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This is a special tour designed with single travellers in mind, as such there are limited departure dates so do book early.

Solos Jordan

Escorted Group Tour

Travel to the main highlights of this fascinating country on this tour, designed specifically for the single traveller. Discover the Roman ruins at Jerash, the biblical site of Mount Nebo, and Petra, the rock-hewn city lost to the world for a millennium and now one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. A couple of days relaxing in Aqaba is the ideal way to end your journey.

Highlights:

  • Twin / double rooms for single use
  • View the Byzantine map at Madaba
  • Comprehensive tour of Petra
  • Tour the Roman ruins at Jerash
  • Welcome & farewell group dinners
  • Small group size – maximum 26 people

Departure dates:
10th March 2019: £2395
28th April 2019: £2395
1st September 2019: £2395
22nd September 2019: £2295

Day 1: Fly to Amman Fly from London to Amman with Royal Jordanian Airlines. Transfer to the Amman International for 3 nights. (N)

Day 2: Amman & Salt: Morning tour of Amman, visiting the citadel copper replica of the renowned Dead Sea Scrolls. Afternoon tour to the ancient town of Salt to admire its architecture and visit the small archaeological museum before returning to your hotel in Amman. Welcome dinner at Kan Zaman, an impressive 19th-century estate. (B, D)

Day 3: Jerash: Morning tour of Jerash, one of the best preserved Roman provincial towns in the world. Continue to the ruins of Umm Qais where, according to the Bible, Jesus performed the miracle of casting demons from two men into a herd of pigs. Perched on a hilltop overlooking the impressive Jordan valley and the Sea of Galilee, the site combines Roman ruins and an abandoned Ottoman-era village. View colonnaded streets, a vaulted terrace and the ruins of two theatres. Return to Amman. (B)

Day 4: Madaba • Mount Nebo • Dead Sea • Petra: Travel along the King’s Way, visiting Madaba and its Byzantine mosaic map of the region and Mount Nebo, from where Moses first viewed the Holy Land. A stop will also be made at the Dead Sea for a dip in the health-giving salty waters. Continue to Petra and dine this evening at Petra Kitchen, a traditional Jordanian experience. Stay 2 nights at the Petra Guest House*. (B, D)

Day 5: Petra: Take a guided walking tour of Petra, the rosered city rediscovered by JL Burckhardt in 1812. The highlights are the spectacular temple, the Treasury and the Monastery, which have been carved out of solid rock. This evening, see the ruins of Petra by candlelight. (B)

Day 6: Wadi Rum • Aqaba: This morning, join a hands-on bread making and tasting experience before proceeding to Wadi Rum for a 4×4 excursion into the desert. Continue to Aqaba and stay 2 nights at the Mövenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay. (B)

Day 7: Aqaba: Day at leisure to enjoy the beaches or explore the markets and ancient sites of Aqaba. Farewell dinner this evening at the hotel. (B, D)

Day 8: Amman • Fly to London: Transfer to Amman airport and fly to London with Royal Jordanian Airlines. (B)

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

Single Travellers group tours: These small group tours have been specially created for single travellers. Benefits include single occupancy of double / twin rooms as standard and at sensible prices, plus the company of likeminded travellers.

Group tour manager: This tour is fully escorted throughout by a local tour manager from arrival in Amman.

Accessibility: This tour involves walking over rough terrain. At Petra, visiting the Monastery and the High Place of Sacrifice requires a steep climb.

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