Taste of Jordan - A Gastronomy Experience (Deluxe)

Food, Wine & Nightlife, Departure Locations will depend on the area you will be at and the time of the day. to null

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Jordan has a rich culinary culture, parts of which date back thousands of years and parts that are influenced by its modern history and the diversity of the people who live here. This trip will allow you to explore Jordan through its food & drinks. A gastronomic experience you will never forget. Experience Jordan through its local cuisine, fresh ingredients, stories of its food culture, and heritage and many other experiences which will let you see traveling through a completely different lens.
Day 1: Amman DelightsTransfer to Hotel then start experiencing Jordan by learning the basics of traditional cuisine as you cook your first dinner and enjoy a meal at Beit Sitti. Enjoy this cooking experience where you will make appetizers, a main course, & Jordan's favorite dessert: KnafehOvernight in AmmanDay 2: Ajloun HikeHead north to Ajloun for a walk through the ancient olive groves.Visit the soap house where local women make olive oil soap by hand! Then visit the Biscuit House & try home-baked olive oil & molasses biscuits. Have a traditional lunch at a rest-house where locals make dishes typical to the area. Return to Amman for overnight & enjoy an evening walking around downtown to explore its cuisine & livelinessDay 3: A meal in MadabaIn the morning, depart to Madaba stopping on the way at an olive press to learn about the process. Have an olive tasting experience & enjoy fresh Mana'eesh for breakfast made with Jordanian olive oilAfter breakfast, continue to Madaba to see the Byzantine mosaic map of the Holy Land along with many others. For lunch, experience a traditional dish from the region then continue to Mount Nebo then head to the Dead Sea for overnightDay 4: Dead Sea TimeSpend the day in the Dead Sea where you will relax under the sun, bathe in mud masks, & enjoy floating on water. In the early afternoon, leave to Aqaba. Have a traditional lunch on the way then spend the night in AqabaDay 5: Under the SandSpend the day in Aqaba enjoying all its water activities. In the afternoon, head to Wadi Rum to enjoy a traditional camping experience starting with tents, Bedouin Tea and a Bedouin Zarb for dinnerOvernight in Wadi RumDay 6: Cardamon & CoffeeTour the spectacular desert of Wadi Rum & have lunch in a Bedouin tent followed by the traditional freshly roasted coffee & cardamonAfter lunch, transfer to Petra for overnightDay 7: Cooking in PetraTour the ancient rose-red city of Petra -built by the Nabataeans more than 2000 years agoFor dinner, you will be trying out your own cooking skills at the Petra KitchenOvernight in PetraDay 8: Mansaf & WineAfter breakfast, enjoy a morning visit to Beidha to see some ancient wine press. Travel along the Kings Way, stop at a vegetable market in Tafileh for tea then continue to Karak - the heart of Jordan's national dish Mansaf. Learn about its secrets then have it for lunchReturn to Amman & spend the evening at the Winemaker for dinner & tasting of local wines produced by St. GeorgeOvernight in AmmanDay 9: DepartureAfter breakfast, head to airport for departure

What’s included

  • Meet and assist upon arrival and departure
  • Hotel Accommodation in half twin rooms on half board basis (further information on hotels provided below)
  • Modern new privet A/C Car with English speaking Driver as mentioned above
  • Professional Licensed English Speaking Guide through all touring days
  • Horse Ride in Petra 700 meter Obligatory, guest can take it or not & both ways it’s paid for. This ride is not insured and upon guests own responsibility.
  • Jeep Ride 2 Hours at Wadi Rum
  • Dinner at Bait Siti Amman
  • Dinner at Petra Kitchen
  • 04 Lunches at Madaba , High way , Petra , Kerak , Amman
  • 01 Cruise lunch at Aqaba
  • Hiking at Ajloun
  • Wine tasting at Amman
  • Portage at Airport & Hotels.
  • All applicable taxes including, at present 08% government tax and 10% service charges for rooms & 16% government tax and 10% service charge for food & beverage
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Alcoholic Beverages

What’s not included

  • Jordan Visa fees : free of Charge if we receive their passport details before arrival / at present for non restricted Nationalities
  • Departure Tax free of charge via airport supposed to be included in airline ticket for scheduled flight.
  • Any not mentioned meals
  • Any personal expenses & extras (Telephone calls, Laundry, Room Services, ETC
  • Tips for guide, driver, restaurants staff, horse boy in Petra, & Wadi Rum Jeep Driver
  • Any drinks within meals
  • All & Any kind of insurance
  • Carriages at Petra
  • Any not mentioned expenses and services
  • Rates are subject to change in case of any sudden increases in VAT, fuel prices, border taxes, hotel rates or entrance fees
  • We are not holding any space for the guests until you advise us to book. all above services are subject to availabilit
  • It is recommended that you take travel insurance to cover you during your travel, medical expenses in case of an accident/illness, loss of baggage/personal effects, loss of ticket, change of ticket reservation and cancellations.

Itinerary

Day 1: Amman Delights Transfer to Hotel then start experiencing Jordan by learning the basics of traditional cuisine as you cook your first dinner and enjoy a meal at  Beit Sitti. Enjoy this cooking experience where you will make appetizers, a main course, & Jordan's favorite dessert: Knafeh Overnight in Amman
Day 2: Ajloun Hike Head north to Ajloun for a walk through the ancient olive groves.Visit the soap house where local women make olive oil soap by hand! Then visit the Biscuit House & try home-baked olive oil & molasses biscuits. Have a traditional lunch at a rest-house where locals make dishes typical to the area. Return to Amman for overnight & enjoy an evening walking around downtown to explore its cuisine & liveliness
Day 3: A meal in Madaba In the morning, depart to Madaba stopping on the way at an olive press to learn about the process. Have an olive tasting experience & enjoy fresh  Mana'eesh for breakfast made with Jordanian olive oil After breakfast, continue to Madaba to see the Byzantine mosaic map of the Holy Land along with many others. For lunch, experience a traditional dish from the region then continue to Mount Nebo then head to the Dead Sea for overnight
Day 4: Dead Sea Time Spend the day in the Dead Sea where you will relax under the sun, bathe in mud masks, & enjoy floating on water. In the early afternoon, leave to Aqaba. Have a traditional lunch on the way then spend the night in Aqaba
Day 5: Under the Sand Spend the day in Aqaba enjoying all its water activities. In the afternoon, head to Wadi Rum to enjoy a traditional camping experience starting with tents, Bedouin Tea and a Bedouin  Zarb for dinner Overnight in Wadi Rum
Day 6: Cardamon & Coffee Tour the spectacular desert of Wadi Rum & have lunch in a Bedouin tent followed by the traditional freshly roasted coffee & cardamon After lunch, transfer to Petra for overnight
Day 7: Cooking in Petra Tour the ancient rose-red city of Petra -built by the Nabataeans more than 2000 years ago For dinner, you will be trying out your own cooking skills at the Petra Kitchen Overnight in Petra
Day 8: Mansaf & Wine After breakfast, enjoy a morning visit to Beidha to see some ancient wine press. Travel along the Kings Way, stop at a vegetable market in Tafileh for tea then continue to Karak - the heart of Jordan's national dish  Mansaf. Learn about its secrets then have it for lunch Return to Amman & spend the evening at the Winemaker for dinner & tasting of local wines produced by St. George Overnight in Amman
Day 9: Departure After breakfast, head to airport for departure
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