Petra Nights Tours

The Glory of Jordan: 5 Nights - 6 Days


 

Itinerary

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

Day 1: Aqaba Airport - Aqaba City Tour - Wadi Rum Jeep Ride - Wadi Rum Camp (D)

Our representative welcomes you with a signage at Aqaba airport. Have a short round in Aqaba, visiting the Mamluk Fort, see the archaeological dig Ayla and free time for shopping in the Souq. From here to the protected area of Wadi Rum, one of the most impressing desert landscapes in the world. Here still Bedouins live in a traditional way, and by 4x4 Jeep tour you discover canyons, sand dunes and Nabatean rock inscriptions. Dinner and overnight at camp

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

Breakfast, meet your camel guide and the camel. 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 looking at the Nabatean inscriptions in Anfashiyeh you leave camels. 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 - Shobak Castle - King's Way - Dead Sea Hotel (B)

We start the day to the Crusader castle in Shobak built by King Baldwin I. of Jerusalem. We drive along the famous ancient caravan route the King's Way to 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 - Free Day Morning - Madaba - Mt Nebo - Amman Hotel (B)

Free morning leisure time at the beach and the chance to float on water. After check out, drive to the town of 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. Continue to your Amman Hotel, check in and overnight.

Day 5: Amman Hotel - Jerash - Amman City Tour - Amman Hotel (B)

After breakfast, we will drive 50kms northward to Jerash, the best example of a Roman provincial city in the whole Middle East comprising paved and colonnaded streets, soaring hilltop temples, handsome theatres, and spacious public squares and plazas. Next to the capital city of Jordan, 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. We stroll via the Souq, where you get an idea of everyday life, to the Roman Theatre from 2nd century with 6000 seats. Overnight Amman hotel

Day 6: Amman Hotel - Amman Airport (B)

Breakfast, latest check out 12:00, according to departure time transfer to Amman Airport to say farewell.

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