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Join a group of like-minded solo travellers on
a tour of the highlights of Jordan including
the capital city of Amman, religious sites,
desert landscapes and the remarkable ruins
of Petra. Conclude with time at leisure on the
shores of the Red Sea.
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Fly from London (regional connections
available) to Amman with Royal Jordanian
Airlines. Transfer to the Amman International
Hotel for 3 nights. (N)
Morning tour of Amman, visiting the citadel
and the Jordan Museum, which contains a
copper replica of the renowned Dead Sea
Scrolls. Afternoon tour to the ancient town of Salt to admire its architecture and visit
the small archaeological museum before
returning to your hotel in Amman. Welcome
dinner at Kan Zaman, an impressive
19th-century estate. (B, D)
Morning tour of Jerash, one of the bestpreserved
Roman provincial towns in the
world. Continue to the ruins of Umm Qais
where, according to the Bible, Jesus
performed the miracle of casting demons
from two men into a herd of pigs. Perched on
a hilltop overlooking the impressive Jordan
valley and the Sea of Galilee, the site combines
Roman ruins and an abandoned Ottoman-era
village. View colonnaded streets, a vaulted
terrace and the ruins of two theatres. Return to
Travel along the King’s Highway, visiting
Madaba and its Byzantine mosaic map of the
region and Mount Nebo, from where Moses
first viewed the Holy Land. A stop will also be
made at the Dead Sea for a dip in the healthgiving
salty waters. Continue to Petra and dine
this evening at Petra Kitchen, a traditional
Jordanian experience. Stay 2 nights at the
Petra Guest House*. (B, D)
Take a guided walking tour of Petra, the rosered
city rediscovered by JL Burckhardt in 1812.
The highlights are the spectacular temple, the Treasury and the Monastery, which have been
carved out of solid rock. This evening, see the
ruins of Petra by candlelight. (B)
This morning, join a hands-on bread making
and tasting experience before proceeding to
Wadi Rum for a 4x4 excursion into the desert.
Continue to Aqaba and stay 2 nights at the
Mövenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay. (B)
Day at leisure to enjoy the beaches or explore
the markets and ancient sites of Aqaba.
Farewell dinner this evening at the hotel. (B, D)
Transfer to Amman airport and fly 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
This tour is based in 4- and
5-star accommodation except in Petra where
the accommodation should be considered
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 to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
JOS2019: 7 Nights
Amman, the modern and ancient capital of Jordan, is one of the oldest continuously...
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