Jordan in 10 days
This Jordan tour allows you to explore the country following the classic itinerary, discovering the highlights of this unique land of the Middle East.Read more
This Jordan tour allows you to explore the country following the classic itinerary, discovering the highlights of this unique land of the Middle East.
The trip will be emotion-packed and thrilling: from the Roman ruins of Amman to the old churches of Madaba, from the ancient and mysterious site of Petra to the expanses of Wadi Rum down to the healthy waters of the Dead Sea.
Optional activities available with supplement upon request:
Upon arrival at Amman airport, our representative will be waiting before passport control holding a sign with your name to assist you with the entry procedures. At the exit you will meet your tour guide, who will assist you throughout the journey, and the 30-seater bus.
Overnight: Harir Palace, including dinner and breakfast.
Departure for the tour in the historic citadel of Amman, where you will see the Roman amphitheater and the Temple of Hercules. Then a trip to the ancient Roman city, Jerash (Gerasa), including a tourist guide awaits you. Finally return to Amman. Overnight: Larsa Hotel, 3 stars, including dinner and breakfast.
Departure for the 3 castles of the Jordanian desert: Haraneh Castle, Amra Castle and the Walid Castle. With the name Desert Castles three castles of Jordan are known, two of which were built in the 8th century from the Umayyads near the current border with Iraq. Overnight: Larsa Hotel, 3 stars, including dinner and breakfast.
After breakfast we’ll set off to Madaba, here you’ll visit one of the most spectacular churches in the world.
The church of Saint George where the floor is covered with a mosaic map of Jerusalem.
Next up is Mount Nebo. If you are lucky and the skies are clear, you’ll have the chance to experience a great view on the dead sea, the jordan river valley and Jericho.
The tour continues to the kings’ road to visit Kerak, the capital city of the ancient kingdom of Maob. Kerak is famous for his castle, the biggest and best preserved castle in the region. It’s a typical example of the crusaders’ architecture with stone vaults and many corridors.
Off to Petra for dinner and overnight stay in the Hotel.
Every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday of the week it is possible to participate in the special event Petra By Night, or entry to Petra by candlelight, from 8.15pm, with a supplement.
Second day to visit Petra. You will leave by car for Little Petra and from there the tour guide will escort you on a tour coming up to the Monastery. At the end of the day, return to the hotel. Overnight: La Maison Hotel, 3 stars, including breakfast only (to allow you to try local restaurants for dinner).
Departure to Wadi Rum, where you will do a 4-hour Jeep excursion, with which you will have the chance to explore the red mountains. A meal will be prepared on the way. Overnight: Rahayeb Camp, 3 stars, including dinner and breakfast.
After breakfast transfer through the desert road to the hill, to reach the Jordan Valley , is located the Dead Sea, the salt lake between Israel and Jordan is the lowest point on earth with about 400 m below sea level.
The Dead Sea is mainly supplied by water from the Jordan River. It is an experience to bath without being able to sink. But the mineral-rich Dead Sea offers more; it was one of the first spas in the world. Herod the Great, king of Judaea already used it in the 1st century BC as health treatment. The water and the special conditions of the area have positive effects on dermatological and rheumatic diseases. Free time at leisure.
Dinner and overnight.
Free day at the hotel on the Dead Sea (possibility of canyoning at Wadi Mujib with extra charge).
Overnight: Dead Sea SPA, 4 stars, including dinner and breakfast.
After breakfast transfer to airport for departure.
The hotels mentioned are indicative and are not guaranteed, due to their probable non-availability at the time of booking.