Offer Details: 8 Days Jordan Highlights

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  • Valid to: 31/10/2017
  • Length of stay: 7 nights
  • Meal plan: Bed & Breakfast
  • Destination: Jordan

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8 DAYS JORDAN HIGHLIGHTS
7 Nights/8 Days - Jordan

TRAVEL PERIOD:
Valid Until 31st October 2017

PACKAGE INCLUDES:-

  • Visa including meet and assist "Visa is free for the time being; only passport details are required before the guests' arrival".
  • Transportation as per the above mentioned program in an A/C vehicle with an English-speaking driver
  • Accommodation based on sharing a DBL/TWN/ TRP room on Bed & Breakfast basis at the above mentioned hotels or similar (please refer to the above categories).
  • Entrance fees to the below mentioned sites.
  • A short horse ride from the main gate (Visitor Center) till the beginning of the Siq.
  • A 1.30 hour jeep ride in Wadi Rum.
  • All applicable taxes.

ITINERARY:-

DAY 1: ARRIVAL AMMAN
Welcome to Jordan! Finalize the airport procedure and head to your hotel in Amman. Overnight stay in Amman

DAY 2: AMMAN TOUR - DESERT CASTLES - AMMAN
After breakfast, we tour the downtown part of capital city Amman for 2 hours, visiting sites and museums including the Archeological Museum, the Folklore Museum, The citadel, and the Amphitheatre. Everywhere you look there is evidence of the city's much older past! Now, we proceed to the Eastern Desert to visit Al Kharraneh Castle, Amra Castle (a UNESCO World Heritage site), and Al Azraq Castle where Lawrence of Arabia resided and wrote part of his book "Seven Pillars of Wisdom". Overnight stay in Amman (BB)

DAY 3: JERASH - AJLOUN - AMMAN
After breakfast, we head to visit the ancient Roman city of Jerash, including the paved and colonnaded streets, soaring hilltop temples, theatres, spacious public squares and plazas, baths, fountains and city walls. Now, proceeding to northern Jordan to visit one of the most important ecological and historical sites in the Middle East; Ajloun. Ajloun Castle (Qal'at Ar-Rabad) is a fine example of Islamic architecture as it was built by Saladin’s general in 1184 AD to control the iron mines of Ajloun, and to counter the progress of the Crusaders by dominating the three main routes leading to the Jordan valley and protecting the communication routes between Jordan and Syria. Overnight stay in Amman (BB).

DAY 4: PELLA - UM QAIS - AMMAN
After breakfast, we head to visit Pella where you can see the remains of a Chalcolthic settlement the 4th millennium BC, Byzantine churches and houses and a small medieval mosque. Proceed to Um Qais, previously known as Gadara, a city renowned as the site of the famous miracle of the Gadarene swine, a cultural center in its time and the home to several classical poets and philosophers. Promenade through Um Qais and see its colonnaded street, vaulted terrace and the ruins of two theatres. Overnight stay in Amman (BB).

DAY 5: MADABA - MT NEBO - UM RASAAS - KERAK - PETRA
After breakfast, we head to visit Madaba, a city best known for the famous 6th century Mosaic map of Jerusalem & Holy Land and for its spectacular Byzantine and Umayyad mosaics. Proceed to Mt. Nebo (site only as the church is closed down for renovation) a city mentioned in the bible as the place where Moses was granted a view of the promised land that he would never enter. Head south of Jordan to visit Umm Ar Rassas and Kerak Castle. Kerak Castle is a Crusaders’ Castle built on a triangular plateau dating back to the 12th century. Overnight stay in Petra (BB)

DAY 6: PETRA VISIT - PETRA
After breakfast, we head to visit the Nabatean Red Rose city of Petra, one of the 7 world wonders and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Enter the city through 1KM long narrow gorge which is flanked either side by 80m high cliffs! Notice the dazzling colors and formations of the rocks. The site is massive, and contains hundreds of elaborated rock-cut tombs, a treasury, Roman-style theatres, temples, sacrificial altars and colonnaded streets. Overnight stay in Petra (BB)

DAY 7: WADI RUM - AQABA - WADI ARABA - DEAD SEA
After breakfast, we head further down in southern Jordan to visit other significant sites including Wadi Rum and Aqaba. Explore Wadi Rum on a 1.30 hour jeep ride into the Jordanian desert! Wadi Rum was best described by T.E. Lawrence as "Vast, echoing and god-like", and by the locals as "Valley of the Moon". Proceed to the sole gulf city in Jordan; Aqaba for a quick tour. Its sandy beaches and coral reefs are the most pristine on the Red Sea. Now, leave for the Dead Sea via Wadi Araba. Overnight stay at the Dead Sea (BB).

DAY 8: DEAD SEA
After breakfast, transfer to Queen Alia International Airport for departure to your final destination.

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