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11 Days History tour itinerary for jordan: Get The Best Of This Kingdom

Amman, Petra, Aqaba, Jerash, al Karak, Dead Sea (Jordan), Madaba, Wadi Rum, Ajloun, Al Salt, Iraq al-Amir

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Get the Best of this Kingdom

Aqaba city tour

Aqaba-Jordan

Spend a night in a Bedouin camp, head to the Rose City for a guided tour. Via the King's Way, you travel to the old caravan route to reach the lowest point on earth for a leisure day. Visit historical sites in Jordan's important cities. 

DAY 01

Amman Airport - Aqaba Hotel

  • Ahlan Wa Sahlan (Welcome) to Jordan! The representative welcomes you with a signage at Amman Airport before immigration.

  • Transfer about 4 hours to Aqaba hotel, check-in for an overnight stay and the rest of the day is free. 

DAY 02

Aqaba Leisure (B)

  • 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, snorkelling or diving (not included).

Overnight in Aqaba.

DAY 03

Aqaba Hotel - Aqaba City Tour - Wadi Rum Jeep Ride - Wadi Rum Camp (B, D)

  • After breakfast, have a round in Aqaba, visiting the Mamluk Fort and the House of Sharif Hussein Bin Ali.

  • See the archaeological dig Ayla and time for some duty-free shopping in the Souq.

  • Continue 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.

Dinner & overnight at camp. 

DAY 04

Wadi Rum - Petra Visit - Petra Hotel (B)

  • After breakfast, drive 2.5 hrs 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 Petra.

DAY 05

Petra Hotel - Shobak Castle - Dana View - Kings Way - Madaba - Mt Nebo - Dead Sea Hotel (B)

  • After breakfast, drive to Shobak to visit an ancient crusader castle perched on the side of a rocky, conical mountain.

  • Driving ahead, enjoy the scenic views of Dana.

  • Continue along the famous ancient caravan route the King's Way.

  • Short stop in Wadi Al-Mujib, a great wide valley with magnificent geological formation.

  • Reach Madaba, where you 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.

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

  • Proceed 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.

  • Check-in for an overnight stay.

DAY 06

Dead Sea Leisure (B)

  • Breakfast and overnight at the hotel - no other services provided.

DAY 07

Dead Sea Free morning - Amman City Tour - Amman Hotel (B)

  • Free morning to enjoy the beach and amenities of Dead Sea hotel.

  • After check out, drive back Jordan's capital Amman, to 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 Theatre from the 2nd century and the traditional souks.

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

  • Transfer to Amman hotel, check-in & overnight.

DAY 08

Amman Hotel - 4 Desert Castles - Amman Hotel (B)

  • Start our tour to the Desert Castles in eastern Jordan. The Amra Castle adorns with its zodiac dome and the early examples of Omayyad fresco paintings, and there are still the fortress-like mysterious Qasr Kharanah and the black basalt Roman/Medieval Islamic fort at Azraq.

  • Continue to Qasr Hallabat a Roman fortress constructed under Emperor Caracalla and serves as a protection from Bedouin tribes.

  • Back to hotel in Amman.

DAY 09

Amman Hotel - Ajloun - Jerash - Amman Hotel (B)

  • 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.

  • Back to Amman hotel. 

DAY 10

Amman Hotel - Salt City - Iraq Al Amir - Amman Hotel (B)

  • After pick up from the hotel, drive 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.

  • From here, drive through a picturesque valley to the village of Iraq Al-Amir, to have a traditional lunch meal at the Women's Cooperative. The women make a living with the production of pottery and carpets, so you can have at the same time a look at the making of traditional handicraft.

  • Close to the village, view Qasr Al-Abd, an example for Hellenistic architecture in Jordan.

  • Transfer to Amman hotel for overnight.

DAY 11

Amman Hotel - Amman Airport (B)

  • Latest check out 12:00, according to departure time 1 hr transfer to Amman to board your flight.

  • 1384 USD Per Adult (* 3 Person Sharing Triple Room in a 3 Star Hotel (Low Season only))
  • 1456 USD Per Adult (* 2 Person Sharing Twin/ Double Room in a 3 Star Hotel (Low Season only))
  • 2523 USD Per Adult (* Single Traveler in 3 Star Hotel ( Low Season rate))
  • 2x hotel accommodation with breakfast in Aqaba.

  • 1x tent accommodation with breakfast & dinner in Wadi Rum.

  • 1x hotel accommodation with breakfast in Petra. 

  • 2x hotel accommodation with breakfast in Dead Sea. 

  • 4x hotel accommodation with breakfast in Amman.

  • Transfers in private, a/c, new 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). 

  • 3 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.

  • Airfare.

  • Travel insurance.

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

  • Single Supplement: 299 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

  • 11 Days 10 Nights - Best of Jordan

  • The best of Jordan is a relaxing, exciting and learning [sensitive content]art with a free day at Aqaba, get an idea of the city with a short tour.Spend a night in a Bedouin camp.Head to Petra for a guided tour.Via the King's Way, you travel to the old caravan route to reach the lowest point on earth for a leisure day.Next to Amman, have a glimpse at the historical site in downtown.Visit the eastern and northern part to learn more.

Amman, Petra, Aqaba, Jerash, al Karak, Dead Sea (Jordan), Madaba, Wadi Rum, Ajloun, Al Salt, Iraq al-Amir

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Type of Tour

Private Tour

Departures

The tour is available from 01 Jun to 31 Aug on the following days of the week.

  • Monday 07:30
  • Tuesday 07:30
  • Wednesday 07:30
  • Thursday 07:30
  • Friday 07:30
  • Saturday 07:30
  • Sunday 07:07
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