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10-Day Jordan Highlights Tour From Amman
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Culture, History, Sightseeing

  • Duration

    10 Days

  • Activity Level

    Easy

  • Language

    English, Filipino, French, German

Description

Get an overview of Jordan's history, culture and relaxation. Get familiar with famous sites, churches, parks, Mt Nebo and Panorama Complex. See Dana, crusader castle and Al Beidha. Have a few hours of jeep ride at the spectacular Wadi before relaxing at the Red Sea!

Highlights
  • Explore Petra, also called "Rose City"
  • Admire the Wadi Rum Desert and its magnificent moon-like landscape
  • Discover Jerash, the best-preserved example of Roman civilization
  • Day 1: Arrival at Amman expand_more
    • Upon arrival at Amman Airport, the representative will meet you with a Petra Nights Tours Sign after you pass through the customs.
    • Transfer about 45 minutes to Amman hotel, check-in for an overnight stay and rest of the day is free.
  • Day 2: Amman & Dead Sea Tour expand_more
    • Eat breakfast at the hotel.

    • Explore Jordan's capital Amman; you visit the Citadel with the remains of the Umayyad Palace and the Hercules Temple, as well as the Archaeological Museum with its excellent collection.

    • In downtown, see the Roman Theater from the 2nd-century and the traditional souks.

    • Stroll in Jabal Amman with its 19th century houses, in one of them the late King Hussein had been born.

    • Transfer to the lowest point on the earth, the Dead Sea, where ever since the days of Herod the Great; people have flocked to in search of its curative secrets.

    • Free afternoon time, check-in & overnight.

  • Day 3: Madaba to Mt Nebo to Dead Sea Panorama Complex expand_more
    • After breakfast at the hotel, get picked up at the hotel lobby and drive to Madaba, where to find the famous mosaic 6th-century map of Palestine in St. George’s church and to the Archaeological Park where you can see more ancient mosaics.

    • If open, visit the church of St. John the Baptist, also called the Cathedral, situated on top of the hill at the old town of Madaba with a notable museum containing paintings and themes of the life of John the Baptist.

    • Continue to Mt. Nebo, the place where Prophet Moses gazed at the Promised Land before he died.

    • Drive to Dead Sea Panoramic Complex perched atop the edge of mountain range cliffs, offering spectacular views overlooking the Dead Sea and holy land.

    • Proceed to the lowest point on earth, the Dead Sea, the lake between Jordan and Israel, a serene area surrounded by mountains, with sunny weather all year around.

    • Free time to relax at the beach and float on salty waters. 

    Overnight at Dead Sea Hotel.

  • Day 4: Dead Sea at Leisure expand_more
    • Breakfast & overnight. No other service provided. 

  • Day 5: Dana View to Shobak Castle to Little Petra expand_more
    • After breakfast, check out.

    • Driving southwards, enjoy the scenic views of Dana.

    • In Shobak, visit an ancient crusader castle perched on the side of a rocky, conical mountain.

    • Afterwards, drive to the bizarre landscape of Little Petra, and visit Siq el-Barid, a miniature Petra with its modest gorge (Siq) that leads into an area of carved tombs and monuments.

    • Continue to Little Petra camp, dinner and overnight.

  • Day 6: Petra Tour expand_more
    • After breakfast, head to the red rose city of 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 laid the foundation of a commercial empire that extended into Syria.

    • With the guide pass the canyon, the so called Siq, to see the most beautiful monument: the Treasury.

    • Continue via the Street of Facades to the Royal Tombs and Pharaoh's Castle.

    • After that, free time to explore Petra on your own. Walk the same way back to the entrance.

    Overnight at Petra. 

  • Day 7: Wadi Rum Jeep Ride to Aqaba expand_more
    • After breakfast, checkout and drive 1.5 hrs to Wadi Rum, one of the most impressing desert landscapes in the world.

    • Explore the area by a jeep ride to see rugged mountains, canyons, sand dunes and rock inscriptions from Thamudic and Nabatean period.

    • Transfer to Aqaba.

    • Free afternoon 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, snorkelling or diving (not included).

    Overnight in Aqaba.

  • Day 8: Aqaba to Amman expand_more
    • Free morning time to enjoy Aqaba and the resort amenities.

    • Latest checkout 12:00, meet your driver for your transfer back to Amman. 

  • Day 9: Ajloun to Jerash to Salt City expand_more
    • After breakfast, leave Amman, and drive to Ajloun to visit the great 12th-century Islamic castle built around 1184/85 by the famous Islamic leader Salah al-Din.

    • Continue to Jerash, the best example of a Roman provincial city in the whole Middle East comprising paved and collonaded streets, soaring hilltop temples, handsome theatres, and spacious public squares and plazas.

    • Then to the town Salt. Here, you walk along Hammam Street to see the highlights of the 19th-century architecture of this period, houses with long-arched windows in picturesque narrow streets. Well-known is the Abu Jaber mansion, built between 1892 and 1906, reputed to be the finest example of a 19th-century merchant house in the region.

    • Back to Amman hotel.

  • Day 10: Final Departure expand_more
    • Latest check out by 12:00 pm, according to departure time 1 hr transfer to Amman to board your flight.

What's Included
  • 3x hotel accommodation with breakfast in Amman

  • 3x hotel accommodation with breakfast in the Dead Sea

  • 1x tent accommodation with breakfast & dinner in Little Petra

  • 1x hotel accommodation with breakfast in Petra

  • 1x hotel accommodation with breakfast in Aqaba

  • Transfers in a private, air-conditioned vehicle with English-speaking, escorting driver

  • English-speaking spot guide in Petra (about 2.5 hours)

  • English-speaking spot guide in Jerash (about 1 hour)

  • 2.5 hrs jeep ride in Wadi Rum

  • Entrance fees to mentioned sites

  • 700 meters horse ride in Petra (not mandatory, horse handler expects a tip)

  • Mineral water on board of the vehicle

What's Excluded
  • Airfare

  • Travel insurance

  • Jordanian visa (obtainable at Amman Airport for 40 JD = 60 USD per person)

  • Single Supplement: 370 USD per person

  • Meals and beverage not stated

  • Horse-drawn carriage or camel ride in Petra

  • Tips and private expenses

  • Others not mentioned in the inclusions

Know before you go
  • Low Season: 01 June - 31 August.
  • This tour is also offered in the languages Italian & Spanish.
Meeting Point

Queen Alia International Airport, Amman, Jordan

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Tour Reviews
  • harlene
    Thank you Petra Nights Tours for the unforgettable experience! Very organized and professional tour operator in Jordan. The company provided a comfortable private vehicle with unlimited water which is not offered by many other tour companies. They also offered Jordanian mobile phone, so we could contact them during the tour for any unforeseen incidents. Over all, based on our experience, we highly recommend Petra Nights Tours to everyone who want to visit Jordan.
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USD 2550.00 / person

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