Petra Marvels

Petra Marvels

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8 Days / 7 Nights Duration (approx.) Amman / Amman Start/End Point EN - FR - DE Language Daily Frequency

Overview

A holiday in Jordan a good introduction to the Middle East. The country offers you cultural, religious and natural wonders, explore Desert Castle, Jerash, Ajlun, Madaba, Mt.Nebo, Wadi Rum, float in the Dead Sea, discover the remarkable pink city of Petra  and more …Start in Amman and end in Amman!

Itinerary

  • 1

    Amman

    Arrive at Amman airport, meeting at the airport (Exit door Outside of the arrival hall) and transfer to your hotel in Amman, Night in Amman

  • 2

    Amman / Desert Castle / Amman

    Discovery of Amman and the castles of the desert After breakfast, you head towards the east of Amman, where the “Desert Castles” (or Qasr) are located, which are in reality the remains of former Umayyad caliph residences from the start of civilization. Arab-Muslim (from the end of the 7th century to the beginning of the 8th century). From Amman to Azraq, there are three, some of which are truly remarkable. Scattered across the black basalt desert, these castles are considered to be the most spectacular and original monuments of early Islamic art. Then you return to the old Amman, formerly known as Philadelphia, one of the cities of the Roman decapolis. You can discover its theaters, colonnades, the temple of Hercules, the archaeological museum, the museum of traditions and the folklore museum as well as the new city of Amman

  • 3

    Amman / Jerash/ Ajlun / Amman

    Visit to the Roman site of Jerash and Ajlun Castle This morning, you are going to visit Jerash (or Gerasa), one of the most beautiful preserved Roman cities in the Near East. Your local French-speaking guide will reveal the history of this millennial site, one of the ten largest Roman cities making up the Confederation of the Decapolis. Your road will continue towards Ajlun, between superb natural landscapes and olive trees. You will visit the restored Qala'at ar-Rabad castle located on a hill, from where the view of Tiberias and Judea is fantastic. Ajlun Castle protected the trade routes between Jordan and Syria, Night in Amman

  • 4

    Amman / Madaba / Mount Nebo / Petra (Kings Route)

    Heading towards Petra via the famous road of kings. Your first stop allows you to discover Madaba, a village mentioned in the Bible and well known for its Byzantine mosaics. You visit the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George, where the huge mosaic map of Madaba is found, and then continue on to Mount Nebo, the perfect place to admire the panoramic view of the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea. From there, you head to Ash Shawbak Castle for the tour. In the late afternoon, you arrive at the magical Petra where you settle for the next two nights

  • 5

    Petra

    Day entirely dedicated to visiting the site of Petra. Located three hours drive south of Amman, Petra was left to us by the Nabataeans, a hardworking Arab nation who settled in the southern tip of Jordan here is more than 2000 years. Renowned for its refined culture, its massive architecture and its ingenious system of reservoirs and water supply canals, Pétra is now on the World Heritage List of Humanity drawn up by UNESCO and recognized as an enchanting site visitors from around the world. Night in Petra

  • 6

    Patra / Wadi Rum

    Breakfast, visit the "little Petra", the site of Siq el-Bared and the Neolithic remains of Beidah. Then, you take the road south towards the Wadi Rum desert. This place is breathtaking, timeless and has been left almost untouched by men and their destructive activities. Here, water and wind have sculpted these gigantic and imposing towers, elegantly described by T.E. Lawrence as "vast, resonant, in the image of God". You spend the night in a Bedouin camp in the middle of the desert, an unforgettable memory, Night in Wadi Rum

  • 7

    Wadi Rum / Dead Sea / Amman

    For this last day of discovery, you set off for the Dead Sea. Its partially inhabited coast is very peaceful. Its landscapes have hardly changed since antiquity, it is a privileged place for car rides. You can also sunbathe, swim or relax in salt water before returning to Amman at the end of day, Night in Amman

  • 8

    Amman - End of the Trip

    Breakfast in the Hotel, Transfer to Amman airport for your return flight


Price Per Person

From Till Single Double Triple Family
01/09/2021
5% off
15/12/2021 € 1 159 € 789 - -
The Price Includes
  • Transfer Airport / Hotel / Airport
  • All transportation by a private a/c vehicle
  • Entrance fees to the mentioned sites
  • Accommodation in Amman for 4 nights with breakfast
  • Accommodation in Petra for 2 nights with breakfast
  • Accommodation in Wadi Rum for 1 night with breakfast
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • A bottle of water on board of the vehicle during the intercity route
  • Local spot historical guide in Petra (about 2-3 hours)
  • Local spot historical guide in Jerash for an hour
  • Bedouin Truck tour for 2 hours (approx..) in Wadi Rum
  • All Service charges and taxes
The Price does not Include
  • Entry visa to Jordan
  • Extras and Personal Expenses
  • Travel Insurance
  • Beverage
  • Tipping

Children Policy
  • Infants up to 2 years old are free of charge for the tour package sharing parent’s accommodations
  • Children under 6 years old sharing parents accommodations with an extra bed pay 25% of the price of an adult rate
  • Children under 12 years old sharing parents accommodations with an extra bed is half the price of an adult rate
  • Children 12 years old and above are considered adults, full rates apply
  • Children policy will be applied to children who share rooms with 2 Adults, maximum one child sharing the 2 adults' accommodation

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