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Wonders of the Hashemite Kingdom

Jordan in 9 Days, 7 Nights in Destination

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Our classic tour of Jordan, this magical trip includes a visit to the legendary lost city of Petra, one of the 7 Wonders of the World and an overnight stay in the breathtaking Wadi Rum Desert!

Trip Highlights

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    Ajloun Castle
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    Amman
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    Dead Sea
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    Jerash
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    Mount Nebo
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    Petra
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    Wadi Rum

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  1. All flights

  2. Accommodation

  3. All transfers

  4. Activities

  5. Half board

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  1. Departures available until December 2026

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charm

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  • 6 nights accommodation in Charm category hotels.
  • 1 night in a Tent Camp in Wadi Rum.
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superior

From $2,199

  • 6 nights accommodation in Superior category hotels.
  • 1 night in a Tent Camp in Wadi Rum.
luxury

From $2,599

  • 6 nights accommodation in Luxury category hotels.
  • 1 night in a Martian Tent in Wadi Rum.

Accommodation: 7 Nights

Itinerary

Be seduced by the fascinating Hashemite Kingdom! Explore the capital of Amman, be amazed by the Greco-Roman city of Jerash, see the magical Castle of Ajloun and take in the views from mythical Mount Nebo. Float on the waters of the Dead Sea, admire the ancient Nabatean city of Petra, cross the desert of Wadi Rum in a 4x4 and spend the night under the stars in a traditional desert camp! 

 

1st Day: US - Night on board
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Ready to discover the cultural treasures of Jordan? Arrive at your US departure airport to board a flight to Amman.* Night on board. 

 

* If either your outbound or inbound flights depart in the early hours (before 4:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day.

2nd Day: Amman
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Touch down in Amman and transfer to your hotel.* Amman is the modern capital of Jordan but possesses dozens of ancient historical sites, set into the hillside in northern Jordan. Spend the remainder of the day at your leisure. Dinner** and overnight stay in Amman.
 
* Possibility of booking early check-in in the next step of the booking process.
 
** Please note: If you arrive at the hotel after 9:00 p.m, dinner will not be included. Instead, you will have the option to reserve a cold packed dinner for an additional charge in the next step of the booking process.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
ibis Amman or similar
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3rd Day: Amman - Jerash - Ajloun Castle - Amman
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Breakfast at the hotel. Begin the day with a brief city tour of Amman. See both the new and old parts of the city on a panoramic bus ride. Afterwards, continue to Jerash, known as the 'Pompeii of the East'. Inhabited since the Bronze Age, this amazing Greco-Roman city is the best-preserved example of Roman-era ruins in Jordan. See the impressive Hadrian's Arch, the Hippodrome, the Temple of Artemis and the Roman Theatre, among other highlights, as you explore this amazing archaeological site. Next, continue to Ajloun Castle, built by Saladin in the 12th-century. One of the most amazing castles in the Middle East, here you can soak up the fabulous views of the Dead Sea from its hilltop vantage point. Return to Amman and enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisureDinner and overnight stay in Amman.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
ibis Amman or similar
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1028 Reviews

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Activities

included
Brief Panoramic City Tour of Amman

Light

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Jerash City Tour

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Visit to Ajloun Castle

Moderate

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4th Day: Amman - Desert Castles - Dead Sea - Amman
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Breakfast at the hotel. Head east today to discover the Desert Castles of Azraq, Kharanah and Amra. Dating from the early Islamic era, the castles were built as retreats for the Caliphs of the time. Explore these historic fortresses and learn more about the history of 7th-century Jordan. Afterwards, continue to the eternal Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth at an amazing 400-meters below sea level! Take in the spectacular views before enjoying some free time to relax, swim and float in the salty waters! The mineral-rich mud is said to be therapeutic so be sure to treat your skin to a little indulgence! Return to Amman after an action-packed day. Dinner and overnight stay in Amman. 

