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£4,820 Per person
15 days
Includes flights
Includes transfers
Includes activities
Includes hotels

The perfect introduction to Jordan and its nature reserves, this two week itinerary offers a perfect balance of history, culture and outstanding natural beauty. Beginning in Amman, you will visit some of the city's most impressive sights, followed by a trip to the nearby Roman city of Jerash. You will continue to explore the surrounding areas, including Ajloun, Dhibben forest, Azraq wetlands as well as the desert 'castles'. Moving on to Petra, you'll have time to thoroughly explore the ancient site over two days. After a night camping in the sensational Wadi Rum, you'll have some time to relax at the Red Sea before moving on to Dana Nature Reserve, enjoying serene tranquillity and excellent hiking trails. The itinerary ends with further time to relax at the Dead Sea.

Itinerary highlights

  • Visit the impressive Roman site at Jerash.

  • Explore Dhibben Forest and Azraq Wetlands.

  • Visit Petra - a Modern Wonder of the World.

  • Enjoy a night under canvas in the awesome Wadi Rum.

  • Admire impressive views over Wadi Mujib.

  • Hike through Dana Nature Reserve.

  • Float in the Dead Sea.

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Treat this trip purely as a starting point for your own tour to Jordan. Your specialist will ask you what you want and then shape your itinerary to match.

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  • Amman
  • Ajloun Forest Reserve
  • Petra
  • Wadi Rum
  • Aqaba
  • Dana Nature Reserve
  • The Dead Sea
  • Wadi Mujib
  • The Dead Sea

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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Day 1 Amman

International outbound flight , Amman

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Amman. On arrival in Amman, you're met by your private driver, who transports you to your hotel. The journey should take around 45 minutes, depending on the traffic conditions and where you're staying. Once you've check in you're free to relax or begin your exploration of Jordan's capital city.

Day 2 Amman

Amman

After a morning at leisure you will be picked up from your hotel and driven north for a tour of the impressive Roman sites of Jerash and the crusader castle at Ajloun with your local guide. You will then return to Amman.

Day 3 Amman

Amman

Today you will have a full day excursion to three of the desert castles, and time to explore the Azraq wetlands.

Day 4 Ajloun Forest Reserve

Amman , Ajloun Forest Reserve

Travel to Ajloun Nature Reserve today, stopping en route at the town of Salt, Wadi Al-Seer and Qasr Al Abd.

Day 5 Petra

Ajloun Forest Reserve , Petra

After exploring the Nature Reserve, walking along the Soap House Trail, you will be met and transferred to Petra.

Day 6 Petra

Petra

Today you will enjoy a guided tour of Petra. Your private guide will be with you for around two to three hours, after which you have some time to explore further on your own. Although it is probably the highlight of your holiday, bring your walking shoes and be prepared for an inspiring but energetic day! This evening you will visit Petra Kitchen, which is an informal cookery night. You can have as much or as little involvement as you want, and the food is fantastic!

Day 7 Petra

Petra

Early this morning depart Petra and travel via Little Petra to the back entrance hike to the Monastery - arriving before the crowds. You then continue through the Petra site to the visitor centre before enjoying the rest of the afternoon at leisure.

Day 8 Wadi Rum

Petra , Wadi Rum

Today you travel from Petra to Wadi Rum. On arrival you will have a jeep tour of the area, and you will spend the night in a traditional Bedouin style desert camp. A traditional meal will be included this evening.

Day 9 Aqaba

Wadi Rum , Aqaba

This morning you will drive to Tala Bay, Aqaba. You have the rest of the day to enjoy beside the Red Sea.

Day 10 Aqaba

Aqaba

Day at leisure.

Day 11 Dana Nature Reserve

Aqaba , Dana Nature Reserve

After breakfast you will be met and driven to Dana Nature Reserve. On arrival you will have the day at leisure to explore the area. You will stay in the simple Dana Guesthouse tonight.

Day 12 Dana Nature Reserve

Dana Nature Reserve

This morning you will set off on a walk from Dana Guesthouse to the other end of Wadi Dana with your guide, taking roughly five hours. A simple lunch box is included, which you can stop off to enjoy on route. You will spend tonight in the beautiful, isolated Feynan Lodge.

Day 13 The Dead Sea

Dana Nature Reserve , The Dead Sea

After a morning at leisure you will be met and driven to the Dead Sea. You have the afternoon free to relax by the Dead Sea, the lowest point on Earth. A visit wouldn't be complete without spending time floating almost weightless on the water, famous for its high salinity levels.

Day 14 The Dead Sea

Wadi Mujib , The Dead Sea

Early this morning travel to the Wadi Mujib reserve to explore the canyon and marvel at the spectacular scenery and varied hues. Afternoon at leisure.

Day 15 International return flight

The Dead Sea , International return flight

An early start for the transfer to Amman Airport in time for your flight home to your destination. Your return flight will arrive the same day.

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