CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR PROGRAM
8 Days / 7 Nights
(Christmas Tour dates : 23/12/14 – 30/12/2014;
New Year Tour dates : 29/12/14 – 05/01/2015)
Starting from US.D 730
Day 1: APT – Amman
Arrival to Amman APT. Meet & assist by our representative. Transfer to a hotel in Amman for overnight.
Day 2: Amman – Madaba – Mt. Nebo – Kerak - Aqaba
After breakfast morning the visit of the ruins of Amman Citadel, the Roman amphitheatre and the Umayyad Palace. Transfer to visit Madaba. The main point of interest in Madaba is the mosaic map of the Holy Land from Byzantine times. Continue to Mount Nebo, with its spectacular view of the Holy Land. Proceed to the south of Jordan to visit Kerak, the Crusader Castle. Continue to Aqaba for overnight in a hotel.
Day 3: Aqaba – Wadi Rum
Free morning in Aqaba. The average of annual temperature of water in the Gulf of Aqaba allows enjoying bathing & diving all year around. Local restaurants and variety of traditional oriental shops of Aqaba will be glad to welcome you. Optional: Boat Cruise.
Noon time drive to Wadi Rum for overnight.
(New Year Special Night on 31/12/2014 in a traditional Bedouin way, with "Wishing" Baloons)
Day 4: Wadi Rum - Petra
Free morning in Wadi Rum. Possible activities: Jeep-tour, Camel ride, Baggies safari… Transfer to Petra. Overnight in a hotel.
Day 5: Petra
After breakfast visit of a rose-red city of Petra.
This city is the treasure of ancient world, hidden behind an almost impenetrable barrier of rugged mountains, boasting incomparable scenes that make it the most majestic and imposing ancient site still-standing nowadays. Petra is considered the most famous and gorgeous site in Jordan. It is the legacy of the Nabataeans, an industrious Arab people who settled in southern Jordan more than 2000 years ago. Admired then for its refined culture, massive architecture and ingenious complex of dams and water channels, Petra is now a UNESCO world heritage site and one of The New 7 Wonders of the World that enchants visitors from all corners of the globe. Back to the same hotel.
Day 6: Petra – Litle Petra – Amman
Free morning in Petra. Transfer to visit Little Petra, or Beida, hidden behind the rocks. Transfer to hotel in Amman for overnight in a hotel.
Day 7: Amman - Jerash – Dead Sea
After breakfast transfer to the north of the country to visit Jerash, one of the best preserved Greco-Roman city, one of the great cities of the Decapolis League. Continue to Dead Sea for overnight.
The lowest point on Earth, this site may be devoid of plant and animal life, but it is blessed with amazing healing powers. The air on that area is rich with nitrogen & therefore strengthens the immune system.
Day 8: Departure
Transfer to Amman APT for departure.