Classical Tours - Jordan Caravan Tour
Day 1: Amman Arrival
You will be met and assisted at Queen Alia International Airport before being transferred to your hotel in Amman. Check-in, then the rest of the day is free-time. Overnight in Amman.
Day 2: Amman- Mt Nebo - Madaba - Karak - Petra
Today we start our drive along the Kings' Highway to Mt. Nebo where God showed Moses the Promised Land before he died. From the lookout view the Jordan Valley, Dead Sea, Jericho, and the Mountains of Jerusalem. We then drive to Madaba, famous for the detailed mosaic map of the Holy Lands discovered on the floor of the St George Church. Continuing south along Highway we arrive at the top of Wadi Mujib, a gorge which plunges to the Dead Sea 420m below sea level. We head south to explore the Crusader Castle of Karak Castle, built in 1132/34 by King Baldwin I. of Jerusalem. Drive to Petra for overnight.
Day 3: Petra Tour
Following breakfast meet with your English speaking guide for a 3-4 hour tour of the rose-red city of Petra. Walk the 1.2km long Siq (chasm) passing shrines, tombs and carvings before exiting to the breathtaking sight of the Treasury. Walk the Street of Facades, passing the Roman Theatre to reach the Royal Tombs. See the Byzantine Church, Temple of the Winged Lions and Great Temple. At the museum your tour ends. Spend the rest of the day exploring more of the city or climb to the Monastery and/or High Place of Sacrifice. Make your own way back to your hotel for overnight.
Day 4: Petra - Dead Sea
After breakfast you will drive north to the Dead Sea along the highway that bears its name. At 420 metres below sea level, it is the lowest point on earth. Stop briefly at Lot's Wife Pillar before travelling to your hotel to check-in. Spend the rest of the day floating in the Sea or lazing by a pool. Take advantage of one of the beauty treatments available at the hotel's Spa (additional cost).
Day 5: Dead Sea - Departure
After breakfast and check-out you will be transferred to Queen Alia International Airport for your departure flight.