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9 Day Classic Jordan


Escorted Package Includes

  • Round trip flights NYC-Amman
    Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 7 nights First Class accommodations
    • 4 nights Amman
    • 2 nights Petra
    • 1 night Dead Sea
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers
  • 10 meals: 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking guide throughout
  • Entrance fees per itinerary

Special Features

  • Jerash
  • Mt. Nebo
  • Ancient town of Petra
  • Wadi Rum Desert

DAY 1, Thursday - Depart the USA
Depart the USA to Jordan. Your flight includes meals, drinks, and in-flight entertainment for your journey

DAY 2, Friday - Arrive in Amman
Arrive in Amman and transfer to your hotel where you have the balance of the day at leisure
Optional: Dinner Package
Overnight: Amman

DAY 3, Saturday - Ajloun, Um Qais
This morning, depart for Ajloun to tour the 12th century Saracen Castle. This castle was built by one of Saladin's lieutenants in the campaign against the Crusaders. Next, drive to Um Qais, Gedara of the Bible, for a magnificent view of the Sea of Galilee, the Yarmouk River and Golan Heights. Later, return to Amman. This evening, enjoy a welcome orientation with your tour manager and traveling companions
Optional: Dinner Package
Overnight: Amman
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Sunday - Jerash Excursion, Amman City Tour
This morning venture north to Jerash to view the ruins of the ancient Roman Decapolis, one of a group of ten cities of the Roman Empire constructed in present day Jordan, Israel and Syria one of the ten large Roman cities of the East. The Greco-Roman influence on the city and surrounding region are represented by the remains of the Corinthium column, temples dedicated to Zeus and Athena along with theaters, bathhouses and city walls that have been magnificently preserved. There will be time for lunch before returning to Amman for a guided tour of Jordan's capital city that includes the Amman Citadel and Museum, the Roman Amphitheater and the Old Souk
Optional: Dinner Package
Overnight: Amman
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Monday - Mt. Nebo, Madaba, Shobak Castle En Route to Petra
Today, drive south on the Kings Highway toward Petra, making the first stop of the day to visit Mount Nebo, known for its biblical connection to Moses as the location from which he first viewed the Promise Land. From here, travel to the city of Madaba. Visit St. George's Church to view the ancient Madaba Mosaic Map in the floor of the church, with portions of the map dating as far back as the 6th century AD. After an included lunch in Madaba, continue along the Kings Highway to the interesting town of Shobak , with its magnificent landscape, the old stone houses village and caves with a great view and a photo opportunity of the crusaders castle of 1116 AD with passing by before heading to Petra
Optional: Dinner Package
Overnight: Petra
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 6, Tuesday - Full Day in Petra
Today, enjoy a full day visit to Petra, the immortalized cliff faces that are both Jordan's greatest national treasure and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Petra's long history dates back to roughly 100 BC and has been sculpted and transformed by both man and nature and played a key roll in ancient trading routes. To reach the sheer rock walls into which the city was carved, travel through a narrow gorge in the shadow of massive red and pink rock walls. Enjoy a tour of the expansive complex with free time to explore the city further. Later, stop at Moses Springs, or Moses's Well, in Wadi Musa, the nearest town to Petra, before returning to the hotel
Optional: Dinner Package
Overnight: Petra
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Wednesday - Wadi Rum Desert En Route to the Dead Sea
After breakfast depart Petra for the Wadi Rum Desert, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and often described as “The Valley of the Moon”. Enjoy a short ride in a 4x4 vehicle to explore the valley, with its looming rock faces that seem to grow directly out of the sand and endless skies. Enjoy lunch in Wadi Rum Desert before traveling to your hotel in the Dead Sea. The Dead Sea is known for its high salinity that enables people to easily float and its therapeutic waters and mud, so enjoy a reprieve and take time to relax. Later this evening, enjoy a traditional farewell dinner
Overnight: Dead Sea
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 8, Thursday - Dead Sea, Travel to Amman
This morning, enjoy time at leisure at the lowest spot on earth, the Dead Sea. Experience the floating waters of this natural beauty. Later, travel back to Amman. Rest of the day at leisure
Optional: Dinner Package
Overnight: Amman
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 9, Friday - Depart for the USA
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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    *Not Included:
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    Additional Information:
    Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.


    Entry Requirements:
    Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.


     

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