8 Day 7 Night Jordan Tour (CT-JHT-021)

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  • 8 Day 7 Night Jordan Tour  (CT-JHT-021)
  • 8 Day 7 Night Jordan Tour  (CT-JHT-021)
  • 8 Day 7 Night Jordan Tour  (CT-JHT-021)

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General

8 Days 7 Nights
Category: Classical Tours of Jordan
Type: Jordan Tours from Amman Airport
Start in: Jordan-Amman Airport
Finish in: Jordan-Amman Airport

Tour Features

Camping and Stargazing
Heritage and Culture
Local Cuisine
Photography and Art
Romantic & Honeymooners
Swimming and floating

Inclusions

01 Night in Wadi Rum with Dinner and Breakfast
4x4 tour in Wadi Rum for approximately 4 hrs
All night​s Accommodations based on BB basis
All transfers based on private air-conditioned vehicles
Entrance fees for all sites
Free visa on arrival
Lunch box or Lunch in Wadi Rum
Meet and assist service on arrival
Mineral Water onboard and Free WiFi
Roughly 1.5 hour guided tour in Jerash
Roughly 2.5 hour guided tour in Petra

Exclusions

All kinds of Tips for the driver and guides
Any item not listed as included
Beverages at the restaurant
Dinners and lunches not listed in Inclusions
Golf cart or camel ride in Petra or Wadi Rum as applies
International flights and airline tickets.
Optional Tours
Personal expenses and Travel Insurance

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Highlights

Amman - Explore this Ancient hilltop citadel, with its fascinating Archaeological Museum and the bustling souqs
Explore history in the green north in Ajloun, and visit a 12th-century Crusader castle.
Explore Umm Qais - the site of the ancient Greco-Roman city of Gadara, a member of the Decapolis.
Jerash - See the ruins of the ancient Roman city, which at over 2000 years old is still surprisingly well-preserved
Madaba - See Jordan’s finest Byzantine mosaics at the Church of St George in this Christian market town
Petra - Discover the spectacular UNESCO-listed Nabataean city, which is one of the New Seven Wonders of the World
Relax and Float in the salty waters of the Dead Sea
See examples of early Islamic art at the Desert Castles
See Karak one of the largest crusader castles
This is a classical tour/Holiday of Jordan starts from Amman or Queen Alia Airport, We offer our clients private tailor-made tours of Jordan that encompass their particular interests. We custom-make Jordan tours and holiday itineraries exactly to their specifications and requirements
Visit Aqaba and enjoy seeing the sites of the modern and ancient city on a short city tour. There’s also plenty of time for relaxing, swimming, and optional water sports such as snorkeling in the Red Sea
Visit The Baptism Site (Bethany Beyond the Jordan) where Jesus Christ was baptized
Wadi Rum - Explore this vast red desert with its rolling dunes and dramatic rock formations in a 4x4
ⓘ Note : tours are mainly private tour/trips of Jordan also they're completely tailor made to fit individuals preferences & groups tours. We offer wide selections of tour packages & holidays of Jordan of all type of tours, if you wish to tailor made your trip, please visit our Tailor Made Tour page to customize a tour to Jordan
 

Itinerary

Day No.  1 : Queen Alia Airport – Amman

Your amazing trip to the land of mesmerizing beauty begins as you arrive at Queen Alia Airport.  Our representative will be waiting for you before Customs to assist you with your free visa to Jordan. You will be taken to meet your driver and transferred to Amman. As the capital of Jordan, Amman is a fascinating city of contrasts, a unique blend of old and new, ideally situated on a hilly area between desert and the fertile Jordan Valley. Amman offers plenty of lively nightlife, with everything from cultural to traditional Arabic entertainment, modern restaurants and night clubs. No activities or meals are included on your first day. However, if you arrive early, there are a few excursions around Amman you may be interested in.

Overnight Hotel in Amman

Meals Included: No Meals Included


Day No.  2: Amman - Jerash - Ajloun - Umm Qais - Amman

Drive to the north to Jerash, the well preserved city of the Roman Empire, often called Pompeii of the East. Initially built by Alexander the Great, the town started to prosper after the Roman conquest, and was one of the Decapolis cities in northern Jordan. Visit Hadrian's Arch, built in 130 AD to honor the visit of Emperor Hadrian. Pass the Hippodrome offering space for 15,000 spectators, the impressive Forum, continue to the Temple of Artemis with columns 12 meters high and each drum weighs 20-40 tons. Other highlights are the Colonnaded Street and the Nymphaeum.

