Day 1: Amman (No meals). Arrive at Amman Airport where our representative will meet and assist you through customs and then you claim your baggage. You will be transferred to your selected hotel for a free evening. Overnight at your Hotel.
Day 2: Amman - Dead Sea - Amman. After breakfast you will visit the Roman Amphitheatre which dated back to the second century AD, the Roman Ruins of the Citadel Hill and the Archaeological Museum. In the afternoon you will drive of the main road until you reach the Dead Sea the lowest spot on the Earth Surface (1306 feet below sea level). The Dead Sea is 46 miles long and 310 miles wide with no outlets. It is a scenic oddity by day it is silvery blue, and by the night it glistens in the moonlight. Overnight at your hotel. Includes: (B).
Day 3: Amman - Desert Castles - Amman. After breakfast travel to visit the Desert Castles built by early Islamic Ummayyad Caliphs in the seventh and eighth Centuries A.D. Here are some of the best preserved examples of Ummayyad Art and architecture, including castles, baths, mosques, water and agricultural systems, mosaic floors and painted wall frescoes. Overnight at your hotel. Includes: (B).
Day 4: Amman - Jerash - Ajloun - Amman. After breakfast you will travel north out of Amman to the city of Jerash (which was known as the city of a 1,000 Pillars). You will then visit the Triple Arched Gate, the Huge Hippodrome, the Theatre and the only Roman Forum surrounded by 63 Ionic columns, continue onto the imposing Arab Castle of Qalaat El Rabad, from where the forces of Salahedin (Saladin) launched their successful campaigns against the Crusader. Overnight at you hotel. Includes: (B).
Day 5: Amman - Mt. Nebo - Madaba - Kerak - Petra. After breakfast check out of your hotel and drive southward along the King's Highway (one of the oldest trade routes in the world which runs 200 miles along Jordan's hilly backbone). You will make a stop at the Byzantine Church of Mt. Nebo and then proceed to Madaba where you will see a unique Mosaic Map of Palestine. You will visit the Great Crusaders Castles of Kerak and continue to Petra for the night. Overnight at you hotel. Includes: (B).
Day 6: Petra - Wadi Rum. Start the visit with a horse ride from the main gate of Petra to the entrance of the old city. Then walk on foot to visit the rose-red city of Petra. City of the Edomites and later the Nabateans who carved a breathtaking empire out of the solid mountain rock hidden by a canyon. You will visit the Treasury, Theatre Tombs, Hall of Justice and Palaces. In the late afternoon you will leave Petra for Wadi Rum which is well know from the movie "Lawrence of Arabia" you will stay for an unforgettable night camping with the traditional Bedoins including dinner and party. Overnight at your Camp. Includes: (B), (D).
Day 7: Wadi Rum - Aqaba. After breakfast, tour by jeep in the desert of Wadi Rum then continue to the City of Aqaba and overnight at your hotel. Includes: (B).
Day 8: Aqaba - Amman. After Breakfast, you will leave Aqaba by bus and transfer to Amman. Arrive Amman and transfer to the Amman Airport for your departure flight. Includes: (B).
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