One week in Jordan
From 11/03/2021 to 28/12/2022
Departure dates & prices
Dates Availability Price
Mar Thu 11 2021 to Mar Wed 17 2021AvailableFrom$1,185*
Apr Thu 01 2021 to Apr Wed 07 2021AvailableFrom$1,230*
Apr Thu 08 2021 to Apr Wed 14 2021AvailableFrom$1,275*
Apr Thu 15 2021 to Apr Wed 21 2021AvailableFrom$1,275*
May Thu 06 2021 to May Wed 12 2021AvailableFrom$1,230*
May Thu 20 2021 to May Wed 26 2021AvailableFrom$1,230*
Jun Thu 03 2021 to Jun Wed 09 2021AvailableFrom$1,230*
Jun Thu 24 2021 to Jun Wed 30 2021AvailableFrom$1,185*
Jul Thu 15 2021 to Jul Wed 21 2021AvailableFrom$1,185*
Aug Thu 05 2021 to Aug Wed 11 2021AvailableFrom$1,185*
Aug Thu 19 2021 to Aug Wed 25 2021AvailableFrom$1,185*
Sep Thu 02 2021 to Sep Wed 08 2021AvailableFrom$1,230*
Sep Thu 09 2021 to Sep Wed 15 2021AvailableFrom$1,275*
Sep Thu 23 2021 to Sep Wed 29 2021AvailableFrom$1,275*
Sep Thu 30 2021 to Oct Wed 06 2021AvailableFrom$1,275*
Oct Thu 14 2021 to Oct Wed 20 2021AvailableFrom$1,275*
Oct Thu 28 2021 to Nov Wed 03 2021AvailableFrom$1,275*
Nov Thu 11 2021 to Nov Wed 17 2021AvailableFrom$1,230*
Nov Thu 25 2021 to Dec Wed 01 2021AvailableFrom$1,185*
Take a guided walk of Amman with your leader to learn about the city’s diverse history, and also to stake out where to get the best falafel.
Sleep under the stars at a Bedouin-style camp with all the creature comforts, waking for a stunning sunrise and a thrill-seeking 4WD adventure.
Only Petra’s Treasury is stunning enough to be the temple of the Holy Grail (well, according to Indiana Jones at least), and you’ll be blown away on two days exploring the majesty of this wonder.
Check out the intricate mosaic map at St Georges Church in Madaba, and perhaps have a go at making your own tiled creation!.
Get a taste of the ancient and modern sides of Jordan with your enthusiastic and knowledgeable local leader, ready to answer every question and provide the best local tips.
Breakfasts Included: 6.
Lunches Included: 1.
Dinners Included: 2.
Hotel (4 nights),Desert camp (2 night).
Age: min 18, max 29.
Group Size: 1 - 16.
Amman -Guided Walking Tour.
Wadi Rum - 4WD jeep safari and desert camp.
Wadi Rum - Guided trek.
Petra - Guided tour of Petra.
Madaba - St Georges Church.
Day 1 - Amman Welcome to the Middle East! Touch down in Jordan's main city: Amman. Meet up with your leader and crew at an important welcome meeting at 6 pm tonight, but until then, you’re free to hit the streets. Why not a beeline for Rainbow Street for a falafel and a sheesha – it’s what the locals do. Something more substantial? Maybe head to the Old Town’s Roman Amphitheatre, have a cultured afternoon at the Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts, snap some pics of the city from the hilltop Temple of Hercules, or sweat it out in a Turkish bath house. After your welcome meeting, you should get a group together and head out for the night – your leader will know of some spots to go.
Day 2 - Wadi Rum This morning, take a tour with your leader around Amman – best to begin at the hilltop Citadel, then follow the edge of the walls down into town past the Roman Theatre, the Nymphaeum ruins and the Al Husseiny Mosque. Be sure to stop in at some nut shops or a souq for some snacks along the way. After lunch, drive 4 hours to Wadi Rum. Once arrived, you'll meet your Bedouin hosts, who'll show you around camp and offer you many rounds of ‘Bedouin whisky’ (mint tea), so settle in for a night of traditional hospitality. This evening you'll be dining on traditional Bedouin cuisine, sleeping in Bedouin-style tents and gazing up at some traditional Bedouin skies. Did we mention Bedouin?
Day 3 - Wadi Rum You won’t want to miss this: Wadi Rum rarely looks as fine as she does early morning. Wake up early to take in a magical sunrise, and once you're breakfast-ed, it’s time to head on safari. Jump in one of the jeeps and begin driving around the curious landscapes around, passing by Lawrence Spring – a rocky landscape contrasted by a freshwater spring, with panoramic views over the valley. You’ll also stop at Lawrence House, supposedly the house where Lawrence of Arabia lived and stored his equipment. Continue on to one of the largest sand dunes in Wadi Rum and check out some of the famous rock bridges. The deserts around Wadi Rum have got a real otherworldly feel to them, and so you wouldn’t be surprised that many Hollywood blockbusters have been shot in and around where you’ll tour today. Later in the afternoon, return to your camp and enjoy a second night of Bedouin hospitality.
Day 4 - Petra Today, farewell your Bedouin mates and journey on to Petra (about a 2-hour drive). You’ll have two full days exploring Petra and its surrounds, so be sure to take your time in seeing the spectacular archaeological site. Once you’ve arrived, take a guided tour of the site, where you’ll learn about its thousands of years of history, and the many films that have used this as a backdrop – Indiana Jones, anyone? You'll get to follow in Indiana Jones’s footsteps on a guided tour that'll take you through the site's narrow siq (a narrow crack in the mountain) to Petra's tombs, temples and rock-hewn amphitheatre. For those wanting to admire the 'rose-red city' from a different angle, there's also the option of continuing up a cliff-top path past the Monastery for elevated views over the site. After a long day of exploration, you’ll probably be feeling quite weary, so the cave bar is good place to relieve your parched throat and put your feet up for while.
Day 5 - Petra You’ve got another day to explore the majestic Petra, and the best thing is you’re free to do as you please. Perhaps walk the road to Al Khanzneh (The Treasury) – one of the most stunning temples of the whole site. Or, if you didn’t make it yesterday, head up the stairs to El Dier (the Monastery). Other great options today are to hike to the royal tombs or visit the incredible Byzantine mosaics. Your leader will know all the good things to do, so ask them for help with arranging these.
Day 6 - Madaba This morning after breakfast, head away from Petra and drive down the King’s Highway towards Madaba. You’ll stop to check out the renowned Dead Sea and have a swim in these salty waters. If you’re feeling a bit sore and weary after your Petra expedition, do not fear, as the Dead Sea’s mud has known healing properties and will be sure to bring back your youthful good looks. Afterwards, swing past Mt Nebo and view the Promised Land, just like Moses did. Arrive in Madaba – the city of mosaics – and take a leader-led walking tour to get your bearings of the city. Included this afternoon is a visit to St Georges Church where you’ll see the intricate mosaic map, containing the oldest surviving cartographic depiction of the Holy Land and Jerusalem. Later on, perhaps head out tonight with the gang for dinner – there are some awesome places to eat in this city; your leader knows where to go.
Day 7 - Madaba Your Jordan exploration ends in Madaba after breakfast. Because there’s loads to see in Madaba and Amman, we recommend that you spend an extra day or two to check out what you missed. If you would like to spend more time here, we’ll be happy to organise additional accommodation (subject to availability).
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