Best of Jordan Tour (8 Days 7 Nights)
Day 01: Arrival
Upon arrival at Queen Alia Airport, Atlas Tours representative will meet and assist you through the customs and immigration procedures, then transfer by private car to the hotel in Amman for overnight.
Day 02: Amman - Ajloun - Jerash – Amman
After breakfast drive to the mighty Crusaders Castle Of Ajloun (Qalat Rabadh) 45 minutes north of Amman, This is an Islamic Castle built high on a hill over-looking the entire Jordan valley below. Departure at noon going through the pine forests and olive groves until you reach the ancient Greco Roman city of Jerash. The guide will take you for a tour through the colonnaded street, amphitheater, Churches, temples and the vast Roman Forum. After a good look around, return to the hotel in Amman for overnight.
Day 03: Amman – Madaba – Mount Nebo – Kerak - Petra
After breakfast, departure for a tour to the South of Amman to visit Madaba and Mount Nebo the highest in the Moabit range which has been a center for pilgrimages since earliest Christian times. Which Madaba has some of the finest Byzantine mosaics in the world including the famous 6th century mosaic map of Holyland. Then we drive via kings highway via Wadi Al Mujib a deep and majestic cut through rugged highlands that drains into the Dead Sea, then continue to visit Kerak Castle, which is localted on the south side of the town of Kerak, 124 km south of Amman. Kerak is the largest late Islamic castle in Jordan. It was initially constructed in the Crusader period and expanded and refortified during the Ayyubid and Mamluk periods. On to Petra for overnight.
Day 04: Petra (visit)
After breakfast, start a full day tour to the red rose city; Petra, one of the greatest and most beautiful archaeological sites in the world. You will begin an unforgettable trip on the horseback till the Siq then by foot through the narrow passage between the massive walls of rock that provides the main access to the ancient site. Entering Petra through this chasm till we reach our first glimpse of the Treasury, whose towering façade bedecked with magnificent columns was made famous in the final sequence of the popular Hollywood film /Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. Overnight.
Day 05: Petra – Wadi Rum
After breakfast, drive to Wadi Rum; a vast, silent landscape of ancient riverbeds and pastel-colored, the largest and most magnificent of Jordan's desert ("Lawrence of Arabia" desert). Board the 4x4 vehicles for a 2-hour tour inside the desert where you will visit the natural bridges, sand dunes and Siq Lawrence. After the tour, drive to the campsite where you will spend your night under a goat-hair tent and a star-filled sky.
Day 06: Wadi Rum – Aqaba
After breakfast, drive to visit Aqaba; the Red Sea city where you will have the chance to swim in its magnificent water and explore its breathtaking coral reefs. Overnight.
Day 07: Aqaba – Dead Sea
After breakfast, drive down to the lowest point on Earth; Dead Sea, 400 meters below normal sea level. Where you will stay by the Dead sea beach and pool and have the chance to swim in the buoyant waters and have mud baths which is said to restore the health and beauty of the skin. Overnight.
Day 08: Departure
After breakfast checkout from the hotel, then transfer to Queen Alia Airport for departure.
Please note that below rates are per person sharing double or triple room in US$
|Hotel rate||Price per person starting from|
- Meet and assist upon arrival at Queen Alia Airport
- Transportation by private vehicle with English speaking driver
- Accommodation 2 nights in Amman on bed and breakfast basis
- Accommodation 2 nights in Petra on bed and breakfast basis
- Accommodation 1 night in Wadi Rum on half board basis
- Accommodation 1 night in Aqaba on bed and breakfast basis
- Accommodation 1 night in Dead Sea on bed and breakfast basis
- Entrance fees as per the program
- English speaking local guides at Jerash and Petra sites (2-3 hours)
- 2-hour 4x4 tour in Wadi Rum
- Water on board
- Free collective visa
- Lunches and dinners (except for 1 dinner in Wadi Rum)
- Personal expenses
- Any extra not mentioned