 

Transfer through a beautiful pine-forest and olive groves, reaching the city of Ajloun. Here you will find Al-Rabid Castle; the 12th century Castle built by one of Saladin’s lieutenants in the campaign against the Crusaders. You will explore the castle by yourself. It is an easy site to explore by yourself.

 

You will continue to drive up North to Umm Qais, which is situated on the border with Israel, offering impressive views over the Golan Heights and the Sea of Galilee. Umm Qais is the site of the ancient Greco-Roman city of Gadara, a member of the Decapolis. The city is mentioned in the New Testament as the site where Jesus cast out demons and sent them into pigs, who then ran into the sea. The ruins boast an impressive Colonnaded Street, a vaulted terrace and the remains of two theatres. You will explore this site by yourselves. It is easy to navigate around and the main features have information boards to help you.

 

Drive to Amman and Overnight

Meals Included: Breakfast


Day No.  3: Amman -Amman City Tour - Desert Castles -  Amman

Start your  Amman city tour to explore Amman downtown. Amman is a bustling modern city. We will visit the Citadel with remains from the Roman to the early Islamic period. Located at the Citadel site is the small Archaeological Museum, housing an excellent collection showing the occupation of the site over the centuries. We stroll via the Souq, where you get an idea of everyday life, to the Roman Theater from the 2nd century with 6000 seats. The Amman City Tour is a self guided tour with your driver transferring you to each site.

 

You will head East to the Eastern Desert. You will visit three of the region's famous desert castles built by the powerful Umayyad dynasty - UNESCO-listed Qusayr Amra, Qasr Kharana and Qasr al-Azraq. Qusayr Amra was once an Umayyad hunting hideaway. The impeccably preserved castle is now best-known for its 8th-century frescoes that depict hedonistic scenes of nude women, wine and wild times. Next stop is the impressive 2 story Qasr Kharana where Mesopotamian, Arabic and Greek influences are all apparent inside its walls. Qasr Al-Azraq is built from black bassalt and was built as a hunting lodge by the Umayyads, but is more famously known as TE Lawrences headquarters in more recent history.

 

Drive to Amman and Overnight

Meals Included: Breakfast


Day No.  4: Kings Hwy from Amman to Petra (Madaba, Mt Nebo, Wadi Mujib Viewpoint, Karak, Dana Viewpoint)

Kings Hwy from Amman to Petra (Madaba, Mt Nebo, Wadi Mujib Viewpoint, Karak, Dana Viewpoint):  Today you will travel to Petra on the Kings Hwy a route that has been in use for centuries. Your driver will pick you up from the hotel in the morning and transfer you 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 coloured local stone, it depicts hills and valleys, villages and towns as far as the Nile Delta. The Madaba Mosaic Map covers the floor of the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George, which is located northwest of the city center. The church was built in 1896 AD, over the remains of a much earlier 6th century Byzantine church. The mosaic panel enclosing the Map was originally around 15.6 X 6m, 94 sq.m but only about a quarter of which is preserved. You will then proceed to Mount Nebo where Moses is said to have stood and looked out to the Promised Land. On a clear day you can look out over the Dead Sea and all the way to Jerusalem. Continuing down the Kings Hwy you will stop at the Wadi Mujib viewpoint. Known as the Grand Canyon of Jordan this is an expansive valley and offers great views. Drive to Karak where you will visit Karak Castle the famous Crusader castle built in 1132/34AD by King Baldwin I. of Jerusalem. You will continue down the Kings Hwy to Dana where you will stop and look at the viewpoint. If there is time you can stop and visit Shobak Castle. Continue to Petra where you will end your day.

 

Overnight Hotel in Petra

Meals Included: Breakfast


Day No.  5: Visit Petra - Wadi Rum

Today, visit Petra . This fascinating ancient Nabatean capital dominated for a long time the Arabian trade routes, and is a must see in the Middle East. Walk through the 1.2km long Siq (chasm), passing shrines, tombs and carvings, to reach the lost city of Petra. See the magnificent Treasury as you exit the Siq, explore the Street of Facades, Roman Theatre, Colonnaded Street and Qasr Bint. You will then have free time to explore further on your own too . There are still plenty of places to see such as the Byzantine Church, Temple of the Winged Lion’s and you might like to climb the 800 steps to the Monastery or the shorter climb to the top of the High Place of Sacrifice.

 

 You will be transferred to Wadi Rum for overnight . If you will be there before sunset, then you are lucky to see the sunset. Marvel at the sunset and gaze at the stars in the night sky whilst enjoying the legendary hospitality of the Bedouin, before sleeping at the foot of the awesome mountains exploding out from the desert landscape.

