AMMAN - MADABA - NEBO - DEAD SEA - PETRA - WADI RUM - AQABA - UMM QAIS
Upon Arrival to queen alia international airport, our representative will help with formulas and procedures, holding sign with your names. Transfer to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
After breakfast, departure from Amman through the King’s high Way, visiting MADABA, famous for the unique mosaic map of the Holy Land, which can be found in Saint George’s church floor then drive to Mount Nebo the place where Moses looked over the Holy Land and the Dead Sea. That is the place where Moses was seen for the last time; therefore, we consider this place as burial place for Moses. You can visit here the memorial church of Moses. If the sky is clear Jerusalem, Jericho and Bethlehem will meet your eye at the other side of the Dead Sea, then transfer to dead sea the lowest point on earth its surface and shores are 423 meters below sea level. For dinner and overnight.
After breakfast, you will have the possibility to swim in (Amman Beach) where you will experience a rare floating sensation while giving your skin a beauty treat. Then transfer to Petra for dinner and overnight.
After breakfast, full day dedicated for the visit of Petra the capital of the ancient Nabatean kingdom. The long-lost city of Petra, carved entirely by man into the rose-red sandstone rocks, puts your imagination to the test. It’s a mystic and glorious place, an eternal tribute to a lost civilization. . Petra was the central meeting point of the Nabatean spice routes. This is originated from the Persian Gulf, Western Arabia and the Red Sea. About two thousand years ago Petra became the capital of the Nabatean Empire. The city was so renowned that one of its kings, Aretas IV, is even mentioned in the Bible. The natural richness of the mountainous area combines in a superb way with the refined culture and massive architecture of the Nabateans, who carved their theatre, temples, façades, tombs, monasteries, houses and roads entirely into the rose-red sandstone rocks. No wonder UNESCO placed Petra on its World Heritage List. One enters Petra by passing the Siq, a deep and narrow gorge, at the end of which all of a sudden dramatically appears the most famous monument in Petra: al-Khazneh or the Treasury. Maybe you will recognize it as the stage of the final sequence of the movie ‘Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade’. But the Treasury is just the start. Walking and climbing in Petra hundreds of buildings carved in stone and eroded through the centuries into fabulous multi-colored walls will be revealed to you then transfer to wadi rum for dinner and overnight.
After Breakfast, 2hr jeep safari to experience a journey to another world, a silent and timeless place where you will be dwarfed to insignificance. ‘Vast, echoing and Godlike’, that’s how Lawrence of Arabia described the uniquely shaped massive mountains rise out of the rose-red desert sand, and drive to Aqaba for free time on the beach , dinner and overnight at hotel.
After breakfast transfer from Aqaba City to visit Um Qais the old Gadara, a Greco-Roman city, situated on 29km in the north of Irbid, was like Jerash, a member of the Decapolis, this confederation which linked the Hellenized cities in the Semitic countries. The old texts describe it “the Attic of the Assyrian land”. This green area of philosophers and artists conserve till now a part of its monuments and will offer the visitors in a biblical view, a panorama on the Tiberius lack after visit transfer to hotel for overnight
After breakfast visit Site of the famous miracle of the Gadarene swine, Gadara was renowned in its time as a cultural centre. It was the home of several classical poets and philosophers, including Theodorus, founder of a rhetorical school in Rome, and was once called “a new Athens” by a poet. Perched on a splendid hilltop overlooking the Jordan Valley and the Sea of Galilee, Gadara is known today as Umm Qais, and boasts an impressive colonnaded street, a vaulted terrace, and the ruins of two theatres. You can take in the sights and then transfer back to Amman for dinner and overnight