9 Day Classic Jordan

3 Amman, 2 Petra & 2 Dead Sea
Round trip airfare from JFK, 7 nights accommodation, all transfers, most meals and sightseeing
Price Includes
  • Round trip flights New York-Amman, Amman-New York
    Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 7 nights First Class accommodations
    • 3 nights Amman
    • 2 nights Petra
    • 2 nights Dead Sea
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers
  • 11 meals: 7 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 1 dinner
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • •Services of English-speaking guide throughout
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Visa to Jordan
 

Special Features

  • Visit Saladin’s 12th century mountaintop Ayyubid castle at Ajloun
  • Tour the archaeological site of Jerash, known as the “Pompeii of The East”
  • Stand atop Mount Nebo, where Moses climbed to see the Promised Land
  • At Madaba, see the vivid 6th century mosaic map of the Holy Land
  • Explore astonishing Petra, the “rose red” Nabatean city sculpted from rock
  • Travel to Wadi Rum, a surreal desert terrain known as “The Valley of the Moon”
  • Experience a traditional Lunch in a Bedouin Tent
  • Float in the buoyant, salty waters of the Dead Sea
Day By Day Itinerary

DAY 1, Monday - Depart for Jordan
Depart for Jordan

DAY 2, Tuesday - Arrive in Amman
Arrive in Amman, capital of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan; transfer to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure to rest, relax and adjust to your new exotic surroundings
Optional: Dinner Package
Overnight: Amman

DAY 3, Wednesday - Amman City Tour
Today, embark on a city tour of Amman, the capital of the Kingdom of Jordan. Often referred to as the "White City" because of the white stone used to build the houses, Amman is among the oldest continually inhabited cities in the world. The tour will take you to the museums, the Citadel, the Roman Amphitheater, the souks, and the city's modern district. The balance of the day is at leisure. This evening, enjoy a welcome orientation with your Tour Manager and traveling companions
Optional: Dinner Package
Overnight: Amman
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Thursday - Jerash, Ajloun
After breakfast, travel north of Amman to the city of Jerash, the best preserved example of Roman civilization in Jordan. Jerash, part of the Decapolis (the ten large Roman cities of the East) has been called the Pompeii of the East for its unique state of preservation. The city features theaters, churches, temples of Zeus and Artemis, a Nymphaeum and colonnaded street. Later, visit Ajloun to tour the 12th century Saracen Castle. This castle was built by one of Saladin's lieutenants in the campaign against the Crusaders. Later, return to Amman
Optional: Dinner Package
Overnight: Amman
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 5, Friday - Mt Nebo, Madaba, Kerak
Today, drive south along the Kings' Way towards Petra. En route, visit Mount Nebo, the reputed burial site of Moses, overlooking the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea. Afterwards, visit a mosaic school and workshop where you will have the opportunity to learn about these incredible crafts. Continue to visit the mosaic city of Madaba, where an ancient map of the Holy Land is set into the floor of Saint George's Church. After lunch, travel to Kerak Castle. The striking silhouette of this fortified Crusader town and castle will instantly make you understand why kings and nations utlized the structure for centuries. Arrive in Petra for overnight
Optional: Dinner Package
Overnight: Petra
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 6, Saturday - Petra City Tour
An astonishing day exploring Petra! Enter the "rose red" city hand-sculpted from a mountain range by the Nabateans in the 3rd century BC. Begin your walk (or ride) through the "Siq", a winding canyon road. At the end, you’ll gaze in total amazement at Petra’s most extraordinary monument - the towering Treasury building rising over 140 feet. Beyond, discover soaring temples, elaborate royal tombs, a theatre, burial champers and water channels - all remnants of a once great Nabatean culture. Today, Petra is both a Jordanian national treasure and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is truly a once in a lifetime experience! There will be time on your own to further explore Petra before returning to the hotel with a stop at Moses Springs
Optional: Dinner Package
Overnight: Petra
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Sunday - Wadi Rum Desert, Travel to Dead Sea
Morning departure to Wadi Rum, a surreal desert terrain of ancient river beds, wind-sculpted mountains, vast desert vistas and pastel colored sands. This UNESCO World Heritage Site, often described as the "Valley of the Moon", served as inspiration (and site of the filming) for T.E. Lawrence’s novel, Lawrence of Arabia. Ride in a 4x4 vehicle to explore the valley, with its looming rock faces that seem to grow directly out of the sand and endless skies. Cross the huge red sand dunes, and the eroded pillars of sandstone rock known as "The Seven Pillars". Then, a fabulous lunch in an authentic Bedouin tent in the midst of the desert, where you’ll be introduced to "Zarb" -a selection of foods cooked in an oven with hot coals beneath the desert floor. Afterwards, travel to your hotel in the unique Dead Sea area. Here, you can float in the buoyant, salty waters at the lowest spot on earth. Take time to relax and enjoy the benefits of the mineral-rich therapeutic waters. Later this evening, a Farewell Dinner with your Tour Manager and travel companions
Overnight: Dead Sea
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 8, Monday - Full Day in Dead Sea
On your last day in Jordan, enjoy all of the delights of the Dead Sea. Pamper yourself with fabulous treatments, sample the Dead Sea’s renowned restorative powers, or just savor the beautiful surroundings and natural beauty of this area. Or, join an optional tour to the village of Bethany, the site of Jesus' baptism by John the Baptist. As it was also where the prophet Elijah ascended to heaven via a chariot of fire. The sites that make up Bethany were part of early Christian pilgrimages between Mt. Nebo and Jerusalem
Optional: Half Day Bethany (AM)
Optional: Dinner Package
Overnight: Dead Sea
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 9, Tuesday - Depart Jordan
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

Dates & Prices Call to book (877) 636-6660
Notes :
  • Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.
  • Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates.
  • All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary.
  • For visa information, check our Visa page.
  • Entry Fees/Departure taxes are required as follows: Jordan taxes of up to 10 Dinars (approximately US $15) to be paid in cash on the Jordanian side of the Israel/Jordan border.
Not Included
Optional tours and gratuities

All prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability at the time of booking. The from price reflects the lowest available price at time of publication, which is valid for a specific start date or dates and also based on availability at the time of booking.

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