Jordan Diversity Tour
06 Days / 05 Nights
Meet and assist at Queen Alia Airport and transfer to visit the Greco-Roman City of Jerash, also known as the City of the thousand columns. Jerash showcases the grandeur of Imperial Rome (and is sometimes referred to as the Pompeii of the East). It is considered one of the largest and most well preserved sites of Roman architecture in the World outside Italy. As the most pristine Decapolis City (meaning ten cities in Greek) in the modern world, Jerash’s prosperity can be admired in the colonnaded Main Street and lovely Oval Piazza. Visit the town of Ajloun with its fortress; one of the best preserved examples of medieval Arab military architecture in the entire Middle East, which was once governed by Saladin. Enjoy the magnificent view into the Jordan Valley. Return to Amman. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel and departure to the 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 840 m above sea level, Mount became a place of pilgrimage universal from the beginning of the Christian era. Continue to Petra via the Desert Road. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast we will start our journey to explore Petra, aptly described as the “rose - red city, half as old as time”. The ancient city was founded by the Nabateans 2000 years ago. Its massive architectural structure and its multicolored stones are an incredible attraction. The visit of the ancient Nabatean capital starts on horseback, followed by a walk through the Siq, a long narrow fissure between two overhanging cliffs. Towards the end of the Siq, you will be spellbound by Petra's most famous monument; the Treasury. The tour then proceeds to gradually unfold the mysteries of the city, Transfer to Wadi Rum. Accommodation and Dinner at the hotel.
Breakfast at the Camp. Depart by road to the Dead Sea. The Dead Sea is 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. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel in The Dead Sea. Starting the 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. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel, checkout, then transfer to Queen Alia Airport for departure.