Day 1: Amman – Jerash – Ajloun – Amman
On arrival you will be met by a representative of our local operator and then transferred to join your tour in Amman. Drive to Jerash, 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 2: Amman – Kings’ Way – Kerak – 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 (stop for optional lunch).
Day 3: 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 Theater, 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 4: Petra – Wadi Rum – Amman (B)
Visit the Wadi Rum Desert (a short ride in 4x4 vehicle) with its awesome moon-like landscape, where the film “Lawrence of Arabia” was shot. Continue to the Arava Crossing and assistance with departure formalities, or to Aqaba for a day or two at the Beach (please see “Optional Services”). Drop-off is also possible in Amman with no surcharge.
- Accommodation in the hotel category of choice
- Buffet Breakfast daily
- 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
- International airfares
- Optional tours and excursions
- Port Taxes and fuel surcharges
- 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 - Le Meridien
Tourist Class - Petra Palace Hotel
First Class - Petra Marriott
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