Jordan through Our Eyes

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Summary
Tour duration 11 days, 10 nights
Arrival point Amman
Departure point Amman
Itinerary Amman, Jerash, Ajloun, Desert Castles, Madaba, Mount Nebo, Baptism Site, Dead Sea, Petra, Wadi Rum, Aqaba, Amman
Hotels 5*, 4*

DAY 1

  • Arrival to Queen Alia International Airport (AMM).
  • You will be met by our representative by the gate. He will assist you with Visa process, customs formalities and luggage.
  • Transfer to the Hotel in Amman by a modern comfortable vehicle.

DAY 2

  • Full buffet breakfast at the hotel.
  • You will be ready to be transferred to the ancient city of Jerash to the north of Amman which reveals an example of the grand, formal provincial Roman urbanism that is found throughout the Middle East, comprising paved and colonnaded streets, soaring hilltop temples, theatres, spacious public squares and plazas, baths, fountains and city walls pierced by towers and gate.
  • Lunch en route then carry on to the north west to Ajloun city to visit the huge fortress on the top of the mountain in the middle of the forest. This fortress was built in 1184 AD to protect the country from the Crusaders attacks.
  • Drive back to Amman.
  • Overnight at the hotel in Amman.

DAY 3

  • Full buffet breakfast at the hotel.
  • After breakfast transfer to the city center of Amman for a tour in the town visiting Amman Citadel and the Roman theater. The tour will include a walk in the old market of Amman.
  • Then transfer to the east of Amman to visit 3 unique desert castles (Qasr Amra, Qasr Al Kharanah, Qasr Al Azraq). These were built roughly between 660 and 750 AD by the Caliphs of the Umayyad dynasty. They are interesting examples of the Islamic art and architecture.
  • Lunch en route in Al Azraq town.
  • Drive back to Amman for a night city tour in the city center.
  • Dinner in one of the popular restaurants of Amman.
  • Overnight at the hotel in Amman.

DAY 4

  • Full buffet breakfast at the hotel.
  • Check-out from the hotel and departure.
  • You will head after to visit the mosaic cities of Madaba. Upon arrival, you will visit the church with mosaic map. The Madaba Mosaic map covers the floor of Greek Orthodox Church of St. George. The church was built in 1896 AD. over the remains of much earlier 6th century Byzantine church.
  • The tour will continue to Mount Nebo which is overlooking the Holy Land and the Dead Sea, where Moses passed after seeing the Holy Land.
  • Lunch en route will be served in Madaba city.
  • Then you will head to visit Baptism site to recognize the most significant event associated with the River. This place is very close to Beit ‘Abara, where Joshua, Elijah and Elisha crossed the river to the Holy Land.
  • Then the journey will continue by driving to the lowest point on earth (Dead Sea) which is the gift of nature with its medical features for body, where you will be checked-in into hotel there.
  • Overnight at the hotel in the Dead Sea.

DAY 5

  • Full buffet breakfast at the hotel.
  • Free day at the hotel where you can enjoy floating, bathing, mud wrapping and spa facilities.
  • Overnight at the hotel in the Dead Sea.

DAY 6

  • Full buffet breakfast at the hotel.
  • Check-out and departure from the hotel.
  • Then you will be transferred to visit the ancient city of Petra which is the most significant and popular attraction of the Nabateen’s Kingdom.
  • Upon arriving Petra You will be transferred from the main gate to Siq by horses. Siq is a narrow long path between the mountain which is the only entrance to the city. You will be escorted by a local guide who will be telling you tales about the Nabateen’ secrets and mysteries. The guide will show you the most important sites of the city.
  • After a long tour you will be walking back to the main gate where you will be transferred to some restaurant to have a lunch in Wadi Mousa.
  • After lunch transfer to the hotel in Petra for check–in.
  • Overnight at the hotel in Petra.

DAY 7

  • Full buffet breakfast at the hotel.
  • Check-out from the hotel and departure.
  • The journey of the day will start by visiting the Little Petra which is literally hidden away in the center of a mountain with a classical temple standing guard outside the mini-Siq. Little Petra appears to have been an important suburb of the city of Petra and is at the point where several ancient caravan routes met.
  • Then you will be transferred along the King’s Highway heading to famous desert of Wadi Rum in the south east.
  • Lunch en route.
  • Upon arriving Wadi Rum you will be taken for a two hours tour in the desert by Jeep cars to explore Lawrence Road, visiting the most spectacular sights with the local Bedouin guide.
  • Then head to the Desert Camp where you will spend a special night under the brightening stars after a traditional dinner accompanied by live entertainment.

DAY 8

  • Early traditional buffet breakfast at the Camp with sun rising in the desert.
  • Short hiking in the desert with the Bedouin guide to enjoy the sunshine and the silence of the nature. Here you will have a chance to make a small adventure in the desert such as: Buggy riding, horse riding, camel riding, hot balloon, aero plane, sand surfing.
  • Drive to the south to Aqaba city located at the Red Sea coast.
  • Check-in into hotel on the coast of the Red Sea.
  • You will have a free time for relaxing and have sun bath on the beach
  • Overnight at the hotel in Aqaba.

DAY 9

  • Full buffet breakfast at the hotel.
  • Free day on the sunny beach of Aqaba where you can enjoy swimming, snorkeling, water sports and sun tanning on the hotel private beach
  • Overnight at the hotel in Aqaba

DAY 10

  • Full buffet breakfast at the hotel.
  • Check-out and departure from the hotel.
  • Transfer to the downtown of Aqaba for a walk in the local market, where you can do shopping in the local gift and souvenir shops.
  • Lunch in Aqaba city before heading to Amman.
  • Drive approximately for 4 hours to Amman.
  • Check-in into hotel in Amman and overnight.

DAY 11

  • Full buffet breakfast at the hotel
  • Check–out from the hotel.
  • Free time at the hotel (depends on the departure flight time)
  • Transfer to the Queen Alia International Airport.
  • Fly back home.