About this Tour

Trace the architectural and cultural heritage of Muslim Faith on this 1-week tour from the Jordan River and Jericho to Jerusalem, the Mediterranean and Nazareth.


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Arrival to the airport or via land border and direct transfer to Jericho. Overnight in Jericho.

Accompanied by your local guide, discover the oasis of Jericho, mankind’s oldest continuously inhabited city. Visit Qasr Hisham with the famous Tree of Life mosaic, one of the most well-preserved palaces of the Umayyad Era in Palestine, continue to the hilltop of Tel es-Sultan with the ruins of the old city walls.

After lunch, continue to the Dead Sea. Bathe or float in the saline water or treat your skin with the very rich mineral mud. On the way to Jerusalem, stop at Maqam an-Nabi Moussa, the shrine where the tomb of prophet Moses is located, revered by all Muslims.

Overnight in Jerusalem.

After breakfast, enter the Old City through one of its seven gates and walk through its old and narrow streets. Experience the sounds, colors, and scents of Jerusalem’s Muslim Quarter on your way to the Haram al-Sharif and visit al-Aqsa Mosque, the Mosque of Qubbet al-Sakhra (Dome of the Rock), the Tomb of Rabiya al-Adawiyya, and the Islamic schools with their Mamluk style architecture.

On Fridays, join the holy prayer at al-Aqsa and participate in the Khutbah.

In the afternoon, continue through the suq to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and visit the adjacent Mosque of Omar before tracing Jerusalem’s history through the city’s quarters to Mt. Zion with the Tomb of David — a place holy for Muslims, Jews, and Christians alike.

Overnight in Jerusalem.

In the morning, visit the different mosques on the Mt. of Olives and admire the grandness of the city with the Qubbet al-Sakhra at its center. Continue along the marble-memorial of Mujir-e-Din al-Hanbaly, a medieval philosopher, located just above the Tomb of Mary by the Garden of Gethsemane and visit Maqam an-Nabi Samuel which offers a commanding view of Jerusalem and the Mediterranean Sea.

Optional: Hike to visit the Tomb of Salman el-Farsi, who was the barber of the Prophet Mohammed.

Enjoy the afternoon at leisure in the Old City.

Overnight in Jerusalem.

In the morning, depart to the village of Halhoul, a fertile region rich in vineyards in southern Palestine and the location of the mosque of an-Nabi Yunus bin Mata, built on top of his grave. Continue to al-Khalil, Hebron, for a visit of its Old Town with the tombs of the prophets Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob and their wives in the Haram al-Ibrahimi.

On your way to Bethlehem, stop by the biblical town Ma’mre, where legend says that Abraham pitched his tent and three angels informed him that his wife Sarah would give birth to a son.

In Bethlehem, visit the birthplace of the prophet Issa in the Church of Nativity before returning to Jerusalem.

Overnight in Jerusalem.

In the morning, depart to the ancient port city of Jaffa with its picturesque Old City markets high above the Mediterranean Sea. Pass through the city of Tel Aviv and visit maqam Ali, a 13th century Mamluk structure honoring one of Saladin’s lieutenants.

Continue along the coastline to the ancient city of Acre and pay a visit to the Turkish Bath, the old Crusader’s fortress, and al-Jazzar Mosque.

Overnight in Nazareth.

In the morning, stroll through the busy market streets of Nazareth before heading to Tiberias and the Sea of Galilee. On your way, pay a visit to the small city of Mash’had with its shrine dedicated to an-Nabi Jonah and to maqam Sheikh Ali As-Sayyid.

Spend some time by the seashore before heading to Jericho or Jerusalem via the Jordan Valley.

Overnight in Jericho or Jerusalem.

Check-out and transfer to the airport or land border.

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Sufi Trails Explore the hidden heritage of Palestine

In the mountains north of Ramallah, three one-day hiking trails have been designed to offer an unparalleled visit to Sufi shrines and sacred sites in shady oak forests and olive groves. Inquire for your hiking itinerary on the Deir Ghassaneh Trail, the Nabi Ghaith Trail, or the Nabi Anir Trail. Each of them starts/ends at Birzeit and are suitable for any hiker.

Discover Egypt

Extend your visit to the region and embark on a journey far back into history to Egypt. With daily flights from Amman and regular service from Tel Aviv, the Pyramids, Islamic Cairo, and the white sandy beaches of the Red Sea are only few hours away.

Diving and snorkeling in the Gulf of Aqaba

Especially if you are traveling via Amman, don’t miss the chance to spend some days at one of the luxury beach resorts at the Gulf of Aqaba. Go diving, snorkeling or simply relax under the golden sun.

Fact Sheet

Kind of Tour

A tour dedicated to Muslim faith and Islamic heritage in the Holy Land combining well-known pilgrimage sites with lesser known shrines and monuments, and multiple tailoring options.

Main target group

Muslim pilgrims looking for an extension to their Hajj to Mecca or to the maqamat in Jordan; travelers interested in the Islamic heritage of the Holy Land.

Length of tour

8 days / 7 nights.


Jerusalem, Jericho, Nazareth.

Accommodation level

Hotels of all categories.

Best time of travel


Best weather

Spring and autumn.

Recommended group size

This tour is suitable for any group size.




  • Includes all major Islamic pilgrimage sites west of the Jordan River.
  • Includes several less known Muslim sites (e.g. Halhoul, Mash’had).
  • Join the holy prayer at al-Aqsa and other mosques.

Islamic Sites in this Itinerary

Qasr Hisham, Maqam An-Nabi Moussa, Haram Ash-Sharif, Al-Aqsa Mosque, Mosque of Qubbet al-Sakhra, Tomb of Rabiya Al-Adawiyya, Memorial of Mujir-e-Din Al-Hanbaly, Maqam An-Nabi Samuel, Mosque of An-Nabi Yunus bin Mata, Haram Al-Ibrahimi (Al-Khalil), Al-Jazzar Mosque, Maqam An-Nabi Jonah, Maqam Sheikh Ali As-Sayyid.


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