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Silk Road Tours offers the following alternative tours in this region. Please get in touch for more information.
Home to one of the world’s oldest continuously inhabited settlements, Lebanon has an extremely rich history, and on this tour you will delve into the long and complex past of this wonderful country. Discover incredibly well-preserved Roman ruins at Baalbek, wander through the remains of Umayyad cities, and travel back in time as you explore imposing Crusader castles. You will also experience modern Lebanon’s cosmopolitan side in the vibrant capital, Beirut.
Discover the ‘rose red city’ of Petra on this short tour, which also includes the fine Crusader castle of Kerak and the famous mosaics of Madaba.
A fascinating 9-day tour exploring the oases of the Western Desert. This is an intrepid journey far from the well-known sites of the Nile. From the remote oasis of Siwa, surrounded by the Great Sand Sea, you will travel deep into the Sahara towards Bahariya, where time is set aside to discover the surreal landscapes of the Black and White Deserts. The tour also includes the lively port city of Alexandria and the Second World War battlefields of El Alamein, a poignant reminder of this region’s place in history.
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.
This 9 day tour through the heartland of Iran starts in Tehran and continues to explore Isfahan, Yazd, Shiraz and the important sites in between. A comprehensive cultural tour of some of Iran’s most important sites.
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The Jordan Valley Marriott Resort & Spa is a modern resort located on the shore of the Dead Sea, at nearly 400 m below sea level. All rooms are well furnished and feature balconies or terraces. Five restaurants and five bars offer a wide range of culinary options. The hotel also features indoor and outdoor pools, a children’s pool with water slide as well as equipped fitness centre, tennis court and Spa. The hotel grounds drop down steeply to a private beach at the shores of the Dead Sea.View Images
This compact tour of Jordan takes in its key highlights, with a whole day devoted to its most spectacular and iconic site – the rose-red city of Petra. Delve into Jordan’s fascinating history with visits to the Roman city of Jerash and the famous mosaics at Madaba and Umm al Rasas, and discover its natural side as you have a unique swimming experience in the Dead Sea and take a 4-hour jeep safari in the deserts of Wadi Rum.
Day 1 - Fly to Amman
Fly to Amman this morning, and on arrival transfer to your hotel.
Day 2 – Amman – Jerash – Ajloun – Dead Sea
Today first of all visit the Roman city of Jerash, one of the best preserved in the whole of the Middle East. Afterwards continue to the castle of Ajloun which was built by a close relative of Saladin. Later travel to the Dead Sea with free time in the afternoon to swim in its buoyant waters.
Day 3 – Dead Sea – Mtn Nebo – Madaba – Kerak – Petra
This morning visit the biblical site of Mt Nebo with its fabulous views over the Jordan Valley. Next continue to Madaba with its famous mosaics. From Madaba, drive to Petra along the ‘King’s Highway’, stopping at Kerak, the finest Crusader castle in Jordan.
Day 4 - Petra
An early start today for a guided tour of the fabulous city of Petra. Walking down the narrow gorge known as the Siq, the famous ‘Treasury’ comes into view – perhaps the most iconic sight in Jordan. Afterwards there is plenty of time to explore the huge site on your own.
Day 5 – Petra - Little Petra – Wadi Rum (4 hour jeep safari)
Today first of all visit Little Petra, a suburb of the main city, which contains the only surviving example of Nabatean wall painting, dating from the 1st century A.D. From Petra, drive into Wadi Rum for a 4-hour jeep safari into the desert. Afterwards spend the night in a Bedouin-style camp.
Day 6 – Wadi Rum – Umm Al Rasas – Amman panorama tour
Travelling up the Desert Highway towards Amman, stop at Umm Al Rasas to see the recently uncovered mosaics which have been placed on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. Upon reaching the capital, take a short tour of the city, visiting the Temple of Hercules on Citadel Hill, the Roman amphitheatre and King Hussein Mosque
Day 7 – Fly to the UK
Transfer to the airport today for your return flight to the UK.
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D = Dinner provided