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 in 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’s baptism site and a day of relaxation at the Dead Sea.
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- 3 nights in Amman
- 1 night in Wadi Rum
- 2 nights in Petra
- 2 nights at the Dead Sea
- Amman City Tour including Jordan Museum
- Iraq Al Amir Women’s Cooperative
- Jerash “Pompeii of the East”
- Home-hosted meal with Jordanian family
- Madaba & Mount Nebo
- Wadi Rum Jeep Desert Safari
- Petra Kitchen Cooking Class (optional)
- Petra (A Wonder of the World!)
- Siq AL- Barid “Little Petra”
- Jesus's Baptism Site on the Jordan River
- Float in the Dead Sea
Your Tour Includes
- Optional round-trip airfare from New York (JFK) including 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
Max Group Size: 30 travelers
Activity Level: Level 3
Expect most included touring to require walking and standing periods of up to 4 hours at a time (up to 2 times per day). Included touring may feature hikes, stairs, and/or climbs which may be on hilly and/or uneven terrain at potentially high altitudes. Learn More
Pacing Level: Moderate
Expect full-day tours most days with some limited free time at specific sites, for meals, and/or in the evenings. You can expect several early mornings and/or long travel days by bus (don’t worry—there are always comfort stops!), and you may expect to stay in most accommodations for 2+ nights (with limited 1-night stays). Learn More
Additional Entry Requirements for U.S. Passport Holders
A valid passport is required for international tours. There are entry requirements for U.S. passport holders. Please visit our Passports & Visas page to learn more about any required actions, next steps, and additional costs.
Travelers will encounter some uneven surfaces, stairs, steps, and significant slopes. The Petra excursion is a full day of walking on uneven surfaces. Wadi Rum sightseeing is done in a safari jeep.
For more detailed information about this tour and destination, visit our Before You Depart section.
Passengers who purchase flights will depart 1 day before the tour starts and return on the same day as the tour ends.
You can find more details on the Before You Depart page.
Day 1: Arrive in Amman
Arrive in Amman today, the capital city of Jordan, and continue to our hotel.Accommodations: Ambassador Hotel Amman
Day 2: Amman
Day 3: Jerash Excursion
Day 4: Amman/Madaba/Mt. Nebo/Wadi Rum
Day 5: Wadi Rum/Petra
Day 6: Petra
Day 7: Petra/Beida/Dead Sea
Day 8: Dead Sea
Day 9: Depart the Dead Sea
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Prices listed as “with flights” below include round-trip airfare from one or more airports in the USA. Travelers may choose to purchase the tour only, and arrange their own arrival in destination. Please note this may change your tour start date.
Rates are per person based on double occupancy.
Single supplement applies when not sharing a room. Select a date above to see the rates for that specific departure.
Reservations and Payments
Reservations can be made online or by phone (1.800.337.7773) and will be confirmed upon receipt of your non-refundable, non-transferable deposit, which must be received at the time of reservation. Deposits are $300 per person. Full payment is due 90 days prior to departure. Space and prices subject to availability. Please see the smarTours Terms and Conditions for complete booking information.
Optional Tours Customize your trip with these optional tours.
Enhance your trip with our recommended optional tours. Indicated optional tours are available to pre-book when you reserve your trip and can be added to your reservation up to final payment. This is the best option to guarantee your spot on your preferred optional tour! Optional tours require a minimum number of participants. Optional tours are non-refundable unless they do not operate.
Some optional tours can be purchased in-destination and may cost extra. The payment methods and currency information to purchase tours in-destination will be provided on final documentation.