Morning departure to Amman by MEA or Royal Jordanian. Arrival. Meet and
assist by our local agent then morning tour of Jerash (Gerasa of antiquity),
the best preserved city of Roman times, to visit its theaters, temples,
churches and colonnaded streets. Then continue to Ajloun to visit the 12th
century Saracen Castle built by one of Saladin’s lieutenants in the campaign
against the Crusaders. Dinner and overnight at hotel in Amman.
Thursday Madaba/Mount Nebo/Kerak/Petra (360 kms)
Drive southwards along the Kings’Way to Petra, visiting Madaba with the
oldest map of the Holy Land, and its Mosaic School, Mount Nebo and the
alleged burial site of Moses overlooking the Dead Sea and the Jordan Valley;
then drive through the magnificent scenery of Wadi Mujib to Kerak to visit
the Crusader Castle. Dinner and overnight at hotel in Petra.
A full day to visit the many sites of Petra. This city was carved into the
rosered Sharah Mountains by the Nabateans and lost to Civilization until
rediscovered by the Swiss Burkhardt.Walk through the Siq, a narrow and
winding fissure between the cliffs, to reach the Treasury, the Roman
Theater, the Courts, Qasr Bint Pharaoun, Temple of the Winged Lion and other
A break for optional lunch, or you may wish to climb up to the Monastery.
Dinner and overnight at hotel in Petra.
Saturday Petra/Wadi Rum/Amman (490 kms)
Visit theWadi Rum Desert (with a short ride in a 4x4 vehicle) and its
awesome moon-like landscape, where the film “Lawrence of Arabia” was shot.
Return to Amman on the Desert Highway.Transfer to Amman International
Airport, and assistance with departure.
Prices per person in US
Tourist class hotel
Comfort class hotel
Prices include: Air ticket Beirut/Amman/Beirut, transfers on arrival and
departure, transportation, lodging, entrance and guidance fees, horse fees
in Petra, half board.
Prices do not include: Lunches, tips, visas, airport taxes ($120
approximately), expenses of personal nature, drinks, etc...
Departure dates: Every Wednesday: April till December 2011.
1) High season supplement of $125 may apply on the comfort class on certain
2) Permanent local guide during the whole tour (English speaking only).