Biblical Jordan Tours 6 Days

Biblical Jordan Tours 6 Days
 

 

Tour Highlights:

 

Petra

 
Discover the Rose Red City, lost for centuries to the outside world.
 

Amman

 
Explore the downtown areas, sampling the culture.
 

Dead Sea

 
Float in the salty waters of the Dead Sea at the lowest point on earth.

 

Ajloun, Kerak and Jerash

 
walk through and touch history at the the Roman, Crusader and Ayyubid sites.
 
 
 

DAY 1: ARRIVAL AMMAN

Meet & assist at Queen Alia Airport by our representative, and transfer to Amman.
Overnight In Amman.
 
 

DAY 2: AMMAN - AMMAN CITY TOUR – DEAD SEA – AMMAN

We start the morning with a visit of the Citadel in Amman with remains from the Roman to the Islamic period as well as the Archaeological Museum. Then drive to spend the day floating and relaxing at the Dead Sea at one of the resort hotels. Enjoy the sunshine at the lowest point on earth, whilst trying out the invigorating mud bath to cleanse the skin. Watch the sunset over the hills of the West Bank with Jerusalem in the distance.
Return to Amman for overnight at hotel.
 

DAY 3: AMMAN – JERASH – AJLOUN – ANJARA – AMMAN

After breakfast, proceed to the north for full day tour visiting Jerash; the best-preserved city of the Roman times; theatres, temples, and colonnaded street. Proceed to Ajloun visiting Al-Rabid Castle; the 12th century Castle built by one of Saladin’s lieutenants in the campaign against the Crusaders.
 
Visit Anjara. Pilgrimage to Our Lady of the Mountain Church – a rebuilt cave that is venerated as a place where Jesus and his mother Mary passed during their journeys between the Sea of Galilee, the Decapolis cities, Bethany beyond the Jordan and Jerusalem. Anjara was designated by the Vatican as a Millenium 2000 pilgrimage site.
 
Drive to Amman for overnight
 

DAY 4: AMMAN – MADABA – MT. NEBO – MUKAWIR – KERAK -PETRA

Breakfast at hotel, drive to Mount Nebo and wonder at the view where Moses looked across to the Promised Land and later died and was buried. Then on to the town of Madaba and discover the amazing Byzantine mosaics excavated from throughout the town. See the ‘Madaba Map, the oldest preserved mosaic map of the Holy Lands.
 
Continue driving via the kings road to Mekawir is the site of Herod’s Palace, where one tradition has it that Solomon danced and John the Baptist was beheaded. Visit the site of Herod the Great, Afterwards continue to Kerak touring it’s Castle (one of the finest examples of Crusader military construction, then depart to one of the 7 wonders of the world.
 
Overnight in Petra

 

DAY 5 : PETRA – PETRA VISIT – AMMAN.

After breakfast, drive south Jordan via desert highway to Petra.
 
Visit Petra the home of the Nabataea’s; the complete city carved in a mountain with the huge colorful rocks that called “the red rose city”.
 
The tour will start by crossing the “siq” lined with mountains in multiple colors up to the treasury; the pride of all Jordanian, The royal tomb, theatre, the high place of sacrifice and roman soldier tombs.
 
After tour ends, drive to Amman, overnight in Amman.
 

DAY 6 : DEPARTURE

After breakfast, drive to Queen Alia Airport for departure.