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Classical Jordan 7day Tour

6 nights / 7 days

09 November 2024

Fully Guided

Classical Jordan

8 Days/7 nights

Day 1: Amman Airport
● Amman Overnight

Meet and assist at Queen Alia International Airport (Amman Airport) by our staff and transfer to your next destination. Overnight in Amman hotel.

Day 2: Amman Hotel
● Jerash Visit
● Ajloun Visit
● Amman Overnight


Breakfast

Breakfast in Amman hotel. Jerash / The Greco Roman city of Jerash known as Gerasa in ancient times is 45km north of Amman. Entry to the site is through the imposing Hadrian Arch erected to honor the visit of Roman Emperor Hadrian in the 2nd century AD. A tour of the city will includes visits to the Hippodrome, the Oval Forum with its 56 Ionic columns, the Temple of Zeus, the 5000 seat South Theater, the Colonnaded Street and the Temple of Artemis.

Visit Highlights:

• Hadrian’s Arch. • Temple of Artemis. • Oval Plaza. • Colonnaded street. • Temple of Zeus. • South and North theaters. • Hippodrome. • The Jerash Archaeological Museum that displays artifacts excavated from the site.

Visit Duration: 3 Hours Average

Difficulty Level: Medium

MediumAmman / A modern capital with a populati on of around 4 million people. It's been inhabited since the Neolithic period and was also known asRabath Ammon in the Iron age and Philadelphia during the Greek & Roman ti mes. The Citadel
● located on one of Amman’s hills
● is home to theRoman Hercules Temple and Islamic Ummayad Palace. The Citadel overlooks the Roman Amphitheater in downtown

Amman, which is cut into theside of a hill and seats more than 6000 spectators.Visit Highlights: • The Citadel (Temple of Hercules, Umayyad palace & Byzantine church). • Roman amphitheatre. • Downtown gold souk and old city market.Visit Durati on: 3 Hours Average

Difficulty Level: Low

Overnight in Amman hotel.

Day 3: Amman Hotel
● Madaba Visit
● Mount Nebo Visit
● Umm Rassas Visit
● Petra Overnight


Breakfast

Breakfast in Amman hotel.

Madaba / The town of Madaba lies south of Amman along the ancient Kings Highway. The city is known for its spectacular collecti on of Byzanti neMosaics. The Greek Orthodox Church of St George in the center of the town houses the famous Byzanti ne era mosaic map of the Holy Landdepicti ng valleys, hills and villages from Jerusalem to the Nile. Other churches and locati on around the town host other colorful mosaics.

Visit Highlights: • Church of St. George
● 6th-century mosaic map of the Holy Land in the Greek Orthodox. • Apostles church.Visit Durati on: 1 Hour AverageDiffi culty Level: LowMount Nebo / Reputed to be Moses burial place aft er he saw the “Promised Land”. From the Franciscan Church built on the remains of theByzanti ne Monastery, there is a commanding view of the Jordan Valley, Dead Sea and the hills of the Holy Land. The interior of the church containsremnants of mosaic fl oors from diff erent periods.

Visit Highlights: • Byzanti ne basilica. • Archeological museum. • Old monastery grounds. • Scenic view of the Jordan Valley and Dead Sea with 4th century mosaic cross.

Visit Duration: 1:20 Hour AverageDiffi culty Level: LowUmm Rassas / The UNESCO World Heritage site is a few kilometers off the ancient Kings Highway. The archeological site is home to 16 churchesbuilt between the 3rd and 9th centuries AD as well as a forti fi ed Roman Military camp. A number of the churches have well preserved mosaicfl oors depicti ng trees, birds, animals and even towns and citi es that were important at the ti me.

Visit Highlights: • Three Byzanti ne era churches. • Mosaics.Visit Durati on: 1 Hour Average

Difficulty Level: Low

Overnight in Petra hotel.

