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7 Days Archeology tour itinerary for jordan: Explore The Splendor Of Jordan

Amman, Petra, Dead Sea (Jordan), Wadi Rum, Umm Qais, Jerash, Madaba

Archeology Tour
Sightseeing Tour
Explore the splendor of Jordan

Evening in Jordan


Scout the capital city and the 'rose city' of Jordan and swim in the Dead sea. Petra is nicknamed the Rose city for tombs, temples and monuments carved into the surrounding pink sandstone cliffs and date back to 300 BCE.

DAY 01


  • Upon arrival to Queen Alia Airport Amman, you will be welcomed by the driver.

  • Transfer to the hotel in Amman for overnight.

DAY 02

Amman Hotel - Umm Qais - Jerash - Ajloun Castle

  • Early morning, we drive for 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 of the northern Jordan Valley, the Golan Heights and the Sea of Galilee. 

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

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

  • Next stop is Ajloun the great 12th century Islamic castle built around 1184/85 by the famous Islamic leader Salah al-Din. 

  • Overnight Amman hotel.

DAY 03

Amman Hotel - 3 Desert Castles - Amman City Tour

  • We will visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site - Amra Castle with its zodiac dome and early examples of Umayyad fresco paintings.

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

  • Back in Amman, we will discover the historical places of 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. 

  • We will take a stroll in 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 04

Amman - Madaba - Mt. Nebo - Dead Sea - Dana View - Shobak Castle - Petra

  • 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. This is the place where Moses gazed at the Promised Land before he died and it is believed to be his burial place. 

  • You will 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, you have leisure time at the beach and the chance to float on salty waters (shower and locker rooms are available). 

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

  • Overnight Petra hotel.

DAY 05


  • Visit the red rose city Petra, the biggest attraction of Jordan. Petra was first established around 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.

  • Then, walk to the most beautiful monument: the Treasury, from here to the Street of Facades, the Royal Tombs and Pharaoh's Castle. 

  • Enjoy leisure time and overnight in Petra.

DAY 06

petra - Wadi rum - amman

  • In the morning, we drive 1.5 hours southwards to the protected area of Wadi Rum, one of the most impressive desert landscapes in the world. 

  • Here, still Bedouins live in a traditional way, and by 4x4 Jeep tour you discover canyons, sand dunes and Nabatean rock inscriptions. 

  • Then, drive back to the Amman for overnight at hotel.

DAY 07

Amman Hotel - Amman Airport

  • Have Breakfast and check out by 12:00 noon.

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

  • 1800 USD Per Adult
  • 4 star hotel accommodation with breakfast in Amman.

  • 2 star hotel accommodation with breakfast in Petra. 

  • Transfers in A/C, new vehicle with English speaking, assisting driver.

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

  • English speaking spot guide in Petra (about 2.5 hours).

  • Entrance fees to mentioned sites.

  • 700 meters horse ride in Petra from the main gate until the beginning of the Siq (not mandatory, horse handler expects a tip).

  • 2 hours 4x4 Jeep tour with Bedouin driver in Wadi Rum desert.

  • Personal Expenses.

  • Alcoholic and soft drinks.

  • Tips.

Amman, Petra, Dead Sea (Jordan), Wadi Rum, Umm Qais, Jerash, Madaba

Archeology Tour
Sightseeing Tour

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Petra Mountains

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USD 1800
Type of Tour

Private Tour


This tour is offered throughout the year.

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