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The Nabatean Wonder 8 Days / 7 Nights

The Nabatean Wonder 8 Days / 7 Nights

The Nabatean Wonder 8 Days / 7 Nights

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Day 1 Arrival Amman
Upon arrival, meeting and assistance at Queen Alia International Airport by a member of our staff. Transfer to hotel in Amman, dinner and overnight.

Day 2 Amman/ Ajlun/ Jerash/ Dead Sea/Amman
Breakfast. A short trip north to the Mamluk fortress of Ajlun, followed by a visit to the Graeco-Roman city of Jerash. After lunch drive down to the lowest point on earth for a dip in the Dead Sea. Return to Amman. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Suggested activities:
1- The Roman Army & Chariot Experience (instead of Ajlun)

Upon arrival to Jerash, walk to the newly restored hippodrome, "Circus Gerasa," with its original stone seating and carceres (starting gates). The setting provides an ideal arena for a thrilling spectacle such as the citizens of the Roman Empire would have been able to see some twenty centuries ago. Clients enjoy a one hour live performance of Roman army, gladiators and chariot racing.
2-Dead Sea Spa Treatments
Indulge in one of the many luxurious therapies at one of the resorts.
3-Dinner with a Local Family in Amman
Interact with the locals and experience their everyday life.

Day 3 Amman/ Madaba/ Mt. Nebo/ Wadi Mujib/ Kerak/ Petra
Breakfast. A whole day to explore the King's highway, which was once part of the ancient Silk Road. Visit the mosaic town of Madaba, and stop over at Mount Nebo for a view over the Jordan Valley. Continue south to Wadi Mujib then proceed to the Crusader's Castle of Kerak. Visit of the castle followed by lunch. Proceed to Petra for dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 4 Petra
Breakfast. Full day visit to the Red Rose City of Petra. Lunch inside the city. Dinner and overnight at Petra hotel.

Day 5 Petra
Breakfast. Second entry to explore the upper parts of the city. Lunch inside the city or lunchbox en route. Dinner and overnight at Petra hotel.

Suggested activities:
1- Petra by Night

In the evening clients follow a candle lit route through the Siq till the Treasury while being told the story of the ancient Nabateans.
2- Petra Kitchen
Participate in the preparation of a traditional Jordanian meal with the help of local women and under the supervision of a professional chef and enjoy it for dinner afterwards.
3- Stay at Taybet Zaman Resort
Overnight at Taybet Zaman, an old farming village converted into a 5* hotel. Enjoy a Turkish bath at the hotel where your limbs will then be wrestled "with apparent violence, but with such skill that an untoward accident in this operation is never heard of", The pleasures of a Turkish massage, to quote EW Lane.
4- Candle Lit dinner at the Cave Bar
Special dinner at the Cave Bar, a 2000 year old tavern.(Dinner inside Petra can also be arranged for groups).

Day 6 Petra/ Beida/ Wadi Rum
After breakfast proceed to Beida, also known as Little Petra, and the place where the Nabateans used to entertain their guests. Continue south to the enchanting desert of Wadi Rum, where lunch is served followed by a jeep tour inside the Wadi. Watch the most beautiful sunset over a cup of Bedouin tea and proceed to the Bedouin camp area deep inside the desert where a large Bedouin tent will be set to serve as the sitting room and smaller sleeping tents will be prepared with comfortable mattresses, sheets and blankets. Traditional Bedouin dinner and overnight at camp.

Suggested Activities:
1- Champagne at sunset

Arrival to the sunset area in Wadi Rum after the jeep tour. Enjoy a glass of champagne while watching the most magnificent view.
2- Overnight at an Authentic Bedouin camp
Spend the night with the Bedouins at a real camp, instead of a tourist camp and get to know the Bedouin way of life.
3- Camel or Horse ride inside the desert
4- Self Drive adventure inside the desert

Clients follow a pilot jeep in Jordan's largest desert and one of the most spectacular desert landscapes in the world, Neil Armstrong reported that it is the only place on earth that resembles the moon. Desert driving is not easy; some of the sand is so fine that unless momentum is maintained the 4*4s can slew to a virtual standstill.

Day 7 Wadi Rum/ Dana/ Amman
Breakfast. Morning departure to the Dana Nature Reserve. Apart from its wildlife the reserve is rich with archaeological sites and culture. Guided hiking tour at the reserve and lunch at the Guest House. Departure north back to Amman for dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 8 Departure
Breakfast. Morning transfer to the airport. Assistance with formalities and departure.

Includes
- Meeting and assistance by a representative upon arrival and departure
- Collective visa to Jordan for groups of 5 and more *
- Services of a professional English speaking driver and local guides at major sites **
- Sightseeing as per program and all entrance fees to the sites indicated in the itinerary
- Short horse ride in Petra
- Tour inside Wadu Rum in modern insured jeeps for two hours, every 4 pax sharing a jeep
- Hotel accommodation on bed and breakfast basis
- Porterage at airports
- Information pack and map of Jordan
- All local taxes

Excludes
- Individual visa charges
- International and/or domestic flights
- Travel insurance
- Meals and drinks not included in the description
- Personal expenses
- Tips and gratuities
- Optional activity costs

Hotel List
- Amman: Ocean Hotel / Toledo Hotel
- Petra: Amra Palace / Petra Moon / Petra Palace
- Wadi Rum: Rahayeb / Bedouin style camp
Hotels are subject to availability and may be substituted with similar accommodations if not available. This will be confirmed on your voucher.

Please Note
- Rates quoted are for the listed hotels and are subject to change depending on availability.
- Children below two years old are free of charge provided they share a room with parents.
- Child rates apply to ages 2-10 provided they share a room with parents.
- There is no discount for adults sharing a triple room.
- Accommodations may be booked at half and full board basis at an additional charge. Rates for larger groups are also available. Please inquire.
- * The collective visa is not granted to all nationalities. Please inquire.
- ** For groups of six and below. For larger groups, a guide in the language of your choice may be requested. An accompanying professional guide may be requested for a group of 6 persons or less at an additional charge. Please inquire.
- Rates for larger groups are available upon request.
- Cancellations from 22 to 30 days prior to arrival will be charged 50% of the total costs and cancellations 21 days or less before arrival are subject to a cancellation fee of 100% of total costs.
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