Road to Petra

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From the Old City of Amman to Petra's sprawling ruins, enjoy 5 days full of natural wonders in Jordan! You will start your Road to Petra tour from Amman. Enjoy a 5-day itinerary discovering the ancient Jordan highlights and Roman ruins. Visit the rose-red city of Petra which is the biggest attraction in Jordan; Jerash, situated in the foothills of the mountain of Gilead, the ancient city is reminiscent of the Roman Empire; Ajloun, Mount Nebo, and Madaba, where you will see the famous 4th-century Byzantine mosaic map of Israel inside the Greek Church, George; and float in salty water of the Dead Sea

With a professional tour guide to lead the way, you can experience beyond popular main sites at Petra. Be ready to go on a private hike along the Al Khubtha path, through the Siq Canyon, to see the top and famous places in Jordan like the Roman Amphitheater and Royal Tombs. Then, continue along a mysterious staircase to the top of the mountain for unique views of the Treasury. Experience a perfect side of Petra and of Jordan!

Our Road to Petra tour will hit all of the cultural sights that make Jordan a timeless and sought-after destination!

Day 1: Welcome to Amman

To start your Jordan 5 Day Itinerary, your tour manager will meet and assist you upon your arrival at Amman International Airport. After that, you will be transferred to your hotel in Amman by a private air-conditioned vehicle for check-in. Upon arrival at the hotel, he will do your check in and give you detailed information concerning your tomorrow’s trip, overnight in Amman.

Day 2: Madaba, Nebo, Dead Sea Trip

After breakfast, you will visit Roman Ruins such as: Madaba where you see the famous 4th-century Byzantine mosaic map of Israel inside the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George. Then transfer to Mt. Nebo, the place where Moses had gazed at the Promised Land and is believed to be his burial ground. You visit the old monastery; overlook the Jordan Valley, the Dead Sea and parts of the Holy Land.

After this we will drive towards the Dead Sea, Being the lowest point on earth and filled with a variety of minerals with medicinal properties the site has developed into a health spa-like hotspot. The mineral concentration in the mud is used for therapeutic and beauty treatments. Queen Cleopatra and Sheba both were said to have known the value of the site and used it. Due to high salinity the water supports no form of life hence the name the Dead Sea and floating is very easy. Be sure to prepare to swim and relax in the mud. After this, we will drive towards Amman and transfer you to your hotel.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3: Jerash, Ajloun and Umm Qais Tour

After breakfast, you will be transferred towards north to Jerash, situated in the foothills of the mountain of Gilead, the ancient city is reminiscent of the Roman Empire. Being one of the largest and well-preserved sites of Roman Architecture outside of Italy its grandeur can be seen in the colonnaded street, Oval Plaza the Nymphaeum and the Temple of Artemis. Then move to Ajloun Castle. It was built by Izz Al-Din Usama, one of Salah Al-Din's generals in 1184 AD. We continue towards Umm Qais, once known as Gadara, is a ruined Greco-Roman city, where visitors have an amazing view over the Sea of Galilee and the Golan Heights, Back to your hotel in Amman to overnight.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 4: Petra Tour

After breakfast, we will have a tour of Petra, the biggest attraction in Jordan. Petra was first established in around 6th century B.C by the Nabateans, a nomadic tribe who settled in the area and laid the foundations of a commercial empire that extended up to Syria. Upon arrival, you will begin the trip on horseback to the canyon, the so called Siq, and then by foot to the most beautiful monument: the Treasury. Among other monuments you will see are the Street of Facades, the Royal Tombs, and Pharaoh’s Castle. After the tour, we will drive 2.5 hours back to Amman hotel to overnight.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5: Final Departure

On the last of your Jordan vacation package after breakfast you will check out at 12:00 noon and depending on the time of your flight, we will transfer you to Amman’s Queen Alia Airport for your departure.
Meals: Breakfast

Excluded
  • International airfare
  • Entry visa to Jordan
  • Personal spending
  • Tipping
N.B
- Petra tour requires considerable walking, the number of horses in Petra is limited.
Included
  • Meet and assist services at Amman Airport upon arrival and departure
  • Accommodation for 4 nights in Amman including breakfast
  • Meals as mentioned in the above itinerary
  • All transfers by a private a/c vehicle with English speaking assistant
  • Local English speaking spot guide in Petra (about 2-3 hours)
  • Local English speaking spot guide in Jerash (about 1 hour)
  • English speaking driver in the Dead Sea, Madaba, and Nebo
  • Entrance fees to the above-mentioned sites
  • Short horse ride in Petra (included in ticket)
  • Services charges and taxes
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