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Exploring The Kingdom of Jordan

Classic Jordan in style

The Kingdom of Jordan. Being one of the most seductive places in the Middle East, Jordan is thought to be one of the wonders of the world. Try our classic Jordan tour and spend eight luxurious days discovering its hidden secrets, traversing gorgeous picturesque desert environments, immersing yourself in a culture which is steeped  in both the ancient as well as the modern. From the breathtaking stone city of Petra, the towering Citadel in Amman, the majestic ruins of Roman theatres, mystical monasteries, pristine desert sands and vistas which Moses himself allegedly looked down on, this journey of a thousand and one tales is certain to captivate.

Your Itinerary

Day 1 - Amman

Upon arrival at Amman Queen Alia International airport, our representative will wait  for you to offer assistance with all visa procedures and walk with you through customs. Your driver will wait for you in the arrival hall, holding a name sign. He will then transfer you to the 4* Harir Palace Hotel in Amman.


Day 2 - Jerash

Start your first morning in Jordan with a city tour. Visit the Citadel in Amman, with beautiful views over the city. Continue to the Roman Theatre, located in the heart of Amman. Then drive on to Jerash, to visit the world’s best preserved Roman provincial city. After your visit of Jerash, transfer back to your hotel in Amman.

Day 3 - Madaba - Mt Nebo - Petra

Today there’s  a long day ahead of you,   as you will be travelling to the South,  to Petra. At 8.00 AM, after breakfast,  your tour today starts with visiting the St. George Church in Madaba , with its famous mosaic map. Drive to Mt. Nebo, from where Moses viewed the Promised Land. Follow the King’s Highway to Karak. In Karak, visit the immense Crusaders Castle. Time permitting, you will also visit Little Petra today, otherwise you will be transferred directly to Petra for overnight at the 5* Movenpick Resort Petra.

Optional activities for today: Petra by Night (each Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evening), Petra Kitchen cooking course, Local Turkish Bath.

Day 4 - Petra

A full day to explore Petra, one of the seven wonders of the world. Entry by Siq,  visit the Treasury, The Street of Facades, the theatre, Colonnaded Street, and much much more.

After lunch in Petra,  you will still have time to visit the Monastery and/or the High Place of Sacrifice on that same day. It does require quite a lot of climbing, but the views are definitely worth the effort!

Overnight 5* Movenpick Resort Petra

Optional activities for today: Petra by Night (each Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evening), Petra Kitchen cooking course, Local Turkish Bath, 1.5/2.5 hrs horse ride around the mountains of Petra

Day 5 - Petra - Wadi Rum

After breakfast,  you  will be driven to the Wadi Rum Visitors Centre. Before starting with the jeep tour,  you might  want to decide to enjoy an hour’s camel ride from Wadi Rum Village to Lawrence’s Spring. After  half day ( 3- 4 hrs) jeep tour,  freshly prepared barbecue will be awaiting you. A jeep tour is the best way to discover many of the sites in Wadi Rum. The jeep will stop at each site, giving you time to take a stroll  around and maybe even climb up on some of the beautiful natural formed bridges in Wadi Rum.

Dinner and overnight at the luxurious Memories Aicha campsite in Wadi Rum.

Day 6 - Wadi Rum - Aqaba

After breakfast,  you will drive to Aqaba for a relaxing day  at the beach. Spend the morning discovering  the town of Aqaba or book a snorkelling cruise, including lunch!

Overnight at 4* City Tower Hotel in Aqaba

Day 7 - Aqaba- Dead Sea - Amman

Check out of your hotel and drive via the Wadi Araba desert to the Dead Sea,which is, in fact,  lowest point on the Earth’s surface. Enjoy day entry and lunch at the 4*Dead Sea Spa Hotel. Float in the salty waters and try out the famous healing mud. Later that afternoon transfer to Amman 4* Harir Palace Hotel.

Day 8 - Ahlan wa Sahlan!

Transfer to the airport for departure.

You’ll need to leave the hotel 3 hours in advance (2 hours for check-in and just under an hour’s drive from Amman to Amman Queen Alia Airport).

What's included?

