Royal Tour of Jordan

Royal Tour of Jordan

Explore the highlights of Jordan in a 10 day tour.

Tour Itinerary
Accommodation
Inclusion/ Exclusion

Day 1: Arrival Amman Airport – Amman Hotel (H/B)

Upon arrival at Amman Airport our representative welcomes you with a signage after you passed through the customs. Then transfer to Amman hotel, check in, the rest of the day is free. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.


Day 2: Hotel in Amman – Amman City Tour – Amman Overnight (H/B)

Start the day with a city tour of Amman which is a bustling modern city already mentioned in the Bible as Rabat Ammon,. The historical places are located in downtown where youcan visit the Citadel with the remains from the Roman to the early Islamic period. Then we have a round in the Archaeological Museum, housing excellent collectionsas for example several Dead Sea Scrolls. From there you will have a chance to see from above the Roman Theatre from 2nd century with 6000 seats as well as the Souq, where you get an idea of everyday life. If you like to you can visit here the Museum of Popular Tradition and the Folklore Museum. After lunch you are going to visit of the Royal Automobile Museum exhibiting the classic car collection of the late King Hussein and being the first museum of its kind in the Middle East. Spend time at Darat Al Funun, the “Home of the Arts”, housed in 3 traditional buildings focusing on art, architechture and archaeology. Dinner and overnightin Amman hotel.


Day 3: Hotel in Amman – Jerash – Ajloun Castle – Amman Overnight (H/B)

Breakfast, then we head 50 km in the north to Jerash, the well preserved Roman provincial city. You enter the Decapolis city via Hadrian’s Arch, see the Oval Plaza, the Cardo, the Nymphaeum, the Artemis Temple and remains of early Christian churches. From here we drive to the Islamic Castle Ajloun built by Sultan Salah ad-Din to protect the pilgrim routes to Mecca. Back to Amman hotel. Dinner and overnight Amman Hotel.


Day 4: Hotel in Amman – Bethany – Madaba – Mt Nebo – Amman Overnight (H/B)

Today we drive to Bethany beyond Jordan. Here Jesus Christ was baptized by John the Baptist in the Jordan River. You will see several baptism pools, remains from early Christian churches and a new golden-roofed church. From here we drive to the mosaic town Madaba, the biblical Madaba. View the mosaic map of 6th century from the Holy Land in the floor of the orthodox St. George’ Church. More masterpieces of mosaic art you can find in the Archaeological Park and we will visit a mosaic school. Next stop of the day is Mt. Nebo, the place where Prophet Moses gazed after 40 years in the desert at the Promised Land and died here. His death is commemorated by an early Christian church. From Mt. Nebo you have a panorama view over the Jordan Valley, Dead Sea and parts of the Holy Land. Back to Amman for dinner and overnight at hotel.


Day 5: Hotel in Amman – Kerak Castle – Dana Overnight (H/B)

Today we leave Amman and drive along the King’s Way, an old caravan route, to Dana Nature Reserve. En route we have a stop at Wadi Al Mujib, known as Jordan’s Grand Canyon, a wide valley with astonishing geological formation. We visit the Crusader castle Kerak built in the 12th century by the Lord of Transjordan. From here it is not far away to Dana Nature Reserve. You stay for overnight at the Guest House in the more than 400 years old village.


Day 6: Dana Hotel – Dana Hiking – Petra Overnight (H/B)

Dana is the largest nature reserve and part of the eco tourism in Jordan. The reserve is composed of mountains and valleys and has an astonishing rich fauna and flora. In the morning we start with a hike – depending on your fitness level easy or moderate – to discover the diverse nature and the impressive scenery. In the afternoon we make our way to the hotel in Petra, check in, dinner and overnight.


Day 7: Petra Visit – Petra Overnight (H/B)

After breakfast we start visiting the rock city Petra, built by the Nabatean Arabs more than 2000 years ago. The city reflects the power and freedom of this ancient culture that gained its wealth through the caravan trade. From the Visitor Center we walk to the Siq, a narrow gorge, which opens after more than 1 km the view on the beautiful Treasury. Along the Street of Facades we go to the Theatre, the Royal Tombs and Qasr Al Bint. The young at heart can climb on their own the more than 800 stairs to the Monastery El Deir from where you have views over Wadi Arava. Dinner and overnight at Petra hotel.


