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Amman's old city walls

Day 1: Amman

Welcome to Jordan. after arrival we driving north and visit the Roman ruins of Jerash. Recognised as one of the best-preserved member cities of the Decapolis, Jerash is deservedly one of Jordan’s major attractions. The traditional Roman street is very impressive and still boasts chariot ruts, the South Theatre boasts astonishing ancient amplification. Later on drive back to Amman. Overnight at Toledo Hotel

Some of the Roman ruins in Amman

Day 2: Amman - Wadi Rum

Morning city tour of Amman including the visit to the Citadel and Archaeological Museum. Drive to visit Karak Castle, and then continue to Wadi Rum for two hours camel trek from Rum Village to the camp. Dinner and overnight camping in Wadi Rum. Overnight artRainbow Camp

Local camel boy in Wadi Rum

Day 3: Wadi Rum - Petra

Today we will drive you to Petra for a full days guided tour. Possibly the jewel in Jordan’s glittering archaeological crown, Accessed on horse back through a penetrative, narrow deep siq, the end prize is the hidden valley where the Rose City of Petra lies. As you reach the end of the Siq, you’ll come across the spectacular façade of Al-Kazneh – the Treasury of Petra. As the Treasury is passed, the hidden valley widens to reveal the remains of the city proper. Overnight at Petra Moon Hotel

Looking through the Siq at the Treasury

Day 4: Petra - Amman

Today we drive to Madaba, to see the world’s largest collection of ancient mosaics. Continue on to Mt. Nebo, where Moses viewed the Promised Land and then descend to the Dead Sea - lowest point on the earth’s surface. Take a dip in the unusually warm and incredibly buoyant mineral rich waters and smother yourself in Dead Sea mud. Later on we drive back to Amman. Overnight at Toledo Hotel

Amman amphitheatre

Day 5: Amman - Nazareth

Today we will transfer you to Allenby bridge for your departure to Israel. You will cross the border on your own and meet our Israeli driver on the other side of the border. We drive to Nazareth where (if time permits) we will have a guided tour. Overnight at Hotel St. Gabriel

Day 6: Nazareth

Today we visit Sea of Galilee and historic Tiberias, where Jesus lived and preached. Later on we visit Capernaum, an ancient fishing village and the centre of Jesus’ ministry. Drive back to Nazareth. Overnight at Hotel St. Gabriel

Day 7: Nazareth - Jerusalem

Today we drive to Jerusalem en route we visit Masada. Ascend by cable car to the fortress, which was the last stronghold of the Jewish Zealots in their war against the Romans. We continue to Jerusalem. Overnight at Caesar Hotel

Day 8: Jerusalem

This morning we drive to the Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city. Enter the Old City through the Armenian and Jewish quarters to the recently excavated and restored Cardo, the Roman road. We visit the Jewish Wailing Wall, and continue to the Christian quarter and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Overnight at Caesar Hotel

Day 9: Jerusalem - Amman

Today we will transfer you back to the border where you will meet our Jordanian driver on the other side. En route e head to Qumran, which is one of the world's most ancient monasteries which had served the Essence community (a pre-Christian, mystical Jewish sect) since the late second century BC. It is also the place where the famous Dead Sea Scrolls were found, initially in 1947 by a Bedouin shepherd. to Masada, an ancient Roman complex rising high above the Dead Sea. We transfer you to your hotel in Amman (Toledo Hotel)

Amman fruit stall

Day 10: Amman

Transfer to Queen Alia airport for departure.

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