From Aqaba to all of Jordan
Day 1: King Hussein Airport Aqaba / Aqaba Hotel
Meet and assist at King Hussein Airport (AQJ) by our representative, after visa formalities, transfer to your hotel in Aqaba, overnight
Day 2: Aqaba (Free day) / Wadi Rum
Breakfast at the hotel. Free time at leisure in Aqaba: This single port of Jordan is located at the bottom of the Gulf of Aqaba and occupies a narrow crack in the prolongation of the Araba depression. In addition to its harbor functions, Aqaba became also one of the principal tourist centers of attraction. It is at the same time a tempting seaside resort, and a marvelous garden of coral benches, which rests on the old site of Ecyon-Geber. Moreover, Aqaba was always the crossroads of civilizations.
Transfer to Wadi Rum: a valley of the Saharan type which you will reach by traversing through astonishing sandy plain, where the road comes very close to some of these innumerable and strange rock formations that you will have seen since the balcony Ras Al Naqab. At sunset, all these petrified fantasizes and the sand beaches take admirable and delicate colors. Jeep tour inside the desert with 4x4 off-road SUV for (2 hours).
Dinner and overnight in the camp.
Day 3: Wadi Rum / Petra
Breakfast in the camp, transfer to Petra: visit the unique "Rose-Red" city, built by the Arab Nabatean’s who hewed their monumental tombs, palaces, temples and treasury from the desert rock’s sandstone in its’ natural hues of rose and gold. You will begin the trip on horseback riding for 700m (2,296 ft.) reaching the entrance of the impressive narrow gorge (Siq), which leads marvelously to the magical monument, where you will be able to get a glimpse of the Treasury, continue to the street of facades, the Royal Tombs, the Cardo, Temples, Churches, Museums.
Dinner and overnight in Petra.
Day 4: Petra / Kerak / Madaba / Mount Nebo/Amman
Breakfast, transfer to Kerak: This city at 1000 m of
altitude and 120 km from Amman is the old capital of the country of Moab, it
appears in the bible under the name of Qir-Heres. Moreover, it is crowned by
the ruins of a fortress built by the Crusaders. A worthy work of art that
competes with the famous "Crac des Chevaliers". A lordship of
Montreal since 1140, this one falls to Renault de Chatillon after its arranged
marriage with Etiennette de Milly.
Continue to Madaba: Containing the greatest Christian community, Madaba always preserves a very important Byzantine archaeological park. More than 150 churches, in the city and its surroundings, trace the history of the Byzantine occupation and its evolution. Moreover, the Map of Palestine in Madaba represents a priceless interest for the study of the topography of Palestine and the countries of vicinity.
Proceed to Mount Nebo: At 46 km only to the West of Amman, at 838 m of altitude, is the place where God had ordered Moses to go to the top of the Arabot mountains, to mount Nebo, in the country of Moab, opposite to Jericho, to see the Promised Land and to die on the mountain where he will go.
Arrive to Amman, dinner and overnight in your hotel.
Day 5: Amman / Jerash /Ajloun/ Amman
After breakfast, transfer from Amman to Jerash: One of the most
beautiful archaeological sites in Jordan located at 46 km of Amman. The oval
place, the Cardo-Maximus, the nymphaeum, the temples of Zeus and Artemis... and
much more monuments testify the majesty of the builders, and the genius of the
Greco-Romans. Moreover, a visit upon sunset will make you benefit of a poem of
colours. The know-how of the Greco-Romans and the charm of the site make of
Jerash an imposing city to visit.
Continue to Ajloun: After
crossing one of the greenest zones in Jordan, at 87 km North of Amman, you
arrive at the village of Ajloun. A village crowned by a fortress at more than
1200m of altitude. A visit of this strong castle offers a panoramic sight to
you on the Jordan valley, the mountains of Galileo and the Golan heights.
Back to Amman – dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 6: Amman City Tour / Dead Sea
After breakfast, start the City Tour of Amman: (The Citadel, the Roman Theatre & the Museum).
Transfer to the Dead
Sea: With more than 400 m below the sea level, and a density ten
times higher than any other sea, a small quick dip in water will make you live
an exciting and unforgettable experiment. Moreover, you can benefit of black
mud, rich with minerals, to soften your skin and to revitalize your body...!!
Free time around the Dead Sea. Dinner and overnight
Day 7: Dead Sea/Aqaba
Morning at leisure around the Dead Sea.
to Aqaba, dinner and overnight.
Day 8: Aqaba
Hotel /King Hussein Airport Aqaba
Transfer to King Hussein Airport Aqaba – departure.