Aqaba Holidays

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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.

Amman amphitheatre

Day 3: Amman

Today, we tour the citadel, Archaeological Museum and enjoy free time in the local souq.

Amman fruit stall

Day 4: Amman - Dana N.R.

Drive to visit Madaba, Mt. Nebo and Karak Crusader Castle. Continue south to Dhana Nature Reserve for dinner and overnight.

A gorge in Dana Nature Reserve

Day 5: Dana N.R.

Hike from Dhana to Wadi Feynan. Dinner and overnight at Feynan Eco-lodge.

Day 6: - Petra

This morning we drive from Feynan to visit Little Petra, and then continue to Petra for overnight. In the evening attend Petra By Night excursion starts at 20:30 hrs.

Looking through the Siq at the Treasury

Day 7: 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.

Petra Siq

Day 8: Petra

Second full day touring in Petra, with entry by al Madras ("secret route"). Overnight Petra.

The deep reds of the Treasury

Day 9: Petra - Wadi Rum

This morning you have the option to revisit Petra in your own time before we drive you to Wadi Rum. Wadi Rum is a vast, silent landscape of ancient riverbeds, pastel coloured stretches of sandy desert and amazing eroded rock formations that rise from the desert floor. We camp with the semi-nomadic Bedouin and enjoy a Jordanian dinner tonight.

Local camel boy in Wadi Rum

Day 10: Wadi Rum - Aqaba

Leaving Wadi Rum we drive to Aqaba on the Gulf of Aqaba. Swim, snorkel, dive, relax and take it all in at Jordan’s premier seaside town. Azure blue waters brimming with kaleidoscopic marine life are a real attraction here at Aqaba.

Aqaba beachfront

Days 11-13: Aqaba

Open your eyes this morning and take a peek out the window to the magical blue of the Red Sea. Sit back and relax by the pool sipping cocktails and soaking up the sun. Here you can opt to go snorkeling or diving, to view the amazing array of aquatic life in the nearby reefs.

Aqaba corals

Day 14: Aqaba - Dead Sea

Drive via Wadi Araba road to visit Bethany. Proceed to Dead Sea hotel for free afternoon and overnight.

Sunrise in Madaba

Day 15: Dead Sea

Today you have a full day to relax.

Mosaic painting in Madaba

Day 16: Dead Sea

Our tour concludes after breakfast, bid farewell to Jordan and onward departure transfer to the airport.

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