Wadi Rum Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF JORDAN 1097

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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

Morning city tour of Amman including the visit to the Citadel, Archaeological Museum. Visit Mt. Nebo and Um Rassas, and then continue south to visit Shobak Castle before heading to Petra for overnight.

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 enjoy Petra by night event

The deep reds of the Treasury

Day 5: Petra - Wadi Rum

This morning we have the opportunity to join our guide for a return to Petra along the “secret way” of al-Madras, with visits to the High Place of Sacrifice and Wadi Farasa. Mid-day stop in the Wadi Musa souk to pick up shawarma sandwiches or fruit and veggie snacks from the local produce souk before making the scenic drive to Wadi Rum. We make a late afternoon Jeep tour of this moonscape desert terrain, arriving to our remote camp site deep in the heart of the Wadi Rum Protected Area. See out the old year at a Bedouin party featuring folkloric dancing, Bedouin musicians, hands-on demonstrations of traditional Bedouin coffee and bread making, fireworks and more….along with a lavish buffet dinner and champagne toast at midnight

Local camel boy in Wadi Rum

Day 6: Wadi Rum - Dead Sea

Breakfast at the campsite. Visit Karak Crusader Castle, and then continue to 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. George. Lunch at Haret Jdoudna Restaurant, descend to the Dead Sea for overnight.

Sunrise in Madaba

Days 7-8: Dead Sea

For next 2 days Enjoy a free day to swim in the Dead Sea and maybe indulge in a Treatment at the spa in your hotel.e.

Dead Sea salt up close

Day 9: Dead Sea

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

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