Jordan Golden Triangle Tour
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The best 3 days Jordan tour arrival at Sheikh Hussein border and visiting the ancient Roman City of Jerash. Exploring Madaba and visit a large Byzantine-era mosaic map of St. George Church. Complete your adventure by exploring ancient Nabatean kingdom, Petra, and Camping at Wadi Rum and having 2 hours Jeep Tour.
🏁 Tour Itinerary: Jordan Golden Triangle Tour
Day 1 – Arrival in Sheikh Hussein – Jerash – Madaba – Petra (D)
Meet & Assist upon arrival at Sheikh Hussien Border, then Drive to visit Jerash the Pompeii of the East You will enter Jerash through the monumental South Gate and find yourself wandering around in a Roman city. You will walk in the Oval Plaza surrounded by colonnades, visit the Roman Theatre and Byzantine Churches with mosaic-covered floors. Enjoy a stroll along Jerash’s main road the Cardo and pass by the Nymphaeum. You may experience the marvelous acoustics of the theatre, the stage of the Jerash music festival which takes place every year. And see for yourself how the Romans built the earthquake-proof columns of the colonnaded streets.
Then transfer to Madaba is located 30 kilometers south-west of the capital Amman. It is best known for its Byzantine and Umayyad mosaics, especially a large Byzantine-era mosaic map of The Holy Land. Madaba, one of the most spectacular churches around the world; ST. George Church where you will find the Mosaic Map of Jerusalem painted on the floor of the church. Head to Mount Nebo, the place where Moses was buried. You will be lucky if the sky is clear enough; you will have a wonderful view up from the mountain seeing the Jordan Valley, the Dead Sea, and Jericho on the other bank of the Jordan River. Transfer to Petra for dinner and overnight.
🏚️ Hotel Option in Petra: Petra Sella or similar.
Day 2 – Petra Visit – Wadi Rum (B, D)
After breakfast; There is no visit to Jordan that will be complete without having seen the capital of the ancient Nabatean kingdom, Petra. The long-lost city of Petra, carved entirely by man into the rose-red sandstone rocks, puts your imagination to the test. It’s a Mystic and glorious place, an eternal tribute to a lost civilization.
Petra was the central meeting point of the Nabatean spice routes which originated from the Persian Gulf, Western Arabia, and the Red Sea. About two thousand years ago Petra became the capital of the Nabatean Empire. The city was so renowned that one of its kings, Aretas IV, is even mentioned in the Bible. The natural richness of the mountainous area combines in a superb way with the refined culture and massive architecture of the Nabateans, who carved their theatre, temples, façades, tombs, monasteries, houses roads entirely the rose-red sandstone rocks.
No wonder UNESCO placed Petra on its World Heritage List one enters Petra by passing the Siq, a deep and narrow gorge, at the end of which all of a sudden dramatically appears the most famous monument in Petra: Al-Khazneh or The Treasury. Maybe you will recognize it as the stage of the final sequence of the movie ‘Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade’. But the Treasury is just the start. Walking and climbing in Petra hundreds of buildings carved in stone and eroded through the centuries into fabulous multi-colored walls will be revealed to you. Proceed to your camp in Wadi Rum for dinner and overnight. (Remarks: 02 hours Jeep Tour at Wadi Rum is included.)
🏚️ Hotel Option in Wadi Rum: Mazayen Rum Camp or similar.
Day 3 – Wadi Rum – Aqaba – Arava Border (B)
Breakfast at the Camp then enjoys the Uniquely shaped massive mountains rise vertically out of the pink desert sand, which separates one dark mass from another in magnificent desert scenery of strange breathtaking beauty, with towering cliffs of weathered stone. The faces of the sheer rock cliffs have been eroded by the wind into faces of men, animals, and monsters. Wadi Rum, the valley of the moon according to Lawrence of Arabia; here you will have the opportunity to experience the Jeep tour 4×4 for 2 hours to explore the most spectacular sites of the area ending with a cup of tea made by Bedouins as a refreshing after your visit.
Then drive to Aqaba Jordanian coastal city situated at the north-eastern tip of the Red Sea. Aqaba is the largest city on the Gulf of Aqaba and Jordan’s only coastal city. It’s dedicated to relaxation, water sports, and winter warmth, Aqaba is warm, sunny, and inviting, fringed with palm trees, lapped by the crystal clear waters of the Gulf of Aqaba, cooled by a steady northerly breeze, and ringed by mountains that change in color with the change of the hours. then transfer to the Arava border for departure.
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This was one of the best trips I’ve done with Jordan Experience- barring the three days in Jordan, each day was very different to the other. Glad to experience it!
My first trip as solo traveller- as soon as met group it was all taken care of and went very well. Will not hesitate to recommend or go again. Jordan was just beyond my expectations!