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Jordan Cultural Tour, Petra, Madaba and Amman

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 5 - 8 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 49 people
Destination(s): Jordan  
Specialty Categories: Archeology/History  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 645 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1000 US Dollar (USD)

Jordan played a vital role in Roman, Biblical, early Islamic, and Curseder periods . From the moment you arrive, you get a sense of the past .All around are remnants of civilizations long since relegated to the history backs, yet they still remain, and stamped into the very fabric of this amazing kingdom, and etched into the soul of the people who live here. We'll visit Petra and explore the spectacular treasures of the city (The Red Rose city half as old as time), enter through the impressive narrow gorge (Siq), leads marvelously to the magical moment, when you can glimpse the Treasury, continue to the street of facades, the Royal Tombs, the Cardo, Temples, Churches, Museums, etc.

Day 1: Airport – Petra.
Arrive to Queen Alia International Airport, One of our Staff will meet and assist you with customs and immigration formalities to get the visa, then transfer to Petra, One of the world new seven wonder, is without a doubt Jordan’s most valuable treasure and greatest tourist attraction. It is a vast, unique city, 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. Full day visit of Petra 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 moment, when you can glimpse the Treasury, continue to the street of facades, the Royal Tombs, the Cardo, Temples, Churches, Museums, etc. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2: Petra – Wadi Rum – Dead Sea.
Breakfast at the Hotel. Drive south to the largest and most magnificent of Jordan's desert of Wadi Rum (Valley of the moon), lunch in the way, tour inside the desert with 4x4 Jeep for 2 hours, Then drive to the Dead Sea, without a doubt the world’s most amazing place is over 400m (1,312 ft.) below sea level. The lowest point on the face of the earth. It is one of the most spectacular natural and spiritual landscapes in the world. So the best place for floating and relaxation, overnight at the hotel.

Day 3: Dead Sea – Bethany – Nebo - Madaba - Amman.
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to visit the Baptism site ( Bethany Beyond Jordan), where Jesus was Baptized, has long been known from the Bible, the Byzantine text and Medieval texts. Also it was appropriate for John the Baptist to begin his mission from the same place that Elijah had ended his life. There are a lot of things to see as (Byzantine monastery and contain churches and chapels, baptism and water storage pools, praying hall with mosaic paved that probably consider the earliest building for this specific use to have been identify anywhere in the world. Proceed to visit the Sanctuary at Mount Nebo.

It is the place where Moses was buried and the most revered holy site in Jordan, when atop this mountain, one can see, as Moses did, the vast panorama that encompasses the Jordan river valley, the Dead Sea, Jericho, and Jerusalem, often referred to as the holy land. Continue to Madaba (City of Mosaics), Madaba is one of the most memorable places in the holy land, Dubbed “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 and other holy sites. Back to Amman for overnight.

Day 4: Amman – City Tour – Jerash – Amman.
Breakfast at the hotel. City tour of Amman, the capital of Jordan, is a fascinating city of contrasts, a unique blend of old & new, ideally situated on a hilly area between the desert and fertile Jordan valley. Start the day with a city tour of Amman which include (Amman Citadel, Umayyad palace, Roman Theater, Panoramic tour of Down town & Modern Amman), Continue to visit Jerash “ Gerasa “ one of the Decca police cities. Jerash is the best well preserved Roman City outside Rome, and known also as the city of a 1.000 pillars. Jerash, known as a close second to Petra on the list of favorite destinations in Jordan. It is reflect unbroken chain of human occupation dating back more than 6,500 years. A local guide will escort you through the roman city to see the colonnaded street, amphitheater, Churches, temples and the vast Roman Forum. Back to Amman for overnight.

Day 5: Amman – Airport.
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to airport for departure.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Meet and assist upon arrival to QAIA
- Private transportation in A/C deluxe Car according the above program
- English-speaking driver during the tour
- Entrance fees and visits as mentioned in the program
- Horse ride in Petra from the visitor center to the Siq Entrance around 700 m
- Local English speaking guide in Petra & Jerash for 2-3 hours
- 4x4 Bedouin jeep tour for 2 hours in Wadi Rum

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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