A Holiday to Jordan allows you to experience the treasures of bygone civilizations. This itinerary is a suggestion for those that are adventurous. Explore the ruins of Petra & Visit Little Petra, dine under the stars with Bedouins in a tent in Wadi Rum, hike at the Dana Biosphere reserve, enjoy a massage at the Dead Sea, leaving you feeling rejuvenated.
Duration: 8 Nights
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Day 1: Amman
Depart London Heathrow in the afternoon to fly to Amman. Met on arrival at Queen Alia International Airport. Transfer to hotel in Amman
Day 2: Amman/ Ajlun/ Jerash/ City Tour/ Amman (170 Km)
Depart Amman to visit the village of Ajlun with its fortress and magnificent view into the Jordan Valley. Proceed to visit Jerash; one of the most preserved Graeco-Roman cities in the Middle East. In the afternoon transfer back to Amman for the City Tour. Visit the ruins of the Amman Roman theatre, the Citadel and the Umayyad Palace. The tour includes visits to the Archaeological and Folklore Museums. Free time for walking in the old down town area of the city and transfer back to the hotel.
Day 3: Amman/ Madaba/ Mt Nebo/ Wadi Mujib/ Kerak/ Petra
Breakfast. A whole day to explore the King's highway, which was once, part of the ancient Silk Road. Visit the Christian Town of Madaba "The City of Mosaics. You will be visiting the St. George church with its mosaic map of the Holy Land from Byzantine times, and the Archaeological Park, which houses the remains of several Byzantine churches, including the amazing mosaics of the Church of the Virgin. The park complex includes a school for the restoration and conservation of ancient mosaics, and take a detour to visit the Monastery in Mount Nebo. Proceed to Kerak via Wadi Al Mujib, a deep valley holding one of Jordan's most breathtaking views. Visit the castle with its diverse history dated from the Byzantine to the Mamluk period. Continue south to the hotel in Petra.
Day 4: Petra
Breakfast. The visit of the ancient Nabatean Capital starts on horseback, followed by a walk through the Siq, a long narrow fissure between two overhanging cliffs. The tour then proceeds to gradually unfold the mysteries of the Red Rose City. Overnight at hotel
Day 5: Petra
Breakfast. Second entry to visit Petra. Overnight at hotel
Day 6: Petra/ Beida/ Wadi Rum (125 Km)
After breakfast proceed to Beida, also known as little Petra and the place where the Nabateans used to entertain their guests. Continue south to the enchanting desert of Wadi Rum, Jordan's largest desert and one of the most spectacular desert landscapes in the world. Jeep Tour inside the Wadi until sunset. Watch the most beautiful view while drinking a cup of traditional Bedouin tea. Transfer to the campsite inside the desert. Dinner and overnight at camp.
Day 7: Wadi Rum/ Dana/ Dead Sea (350 Km)
Breakfast. Transfer to Dana Reserve, guided hiking tour for 2-3 hours at the Reserve. Transfer to Dead Sea, the lowest point on the surface of the earth for a swim in its warm salty waters. Free time at leisure.
Day 8: Dead Sea
Breakfast. Free day at leisure. Overnight at hotel
Day 9: Dead Sea/ Departure (60 Km)
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport to fly back to London Heathrow.
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