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Royal Tour of Jordan


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

You 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 hotel.


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

Start the day with visit a city tour of Amman, already mentioned in the Bible as Rabat Ammon, is a bustling modern city. The historical places are located in downtown, where you visit the Citadel with remains from the Roman to the early Islamic period. Then we have a round in the Archaeological Museum, housing an excellent collection like several Dead Sea Scrolls. You are looking via over the Souq, where you get an idea of everyday life, to the Roman Theatre from 2nd century with 6000 seats. 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 overnight 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)

After purchasing your entrance tickets, walk the 1.2km-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. Climb the 800+ steps to the Monastery and/or the easier trail up to the High Place of Sacrifice. 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 from your fitness level easy or moderate - to discover the diverse nature and the impressing 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 gaining 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 - little 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 4x4 Jeep tour. Return to Petra hotel.


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 sea level float on the saline water, relax at the beach, or try the beauty benefits of the black mud on its shores, dinner & overnight at hotel.


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

Breakfast, dependent from flight time transfer to Amman Airport to say farewell and board your flight.


Amman Larsa Hotel

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



Amman Rum Hotel

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



Amman Imperial Palace

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



Amman Geneva Hotel

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



Amman Grand Hyatt

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



Amman Le Meridien

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



Amman Landmark Hotel

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



Petra La Maison

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



Petra Amra Palace

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



Petra Seven Wonders

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

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

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



Petra Movenpick

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



Petra Mariott

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

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 Centre for Children, Spa & Wellness Centre, Private Beach Access to the Dead Sea, Gift Shop



Deadsea Kempinski Ishtar

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 Centre, Tennis Court, Internet Access, Kids Club, 4 Restaurants, Luxury Spa



Deadsea Holiday In

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



Dead Sea Movenpick

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



Dead Sea Crowne

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.



Deadsea Mariott

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



Captains Camp

Captain’s Camp

Location: Wadi Rum desert

Facilities: Bedouin Tents, Male/Female Toilet/Showers



Rayaheb Desert

Rayaheb Desert Camp

Location: Wadi Rum desert

Facilities: Bedouin Tents, Male/Female Toilet/Showers



Sun City Camp

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

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.