This is the perfect journey to cover the most popular historical and cultural treasures of Jordan. Discover the ancient and modern sites of the capital Amman, the heritage of the Roman heyday, the Byzantine mosaic art and the legacy of the Nabateans Petra. Float on the waters of the Dead Sea and explore the impressing Wadi Rum desert in the south of the country during a 4x4 Jeep tour.
Day 1: Amman Airport - Hotel in Amman
Upon arrival to Amman Airport our representative meets you with a Petra Nights Tours sign after you passed through the customs. Transfer to the hotel in Amman for overnight.
Day 2: Amman Hotel - Amman City Tour - Jerash - Amman Hotel
Breakfast, then start the day with a city tour in Amman. Visit the Amphitheater and the Jordan Folklore Museum and the Citadel. From here we drive in the north of Jordan to Jerash, the best example of a Roman provincial city in the whole Middle East. We visit the spectacular Forum, Roman colonnaded street, the Nymphaeum and Artemis Temple. Back to hotel in Amman for overnight.
Day 3: Amman Hotel - 3 Desert Castles - Dead Sea Hotel
Today starts our tour to the Desert Castles in eastern Jordan. We 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. Continue to Dead Sea hotel, check in. Remainder of the day free with the opportunity to make the unique floating experience at Dead Sea.
Day 4: Dead Sea Hotel - Madaba - Mt. Nebo - King's Way - Kerak Castle - Petra Hotel
After breakfast we depart to Mt. Nebo. This is the place where Moses gazed at the promised land before he died and believed to be his burial place. You visit the old monastery, overlook the Jordan Valley, Dead Sea and parts of the Holy Land. We proceed to Madaba, to view the famous mosaic 6th century map of Palestine in St. George's church. Afterward we drive to Kerak along the famous ancient biblical caravan route the King's Way. We have 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.
Day 5: Petra Visit - Petra Hotel
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 to the Street of Facades, the Royal Tombs and Pharaoh's Castle. Overnight in Petra.
Day 6: Petra Hotel - Wadi Rum jeep tour - Aqaba Hotel
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 still Bedouins live in a traditional way, and by 4x4 Jeep tour you discover canyons, sand dunes and Nabatean rock inscriptions. Then onto Aqaba at the Red Sea, where the rest of the day is free. Overnight in Aqaba.
Day 7: Aqaba at Leisure - Aqaba Hotel
Breakfast and overnight at hotel, no other services provided. Free day to enjoy the Red Sea resort of Aqaba. Just relax, explore the duty free shopping facilities or have fun with popular water activities like swimming, snorkeling or diving. Overnight in Aqaba.
Day 8: Aqaba Hotel - Amman Airport
Dependent from your departure time transfer for about 4 hours to Amman Airport to say farewell and board your flight.
Commences in:Amman, Jordan
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