HIGHLIGHTS OF JORDAN | 09 DAYS

 

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Day   01   :   Q.A.I. Airport – Amman
Arrive at Queen Alia International Airport. Transfer to your hotel in Amman for a two night stay.

Day   02   :   Amman – Desert Castles – Amman
After breakfast, drive towards the Desert Castles where you will visit Qasr el-Kharaneh, Qasr Amra & Qasr el-Azraq. Return to the capital Amman for a city tour to include a visit to the Royal Automobile Museum, the Citadel, Jordan Museum,  Al-Pasha Turkish Bath & Wild Jordan.

 Day  03  :  Amman – Jerash – Umm Qais – Jordan Valley – Dead Sea
After breakfast drive to one of the most splendid provincial cities anywhere in the Roman Empire, the remarkably well preserved 2,000 year old city of Jerash. Proceed north to visit the Decapolis city of Umm Qais & drive along the Jordan Valley  to the Dead Sea.

Day   04   :   Dead Sea ( Swim )
Day spent at leisure in the Dead Sea; the lowest spot on earth where one can experience floating ethereally on its saline waters without exerting any effort.

Day  05  :  Dead Sea – Nebo – Madaba – Kerak – Petra
Drive to the rose-red city of Petra en route visit Mount Nebo; the alleged burial place of Moses & the 6th century AD mosaic map of ancient Palestine which covers the floor of the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George in Madaba. Continue through the spectacular canyon of Wadi el-Mujib to the Crusader stronghold of Kerak.

Day   06   :   Petra – Cave Bar
Explore the legendary city of Petra which was carved entirely out of solid sandstone rock more than 2,000 years ago and has been recently voted as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. In the evening enjoy a drink at the rock carved Nabatean Cave Bar.

Day  07  :   Petra – Wadi Rum – Aqaba
Return to Petra in the morning. At noon drive to Wadi Rum best described by Lawrence of Arabia as ‘vast, echoing and God-like’ for its stunning natural beauty. Explore its stunning landscape and venture far into the magnificent desert by Bedouin four-wheel drive while marveling at its massive mountains, beautiful canyons & awe-inspiring rock formations. Enjoy dining in the desert before driving to Aqaba.

Day  08  :  Aqaba ( Swim )
Day at leisure in the Red Sea resort of Aqaba. Relax at the beach or explore the wanders of the Red Sea.

Day  09  :   Aqaba – Aqaba  Airport
Transfer to Aqaba Airport for departure.