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Explore Jordan

7 Days, Amman to Dead Sea
Explore Jordan

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UNESCO has called the ancient stone city of Petra one of the most precious cultural properties in the world. Experience it for yourself on this seven-day adventure throug read more...

What's Included
  • Overseas Medical Insurance for the duration of the tour (Sum of US$ 2,50,000 covered).
  • 6 nights accommodation (Hotels (5 nts), Desert camp (01 nt)
  • 6 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners.
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  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities (Private van/bus, 4x4, walking).
  • Arrival transfer.
  • Visit to the Amman Citadel and the National Archaeological Museum.
  • Guided visit to Jerash.
  • Guided tour to the Madaba mosaics.
  • Visit Mount Nebo.
  • Lecture with an archaeologist.
  • Petra guided tour.
  • Cooking demonstration and dinner in Wadi Musa.
  • Wadi Rum desert 4x4 jeep excursion.
  • Night walk in Wadi Rum with Bedouin guide.
  • Guided visit to Bethany.
  • Visit to the Dead Sea.
  • Services of Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout the tour, local guides.
  • Interesting articles, helpful tips, and photography advice from National Geographic before you depart.
VERY IMPORTANT
Please ensure that you print a final copy of your trip details provided by Cox & Kings as pdf format.
Important Notes
We recommend you to have a meal budget of USD 190-250 for food and drinks which are not included in the programme.
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Itinerary
Day 1 Arrive Amman
Day 2 Amman
Day 3 Amman / Wadi Musa
Day 4 Wadi Musa
Day 5 Petra/Wadi Rum
Day 6 Wadi Rum / Dead Sea
Day 7 Dead Sea
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TRIP SPECIFIC SAFETY

Cox & Kings takes all reasonable measures to ensure your safety and enjoyment while travelling with us. The aim of this document is to give you an insight into ways you may further enhance your own personal safety while abroad.

Places Visited
  • Amman
  • Wadi Musa (Petra)
  • Wadi Rum
  • Dead Sea
  • Amman to Dead Sea Map
  • DAY 1 Arrive Amman

    Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

    Arrive in Amman at any time, there are no planned activities. After learning more about the tour and plans for the following day, choose to head out for an optional dinner at a local restaurant with your CEO and the group.

    Arrival Airport Transfer
    Queen Alia International Airport - Amman
    You will be met at the airport and transferred to the hotel to start your adventure.

    Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
    1h
    The adventure begins tonight. Feel free to explore, but make sure you're back in time to meet the group. After introductions, your CEO will review the details of your tour. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 2 Amman

    Take an orientation drive through Amman and visit the National Museum and archaeological site of the Citadel. Continue on to visit Jerash, one of the largest and most well-preserved Roman ruins outside of Italy.

    National Archaeological Museum & Citadel
    Amman
    Visit the museum for an overview on Jordan's history and ancient sites. Continue on to the Citadel archaeological site, best known for the Roman Temple of Hercules, but used by numerous civilizations dating back to the Bronze Age.

    Private Vehicle
    Amman - Jerash 1h-1h30m
    Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private ride.

    Jerash Guided Visit
    Jerash 4h
    Take a step back in time visiting Jerash, one of the most well-preserved Roman sites outside of Italy. Wander amid its paved and colonnaded streets, soaring hilltop temples, handsome theatres, spacious public squares and plazas, baths, fountains, and city walls pierced by towers and gates - all in exceptional condition.

    Private Vehicle
    Jerash - Amman 2h-2h30m
    Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private ride. (Breakfast)

  • DAY 3 Amman / Wadi Musa

    Visit the ancient town of Madaba, famous for its mosaics and churches. Continue to Mt Nebo where we are rewarded with stunning views from the summit. In the evening, enjoy a lecture with a local archaeologist to discuss the importance of Petra, and ongoing excavations at this UNESCO World Heritage site.

