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Short break in Jordan: Amman & Petra

5 days from $1,365pp

What is tailor made? 100% custom | Exceptional experiences | Hand-picked guides | Lodging with character | Designed to your schedule, budget & interests

    Places visited:

  • Amman
  • Petra
  • 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.

Audley Country Specialist Jackie

What our specialists say...

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 amphitheatre 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.

We recommend this trip for:

  • Amman
  • Petra
  • Amman

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Day 1 Amman

Amman

Upon arrival at the airport you'll be met and driven to your hotel.

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Day 2 Petra

Amman , 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.

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Day 3 Petra

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!

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Day 4 Amman

Petra , Amman

One day may not be enough, so you have extra time to explore Petra under your own steam. You will then be met by your driver for the 'fast road' up to Amman, where you spend the night. If you have the energy, do think about eating at Hashem's, for the best falafel in town!

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Day 5 Return home

Amman

Your driver will meet you for the transfer to the airport in time for your flight home.

Audley Country Specialist Jackie

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The specialist who designs your trip to Jordan will have explored the country many times and, in some cases, lived there. Their first-hand knowledge gives us the belief that no other travel company can match our expertise in helping you plan your trip. Your dedicated specialist will take the time to understand your preferences and build them into an itinerary to match, working to your budget. He or she will keep perfecting it until you’re completely happy and ready to book.

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