Exceptional Jordan Tour 9 Day 8 Night Jordan Tour


9 Days

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Queen Alia Airport


In this tour, in 09 days, you will visit most of main Jordan sites : Umm Qais, Ajloun, Jerash, Amman, Desert Castles, Madaba, Mount Nebo, Dana, Petra, Little Petra, Wadi Rum, Shobak, Dead Sea.


  • Specialized bilingual guide
  • Private Transport
  • Box lunch water, banana apple and chocolate
  • Departure Taxes
  • Entry Fees

Tour Plan

Day 01 Queen Alia Airport - Amman & Overnight

Arrival to Queen Alia airport.  Our representative will meet you before Visa Control with a sign with your name on it. They will take care of all the necessary paperwork for your free Jordanian Visa. They will then take you to meet your driver.

You will be transferred 30 mins to Amman to your hotel.

Overnight Amman Hotel including breakfast

Meals Included : No meals today

Depending on your arrival time you might like to choose an optional activity.

Day 02 Amman - Jerash - Ajloun - Um Qais - Amman & Overnight

Breakfast at the hotel.

Your driver will meet you in the lobby of the hotel in the morning.

Drive 50 km in the north to Jerash, the well preserved city of the Roman Empire, often called Pompeii of the East. Initially built by Alexander the Great, the town started to prosper after the Roman conquest, and was one of the Decapolis cities in northern Jordan. You will have a 1.5 hr guided tour in Jerash. Visit Hadrian’s Arch, built in 130 AD to honor the visit of Emperor Hadrian. Pass the Hippodrome offering space for 15,000 spectators, the impressing Forum, continue to the Temple of Artemis, which columns are 12 meters high and each drum weights 20-40 tons. Other highlights are the Colonnaded Street and the Nymphaeum.

Then transfer through a beautiful pine-forest and olive groves, reaching the city of Ajloun, here you will find Al-Rabid Castle; the 12th century Castle built by one of Saladin’s lieutenants in the campaign against the Crusaders. You will explore the castle by yourself. It is an easy site to explore by yourself.

Your driver will continue to drive you up North to Um Qais, which is situated on the border with Israel, offering impressive views over the Golan Heights and the Sea of Galilee. Umm Qais is the site of the ancient Greco-Roman city of Gadara, a member of the Decapolis. The city is mentioned in the New Testament as the site where Jesus cast out demons and sent them into pigs, who then ran into the sea. The ruins boast an impressive Colonnaded Street, a vaulted terrace and the remains of two theatres. You will explore this site by yourselves. It is easy to navigate around and the main features have information boards to help you.

You will then be transferred 1.5 hours back to Amman.

Overnight Amman Hotel including breakfast

Meals Included : B

Day 03 Amman - Eastern Desert Castles - Amman City Tour - Amman & Overnight

Breakfast at the hotel.

This morning your driver will pick you up and you will head north from Amman to the Eastern Desert. You will visit three of the region’s famous desert castles built by the powerful Umayyad dynasty in the — UNESCO-listed Qusayr Amra, Qasr Kharana and Qasr al-Azraq.  Qusayr Amra was once an Umayyad hunting hideaway. The impeccably preserved castle is now best-known for its 8th-century frescoes that depict hedonistic scenes of nude women, wine and wild times.

Next stop is the impressive 2 story Qasr Kharana where Mesopotamian, Arabic and Greek influences are all apparent inside its walls.

Qasr Al-Azraq is a built from black bassalt and was built as a hunting lodge by the Umayyads, but is more famously known as TE Lawrences headquarters in more recent history.

Arriving back in Amman you explore the city on a City Tour.  Amman, is a bustling modern city. The historical places are located in downtown, where you visit the Citadel with remains from the Roman to the early Islamic period. Located at the Citadel is the Archaeological Museum. You will stroll via the Souq, where you get an idea of everyday life, to the Roman Theatre from 2nd century with 6000 seats. Your driver will be with you to transfer you to the sites on the Amman City Tour but the driver cannot enter the sites with you. If you would like a guide for the Amman City tour this is additional cost of $70USD for 03 hours.

Overnight Amman Hotel including breakfast

Meals Included : B

Day 04 Amman - Madaba - Mt Nebo - Dana & Overnight

Breakfast at the hotel.

Today you will travel on the Kings Hwy a route that has been in use for centuries. Your driver will pick you up from the hotel and transfer you to Madaba. Best known for its spectacular Byzantine and Umayyad mosaics, Madaba is home to the famous 6th century Mosaic Map of Jerusalem and the Holy Land. With two million pieces of vividly coloured local stone, it depicts hills and valleys, villages and towns as far as the Nile Delta. The Madaba Mosaic Map covers the floor of the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George, which is located northwest of the city centre. The church was built in 1896 AD, over the remains of a much earlier 6th century Byzantine church. The mosaic panel enclosing the Map was originally around 15.6 X 6m, 94 sq.m., only about a quarter of which is preserved.

