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Over the centuries, Jordan has played an important role in trade and communications between the continents of Europe, Asia and Africa. This 11-day itinerary combines visits to the relics of some of the world’s greatest civilisations, as well as active adventure in the mountains, desert and along the coastline. Starting in the capital, Amman, travel to the picturesque region of Al Salt before visiting the ‘lost city’ of Petra, undoubtedly one of the Middle East’s most impressive sights. Continue to the desert landscapes of Wadi Rum before finishing with relaxation and spa treatments in the mineral-rich waters of the Dead Sea.
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Amman and transfer to the Boulevard Arjaan by Rotana for 2 nights. (N)
Morning walking tour of Jordan’s capital. Afternoon at leisure. This evening, dine with a Jordanian family to soak up the local flavours. (B, D)
Visit the Roman ruins at Jerash. Drive to Salt, a town set on a hilly plateau, and overnight at Mountain Breeze Resort, a mountain retreat offering a range of activities, from archery to hiking and cycling. (B)
Morning at leisure. This afternoon visit Madaba and its renowned Byzantine mosaic map of the region. Continue to Mount Nebo, from where Moses first viewed the Holy Land, en route to Petra. Stay 2 nights at the Mövenpick Resort Petra. (B)
Full-day tour of the ‘lost city of Petra’, which featured in the film Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. (B)
Morning at leisure. Drive to Wadi Rum for a 2-hour 4x4 jeep ride through the desert. Optional camel trek across the sands. Enjoy a night under canvas at the UTA Desert Camp. (B, D)
Morning transfer to Aqaba and stay 2 nights at the Mövenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay. (B)
Full day at leisure to relax on the hotel's private beach or try some of the activities on offer. (B)
Transfer to the Dead Sea and stay 2 nights at the Mövenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea where you can float in the mineral-rich waters of the Dead Sea. (B)
Transfer to Amman airport and fly home. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
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JFA2019: 10 Nights
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