Taste of Jordan Tour
08 Days / 07 Nights
Meet and assist at King Hussain Border, Sheikh Hussain Border, or Queen Alia Airport. Transfer to Bethany; the third most holy site for Christians in the World, after the Church of the Holy Sepulcher and the Church of the Nativity, is the site of the baptism of Jesus Christ, known in Arabic as Al - Maghtas. Excavations at Wadi Kharrar carried out after the 1994 peace treaty found evidence of a complex of churches, hermit cells and other buildings described in the writings of many pilgrims who have visited the site since the 2nd century AD. Now preserved as a tourist destination, Al - Maghtas attracts tourists year - round. Then continue to the 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. Dinner and Accommodation at the 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 the fortress of Kerak, the valley below, which was one of the great ways to Palestine. Continue to Petra via the Desert Road. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast, excursion to the Petra, the world wonder, is without a doubt Jordan's most valuable treasure and greatest tourist attraction. It is a vast, unique city, carved into the sheer rock face by the Nabataeans, an industrious Arab people who settled here more than 2000 years ago, turning it into an important junction for the silk, spice and other trade routes that linked China, India and southern Arabia with Egypt, Syria, Greece and Rome. Dinner at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel, Transfer to Wadi Rum enjoy the Jeep Safari riding at the desert. Transfer to Ma’in hot springs. Popular with both locals and tourists alike, the springs are located 264m below sea level in one of the most breathtaking desert oases in the world. Thousands of visiting bathers come each year to enjoy the mineral - rich waters of these hyper - thermal waterfalls. These falls originate from winter rainfalls in the highland plains of Jordan and eventually feed the 109 hot and cold springs in the valley. This water is heated to temperatures of up to 63° Celsius by underground lava fissures as it makes its way through the valley before emptying into the Zarqa River, Transfer to Madaba. Dinner and Overnight at the Hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel, Transfer to t the Desert Castles; the eastern desert of Jordan is a dark, inaccessible place, filled with basalt, sand and sky. During the Roman Empire, Emperor Septimius Severus and Diocletian built a network of fortresses, called the fortified border of Arabicus, to protect the eastern border of their new province. While many fell into disrepair, some of them were later restored by the Umayyad, and were strengthened, creating their own settlements in the desert. Each building seems to have had its own role, be it a hunting lodge, a caravanserai, or a meeting room designed to maintain links with the local Bedouins. Hungarian Arabist, Alois Musil, "rediscovered" Kasair Amra and Qasr Tuba, in 1898. Although several ruins are available to the public, three of them, Qasr Harana, Qasayr Amra and Qasr Azraq, are special, due to the restoration of the locality or because of its history. Umayyad castles are a great excuse to visit the eastern desert. Whether used for protection or recreation, they provide an opportunity to look into a world open only to a few lucky ones. The high walls of Haran, the murals of Amr, and the historical associations of Azraq make this journey rich and rewarding. Back to Amman. Dinner and Overnight at the Hotel in Amman.
Breakfast at the hotel in Amman, Moving to Jerash city to discover the most incredible sights there. The ruined city of Jerash is Jordan's largest and most interesting Roman site, and a major tourist drawcard. It is imposing ceremonial gates, colonnaded avenues, temples and theaters. Then continue at the Ajloun. Visiting of the castle, It looks like a Crusader fortress, but it was built by Muslims as a military fort and buffer to protect the region from invading Crusader forces. Next to Umm Qais; Umm Qais In the northwestern corner of Jordan, in the hills above the Jordan Valley, are the ruins of the Decapolis city of Gadara (now called Umm Qais). The site is striking because of its juxtaposition of Roman ruins with an abandoned Ottoman - era village, as well as its tremendous vantage point, with views of three countries (Jordan, Syria, and Israel and the Palestinian Territories), encompassing the Golan Heights, Mt Hermon and the Sea of Galilee. Dinner and Accommodation at the Hotel in Amman.
Breakfast at the hotel in Amman, 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. then to Rainbow street ;originally named Abu Bakr al Siddiq street, is a public space in the historic area of Jabal Amman, near the center of downtown Amman, Jordan. The street runs east from the First Circle to Mango Street, and contains several attractions from roof top restaurants to pubs. The street runs in front of the British Council building, as well as the headquarters of the Jordan Petroleum Refinery Company and the cinema after which the street is renamed. Continue to Souq Jara; Souk Jara is a market in Amman, Jordan. The Souk (market) is a major tourist attraction lying next to Rainbow Street in Jabal Amman, it features handicrafts, antiques, crafts, food, streetwear, art and traditional products from around the Kingdom. It is available on each Tuesday on winter nights, between mid November and early March from 10PM till 2AM. Film screenings, concerts and other cultural activities are commonplace and visit the marvelous king Abdullah mosque. Free Time. Back to Amman.
Breakfast at the hotel, checkout, then transfer to Queen Alia Airport for departure.