Aqaba Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF JORDAN 1245

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Amman's old city walls

Day 1: Amman

Welcome to Jordan and the start of your holiday! Arriving into Amman, meet with our friendly team who are waiting to drive you to your hotel.

Some of the Roman ruins in Amman

Day 2: Amman - Petra

This morning we drive straight to Mt Nebo to see the stunning views then on to Little Petra to explore. Its just a short drive onto Petra for hotel check and time to unwind.

Looking through the Siq at the Treasury

Day 3: Petra

Get ready to be amazed! All but lost to the modern world until 1812, Petra is a real archaeological gem, full of ancient tombs and ruins ripe for the modern-day discoverer. We access Petra on horseback, through the mysterious mile-long Siq which leads to the spectacular façade of the Treasury (of Indiana Jones fame). This is just the beginning of a day filled with true adventure, where we’ll explore amazing sights such as the Street of Facades, the Theatre, Colonnaded Street, major highlight today has to be the ascent the hundreds of rock-cut steps to Ad-Deir. Better known as the Monastery.

The deep reds of the Treasury

Day 4: Petra - Wadi Rum

After breakfast, we transfer to Wadi Rum for a 3 hours, 4x4 tour of the moonscape terrain which T. E. Lawrence described as “vast, echoing and God-like.” The desertscape of Wadi Rum is truly stunning with its ancient riverbeds and amazing eroded rock formations. Arriving at our remote wilderness camp, settle into your tents and enjoy being in the middle of nowhere you can go hiking from the camp until your heart is content.

Aqaba beachfront

Day 5: Wadi Rum - Aqaba

We drive onward to Aqaba - Jordan’s premier Red Sea hotspot and enjoy an afternoon of R&R.

Aqaba city view

Days 6-7: 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.

Local camel boy in Wadi Rum

Day 8: Aqaba - Dana N.R.

Today, we transfer you on Wadi Araba road to Wadi Feynan for overnight at Feynan Eco-lodge that you have booked yourself.

Relaxing in the Dead Sea

Day 9: Dana N.R. - Dead Sea

We will collect you at a prearranged time from Feynan and drive you to your hotel on the Dead Sea. En-route we make a stop at Bethany for an unguided visit to the Baptism Site.

Dead Sea sign

Days 10-11: Dead Sea

Today you can enjoy a swim at the Dead Sea and perhaps tomorrow if you choose to, you also have the chance to indulge in a treatment at the spa in your hotel.

Amman amphitheatre

Day 12: Dead Sea - Madaba

Around noon, we will transfer you to Madaba. Enjoy the afternoon independently exploring Madaba, famed for it’s Byzantine mosaics, including the fascinating map of the Holy Land made in the 6th century out of two million stone pieces and now housed in the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George.

Dead Sea salt up close

Day 13: Madaba

Sadly your journey has come to an end, we will transfer you to the airport in time for your flight home.

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last updated - 29 Dec 2014 3:38 AM