Jordan Cultural Tour – 10 Days
$3400 per person
Ten days luxury cultural tour to Jordan exploring most of the main attractions; visiting Petra, Wadi Rum, Old Roman Cities in the north, Ajloun Old Castle (Saladin Castle), Islamic Desert Palaces at the eastern desert, visiting Islamic and Christian holy sites in Jordan; King Abdullah Mosque, Mount Nebo and St. George Church in Madaba, Kings High Way and Dana Nature Reserve, Aqaba and Red Sea Coral Reef, Amman, try the local food Homos, Falafel and plenty of other Jordanian delicious plates, shopping from charity foundations
Ten Days Jordan Luxury Sightseeing Cultural Tour
Tour Rate and Details
- Starts from $3400/ person in 4 stars hotels
- Starts from $3900/ person in 5 stars hotels
Physical Rate: easy and suitable for the entire year, it saves the opportunity to do all the activities in slow theme
- Luxury transportation in Jordan
- Accommodation in hotels and Bedouin local camp in Wadi Rum, with dinners, breakfasts and lunches
- Guiding fees (English speaking)
- Jeep tour in Wadi Rum
- Daily picnic lunch and mineral water in Wadi Rum and lunch in Dead Sea
- Entrance fees to all sites
- Yacht tour in Aqaba with lunch, or diving in Aqaba gulf depending on your desire and ability
- Drinks at restaurants
- Border taxes and fees,
- Mosaic handicrafts
- Airline tickets
- Tips and gratuities
- Other personal expenses
Arrival to Amman airport – pick up from airport – drive for 30 minutes to Amman – Dinner and overnight in 3* hotel in Amman Welcome to Jordan, this day is left as free day in Amman city as your flight might be a bit late afternoon or evening time
Amman - Desert Islamic Palaces - Old Roman City in Jerash - overnight at the hotel in Amman 9:00 am the actual tour will begin today, after breakfast the tour goes to the east of Amman for nearly one and half hour driving, visiting two old palaces in the middle of the desert which dates back to the Omayyad Islamic era (Qasr Al Haranah and Qasr Amrah are two beautiful ancient private recreation palaces, those palaces belonged to the Caliphs who ruled from Damascus), the two palaces are not far from each others, the whole time spent there is around 3 hoursThen the tour moves on to the old Roman city in Jerash, driving for two hours from the palaces, starting with open buffet lunch near the old ruins after that exploring the old city of the twin monuments Jerash old city has a two theaters, two minor streets, two temples, and many other archaeological buildings beside the two main gates connected to the more than 3 kilometers long old wall surrounding the ruins. After that returning back to Amman, driving for an hour
Amman - King Abdullah Mosue - "Umm Qais" Roman/ Greek old city - Ajloun Islamic castle "Saladin Castle" – Overnight in hotel in Amman Leaving the hotel at 8:00 am, visiting King Abdullah Mosque in Amman, exploring the mosque from inside, just to be introduced to the architectural layout of the mosque and its religious rule in Muslims life.
Then driving for one and half hour heading to to Umm Qais Roman/ Greek old city near the Jordanian – Syrian – Israeli borders exploring the old Roman city and watching the Golan heights to the West of Jordan River, after a couple of hours exploring Umm Qais driving to the old Islamic castle in Ajloun "or Saladin Castle, as it was built by the famous Muslim leader Saladin" that oversees the surrounding area up on one of the mounts there, today lunch will be local Falafel sandwiches provided by the guide before visiting the castle, after the fast lunch climbing to the castle upper roof spend an hour there then drive back to the hotel in Amman, dinner and overnight at hotel.
