Day 2: Amman City Tour – Prophet Mohammad Museum (PBUH) - Ahl Al Kahf – Iraq Al Amir s/s - Amman. After Breakfast, tour the city of Amman. Start with the downtown area, the oldest part of Amman, which is crowned by the Citadel, which offers a panoramic view of the whole city. Here one can also see the ancient ruins of the Temple of Hercules that dates back to (AD 161 – 180), the Byzantine Church, the Omayyad Palace. At the foot of the Citadel is the 2nd century AD Roman Theater, still used today for cultural events.
Proceed to visit Prophet Mohammad Museum (PBUH). It includes prophet’s belongings, like a single hair from his beard and his letter to the Byzantine emperor of Eastern Roman Empire, in which he urged him to convert to Islam. Visit the most modern Mosque in Jordan, King Hussein Mosque.
Drive to Ahl Al Kahf (Seven Sleepers) whom story is mentioned in the Holy Koran. Then, drive to Iraq el–Amir, where you will visit the fascinating ruins of Qasr el-Abed (Castle of the Slave). Return back to the hotel. Dinner & Overnight in Amman.
Day 3: Amman – Nabi Shuaib (PBUH) – Abo Obaidah – Tabakat Fahl – Al Yarmouk – Amman. After Breakfast, transfer to the Shrine of Nabi Shuaib and Abo Obaidah (Ammen Al Ommah). Then, continue to Tabakat Fahl battle field. This battle was Muslims led by Khalid Bin Al Walid & Romans and the Romans in 635 AD (13 AH). The result was a clear victory for Muslims.
Continue to the battle field of Yarmouk. The battle was a major battle between the Muslim Arab forces and the armies of the Eastern Roman Empire. Islamic Flavor.
The battle consisted of a series of engagements that lasted for six days in 636, near the Yarmouk River, along what is today the border between Syria and Jordan, south-east of the Sea of Galilee. The result of the battle was a complete Muslim victory which ended Byzantine rule in Syria. Return back to Amman. Dinner & Overnight in Amman.
Day 4: Amman – Al Mushattah – Al Qastal – Qatranah – Mu’tah – Karak – Petra. After Breakfast, transfer to Al Mushattah Palace which is the ruin of an Umayyad winter palace probably commissioned by caliph Al-Walid II (743-744).
The ruins are located approximately 30 km south of Amman, Jordan, north of Queen Alia International Airport, and are part of a string of castles, palaces and caravanserai known collectively in Jordan as the Desert Castles.
Continue to Qasr Al Qastal which was an Umayyad palace. The building was approximately 68 meters square. The outer wall of the palace had 12 semi-circular towers at intervals between four large corner towers. Proceed to Qatrana Castle which was built in 1531 by the Ottomans.
Then, transfer southwards to the battle field of Mu’tah. It was fought in 629 (8 AH) near the village of Mu'tah in Karak, between the forces of the Islamic prophet, Muhammad and the forces of the Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Empire. During the battle, all three Muslim leaders fell one after the other as they took command of the force: first, Zayd ibn Haritha, then Jafar ibn Abi Talib, then Abdullah ibn Rawahah.
Continue to visit the imposing Crusader castle of Karak. Proceed to your hotel in Petra. Dinner & Overnight in Petra
Day 5: Petra Full Day Visit (Horse Ride). After breakfast, Full day dedicated for the exploration of the Nabatean city of Petra. The tour starts on horseback, passing by the Obelisk Tomb and then proceeding on foot through the Siq - the narrow gorge that leads to Petra’s most impressive monument, the Treasury. Then on to the Street of Facades, the Theater, the Royal Tombs, the Colonnaded Street, the Byzantine Church, the Temple, the Monumental Arch and Qasr el-Bint Faroun. In the afternoon, climb up to the gigantic 1st century AD monument of the Monastery. Dinner & Overnight in Petra.
Day 6: Petra - Wadi Rum (Jeep Tour) – Aqaba. After Breakfast, drive to Wadi Rum, one of the world’s most colorful and unique landscapes of desert and mountain scenery. Tour through its colored sands by Bedouin four-wheel drive vehicles for two hours. Continue to Aqaba. Dinner & Overnight in Aqaba.
Day 7: Aqaba – Lut’s Cave – Dead Sea. After breakfast, transfer to the Dead Sea through the fascinating road of Araba. En route visit the cave of Prophet Lot near the Dead Sea. Dinner & Overnight in Dead Sea.
Day 8: Dead Sea – Allenby Bridge - Jerusalem City Tour. After breakfast, transfer to Allenby Bridge for departure to Jerusalem. Visit Al-Aqsa Mosque, Dome of the Rock, Omar Mosque, Mt. Zion, Rabah Al-Adawiah, Salman Al-Farisi, Nabi Daud & Mt. of Olives. Continue to the hotel. Dinner & Overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 9: Jerusalem – Bethlehem - Nabi Yunis (PBUH) – Hebron (Nabi Ibrahim) – Jerusalem. After breakfast, visit Bethlehem, Al-Khader, Nebi Yunis and Hebron to visit Nebi Ibrahim and his family. Return back to the hotel. Dinner & Overnight in Jerusalem
Day 10: Jerusalem – Yafa – Aka – Mount Carmel – Nazareth – Jerusalem. After breakfast, visit Yafa, Aka, Mount Carmel and Nazareth. Return back to the hotel. Dinner & Overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 11: Jerusalem – Allenby Bridge – Dead Sea. After breakfast, transfer to Allenby Bridge for departure to Jordan. Meet & assist & then proceed to your hotel in the Dead Sea for swimming and relaxation. Dinner & Overnight in Dead Sea.
Day 12: Dead Sea – Mount Nebo - Kharranah Castle – Amra Castle – Amman. After breakfast, drive to Mount Nebo, which dates back to the time of the Prophet Moses, around the 12th century BC. It is believed to be the site of the Prophet’s Moses burial place and the point from where he viewed the “Promised Land”. Then, drive towards the Desert Castles. Visit the fortress-like Qasr el-Kharaneh and the charming bathhouse complex of Qasr Amra. Continue to Amman. Dinner & Overnight in Amman. Islamic Flavor.
Day 13: Amman – Jarash – Ajlun – Amman. After breakfast, transfer to Jerash, the best-preserved Roman city of the Decapolis. Entering the city through the monumental South Gate, one comes upon the lovely Oval Plaza, the Temple of Zeus, and the South Theater, which seats more than 3,000 spectators. Walking through the Colonnaded Street, one can see the Market Place, the Omayyad residential quarter, a 4th century AD cathedral, St. Theodore’s Church, the Nymphaeum, and the North Theater. Proceed to Ajlun, to visit the marvels of nature and the genius of medieval Arab military architecture Salah ed-Dein Castle, which was built in the year 1184. Return back to Amman. Dinner & Overnight in Amman.
Day 14: Amman – Q.A.I airport for departure. After breakfast, transfer Q.A.I airport for departure.
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