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.
On arrival in Amman you will be transferred to your hotel
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Today you will be picked up from your hotel and be transferred to the airport for your departure flight.
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- Private English speaking guide for Jerash and Petra
- Private driver with vehicle
- 4 hour jeep safari Wadi Rum
- All entrance fees
- 6 nights High grade accommodation on BB basis
- International flights
- Visa (obtained on arrival)
- Travel Insurance
- Personal expenses (drinks, tips etc)
- Explore the stunning ruins of Roman Jerash
- Stay on the shores of the Dead Sea
- View the beautiful mosaics at Madaba
- Discover the Crusader castle of Kerak
- Spend the day exploring magnificent Petra
- Enjoy a jeep safari through the stunning landscape of Wadi Rum