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11 Days 10 nights Panorama Jordan Tour (CT-JHT-018)

History, Culture, Nature this tour through Jordan has you experiencing it all. This trip starts and ends in Amman, the metropolitan city of Jordan, where you will experience a modern twist in this traditional, ancient capital. Discover the point where Moses saw the Promised Land at Mt. Nebo. Hike in Dana nature reserve and behold the majesty of Wadi Rum on a 4x4 tour. Approach the lost city of Petra through a narrow gorge and witness the magnificent treasury carved into solid rock formations. Pamper yourself with the rich minerals of the Dead Sea. Explore Jerash the well preserved Roman ruins and soak in the rich culture in the town of Salt. See Arabian Oryx in their natural habitat on a safari drive at Shaumari.

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Day 1 : Queen Alia Airport – Amman & Overnight

Arrival to Queen Alia airport.  Our representative will meet you before Visa Control with a sign with your name on it. They will take care of all the necessary paperwork for your free Jordanian Visa. They will then take you to meet your driver.

You will be transferred 30 mins to Amman to your hotel.

Overnight Amman Hotel including breakfast

Meals Included : No meals today.

 

Day 2 : Madaba - Mt Nebo - Kings Hwy - Wadi Mujib Viewpoint - Karak - Dana & Overnight

Breakfast at the hotel.

Today you will travel to Petra on the Kings Hwy, a route that has been in use for centuries.

You will start by visiting 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 centre. 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., 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 1132/34 by King Baldwin I. of Jerusalem.

You will continue down the Kings Hwy to Dana.

Overnight at an Eco Camp including dinner and breakfast

Meals included : B, D

 

Day 3 : Dana - Short Hike - Shobak - Little Petra - Petra & Overnight

Breakfast at the camp. This morning you will go on the self guided tour in Dana.

Dana Village Tour - (Year-round), self-guided

Grade: Easy

Distance: 2 km

Time: 1-1.5 hours

Starting time: 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. from the Dana Guesthouse

Description: Starting from the Dana Guesthouse, this trail winds above the Dana Village and through the terraced gardens and local craft workshops. Visitors can meet the local residents, see original Ottoman architecture, and learn more about Dana's rich history.

Leaving Dana you will stop at Shobak Castle. Whilst it is in a more ruined state that Karak it's location, perched high on the mountain overlooking the valleys which surround it, is breathtaking.

You will explore Little Petra which has some fine examples of Nabatean Tricliniums and biclinium, or dining rooms. There is one of the last known surviving Nabatean fresco works on the ceilings of one of the bicliniums.

You will continue to Petra.

Overnight Petra hotel including breakfast

Meals included : B

 

Day 4 : Petra Full Day & Overnight

Breakfast at the hotel. 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. With your English speaking guide, 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 end your 2.5 hour guided tour at Qasr Bint. You will then have free time to explore further on your own. 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.

Overnight Petra hotel including breakfast

Meals included : B

 

Day 5 : Petra Second Full Day & Overnight

Breakfast at the hotel. Today you have the chance to visit Petra for the 2nd day either by yourselves or we have optional guided trails of Petra that you might like to choose from.

Overnight Petra hotel including breakfast

Meals included : B

 

Day 6 : Petra  - Wadi Rum – 4x4 Tour – Wadi Rum & Overnight

Breakfast at the hotel. Your driver will transfer you 1.5 hours to Wadi Rum.

Our English speaking Bedouin Representative will meet you at Wadi Rum Village. Enjoy Bedouin hospitality with tea, coffee etc and have the opportunity to meet at Bedouin Family.

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 with our local Bedouin who is your driver. The sites you are going to visit are :

-Nabatean Temple

-Lawrence Spring

-Sand Dunes

-Khazali Canyon

-Little Bridge

-Um Frouth Rock Bridge

-Lawrence House

-Burdah Rock Bridge/Burdah Arch & more

You will enjoy a box lunch during the tour.

Overnight at Bedouin Camp including dinner and breafkast

Meals today : B, L, D

 

Day 7: Wadi Rum- Dead Sea  & Overnight

Breakfast at the camp. Your driver will meet you and transfer you via the Dead Sea Hwy to the Hotel area at the Dead Sea.