 

Overnight Hotel in Wadi Rum

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner


Day No.  6: Wadi Rum 04 hours Jeep tour - Aqaba

Breakfast at the camp and enjoy the sunrise. Be ready to enjoy the wilderness adventure of a 4x4 tour of Wadi Rum, Enjoy the wilderness adventure of a 4x4 tour of Wadi Rum, following in the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia, climbing sand dunes and rock bridges. Start the 04-05 Hours 4x4 tour . The sites you are going to visit are : Nabatean Temple – Aretas (IV): Used by Nabatean to worship ALLAT (Goddess). This temple was built on the ruins of Allat temple of the AAD TRIBE. Lawrence’s spring: where Lawrence of Arabia reputedly washed during the Arab Revolt. Has an attractive rock inscription on nearby rocks. Sand dunes: large area of sand dunes piled up against the mountains. Fun to climb to the top. Have desert-adapted plants . Khazali canyon: deep, narrow fissure in the mountain side, containing many rock inscriptions. Little bridge : one of the most popular rock bridges in Wadi Rum desert is named for its size. The Um Fruth rock bridge is one of the most photographed places in Wadi Rum. The bridge is about 15 meters up from the desert floor. Lawrence’s House in Wadi Rum is called so because TE Lawrence reportedly slept here during his time in the desert. But actually, the place has a much older history than its namesake. Burdah Rock Bridge/Burdah Arch : This natural rock arch is the largest and most impressive rock arch found in our Protected Area. You will enjoy a box lunch/cocked Bedouin lunch during the tour.

 

Leave to Aqaba, Surrounded by rough and rugged mountains that change color as the day ends, Aqaba is Jordan's only port city. It lies on the most northern tip of the Red Sea, which is amazing. You will enjoy a short Aqaba City tour seeing the modern and ancient sites. You will have optional tours and activities you can do : Snorkeling, Glass boat or you can have free time. Free day by your own in Aqaba . There are optional tours while you are in Aqaba , here is the link : https://johtt.com/our-tours-2/item/42-jht-optional/275-diving-snorkeling-in-aqaba-optional

Overnight Hotel in Aqaba

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch


Day No.  7: Aqaba - The Baptism Site - Dead Sea & Overnight

We will drive towards Baptism Site (Bethany), the place where Jesus Christ was baptized by St. John the Baptist. It is now one of the 3 most important places of pilgrimage in Catholicism. Al-Maghtas ( "baptism" or "immersion"), officially known as Baptism Site "Bethany Beyond the Jordan", is an archaeological World Heritage site in Jordan, on the east bank of the Jordan River, considered to be the original location of the Baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist and venerated as such since at least the Byzantine period. The place has also been referred to as Bethany (Beyond the Jordan) and Bethabara (Hebrew‎). Al-Maghtas includes two principal archaeological areas: the remnants of a monastery on a mound known as Jabal Mar-Elias (Elijah's Hill) and an area close to the river with remains of churches, baptism ponds and pilgrim and hermit dwellings. The two areas are connected by a stream called Wadi Kharrar.

 

Dead Sea Hotel Overnight : Continue our trip down to the lowest point on Earth. The Dead Sea located in The Jordan Rift Valley is a dramatic, beautiful landscape, which at the Dead Sea, is over 400m (1,312 ft.) below sea level. The Dead Sea is flanked by mountains to the east and the rolling hills of Jerusalem to the west. Enjoy a swim in its warm salty waters and rest and relaxation at your hotel.

Overnight Hotel in the Dead Sea

Meals Included: Breakfast


Day No.  8: Dead Sea Free Day - Queen Alia Airport and departure

Drive to Queen Alia Airport (Amman Airport) and Drop you off, where your tour ends there, Good Bye!

Meals Included: Breakfast

 

Tour Booking Conditions

: 1-Minimum time for booking Multi-Day tours, last minute booking and Availability of JHT team. STND

