(10 Days / 9 Nights)
Jordan, home to the Rose City of Petra offers much more than initially meets the eye. This inspiring 9-day itinerary visits the Dead Sea, Wadi Rum, Petra, Roman ruins & much more. It’s a true Arabian Adventure – with a little bit of luxury!
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 in hotel -Amman.
Day2: Amman / Desert Castles / Amman city tour
Departure to the east desert to visit the Desert Castles: Qasr Al Kharraneh,Qasr Amra and Qasr Al-Azraq, built by the Omayyad Caliphs of Damascus in the 8th century AD as hunting lodges. Wildly varied in architectural style. Lunch,and 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.
Day3: Amman / Jerash / Ajloun / Um Qais /Amman
Departure to visit the splendidly preserved Greco-Roman city of Jarash,Jarash 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. Road to visit Um Qais Historically known as Gadara, Um Qais is one of Jordan’s most unique Greco Roman Decapolis sites. Tucked away in the black basalt hillside, at a height of 378 meters above sea level, Um Qais offers an incomparable panoramic view offers incomparable panoramic views over the northern Jordan valley, the Sea of Galilee (Lake Tiberius), the Yarmouk Gorge and the Golan Heights. On a clear day, snow topped Mount Hermon is visible. Drive to Amman. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day4: Amman / Madaba /Mt. Nebo / 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 marvelous 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 Karak. 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.
Day5: Petra / Dana/ Showbak / Petit Petra / Petra.
After the breakfast, Road for Dana. Visit of the traditional village of Dana, the home-made center and the museum of the nature reserve. Visit of the castle of Showbak. Isolated vestige of the ancient glory of the crusaders, the castle of Showbak, is unless 30 km in the South of Dana then road towards Small Pétra replica in miniature. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Morning to Petra, full day to discover& to visit; Jordan’s Jewel ‘Petra’ a city fully carved into the rock, there is no other site of its kind in Jordan, or perhaps throughout the Middle East Dinner Local Restaurant, and overnight at the hotel.
Day 7: Petra / Wadi Rum
Another great day has been planned! Leaving Petra focus on the timeless and unspoiled Wadi Rum, one of the world’s most outstanding desert landscapes where monolithic mountains of sandstone and granite rise out of the rose-red desert sand creating a magnificent scene. Lying 120 Kms. south of Petra and 68 Kms. north of Aqaba, Wadi Rum is the classic picture of a sandy desert with sandstone hills rising sheer out of the valley floor. There are many ways to explore this unspoiled desert retreat. It is the ideal location for hiking, climbing and trekking. The scenery here has not changed since Colonel T.E. Lawrence’s time. Wadi Rum is still one of the most striking natural landscapes in the world. Enjoy a Bedouin 4×4 jeep ride inside the Wadi.diner and camp under the stars.
Day 8: Wadi Rum /Aqaba
Breakfast, then Transfer to Aqaba , the day is free to enjoy this charming little city shaded by palm trees and pristine sandy beaches or to discover the coral reefs considered by divers to be the richest in the world. All you need is a diving mask. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day9: Aqaba / Bethany / Dead Sea / Madaba
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, 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. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 10: Departure
Transfer to the airport and Departure.