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Journey Through Jordan

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  • $2499
    Air+Tax Included
  • 10
    Days

AMMAN, WADI RUM, PETRA, AND THE DEAD SEA

Jordan’s sandstone temples, sprawling desert terrain, and inspiring history is nothing short of captivating. On this journey, find yourself immersed a rich culture that stems from remarkable ancient empires and influential religions. Get to know the country’s people and heritage by exploring the capital city of Amman, and then discover the well-preserved Roman ruins of Jerash before visiting significant sites of the Holy Land like Madaba and Mt. Nebo. Following a magical overnight stay at a Bedouin camp in Wadi Rum, you’ll traverse this picturesque desert by jeep. Then, spend time in Petra exploring its magnificent sights, like the intricate Al-Khazneh temple (The Treasury). Round out this incredible trip with a visit to Jesus’ baptism site and day of relaxation at the Dead Sea.

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Itinerary at
a Glance

  • 3 nights in Amman
  • 1 night in Wadi Rum
  • 2 nights in Petra
  • 2 nights at the Dead Sea

Tour
Highlights

  • Amman City Tour including Jordan Museum
  • Iraq Al Amir Women’s Cooperative
  • Jerash “Pompeii of the East”
  • Madaba & Mount Nebo
  • Wadi Rum Jeep Desert Safari
  • Petra Kitchen Cooking Class (optional)
  • Petra
  • Siq AL- Barid “Little Petra”
  • Baptism Site
  • Float in the Dead Sea

Activity Level: Explorer* 

Your Tour
Includes

  • Round-trip airfare from New York (JFK)
  • Airfare taxes, fees & fuel surcharges
  • Intra-Jordan ground transportation
  • Accommodations at superior first-class hotels
  • 13 meals: 8 breakfasts, 5 dinners 
  • Comprehensive touring & entry fees
  • Experienced, English-speaking Tour Director

Your extension includes:

  • Ground transportation to Israel & return airfare
  • 2 nights in Jerusalem
  • 1 night in Tel Aviv
  • Jerusalem City Tour
  • Jaffa (optional)

Tour Itinerary

Depart USA

Depart on your overnight flight from the U.S.

Arrive in Amman

Arrive in Amman today, the capital city of Jordan. Upon arrival at the Amman airport, you’ll be picked up and transferred to your hotel.

Geneva Hotel Amman

Amman

Wake up with breakfast at your hotel and then venture out for a city tour of Amman. You’ll start to immerse yourself in the culture and learn of the area’s history with a stop at the Citadel, Roman Theater, and Jordan Museum. Then, visit the Iraq Al-Amir Women Cooperative Society, a program just outside Amman that trains local women on traditional craft and product making. This initiative helps them find jobs and contribute to the community. Later on, head back to into the heart of the city for a dinner and evening at your leisure.  

Geneva Hotel Amman |…

Jerash Excursion

After breakfast, we’ll head out to explore Jerash, the “Pompeii of the East” which houses some of the best preserved Roman ruins, rivaling the ones in Rome. Spend most of the day wandering the cardo—its spectacular colonnaded street—and admiring the South Theatre, Temple of Zeus, Hadrian’s Arch, the Artemis Temple, and the Nymphaeum. The city’s 14 churches date back to the Byzantine era and are filled with fine mosaics. In the evening, head back to Amman for dinner at your leisure.

Geneva Hotel Amman | Breakfast

Amman/Madaba/Mt. Nebo/Wadi Rum

Today, we’ll start making our way toward Wadi Rum, driving along the 5,000-year-old King’s Highway. Along the way, stop in Madaba, “the City of Mosaics”, and see St. George’s Greek Orthodox Church, which houses a well-preserved sixth-century Byzantine mosaic map of Jerusalem and the Holy Land. Heading about ten minutes west, we’ll also visit the most revered site in Jordan—Mount Nebo, the presumed site of Moses’ death and burial place. Then, proceed onward to our Wadi Rum Bedouin camp where you’ll have a tent with a private bath for your overnight stay. The…

Wadi Rum/Petra

This morning, enjoy breakfast while taking in the beauty of Wadi Rum, a moonscape terrain of ancient river beds, rugged mountains, and golden desert sands. You will meet locals offering cardamom-spiced coffee at the “Beau Geste” outpost, and then take off on an exciting 2-hour jeep tour around this diverse landscape in which “Lawrence of Arabia” was filmed. After a truly “out of this world” experience, we’ll depart and head north, finally arriving in Petra this evening. There will be an optional cooking class and dinner at a culinary school in the…

Petra

Note: While the tour activity level is the explorer level, this day may be more taxing as this is a full day of walking on uneven surfaces.

