Wadi Rum & Aqaba tour

Duration
11 days
Max People
100
Min Age
1
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Highlights
  • Sightseeing
  • Stay Included
  • Meals Included
  • Transport Included
  • Safety Included

Tour Plan

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DAY 1 ARRIVE QAIA – AMMAN

Arrive in Amman (Queen Alia international Airport). Meet and greet at the airport, drive to the hotel. Overnight stay in Amman. (D)

DAY 2 AMMAN – DESERT CASTLES – DEAD SEA - AMMAN

Proceed to the Eastern Desert to visit Al Kharraneh Castle, Amra Castle (a UNESCO World Heritage site), and Al Azraq Castle where Lawrence of Arabia resided and wrote part of his book “Seven Pillars of Wisdom”. Proceed to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth deep in the Jordan Valley and 55 km southeast of  Amman  , is the Dead Sea, one of the most spectacular natural and spiritual landscapes in the whole world. It is the lowest body of water on earth, the lowest point on earth, and the world's richest source of natural salts, hiding wonderful treasures that accumulated throughout thousands of years.

Overnight stay in Amman. (B&D)

DAY 3 AMMAN – MADABA – NEBO – LITTLE PETRA – PETRA

Visit Madaba, a city best known for the famous 6 th century Mosaic map of Jerusalem & Holy Land and for its spectacular Byzantine and Umayyad mosaics and visit of St. George’s church.then Mt. Nebo (site only as the church is closed down for renovation) a city mentioned in the bible as the place where Moses was granted a view of the promised land that he would never enter. proceed to visit Little Petra best known as Al Beidha (the White One) due to the pale rock colors . Little Petra, also known as Siq al-Barid (literally "the cold canyon") is an archaeological site located north of Petra  and the town Wadi Musa  in, it is a  site, with buildings carved into the walls of the [ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sandstone | sandstone ] canyons. As its name suggests, it is much smaller, consisting of three wider open areas connected by a 450-metre (1,480 ft) canyon. It is part of the Petra Archeological Park, though accessed separately.

Overnight in Petra. (B&D)

DAY 4 PETRA VISIT – PETRA

Visit the Nabatean Red Rose city of Petra, one of the 7 world wonders and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Enter the city through 1KM long narrow gorge which is flanked either side by 80m high cliffs! Notice the dazzling colors and formations of the rocks. The site is massive, and contains hundreds of elaborated rock-cut tombs, a treasury, Roman-style theatres, temples, sacrificial altars and colonnaded streets. Overnight in Petra. (B&D)

DAY 5 PETRA - WADI RUM

We head further down in southern Jordan to visit other significant sites including Wadi Rum. Explore Wadi Rum on a 1.30 hour jeep ride into the Jordanian desert! Wadi Rum was best described by T.E. Lawrence as “Vast, echoing and god-like”, and by the locals as “Valley of the Moon”.  Overnight stay in Wadi Rum. (B&D)

DAY 6 WADI RUM – AQABA

A morning transfer to [ http://www.thinkjordan.net/site/?post_type=post&p=1592 | Aqaba ] City for a day of leisure and relaxation. Jordan’s splendid Red Sea resort has a wealth of other attractions apart from being a delightful beach retreat; it is actually a great base from which to explore various places of interest in southern Jordan. Aqaba is a fun place and a microcosm of all the good things Jordan has to offer, including a fascinating history  with some outstanding sites and activities] , superb visitor facilities, good shopping  , and welcoming, friendly people, who enjoy nothing more than making sure their visitors have a good time. Overnight stay in Aqaba. (B&D)

DAY 7 AQABA FREE DAY

Free day in Aqaba. Overnight stay in Aqaba. (B&D)

DAY 8 AQABA FREE DAY

Free day in Aqaba. Overnight stay in Aqaba. (B&D)

DAY 9 AQABA – AMMAN

Transfer from Aqaba to your hotel in Amman. Overnight stay in Amman. (B&D)

DAY 10 // AMMAN – AMMAN PANORAMICA - JERASH – AJLOUN – AMMAN

At 09h00, tour to Amman, the capital city of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Start with the downtown area & enjoy the old part of Amman. Embark a panoramic city tour of the capital city of Jordan, starts from the city center heading to the old Gold Souq, passing by most popular Arabic sweets in Jordan and you can try famous ( Konafa / soft white cheese topped with pastry ). Then proceed to the old bazaars & get the chance to buy some Souvenirs with cheap prices. Continue to the Rainbow street where you will find too many coffee shops & restaurants nearby & available. Finally, pass through Abdoun which presenting the newest part of Amman combined with the best modern style. we head to visit the ancient Roman city of Jerash, including the paved and colonnaded streets, soaring hilltop temples, theatres, spacious public squares and plazas, baths, fountains and city walls. Proceeding to northern Jordan to visit one of the most important ecological and historical sites in the Middle East; Ajloun. Ajloun Castle (Qal’at Ar-Rabad) is a fine example of Islamic architecture as it was built by Saladin’s general in 1184 AD to control the iron mines of Ajloun, and to counter the progress of the Crusaders by dominating the three main routes leading to the Jordan valley and protecting the communication routes between Jordan and Syria. Overnight stay in Amman. (B&D)

DAY 11 DEPART AMMAN – QAIA

Departure from Amman via (Queen Alia international Airport), to your next destination. (B)          

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