Short Trip to Petra

Cultural & Theme Tours, Queen Alia International AirportTraveler pickup is offered to Returns to original departure point

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The short trip will take you to Jordan’s most fascinating attractions, learning about its history, culture & its people. Giving you the unmatchable experience of connecting to earth’s nature in Wadi Rum by stargazing strait into the milky way & at the lowest point on earth by floating on the world’s saltiest body of water. If you wish to visit in a short period of time Jordan and have an authentic Middle Eastern experience, look no further.
ItineraryDay 1: Arrival in Amman – PetraStop At: Petra By Night, Petra - Wadi Musa, Ma'an GovernorateArrival time (depends on your flight): You will be awaited at Queen Alia airport by our representative who will safely transfer you within 3 hours to your hotel in Petra and you might assist to Petra’s night show (available Monday, Wednesday & Thursday), a fascinating sight to be a part of.Duration: 4 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight in Petra Day 2: Petra exploration – Wadi RumStop At: Petra, Petra - Wadi Musa, Ma'an Governorate7am: Enjoy your breakfast at your hotel in Petra.First Things First! Go on an adventure thru the Petra Seeq (canyon) either on foot or you can choose to enjoy a short horse ride until you reach "Al Khazneh", known to be one of the seven wonders of the world, which is a 45m high Treasury carved into the red mountain rock by the Arab Nabateans more than 2000 years ago.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Wadi Rum Protected Area, Wadi Rum, Al Aqabah GovernorateYour journey will then continue to your last stop in south of Jordan, to the most impressive deserts in the world and get to see the naturally multi-colored canyons, towering sandstone mountains and dunes of Wadi Rum, known as the Valley of the Moon & made famous for being used as a background setting for numerous films (“The Martian”-2015, “Rogue One”-2016, “Aladdin”-2019, just to name a few…).Finally, you’ll reach the Wadi Rum Bedouin Camp, located inside the protected area, where you can sit back, relax or even meditate, away from the city noise.You’ll end your day with a barbecue dinner & your accommodation for the night will be in Wadi Rum.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in Wadi RumDay 3: Petra – Mt. Nebo – Madaba – Dead Sea – AmmanPass By: Wadi Rum Protected Area, Wadi Rum, Al Aqabah Governorate7am: Enjoy your breakfast at Wadi Rum.Stop At: Mount Nebo, Madaba, Madaba GovernorateAfter a 3-hour drive, you will reach your first stop at Mount Nebo, where you’ll get to have a view over the Jordan Valley, the hills of Jerusalem & the Dead Sea.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Madaba Mosaic Map, Madaba, Madaba GovernorateYou will then go on a mosaic tour till you get to Madaba, a city known for the mosaic map of the Holy Land, dating back to the 6th century AD, preserved in the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Dead Sea, Madaba, Madaba GovernorateYou will then be driving toward the lowest point on Earth, so you can enjoy a stress-free day, floating in the saltiest body of water in the world. The Dead Sea is known to be Earth’s lowest elevation on land (-430.5m) and the deepest hyper-saline lake in the world (salinity= 342g/kg). Its harsh environment does not permit the flourishment of any plant or animals, on the other hand it has extremely healthy & beneficial properties which attracted visitors for thousands of years (the Egyptians needed asphalt from the dead sea for the mummification process for example) and today it will supply you with natural mud that you can spread on your skin putting any skincare lotions to shame (PS: be careful not to splash dead sea's water in your eyes…. it’s salt:). Duration: 1 hourStop At: Al Balad – Downtown Amman, Amman, Amman GovernorateAt the end of the day you’ll be returning to your hotel in Amman.Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in AmmanDay 4: Departure from AmmanPass By: Queen Alia International AirportDeparture time (depends on your flight): You will be transferred to the Airport for your departure.Meals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • 3x Breakfast
  • 2x Dinner
  • 1x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
  • Tour guide (for min 5 persons) & English speaking driver
  • All transportation (pick up & drop off)
  • Swimming Fees at the Dead Sea & Lunch at the Dead Sea
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Wadi Rum Protected Area
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Nebo
  • Entry/Admission - Madaba Mosaic Map
  • Entry/Admission - Dead Sea
  • Entry/Admission - Al Balad – Downtown Amman

