Absolute Jordan Tour (8 days)

 

Saturday: Arrival Amman

Meeting and assistance by a member of our staff at Queen Alia International Airport. Transport to hotel in Amman. Overnight at hotel.

 

Sunday: Amman / Desert Castles / Amman

Breakfast. Morning departure to the eastern desert to visit the Omayyad castles of Azraq, Amra and Kharranah. Return to Amman. Free afternoon at leisure to discover the downtown area of Amman on foot. Overnight at hotel.

 

Monday: Amman City Tour / Dead Sea / Amman

Breakfast. Morning tour of Amman, visiting the Roman Theatre, the Citadel, the archaeological and Folklore museums and the modern parts of Amman. In the afternoon, depart to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on the surface of Earth for a swim in its warm, salty waters at the Dead Sea Spa Hotel. Return to hotel in Amman for overnight.

 

Tuesday: Amman / Jerash / Ajlun / Amman

Breakfast. Morning departure to visit Jerash, one of the best preserved Greco-Roman cities in the world with its theatres, temples, churches and colonnaded streets. Proceed towards Ajlun to tour the 12th century Saracen Castle built by one of Saladin’s lieutenants in the campaign against the Crusaders. Return to hotel in Amman for overnight.

 

Wednesday: Amman / Madaba / Mt. Nebo / Kerak / Petra

Breakfast. Drive southwards along the Kings’ Way to Petra, visiting Madaba's St. George's church, which contains the oldest mosaic map of the Holy Land and Mt. Nebo with its endearing monastery overlooking the Dead Sea. Drive through the magnificent scenery of Wadi Mujib to Kerak to visit the Crusader Castle. Continue south to Petra. Overnight at hotel.

 

Thursday: Petra

Breakfast. The tour of Petra starts on horseback and proceeds to gradually unfold the mysteries of the Rose Red City with its spectacular treasury, Royal Tombs, burial chambers and high places of sacrifice. Return to hotel for overnight.

 

Friday: Petra / Wadi Rum / Amman

Breakfast. Visit the Wadi Rum Desert in a 4x4 vehicle for three hours and explore its moon-like landscape. This is where the film “Lawrence of Arabia” was shot. If time permits, an optional short visit to Aqaba on the Red Sea to do some snorkelling and enjoy the sea. Return to Amman. Overnight in Amman. (an extension in Aqaba can be arranged for a supplement, please contact us for details).

 

Saturday: Departure

Breakfast. Transfer to Queen Alia International Airport, and assistance with departure formalities.



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Per person sharing a twin room with breakfast, from:US$808US$922US$1032
Single room supplement, from:US$190US$275US$437
Dinner supplement, from:US$81US$137US$172
Rates based on minimum 2 persons



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