You will also visit the Church of St John the Baptist which is recognised as the shrine of his beheading. For those not afraid of heights the view from the top of the bell tower is one of the best in Madaba. There is also the Acropolis Musuem housed in ancient vaulted rooms underneath the church and includes an operational well dating back 3000 years to the Moabite era.

You will then proceed to Mount Nebo where Moses is said to have stood and looked out to the Promised Land. On a clear day you can look out over the Dead Sea and all the way to Jerusalem.

You will continue to Dana Village. Explore the area on the Dana Village hike (available all year round). This trail winds above the Dana Village and through the terraced gardens and local craft workshops. Visitors can meet the local residents, see original Ottoman architecture, and learn more about Dana’s rich history. Ask us about other short self guided or guided hikes that are available.

Overnight Wadi Dana at an Eco Camp including dinner and breakfast

Meals included : B, D

Day 05 Dana - Shoback - Little Petra – Little Petra & Overnight

Breakfast at the camp.

Depending on the time of year you might like to go on another short hike this morning or there is the chance to join in some optional traditional activities.

Leaving Dana you will stop at Shobak Castle with it’s breathtaking location perched high on the mountain over looking the valleys which surround it.

You will continue to Little Petra. You will explore Little Petra which has some fine examples of Nabatean Tricliniums and biclinium, or dining rooms. There is the one of the llast known surviving Nabatean fresco works on the ceilings of one of the bicliniums.

Overnight Bedouin Camp at Little Petra with breakfast and dinner.

Meals included : B, D

Day 06 Petra Full Day Visit - Petra & Overnight

Breakfast at the hotel.

Today, visit Petra. This fascinating ancient Nabatean capital dominated for a long time the Arabian trade routes, and is a must see in the Middle East. With your English speaking guide, walk through the 1.2km long Siq (chasm), passing shrines, tombs and carvings, to reach the lost city of Petra. See the magnificent Treasury as you exit the Siq, explore the Street of Facades, Roman Theatre, Colonnaded Street and end your 2.5 hour guided tour at Qasr Bint. You will then have free time to explore further on your own. There are still plenty of places to see such as the Byzantine Church, Temple of the Winged Lion’s and you might like to climb the 800 steps  to the Monastery or the shorter climb to the top of the High Place of Sacrifice.

Overnight Hotel in Petra including breakfast

Optional Trials : You might like to choose from one of the longer guided trials in Petra such as the Back Road to Monastery.

Meals included : B

Day 07 Petra - Wadi Rum 4x4 Tour - BBQ Dinner - Wadi Rum & Overnight

Breakfast at the hotel

Your driver will transfer you 1.5 hours to Wadi Rum.

Our English speaking Bedouin Representative will meet you at Wadi Rum Village. Enjoy Bedouin hospitality with tea, coffee etc and have the opportunity to meet at Bedouin Family.

Enjoy the wilderness adventure of a 4×4 tour of Wadi Rum, following in the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia, climbing sand dunes and rock bridges. Start the 04-05 Hours 4×4 tour with our local Bedouin who is your driver. The sites you are going to visit are :
-Nabatean Temple
-Lawrence Spring
-Sand Dunes
-Khazali Canyon
-Little Bridge
-Um Frouth Rock Bridge
-Lawrence House
-Burdah Rock Bridge/Burdah Arch & more

You will enjoy a box lunch during the tour.

Marvel at the sunset and gaze at the stars in the night sky whilst enjoying the legendary hospitality of the Bedouin, before sleeping at the foot of the awesome mountains exploding out from the desert landscape. Dinner & Overnight at a Bedouin Camp.

Meals included : B, L, D

Day 08 Wadi Rum - Dead Sea & Overnight 

Enjoy breakfast and sunrise at the camp.

You will be transferred 3.5 hrs to the lowest point on earth, the Dead Sea, along the Dead Sea Hwy.

Enjoy the rest of the day relaxing and using the hotel facilities including access to the Dead Sea and experiencing the unique sensation of floating in the salty waters.

Overnight Hotel at Dead Sea including breakfast

Meals today : B

Day 09 ` Dead Sea - Queen Alia Airport

Breakfast at the hotel.

Your driver will pick you up from the hotel and transfer you 01 hour to Amman Airport for your departing flight.

Meals today : B


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