Overnight hotel at Dead sea including breakfast.

Meals today : B

 

Day 8 : Dead Sea - Salt – Jerash - Amman & Overnight

Breakfast at the hotel.

Experience the unique sensation of floating in the salty waters of the Dead Sea.

Your driver will pick you up and transfe you north to the city of Salt.

A visit to Salt transports you back in time to a town of picturesque streets and dazzling houses from the late Ottoman period, with their characteristic long-arched windows. Enjoy walking down Hammam Street. With plenty of small shops lining up next to each other and full of locals, there is lots to see (and taste!). Vendors offer everything: local food and produce, clothing, household goods, handmade perfumes, delicious sweets from bakeries, old Arabic beddings, traditional crafts, more clothing and more food. Back in the days, the lower half was used to sell cattle and horses, while the upper half was filled with shops selling fruit and veggies.

Al Ein Plaza is considered the heart of the city. Here you’ll see the local old men playing a traditional game called Manqala and you’ll hear the Islamic call for praying.

You will meet your driver again and be transferred 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. You will have a 1.5 hr guided tour in Jerash. 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 impressing Forum, continue to the Temple of Artemis, which columns are 12 meters high and each drum weights 20-40 tons. Other highlights are the Colonnaded Street and the Nymphaeum.

You will be transferred to Amman. Overnight Amman hotel including breakfast.

Meals : B

 

Day 9 : Amman - Eastern Desert Castles -  Shaumari Reserve – Amman & Overnight

Breakfast at the Hotel. Today you will visit the Eastern Desert Castles. You will visit three of the region's famous desert castles built by the powerful Umayyad dynasty in the — 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 a 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.

This afternoon you will visit Shaumari Reserve which was established as a breeding centre to reintroduce wildlife to the regions such as endangered Arabian oryx, Persian onagers (wild ass), Dorcas gazelles and houbara bustards. You will go on a short safari trip at the reserve.

Transfer back to Amman. Overnight Amman hotel including breakfast.

Meals today : B

 

Day 10 : Full day Amman City Tour - Amman & Overnight

Breakfast at the hotel. Your driver will pick you up  in the morning to start your full day City Tour in Amman. Start your Amman City sightseeing with a visit to the King Abdulla Mosque which was completed in 1989 as a memorial by the late King Hussein to his grandfather. The unmistakable blue-domed Mosque can house up to 7000 worshippers inside. This is the only Mosque in Amman that openly welcomes non-Muslim visitors. Then pay a visit to the Amman Citadel located 132 meters above the level of the City Centre. South of the castle we can still see the ruins of Hercules temple. Also there is Umayyad palace. The adventure continues then with exploring the Roman Amphitheater which is considered one of the largest in the Middle East. Its construction dates back to the beginning of the second Century AD. Then take a walk in Amman's downtown markets and City center before heading to the Archaeological Museum and Darat al Fnoun which aims to provide a platform for the visual arts from the Arab World. Also , visit Rainbow street , Al Wakalat Street & Jabel Al weibdah ... etc Back to your Hotel in Amman. Duration is about 8 Hours. This is a self guided tour with your driver taking you to all the sites. If you would like the services of a licensed guide for the day this is an additional $120USD.

Please ask us if there are additional sites in Amman that you would like to visit.

Overnight Amman hotel including breakfast

Meals today : B

 

Day 11 : Amman - Queen Alia Airport

Breakfast at the hotel.

Your driver will transfer you to Queen Alia Airport for your departing flight.

 

Rate Per Person in USD$ sharing the trip in Double/Twin/Triple Rooms. (Single Supplement included in 1 person rate.)

