Classic Tour of Jordan

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrival in Jordan

Arrival at Queen Alia International Airport, our representative will meet and assist you on arrival and transfer you to your hotel in Amman for overnight

umm qais, byzantine basilica jordanDay 2  – Jerash – Ajloun – Umm Qais – Amman

After breakfast visit the Roman city of Jerash and the 12th century crusader castle of Ajloun. Then in the afternoon take a tour further north to the roman ruins of Umm Qais and Pella. Back to Amman for overnight and a good chance to explore the vibrant night life of the city.

desert castle um el jimal jordanDay 3  – Amman – Desert Castles

In the morning take a tour of down town Amman, visit the Roman Amphitheatre and the Citadel. As well as exploring the souk and trying some of the local fast food in the town such as falafel or shawarma. In the afternoon drive out to the Eastern Desert to discover the history of the Desert Castles. Back to Amman for overnight.

Karak Castle, JordanDay 4 – Madaba – Mount Nebo – Karak – Dana

Take the King’s Highway road to visit Madaba and see the famous mosaics, Mount Nebo to see the amazing view of the Holy Land and then on to Karak to see the crusader castle. Then continue on to the Biosphere reserve of Dana. Overnight in a camp in Dana

Wadi Dana wild flowers, jordanDay 5 – Dana

Today you will spend the whole day hiking through the beautiful Dana Biosphere Reserve, from the camp there are several trails to choose from depending on your fitness. But make sure you make a stop at the Dana Village to experience the culture of the locals who live here and see (and maybe buy) some of the handicrafts that help them to make a living. Transfer to hotel in Petra for overnight.

Day 6 – PetraRed rose rainbow rocks cave petra

Meet with your guide at the visitor’s centre and take a journey back in time. The ancient Nabatean city of Petra is yours to explore for the whole day. Overnight in Petra. An extra option here could be to see Petra By Night (Monday, Wednesdays and Thursdays only). Walk down The Siq to The Treasury lit only by candle light. Listen to traditional Bedouin music and folk stories.

Little Petra JordanDay 7 – Little Petra – Wadi Rum

After breakfast visit nearby Beidha or ‘Little Petra’, then transfer to Wadi Rum for a 4 hour Jeep tour, watch the sunset in the desert and enjoy dinner and overnight in a Bedouin camp

Club Murjan, aqaba red sea sunsetDay 8  –   Wadi Rum – Aqaba

After breakfast with the Bedouin, you will have an early transfer to Aqaba – the day is then free to do what you like – swim, snorkel or dive. Take a city tour, visit the fort or explore the markets. See our Aqaba Day Tours page for more options. Overnight in an Aqaba Hotel.

Dead Sea salt rocks jordanDay 9  – Dead Sea – Amman

Transfer to the Dead Sea for a few hours swimming and relaxing in the mineral rich waters. Enjoy lunch at the Beach club before continuing to Amman for dinner and overnight.

Day 10 – Departure from Jordan

Transfer to Queen Alia International Airport for departure.