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Jordan Tour, From North to South

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 8 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 4 people
Destination(s): Jordan  
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey  
Season: November - January
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 690 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 890 US Dollar (USD)

Enrich your passion and enthusiasm for culture by being closer from the locals in Amman and you will have Kunafa (Oriental Sweets) with them. Meet the Bedouins in Petra & Wadi Rum and try their delicious meals like Mansaf. Feel the magic of Jordan when you discover the ancient sites like Petra (World Wonder), Madaba (the city of Mosaics) & Jarash (the best-preserved Roman city of the Decapolis)

Visit the Desert Castles of Al Kharranah & Amra built for Umayyad Caliphs and Karak Castle (One of the largest crusader castles in the Levant). You will be touched by your heart and soul when visiting Bethany (where Jesus Christ was baptized by John the Baptist) & Mount Nebo (where Moses Prophet’s burial place).

Itinerary:
Day 1: Q.A.I Airport – Amman.

Arrive at Queen Alia Int'l. Meet, Assist & then transfer to your hotel in Amman. Overnight in Amman.

Day 2: Amman – Umm Qais – Jarash.

After breakfast, drive to Umm Qais (Gadara), which offers a splendid view of the Golan Heights, Lake Tiberius (Sea of Galilee) and the Jordan Valley. Here in Gadara, Jesus Christ cast out demons from two men and forced the evil spirits to enter a herd of pigs, which in turn rushed down the steep slope and drowned in the Sea of Galilee (Matthew chapter 8, 28).

Then, 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. Return back to Amman. Overnight in Amman.

Day 3: Amman City Tour – Desert Castles (Kharranah & Amra) – Dead Sea.

After breakfast, tour the city of Amman starting 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, and the fascinating Archaeological Museum which houses an excellent collection of the antiquities of Jordan. At the foot of the Citadel is the 2nd century AD Roman Theater, still used today for cultural events.

In the afternoon, drive east of Amman towards the Desert Castles. Visit the fortress-like Qasr el-Kharaneh & the charming bathhouse complex of Qasr Amra. Continue to the Dead Sea (the lowest point on the earth) to float on its salty water.
Overnight in Dead Sea Resort.

Day 4: Dead Sea (Free Morning) – Afternoon Bethany – Dead Sea.

After breakfast, enjoy your free morning in the hotel. In the afternoon, drive to Bethany, the Baptism site at el-Kharrar Valley, where Jesus Christ was baptized by John the Baptist. Return back to the hotel. Overnight in Dead Sea.

Day 5: Dead Sea - Mount Nebo - Madaba - Mujib Valley- Kerak - Petra.

After breakfast, drive to the rose-red city of Petra along the Kings’ Highway. En route stop at 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 burial place and the point from where he viewed the “Promised Land”. Visit the remains of the mosaic floors with stunning designs that feature hunting and pastoral scenes, found in the small church, built by the early Christians in the 4th century AD.

Continue to Madaba, home of the most famous Byzantine mosaics. Visit the greatest and most significant of all the city’s treasures, the wonderful mosaic map of ancient Palestine, which is located on the floor of the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George.

Continue via the fascinating Mujib Valley towards Kerak, where you will visit its imposing Crusader castle. Drive on to the rose – red city of Petra. Overnight in Petra.

Day 6: Petra visit (Horse Ride) (Monastery).

After Breakfast, full day visit to the Red Rose city, which was carved out of the solid Rock before about 2000 years ago by the Arab Nabateans. Passing by the Fascinating narrow gorge (the Siq), which is about one kilometer long and eighty meters high. Once of a sudden you will be facing Petra’s most famous monument the Treasury (el-Khazneh). Enjoy your free time in exploring the site. Return back to the hotel. Overnight in Petra.

Day 7: Petra – Wadi Rum – Amman.

After breakfast, drive to Wadi Rum, one of the world’s most colorful and unique landscapes of desert and mountain scenery. Then, drive northwards to Amman. Overnight in Amman.

Day 8: Amman - Q.A.I airport.
After breakfast, transfer to Queen Alia Int'l airport for departure.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Meet & assist upon arrival by our border representative in the immigration area.
- Private transportation by an A/C 2016-2017 car (4 seats) with an English speaking driver all the days of the program.
- 7 night accommodation in 3* or 4* hotels with daily breakfast (open buffet).
- All entrance fees according to the program.
- 700- meter horse ride in Petra from the main gate until the beginning of the Siq (a horse handler expects a tip).
- Local guide in Petra for two hours.
- Entry visa to Jordan upon arrival (Free of charge).
- 1 small bottle of mineral water per person on daily basis.

Price Excludes:
- Guiding service (except the local guide service in Petra which is included).
-Tips for the representative, driver & horse boy in Petra.
- Lunches & dinners in the whole program.
- Travel & health insurance.
- Flight tickets.

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