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
ibis Amman or similar
tripadvisor rating

1028 Reviews

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Activities

included
Desert Castles & Dead Sea Full-Day Excursion

Moderate

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5th Day: Amman - Madaba - Mount Nebo - Shobak Castle - Petra
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Breakfast at the hotel. Set off for Madaba this morning to see the oldest mosaic map in the world, housed within the historic St. George Church. Continue to Mount Nebo, overlooking the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea. Believed to be the place where Moses was granted a view of the Promised Land and later buried, take in the spectacular views of this sacred place. Next, drive to the fascinating Shobak Castle, a Crusader Castle dating back to 1115. At the end of the visit, head to Petra and check in at the hotel. Spend the evening at your leisure, ready to discover the ancient city in the morning! If you can't wait, we recommend an optional Petra by Night excursion!* Dinner and overnight stay in Petra. 

 

Optional Petra By Night Excursion: Savour the opportunity to discover the legendary sights of Petra by night! Walk along the Siq Gorge before arriving at the iconic Treasury to admire its legendary candlelit facade. A spectacular sight!

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Town Season Hotel or similar
tripadvisor rating

305 Reviews

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Activities

included
Madaba City Tour & Mount Nebo

Moderate

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included
Visit to Shobak Castle

Active

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Optional
Petra By Night Excursion

Light

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6th Day: Petra
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Breakfast at the hotel. Spend today exploring the famed Nabatean capital with an excursion to Petra! During the visit, discover the most important and representative monuments, sculpted into the rock by this ancient civilization. Admire the Treasury, the famous and most internationally recognised monument, as seen in one of the Indiana Jones films and other highlights, such as the Colored Tombs and the Royal Tombs. Let your imagination run wild as you learn about life here in ancient times. Petra is one of those places in the world that you must visit at least once in your life! A true wonder of the world, enjoy an unforgettable day exploring this bucket-list site. At the end of the visit, return to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay in Petra.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Town Season Hotel or similar
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305 Reviews

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Activities

included
Full-Day Tour of Petra

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7th Day: Petra - Little Petra - Wadi Rum
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Breakfast at the hotel. Today, head to a lesser-known site named Little Petra, located north of Petra. A narrow gorge of 2 meters wide, this rocky landscape is adorned with typical Nabatean architecture, making this one of the most unique sites in the country. Originally, Little Petra was inhabited by the Nabateans and is home to a number of tombs, water tanks and riverbeds. Next, continue to beautiful Wadi Rum, the desert made famous by Lawrence of Arabia. Take a 4x4 excursion across the lunar-like landscape for an unforgettable experience. We recommend an optional Stargazing Excursion to discover the secrets of the night's sky!* Dinner under the stars and overnight at the camp in Wadi Rum.

 

Optional Wadi Rum Stargazing Experience: Discover the secrets of the night's sky! Head to an area without light pollution and enjoy a 20-minute presentation before viewing the incredible star constellations with the help of telescopes. This excursion is weather dependent. 

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Mazayen Rum Camp (Deluxe ... or similar
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498 Reviews

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Activities

included
Little Petra Tour

Moderate

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4x4 Desert Safari in Wadi Rum

Moderate

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Optional
Upgrade to a Martian Tent in Wadi Rum
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Optional
Wadi Rum Stargazing Experience

Light

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8th Day: Wadi Rum - Amman
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Breakfast at the camp. At the indicated time, return to Amman and spend the rest of the day at your leisure, soaking up the culture and atmosphere of the Jordanian capital. Alternatively, why not take an optional city tour to get to know the most emblematic sights in the city?* Dinner and overnight stay in Amman.

 

Optional Amman City Tour with Dinner: Explore Amman this afternoon, the capital of the Hashemite Kingdom founded 7000 years ago. See the city's most emblematic sights including Amman Citadel, Hercules Temple, the Byzantine Church and the Ummayad Palace and pay a visit to the fascinating Amman Archaeological Museum. Head downtown to see the incredible Roman Amphitheatre and the old markets before exploring the newer part of the city. End the tour with an authentic Jordanian dinner at a local restaurant.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Olive Hotel or similar
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119 Reviews

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Activities

Optional
Amman Afternoon City Tour

Moderate

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9th Day: Amman - US
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Breakfast at the hotel.* It's time to bring your adventure through Jordan to an end. At the indicated time, transfer to the airport for a flight back to the US. Arrive in the US and end your trip. 

