Two Day Group Tour

 

Trip Overview

 Explore Jordan’s natural wonders and ancient history on a 2-day, small-group tour of Petra, Wadi Rum, the Red Sea, and the Dead Sea. Travel by climate-controlled vehicle with an English-speaking driver as you explore Petra’s rock-cut architecture, go off-road in Wadi Rum, stop off at coastal Aqaba, and soak up the mineral-rich mud of the Dead Sea. Then, spend the night beneath the stars and enjoy an evening of Bedouin cuisine and culture.

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Trip Highlights

  •  - Explore Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the new seven wonders.
  •  - Spend one night and discover the desert of Wadi Rum on a 4x4 tour (local Bedouin cars).
  •  - Visit the Red Sea at Aqaba and soak up the mineral-rich waters of Dead Sea ( Aqaba on the Red sea is skipped during winter season - Nov to March  due to short day light).

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(Entry Fees & Tour Guide NOT included)

 

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Inclusions

 -Petra, Wadi Rum, the Red sea and Dead Sea Two Full Days Tour from Amman.

 -English speaking Driver all over the trip.

 -A modern vehicle is used with AC including gas.

 -Water, 2 Hours Jeep Tour at Rum Valley & one night sleep at a Bedouin camp including dinner & breakfast.

 -Home / Hotel pick-up and drop-off from Amman city.

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Exclusions

  • -Entrance fees.
  •  -Local tour guides.
  •  -Meals and other expenses unless specified.
  •  -Travel Insurance.

Additional Info

  •  -Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
  •  -A moderate amount of walking is involved, wear sensible shoes.
  •  -No stop at Aqaba  city on the Red sea during winter season from November to end of March due to short time - ( we need to catch Dead Sea before Sunset ).
  •  -For the Wadi Rum overnight stay you need your personal items, towel, toothbrush, and warm clothes as it gets cold in the desert at night in winter times.
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  • -The Jeep tour at Wadi Rum is taken with the Bedouin cars / trucks which are provided with back seats ( no air conditioning and open air - suitable clothes during December - January  like warm hats to cover your ears, neck and face is highly recommended.
  • The camp at Wadi Rum is basic camp in a good location inside Rum reserve,  consist of Tents, with beds, blankets , public Toilets, dining room - all necessaries for life including electricity via solar system (No heating system on the tents; Air conditioning and private toilette  is available only with with the Luxury option - Luxury camp).
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  •  -For the Group Tour Option (up to 7) : It is very important to be ready on the scheduled times particularly for pick up in the morning which is between 06:30 - 07:30 - if these times doesn't fit you or you need flexible time  then this option will not work with you - go for the private tour option.

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Cancellation Policy

 Cancelation prior 14 days of starting the tour is fully refunded, any cancelation within the last 14 days before starting the tour is NOT refunded.

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Trip Itinerary

Day 1: Amman - Petra: 225km

 Starting first day tour by departing to the South of the kingdom to Petra. The Nabatean red, Rose City of Petra that is considered one of the wonders of the world. A city 139 miles (225 kilometers) from Amman, carved in stone more than 2000 years ago in order to dominate the trade routes of ancient Arabia. Visit its towns, damns, and water channels.

 First, walk the siq, a narrow path of three quarters of a mile (1.2 kilometers), which is the main entrance to the city. At the end of the siq, you will see the treasury " Khazneh" - which was believed to hold countless treasures. The first view of the "Khazneh" is a breathtaking. Other monuments we can see are the monastery and the altar of sacrifice. Moving afternoon toward Wadi Rum.

Day 2: Petra - Wadi Rum - Red Sea / Aqaba city- Dead Sea: 475Km

 Wadi Rum is called the valley of moon where the movie Lawrence of Arabia was filmed. We suppose to spend the night in a Bedouin camp, having dinner and some night activity , next day after breakfast , a short visit of Wadi Rum in a 4x4 jeep. Wadi Rum is a uniquely shaped massive mountain that rose amongst the rosy red sand of the desert with towering cliffs of various brownish, reddish and golden colors. Moving afterwards to Aqaba city, Visiting City center and Public Beach Then transfer to the Dead Sea which sits 400 meters below sea level. The Dead Sea is one of the most incredible places in the world. It is known for the Biblical story of the destruction of Sodom and Amora, which was turned into salt. The Dead Sea speaks for itself; there is no living fish! It is by far one of Jordan's most impressive and spectacular places to visit. Its calm shining water glowing from its scorching sun above, is known for the concentration of salt and minerals which makes it a therapeutic as well as a unique swimming experience not to be missed! Free time to swim before returning to your hotel in Amman.

 

Site Highlights

Petra  (Pink City Of Petra)

 On 7/7/2007, during a large ceremony in Lisbon, Petra was chosen as one of the "New Seven Wonders of the World" not just for the beauty of its rose-colored sandstone, not just for its setting in the midst of about 100 ruggedly dramatic square kilometers of Wadi Araba, but because this area is a living museum of 10,000 years of human history.

 It is not known precisely when Petra was built, but the city began to prosper as the capital of the Nabataean Empire from the 1st century BC, which grew rich through trade in frankincense, myrrh, and spices.

Wadi Rum

 Wadi Rum also known as The Valley of the Moon is a valley cut into the sandstone and granite rock in southern Jordan 60 km (37 mi) to the east of Aqaba; it is the largest wadi in Jordan. The name Rum most likely comes from an Aramaic root meaning 'high' or 'elevated'.To reflect its proper Arabic pronunciation, archaeologists transcribe it as Wadi Ramm .

Gulf of Aqaba  (Red Sea)

 The seaside town of Aqaba is located on the Red Sea, within sight of Saudi Arabia and Egypt. Jordan may have only 26 kilometers of coastline, but they are being put to good use, and below the sparkling Red Sea waters are some of the most fantastic dive sites in the world. This area has been of strategic interest since old times, and evidence of these civilizations is still visible,

 Although visitors may have to tear themselves away from the five­ star hotels and the beach in order to do so. Aqaba is also popular as a base camp for travelers wanting to see Wadi Rum and Petra.

The Dead Sea

 Located in the Jordan Valley, part of the Great Rift Valley that runs from East Africa to Turkey, the Dead Sea is the remains of a giant inland lake. Lake Lisan was 200 kilometers long and approximately 200 meters deeper than the current level of the Dead Sea. As it contracted, it left Lake Tiberias and the Dead Sea, which at 408 meters below sea level is the lowest point on earth.

 The salt content of the sea is 20%, eight times the level of the world's oceans. This concentration contributes to the amazing buoyancy of the water and is a legacy of years of evaporation. The only life forms left in the Dead Sea are eleven species of bacteria. The waters are rich in minerals, including calcium, magnesium, bromine, iodine, and bitumen. All these have healing properties that can alleviate or ease allergies, skin rashes, bronchial irritations or glandular conditions. Visitors come from all over the world to ease or cure their conditions at the medical treatment centers at the Dead Sea. Even those suffering only from ennui can enjoy the high-quality spas in the area. In addition, due the unique depth of its location, the climate and quality of sunshine in the Dead Sea area is beneficial. Dead Sea salts and mud are known worldwide for their healthful properties.