Jordan Highlights

Comfort, Amman to Amman

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Looking to explore a piece of the ancient past? Go no further than Jordan. Our local CEO will ensure a thrilling journey throughout Jordan’s past and present, including a dip in the Dead Sea and a visit to Kerak Castle. Find your own bit of desert peace as you explore archaeological ruins and see what Israel looks like from the top of Mt Nebo. Start making history back where history began.

What’s included

  • Hands-on: Cooking Demonstration with Dinner, Wādī Mūsá
  • Arrival transfer
  • Entrance and guided visit to Jerash
  • Visit to the Dead Sea
  • Entrance and guided tour to the Madaba mosaics
  • Visit Mount Nebo
  • Admission and guided visit to Kerak Castle
  • Petra 2-day entrance and 1-day guided tour
  • Cooking demonstration and dinner in Wadi Musa township
  • Visit Little Petra
  • Wadi Rum desert 4x4 jeep excursion
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Visit ancient ruins and archaeological sites with a local expert
  • Float in the dead sea
  • Watch a cooking demonstration and taste local specialities
  • Overnight in a comfortable desert lodge and take a thrilling 4x4 excursion

Itinerary

Day 1 Amman Arrive in Amman at any time, there are no planned activities. After learning more about the tour and plans for the following day, choose to head out for an optional dinner at a local restaurant with the CEO and the group. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting Transport: Arrival Airport Transfer
Day 2 Amman/Dead Sea (1B, 1D) After breakfast, set off on a half-day trip to Jerash, a fascinating place and one of the largest and most well-preserved Roman sites outside of Italy. Next, head to the Dead Sea. Afterwards, relax under an umbrella next to one of the freshwater swimming pools or enjoy the other facilities at the resort hotel. Why not indulge in an optional massage or one of the other health and beauty therapies available? Included Activities: Jerash Guided Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (1.00-1.50 hours) Private Vehicle (2.00-2.50 hours)
Day 3 Dead Sea/Wādī Mūsá (1B) Depart early today for the long but very interesting drive by way of the King's Highway to Petra. The first stop is Mount Nebo, which is believed by many to be the site of Moses' death and has thus been a centre for pilgrimage since the earliest Christian times. Visit the town of Madaba which has some of the finest Byzantine mosaics in the world and Karak Castle, the largest late Islamic castle in Jordan. Arrive in the early evening at Wadi Musa, our base for the next 3 nights. Included Activities: Mt Nebo Visit Madaba Mosaics Guided Tour Karak Castle Guided Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (10.00 hour(s))
Day 4 Wādī Mūsá (1B) Enjoy 2 full days to explore this wonderful site. After breakfast at the hotel, depart for a full-day tour of Petra. The guide will give a brief history of the city, which the Nabateans carved from the living rock of the surrounding mountains. The site is large, but group members can set their own pace depending on the weather and the interests of the group. Included Activities: Petra Guided Tour
Day 5 Wādī Mūsá (1B, 1D) The morning is free to return and explore Petra at your own pace. In the evening, enjoy a cooking demonstration and a dinner of local specialties. Included Activities: Cooking Demonstration with Dinner
Day 6 Petra/Wadi Rum (1B, 1L, 1D) After breakfast at the hotel, head to Al Beidha, also known as 'Little Petra'. This site is literally hidden away in a mountain and is a miniature version of Petra. It contains a number of notable tombs and offers a glimpse of Petra without the crowds. Later, drive to Wadi Rum, a vast, silent landscape of ancient riverbeds and the largest and most magnificent of Jordan's desert landscapes. Enjoy lunch head deep into the desert on a 4x4 excursion. Visit water reserves, natural arches, sands dunes, Rock bridges and enjoy the sunset with cup of Bedouin tea before heading back to the lodge for dinner. Included Activities: Siq al-Barid (Little Petra) Visit 4x4 Desert Trip Transport: Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s))
Day 7 Wadi Rum/Amman (1B, 1D) In the morning, return to Amman by way of the Desert Highway. Head out together to enjoy a final dinner and celebrate the end of a wonderful journey. Transport: Private Vehicle (3.50 hour(s))
Day 8 Amman (1B) Depart at any time. Additional Notes: Please note: check-out time from the hotel is normally mid-morning, but luggage storage facilities are available. Included Activities: Departure Day
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