The perfect introduction to Jordan's varied attractions, this short itinerary offers a long weekend full of history, culture and outstanding scenery. Flying in and out of Amman, you will get a short time to explore the highlights of the capital, including the Roman theatre and the Abu Darwish Mosque. Dominating the itinerary though is Petra, a truly epic destination recently voted one of the Seven Modern Wonders of the World. Wandering down the Siq Canyon to enjoy the cinematic Treasury and Monastery, taking in over 2000 years of history and intrigue, is a magical experience you will never forget.
Visit Petra - a Modern Wonder of the World.
Travel the King's Highway between Amman and Petra.
Walk down Petra's magical Siq Canyon.
Experience bustling Amman by night.
Explore the Treasury and Monastery in Petra.
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Day 1 Amman
International outbound flight , Amman
Day 2 Petra
An early start this morning as it's around a five to six hours drive down the 5,000 years old King's Highway to Petra. En-route you will stop to see Mt. Nebo, with its spectacular views over the Dead Sea; the Christian mosaics of Madaba; and the crusader castle of Kerak. On arrival in Petra you will stay for two nights at your hotel.
Day 3 Petra
Today you will enjoy a full day 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!
Day 4 Amman
Day 5 International return flight
Amman , International return flight
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