8 days, 7 Nights
Day (1): QAIA – AMMAN Arrival at the airport. Meet and assist by Jordan Experience representatives and transfer to you hotel in Amman for overnight.
Day (2): AMMAN CITY TOUR – JERASH – AMMAN After breakfast, drive to the capital city of Jordan Amman. Explore the downtown part of Amman for 2 hours, visiting sites and museums including the Citadel, Roman Theater, Archaeological Museum, the Folklore Museum, King Abdullah Mosque (outside visit), Bazaar & craft shops. Everywhere you look there is evidence of the city’s much older past! After Amman City Tour. head out to Jerash, a tour through the Colonnaded street, Amphitheater, Churches, Temples and the vast Roman Forum. The best preserved Roman City Gerasa, which is called Jerash today, and known also as the city of a 1.000 pillars. The city golden age come under the Roman rule and the site is now generally acknowledged to be one of the best preserved Roman provincial towns in the world. Hidden for centuries in sand before being excavated and restored over the past 70 years, Jerash revels a fine example of the grand, formal provincial urbanism that is found throughout the Middle East. Head back to Amman hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day (3): AMMAN – MADABA – NEBO – KERAK – DEAD SEA After breakfast, visit Madaba is located 30 kilometers south-west of the capital Amman. It is best known for its Byzantine and Umayyad mosaics, especially a large Byzantine-era mosaic map of The Holy Land. Madaba, one of the most spectacular churches around the world; ST. George church where you will find the Mosaic Map of Jerusalem painted on the floor of the church. Proceed to Mount Nebo, the place where Moses buried. You will be lucky if the sky is clear enough; you will have a wonderful view up from the mountain seeing the Jordan Valley, the Dead Sea, and Jericho in the other bank of the Jordan River.Head to Visit Kerak which was the capital of the biblical kingdom of Moab. Perched atop a steep hill, Kerak is a predominantly Christian town dominated by the largest and best preserved of the Crusader castles in the region.Kerak Castle is a typical example of Crusader architecture, with Romanesque-style stone vaults, numerous corridors, and strong doorway, proceed to Dead Sea for check in hotel dinner & overnight
Day (4): DEAD SEA – DANA RESERVE (WHITE DOME TRAIL) – LITTLE PETRA After breakfast, head to Dana, which is a small village near the city of Tafilah, in central-western Jordan. It is situated on the edge of a large natural gorge, Wadi Dana and enjoys spectacular view over Wadi Araba. It hosts Dana nature reserve, one of Jordan’s premier nature reserves with eco-tourism facilities and then will have hiking tour (WHITE DOME TRAIL 03-04 H) Grade: Moderate Distance: 8 km Time: 3-4 hours Group size: 4-20 people Description: This trail contours the huge escarpments of Wadi Dana between the Rummana campsite and Dana Village. Passing through the terraced gardens of the village, the trail offers breathtaking views of the canyon-like Wadi. Proceed to Little Petra for ceck in camp – dinner & overnight
Dana Reserve – White Dome Trail 3-4 Hrs
Day (5): LITTLE PETRA (BACK TRAIL HIKE TO PETRA) – OR DANA – PETRA VISIT(NORMAL VISIT) – WADI RUM After breakfast PETRA VISIT WITH 02 options below: OPYION 01: transfer to visit Siq el-Barid (Little Petra) located close to the main site. the visitor can walk through 8,000 year old excavated Stone Age village sat Beidah This is Petra in miniature with a modest gorge but wonderful rock-cut temples, caves and multi-colored rock faces and, being less-visited, it has an atmosphere all of its own. AND BACK TRAIL HIKE TO PETRA. OPTION 02: VISIT PETRA SITE – There is no visit of Jordan will be complete without having seen the capital of the ancient Nabatean kingdom, Petra. The long-lost city of Petra, carved entirely by man into the rose-red sandstone rocks, puts your imagination to the test. Its aMystic and glorious place, an eternal tribute to a lost civilization. Petra was the central meeting point of the Nabatean spice routes which originated from the Persian Gulf, Western Arabia and the Red Sea. About two thousand years ago Petra became the capital of the Nabatean Empire. The city was so renowned that one of its kings, Aretas IV, is even mentioned in the Bible. The natural richness of the mountainous area combines in a superb way with the refined culture and massive architecture of the Nabateans, who carved their theatre, temples, tombs, monasteries, houses roads entirely the rose-red sandstone rocks. No wonder UNESCO placed Petra on its World Heritage List one enters Petra by passing the Siq, a deep and narrow gorge, at the end of which all of a sudden dramatically appears the most famous monument in Petra: al-Khazneh or the Treasury. Maybe you will recognize it as the stage of the final sequence of the movie ‘Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade’. But the Treasury is just the start. Walking and climbing in Petra hundreds of buildings carved in stone and eroded through the centuries into fabulous multi-colored walls will be revealed to you. Proceed to Wadi Rum for check in camp for dinner & overnight.
Day (6): WADI RUM (4×4 JEEPS + HIKING 08-10 H) After breakfast, stay the hiking tour and covers the following sites: Anfassiyah inscriptions & Abu brashamani sand dune rakhabat canyon (hiking around 3 hours) burdah arch – um fruth rock bridge (hiking around 3 hours) Lawrence’s spring back to your camp for dinner & overnight First day “Bus to Rum Village & change Jeeps “Jeep Tour WITHIN: Lunch of Upsidedown [1h] Lawrence House [15min] Abu Hashaba Canyon Walk (water melon after wallk) [1h] Um Fruth Rock Bridge [45min] Sand Dune [45min] Sunset View [until et]” Next day “Jeep to Laurence Spring.
Day (7): Wadi Rum (Trekking Um Al Dami )- AQABA OR WADI RUM – AQABA (Optional snorkeling) After breakfast in Camp splitter in two groups, group 1 (DRIVING TO JEBEL UM AD DAMI & CLIMBING AT THE PEAK (AROUND 4 HOURS IN TOTAL) and then drive to Aqaba for dinner and overnight Group 2 – After breakfast drive to Aqaba have free day (optional snorkeling) Check in hotel, dinner & overnight.
Day (8): AQABA – AQABA AIRPORT Breakfast at the hotel, then drive to Aqaba Airport for departure.