Biblical Jordan Tour

Day 1 – Arrival in Jordan

Meet and Assist at Queen Alia International Airport, Amman and transfer to Hotel in Amman

Day 2 – Pella – Umm Qais – Anjara Umm Qais church columns

After breakfast, meet with your driver for a day trip to Pella and Umm Qais, once important cultural centres of the Roman world. It is believed that Jesus visited these cities and performed some of His miracles. On the return journey stop at the shrine of Our Lady on the Mountain at Anjara. Believed to be the place where Jesus and his mother Mary stopped to rest on their journey from Jerusalem to Galilee. Back to your hotel in Amman

Day 3 – King’s Highway (Madaba – Mount Nebo – Mukawir – Umm Al-Rasas)mukawir biblical sites jordan

Take the scenic route south along the King’s Highway. Along the way make stops at the city of Madaba to visit the 6th century mosaic map of the Holy Land in Saint George Greek Orthodox church and Mount Nebo – the place where Moses first looked on the Holy Land. Continue south to the ruins of King Herods Palace at Mukawir and then see the magnificent mosaics and ruins of Umm Al Rasas. Finish the day arriving at your hotel in Petra.

Day 4 – Petra First view of treasury from the siq, petra, jordan

Enjoy a guided tour of the ancient city of Petra. The city was once the heart of the Nabatean world, and later the Romans – who left their influences with a Amphitheatre and colonnade streets. Petra is thought to have been the last stopping place for the 3 King’s on their way to visit the new born Jesus in Bethlehem.  In the early evening drive south to your hotel in Aqaba.

Day 5 – Aqabamamluk fort aqaba jordan

In the morning take a city tour of Aqaba. Visit the ruins of a 4th Century church as well as the modern day churches for Roman catholic and Greek orthodox Christians. Also to see is the many Mosques in the city – a beautiful place to discover the people of 2 faiths living in harmony. In the afternoon, take some time to relax by the Red Sea with a snorkel or dive on the coral reefs. Stay over night in Aqaba.

Day 6 –  Lot’s Cave – Bethany – Dead SeaLots cave biblical site jordan

After breakfast take the Dead Sea road back to the north. Close to the Dead Sea you will stop at a panoramic view point for a chance of some amazing photos, if you turn to look at the top of the cliff behind you, you will see the pillar of salt believed to be Lot’s wife. Continue along the road to visit Lot’s cave and then Bethany-Beyond -the- Jordan – the site on the River Jordan where John Baptised Jesus. After an afternoon of relaxing by the Dead Sea continue to your hotel in Amman.

Day 7 – City Tour AmmanThe Citadel Amman Jordan

Spend the day exploring Amman – Jordan’s vibrant capital city. Visit the citadel, the churches and mosques. As well as many museums, art galleries and historical sites. some local cuisine at the local restaurants and buy some souvenirs in the souq. Overnight Amman.

Day 8 – Departure from Jordan

Transfer from your hotel to Queen Alia International Airport for departure.