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Splendours of Jordan

Private Travel | General interest 8 Days & 7 Nights Lead-in price: £2195 Current prices from: £2195
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.

The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Spend 2 full days exploring Petra & tour the remote ruins at Little Petra
  • 4x4 desert excursion over the dunes in Wadi Rum
  • Time at leisure to enjoy the mineral-rich waters of the Dead Sea
  • Visit the biblical site of Mount Nebo

Amman

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1152 1355 1661 2170 2679 2984 3086 3086 2984 2577 1966 1355
Min temp (C)(F) 337 337 541 948 1254 1559 1763 1763 1559 1254 846 439
Sunshine hours 6 6 7 9 11 13 13 12 11 9 7 6
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 11 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 763 663 612 201 40 0 0 0 0 80 321 653
Rainy Days 10 9 8 4 1 0 0 0 0 3 4 8
Humidity N N N N L M M M M L N N
UV 3/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Aqaba

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1763 1966 2272 2882 3290 3595 3799 3697 3493 2984 2475 1966
Min temp (C)(F) 541 745 948 1457 1763 1966 2170 2170 1966 1661 1152 745
Sunshine hours 8 8 9 10 11 13 13 12 11 10 8 7
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 11 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 50 80 70 50 20 0 0 0 0 50 30 70
Rainy Days 2 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Humidity M H VH VH E E E E VH H M M
UV 4/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 7/H 5/M 4/M
Sea temp (C)(F) 2272 2170 2170 2170 2373 2577 2679 2781 2679 2577 2475 2373

Dead Sea (Jordan)

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2068 2272 2679 3188 3595 38100 39102 39102 3799 3493 2984 2272
Min temp (C)(F) 1050 1152 1355 1661 2068 2373 2475 2577 2475 2170 1661 1254
Sunshine hours 6 7 8 9 11 13 13 12 11 9 8 6
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 11 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 281 181 161 50 20 0 0 0 0 20 151 261
Rainy Days 11 11 8 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 9
Humidity M M H VH VH E E E VH H M M
UV 3/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Ma’In

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1355 1559 1966 2475 2882 3290 3391 3493 3290 2781 2068 1559
Min temp (C)(F) 236 337 541 948 1355 1559 1763 1763 1559 1254 745 337
Sunshine hours 7 8 8 9 11 13 13 12 11 9 8 7
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 11 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 120 110 110 50 20 0 0 0 0 40 60 110
Rainy Days 5 4 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
Humidity M H VH VH E E E E VH H M M
UV 4/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 7/H 5/M 4/M
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Petra

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1355 1559 1966 2475 2882 3290 3391 3391 3188 2781 2068 1559
Min temp (C)(F) 236 337 643 1050 1355 1661 1763 1763 1661 1254 846 439
Sunshine hours 7 8 8 9 11 13 13 12 11 10 8 7
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 11 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 171 171 151 70 30 0 0 0 0 40 70 161
Rainy Days 5 4 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
Humidity N N N N L M M M M N N N
UV 4/M 5/M 7/H 10/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 10/VH 7/H 5/M 4/M
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A
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Superior Private Tour in brief

Day 1: Fly to Amman

Fly from London (regional connections available) to Amman with Royal Jordanian Airlines. Transfer to the Boulevard Arjaan by Rotana for 2 nights. (N)

Day 2: Amman • Jerash

Morning tour of Amman, visiting the citadel with panoramic views of the city and the restored Roman theatre in downtown Amman. Afternoon tour of the well-preserved Graeco- Roman city of Jerash, hidden for centuries in sand. (B, L, D)

Day 3: Madaba • Mount Nebo • Shobak • 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 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)

Day 4: Petra

Take a guided tour of Petra, the rose-red city rediscovered by JL Burckhardt in 1812. (B, D)

Day 5: Petra

Return to the main site for more exploration with your guide. Optional evening visit to Petra by candlelight. (B, D)

Day 6: Little Petra • Wadi Rum • Dead Sea

Morning visit to Al Beidha, or ‘Little Petra’, before driving to Wadi Rum for a 4×4 excursion into the desert. Afternoon transfer to the Dead Sea. Stay 2 nights at the Mövenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea. (B)

Day 7: Dead Sea

Day at leisure. Optional morning excursion to the baptism site of Jesus in Bethany, on the banks of the river Jordan. (B)

Day 8: Fly to London

Transfer to the airport and fly from Amman to London with Royal Jordanian Airlines. (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

From £545pp.

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

  • The Boulevard Arjaan by Rotana
    The Boulevard Arjaan by Rotana

    The Boulevard Arjaan by Rotana is conveniently located in the new downtown area of Amman, with the Temple of Hercules and the Roman Corinthian columns just a few kilometres away. The property offers a range of luxurious accommodation from studio apartments to four-bedroom penthouses. The hotel has a contemporary Italian restaurant with an outdoor terrace.Features: 391 apartments, 2 restaurants, 2 rooftop pools, gym, Wi-Fi.<br>Room amenities: Television, safe, bathrobes, hairdryer, kitchenette, tea &amp; coffee facilities.

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  • 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.

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  • 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

SPI2021

Guideline Prices

Low season from £2195 per person

High season from £2445 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

  • Petra

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

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  • 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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  • Amman

    Amman, the modern and ancient capital of Jordan, is one of the oldest continuously...

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