Petra Nights Tours

Captivating Jordan: 9 Nights - 10 Days


 

Itinerary

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

Day 1: Amman Airport - Amman Hotel

Our representative welcomes you with a signage at Amman Airport after you passed the customs. Transfer about 50 minutes to Amman hotel, rest of the day is free, check in and overnight.

Day 2: Amman Hotel - Amman City Tour - Dead Sea Hotel (B)

Breakfast at hotel. Today we explore Jordan's capital Amman, we visit the Citadel with the remains of the Umayyad Palace and the Hercules Temple as well as the Archaeological Museum with its excellent collection. In downtown we see the Roman Theatre from 2nd century and the traditional souks. Then we stroll in Jabal Amman with its 19th century houses, in one of them the late King Hussein had been born. Transfer to the lowest point on the earth, the Dead Sea, where ever since the days of Herod the Great, people have flocked to in search of its curative secrets. Free afternoon time, check in & overnight.

Day 3: Dead Sea Hotel - Madaba - Mt Nebo - Dead Sea Panorama Complex - Dead Sea Hotel (B)

Breakfast at hotel, pick up at hotel lobby and we drive to Madaba, where to find the famous mosaic 6th century map of Palestine in St. George’s church and to the Archaeological Park where you can see more ancient mosaics. If open, visit the church of St. John the Baptist, also called the Cathedral situated on top of the hill at old town of Madaba with a notable museum containing paintings and themes of the life of John the Baptist. Continue to Mt. Nebo, the place where Prophet Moses gazed at the Promised Land before he died. We drive to Dead Sea Panoramic Complex perched atop the edge of mountain range cliffs, offering spectacular views overlooking the Dead Sea and holy land. Proceed to the lowest point on earth, the Dead Sea, the lake between Jordan and Israel, a serene area, surrounded by mountains, with sunny weather all year around. Free time to relax at the beach and float on salty waters. Overnight Dead Sea.
 

Day 4: Dead Sea Leisure (B)

Breakfast & overnight.

Day 5: Dead Sea Hotel - Dana View - Shobak Castle - Little Petra - Little Petra Camp (B, D)

After breakfast, check out. Driving southwards enjoy the scenic views of Dana. In Shobak, visit an ancient crusader castle perched on the side of a rocky, conical mountain. Afterwards drive to the bizarre landscape of Little Petra, visit Siq el-Barid, a miniature Petra with its modest gorge (Siq) that leads into an area of carved tombs and monuments. Continue to Little Petra camp, dinner and overnight.

Day 6: Petra Visit - Petra Hotel (B)

After breakfast to the red rose city Petra, the biggest attraction of Jordan. Petra was first established around the 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. After that, free time to explore Petra on your own. Walk the same way back to the entrance. Overnight Petra.

Day 7: Petra Hotel - Wadi Rum Jeep Ride - Aqaba Hotel (B)

After breakfast, checkout and drive 1.5 hrs to Wadi Rum, one of the most impressing desert landscapes in the world. Explore the area by a jeep ride to see rugged mountains, canyons, sand dunes and rock inscriptions from Thamudic and Nabatean period. Transfer to Aqaba, free afternoon to enjoy the Red Sea resort of Aqaba. Just relax, explore the duty free shopping facilities or have fun with popular water activities like swimming, snorkeling or diving (not included). Overnight in Aqaba.

Day 8: Aqaba free morning - Amman Hotel (B)

Free morning time to enjoy Aqaba and the resort amenities. Latest check out 12:00, meet your driver for your transfer back to Amman.

Day 9: Amman Hotel - Ajloun - Jerash - Salt City - Amman Hotel (B)

After breakfast leave Amman, drive to Ajloun to visit the great 12th century Islamic castle built around 1184/85 by the famous Islamic leader Salah al-Din. Continue 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. Then to the town Salt. Here you walk along Hammam Street to see the highlights of the 19th century architecture of this period, houses with long-arched windows in picturesque narrow streets. Well known is the Abu Jaber mansion, built between 1892 and 1906, reputed to be the finest example of a 19th century merchant house in the region. Back to Amman hotel.

Day 10: Amman Hotel - Amman Airport (B)

Latest check out 12:00, according to departure time transfer to Amman to board your flight.

Monastery-Petra

Amman-Citadel-Hill

Jordan-Tour

Dead-Sea-Beach

Dana-Overview

Wadi-Rum-Sand-dunes

Aqaba-Jordan-Beach

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