EXPLORE THE ANCIENT ROMANCE AND MYSTERY OF JORDAN: PETRA IS CALLING! MAY 6 thru 14, 2019 IITINERARY:
Monday 06 May Arrival Amman
Upon arriving Amman you will be met by an Egypt & Beyond Travel representative who will assist you through immigrations and customs, he will escort you to your hotel. Afternoon/evening at leisure. Overnight at the hotel. OVERNIGHT: MILLENNIUM HOTEL AMMAN
Tuesday 07 May Amman (B,L,D)
You'll be driven north to visit Jerash, which was known as the city of a 1,000 Pillars. You will also visit the Triple Arched Gate, the Huge Hippodrome, The Theatre, and the only Roman Forum surrounded by 63 jonick columns. Continue to Ajlun where you will view the Jordan valley from Saladin imposing Qalat Al-rabad fortress. Drive back to Amman for Overnight. OVERNIGHT: MILLENNIUM HOTEL AMMAN
Wednesday 08 May Amman (B,L,D)
Our fascinating journey continues this morning with a visit to Bethany Beyond the Jordan, one of the most recent archaeological and religious discoveries. The five springs here form a tributary of the Jordan River and believed to be the Baptismal site of Jesus by John the Baptist. So authentic is this site that Pope Benedict XVI chose this as an essential place to visit on his recent pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Drive down 400 meters below sea level and experience an unforgettable swim at the salty waters of the Dead Sea. Return to Amman hotel for overnight OVERNIGHT: MILLENNIUM HOTEL AMMAN
Thursday 09 May Petra (B,L)
You'll be driven southward along the King Way, one of the oldest trade routes in the world, which runs 200 miles along Jordan's hilly backbone. You'll stop at the Byzantine Church of Mt. Nebo, and then proceed to Madaba where you will see a unique Mosaic Map of Palestine. You'll visit the Great Crusaders Castles of Kerak, and continue to Petra for Overnight. OVERNIGHT: MOVENPICK PETRA RESORT
Friday 10 May Petra (B,L,D)
A full day dedicated visit of the lost Nabataean city of Petra. Start with a morning ride on a Bedouins guided horse; you'll pass through fabled SIQ, an immense sandstone, which opens out to reveal the treasury. Continue on to see hundreds of ancient Temples, Royal Tombs, Roman theatres and houses. Return to your hotel in Petra for Overnight. OVERNIGHT: MOVENPICK PETRA RESORT
Note: On one of our nights in Petra we will schedule a night visit! So bring your tripods!
Saturday 11 May Wadi Rum (B,L,D)
Depart in the morning to the magical desert of Wadi Rum, home of "Lawrence of Arabia". Enjoy a mint tea or cardamom coffee before touring this moon-like landscaped desert in a Bedouin driven jeep. Drive back to Rum Camp for Dinner & Overnight . OVERNIGHT: MAZAYEN RUM CAMP
Sunday 12 May Amman (B,L)
After a Bedouin breakfast, drive back toward to Amman, Check in Hotel for Overnight. OVERNIGHT: MILLENNIUM HOTEL AMMAN
Monday 13 May Amman (B,L,D)
You'll be start the day with a tour of Amman, visiting the Citadel, the Roman theater, the old Souq, old and new part of Amman. Drive north east of Amman far out in the desert to The 8th Century Omayyad Castles We will visit Azrak , Amra, and Hallabat Castle. Drive Back To Amman Hotel for Overnight. OVERNIGHT: MILLENNIUM HOTEL AMMAN
Tuesday 14 May - Departure (B)
After breakfast, check out from hotel and will be transferred to Queen Alia international airport to fly back home with everlasting memories of the Land of Jordon, departure on @ ..... (MAA EL SALAMA, GOOD BYE)
The Cost of this Tour: US $4,890 per person (Single Supplement is an additional $1,000) Price is for the land base tour only and includes:
Meet and assist upon arrival and departure.
Transportation by A/C modern deluxe Small Bus Up To 18 Seats during the excursions.
Professional English speaking guide during the excursions.
Entrance Fees to all visited sites.
Petra By Night Visit
2 Hours 4X4 Car tour in Wadi Rum
1 Hour Camel Ride in Wadi Rum to the Price ($30 USD per person).
7 Nights Hotel accommodation staying in 5* stars Hotels
1 Night Tent Accommodation in Wadi Rum Camp
Most meals - see itinerary details
Free Jordan Entry Visa
Tips for Hotels, Representatives, Driver, Guide.
Price does not include:
• International airfare to and from Amman Jordan
• Travel Insurance
• Extras, beverages or any other items not mentioned above.