Classic Jordan Highlights Tour
3 Days & 2 Nights – Sunday departure from Tel-Aviv & Jerusalem
Sunday Jerash – Amman
Transfer from Tel Aviv and Jerusalem and drive to the Jordanian border (Sh. Hussein Bridge or Allenby Bridge). After border crossing procedures, meet with your Jordanian tour guide and enter the country.
We will start our tour with a visit to Jerash – City of the Decapolis – located in the fertile heights of Gilead. The history of Jerash is a blend of the Greco-Roman world of the Mediterranean basin and the ancient traditions of the Arab Orient. We will visit the Roman city with colonnaded streets, the ancient theater, the baths, the hill top temple, the triumphal arch etc.
We will drive to Amman, a metropolis in the center of Jordan, the capital of the Hashemite Kingdom and the largest city in the country.
At the end of the day, we will drive to the hotel in Amman for check-in.
Monday Amman – Petra – Amman
After breakfast, we will leave the hotel and travel south on the road to Wadi Musa for an exciting day’s visit to Petra, which is known as “Ha Sela Ha Edom” or red rock city. We will start with a horseback ride to the “Siq” (Canyon) and then continue on foot to Petra, the ancient capital of the Nabateans from the 3rd century BC to 2nd century AD.
We will visit the most interesting carved monuments such as the Treasury (El Khazneh – a tomb of a Nabatean king) to the field of tombs, obelisks, the altar etc. From this point, you can view the whole of the rock city.
At the end of the visit, we will leave Petra and drive back to Amman for overnight.
Tuesday Amman – Madaba – Mount Nebo – Jerusalem – Tel Aviv
Check-out after breakfast at the hotel. We will drive to Madaba, best known for its spectacular Byzantine and Umayyad mosaics, Madaba is home to the famous 6th century Mosaic Map of Jerusalem and the Holy Land. With two million pieces of vividly colored local stone, it depicts hills and valleys, villages and towns as far as the Nile Delta.
We will then continue to Mount Nebo, from where Moses viewed the Promised Land.
We will stop for an overview of the Jordan Valley, Jericho and the Dead Sea.
At the end of our visit, we will drive to the border to cross back to Israel and transfer to Jerusalem or Tel Aviv.
- Jerash – City of the Decapolis
- Amman, the capital of the Hashemite Kingdom
- Petra, as known as "Ha Sela Ha Edom"
- Mount Nebo, from where Moses viewed the Promised Land
- Arrival and departure:
- Number of nights: 2
- Rates starting: $595
- Tour code: 8
- 2 hotel nights including daily breakfast
- Assistance at the airport upon arrival
- Transfers from & to the airport
- 3 touring days
- A/C tourist vehicle (according to group size)
- English Speaking licensed tour guide
- Entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
Tour does not Include
- Tips and gratuities
- Border taxes & visa fee to Jordan
- Any insurance
- Beverages with meals
- Supplement for private transfers
- Anything not mentioned