Jewels of Jordan

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​Amman, Petra & the Dead Sea

Discover the rich history and heritage of Jordan on this once in a lifetime escorted tour. Enjoy tours of the old cities of Jerash and Gadara, visit the Red Rose City of Petra, explore the sacred city of Bethany, enjoy a Jeep tour across Wadi Rum & take time to relax by the Dead Sea.

Inclusions

  • Return flights from Dublin to Jordan via Istanbul with Turkish Airlines including checked baggage
  • Professional English speaking tour manager and executive coach transfers throughout
  • 4 nights in the 4* Al Qasr Metropole Hotel in Amman with breakfast 
  • 2 nights in the 4* Moevenpick Nabatean Castle Hotel in Petra with breakfast 
  • 4 nights in the 4* Hilton Dead Sea Resort at the Dead Sea with breakfast
  • Guided sightseeing tour of Amman including the Roman Theatre & Citadel
  • Guided sightseeing tour of the historical Roman city of Jerash including Ajloun Castle and Umm Qais
  • Visit to the Desert Castles of Al-Kharrana and the Crusader Castles of Kerak and Shobak
  • Visit Jordan’s most famous archaeological landmark, the Red Rose city of Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site Travel to the magnificent Wadi Rum desert, where you will have the opportunity to experience a guided Jeep tour
  • Visit the sacred site of Bethany, where it is said Jesus Christ was baptised by John
  • Enjoy the vast panorama of the Jordan River Valley, the Dead Sea, Jericho and Jerusalem at Mount Nebo
  • Visit Madaba to see the oldest map in the world
  • 2 free days by the relaxing waters of the Dead Sea
  • Free time for shopping & sightseeing at your leisure

Itinerary

Day 1 - Dublin to Amman

Depart Dublin for Istanbul and continue to Amman. Upon arrival, a member of our staff will meet you at Queen Alia International Airport. Transfer to hotel in Amman. Overnight in your hotel.

Day 2 - Amman

Breakfast at your hotel. Enjoy a morning city tour of Amman which includes a visit to the citadel Roman Theatre and the Archaeological Museum. Free afternoon for relaxation or sightseeing at your leisure. Dinner and overnight in your hotel.

Day 3 - Jerash

Travel to the Old Roman City of Jerash. Visit the Maximus Cardo. Continue on to visit the castle of Ajlun before continuing on to Umm Qais where you can see the ancient ruins. Return to Amman for dinner and overnight in your hotel.

Day 4 - Al-Kharrana, Amra & Al Azraq

Breakfast at your hotel. Travel east for a once in a lifetime visit to the majestic Desert Castles of Al-Kharrana, Amra & Al Azraq. Return to Amman for dinner and overnight in your hotel.

Day 5 - Kerak Castle

Breakfast at your hotel & check-out. Transfer south towards the historical city of Petra. En route visit the Kerak Castle, one of the largest crusader castles in the Levant and the Shobak Castle. You will also visit the Christian Town of Madaba, which is known as ‘The City of Mosaics’. Proceed to Petra for dinner and overnight in your hotel.

Day 6 - Petra

Breakfast at your hotel. Today explore Red Rose city of Petra, the capital city of the Nabataeans and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Situated on the slope of Mount Hor, this magnificent site remained unknown to the western world until 1812 when it was discovered by a Swiss explorer. Return to Petra for dinner and overnight in your hotel.

Day 7 - Wadi Rum

Breakfast at your hotel & check-out. This morning travel to the Wadi Rum desert, a valley cut into the sandstone and granite rock, a journey to Wadi Rum is a journey to another world. Also, take the opportunity to enjoy an exciting Jeep tour of Wadi Rum. Also known as ‘The Valley of the Moon’ this magnificent desert landscape has been inhabited by several groups of humans dating back to prehistoric times, leaving behind them fascinating rock paintings, temples & graffiti. It was also the setting for the famous Lawrence of Arabia movie. Continue on towards the Dead Sea for dinner and overnight in your hotel.

Day 8 - Bethany

After breakfast transfer to the sacred site of Bethany, where it is said Jesus Christ was baptised by John. From here, continue on to Mount Nebo where you can see, as Moses did, the vast panorama that encompasses the Jordan River Valley, the Dead Sea, Jericho and Jerusalem. Today, you will also visit the Church of St George in Madaba which houses the oldest map in the world. Return to the Dead Sea for dinner and overnight in your hotel.

Day 9 - Dead Sea

Breakfast at your hotel. Today is free to spend at the beautiful Dead Sea at your leisure. Dinner and overnight in your hotel.

Day 10 - Dead Sea

Breakfast at your hotel. Today is free to spend at the beautiful Dead Sea at your leisure. Dinner and overnight in your hotel.

Accommodation

Extra Information

  1. Price based on 2 sharing including all airport taxes & charges
  2. Single room supplement from €620pp. If you are travelling alone and are willing to share a twin room with another group member of the same sex, we will do our best to accommodate this request although it cannot be guaranteed
  3. Non-refundable / non-transferable deposit of €350pp required at time of booking
  4. Balance due 10 weeks before departure
  5. Price includes 1 standard piece of checked-in luggage
  6. Optional insurance available from €45pp (terms & conditions apply)
  7. Irish Passport holders require a visa for this holiday. A cost applies and details will be sent after booking. Non-Irish passport holders please contact us for further information.
  8. City taxes may apply, payable locally at your hotel
  9. Flights, hotel, taxes, prices & itinerary subject to change
  10. Booking terms & conditions apply 

Important Notes for Clients

 *** Please note that according to Jordanian regulations, travellers should hold a passport with a validity of at least 6 months in order to enter Jordan.

 Please note that hotels in Petra are generally not up to international standards, with limited options for accommodation there.

  • The horse ride fees in Petra is for 800 metres, it is included in the tour price. You can choose if you wish to partake or not. This ride is not insured and is upon guest’s own responsibility (please note that horse handler will expect a tip).
  • The vehicles in Wadi Rum are owned by the local Bedouin associations and are in poor condition. Given that we don’t have any other choice when it comes to transportation in Wadi Rum, we can only advise our clients
  • Please note that official check in time at the Dead Sea hotels is between 15:00 to 16:00. Should you arrive earlier than that you can leave your luggage at concierge and use hotel facilities. An early check in will be requested but it cannot be guaranteed especially when the hotel is fully booked.
  • The free visa is available for clients staying two and more nights in Jordan.

  Cost per person: €2,499pp
  Number of nights: 9
  Dates available: Nov 2020

Travelling: 11 - 22 Nov 2020 from €2,499

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