Trip summary

  • Departure Amman
  • End Dead Sea
  • Countries
  • City
  • Theme Art, history and cultural trips and custom tours
  • Travel style Tailor-made travel
  • Accommodation Standard, Superior, Deluxe
  • Flight Excluded
  • Guide Included
  • The tour has met our standards

Description

Discover the best of Jordan wth a classical tour accross this amazing country. 

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Discover the best of Jordan wth a classical tour accross this amazing country. 

Amman, Mount Nebo, Petra and the Dead Sea, an exciting mix of cultural and natural sights with a perfect spot for relaxing on the unique waters of the Dead Sea! 

Important notes:

  • The itineraries of 6-7 nights are based on departure on SUNDAY.
  • For the tours of Saturday departure, the free day is scheduled on Sunday with a following start of the tour on Monday.

IMPORTANT NOTE:

Remember that this is a tour with a guaranteed departure at least for 2 persons, it means that the customers with other operators will be grouped together during the arrival to Amman, then they will go for the tour all together with touristic transportation (car, minivan, van, minibus, or bus depending on the number of participants) and with different categories of hotels.

Detailed itinerary

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  • 1
    Arrive at Amman
    Day 1 Transfer by car
    Arrive at Amman

    Meet up and assistance at Queen Alia international airport by one of our representatives before the immigration point to get the visa.

    Transfer to the hotel in Amman for overnight.

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  • 2
    Amman - Ajloun – Jerash - Amman
    Day 2 Transfer by car
    Amman - Ajloun – Jerash - Amman

    Breakfast – depart to Ajloun, the Islamic castle Ajloun stands on top of the 1123 meter high Jabel Auf and is embedded in a nice environment.

    It was built on 1185 by a general of the famous sultan Salah ad-Din to protect the country against the Crusader attacks and to secure the pilgrim routes & re-built on XIII century after Mongol destruction. 

    Continue driving the one of Decapolis City, Jerash, the best example of a Roman provincial city in the Middle East. Only 50 km north of Amman. It was initially built by Alexander the Great in 332 BC and started to prosper after the Roman conquest in 63 BC. The Artemis Temple, the theatres, the Colonnaded Street and many other ancient buildings give you the feeling of the great civilization and the history of the region.

    Finalizing the visit, return back to Amman. Dinner and Overnight.

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  • 3
    Amman city tour – Madaba – Mount Nebo – Dead Sea – Petra
    Day 3 Transfer by car
    Amman city tour – Madaba – Mount Nebo – Dead Sea – Petra

    Breakfast in hotel. Visit Amman, a city full of monuments such as the citadel that is located in the heart of the city.

    The first glance leads to the temple of Hercules, majestic dimensions, the remains of a basilica from the byzantine era and those from the Omayyade Palace, a fantastic architectural example of the Islamic era, then we visit the Archeological Museum, full of works coming from all over the country.

    After that we head from Amman for 35 km to visit Madaba, where to admire the famous mosaic of Palestine that’s kept inside st. George Orthodox Church; it is probably the most ancient map exists in the world. It has represented Palestine in details, with the villages, city and the surrounding regions starting with Jordan and ending with the delta of Nile.

    Then we go to Mount Nebo 9 km, the place where Moses died after having seen the Promised Land. The mount’s height reaches 800 miters that dominates the Valley of Jordan and the Dead Sea. On the top there are the remains of the 6th century’s basilica (closed in these days for works since 8 years), and this one was built on the foundations of the ancient chapel dedicated to St. moses.

    Departure to Petra – 280km. dinner and overnight in hotel.

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  • 4
    Petra – Little Petra - Aqaba
    Day 4
    Petra – Little Petra - Aqaba

    First the breakfast in the hotel. A whole day dedicated to visit the capital of nabataeans, probably the most ancient scenic city in the world. Described as one of the eight wonders of the ancient world.

    The nabataean Arab population settled in this area 2000 years ago, they created it from a bare rock and the transferred it into a crucial junction for commercial routes. The city is accessed by Al Siq; a narrow path, 1200 meters long, flanked by steep, 80-meter-high cliffs. At the end of Al Siq, appears Al Khazneh (the treasure), an amazing façade, 29 meters wide And 40 meters height.

    Carved in a pink rock to be the tomb of an important nabataean king and witnesses the architectural genius of this ancient people. When we enter the Valley of Petra, the hundreds of tombs carved in rocks are going to be seen unlike the houses, most of the houses were destroyed, the tombs were carved to last forever, empty from the inside but fascinating from the outside. Then we visit the Roman Theatre that’s able to hold up to 4000 spectators.

    They are visible the temples and the colonnaded streets. Breakfast in the hotel then heading to a place that is close to Al Beida, known as Little Petra, then continuing to Aqaba.

    Free time and then re-enter the hotel in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight.

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  • 5
    Aqaba – Wadi Rum
    Day 5 Transfer by car
    Aqaba – Wadi Rum

    It is the time of Wadi Rum 120km, an amazing place, with his fabulous landscapes.

    This place with mountain chains of monolithic rock formations rises in a desert territory and up to heights of 1750 meters, explore canyon and water spots, discover the drawings on rocks since 4000 years and a lot more spectacular treasures of this extensive territory.

    Called The Valley Of The Moon, has always been a natural path for the passage of the caravans from and for Saudi Arabia and the North.

    There will be an excursion for 2 hours and 6 people on off-road vehicles driven by Bedouins between the splendid views and magical atmospheres. Dinner and overnight ina camp in Wadi Rum.

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  • 6
    Wadi Rum – Umm Er Rassas – Machaerous – Dead Sea
    Day 6 Transfer by car
    Wadi Rum – Umm Er Rassas – Machaerous – Dead Sea

    Breakfast. Transfer in Wadi Rum.

    Going Through the depression desert of Wadi Araba for 300km to reach the Dead Sea (the lowest point on earth), 412 meters below sea level, in the afternoon, a rest for a mud treatment.

    Dinner and overnight with Dead Sea half-board hotels’ services.

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  • 7
    Dead Sea
    Day 7
    Dead Sea

    Free time. Overnight.

    Visited places:
  • 8
    Last day
    Day 8 Transfer by car
    Last day

    Free day, half-board to rest with mud treatment with possibility of optional escursions. Dinner and overnight in the hotels of the Dead Sea.

    Return to the airport. 

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  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes

    • Assistance in the airport (arriving and departure)
    • Half-board overnight in the mentioned or similar hotels according to the program selected 
    • All of the transportations will be in modern vehicles with AC and English speaking driver.
    • A local guide during tour’s days.
    • Jeep safari for 2 hours in Wadi Rum.
    • All of the entrances for the archeological sites mentioned in the program.
    • Possibility of riding horses in Petra for the first 800 meters, from the entrance arriving to the Siq (included in the entrance ticket for Petra).
    • Free Visa to Jordan on condition of staying at least for 2 days in the country.

    Price does not include

    • Lunches during the visits
    • Personal expenses
    • Drinks
    • Tip for the guide and the driver and the porterage
    • Personal activities and optional excursions.
    • Flight tickets.