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Magical Days At Jordan

Amman, Jordan
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Duration

9 Days 8 Nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

9 people

Languages

English, عربي

Overview

Magical Days At Jordan, Amman, Desert Castle, Al-Kharraneh, Quseir Amra, Al Azraq Castle, Qaser Al Mushata,
Umm Qais, Jerash, Madaba, Mt. Nebo, Petra, Beidha Little Petra, (4X4) Wadi Rum,Wadi Rum by a camel ,Dead Sea,
Dana.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Amman: Jordanian capital with the Ancient hilltop citadel, fascinating Archaeological Museum and bustling souqs.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Madaba: Ruins and ancient Jordan’s finest Byzantine mosaic of the Holy land at the Church of St George in this Christian market town.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • (4X4) Wadi Rum: Explore this vast red desert with its rolling dunes and dramatic rock formations in a 4x4 and camp under the dazzling desert sky and a blanket of stars.
  • Wadi Rum, explore the desert by a camel you begin your adventure with a visit to Lawrence’s Spring, continue to Wadi Um Ishrin and the famous sand dune area, proceed to see the ancient Anfashiyeh inscriptions, before crossing over to Um Rashid Canyon, and passing through Lawrence's House.
  • Dead Sea: Beautiful landscape with the most famous, warm and buoyant mineral-rich waters.
  • Dana: Visit and enjoy the sunset from the private balconies of the 500 year old village which overlooks spectacular Wadi Dana Gorge. Trek through four different biosphere zones and look out for the threatened Nubian Ibex.

Itinerary

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Magical days at Jordan
Magical days at Jordan

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. We will visit the Royal Car Museum with the collection of the late King Hussein, (Tuesdays closed)

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.
We leave 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 to Amman for overnight.

Day 4: Amman Hotel - Madaba - Mt Nebo - Dead Sea Panorama Complex - Kerak Castle - Little Petra Camp
proceed 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, a great wide valley with magnificent geological formation. In Kerak visit the famous Crusader castle built in 1132/34 by King Baldwin 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 start to the Monastery El Deir. From the bizarre landscape of Little Petra we cross the Baida region towards the Petra gorges to arrive at the Monastery, high above the main site. 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.

Day 7: Petra Hotel - Wadi Rum for jeep and camel riding - Wadi Rum Camp
07:45 pick up hotel, travel 1.5 hours southwards to the protected area of Wadi Rum, one of the most impressing desert landscapes in the world. About 9:30 meet your guide and the camels and start to ride towards the red sand dunes through Rum and Um Ishrin valleys. On the way you will have a stop at Lawrence's spring. After having a look at the Nabatean inscriptions in Anfashiyeh you will leave camels and camel guide to cross a sand dune, where a jeep will join you for a lunch and rest in the shade of the mountain. In the afternoon, you will use the jeep to visit natural rock bridges in Jebel Burdah and Um Fruth. You will have the opportunity to climb the latter if you wish so. You will then walk through Abu Khasheba canyon. Your guide will wait for you at the end of the canyon, and drive you to the sunset place before going to our camp for dinner and overnight.


Day 8: Wadi Rum Camp - Dana Nature Reserve - Dead Sea Hotel
Today our journey takes us to Dana Nature Reserve is characterized by a chain of valleys and mountains which extend from the top of the Jordan Rift Valley down to the desert lowlands of Wadi Araba. Today, the hike of about 6 hours, shows you the beauty and various nature of the area.

Transfer to the lowest point on the Earth’s surface, the fascinating natural phenomenon, a great place to try out a spot of pampering in the Straddling the border between Israel and Jordan, it’s a local and The biggest free spa on earth, rich with deposits of black mud which hit with tourists. come directly from the seabed and it is high in magnesium, sodium, potassium, and calcium. The dead sea has been a place of refuge since biblical times.

Day 9: Dead Sea Hotel - Amman Airport
Breakfast, pick up hotel lobby, after completing your joyful tour in Jordan, we would like to bid you farewell by our driver or representative to Queen Alia International Airport.



Inclusions :

Rates include
● 3x hotel accommodation with breakfast in Amman. 
● 2x hotel accommodation with breakfast in Petra.
● 1 overnight Little Petra Camp with breakfast and dinner, private Bedouin tent/sharing bathroom.
● 1 overnight Wadi Rum Camp with breakfast and dinner, private tent/sharing bathroom.
● 1x hotel accommodation with breakfast at Dead Sea.
● Transfers in private, A/C, new vehicle with English speaking, assisting driver.
● English speaking spot guide in Jerash (ca 1 hr).
● English speaking spot guide in Dana (ca 2 hrs).
● English speaking spot guide in Petra day 5 (ca 4 hrs).
● English speaking spot guide in Petra day 6 (ca 2.5 hrs).
● Entrance fees to mentioned sites.
● Camel riding & jeep tour Wadi Rum with Bedouin guide.
● 1 lunch box Wadi Rum.
● 700 meters horse ride in Petra from the main gate until the beginning of the Siq (not mandatory, horse handler expects a tip).

Exclusions :

Rates exclude
● Airfare.

Travel insurance.
● Entry visa Jordan 40 JD = 60 USD per person upon arrival.
● Meals and beverage not stated.
● Horse drawn carriage or camel ride in Petra.
● Tips and personal expenses.

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Number Of Nights

8 Nights

Tours Tags

9 Days 8 Nights

Tour's Location

Amman, Jordan
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Organized by

Lima Twall

Member Since 2021

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