A journey through Israel and Jordan: Past, present and future

08 April 2018 to 22 April 2018
From £3,350
Trip destination: 
Jordan and Israel

Journey through Israel and Jordan, whose origins date back to the dawn of civilisation. Learn more of Israel’s fascinating history, encompassing the Old and New Testaments and the more recent Israeli–Palestinian peace process. Discover Israel society today and its unique mix of history, people, religions and cuisine. The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is a well-travelled bridge between sea and desert, East and West. It is a land of beauty and contrasts, from the fertile and everchanging Jordan Valley to the remote desert canyons.


  • Visit Haifa, the greatest harbour of Israel, and the beautiful Baha’i Gardens with its impressive temple
  • Explore the mystical city of Safed with its narrow, winding alleys and flourishing artists’ quarter
  • Visit the Sea of Galilee and the Dead Sea – the lowest point on earth
  • Explore the Old City and Mount of Olives and walk the Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem (referred to by the UN as Israeli occupied territories)
  • Enjoy the ‘rose-red city’ of Petra
  • Experience the desert and stunning rock formations at Wadi Rum
  • Meet with leading analysts to better understand the region’s challenges

Trip scholar

Professor Nicholas de Lange (Christ Church, 1962), Professor of Jewish and Hebrew Studies, University of Cambridge

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