Amman – Mount Nebo, local Mosaic Factory, St. George Church in Madaba – little Petra - overnight at Bedouin camp in little Petra 8:00 am driving to Madaba for nearly 45 minutes from the hotel visiting "Mount Nebo and Moses Church", the biblical mountain, just near by Madaba city. Never miss the chance to have a hand made memorial mosaic portrait from the city of mosaic Madaba, on the way to Mdaba down town after leaving Mount Nebo the tour stops in a charity local mosaic factory for a couple of hours where they introduce mosaic manufacturing process, mosaic manufacturing flourished in Madaba due to the extensive restoration of the old mosaic floors and walls decorating the so many ancient Byzantines churches there, this industry saves a lot of jobs and funds the local community too, no worries about the size of the portrait you buy they all might be shipped home,Next station will be St. George Church with its 1500 years old mosaic map in Madaba down town, then it might be proper time then to have lunch in a local authentic restaurant in Madaba down town "Haret Jdodna Restaurant with its beautiful oriental architectural style"after that driving for more than four hours to little Petra through the northern section of Kings High Way passing Wadi Al Mujib upper part, arriving the Bedouin camp in little Petra by sunset time, dinner and overnight at the local camp in little Petra in the middle of mountains.
Full Day Tour in Petra – dinner and overnight at a hotel in Petra Time to wake up early this day, 8:00 am start marching to the ancient city center of Petra 8 kilometers trek (5 miles), a lot of history and history and photographing until lunch time inside Petra, having food surrounded by those ancient caves and monuments, the rest of the day after lunch is a free time to climb to one of those upper highlights in Petra like the Monastery or the high place of sacrifice, by the end of this tiring day go to sleep early at a hotel in Petra
Petra – Wadi Rum, Jeep Safari Tour in Wadi Rum, dinner and overnight at camp in wadi Rum 8:30 am the tour continues to Wadi Rum after breakfast, one and half hour driving to reach the fascinating vast desert, where 4*4 cars will be waiting to take everybody deep inside the imaginary desert where The Martian Movie was filmed, mid - day a shaded spot will be chosen to make little fire, tea and have lunch outside taking any chance to have a photo for a lizard wandering around, after lunch few natural features will visited in the nature reserve and then go to the Bedouin camp site to gather around fire telling stories and waiting for dinner, stay that night at the Bedouin camp that contains showers, hot water and toilets
Wadi Rum - Aqaba Coastal City - Yacht Tour or Diving Aqaba Gulf - dinner and overnight stay at a hotel in Aqaba Late wake up and lazy morning for those who don't want to watch the sun rise, 9:00 am after breakfast at the Bedouin camp in Wadi Rum driving for an hour to Aqaba coastal city and the only access to the sea in Jordan, touring around for half an hour in Aqaba city down town, then there will be two options; diving in Aqaba gulf with professional diving instructor exploring the unique coral reef of Aqaba gulf "Red Sea Coral Reef" or join a yacht tour for 4 hours navigating Aqaba gulf, lunch will provided in both options.Late afternoon returning back to the hotel spending the rest of the day as free time in Aqaba city, you might wander around in Aqaba go and find a good coffee shop around stay wake up until mid night, next day the tour moves on at 9:30 am, dinner and overnight stay at the hotel in Aqaba
Aqaba - Dead Sea Road - Wadi Al Mujib - Dead Sea, overnight at Dead Sea hotel Leaving from the hotel at 9:30 am to Wadi Al Mujib, driving for a bit more than two hours, visiting the natural gorge and the lower part of Wadi Al Mujib, walking inside the gorge until the water fall against the water stream, a pleasant adventure through a river that flows in the middle of a desert penetrating the mountains in a narrow shaded path.
After that drive for less than an hour to the hotel at Dead Sea beach, have lunch at the hotel, spend the rest of the day at the hotel or the beach, with an opportunity to have Dead Sea mud swim or just relax, dinner and overnight at Dead Sea hotel
Dead Sea - Baptism site - Amman, overnight at hotel in Amman It is free day at Dead Sea beach until lunch time, having lunch at the hotel and then at 1:30 pm drive for less than an hour to visit another holy christian site "the Baptism site' where Jesus was baptized as Christians believe, not far from the site Elijah's hill and John the baptist cave will be explored too, spending up to two hours there and then heading to Amman spending the last night in Jordan in AmmanOn the way to Amman there will be a last shopping stop for an hour in one of those Bazaars that offers variety of local authentic products and Dead Sea cosmetic products as well, then drive to one of the authentic restaurants to have dinner before driving to the hotel, overnight stay at a hotel in Amman
Last day in the tour, goodbye to Jordan – free time in Amman – drive to the airport for departure This day will remain as free day, depending on the flight departure time