Jordan Tour Operators – Petra Holidays and Tailor-made Tours

7 days – only Jordan : tour code  :  RTJ 701

Day 01

English Speaking driver will meet you upon arrival at Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA). And drive you to Amman (33 km from airport).

Services included on day 01:

  • English speaking driver.
  • Transfer from QAIA to hotel in Amman .
  • Accommodation in ,5* hotel room on B /B basis.

Day 02

Amman – Jerash- O/N Amman :

about  Amman:

We recommend on day 01 that you go exploring Amman . Start with the Citadel where the Archeological museum is located. The museum’s displays cover the history of Jordan and introduces you to the history of the population and the evolution of thought. They represent  the story of the pre-historic periods (Paleolithic, Neolithic), and the Calcolithic, Bronze, and iron ages. They display the hunter gatherers and follow the development of the first agricultural villages and how they became cities and then expanded and  formed kingdoms as well as telling the biblical stories of the Edomites, Moabites and Ammonites and the story of the exodus.This part of the holy land is blessed with a rich spiritual heritage as recorded in the Bible. Abraham, Job, Moses, Ruth, Elijah, John the Baptist, Jesus Christ , Paul and other leading figures from the Bible performed pivotal elements of their divinely-ordained mission in the ancient landscape now within the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. The Museum will also introduce you to how this land played an important role in the road between the East and the West and how the Greeks, Nabateans and the Romans  founded cities to serve the trade routes.

about Jerash:

The tour on day 02 also includes Jerash.We drive you  through  pine forests and  olive groves en route to Jerash , the Greco Roman, Byzantine city. Walking in Jerash will make you feel that you are back in the 2nd century AD with its magnificent gates, forum, theaters, temples and  hippodrome all great examples of  the classic architecture of the day. You will learn how Christianity had become the official religion for the Roman Empire churches by 324 AD, and how churches were constructed to replace Roman temples. The ruins of Jearsh are in a great shape and the ancient city is considered as one of the best preserved Roman cities in the world.

After exploring Jerash we drive back to Amman for overnight.

Services included on day 02:

  • All transportation.
  • Entrance fees at  the Amman Citadel
  • Entrance fees at Jerash and a tour guide
  • Overnight in Amman  on B/B basis.

Day  03 :

( Madaba, Mount Nebo , and Karak) O/N Petra

After breakfast, check out of the Hotel in Amman. Today, we drive to Petra via the Kings way, to explore the Mosaic map of Madaba (a 6th century mosaic) in the best example of churches constructed in the Byzantine period. We explore Mount Nebo, where Moses showed the promised land and died. This is a very spiritual place overlooking the Dead Sea, the Jordan River, and the West Bank. We continue our day on the kings highway to explore the grand canyon of Jordan, Wadi a mujib( biblical Arnoon)  and then go to explore the magnificent Castle of Karak, a great example of the crusaders era. We finish the day with the drive to Petra, for overnight.

Services included on  day 03:

  • Private transportation .
  • Entrance fees at Madaba, Mount Nebo, Karak.
  • Overnight hotel in Petra.

Day 04 :

( Petra )

After Breakfast at the Hotel, the excitement starts.Not only rich in history  but also rich in mysticism, Petra is a combination of man and nature. The Rose Red City is one of the Seven wonders. Today we will explore part of the ancient Nabatean City, its narrow passages and carved buildings, Djjin blocks, obelisk tomb, the tunnel, the siq, the treasury, the outer siq,  the royal tombs,as well as the rich and less rich Nabatean tombs. This is a story of a civilization that had it all, rich in culture and history, unique as you feel the eastern and western cultures meet in a  unity of culture that occurred due to geographic location.

Services included on day 04:

  • Petra 2 days pass ticket.
  • English Speaking tour guide for the full tour.
  • Short ride on horses.
  • Overnight hotel in Petra on B/B basis

Day 05:

( Petra , Wadi Rum)

Second day visit of Petra and then to Wadi Rum O/N .

After you spend a full day exploring Petra again, we leave for  Wadi Rum in late afternoon. Here is the place where the story of Lawrence of Arabia unfolded, where many major Hollywood pictures have been shot, such as Lawrence of Arabia, the Red Planet, Mission to Mars. The landscape is amazing . We will get there before sunset and camels will be waiting for a short to the Bedouin camp in the midst of the desert . The night  is rich with  sounds of the desert silence, and the atmosphere mystical. A Bedouin tent is set up for the night complete with  mattresses, Bedouin coffee and tea by the fire and a barbeque dinner. There are private tents beside the real Bedouin tent,  providing very well-equipped sleeping facilities, as well as bath rooms and showers.   In the Bedouin tent you will have dinner and exchange stories , listen to Bedouin music played on a Bedouin musical instrument which is known as Rababh , have a drink ,smell the wood burning as you sit by the fire, have tea made on fire, take a mattress and gaze up at the stars and listen to the silence.

Services included on this day:

  • Private transportation.
  • Short ride on camels.
  • Overnight  in Wadi Rum camp on H/B basis.

Day 06:

(Wadi Rum-Dead Sea )

The day starts after breakfast with a jeep tour of Wadi Rum and then a drive to the Dead Sea via the Jordan Valley, part of the Great Rift Valley. The

Dead Sea is a unique place on the planet and it is one of the highlights of the middle east. It offers health benefits for the body and skin such as:

  1. Helping to balance and maintain proper water and moisture levels.
  2. Helping to promote the healing of skin tissue.
  3. Helping to prevent and cure allergies.
  4. Giving the skin surface an anti-allergic protective coat.
  5. Helping to protect against airborne pollutants.
  6. Helping to counteract internal toxins.
  7. Aiding relaxation and promoting a soothing effect.

THis is the deepest hypersaline lake in the world. It is also one of the world’s saltiest bodies of water, with 33.7% salinity.. It is 8.6 times as salty as the ocean.[4] This salinity makes for a harsh environment where animals cannot flourish, hence its name. The Dead Sea is 67 kilometres (42 mi) long and 18 kilometres (11 mi) wide at its widest point.

The Dead Sea has attracted visitors from around the Mediterranean basin for thousands of years. Biblically, it was a place of refuge for King David. It was one of the world’s first health resorts (for Herod the Great), and it has been the supplier of a wide variety of products, from balms for Egyptian mummification to potash for fertilizers.

After experiencing the unique sea we drive to Amman for overnight at an Amman Hotel on B/B basis

Services included on this Day:

  • Private transportation .
  • Entry to Dead Sea Resort
  • Overnight Amman Hotel on B/B basis.

Day 07: ( QAIA )

We transfer you to QAIA for departure.

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