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7-Day Umm Qais, Jerash, Petra & Dead Sea Tour From Amman
  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Nature, Sightseeing, Desert

  • Duration

    7 Days

  • Activity Level

    Medium

  • Language

    English

Description

Embark on a journey to experience the Jordanian culture by visiting the famous ancient ruins of Gerasa, floating in the Sea of Salt, and discovering Petra, the lost city of the Nabataean Kingdom. Explore the Al-Rabid Castle of Saladin, and behold splendid views of Golan Heights and the Sea of Galilee from Um Qais. Tour across the dune formations of the Valley of the Moon desert on camel-back.

Highlights
  • Marvel at the ruins of Jerash
  • Explore the Al-Rabid Castle of Saladin
  • Witness a spectacular view over the Dead Sea from Mount Nebo
  • Travel across the Rose City of Petra 
  • Enjoy a refreshing swim in the Dead Sea
  • Spend a night under the stars at a Bedouin camp
  • Day 1: Arrival in Amman expand_more
    • Meet your tour representative and driver at the Amman airport.

    • Transfer to Amman city in 30 minutes.

    Overnight stay in your accommodation at Amman.

  • Day 2: Jerash - Aljoun - Umm Qais expand_more
    • Have an early breakfast at your hotel and meet your Jordanian driver in the lobby around 8:00 – 9:00 AM.

    • Drive 50 km north to Jerash. One of the most well-preserved cities of the Roman Empire, Jerash is often called Pompeii of the East. 

    • Enjoy a 1.5 hour guided tour in Jerash. Visit Hadrian's Arch, built-in 130 CE to honour the visit of Emperor Hadrian, and marvel at the ancient Hippodrome that once could hold 15,000 raving spectators. Continue to the Temple of Artemis and gaze in awe at its 12-metre high columns are 12 meters high, and stroll by the Collonaded Street and the Nymphaeum.

    • Transfer to the city of Aljoun through beautiful pine forest and olive groves.

    • Visit the Al-Rabid Castle, a 12th century Castle built by one of Saladin’s lieutenants in the campaign against the Crusaders, and explore the castle in leisure by yourself. 

    • Proceed to drive up North to Umm Qais, situated on the border with Israel, offering impressive views over the Golan Heights and the Sea of Galilee. 

    • Return to Amman with a 1.5-hour drive. 

    Rest overnight at your accommodation in Amman.

  • Day 3: Mount Nebo - Karak - Dana - Petra expand_more
    • Begin your day with an early breakfast at your hotel. Your driver will pick you up from the hotel at 8:00 am and drive through the King's Highway route to Petra, stopping at many sites along the way.

    • Visit Madaba and get to see the 6th century Mosaic Map of Jerusalem and the Holy Land. 

    • Stop and enjoy the view at Mount Nebo, where Moses is said to have looked out to the Promised Land. On a clear day, you can look out over the Dead Sea all the way to Jerusalem.

    • Continue down the King's Highway and make a stop at the Wadi Mujib viewpoint. Known as the Grand Canyon of Jordan, this is an expansive valley and offers great views.

    • Drive to Karak, where you will visit Karak Castle, the famous Crusader castle built in 1132 by King Baldwin I of Jerusalem.

    • Stop at the Dana viewpoint before continuing to Petra.

    Rest overnight in Petra. 

  • Day 4: Petra expand_more
    • After breakfast at your hotel, proceed to Petra with your tour guide. Walk through the 1.2 km long chasm, passing shrines, tombs and carvings, to reach the lost city of Petra. 

    • See the magnificent treasury as you exit the chasm, explore the Street of Facades, Roman Theatre, Colonnaded Street, and end your three-hour guided tour at Qasr Bint. 

    • Enjoy some free time to explore further on your own. You may visit the Byzantine Church, the Temple of the Winged Lions, the Monastery and the High Place of Sacrifice.

    Rest overnight at your hotel in Petra. 

  • Day 5: Little Petra - Wadi Rum expand_more
    • Have breakfast at your hotel in the morning. 

    • Make your way to Little Petra to see fine examples of ancient Roman dining hall structures and some of the last remaining Nabatean fresco works located on the ceilings of one of them.

    • Drive for two hours to reach Wadi Rum.

    • Set out on a wilderness adventure of a 4x4 jeep tour of Wadi Rum, and enjoy climbing sand dunes and rock bridges. In this 4-5 hour jeep tour with your Bedouin guide, you will visit the Nabatean Temple, Lawrence Spring, Sand Dunes, Khazali Canyon, Little Bridge, Um Frouth Rock Bridge, Lawrence House and Burdah Rock Bridge.

    • Enjoy a packed lunch during the jeep tour.

    • On the way back, you may choose to spend an hour riding a camel at an extra cost of 10 JD/15 USD per hour per camel.

    Have dinner and spend the night under the stars at a Bedouin camp at Wadi Rum.

  • Day 6: Bethany and Dead Sea expand_more
    • Enjoy breakfast and sunrise at the Bedouin camp.

    • Meet your driver at the Wadi Rum Village and make your way to the Dead Sea area on a 3.5-hour journey.

    • On your way, visit Bethany, where John the Baptist is said to have baptized Jesus in the River Jordan.

    • Check in to your hotel by the Dead Sea.

    • Spend the afternoon in leisure. You may enjoy the facilities of the hotel and choose to go for a swim to experience the unique sensation of floating in the Dead Sea.

    Rest overnight at the hotel. 

  • Day 7: Departure expand_more
    • Have your breakfast at your hotel. 

    • Enjoy some free time to rest and relax at the hotel.

    • Transfer to Amman Airport on a 1-hour drive for your departing flight. 

What's Included
  • Meet & assist service upon arrival & departure

  • English-speaking tour guide in Petra for 3 hours

  • English-speaking guide in Jerash for 1.5 hours

  • Jordan Visa Fees (For Free Visa, passport details must be provided in advance)

  • All transfers by modern vehicle with an English-speaking driver

  • Entrance fees to all sites & sightseeing

  • Jeep tour in Wadi Rum for 4 hours with an English-speaking Bedouin guide and driver

  • 02 Nights in Amman including breakfast

  • 02 Nights in Petra  including breakfast

  • 01 Night by the Dead Sea including breakfast

  • 01 Night at Wadi Rum at Bedouin Camp with BBQ Dinner & Breakfast

  • Mineral water in the vehicle 

  • All taxes & service charges applied for the services listed under "Rate Includes"

What's Excluded
  • Tips and gratuities

  • Personal expenses

  • Travel insurance 

  • Dinners & lunches

Know before you go
  • On Day 1, depending on the arrival time of your flight, you might want to consider an optional tour such as a city tour of Amman. You may also move the whole itinerary forward by 1 day and have an extra day in Petra.
  • Upgrades & Additions: If you want, you can upgrade your accommodation to stay in 4* hotels. Inform the tour operators in advance.

    • 4 Star Hotels + Standard Lux Tent

      • Per person Supplement: 300 USD

      • Single Supplement: 300 USD

    • 5 Star Hotels + Stargazing Tent

      • Per person Supplement: Upon Request

      • Single Supplement: Upon Request

Meeting Point

Amman, Jordan

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Price Details
Adult
2 To 4 USD 1135 Per Person
Child
1 To 4 USD 1025 Per Person

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