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$125.00
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6+ hours
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6+ hours
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$115.00
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Bus Tours
8–10 hours
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Bus Tours
7–10 hours
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Full-day Tours
8–11 hours
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$78.00
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Walking Tours
3 hours
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$120.00
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Adventure Tours
120–130 minutes
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$275.00
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Bus Tours
8–11 hours
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$61.00
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Bus Tours
3–5 hours
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Walking Tours
5–8 hours
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  • ThorstenG2
    12 contributions
    The booking with Menno was very easy and personalized. The Tour itself started on time at the meeting point, where we met our Tourguide Nadia. After stopping at only two additional pick up points we went on the one hour drive to Jerusalem. Nadia provided us with all the information and knowledge that was helping us to understand the full meaning of Jerusalem
    to the different religions and cultures.. A very valuable and interesting insight in history. Tony, the driver, offered Coffee from the on-board Nespresso Machine, which was greatly appreciated. The Bus was comfortable and even offered free WiFi and a a screen for Nadia to present her maps while she explained everything we needed and wanted to know. Nadia has enormous energy and enough patience to keep the group together, on schedule and also entertained. Questions were always welcomed and we all learned a lot. Thanks Nadia, Menno and Tony for this exceptional experience. I’d go on that tour again any day with pleasure.
    Written May 25, 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Rob2309
    Southend-on-Sea, UK28 contributions
    Great tour, but our poor tour guide was put under pressure by HQ organisation.

    It was a whirlwind tour, so you get to see a lot in one day, it’s busy 28 people, and if everyone doesn’t stay together the guide has to keep counting everyone to make sure we’re altogether. The issue is that rather than just having the same group all day, people join and leave depending on the tour they have signed up for.
    It makes it stressful for the guides and 1 person almost got left behind as our guide was expecting 29 rather than 30.

    By the end of the day you realise why the rushing is important. We were 40mins behind schedule and almost missed seeing the Grotto at Bethlehem, luckily our guide managed to get us all to the front of the queue quite craftily - some might say expertly done! The doors were closed just behind our group as a mass was due to start.
    Written May 24, 2022
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  • antonioshi
    barcelona2 contributions
    Our guide was (at least he said he was) an archaeologist with a specialization in the sites we visited. He evidently knew a lot and had a flair for conveying it. He was a nice guy who, however, should have paid a bit more attention to organizational matters. For instance, we had booked and prepaid for our lunch at Qumran but we had to remind him so that he could provide us with a voucher. All in all, a good experience.
    Written May 19, 2022
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  • DandrevN
    Brits, South Africa12 contributions
    Our tour guide Aviva was great, she shared great stories with us and made the trip very enjoyable and interesting. It was a very warm day so we walked quickly around Matsada to get in the shade where we could. The Dead sea was also a very good experience and it is worth visiting if you haven’t been before.

    Something that I couldn’t find in the description was how the pickup works in the morning, a few busses for the tour company goes around and picks up all the guests from the different hotels and takes them to a central point in the park and then the different busses depart from there, once I realised this it was very straight forward.

    This time I was alone, as I was here on business, but I’ll do this trip again with my wife next time if we get the opportunity to visit Israel again.
    Written May 15, 2022
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  • eva
    1 contribution
    Wonderful trip with Avi as a guide who was friendly informative and very considerate … excellent tour
    Written May 24, 2022
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  • Lea Boublil
    4 contributions
    The tour consisted of Aqaba, Wadi Rum (sleep in the desert), and Petra. It was worth every minute there! We had an amazing guide, interesting, fun, approachable, and who enjoyed taking us by surprise us with the most incredible views.
    The views were simply mind-blowing. Petra of course was breathtaking as well.
    Sleeping in the desert was a wonderful experience, it felt like a luxury camp, and all the stuff was super friendly.
    Also, we did not have to worry about crossing the border or anything. Everything was super simple with them.
    In addition, this tour doesn't include camel riding, nor any type of riding, which we didn't want (animals rights are not super respected there).
    100% recommended!
    Written February 27, 2020
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  • Wanderer769984
    2 contributions
    Seeing the 'Sea' of Galillee for the 1st time, nature, ruins, the Bible come to life. Cafarnaun, Nazareth and an authetic local vibe
    Written May 13, 2022
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  • Mark
    1 contribution
    Had a great tour of Jerusalem with a trip to the Dead Sea. Our guide Yoav Malachi was very informative and knowledgeable and kept the group on track with an engaging and amusing style. A worthwhile and enjoyable experience.
    Written March 8, 2020
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  • Bonnie is Traveling
    Oviedo, FL3 contributions
    I just returned from a great trip to the Middle East which include the Abraham Tour 3 day Petra and Wadi Rum tour. We went from Tel Aviv but it’s the same tour from Jerusalem. They drove us from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and we picked up the Jerusalem people. It was an absolutely great experience but its worth knowing some things before you go. Our tour actually didn’t go to Wadi Rum because there was a sandstorm. It was a bit disappointing but clearly not the tour operator’s fault. Instead we went to a few other ancient sites which were fine. Petra was absolutely amazing. Staying at the Bedouin camp was great also. The accommodations were quite basic, but clean and comfortable enough and it was fun to sit by the fire and hear music while they served mint tea.

