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Silk Road Tours offer tailor made holidays through Central Asia, The Caucasus, Middle East and North Africa

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Prices and Availability

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Price Includes

  • Private English speaking guide for Petra
  • Private driver with vehicle
  • All entrance fees
  • 4 nights high grade accommodation on BB basis

Price Excludes

  • International flights
  • Visa (obtained on arrival)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal expenses (drinks, tips etc)

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Silk Road Tours offers the following alternative tours in this region. Please get in touch for more information.

  • Lebanon Jewel of The Levant - 8 Days
  • 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.

  • Egyptian Desert Safari - 9 Days
  • 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.

  • Egypt's Nile Kingdoms
  • Highlights of Jordan - 7 Days
  • 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.

  • Treasures of Jordan - 10 Days
  • 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.

  • Classic Tour of Iran
  • 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.

    Silk Road Tours can modify these tours to meet to your exact requirements. Get in touch for more information.

    Featured Hotels

    Marriott Dead Sea, Jordan

    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.

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    Lost City of Petra - 5 Days

    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.


    1. Day 1 - Fly to Amman

      Fly to Amman today, and on arrival transfer to your hotel.

    2. Day 2 – Amman – Mt Nebo – Madaba – Karak – Wadi Musa (Petra)

      Leave Amman travel to biblical Mount Nebo which offers incredible views over the Jordan valley. Next visit Madaba with its famous early Christian mosaics, then head down the ‘Kings Highway’ to explore Kerak crusader castle before arriving in Wadi Musa.


    3. Day 3 - Petra

      Today starts by walking down the narrow siq to perhaps one of the most famous and evocative sights in the world – the Treasury at Petra. You have a full day to explore this mesmerising site – plenty of time to reach the more remote places like the High Altar with its fabulous views.


    4. Day 4 Petra - Little Petra – Umm Al Rasas – Amman

      Today head to Little Petra before travelling up the Desert Highway to Amman. En route stop at the little-known site of Umm al Rasas to see its recently discovered 8th century mosaics.


    5. Day 5 - Return flight to the UK

      Transfer to the airport this morning for your return flight to the UK.


    B = Breakfast provided
    L = Lunch provided
    D = Dinner provided