Jordan: Petra & Beyond Escorted Tour - Jordan

No single supplements if booked early. Explore the Greco-Roman city of Jerash. See Petra’s ancient rose-red temples. Trailblaze the Wadi Rum desert in a 4x4. Sip elegant sundowners by the Dead Sea DAY 1 Arrive Amman, Jordan Touch down in Amman. You’ll be cordially greeted and driven the 40 minutes to your hotel. We recommend resting well before tomorrow’s excitements. DAY 2 Ajloun & Jerash Start your Jordan adventure at the Crusader castle of Ajloun. Strategically built in the hilly contours, on a clear day, you can admire views all the way to the Dead Sea. Head to Jerash, one of the best-preserved Greco-Roman cities in the world. Once a hub for spice traders, today you can walk around its striking colonnades, crumbling archways, and pavements permanently grooved by years of chariot traffic. You’ll have the afternoon to explore and linger as you please. DAY 3 Amman Today, Design your Day® – giving you the freedom to choose the experience that is best suited to you. Select from the following options: Option 1: Explore Amman’s ancient citadel and visit the Royal Automobile Museum Option 2: Visit the Iraq Al-Amir Women Cooperative Society This afternoon, take the opportunity to duck into the Jordan Museum to see the Ain Ghazal statues, which date to 7250 BC. DAY 4 Amman - Petra Take the scenic route to Petra, stopping at Mount Nebo, from where Moses glimpsed the Promised Land. From its summit you can gaze out over Jerusalem. Follow the cross-country King’s Highway, forged by Old Testament kings (and everyone who came after). You’ll swoop through the Amman gorge to Madaba and see its Byzantine Mosaic Map, made from two million pieces of stone. Learn how to preserve ancient mosaics before heading to dramatic Shobak, a 12th-century Crusader castle, built to guard the King’s Highway. Continue to your hotel in Petra. DAY 5 Petra Despite Indiana Jones’s best efforts, nothing can quite prepare you for Petra, Jordan’s rock star landmark. Sculpted into the mountain range, its huge carved temples and rose-hued sandstone beguile even the most discerning travellers. With over 2,000 years of history, you can view Nabataean masonry at its finest. There are over 1,000 tombs, so boot up to stroll around treasured sites such as the colonnaded Temple of Winged Lions, the Corinthian Tomb, the Palace Tomb, and the magnificent Treasury. You’ll also have the chance to investigate original baths, markets, and storerooms. DAY 6 Petra Today, Design your Day® – giving you the freedom to choose the experience that is best suited to you. Select from the following options: Option 1: Explore the ‘Lost City’, Petra Option 2: Visit Little Petra, Siq al-Barid DAY 7 Petra - Dead Sea Channel Lawrence of Arabia on a 4x4 journey across the Wadi Rum. You’ll get your kicks careering through rippled desert, speckled with Bedouin Camps during World War I. These still exist today and you can pause for lunch under canvas. Continue to the shores of the Dead Sea, the lowest land on Earth, and check into your shoreside resort. Spend the rest of the afternoon hypnotised by the pale blue waters, best enjoyed with an icy cocktail. DAY 8 Dead Sea Set off for ‘Bethany Beyond the Jordan’, said to be the site where Jesus was baptised by John the Baptist. Its religious importance has earned it UNESCO accreditation. After spending time here, return to your hotel then cool off in the Dead Sea, a swimming experience of a different sort. Despite its name, the Dead Sea has long attracted travellers who believe in its rejuvenating qualities. Join them to bob across the surface of its mineral-rich waters. DAY 9 Depart Amman It’s time to say ‘adieu’. This morning you’ll be taken to the airport so you can return home.Holiday Name : Jordan: Petra & Beyond Escorted Tour 
Reference : A&K
  • Group Size   Max 18
  • Holiday Length 8 nights
  • Price Guide  From £2,295pp
  • Holiday Guide  Escorted tour
Inclusions
  • Design your Day® on Days 3 & 6
  • Five-star luxury accommodation
  • Resident tour director & English-speaking expert local guides
  • Airport meet & greet & return private transfers
  • Entrance fees, taxes & tips, & excursions as stated
  • Welcome & farewell dinners
  • 8 breakfasts, 2 lunches & 2 dinners
  • Wifi in accommodation
  • Scenic sundowner
The price shown is a guide - based on two people sharing.,

 Your holiday will be tailor-made to suit you and there are many factors that can influence the price, such as standard of accommodation, class of flight and time of year. Ask your travel specialist for more information. All prices and details are subject to change and availability. 

Prices start from £2,450