Day 8: Petra – Petra – Wadi Rum Desert Jeep Ride – Wadi rum camping overnight (H/B)

You have a free morning in Petra and the possibility to visit the archaeological park again. Around noon we drive 1.5 hours to Wadi Rum, one of the most impressive desert landscapes in the world. After lunch in one of the Bedouin camps there, you will see more of the area with its mountains and sand dunes by a 4×4 Jeep tour. Watch the sun set before enjoying a traditional Jordanian dinner under the stars. Overnight Wadi Rum Camp.


Day 9: Wadi rum – Dead Sea Hotel (H/B)

After breakfast we head 2.5 hours to the lowest point on Earth – the Dead Sea. Check in at your hotel and have the rest of the day at leisure at this unique place. 420 meters below the sea level float on the saline water, relax on the beach, or try the beauty benefits of the black mud on its shores. Dinner &overnightat hotel.


Day 10: Dead Sea Hotel – Amman Airport (B)

Breakfast, Transfer to the Amman Airport according to your flight time.Farewell and board your flight.

Larsa Hotel – Amman

Location: 12km from centre of Amman.
Close to: Al Baraka Mall & King Abdullah Mosque
Facilities: Free Wi-Fi, Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, Fitness Centre, Sauna, Computer Station, Outdoor Pool

Rum Hotel

Location: Amman Al Swefieh Ali Nasouh Al Taher Street, Bul. No 60
Close to: AlWakalat St.
Facilities: Al Sayran restaurant, Meeting Room, VIP Lounge, deli cafe

Imperial Palace Hotel

Location: 4th Circle
Close to: Embassies
Facilities: 24 hour Room Service, Restaurant, Sauna, Jacuzzi and Outdoor Pool, High Speed WiFi.

Geneva Hotel

Location: West Amman on road to Airport
Close to: Shopping, business districts
Facilities: 3 restaurants, 24 hour Room Service, 24 hour Laundry/Dry Cleaning/Pressing, High Speed Internet, Currency Exchange

Grand Hyatt

Location: 2km from city centre
Close to: The Citadel, Roman Theater and shopping centers
Facilities: High Speed Internet, 24 hour Room Service, Babysitting, Currency Exchange, ATM machine

Le Meridien

Location: Shmeisani commercial business and diplomatic district
Close to: The Citadel, Roman Theater and shopping centers
Facilities: Free In-room WiFi, Health Club and Spa, 7 Restaurants, Bar

Landmark Hotel

Location: Central Amman
Close to: within walking distanced of the old city area
Facilities: 6 Restaurants, 24 Hour Room Service, Fitness & Wellness Center, Tennis Court, Gift Shop, High Speed Internet throughout hotel, Same-day Laundry & Dry-Cleaning, Baby Sitting Services, ATM Machine

La Maison Hotel

Location: Wadi Musa (Petra) – Tourism Street
Close to: very close to the visitors center
Facilities: Restaurant, gift shop, Free Wi-Fi, Massage, Bar

Amra Palace Hotel

Location: Wadi Musa (Petra)
Close to: Souk, 1km from Petra Archaeological Park
Facilities: Restaurant, Summer Roof-top Dining, Indoor Heated Swimming Pool, Jacuzzi, Turkish Bath, 24 Hour Room Service, Internet Access, Currency Exchange, Coffee Shop, Gift Shop, Same day Laundry & Dry Cleaning

Seven Wonders

Location: Wadi Musa (Petra)
Close to: Souk, 1km from Petra Archaeological Park.
Facilities: Internet Access in Rooms, Restaurant, Rooftop Pool and Covered Terrace, Gift Shop, Laundry & Dry Cleaning Service

Petra Moon Hotel

Location: Wadi Musa (Petra)
Close to: 100m from Petra Archaeological Park, 100m from Restaurants
Facilities: Restaurant, High Speed Internet WiFi, Rooftop Terrace and Swimming Pool (April-November)

Petra Guest House

Location: Wadi Musa (Petra)
Close to: At the entrance gate to Petra Archaeological Park, 200m from Restaurants
Facilities: Lobby Lounge, Restaurant, Bar, 24 Hour Room Service

