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 to Amman with Royal
Jordanian Airlines. Transfer to the Amman
Marriott hotel for 2 nights. (N)
Morning tour of Amman, visiting the citadel and
the Jordan Museum, which contains a copper
version of the renowned Dead Sea Scrolls.
Afternoon tour of Jerash. Optional walking tour
of Amman by night. (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 12th-century crusader castle
of Shobak. Continue to Petra and stay 3 nights
at the Petra Marriott hotel. (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 Jordan Valley Marriott Dead
Day at leisure. Optional morning excursion to
the baptism site of Jesus in Bethany, on the
banks of the River Jordan. (B)
Fly from Amman to London with Royal
Jordanian Airlines. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is fully escorted
throughout by a local tour manager from arrival
Typically based in 4- and 5-star
This tour involves walking over
rough terrain. At Petra, visiting the monastery
and the High Place of Sacrifice requires a steep
Pre- and post-tour extensions are
available in Amman and the Dead Sea, and
include 2 nights’ accommodation with arrival
or departure transfers. Alternative post-tour
extensions are also available for Wadi Rum,
Aqaba and Jerusalem. Please speak to a Cox &
Kings consultant for further details.
This itinerary can
be taken privately, for which guideline prices are
shown. Alternatively, it can be tailored to your
exact requirements. Please call 020 7808 6784
or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This renowned 5-star hotel is located in one of the capital's busiest centres, Shmeissani, with easy access to all historical sites and points of interest. All the rooms are equipped with facilities and amenities for business and leisure travellers alike. The Amman Marriott also offers a variety of dining options to suit all tastes, and a fully equipped health club with indoor and outdoor...
The Jordan Valley Marriott Dead Sea Resort & Spa is a stunning property located on the east shore of the Dead Sea. The hotel has 205 air-conditioned rooms, the majority of which are sea facing, each with satellite television, telephone and 24 hour room service. Hotel facilities include several dining outlets, a large series of swimming pools and an extensive Spa offering a variety of...
Overlooking the dramatic Petra valley and located only 5 minutes' drive from the site of Petra, the Petra Marriott Hotel has 100 air-conditioned rooms, each with satellite television, telephone and 24-hour room service. Hotel facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, Turkish bath, bar and restaurant. The hotel's outdoor swimming pool is closed annually during the winter season, from October to...
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.
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SPJ2016: 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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