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Highlights of Jordan (with Wadi Rum)

JRD 1004 - 07 Days
Notes:

This package is available year round, January to December

Extra days / nights and additional tours can be added

Itinerary can be tailormade to suit your needs/preferences

Suitable for individuals and groups

Tour Itinerary

DAY 01 - Arrival:
Arrival to Amman Airport and meet for transfer on to the hotel. Rest of the day is then at leisure (as per your flight arrival time). Overnight Amman.

DAY 02 -  Umm Qais / Jerash / Ajloun:
Morning depart for Gadara (Umm Qais), which belonged to the famous decapolis, a union of 10 cities, founded by Alexander the Great. Here you have an overwhelming view over the north Jordan Valley, the Golan Heights and the Sea of Galilee. Leave to Jerash, the best example of a Roman provincial city in the whole Middle East. Visit the Oval Plaza, Roman colonnaded street, the Nymphaeum and the Temple of Artemis. Next stop is Ajloun the great 12th century Islamic castle built around 1184/85 by the famous Islamic leader Salah al-Din. Back to Amman for overnight.


DAY 03 - Desert Castles of Jordan:
Today visit the Desert Castles in eastern Jordan. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site Amra Castle with its zodiac dome and the early examples of Omayyad fresco paintings. Moreover you view the fortress-like mysterious Qasr Kharanah and the black basalt Roman/Medieval Islamic fort at Azraq. Overnight Amman.


DAY 04 - Kings Way / Madaba / Mt. Nebo / Kerak:
After breakfast depart to Mt. Nebo, the place where Prophet Moses gazed at the promised land before he died. Visit the old monastery and overlook the Jordan Valley, Dead Sea, Jericho and Jerusalem. Proceed to Madaba, to view the famous mosaic 6th century map of Palestine in St. George's church. Then to Kerak along the famous ancient biblical caravan route the King's Way. Make a short stop in Wadi Al-Mujib, a great wide valley with magnificent geological formation. Visit in Kerak the famous Crusader castle built in 1132/34 by King Baldwin I. of Jerusalem. Continue to Petra for overnight stay.


DAY 05 - Petra:
Today visit the red rose city Petra, the biggest attraction of Jordan. Petra was first established around the 6th century B.C. by the Nabataean Arabs, a nomadic tribe who settled in the area and founded a commercial empire. You can start the trip on horse back or by foot to the canyon, the so called Siq, and then walk to the most beautiful monument: the Treasury. From here you have the remainder of the day at leisure to explore further around the city on your own. Overnight in Petra.


DAY 06 - Wadi Rum / Amman:
In the morning we drive 1.5 hours southwards to the protected area of Wadi Rum, one of the most impressing desert landscapes in the world. Here Bedouins still live in a traditional way, and by 4x4 Jeep tour you discover canyons, sand dunes and Nabatean rock inscriptions. Back to Amman for overnight stay.


DAY 07 - Departure:
Breakfast, check-out and as per your international flight departure time meet for transfer to Amman Airport.

What's included?

Hotel accomodation on Bed & Breakfast basis

All noted sightseeing on private basis

Roundtrip Amman Airport transfers

Taxes and handling services

Average Package Rates:

(for reference only - depends on season, number of persons, hotels, etc)

3* starting from : Euro per person sharing in double/twin (low season)

4* starting from : Euro per person sharing in double/twin (low season)

5* starting from : Euro per person sharing in double/twin (low season)

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