Jordan! (7days)

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7 days – 6 nights

 

 

Day 1 Arrival – Amman

Arrival to Queen Alia International Airport, meet & assist by our representative, sleeping in one of Amman's luxurious hotels.

 

Day 2 Amman tour – Desert Castles

After breakfast a brief tour in Amman, proceed East into the desert castles ,visiting Amra, Kharraneh & Azraq fortress at the afternoon return back to hotel for overnight

 

Day 3 Amman – Jerash – Ajloun- Um Qais- Amman

Breakfast then a tour in Amman. Then you will be taken to visit Jerash and Ajloun, Jerash is a close second to Petra on the list of favorite destinations in Jordan. The ancient city of Jerash boasts as unbroken chain of human occupation dating back to more than 6,500 years; however its golden age was during the Roman period. Drive to Ajloun to visit its Castle (Qal'at Ar-Rabad) that was built by one of Saladin's generals in 1184 AD to control the iron mines of Ajloun. Um Qais was known as Gadara, one of ancient Greco-Roman cities of the Decapolis. Then transfer back to Amman for overnight

 

Day 4 Amman – Madaba - Mt. Nebo –Karak- Petra

First detour from Amman is to Madaba and Mt Nebo where visitors see the world-famous mosaics and its biblical sites especially the supposed tomb of Moses, down the highway to Karak; An ancient Crusader stronghold, Karak sits 900m above sea level and lies inside the walls of the old city. Then down to the Desert Highway to rich pearl of Petra.

 

Day 5 Petra tour

A Petra day, a walk through its elongated Siq opening to the rock-hard city of temples, theaters, colonnades, tombs and courtyards. It's being in another world, a place of dreams, where films are made. You can look, ponder and imagine a complete civilization tucked away for centuries from the outside world, yet a thriving society. Overnight in Petra.

 

Day 6 Petra - Wadi Rum – Dead Sea

You've seen it in the Lawrence of Arabia film, now it's time to get the real experience of Wadi Rum's huge mountains and Mars-like hilltops through a 4x4 wheel drive and a Bedouin guide. Then transfer to the Dead Sea for overnight.

 

Day 7 Dead Sea - Departure

Departure transfer to the airport but not before you get a nice swim at daylight.

 

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