Explore Jordan
DestinationAfrica/Middle East/Egypt
Duration 7 days
Was: $1799pp
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Member price $1724^ pp

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Travel Style: National Geographic Journeys

Features

NESCO 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 Petra itself after a lecture by a local archaeologist. Make your own history in a place that’s seen so much.

Highlights

  • Cooking Demonstration with Dinner
  • Petra Archaeologist Talk
  • Wadi Rum Night Walk


What's Included

    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
    Lecture with an archaeologist
    Petra guided tour
    Cooking demonstration and dinner in Wadi Musa
    Wadi Rum desert 4x4 jeep excursion
    Night walk in Wadi Rum with Bedouin guide
    Guided visit to Bethany
    Visit to the Dead Sea
    Interesting articles, helpful tips, and photography advice from National Geographic before you depart
    All transport between destinations and to/from included activities


Accommodations
Hotels (5 nts), desert camp (1 nt).

Meals
6 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners
Allow USD190-250 for meals not included.

Transportation
Private van/bus, 4x4, walking.

Staff & experts
Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.

Travel Style: National Geographic Journeys
Greater exploration, insider access, and the freedom to roam – all without sacrificing comfort.

Service Level: Upgraded
Quality accommodations and more inclusions than on other G Adventures tours such as private transport (including internal flights on some tours) and more included meals and activities.

Physical Rating: Light
Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.

Trip Type: Small Group
Small group experience; Max 16, Avg 12.

Age requirement: 12+
All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Highlights

Itinerary

Day 1    Amman

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

Arrive in Amman at any time, there are no planned activities. After learning more about the tour and plans for the following day, choose to head out for an optional dinner at a local restaurant with your CEO and the group.
Arrival Airport Transfer
Queen Alia International Airport – Amman

You will be met at the airport and transferred to the hotel to start your adventure.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

The adventure begins tonight. Feel free to explore, but make sure you're back in time to meet the group. After introductions, your CEO will review the details of your tour.
Accommodation
Grand Palace Hotel (or similar)
Hotel

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.

Accommodation
Grand Palace Hotel (or similar)
Hotel
Meals included: Breakfast

Day 3    Amman/Wādī Mūsá

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.

Accommodation
Hotel Petra Moon (or similar)
Hotel
Meals included: Breakfast

Day 4Wādī Mūsá

Enjoy a guided tour of Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage site, with free time this afternoon to explore on your own. In the evening, enjoy a cooking demonstration and dinner of local specialties.

Accommodation
Hotel Petra Moon (or similar)
Hotel
Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Day 5    Petra/Wadi Rum

Continuing to Wadi Rum in the heart of Jordan's desertscape. Enjoy lunch at our camp and an exciting 4x4 desert excursion into the desert. In the evening, take a walk in the desert admiring the night sky with a local Bedouin guide. The guide will teach you the names of the stars and how to use them for desert navigation.

Accommodation
Wadi Rum Shooting Stars Camp (or similar)
Campground
Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

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.

Accommodation
Ramada Resort Dead Sea (or similar)
Hotel
Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Day 7    Dead Sea

Depart at any time.
Check-out time from the hotel is normally mid-morning, but luggage storage facilities are available. We also encourage you to book a few additional nights to relax and take advantage of the stunning natural surroundings.
Speak to your CEO about arranging your transfer to the Amman airport (approx. 1 hour away).

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*Pricing is per person double occupancy/twin share and based on the deposit of a resort week or equivalent points/credits per booking. All savings depicted are based off of Full Brochure Fare. Government Fees, fuel surcharges and Taxes are additional and subject to change unless otherwise specified. Special rates may not be applicable with other offers. Other restrictions may apply. Pricing is subject to availability and may change at any time and without notice. These offers cannot be used for group bookings. Cancellation, amendment and credit cards fees apply. Rates require a qualified two-bed room resort week deposit or equivalent points/credits. Price includes $199 exchange fee per couple/booking