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Jordan Cultural Vacation, from Amman to Wadi Rum

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 7 - 8 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 6 people
Destination(s): Jordan  
Specialty Categories: Archeology/History   Cultural Journey  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 785 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1200 US Dollar (USD)

From the haunting, primeval starkness of Wadi Rum, to the teeming center of urban Amman, from the majestic ruins of bygone civilizations to the timeless splendor of the Dead Sea, Jordan is unveiled as a unique destination offering breathtaking and mysterious sights, high standard accommodations, exquisite cuisine and countless activities that can provide visitors with inspiration, motivation, and rejuvenation.

Day 1: Airport - Amman.
Arrive to Queen Alia International Airport, our representative will meet and assist you with customs and immigration formalities to get the visa, then transfer to Amman, check – In at the hotel for overnight.

Day 2:Amman– City Tour- Desert Castles-Amman.
Breakfast at the hotel. City Tour of Amman. Desert Castles Tour, Then back to Amman for overnight at the hotel. Amman, the capital of Jordan, is a fascinating city of contrasts, a unique blend of old and new, ideally situated on a hilly area between the desert and fertile Jordan valley. Our Tour includes (Amman Citadel, Roman Theater, Panoramic tour of Down town and modern of Amman ). Desert castles, the beautiful examples of both early Islamic art and architecture, stand testament to a fascinating era in the country's rich history. Their fine mosaics, frescoes, stone and stucco carvings and illustrations, inspired by the best in Persian and Greco-Roman traditions, tell countless stories of the life as it was during the 8th century. Our Tour includes three main castles (Quseir Amra, Qaser al Kharaneh, Azraq citadel).

Day 3: Amman – Jerash -Ajlun - Amman.
Breakfast at the hotel. Visit Jerash and Ajloun Castel. Back to Amman to the hotel for overnight. Jerash is the best preserved Roman City outside Rome , one of the Decca police Cities which is known by Gerasa , Which is known by the city of 1.000 pillars. Jerash is a close second to Petra on the list of favorite destinations in Jordan, It has unbroken chain of human occupation dating back more than 6,500 years. Our Tour includes (the colonnaded street, amphitheater, Hippodrome, Churches, temples and the vast Roman Forum). Ajlun the marvels of nature and the genius of medieval Arab military architecture have given northern Jordan two of the most important ecological and historical attractions in the Middle East: the sprawling pine forests of the Ajlun-Dibbine area, and the towering Ayyubid castle at Ajlun, which helped defeat the Crusaders eight centuries ago.

Day 4: Amman – Mt. Nebo – Madaba – Kerak - Petra.
Breakfast at the hotel, Check-Out. Visit the Sanctuary of Mount Nebo and Madaba. Continue to Kerak Castle, Then Continue to Petra, check–in at the hotel for overnight.
Mount Nebo one of the most revered holy sites of Jordan and the place where Moses was buried. A small Byzantine church was built there by early Christians, and if you Stand on the platform in front of the church and admire the view. It overlooks the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea, across to the rooftops of Jerusalem and Bethlehem and is absolutely breathtaking. Madaba, it is one of the most memorable places in the holy land, which is known by the “ the city of mosaics“, Madaba offers many sites to explore, amongst them the chief attraction in the contemporary Greek Orthodox church of St. George is a wonderfully vivid, 6th century Byzantine mosaic map showing Jerusalem, Nile River, Dead Sea, and other holy sites. Kings Way, one of the oldest trade routes in the world. It runs 200 miles along Jordan's hilly backbone. Kerak An ancient Crusader stronghold, it has been a fortress since biblical times. The Bible relates how the King of Israel and his allies from Judah and Edom ravaged Moab and besieged its king Mesha in the fortress of Kir Heres, as Karak was then known.

Day 5: Petra “The Rose-Red city”.
Breakfast at the hotel. Full day visit of Petra, at the end of the day back to the hotel for overnight. Petra, One of the world new seven wonders, without a doubt it is the most valuable treasure and greatest tourist attraction in Jordan . It is a unique city that carved into the sheer- rock face by the Nabataeans, an industrious Arab people who settled here more than 2000 years ago, turning it into an important junction for the silk, spice and other trade routes that linked China, India and southern Arabia with Egypt, Syria, Greece and Rome. To explore the spectacular treasures of Petra (The Red -Rose city half as old as time), enter through the impressive narrow gorge (Siq), leads marvelously to the magical monument, when you can glimpse the Treasury, continue to the street of facades, the Royal Tombs, the Cardo, Temples, Churches, Museums, …etc.

Day 6: Petra – Beidha – Wadi Rum.
Breakfast at the Hotel, check- Out. Visit Beidha “ Little Petra “. Wadi Rum Excursion for 2 hours by 4x4 jeep tour , Continue to the Bedouin camp, Check –In. Bedouin Dinner and overnight at the camp. Beidha ( little Petra), which is located to the north of Petra , it was the main caravan station of the Nabatean Kingdom, nearby after about 15 minutes walk you can reach to the Neolithic village of Beidha 7200 BC. Wadi Rum, While heading south to the largest and most magnificent of Jordan's desert of Wadi Rum, (Valley of the Moon), this is the place where Prince Faisal Bin Hussein and T.E. Lawrence based their headquarters during the Arab Revolution against the Ottomans in the World War I, their exploits intrinsically woven into the history of this amazing area. There are many monuments in Wadi Rum you can see such as; Lawrence spring, Khazali Siq, Sand Dunes, Thamodic inscription, Burdah Bridge,…etc.

Day 7: Wadi Rum – Dead Sea - Amman.
Breakfast at the Camp, Check – out the Bedouin camp. Full day at the Dead Sea, back to Amman, check – in the hotel for overnight. Dead Sea, without a doubt the world’s most amazing place, the lowest point on earth, is over 400 m (1,312 ft.) below sea level. It is one of the most spectacular natural and spiritual landscapes in the world. It is the best place for floating and relaxation without exerting any effort. The leading attraction at the Dead Sea is the warm, soothing, super salty water itself – ten times saltier than normal sea water, and rich in chloride salts of magnesium, sodium, potassium, bromine and several others.

Day 8: Amman – QAIA.
Breakfast at the hotel, Check – Out. Then transfer to Queen Alia International Airport for departure.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- 6 night accommodation at 3* hotel basis on B.B
- 1 night in wadi rum on H.B basis.
- Transfer in Deluxe Air condition car or van with English-speaking driver
- Fuel, parking, and driver overnight
- Entrance fees for all the mentioned sites
- Local English-speaking guide in Petra and Jerash for 2 -3 hours
- Meet And assist upon arrival to airport
- Jeep tour in Wadi Rum for 2 hours
- Tour presentation upon arrival.
- Lunch at the Dead Sea on Day 7.

About This Supplier
Location: Jordan
Joined InfoHub: Aug 2011

We are a travel agent based in Amman. We organise and arrange package tours and trips in Jordan, Egypt and the holy Land for individuals, families and groups. We have Adventure tour, hiking and trekking tour, diving and snorkelling tour, eco tour, leisure and pleasure, culture, history and religion tours...

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