 

* Depending on the return flight schedule and the hotel breakfast service, you may not be able to enjoy the included breakfast on the last day.

Included activities

Included
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All timings are approximate and dependent on traffic, weather and local conditions. This timing schedule is intended for guidance only and is subject to change by our guide or driver.

Brief Panoramic City Tour of Amman

Included activity for day 3 in Amman

Begin the day with a brief city tour of Amman. See both the new and old parts of the city on a panoramic bus ride.

Duration 01:00h Approx. Pick up time: 08:00 Approx

Physical rating:

Light

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Included
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All timings are approximate and dependent on traffic, weather and local conditions. This timing schedule is intended for guidance only and is subject to change by our guide or driver.

Jerash City Tour

Included activity for day 3 in Jerash

Inhabited since the Bronze Age, this incredible Greco-Roman city is home to the best-preserved Roman-era ruins in Jordan. See the impressive Hadrian's Arch, the Hippodrome, the Temple of Artemis and the Roman Theatre as you explore Jerash!

Duration 05:00h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Active

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Included
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All timings are approximate and dependent on traffic, weather and local conditions. This timing schedule is intended for guidance only and is subject to change by our guide or driver.

Visit to Ajloun Castle

Included activity for day 3 in Ajloun Castle

Visit Ajloun Castle, built by Saladin in the 12th-century to safeguard the trade route between Damascus and Southern Jordan. One of the most impressive Muslim castles in the Middle East, here you can soak up fabulous views of the Dead Sea.

Duration 04:00h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Moderate

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Included
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All timings are approximate and dependent on traffic, weather and local conditions. This timing schedule is intended for guidance only and is subject to change by our guide or driver.

Desert Castles & Dead Sea Full-Day Excursion

Included activity for day 4 in Amman

Discover the Desert Castles of Azraq, Kharanah and Amra. Afterwards, continue to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth at 400-meters below sea level! Take in the spectacular views before enjoying time to relax, swim and float in the salty waters!

Duration 09:00h Approx. Pick up time: 08:00 Approx

Physical rating:

Moderate

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Available Activities

Activities are subject to availability. The price for each optional activity will be shown in the next step of the booking process.
Optional

Petra By Night Excursion

Suggested activity for day 5 in Petra

Savour the opportunity to discover the legendary sights of Petra by night! Walk along the Siq Gorge before arriving at the iconic Treasury to admire its legendary candlelit facade. A spectacular sight!

Duration 02:00h Approx. Pick up time: 20:00 Approx

Physical rating:

Light

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Optional

Upgrade to a Martian Tent in Wadi Rum

Suggested activity for day 7

Supplement to upgrade to a Martian Tent for one night in the Wadi Rum desert. Enjoy a larger room and unforgettable views of the desert from the panoramic window!

Physical rating:

Light

Optional

Wadi Rum Stargazing Experience

Suggested activity for day 7 in Wadi Rum

Discover the secrets of the night's sky! Head to an area without light pollution and enjoy a 20-minute presentation before viewing the incredible star constellations with the help of telescopes. This excursion is weather dependent.

Duration 01:00h Approx. Pick up time: 20:00 Approx

Physical rating:

Light

more information
Optional

Amman Afternoon City Tour

Suggested activity for day 8 in Amman

See the city's most emblematic sights including Amman Citadel, Hercules Temple, the Byzantine Church and Ummayad Palace. Pay a visit to Amman Archaeological Museum and the Roman Amphitheatre and end the tour with an authentic meal at a local restaurant.

Duration 04:00h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Moderate

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The price includes

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  • Departures from main US airports.
  • International flights: US - Amman - US.*
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  • 7 nights accommodation in Charm category hotels and a Tent Camp in Wadi Rum. **
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  • 7 breakfasts and 7 dinners. ***
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  • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles.
  • Visits and entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary with an English-speaking guide. ****
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  • All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
  • Free visa on arrival. *****
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  • 4x4 excursion in Wadi Rum.
*The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase

Not included

Drinks, tips and any other services not mentioned in "What's included".