# of Pax/Guests

Type of Vehicle

Season

Flat Rate

Low Season

High Season

Low Season

High Season

From  - To

Guide(s) Option

3* Hotels

4* Hotels

4* Hotels

5* Hotels

5* Hotels

1 Pax Only

Sedan 4 Seats

Local Spot Guide(s)

$2,769

$3,134

$3,404

$3,794

$4,409

2 Pax

Sedan 4 Seats

Local Spot Guide(s)

$1,571

$1,753

$1,916

$2,126

$2,484

3 Pax

Sedan 4 Seats

Local Spot Guide(s)

$1,277

$1,459

$1,616

$1,826

$2,171

4 Pax

Mini Van 7 Seats

Local Spot Guide(s)

$1,239

$1,421

$1,577

$1,787

$2,131

5 Pax

Mini Van 7 Seats

Local Spot Guide(s)

$1,129

$1,311

$1,465

$1,675

$2,014

6 Pax

Mini Van 7 Seats

Local Spot Guide(s)

$1,056

$1,238

$1,390

$1,600

$1,936

# Dinner/Lunches

Single Room Supplement

$270

$425

$490

$640

$790

8

HB /Dinners Supplement

$80

$96

$120

$240

$280

8

 Lunch Supplement

$80

$80

$80

$80

$80

 

(*) Rates, Notes, Payment, Terms and conditions :

Rates above are per person sharing double/twin/triple based on BB basis* in USD$. (Single supplement included in 1 person rate)

* If Overnight at Wadi Rum, Little Petra, Nature Reserves, Eco Lodges, Homestays the rate is HB (dinner is included)

Please check HB and lunches supplement. Consider the Single Room Supplement.

The rates for 3* Hotels is FLAT rate and valid for all seasons. The rates for 4*/5* have LOW & HIGH seasons

The above prices are not valid during Christian Holidays, New Year's Eve and some Holidays, please contact us *

Please contact us in case of children joining the tour and provide us the age of each. Also in case of sharing the beds or not

Terms & Conditions & Payment methods and Cancelation Policy available on our website : https://www.johtt.com/travel-advices

In Wadi Rum, in case of 4* & 5* Hotels rate, the rate is based on Standard Luxury Tent. Star gazing tent supplement to be advised

Optional Tours and excursions are available on this link : https://www.johtt.com/our-tours-2/42-jht-optional

The Hotels/accommodation to be used, check : https://www.johtt.com/travel-advices/17-travel-advices/47-accommodation

Low Seasons for 4*/5* : 6th Jan - 28th Feb. / 1st June - 20th Aug. / 20th Nov. - 20th Dec. (High season the rest)

 

* Rate Includes the following :

Meet and assist service upon arrival by our representative(s), if arrival through any airports or borders

Free visa on arrival (Waived visa)

All transfers based on private air-conditioned vehicles (A/C, Wifi, Water) with english speaking, assisting driver

Entrance fees for sites listed in itinerary. (If you have the Jordan pass, then they will be deducted)

2.5 hour guided tour in Petra with local spot guide

1.5 hour guided tour in Jerash with local spot guide

4x4 tour in Wadi Rum for approximately 4 hours by local Bedouin driver with box lunch/Lunch

10 night/s Accommodation based on BB (breakfasts only) . (Except for Wadi Rum, Little Petra etc are HB : dinners and breakfasts)

Jeep Tour in Al Shummari Azraq Reserve

* Rate DOES NOT Include the following :

Dinners & lunches (in case of BB rate) & drinks during included meals. (Except for Wadi Rum, Little Petra etc which are HB)

All kinds of Tips for the driver and guide(s) , please check this link for details : https://www.johtt.com/travel-advices/17-travel-advices/77-tipping-gratuity-in-jordan

Travel Insurance, Personal expenses, or Optional Tours : https://www.johtt.com/our-tours/42-jht-optional

Any item not listed as included or Jordan Departure/border/tax when applied

Israeli Border / Departure Tax when applied & the shuttle bus  If crossing between Israel / Jordan …etc (when applicable)

 

(*) Optional Tours :

Petra trails , please check this link for all trails available on request : https://www.johtt.com/our-tours-2/21-petra-guided-trails-tours-while-you-are-in-petra-by-jht

Wadi Rum optional tours, please check : https://www.johtt.com/our-tours-2/22-wadi-rum-tours-by-jht

Optional Tours/Activities while in Jordan  : https://www.johtt.com/our-tours-2/42-jht-optional

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