Discover Jordan – Amman, Petra & Wadi Rum

Price
5 nights 6 days Tour from
£ 719 pp
Based on Two People Sharing // Bed & Breakfast
Highlights
  • Amman City Tour
  • Swim in the Dead Sea
  • Visit Petra, the “Red Rose City”
  • Ideal for Groups
  • Overview
  • Itinerary
  • Includes & Excludes
  • Gallery

Overview

Discover magical Jordan with this 6 Day, 5 Night tour including stays in Amman, Petra and Wadi Rum. Situated at the crossroads of Asia, Africa and Europe, within the Levant region, on the East Bank of the Jordan River. It’s capital, Amman is an old-meets-new city and is well worth exploring. With it’s numerous ancient ruins, the pillars of the Roman temple of Hercules and the 6000 capacity Roman theatre among others, it is a wonderous city.

Jordan is also home to the archaeological site of Petra, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, and is set in a narrow valley with tombs, temples and monuments carved into the surrounding pink sandstone cliffs, which earns Petra its nickname, the “Rose City.”

Enjoy a swim in the Dead Sea, the lowest point on Earth, lying 420 metres below sea level. With ten times the amount of salt than any other sea you will feel as though you are floating on air. Make sure to try the magical healing power of the Dead Sea mud. 

 

Itinerary

Upon arrival at Queen Alia International Airport you will be met by the Levan Tours team. Transfer to
your hotel in Amman for overnight.
Enjoy your breakfast in peace. start the day with Amman City Tour, the capital of the Hashemite
Kingdom of Jordan. Amman is the old city of Philadelphia. A city that has an interesting mix of modern
and old architecture ...
Ammonites, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines and Muslims left their traces layer by layer in and around the
city. You visit the citadel, including the National Archaeological Museum. Visit Amman's Theater and
drive through the downtown market and city center; Explore their traditional souks, cafes, local food
restaurants and sweets.
In the early afternoon explore the magnificent city of Jerash, Ancient Gerasa. Jerash is known as one of
the best preserved Roman cities around the Mediterranean, and is stoltz on the uninterrupted chain of
human culture. Marvel at the enormous testimonies of Roman architecture, Forum with colonnaded street,
theater, triumphal arch, tetrapylon and temples dedicated to the gods Zeus and Artemis.

Then transfer through a beautiful pine-forest and olive groves, reaching the city of Ajloun, here you will
find Al-Rabid Castle; the 12th century Castle built by one of Saladin’s lieutenants in the campaign against
the Crusaders. after the visit, transfer back direct to your Hotel in Amman for overnight.
After breakfast, drive along the 2000 year old Kings Highway; the ancient road mentioned in the Bible,
which links prehistoric villages from the Stone Age and biblical towns. Stop at Madaba, ‘The City of
Mosaics’; 30km south of Amman. Visit the town’s main attraction, the Greek Orthodox Church of St.
George where the famous 6th Century Byzantine mosaic map of the Holy Land and other biblical sites is
found. Proceed to Mt. Nebo, known as the burial place of Prophet Moses. The mountain, which rises to
840m altitude, offers a spectacular view of the Holy Land. Continue driving via the Kings Highway,
which links prehistoric villages from the Stone Age, and biblical towns, to arrive at Kerak, the
magnificent Crusader Castle built in the 12th century AD, which is situated on a hilltop about 1000
meters above sea level and surrounded by a valley on three sides. Kerak has been inhabited since at least
the Iron Age, and was an important city for the Moabites. Proceed to Petra for overnight.
After breakfast visit Petra the home of the Nabataea’s; the complete city carved in a mountain with the
huge colourful rocks that called “the red rose city”. The tour will start by crossing the “siq” lined with
mountains in multiple colours up to the treasury; the pride of all Jordanian, then visit Little Petra an old
village located at the suburbs of the Nabatean capital. This village is completely excavated in the rocks
and, in the Nabatean period, it was used as a deposit for their caravans , then drive to Wadi Rum for Diner
& overnight at the camp in Wadi Rum.
After breakfast, you will visit Wadi Rum, Jordan’s vast and echoing desert, for a 4x4 jeep ride. Stunning
in its natural beauty, then drive to the lowest point of the world “the Dead Sea” for Enjoy
your free afternoon swimming, sunbathing, and cover yourself with the Dead Sea mud
and relax. Relax in the gently submerged waters and marvel that you can not sink!, Return
to your hotel in Amman for overnight.
After breakfast, Transfer to Queen Alia international airport for departure.

Price Includes

  • Meet & Assist in Arrival and Departure before passport /immigration area
  • Accommodation at hotels on Bed & Breakfast basis
  • Transfers as per mentioned in the program
  • Mineral water provided inside the vehicles all through the tours dates
  • Permanent English Speaking Guide 
  • Local Guide in Petra & Jerash 
  • Entrance to All Sites Mentioned In the Itinerary
  • Wadi Rum 4 x4 ride (4X4 Bedouin Pickup/Trucks/Jeep) for 1.30 – 2 hours when applicable
     

Price Excludes

  • Visa fees
  • Departure tax 
  • Any personal expenses 
  • Gratuities
  • Any optional Tours or Meals unspecified in tour program
  • Any airfares (domestic and international) 
Contact