The package trip takes you around Jordan starting from its hidden gem in the south (aka the Rose City, Petra). And you will learn about its history, culture & its people. Adding to this is the unmatchable experience of connecting to earth’s nature by floating on the world’s saltiest body of water at the lowest point on earth. If you’re looking for an authentic Middle Eastern experience for your family or group of friends, this package will do the job.
●arrival time (depends on your flight): You will be awaited at Queen Alia airport by our representative who will safely transfer you within 3 hours to Petra. Where you might assist to Petra’s night show (available Monday, Wednesday & Thursday around 8:30pm). A fascinating sight to be a part of. Your accommodation for the night will be in Petra.
●7am: Enjoy your breakfast at your hotel in Petra.
●We will start our day off by adventuring thru the Petra Seeq (canyon) either on foot or you can choose to enjoy a short horse ride leading you to “Al Khazneh”. Known to be one of the seven wonders of the world. . Just try to grasp the fact that the Arab Nabateans, more than 2000 years ago, carved this 45m high monument Treasury into the red mountain rock.
●your accommodation for the night will be inPetra.
●7am: Breakfast at the hotel.
●We will transfer you to the first stop at Mount Nebo, the place where it is said that Moses was granted a view of the Promised Land. You’ll get to have a view over the Jordan Valley, the hills of Jerusalem & the Dead Sea.
●Next we will go on a mosaic tour till you reach Madaba. A city known for the mosaic map of the Holy Land. Which dates back to the 6th century AD, preserved in the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George.
●You will then be driving toward the lowest point on Earth passing by winding roads. Enjoy a stress-free day, floating in the saltiest body of water in the world. The Dead Sea is known to be Earth’s lowest elevation on land and the deepest hyper-saline lake in the world. Its harsh environment does not permit the flourishment of any plant or animals. On the other hand, it has extremely healthy & beneficial properties that attracted visitors for thousands of years and today it will supply you with natural mud that you can spread on your skin putting any skincare lotions to shame.
(PS: be careful not to splash dead sea’s water in your eyes…. it’s salt:).
●You’ll be back at your hotel in Amman, giving you time rest well.
●7am: Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel in Amman.
●Your tour will start off by going to Amman’s Citadel which is situated on a “mountain” in central Amman. Known for being one of the oldest continuously inhabited places, this first stop will give you a glimpse over the capital before going to Amman-Downtown. Known as “Al-Balad” by the locals, you will get to see the different & various markets and ancient Souks. Ending this tour will be the visit of the most obvious and impressive remnant of its Roman past. The Roman theater that was built at the time Amman was known as “Philadelphia” (around 106AD).
●Then we will take you to the governorate of Jerash. Known for its well preserved roman cities. You will get to experience the impact & influence left by the Greco-Roman eras in the Mediterranean basin and the deeply rooted Arab traditions preserved by the local people. And if you’re lucky you’ll get to enjoy a historical reenactment of gladiators & chariot race.
●Your accommodation will be in Amman.
●Departure time (depends on your flight): We will be transferring you safely to Queen Alia Airport for your departure.
Our time in Jordan is now coming to an end, but we just want to say how happy we are that we came here to this amazing country, and how very pleased we were with our experience. Our ten day tour was wonderful and we feel like, thanks to your company, we saw many of the great highlights in Jordan, Petra bring a favorite for the whole family..there’s nothing like it anywhere in the world! Camping in Wadi Rum at the Caravan Camp also a highlight. We are happy with the good price and excellent service for our tour and we will never forget it! Thanks Tour 500 team!
From Sally and family