A Journey Through Jordan

A Journey Through Jordan is the ideal tour to discover the fascinating history of Jordan in just 8 days. Visit the Red Rose City of Petra, float in the salty waters of the Dead Sea and enjoy an exhilarating 4x4 ride in Wadi Rum desert, the setting for Lawrence of Arabia. Accommodation is available in five star hotels throughout the tour.

Tour highlights

  • 8 day fully escorted tour with expert English-speaking guides

  • Explore the ancient history of the 2,000 year old city of Petra

  • Enjoy an exhilarating 4x4 ride in Wadi Rum desert

  • Direct flights from London, regional departures available

  • Guaranteed departure on Monday


Day 1

Q.AIA Airport - Amman

Arrive at Queen Alia International Airport in Amman. Transfer to your hotel for your overnight stay.

Day 2

Amman - Jerash - Dead Sea - Amman

After breakfast, spend a full day exploring Jerash, known as “The Jewel of the North” and one of the largest and best preserved examples of Roman architecture in the world. This fascinating ancient city was once buried in sand and has only been recently excavated over the last 70 years. Explore the colonnaded streets and remains of temples, theatres, Roman baths, and plazas. Continue to the Dead Sea and spend a few hours exploring this remarkable and unusual landscape before transferring to your hotel in Amman for the night.

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 3

Amman - Madaba - Mount Nebo - Kerak - Petra

After breakfast, drive along the famous Kings Highway, a 2,000 year old stretch of road mentioned in the Bible. Stop off at Madaba, called “The City of Mosaics” for its impressive 6th century Byzantine map of the Holy Land made entirely out of mosaics that can be found at the Greek Orthodox Church of St George. Continue to Mount Nebo, the burial place of Prophet Moses and admire the view of the Holy Land from the mountain which reaches an altitude of 840 metres. A further drive will lead to the 12th century Crusader Castle in Kerek which has been inhabited since the Iron Age. Transfer to your hotel in Petra for the night.

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 4

Full Day Tour of Petra

After breakfast, head off on a full day tour of Petra, This 2,000 year old ancient city carved into the rose-coloured sandstone is aptly nicknamed “The Red Rose City”. A UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Petra is unsurprisingly one of the most visited tourist destinations in the world. Accessed on foot or by horse through a narrow Siq (channel) in the rocks, Petra boasts a collection of ancient tombs, palaces, and temples waiting to be explored. A professional guide will walk and talk you through the architectural and spiritual features of this fascinating city. Transfer to your hotel in Petra for the night.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5

Petra - Little Petra - Wadi Rum - Amman

After breakfast, a short 10 minute drive will transfer you to Little Petra, one of the most important suburbs of Petra. Entered via a Siq (a narrow channel) in the rocks, Little Petra was one of the entry and exit points for major ancient trading routes. Admire the buildings carved into the rockface and explore the tombs, old residences, and storage areas of the city. The remains of frescoes can still be seen, painted with birds, grapes and flowers. Continue on to Wadi Rum, Jordan’s enormous desert, for an exhilarating 4x4 ride. Admire the incredible lunar landscape with sheer sandstone and granite cliffs - a setting that was used in the film, Lawrence of Arabia. Transfer to your hotel in Amman for the night.

Day 6

Amman - Dead Sea

After breakfast, transfer to the Dead Sea and spend the day relaxing in this salty sea. Surrounded by mountains to the east and the hills of Jerusalem to the west, this is one of the most spectacular landscapes in the world. Known as the Salt Sea, the Dead Sea is in fact not an ocean but a lake - the deepest salt water lake on earth at 306 metres deep. Enjoy the therapeutic waters before departing to your hotel for the night.

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 7

Dead Sea

Enjoy breakfast and a day at leisure at the Dead Sea. Overnight at the Dead Sea.

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 8

Departure from Q.AIA Airport

After breakfast transfer to Queen Alia International Airport for your departure flight. (B)

INCLUDES : Breakfast


5 Star Hotels 1st September 2016 - 30th June 2017

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