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Classical Jordan

Day 3: Full day tour visiting Jerash and Ajloun...

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Religion and Faith

Day 3: visit Madaba, Mount Nebo, and the Baptism Site...

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Leisure and Wellness

Day 3: Dead Sea Relaxation.

Day 4: transfer to Aqaba...

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Trek to Petra

Day 3: DANA TO PETRA TREK | Wadi Fienan Overnight...

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miamiBETHANY BEYOND THE JORDAN

The Jordan Valley has profound meaning for religious travellers.

The area opposite Jericho has been identified for nearly two millennia as the area where Jesus Christ was baptized by John the Baptist. Stunning archaeological discoveries between the Jordan River and Tall Al-Kharrar since 1996 have identified this area as the biblical "Bethany Beyond the Jordan," where John was living when he baptized Jesus. Two thousand years later, people from all over the world still come to this site to be baptized.

The late Pope John Paul II also visited the site as part of his spiritual pilgrimage to the Holy Land at the start of the new millennium.

Tall Al-Kharrar (St. Elijah's Hill), is reminiscent of the Prophet Elijah. It is from this hill that he ascended to heaven in a chariot of fire.