Movenpick Resort Petra

Location: Wadi Musa (Petra)
Close to: at entrance to Petra Archaeological Park, local Restaurants
Facilities: Outdoor Pool, 7 Restaurants, Fitness & Wellness Centre, Free WiFi, Free Mini-bar

Marriott Hotel

Location: Above Petra Valley
Close to: 10-15 minute drive from entrance to Petra Archaeological Park
Facilities: Currency Exchange, Bookstore, Gift Shop, Laundry & Dry Cleaning, Newspapers, 24 Hour Room Service, 2 Restaurants, Bar

Dead Sea Spa Hotel

Location: northern foreshore of Dead Sea, 45 minutes drive from Queen Alia International Airport
Close to: Hammamat Ma’in Thermal Springs, Baptism Site, Mt Nebo, Madaba
Facilities: High Speed Internet, Disability Accessible Rooms, 24 Hour Room Service, 2 Restaurants, 2 Bars and a Lobby Lounge, Aqua Fun Center for Children, Spa & Wellness Center, Private Beach Access to the Dead Sea, Gift Shop

Kempinski Ishtar

Location: northern foreshore of Dead Sea, 45 minutes drive from Queen Alia International Airport
Close to: Hammamat Ma’in Thermal Springs, Baptism Site, Mt Nebo, Madaba
Facilities: Private Beach access to the Dead Sea, 9 Pools, Fitness Center, Tennis Court, Internet Access, Kids Club, 4 Restaurants, Luxury Spa

Holiday Inn

Location: northern foreshore of Dead Sea, 45 minutes drive from Queen Alia International Airport
Close to: Hammamat Ma’in Thermal Springs, Baptism Site, Mt Nebo, Madaba
Facilities: Private Beach Access to the Dead Sea, outdoor pool, Sauna and Hot Tub in Hotel’s Health

Movenpick

Location: northern foreshore of Dead Sea, 45 minutes drive from Queen Alia International Airport
Close to: Hammamat Ma’in Thermal Springs, Baptism Site, Mt Nebo, Madaba
Facilities: Private Beach access, several swimming pools including an infinity pool and heated winter pool

Crowne Plaza

Location: northern foreshore of Dead Sea, 45 minutes drive from Queen Alia International Airport
Close to: Hammamat Ma’in Thermal Springs, Baptism Site, Mt Nebo, Madaba
Facilities: Outdoor Pool, 24 Hour Gym, Spa & Wellness Centre, 2 Restaurants, 2 Bars and 1 Lounge, Laundry & Dry Cleaning, Childrens’ Care Services, WiFi.

Marriott Hotel

Location: northern foreshore of Dead Sea, 45 minutes drive from Queen Alia International Airport
Close to: Hammamat Ma’in Thermal Springs, Baptism Site, Mt Nebo, Madaba
Facilities: Private Beach Access, free WiFi, 5 Restaurants, 3 Bars, 2 Lounges, Jogging/Fitness Trail, Volleyball, Tennis, Children’s Pool & Indoor/Outdoor Play Area, 3 Adult Outdoor Pools, 1 Adult Indoor Pool

Captain’s Camp

Location: Wadi Rum desert
Facilities: Bedouin Tents, Male/Female Toilet/Showers

Rayaheb Desert Camp

Location: Wadi Rum desert
Facilities: Bedouin Tents, Male/Female Toilet/Showers

Sun City Camp

Location: W Wadi Rum desert
Close to: Visitors’ Center, Disi
Facilities: Tents with private bathrooms, 24 Hour Room Service, Robes & Slippers, Closets & Luggage Racks.

Package Includes

  •  Meet & Greet at Airport
  •  Modern, air conditioned vehicle
  •  English speaking driver
  •  Entrance fee to all sites listed in itinerary
  •  Local English speaking guide in Jerash (2 hours)
  •  Local English speaking guide in Petra (3-4 hours)
  •  3 hour 4WD jeep tour in Wadi Rum
  •  Accommodation and Meal Plan selected
  •  All service charges and taxes

Package Excludes

  •  Airfare.
  •  Travel insurance.
  •  Jordanian visa (obtainable at Amman Airport for 40 JD = 60 USD per person).
  •  Horse drawn carriage or camel ride in Petra.
  •  Meals and beverage not stated.
  •  Tips and private expenses.

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