Turkey and Jordan Highlights Tour
8 Days / 7 Nights
Trip type : Private Tour
Trip runs : Everyday
Day 1: Arrival Istanbul
Your English-speaking driver will meet and assist you at Istanbul Airport and then escort you to your hotel. Check in to your room and enjoy the afternoon free to explore Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2: Full Day Istanbul Tour
After breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up to enjoy the exotic city that spans both Europe and Asia. Visit the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sofia, Topkapi Palace and the Hippodrome. Free time in Grand bazaar with it’s 3,500 shops to end the day and then back to your hotel and overnight in Istanbul.
Day 3: Half Day Istanbul Tour
After breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up to visit Chora Museum and Underground Cistern. Spend some free time in the Spice Bazaar and enjoy the afternoon free in Istanbul. Return to your hotel and overnight in Istanbul.
Day 4: Half Day Bosphorus Cruise
After breakfast at your hotel, you will enjoy a excursion by boat on the Bosphorus, which divides Europe from Asia. The shore is lined with old wooden villas, palaces of marble, fortresses, and small fishing villages. During the excursion you will pass the magnificent Dolmabahce Palace and imperial pavilions of Yildiz Palace. You will have the afternoon free to explore the city on your own. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 5: Arrival Amman
After breakfast, transfer to Istanbul Ataturk Airport for departure to Amman. You will be met at Amman Airport and then transferred to your hotel in Amman in a private, air-conditioned vehicle for check in. Upon arrival at the hotel, your guide will help you check in and give you detailed information concerning the rest of your trip. Overnight in Amman.
Meals : Breakfast
Day 6: Jerash/ Dead Sea
After breakfast, you will drive 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, and the walls of the city, pierced by towers and gates. After this you will continue towards the lowest point on earth, the Dead Sea, where you can enjoy the health benefits of its mineral mud and float on its salty waters. It has attracted many visitors since the beginning of history. Overnight in Amman.
Day 7: Petra Tour
After breakfast drive for 2.5 hours to the rose-red city of Petra, the biggest attraction in Jordan. Petra was first established around the 6th century B.C. by the Nabataean Arabs, a nomadic tribe who settled in the area and founded a commercial empire. You will be able to walk around to see the most famous monument of this rock-cut city, the Treasury, as well as the Street of Facades, the Royal Tombs and Pharaoh's Castle. Drive back to Amman to stay overnight.
Day 8: Final Departure
Breakfast, according to flight schedule transfer to Amman Airport for departure.
- Meet and greet service by English speaking driver at airport
- All transfers by an air-conditioned coach (Turkey)
- Accommodation for 04 nights in Istanbul including breakfast
- Accommodation for 03 nights in Amman including breakfast
- All sightseeing tours as mentioned above
- All transfers by a private a/c vehicle with English speaking assistant. (Jordan)
- Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary
- English-speaking tour guide during the tour in Istanbul
- Local English speaking spot guide in Petra (about 2-3 hrs)
- Local English speaking spot guide in Jerash (about 1 hr)
- English speaking driver in the Dead Sea
- Entrance fees to the above mentioned sites
- Short horse ride in Petra (included in ticket)
- Meals as mentioned in the above itinerary
- All service charges and taxes
- International Airfare.
- Turkey and Jordan entry visa.
- Any optional tours.
- Personal Spendings.
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 a local English speaking guide cannot be guaranteed at once, waiting time up to 30 - 45 minutes is possible before tour start.
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