Adventures of Wadi Rum – 8 Days
Day 1: Amman
Welcome to Jordan! Finalize the airport procedure and head to your hotel in Amman. Dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Amman – Panoramic City Tour – Jerash – Ajloun – Dead Sea
After breakfast, enjoy a Panoramic Tour in the city of Amman then we head to visit the ancient Roman city of Jerash, including the paved and colonnaded streets, soaring hilltop temples, theatres, spacious public squares and plazas, baths, fountains and city walls. Proceeding to northern Jordan to visit one of the most important ecological and historical sites in the Middle East; Ajloun. Ajloun Castle (Qal’atAr-Rabad) is a fine example of Islamic architecture as it was built by Saladin’s general in 1184 AD to control the iron mines of Ajloun, and to counter the progress of the Crusaders by dominating the three main routes leading to the Jordan valley and protecting the communication routes between Jordan and Syria. Then continue to the lowest point on earth which is the Dead Sea. Dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Free Day at Leisure Dead Sea
Spend the day at leisure Dead Sea. Dinner and Overnight.
Day 4: Dead Esea – Madaba - Nebo – Little Petra – Petra
After breakfast, we head to visit Madaba, a city best known for the famous 6th century Mosaic map of Jerusalem & Holy Land and for its spectacular Byzantine and Umayyad mosaics. Proceed to Mt. Nebo (site only as the church is closed down for renovation) a city mentioned in the bible as the place where Moses was granted a view of the promised land that he would never enter. Proceed to visit Little Petra best known as Al Beidha (the White One) due to the pale rock colors. Little Petra, also known as Siq al-Barid (literally "the cold canyon") is an archaeological site located north of Petra and the town of Wadi Musa in, it is a Nabataean site, with buildings carved into the walls of the sandstone canyons. As its name suggests, it is much smaller, consisting of three wider open areas connected by a 450-metre (1,480 ft) canyon. It is part of the Petra Archeological Park, though accessed separately. Then continue to Petra. Dinner and Overnight.
Day 5: Petra Visit – Petra
After breakfast, we head to visit the Nabatean Red Rose city of Petra, one of the 7 world wonders and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Enter the city through 1KM long narrow gorge which is flanked either side by 80m high cliffs! Notice the dazzling colors and formations of the rocks. The site is massive, and contains hundreds of elaborated rock-cut tombs, a treasury, Roman-style theatres, temples, sacrificial altars and colonnaded streets. Dinner and Overnight.
Day 6: Petra – Wadi Rum
After breakfast, we head to Wadi Rum (a natural reserve) and explore it a 1.30 hour jeep ride into the Jordanian desert! Wadi Rum was best described by T.E. Lawrence as “Vast, echoing and god-like”, and by the locals as “Valley of the Moon”. Dinner and Overnight.
Day 7: Wadi Rum – Amman
After breakfast, go ahead to your hotel in Amman. Rest of the evening is at leisure. Dinner and Overnight.
Day 8: Amman - QAIA
After breakfast, transfer to Queen Alia International airport for departure to your final destination or back home with fond memories.
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