09 Day / 08 Nights Biblical Jordan Tour

Category: Jordan Religious Tours

This tour in 09 days journey through Jordan following in the footsteps of Prophets and visiting many sites referred to in the Bible. Starting in Amman you will head north and visit Jerash, Ajloun and Um Qais. Then exploring the South you will visit the sites of Madaba, Mt Nebo, Bethany Beyond the Jordan, Petra, Wadi Rum and more. 

Day 1: Arrival Amman Airport - Amman & Overnight

Upon arrival at Queen Alia Airport our representative welcomes you before you go to customs to help you with your free visa on arrival to Jordan (Visa fee waived). The representative will take you to meet your driver who will transfer to your hotel in Amman, check in, remainder of the day free.

Overnight Amman including breakfast. 

*If your flight arrives in the morning please ask us about optional tours for this day. 

 

Day 2: Amman Hotel - Jerash - Ajloun - Anjara - Umm Qais - Amman & Overnight

In the north of Amman you visit the best preserved example of a Roman provincial city, Jerash with its theaters, churches, temples, a Nymphaeum and colonnaded streets. A short drive through the beautiful forest area, you will come to Ajloun and visit the ruined castle which was built by Salameen as part of the defence against the crusaders. Nearby you will visit Anjara to see the Shrine of Our Lady of the Mountain. It is said that here the Virgin Mary and Jesus had a rest on their journey from the Holyland. We head on further north to Umm Qais, the ancient Gadara, with its Hellenistic-Roman remains. According to the Bible it was here that Jeseus preformed the miracle of sending the demons into a herd of swine that ran into the Sea of Galilee. From Gadara you have a magnificent view over this Sea, the Jordan Valley and the Golan Heights. Return to your hotel in Amman.

Overnight Amman including breakfast. 

 

Day 3: Amman Hotel - Baptism Site - Mt. Nebo - Madaba & Overnight

After breakfast we drive to the Jordan Valley, to Bethany beyond the Jordan River. This is the place where the baptism of Jesus Christ by John the Baptist took place. We also have a look at Elijah's Hill where Prophet Elijah ascended to heaven. From here we journey to Mt. Nebo, the burial site of Prophet Moses overlooking the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea. Here you view 4th and 6th century Byzantine churches with wonderful mosaics. Then we visit the mosaic city of Madaba, where the oldest map of the Holy Land exists on the floor of St. George's Church. More mosaics can be seen in the Archaeological Park, which houses some masterpieces from Byzantine churches.

Overnight in Madaba including breakfast. 

 

Day 4: Madaba Hotel - Mukawir - King's Way - Karak - Petra & Overnight

On the 700 meter high hill Mukawir, in biblical times known as Machaerus, had been a great palace, where Herod Antipas imprisoned and killed John the Baptist. Although very runing there is still to see towers, walls and baths as well as a great view of the Dead Sea. Traveling on the King's Way, a route that has been in use since Biblical times, we drive through the land of Edom and Moab to Karak. We visit here the great Crusader castle. Afterwards we head further south to Petra for overnight.

Overnight Petra including breakfast

 

Day 5: Petra Visit - & Overnight

The red-rose city of Petra is a unique destination. More than 2000 years ago the area was settled by the Nabataeans who carved magnificent buildings in the sandstone. You will have a guided tour for approximatley 2.5 hours and then free time to explore on your own. We walk through the Siq, an immense crack in the stone, to see at the end Petra's most impressive monument: the Treasury. You walk along the Street of Facades, see the Royal Tombs, Qasr al Bint. You will say goodbye to your guide. There is still plenty to see and you might like to climb up the 800 stairs to the Monastery El Deir.

Overnight in Petra including breakfast.

 

Day 6: Petra Hotel - Wadi Rum - 4x4 Tour - Overnight

Today we drive 1.5 hours to the dramatic Wadi Rum, one of the most impressive desert landscapes in the world. On a 04 - 05 hour 4x4 tour you will see sand dunes, spectacular rock formations, canyons and Nabatean rock inscriptions. Box lunch is included on the 4x4 tour. Dinner will be served at a Bedouin camp in the desert where we also spend the night.

Overnight Bedouin Camp including dinner and breakfast

 

Day 7: Wadi Rum Camp - Wadi Araba - Lot's Cave - Dead Sea - Amman & Overnight

In the morning we drive from the desert to the Dead Sea. On the way we visit Lot's Cave near the town of Safi. Here Prophet Lot lived together with his daughters after he fled the sinful cities Sodom and Gomorrah. We head on to the beach at the Dead Sea where you can relax the rest of the day and float in the salty water. In the evening we drive to Amman for overnight.

Overnight at hotel in Amman including breakfast. 

 

Day 8: Amman - Amman City Half Day Tour - Amman & Overnight

Today we visit downtown Amman. The city was mentioned in the Bible as Rabbath-Ammon, the capital of the Ammonites. Our tour will take you to the Citadel with its remains from the Roman to the Byzantine period and the Archaeological Museum. You will visit the Folklore Museum and the Roman Theater from 2nd century as well as the Coptic Church. The rest of the day is for leisure or you discover parts of the capital on your own account.

Overnight at hotel in Amman including breakfast.

 

Day 9: Amman Hotel - Amman Airport (for departure)

Transfer to the airport to say farewell and to board your international 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)

$1,886

$2,127

$2,304

$2,640

$3,088

2 Pax

Sedan 4 Seats

Local Spot Guide(s)

$1,069

$1,181

$1,290

$1,470

$1,744

3 Pax

Sedan 4 Seats

Local Spot Guide(s)

$877

$989

$1,094

$1,274

$1,540

4 Pax

Mini Van 7 Seats

Local Spot Guide(s)

$852

$964

$1,068

$1,248

$1,513

5 Pax

Mini Van 7 Seats

Local Spot Guide(s)

$780

$892

$995

$1,175

$1,436

6 Pax

Mini Van 7 Seats

Local Spot Guide(s)

$732

$844

$946

$1,126

$1,385

# Dinner/Lunches

Single Room Supplement

$205

$315

$355

$485

$585

7

HB /Dinners Supplement

$70

$84

$105

$210

$245

8

 Lunch Supplement

$96

$96

$96

$96

$96

 

(*) 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 for approximately 04 hours local Bedouin driver including lunch/box lunch

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

* 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
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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