Authentic Jordan Tour
10 Days and 9 Nights, From £875 per person
- Airport transfers
- 9 nights' accommodation in 3-4* hotels
- Breakfast and dinner
- English speaking tour guide
- Private transport with personal driver
- Entrance fees to attractions
- Transfers to and from London airports
- Tour Details
Day 1 - Arrival
Fly from London to Amman Queen Alia International Airport, where you will be met by your tour guide and transferred to your hotel.
Day 2 - Amman
A guided tour of Amman will take you from through the city's Roman, Umayyad and Byzantine history. The King Abdullah Mosque, the Roman Amphitheatre, and even a visit to the late King Hussein 's Automobile club are on the agenda .
Lunch will be served in a traditional local restaurant and the afternoon can be spent exploring the rest of the city at your leisure.
Day 3 - Students and Saunas
Spend the day like a local. A meet and greet with the students and staff of the University will offer you the chance to find out about life in Jordan, and to make some lifelong contacts.
Wind down after the morning session with a relaxing spell in a traditional Jordanian bathhouse. Dinner will be served at the Hammam.
Day 4 - Mosaics and Mount Nebo
Visit Madaba, home to stunning historical mosaic map of Jerusalem and the Holy Land. This piece of art contains two million pieces of coloured stones, and is one of the oldest of its kind in the world.
Then it is on to see the landscape for yourself: A trip up Mount Nebo offers panoramic views of the West Bank, the Dead Sea, the Jordan River, and if the weather is one your side, even the cities of Bethlehem and Jerusalem. The natural rock balcony is where Moses is thought to have contemplated the Promised Land, before meeting his maker.
Take a break on the natural rock balcony, thought to be the spot God told Moses to contemplate the Promised Land. Here you can share the prophet's view of the Holy Land, with the panorama taking in the Dead Sea, the West Bank, the Jordan river and if you are lucky enough with the weather, the cities of Bethlehem and Jerusalem.
Lunch will be served in Kerak , the ancient capital city of Moab, before setting off to Petra where you will spend the night.
Day 5 - Petra on horseback
This is the ultimate way to pay a visit to Petra. Enter the wonder of the world on a chariot, through the main gate of Bab Asiq, and explore the ancient city on horseback.
Lunch will be taken with the local Bedouin community, in a traditional tribal tent. The evening will be spent stargazing in the crystal clear Arabian night.
Day 6 - Desert Safari
After a trip to ‘Little Petra', the site of Beida, it is on to the deserts of Wadi Rum. The setting for the film Laurence of Arabia , this vast sandscape is best explored in a jeep safari. Take tea with the Bedouins before setting off for Aqaba, at the Red Sea cross roads, where you will have dinner and spend the night.
Day 7 - Community catch-up
Meet up with some local students and politicians for an insider's guide to the local scene, before taking a boat trip on the beautiful Red Sea.
It is then on to the Dana Valley nature reserve. Dinner will be served at the Dana Valley guesthouse, where you will spend the night.
Day 8 - Hiking in the hills
Spend a few hours exploring the beautiful local scenery before reaching Dana Village. Here you will be able to volunteer with a local community group, or simply soak up the atmosphere of rural Jordan.
It is then on to the Dead Sea, where you will have dinner and spend the night.
Day 9 - The Dead Sea
Spend the morning at the lowest point on Earth. Float about in the sea's salty ‘miracle waters', sunbathe under the desert rays, and take a trip to the spot Jesus is thought to have been baptised.
Lunch will be spent in the Roman remains of Jerash, after which you will visit Jabal Auf and the Aljoun castle . It is then north to Amman, where you will spend the night.
Day 10 - Departure
Check out of the hotel for transfers back to Amman Queen Alia International Airport for flights home to London.