If you arrive in the early hours between 00:00 and 11:30, you must add the optional early check-in to have access to your room immediately. You will have the option to add early check-in on arrival in the next step of the booking process.

To guarantee optional services, we recommend that you add them to your current booking, as they are subject to availability.

Please note: maximum group size is 35 people.
 
If you arrive in the early hours between 00:00 and 11:30, you must add the optional early check-in to have access to your room immediately. 
 

* You will have the option to add early check-in on arrival in the next step of the booking process.

** Important notes regading accommodation:

None of the camps offered in Wadi Rum can be considered as a Luxury option as Luxury camps do not exist in Wadi Rum. All the camps are operated by Bedouins, not Hoteliers. The standard of service is equal between camps but can't be considered equal in comparison to the other hotels offered in the tour.

Tent types and allocation in Wadi Rum are the same for both Charm and Superior Categories. You can upgrade to a Martian Tent during the next step of the booking process, or select our Luxury accommodation category as the Martian tent comes included.

*** Upgrade to full-board by adding 6 lunches in local restaurants in the next step of the booking process.

*** Dinner box supplement (per box/dinner) for the first night is available in the next step of the booking process.

**** Please note: the order of the itinerary may differ depending on your arrival day at destination.

Monday and Saturday: 2 nights Amman, 2 nights Petra, 1 night Wadi Rum, 2 nights Amman.

Tuesday and Sunday: 1 night Amman, 2 nights Petra, 1 night Wadi Rum, 3 nights Amman.

Friday: 3 nights Amman, 2 nights Petra, 1 night Wadi Rum, 1 night Amman.

***** Important: If you have purchased the full package with Exoticca, including flights, please note that a copy of the passports of all travelers must be sent to customerservice@exoticca.com once your reservation is complete to arrange your visa. To obtain your free visa upon arrival, managed by our travel partner in Jordan, we require your complete Passport information and a copy as well at least 30 days prior to your departure.

In case you have not purchased your flights with us, you will have to go through this process on your own, which you can do online at  https://moi.gov.jo/EN/Pages/Visa_E_Applications  or at your arrival.
 
Please note that in case you purchased the full package with Exoticca, including flights, please note that the airport transfer on arrival in Amman will be shared with other travelers in your tour group. A guide will be there to meet you on arrival, but you may be required to wait up to two hours before leaving for the hotel, depending on the flight arrival times.
 

To guarantee optional services, we recommend that you add them to your current booking, as they are subject to availability.

  • Entry requirements

    Passport with a minimum of six months validity. One page required for stamp.

  • Visa

    A visa is mandatory. This is issued on arrival to the country.

  • Currency

    Jordanian Dinar.

  • Language

    Arabic.

  • Electricity

    220 V. European style plug

  • Health

    There are no mandatory vaccinations for travelers from the U.S.

  • Time zone

    UTC + 02:00.

  • Other useful information

    You should always bargain when you go shopping.

  • Tourist Office website

    http://sp.visitjordan.com

Important: Please note that professional cameras, such as those with big zoom lenses, drones of any kind and tripods of any kind are not allowed in Jordan. Bringing these objects into the country can cause delays at the airport so please leave these items at home.

Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

Due to adverse weather conditions and/or for safety reasons and/or need to the smoothness of the trip run by our group partner, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary are subject to changes and/or cancellations without notice.

Children: 0 - 11 years.

Please note: there are no triple rooms in Jordan hotels and the extra bed are fold-out style, smaller in size than a standard single bed. Triple rooms are not bigger or more spacious because they are occupied by 3 people.
 
For a three-person occupancy, the only option would be to have one double bed or two single beds and a rollaway or sofa bed. This option is only available under request through our call center.

If you have reduced mobility, require the use of a wheelchair, or you would prefer this tour to be a private experience for you and your group, you must contact our Experts at +1 888-488-0592 before booking to ensure that your needs can be met.

While on the road, it is highly unlikely that the vehicle will be equipped with wifi or bathroom facilities, though rest stops will be made for long trips. We recommend purchasing a new SIM card at the airport or placing an e-SIM before travel to guarantee internet connection.

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