Jordan on the Menu - 8 days

FROM USD $3,579

A fantastic cooking course for foodies! Learn to cook traditional Jordanian cuisine and explore beautiful Petra, the Dead Sea, Shobak Castle and more!

Day 1: Amman
Arrival at Queen Alia airport, Amman. You’ll be met at the airport and stay overnight at an excellent Amman hotel. Overnight - Amman
The trip starts with a visit to Mt. Nebo from where Moses viewed the Promised Land – a panoramic view over the Jordan River Valley, the Dead Sea, Jericho and the hills of Judea. After a trip to Madaba, there’ll be lunch where you’ll be able to try some of the many special dishes you’ll be learning during the course. Then it’s to Petra to settle into your hotel. In the evening meet the chef and the local women at the Petra kitchen for your first cooking lesson followed by dinner. Overnight - Petra (B, L)
Jordan on the Menu - 8 days Go Guide : :Check out the go guide for details of the tour, info on visas, climate, money, what to bring and more!
The treasury at Petra in Jordan
Enjoying a guided tour we explore the deserted city of Petra. Upon entering the site through the towering cliff wall of the siq we continue our day of sightseeing visiting the much loved treasury, numerous tombs, temples and the Monastery. In the early evening it’s on with aprons again to cook a traditional Jordanian meal followed by dinner. Overnight - Petra (B, D)
Return to Petra with our guide via the 'secret road' of al-Madras, then visit the High Place of Sacrifice, WadiFarasa and the Great Temple complex. Then return to the Petra kitchen to start the evening’s cooking followed by another spectacular meal. Overnight - Petra (B, D)
Cooking up a storm in Petra
You have a free morning at the resort. In the afternoon join the chef to shop for the evening's ingredients in the Fruit and Veg market and the local shops. Later it's back to the kitchen to get ready for cooking lesson four. Overnight - Petra (B, D)
Today you you'll visit Shobak, one of the great chain of Crusader fortresses. On your return back to Petra you'll stop at one or two orchards or farms tucked away in the fertile hillsides where many families still strive for self-sufficient food supplies and perhaps pick up some ripe ingredients for the evening's meal. You will then return to the Petra kitchen for your final cooking course! Overnight - Petra (B, D)
Salt and mineral deposits flank the Dead Sea in Jordan
Depart for the Dead Sea - traveling down the scenic Ghor Fifa road to the lowest point on the earth’s surface. You have the afternoon free to enjoy the resorts beach, pool and Spa facilities. Take a weightless soak in its therapeutic waters and come away rejuvenated. Your accommodation is at the fabulous five star Movenpick resort, right on the shore. Overnight - 5 star hotel (B)
Day 8: Dead Sea
Dead Sea - Amman airport. Onward departure transfer to Amman's Queen Alia airport or if you wish to stay longer then speak to our consultants about fascinating extensions to your holiday. (B)

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Tour Details
  • Starts in: Amman / Ends in: Petra
  • Departs: Available all year round and runs from Saturday to Saturday
  • No local payment required
  • Breakfast:7, Lunch: 1, Dinner: 4
  • Hotel Rating: 4-5 star
  • Tour Guide: Yes - for guided sightseeing
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