    Depart early today for the long but very interesting drive by way of the King's Highway to Petra. The first stop is Mount Nebo, which is believed by many to be the site of Moses' death and has thus been a centre for pilgrimage since the earliest Christian times. Visit the town of Madaba, which has some of the finest Byzantine mosaics in the world. Arrive in the early evening at Wadi Musa, our base for exploring Petra.

    Private Vehicle
    Amman - Wadi Musa 10h
    Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private ride.

    Mt Nebo Visit
    Jabal Naba
    Visit Mount Nebo, a historic site believed by many to be the location of Moses' death and has thus been a centre for pilgrimage since the earliest Christian times. Trek to the summit (817m or 2,680 ft), and be rewarded with views of the stunning surrounding countryside and Israel in the distance.

    Madaba Mosaics Guided Tour
    Madaba
    Explore Madaba's long history on this guided tour, including its role as the centre of early Christianity. See some of the finest Byzantine mosaics in the world, including the famous sixth-century mosaic map of the Middle East. Tour churches, the Archaeological Park, and the local museum that's housed in several old Madaba residences.

    Petra Archaeologist Talk
    Wadi Musa
    Join an archaeologist for a talk about the UNESCO World Heritage site of Petra, the ancient city that was half-built and half-carved into a sandstone landscape. Learn about the ongoing excavation taking place here, and get a better understanding of the site for when you explore it yourself. (Breakfast)

  • DAY 4 Wadi Musa

    Enjoy a guided tour of Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage site, with free time this afternoon to explore on your own. In the evening, enjoy a cooking demonstration and dinner of local specialties.

    Wind your way through the Siq, a narrow, 1km-long (.6 mi) gorge flanked by soaring 80m-high (262 ft) sandstone walls. Take in the astounding colours and patterns of the rock, and, at the end of this passage, catch your first glimpse of Al-Khazneh, the famed treasury of Petra. Spend the morning exploring this famed site with your guide. The guide will give a brief history of the city, which the Nabateans carved from the living rock of the surrounding mountains. The site is large, but group members can set their own pace depending on the weather and the interests of the group.

    Private Vehicle
    Wadi Musa
    Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private vehicle.

    Petra Guided Tour
    Petra
    Journey to Petra to explore this UNESCO World Heritage site. Each tour will be different depending on the interests of the group, but everyone arrives through the dramatic Siq, rounding a corner and setting eyes on the famous treasury building. With time, hike approx 25km (15 mi) to cover the entire site. Climb (steps) to two sacred hilltops. Depending on the weather and the interests of the group, opt to hike an additional 2km (1.2 mi) to see the magnificent views from the top of the treasury. This makes for a unique and unforgettable experience. Get a brief history of the city, one of the greatest tourist attractions in the Middle East. The Nabateans carved this capital from the living rock of the surrounding mountains in Petra. Visit monuments that include the Pharaoh's Castle, the triumphal arch, the amphitheatre, and the monastery.

    Cooking Demonstration with Dinner
    Wadi Musa
    Head to a restaurant for a cooking demonstration of some popular local dishes. Under a local chef's guidance, cook a full Jordanian dinner including soup, hot and cold mezza dishes (appetizers), and a main course. Enjoy eating the creations as a delicious dinner.

    Free Time
    Wadi Musa Afternoon
    Continue to explore Petra on your own. (Breakfast,Dinner)

  • DAY 5 Petra/Wadi Rum

    Continuing to Wadi Rum in the heart of Jordan's desertscape. Enjoy lunch at our lodge and an exciting 4x4 desert excursion. In the evening, take a walk in the desert admiring the night sky with a local Bedouin guide. The guide will teach you the names of the stars and how to use them for desert navigation.

    After breakfast, drive to Wadi Rum, a vast, silent landscape of ancient riverbeds and the largest and most magnificent of Jordan's desert landscapes.

