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Explore Jordan (National Geographic Journey)

7 days with G Adventures   Rating: Budget

Itinerary
Click for Dates and Prices Day 1 Amman
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

Day 2 Amman 
Take an orientation drive through Amman and visit the National Museum and archaeological site of the Citadel. Continue on to visit Jerash, one of the largest and most well-preserved Roman ruins outside of Italy. (1B)

Day 3 Amman/Wadi Musá 
Visit the ancient town of Madaba, famous for its mosaics and churches. Continue to Mt Nebo where we are rewarded with stunning views from the summit. In the evening, enjoy a lecture with a local archaeologist to discuss the importance of Petra, and ongoing excavations at this UNESCO World Heritage site. (1B)

Day 4 Wadi Musá 
Rise early to visit iconic Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Enjoy a guided walking tour with your expert CEO, after opt to hike up for magnificent views from the top of the treasury or enjoy free time to explore the site on your own. In the evening, enjoy a cooking demonstration and dinner of local specialties. (1B, 1D)

Day 5 Petra/Wadi Rum 
Continue to Wadi Rum in the heart of Jordan's desertscape. Enjoy lunch at our camp and an exciting 4x4 desert excursion into the desert where we pick the perfect spot to watch the sunset. Return to camp for a traditional Bedouin feast and after take a walk in the desert admiring the night sky with a local Bedouin guide. (1B, 1L, 1D)

Day 6 Wadi Rum/Dead Sea 
Enjoy a visit to the archaeological site of Bethany, thought to be the site where Jesus was baptized. Continue to the Dead Sea with the option to swim and use the natural sea salts and mud as your own personal spa. (1B, 1D)

Day 7 Dead Sea 
Depart at any time. (1B)
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All This Included
UNESCO has called the ancient stone city of Petra one of the most precious cultural properties in the world. Experience it for yourself on this seven-day adventure through Jordan’s past and present. Float in the Dead Sea, explore incredible archaeological ruins, take an exciting 4x4 drive into the desert, and walk through the “Lost City” itself after a lecture by a local archaeologist. Live out your Indiana Jones fantasies while discovering the true story of this eternal place.
  • National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: Petra Archaeologist Talk, Wadi Musá National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: Wadi Rum Night Walk, Wadi Rum Hands-On: Cooking Demonstration with Dinner, Wadi Musá
  • Arrival transfer
  • Visit to the Amman Citadel and the National Archaeological Museum
  • Guided visit to Jerash
  • Guided tour to the Madaba mosaics
  • Visit Mount Nebo
  • Petra guided tour
  • Wadi Rum desert 4x4 jeep excursion
  • Guided visit to Bethany
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
  • Hotels (5 nts), desert camp (1 nt).
  • 6 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners.
  • Transportation: Private van/bus, 4x4, walking.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
Highlights
  • Visit ancient ruins with a local expert
  • Watch a cooking demonstration and taste local specialties
  • Float in the Dead Sea
  • Learn about the stars during a night walk in Wadi Rum with a Bedouin guide
  • Enjoy a lecture from an archaeologist
Accommodations
Hotels (5 nts)
Desert camp (1 nt)
Notes
  • Small group experience; Max 16, Avg 12.
  • Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
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