The Flavors of Jordan Tour

Learn how to prepare a traditional Jordanian meal and combine it with a one day visit to the rose red city of Petra.

Tour Itinerary
Inclusion/ Exclusion

Day 1: Amman Arrival

You will be met and assisted at Queen Alia International Airport before being transferred to your hotel in Amman. Check-in, then the rest of the day is free-time. Overnight: Amman

Day 2: Petra Tour – Petra Kitchen

Meet with your English speaking guide for a 3-4 hour tour of the rose-red city of Petra. Walk the mile-long Siq (chasm) passing shrines, tombs and carvings before exiting to the breathtaking sight of the Treasury. Walk the Street of Facades, passing the Roman Theatre to reach the Royal Tombs. See the Byzantine Church, Temple of the Winged Lions and Great Temple. At the museum your tour ends. Spend the rest of the day exploring more of the city or climb to the Monastery and/or High Place of Sacrifice. Make your own way back to your hotel via the Siq. Overnight:Petra. At 6:00pm make your way to Petra Kitchen, a short walk from your hotel. Here you will learn how to make many of the healthy meals served in Jordan under the guidance and watchful eye of local housewives. Once cooking is complete, sit down with your fellow chefs and enjoy your meal. Recipes of the dishes you prepared will be provided for you to take home. Overnight: Petra

Day 3: Petra – Little Petra – Wadi Rum

Check-out of your hotel then travel the short distance to Little Petra (al Baida). On these once-fertile plains, the large caravans (with up to 1,000 camels) used to assemble/rest before entering Petra or beginning their treks to the Far East, Egypt or Damascus. Little Petra provided accommodation and eateries for the cameleers. Take the Kings’ Highway and travel south to the desert of Wadi Rum. Freshen up at your campsite before climbing into the back of a 4WD jeep for a 3-hour tour of this vast desert – see rugged mountains, canyons, ancient rock inscriptions, towering sand dunes and more. During your tour, take the opportunity to walk the length of one canyon whilst your bbq lunch is being prepared. Discover the wonders of this beautiful desert as your tour continues. Return to your campsite for sunset to enjoy a traditional Jordanian dinner (zarb) under the stars. Overnight : Wadi Rum desert campsite

Day 4: Wadi Rum – Airport

After breakfast, you will be transferred back to Queen Alia International Airport for your afternoon/evening departure.

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 Theatre 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 Theatre 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 Centre, 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

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’ Centre, Disi

Facilities: Tents with private bathrooms, 24 Hour Room Service, Robes & Slippers, Closets & Luggage Racks.

Package Includes

  •  Meet & Greet at Airport
  •  All transfers by modern air-conditioned vehicle
  •  English speaking driver
  •  Entrance fees to all sites listed in itinerary
  •  Local English speaking tour guide in Petra (3-4 hours)
  •  4WD jeep tour in Wadi Rum for 3 hours
  •  Accommodation and Meal Plan selected
  •  Cooking class at “Petra Kitchen”
  •  Lunch in Wadi Rum
  •  Dinner at Wadi Rum desert campsite
  •  All service charges and taxes

Package Excludes

  •  Jordan entry visa
  •  Tipping guide/drivers
  •  Travel insurance
  •  Personal expenses
  •  Meals not in selected Meal Plan
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