Jordan Discovery
Jordan Discovery
Jordan Discovery
Jordan Discovery
Jordan Discovery

Jordan Discovery

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Small Group Coach Tour (min 2 / max 20 passengers)
8 Days ex Amman

Departs: Sundays, year round

7-Day Option Available (Jordan Wonders), commencing in Amman and ending on Day 7 in Aqaba - price on application

Embark on an unforgettable 8-day journey through Jordan, a land where history and natural beauty seamlessly intertwine. Begin your journey with a tour of the vibrant city of Amman, a city brimming with history. Experience the extraordinary Dead Sea, where the buoyant, mineral-rich waters provide a unique experience. Trace the footsteps of ancient civilisations as you journey along the Jordan Valley. Step back in time while exploring the Greco-Roman city of Jerash, delve into the intriguing history of Ajloun and visit the historic sites of Madaba, Mt Nebo and Kerak. Prepare to be awe-struck by the enchanting rose-red wonder of Petra and immerse yourself in the captivating landscapes of the Wadi Rum Desert.


  • Discover the Roman Theatre, Citadel and Archaeological Museum in Amman
  • Experience the unparalleled buoyancy of the Dead Sea’s mineral-rich waters
  • Journey through time with a visit to the incredibly preserved Roman city of Jerash
  • Delve into history as you explore the formidable 12th century Saracen Castle in Ajloun
  • Discover Mount Nebo, a revered site with claims of being the burial place of Moses
  • Devote a whole day to discovering the incomparable Rose Red City of Petra
  • Venture into the captivating Wadi-Rum Desert and embark on a short 4-wheel drive adventure to witness its otherworldly landscape

Day 1: Amman

Welcome to Jordan. On arrival you will be met by a representative of our local operator and transferred your hotel. Remainder of day at leisure.

Day 2: Amman (BD)

Morning tour of Amman, visiting the Roman Theatre, the Citadel, the Archaeology and the Folklore Museums, old and modern Amman, and one of the many art galleries in this capital city. Afternoon at leisure. This evening dinner is included at a local restaurant.

Day 3: Amman  - Dead Sea – Jordan Valley – Sea of Galilee – Amman (B)

Drive down to the lowest spot on earth and experience floating in the waters of the Dead Sea. Continue northwards to Pella in the Jordan Valley. Continue to Um Qais, Gedara of the Bible (Mathew 8:28-43), for a spectacular view of the Sea of Galilee, the Yarmouk River, and the Golan Heights. Return in the late afternoon to Amman.

Day 4: Amman – Jerash – Ajloun – Amman (B)

A late morning tour of Jerash (Gerasa of antiquity), the best-preserved city of Roman times, to visit its theatres, temples, churches and colonnaded streets. Then continue to Ajloun to tour the 12th century Saracen Castle built by one of Saladin’s lieutenants in the campaign against the Crusaders.

Day 5: Amman – Petra (B)

Drive southwards along the Kings’ Way to Petra, visiting Madaba with the oldest map of the Holy Land, and its Mosaic School, Mt. Nebo and the alleged burial site of Moses overlooking the Dead Sea and the Jordan Valley; then drive through the magnificent scenery of Wadi Mujib to Kerak to visit the Crusader Castle of (stop for optional lunch). Two nights' accommodation has been reserved in Petra.

Day 6: Petra (B)

A full day to visit the many sites of Petra, this city that was carved into the rose-red Sharah Mountains by the Nabateans and lost to Civilization until re-discovered by the Swiss Burkhardt. Walk through the Siq, a narrow and winding fissure between the cliffs, to reach the Treasury, the Roman Theatre, the Courts, Qasr Bint Pharaoun, Temple of the Winged Lion and other monuments. A break for optional lunch or you may wish to climb up to the Monastery.

