Petra Nights Tours

Gems of Jordan: 4 Nights - 5 Days


 

Itinerary

Bookings have to be made at least 72 hours in advance.

Day 1: Arava Border - Wadi Rum Hiking & Jeep Ride - Wadi Rum Camp (Lunch Box, D)

Our representative welcomes you with a signage inside the Jordan Terminal of the Arava Border. Travel to the protected area of Wadi Rum, one of the most impressing desert landscapes in the world. We begin the tour with a visit to the famous Lawrence's Spring, where Lawrence of Arabia reputedly washed during the Arab Revolt. There you can easily climb a nearby rock formation and take in the scenery and one of the best views of the vast landscape. We will then drive to the red sand dunes in Wadi Um Ishrin and then on to Jebel Anafishiya where you can see ancient Nabatean inscriptions in the rock. We then drive on to Um Fruth Bridge (which is about 20meters high and a favorite for climbers). Continue to a magnificent location atop a red sand dune, from where you can watch the legendary Wadi Rum sunset. Once the evening sets in, we will head back to our beautiful campsite where you will enjoy a delicious Bedouin dinner and sip sweet Bedouin tea around our campfire before retiring for the night to your comfortable tents. Overnight at camp.

Day 2: Wadi Rum Camp - Petra Visit - Petra Hotel (B)

After breakfast at camp, drive to the red rose city Petra, the biggest attraction of Jordan. First established around 6th century B.C. by the Nabataean Arabs a nomadic tribe who settled in the area and laid the foundation of a commercial empire that extended into Syria. With the guide, pass the canyon, the so-called Siq, to see the most beautiful monument: the Treasury. Continue via the Street of Facades to the Royal Tombs and Pharaoh's Castle. The guide says farewell to you at the restaurant area; free time to explore Petra on your own. Overnight in Petra

Day 3: Petra Hotel - Dead Sea Hotel (B)

After check-out at the hotel, transfer to the lowest point on earth, Dead Sea. With 400 meters below sea level, the Dead Sea is the lowest point on earth, where ever since the days of Herod the Great, people have flocked to in search of its curative secrets. The area is characterized by high annual temperatures, low humidity and high atmospheric pressure, the air is extremely oxygen rich. With the highest content of minerals and salts in the world, the Dead Sea water possesses anti-inflammatory properties, and dark mud found on its shores have been used for over 2000 years for therapeutic purposes. Check in and remainder of the day is free.

Day 4: Dead Sea Hotel - Madaba - Mt Nebo - Amman City Tour - Amman Hotel (B)

Breakfast, drive to the town Madaba, where you find the famous mosaic 6th century map of Palestine in St. George’s church. After that continue to Mt. Nebo, the place where Prophet Moses gazed at the promised land before he died and alleged to be his burial place. You visit an old monastery; overlook the Jordan Valley, Dead Sea and parts of the Holy Land. Next to the capital city of Jordan, Amman, we discover the historical places in downtown. The Citadel hill with remains from the Roman to the early Islamic period like the Umayyad Palace, enjoying views over hilly Amman and the Roman Theatre. We stroll via the Souq, where you get an idea of everyday life, and Jabal Amman with its distinctive early 20th century architecture. Overnight in Amman.

Day 5: Amman Hotel - Arava Border (B)

Breakfast, latest check out 12:00, transfer to Arava Border to say farewell.

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