1 Day History tour itinerary for jordan: Explore The Best Attractions Of Jordan
Amman, Petra, Aqaba, Jerash
Visit the rose-red city of Petra, one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. After visiting this amazing site, the Siq, the Treasury, and the Royal Tombs explore Dead Sea beach to float on the salty waters before you return to Amman.
07:00 am: Pick-up from any hotel or residence in Amman and drive 2.5 hrs to the red rose city of Petra, one of the new Seven Wonders of the world, and since 1985, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
More than 2,000 years ago the Nabatean Arabs carved amazing monuments in the sandstone here and gained wealth by dominating the trade routes of ancient Arabia, but came under Roman rule in 106 AD.
Visitors enter Petra via the Siq, an impressively narrow path, flanked by 80 meters high cliffs, till the Treasury. Its name comes from the Bedouin belief that the Pharaoh hid his treasure in the urn at the top of the Kazneh. The monument consists of a massive façade, 30 meters wide and 43 meters high, carved out of the red rose sandstone in the early 1st century.
Other monuments you will see are the Street of Façades and the Royal Tombs.
The guide says farewell to you and you walk the same way back to the entrance gate.
Your driver takes you to the Dead Sea beach. Here you have free time with the chance to float on the salty waters.
1-hour return transfer to your Amman hotel or residence.
● Transport by private, air-conditioned, new vehicle with English-speaking driver.
● Private, English-speaking spot guide in Petra (about 2.5 hours).
● Entrance fee Petra and Dead Sea Amman Beach.
● 700 meters horse ride in Petra (not mandatory, horse handler expects a tip).
● Mineral water on board of the vehicle.
A horse-drawn carriage or camel ride Petra.
Meals and beverage not stated.
Tips and private expenses.
Trip Duration: Approximately 10hours
Trip Type: Private Tour by Air-conditioned Vehicle
Trip Runs: Everyday
Tour Starts / Tour Ends: Amman Hotel / Amman Residential
Pick up Time: 07:00 AM (Flexible)
Please wear comfortable shoes, you walk several km in Petra and the terrain is uneven.
The admission fee Dead Sea Beach does not include a towel. You can bring your own towel or rent one on spot for a small fee.
Amman, Petra, Aqaba, Jerash
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