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- Exploring some of the seldom visited corners of Petra, one of the New 7 World Wonders
- Dashing across the picturesque desert of Wadi Rum and visiting intricately carved canyons
- Enjoying a traditional cooking class combined with wine tasting
- Snorkelling in the Red Sea
- Learning to create a typical Jordanian meal from dips to desserts
- Floating effortlessly in the Dead Sea
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Day 1 Arrival – Queen Alia International Airport – Amman Hotel
Welcome to Jordan! Meet and assist at Queen Alia International Airport and transfer to your hotel in Amman.
Overnight in Amman
Day 2 Amman City Tour – Beit Sitti Cooking Class – Wine Tasting Evening
Start your visit to Jordan with a tour of the old city of Amman exploring the Citadel and the Roman Theatre, two of the most popular archaeological sites in the city and the Jordan Folklore Museum. Afterward visit one of Amman’s oldest neighbourhoods, Jabal al-Weibdeh, passing by several art galleries, like Darat Al-Funun and Dar Al-Anda, museums, and local antiquities and handcraft shops. Then you will have a cooking experience at Beit Sitti (House of my grandmother), learn how to cook Arabic food and enjoy your creation. In the evening we introduce you to another side of Jordan by setting up a wine tasting session.
Overnight in Amman.
Day 3 Amman – Jerash – Ajloun – Lunch with a Local Family
Depart from your hotel in Amman. Head north to walk through history in Jerash, regarded as one of the most important and best preserved Roman cities in the Middle East. Drive to Ajloun and visit the castle, dominating the Ajloun skyline and built to ward off the Crusader armies at the key trade and pilgrimage intersection between Jerusalem, Cairo, Damascus and Mecca. Then visit a local home and savour an amazing Jordanian meal. Back to Amman to spend the night.
Overnight in Amman
Day 4 Amman – As-Salt – Feynan Ecolodge
After breakfast head out of your hotel to As-Salt to explore a city that was built on a very hilly terrain. The center of town lies in the middle of a deep valley and the town spreads up the surrounding hills. Visit Abu Jaber and As-Salt Museums among many more interesting stops. Then proceed to Feynan Ecolodge to spend the night.
Every evening, a guided sunset walk leads from the lodge on a short walk (around 20-30 min) up to a nearby hilltop, for freshly brewed Bedouin tea and stunning views westwards as the sun sets over the vast Wadi Araba deserts. The sunset walk is well worth the visit!
Overnight at Feynan Ecolodge.
Day 5 Feynan Local Experience – Petra Kitchen – Petra
After breakfast you can stay at your Ecolodge where multiple activities are arranged, offering you the chance to engage with the locals, whether it be a walk you can join or have a coffee with them, or even cook an authentic vegetarian meal!
Later on this day you will drive to Petra. At 6:00 pm you will have a cooking class where you will be guided through how to prepare a traditional Jordanian meal, from dips and appetizer’s, to a main course and dessert. Then sit and enjoy the meal you have made.
Overnight in Petra
Day 6 Petra Visit – Petra
After breakfast, we head to visit the Nabatean Red Rose city of Petra, one of the 7 World Wonders and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Enter the city through 1KM long narrow gorge which is flanked either side by 80m high cliffs! Notice the dazzling colours and formations of the rocks. The site is massive, and contains hundreds of elaborated rock-cut tombs, a treasury, Roman-style theatres, temples, sacrificial altars and colonnaded streets.
Overnight in Petra.
Day 7 Petra – Wadi Rum – Full Day Jeep Tour
In the morning after breakfast, drive from your hotel in Petra and head south to Wadi Rum, where you will take a full day jeep tour with lunch, the jeep tour will allow you to travel around Wadi Rum’s valleys, canyons, dunes and deserts, discover rock inscriptions, majestic views of mountains and landscapes and narrow gorges. At each stop you have the opportunity to hike and scramble and explore in your own time. Then you will drive back to your camp; enjoy the delicious Bedouin dinner, the stars and the night in the desert.
