DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN AMMAN
Arrive at Queen Alia International Airport. Meet and assist, transfer to Hotel, check in and free time at leisure. Overnight in Amman.
DAY 2: Full DAY TOUR IN AMMAN CITY
Breakfast at hotel. Full day tour visiting; the Roman Theater, the Citadel, the archaeology the Folklore Museums. Proceed by bus visiting the old and modern city of Amman. Back to hotel for refreshment. Afternoon, drive to Kan Zaman Village “once upon a time” to have dinner at a traditional restaurant that serves excellent Arabic food and explore the handicraft shops of jewellery and spices. Visitors can smoke a hubble-bubble at the coffee. Back to hotel for overnight in Amman.
DAY 3: Amman / Pella / Um Qais / Dead Sea / Amman
Breakfast at hotel. Full day tour visiting; Pella the excavated ruins from the Greco-Roman period. Proceed to “Gadara” um-Qais where the impressive ruins of the Roman city with its Western Theater colonnaded street, mausoleum and baths, mosaics and statues at the artifacts Museum, then at last, the spectacular scene of the Sea of Galilee, the Yarmouk River and the Golan Heights. Drive to the lowest spot on Earth experiencing the unsinkable waters of the Dead Sea, free time at leisure. Transfer to hotel for overnight in Amman.
DAY 4: Amman / Jerash / Ajloun / Amman
Breakfast at hotel. Full day tour visiting Jerash the best-preserved city of Roman times; theaters temples, and colonnaded streets. Proceed to Ajloun visiting Al-Rabad Castle; the 12th century Saracen Castle built by one of Saladin’s lieutenants in the campaign against the Crusaders. Transfer to hotel for overnight in Amman.
DAY 5: Amman / Madaba / Mt. Nebo / Kerak / Petra
Breakfast at hotel. Full day tour to the south from Amman along the 5000-year-old King’s Highway is one of the most memorable journeys in the Holy Land, passing through a string of ancient sites. The first city you come upon is Madaba, “The City of Mosaics” visiting the contemporary Greek Orthodox church of St. George the wonderfully vivid 6th-century Byzantine mosaic map showing the entire region from Jordan and Palestine in the north to Egypt in the south. Proceed to Mt. Nebo where Moses had gone to get a view of the Promised Land before he died and from a platform in front of the church one can enjoy a breathtaking view across the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea. Drive through the magnificent scenery of Wadi Mujib to Kerak to visit the Crusader Castle. Drive to hotel for overnight in Petra.
DAY 6: Petra
Breakfast at hotel. A full day tour visiting Petra; the home of the Nabateans, the complete city carved in a mountain with huge colorful rocks called the red-rose city. The tour starts first by horse riding through the Siq; the entrance of the ancient city through a 1.25 km narrow gorge in the mountain reaching the Treasury “al-khazneh” which has been designated one of the “New Seven Wonders of the World”, then by walking to visit the Roman theater the royal tombs,; the High Place of Sacrifice. Transfer to hotel for overnight in Petra.
DAY 7: Petra / Wadi rum / Amman
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Wadi Rum desert camp. Welcome drink, followed by short ride in a 4×4 jeep to enjoy the awesome moon-like landscape. It is popular for its sights and the variety of sports that are practiced there, such as rock-climbing. Back to the camp, free time at leisure. Drive through the desert-highway to hotel for overnight in Amman.
DAY 8: DEPARTURE
Breakfast at hotel. Free time at leisure. Transfer to Amman International Airport for final departure.