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Experience the very best of Jordan on this mesmerizing north-to-south tour. Start in the thriving commercial hub of Amman. Visit As-Salt, tour the ancient Roman city of Jerash and explore the famous fortress of Qa'lat Al Rabad. Stop at Mount Nebo and Madaba en route to Petra with ample time to explore the lost city. Camp in the deserts of Wadi Rum before rounding off an unforgettable week with a night at the Dead Sea.
A highlight of Jordan and an experience not to be missed, discover Petra by night. Seeing part of the rock city by candlelit is a truly memorable moment and one of the best ways to explore the old city.
-Experience a chariot race in Jerash
- Explore fortress of Qa’lat Al Rabad
- See the biblical site of Mount Nebo
- Discover Petra by day and night
- Camp in the desert of Wadi Rum
- Bathe in the Dead Sea
Day 1: Fly to Amman
Fly to Amman arriving late in the evening. On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel for your overnight stay. On arrival, transfer to your hotel with the remainder of the day at leisure.
Day 2: Discover Jerash
Today enjoy a city tour followed by a drive to Jerash, an ancient Roman city known as the Pompeii of the East. Learn about the city's past and watch a favoured Roman pastime, chariot racing. Arriving in the town of Ajloun, you will visit the fortress of Qa'lat Al Rabad, overlooking the Jordan Valley.
Day 3: Explore Amman
This morning, enjoy a tour of the old city of Amman, exploring the Citadel and Roman theatre. Head out of the city for a visit to some of Jordan's Desert Castles which are beautiful examples of early Islamic art and architecture. Return to Amman this afternoon for a visit to a Nai-making workshop where, under the tutelage of a local expert, you will learn how to make your own instrument.
Day 4: Travel to Petra
Today you will make your way to Mount Nebo, the site of Moses' Tomb. Here there are ruins of 4th and 5th-century churches whose floors are still covered with marvellous and intricate mosaics. Continue to the town of Madaba where you will visit the Orthodox Church of St George and the Madaba Mosaic Map, the oldest surviving depiction of the Holy Land. Travel to Petra which is sure to be one of many memorable highlights of this tour.
Day 5: Petra
This morning you will explore the beauty of the Lost City, exploring its many caves and tombs. Surrounded by imposing mountains and approached through a deep, narrow cleft in the rocks known as the Siq, Petra is a unique and unforgettable place and, enhanced by the play of light and shadow, an altogether overwhelming experience. You have the afternoon to yourself before your evening tour of Petra where you'll see it lit up by candlelight.
Day 6: Wadi Rum Desert Camp
Start with a visit to Little Petra before transferring to Wadi Rum, the Valley of the Moon. Wadi Rum is like a moonscape of ancient valleys and towering weathered sandstone mountains rising out of white and pink coloured sands. Explore Lawrence's Road, drive among sand dunes and canyons and venture through the dry oasis, exploring the most interesting and exciting sites of Wadi Rum. This evening you will stay in a unique desert camp.
Day 7: The Dead Sea
Check out of your desert camp in Wadi Rum this morning and head north along the Jordanian/Israeli border to the Dead Sea – the lowest point on earth. After lunch you are free to enjoy the delights of the Dead Sea.
Day 8: Fly Amman to UK
Rise early this morning for transfer back to the airport for your onward arrangements.
You'll spend your 7 nights in Jordan in 4/5* accommodation
Experience Petra by candlelight
A highlight of Jordan and an experience not to be missed - Petra by Night. Seeing the rock hewn edifices by candlelight is a truly memorable moment and one of the best ways to explore the old city. Start by walking the entire Siq (candlelit gorge) to the Treasury, which is lit with over 1,500 candles, bringing this major attraction to light.
Learn to craft a nai
Learn the art of crafting the nai, an authentic musical wind instrument, made of natural reed collected from the Jordan Valley. It is a simple, long, end-blown flute and you will learn all about the history and social stories of the nai, and the technique of creating sound with this unique instrument. It is the main wind instrument of Middle Eastern music. Once you’ve mastered the craft you get to take it home.
- 7 Breakfasts, 6 lunches and 6 dinners
- International flights and taxes
- Domestic transportation
- 3 Star plus - 4 star accommodation
- Touring with guides and entrance fees
- Visa fees for UK and EU passport holders
- Based on London Heathrow departures
- Flight upgrades available on request
Please note, prices listed are guide prices only and are based on 2 people sharing and don't include any additional supplements. Holiday prices are fluid and dynamic and may be changed at a moment's notice, prior to booking, at which point they are confirmed. Please call the team free on 0800 707 6229 for more departure dates available and a quote.
These tours are designed for those who wish to see the iconic sites and magnificent treasures of Japan on an excellent value group tour whilst travelling with like-minded people. The tours are on a fully-inclusive basis so you’ll travel with the assurance that all your arrangements are taken care of. You will be accompanied by our dedicated and professional National Escorts and local guides, whose unparalleled knowledge will turn your holiday into an unforgettable experience.
The maximum number of people per group for this tour is 18.
This tour has a Level 1 fitness rating. This means that a reasonable level of fitness is required but it's more about spending time on your feet rather than covering large distances. You'll be getting on and off coaches and boats, walking around the sights and climbing some steps.
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