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Splendours of Jordan

Group  |  8 Days / 7 Nights
from £1345
This tour picks out the best of Jordan’s magnificent cultural heritage and stunning landscapes of Jordan. The journey takes in the fantastically wellpreserved classical city of Jerash, the biblical site of Mount Nebo, and Petra, the rock city lost to the world for a millennium and recently classified as one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. The shifting sands of Wadi Rum and the curative waters of the Dead Sea complete your exploration of this country.
  • Features 5-star accommodation throughout
  • 3 nights and 2 full days to explore Petra
  • Tour the remote ruins at Al Beidha (Little Petra)
  • Enjoy a traditional home-cooked meal in Madaba
  • Experience the majesty of Petra in the evening by candlelight
  • Small group tour – maximum 25.

Day 1 – To Amman: Fly from London to Amman with Royal Jordanian Airlines. Transfer to the Amman Marriott hotel for 2 nights. (N)

Day 2 – Jerash & Amman: Morning tour of the ancient city of Jerash. Afternoon tour of Amman, visiting the citadel and Roman theatre. (B, L, D)

Day 3 – To Petra: 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 Kerak. Continue to Petra and stay 3 nights at the Petra Marriott hotel. (B, L, D)

Day 4 – Petra: Take a guided tour of Petra, the rose-red city rediscovered by JL Burckhardt in 1812. Enter the city through the Siq canyon, which opens out in front of the dramatic Treasury. (B, D)

Day 5 – Petra: Return to the main site for more exploration with your guide. Evening visit to Petra by candlelight. (B, D)

Day 6 – To Dead Sea: Morning visit to Al Beidha, known as ‘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 Sea Resort & Spa. (B)

Day 7 – Dead Sea: Day at leisure. Optional morning excursion to the baptism site at Bethany on the banks of the River Jordan (payable locally). (B)

Day 8 – To London: Fly from Amman to London with Royal Jordanian Airlines. (B)

Meal basis: As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Superior Tour: 
Typically based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.

Accessibility: This tour involves walking over rough terrain. At Petra, visiting the monastery and the High Place of Sacrifice requires a steep climb.

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Flight Upgrades

DescriptionDeparture betweenPrice (£)
Royal Jordanian Crown Class01 Jan 2015 - 31 Aug 20151595
Royal Jordanian Crown Class01 Sep 2015 - 10 Sep 20151295
Royal Jordanian Crown Class11 Sep 2015 - 31 Dec 20151595

The above prices are 'from prices' and are subject to availability.

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