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 (regional connections
available). Transfer to the Four Seasons Hotel Amman 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. (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.
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 Kempinski Ishtar Hotel. (B
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.
Featuring some of the most
luxurious accommodation throughout the tour.
Prices are based on the standard room category,
unless otherwise stated.
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.
For a price quote based
on alternative accommodation standards, to
discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary,
please call 020 7808 6784 or email email@example.com.
Situated in the Jordan Valley, on the shores of the Dead Sea, the Kempinski Hotel Ishtar is the most luxurious of the Dead Sea hotels. It is situated 70 km from Queen Alia international airport and 55 km from Amman.
Set on a private beach in beautiful gardens dotted with lagoons, waterfalls and private pools, the resort is divided into two sections. The main building offers 201 rooms with an outdoor balcony offering uninhibited views of the Dead Sea. The second section of the hotel is an example of Babylonian inspired design and it comprises 117 rooms and suites carved in local stone. The Isthar villas all face the Dead Sea and feature private balconies, terraces or verandas and they offer complimentary Internet access, tea / coffee making facilities, VIP welcome tray, laptops and iPods on request (extra charge) and an on call butler service.
The hotel has a choice of restaurants...
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...
Renowned for its excellent service, this luxurious hotel is set on top of one of Amman's seven hills with spectacular views over the city. Located between the prestigious Al Sweifiyah residential area and the Shmeisani financial district it is approximately 30 minutes from Queen Alia International Airport.
This 15-storey hotel offers 192 generously sized rooms and suites, designed in a contemporary style, featuring all modern amenities and an elegant bathroom with a marble and granite vanity, walk in shower and a separate bathtub.
Not to be missed is a visit to the luxurious spa and wellness centre, which offers a variety of treatments, based on the mineral-rich mud from the Dead Sea. There is also a swimming pool, a squash court and three restaurants, offering Asian, International and Italian...
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.
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
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