Travel Forum

Our Travel Forum was created to provide you with the opportunity to connect with other travelers who share your passion for travel. Sign into "My Account" and you’ll be able to write reviews, share your travel experiences, and post questions for other travelers. Not yet registered? It’s simple to create an account, membership is free, and it only takes a moment to join. Once you do, you’ll be able to write reviews, share your travel experiences, and post questions for other travelers. If you have a specific customer service or quality assurance question, please contact our Traveler Support Team by calling 1-800-221-0814. We value the contributions of our travelers. Please familiarize yourself with the guidelines for participation before you begin.

Author: richa01

Joined: 12/31/2010
Posts: 1
Traveler Since: 2010

December 31, 2010

I would highly recommend the side trip to Israel when journeying to the middle east. The trip was spectacular; the guide was outstanding and my wife and I have every intention of returning to Israel in 2012 to spend more time visiting this wonderful and exciting country.

Author: youngest5

Joined: 11/10/2010
Posts: 1
Traveler Since: 1998

January 06, 2011

My traveling companion and I are taking the Israel: The Holy Land and Timeless Cultures tour with a pretrip to Jordan in May 2011. I would appreciate any and all feedback regarding this trip including the strenuousness of the trip.Thanks a lot. 

Author: hawkeye62

Joined: 12/8/2010
Posts: 27
Traveler Since: 2006

January 13, 2011

We've done both the Israel and the Jordon trips. Both trips are nice but we enjoyed Jordon the most. 

Be aware  that the tour in Petra is very strenuous. It's approx. a one and one half hour walk each way in and out over uneven terrain. There are horses available but they will only take you part of the way. Donkey carts are also available which will take you all the way. (There is a charge for both options) If you can do walk at least one way, otherwise you'll miss seeing so much.

 

Author: grammyflo

Joined: 3/15/2010
Posts: 164
Traveler Since: 2002

January 14, 2011

hawkeye62; your post was invaluable and just the kind of thing I want to know. I know and expect the trip to be awesome, but this practical hint was spot on!  We are taking the Jordan ext. and there just isnt that much down to earth info on it in the guidebooks.  I am looking forward to the trip more than ever! Thanks so much.

You cannot Post or Reply, please sign in

Rules of Use:
Be Relevant

Please stick to the topic of travel when posting in our Forum. Stay on the relevant topic and do not disrupt a discussion in progress. If you have a specific customer service question or issue, please contact our Traveler Support Team by calling 1-800-221-0814.

Be Respectful

Use of any inappropriate language, personal attacks, and hate speech are not permitted. Respect others’ opinions and suggestions.

Be Mindful of Privacy Issues

Please do not post the personal information of other members (full names, e-mail addresses, phone numbers, etc).

Help us help you

Please click on the ‘Report Abuse’ button if you see an inappropriate posting.