Jordanian food | Jordan
FROM: USD $3,295 pp

Learn how to cook delicious Jordanian cuisine on this culinary tour which also includes sightseeing of some of Jordan's most famous attractions. With five included cooking sessions, you'll become a master chef, as well as exploring Petra, the Dead Sea and more.

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Trip Highlights

Amman - Ancient hilltop citadel, fascinating Archaeological Museum and bustling souqs
Madaba - Christian market town, Church of St George, Jordan’s finest Byzantine mosaics
Shobak Crusader Castle - Reminder of the former glory of the Crusaders
Learning to cook delicious Jordanian food
Mt Nebo - Perhaps one of the most sacred sites in Jordan with views across the Promised Land
Petra - The fabled Nabataean city that was all but lost to the modern world until its rediscovery in 1812
Dead Sea - Dramatically beautiful landscape with warm buoyant mineral-rich waters


7 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 4 dinners
All excursions and guided sightseeing, including 2 fully guided days of touring in Petra
Shopping trip to the souq with the chef
Airport arrival and departure transfers, and all relevant transfers in private modern air-conditioned vehicles
7 nights accommodation with breakfast daily (6 nights superior hotels and 1 night Deluxe hotel at he Dead Sea). Standard hotel and Deluxe hotel options are also available
5 cooking sessions with a your Jordanian cooking teacher, resulting in afternoon glazing platter and 4 delicious meals taken as dinner
Trips to local farms
Recipes and an apron to remember it all with!

Not Included

Flights or other transport to Amman
Visas, travel insurance and personal expenses
Meals, beverages or excursions not included in the itinerary


Day 1


Welcome to Jordan! Arrive at Queen Alia airport, Amman. You’ll be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel in the capital.
Overnight: Amman

Day 2

Mt Nebo & Madaba, then its into the kitchen

Amman - Petra. Your sightseeing begins with a visit to Mt. Nebo, from where Moses viewed the Promised Land. Soak up the panoramic views over the Jordan River Valley, the Dead Sea, Jericho and the hills of Judea. We also visit the town of Madaba before lunch, during which you can try some of the many special dishes you’ll be learning to cook during the course.

Later, it’s on to Petra to settle into your hotel. In the evening, you meet our chef and the local women at the Petra kitchen for your first cooking lesson, followed by dinner. Try your hand at traditional Jordanian dishes, and don't worry - there will be plenty of help and support!
Overnight: Petra  |  Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3

Petra Archaeological Site & lesson #2

Today you take in one of the Wonders of the World - the famous Nabatean city of Petra. On your guided tour, you'll get to admire incredible sights including the hill-top Monastery and the Treasury, which found fame in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade . In the early evening, it's back to the kitchen to continue your culinary journey with your second lesson.
Overnight: Petra  |  Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4

Secret Road of al-Madras & lesson #3

This morning you'll return to Petra with our guide via the 'secret road' of al-Madras, then visit the High Place of Sacrifice, Wadi Farasa and the Great Temple complex. After another day of sightseeing, you'll return to the Petra kitchen to start the evening’s cooking, followed by a spectacular meal.
Overnight: Petra  |  Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5

Free time in Petra & lesson #4

The morning is free to relax in the hotel or explore Petra further at leisure. In the afternoon you'll join your chef to head into the bustling markets. Here you can shop for tonight's ingredients and enjoy the vibrant smells and sounds of the market. Once your ingredients have been purchased, it's time to head to the kitchen to turn them into something delicious.
Overnight: Petra  |  Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6

Shobak Crusader Castle & lesson #5

Today you visit Shobak, one of the great chain of Crusader fortresses. After exploring this ancient castle, you return to Petra, stopping en route at an orchard or farm, tucked away in the fertile hillsides. Perhaps pick up some ripe ingredients for the evening's meal. You will then return to the Petra kitchen for your final cooking course!
Overnight: Petra  |  Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7

Dead Sea R&R

Petra - The Dead Sea. Saying goodbye to Petra, you depart for the Dead Sea - travelling down the scenic Ghor Fifa road to the lowest point on the Earth’s surface. You have the afternoon free to enjoy the resorts beach, pool and Spa facilities. Take a weightless soak in its therapeutic waters and come away rejuvenated.
Overnight: 5 star hotel  |  Breakfast

Day 8

Dead Sea

The Dead Sea - Amman. Your culinary journey ends today. There's an included departure transfer to Amman's Queen Alia airport, or if you wish to stay longer then speak to our consultants about extending your holiday.

Prices & Dates

Prices shown are ‘per person’, based on a travelling party of at least 2 adults. The minimum number of persons required to operate this holiday is 2 persons. The single supplement price needs to be added to the twin/double price if single rooms are required.

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Jordan on the Menu - 8 days
USD $3295
USD $880


The hotels listed below are ones which we frequently use on this tour. We reserve the right to substitute these hotels to ones of a similar standard.

Al-Qasr Metropole, Amman

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

Recently refurbished, the Al Qasr Metropole is a modern and chic boutique hotel. Guest rooms are beautifully furnished and include free Wi-Fi connection and luxury en suite facilities. All guests at the Al Qasr gain free access to the on site Fitness First gym as well as a complimentary breakfast. The rooftop restaurant has fantastic panoramic views of Amman and is a great place to spend the evening. The hotel is well located in Shmeisani, one of Amman's most prestigious neighbourhoods.

Old Village Resort, Petra

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

Located above Wadi Mousa, Old Village Resort has a wonderfully traditional feel about it with open stonework and original architecture. Rooms are full of character, some with delightful archways and all directly accessed from the outside. The hotel boasts an indoor swimming pool and sauna and beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. For dinner why not dine al fresco at the restaurant overlooking the mountains. Well located in forested wadis facing Petra’s mountains.

Movenpick Resort & Spa, Dead Sea

Our Category: Deluxe   |   Regional Category: 5 Star Deluxe Hotel

The Dead Sea Movenpick is a luxurious, bungalow style resort right on the edge of the Dead Sea. The hotel spa has a range of treatments on offer, using Dead Sea minerals.

In Brief

Trip Type
Dead Sea
Hotel Rating
Superior Hotels
Tour Guide
Yes - for all included sightseeing
Breakfast: 7, Lunch: 1, Dinner: 4
Click to play videoHouses piled one on top of the other on the hills of Amman, Jordan's capital city
Click to play videoOne of the beautiful mosques that make up the city of Madaba
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