Classic Jordan Tour

This 8 day tour will take you through the main sights of Jordan. Visit the Desert Castles and spend an afternoon on a tour of the capital, Amman. Take in the ancient cities of Pella and Um Qais, explore the Graeco-Roman city of Jaresh and head to the lowest point on Earth, the Dead Sea. Drive the King's Highway, stopping at Mount Nebo, marvel at the rose city of Petra and go on an exhilarating 4x4 jeep safari through Wadi Rum.

Tour highlights

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

    • Step back in time and be amazed at the architecture and construction of Petra

    • Admire the breathtaking views from Mount Nebo

    • Direct flights from London (regional departures available)

    • Tours depart on Saturday


Sat - Day 1


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

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Sun- Day 2

Amman - Desert Castles - Amman City Tour

After breakfast, begin your full day tour to the Desert Castles, beautiful examples of early Islamic art and architecture. View mosaics, frescoes, stone and stucco carvings and illustrations, showing life in the 8th century. Next, embark on a tour of Jordan’s capital, Amman. You’ll visit the Citadel which houses the Temple of Hercules, the Umayyad Palace and a Byzantine Church, before walking through the Jordan Archaeological Museum and Folklore Museum. End your day by returning to your hotel for the night.

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Mon - Day 3

Amman - Pella - Um Qais - Amman

After breakfast, being your full day tour, starting with Pella, one of the most ancient towns in the world. Explore Graeco-Roman ruins, Bronze and Iron Age walled cities and Byzantine churches. Next, visit Um Qais; perched on a hilltop overlooking the Jordan Valley, wander this ancient city and marvel at black sarcophagi, the basilica and underground mausoleum. Drive back to Amman for a night in your hotel.

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Tue - Day 4

Amman - Jerash - Dead Sea - Amman

After breakfast, start your day walking through the ancient city of Jerash, admiring the Roman architecture. Make your way through colonnaded streets, hilltop temples and public squares and amble along city walls pierced by towers and gates. Next, make a tick off your ‘bucket list’ with a visit to the Dead Sea. Sitting at 400 metres below sea level, the Dead Sea is the lowest point on Earth. Return to Amman and rest your weary feet at your hotel.

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Wed - Day 5

Amman - Madaba - Mount Nebo - Kerak - Petra

After breakfast drive the 2000-year-old King’s Highway, first stopping at Madaba to marvel at the 6th century mosaic map of the Holy Land in the Church of St. George. You’ll then proceed to Mount Nebo, known as the burial place of Moses, rising to 840 metres to take in stunning views over the Holy Land. Continue along to Kerak and the 12th century AD Crusader Castle, perched on a hilltop rising 1000 metres above sea level. End your day arriving to Petra for an overnight stay.

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Thu - Day 6

Full Day Tour of Petra

After breakfast, embark on a full day touring the ‘Red Rose City’ of Petra. Built over 2000 years ago, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Your professional guide will take you through the architectural wonders of this city, starting with a walk through the ‘Siq’ (narrow canyon) to the treasury monument ‘Al Khazneh’. Spend one more night at your hotel in Petra.

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Fri - Day 7

Petra - Little Petra - Wadi Rum - Amman

After breakfast, take a short drive to Little Petra or ‘Al Beidha’. Like, Petra, the residences, tombs and water channels have been carved from rose-coloured sandstone; view frescoes of birds, grapes and flowers from the 1st century AD. You’ll continue to Wadi Rum, home of ‘Lawrence of Arabia’, for an exhilarating 4x4 jeep ride over and through the valleys and dunes. Return to Amman for one last night in Jordan.

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Sat - Day 8

Amman - Airport

After a final breakfast in Amman, transfer to Queen Alia International Airport. Depart for the UK.

INCLUDES : Breakfast


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