Cuisine - The Flavors of Jordan 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.
Day 2: Petra Tour - Petra Kitchen
Meet with your English speaking guide for a 3-4 hour tour of the rose-red city of Petra. Walk the mile-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 via the Siq.
At 6:00pm make your way to Petra Kitchen, a short walk from your hotel. Here you will learn how to make many of the healthy meals served in Jordan under the guidance and watchful eye of local housewives. Once cooking is complete, sit down with your fellow chefs and enjoy your meal. Recipes of the dishes you prepared will be provided to take home.
Day 3: Petra - Little Petra - Wadi Rum
Check-out of your hotel then travel the short distance to Little Petra (al Baida). On these once-fertile plains, the large caravans (with up to 1,000 camels) used to assemble/rest before entering Petra or beginning their treks to the Far East, Egypt or Damascus. Little Petra provided accommodation and eateries for the cameleers. Take the Kings' Highway and travel south to the desert of Wadi Rum. Freshen up at your campsite before climbing into the back of a 4WD jeep for a 3-hour tour of this vast desert
- see rugged mountains, canyons, ancient rock inscriptions, towering sand dunes and more. During your tour, take the opportunity to walk the length of one canyon whilst your bbq lunch is being prepared. Discover the wonders of this beautiful desert as your tour continues. Return to your campsite for sunset to enjoy a traditional Jordanian dinner (zarb) under the stars.
Day 4: Wadi Rum - Airport
After breakfast, you will be transferred back to Queen Alia International Airport for your afternoon/evening departure.