Wadi Rum Holidays

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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 local team await to transfer you to your hotel.

Some of the Roman ruins in Amman

Day 2: Amman

This morning, we tour the citadel of Amman, Archaeological Museum and enjoy free time shopping in the local souq before heading north to visit Jerash, the Graeco-Roman city known as the ‘Pompeii of the East’. Here, we’ll explore the site taking in the colonnaded street, amphitheatre, nymphaeum, forum and more before driving back to your hotel in Amman.

Amman amphitheatre

Day 3: Amman - Petra

This morning we head out of the city. On our drive to Petra we enjoy visiting Mt Nebo - the single most important biblical site in Jordan. Madaba, famous for its byzantine mosaics. We then head to Shobek crusader castle before arriving into Petra and checking into the hotel.

Looking through the Siq at the Treasury

Day 4: Petra

Get ready to be amazed! All but lost to the modern world until 1812, Petra is a real archaeological gem, full of ancient tombs and ruins ripe for the modern-day discoverer. We access Petra on horseback, through the mysterious mile-long Siq which leads to the spectacular façade of the Treasury (of Indiana Jones fame). This is just the beginning of a day filled with true adventure, where we’ll explore amazing sights such as the Street of Facades, the Theatre, Colonnaded Street and Qasr al Bint.

The deep reds of the Treasury

Day 5: Petra - Wadi Rum

A chance to revisit with your guide to see Little Petra before our afternoon drive to 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 desertscape of Wadi Rum represents some of the most stunning countryside on the planet. Boarding 4x4s jeeps, we take a safari through the sand dunes, getting up close and personal to the surrounding scenery of Wadi Rum.

Local camel boy in Wadi Rum

Day 6: Wadi Rum - Aqaba

Today we drive onward to Aqaba - Jordan’s premier Red Sea hotspot and enjoy an afternoon of R&R.

Aqaba beachfront

Day 7: Aqaba

Open your eyes this morning and take a peek out the window to the magical blue of the Red Sea. Sit back and relax by the pool sipping cocktails and soaking up the sun. Here you can opt to go snorkelling or diving, to view the amazing array of aquatic life in the nearby reefs.

Aqaba corals

Day 8: Aqaba - Dead Sea

This morning we will drive you to the Dead Sea and check you into the hotel. Float away on the Dead Sea, where the intense salinity creates an unusually high degree of buoyancy.

Aqaba city view

Day 9: Dead Sea

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

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last updated - 25 Jul 2014 12:12 AM

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