Tailor-made Tour 8 days from £2345 per person

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  Places Visited: Amman, (Dead Sea), Petra, (Wadi Rum), Amman

Join us on this compelling 8-day tour of Jordan’s scenic and cultural highlights, featuring the cream of the country’s extraordinary desert landscapes and Greco-Roman ruins. It begins in the capital, Amman, with a visit to Hadrian’s Arch and the sublime colonnaded Forum at Jerash, then proceeds to Petra for a 2-night stay in a luxury hotel close to the fabled carved facades of the ‘Rose City’. We also visit the surreal Wadi Rum and take a dip in the healing waters at the Dead Sea brings, bringing the trip to a suitably relaxing conclusion.
All departures for this tour are guaranteed and shared with our local partners.

Holiday Types

Cultural Holidays


Suggested itinerary

Day 1

Take a day flight from London. Arrive in Amman late in the evening and transfer to Landmark Hotel or similar for four nights.

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Day 2

This morning, we visit the Desert Castles – the spectacular early Islamic art complexes with their fine mosaics, frescoes, stone and stucco carvings inspired by the best Persian and Greco-Roman culture. Later we explore Amman – the White City. Start at the Citadel which houses several impressive structures like Temple of Hercules, Umayyad Palace, Byzantine church, Archaeological Museum and the Folklore Museum.

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Day 3

Today we enjoy a full day excursion to Pella and Umm Qais – two brilliant ancient Greco-Roman cities of the Decapolis. In Pella, we visit the remains of Chalcolithic settlement from 4th century BC, Byzantine churches and a small medieval mosque. Umm Qais boasts impressive ancient remains including stunning black basalt theatre, the basilica and underground mausoleum.

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Day 4

After breakfast, start your day with a visit of Jerash, ‘the Jewel of the North’ - one of the largest and most well-preserved sites of Roman architecture in the world outside Italy. Continue to the Dead Sea, one of the most spectacular natural and spiritual landscapes in the world and the lowest point on Earth, at 400m below sea level. Spend some time at the Dead Sea before returning to hotel in Amman.

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Day 5
Amman, Petra

After breakfast, drive along the 2000-year-old King’s Highway, an ancient road mentioned in The Bible. Stop at Madaba, ‘The City of Mosaics’. Proceed to Mount Nebo, known as the burial place of Prophet Moses. Arrive at Kerak, the magnificent Crusader Castle. Proceed to Petra and stay at Petra Guest House or similar for two nights.

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Day 6

After breakfast, a full day visit of the “Rose Red City” of Petra - a treasure of the ancient world- rediscovered in 1812.

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Day 7
Petra, Wadi Rum, Amman

After breakfast, visit ‘Al-Beidha’ – also known as the Little Petra. It was an important suburb of the City of Petra and the entry point for trade routes to the north and north-west. Later we drive to Wadi Rum, Jordan’s vast and echoing desert. We enjoy a Bedouin 4x4 jeep ride exploring the stunning moonscape. Later we drive back to Amman for overnight stay in Landmark hotel or similar.

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Day 8

After breakfast, transfer to Amman airport for your return flight to London.

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Tailor-made Tour 8 days from £2345 per person

What's included

  • International flights
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • All internal travel including arrival & departure transfers by shared coach
  • English-speaking accompanying guide throughout
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Entrance fees to sites and monuments listed in tour itinerary

Holiday Extensions for this tour

Classical Jordan - Aqaba Beach Stay

4 days, 3 nights from £545 per person

Single supplement £ 135 per person
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Day 8, 9, 10
Amman, Aqaba

Transfer to Amman airport for your flight to Aqaba. Remain at leisure at the Marina Plaza for three nights.

Day 11

Transfer to Aqaba airport in the morning. Fly back to Amman to take your onward flight.

Classical Jordan - Dead Sea

3 days, 2 nights from £345 per person

Single supplement £ 285 per person
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Day 9
Dead Sea

Stay an additional two nights at the Movenpick Resort & Spa camp.

Day 10
Dead Sea

At leisure.

Day 11
Dead Sea, Amman

After breakfast, transfer to Amman airport for your return flight.

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