Aqaba Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF JORDAN 1089

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Amman's old city walls

Day 1: Amman - Dead Sea

Today is the start of your Jordanian adventure. We will pick you up from Amman airport and transfer you to the hotel in the Dead Sea.

Dead Sea salt up close

Day 2: Dead Sea - Aqaba

After a relaxing morning we will take you to visit Mt Nebo, where it is believed Moses viewed the Promised Land, you can too the views stretch as far as Israel from here, then on to Madaba which is renown for its mosaics including the stunning 6th century Byzantine mosaic map depicting Jerusalem and other holy sites, located at the Greek Orthodox Church of St GeorgThen it is time to head to the red Sea resort of Aqaba.

Aqaba beachfront

Day 3: Aqaba

Free morning. This afternoon there is an option to book an excursion to Wadi Rum, for a 2 hour jeep tour of this stunning region. See the Enhance your Holiday page for details.

Aqaba city view

Day 4: Aqaba - Petra

Free day. There is the option to book a trip on the Yellow Submarine, for coral viewing. See the Enhance your Holiday page for details. We will drive you to Petra and check you into the hotel.

Looking through the Siq at the Treasury

Day 5: Petra

Today enjoy a full days guided tour. Possibly the jewel in Jordan’s glittering archaeological crown, Petra is accessed on a walk through a penetrative, narrow deep siq. The treasure at the end of your walk through the siq 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.

The deep reds of the Treasury

Day 6: Petra

Free day. There are optional excursions if you would like to add to your sightseeing - Petra in Depth and Petra by Night. See the Enhance your Holiday page for details.

Amman fruit stall

Day 7: Petra - Amman

Driving north you’ll stop for a visit at Karak Crusader castle. Continue on to Amman where we will take you on a city tour, including the Citadel and Archaeological Museum.

Day 8: Amman

Today we drive you 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. Next is a visit to the Desert castles of Qasr Amra and Qasr Kharanah, both of which were 8th century Omayyad hunting lodges.

Amman amphitheatre

Day 9: Amman

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

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last updated - 27 Nov 2014 2:41 PM