DAY 1: AMMAN
Depart from UK airport and arrive at Amman International airport where you will be privately transferred to the hotel. Overnight in Amman.
DAY 2: AMMAN
You will tour Amman in the morning, visiting the Roman Theatre, the Citadel, the Archaeology and Folklore Museums, old and Morden Amman and one of the many art galleries in this capital city. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight in Amman.
DAY 3: AMMAN-DEAD SEA- PELLA-UMM QAIS
Drive down to the lowest spot on earth and experience floating in the waters of the Dead Sea. Continue northwards to Pella in the Jordan Valley. Continue to Um Qais, Gedara of the Bible, for a spectacular view of the Sea of Galilee, the Yarmouk River and the Golan heights. Return to Amman in the afternoon. Overnight stay in Amman.
DAY 4: JERASH-AJLOUN
A late morning tour of Jerash (Gerasa of antiquity), the best preserved city of Roman times to visit its Theatres, temples, churches and Colonnaded streets. Then continue to Ajloun to tour the 12th century Saracen Castle built by one of Saladin’s lieutenants in the campaign against the Crusaders.
DAY 5: MADABA-MT NEBO-KERAK-PETRA
Drive southwards along the Kingsway to Petra in the Jordan Valley; visiting Madaba in the oldest map of the Holyland and its Mosaic school, Mt Nebo and the alleged burial site of Moses overlooking the Dead Sea and the Jordan Valley. Continue to the magnificent scenery of Wadi Mujib to Kerak to visit the Crusader Castle. Overnight in Petra.
DAY 6: PETRA
A full day to visit many sites of Petra, the city that was carved into the red-rose Sharah mountains by the Nabateans until rediscovered by the Swiss Burkhardt. Walk through the Siq, a narrow and winding fissure between the cliffs to reach the Treasury, Roman Theatre, the Courts, Qasr Bint Pharaoun, Temple of the Winged Lion and other monuments. An optional climb to the Monastery. Overnight in Petra.
DAY 7: WADI RUM-AMMAN
Visit the Wadi Rum desert, where the film ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ was shot. A short visit to Aqaba, Jordan’s only port city. return to Amman on the Desert Highway. Overnight Stay in Amman.
DAY 8: RETURN FLIGHT
Transfer to Amman International Airport for your return flight home.