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Best of Jordan – 8 Days

$ 895.00

Jordan is defined by ancient monuments, nature reserves and seaside resorts. It’s home to the famed archaeological site of Petra, known as the city “half as old as time”.

8 Days visiting Amman, Mount Nebo, and Petra, the astounding city carved from living rock, surely one of the top entries in any traveler’s life list.

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Day 01 ARRIVAL AT AMMAN AIRPORT / AMMAN
Arrive Amman Airport where our airport representative will meet the group at the gate just as they leave the airplane.

Full assistance with the visa and customs formalities will be provided at Amman Airport.

Leave the Airport for the transfer to Hotel in Amman, and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

Buffet Dinner and overnight at Hotel in Amman


Moderate
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Superior
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Luxury
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  • Kempinski Hotel

Day 02 CITY TOUR OF AMMAN / DESERT CASTLES / AMMAN
Buffet Breakfast at hotel.
Visit Amman, the capital of Jordan, a fascinating city of contrasts. Visit the Citadel, which is situated on one of the highest hills in Amman that offers a splendid view of the old city. Near the citadel pay a visit to the Archaeological Museum that houses an excellent collection of Jordan’s antiquities.

Proceed downhill to the downtown of the old city to visit the Roman Theatre, which dates back to the 2nd century AD. It is also the home of Jordan’s Folklore Museum, which displays various artifacts of the traditional Jordanian life including, costumes, home furnishings, musical instruments and handicrafts dating back to the 19th century.

Conclude your sightseeing tour of Amman by visiting King Abdullah Mosque to be familiar with the classic / modern Islamic architecture.

Drive to the eastern desert of Jordan to visit the Desert Castles.

Lunch in Azraq Rest House. These castles were built between the 7th century and 8th century AD, under the caliphs of the Umayyad dynasty. Visit Qasr Amra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, then on to Qasr Al Kharrana and Qasr Al Azraq.

Drive back to Amman for Buffet Dinner & overnight at hotel.

Day 03 AMMAN / JERASH / AJLUN / AMMAN
Buffet Breakfast at hotel.
Drive north to visit Jerash, which remains today as one of the most beautiful and best-preserved Greco-Roman cities outside Italy. Excavations made it possible to update two theatres, several temples, churches, a market, thermal baths, and the famous Cardo Maximus alley of 600 meters bordered columns.

Lunch in Artemis Restaurant in Jerash. Proceed north to Ajlun situated in the northern region of Jordan to visit Ajlun’s Castle. Ajlun’s Castle is a fine example of the genius of medieval Arab military and Islamic architecture.

Drive back to Amman for Buffet Dinner & overnight at hotel.

Day 04 UMM QAYS / JORDAN VALLEY / PELLA / DEAD SEA / AMMAN
Buffet Breakfast at hotel.
Drive north to Umm Qays, the ancient Graeco-Roman City of Gadara, which offers a splendid panoramic view overlooking the lake of Tiberias, Jordan Valley and the Golan Heights. Continue via the Jordan Valley, which is a beautiful landscape and an exceptionally fertile soil that stretches Jordan from north to south, to Pella. Besides the excavated ruins from the Graeco-Roman period, Pella offers visitors the opportunity to see the remains of Bronze and Iron Age walled cities. Lunch in Pella Rest House.

Proceed to the Dead Sea the lowest spot on earth 400 meters below sea level. Spend the rest of the day bathing and relaxing in the gently lapping waters of the Dead Sea and be amazed that you can’t sink!

Drive back to Amman for Buffet Dinner & overnight at hotel.

Day 05 MADABA / MT. NEBO / KINGS WAY / KARAK / PETRA
Buffet Breakfast at hotel.
Drive 30 Km south of Amman to visit Madaba “the City of Mosaics”. Visit the Greek Orthodox church of St. George where the famous 6th Century Byzantine mosaic map of the holy sites in the biblical world is found. Proceed to Mount Nebo, the place where it is believed that Moses was buried.

Drive via the Kings Way, the ancient road mentioned in the bible, which links prehistoric villages from the Stone Age, and biblical towns from the kingdoms of Ammon, Moab and Edom, to arrive at Karak. Lunch in Kings Castle Restaurant. Visit Karak’s Crusaders Castle built in the 12th century AD, which is situated on a hilltop about 1000 meters above sea level and surrounded by a valley on three sides.

Proceed to the greatest city of the Arab nation which existed 2000 years ago: Petra.

Buffet Dinner & overnight at Hotel in Petra.


Moderate
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Luxury
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Day 06 FULL DAY VISIT OF PETRA
Buffet Breakfast at hotel.
Begin your visit by enjoying a walk or a short horse ride from Petra’s main entrance to the entrance of the old city “Al Siq”, which is a 350 meters narrow canyon. As you reach the end of the Siq, the first and greatest monument of Petra slowly comes into view. This is the famous Treasury monument “Al Khazneh”.Petra “The Rose City” is an extraordinary and unique place, which was built by the Arab Nabateans more than 2000 years ago. The Nabateans carved their monumental tombs, palaces, temples and treasury from the desert’s natural rose-colored rocks and sandstones.

