Petra Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF JORDAN 1027

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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.

Looking through the Siq at the Treasury

Day 2: Petra

After breakfast, 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).

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. 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, to see the world’s largest collection of ancient mosaics and visit the St. George Church with its famous 6th Century map of the Holy Land. Continue on to Mt. Nebo, where Moses viewed the Promised Land, here you can take in the wonderful view of the Jordan Valley, Dead Sea, Jericho and (if it's clear) Jerusalem. Finally descend to the Dead Sea - lowest point on the earth’s surface.

Dead Sea salt up close

Day 4: Dead Sea

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

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last updated - 22 Sep 2014 2:05 AM