Dana N.R. Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF JORDAN 1116

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Amman's old city walls

Day 1: Amman

Welcome to Jordan and the start of your adventure through the 'Land of the Bedouins' Arriving into Amman Airport, our friendly local team are on hand to meet you and assist with your baggage collection and onward transfer to your hotel in Amman.

Dead Sea salt up close

Day 2: Amman

Today we have a morning guided exploration out of the city to visit Jerash, the Graeco-Roman city known as the ‘Pompeii of the East' Returning to Amman, the afternoon is at your leisure to explore.

Relaxing in the Dead Sea

Day 3: Amman - Petra

Today we make our way to Petra. Along the way we visit Mt Nebo which is the place where Moses saw the promised land, followed with a visit to the Byzantine mosaics in Madaba and have some time for a quick lunch here at the Haret El Jdouna restaurant (Jordans best rated) Then lastly, visit Shobek Crusader castle before getting into Petra by evening.

Looking through the Siq at the Treasury

Day 4: Petra

This morning you will meet with our expert guide. 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 and Qasr al Bint. This evening you will return to Siq for the Petra by night excursion.

The deep reds of the Treasury

Day 5: Petra

Today is at your leisure to explore Petra, your entry ticket is included in the price so make your way into Petra to explore when you are ready.

Petra Siq

Day 6: Petra - Wadi Rum

This morning we make our way to the Wadi Rum Ecotourism Office here you will swap cars and meet our Bedouin driver who will take you on a thrilling 3 hour 4x4 jeep tour of the incredibly scenic terrain in the region. Arriving at our remote desert permanent tented camp, enjoy a walk into the desert with one of the staff then return for a dinner under a blanket of stars.

Aqaba beachfront

Day 7: Wadi Rum - Aqaba

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

Aqaba city view

Day 8: Aqaba

Enjoy a day by the seaside, we have included for you a snorkelling boat trip times will be confirmed to you but your boat trip will head out to pristine reefs for you t have a snorkel either in the morning or afternoon for around 4 hours.

Jebel formations in Dana Nature Reserve

Day 9: Aqaba - Dana N.R.

This morning after an early breakfast we backtrack to Dana Nature Reserve. Arriving here, we make our way to Faynan Eco Lodge. Remainder of the day is at your leisure to relax and enjoy your natural surroundings.

A gorge in Dana Nature Reserve

Day 10: Dana N.R. - Dead Sea

Today you will have a half day guided walk with your RSCN guide in the reserve. After lunch we will drive out of Dana and descend to the lowest point on the earth’s surface, the Dead Sea. Take a dip in the mineral rich waters, where you’ll bob around like a cork; there is certainly no risk of sinking here! Your skin will also receive a fabulous detox, thanks to the curative qualities of the water.

Dead Sea sign

Day 11: Dead Sea

Sadly your journey has reached its conclusion, we will transfer you back to Queen Alia airport in time for your flight home.

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last updated - 31 Jan 2015 3:15 AM