The Treasury in Petra
The Greek Orthodox Church of St. George in Madaba
Mosaic Map of the Holy Land in Madaba
The Monastery in Petra
The Entrance to Petra (Siq)
Northern Palace of the King Herod in Mukawir
Dead Sea Salty Formations
Wadi Rum Desert
Wadi Rum Rigged Mountains
Day 1:Arrival in Amman
Your tour manager will meet and assist you at Queen Alia International Airport. Then transfer to your hotel in Amman.
Day 2: Umm Qais/ Anjara
After having breakfast at the hotel we will drive north of Jordan to Umm Qays (Old Gadara) dating back to the 2nd century AD, colonnaded streets, amphitheaters, churches, temples and the vast Roman forum. From here you can view the Golan Heights and Tiberius Lake. We will then visit Anjara. Pilgrimage to Our Lady of the Mountain Church - a rebuilt cave that is venerated as a place where Jesus and his mother Mary passed during their journeys between the Sea of Galilee, the Decapolis cities, Bethany beyond the Jordan and Jerusalem. Anjara was designated by the Vatican as a Millennium 2000 pilgrimage site. We will then head north to visit the splendidly preserved Greco-Roman city of Jerash. Back to the hotel and overnight in
Day 3: Madaba/ Mount Nebo/ Mukawir
After breakfast, head towards Madaba, the city of mosaics. This town has a long history, being first mentioned in the Bible and in the Mesha Stele when it was a Moabite town, visit St. George orthodox Christian church the mosaic Map of Jerusalem, Palestine, Jordan, Israel and Egypt. Then to Mount Nebo the site of the Tomb of Moses. From here Where Moses viewed the Promised Land. There are ruins of 4th and 6th C. churches whose floors are still covered with marvelous mosaic. Continue driving via the kings road to Mukawir which is the site of Herod’s Palace, where one tradition has it that Solomon danced and John the Baptist was beheaded. Visit the site of Herod the Great. Afterwards continue to Karak touring it’s Castle (one of the finest examples of Crusader military construction). Then depart to one of the new 7 wonders of the world, Petra. Overnight in Petra.
Day 4: Petra
After breakfast, start exploring one of the new 7 wonders of the world with a horseback ride to the SIQ (Canyon) followed by guided tour through the Siq to the Treasury, the accompanying bilingual guides give a brief history of Petra, We will visit the Treasury, city centre, the Royal tombs, the theatre and many others before returning to the Hotel in Petra.
Day 5:Petra/ Wadi Rum/ Aqaba
After breakfast we will head to Wadi Rum, the Valley of the Moon. Here you will find adventure and feel the romance of the Arabian Desert. Wadi Rum is like a moonscape of ancient valleys and towering weathered sandstone mountains rising out of white and pink colored sands. Upon arrival to Wadi Rum, a 2 hrs jeep tour to explore Lawrence Road, visiting the most spectacular sights of Wadi Rum. Then we will drive to the Red Sea Resort city of Aqaba.
Day 6: Aqaba/ Bethany/ Dead Sea
After breakfast, head through Wadi Araba then along the shores of the Dead Sea to visit Bethany: The site of John the Baptist's settlement at Bethany beyond the Jordan Where Jesus was baptized, has long been Known from the Bible and from the Byzantine and medieval texts. Visit the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth. Then continue to Amman and overnight.
Day 7: Amman/ Desert Castles
After breakfast, start your day exploring the east part of Jordan, the Desert Castles and palaces, built by the Umayyad Caliphs in the 8th century AD. They built these castles and palaces in the Jordanian desert in order to maintain the caravan routes and to secure the loyalty of Jordanian tribes. In addition, they built hunting lodges to enjoy horse riding, hunting and bathing, Visit Kharanah Palace, Amra Palace, and Azraq castle, and then transfer back to Amman and overnight.
Day 8: Final Departure
After breakfast, transfer to Queen Alia International Airport or land border for departure.
- Meet and assist services upon arrival and departure.
- Accommodation for 4 nights in Amman including breakfast
- Accommodation for 2 nights in Petra including breakfast
- Accommodation for 1 night in Aqaba including breakfast
- Entrance fees to the above mentioned sites
- English speaking driver throughout the tour
- Horse ride in Petra 700 meter
- Local English speaking spot guide in Petra (about 2-3 hours)
- Local English speaking spot guide in Jerash (about 1 hour)
- Portage at airport and hotels.
- Service charges and taxes
- International airfare
- Entry visa to Jordan
- Personal expenses
- Petra tour requires considerable walking, the number of horses in Petra is limited.
Accommodation Plan: A
- - Geneva Hotel Amman
- - Petra Guest House
- - Marina Plaza Aqaba
|Prices Per Person|
|Solo Traveler||$ 2295|
Accommodation Plan: B
- - Amman Marriott Hotel
- - Petra Marriott Hotel
- - Moevenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba
|Prices Per Person|
|Solo Traveler||$ 3290|
PricesPrices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till September 30.2015, except during Christmas and New Year holidays. The price of Solo is valid for solo traveler.
Children Policy0 - 02.99 Free of Charge
3 - 11.99 pay 75% of tour price
12+ pay full tour price as per adult person
If your tour package includes airfare or/ and ferry boat tickets, an extra supplement for your child may apply.
Payment PolicyReservations should be made as early as possible to book the desired tour, spaces will be secured upon receive a deposit of 25 %. This deposit forms part of your final payment. Deposits can only be made by credit cards, wire transfer and or Western Union.
Entry Visa to JordanYou need to have a valid passport at least 6 months beyond your scheduled return date to enter Jordan. The cost of single entry visa for all nationalities is 40 JD around (around $57) obtained upon arrival at the airport; for multiple entries it is 60 JD (around $85) and can be obtained at the nearest embassy/consulate.
TippingIt is a customary attitude for expressing ones satisfaction of good services rendered to him by staff on duty with him. We advise if you are willing to offer it, this would be great and if not, you are not obliged to do it.
Best Time to Visit Jordan
Jordan is a year round destination that has a typically Middle Eastern climate in which Summer is long, hot and dry while Winter it is relatively rigid with occasionally snow-capped mountain ranges. The temperature varies between 12° C during winter and 32° C during summer
Flying to Jordan
Royal Jordanian (Scheduled Airlines only)
12 hours 20 minutes direct from Washington, DC
Required - obtainable in advance or on arrival for non-restricted nationalities
No mandatory vaccinations
Conservative dress is advisable for both men and women - More relaxed clothing in Red Sea and Dead Sea Jordan