    I chose the Abraham tour because it gave a full day in Petra instead of half a day and because it left from a hostel instead of some random address. We decided to stay in a private room at the hostel and it was clean and comfortable, in a great location, and inexpensive so the take off point was perfect and we did value the full day in Petra.

    The part of the tour in Israel was poorly done, but the part in Jordan was fantastic. The tour bus picked us up in Tel Aviv. There was no guide. The bus was filthy and overcrowded and there was no place for luggage. It drove us to Jerusalem where we met other people and were put on a bigger bus. This one had space for luggage and was much roomier but was also filthy and in poor repair. They told us how many of us were there and to stay together. The bus brought us to the border with Jordan and dropped us off. We were left to negotiate a rather complicated 3 step process on our own in a facility that was crowded with people who pushed their very large families in front of you in line. There were people with guides who also pushed in front of us. When we finally got through, we waited for our fellow travelers to meet our bus. The driver had no idea how many people there were. Our tour group took care of each other but it was rather odd.

    The bus in Jordan was large and clean and comfortable. Once we left the airport we picked up our guide, Nadar. He was great. He got us the rest of the way through the border and took care of us until we left Jordan. He was very informative and gave us lots of useful info.

    Beware – going to Petra is a LOT of walking. You walk about 3 miles just to get to the area with the caves and it goes further from there. You have to walk back when you are done and there is lots of walking inside, up and down rocky stairways to see the various buildings. It is well worth it but if you have trouble walking this is not the place for you. You do have an option to take a horse part of the way, a camel part of the way, a carriage pulled by a donkey or a golf cart. You can see the main parts of the site that way, but you won’t be able to go much beyond that. Nadar took us on a tour for the first part of the day and brought us for lunch. Once we finished our lunch we were on our own to explore. There is a 900 step staircase to go to a cathedral in the back. I took a donkey which was quite an experience but ended up being a good choice. Riding instead of walking enabled us to have enough energy to go up from there to the top of the site and also to walk down and still see the caves on the side hills. By the end of the day I was totally spent when we returned to our Bedouin Camp site. The day after Perta we stopped at Mount Nebo, where Moses looked upon Jerusalem after wondering the desert. I didn’t expect much from that but it was really awesome.

    Overall I recommend this tour. The guide was great. The sites were unbelievable. The food was good too. The only bad part was the transport from Israel to Jordan.
    Written May 17, 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • 625nancy
    Ponte Vedra Beach, FL4 contributions
    Our guide was very knowlegable and very tolerant of a variety of interests in our group of 6. He supported a walker at Masada and a non-swimmer at the Dead Sea. He was solely interested in making this "our Day' to see and do as much as we wanted. He offered explanations and answered questions about many areas of life in Israel. In a crowded tourist season, he facilitated our seeing everything pocssible.
    Written January 8, 2020
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  • evelineverdonk
    1 contribution
    The trip was excellent. Dan Porges was the guide. He was very well informed about the places we visited and read out of the bible. You have enough time every where you visited. I would recommend this tour to every one.
    Written May 26, 2022
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  • legendair1
    Dania Beach, FL14 contributions
    Highly recommend the tour. The guide is very professional. It was a beautiful day the amount of information and the quality I of it is excellent!
    Written May 17, 2022
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  • Geraldine F
    Enderby171 contributions
    Our guide - Sandy - was very knowledgeable & kept us entertained with many interesting facts.. It was great to be picked up at the cruise ship. It's a long day of touring, so be tolerant of the traffic. Also, we found things to be expensive for souvenirs & quick lunches (however, they were tasty). Otherwise, a country that has lots to offer.
    Important also, Leo was fantastic to work with in setting up this tour - he was very accommodating in these trying times of travelling.
    Written May 19, 2022
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  • Christian
    3 contributions
    The tour was a great experience. Jordan is such a nice a diverse country. Our tour guide, Ali, was such a friendly and knowledgeable person. Petra and Wadi Rub are really must-see place. Everything was organized by Abraham tour very smoothly, so easy crossing of the border, great camp to stay for the nights, very nice other travellers. I higly recommand to do the tour if you are in Israel and have some spare days.
    Written April 15, 2022
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  • Denise w
    3 contributions
    The guide was very knowledgeable. The places of interest were memorable and it's well worth the money. Just a brief note though, if the guide suggests you eat at a restaurant she knows and recommends, be careful. They ripped some of us off and she was in on it all. . 65 us dollars for a small sandwich each and a cold drink. Take something with you if you can. Other than that, a good trip.
    Written May 16, 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.