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Essential Jordan

8 days with G Adventures   Rating: Budget
Restricted to Ages 18-39

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

There are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting followed by an optional group dinner. Amman is a very big city and there is not one central area to stay - hotels are spread out across various neighbourhoods within the city. For this reason, to move around the city in your free time, you will have to take a taxi, please feel free to ask your CEO for recommendations and assistance.

Day 2 Amman/Dead Sea/Petra
Depart by private vehicle for a short drive to the Dead Sea. Visit to a G Adventures-supported community cafe for lunch before continuing on to Petra. (B, L)

Day 3 Petra
Start early to visit iconic Petra. Enjoy a guided walking tour with your CEO, then opt to hike up to the top of the treasury or explore on your own. This evening, opt to visit a Turkish bath or visit Petra by night.

The site is large so please be prepared for a lot of walking over sand and rocks for the entire day. Pace yourself, stay hydrated and be sure to have proper walking/hiking shoes. (B)

Day 4 Petra/Wadi Rum
Opt to visit Little Petra in the morning before continuing to Wadi Rum. Head out for a 4x4 excursion during the day before a traditional dinner and overnight at a Bedouin desert camp.

Drive to Wadi Rum, a vast, silent landscape of ancient riverbeds and the largest and most magnificent of Jordan's desert landscapes. Head deep into the desert by 4x4 stopping at famous landmarks along the way. Arrive to the tented camp in time for a traditional meal and learn more about this ancient culture. There is a large, central tent that is traditionally decorated and perfect for relaxing or escaping the cold nights in winter. Our dinner is prepared in traditional fashion, with the meat and vegetables cooked in an underground oven. Soft drinks and water are available for purchase. Lanterns light the way but we do suggest you bring a flashlight. (B, D)

Day 5 Wadi Rum/Aqaba
Journey to the Red Sea, where you can opt to pre book a snorkelling trip, or relax on the beach.

Drive to the Red Sea resort city of Aqaba. Enjoy free time to enjoy the beach, go snorkelling or check out the city. Make sure to try some fresh seafood for dinner. (B)

Day 6 Aqaba/Madaba
Travel by private vehicle north to the town of Madaba. In the afternoon enjoy a guided tour of the area including a visit to nearby Mount Nebo. (B)

Day 7 Madaba/Amman
Take a short trip by private vehicle back to Amman and enjoy a free day to explore the city. (B)

Day 8 Amman
Depart at any time. (B)
Map
All This Included
Jordan is on everyone's travel lists these days, and our eight-day tour takes you through this incredible Middle Eastern destination with time (and your pocketbook) in mind. Float in the mineral-rich waters of the Dead Sea, visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Petra and wander through the breathtaking Siq tunnel passage, then experience Bedouin culture in the desert landscapes of Wadi Rum. By the end of your time in Jordan, you'll wonder how it's stayed off the radar for so long.
  • Your G for Good Moment: Numeira Community Cafe Lunch, Jordan Valley Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Local Living Moment: Bedouin Camp Overnight, Wadi Rum
  • Jerash guided tour
  • Dead Sea visit
  • Visit Madaba mosaics and Mt Nebo
  • Petra guided tour
  • Wadi Rum 4x4 excursion
  • Red Sea stay
  • Entrance fees in all included tours
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
  • Hotels (6 nights)
    Bedouin desert camp (1 night)
  • 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner.
  • Transportation: Private van, 4x4 pickup truck, walking.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
Highlights
  • Experience the healing qualities of the Dead Sea
  • Visit the iconic carved rock structures of Petra
  • Head deep into the desert on a 4x4
  • Stay overnight at a Bedouin camp
  • Relax on the beaches of the Red Sea.
Accommodations
Hotels (6 nights)
Bedouin desert camp (1 night)
Notes
  • Small group experience; Max 15, avg 10
  • 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.
Terms and Conditions
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