Journey to Petra (Private Tour)
6 days with Alexander+Roberts Rating:
Day 1 - Welcome to Amman
On arrival, you’ll be chauffeured to our new 5-star hotel, the W Amman.
Day 2 - Jerash + Ajloun Castle
Tour the finely preserved Roman ruins of Jerash, hailed as the Pompeii of the East. Then explore Ajloun Castle, built by one of Saladin’s lieutenants in the campaign against the Crusaders. In a nearby village, a relaxing lunch with a resident family immerses you in traditional Jordanian culture. (B+L)
Day 3 - Along the King’s Way to Madaba, Dana + Petra
Travel the King’s Way to Madaba to see an amazing 6th-century mosaic map of the Holy Land. Enjoy a fine Jordanian meal at Hikayet Sitti, set in a century-old home, and ascend Mt. Nebo, traditional burial site of Moses. In the old village of Dana, perched on the edge of the Great Rift Valley, you can sip a cup of tea as the sun sets over the mesmerizing desert landscapes. Continue to Petra and settle in to your Junior Suite at the Movenpick Hotel. (B+L)
Day 4 - Explore Ancient Petra
Explore the fabled Lost City of Petra c this morning with your private guide. After the tour, you can linger through the afternoon to explore more of the site at your own pace. Tonight we’ll take you back through the narrow canyon walls of the Siq to the ancient Treasury – a dramatic walk and visit now illuminated by over 1,500 candles. (B)
Day 5 - Al Beidha + Wadi Rum
Tour the Neolithic site at Al Beidha c, fondly known as Little Petra, and then venture in a 4x4 jeep deep into the desert landscapes of Wadi Rum c. Marvel at the ancient Nabataean inscriptions in Khazali Canyon and continue to Discovery Bedu, our stylish Bedouin encampment. Witness a magical desert sunset and dine under the stars to the melodic strains of the Oud, an ancient Arabic instrument. (B+D)
Day 6 - Back to Amman for departure
After breakfast, you’ll be chauffeured to the Amman airport. (B)
All This Included
Our efficient, perfectly-planned and flexible journey reveals Jordan’s ancient sites, timeless villages and desert scenery. It’s a terrific 1-week adventure – or the perfect extension for our tours to Egypt and Israel.
Amman: W Hotel
Wadi Rum: Discovery Bedu Desert Camp
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