Oval Palace in Jerash
Umm Qais, Amman\
Ruins of Umm Qais, Amman
Mosque of Jesus Christ in Madaba
Mount Nebo, Jordan
Amman Archaeological museum
Roman Theatre in Amman
Shops in Amman City
Mosaic Map of the Holy Land in Madaba
Nymphaeum in Jerash
Camel Riding in Wadi Rum
Roman Theatre in Petra
The Treasury in Petra
Cultural and Adventure Tours in Jordan
Floating on the Dead Sea
Dead Sea Salty Formations
Enjoy the best of Jordan for a wonderful experience, visit the Western Desert Castles, the Archaeological Museum, Madaba, Nebo and You will have the time to visit Petra, Jerash and Wadi Rum.
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: Amman City Tour
After breakfast, start the day with a city tour in Jordan's capital. Amman, where we visit the Citadel with remains from the Roman to the early Islamic period. Then we have a round in the Archaeological Museum. We stroll via the Souq, where you will get an idea of everyday life, to the Roman Theatre from 2nd century with 6000 seats. Then to the Desert Castles in eastern Jordan. The Amra Castle adorns with its zodiac dome and the early examples of Omayyad fresco paintings, and there are still the fortress-like mysterious Qasr Kharanah and the black basalt Medieval Islamic fort at Azraq. Back to Amman and overnight.
Day 3: Umm Quais/ Jerash
After breakfast 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 a fantastic 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. Back to Amman for overnight.
Day 4: Madaba/ Mt. Nebo/ Kerak
After breakfast travel to Madaba, where to find the famous mosaic 6th century map of Palestine in St. George’s church. Then 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 in Wadi Al-Mujib, a great wide valley with magnificent geological formation. In Kerak visit the famous Crusader castle built by King Baldwin I. of Jerusalem. Dinner and overnight at a camp in Petra.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5: Hiking to Petra
Early breakfast, then start Petra Sightseeings with the Monastery (El Deir). From the bizarre landscape of Little Petra we cross the Baida region towards the Petra gorges to arrive at the Monastery, high above the main site. Enjoy the views of the Rift Valley of Wadi Araba as we walk. Overnight Petra hotel.
Day 6: Petra Tour
After breakfast , transfer 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. After that, free time to explore Petra on your own. Overnight Petra hotel.
Day 7: Wadi Rum/ Camp
After breakfast, pick up from your hotel and travel 1.5 hours southwards to the protected area of Wadi Rum, one of the most impressing desert landscapes in the world. Meet your guide and start camel riding for about 2 hours towards the red sand dunes through Wadi Rum and Um Ishrin valleys. On the way you will have a stop at Lawrence's spring. After having a look at the Nabatean inscriptions in Anfashiyeh you will cross a sand dune, where a jeep will join you for a lunch and rest in the shade of the mountain. In the afternoon, you will use the jeep to visit natural rock bridges in Jebel Burdah and Um Fruth. You will then walk through Abu Khasheba canyon where your guide will be waiting for you and then we move to the sunset place before going to camp for dinner and overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Box, Dinner
Day 8: Dana Nature Reserve/ Dead Sea
After breakfast, today our journey takes us to Dana Nature Reserve, Jordan's largest reserve with a diverse flora and fauna, consisting of mountains and wadis. From the village, inhabited since more than 400 years by Bedouins we start a short hike about 2 hours. Transfer to your hotel at Dead Sea - With 400 meters below sea level, the Dead Sea is the lowest point on earth, where ever since the days of Herod the Great, people have flocked to in search of its curative secrets. The area is characterized by high annual temperatures, low humidity and high atmospheric pressure, the air is extremely oxygen rich. With the highest content of minerals and salts in the world, the Dead Sea water possesses anti-inflammatory properties, and the dark mud found on its shores have been used for over 2000 years for therapeutic purposes. Overnight in Dead Sea.
Day 9: Dead Sea Hotel/ Amman Airport
After breakfast, pick up from your hotel lobby and transfer to Amman Airport for final departure
- Meet and assist at Amman Airport upon arrival and departure
- Accommodation for 3 nights in Amman with breakfast
- Accommodation for 1 night Camping at Little Petra including breakfast and dinner
- Accommodation for 2 nights in Petra with breakfast
- Accommodation for 1 night camping in Wadi Rum with lunch box and dinner
- Meals as mentioned in the above itinerary
- Accommodation for 1 night in the Dead Sea with breakfast
- All transfers are by a private air-conditioned vehicle
- Local English speaking spot guide in Petra (about 2-3 hrs)
- Local English speaking spot guide in Jerash (about 1 hr)
- English speaking driver throughout the tour
- Entrance fees to the above mentioned sites.
- Camel riding and jeep tour in Wadi Rum with Bedouin guide.
- Horse ride in Petra 700 meter
- Service charges and taxes
- International airfare
- Entry visa to Jordan
- Personal expenses
1- Petra tour requires considerable walking, the number of horses in Petra is limited.
2- Many visitors might reach Petra at the same time; this is the reason why the governmental local English speaking guide cannot be guaranteed at once, waiting time up to 45-60 minutes is possible before tour start. Incase you do not want to wait for the normal local guide, we can arrange a spot private local guide with 90 US Dollars for all of you.
Accommodation Plan: A
- - Geneva Hotel Amman
- - Camping at Little Petra
- - Panorama Petra Hotel
- - Captain Camping in Wadi Rum
- - Holiday Inn Resort Dead Sea
|Prices Per Person|
|Solo Traveler||$ 2490|
Accommodation Plan: B
- - Amman Marriott Hotel
- - Camping at Little Petra
- - Petra Marriott Hotel
- - Captain Camping in Wadi Rum
- - Marriott Dead Sea Resort & Spa
|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