This tour picks out the best of Jordan’s
magnificent cultural heritage and
stunning landscapes. Visit the classical
city of Jerash, the biblical site of Mount
Nebo, and Petra, the rock-hewn city.
The shifting sands of Wadi Rum and
the curative waters of the Dead Sea
complete your exploration.
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Fly from London (regional connections available)
to Amman with Royal Jordanian Airlines. Transfer
to the Boulevard Arjaan by Rotana for 2 nights. (N)
Morning tour of Amman, visiting the citadel with panoramic views of the whole city and the
restored Roman theatre in downtown Amman.
Afternoon tour of Jerash. (B, L, D)
Travel along the King’s Way, visiting Madaba,
home to a Byzantine mosaic map of the region;
Mount Nebo, from where Moses first viewed the
Holy Land; and the crusader castle of Shobak.
Continue to Petra. Stay 3 nights at the Mövenpick
Resort Petra, situated at the entrance to the site.
(B, L, D)
Take a guided tour of Petra, the rose-red city
rediscovered by JL Burckhardt in 1812. (B, D)
Return to the main site for more exploration with
your guide. Optional evening visit to Petra by
candlelight. (B, D)
Morning visit to Al Beidha, or ‘Little Petra’, before
driving to Wadi Rum for a 4x4 excursion into the
desert. Afternoon transfer to the Dead Sea. Stay
2 nights at the Mövenpick Resort & Spa Dead
Day at leisure. Optional morning excursion to the
baptism site of Jesus in Bethany, on the banks of
the River Jordan. (B)
Transfer to the airport and fly from Amman to
London with Royal Jordanian Airlines. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour involves walking over rough
terrain. At Petra, visiting the monastery and the
High Place of Sacrifice requires a steep climb.
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
This itinerary can
be taken privately on a date that suits you, for
which guideline prices are shown. Alternatively,
it can be tailored to your exact requirements.
Please call 020 3930 5211 or email Info@CoxandKings.co.uk
Set on the northern shores of the Dead Sea at the lowest point on Earth, the Movenpick Resort and Spa is approximately 40 minutes from the Queen Alia International Airport. Built in the style of a traditional stone village, the resort features a combination of natural traditional local stone, handcrafted wood, luxurious fabrics and an impressive collection of antiques and artwork. Complete with a river and extensive gardens, it is a tranquil place to relax.
Despite the traditional look of the village, all 358 rooms are luxuriously furnished in warm, neutral colours. There are approximately 10 different room categories in either the main building, in the village or on the beachfront with mountain, garden or sea views. All rooms have a balcony or a terrace and standard amenities include air-conditioning, satellite TV, telephone, tea/coffee making facilities, mini bar and a safe.
Located only a few minutes' walk from the entrance to the legendary site of Petra, the Mövenpick Resort features intricate interior design and high standards of service and is one of Petra's most distinguished hotels.
The resort's 183 lavishly spacious rooms are tastefully decorated and feature a host of modern amenities including air-conditioning/heating, satellite TV, telephones, tea/coffee making facilities and minibar. All offer a tranquil environment in this ancient city.
With seven different dining or entertainment venues there is plenty of choice. The award-winning Al Iwan Restaurant is renowned for its lavishly prepared dinners and Mediterranean culinary delights and for a casual dining atmosphere head to the Al Saraya Restaurant, which offers sumptuous cuisine with a view overlooking the serene pool. Spend your afternoon enjoying your favourite drink at Al Maqa'ad Bar...
The Boulevard Arjaan by Rotana is conveniently located in the new downtown area of Amman with the Temple of Hercules and the Roman Corinthian columns just a few kilometres away. The property offers a range of luxurious accommodations from studio apartments to four-bedroom penthouses. The property has a contemporary Italian restaurant with an outdoor terrace which offers a wide range of authentic cuisine.
Features: 391 apartments, 2 restaurants, 2 rooftop pools, fitness centre, WiFi.
Room amenities: Television, safe, bathrobes, hairdryer, kitchenette, tea and coffee...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
The salty waters of the Dead Sea have been
popular with travellers for many centuries.
Extend your stay to enjoy the therapeutic waters
of the Dead Sea and the expansive spa facilities
at your hotel.
Stay for a further 2 nights at the Mövenpick
Dead Sea. (B)
Day at leisure. Spend further time relaxing in
this tranquil setting: indulge in a revitalising spa
treatment, float in the salty waters or take a day
trip to Wadi Mujib. (B)
Morning transfer to the airport. Fly from Amman
to London with Royal Jordanian Airlines. (B)
Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.
Discover sacred monuments and over 3,000
years of history in the fascinating city of
Jerusalem. This city is significant to Christians,
Jews and Muslims alike, resulting in a fascinating
mix of synagogues, churches, mosques, minarets
and shrines. During this 3-night extension, take
in the highlights of the Old City with a day at
leisure to explore at your own pace.
Drive to the Allenby Bridge and cross the border
into Israel. Continue on the 50-km drive to
Jerusalem. Stay at the Dan Boutique Hotel for
3 nights. (B)
Full-day tour exploring the ancient city of
Jerusalem, whose history dates back more than
3,000 years. The numerous highlights and
attractions include a visit to the Mount of Olives
for a panoramic view over the city and a stop at
Mount Zion to visit King David's tomb, the room
of the Last Supper. (B)
A day at leisure. Visit the Israel Museum, one
of the country's most important cultural and
historical institutions where the Dead Sea
Scrolls are displayed. Alternatively visit the
ancient fortifications of Masada, a fortress and
palace built by King Herod the Great on a rocky
mountain top (payable locally). (B)
Transfer to the airport. Fly from Tel Aviv to
London with British Airways*. (B)
Your outbound flight to Jordan on
day 1 will also need to be with British Airways
rather than Royal Jordanian.
