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5 days program

Day 1:  QAIA – Amman

Arrive Queen Alia International Airport, meet & assist, Transfer to Amman hotel for dinner and overnight.

 

Day 2:  Amman – Madaba – Mt. Nebo – Kerak - Petra

Kings’ road to visit the Mosaic city of Madaba, where the oldest map of the Holy Land exists on the floor of Saint George’s Church. The city itself features many famous mosaics that exist in public and private buildings. Mt. Nebo, the alleged burial site of Moses overlooking the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea. Here Franciscans have built a structure that protects a 4th and 6th Century Byzantine church, via Wadi Mujeb to Kerak distinguished by its fine crusader castle built in the 12th century on the remains of earlier citadels, which date back to Nabatean times. There is a small but interesting museum in the castle, which is one of the finest of its type surviving today. Lunch at King’s Castle Restaurant. Dinner and overnight at Petra Hotel.

 

Day 3:  Petra Visit - Petra

Full day visit of Petra, a city that was carved into the rose-red Sharah Mountains by the Nabateans and lost to Civilization until re-discovered by the Swiss Burkhardt. Walk through the Siq, a narrow and winding fissure between the cliffs, to reach the Treasury, the Roman Theater, the Courts, Qasr Bint Pharaoun, Temple of the Winged Lion and other monuments.  Lunch at Basin Restaurant. Dinner and overnight at Petra Hotel.

 

Day 4:  Petra – Little Petra & Beidah – Wadi Rum - Amman

Fifteen minutes drive from Petra to Little Petra & Beida, walk through 8,000 year old excavated Stone Age village sat Beidah and Basta, wander among the ruins of settlements of the biblical Edomites, to explore the sprawling remains of the Roman legionary fortress at Udruh, Continue to Wadi Rum Desert and its awesome moon-like landscape, where the film “Lawrence of Arabia” was shot, after lunch at the Resthouse, the Jeeps will be ready to start a 2-Hour tour in 4x4 Vehicles. Via Desert Highway to Amman Hotel for dinner and overnight.

 

Day 5: Amman - QAIA

Transfer from Amman Hotel to Queen Alia International Airport for departure.