Jordan Discovery from Amman
5 days Jordan wonders tour arrival at Amman airport to explore the capital and largest city of Jordan and spending overnight in 4 or 5-star hotels. Visit Citadel, the ancient Roman theater, and King Abdullah Mosque in Amman and discovering Madaba and Petra’s monuments. Camping at Wadi Rum and experiencing rare floating sensation and having a massage for healing at the Dead Sea.
Day 1 – Arrival at Qaia – Amman (D)
Upon arrival at the Qaia airport (Queen Alia International Airport), you will meet your English experienced tour guide to assist you to the hotel in Amman for overnight.
Hotel: Arena Space or similar
Day 2 – Amman City Tour – Madaba – Mt. Nebo – Petra (B, D)
After having breakfast, drive to explore the capital and the largest city of Jordan, Amman. It is the country’s political, cultural and commercial center and one of the well-known cities for thousands of years ago, which was called Rabbat Ammoun, Here you will visit the Citadel, The Roman Ruins, and The Roman Theatre is the most active center of the city, King Abdullah Mosque (outside visit).
Then, you will have free time to walk in the city or visit the Souq. 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. Mount Nebo; the place where Moses 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 in the other bank of the Jordan River.
Finally, we head to Petra for dinner & overnight.
Hotel: Petra Sella or similar
Day 3 – Petra Visit – Wadi Rum (02 H 4×4) – Wadi Rum (B, D)
After Breakfast, drive to the site to visit Petra: There is no visit of Jordan 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.
Wadi Rum: 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 a 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. Check-in, dinner, and overnight at Wadi Rum. Hotel: Mazayen Rum Camp or similar
Jeep tour 4×4 for 2 hours is included.
Day 4 – Wadi Rum – Dead Sea (B, D)
Breakfast at your Camp, Drive to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth. Free time at Leisure in the Dead Sea, the lowest places on Earth, 420m below sea level. You will have the possibility to swim in the Dead Sea where you will experience a rare floating sensation while giving your skin beauty treats. Put yourself to sink into the waves of the sea treat without, have a massage, or try out the healing properties of mineral mud on the skin
Dinner and overnight at the hotel in the Dead Sea.
Hotel: Ramada Resort or similar
Day 5 – Departure from the Dead Sea – Airport (B)
Unfortunately, all great things must come to end. We transfer you to the airport for departure to your next destination.
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