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Jordan and the Dead Sea

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 8 day(s)
Group Size: 11 - 15 people
Destination(s): Jordan  
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey   Sightseeing  
Season: March - April
Airfare Included: Yes
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1565 Pound Sterling (GBP)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1565 Pound Sterling (GBP)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1, Saturday, 28th May: Flight to Jordan. Fly from London to Amman Queen Alia International Airport. Accommodation in Amman Intercontinental Hotel.

Day 2, Sunday, 29th May: Amman. Morning - Visit Citadel, site of the ancient city of Rabbath-Ammon, including the Ummayyad Palace, Temple of Hercules and 7th century Byzantine church. Afternoon - Tour of Roman Theater, Forum and Nymphaeum. Evening - Dinner.

Day 3, Monday, 30th May: Jerash. Morning - Tour of the Roman ruins of Jerash. Watch Chariot races and Gladiatorial combat. Afternoon - Depart for Hotel and free time. Evening - Dinner. Traditional dancing, photos in Bedouin clothing.

Day 4, Tuesday, 31 May: Amman. Morning - Depart Hotel and visit SOS Children’s Village on to the 3 desert castles. Firstly: Amara. Afternoon - continue to Kharrah. Evening - free time at hotel or depart for optional tour of Darat Al-Funun Gallery Dinner in Hotel.

Day 5, Wednesday, 1st April: Madaba and Petra. Morning - Travel to Madaba visit to Madaba St George’s Church and view the famous mosaic map, visit mosaic school and Kerak Crusader Fortress. Lunch in King’s Castle Kerak. Afternoon - Depart for Petra, Arrive Little Petra – archaeological tour. Evening - Overnight at the Ammarin Bedouin Camp – Little Petra Enjoy an evening of traditional Bedouin food, music and dance. Sleep in tents under the stars just 200 meters from the Little Petra archaeological site. Hotel arrangements can be made for those not wishing to sleep under the stars.

Day 6, Thursday, 2nd April: Tour of Petra. Morning - After rising early enjoy the early morning light on the red ruins of this ancient city (described as the Eighth Wonder of the Ancient World). Afternoon - Late lunch restaurant in Petra and travel to Marriot Hotel Spa on the Dead Sea. Evening - Dinner in Hotel.

Day 7, Friday, 3rd April: Dead Sea. Relaxation Day - Activities for enjoyment and relaxation include spa treatments at the Marriot Hotel Spa, swimming in the Dead Sea, and mud baths. Afternoon - Optional excursion to Baptism Site of Jesus ($51, not included in tour price). Evening - Farewell Dinner.

Day 8, Saturday, 4th April: Depart for London.

- Men should wear long or short sleeved shirts and long trousers. Jeans are quite acceptable.
- Women’s clothing must aim to disguise the shape of her body and only flesh on hands and face should be left showing. A long sleeved, loose shirt over trousers or a long skirt would be ideal. A headscarf is compulsory but it can be colorful and patterned if you wish.

Airfare is included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Return flight
- Insurance
- Transfers in Jordan
- Accommodation in 4 stars hotels
- All meals
- Guiding.

Price Excludes:
- UK airport transfers
- Personal expenses.