Highlights & Tour Itinerary
- Private 6 days tour with English speaking driver.
- Visit beautiful Petra with a local guide.
- Ride a 4x4 in the dramatic Wadi Rum desert.
- Float in the salt-rich waters of the Dead Sea.
Day 1: Amman Airport – Amman Hotel
Welcome to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan! Our representative welcomes you with a signage at Amman Airport. Transfer about 45 minutes to your booked hotel in Amman (accommodation throughout the tour not included), check in, remainder of the day free.
Day 2: Amman Hotel – Jerash – Amman City Tour – Amman Hotel
Drive 1 hour to Jerash, once a member of the Decapolis, but its heyday had been under the Romans. It is considered as the best example of a Roman provincial city in the whole Middle East. A local guide will make history come alive. Explore the spectacular Forum, the Roman colonnaded street, the Nymphaeum, theatres and the Temple of Artemis. Back in the capital continue to the historical places in downtown Amman. You start with the visit of the Citadel to enjoy views over the hilly capital. On the Citadel itself you see remains from the Roman to the early Islamic period, like the Hercules Temple and the Umayyad Palace, and the small Archaeological Museum. Not far away we find the Roman Theatre, which can accommodate up to 6,000 visitors. In the heart of downtown we stroll the markets (Souq), not far away you find Jabal Amman with Rainbow Street. Return transfer to hotel in Amman.
Day 3: Amman Hotel – Mt Nebo – Madaba – King’s Way – Kerak Castle – Petra Hotel
Check out from hotel and drive to Mt. Nebo, believed to be the burial site of Prophet Moses. If the weather allows you will have like him a view of the Promised Land. In the remains of the Moses Memorial Church, constructed in the 4th century, you see beautiful mosaics. Short ride to the town of Madaba, known for its Byzantine and Umayyad mosaic art. Certainly you see the popular 6th century map of Palestine in the Greek Orthodox St. George’s Church. If open, visit to the St John’s the Baptist Church to climb the bell tower. Afterward we drive to Kerak along the famous ancient biblical caravan route, the King's Way. We have a short stop in Wadi Al-Mujib, a great wide valley with magnificent geological formation. Visit in Kerak the famous Crusader castle built in 1132/34 by King Baldwin I. of Jerusalem. Proceed 2 hours to your booked hotel in Petra.
Day 4: Petra visit – Petra Hotel
Today visit the highlight of Jordan, the red rose city Petra! You are able to start as early as 06:00, but early birds, don’t forget to ask the hotel for a breakfast box the day before. Meet your local guide and pass the narrow canyon, the so called Siq, with its colourful sandstone. At the end you will be rewarded with a view of the most beautiful monument: the Treasury. Continue via the Street of Facades to the Royal Tombs and Pharaoh's Castle. After around 2 hours the guide says farewell to you at the restaurant area. You have free time to explore Petra on your own. The young at heart for instance have the chance to climb the 800 stairs to the 45 meters high Monastery El Deir. Return to the main gate. Overnight in Petra.
Day 5: Petra Hotel – Wadi Rum 2.5 hours jeep ride – Dead Sea Hotel
Drive 1.5 hours southwards to Wadi Rum, considered as one of the most impressing desert landscapes in the world. Hop in a 4x4 jeep to get an idea of the area with it canyons, sand dunes and Nabatean rock inscriptions. Then a 4 hours journey lies ahead of you with the final destination, your Dead Sea hotel. The lowest point on earth attracts visitors with its salty, buoyant waters, mineral rich mud on its shores and special climatic conditions. Overnight at the Dead Sea.
Day 6: Dead Sea Hotel – Amman Airport
Dependent on departure time pick up hotel lobby, 1 hour transfer to Amman Airport to board your flight.