Jordan Classical Tour
05 Days / 04 Nights
Meet and assist at Queen Alia Airport and transfer to your hotel in Amman. Overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. City tour to discover the secrets of the capital of Jordan. Built on seven hills, Amman was named the Ammonites, people descended from Abraham. Admire the largest hill of them, the most interesting point of view on the city of Amman and the treasures of its historic center, such as its citadel and Roman acropolis. Tour to the one of the largest and most well - preserved sites of Roman architecture in the world outside Italy - Jerash. These include the 2nd - century Hadrian’s Arch, the Corinthian columns of the Temple of Artemis and the huge Forum’s oval colonnade. Return to Amman. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel and departure to the Bethany, beyond Jordan, also called Al Maghtas, at the Jordan River is fed by five springs. Tradition holds that these springs provided the water that was used by John the Baptist for baptizing. Then continue to Kings Highway to visit Madaba. Also called the city of mosaics, the Byzantine diocese has 14 churches of great artistic value that also houses extraordinary mosaic school. You will discover the Saint - Georges church in Madaba with its map of Palestine exhumed in 1898 during the church's construction. This mosaic from the mid 6th century, barely altered, traces the geography of the Byzantine Middle East. Then you will visit Mount Nebo, 10 km northwest of Madaba. Moses left the plains of Moab and climbed atop Mount Nebo. Peaking at 840m above sea level, Mount became a place of pilgrimage universal from the beginning of the Christian era. Transfer to Petra. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast at hotel and departure for a day tour dedicated to Petra, the pink city. Geology is in the origin and effect of the red city, completely carved from soft sandstone. Man, this here for ten thousand years has finished giving its present appearance to the site. There are nearly 800 monuments dotting Petra about 100 km2. Eighth wonder of the world and declared world heritage site by UNESCO is the most famous site in Jordan and the Middle East. You will pass through the Siq, narrow and long fault caused an earthquake prehistoric earth. At the end of the Siq, appears suddenly, the most majestic monument of Petra, "Al Khazneh" or the "Treasury" in the Greco-Roman decor. What a dazzling display of beauty. Beyond the Treasury, there are hundreds of carved buildings, temples, royal tombs, baths, doors, arched, paved streets and especially the Roman theater of 3000 seats about. You will pass through the Roman Cardo and visit the "Qasr El Bint", the only temple still standing and in remarkable state of preservation. Then take the road to the desert Wadi Rum.
If Petra is the result of work of the combined man than nature; cliffs, peaks and valleys of the Wadi Rum should only themselves their serene beauty and overwhelming size as T. E. Lawrence. This desolate site was in fact one of the highlights of the Great Arab Revolt, magnified by director David Lean in one of the most impressive scenes in the film Lawrence of Arabia. You will go hiking in 4X4 pickups to admire the splendor of this ancient desert.. Then transfer to the Dead Sea. Accommodation and free time at the lower point at the earth. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel, Enjoying Dead Sea - the lowest point on earth with 417 meters below sea level and is recognized as the world richest treasure of natural salts! Rich in minerals, this water is reputed to cure certain diseases. It is also known to literally float people due to its salt content. The Dead Sea is not only a tourist visit, but a visit to relax and allow you to swim on the shores of the Sea unusual. Then transfer to airport for departure.