Best of Jordan (Arrival in Aqaba)
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Best of Jordan (Arrival in Aqaba)

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Created: Monday, February 26, 2024
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726 €
Based on 2 adults
Created: Monday, February 26, 2024
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Tours

Day 1: Aqaba

Aqaba (Dinner)
Arrive in Aqaba (AQJ). Meet and greet at the airport. Dinner & Overnight stay in Aqaba.


Day 2: Amman

Aqaba - Dead Sea - Desert Castle - Amman (Breakfast, Dinner)
After breakfast, Proceed to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth deep in the Jordan Valley and 55 km southeast of Amman, is the Dead Sea, one of the most spectacular natural and spiritual landscapes in the whole world. It is the lowest body of water on earth, the lowest point on earth, and the world's richest source of natural salts, hiding wonderful treasures that accumulated throughout thousands of years. Proceed to the Eastern Desert to visit Al Kharraneh Castle, Amra Castle (a UNESCO World Heritage site), and Al Azraq Castle where Lawrence of Arabia resided and wrote part of his book “Seven Pillars of Wisdom”. Dinner & Overnight stay in Amman.


Day 3: Amman

Amman - Jerash - Ajlun - Amman (Breakfast, Dinner)
After breakfast, we head to visit the ancient Roman city of Jerash, including the paved and colonnaded streets, soaring hilltop temples, theatres, spacious public squares and plazas, baths, fountains and city walls. Proceeding to northern Jordan to visit one of the most important ecological and historical sites in the Middle East; Ajloun. Ajloun Castle (Qal’at Ar-Rabad) is a fine example of Islamic architecture as it was built by Saladin’s general in 1184 AD to control the iron mines of Ajloun, and to counter the progress of the Crusaders by dominating the three main routes leading to the Jordan valley and protecting the communication routes between Jordan and Syria. Dinner & Overnight stay in Amman.


Day 4: Petra

Amman - Madaba - Nebo - Shoback - Petra (Breakfast, Dinner)
After breakfast, Visit Madaba, a city best known for the famous 6th century Mosaic map of Jerusalem & Holy Land and for its spectacular Byzantine and Umayyad mosaics and visit of St. George’s church. Mt. Nebo a city mentioned in the bible as the place where Moses was granted a view of the Promised Land that he would never enter. Just off the King's Highway 190 km south of Amman and less than an hour north of Petra stands an impressive castle as a lonely reminder of former Crusader glory dating from the same turbulent period as Kerak, crowning a cone of rock, which rises above a wild and rugged landscape dotted with a grand sweep of fruit trees below. It is today known as Shobak, but to the Crusaders it was Mont Real (Crak de Montreal) or Mons Regalis, the Fortress of the Royal Mount. It was
built in 1115 by King Baldwin I of Jerusalem to guard the road from Damascus to Egypt, and was the first of a string of similar strongholds in the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem. Dinner & Overnight stay in Petra.


Day 5: Petra

Petra (Breakfast, Dinner)
After breakfast, Visit the Nabatean Red Rose city of Petra, one of the 7 world wonders and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Enter the city through 1KM long narrow gorge which is flanked either side by 80m high cliffs! Notice the dazzling colors and formations of the rocks. The site is massive, and contains hundreds of
elaborated rock-cut tombs, a treasury, Roman-style theatres, temples, sacrificial altars and colonnaded streets. Dinner & Overnight stay in Petra.


Day 6: Wadi Rum

Petra - Wadi Rum (Breakfast, Dinner)
After breakfast, we head further down in southern Jordan to visit other significant sites including Wadi Rum. Explore Wadi Rum on 2 hours jeep ride into the Jordanian desert! Wadi Rum was best described by T.E. Lawrence as “Vast, echoing and god-like”, and by the locals as “Valley of the Moon”. Bedouin Dinner & Overnight stay in Wadi Rum.


Day 7: Aqaba

Wadi Rum - Aqaba (Breakfast, Dinner)
After breakfast, back to your hotel in Aqaba. Dinner & Overnight stay in Aqaba.


Day 8:

Aqaba (Breakfast, Dinner)
After breakfast, departure from Aqaba via King Hussein International Airport, to your next destination.

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Included

Category 3 Stars Hotels

- Visa including meet and assist “Visa is free for the time being; only passport details are required before the guests’ arrival”
- Transportation as per the above mentioned program in an A/C vehicle with a professional driver
- 7 nights’ accommodation on Breakfast & Dinner basis based on confirmed hotels or similar
- Private English, Italian or Spanish Speaking guide on touring days only
- Entrance fees to the above mentioned sites
- A short horse ride from the main gate till the beginning of the Siq
- 2 hours’ jeep ride in Wadi Rum
- All applicable taxes

Category 4 Stars Hotels

- Visa including meet and assist “Visa is free for the time being; only passport details are required before the guests’ arrival”
- Transportation as per the above mentioned program in an A/C vehicle with a professional driver
- 7 nights’ accommodation on Breakfast & Dinner basis based on confirmed hotels or similar
- Private English, Italian or Spanish Speaking guide on touring days only
- Entrance fees to the above mentioned sites
- A short horse ride from the main gate till the beginning of the Siq
- 2 hours’ jeep ride in Wadi Rum
- All applicable taxes

Category 5 Stars Hotels

- Visa including meet and assist “Visa is free for the time being; only passport details are required before the guests’ arrival”
- Transportation as per the above mentioned program in an A/C vehicle with a professional driver
- 7 nights’ accommodation on Breakfast & Dinner basis based on confirmed hotels or similar
- Private English, Italian or Spanish Speaking guide on touring days only
- Entrance fees to the above mentioned sites
- A short horse ride from the main gate till the beginning of the Siq
- 2 hours’ jeep ride in Wadi Rum
- All applicable taxes

Excluded

Category 3 Stars Hotels

- Any tips & porterages
- Additional meals
- Beverages
- Personal expenses
- Any item not mentioned in the inclusions part
- Optional excursions

Category 4 Stars Hotels

- Any tips & porterages
- Additional meals
- Beverages
- Personal expenses
- Any item not mentioned in the inclusions part
- Optional excursions

Category 5 Stars Hotels

- Any tips & porterages
- Additional meals
- Beverages
- Personal expenses
- Any item not mentioned in the inclusions part
- Optional excursions

Accommodations

Category 3 Stars Hotels

- Crystal Hotel (Standard Room)
- Olive Hotel (Standard Room)
- Edom Petra Hotel (Standard Room)
- Hasan Al Zawaideh Camp (Luxury Tent)

Category 4 Stars Hotels

- Baity Boutique (Standard Room)
- Strand Hotel (Standard Room)
- Petra Castle Hotel (Standard Room)
- Hasan Al Zawaideh Camp (Luxury Tent)

Category 5 Stars Hotels

- Oryx Hotel (Standard Room)
- Bristol Amman Hotel (Standard Room)
- Hyatt Zaman Hotel (Classic Room)
- Hasan Al Zawaideh Camp (Luxury Tent)

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