At the discovery of Jordan
8 Days / 7 Nights
The country which takes you back with time to discover the ancient civilization, the vast desert of Wadi Rum passing by Petra, one of the seven world wonders. To Aqaba with it exceptional seabed, Dead Sea the lowest area in the world, and Amman the birthplace of Jordan!
Day1: Arrival/Amman airport or land borders /Amman Hotel.
Upon arriving Queen Alia International Airport or at Land Borders, you will be received by our representatives assisting you on your way through immigration. Followed by private transfer to Amman (33 km from airport) for check-in at your hotel -Amman.
Day 2: Amman / Jerash / Ajloun / Amman.
Departure to visit the splendidly preserved Greco-Roman city of Jerash, Jerash is one of the most important and best preserved Roman cities of the Decapolis. It is also known as the Pompeii of the east. Road through the pine forests and olive groves until to the fortress of Ajloun.(Qa’lat Al Rabaht) overlooking the Jordan Valley It was built in 1184 by Izz al-Din Usama, a general in the army of Saladin. The castle controlled traffic along the road connecting Damascus and Egypt Back to Amman. Visit the old Town off Amman with its Roman Theater and Citadel. The ancient and modern capital of Jordan, originally built on seven hills and from the top of the citadel, one of the highest hills, you can have a splendid view of the old city. Dinner and overnight-Amman.
Day 3: Amman / Mount Nebo / Madaba / Kerak / Petra (Kings Road)
Morning depart to Madaba. Day dedicated to the kings road, ancient Silk Road. Stop in Madaba, the ‘City of Mosaics’ which has the most famous mosaic map of the holy land ’6th century’, depicting Jerusalem and the Holy Land. Then Road to visit Mount Nebo , Mount Nebo is where Moses was given a view of the Promised Land and where he died and was buried. Here there are ruins of 4th and 6th C. churches whose floors are still covered with marvellous mosaic. The memorial of Moses offers spectacular views of the Jordan Valley. After the visit, crossing the Moujip Valley (Wadi al Moujip) spectacular Canyon between Madaba and Kerak. Visit the Kerak castle, built by the Crusaders in the 12th century. We will arrive in the evening with the sunset over the mountains of Petra. Dinner and overnight at hotel in Petra.
Day 4: Petra
Early Morning to Petra the capital of the Nabataeans. For a Full day visit; Jordan’s Jewel ‘Petra’ a city fully carved in stones, there is no other site of its kind in Jordan, or perhaps throughout the Middle East. Lunch at the site of Petra. Dinner at a Local Restaurant, and overnight at the hotel.
Day 5: Petra / Little Petra / Petra
Visit Petra in the morning. Lunch at Wadi Mousa. In the afternoon, transfer by car to visit Little Petra. A suburb of the ancient city, it comes complete with its own mini-Siq, tombs, temples and various examples of domestic architecture, including water channels and some faint frescoes. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 6: Petra / Wadi Rum/ Aqaba
We continue southward this morning and arrive in Wadi Rum, the majestic valley made by famous by T.E. Lawrence, ‘Lawrence of Arabia.’ Then we start the tour off Wadi rum with 4×4 vehicles for a drive through the dramatic sandstone formations that tower over the desert floor strewn with immense boulders. Lunch in Wadi rum then transfer to Aqaba (Red Sea). Afternoon free time to enjoy Swimming and relaxation at the red sea beach. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 7: Aqaba / Bethany / Dead Sea / Amman.
After Breakfast we will head through Wadi Araba then along the shore of the Dead Sea to visit Bethany: The site of John the Baptists settlement at Bethany beyond the Jordan Where Jesus was baptized. After the visit we Depart to the Dead Sea, 442m below the sea level austere, brutal, flooded by a blinding light, Lunch.and free time for swimming and relaxing. Drive to Amman. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 8: Departure
Transfer to the airport and Departure