Amazing Jordan
Amman Airport Hotel, Jordan, Jordan - Amman Airport, Jordan
 Petra Visit tours

Details

8 Days | 7 Nights

Tour Type: Private
Runs: Every Day
Accommodation: 4* Hotels
Minimum Age: 3

Tour Description


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.

Highlights


Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Amman Airport - Hotel in Amman    

Upon arrival to Amman Airport our representative meets you with a sign after you passed through the customs. Transfer to the hotel in Amman for overnight.


4* Al Qasr Metropole

Day 2: Amman Hotel - Amman City Tour - Jerash - Amman Hotel    

Breakfast, then start the day with a city tour in Amman. Visit the amphitheatre and the Jordan Folklore Museum and the Citadel. From here we drive in the north of Jordan to Jerash, the best example of a Roman provincial city in the whole Middle East. We visit the spectacular forum, Roman colonnaded street, the Nymphaeum and Artemis Temple. Back to hotel in Amman for overnight.


4* Al Qasr Metropole
Breakfast

Day 3: Amman Hotel - 3 Desert Castles - Dead Sea Hotel    

Today starts our tour to the Desert Castles in eastern Jordan. We 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, check in. The remainder of the day free with the opportunity to make the unique floating experience at the Dead Sea.


4* Holiday Inn Resort
Breakfast

Day 4: Dead Sea Hotel - Madaba - Mt. Nebo - King's Way - Kerak Castle - Petra Hotel    

After breakfast we depart to Mt. Nebo. This is the place where Moses gazed at the promised land before he died and believed to be his burial place. You visit the old monastery, overlook the Jordan Valley, Dead Sea and parts of the Holy Land. We proceed to Madaba, to view the famous mosaic 6th century map of Palestine in St. George's church. Afterward, we drive to Kerak along the famous ancient biblical caravan route the King's Way. We have a short stop at Wadi Al-Mujib, a great wide valley with magnificent geological formation. Visit in Kerak the famous Crusader castle built in 1132/34 by King Baldwin I. of Jerusalem. Continue to Petra for overnight.


4* Petra Moon Hotel
Breakfast

Day 5: Petra Visit - Petra Hotel    

Today visit the red rose city 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.


4* Petra Moon Hotel
Breakfast

Day 6: Petra Hotel - Wadi Rum jeep tour - Aqaba Hotel    

In the morning we drive 1.5 hours southwards to the protected area of Wadi Rum, one of the most impressing 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 onto Aqaba in the Red Sea, where the rest of the day is free. Overnight in Aqaba.


4* Double Tree by Hilton
Breakfast

Day 7: Aqaba at Leisure - Aqaba Hotel    

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.


4* Double Tree by Hilton
Breakfast

Day 8: Aqaba Hotel - Amman Airport    

Dependent from your departure time transfer for about 4 hours to Amman Airport to say farewell and board your flight.


Breakfast

Inclusions


  • 2x hotel accommodation in Amman with breakfast.
  • 700 meters horse ride in Petra from the main gate until the beginning of the Siq (not mandatory, horse handler expects a tip).
  • Entrance fees to mentioned sites.
  • English speaking spot guide in Petra (about 2.5 hours).
  • English speaking spot guide in Jerash (about 1 hour).
  • Transfers in A/C vehicle with English speaking, assisting driver.
  • 2x hotel accommodation in Aqaba with breakfast.
  • 2x hotel accommodation in Aqaba with breakfast.
  • 2x hotel accommodation in Petra with breakfast.
  • 1x hotel accommodation at Dead Sea with breakfast.
  • 2.5 hours 4x4 Jeep tour with Bedouin driver in Wadi Rum desert.

Exclusions


  •  Airfare.  
  •   Travel Insurance.  
  •  Entry Visa Jordan (free of charge possible, see Practical Info).  
  •  Meals and beverage not stated.  
  •  Tips, portage and private expenses.  
  •   New Year's gala dinner supplement if any 
  •  Eid Holidays Supplement.  
  •  Others not mentioned in the inclusions.  

Practical Info


• For entry visa regularities see our blog Visa and Passport Requirements.
• Official check in time at hotels 15:00 – check out time at hotels 12:00.
• Breakfast at hotels is served in the main restaurant.
• 3-4 star hotels in Aqaba has no private beach. A free shuttle bus takes customers to the Berenice Beach at the south coast. Please check with the hotel reception the time table.
• The driver/tour guide escorts you according to the booked itinerary, he is not 24/7 at your disposal.
• You walk several km in Petra, so bear in mind good walking shoes and a backpack for beverage, camera etc.
• The spot guides in Jerash & Petra are licensed by the Ministry of Tourism in Jordan and are not part of our 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.
• The Petra ticket includes a 700 meters horse ride from the main gate to the beginning of the Siq. The ride is not mandatory; the horse handler expects a tip of 5 JOD per horse.
• 4x4s in Wadi Rum are old vehicles without A/C and seat belt. They belong to the local Bedouin association.
• To respect the local culture please cover shoulders and knees.
• It is not permitted to bring telescopes or drones without permission to Jordan.



How to Book this Tour


- After booking the tour with us online, one of our consultants will get in touch within 24 hours. You need to pay then a 25% deposit by credit card or by bank transfer. The full payment is due latest 14 days before tour start.
- Cancellations or changes need to be sent in written form. Charges are as follows:
• 25 $USD of the total price of the trip for cancellations from the date of booking until 31 days before departure.
• 25% of the total price of the trip for cancellations or changes made 30 to 08 days before departure.
• 100% of the total price of the trip for cancellations or changes made 07 to 01 days before departure or no show.
- For refunds we do not cover transaction fees charged by credit card companies and banks.
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