Enjoy Jordan 5 Day Itinerary discovering the ancient Jordan highlights and Roman ruins. Visit the "rose-red" city Petra which is the biggest attraction in Jordan, Jerash where situated in the foothills of the mountain of Gilead, the ancient city is reminiscent of the Roman Empire. Ajloun, Mount Nebo, and Madaba, where you see the famous 4th-century Byzantine mosaic map of Israel inside the Greek Church. George, and float in the Dead Sea salty water. With a professional tour guide to lead the way, you can experience beyond popular main sites at Petra. Be ready to go on a private hike along the Al Khubtha path, through the Siq Canyon, to see the top and famous places in Jordan like the Roman Amphitheater and Royal Tombs. Then continue along a mysterious staircase to the top of the mountain for unique views of the Treasury. Experience a perfect side of Petra and of Jordan in general!
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- Pickup Location
- Amman Airport
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Why you'll love this trip
A Jordan road trip is full to the brim of amazing historic sights, beautiful scenery and delicious food a making it the perfect spot to take a road trip
From floating in the salty Dead Sea to marveling at the iconic Petra, Jordan is definitely one our most memorable trips! We loved our time spent exploring Jordan and, to help with your Jordan planning, we’ve put together our ultimate Jordan itinerary to help you plan your trip.
Jordan is made up of much more than arid desert. Take a road trip and you'll quickly see the scenery change – from bustling cities to serene sea, wooded hills to rocky cliffs, all offering visitors a variety of vistas and activities to enjoy
Experience a dramatic scene changes from Amman to the Dead Sea
Slow down and cruise the scenic route from the Dead Sea to Dana
Check out an underrated ancient castle on the way to Petra
Take your road trip off-road in the dunes of Wadi Rum
Orthodox Basilica of Saint George
The Dead Sea
The Nymphaeum at Amman Jordan
To start your Jordan 5 Day Itinerary, your tour manager will meet and assist you upon your arrival at Amman International Airport. After that, you will be transferred to your hotel in Amman by a private air-conditioned vehicle for check-in. Upon arrival at the hotel, he will do your check in and give you detailed information concerning your tomorrow’s trip, overnight in Amman.
- No Meals
After breakfast, you will visit Roman Ruins such as: Madaba where you see the famous 4th-century Byzantine mosaic map of Israel inside the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George. Then transfer to Mt. Nebo, the place where Moses had gazed at the Promised Land and is believed to be his burial ground. You visit the old monastery; overlook the Jordan Valley, the Dead Sea and parts of the Holy Land.
After this we will drive towards the Dead Sea, Being the lowest point on earth and filled with a variety of minerals with medicinal properties the site has developed into a health spa-like hotspot. The mineral concentration in the mud is used for therapeutic and beauty treatments. Queen Cleopatra and Sheba both were said to have known the value of the site and used it. Due to high salinity the water supports no form of life hence the name the Dead Sea and floating is very easy. Be sure to prepare to swim and relax in the mud. After this, we will drive towards Amman and transfer you to your hotel.
After breakfast, you will be transferred towards north to Jerash, situated in the foothills of the mountain of Gilead, the ancient city is reminiscent of the Roman Empire. Being one of the largest and well-preserved sites of Roman Architecture outside of Italy its grandeur can be seen in the colonnaded street, Oval Plaza the Nymphaeum and the Temple of Artemis. Then move to Ajloun Castle. It was built by Izz Al-Din Usama, one of Salah Al-Din's generals in 1184 AD. We continue towards Umm Qais, once known as Gadara, is a ruined Greco-Roman city, where visitors have an amazing view over the Sea of Galilee and the Golan Heights, Back to your hotel in Amman to overnight.
After breakfast, we will have a tour of Petra, the biggest attraction in Jordan. Petra was first established in around 6th century B.C by the Nabateans, a nomadic tribe who settled in the area and laid the foundations of a commercial empire that extended up to Syria. Upon arrival, you will begin the trip on horseback to the canyon, the so called Siq, and then by foot to the most beautiful monument: the Treasury. Among other monuments you will see are the Street of Facades, the Royal Tombs, and Pharaoh’s Castle. After the tour, we will drive 2.5 hours back to Amman hotel to overnight.
On the last of your Jordan vacation package after breakfast you will check out at 12:00 noon and depending on the time of your flight, we will transfer you to Amman’s Queen Alia Airport for your departure.
- All transfers by a private a/c vehicle with English speaking assistant
- Hotel in Amman for 4 nights
- Meet and assist services at Amman Airport upon arrival and departure
- Local English speaking spot guide in Petra (about 2-3 hours)
- Local English speaking spot guide in Jerash (about 1 hour)
- English speaking driver in the Dead Sea, Madaba, and Nebo
- Entrance fees to the above-mentioned sites
- Short horse ride in Petra (included in ticket)
- Services charges and taxes
- International airfare
- Entry visa to Jordan
- Personal spending
N.B: Petra tour requires considerable walking, the number of horses in Petra is limited.
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Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and are valid until September 30th, 2021, with the exceptions of Christmas and New Year holidays
- Infants up to 2 years old are free of charge for the tour package sharing parent’s accommodations.
- Children under 6 years old sharing parents accommodations with an extra bed pay 25% of the price of an adult rate.
- Children under 12 years old sharing parents accommodations with an extra bed is half the price of an adult rate.
- Children 12 years old and above are considered adults, full rates apply.
- Children policy is applied to children who share rooms with their parents, maximum one child sharing parents' room.
- If your tour package includes flights, an extra supplement for your child may apply.
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