Enjoy a breathtaking tour package joining Jordan and Turkey. Visit Jordan's most interesting sites including Petra, the rose red city, Jerash and the Dead Sea. Experience Turkey and see Istanbul with it's beauty and magic.
Day 1: Arrive Amman
Your tour manager will meet and assist you upon your arrival at Amman International Airport. After that you will be transferred to your hotel in Amman by a private air-conditioned vehicle for check in. Upon arrival at the hotel he will do your check in and give you detailed information concerning your tomorrow’s trip. Overnight in Amman.
Day 2: Jerash/ Dead Sea
After breakfast, you will be transferred towards north to Jerash, the best example of a Roman provincial city in the whole Middle East. Visit Oval Plaza, Roman colonnaded street, the Nymphaeum, the Temple of Artemis, fountains and its city walls pierced by towers and gates. After this we will drive towards the lowest point on earth the Dead Sea, there you will enjoy the health benefits of its mineral mud and float on its salty waters which are 10 times saltier than ocean water. Overnight in Amman
Day 3: Petra Tour from Amman
After breakfast, we will have a tour in Petra, the biggest attraction in Jordan. Petra was first established in around 6th century B.C by the Nabatean’s, a nomadic tribe who settled in the area and laid the foundations of a commercial empire that extended up to Syria. Upon arrival you will begin the trip on horseback to the canyon, the so called Siq, and then by foot to the most beautiful monument: the Treasury. Among other monuments you will see are the Street of Facades, the Royal Tombs and Pharaoh’s Castle. After the tour we will drive 2.5 hours back to Amman hotel to overnight.
Day 4: Amman/ Istanbul
Day 5: Istanbul Tours
Breakfast at your hotel in Istanbul, then transfer to a morning scenic cruise on the Bosphorus, the strait connecting the Black Sea and the Sea of Marmara. The ferry stops on both the Asian and European sides for several times during the one-hour cruise. Later, we visit the Rumeli Fortress. Fatih Sultan Mohammed had this fortress in the European part built during the preparations for the conquest in an incredibly short time in 1452. Also, visit the spice market where a multitude of herbs have been sold since the 15th century.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 6: Istanbul Tours
After breakfast enjoy a day of sightseeing with a tour of Topkapi Palace, residence of the Ottoman Sultans for about 400 years, with its fabulous collections of jewels and other artifacts. Also visit the Harem section, another palace inside the Topkapi, here you will hear of the history of eunuchs and the high education of the concubines. Continue the tour with a visit to Hagia Sophia, originally built as a church by Constantine the Great in the 4th century and used as a mosque during the Ottoman era until 1935 (today it's a museum encompassing both Christianity and Islam). Next visit the Blue Mosque, famous for its beautiful blue tiles decorating the interior walls. Built in the 17th century and both it and Hagia Sophia are considered masterpieces of their period. Continue to the Basilica cistern, the best known and the largest of the closed cisterns built under the Justinian basilica in the 6th century. Later, we will discover the highlights of the ancient hippodrome, Egyptian Obelisk, Serpentine Column, and others. Back to hotel and overnight. The duration of that day is from 06 till 07 hours.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 7: Istanbul Tours
After breakfast, you will be guided to the Covered Bazaar, a labyrinth of streets filled with all sorts of tempting items to purchase: harem bracelets, colorful carpets, hand-painted ceramics, and more (it's said there are 3,000 shops!). A visit to Dolmabace Palace is included. This afternoon, enjoy a walking tour through the old streets and trade areas to the mosque complex of Suleiman the Magnificent, the most famous piece of Islamic art of the Ottoman Renaissance and built by the great architect Sinan. Back to Hotel and overnight. The duration of that day is about 06 hours. Incase the Islamic Art Museum is open you will visit it.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 8: Final Departure
After breakfast, transfer to Istanbul International Airport for final departure.
- Meet and greet serviceupon arrival and departure.
- Assistance of our guest relations during your stay.
- All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
- Accommodation for 3 nights in Amman including breakfast.
- Accommodation for 4 nights in Istanbul including breakfast
- Two day tours in Amman and the Dead Sea as described above.
- Day tour in Petra sights as described above in the itinerary.
- Local English Spot guide in Petra (about 2-3 hours).
- Local English Spot guide in Jerash (about 1 hour).
- All Tours in Istanbul, Turkey as mentioned above (Private Tours)
- Bosphorus Tour on Cruise is sharing group
- Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary.
- Lunch during sightseeing tours in Istanbul.
- Service charge and taxes.
- International Airfare
- Entry visa to Jordan and Turkey
- Personal expenses
- Petra tour requires considerable walking, the number of horses in Petra is limited.
Accommodation Plan: A
- - Geneva Hotel Amman
- - Green Park Taxim Hotel Istanbul
|May - Sept.||Oct. - April|
|Double||$ 1675||$ 1699|
|Solo Traveler||$ 2825||$ 2850|
Accommodation Plan: B
- - Amman Marriott Hotel
- - Titanic Business Hotel Istanbul
|May - Sept.||Oct. - April|
|Double||$ 1970||$ 1999|
|Solo Traveler||$ 3425||$ 3450|
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