• Destination: Jordan
  • Duration: 6 Nights
  • Price From: 1280

Jordan is a land steeped in history. It has been home to some of mankind's earliest settlements and villages, and relics of many of the worlds great civilizations can still be seen today. During this holiday you will visit some of the most important of these sites as well as the more modern desert home of Lawrence of Arabia in Wadi Rum. If your interest is in medieval history, we have even included visit to a crusader castle where you can explore the subterranean vaults.

This Holiday Includes:

:: Bed and Breakfast in 3*, 4* or 5* accommodation.
:: Meet and assist upon arrival and departure.
:: Exclusive services of expert and qualified Tour Guide.
:: All local transfers in Jordan - e.g. airport, borders etc.
:: Transport to and from sites of antiquities, museums etc.
:: Entry fees to sites of antiquities, museums etc, as listed below.
:: Return flights from UK.





We are delighted to suggest a number of Tours and Excursions that might be of interest to you. If there is something you would particularly like to see or place you would like to visit which is not shown below, please let us know in the "Additional Comments" section on the Enquiry Form and we will be pleased to send you details.

1st Day

Afternoon - Amman

:: Upon arrival to Queen Alia Airport or Jordanian Border our representative will meet and assist you through the customs and immigration procedures.
:: Transfer to the hotel in Amman for overnight.

2nd Day

Morning - Amman - Umm Qais

:: Following breakfast, departure to Gadara (Umm Qais), which was once part of the famous Decapolis, founded by Alexander the Great in 332 B.C. From here you will have an overwhelming view over the North Jordan valley, the Sea of Galilee and the Golan heights.
:: Depart for Jerash, the best preserved example of a Roman provincial city in the Middle East.

Afternoon - Jerash - Ajloun - Amman

:: Visit the spectacular forum, Roman colonnaded street, Nymphaeum, Artemis temple, St. Cosmos and St. Demeanors churches.
:: Next stop is Ajloun, the great 12th century Islamic castle built around 1184/85 by the famous Islamic leader Salah al-Din.
:: Evening return to Amman – Overnight in Amman.

3rd Day

Morning - Amman – Desert Castles (Amra-Kharanah-Azraq-Halabat)

:: Today starts with a tour to the Desert Castles in eastern Jordan, including, Amra Castle, adorned with its zodiac dome and the early examples of Omayyad fresco paintings, and the fortress-like mysterious Qasr Kha-ranah, the black basalt Roman/Medieval Islamic fort at Azraq and the Omayyad presidential palace of Qasr Al-Hallabat.

Afternoon - Amman

:: Following lunch in Azraq – return journey to hotel. Overnight in Amman.

4th Day

Morning - Amman – Mt. Nebo – Madaba – King’s Highway

:: Following breakfast depart for Mt. Nebo. This is the place where Moses gazed at the promised land before he died. Your visit will include the old monastery where you can overlook the Jordan valley, Dead Sea, Jericho and Jerusalem.
:: Madaba, where the famous mosaic 6th century map of Palestine in St. George’s church is sited.

Afternoon - Kerak – Petra overnight

:: Drive to Kerak along the famous ancient Biblical caravan route the King's Highway. You will have a short stop in Wadi Al-Mujib, a great wide valley, which sweeps your breath away with its magnificent geological formations. Kerak, the ancient, biblical capital of the Moabites, became well known for the famous Crusader castle that was built in 1132/34 by King Baldwin I of Jerusalem. Visit the castle and enjoy the amazing undergrounds halls and the museum.
:: Leaving Kerak, drive to Petra. Overnight in Petra.

5th Day

Petra full day tour and overnight

:: Following breakfast depart for a full day tour to the Red Rose city of Petra, the most well known and iconic attraction in Jordan. Petra was first established around the 6th century B.C. by the Nabataean Arabs - a nomadic tribe who settled in the area and laid the foundations for a commercial empire that extended into Syria. After the conquest by the Romans 106 AD Petra declined in importance. In the early 19th century the Swiss explorer Johann L. Burckhardt discovered the city again.
:: Upon arrival you will begin an unforgettable trip to the canyon, the so called Siq, and then to the most beautiful monument of them all - the Treasury. The local guide will give a brief history of the city and among the other monuments you will see are Pharaoh's Castle, the Triumphal Arch, the Amphitheater and the Monastery “El Deir”.
:: Return to hotel. Overnight in Petra.

6th Day

Morning - Petra - Wadi Rum

:: Following breakfast enjoy a desert drive to Wadi Rum where you will see the wild desert landscape which greatly fascinated the British liaison officer Lawrence of Arabia.
:: A two hour Bedouin Jeep tour will leads you to Lawrence's Spring and to the sand dunes in Wadi Um Ishrin where you can find Nabatean inscriptions.

Afternoon - Aqaba

:: Enjoy the spectacular view from Lawrence's House and then drive to the Barragh Canyon. Following this, we drive back to the Bedouin camp for lunch.
:: As evening draws near experience the amazing sunset in the desert before the drive to Aqaba at the Red Sea.
:: Check-in to hotel – Overnight in Aqaba.

7th Day

Amman– QAI Airport

:: Breakfast taken at hotel.
:: Assisted transfer to QAI Airport in Amman for departure.