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8-Day Jordan Highlights Tour From Amman
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Nature, History, Sightseeing

  • Duration

    8 Days

  • Language

    English, Filipino, French, German

  • Activity Level

    Easy

Description

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!

Highlights
  • 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 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 2: Amman & Jerash Tour expand_more
    • 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 3: 3 Desert Castles to Dead Sea Hotel 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.

    • 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 4: Madaba to Mt. Nebo to King's Way to Kerak Castle to Petra expand_more
    • 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. Visit the old monastery, overlooking 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, 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 5: Petra Tour 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 to Aqaba 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, 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 7: Aqaba at Leisure expand_more
    • 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 8: Final Departure expand_more
    • Depending on your departure time, transfer for about 4 hours to Amman Airport to say farewell and board your flight.

What's Included
  • 2x hotel accommodation in Amman with breakfast

  • 1x hotel accommodation at the 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

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

  • Lunch & dinner meals

  • Tips and private expenses

  • Others not included in 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, we 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 USD
USD 2145.00 / adult

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