Jordan

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Jordan VIP Private Tour

Discover Jordan’s highlights with this luxury private tour.  You will enjoy the comfort of some of the region’s best available accommodation. Stay overnight in a small desert camp, float in the mineral-rich waters of the Dead Sea, stop at ancient ruins and discover the rich culture and history of this fascinating country.

Itinerary

Day 1: Fly to Amman
Fly from London to Amman and transfer to the Four Seasons Hotel Amman for 2 nights. (N)

Day 2: Amman & Jerash
Morning tour of Amman, visiting the citadel and the Jordan Museum, which contains a copper version of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Afternoon tour of the ancient city of Jerash. (B, L, D)

Day 3: Madaba, Mount Nebo, Shobak & Petra
Travel along the King’s Highway to Petra. Stop en route at Madaba to see a Byzantine mosaic map of the region and Mount Nebo, from where Moses first viewed the Holy Land. There will also be the opportunity to visit the 12th century crusader castle of Shobak. Stay 3 nights at the Mövenpick Resort Petra (in a junior suite), situated at the entrance to the site. (B, D)

Day 4: Petra
Take a guided tour of the archaeological site of Petra. The impressive rock-cut facade of the Treasury is the highlight of this rose-red city rediscovered by JL Burckhardt in 1812. (B, D)

Day 5: Petra
Day at leisure to explore Petra further. optional evening visit to Petra by candlelight. (B, D)

Day 6: Little Petra & Wadi Rum
Morning visit to Al Beidha, or ‘Little Petra’,before driving to Wadi Rum for a 4×4 excursion into the desert. Overnight at the Bespoke Hideaways Camp. Enjoy stargazing as the sun sets and the sky turns ink black. (B, D)

Day 7: Dead Sea
Transfer to the Dead Sea. Stay 2 nights at the Kempinski Ishtar Hotel. (B)

Day 8: Dead Sea
Day at leisure. Enjoy the hotel’s facilities or take an optional excursion to the baptism site of Jesus in Bethany, on the banks of the River Jordan. (B)

Day 9: Fly to London
Transfer to the airport and fly from Amman to London. (B)

Meal basis
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

 

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