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7-Day Jordan Highlights Tour From Amman
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Culture, History, Sightseeing

  • Duration

    7 Days

  • Activity Level


  • Language

    English, Filipino, French, German


Explore north, east and south of Jordan. Start the tour with the Roman cities, visit the mystical Desert castles in the east, view the Christian pilgrimage sites, Mt. Nebo and the important Crusader castle. Also, explore Petra, go on a jeep tour in the Wadi Rum desert and more in this week-long tour!

  • Explore Petra, also called "Rose City"
  • Admire the Wadi Rum Desert and its magnificent moon-like landscape
  • View the famous mosaic 6th-century map of Palestine in St. George's church
  • Discover Jerash, the best-preserved example of Roman civilization
  • Day 1: Arrival at Amman expand_more
    • Upon arrival to Queen Alia Airport, Amman, you will be welcomed with a Petra Nights Tours Sign after you pass through customs.

    • Transfer to the hotel in Amman for overnight.

  • Day 2: Umm Qais to Jerash to Ajloun Castle expand_more
    • Early morning, drive two hours from Amman to Gadara (Umm Qais), which belonged to the famous Decapolis, a union of 10 cities, founded by Alexander the Great. Here, you have an overwhelming view over the north Jordan Valley, the Golan Heights and the Sea of Galilee.

    • Leave for Jerash, the best example of a Roman provincial city in the whole Middle East.

    • Visit Oval Plaza, Roman collonaded street, the Nymphaeum and the Temple of Artemis.

    • Next stop is Ajloun the great 12th century Islamic castle built around 1184 by the famous Islamic leader Salah al-Din. 

    Overnight at Amman hotel.

  • Day 3: 3 Desert Castles & Amman City Tour expand_more
    • 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.

    • Back in Amman, discover the historical places downtown. The Citadel hill with remains from the Roman to the early Islamic period, like the Umayyad Palace, enjoying views over hilly Amman and the Roman Theatre.

    • Stroll via the Souq, where you get an idea of everyday life and Jabal Amman with its distinctive early 20th-century architecture. 

    Overnight at Amman hotel.

  • Day 4: Madaba to Mt. Nebo to Dead Sea to Dana View to Shobak Castle expand_more
    • Check out from the hotel and drive to Madaba to view the famous mosaic 6th-century map of Palestine in St. George's church.

    • Take a short ride to Mt. Nebo. Visit the old monastery, overlooking the Jordan Valley, the Dead Sea and parts of the Holy Land.

    • At Dead Sea Beach, the lowest point on earth, enjoy leisure time at the beach and the chance to float on salty waters (shower and locker rooms are available).

    • Driving towards Petra, enjoy the view of Dana Reserve and visit Shobak, the Crusader castle built by King Baldwin I. of Jerusalem.

    Overnight at Petra hotel.

  • Day 5: Petra Visit expand_more
    • Visit the red rose city of Petra, the biggest attraction of Jordan. 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 6: Wadi Rum Jeep Tour & Back to Amman expand_more
    • 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, the Bedouins still live in a traditional way, and by 4x4 Jeep tour, you discover canyons, sand dunes and Nabatean rock inscriptions.

    • Then, drive back to the capital Amman. 

    Overnight at a hotel.

  • Day 7: Final Departure expand_more
    • After breakfast, latest check out at 12:00 noon, depending on your departure time, transfer to Amman Airport to say farewell and board your flight.

What's Included
  • 4x hotel accommodation with breakfast in Amman

  • 2x hotel accommodation with breakfast in Petra

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

  • English-speaking spot guide in Petra (2 to 3 hours)

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

  • Entrance fees to mentioned sites

  • 2 hours 4x4 Jeep tour in Wadi Rum desert

  • 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: 210 USD per person 

  • Meals and beverage not stated

  • Tips and private expenses

  • Others not included on the inclusions

What to bring
  • 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.)
  • Swimwear, flip flops and water sandals (for Dead Sea Beach)
Know before you go
  • 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, they search for 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.
  • 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.
  • It is not allowed to bring drones or telescopes without permission into Jordan.
  • 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 2005.00 / person

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