2 nights Amman+ 2 nights Dead Sea + 2 nights Petra + 1 night Amman
This itinerary is the perfect introduction to Jordan taking in many of the country’s most interesting sights. If you prefer, you have the option to extend your stay to include visits to Wadi Rum and Aqaba.
Depart from the UK and fly to Amman with the scheduled services of Egypt Air via Cairo. Our Representative will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the Marriott Hotel for dinner and overnight.
Spend the day exploring Jordan’s capital city for yourself at leisure. Don’t miss its fascinating museums which provide a great introduction to the history and culture of this unique country. It is also worth taking a trip to see the Citadel and visit the ancient Roman theatre. Dinner and Overnight at the Marriott Hotel
3. (Amman – Jerash - Dead Sea)
Your car will be delivered to your hotel early in the morning We would recommend that you take a detour en route to the Dead Sea to visit the ruins of the Roman city of Jerash, recognised as one of the best-preserved in the world, with its spacious squares, colonnaded streets and hill-top temples. Spend most of the day exploring it at leisure before heading on to the Dead Sea. Dinner and overnight at the Mövenpick Resort & Spa
4. (Dead Sea)
Spend the day relaxing, soaking up the sun and swimming in the unique Dead Sea - it is almost impossible not to float as the saline content of the water is so high. Try a massage or spa therapy making use of the Dead Sea mud which is high in minerals and reputed to have many health benefits. Dinner and overnight at the Mövenpick Resort & Spa
5. (Dead Sea to Petra)
An early start is advisable for the drive to Petra. Drive alongside the Dead Sea for stunning views over the sea to one side and the high mountain plateaux to the other. Arrive in time for a late-afternoon visit to the ancient city itself. Nothing will prepare you for the dramatic entrance – hire a horse and carriage or walk through the narrow gorge. The sheer scale of it is breathtaking – an unforgettable experience. Dinner and overnight at the Mövenpick Resort set opposite the site’s main entrance.
Spend the day exploring the city of Petra, wandering its ancient streets and exploring its temples, tombs and bath-houses. The Royal tombs and monuments carved into the rock face are astounding. Return to the hotel for a mid-day break and refreshing dip before continuing your discoveries once the crowds have left Petra in the afternoon. You may find you prefer to stay another day to really explore properly. Dinner and overnight at the Mövenpick Resort
7. (Petra to Amman)
Leave Petra for the drive back to Amman, Time your departure to spend a little more time in Petra, or arrive in Amman in time for last-minute shopping for souvenirs. Dinner and overnight at the Marriott Hotel
8. (Return to UK)
Transfer to the airport for your return to the UK.
There is an option to extend this itinerary to 10 nights, when instead of returning to Amman, you will carry on to the amazing desert landscape of Wadi Rum and on to the port town of Aqaba on the Red Sea. You can stay 1 night in Wadi Rum and 3 nights in Aqaba where you can enjoy snorkelling and exploring the vibrant sea-life of the Red Sea. Please call our tailor-made department or see online for details.
What is included in the cost of your holiday
Scheduled flight from UK to Amman; 3 night stay in the Marriott Hotel, Amman on breakfast basis ;2 night stay in the Dead Sea at the Mövenpick Resort & Spa on breakfast basis ; 2 night stay at the Mövenpick Resort, Petra on breakfast basis. Private transfers in air-conditioned car from/to airports; 7 days hire of air-conditioned car with English speaking driver. Please ask if you would like costs of hiring a professional English-speaking guide.