Dead Sea Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF JORDAN 1167

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Amman's old city walls

Day 1: Amman - Petra

Upon arrival at Amman's Queen Alia airport you will be met and transferred directly to Petra, a 2 hour drive away. Check in to your hotel and spend the remains of the day at leisure.

Looking through the Siq at the Treasury

Day 2: Petra

Spend the day with your private guide exploring the ancient Nabatean Rose City of Petra - a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 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. Once inside the ancient city, discover tombs, temples, an impressive amphitheatre and a Roman colonnaded street. If you're feeling energetic ascend the hundreds of rock-cut steps to Ad-Deir. Better known as the Monastery, Ad-Deir has a similar facade to that of the Treasury. Tonight enjoy a surprise dinner and show courtesy of Maleika at Flight Centre Mt Gravatt Plaza.

The deep reds of the Treasury

Day 3: Petra - Dead Sea

This morning take a short drive to visit Little Petra and the Baidha Neolithic village, hidden away in the centre of a mountain, with a classical temple standing guard outside the mini-siq. Although much smaller than Petra, Baidha is crammed to the brim with tombs, temples and houses. En route to the Dead Sea journey over the Heisha mountains to tour Shobak a 12th Century Crusader Castle perched on the side of a rocky mountain, before proceeding to Madaba and Mt. Nebo, where Moses viewed the Promised Land. Finally descend to the Dead Sea - lowest point on the earth’s surface. Take a dip in the unusually warm and incredibly buoyant mineral rich waters and smother yourself in Dead Sea mud.

Dead Sea salt up close

Day 4: Dead Sea

Take a final dip in the dead sea this morning before hotel check out at noon and transfer to Amman's Queen Alia airport for your onward flight home.

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