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8 Days History tour itinerary for jordan: Roam Around Amazing Sites & Natural Pockets

Amman, Jerash, Dead Sea (Jordan), Petra, al Karak, Shoubak, Madaba, Wadi Rum, Aqaba

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Nature Tour
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History
History Tour
Roam around Amazing Sites & Natural Pockets

Qasr Al-Kharanah

Amman-Jordan

Embark on the perfect journey to cover the most popular historical and cultural treasures of Jordan. Discover the ancient and modern sites of the capital, the heritage of the Roman heyday, the Byzantine mosaic art and the legacy of the Nabateans. Float on the waters of the Sea of Salt and explore the impressing desert in the south of the country during a 4x4 Jeep tour.

DAY 01

Amman Airport - Hotel in Amman

  • Upon arrival at Amman Airport, the representative will meet you with a Petra Nights Tours sign after you pass through the customs.

  • Transfer to the hotel in Amman for overnight.

DAY 02

Amman Hotel - Amman City Tour - Jerash - Amman Hotel (B)

  • Have breakfast, then start the day with a city tour in Amman.

  • Visit the Amphitheater and the Jordan Folklore Museum and the Citadel.

  • From here, drive in the north of Jordan to Jerash, the best example of a Roman provincial city in the whole Middle East.

  • Visit the spectacular Forum, Roman collonaded street, the Nymphaeum and Artemis Temple.

  • Back to hotel in Amman for overnight.

DAY 03

Amman Hotel - 3 Desert Castles - Dead Sea Hotel (B)

  • Today, start your tour to the Desert Castles in eastern Jordan.

  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site Amra Castle with its zodiac dome and the early examples of Omayyad fresco paintings. 

  • Moreover, you view the fortress-like mysterious Qasr Kharanah and the black basalt Roman/Medieval Islamic fort at Azraq.

  • Continue to Dead Sea hotel and check-in. 

  • Rest of the day free with the opportunity to make the unique floating experience at the Dead Sea.

DAY 04

Dead Sea Hotel - Madaba - Mt. Nebo - King's Way - Kerak Castle - Petra Hotel (B)

  • After breakfast, depart to Mt. Nebo. This is the place where Moses gazed at the promised land before he died and it is believed to be his burial place. You visit the old monastery, overlook the Jordan Valley, the Dead Sea and parts of the Holy Land.

  • Proceed to Madaba, to view the famous mosaic 6th century map of Palestine in St. George's church. 

  • Afterwards, drive to Kerak along the famous ancient biblical caravan route  - the King's Way.

  • Then, you have a short stop in Wadi Al-Mujib, a great wide valley with magnificent geological formation. Visit the famous Crusader castle built in 1132 by King Baldwin I. of Jerusalem.

  • Continue to Petra for overnight.

DAY 05

Petra Hotel - Petra Visit - Petra Hotel (B)

  • Today visit 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 founded a commercial empire. You can start the trip on horseback or by foot to the canyon, the so-called Siq, and then walk to the most beautiful monument: the Treasury. From here to the Street of Facades, the Royal Tombs and Pharaoh's Castle.

Overnight in Petra.

DAY 06

Petra Hotel - Wadi Rum jeep tour - Aqaba Hotel (B)

  • In the morning, drive 1.5 hours southwards to the protected area of Wadi Rum, one of the most impressing desert landscapes in the world. Here, Bedouins live in a traditional way.

  • In a 4x4 Jeep, you discover canyons, sand dunes and Nabatean rock inscriptions.

  • Then, onto Aqaba at the Red Sea, where the rest of the day is free.

Overnight in Aqaba.


DAY 07

Aqaba at Leisure - Aqaba Hotel (B)

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

Overnight in Aqaba.


DAY 08

Aqaba Hotel - Amman Airport (B)

  • Depending on your departure time, transfer for about 4 hours to Amman Airport to say farewell and board your flight.

  • 806 USD Per Adult (* 6 Person Sharing 3 Twin/ Double Room in a 3 Star Hotel (Low Season only))
  • 948 USD Per Adult (* 4 Person Sharing 2 Twin/ Double Room in a 3 Star Hotel (Low Season only))
  • 1090 USD Per Adult (* 3 Person Sharing Triple Room in a 3 Star Hotel (Low Season only))
  • 1229 USD Per Adult (* 2 Person Sharing Twin/ Double Room in a 3 Star Hotel (Low Season only))
  • 2145 USD Per Adult (* Single Traveler in 3 Star Hotel ( Low Season rate))
  • 2x hotel accommodation in Amman with breakfast.

  • 1x hotel accommodation at Dead Sea with breakfast.

  • 2x hotel accommodation in Petra with breakfast. 

  • 2x hotel accommodation in Aqaba with breakfast.

  • Transfers in a/c, new vehicle with English speaking, escorting driver.

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

  • English speaking spot guide in Petra (about 3 hours).

  • Entrance fees to mentioned sites.

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

  • 2.5 hours 4x4 Jeep tour Wadi Rum.


  • Airfare.

  • Travel insurance.

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

  • Single Supplement: 210 USD per person 

  • Lunch & dinner meals.

  • Tips and private expenses.

  • Others not included in the inclusions

  • 8 Days & 7 Nights - Amazing Jordan 

  • This is the perfect journey to cover the most popular historical and cultural treasures of Jordan. Discover the ancient and modern sites of the capital Amman, the heritage of the Roman heyday, the Byzantine mosaic art and the legacy of the Nabateans Petra. Float on the waters of the Dead Sea and explore the impressing Wadi Rum desert in the south of the country during a 4x4 Jeep tour.

  • Low Season: 01 June - 31 August

  • The price is calculated for this itinerary. Modified itineraries may result in higher costs.

  • Official check-in time at hotels 15:00 – check out time at hotels 12:00.

  • The tour operators do not check the availability of accommodation when planning your trip. Once you booked and any hotel is not available, we search an alternative and inform you.

  • Breakfast at hotels is served in the main restaurant.

  • The driver/tour guide escorts you according to the booked itinerary; he is not 24/7 at your disposal.

  • 4x4s in Wadi Rum are old vehicles (no A/C, no seat belt) and belong to the local Bedouin association.

  • What to bring: sleeping bag, small backpack, comfortable clothes and shoes, sunglasses, sunblock, torch, warmer clothes for cooler nights, headcover as protection against sun and wind, towel, first aid kit (for headache, cold etc.).

  • The spot guides in Petra are licensed by the Ministry of Tourism in Jordan and are not part of your team.

  • In case of rain, the government may decide to close Petra for safety and security reasons.

  • For the Dead Sea beach, don’t forget swimwear, flip flops and water sandals.

  • It is not allowed to bring drones or telescopes without permission into Jordan.

Amman, Jerash, Dead Sea (Jordan), Petra, al Karak, Shoubak, Madaba, Wadi Rum, Aqaba

Nature
Nature Tour
Archeology
Archeology Tour
History
History Tour
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USD 806
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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