What’s not included

  • Airfare from & back to your country
  • Entrance fees
  • Tips & personal insurance
  • Entry/Admission - Petra By Night
  • Entry/Admission - Petra

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Amman – Petra Stop At: Petra By Night, Petra - Wadi Musa, Ma'an Governorate Arrival time (depends on your flight): You will be awaited at Queen Alia airport by our representative who will safely transfer you within 3 hours to your hotel in Petra and you might assist to Petra’s night show (available Monday, Wednesday & Thursday), a fascinating sight to be a part of. Duration: 4 hours No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Overnight in Petra
Day 2: Petra exploration – Wadi Rum Stop At: Petra, Petra - Wadi Musa, Ma'an Governorate 7am: Enjoy your breakfast at your hotel in Petra. First Things First! Go on an adventure thru the Petra Seeq (canyon) either on foot or you can choose to enjoy a short horse ride until you reach "Al Khazneh", known to be one of the seven wonders of the world, which is a 45m high Treasury carved into the red mountain rock by the Arab Nabateans more than 2000 years ago. Duration: 2 hours Stop At: Wadi Rum Protected Area, Wadi Rum, Al Aqabah Governorate Your journey will then continue to your last stop in south of Jordan, to the most impressive deserts in the world and get to see the naturally multi-colored canyons, towering sandstone mountains and dunes of Wadi Rum, known as the Valley of the Moon & made famous for being used as a background setting for numerous films (“The Martian”-2015, “Rogue One”-2016, “Aladdin”-2019, just to name a few…). Finally, you’ll reach the Wadi Rum Bedouin Camp, located inside the protected area, where you can sit back, relax or even meditate, away from the city noise. You’ll end your day with a barbecue dinner & your accommodation for the night will be in Wadi Rum. Duration: 2 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Dinner Accommodation included: Overnight in Wadi Rum
Day 3: Petra – Mt. Nebo – Madaba – Dead Sea – Amman Pass By: Wadi Rum Protected Area, Wadi Rum, Al Aqabah Governorate 7am: Enjoy your breakfast at Wadi Rum. Stop At: Mount Nebo, Madaba, Madaba Governorate After a 3-hour drive, you will reach your first stop at Mount Nebo, where you’ll get to have a view over the Jordan Valley, the hills of Jerusalem & the Dead Sea. Duration: 3 hours Stop At: Madaba Mosaic Map, Madaba, Madaba Governorate You will then go on a mosaic tour till you get to Madaba, a city known for the mosaic map of the Holy Land, dating back to the 6th century AD, preserved in the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Dead Sea, Madaba, Madaba Governorate You will then be driving toward the lowest point on Earth, so you can enjoy a stress-free day, floating in the saltiest body of water in the world. The Dead Sea is known to be Earth’s lowest elevation on land (-430.5m) and the deepest hyper-saline lake in the world (salinity= 342g/kg). Its harsh environment does not permit the flourishment of any plant or animals, on the other hand it has extremely healthy & beneficial properties which attracted visitors for thousands of years (the Egyptians needed asphalt from the dead sea for the mummification process for example) and today it will supply you with natural mud that you can spread on your skin putting any skincare lotions to shame (PS: be careful not to splash dead sea's water in your eyes…. it’s salt:). Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Al Balad – Downtown Amman, Amman, Amman Governorate At the end of the day you’ll be returning to your hotel in Amman. Duration: 1 hour Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: Overnight in Amman
Day 4: Departure from Amman Pass By: Queen Alia International Airport Departure time (depends on your flight): You will be transferred to the Airport for your departure. Meals included: • Breakfast No accommodation included on this day.
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