Amman Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF JORDAN 1007

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Amman's old city walls

Day 1: Amman

Welcome to Jordan and the start of your holiday! Arrive into Amman and transfer to your hotel.

Some of the Roman ruins in Amman

Day 2: Amman

This morning we visit Jerash, the world’s best-preserved Roman provincial city, built over 2,000 years ago. Here we visit the Forum, the arena, where the chariot wheel tracks can still be seen, the Temple of Artemis and the South Theatre. We continue to Umm Qais, a dramatic black-basalt Roman city with panoramic views over the Sea of Galilee.

Mosaic painting in Madaba

Day 3: Amman - Petra

Today we visit Amman’s National Archaeological Museum, The Forum and Citadel Hill. We head to Mt. Nebo, the site from which it is believed that Moses saw the Promised Land. In Madaba, we enjoy a traditional Jordanian feast, then visit the Archaeological Park, St. George Church and Museum. We make a brief stop at the Shobak Crusader Castle before continuing to Petra. We attend the incredible Petra by Night.

Looking through the Siq at 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 Treasury. We’ll explore the ancient Nabatean tombs and the Roman rock-carved streets lined with temples, royal tombs, staircases, arched gates, public buildings.

The deep reds of the Treasury

Day 5: Petra

Explore more of Petra’s wonders today. Taking an alternate route to Petra, through the breathtaking “secret road” of al-Madras, and visiting the High Place of Sacrifice, Wadi Farasa, Great Temple and Royal Tombs. In the evening we enjoy a cooking session and tasty meal at the Petra Kitchen.

Relaxing in the Dead Sea

Day 6: Petra - Dead Sea

his morning we drive to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on the earth’s surface. The Dead Sea is a natural phenomena, straddling the border between Israel and Jordan, the mineral content of this 75-km-long and 10-km-wide saltwater lake tops out at 33%, or about six times as salty as a normal ocean, creating unusual buoyancy. Spend the day at leisure, enjoying the beach, pool and wellness spa facilities at the resort.

Dead Sea salt up close

Day 7: Dead Sea

We will transfer you to the airport in time for your departure flight.

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  1 ZAR = 0.07 JOD
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last updated - 30 Aug 2014 12:44 AM