Day 7: Petra – Wadi Rum – Desert Highway – Amman (B)

Visit the Wadi Rum Desert (with a short ride in a 4x4 vehicle) and its awesome moon-like landscape, where the film “Lawrence of Arabia” was shot. If time permits a short visit to Aqaba, Jordan’s only seaport city. Return to Amman on the Desert Highway (stop en-route for optional lunch).

Day 8: Amman (B)

Transfer to Amman International Airport, and assistance with departure formalities.


  • Airport Transfers on Day 1 and Dy 8 (NOTE: arrivals between the hours of 8am and 8pm only)
  • Accommodation in the hotel category of choice
  • Buffet Breakfast daily
  • Dinner at a local restaurant in Amman on Day 2
  • Services charges and sales taxes at hotels & restaurants
  • Transportation in comfortable air-conditioned tour coaches, vans, and limousines
  • Services of an Escort / Guide throughout the tour
  • All entrance fees to sites visited and services of local guides where necessary.
  • Horse ride at Petra
  • Departure assistance at Amman International Airport
  • Jordan Travel Notes - issued by Innovative Travel


  • International airfares
  • Optional tours and excursions
  • Lunches and dinners while on tour
  • Porterage
  • Tipping/Gratuities (please refer to tour notes for a recommended guideline)
  • Personal Expenses
  • Departure taxes
  • Hotel charges for minibar or any extra charges
  • Visas (unless specified)
  • Any other services not clearly mentioned in the inclusions above

Accommodation based on the below or similar


Tourist Class - Toledo Hotel

First Class - Kempinski Hotel


Tourist Class - Petra Palace Hotel

First Class - Hyatt Zaman Hotel

On all “flexi-holiday” itineraries (including the Royal Jordan tour) touring is made by private air-conditioned car with an English speaking driver. The journey from Amman to Petra or vv is with a private driver only. Local guides are provided in Petra and Jerash. The quality of assigned local guides may vary, due to Jordanian Government selection procedures, and is beyond the control of Ancient Kingdoms Holidays and their local representatives Jordan Circle Tours.

In Petra, the entrance fee includes free access to brochures & maps, a horse ride from the gate to the Siq and 3 hours guided tour. A horse and carriage is available within the Siq - this is booked and paid locally. Tips for horsemen and guides not included.

Dead Sea 
When travelling to the Dead Sea from Amman, remember to take your passport as there is a security stop enroute where it will need to be produced.

Wadi Rum
The Desert camps, although permanent campsites, have basic infrastructure and facilities. The standard of accommodation will be lower than that experienced in a hotel.

Visa on arrival in Jordan
For New Zealand & Australian passport holders staying more than 2 nights in Jordan, visa upon arrival can be organised by our local representative. Visa's can be also pre organised by our local representative for clients arrival into Jordan at Amman Airport, when arriving from Israel at Sheikh Hussein bridge or Arava Borders. For clients arriving from Israel via Allenby Bridge (also known as King Hussein Bridge), visa need to be pre-organised (and prepaid) prior to arrival.

During the Holy Month of Ramadan Muslims fast, abstaining from eating, drinking & smoking during daylight hours (approx. 7am-6.30pm). As a sign of respect, tourists should also try to refrain from these activities in public during the fasting hours. After 30 days, or on sighting the full moon, Eid Al Fitr is celebrated & most public and private institutions close for at least three days. During this period hotels may not serve alcohol during daylight hours or at all. Entertainment such as belly dancing may also not be available over this period in particular on the Desert Safari.

Trip prices and dates are correct at the time of the website going live, however all offers are subject to reconfirmation at the time of booking. All featured tour itineraries and offers maybe subject to change due to seasonal variations without notice, or due to local conditions or other conditions. Please confirm all details at time of booking. Travel insurance is mandatory for all Innovative Travel bookings. All passports must be valid for 6 months prior to your return to your home country. Visas are the responsibility of the traveller. Special VIP meet and assist offers are valid for New Zealand passport holders, for other nationalities please check at the time of booking. For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Booking Conditions page.

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