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Royal Jordan 8 day
 

Dive into the colours of Jordan - the Red Sea, Rose Red City of Petra, Amman - the splendid 'white' capital and of course the ever-changing yellow, orange & gold shades of the desert.  This is the perfect holiday to explore the wonders of Jordan at your own pace and to personalise to your taste with our new 'Select & Mix' concept.  Unveil the most spectacular heritage of the succeeding civilisations that shaped Jordan: the Roman city of Jerash, crusader forts, desert castles and the marvellous city of Petra carved in the mountains by the Nabateans.

Length of Tour: 8 days / 7 nights
Departures: Daily
Start City: Amman
End City: Amman
Holiday Type: Select & Mix Private Holiday
 

ITINERARY  
   
Day 1
Amman

Welcome to Jordan.  On arrival in Amman you will be met by our local representative and transferred to your hotel.
   
Day 2
Amman
  Day at leisure to explore at your own pace or choose one of our Select & Mix experiences. (B)
   
Day 3
Amman - King's Highway - Petra

Drive along the ancient 'King's Highway', a scenic and ancient road connecting Amman with the Red Sea Coast.  This is one of the world's longest used trading routes and passes through the biblical lands of the Ammonites, Moabites and Edomites.  Visit Mount Nebo's Promised Land Church, the spectacular Holy Land Mosaic at Madaba and Kerak's Crusader Castle.  Continue to Petra for your overnight stay. (B)
   
Day 4
Petra




Enter into one of the world's architectural wonders, the rose-red city of Petra, hewn out of solid rock by the ancient Nabateans. Pass through the "siq", a narrow and winding fissure between the cliffs, to reach the stunning Treasury (El Khazneh) and marvel at the many temples & tombs spread across this immense site, hidden for centuries from the outside world.(B)

   
Day 5
Petra
  Day at leisure to further explore at your own pace, or choose one of our Select & Mix experiences. (B)
   
Day 6
Petra - Wadi Rum - Aqaba

Explore the dramatic desert landscape of Wadi Rum by jeep and drive to Jordan's Red Sea Resort, Aqaba. (B)

   
Extension Option
Stay longer in Wadi Rum and experience a magical night under the stars in a desert camp.
   
Day 7
Aqaba - Dead Sea

Morning at leisure.  Time for a swim or some snorkeling around coral reefs.
Later drive to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on Earth, and experience the unique sensation of floating in the salt-rich water.  Overnight at the Dead Sea. (B)
   
Day 8
Dead Sea - Amman

After breakfast drive to Amman airport - approximately 90 minute driving time (B)
   
Pick any 3 of these 11 experiences to personalise your holiday - at no extra cost!

AMMAN
* Dinner at the famous Hashem Restaurant (evening day 1 or 2)
* Dinner with a local family (evening day 1 or 2)
* Your choice of private day tour to Jerash & Ajloun OR Amman sights OR Bethany & the Dead Sea
* A cooking class followed by dinner at Beit Sitti Restaurant (evening day 1 or 2)
* A treasure hunt through Amman's bustling souks - great for families (day 2)
* Visit 3 Amman art galleries - Daret Fonoun, Dar Anda & National Art Gallery (day 2)
* Hike in the Al Ayoun Valley (includes lunch with a local family) (day 2)

PETRA
* Explore Little Petra (day 5)
* A second visit to Petra (day 5)
* Petra by Night visit (Mon, Wed & Thur only) (evening day 4 or 5)
* Evening cooking class at Petra Kitchen (evening day 4 or 5)

   
HOLIDAY INCLUSIONS






  • Accommodation in your choice of Tourist, First or Deluxe class hotels
  • Daily breakfasts
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Private A/C car with English speaking driver
  • Local guides in Petra
  • Horse ride in Petra
  • Jeep ride in Wadi Rum Desert
  • Sightseeing and entrance as per itinerary
  • Your choice of 3 of the Select & Mix options
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