have to be made at least 72 hours in advance.
1: Arrival Amman Airport - Hotel in Amman
Upon arrival at Amman Airport our representative welcomes
you with a sign after passing the customs. Then transfer to your hotel
in Amman where the rest of the day is free.
Day 2: Amman Hotel - Amman City Tour - 3 Desert
Castles - Amman Hotel (B)
Start the day with a city tour in Jordan capital: visit he
Citadel with Roman, Byzantine and Islamic remains as well as the excellent
Archaeological Museum. We stroll via the Souq to the Roman Theatre from 2nd
century before we continue to the Desert castles in eastern Jordan. We visit the
fortress-like Qasr Kharanah, the UNESCO World Heritage Site Amra with early
Islamic fresco paintings and the black basalt fort at Azraq. Return to Amman
Day 3: Amman Hotel - Umm
Quais - Jerash - Amman Hotel (B)
In the morning we drive two hours to Umm Qais, member of
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. Visit here the Cardo, the Nymphaeum
and the Temple of Artemis. Back to Amman for overnight.
Day 4: Amman Hotel- Madaba - Mt. Nebo - Dead Sea
Beach - Petra Hotel (B)
After breakfast drive to Madaba popular for Byzantine
mosaic art, as an example we will see the famous 6th century map of Palestine in
St. George's church. We head for Mount Nebo, the place where Prophet Moses gazed
at the promised land before he died and his alleged burial place. You visit the
old monastery and overlook the Jordan Valley, Dead Sea and parts of Israel. Then
we drive to the lowest point on earth, the Dead Sea, where you have leisure time
and the chance to float on water. Continue to Petra hotel.
Day 5: Petra Visit - Wadi Rum Camp (B,
Today explore the breathtaking rock city Petra, the biggest
attraction of Jordan. Around the 6th century B.C. the Nabataean Arabs, a nomadic
tribe, settled in the area and founded a commercial empire choosing Petra as
capital. Here they carved magnficent monuments in the sandstone. On horse back
or on foot you reach the canyon, the so called Siq, and continue from here to
the most beautiful monument: the Treasury. From here you walk along the Street
of Facades, the Royal Tombs and Pharaoh's Castle. In the afternoon you drive 1.5
hrs to Wadi Rum desert, where you have dinner and spend the night in a camp in
Day 6: Wadi Rum Jeep Ride -
Aqaba Hotel (B)
Wadi Rum, the wild desert landscape, already fascinated the
British liaison officer Lawrence of Arabia describing it as "vast, echoing and
god-like". By a two hours Bedouin Jeep tour you get an idea of the area with its
canyons, sand dunes and Nabatean rock inscriptions. Then onto Aqaba hotel,
remainder of the day free, overnight in Aqaba.
Day 7: Aqaba: Scuba Diving in the Red Sea (B,
The Gulf of Aqaba offers one of the most beautiful diving
sites world wide with 500 different fish species and 158 living coral species.
Today you will have two dives taking place at the southern part of the coast.
Discover more of the well preserved coral reefs home to parrotfish, angelfish,
butterfly fish, moray eels, lionfish and sea anemones, the clownfish and
turtles. Overnight at hotel.
Day 8: Aqaba: Scuba Diving in the Red Sea (B,
After breakfast the fun and adventure continues in the Red
Sea. You can enjoy in the calm, clear waters in the Golf of Aqaba two times more
the colourful marine life, one in the morning and one in the afternoon.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 9: Free Morning in Aqaba - Hotel in Amman
After breakfast relax at the beach, stroll in the souq or
visit Aqaba Mamluk Fort. In the afternoon drive ca. 4 hrs back to your Amman
Day 10: Amman Hotel - Amman
Dependent from departure time transfer to Amman Airport to
say farewell and board your flight.
Breakfast L = Lunch D = Dinner