Highlights & Tour Itinerary
Day 1: Amman Airport / Amman Hotel
Meet & greet after you passed the customs, the driver has a sign in your name. Transfer to your hotel in Amman, rest of the day free.
Day 2: Amman City Tour / Amman Hotel
Start the day with a city tour in Jordan's capital. Amman, already mentioned in the Bible as Rabbath Ammon, is a bustling modern city. The historical places are located in downtown, where we visit the Citadel with remains from the Roman to the early Islamic period. Then we have a round in the Archaeological Museum. We stroll via the Souq, where you get an idea of everyday life, to the Roman Theatre from 2nd century with 6000 seats. Visit Al-Husseini Mosque in the Souq, rebuilt in 1924 on the remains of a mosque from 640 AD by Caliph Umar bin Al-Khattab. Visit the tomb of the venerable companion Abdul Rahman Ibn Awf Al Zuhri, one of the Blessed Ten, taking part in all the major battles and campaigns of Islam. Outside the capital see the Cave of the Seven Sleepers, Kahf Al Raqim, mentioned in the Holy Quran. Overnight Amman hotel.
Day 3: Amman Hotel / Jordan Valley / Ajloun Castle / Amman Hotel
We head to the Jordan Valley, to the tomb of Abu Ubaida Amer bin Al-Jarrah, a relative of Prophet Mohammad, commander of the Northern Muslim Army, and one of the Blessed Ten, to whom Mohammad promised paradise. We visit moreover the tomb of Moath bin Jabal, who compiled the Holy Quran during the life of Prophet Mohammad. See the Islamic castle in Ajloun, and the shrine of Prophet Hud.Overnight Amman.
Day 4: Amman Hotel / Blessed Tree / Salt / Amman Hotel
Today we travel to Mafraq to see the Blessed Tree where Prophet Mohammad took shelter. Continue to the town of Salt, to see the shrines Prophet Shuayb, Yusha and Ayyoub. Overnight Amman.
Day 5: Amman Hotel / Kerak Tombs Battle of Mutah/ Tafilah / Petra Hotel
Drive 130 kms to the area Kerak where we visit the tombs of Prophet Nuh, Prophet Sulayman and Khider. Close to Tafilah visit the shrines Jabir Bin Abdullah Al-Ansari, Prophet Seeth and Al-Harith bin Umayr Al-Azdi. Overnight Petra.
Day 6: Petra visit / Petra Hotel
After breakfast to the red rose city Petra, the biggest attraction of Jordan. Petra was first established around the 6th century B.C. by the Nabataean Arabs, a nomadic tribe who settled in the area and laid the foundation of a commercial empire that extended into Syria. With the guide pass the canyon, the so called Siq, to see the most beautiful monument: the Treasury. Continue via the Street of Facades to the Royal Tombs and Pharaoh's Castle. After that, free time to explore Petra on your own. Overnight Petra.
Day 7: Petra Hotel / Aqaba Mosque / Amman Hotel
Travel southwards to Aqaba at the Red Sea, where we see the Uthman Mosque at Ayla and the Mameluk Fort. Free time in Aqaba. From here continue 4 hours back to the capital Amman.
Day 8: Amman Hotel / Amman Airport
Transfer to Amman Airport to say farewell.
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