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Highlights of Jordan Journey

Private Travel | General interest 10 Days & 9 Nights Lead-in price: £2195 Current prices from: £2195
Rich with history and natural beauty, Jordan has an impressive selection of crusader castles, archaeological sites and beautiful desert scenery. Explore many memorable sites including walking through the 1,600-metre-long Siq, a narrow gorge leading to the aweinspiring Treasury, and sleep under the stars in the Wadi Rum desert.

The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Two days relaxation next to the Red Sea
  • Visit one of Jordan's finest crusader castles
  • Chance to float in the salty waters of the Dead Sea
  • Spend two full days exploring Petra
  • Stay overnight in the desert wilderness of Wadi Rum
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Superior Private Tour in brief

Day 1: Fly to Amman • Dead Sea

Fly from London to Amman and transfer to the Mövenpick Dead Sea for 2 nights. (N)

Day 2: Dead Sea

Day at leisure. Optional excursion to Bethany, the baptism site of Jesus. (B)

Day 3: Madaba • Mount Nebo • Shobak • Petra

Travel to Petra via Madaba to see its renowned Byzantine mosaic map of the region, followed by Mount Nebo, from where Moses first viewed the Holy Land. Visit the 12th-century crusader castle of Shobak. Stay 3 nights at the Mövenpick Resort Petra. (B)

Day 4: Petra

Full-day guided tour of the archaeological site of Petra. The impressive facade of the Treasury hewn from the rock face is a highlight. (B, D)

Day 5: Petra

A day at leisure to further explore the main site. (B, D)

Day 6: Petra • Wadi Rum

Drive to Wadi Rum for a 4×4 excursion into the desert. Stay overnight at the UTA Camp. With virtually no light pollution, the desert skies offer superb opportunities for stargazing. (B, D)

Day 7: Wadi Rum • Aqaba

Morning transfer to Aqaba and stay 3 nights at the Mövenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay. (B)

Day 8: Aqaba

Day at leisure. Optional excursions include snorkelling tour and an evening cruise. (B)

Day 9: Aqaba

Day at leisure to relax and enjoy the resort’s facilities and private beach. (B)

Day 10: Fly home

Transfer to Aqaba airport for your flight home via Amman. (B)

Meal basis:

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

Important information Accessibility:

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

Superior tour

This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.

Single supplement

Available on request.

Tailor-made travel

For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.

Superior private tour accommodation

  • UTA - Desert Camp
    UTA - Desert Camp

    Situated in the Wadi Rum Wildlife Reserve, the UTA Desert Camp is ideal for those seeking the tranquillity of the desert. The camp has a variety of tents, family suites and, new for 2017, glamping domes, all with a small patio where you can sit and enjoy views of the Wadi Rum mountains. Meals are served in a traditional Bedouin dining tent. Please note that there is no electricity at night so you are advised to bring a torch. The UTA Desert Camp is situated next door to the larger Sun City Camp; they are separate camps but are close to one another.Features: 8 tents, 2 family suites, 20 glamping domes, dining tent.<br> Amenities: tents have a bathroom and a small patio. Family suites have 2 bedrooms, a large bathroom, a living area and a small patio. Glamping tents are 40sqm with 24-hour climate control and electricity, hot water, minibar, bathroom, twin ...

  • Movenpick Resort
    Movenpick Resort

    The Movenpick Resort is located just outside the entrance to the site of Petra, nestled amongst the amber-hued sands and rocky outcrops. The resort features a combination of natural stone, handcrafted wood and Middle Eastern fabrics and textures with an oriental flair. The Movenpick's Classic guestrooms overlook the courtyard, while Superior guestrooms have a balcony with mountain views. There are several food and beverage outlets including Mediterranean cuisine, a tea room, roof garden and an ice-cream counter. The hotel's outdoor swimming pool is closed annually during the winter season, October to mid-May. Features: 183 rooms & suites, 7 food and beverage outlets, wellness centre, outdoor seasonal swimming pool, steam bath and gym. Room amenities: Air conditioning, satellite television, tea & coffee facilities, minibar, safe, hairdryer, Wi-Fi.

  • Movenpick Dead Sea
    Movenpick Dead Sea

    The Movenpick Resort & Spa is located in a traditional village on the northern shores of the Dead Sea, 55km from Amman. The resort is nestled between lush gardens and at the lowest point on earth, at 400 metres below sea level. Guestrooms are designed like a traditional 2-storey village, using local materials and surrounded by tropical gardens with a private balcony or terrace with views of the surrounding gardens, mountains and sea. Features: 346 rooms & suites, 9 restaurants and bars, award-winning spa, fitness centre, 3 swimming pools. Room amenities: Air conditioning, satellite television, tea & coffee facilities, minibar, safe, hairdryer.

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Dates & prices


Guideline Prices

Low season from £2195 per person

High season from £2395 per person


Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.

  • • International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
    • UK departure and overseas airport taxes
    • Accommodation, itinerary & meal basis as described
    • Local Transfers in a private chauffeur-driven vehicle
    • The support (if required) of an English speaking local representative
    • Local guides and entrance fees where applicable

Destinations on this tour

  • Dead Sea (Jordan)

    The Dead Sea is one of the most unique places on earth. Situated at 400 metres below sea...

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  • Petra

    Inhabited since prehistoric times, this Nabataean carved-city, situated between the Red...

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  • Wadi Rum

    Wadi Rum is like a moonscape of ancient valleys and towering weathered...

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  • Aqaba

    The city of Aqaba is situated in the most southern part of Jordan and lies on the most...

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