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Culture & Adventure Lovers Tour

Amman, Jordan
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Duration

9 Days 8 Nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

9 people

Languages

English, عربي

Overview

Culture & Adventure Lovers Tour, Amman, MT. Nebo, Madaba, Umm Qais, Jerash, Dead sea, Petra,

Beidha Little Petra, Desert Castle, Al-Kharraneh, Quseir Amra, Al Azraq Castle, Qaser Al Mushata.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Amman: Jordanian capital with the Ancient hilltop citadel, fascinating Archaeological Museum and bustling souqs.
  • Mt. Nebo: One of the most sacred sites in Jordan with panoramic views of Jerusalem, Jericho and the Jordan River Valley from the summit of this holy site.
  • Madaba: Ruins and ancient Jordan’s finest Byzantine mosaic of the Holy land at the Church of St George in this Christian market town.
  • Umm Qais: Explore the Roman Decapolis city, culture center and home to poets with a great philosophers.
  • Jerash : “Gerasa” is indisputably the most complete and best preserved Graeco-Roman city in the middle east.
  • Dead Sea: Beautiful landscape with the most famous, warm and buoyant mineral-rich waters.
  • Petra: Discover this Rose Red City spectacular, fabled UNESCO-listed Nabataean city and one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.
  • Beidha Little Petra: Discover the 9,000-year-old Neolithic settlement and the lesser - Known site of Little Petra.
  • Desert Castle: Beautiful example of both early Islamic art and architecture, “the imposing stature” Desert castles.
  • Al-Kharraneh: Qasr al-Harrana is the only Umayyad desert palace that was built for defensive purposes.
  • Quseir Amra: A masterpiece of creative human genius, a unique testimony to a cultural tradition.
  • Al Azraq Castle: The headquarters used by Lawrence of Arabia in the desert during The Great Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Empire.
  • Qaser Al Mushata: Al-Mashta Palace is distinguished by its stone facade decorated with plant, animal and geometric shapes of great magnificence and richness.
  • It is on display today in the Pergamonmuseum in Berlin after it was gifted by Sultan Abdul Hamid II to Kaiser Guillaume II.

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Culture & Adventure lovers tour
Culture & Adventure lovers tour

Day 1: Amman Airport - Hotel in Amman
Welcome to Jordan, historical, civilized, peaceful, and religious history land.
On arrival at Amman's Queen Alia International Airport, you will be welcomed by our representative and transferred to your hotel.

Day 2: Amman Hotel - Amman City Tour - 3 Desert Castles - Amman Hotel
Start the day with a city tour in Jordan's capital, it should come as no surprise that Amman is brimming with activity and has no end of exciting things to do. 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. Visit the Roman Theatre from 2nd century with 6000 seats and time to stroll through Jabal Amman, one of the oldest parts of Amman.
Then to the Desert Castles in eastern Jordan. The Amra Castle adorns with its zodiac dome and the early examples of Omayyad fresco paintings, and there are still the fortress-like mysterious Qasr Kharanah and the black basalt Roman/Medieval Islamic fort at Azraq. Back in Amman enjoy Overnight Amman hotel.

Day 3: Amman Hotel - Umm Quais - Jerash - Amman Hotel
In the morning we drive two hours from Amman to Gadara (Umm Qais), which belonged to the famous Decapolis, a union of 10 cities, founded by Alexander the Great. Here you have an overwhelming view over the north Jordan Valley, the Golan Heights and the Sea of Galilee.
Heading to Jerash, the best example of a Roman provincial city in the whole Middle East. We visit the spectacular Forum, Roman colonnaded street, the Nymphaeum and the Temple of Artemis. Jerash has a rhythm not seen anywhere else in Jordan.
Back in Amman enjoy Overnight Amman hotel.

Day 4: Amman Hotel - Madaba - Mt Nebo - Dead Sea Panorama Complex - Kerak Castle - Little Petra Camp

After breakfast travel to Madaba, City of Mosaics” Wander the Christian market town, Church of St George and Jordan’s finest Byzantine mosaics, Madaba is a combination of rural home life and a hot spot for religious tourism.
Heading to Mt Nebo most sacred sites in Jordan with views across the Promised Land Rising majestically from the rugged landscape of the region just northwest of Madaba, Mount Nebo is of great religious importance due to its biblical associations. Nebo is mentioned in the Bible as the place where Moses was granted a view of the Promised Land before his death.
You visit the old monastery and overlook the Jordan Valley, Dead Sea and parts of the Holy Land. Not far you find the Dead Sea Panorama Complex, where you enjoy the views and learn about the Dead Sea area in the museum.
Driving along the famous ancient caravan route the King's Way, we have a short stop in Wadi Al-Mujib, continuing to Mujib to discovering the Siq Trail and go canyoning in the lowest nature reserve in the world (seasonal) The Reserve is located within the deep Wadi Mujib gorge, which enters the Dead Sea at 410m below sea level. In Kerak visit the famous Crusader castle built in 1132/34 by King Baldwin I. of Jerusalem.
Dinner and overnight at a camp in Little Petra.

Day 5: Little Petra Camp - Hike to Monastery El Deir Petra - Petra Hotel
Early breakfast, then Heading to Discover the 9,000-year-old Neolithic settlement, Little Petra, also known as Siq al-Barid is an archaeological site located north of Petra and the town of Wadi Musa in the Ma'an Governorate of Jordan, it is part of the Petra Archeological Park, though accessed separately,
Enjoy the views of the Rift Valley of Wadi Araba as we walk. Overnight Petra hotel. Note: You need a minimum average fitness level to do this part of the tour.

Day 6: Petra Visit - Petra Hotel
After breakfast to the red rose city Petra, the biggest attraction of Jordan A trip to Jordan would not be complete without a visit to the remarkable lost city of Petra, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, when passing the canyon which called the Siq the main road that leads you to the city, starts from the Dam and ends at the Treasury which crowned by a funerary urn, which according to local legend conceals a pharaoh’s treasure, you will not miss Acades It is a name given to the row of monumental Nabataean tombs then you have to interest your eyes with the theatre consists of three rows of seats separated by passageways. You can’t even miss The Urn Tomb, The Silk Tomb, The Corinthian Tomb, Palace Tomb.
After that, free time to explore Petra on your own. Overnight Petra.

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Number Of Nights

8 Nights

Tour's Location

Amman, Jordan
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Lima Twall

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