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Sample Itinerary - REF JORDAN 1084

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Amman's old city walls

Day 1: Amman

Welcome to Jordan and the start of an amazing adventure. Arrive Amman airport and our friendly local team await totransfer you to your hotel.

Some of the Roman ruins in Amman

Day 2: Amman

This morning with your guide head out to Ajloun Castle (Qal'at Ar-Rabad) which was built by one of Saladin's generals in 1184 AD to control the iron mines of Ajlun then continue to visit Jerash is widely regarded as the best-preserved city of the Decapolis, a confederation of 10 Roman cities dating from the 1st century! Our last visit of the day is to Umm Qais (Gadara), a dramatic black-basalt Roman city of the Decapolis with panoramic views over the Sea of Galilee and the Golan Heights.

Amman amphitheatre

Day 3: Amman - Petra

This morning, we tour the citadel of Amman, Archaeological Museum and Amphitheatre. After, a drive to Mt Nebo - the single most important biblical site in Jordan. We also visit 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. Our last stop on the drive south to Petra is a visit to the Crusader Castle of Karak.

Looking through the Siq at the Treasury

Day 4: Petra - Dead Sea

. We access the hidden archaeological treasures of the Rose City on a walk through a narrow, deep siq, where the rocks finally give way to reveal the famous facade of Al-Khazneh (the Treasury). It's also possible to ride a horse through the Siq. Continuing our walk, we’ll then go on to explore chunks of this fantastic once-lost city which is full of tombs, temples, an impressive amphitheatre and a Roman colonnaded street. After, we drive to Wadi Rum for a 4x4 jeep tour in the stunning desert scenery. When complete we drive to the Dead Sea.

Dead Sea salt up close

Day 5: Dead Sea

Sadly you journey comes to an end we will be sure to transfer you to the airport in time for your flight home.

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last updated - 29 Nov 2014 2:45 AM