - Petra ❘ Wadi Rum
We will offer you an extraordinary visit of Petra, namely through its "Back door". We will first take you for a short drive to the area called Little Petra. It used to serve as the trading post for the main site of Petra. We will begin with a 2hrs hike through Little Petra and the beautiful surrounding mountains area, until we reach the Monastery - an even more magnicificent version of the famous Treasury. Then we will continue through the main site, visiting the other highlights: the Treasury, the city center, the Royal tomb, and the theater, the High Place of Sacrifice and the Roman soldier tombs, exiting through the mesmerizing Siq. Then we'll make our way to the desert of Wadi Rum and a night under the stars in a room straight out of the Tales of the Arabine nights.
Day 8 - Wadi Rum ❘ Tel Aviv
Wake up to an amazing panorama, enjoy a traditionnal breakfast and hop in the car of your local Bedouin guide! He'll take you for an off-road vehicle tour of the valleys and canyons of this vast red-rose desert used as the setting for many out of earth hollywood movies, like The Martian and Star Wars for example. Around noon he'll cook you a simple yet delicous lunch over a fire in the middle of the desert and you'll feel like a prince(ss). After this exceptional experience it will be time to head back to the border and fly back to Tel Aviv.
Day 9 - Tel Aviv
Start your day with a cup of art at the excellent Tel Aviv Museum of Art, the permenant collection aswell as the temporary exhibitions are well worth the detour. Around noon our chef will be waiting for you at the Levinsky Market to do some shopping for a delicious cooking workshop on modern Middle Eastern dishes with a twist! Spend the rest of the afternoon lounging at the beach - or if you're feeling adventurous we can arrange a surf lesson for you - and enjoy the splendit Tel Avivian sunset.
Day 10 - Departure
As all good things come to an end, our driver will take you the airport for your flight home... But we have no doubt you'll be back for more!
Tours & activities
Walking tour of the Old City of Jerusalem
Visit of the Western Wall Tunnels
Walking tour of the New City of Jerusalem
Day-trip to Masada and the Dead Sea
Private tour of Tel Aviv
Exclusive cooking workshop with an Israeli chef
Private tour of Petra
Jeep-tour of the Wadi Rum desert