Overnight Wadi Rum.
Day 8 Wadi Rum – Yasmeina Boat Ride – Aqaba Hotel
After breakfast you will drive south to Jordan’s window to the Red Sea. Aqaba brings a refreshing variation to the sands of Wadi Rum and Petra. On this day you will have the Yasmeina Boat ride. The diving and snorkelling boat Yasmeina visits several beautiful diving places. The ride will give you the opportunity to see the fascinating view of the underwater world. Passengers are treated on the boat with grilled lunch and salads, mineral waters, and tea. During the breaks between the snorkelling and swimming you can sunbathe and relax at the boats sun deck. The boat ride starts at 10am at the Royal Yacht Club and return back around 3 pm.
Overnight in Aqaba.
Day 9 Aqaba – Safi Crafts – Dead Sea Hotel
Leave Aqaba and head to the Ghour Al Safi, where you will visit the Safi Crafts, the women of the Safi Crafts create innovative textile crafts using natural dyes and imagery inspired by the local life and heritage. Later on this day you will be transferred to the lowest elevation on earth to float and relax at the Dead Sea.
Overnight at the Dead Sea.
Day 10 Dead Sea – Madaba – Mount Nebo – Baptism Site
Depart from your hotel at the Dead Sea and drive to Madaba. Explore the town of Madaba and discover the amazing Byzantine mosaics excavated from throughout the town. See the Madaba Map, the oldest preserved mosaic map of the Holy Lands. Drive to Mount Nebo and wonder at the view where Moses looked across to the Promised Land and later died and was buried. Journey back through Jesus life and visit the site where he was baptized. Supported by many biblical, archeological, and historical evidence, Bethany Beyond the Jordan was recognized as the authentic site of Jesus’ baptism. Enjoy your evening and night at the Dead Sea.
Overnight at the Dead Sea
Day 11 Dead Sea – Queen Alia International Airport – Departure
Enjoy your morning relaxing, floating in the salt waters, or resting by the pool. You can always pamper yourself with your chosen spa treatment!
Our driver will pick you up and drive you to Queen Alia International Airport to catch your departure flight. (TBC)
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4 and 5 Star Hotels (*Hotels subject to change)
Amman International Hotel Amman 4* 3 www.ammaninternational.com
Intercontinental Aqaba resort Aqaba 5* Standard
Holiday Inn Resort Dead Sea Dead sea 5* Standard B.B 2 http://www.ihg.com
Feynan Eco-lodge Feynan 1 http://www.ecohotels.me/Feynan
Petra Guesthouse – Crowne Plaza Petra Petra 4* Standard B.B 2 http://www.crowneplaza.com
SunCity Camp Wadi Rum The Martian www.suncitycamp.com
If you would like to upgrade to 5* hotels, please let us know.
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- Arrival & departure transfers
- 10 Nights accommodation (based on double/twin accommodation)
- 10 Breakfasts, 7 Lunches, 4 Dinners
- All private transportation as per itinerary
- All entrance fees as per itinerary
- Services of local guides for sightseeing
- Free collective visa to Jordan for groups staying 2 nights and more (full passport details must be received 14 days before arrival) – Law is subject to change with no notice.
- All applicable taxes
- International flights
- Services not specified, meals not specified
- Mandatory travel medical insurance
- Optional trip cancellation insurance
- Gratuities for local guides, drivers, hotel/camp staff, porters, etc
- Personal items, laundry, and beverages
- Departure taxes (domestic and international if applicable)
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2-3 travellers = $4295USD per person (double accommodation)
4-5 travellers = $3525USD per person (double accommodation)
6+ travellers = $2995USD per person (double accommodation)
Single Supplement = $895USD additional per single room
A 20% non-refundable deposit is required at time of booking to reserve your place. Please contact [email protected] for more booking information. We accept payment by eTransfer, cheque, and credit cards.
Please note that pricing is based on 2 participants. If there are more participants at the time of booking, the price will be certainly decrease.
Full payment is due 60 prior to departure.
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