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Classic Jordan 6 Days / 5 Nights

Amman/Jarash/Ajloun/Petra /Madaba/Wadi Rum/Dead Sea

  On this journey short will try to visit the most important tourist sites and archaeological Jordan from Amman, the capital and Jerash one Roman cities and Madaba which contain the oldest churches, which embodied the oldest map mosaic of the Holy Land and the bath place baptism of Jesus Christ and one of the purposes of the pilgrimage Christian,  and Petra as the journey don’t complete without the visit and discover its features, Wadi Rum the moon valley , Ajloun and Kerak  …etc

Day 1:   Arrives in Jordan QAIA 

Arrival Queen Alia intentional Airport meets  your Driver and transferred by modern air-conditioned car to hotel; Pre check-in will be arranged so that you can go directly to your room and luggage will follow immediately, dinner and overnight.

Day 2:    Amman –City Tour – Jerash –Ajlun  

After breakfast at the hotel, this day they will do a City tour of Amman, visiting the Roman Theater, the Citadel, old and Modern Amman. After continue drive to the north of Amman to the Roman City of Jerash (visit & Lunch) .after transfer 25 minutes north of Jerash to the village of Ajlun to visit the ancient Saracen Castel named Qalet Al-Rabad, Return to the hotel in Amman, Dinner and overnight.

Day 3:   Amman – Madaba- MT.Nebo– Kerak–Petra.                     

After breakfast, you will drive to Mount Nebo for a visit (around one hour drive).
Mount Nebo is the mountain where Moses was allowed to see the Holy Land but not allowed to enter it. Nowadays the mountain is a memorial site.  There you will wave to the promise land.  Ever since the first days of Christianity this mountain has been a holy place and a destination for pilgrimage.  You can have a great view over Jordan valley, the Dead Sea, Israel and west bank. When the weather is clear, you should even be able to see Jerusalem, which is about 46 kilometers away.
Continue to Madaba (15 minutes drive from Mount Nebo).  Madaba the “City of Mosaics”, stands perched on an archaeological site with more than 4,000 years of history buried beneath it. The quality and quantity of mosaic flooring has made Madaba one of the most prominent cities in the world for mosaics. St. George’s Church houses the world famous mosaic floor depicting a large mosaic map of ancient Palestine. Centrally located on this mosaic floor is a detailed map of Jerusalem as it was during the sixth century AD….
Continue to the city of Kerak for visit. Afterwards proceed to Petra, Check in at the hotel Dinner @ Overnight.

 Day 4:   Petra.  

After breakfast, you will meet your Guide at the hotel or at the main entrance (the driver will arrange that) Start your tour of Petra with a horse ride from the main gate to the entrance of the old city (around 700 meters). The ancient city of Petra was established from 312 BC to 106 AD by Nabetean Arabs. In this era Petra was a fortress, carved out of craggy rocks in an area which was virtually in accessible. In the first and second century, after the Romans took over, the city reached the peak of its fame.  Petra covers an area of about 100 square kilometers where over 800 monuments can be found. When shipping slowly displaced caravan routes, the city’s importance gradually dwindled; it fell into disuse and was lost to the world until 1812, when it was re-discovered by the Swiss explorer Johann Ludwig Burckhardt. Nowadays Petra is Jordan’s number one tourist attraction, known as the “rose-red city half as old as time”. The Khazneh (the Treasury) even starred in Indiana Jones.
You have your  Buffet lunch at Basin restaurant inside the site of Petra (not included), and then come back to your hotel for dinner and  overnight.

-or you can transfer to Wadi Rum For over night

Day 5   Petra –Wadi Rum– Dead Sea

After breakfast check out from hotel and luggage will be stored at your vehicles. Board your vehicle and drive via the Arava Valley to the lowest point on the Earth, the Dead Sea. At 400 meters below sea level, the Dead Sea is infinite in what it has to offer. Ever since the days of Herod the Great, people have flocked to the Dead Sea in search of its curative secrets. Due to high annual temperatures, low humidity and high atmospheric pressure, the air is extremely oxygenated, and the high content of oxygen and magnesium in the air make breathing a lot easier. With the highest content of minerals and salts in the world, the Dead Sea water possesses anti-inflammatory properties, and the dark mud found on the shores have been used for over 2,000 years for therapeutic purposes,  arrive to your Hotel for dinner and overnight

Day 6:  Dead Sea –Baptism Site – Amman Airport (QAIA)

After breakfast at the hotel, or (as your flight to Lebanon) they will do small trip to the Baptism Site, A place called Bethany on the east bank of the Jordan River is mentioned in the Gospel of John 1:28, the place where John the Baptist was baptizing in John. Then to the Airport for Departure.

 

  •  For more information about the sites please check the general information about Jordan, 
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