Jordan Solo Traveller: 5 Nights - 6 Days
Amman Airport, Jordan - Amman Airport, Jordan
Overlooking of Oval Plaza in Jerash

Details

6 Days | 5 Nights

Tour Type: Private
Runs: Every day
Accommodation: 3* Hotels
Minimum Age: 20

Tour Description


Discover and enjoy Jordan as a solo traveller. This private tour brings you from north to the south, touring the highlights of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan; visit the downtown of Amman to the Citadel, to the amazing Dead Sea, to the popular St George Church Madaba, to Mount Nebo, to well preserved Jerash, then driving along the famous Kings Way to reach the magnificent and well known city of Petra.

Highlights


Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival Amman Airport - Amman Hotel    

Upon arrival to Queen Alia Airport our representative will meet you after you exit the customs. Transfer about 50 minutes to Amman hotel, check in, remainder of the day free.


3* Toledo Hotel or similar

Day 2: Amman Hotel - Dead Sea Beach - Amman City Tour - Amman Hotel    

Drive 1.5 hours to the lowest point on earth, the Dead Sea, where you have leisure time at the beach and the chance to float on the salty waters (showers and locker rooms are available). Back in Amman, we discover the historical places in 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 stroll via the Souq, where you get an idea of everyday life, and Jabal Amman with its distinctive early 20th century architecture. Overnight Amman hotel.


3* Toledo Hotel or similar
Breakfast

Day 3: Amman Hotel - Umm Qais - Jerash - Ajloun Castle - Amman Hotel    

Morning time we 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. We leave 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. Next stop is Ajloun the great 12th century Islamic castle built around 1184/85 by the famous Islamic leader Salah al-Din. Back to Amman for overnight.


3* Toledo Hotel or similar
Breakfast

Day 4: Amman Hotel - Madaba - Mt Nebo - Shobak Castle - Petra Hotel    

After breakfast drive to the town Madaba and view the famous mosaic 6th century map of Palestine in St. George’s church. Short ride to Mt. Nebo, the place where Prophet Moses gazed at the Promised Land before he died. You visit the old monastery and overlook the Jordan Valley, Dead Sea and parts of the Holy Land. Driving along the famous ancient caravan route the King's Way, we have a short stop at Wadi Al-Mujib, a great wide valley with magnificent geological formation. In Shobak visit the famous Crusader castle built by King Baldwin I. of Jerusalem. Continue to Petra hotel, check in and overnight.


3* Petra Palace Hotel or similar

Day 5: Petra Visit - Amman Hotel    

After breakfast 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 at the restaurant area; free time to explore Petra on your own and return the same way to the entrance gate. Overnight Amman hotel.


3* Toledo Hotel or similar
Breakfast

Day 6: Amman Hotel - Amman Airport    

Breakfast, latest check out 12:00, according to departure time transfer to Amman Airport to say farewell.



Inclusions


  • 4x hotel accommodation with breakfast in Amman.
  • 1x hotel accommodation with breakfast in Petra.
  • Transfers in private, A/C, new vehicle with English speaking, assisting driver.
  • English speaking spot guide in Jerash (1 hour).
  • English speaking spot guide in Petra (2.5 hours).
  • Entrance fees mentioned in program.
  • 700 meters horse ride in Petra (not mandatory, horse handler expects a tip).

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.  
  •  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.
• 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.
• Wear comfortable walking shoes and depending on season pack sun protection.
• 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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