    Enjoy lunch before heading deep into the desert on a 4x4 excursion. Visit water reserves, natural arches, sands dunes, rock bridges, and take in the sunset with cup of Bedouin tea before heading back to the lodge for dinner.

    Private Vehicle
    Petra - Wadi Rum 2h
    Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private ride.

    4x4 Desert Trip
    4h
    Head deep into the desert by 4x4. Enjoy the desert's amazing natural beauty and unique landscape on this unforgettable drive.

    Wadi Rum Night Walk
    Wadi Rum
    There's nothing quite like counting stars in the night sky from the desert below. Your Bedouin guide will teach you the names of the stars and constellations and how they're used here for navigation. (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

  • DAY 6 Wadi Rum / Dead Sea

    Enjoy a visit to the archaeological site of Bethany, thought to be the site where Jesus was baptized. Continue to the Dead Sea with the option to swim and use the natural sea salts and mud as your own personal spa.

    At 423m (1,388 ft) below sea level, the shores of the Dead Sea are at the lowest land elevation on Earth. The sea is named because its salinity is so high (up to nine times that of the world's oceans) that only a few microorganisms can live in its waters.

    Private Vehicle
    Wadi Rum - Dead Sea 3h30m
    Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private ride.

    Bethany Beyond the Jordan
    Dead Sea
    Visit the archaeological site of Bethany, thought to be the site of John the Baptist's settlement and where Jesus was baptized. Fairly recently rediscovered, the site is an important archaeological find, numerous sites are being uncovered including Roman and Byzantine Baptismal pools, ancient churches, and caves.

    Free Time
    Dead Sea
    Relax under an umbrella next to one of the freshwater swimming pools or enjoy the other facilities at the resort hotel. Why not indulge in an optional massage or one of the other health and beauty therapies available? (Dinner,Breakfast)

  • DAY 7 Dead Sea

    Depart at any time.

    Check-out time from the hotel is normally mid-morning, but luggage storage facilities are available. We also encourage you to book a few additional nights to relax and take advantage of the stunning natural surroundings.

    Departure Day
    Not ready to leave? Your CEO can help with travel arrangements to extend your adventure. (Breakfast)

  • Meal basis

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

  • TRIP DETAILS

    If you have booked this trip or are curious about all of the details, you can download this trip's information as a PDF.

    Please ensure that you print a final copy of your Trip Details to review a couple of days prior to travel, in case there have been changes that affect your plans.

  1. We recommend you to have a meal budget of USD 190-250 for food and drinks which are not included in the programme.

  2. This programme is operated on a Coach tour. Maximum Group size is 16 passengers, at an average there are 12 passengers travelling on this tour.

  3. Itinerary descriptions are guaranteed with the exception of unforeseen conditions which include, but are not limited to, road closures due to weather, acts of God, safety concerns, changes to highway legal restrictions, and acts by third parties beyond the control of Service Provider.

  4. There is no refund for any non-utilization of any services.

  5. All holiday prices are subject to Govt. Service Tax of 5% payable to Govt of India.

  6. At this point of time no services are confirmed and the same is subject to availability.

  7. Request for an early hotel check in or late checkout is at the discretion of the accommodation unless pre-booked and pre-paid in advance.

  8. All payment to be made strictly by cheque / Demand Draft / Direct bank transfer in favour of 'COX AND KINGS LIMITED'.

  9. RAMADAN
    Depending on the lunar cycle, Ramadan will fall between June 7th and July 7th, 2016. Please note that Ramadan is a month of fasting observed by Muslims throughout the world, during which time the followers of Islam should not eat or drink between sunrise and sunset. There may be some limitations to services and disruptions to schedules during Ramadan, but generally our tours still operate effectively during this period and food is available to non-muslims throughout the day.


  10. COMBO TRIP
    Please note that this trip is part of a combination of multiple tours. As such, the CEO, staff and/or particular vehicles operating your tour may change between tour segments. You may also expect some group members to join or leave the tour, between tour segments..



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