Splendours of Jordan

This tour picks out the best of Jordan’s magnificent cultural heritage and stunning landscapes. Visit the classical city of Jerash, the biblical site of Mount Nebo and Petra, the rock-hewn city. The shifting sands of Wadi Rum and the curative waters of the Dead Sea complete your exploration.

7 nights from £1945pp

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  • Splendours of Jordan
  • Splendours of Jordan

Splendours of Jordan Itinerary

  • Day 1: Fly to Amman

    Fly from London (regional connections available) to Amman with Royal Jordanian Airlines. Transfer to the Boulevard Arjaan by Rotana for 2 nights. (N)

  • Day 2: Amman • Jerash

    Morning tour of Amman, visiting the citadel with panoramic views of the city and the restored Roman theatre in downtown Amman. Afternoon tour of the well-preserved Graeco- Roman city of Jerash, hidden for centuries in sand. (B, L, D)

  • Day 3: Madaba • Mount Nebo • Shobak • Petra

    Travel along the King’s Way, visiting Madaba, home to a Byzantine mosaic map of the region; Mount Nebo, from where Moses first viewed the Holy Land; and the crusader castle of Shobak. Continue to Petra. Stay 3 nights at the Mövenpick Resort Petra, situated at the entrance to the site. (B, L, D)

  • Day 4: Petra

    Take a guided tour of Petra, the rose-red city rediscovered by JL Burckhardt in 1812. (B, D)

  • Day 5: Petra

    Return to the main site for more exploration with your guide. Optional evening visit to Petra by candlelight. (B, D)

  • Day 6: Little Petra • Wadi Rum • Dead Sea

    Morning visit to Al Beidha, or ‘Little Petra’, before driving to Wadi Rum for a 4x4 excursion into the desert. Afternoon transfer to the Dead Sea. Stay 2 nights at the Mövenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea. (B)

  • Day 7: Dead Sea

    Day at leisure. Optional morning excursion to the baptism site of Jesus in Bethany, on the banks of the river Jordan. (B)

  • Day 8: Fly to London

    Transfer to the airport and fly from Amman to London with Royal Jordanian Airlines. (B)

  • Meal basis

    As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

  • Important information

  • Accessibility

    This tour involves walking over rough terrain. At Petra, visiting the monastery and the High Place of Sacrifice requires a steep climb.

  • Superior tour

    This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.

  • Single supplement

    From £495pp.

  • Private & tailor-made travel

    This itinerary can be taken privately on a date that suits you, for which guideline prices are shown. Alternatively, it can be tailored to your exact requirements.

Tour Highlights

  • Spend two full days exploring Petra & tour the remote ruins at Little Petra
  • 4x4 desert excursion over the dunes in Wadi Rum
  • Time at leisure to enjoy the mineral-rich waters of the Dead Sea
  • Visit the biblical site of Mount Nebo
  • Stay in 5-star accommodation
  • Small group size - average 20 people (max 26)

Price Includes

5-star accommodation
Flexible - extensions & flight upgrades available
Average group size - 20 people (max 26)
International flights
Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
Experienced local tour manager
7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 4 dinners
Guided sightseeing & entrance fees

Dates and Prices

2020 Departures £ prices per person based on 2 people sharing

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