-(A)- For multi-day tours, we will accept reservation requests up to 72 hour before tour commencement date (Please consider weekends, official holidays and office hours indicated below). -(B)- Our tour consultants are typically reachable during office hours only: Sun – Thu 10:00-18:00 (Jordan Time: 3 hrs past GMT). In cases of emergencies, you can reach our team through our main mobile contact shown on our website anytime any day, (or if in contact with you a tour consultant already, you would have their specific contact info directly). -(C)- Please consider Weekend in Jordan is Fri-Sat. Official National Holidays & Religious Holidays include but not limited to: Easter, Eids, Labor Day, Christmas, New Year’s Eve…etc. -(D)- When applicable, and in order to benefit from visa fee waiver conditioned with spending 2 consecutive nights in Jordan, we kindly ask that you share your passport information which will be kept safely in line with our privacy agreement, we will use this to prepare a manifest and allow our team to meet & greet you at the airport. -(E)- A visa fee applies for groups and individual travelers spending 1 night only prior to departure from the Kingdom, Visa fees are subject to change with no notice by authorities. -(F)- Confirmation for those tours will be issued on securing the needed services and accommodation is booked. Most hotel reservation teams are reachable till 17:00 Jordan time during weekdays. -(G)- Knowledge and recommendations: Booking last minute can be a bit of a double-edged sword when it comes to travel. While the spontaneity can add an exciting edge to your plans, it's important to consider that the availability of services might be limited and the quality of services can be compromised. While we'll do our best to accommodate your preferences, it's worth keeping in mind that securing the most sought-after services may be a bit more challenging. Planning in advance not only secures the best options but also ensures a smoother and more enjoyable journey, allowing you to make the most of your travel experience without the constraints that last-minute bookings might bring.
: 2- Quotation and rates for Multi-Day trips in Jordan. STND

-(A)- Our multi-day tours are completely tailor made to fit individual preferences. Because those tours are customized, kindly check with us for rates for your requested tour. Note it is possible to select the desired accommodation standard 3, 4 or 5-star / typically offers are based on standard rooms in related hotels unless otherwise stated, upgraded room categories and / or family rooms would incur a surcharge. If interested to book accommodation directly yourself – please get in touch. -(B)- Accommodation choices and preferences will be considered, yet can’t be guaranteed as this is subject to hotel or camp availability and policies. Alternatives of same desired level can be secured (subject to availability). -(C)- For FTIs (small groups up to 6 guests) - local spot guide in Petra and Jerash would be included (who’d only join during your visit in Petra or Jerash only – if your visit includes either site) please see notes. Yet for groups of 7 guests and more it is mandated by law that we secure a government licensed Guide to escort the group from start till drop off to any destination in Jordan. -(D)- All quotes are based on English speaking local or government licensed guides. Other languages are subject to availability and can’t be guaranteed especially at peak season times, and can ultimately incur a surcharge. -(E)- The Local guides (who are at the visitor’s center of Petra site) are assigned at the visitor's center of the site on a turn-basis. Travel Agencies cannot guarantee the quality of their services. - We endeavor to utilize the guiding services of a licensed guide who is known to our agency. During peak times we might provide you with a guide from the Petra Visitors center. As these guides are not known to our agency, we cannot guarantee the level of their service. Any complaints about problems encountered with the guides from the Petra Visitors center should be directed to the Petra Visitors Centre directly at the conclusion of your guided tour.
: 3- Booking online and - or How to book this tour (Multi-Day trips)? STND

-(A)- You can request to book your desired tour online or please contact us by email. Online bookings are not confirmed until a personalized email detailing that a booking is confirmed is sent by a member of our reservation team, which will be within 24-48 hours of receiving your online booking. -(B)- We endeavor to display accurate availability on our website, though on rare occasions online bookings are made concurrently with others, and our website cannot reflect this information. -(C)- Securing accommodation space for larger group is primarily controlled by hotel – camp availability. Feedback will be shared with guests, to determine how best to proceed, example standard rooms may not be fully available, upgraded room types for an additional surcharge could be proposed to guest, our team will make sure you understand your options and can decide accordingly.
: 4- In very rare cases, JHT reserves the rights to amend or cancel the booking in the following cases: STND

-(A)- In Last minute booking in less than 24 hrs period of the requested date. -(B)- When no personalized follow up email detailing that a booking is confirmed is sent by a member of our reservation team. If our JHT team is not available i.e. contact outside working hours, weekends, national holiday, religious holidays or any applicable holiday i.e. Easter, Eids, Christmas, New Year’s Eve…etc. -(C)- In cases of missing / faulty information on guests’ side. -(D)- Also JHT reserves the right to amend /cancel the tour / itinerary for reasons such as service requirements, road or weather conditions, hotel or camp announcements or unforeseen circumstances. Where a change /cancellation is of a significant nature it will be advised to our customers in writing. JHT cannot be held responsible for any service that we are unable to provide due to that particular component being unavailable due to circumstances beyond our control. -(E)- Refunds will be applied as applicable
: 5- Check Our Terms and Conditions, in addition to our Payments Methods, Conditions, Cancellation & Refunds. STND

-(A)- Check both where you will find their links at the footer/bottom of our website