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07 Days Jordan Classical Program

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07 Days / 06 Nights
04 Nights Amman / 01 Night Petra / 01 Night Wadi Rum


Day 01:  Amman Airport – Amman Hotel 

Arriving To Amman Airport, Meet & Assist By Highlands Representative,   Transfer to Amman Hotel  For Dinner & Overnight .


Day 02: Jerash – Ajloun – Um Qais – Amman Hotel

Breakfast , Start our Day to Visit Jerash , The Gerasa of Antiquity, is the capital and largest city of Jerash Governorate, which is situated in the north of Jordan , 48 Kilometers (30 mile ) north of the capital Amman , Jerash is thecool site of the ruins of the Greco-Roman city of Gerasa, also referred to as Antioch on the Golden River. Ancient Greek inscriptions from the city as well as literary sources from both Iamblichus and the Etymologicum Magnum support that the city was founded by Alexander the Great or his general Perdiccas, who settled aged Macedonian soldiers there in Ancient Greek). This took place during the spring of 331 BC, when Alexander left Egypt, crossed Syria and then went to Mesopotamia , continue our day to visit Ajloun Castle, is a 12th-century Muslim castle situated in northwestern Jordan. It is placed on a hilltop belonging to the Jabal Ajlun (“Mount Ajlun”) district, also known as Jabal ‘Auf after a Bedouin tribe which had captured the area in the 12th century. From its high ground the castle was guarding three wadis which descend towards the Jordan Valley. It was built by the Ayyubids in the 12th century and enlarged by the Mamluks in the 13th , proceed to end our day visits at Umm Qais  is a town in northern Jordan principally known for its proximity to the ruins of the ancient Gadara. It lies in the Bani Kinanah Department and Irbid Governorate in the extreme northwest of the country, near Jordan’s borders with Israel and Syria. It is perched on a hilltop 378 metres (1,240 ft) above sea level overlooking the Sea of Tiberias, the Golan Heights, and the Yarmouk River gorge , Drive Back to our Hotel for Dinner & Overnight .


Day 03 : Madaba – Mount Nebo Kerak – Petra  Hotel 

Breakfast,  Start our Day to Visit The town of Madaba was once a Moabite border city, mentioned in the Bible in nebo44Numbers 21:30 and Joshua 13:9 , During its rule by the Roman and Byzantine empires from the 2nd to the 7th centuries, the city formed part of the Provincia Arabia set up by the Roman Emperor Trajan to replace the Nabataean kingdom of Petra , we Continue our journey to Visit  Mount Nebo  is an elevated ridge in Jordan, approximately 817 metres (2,680 ft)above sea level, mentioned in the Hebrew Bible as the place where Moses was granted a view of the Promised Land. The view from the summit provides a panorama of the Holy Land and, to the north, a more limited one of the valley of the River Jordan. The West Bank city of Jericho is usually visible from the summit, as is Jerusalem on a very clear day , proceed to visit  Kerak Castle lies 140 kilometers (87 miles ) to the south of Amman on the ancient King’s highway . It is situated on a hilltop about 1000 meters above the sea level  Al-Karak has been inhabited since at least the Iron Age, and was an important city for the Moabites. In the Bible it is called Qer Harreseth or Kir of Moab , Drive to Petra Hotel for Dinner & Overnight .


Day 04:  Petra – Wadi Rum Campsite 

Breakfast, Full Day Visits To Petra Undoubtedly the most famous attraction in Jordan is the Nabatean city of Petra, nestled away in the mountains south of the Dead Sea. Petra, which means “stone” in Greek, is perhaps the most spectacular ancient city remaining in the modern world, and cert_65395231_jordan_petra_gainly a must-see for visitors to Jordan and the Middle East. The city was the capital of the Nabateans -Arabs who dominated the lands of Jordan during pre-Roman times- and they carved this wonderland of temples, tombs and elaborate buildings out of s old rock. The Victorian traveler and poet Dean Burgon gave Petra a description which holds to this day -“Match me such a marvel save in Eastern clime, a rose-red city half as old as time.” Yet words can hardly do justice to the magnificence that is Petra. In order to best savor the atmosphere of this ancient wonder, visit in the quiet of the early morning or late afternoon when the sandstone rock glows red with quiet grandeur , Continue our Journey to Wadi Rum Campsite for Dinner under the Tent with Oriental Night & Overnight at the Campsite .

 


Day 05 : Wadi Rum – Dead Sea – Amman Hotel 

Breakfast under the Tents , Our Visit today will be by Jeeps 4×4 to drive inside the desert of  Wadi RumTodoterrenos en el desierto de Wadi Rum dead_sea_pic-1also known as The Valley of the Moon  is a valley cut into the sandstone and granite rock in sothern Jordan, The name Rum most likely comes from an Aramaic root meaning ‘high’ or ‘elevated’. To reflect its proper Arabic pronunciation, archaeologists transcribe it as Wadi Ramm. Wadi Rum has been inhabited by many human cultures since prehistoric times, with many cultures–including the Nabateans–leaving their mark in the form of rock paintings, graffiti, and temples , Drive after the Desert to The Dead Sea  , also called the Salt Sea, is a salt lake bordered by Jordan to the east and Israel and the West Bank to the west. Its surface and shores are 429 metres (1,407 ft) below sea level, Earth’s lowest elevation on land. The Dead Sea is 304 m (997 ft) deep, the deepest hypersaline lake in the world. With 34.2% salinity (in 2011), it is 9.6 times as salty as the ocean, and one of the world’s saltiest bodies of water , then back to our Hotel in Amman for Dinner & Overnight .


Day 06:  Amman City Tour – Qasr Al- Abd – Amman Hotel

Breakfast , Full Day Visit to  Amman is the capital and most populous city of Jordan, and the counqaser-alabedtry’s economic, political and cultural centre. Situated in north-central Jordan, Amman is the administrative centre of the Amman Governorate. Amman is considered to be among the most liberal and westernized Arab cities. It is a major tourist destination in the region, particularly among Arab and European tourists. then we Drive to the west part of Amman to visit Qasr al-Abd is a large Hellenistic palace from approximately 200 BCE, whose ruins stand in western Jordan in the valley of Wadi Seer, approximately 17 kilometres west of Amman, close to the village of Iraq al-Amir.  Although little is known for definite about the history of Qasr al-Abd it is widely believed to have been built by a Tobiad notable, Hyrcanus of Jerusalem, head of the powerful Tobiad family and governor of Ammon. Credence for this theory is gained from the fact that theHebrew name ‘Tuvya’ or ‘Toviyya’ (Tobias)  above the adjacent burial caves of Iraq al-Amir, which share their name with the nearby village. In another of these caves there is a carving of a lioness sheltering a cub at the palace. Back to Amman Hotel for Dinner & Overnight .


Day 07:  Airport   

Breakfast , Transfer to the Airport


Includes:

  • Assistant At The Airport On Arrival & Departure By Highlands Travel Representative.
  • Entry Jordan Visa .
  • Deluxe A/C Coach .
  • Professional Escort Guide.
  • Entrance Fees At All The Above Mentioned Sites .
  • Horse Riding in Petra .
  • Jeep Tour in Wadi Rum for 02 hrs .
  • Full Board Meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) .
  • 01 Pax Sharing Free For Each 15 Paying.
  • Mineral Water In Bus & During Meals.

Excludes:

  • Soft Drinks, Tips & Personal Expenses.

_65395231_jordan_petra_gdead_sea_pic-1jerash-04-472631Camels in Wadi Rum, Jordan.

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