Explore the ancient city of Petra, one of Jordan’s most enchanting archaeological sites, then soak in the healing waters of the Dead Sea. Known for its concentration of salt and minerals such as magnesium and bromide, the water is thought to have therapeutic properties for bathers. This weekend getaway includes 2-nights accommodation, transportation, meals and admission to various historical sites.
Day 1: The tour begins with a pick up from Amman Queen Alia International Airport. Your driver will take you to your hotel in Petra (150 miles (245 km)) where you will enjoy dinner and one night in a Petra hotel.
Day 2: After breakfast, depart from your hotel to visit the Nabatean Red Rose City of Petra, which is considered to be one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. The World Heritage Site is an ancient Arab city carved in sandstone more than 2000 years ago. Its intricate tunnel system and 4,000-seat amphitheater are especially impressive. First, walk the “siq”, a narrow 3/4 miles (1.2 km) path built into a split in the sandstone, which leads into the city and to the the treasury "Khazneh" - One of the sites most elaborate temples, thought to have held countless treasures at one time. Continue the tour to see the theater and royal tombs. Next, drive 180 miles (300 km) to the Dead Sea. Sitting at 1,300 feet (400 meters) below sea level, it is lowest point on earth, and the landscape is unlike anything else. Enjoy Dinner and stay overnight at a Dead Sea Hotel.Day 3: Petra - Amman Airport (B) 245 KMBreakfast at hotel. Transfer to Amman Queen Alia International Airport.