Classical Jordan

Amman, Ajloun, Um Qais, Jerash, Desert Castles (Kharranah/Amra/Azraq Fortress), Dead Sea, Petra, Wadi Rum, Aqaba
  • Code: JOR-CLSS-0011 Monday Departures

    Code: JOR-CLSS-0012 Tuesday Departures

    Summary

    The Classical Jordan tour is an eight day tour covering most of Jordan's well known impressive historic sites, including Jerash, Madaba, Mount Nebo, the Dead Sea and Petra. The tour is available every Monday between February and December with the following itinerary:


    Mon Arrive - Amman (H/B)

    Tue Amman Free Day (H/B)

    Wed Amman - Ajloun - Um Qais - Jerash - Amman (H/B)

    Thu Amman City Tour - Desert Castles (Kharranah/Amra/Azraq Fortress) - Amman (H/B)

    Fri Amman - Madaba - Nebo - Dead Sea - Petra (H/B)

    Sat Petra Full Day Visit (H/B)

    Sun Petra - Wadi Rum - Aqaba - Amman (H/B)

    Mon Departure - Amman


    The tour is also available every Tuesday between February and December, and has the following itinerary:


    Tue Arrive - Amman (H/B)

    Wed Amman - Ajloun - Um Qais - Jerash - Amman (H/B)

    Thu Amman City Tour - Desert Castles (Kharranah/Amra/Azraq Fortress) - Amman (H/B)

    Fri Amman - Madaba - Nebo - Dead Sea - Petra (H/B)

    Sat Petra Full Day Visit (H/B)

    Sun Petra - Wadi Rum - Aqaba - Amman (H/B)

    Mon Amman Free Day (H/B)

    Tue Departure - Amman


    Further details for each day are shown below, for the schedule starting every Monday between February and December:


    Amman - Day 1

    Arrive and overnight in Amman


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    Following you arrival at Amman Airport you will be greeted and transferred to your hotel for dinner. You spend one night in your hotel in Amman.


    Hotels:

    3* Larsa Hotel / Arena Hotel / Liwan Hotel

    4* Jerusalem Hotel / Fanar Palace / Arena Space



    Tuesday - Day 2

    Free day Amman


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    Following breakfast at your hotel, you have a free day at leisure in Amman. There is an optional tour to Jerusalem, and you have dinner and overnight stay at your hotel in Amman.


    Hotels:

    3* Larsa Hotel / Arena Hotel / Liwan Hotel

    4* Jerusalem Hotel / Fanar Palace / Arena Space


    Wednesday - Day 3

    Amman - Ajloun - Um Qais - Jerash - Amman (H/B)


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    Following breakfast at the hotel your guide takes you to the site of the remains of the Roman city of Gadara, then onto Ajloun Castle which was built by a nephew of Saladin to protect the country from Crusader attacks. You then continue to Jerash which is one of the most complete and well preserved ancient Roman cities. Finally your guide takes you back to your hotel in Amman for dinner and overnight stay.


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    Hotels:

    3* Larsa Hotel / Arena Hotel / Liwan Hotel

    4* Jerusalem Hotel / Fanar Palace / Arena Space



    Thursday - Day 4

    Amman City Tour - Desert Castles (Kharranah/Amra/Azraq Fortress) - Amman (H/B)


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    Starting with a tour of the historic sites of Jordan's capital Amman, you are taken to the citadel, beautiful temples and churches, before moving downtown to explore the Roman theatre and folklore museums. The tour then takes you to the eastern desert to see the 'Desert Castles' which stand as spectacular and original monuments of early Islamic-Arab civilisation, dating from the Umayyad dynasty of the 8th century. Starting with the best known of the desert castles - the Kharranah Castle, a caravanerai built in the middle of the desert, you are then shown the Amra Castle with its luxurious bath house decorated with frescos depicting life during period of the Umayyad dynasty. Further east you are shown the Qasr Azraq which was home to Lawrence of Arabia during the Great Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Empire. The day concludes in Amman at your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.


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    Hotels:

    3* Larsa Hotel / Arena Hotel / Liwan Hotel

    4* Jerusalem Hotel / Fanar Palace / Arena Space



    Friday - Day 5

    Amman - Madaba - Nebo - Dead Sea - Petra (H/B)


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    Day 5 starts with a visit to Madaba and the Basilica of St. George where you are shown the remarkable 6th century mosaic map on the floor of the church with two million pieces of stone depicting the hills, valleys and towns of the Holy Land. The tour then takes you to Mount Nebo, 800m above sea level, where you can stand in area where Moses looked out over the "Promised Land". The tour then moves to the Dead Sea - the "Lowest point on earth", where you have time to enjoy the experience of floating in the sea. The day finishes at Petra at your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.


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    Hotels:

    3* Amra Palace / Oscar Hotel / Silk Road

    4* Panorama Hotel / Guest House / Petra Moon



    Saturday - Day 6

    Petra Full Day Visit (H/B)


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    Following breakfast at your hotel at Petra, you are taken by your guide on a fascinating tour of the breathtaking architecture of this ancient city. Your guide takes you from from the main gate, through the Siq to the Treasury, the Nabatean Roman Theater, the Roman road (Cardo) to the basin. You then climb to the Monastery, and then Back to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.


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    Hotels:

    3* Amra Palace / Oscar Hotel / Silk Road

    4* Panorama Hotel / Guest House / Petra Moon



    Sunday - Day 7

    Petra - Wadi Rum - Aqaba - Amman (H/B)


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    Following breakfast at your hotel, your guide takes you to Wadi Rum to experience the largest and most magnificent of Jordan's desert landscapes. Following a 2 hour jeep tour of Wadi Rum you are taken to Aqaba for a short panoramic tour, and then back to Amman to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.


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    Hotels:

    3* Larsa Hotel / Arena Hotel / Liwan Hotel

    4* Jerusalem Hotel / Fanar Palace / Arena Space




    Monday - Day 8

    Amman Departure


    Following breakfast at your hotel, your tour representative will transfer you to the Queen Alia Airport for your flight.


    Prices

    Please contact us for more information quoting

    code: JOR-CLSS-0011

    The Classical Jordan is available for a minimum booking of two people.

    Elements of the tour may vary depending on availability.


    Prices:

    3* hotels prices from £880

    Per Person Half Board

    Single Supplement from £120 GBP

    High Season Supplement 3* £45 per person / 4* £55 per person

    (High Season is 01 Mar. - 31 May & 01 Sep. - 31 Oct. & 20 Dec. - 30 Dec)

    4* hotels prices from £950

    Per Person Half Board

    Single Supplement £190 GBP

    High Season Supplement 3* £45 per person / 4* £55 per person

    (High Season is 01 Mar. - 31 May & 01 Sep. - 31 Oct. & 20 Dec. - 30 Dec)


    Included are the following:

    Accommodation for 7 nights on a half board basis

    Professional guide during all visits

    All transportation by A/C deluxe vehicles

    Entry fees to all sites

    Jeep tour in Wadi Rum for 2 hrs & Horses-back ride in Petra for 700 m.


    Excluded are the following:

    Flights

    Visas ($30 US Dollar per person)

    Lunches & all beverages

    Travel insurance

    Departure taxes if applicable





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