The Classic Jordan Trip

  • destination Jordan
  • traveltime10 days
  • moneyFrom € 1075,- pp

This 10-day trip through Jordan takes you to the most authentic parts of the country. Visit highlights such as the beautiful world wonder Petra, the cosmopolitan capital Amman and sleep under the stars in the Wadi Rum desert. This tour is a perfect mix of culture, nature and relaxation. In Jordan you can easily drive around yourself but it is also an option to complete this trip with a private driver.

Your trip starts in the capital, Amman. With three million inhabitants, this is the most densely populated area in the country. From Amman, you head towards Jerash and continue south along the Kings Highway towards Petra. Via this road you will pass beautiful nature reserves. After visiting Petra, one of the seven wonders of the world, you will spend the night under the stars in the Wadi Rum desert. Your trip ends at the Red Sea, where you have plenty of time to relax and explore the beautiful marine life.

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Itinerary

Flight to Amman, Jordan including meet & assist and airport transfer

On the first day you travel from your home address to Jordan. You will arrive in the capital, Amman. Here you will be met by a local representative of ArabEscape.com. You will be guided through the visa procedure where after the driver takes you to the hotel for the night. The remainder of your day is at leisure. Depending on the time of arrival you can explore Rainbowstreet in the evening. Here you can find many restaurants and shops which are open until late at night.

Amman - Jerash - Ajloun - Dead Sea instructions local representative & pick up rental car

You will start your day in the capital of Jordan; Amman. Our local representative will meet you in the morning to discuss the rest of your trip. You receive the keys from the rental car and from here you will continue your journey. First you can choose to visit Amman, an energetic and modern city which offers you a glimpse of the modern Jordanian life. The city has a number of highlights that are worth a visit, for example the Citadel and the blue King Abdullah I Mosque.

From Amman you will head towards Jerash, a city founded by Alexander the Great. It is one of the best preserved Roman cities in the world. Unfortunately Jerash is not listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, because wrong methods were used to restore the city. Nevertheless, Jerash is one of the biggest surprises of Jordan. Located in the middle of a contemporary city, you can imagine yourself back in Roman times. A must see in Jordan.

From Jerash you can also drive to Aljoun Castle if you have some time left before you drive to the Dead Sea where you check-in at your accommodation.

Petra including backdoor hike with guide

Today you will visit the ancient city of Petra, one of Jordan’s national treasures and one of the seven wonders of the world! Today you enter the red city of the Nabataeans. Centuries ago, the Nabataeans built a kingdom which was hidden in the mountains. The ingenious water system enabled the kingdom to flourish in this remote place for a long time. This also is one of the main reasons why all the carvings are so well preserved.

You can spend an entire day in the city. It will be an unforgettable visit but make sure you are ready for a full day of hiking. There are two ways to visit the site. The first one is the traditional way through the Siq (Canyon), this is the main entrance. The Siq will take you to the Treasury. You can visit the Treasury, basin, the royal tombs and the theater, the High Place of Sacrifice and the Roman soldier tombs. All the way at the end of the complex you will find the Monastery.

The second option to visit Petra is through the back door; the more adventurous route! It begins with a 20 minute drive through the desert. After the drive you will begin with a 1,5 hour hike through a mountain area, until you reach the Monastery. Then you will continue through the main site of Petra. Your guide will explain about the archaeology and the history of the site and it inhabitants. After exploring the city you will be exiting from the main gate. This way you are avoiding the tourist crowds, definitely an advantage.

Wadi Rum - Aqaba optional balloon flight Wadi Rum at sunrise

If you wish you can start the day in a very unique way: with a balloon flight over the Wadi Rum at sunrise!

Today you will leave the vast landscape of the desert and return to civilization. You can still enjoy the quietness of the desert in the morning before you continue your journey towards Aqaba. After a one hour drive you can check-in at your resort and process the impressions of the past few days at your ease. It is time to sit back and relax!

Aqaba optional snorkeling or diving excursion

Today is at leisure, you have time to relax by the pool or go explore the Red Sea and its underwater world. We can arrange a diving or snorkeling excursion additionally. The Red Sea is well-known for its beautiful corals. Additionally, Aqaba has many souqs and restaurants worth a visit.

Accommodation

Holiday Inn Resort Dead Sea

Dead Sea Located on the edge of the Dead Sea, the Holiday Inn Resort features a large outdoor pool and a private beach.

Memories Aicha Luxury Camp

Wadi Rum The beautifully situated Memories Aicha Luxury Camp is located in Wadi Rum and offers a view over the mountains. All tents have a shower and toilet. In the morning, a rich breakfast buffet is served.

Petra Bubble Luxotel

Wadi Musa (Petra) Petra Bubble Luxotel is a unique accommodation in Wadi Musa, near Petra. You will stay in a three-part bubble tent with its own jacuzzi. 

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Add-ons

Extra’s always included when you book a trip with Arabescape.com

  • Stay in unique accommodations
  • 100% tailormade itineraries, all your personal preferences possible.
  • Personalized travelapp with all information about your trip. ( Also available offline.)
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Details & Prices

The Classic Jordan Trip

  • destination Jordan
  • traveltime10 days
  • moneyFrom € 1075,- pp
Included
  • Transfers to and from the airport
  • Overnight stay in selected hotels
  • Meet & assist local representative
  • Visa Jordan
  • Jeepsafari Wadi Rum
  • Daily breakfast buffet
  • Car rental wit full insurance and without excess
  • All taxes and fees
  • Personal travel app with travel route and information
  • An unforgettable experience! 
Excluded
  • Other meals and beverages
  • Personal expenses & tips
  • Optional excursions
Optional
  • Private driver on travel days
  • Hike with guide in Dana
  • Hot air balloon flight Wadi Rum
  • Snorkeling and/or diving excursion Aqaba
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