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Jordan Highlights - Deluxe Tour

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Overview

This unforgettable 5 night tour is the perfect way to discover the Arab Kingdom of Jordan. Set on the East Bank of the River Jordan and extending into the historic region of Palestine, this area offers everything from modern entertainment in Amman to World-Class cultural and historical sites such as Petra. Take in Religious attractions such as Mt. Nebo – known as the burial place of the prophet Moses – and the Mosaic city of Madaba.

  • The perfect way to discover Jordan's rich history Taking in the capital city of Amman, Mount Nebo, Petra and more, the Jordan Highlights Tour is a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience.
  • Explore one of the new 7 Wonders of the World Petra, the Rose Red City, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is known as a treasure of the ancient World
  • Includes Excursions & Activities throughout your holiday Enjoy a Drive along the 2000-year old Kings Highway, a 4x4 Jeep ride in Wadi Rum, Jordan's vast desert, a stop off at Mount Nebo (the burial place of the Prophet Moses) & much more

Day 1 - Airport - Amman
You will be greeted on arrival at Queen Alia International Airport and then transferred to your hotel in Amman for an overnight stay.


Day 2 – Amman – Madaba - Mount Nebo – Kerak – Petra
After breakfast, drive from Amman along a biblical road the 2000 year old Kings Highway, which links prehistoric villages from the Stone Age and biblical towns. ‘The City of Mosaics’, Madaba, is the first stop, 30km south of Amman. Take the opportunity to visit the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George, where the famous 6th Century Byzantine mosaic map of the Holy Land and other biblical sites can be found. The burial site of Prophet Moses can be found at the next stop, Mt. Nebo.
The mountain, 817m above sea level, offers an exquisite view of the Holy Land. Continue driving via the Kings Highway, to arrive at Kerak, a 12th century castle that has been inhabited since the Iron Age. It was a significant place for the Moabites due to its location; surrounded by valleys and high above sea level. Proceed to Petra for an overnight stay.

Day 3 – Visit to Petra & Wadi Rum
After breakfast, visit one of the New 7 Wonders of the World – the “Rose Red City” of Petra. Celebrating the 200th year of its rediscovery in 2012, the ancient Nabatean city of Petra is without a doubt Jordan’s most valuable treasure and greatest tourist attraction. Built over 200 years ago by the Arab Nabeatans from the desert’s natural rose-coloured rocks and sandstones, Petra is filled with historical monuments of cultural significance. From the entrance of Petra, enjoy a walk or short horse ride through the “Siq”, a 1.2km long narrow canyon. The greatest monument of Petra, “Al Khazneh” (the treasury monument) comes into view at the end of the Siq. To make the most of the experience, a professional guide will walk you through this magical city, helping you to discover why the why the city was such an important business hub in ancient times. Spend the night at a hotel in Petra.

Day 4 – Petra – Little Petra, ‘Al-Beidha’ – Wadi Rum – Amman
After breakfast, encounter one of the suburbs of Petra, Little Petra, ‘Al-Beidha’, only 10 mins away. A narrow 350m long gorge called Siq al-Barid, the "cold Siq", called such as the high walls do not enable sunlight from entering to warm it, provides the unique entrance to Little Petra. Having already seen Petra to be an important business hub, you can appreciate Little Petra, which provides the entry and exit point for Petra was an important trade route. Caravans from surrounding areas arrived here to rest and trade, and this suburb has a similar feel to Petra, with buildings carved into the rocks. One of the buildings still contains the remains of painted frescoes dating back to the 1st century AD. One of the most naturally astounding areas of Jordan for many people is Wadi Rum, a vast desert, which you will explore in a 4x4 jeep. Bedouin tribes inhabit some areas of the desert. The ancient valleys make it a popular place for hikers whilst its tall sandstone mountains are a popular challenge for climbers. Wadi Rum most famous due to its connection British officer T.E. Lawrence, who was based here during the Great Arab Revolt of 1917-18. Wadi Rum was the location for a large proportion of the filming of Lawrence of Arabia. Using separate transportation, transfer to Amman, for overnight stay.

Day 5 – Amman
Free day at leisure in Amman with overnight stay. One recommended option is an Amman City Tour (not included in price) which allows you to see both the old and new parts of the city.

Day 6 – Amman – Airport
After breakfast, you will be transferred from Amman to Queen Alia International Airport with full assistance through all airport procedures to end your trip.

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Jordan Highlights - Deluxe Tour

jordan highlights - deluxe tour
  • Day 1Amman Airport to Amman
  • Day 2Amman, Madaba, Mount Nebo, Kerak to Petra
  • Day 3Petra & Wadi Rum
  • Day 4Petra, Little Petra, Wadi Rum to Amman
  • Day 5Amman
  • Day 6Amman to Amman Airport

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