A comprehensive tour taking in Jordan’s breathtaking variety of historical and archaeological sites. Wander the streets of Roman cities, discover magnificent Crusader castles, explore early Islamic hunting lodges and the incredible Nabatean city of Petra, and journey deep into the red sands of Wadi Rum before relaxing in the mineral-rich waters of the Dead Sea.
On arrival in Amman you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
Desert Castles – Azraq , Qasr Amra, Qasr Harraneh
Today’s full day excursion takes you east into the desert, stopping first at the Azraq Oasis, then to Qasr Amra, a country retreat for the Umayyad caliphs. Finally visit the enigmatic Qasr Harraneh before returning to Amman.
Jerash – Ajloun Excursion
Today visit the fabulous Roman city of Jerash with its immaculate oval precinct. Afterwards continue to the nearby castle of Ajloun offers incredible views over the surrounding countryside.After visiting the castle, return back to Amman.
Amman – Mt Nebo –Madaba - Umm Al Rasas – Petra
Head out of Amman today, stopping first at the biblical site of Mtn Nebo before continuing to Madaba famous for its mosaics, particularly the 6th century map of the Middle East in the Byzantine church of St George. Continuing south to Petra, stop to view the UNESCO World Heritage site of Umm al Rasas.
Petra Full Day
This morning, experience the most famous view in Jordan when the Treasury of Petra reveals itself as you walk down the narrow sandstone gorge known as the siq. After a guided tour there is plenty of free time to explore its more remote parts.
Day at Leisure to Visit Petra Again
Petra covers a vast area, and today you will have a second entrance to the site for further exploration. You may wish to take the long walk up to the Monastery, one of the quieter parts of the city and one of its most atmospheric locations.
Little Petra - Wadi Rum (4 hour jeep safari)
Today first of all visit Little Petra, whose water cisterns and dining rooms suggest it was a staging post for camel trains. Continue to Wadi Rum, and you will follow in Lawrence’s footsteps as you take a jeep safari in the desert and sleep in a Bedouin camp in the sands
Wadi Rum – Shobak - Dead Sea
From Wadi Rum, join the Kings Highway and travel to Shobak, one of the most impressive Crusader castles in the Middle East. There is time to explore the castle before you continue to your hotel on the shores of the Dead Sea. The rest of the day is free for relaxation.
Dead Sea at Leisure
Today has been left free to enjoy the Dead Sea. You may wish to simply float in the unusually salty water, or perhaps take a spa treatment using the therapeutic mud from the sea bed.
Dead Sea – Amman Airport
You will be transferred from the Dead Sea to Amman this morning for your departure flight.
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- Private English speaking guide days 2,3,5
- Separate driver with vehicle
- 4 hour jeep safari Wadi Rum
- All entrance fees
- 9 nights high grade accommodation on BB basis
- International flights
- Visa (obtained on arrival)
- Travel Insurance
- Personal expenses (drinks, tips etc)
- Travel out into the desert to see the Desert Castles and Azraq wetlands
- Explore the magnificent ruins of Roman Jerash
- View the beautiful mosaics in Madaba
- Enjoy the fine views from Mtn Nebo
- Spend the day exploring magnificent Petra
- Stay in a Bedouin style camp in Wadi Rum
- Explore the ruins of Crusader Shobak castle
- Relax by the shores of the Dead Sea