7 Day Biblical Jordan Tour

Country: Jordan Leader: English Speaking Local Guide - Dates As Requested
Day 01: Amman Airport – land Border – Amman Hotel

 

 

You will be met and assisted through the immigration, customs and luggage handling. Transfer to your hotel in Amman for overnight.

Day 02: Amman – Jerash – Anjara – Um Qies – Amman

Breakfast, drive to the northern parts of Jordan to visit the splendidly preserved Greco-Roman city of Jerash, (see left) know as Pompeii of the East “. Anjara; Pilgrimage to Our Lady of the Mountain Church – that was designated by the Vatican as millennium 2000 pilgrim site. Anjara where Jesus and his mother passed during their trip between Galilee, Bethany Beyond The Jordan and Jerusalem. Um Qeis (Gadara);overlooking the north Jordan Valley and the Lake of Tiberius. Back to your hotel for overnight

Day 03: Amman – Madaba – Mt. Nebo – Bethany – Dead Sea

Breakfast, drive to Madaba; the city of the Mosaic (see right) where the finest mosaic found to date is still in its original place on the floor of the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George. This huge well -preserved work of art comprises a map of the entire region from Jordan and Palestine in the north, to Egypt in the south. Many towns and cities are depicted in picture ture form. Mt. Nebo; The believed Burial place of Moses overlooking Jordan Valley and Dead Sea. Bethany Beyond The Jordan; where Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist, one of the greatest Christen faith sites in the world, indulge yourself with the possibility of renewing your baptism in the Jordan River. Dead Sea free time for swimming and floating on the lowest point on earth where nothing sinks. Immerse your self with the massages and the spa treatments offered at Dead Sea hotel. Overnight.

Day 04: Dead Sea – Lot’s Cave – Makawir – Kings Way – Moses Springs – Petra

Breakfast, drive to Lot’s cave; Lot and his family were told to flee the city, but not to look back. Unfortunately his wife looked back and was turned into a pillar of salt. After escaping, Lot and his daughters hid in a cave where they watched the awesome destruction of the wicked cities. Makawir: the Palace of Herod where John the Baptist was beheaded by Herod. Kings Way; the Highway was the route that Moses wished to follow as he led his people north through the land of Edom, which is in southern Jordan. Moses Springs: The spring where Moses struck water from a rock as he and his people passed through en route to the Promised Land. Overnight.

Day 05: Petra – Petra Visit – Aqaba

 

 

Breakfast, start full day tour of the second wonder of the world; Petra, the city that was hidden for centuries until 1812 when it was discovered by John Burkhart. Rose-Red- City “, carved from living rock over 2,000 years ago by the Nabateans . It can only be reached by horseback through a narrow defile or “ SIQ “ flanked by towering cliffs . The sudden view of Petra’s most spectacular monument , the “Khazneh“ or Treasury , the end of the Siq is a dramatic sight. Drive to Aqaba for overnight.

Day 06: Aqaba – Wadi Rum – Amman Hotel

 

Breakfast, free day at leisure for swimming and relaxing by the beach of the Aqaba Gulf. Wadi Rum: Stunning in its natural beauty, Wadi Rum epitomizes the romance of the desert. With its “moonscape” of ancient valleys and towering sandstone mountains rising out of the sand, Wadi Rum is also home to several Bedouin tribes who live in scattered camps throughout the area. 2 hours Jeep tour in the desert by the open Bedouin jeeps. Then drive to Amman for overnight.

Day 07: Amman Hotel – Amman Airport – Land Border

Breakfast, drive to Amman Airport or to Land Border for departure.

Tour information & prices

Please email tours@travelinkuk.com for prices or phone Travelink on 020 8931 8000.

To give accurate pricing it would be helpful to have the following details:

  1. Travel dates – Exact dates would be ideal, rough dates are helpful. December to February excluding school holiday periods is the cheapest time to visit. School Holiday periods are the most expensive.
  2. Hotel rooms – Do you require a Double/Twin sharing room, a Single room or a Triple room. (Please note: 3rd bed in a Triple room is a pull out sofa type bed, suitable for teenagers/young adults)
  3. Hotel standard – 3, 4, or 5 star hotels required?
  4. Flights – Would Heathrow or Luton, suit you best? Luton is normally cheaper due to airport taxation. (Please note: Flight prices are subject to change and price MUST be re-confirmed at the time of booking)

Tours do not operate at certain times of the year due to religious holidays. Itinerary may be altered or withdrawn due to prevailing local conditions.

The Jordan tours do not include border/visa charges. A valid visa is required for travel to Jordan

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