4-Day Private Tour of Jerash, Petra, Wadi Rum and Dead Sea from Amman

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Spend Day 1 discovering holy sites in Madaba from Amman. Visit the Jordan River baptism site, Mount Nebo, and explore the fascinating mosaic shops of Madaba before staying overnight in Amman. On Day 2, meet a driver in Amman for the trip to Jerash, an ancient site that gives a fascinating perspective on Jordan’s long history. Then, visit Ajloun Castle before your overnight stay in Amman. Spend the morning of Day 3 exploring Petra before heading to the otherworldly desert landscape of Wadi Rum, combining two UNESCO World Heritage sites into a single day. Overnight at a Wadi Rum Bedouin camp. Following a Jeep tour of Wadi Rum on Day 4, continue to the Dead Sea, stopping at the Gulf of Aqaba along the way. You have the afternoon to swim and sunbathe at the Dead Sea, before the day concludes with drop-off at a hotel in Amman.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Alamal Tourism

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Day 1 Baptism site - Madaba and Mount Nebo

Stop At: The Baptism Site Of Jesus Christ

Al-Maghtas, meaning "baptism" or "immersion" in Arabic, is an archaeological World Heritage site in Jordan on the east bank of the Jordan River, officially known as Baptism Site "Bethany Beyond the Jordan". Travelers will spend around two hours on the site - Guide is provided by the site.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Dead Sea

The Dead Sea is a salt lake bordered by Jordan to the east and Israel and the West Bank to the west. It lies in the Jordan Rift Valley, and its main tributary is the Jordan River. Its surface and shores are 430.5 metres below sea level, Earth's lowest elevation on land. Jordan travelers suppose to spend around 2 hours at one of the Private resorts (Entry fees are NOT included).

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Mount Nebo

Mount Nebo is an elevated ridge of the Abarim in Jordan, approximately 710 metres above sea level. It is mentioned in the Hebrew Bible as the place where Moses was granted a view of the Promised Land.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Madaba Mosaic Map

Quick stop at one of Madaba Mosaic work shop to have a closer look and how the locals do the Mosaic works - Hand made from natural color stones.

Duration: 30 minutes

Day 2 Amman, Jerash and Ajloun Castle.

Stop At: The Citadel

The Amman Citadel is a historical site at the center of downtown Amman, the capital of Jordan. The L-shaped hill is one of the seven hills that originally made up Amman. Evidence of occupation since the pottery Neolithic period has been found and the hill was fortified during the Bronze Age.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Amman

Amman's Roman Theatre is a 6,000-seat, 2nd-century Roman theatre. A famous landmark in the Jordanian capital, it dates back to the Roman period when the city was known as Philadelphia.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Jerash Ruins

Jerash is a city in Jordan, north of the capital Amman. Inhabited since the Bronze Age, it’s known for the ruins of the walled Greco-Roman settlement of Gerasa just outside the modern city. These include the 2nd-century Hadrian’s Arch, the Corinthian columns of the Temple of Artemis and the huge Forum’s oval colonnade. The Jerash Archaeological Museum displays artifacts excavated from the site.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Ajloun Castle

Ajloun Castle, is a 12th-century Muslim castle situated in northwestern Jordan. It is placed on a hilltop belonging to the Mount Ajloun district, also known as Jabal 'Auf after a Bedouin tribe which had captured the area in the 12th century.

Duration: 1 hour

Day 3 Petra and Wadi Rum

Stop At: Petra

Petra is a famous archaeological site in Jordan's southwestern desert. Dating to around 300 B.C., it was the capital of the Nabatean Kingdom. Accessed via a narrow canyon called Al Siq, it contains tombs and temples carved into pink sandstone cliffs, earning its nickname, the "Rose City." Perhaps its most famous structure is 45m-high Al Khazneh, a temple with an ornate, Greek-style facade, and known as The Treasury.

Duration: 4 hour

Stop At: Wadi Rum Protected Area

Moving afternoon toward Wadi Rum and spend the night in a Bedouin camp in Wadi Rum (You won’t imagine or believe that the desert can be so beautiful till you see it with your eyes).

Duration: 16 hour

Day 4 Wadi Rum and Red Sea

Stop At: Wadi Rum Protected Area

Wake up early morning and take a jeep tour at Wadi Rum with the Bedouins on their cars / truck for two hours - this is the minimum reconmended activity at Wadi Rum

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Aqaba

Aqaba is a Jordanian port city on the Red Sea's Gulf of Aqaba. Inhabited since 4000 B.C., it's home to the Islamic-era Aqaba Fort. Its beach resorts are popular for windsurfing and other water sports, and the area is a top destination for scuba divers, with notable dive sites including the Yamanieh coral reef in the Aqaba Marine Park, south of the city.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Amman Governorate

The day concludes with drop-off at a hotel in Amman.
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