Visit the shores of the Red Sea and Dead Sea,
both ideal places to unwind at the end of a tour.
The Red Sea has clean, sandy beaches and clear
waters with an array of marine life while the
salty waters of the Dead Sea are rich in healthgiving
Following your jeep excursion in Wadi Rum, leave
the group and transfer by road to Aqaba. Stay
2 nights at the Mövenpick Resort & Spa Tala
Bay, Aqaba. Facilities include multiple swimming
pools, a spa and a private beach area. (B)
Day at leisure. Relax at your hotel, visit the
beach, take the shuttle into town or swim in the
nearby warm waters of the Red Sea. (B)
Morning transfer to the Dead Sea. Stay for
2 nights at the Mövenpick Dead Sea. (B)
At leisure. Float in the salty waters of the Dead
Sea or enjoy one of the numerous therapeutic
spa treatments including salt and black mud
body wraps. (B)
Wadi Rum features the most stunning scenery in Jordan, with natural rock bridges, towering sand dunes and dramatic peaks. A night camping here allows visitors to witness stunning sunrises and sunsets over the dunes, and the moon-like landscape of the desert. Traces of ancient civilisations also remain in the carved inscriptions found throughout
Transfer with the group to Wadi Rum. Leave
the group and take a 5-hour jeep tour into the
heart of the desert passing spectacular rock
formations. Overnight stay at a desert camp*.
Enjoy an evening meal served in a traditional
bedouin dining tent. (B, L, D)
Transfer to the shores of the Dead Sea and
stay 1 night at the Mövenpick Dead Sea. The
remainder of the day is at leisure. (B)
Morning transfer to the airport with the rest
of the group. Fly from Amman to London with
Royal Jordanian Airlines. (B)
Accommodation and facilities at the
camp are very basic. There is no electricity
and washing facilities are shared. Your tent
will include a camp bed, mattress, sheets and
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
SPJ2018: 7 Nights
I just wanted to drop you a note to thank you for such a wonderful trip. I rate my holiday with Cox & Kings as one of the best ones I have ever had.Mrs Marciano
Petra by candlelight was stunning.Mr. John Scott
The tour guide Ra'ed was exceptional. He described all aspects of the sites and many interesting facts about his country, it's history, geography, religions and more. We couldn't have asked for a better guide.Mrs Patricia Stonier
Seeing Petra for real was wonderful, as was the Wadi Rum driving experience.Mrs Elspeth Dick
The range and variety of sites and excursions was excellent. Wadi Rum was my favourite closely followed by my first glimpse of Petra through the Siq.Mrs Mary Robertson
The whole holiday was excellent. I cannot think how you could improve upon the the service...this holiday was one of the best I can recall. Your ground agents at the airport in Amman for our return flight were excellent. They have obviously a great deal of experience and made the check-in procedure effortless.Mrs Hilary Dunn
This holiday was full of inspirational moments but the visits to Jerash and Petra have to be two of the top experiences one can have anywhere in the world!Mrs Sheila Musiker
The guide was incredibly well informed, gave us the most comprehensive briefings about the places we visited, the history and geography of Jordan, the politics and economy of Jordan, all in the context of the rest of the neighbouring Middle East & Central Asia, and really looked after us well.Mr Stephen Williams
Petra was by far the most special place I have ever been to.Mr Toby Joyce
There were several 'wow' moments but possibly the most inspirational was the first glimpse of the Treasury in Petra as you come out of the Siq.Mr Julian Ashby
All of the holiday was inspirational but seeing Petra for the first time at the end of the Siq was completely wonderful.Mrs Jane Phillips
There were several inspirational moments - the obvious one was Petra itself, which didn't disappoint, but there were less obvious ones too; Little Petra was so atmospheric, the drive through Wadi Rum and the Bedouin lunch was excellent but perhaps the most inspirational was witnessing an impromptu dance and exuberant singing by school girls at Jerash, which obviously wasn't planned but give us a real feeling for the wonderful people of Jordan.Mrs Sharon Snell
On Wadi Rum I felt that I was either on the moon or on a filmset. The views and the feeling of space and wilderness were wonderful.Mrs Anita Bird
Walking into and around Petra was truly inspirational - two items of particular note would be the walk up to the 'High Place of Sacrifice' and the first view of 'The Monastery', given it's size and scale and seeing it immediately after a long climb..Mr Gurpreet Dehal
We have just returned from a wonderful trip to Jordan. The content allowed us an unhurried glimpse into the past. Our guide, Sofian, was knowledgeable, patient and great company, an asset to your organisation. A memorable journey. Thank you. Mrs Carole Hunt
Walking down the Siq and seeing the Treasury opening in front of us. Then climbing all 900 steps to the Monastery. Miss Margaret Sturmey
All my life I was dreaming of seeing Petra and I finally managed to get there. Hassan, our guide had in depth knowledge and although I would have loved to spend a lot more time there he managed to show us a great deal. As a taster it was great and I will return on my own and probably stay for a week!! But as a whole every place we visited was a highlight. Ms Suzanne Mader
Visiting Petra - it was every bit as stunning as expected.Mrs Stella Maxwell/
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