Jordan: Highlights of the Hashemite Kingdom 2016-2017

4 days / 3 nights

From $725

(land only per person)

Jordan Tour Highlights: Jerash, Amman. Madaba, Mt. Nebo, Shobak, Petra

Highlights of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan offers visitors a wonderful tour that provides an overview of all the exciting sites in Jordan. This tour is highly recommended to those who wants to see the major sites in a short span of time or those who want to combine this trip with additional tours such as our Israel Tours. Visit destinations like Jerash, Amman, Madaba and Petra as you explore the ancient past of this glorious country.  This Highlights of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan tour is recommended to those who wants to see the major sites in a short span of time or those who want to combine this trip with additional tours such as our Israel Tours.

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A weekly guaranteed tour of Jordan with arrival every Wednesday
4 days | 3 nights | 3 touring days

Included services in our tour rates:

  • Pick-up at Tel Aviv and Jerusalem hotels on Thursday
  • Drop-off at Tel Aviv and Jerusalem hotels on Sunday
  • 3 nights hotel accommodation on bed and breakfast basis
    • Dinner supplements starting at $45, refer to rates section
  • Service of a government-licensed guide on all touring days
  • Entrance fees to places of interest mentioned in the itinerary while touring

Not included services in our tour rates:

  • Airfare
  • Travel insurance (strongly recommended)
  • Accommodations for first night (Wednesday) not included
  • Accommodations for last night (Sunday) not included
  • No airport arrival or departure transfers
  • Visa to Jordan, Israel and Jordan border tax
  • Beverage with meals
  • Tips and all other extra expenses (It’s recommended to tip guides, drivers and the horse man in Petra)

Note:

  • Arrival on Wednesdays: tour departs from Israel Thursday morning
  • No credit/refund for any unused services
  • The tour is on a guaranteed departure basis – subject to a minimum of 2 participants.
  • Reservations received less than 14 days prior to departure are on a request only basis
  • More than one language may be spoken during the tour

Terms and Conditions

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Day 1 - Wednesday
Tel Aviv/Jerusalem

Arrive in Tel Aviv or Jerusalem for tour departure the next day. Transfers and hotels not included.

Day 2 - Thursday
Jerash | Amman
Jerash

Jerash

Transfer from Tel Aviv and Jerusalem and drive to the Jordanian border (Hussein Bridge). After border crossing procedures, meet with your Jordanian tour guide and enter the country.

We will start our tour with a visit to Jerash, City of the Decapolis, located in the fertile heights of Gilead. The history of Jerash is a blend of the Greco-Roman world of the Mediterranean basin and the ancient traditions of the Arab Orient. We will visit the Roman city with colonnaded streets, the ancient theater, the baths the hill top temple, the triumphal arch etc.

We will drive to Amman, a metropolis in the center of Jordan, the capital of the Hashemite Kingdom and the largest city in the country.

At the end of the day, we will drive to the hotel in Amman for check-in.

Overnight: Amman 

 

Day 3 - Friday
Amman | Madaba | Mt Nebo | Shobak | Petra
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Wadi Rum

After breakfast, check out from the hotel. We will drive to Madaba, best known for its spectacular Byzantine and Umayyad mosaics, Madaba is home to the famous 6th century Mosaic Map of Jerusalem and the Holy Land. With two million pieces of vividly colored local stone, it depicts hills and valleys, villages and towns as far as the Nile Delta. We continue to Mount Nebo, from where Moses viewed the Promised Land, for a short visit to the remains of the Byzantine church with a mosaic floor. We will then see a great overview of the Jordan Valley, Jericho, and the Dead Sea. Proceeding south, we will pass through Shobak, the crusaders castle, to Wadi Musa, the modern town of Petra for overnight.

Overnight: Petra 

Day 4 - Saturday
Petra | Amman
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Petra

After breakfast, check out from the hotel. We will drive for a fascinating tour of Petra, which is known as “Ha Sela Ha Edom” or red rock city. We will start with a horseback ride to the “Siq” (Canyon). We will continue on foot to Petra, the ancient capital of the Nabateans from the 3rd century BC to the 2nd century AD. We will visit the most interesting carved monuments such as the Treasury (El Khazneh – a tomb of a Nabatean king) to the field of tombs, obelisks, the altar etc. From this point, you can view the whole of the rock city. At the end of the visit, we will leave Petra and drive back to Amman for overnight.

Overnight: Amman

Day 5 - Sunday
Amman | Jerusalem/Tel Aviv

At the end of our visit, we will drive to the border to cross back to Israel and transfer to Jerusalem or Tel Aviv.

Hotel for the night not included

Note: All itineraries are subject to change
* Minimum of 2 passengers.
All tours are subject to availability and should be confirmed within 72 business hours.

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