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Explore The Highlights Of Jordan From Amman In 8 Days
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Art, Culture, History

  • Duration

    8 Days

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Sign up for the tour and learn about the history, culture, topography and local life by visiting the highlights of Jordan. Admire one of the new seven wonders of the world, Petra, and the intricate décor of Hadrian’s Arch, built to commemorate the Emperor's visit. Visit the beautiful Moses Memorial and Church of St George, and get amazed by the world's best carpets at the Carpet City in Madaba.

  • Visit the 4th century Moses Memorial Church
  • Admire Jordan’s most exquisite exports at the Carpet City
  • Explore Petra, one of the seven new wonders of the world
  • Enjoy the Bedouin-style camping in Wadi Rum
  • Appreciate the intricate décor of Hadrian’s Arch
  • Take a walk through the Barrah Siq
  • Day 1- Arrive in Amman expand_more
    • Meet the tour guide at Amman airport, who will assist you on arrival at the airport and then facilitate your transfer to the hotel. 
    • Take a breather or explore the neighbourhood when you get there. But make sure you’re at the hotel lobby to meet your tour leader and fellow travellers at 6 pm for the first meeting. Once you are done with the formalities, head out for some mouth-watering Jordanian fare.
  • Day 2- Explore the Highlights of Jordan expand_more
    • Settle down for an hour-long drive after breakfast to get to Mount Nebo and survey – as Moses did – the Dead Sea, the Jordan River valley, Jericho, Bethlehem and the distant hills of Jerusalem from atop a windswept promontory standing approximately 700 metres above sea level. 
    • Stride towards the 4th century Moses Memorial Church next and try to find some of the original stone pieces used to fashion this small edifice. Cast your last glance at Jordan's history here. 
    • Proceed to the Church of St George, Madaba, just 9 km away, and feast your eyes on the 6th-century mosaic map depicting a section of the Middle East as well as the original cartographic illustration of the Holy Land. 
    • Walk around this small town and explore its churches. Consider sitting down for lunch or watching the world shifting shades over the scent of coffee. If time permits, get an insight into the creative process of one of Jordan’s most exquisite exports at the Carpet City.
    • Step into your vehicle again and drive through the desert highway en route to Petra, your stop for the night.
  • Day 3- See the Highlights of Petra and Wadi Musa expand_more
    • Wake up to tingling of excited nerves as you get ready to witness one of the most intriguing architectural complexes in the world, which figures on the list of the“Seven Wonders of the World” no less! Step through the Al Siq, a narrow passage where the sunlight forms shadows, revealing and hiding the treasures it holds within its red, pink and ochre-hewn sandstone cliffs. 
    • Enter a patch of an ancient era – as old as 2000 years ago – and explore some of its highlights that feature the royal tombs, the Nabatean Theatre, and the inimitable Treasury that adorns this great complex. Spend your time slack-jawed until it’s time to make use of them at lunch, and then spend the remainder of the day at your leisure, milling about in the remains, climbing up to the monastery and other areas to form your impressions about this marvel.
  • Day 4- Visit Wadi Rum expand_more
    • Make your way southwards, after breakfast, towards the famous red dunes of Wadi Rum, where you’ll be camping Bedouin style. 
    • Go deeper into the desert on 4WDs to marvel at some of the unique natural formations in the world carved out by wind and sun over the centuries. Sink your toes into the yielding brown, red and pink sand and run your eyes over the landscape that was once the home of TE Lawrence. 
    • Catch the nuances of the Rum as you visit its highlights, perhaps even learning about the Thamudic inscriptions while transporting yourself way back to the 7th century BC.
  • Day 5- Go Sightseeing in Wadi Rum expand_more
    • Drive even deeper into the folds of the Rum and watch it reveal its secrets as slowly as the shadows of rocky outcrops and sandstone formations that lengthen across its vast expanse. 
    • Take a walk through the Barrah Siq that cleaves the Barrah massif in half, past sheer walls and cliffs to a peninsula that juts out to a broad, silent expanse and gazes far out into the distance that’s marked by fantastic rock formations. Linger here in the Rum, listening to the silence and, at last, waiting for the sun to leave its last touches on the sand before you return to your camp.
  • Day 6- Discover the Beauty of Kerak expand_more
    • Leave the red brick landscape of Wadi Rum and travel onwards to Kerak, a now bustling town encased in millennia of Levantine history. 
    • Disembark at the largest of all the castles built by the crusaders in the Middle East and walk through the entrance, breezing past various sections, where the walls tease out stories of Saladin, his siege of this castle in the 12th century and many others that lie hidden within its walls. Have lunch.
    • Take a moment and head for your overnight destination, the Dead Sea.
  • Day 7- Admire the Sites of Jerash expand_more
    • Have breakfast, drive to Jerash and stand gaping at the archaeological complex, home to one of the best preserved ancient Roman cities. 
    • Run an appreciative eye over the intricate décor of Hadrian’s Arch, built to commemorate the Emperor’s visit in 129 AD, and then contemplate upon life as it may have been to the ancient populace at the Cardo Maximus, striding through the original pavement which was laid out in the 1st century. 
    • Gaze at the city plan from the Sanctuary of Zeus and discover all the other incredible ruins- the Oval Plaza, Hippodrome, the two Theatres and Artemis Temple, among others –during your exploration. Retreat for a moment from this era and adjust to the present as you leave the complex and drive back to your accommodation to spend some time at leisure.  
    • Celebrate your adventures in the evening by getting together for a final dinner.
  • Day 8- Departure expand_more
    • Bid farewell to your tour leader and new friends, but not without a backpack full of memories. (Please consult with your tour leader or the hotel desk to confirm the check-out time.)
What's Included
  • Accommodations: 5-night twin share hotel; 2-night desert camping
  • Activities: Mount Nebo, Madaba Greek Orthodox Church, Petra day visit, 4WD tour Wadi Rum, walk through Barrah Siq, sunset jeep ride, Kerak Castle, ruins in Garish
  • Airport transfer: arrival and departure transfer included
  • Local tipping: tipping for accommodation, activities and transport
  • Meals: 7 breakfasts, 7 dinners
  • Transportation: private bus, private vehicle Jeep
What's Excluded
  • Anything not included in the itinerary.
Meeting Point

Amman, Jordan

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Price Details
1 To 16 USD 1932 Per Person
1 To 16 USD 2200 Per Person

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