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Mentioned in the Old Testament, the prime attractions of the venerable town of Madaba are its many 6th-century Byzantine mosaics. Perhaps the most impressive of these is an enormous 6th-century map of Palestine and Egypt that is located in St. George’s Greek Orthodox Church. The nearby mosaic school, established to teach the restoration of these rare artworks, is the only one of its kind in the Middle East. Small shops sell excellent copies of miniature mosaics.

At nearby Mt Nebo it is believed Moses looked over the Promised Land. Excellent views are offered of the Jordan River Valley, the northern shore of the Dead Sea, Jericho on the opposite bank and (on clear days) the towers on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem. Mt Nebo is the single most important biblical site in Jordan. Having led the Israelites for 40 years through the wilderness, Moses finally saw, from this awesome vantage point, the Promised Land that God forbid him to set foot in. After he died on the mountain, his successor Joshua went on to lead the Israelites into Canaan. As far as the Christians and Jews are concerned, Moses was buried somewhere on Mt Nebo, but Muslims (who regard Moses as a prophet) state that his remains were carried across the river and placed in a tomb off the modern Jericho-Jerusalem highway. The Moses Memorial Church, which perhaps dates from classical times houses some fragile, yet stunning biblically-inspired mosaics, which were restored by Franciscans in the 20th century.

To get you started with planning your holiday to Madaba, we have showcased below some popular itineraries requested by our clients which we hope will inspire your visit to Jordan

4x4 driving | Wadi Rum | Jordan
Passage to Petra
6 days FROM $1,749

Petra in depth, the moonscape magic of Wadi Rum, a float in the Dead Sea, a Crusader Castle and more. Only Jordan gives you the opportunity to fit so much into six totally amazing days!!!

The Monastery | Petra | Jordan
Totally Jordan
8 Days FROM $2,099

Check out Roman ruins, crusader castles and the views across the holy lands, bob like a cork on the Dead Sea, range across the ruins at the Rose City of Petra and enjoy a desert safari at stunning Wadi Rum. All this in eight totally amazing days!

The Monastery | Petra | Jordan
Temples, Tombs, Treasury
13 days FROM $2,579

The best of Egypt and Jordan, a treasure chest of ancient sites including the legendary Pyramids of Giza, plenty of beach time, a foray into the mysterious city of Petra, and a night in a desert Bedouin camp!

Starry night | Wadi Rum | Jordan
Perseids Meteor Shower
8 days FROM $2,099

Witness the incredible Perseids Meteor Shower from our desert camp at Wadi Rum, where you will spend two nights star gazing, when the Meteor Shower is at its peak! Combine this amazing celestial event with Roman ruins, Crusader castles, floating in the Dead Sea and exploring the ruins at the Rose City of Petra. All of this in eight totally amazing days!

The Monastery | Petra | Jordan
Road to Jordan
16 days FROM $2,999

Pyramids, Valley of the Kings, Nile felucca cruising & time to relax in Hurghada on the Red Sea. Topped off with Jordan, home to the stunning Rose City of Petra (voted one of the New 7 Wonders of the World), a 4x4 safari into the desert of Wadi Rum and the buoyant Dead Sea.

View over the Old City | Jerusalem | Israel
Pyramids, Petra, Promised Land
18 days FROM $4,199

Explore the highlights of Egypt, Jordan and the promised lands of Israel - neighbouring countries, steeped in history. From the pharaoh’s greatest accomplishment – the grand Pyramids of Giza, to the architectural feat of the Nabataeans in Petra and the most sacred of biblical sites in Jerusalem and Bethlehem... join us on a journey of epic proportion.

The Monastery | Petra | Jordan
Xmas in Petra
8 Days FROM $2,299

Prepare a Jordanian Christmas feast in the Petra Kitchen, participate in a Boxing Day talent competition at Wadi Rum, take a dip in the Dead Sea, explore Petra in depth and visit Roman ruins and the world’s oldest mosaic map of the Holy Land…all these highlights and more on our special Christmas in Petra tour.

Wadi Rum | Jordan
New Years in Wadi Rum
8 Days FROM $2,299

Celebrate a Bedouin New Year’s Eve Bash in the heart of Wadi Rum desert. Add to this the fascinating Lost City of Petra, swimming in the Dead Sea and exploring heaps of Roman ruins and you can be assured that you'll be ringing in the new in style!

Local cuisine | Jordan
Jordan on the Menu
8 days FROM $3,579

A fantastic cooking course for foodies! Learn to cook traditional Jordanian cuisine and explore beautiful Petra, the Dead Sea, Shobak Castle and more!

A Byzantine basilica | Amman | Jordan
Lawrence's Arabia
9 days FROM $3,389

Jordan, home to the Rose City of Petra offers much more than initially meets the eye. This inspiring 9-day itinerary visits the Dead Sea, Wadi Rum, Petra, Roman ruins & much more. It's a true Arabian Adventure - with a little bit of luxury!

The Monastery | Petra | Jordan
Festive Road to Jordan
16 days FROM $3,299

Pyramids, Valley of the Kings, Nile felucca sailing and relaxation in Hurghada on the Red Sea; combined with Jordan, home to the stunning Rose City of Petra (voted one of the New 7 Wonders of the World), the beautiful Wadi Rum desert and the buoyant Dead Sea.

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