Stroll through modern Amman, tour the ancient biblical city of Jerash and delight in the panoramic view of the Desert Castles. Enjoy the many relaxing and healing properties of the Dead Sea, and stay overnight at one of the most unique destinations on earth. Take an exciting tour through the desert of Wadi Rum by 4x4 and marvel at the unique beauty of The Treasury in mythical Petra.
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.
Arrive at Amman Airport and transfer to your hotel. Amman is the modern capital of Jordan but possesses dozens of ancient historical sites, all set in the north of Jordan on a hillside. Dinner and overnight stay in Amman.
* Possibility of booking early check-in in the next step of the booking process.
Breakfast at the hotel. Set off for Madaba to visit the Church of St. George where you can admire a mosaic made in the year 560, which represents the oldest known map of the Holy Land. Continue towards Mount Nebo, the place where Moses is thought to have first sighting "the Promised Land". Enjoy a wonderful panoramic view of the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea and visit the remains of the Byzantine Church with its beautiful mosaics. Head to Shobak Castle, located on the side of a mountain, it was built by King Baudouin I of Jerusalem to keep watch over the route between Egypt and Damascus. Arrival in iconic Petra, for dinner and an overnight stay.
Breakfast at the hotel. Spend a full day visiting the famed Nabatean capital of Petra. During the visit tour the most important and representative monuments sculpted in 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, the Colored Tombs and the Royal Tombs, and get to know more 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. At the end of the visit, in the afternoon, return to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay in Petra.
Breakfast at the hotel. Head off to a place known as "Little Petra", located north of Petra. A narrow gorge of 2 m. wide adorned with typical Nabatean architecture makes this visit unique and incomparable. It was inhabited by the Nabateans and has many tombs, water tanks and riverbeds. Next, head to Wadi Rum, the desert made famous by Lawrence of Arabia. Take a 4x4 excursion on the lunar-like landscape for an unforgettable experience. Dinner under the stars and overnight at the camp in Wadi Rum.
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. Dinner and an overnight stay in Amman.
Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy a panoramic visit to the city of Amman. See its most important avenues, the Ciudadela, the urban centre and the Roman Theater. Next, continue north to Jerash, one of the cities of Decapolis. See the Arc de Triomphe, the Oval Square, the Cardo, the Colonnade, the Temple of Aphrodite and finally, the Roman Theater, which is famed for its wonderful acoustics. Move on to visit Ajloun Castle, a fortress built in 1185 and rebuilt in the 13th century by the Mamluks after their destruction by the Mongols. This castle, from the time of the Crusaders, is located at the top of the mountain so be sure to enjoy the beautiful panoramic views. Return to Amman, dinner and overnight stay.
Breakfast at the hotel. Depart to the east of the city, to visit some of the most astounding Desert Castles: These castles, constructed from the seventh to the eleventh centuries, were used as Caravans, others as rest pavilions and some of them as military forts for the defence of the territory. Next get ready to visit the amazing Dead Sea. The lowest point on earth, it is famed for its high salt content, so if you have the opportunity to bathe in the waters you will be amazed by how buoyant the waters are. Check in at your hotel, dinner and an overnight stay at the Dead Sea.
Breakfast at the hotel. Free day to enjoy our air and relax in this unique place in the world. The Dead Sea is located 380 meters below sea level and has a length of 76 km. Its waters contain more than 20 minerals, hence its magnificent relaxing, nourishing, circulatory and antirheumatic properties. In addition, the landscape around it is of great, delicate beauty. Dinner and overnight stay at the Dead Sea.
Breakfast at the hotel. Depart to Amman. Free day to enjoy the Jordanian capital. We recommend exploring the bustling Downtown area, shopping in the souks and visiting the Citadel, the Temple of Hercules, the Umayyad Palace, the Roman Theater, the Odeon, the Al-Husseini Mosque or the Archaeological Museum. Dinner and overnight stay in Amman.
Breakfast at the hotel. At the indicated time, transfer to the airport for your flight back to the US. Arrive in the US and end your trip.
11 days trip including flights*
10 days and 9 nights in destination
NYC - AMM
NYC - AMM
AMM - NYC
*In case the advertised hotels are not available they will be replaced by one of these alternative hotels with the same quality: Gerasa, La Casa, Monarch Hotel, Seven Roses Hotel.
Drinks, tips and any other services not mentioned in what's included.
* If your flight arrives in Amman in the early hours of the morning, and you wish to have your room available before 14:00, you can book early check-in in the next step of the booking process.
Possibility to upgrade your room to a Martian Tent in Wadi Rum in the next step of the booking process.
If the advertised hotels are not available they will be replaced by one of these alternative options or similar:
Amman: Seven Roses, La Casa, Monarch Hotel Amman or Gerasa.
Wadi Rum: Rahayeb (Deluxe Tent), Mazayen Camp (Deluxe Tent), Aladdin Camp (Deluxe Tent).
Tent Camp in Wadi Rum with a private bathroom.
** Full board available to book in the next step of the booking process.
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.
*** The order of the itinerary may change depending on the departure day.
**** Passport details are necessary to obtain a free visa. A copy of the passport of all travellers must be sent to email@example.com once your reservation is complete.
Flights are non-refundable and non-amendable. 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.
In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or cancelled without prior notice.
Children: 2 - 11 years.
Triple room: the third bed will be a rollaway bed.
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We visited a great variety of Jordan’s most stunning sights, including iconic Petra, which we enjoyed walking around, even climbing up to the vantage point which gave us a great birds-eye view of the ancient city.'
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