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zKingdom of Jordan

Explore ancient sites + daily life

+ Explore amazing sites of antiquity including Jerash, Byzantine Madaba, the medieval castle at Ajloun, and of course Petra.
+ Thrill to a second visit to Petra, a magical nighttime experience illuminated by 1,500 candles.
+ Spend an unforgettable night at our stylish desert encampment deep in Wadi Rum.
+ Experience traditional Jordanian warmth when you sit down to dinner with a family in Amman.
+ Savor traditional cuisine in a restored century-old home in Madaba.
+ Spend two nights at our architecturally striking
5-star resort overlooking the Dead Sea.
+ Includes 2 UNESCO World Heritage sites

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DAY 1 - Welcome to Jordan

On arrival, you’ll be escorted to the 5-star Kempinski Hotel in the center of Amman.


DAY 2 - Discover Jerash + Ajloun Castle

Tour the finely-preserved Roman ruins of Jerash, hailed as the “Pompeii of the East.” Then explore Ajloun Castle, built by one of Saladin’s lieutenants in the campaign against the Crusaders. In a nearby village, a relaxing lunch with a resident family immerses you in traditional Jordanian culture. meals b+l


DAY 3 - History + Culture in Amman

Explore Amman from the fine Roman Amphitheater built during the reign of Marcus Aurelius to the ancient citadel. Tour the Royal Automobile Museum and mingle with residents at the fra- grant herb market. Tonight, you’ll enjoy dinner and congenial conversation in the home of a local family.  meals b+d


DAY 4 - Along the King’s Way to Madaba, Dana + Petra

Travel the King’s Way to Madaba to see its famed mosaics including a 6th-cen- tury map of the Holy Land. Savor a home-cooked meal in a century-old home and ascend Mt. Nebo, traditional burial site of Moses. Then visit Dana, a village on the edge of the Great Rift Valley that’s been inhabited for 6,000 years. Travel on to the Mövenpick Hotel at Petra. meals b+l


DAY 5 - Explore Ancient Petra

Join your guide for an in-depth tour of the fabled Lost City of Petra . Return tonight through the narrow Siq to the ancient Treasury, a dramatic walk and visit now illuminated by over 1,500 candles! meals b


DAY 6 - Al Beidha+Wadi Rum

Explore the Neolithic site at Al Beidha and then venture into the desert landscapes of Wadi Rum in our 4x4 jeeps. Marvel at the ancient Nabataean inscriptions in Khazali Canyon and continue to Discovery Bedu, our stylish desert encampment. Enjoy a glass of wine at sunset and dinner before retreating to your private tent. meals b+d


DAY 7 - To the Dead Sea

After breakfast, drive to the Kempinski Hotel Ishtar, our striking 5-star resort overlooking the Dead Sea.  meals b


DAY 8 - Explore the Siq trail + Wadi Al Mujib Reserve

Today’s guided adventure takes you along the Siq Trail that winds through a spectacular river gorge in the Wadi Al Mujib Reserve. The narrow gorge is filled with refreshing cool-water pools and you may find yourself swimming short distances or wading through the clear gently flowing water. The trail ends at a lovely waterfall! You’ll also visit a date farm in the Jordan Valley before returning to our 5-star Dead Sea resort. meals b


DAY 9 - Back to Amman for departure

You’ll be escorted to the Amman airport for your onward journey. meals b

Extend Your Trip

Add the Dead Sea + Wadi Al Mujib

3 days from $699

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To the Shores of the Dead Sea

After breakfast at Discovery Bedu, we’ll take you from our desert encampment to the shores of the Dead Sea.  Here at the lowest point on the planet, more than 1,000 feet below sea level, you’ll check in to the fabulous Kempinski Hotel Ishtar for a 2-night stay. With striking architecture, stately palm trees and landscaped pools, our 5-star resort enjoys a privileged location overlooking the Dead Sea. The balance of this day is yours to enjoy its extraordinary setting and amenities.  Meals B


Discover the Wadi Al Mujib Reserve

Today’s fully-guided adventure begins at the Visitor Center of this unique biosphere reserve, originally established to protect the breeding habitat of the elusive Nubian ibex. After an orientation, you’ll continue down a cantilevered walkway over the dam and into a deep river gorge. From here, a guided hike of about two to three hours will take you along the Siq Trail between towering sandstone cliffs. The narrow gorge is filled with refreshing cool-water pools, and depending upon seasonal precipitation levels, you may find yourself swimming short distances or wading through the clear, gently flowing water. The trail ends at a lovely waterfall! Before returning to your Dead Sea resort, you’ll also visit a date farm in the Jordan Valley where you’ll learn about the cultivation of this sweet fruit.  Meals B


Depart Amman

After breakfast, you’ll be escorted to the airport in Amman for your onward flight.  Meals B

Private Tour Add-Ons


Our 3-day FreeStyle Travel package features the deluxe Moevenpick Hotel, daily breakfast, roundtrip transportation from Amman by private car and expertly-guided sightseeing.

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Feel free to add extra nights before or after your tour!

Ask about our attractively-priced international air and transfers.
See your travel agent or call us for current international airfare associated with this program. We offer both economy and business class fares. Prices are in U.S. currency and are per person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted. Availability is limited.

Family + Friends

Travel is one of  life's most rewarding experiences, perhaps even more so when it's shared with those you love! Take advantage of our Family & Friends offer and Save $100 per person anytime you book 4 or more people on the same A+R program.

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