  • Meet and assist at the airport, visa included
  • Day 1 – 8: All transfers with A/C car ( 2-3 people )/van ( 4- 6) people with English speaking driver, as mentioned at the program
  • Day 1 & 2: 2 Nights at the 4* Harir Palace Hotel (or similar) in Amman on B&B basis
  • Day 2: Visits to the Citadel & Roman Theatre in Amman and a visit to Jerash, entry fee tickets
  • Day 2: Local English speaking guide in Jerash
  • Day 3: Visits to the George Church in Madaba, Mt. Nebo and Karak Crusaders Castle; entry fee tickets included.
  • Day 3: Time permitting a visit to Little Petra (entry is free).
  • Day 3: Full day English speaking guide
  • Day 4: Visit to Petra including one day entry fee
  • Day 4: 2-3 hrs Local English speaking guide in Petra
  • Day 3 & 4: 2 Nights at the 5* Movenpick Resort Petra  Petra on B&B basis
  • Day 5: Entry fee tickets for Wadi Rum
  • Day 5: Half day ( 3-4 hrs) jeep tour inside Wadi Rum including a freshly prepared
  • Day 5: 1 Night at the Memories Aicha Luxury campsite in Wadi Rum on Half Board basis
  • Day 6: 1 Night at the 4* City Tower Hotel or Double Tree by Hilton in Aqaba on B&B basis
  • Day 7: Dead Sea day entrance and lunch at the Dead Sea Spa
  • Day 7: 1 Night at the 4* Harir Palace Hotel in Amman (similar) on B&B basis
  • Day 8: Departure to Amman Queen Alia International
Not Included:
  • Flights
  • Meals not mentioned in the program
  • Tips for guides / drivers, restaurants
  • Travel Insurance
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If you're looking to immerse yourself in a labyrinth of souks and bazaars, where all kinds of colourful and exotic fruits, clothes and jewellery spill out from their stalls onto the streets, then look no further than Amman. What really makes the city unique, however, is how it has managed to combine both the ancient and the modern like no other city in the region. As you wander the bustling interwoven streets that flow through the valleys of Downtown you're forever in the shadow of Jabal Al Qal'a - the highest hill in the city, and home to the sprawling ruins of the Roman citadel. In fact, wherever you go in Amman you'll find ancient history around every corner, such as the spectacular Temple of Hercules and the magisterial Umayyad Palace. When visiting Jordan, Amman is one of the must-see places on your visit.
The Roman ruins of Jerash are among the most well-preserved in the world; so well in fact that it's very easy to lose yourself in its history and imagine how it was back in its day. There's the hippodrome, where chariot races were once held, Hadrian's arch, built purposely for a visit from the emperor Adrian, and the Corinthian columns of the Temple of Artemis. If you love history make sure it's on your itinerary.
Jordan is famously home to one of the seven modern wonders of the world - the ancient, rose red city of Petra - which is so utterly captivating that it's reason alone to travel there. You arrive at Petra through the Siq, a long narrow canyon formed over many years, which gradually opens out onto the most elaborate of Petra's facades - the treasury. Carved out of sandstone onto the face of the rock itself, the size and grandeur of this sight will simply take your breath away, making it the perfect introduction to this awe-inspiring city. If you have the time, don't miss the chance to wander Petra by night - the magical, candlelit facades make for the experience of a lifetime.
Wadi Rum
The deserts of the Wadi Rum are simply packed with things to see and do. Whether you fancy camping and stargazing under a perfect night sky, rolling down immense sand dunes, riding in 4x4s with experienced guides, or simply pretending to be Lawrence of Arabia - here at FleeWinter we can help you do them all. You'll discover Bedouin tented camps, fantastic natural rock bridges, ancient drawings carved into the stones thousands of years ago, all set against the gorgeous red and yellow backdrop of the desert itself. An absolute must.
Dead Sea
What trip to Jordan would be complete without a visit to the Dead Sea? It's impossible not to be amazed at the salinity and viscosity of the water as you wade in, desperately trying to make your foot touch the floor - something which catches all first-timers by surprise. Be sure to take a newspaper with you for the customary floating and reading pic, and be sure to treat your skin to a good soak in the rich, black, mineral-infused mud you'll find along the shore. The most beautiful health spa you'll ever visit.
The waters of Aqaba are among the most colourful in the world, so be sure to take the time to try a little snorkelling. Even right by the coast you can float over vast, sloping coral gardens but go a little further to the King Abdullah Reef in the middle of the Red Sea and you can share the water with turtles, rays, and huge shoals of brightly coloured neon fish. Be sure to take an underwater camera.
Dana Nature Reserve
Dana is Jordan’s largest nature reserve, covering spectacular mountains and wadis along the face of the Great Rift Valley. From scorching sand dunes in the west to cool mountain tops in the east, the Dana Biosphere Reserve is home to a great variety of wildlife. There are plants and animals characteristic of true desert, of Mediterranean forests and of the dry plains of Russia. In fact, Dana is really a melting pot of species from three continents: Europe, Africa and Asia.
Madaba, known as the “City of Mosaics" is best known for its spectacular Byzantine and Umayyad mosaics. Madaba is home to the famous 6th century Mosaic Map of Jerusalem and the Holy Land. With two million pieces of vividly coloured local stone, it depicts hills and valleys, villages and towns as far as the Nile Delta.

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