Overview

Dead Sea - 2 nights
Amman - 2 nights
Petra - 3 nights
Aqaba - 2 nights

Spendology - Widgets

DISCOVER JORDAN

A full and rewarding itinerary encompassing history and hospitality, souks and citadels, desert dunes in sunset hues, the salt-dense Dead Sea and the pink rock walls of Petra

'Match me such a marvel, save in Eastern clime; a rose-red city, half as old as Time." John William Burgon famously described Petra, founded 2,000 years ago by the Nabataeans and re-discovered by Burckhardt over 200 years ago. Our 'Perspectives of Petra' maximises your enjoyment of this astonishing site.

Jordan is a journey through religious and ancient history: from Mount Nebo, burial site of Moses, from where he viewed the 'Promised Land' to Bethany, baptism site of Jesus on the river Jordan; from Madaba's mosaic map of ancient Palestine to Jerash, best preserved Roman city of the Decapolis and known as 'Pompeii of the East'; from the evocative Desert Castles of the Umayyad caliphs, used as a refuge by T.E. Lawrence to the Crusader castle of Kerak on the King's Highway. Jordan's natural beauty is all around, best displayed in dramatic Wadi Rum, used for the filming of 'Lawrence of Arabia' and most recently ‘Aladdin’.

Key Features

Cultural & Natural Wonders
Jules Verne Sightseeing
4 UNESCO Heritage Sites
5-star / Historic Hotels
No Single Supplement
Solo Group Departure
Group Size: 5 - 25

Special Events

Perspectives of Petra

Two guided visits and two full days to explore Petra. Visit to Little Petra Siq. A dinner at a camp on the outskirts of Petra with traditional baking and cooking. Drink at the Nabataean Cave Bar and optional Petra by Candlelight.

Absolutely stunning tour - see sites you have only ever heard about.

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Discover Jordan

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Day 1 Fly London Heathrow to Amman. Two nights at the 5-star Mövenpick Resort Dead Sea.

Day 2 Morning free to float on the Dead Sea. Visit Mount Nebo and Madaba’s St. George’s Church, archaeological park and Church of the Apostles. Lunch at a traditional restaurant in Madaba. (B, L)

Day 3 Visit Bethany and ancient Jerash. Continue to Amman for two nights at the central 5-star Marriott Amman Hotel. (B)

Day 4 Visit the Citadel, Royal Automobile Museum and Desert Castles. Optional dinner at a Jordanian restaurant (bookable locally). (B)

Day 5 Visit the Jordan Museum and Kerak Castle. Continue to Petra for three nights at the 5-star Mövenpick Petra, located at the entrance to the site. Dinner at a camp. (B, D)

Day 6 Morning guided visit of Petra (4 hrs of walking) and afternoon free to explore (perhaps climb up to the Monastery, el-Deir). Enjoy a drink at the Nabataean Cave Bar. (B)

Day 7 Return to Petra for a morning walk up to the High Place of Sacrifice. Afternoon at leisure. Optional Petra by Candlelight at the Siq and Treasury (bookable locally). (B)

Day 8 Visit Little Petra. Afternoon visit to Wadi Rum viewing the ‘Seven Pillars of Wisdom’ from the Visitor’s Centre and walk to a sunset view point. Continue to Aqaba for two nights at the 5-star Mövenpick Aqaba. (B, D)

Day 9 Optional excursion on ‘Yellow Submarine’ (£29), a semi-submersible viewing the Red Sea marine splendours and coral reserve. Farewell drink on a sunset cruise on a traditional yacht. (B)

Day 10 Return flight via Amman. (B)

  • Key
  • B - Breakfast
  • L - Lunch
  • D - Dinner
 

Notes

This is a full itinerary with many visits on foot including some uneven surfaces and inclines.
Petra visit involves much of the day on foot.
Solo Groups: Extra dinner included on Day 2.
Until May 2020 dinner will be included at a Bedouin camp on Day 8.
May 12, Apr 13 & 20 and May 4 depart during Ramadan so sites are quieter.

2019

Tuesdays 
per person in a twin/double room
Royal Jordanian from Heathrow

Date Price
September 17 £1995
October 1 £2095
October 8 £2095
October 15 £2195
October 22 £2195
November 5 £2195
November 12 £2195
November 19 £2095
December 3 £1995
December 17 £2095

2020

Tuesdays
per person in a twin/double room
Royal Jordanian from Heathrow

Date Price
January 7 £1895
January 14 £1895
January 21 £1895
February 4 £1945
February 18 £1945
March 3 £1995
March 17 £2095
March 31 £2095
April 7 £2195
April 14 £2195
May 12 £1995
May 26 £1995
August 25 £1995
September 1 £2095
September 15 £2245
September 22 £2245
October 6 £2295
October 20 £2295
October 27 £2295
November 17 £2245
November 24 £2245
December 1 £1995
December 15 £2195

2021

Tuesdays
per person in a twin/double room
Royal Jordanian from Heathrow

Date Price
January 5 £2095
January 12 £2095
January 19 £2095
January 26 £2095
February 9 £2195
February 16 £2195
February 23 £2195
March 2 £2245
March 9 £2245
March 16 £2345
March 23 £2345
April 6 £2345
April 13 £2345
April 20 £2345
May 4 £2195
May 18 £2195
Solo Group Departure

7 January 2020 and 5 & 12 January 2021

Supplements per person

Single Supplement

NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
Limited availability, on these dates:
2020: Dec 1 & 15
2021: Jan 19 & 26

Solo Group Departures 
2020: Jan 7
2021: Jan 5 & 12
No single supplement

Single supplement £595
(Nov 2019/Aug/Dec 2020-Jan 2021 £495; Dec 2019-Feb 2020 £395)

Flight Options

Royal Jordanian Crowne Class from £845

Optional Excursions

Yellow Submarine £29

Extension Options

Extension - Aqaba
3 nights - £195
(Mar-Apr/Oct £275)
Single supplement £125
(Mar-Apr/Oct £195)

Extra Nights - Aqaba
Mövenpick Aqaba (per night) £65
(Apr/May/Sep/Oct £90)
Single supplement £40
(Apr/May/Sep/Oct £65)

Privately Guided

Add £795 per person

Independent Arrival

Save £400 
Arrival transfer add £60
Departure transfer add £39

Price Includes
Air travel and taxes, visa procurement+ (British passport holders), transfers, 9 nights' accommodation, breakfast daily, 1 lunch and 2 dinners, itinerary as described, services of guides and local representatives. If our specially negotiated airfares are unavailable at the time of booking, a supplement may apply.

Not Included
Travel insurance, optional excursions, tipping, any government taxes or compulsory charges introduced after publication.

Notes
+ The Jordanian visa is not included if choosing independent arrival or returning on a different date.

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