Dead Sea Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF JORDAN 1161

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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 - Petra

Today, we tour the citadel, Archaeological Museum and enjoy free time in the local souq. Driving onward to Madaba we visit the Greek Orthodox Church of St George which has incredible 6th century Byzantine mosaics, depicting Jerusalem and other holy sites. Late afternoon visit to Shobak castle en route to Petra. Tonight you return to Petra as you witness Petra by candle light. Overnight Petra

Looking through the Siq at the Treasury

Day 4: 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. This evening why not put your culinary skills and book our Petra Kitchen Enhance option. Overnight Petra.

The deep reds of the Treasury

Day 5: Petra

Today you will return to Petra. You will enter by al Madras, with visits to the High Place of Sacrifice, Wadi Farasa, Great Temple and the Royal Tombs. The more intrepid can ascend to Ad Deir better known as the monastery. Petra is endless and based on your preference and fitness your guide will show you many amazing highlights within the city.

Petra Siq

Day 6: Petra - Wadi Rum

This morning we depart for Wadi Rum. A vast, silent landscape of ancient riverbeds, pastel coloured stretches of sandy desert and amazing rock formations known as jebels that rise from the desert floor, the desert landscape of Wadi Rum is an unspoiled natural beauty, forged by millions of years of geological formation, erosion and evolution. Boarding 4x4 jeeps, we take a safari through the sand dunes, getting up close and personal to the surrounding scenery. Tonight, we enjoy a Jordanian dinner with the opportunity to camp out under the stars (it you wish) or in permanent tents. Overnight - Wadi Rum

Local camel boy in Wadi Rum

Day 7: Wadi Rum - Aqaba

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

Aqaba beachfront

Day 8: Aqaba - Dead Sea

Driving north, we stop at Lot’s Cave and the Dead Sea Panorama point. Later a city tour of Bethany before descending 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!

Dead Sea salt up close

Day 9: Dead Sea

Enjoy a free day relaxing by the Dead Sea . Perhaps treat yourself to a Dead Sea spa treatment or two; everybody deserves a little pampering on holiday.

Relaxing in the Dead Sea

Days 10-11: Dead Sea - Amman

Today you will be transferred back to Amman where you will spend the rest of today and all of tomorrow at your leisure. Overnight Amman

Amman fruit stall

Day 12: Amman

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

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