AMMAN – JERASH – MADABA – NEBO – PETRA – WADI RUM – AQABA – DEAD SEA
Arrive Amman – The capital of Jordan is a fascinating city of contrasts – a unique blend of old and new, ideally situated on a hilly area between the desert and the fertile Jordan Valley. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel. Day free to absorb the sights & sounds of this bustling city. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 02 : JERASH – AMMAN
After breakfast drive to Jerash, the Old Roman City – The city`s many splendid monumental remains, still retain the atmosphere of the once thriving metropolis, famous in its own time for magnificent temples, amphitheaters, and plazas. In the afternoon enjoy Amman City Tour (including Roman Amphitheater – Amman`s most famous relic and the Citadel Hill which is the earliest fortifications of the city). Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel. (Breakfast, Dinner)
DAY 03 : MADABA – NEBO – PETRA
After breakfast drive to Madaba renowned for its Byzantine-era mosaics. Here is the most famous one in St. George`s Church – it was unearthed in 1884 and is believed to be constructed in AD 560. Afterwards, proceed to Mt. Nebo where Moses is said to have seen the Promised Land and also where he was later buried. Last stop of the day is Petra – the best known tourist attraction in Jordan and is considered a national treasure. It is one of the SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD. Upon arrival in Petra, transfer to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel. (Breakfast, Dinner)
DAY 04 : PETRA – WADI RUM
After breakfast, explore the rock city passing through 1 km of a winding narrow gorge or Siq. As you journey through soaring vertical cliffs on either side, you seem dwarfed by them. After weaving through the sheer pink tinged rock faces you finally glimpse the Al- Khazneh (treasury), the entrance to which has been carved into a sheer rock face. The best time to visit is early to mid morning or late afternoon. During this time, the sun`s position enhances the natural colors of the rocks, giving it a warm glow and offering the perfect time to take photographs. Late afternoon, depart Petra to the land of the moon for a visit which was known as “Lawrence of Arabia land”. Wadi Rum is known for dramatic desert wilderness Bedouin tribes still live among the mountains of Rum and their large goat-hair tents are a special feature of the landscape. Dinner and overnight under the Stars in the Moon valley for some amazing views.
DAY 05 : WADI RUM – AQABA
After breakfast, enjoy a safari and explore the desert for two hours by 4WD. Drive to Aqaba, famous for diving and snorkeling in the Red Sea. This coastal oasis city is surrounded by the rocky, picturesque mountains. Overnight stay at the hotel. (Breakfast, Dinner )
DAY 06 : AQABA
Breakfast at the hotel. Day free at leisure to relax on the beach. Overnight stay at the hotel. (Breakfast, Dinner )
DAY 07 : AQABA – DEAD SEA
After breakfast, drive to Dead Sea – the Jordan Rift Valley is a dramatic, beautiful landscape, which at the Dead Sea, is over 400 metres (1,312 ft.) below sea level. The lowest point on the face of the earth, this vast, stretch of water receives a number of incoming rivers, including the River Jordan. Once the waters reach the Dead Sea they are land-locked and have nowhere to go, so they evaporate, leaving behind a dense, rich, cocktail of salts and minerals that supply industry, agriculture and medicine with some of its finest products. Afternoon is at leisure to enjoy a spa or a pamper treatment with the many therapeutic options available which are unique to the region. Overnight stay at the hotel. (Breakfast, Dinner)
DAY 08 : DEPART DEAD SEA
After breakfast, transfer to Amman Airport for flight back home. (Breakfast)
• 07 nights accommodation in the below mentioned hotels with breakfast & dinner
• Transportation in new A/C Buses with driver all days of the program.
• English speaking guide in tours days.
• Entrance fees to the mentioned sites in above Itinerary.
• Meet and assist by travel plus representative.
• Travel Plus “Welcome kit” upon arrival
• Small bottle of water per person daily.
• 02 hours Jeep Ride in Wadi rum (4X4)
• All flights & visas
• Personal Insurance
• Drinks and lunches/dinner except where mentioned
• Items of a personal nature
• Driver and guide gratuities
• Porterage at hotels and airports
• Any expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as bad weather, natural calamities (landslides, floods), flight delays, excess baggage, rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes, war, airline or hotel policies etc.
• For private transfers/ tours additional supplement will be applicable, On request.
• Minimum 02 passengers travelling together.
• All confirmation subject to availability at the time of booking.
• Surcharges applicable during high season and block out dates.
QUICK INFORMATION :
|Location||:||Between Syria & Saudi Arabia|
|Religion||:||92% Sunni Muslim, 4% Shiite Muslim, 4% Christian|
|The Best Months To Visit||:||October to December & April to June|
|Location||:||Between Syria & Saudi Arabia|
|Language||:||Arabic & English|
|Currency||:||The Jordanian Dinar (JOD). JOD 1 = 100 piasters = 1000 filis. Notes: JOD 50, JOD 20, JOD 10, JOD 5. Coins: JOD 1; 50, 25, 10, 5, piasters; and 25, 10, 5 filis|
|Flying Time||:||14 Hrs & 30 Min|
|Time Difference||:||Jordan is 12.5 Hrs behind India|