Jordan, Middle East
Location
8 Days
Duration

Discovery of Jordan

Welcome to Jordan, Middle East!

ROUTE: Amman, Petra, Amman

DURATION: 8 Days

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Visit to historical sites/monuments
  • Amman, visit to the Roman Theater, the Citadel, the Archeology and the Folklore Museums
  • Experience floating in the waters of the Dead Sea
  • Tour of Jerash (Gerasa of antiquity), visit to its theaters, temples, churches and colonnaded streets
  • Visit Madaba with the oldest map of the Holy Land and stop at the Crusader Castle
AIRFARE: International Airfare Upon Request
ACCOMMODATIONS:  Hotels used (or similar)
FIRST:
  • Amman: Amman Cham Palace Hotel
  • Petra: Petra Panorama Hotel
DELUXE:
  • Amman: Boulevard Arjaan by Rotana Hotel
  • Petra: Petra Marriott Hotel
LUXURY:
  • Please inquire

Included:

Accommodations Per Person Sharing, including hotel taxes

Arrival & departure transfers where applicable

Local guides where applicable

Meals per itinerary

Park entrance fees and sightseeing fees where applicable

Applicable transportation

Not Included:

Airfare and air taxes

Cancellation, baggage, travel and medical insurance

Items of a personal nature such as baggage porterage, gratuities/tips, laundry, telephone calls, bottled water, etc.

Visa and visa fees

Optional sightseeing and activities

Meals, beverages and services not mentioned in itinerary

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Terms & Conditions

1

Day 1 Arrive Amman

Upon arrival at airport in Amman, you will be warmly met by a representative, who will provide assistance and transfer to your accommodation to check-in.

Overnight: Amman

2

Day 2 Amman

Activities:

  • Morning tour of Amman, visiting the Roman Theater, the Citadel, the Archeology and the Folklore Museums, old and modern Amman, and one of the many art galleries in this capital city.
  • After an afternoon at leisure, dinner at a local restaurant.

Overnight: Amman – (B)

3

Day 3 Amman

Activities:

  • Drive down to the lowest spot on earth and experience floating in the waters of the Dead Sea.
  • Continue northwards to Pella in the Jordan Valley.
  • Continue to Um Qais, Gedara of the Bible (Mathew 8:28-43), for a spectacular view of the Sea of Galilee, the Yarmouk River and the Golan Heights.
  • Return in the late afternoon to Amman.

Overnight: Amman – (B)

4

Day 4 Amman

Activities:

  • A late morning tour of Jerash (Gerasa of antiquity), the best preserved city of Roman times, to visit its theaters, temples, churches and colonnaded streets.
  • Then continue to Ajloun to tour the 12th century Saracen Castle built by one of Saladin’s lieutenants in the campaign against the Crusaders.

Overnight: Amman – (B)

5

Day 5 Amman - Petra

Activities:

  • Drive southwards along the Kings’ Way to Petra, visiting Madaba with the oldest map of the Holy Land, and its Mosaic School, Mt. Nebo and the alleged burial site of Moses overlooking the Dead Sea and the Jordan Valley.
  • Then drive through the magnificent scenery of Wadi Mujib to Kerak to visit the Crusader Castle of (stop for optional lunch).
  • Overnight in Petra.

Overnight: Petra – (B)

6

Day 6 Petra

Activities:

  • A full day to visit the many sites of Petra, this city that was carved into the rose-red Sharah Mountains by the Nabateans and lost to Civilization until re-discovered by the Swiss Burkhardt.
  • Walk through the Siq, a narrow and winding fissure between the cliffs, to reach the Treasury, the Roman Theater, the Courts, Qasr Bint Pharaoun, Temple of the Winged Lion and other monuments.
  • A break for optional lunch, or you may wish to climb up to the Monastery.

Overnight: Petra – (B)

7

Day 7 Petra - Amman

Activities:

  • Visit the Wadi Rum Desert (with a short ride in a 4×4 vehicle) and its awesome moon-like landscape, where the film Lawrence of Arabia was shot.
  • If time permits a short visit to Aqaba, Jordan’s only sea port city.
  • Return to Amman on the Desert Highway (stop en route for optional lunch).
  • Overnight in Amman.

Overnight: Amman – (B)

8

Day 8 Depart Amman

Departure:  Transfer to Amman International Airport, and assistance with departure formalities. Please check Optional Services for other transfer. – (B)


Meals as per itinerary: (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)


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Location Name: Jordan, Middle East
Area (SQ KM): 89,342
Population: 8,117,564
Capital: Amman
Language(s): Arabic (official), English
Religion: Islam (Sunni), Christian (mostly Greek Orthodox)
Currency: Jordanian dinar - JOD
Time Zone: UTC +2
Electricity: 230 V
Phone Country Code to Call (Jordan, Middle East): 962


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