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Exploring The Kingdom of Jordan

Jordan Grand Tour

With so many things to do and see in Jordan,  choose our Jordan Grand Tour to ensure you don’t go back home wishing that you’d had more time. Jordan Grand Tour offers the full itinerary from our classic tour, including Amman, Jerash, Petra, Wadi Rum, Aqaba and the Dead Sea, but gives you 15 days and 14 nights in which to enjoy them. You can relax and soak up the culture of the country at a much more leisurely pace, and even add an extra activity to your planned trip if you feel like it, such as horse-riding, balloon flights or a visit to the Turkish Hammam. The choice is yours, and we’ll be here to help you every step of the way.

Your Itinerary

Day 1 - Amman

Arrival at Amman Queen Alia International airport, our representative will be waiting for you to help you with the visa procedures, then walk with you through the customs. The driver will waiting in the arrival hall, holding a name sign and he will transfer you to the 4* Olive Tree Hotel in Amman.

Day 2 - Amman – Jerash – Madaba

Start your first morning in Jordan with a city tour. Visit the Citadel in Amman and then continue to the Roman Theatre, located in the heart of Amman. From Amman take a short drive to Jerash, to visit the world’s best preserved Roman provincial city. Take your time and have a lunch before transferring to Madaba for an overnight. Stay in 3* Mosaic Hotel in Madaba.

Day 3 - Mt Nebo

Today you will explore Madaba. At 9.00 AM, after breakfast your tour  starts with visiting the St. George Church in Madaba with its famous mosaic map, which dates to the 6th century AD. Drive to Mt. Nebo, the mountain considered to be where Moses saw the Promised Land before he died, according to the Old Testament. On a clear day you will be able to see Jericho and even Jerusalem
Back to Madaba.

Day 4 - Madaba - Dead Sea

Today you will be driven to the Dead Sea, lowest point on the earth’s surface. Float in the salty waters and try out the famous healing mud.
Stay at the 5* Movenpick Resort at Dead Sea.

Day 5&6 - Dead Sea

Enjoy your time at the resort, you should definitely consider a visit to the spa, worth booking in advance.

Optional:

  • Daily tour to visit Bethany
  • In summer time: Tour to Wadi Mujib Nature reserve

Day 7 - Evason Hot Springs

Free Morning at Dead Sea, then transfer to spend another day of relaxation in the mineral hot waters of Ma’In hot springs.
Overnight at the 5* Evason Ma’In hot spring

Day 8 - Evason – Karak – Dana Nature reserve

After breakfast drive to Karak to visit the immense Crusaders Castle. Continue to Dana Nature Reserve. Make sure to stop at a supermarket to buy some extra snacks and drinks for your stay in Dana and Wadi Feynan. Upon arrival you can choose to hike the self-guided Village Tour in Dana Nature Reserve. This is a round trip that takes around 2 hours. Visit some spectacular viewpoints above Dana Village, while exploring the terraced gardens and local community craft workshops. Dinner and overnight at the Dana Guesthouse. (B & D)

Day 9 - Dana Nature reserve - Petra

Time to pack your luggage and meet your driver for the transfer to Petra. You will the rest of the day to explore Petra, one of the seven world wonders. Entry by Siq and visit the Treasury, Street of Facades, Theater, Colonnaded Street etc. Take it slowly and enjoy,  you will come back to Petra the next day so you won’t miss out on anything.

Overnight 5* Hayat Zaman Resort.

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 10 - Petra

Another full day to explore Petra. You may want to consider visiting Petra from the back entrance. It is a long walk but away from other tourists and you avoid climbing up the stairs to visit the wonderful Monastery.

 

Day 11 - Petra – Wadi Rum

Drive to Wadi Rum Visitors Centre. Before starting with the jeep tour you could enjoy an hour camel ride from Wadi Rum Village to Lawrence’s Spring. Continue with a half day ( 3- 4 hrs) jeep tour including a freshly prepared barbeque lunch in a remote spot of Wadi Rum. A jeep tour is the best way to discover lots of sites in the desert. The jeep will stop at each site giving you time to walk/scramble around and maybe even climb up on some of the beautiful natural formed bridges in Wadi Rum. Dinner and overnight at Khaled campsite in Wadi Rum.

Day 12 - Wadi Rum – Aqaba

After breakfast you will drive to Aqaba to 5* Movenpick Hotel in Aqaba.

