8 Day Essential Jordan - Wednesday Departure

8 Day Essential Jordan - Wednesday Departure


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Itinerary

Countries Visited

Jordan

Cities Visited

Amman, Dead Sea, Madaba, Petra

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1, Wednesday - Depart for Jordan
Depart for Jordan

DAY 2, Thursday - Arrive in Amman, Transfer to the Dead Sea
Arrive in Amman, capital of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan; transfer directly to your hotel in the Dead Sea area. Spend the rest of the day at leisure to rest, relax and adjust to your new exotic surroundings
Overnight: Dead Sea

DAY 3, Friday - Full Day in the Dead Sea
The day is yours to enjoy all of the delights and countless pleasures of the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth. Swim in the therapeutic waters and sample the Dead Sea’s renowned restorative powers. Pamper yourself with fabulous treatments, or just marvel at the beautiful surroundings and natural beauty of this area. Alternatively, you have the chance to take part in an optional Excursion to the Jordan Valley. Embark on a tour of Iraq Al-Amir, to view a mysterious Byzantine cave Church. Continue to the striking palace of Castle of the Slave and the Caves of the Prince. Afterward, visit the Handicraft Village and learn about the Women’s Cooperative Society. Enjoy lunch cooked by the women after your tour. Tonight, enjoy a Welcome Drink and orientation meeting with your Tour Manager and fellow travelers
Optional: Excursion to the Jordan Valley
Overnight: Dead Sea
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Saturday - Bethany, Petra
After breakfast, travel towards Petra. En route, stop at the village of Bethany, the site of Jesus' baptism by John the Baptist. This is also the area where the prophet Elijah ascended to heaven via a chariot of fire. The sites that make up Bethany were part of early Christian pilgrimages between Mt. Nebo and Jerusalem. Arrive in Petra and check in to your hotel. Your evening is at leisure
Overnight: Petra
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Sunday - Full Day in Petra
Today, spend your day at leisure or, join the optional Petra tour. Enter the "rose red" city hand-sculpted from a mountain range by the Nabateans in the 3rd century BC. Begin your walk through the "Siq", a winding canyon road. View Petra’s most extraordinary monument - the towering Treasury building rising over 140 feet. Discover soaring temples, elaborate royal tombs, a theatre, and burial champers - all remnants of a once great Nabatean culture. In the afternoon perhaps join the optional Wadi Rum Jeep Safari. Ride in a 4x4 vehicle to explore Wadi Rum, with its looming rock faces and huge red sand dunes. Enjoy a breathtaking sunset over Wadi Rum before driving back to Petra
Optional: Petra Tour (AM)
Optional: Wadi Rum Jeep Safari (PM)
Overnight: Petra
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Monday - Madaba and Mount Nebo
After breakfast, travel to Amman. En route, stop at Kerak Castle, constructed during the Crusader era. Visit the mosaic city of Madaba, where an ancient map of the Holy Land is set into the floor of Saint George's Church. Continue with a visit to Mount Nebo, the reputed burial site of Moses, overlooking the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea. Afterward, arrive in Amman the capital of the Kingdom of Jordan. Often referred to as the "White City" because of the white stone used to build the houses, Amman is among the oldest continually inhabited cities in the world
Overnight: Amman
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Tuesday - Full Day in Amman
Enjoy your last day in Jordan at leisure or, join the optional tour to Jerash. Travel north of Amman to the city of Jerash, the best-preserved example of Roman civilization in Jordan. Jerash, was part of the Decapolis (the ten large Roman cities of the East) The city features theaters, churches, temples of Zeus and Artemis, a Nymphaeum and colonnaded street. In the afternoon you have the choice to attend an optional tour of Amman. Visit the Amman Citadel in the city center, followed by a trip to the Archaeological Museum. Continue to the Roman Amphitheater, one of the largest in the Middle East. Then, experience the heart of the city center by browsing in the downtown markets. Tonight, attend a Farewell Reception with your fellow travelers and Tour Manager
Optional: Half Day Jerash (AM)
Optional: Amman City Tour (PM)
Overnight: Amman
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Wednesday - Depart Jordan
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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Inclusions

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Escorted Package Includes

  • Round trip flights New York-Amman, Amman-New York
    Other departure cities available.
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 6 nights First Class accommodations
  • 2 nights Dead Sea
  • 2 nights Petra
  • 2 nights Amman
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers
  • Breakfast daily
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Visa to Jordan
  • Special Features

  • Float in the buoyant, salty waters of the Dead Sea in Jordan
  • Visit Bethany, the site of Jesus' baptism by John the Baptist
  • Stand atop Mount Nebo, where Moses climbed to see the Promised Land
  • At Madaba, see the vivid 6th century mosaic map of the Holy Land
  • *Not Included:
    Optional tours and gratuities.


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    Accommodations

    Holiday Inn Dead Sea
    This deluxe hotel has magnificent views of the Dead Sea.

    Old Village Hotel
    This deluxe hotel is situated amidst the beautiful stonework, arches and traditional architecture of an authentic village.

    Movenpick Hotel Amman
    This first class hotel is located in the business district of Amman.

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