Day 4: Petra Hotel
● Petra Visit
● Wadi Rum Visit
● Wadi Rum Overnight

Breakfast in Petra hotel.Petra / The capital city of the Nabatean Arabs is one of the most famous archeological sites in the world and Jordan’s nati onal treasure. Petra –which means Rose Red city, gets its name from the color of the rocky mountains the city is carved into. The city prospered in the 1st century ADthrough the trade of frankincense, myrrh, and spices. The Romans annexed the thriving city, but abandoned it in mid of the 4th century aft er astrong earthquake hit the city. The city was rediscovered by a Swiss explorer Johannes Burckhardt in 1812. Today Petra is a UNESCO WorldHeritage site and is visited by thousands of people every day.

Visit Highlights: • The Siq. • Al Khazneh (The Treasury) a temple with an ornate 45m-high Greek-style façade. • Royal tombs. • Amphitheatre. • Colonnaded street. • Qasr Al Bint. • Extra free ti me to explore, visit the “Dier” or monastery.

Visit Durati on: 4 Hours Average

Difficulty Level: Medium

Wadi Rum / A colorful desert with sandstone mountains and sheer cliff s that resemble a landscape from Mars. It’s a unique landscape that hasbeen the backdrop of several Hollywood fi lms over the years. Tourists fl ock to this desert to enjoy watching sunsets, desert safaris, trekking,camping and other adventurous acti viti es.

Visit Highlights: • Natural rock scapes. • Sand dunes. • Ancient inscripti ons.4x4 Pickup Tour Highlights: • Burdah rock bridge. • Khazali canyon and prehistoric inscripti ons and carvings. • Tea with bedouins. • Lawrence’s spring, a natural watering hole.

Visit Duration: 2 Hours Average

Diffi culty Level: Low

Overnight in Wadi Rum camp.

Day 5: Wadi Rum Camp
● Aqaba Visit
● Aqaba Overnight
Breakfast

Breakfast in Wadi Rum camp.Aqaba / Jordan’s jewel on the Red Sea and its only port. The once quiet fi shing town is a thriving city with many beach resorts, hotels and scubadiving clubs. A lot to do in the city including water sports, world class golf, shopping in the local souks and markets, or just soaking in the sun onthe sandy beaches. Overnight in Aqaba hotel.

Day 6: Aqaba Hotel
● Aqaba Free Day
● Aqaba Overnight


Breakfast

Breakfast in Aqaba hotel.Free day in Aqaba.Overnight in Aqaba hotel.

Day 7: Aqaba Hotel
● Dead Sea Visit
● Amman Overnight


Breakfast

Breakfast in Aqaba hotel.Dead Sea / A salt lake whose banks are more than 400m below sea level, the lowest point on dry land. It's famously hypersaline water makesfl oati ng easy, and its mineral-rich black mud is used for therapeuti c and cosmeti c treatments at area resorts. The surrounding desert offers manyoases and historic sites.

Visit Highlights: • Entrance to Dead Sea Spa hotel. • Free ti me at Dead Sea.Visit Durati on: Sunrise to Sunset Hours

Difficulty Level: Low

Overnight in Amman hotel.

Day 8: Amman Hotel
● Amman Airport Departure


Breakfast

Breakfast in Amman hotel.Transfer to Queen Alia Internati onal Airport (Amman Airport) for departure formalities.

Inclusions


Rates Include
Visa
Meet and assist by our representative at airport upon arrival & departure
Transportation in private A/C vehicle and driver
Entrance fees to all mentioned sites
English speaking guide throughout the program for 6+ Pax
Local guide in Petra for 2-5 Pax
Optional horse ride in Petra
Dinner & Jeep tour for 3 hours in Wadi Rum
Accommodation as mentioned above

Rates Exclude

• International Flights, Call Sunway for prices to check availability • Lunches & Dinners that are not mentioned in the inclusions • Exit / Departure Tax (should be included in flight ticket) • Travel Insurance • Tips for guide, driver, hotels, restaurants…etc • Any other services not mentioned above

 

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