A fully guided tour taking in the main sites in style

Luxury Jordan Highlights Tour

Trip Length

9 Days

Cost

from $4000

Sights

Amman, Aqaba, Dead Sea, Petra, Wadi Rum

A luxury fully guided tour taking in the main sites in style.

You will be staying in the best accommodation Jordan has to offer and will be accompanied by one of our excellent guides throughout your trip. Discover the archaeological and natural highlights of Jordan from the well preserved Roman ruins at Jerash to the stunning desert setting of Wadi Rum for a night under the stars.

This tour comes with a Concierge Service so for example if you suddenly decide you would like to visit Rainbow Street in Amman for dinner or want to take a helicopter ride over Petra we can arrange this for you.

This itinerary can be customised to your preferences and we advise to book up to 6 months in advance to guarantee accommodation.

Itinerary

What follows is a general flow of events.

Day 1

Upon arrival at Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) you will be met by a representative from Jordan Unlimited to assist with procedures.  You will then be transferred to your hotel of choice and helped with check in.

Overnight at hotel.

Amman

Day 2

After breakfast your driver and guide will be waiting to take you on your tour of Amman which includes visiting The Cidadel, the Roman Theatre and the Jordan Museum followed by a walking tour of Downtown Amman for shopping. Lunch can be arranged to your preferences.

Return to the hotel.

Amman

Day 3

After breakfast you will journey to Jerash to see one of most well preserved sites of Roman Architecture outside of Italy.

Next onto Ajlun for the Islamic Military fortress and views over the Jordan Valley.

Finally visit Umm Qais, a city rich with black basalt ruins of the Hellenistic era in which it was known as Gadara, a hilltop site in the north-west corner of Jordan with grand views of the Golan Heights and Lake Tiberius (the Sea of Galilee).

Return to Amman.

Jerash, Ajlun and Um Qais

Day 4

After breakfast, travel to Madaba to see the Mosaic Map of the Holy Land at St George’s Church, visit the Mosaic Museum and the Archaeological Park, which houses the remains of several Byzantine churches, including the amazing mosaics of the Church of the Virgin. We then detour to see the Monastery at Mount Nebo before continuing to Karak to visit one of the largest crusader castles in the Levant.

Continue to Petra.

Depending on arrival day and time it may be possible to do the Petra By Night tour.

Madaba, Petra

Day 5

After an early breakfast you will be guided through the Rose Red City. Lunch can be arranged and it is your choice how long you wish to spend in the city and which parts you wish to see (please see information below).

Return to the hotel.

Petra

Day 6

After breakfast your driver will take you along the Kings Highway to Wadi Rum where you will take a private jeep tour before arriving at your camp to watch the sunset. Enjoy a traditional Jordanian Meal before retiring to bed. If you wish an evening star gazing trip or an early morning camel ride to see Sunrise can be arranged at extra cost.

Wadi Rum

Day 7

After a leisurely breakfast you will be taken to meet your driver for the trip north to the Dead Sea.

Overnight at your hotel.

Dead Sea

Day 8

Free time to take a mud bath and float in the Dead Sea.

Dead Sea

Day 9

Transfer to Airport

EXTENSION – it is possible to add a day trip to Jerusalem and Bethlehem before departing Jordan – please ask for details

Note: Extra days and/or additional sites can be added to this itinerary before booking. Once booked, requests to change the itinerary may be possible at additional cost.

Amman

petra
um qais
mount nebo memorial
madaba church
karak
jerusalem
bethlehem
amman by night
jerash

Relevant Information

Packed Lunches or restaurant reservations for lunch or dinner can be arranged throughout the tour at additional cost if not included.

This tour includes the following 5 star hotels (other options are available):

  • Four Seasons Amman
  • Movenpick Petra
  • Discovery Bedu
  • Kempinski Ishtar

Petra Sites

The standard sightseeing trip for one day inside Petra is as follows:

  • 6 am Catch sunrise walking through the Siq to the Treasury
  • Walk The Street of Facades to the Theatre
  • 15 min climb for views over the ancient city and descend through Wadi Farasa
  • Lunch
  • Climb to the Monastery
  • Sunset at the Royal Tombs
  • Walk back to the Treasury

There are many trails within Petra, some more strenuous than others. If you wish to discuss or change what you would like to do please let us know before booking.