4 Days | 3 Nights
Our representative welcomes you with a signage at Amman Airport after the customs. Today discover Jordan's capital Amman, spreading over 20 hills. First visit the Citadel with the remains of the Umayyad Palace and the Hercules Temple as well as the Archaeological Museum with its collection. In downtown, we see the Roman Theatre from 2nd century and the traditional souq. Then we stroll in Jabal Amman with its 19th century houses, in one of them the late King Hussein had been born. After that, get an idea of the modernity of the city by driving through Abdoun, a residential area and the centre of nightlife. Transfer to the lowest point on the earth, the Dead Sea, where ever since the days of Herod the Great, people have flocked to in search of its curative secrets. Free time, check in & overnight.
Drive southwards of Amman enjoy the scenic views of Dana. In Shobak, visit an ancient crusader castle perched on the side of a rocky, conical mountain. Continue to 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 laid the foundation of a commercial empire that extended into Syria. With the guide pass the canyon, the so called Siq, to see the most beautiful monument: the Treasury. Continue via the Street of Facades to the Royal Tombs and Pharaoh's Castle. The guide says farewell to you in the restaurant area; free time to explore Petra on your own, before walking the same way back to the entrance. Overnight Petra.
Breakfast, checkout and drive 1.5 hrs to Wadi Rum, one of the most impressing desert landscapes in the world. Explore the area by a jeep ride to see rugged mountains, canyons, sand dunes and rock inscriptions from Thamudic and Nabatean period. Transfer about 4 hours to Amman, check in hotel and overnight.
Today drive north to Ajloun and visit the great 12th century Islamic castle built around 1184/85 by the famous Islamic leader Salah al-Din. Then to Jerash, the best example of a Roman provincial city in the whole Middle East. Visit the spectacular forum, Roman colonnaded street, the Nymphaeum and the Temple of Artemis. End the tour with a transfer to Amman Airport to board your flight in the afternoon.