Enjoy the Magnificent Petra, Wadi Rum, Aqaba, and the Dead Sea on this 6-night private tour of Jordan’s from Amman. Explore Amman’s Greco-Roman heritage, float in the Dead Sea’s salty waters, Experience one of Jordan’s holiest sites Bethany (Jesus’ baptism), and gaze over the rugged Moab Desert. Visit St. George’s Church in Madaba and learn of the city’s biblical sites. Take in panoramic views over the Jordan Valley from Mount Nebo, enjoy a full day’s sightseeing in UNESCO–listed Petra, and explore Wadi Rum by 4×4.
Day 1: QAIA – Amman (D) 40KM
Pickup from Queen Alia International Airport and transfer to your hotel in Amman, then enjoy diner in the hotel. Spend the evening at leisure.
Day 2: Amman Panoramic City Tour – Jerash – Ajlun – Amman (B, D) 140 KM
Pick up from hotel in Amman. Panoramic tour of the city, known as Philadelphia: a panoramic tour of the city center, downtown with its Roman Theater, traditional markets, churches, mosques, and the new modern city. Departure to Jerash, one of the most complete and best preserved of the Roman Empire. A walk through time visiting its streets, theaters, temples and other places like the Great Colonnade, the Arc of Triumph, the Oval Plaza, as well as the Temples of Zeus and Artemis. Proceed to Ajlun to visit the Islamic fortress of Saladin in 1185 A.D. Back to Amman Dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Amman – Dead Sea – Amman (B, D) 130 KM
After breakfast, drive 90 minutes or so to the lowest place on earth, the Dead Sea, and the mountainous Desert of Moab. You’ll have free time to bob on its hyper-salinated waters, smother yourself in therapeutic mud, and admire the startling landscape: you can opt to relax at the Dead Sea Spa, which has pools, towels, and lockers, for an additional fee. You’ll be back in Amman in time for dinner at your hotel.
Day 4: Amman – Madaba – Mount Nebo – Bethany – Petra (B, D) 285 KM
Breakfast at the hotel, Departure to Madaba the “City of Mosaics” where you will visit the church of St. George which houses the map of the Holy Land made in 571 D. C. Continue to Mt. Nebo, known as the tomb of Moses, from whose summit a magnificent view of the Jordan Valley. Then transfer the Jordan Valley, to Bethany at the Jordan River, commonly known as the Baptism Site, the place where the baptism of Jesus Christ by John the Baptist took place. We also have a look at Elijah’s Hill where Prophet Elijah ascended to heaven. After wards proceed to Mount Nebo, the place where Prophet Moses gazed at the Promised Land before he died. Furthermore enjoy the view of the Jordan Valley and parts of the Holy Land. We continue to Madaba, to St. George Church where we see the famous mosaic 6th century map of Palestine. Continue to Petra for Dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Petra (B, D) 10 KM
After breakfast, visit the Nabatean Red Rose City of Petra, Petra was craved from rose-red stone over 2,000 years ago to dominate the trade routes of ancient Arabia, Which is one of the 7 Wonders of the World. First, Walk the Siq, a Narrow Canyon Extending three-quarter of a mile (1.2 kilometers). At the end of the Siq, you will see the Treasury (Kaznaeh) – which was believed to hold countless treasures. Trace the path further into the gorge to see more of Petra’s stellar sights, including its rock-built theater, which once sat 3,000 spectators, and its cliff-sculpted Royal Tombs. Back to Petra Hotel and enjoy dinner at your hotel.
Day 6: Petra – Wadi Rum – Aqaba – Amman (B, D)
After breakfast, travel to Wadi rum to visit travel by coach with your guide to Wadi Rum, where scenes from Lawrence of Arabia were filmed. Swap your mode of transport for a spacious 4×4 jeep, and explore Wadi Rum in a convoy, riding over red-sand dunes and around the Granite Mountains that punctuate the desert landscape. After two hours, return to your coach and leave the desert behind as you travel to Aqaba, Jordan’s sun-drenched southern city.
Enjoy free time in the city to do whatever you please, perhaps lounging on the beach or visiting Ayla: Aqaba’s ancient church. Meet your guide at the pre-arranged time and start your journey north to Amman. After traveling for roughly 3.5 hours, check in to your hotel, enjoy dinner and spend the rest of your night at leisure.
Day 7: Amman – QAIA (B) 40 KM
After breakfast, Check out of your hotel and relax on a convenient airport drop-off at Amman Queen Alia International Airport at a time to fit your flight departure.