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Arrive at Amman Airport and transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day is at leisure. Enjoy this evening’s welcome dinner with your traveling companions, hosted by your Tour Director.
Start this morning with guided city sightseeing of Amman and a visit to the ROMAN AMPHITHEATER. Later, travel to JERASH, which was inhabited as early as 3200 BC. Although the city was impacted by the earthquake of 749 AD, it is the site of the best preserved Greco-Roman ruins in the Middle East.
Today’s Distance: 68 mi / 110 km
An exciting visit to Wadi Rum is on the program today. Wadi Rum is the largest wadi (ravine) in Jordan and made famous through the movie Lawrence of Arabia. Enjoy a spectacular LF FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE through the sand dunes and receive a keffiyeh, a local headscarf. Continue to the “Rose-Red City” of Petra, where you can relax at your hotel this evening or explore the ancient city.
Today’s Distance: 273 mi / 440 km
Guided sightseeing in Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the New7Wonders of the World®. Lost to the world for centuries, Petra is located in the biblical land of Moab. LF Enjoy an unforgettable experience as you walk down the SIQ, the narrow gorge made famous in the movie Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. Stand in awe in front of the iconic and famed TREASURY. See spectacular temples and tombs created out of the rose-colored sandstone, and sip tea in a real BEDOUIN TENT.
This morning features Kerak, with a visit to the CRUSADER CASTLE and Wadi Mujib, the “Jordanian Grand Canyon.” Continue to your hotel at the Dead Sea for your 2-night stay.
Today’s Distance: 200 mi / 322 km
A fascinating day awaits! Stop in Madaba to visit ST. GEORGE’S CHURCH, which houses a precious 6th-century mosaic map of the Holy Land. Also explore the MADABA ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM. Today’s major highlight is a visit to MOUNT NEBO, where Moses saw the Promised Land. Next is Bethany Beyond the Jordan, where Christians believe that Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist. Back at the Dead Sea tonight, enjoy a farewell dinner with your traveling companions to celebrate an unforgettable journey.
Today’s Distance: 75 mi / 120 km
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning (the nearest airport is Amman).
It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative hotels of a similar standard to those shown.
Kempinski Hotel Amman embraces luxurious 278 rooms; delicately refined to liberate your senses. The breathtaking view from all rooms, the contemporary design and features add a magical touch to your visit and a sense of relaxation.
Relax in the unique 110 sqm heated indoor pool located on the hotel's garden level. Surrounded with windows opened during summer, enjoy the view onto the private terrace.
This relaxed hotel is set in a complex of stone buildings and offers stunning views of the Sharah Mountain Range. The nicely air-conditioned furnished rooms combined with traditional decorations have a minibar, safe, and tea and coffee maker. Facilities include a fitness room, a traditional hammam, and an outdoor pool. The on-site restaurants serve Arabian as well as international cuisine, and guests can relax at the garden bar with a cocktail. There's also a handicraft souk, a small shop, and a walkway that leads to the old village center, with its original water-well and marble benches. Free Wi-Fi access is also available throughout the property.
Seaside resort that offers therapeutic benefits from the salt water and elaborate marble lobby with grand chandeliers.
Our expert Tour Directors help you get the most out of every place you visit - and have a 96% customer satisfaction rating.
We’re delighted to have achieved the Good Housekeeping Reader Recommended endorsement for customer experience.
We are a member of ABTA and our flight-inclusive holidays are protected by ATOL. If your holiday is cancelled for any reason, you’ll receive a full refund.