Buffet lunch at Crowne Plaza Basin Restaurant.

After lunch, the clients interested to visit the Monastery will climb 800 steps to visit the Monastery. The Monastery is similar to design to the Treasury, but it is much larger (50 m high x 45m wide) and much less decorated. The facade is flat on the lower level and deeply carved on the upper level, with engaged columns and two half-pediments flanking a central urn (10m high). Drive back to Hotel in Petra for Buffet Dinner & overnight.

Day 07 PETRA / WADI RUM / AMMAN
Buffet Breakfast at hotel
Depart to the Natural Resort of Wadi Rum “The Valley of the Moon” a unique place unlike anywhere else you have ever visited. Arrive at the village of Rum where you will be picked up by local Bedouins to explore this splendid desert. They will drive you with their 4×4 Bedouin Pick Ups (6 pax per pick Up) for approximately 03 hours to the Bed of the Valley of the Moon to the great mountain of Al Khazali. Lunch in Bedouin Camp.

In the afternoon proceed to Amman for resting at hotel until dinner time; drive to Tawaheen Al Hawa Restaurant translated to Windmill in English as the restaurants exterior shows. This very fresh and nice restaurant has a wonderful typical Bedouin decoration with oriental atmosphere. Many local people go there so the group can have the chance to see the local people of Jordan. The restaurant is famous with its Arabic Starters (Mezza). The clients will also have the opportunity to smoke the Hubbelly Bubbly (Water pipe)

After dinner transfer to the Hotel in proceed to Amman for overnight.


Moderate
* * *
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Superior
* * * *
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  • Century Park Hotel

 

Luxury
* * * * *
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  • Kempinski Hotel

Day 08 TRANSFER TO AMMAN AIRPORT FOR DEPARTURE
Buffet Breakfast at hotel
Transfer to Amman Airport for departure.


Moderate
$895
per person based on sharing

  • 6 PAX – Low: $895 | High: $ 925
  • 5 PAX – Low: $950 | High: $ 995
  • 4 PAX – Low: $1050 | High: $ 1075
  • 3 PAX – Low: $1195 | High: $ 1225
  • 2 PAX – Low: $1250 | High: $ 1295

 
Superior
$1025
per person based on sharing

  • 6 PAX – Low: $1025 | High: $ 1125
  • 5 PAX – Low: $1075 | High: $ 1195
  • 4 PAX – Low: $1175 | High: $ 1275
  • 3 PAX – Low: $1325 | High: $ 1425
  • 2 PAX – Low: $1375 | High: $ 1495

 
Luxury
$1475
per person based on sharing

  • 6 PAX – Low: $1475 | High: $ 1625
  • 5 PAX – Low: $1525 | High: $ 1700
  • 4 PAX – Low: $1615 | High: $ 1795
  • 3 PAX – Low: $1775 | High: $ 1950
  • 2 PAX – Low: $1825 | High: $ 1995

2019: Jan 10 – Feb 28, Jun 1 – Aug 31, Nov 21 – Dec 20
2019: Mar 1 – May 31, Sep 1 – Nov 20, Dec 20 – 30
Some business hotels have higher room rate for weekday stay versus weekend. Surcharges may apply for travelling during special events and major public holidays (e.g Christmas, etc)

Above prices are based on 2 guests travelling together. We offer a wide selection of hotels and customized itinerary. Click the button to request a specific quote based on number of guests, their interests and budget.

Additional information

OVERVIEW

Jordan is defined by ancient monuments, nature reserves and seaside resorts. It’s home to the famed archaeological site of Petra, known as the city “half as old as time”.

DEPARTURE

Private departure guaranteed for minimum 2 travelers.

HOTELS

As indicated in the itinerary.

INCLUSIONS

7 nights’ accommodation in the above hotels or similar
7 Buffet Breakfasts at Hotels
6 Buffet Dinners at Hotels
Farwell Set Menu Dinner in Tawaheen Al Hawa Restaurant on Day 07
Transportation in modern deluxe air-conditioned Car or Van from
Entrance fees to sites visited & Towel use in Dead Sea
4×4 Pick Up Truck Excursion in Wadi Rum for 3 hours
Meeting & assistance through passport control and customs

EXCLUSIONS

Tips For guide, driver, hotels, restaurants, horse man in Petra and Bedouins in Wadi Rum
Additional Services Lunches, personal expenses, drinks and obligatory new year’s eve dinner
Insurance All kinds of travel insurances.

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Travel insurance. visa fees, gratuities, drinks, personal spending and optional activities.
Personal expenses, extras in the hotels, tips to guides and drivers and beverages

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