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Some of the Roman ruins in Amman

Day 1: Amman

Welcome to Jordan and the start of your holiday! Arrive Amman and included onward transfer to our hotel.

Day 2: Amman

Driving north, we visit the Roman ruins of Jerash. Second only to Petra in touristic appeal are the 2,000 year-old Graeco-Roman ruins of Jerash. From here, we travel to the modern town of Umm Qais , which is the site of the ancient Graeco-Roman town of Gadara , one of the cities of the Decapolis with panoramic views over the Sea of Galilee and the Golan Heights.

Looking through the Siq at the Treasury

Day 3: Amman - Petra

This morning we tour the Citadel, Archaeological Museum and enjoy free time in the local souq in Amman before we travel south, descending from the elevation of Amman, to Petra.

The deep reds of the Treasury

Day 4: Petra

Welcome to the Rose City! Access to the city on our guided exploration is through the famous narrow, deep siq. The rocks then give way to the most amazing site – that of the fantastically impressive Treasury. Walking down the gravel tracks, we’ll explore the ancient Nabatean tombs and the Roman rock-carved streets lined with temples, royal tombs, staircases, arched gates, public buildings and more the intrepid can ascend to Ad Deir better known as the monastery.

Camels walking through Wadi Rum

Day 5: Petra - Wadi Rum

This morning return to Petra for further exploration before we depart for Wadi Rum. A vast, silent landscape of ancient riverbeds, pastel coloured stretches of sandy desert and amazing rock formations known as jebels that rise from the desert floor, the desert landscape of Wadi Rum is an unspoiled natural beauty. Boarding 4x4 jeeps, we take a safari through the sand dunes, getting up close and personal to the surrounding scenery. Tonight, we enjoy a Jordanian dinner.

Dead Sea salt up close

Day 6: Wadi Rum - Dead Sea

Today we will transfer you from Wadi Rum to the Dead Sea for the night. Rest of the day is free and at your leisure.

Relaxing in the Dead Sea

Day 7: Dead Sea

Free day and at your leisure.

Day 8: Dead Sea - Taba

Transfer to the ferry port in Aqaba for the ferry to Egypt and the onward transfer to your hotel in Taba.

Day 9: Taba

Free day and at your leisure.

Windsurfing in Dahab

Day 10: Taba

Free day and at your leisure.

Dahab diving

Day 11: Taba

Free day and at your leisure.

Sharm resort pool view

Day 12: Taba

Free day and at your leisure.

Diving in Dahab

Day 13: Taba

Free day and at your leisure.

Sharm el Sheikh coral and fish

Day 14: Taba

Free day and at your leisure.

Day 15: Taba

Transfer to the Airport in time for your flight back home.

Egypt Spotlight
Luxor Temple at night

Luxor

As the site of the ancient Egyptian city of Thebes, 4000-year old Luxor has frequently been characterised as the "world's ...

Egypt Weather

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last updated - 01 Aug 2014 1:54 AM

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