Following breakfast at the hotel, you’ll head out on a city tour of Petra’s most fascinating sights—the Roman Theater, Qasr Bint Pharaoun, Temple of the Winged Lion, and more. As a new Seven Wonders of the World, steeped in history from Arab empires and Western and Eastern dynasties, Petra features an abundance of ancient discoveries. Plus, as you wander the area, you’ll surely be mesmerized by the winding sandstone…

Petra/Beida/Dead Sea

After breakfast, we’ll start our journey to the last stop on the trip, the Dead Sea. First, you’ll visit Beida (Little Petra) to discover temples, tombs, and more. Many religious festivities occurred here, and the city was nicknamed “Little Petra” because of its similarities to the main city. Following this, we’ll bring you to the site of John the Baptist’s settlement at Bethany Beyond the Jordan, where Jesus was baptized along the east bank of the Jordan River. Here you’ll also be right near the Israeli border, affording you a glimpse of the country from across the river….

Dead Sea

After breakfast at the hotel, enjoy a relaxing day at the Dead Sea, the deepest hypersaline lake in the world. At your leisure, you can float in the clear blue, mineral-rich water, soak up some sun, and even try the invigorating full-body mud mask that cleanses the skin. Plus, your hotel has a tranquil spa, well-equipped fitness center, and sparkling pools to lounge by. In the evening, enjoy a farewell dinner at the hotel.

Crowne Plaza | Breakfast, Dinner

Dead Sea/Arrive in USA

Enjoy a final breakfast at the hotel and then transfer to the Queen Alia International Airport to depart back to the U.S. Your tour includes airfare back to the U.S.

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Rates are per person based on double occupancy.
Nov. 21, Jan. 9, Feb. 6, Apr. 2 Departures: Single room supplement is $459.
Dec. 5, Mar. 5 Departures: Single room supplement is $499.

Israel Extension
Nov. 21 ’19, Dec. 5 ’19, Apr. 2 ’20 Departures: Not available
Jan. 9, Feb. 2 Departures: Add $999 double occupancy / $1448 single occupancy
Mar. 5 Departure: Add $999 double occupancy / $1448 single occupancy

*Apr 16 2020 Departure: This departure takes over Ramadan (4/23/20-5/23/20). Traveling to Jordan during Ramadan is a unique and special time with the ability to immersive yourself in local culture. Tourists should be confident that the religious month will not negatively affect your trip. Many aspects of the tourism industry run business as usual.

For more information on this tour, please contact us here or call us during business hours (Mon-Fri, 9:00-9:00 EST and Sat-Sun, 10:00-6:30 EST) at 800-337-7773.

Reservations and Payments
Reservations can be made by phone (1-800-337-7773) and will be confirmed upon receipt of $300 per person non-refundable, non-transferable deposit which must be received within 48 hours of reservation. Full payment is due 75 days prior to departure. Baggage fees may apply. Space and prices subject to availability. For complete booking information and terms & conditions click here.

Comprehensive Travel Insurance
Trip cancellation and travel insurance are recommended. For complete insurance information, click here.

Extended Tours

Israel Extension

  • From approx. $999 Per Person

Jericho/Masada/Ein Gedi/Jerusalem

Start your exploration of Israel by visiting Jericho to see The Mountain of Temptation, and then head to the Masada fortress in the Judaean Desert for a breathtaking cable car ride overlooking the Dead Sea. Afterwards, we’ll make our way to Ein Gedi, a scenic natural reserve where you can admire the flora, fauna, and a beautiful waterfall. On the way to Jerusalem for your dinner and overnight stay, you’ll pass the ancient settlement of Qumran, stop for a look at the picturesque St. George’s Monastery, and take in a gorgeous view of Jerusalem from atop Mt. Scopus.

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Jerusalem

Spend the morning exploring the historical and spiritual beauty of Jerusalem. Your city tour starts with an ascent up the Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the Old City before heading in to explore the city’s multifaceted culture and architecture. Then, we drive through the Valley of Josaphat (King’s Dale) and visit Zechariah’s Tomb, the Tomb of the Sons of Hezir, and Absalom’s Tomb. Continuing on, we’ll reach Dung Gate and walk through to the Western Wall, Judaism’s holiest site, and view the Dome of the Rock, a masterpiece of Islamic architecture. Following this, we’ll…

Jerusalem/Jaffa/Tel Aviv

After breakfast we’ll depart for Tel Aviv. Before arriving, walk through the artist quarter of Old City of Jaffa and discover histories and antiquities around Kedumim Square. Enjoy a beautiful view of modern Tel Aviv from Jaffa before driving to Tel Aviv’s White City to see buildings of Bauhaus architecture (a UNESCO World Heritage Site). We’ll also wander through Sheinkin Street, a lively area featuring fun shopping, delicious dining, and an open-air market. Our tour of Tel Aviv finishes with a visit to Rabin Square.

Renaissance Tel Aviv | Breakfast

Tel Aviv/USA

Today your exciting Israel visit comes to an end as you transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for your departure back to the U.S.

Optional Tours Customize your trip with these optional tours.

Pricing is subject to change. Payment (non-refundable) should be made by cash or credit card (subject to service charge of approximately 3%).

Petra Kitchen Cooking Lesson

  • Petra
  • From approx. $50 Per Person

On the first evening in Petra, you can join a cooking class and enjoy a meal at The Petra Kitchen. This culinary school has a relaxed, informal atmosphere where you’ll prepare dinner under the supervision of a chef. You will make soup, cold and hot mezza and salads, and a main course. Plus, get some delicious take-home recipes!