Day 13&14 - Aqaba

Two free days at leisure. Relax at the beach, discover the town of Aqaba or book a snorkelling cruise including delicious lunch!

Day 15 - Ahlan wa Sahlan!

Transfer to the airport for departure. You would need to leave the hotel 3 hours in advance (2 hours for the check in and less than 1 hour driving from Aqaba to Aqaba Airport).

What's included?

Included:
  • Meet and assist at the airport, included visa
  • Day 1 – 15: All transfers with A/C car ( 2-3 people )/van ( 4- 6) people with English speaking driver, as mentioned at the program
  • Day 1: 1 Night at the 4* Olive Tree Hotel in Amman, including bed and breakfast.
  • Day 2: Visits to the Citadel & Roman Theatre in Amman and a visit to Jerash, entry fee tickets included.
  • Day 2: Local English speaking guide in Jerash
  • Day 2 & 3: 2 Night at the 3* Mosaic Hotel in Madaba, including bed and breakfast.
  • Day 3: Visits to the St. George Church in Madaba, Mt. Nebo; entry fee tickets included.
  • Day 4 -7: 3 Overnights at the 5* Movenpick Hotel Dead Sea, including bed and breakfast.
  • Day 7: 1 Night at the 5* Evason Hot Spring Hotel, including bed and breakfast.
  • Day 8: Visits to the Karak Crusaders Castle; entry fee tickets included.
  • Day 8: 1 Night at Dana nature reserve, including dinner and breakfast.
  • Day 9: Time permitting a visit to Little Petra (entry is free).
  • Day 9 & 10: Visit to Petra including two day entry fee tickets.
  • Day 9: 2-3 hrs Local English speaking guide in Petra
  • Day 9 & 10: 2 Nights at the 5*Hayat Zaman Hotel in Petra, including bed and breakfast.
  • Day 11: Entry fee tickets for Wadi Rum are included.
  • Day 11: Half day (3-4 hrs) jeep tour inside Wadi Rum including a freshly prepared lunch.
  • Day 11: 1 Night at Khaled campsite in Wadi Rum, including dinner and breakfast.
  • Day 12 – 15: 3 Nights at the 5* Movenpick City Centre Hotel in Aqaba, including breakfast.
  • Day 15: Departure to Aqaba International Airport.

 

Not Included:
  • Flights
  • All other transfers
  • All other meals not mentioned in the program
  • Tips for guides / drivers, restaurants etc.
  • Travel insurance
Optional Activities/Surcharges
  • Wadi Mujib Nature reserve tour form Dead Sea, including transfer £75 per person
  • Upgrade to Hilton Hotel Dead Sea instead of Movenpick Dead Sea £15 per person per night extra
  • Upgrade to Bubble Camp in Petra instead of Hayat Zaman Hotel £60 per person per night extra
  • Upgrade to Movenpick Resort Petra instead of Hayat Zaman Hotel £55 per person per night extra
  • Upgrade to Movenpick Tala Bay instead of Movenpick City Centre £35 per person per night extra
  • Upgrade to Aicha Memories camp instead of Khaled camp in Wadi Rum £65 per person per night extra
  • Cooking course in Petra £50 per person
  • Petra By Night £25 per person
  • Visit to the local Hammam in Wadi Musa (Petra) Non – Private £25 per person
  • 1.5 hrs/ 2,5 hrs horse ride around the mountains of Petra £50/ £75 per person
  • Balloon flight in Wadi Rum at 06.00 AM close to Bait Ali Camp £185 per person
  • 1 hr Camel ride in Wadi Rum £25 per person
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With so many things to do and see in Jordan,  choose our Jordan Grand Tour to ensure you don’t go back home wishing that you’d had more time. Jordan Grand Tour offers the full itinerary from our classic tour, including Amman, Jerash, Petra, Wadi Rum, Aqaba and the Dead Sea, but gives you 15 days and 14 nights in which to enjoy them. You can relax and soak up the culture of the country at a much more leisurely pace, and even add an extra activity to your planned trip if you feel like it, such as horse-riding, balloon flights or a visit to the Turkish Hammam. The choice is yours, and we’ll be here to help you every step of the way.

Amman
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.
Jerash
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.
Petra
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.
Aqaba
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
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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