Day 1: Arrival. Meet and assist at Queen Alia INTL Airport through all governmentformalities. Transfer to hotel in Amman for overnight.
Day 2: Amman – Jerash – Ajloun. After breakfast, drive towards North of Amman to Jerash, the ancient Greco-Roman City of Gerasa. Continue to Ajlun Nature Reserve which is located in the Ajlun highlands, around the extension of a long valley known as Wadi Ain Zubia. It consists of Mediterranean-like hill country, dominated by open woodlands of Oak and Pistachio trees. Dinner and overnight in Ajlun Camp or Qalat Al-Rabad Hotel.
Day 3: Ajlun – Desert Castles – Shoumari – Azraq. After breakfast, visit of the Desert Castles built by the Omayyad Caliphs of Damascus in the 8th century AD as hunting lodges. Wildly varied in architectural style: Qasr Al- Kharraneh, Qasr Amra and Azraq Castle. Then depart to Azraq Wetland Reserve, a desert oasis with marshes and pools with unique wetland trails for bird watching. Visit the reserve and Socio-economic workshops and have lunch at Azraq lodge then visit Azraq Castle. Continue to Shaumari Nature Reserve, tour the reserve including Oryx safari and watching the sunset, then night safari to watch the elusive desert animals. Dinner and overnight at Azraq Rest-House.
Day 4: Azraq – Madaba – Mount Nebo – Wadi Mujib. After breakfast, Drive to Madaba, visit the home of the most famous Byzantine Mosaics and most of all the 6th century map of the holy places in the biblical world. Continue to Mount Nebo, with its spectacular view of the Holy Land. Drive to the lowest reserve on earth Wadi Mujib, the reserve has several flowing rivers that bring unexpected richness of wildlife including fish, amphibians, birds, and large endangered animals like the Syrian wolf. Mujib's river corridors offer some of the most dramatic hiking in Jordan, with beautiful narrow canyons of convoluted rocks and deep pools for swimming. Dinner and overnight at Wadi Al Mujib Camp.
Day 5: Wadi Mujib – Kerak – Dana Reserve. After breakfast, drive to Kerak to visit the Crusader Castle from the 12th century. Continue to Dana Reserve and experience the different hiking trails in Dana. Arrive Rummana Campsite Tower, hike to the Camp or move by shuttle truck and have lunch at Rummana Camp and hike the Campsite Trail. Refreshments, Then hike the Griffon vulture Trail then prepare a traditional meal and have dinner then move to star watching and night talk. Dinner and overnight at Rummana Camp or Dana Rest-House.
Day 6: Dana Reserve – Petra. Birdwatching in the early morning then breakfast. Hiking trail from Rummana Campsite to Dana village then have lunch box followed by a tour through Dana Center village, workshops, and gardens then join the local people to make some handicrafts (like pots and silver souvenirs) or pick fruit in the terraced gardens if it's in season. Enjoy sunset from Dana Guesthouse terraces. Proceed to Petra for dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 7: Petra. After breakfast, enjoy a full day sightseeing of the unique “rose-red” city of Petra, half as old as time, built by the Arab Nabateans who hewed their monumental tombs, palaces, temples and treasury from the desert rock’s sandstone in its’ natural hues of rose and gold. Dinner and overnight in Petra.
Day 8: Petra – Wadi Rum. After breakfast, drive to Wadi Rum, the valley of the moon. There are TWO OPTIONS for enjoying your time through the desert:
- Bedouin Mountain Climb: A hard mountain trail, taking about 12 hours. It starts from the Nabatean Temple by Rum Village, where a competent Bedouin guide will lead you in stages to the top of the second highest mountain in Wadi Rum, at 1754 meters above sea level. The views from the top are truly spectacular.
- OR enjoy a 4x4 Jeep tour in Wadi Rum for 4 hours. Drive to a special point to experience the desert Sunset. Dinner and overnight at Wadi Rum Deiseh Camp.
Day 9: Wadi Rum – Aqaba – Wadi Araba – Dead Sea – Amman Experience the sunrise in Wadi Rum. Breakfast in the camp, then drive to Aqaba Royal Diving Center. Enjoy your time swimming and snorkeling in the Red Sea. Drive back via Wadi Araba and the Dead Sea Coast. Stop at the Dead Sea Rest-House for a Break and for Bathing in the Dead Sea. Continue to Amman. Dinner and overnight. (Possibility for extension in Aqaba or Dead Sea).
Day 10: Departure. After breakfast – Transfer to Queen Alia INTL Airport for departure.
Day 1: Arrival. Meet and assist at Queen Alia INTL Airport through all government formalities. Transfer to hotel in Amman for overnight.
Day 2: Amman – Madaba – Mount Nebo – Mai’n - Overnight Dana. Today we start a walking day in Amman, then drive to Madaba to Visit the church of the most famous Byzantine Mosaics and most of all the 6th century map of the holy places in the biblical world. Continue to Mount Nebo, with its spectacular view of the Holy Land then proceed to Wadi Zarqa Ma'in. A steep and difficult path leads to the hot springs. In this valley we will have an easy walk, and the last 4 Km will be trekking to Ma'in Spa, where a 4x4 will be waiting to transfer us via Dead Sea to Dana Hotel located in a village 400 years old for you overnight stay.
Day 3: Wadi Dana – Wadi Finan – Wadi Ghwier – Wadi Ghweir Overnight.
After breakfast, we start very early for easy walk (7 hours) from Dana village to Dana Natural Reserve in Wadi Dana: the reserve is a system of Wadies and mountains that extends from the upper edge of the Rift Valley down to the desert lowlands of Wadi Araba. Dana is truly a world of natural treasures, where we are going to meet some Bedouins and have tea at their tents. Then we will keep walking to Wadi Finan, the beginning of Araba desert, where our 4x4 will meet us and transfer to Wadi Ghweir to make our campsite near waterfalls, and between wonderful cliffs surrounding the Ghweir area where we will stay overnight.
Day 4: Wadi Araba – Wadi Araba – Overnight Petra.
After breakfast at Wadi Ghweir campsite, we drive by Jeeps via Wadi Araba Desert then drive off road climbing up via Wadi Namala the only way from Wadi Araba to Little Petra driving to the top of Beida Mountains with its magic views, then we continue to Petra hotel in Wadi Mousa for overnight stay.
Day 5: Petra – Wadi Rum – Overnight Wadi Rum.
Early Breakfast then enjoy a Full day tour to one of the 7 wonders of the world, the Red Rose City of Petra, walking through its world famous Siq. The Siq is splitting the mountain which makes it the most remarkable entrance to this Nabatean city. In the evening Jeeps will meet and transfer you via the King’s Highway to Wadi Rum, to the Bedouin campsite in the middle of the desert for your overnight stay.
Day 6: Wadi Rum - Overnight Amman.
After breakfast be prepared to walk in the desert of Wadi Rum. It is one of the world’s most colorful and unique landscapes of desert and mountain scenery. It is also called the Valley of the Moon. Evening transfer to Amman for overnight stay.
Day 7: Departure. After breakfast – Transfer to Queen Alia INTL Airport for departure.