Choose Your Own Arrival Date
A private 5-day Arabian adventure. See the top sights in Jordan on this fully escorted private tour of Jordan including Amman, Petra, Wadi Rum and Jerash.
Private Tour of Jordan and Petra
DAY 1 – AMMAN -Arrive any day – Choose your own arrival day – Year Round.
Daily arrival. Our local rep. will meet you upon arrival and help with the transfer to your hotel in Amman. Add an extra day in Amman?
DAY 2 – AMMAN – MADABA, KERAK – PETRA (BLD)
Your own private guide will be escorting you from Amman all the way throughout the trip. Today, we drive south along the King’s Highway, an ancient caravan route, to Madaba to visit the church containing the oldest known map of the Holy Land. Continuing to Mount Nebo, we enjoy the panoramic view of the Promised Land the way Moses saw it for the first time. Further on, at Kerak, we tour the ruins of its romantic Crusaders’ castle of Renaud de Chatillon, one of a line which stretched from Aqaba to Turkey. Lunch is included enroute, all our lunches on this tour include tea or coffee, as well as one large bottle of water for each guest. Finally, we arrive to PETRA and your hotel, where dinner awaits you.
DAY 3 – PETRA (BLD)
Today the fabulous Nabatean City of Petra awaits us. Made famous in the Indiana Jones movie “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” its ancient temples, tombs and striking Khazneh (Treasury) were hewn right from the pink and violet sandstone. ride into Petra on a horse or a camel, as you wish. Lunch is included at a charming local restaurant. We spend a full day here in Petra, and another night.
In the evening we will call on you for a unique experience:
Dine as a local: The Petra Kitchen is a delightful way to round out your Jordan travel experiences. Like any home kitchen, The Petra Kitchen is a relaxed, informal atmosphere where you’ll gather to prepare an evening meal, working alongside local women under the supervision of our chef.
Each evening meal includes soup, cold and hot mezza (appetizers) and salads, and a main course—all typical Jordanian dishes. You will have get an inside glimpse of the secrets behind the famous regional cuisine of the Levant.
The Petra Kitchen offers an evening of learning, fun and a very special dining experience, with each dish gaining the special flavor of a reward well-earned. Great care has been taken to make The Petra Kitchen a truly Jordanian experience—right down to the furnishings, all crafted in Jordan, the tableware, all produced by the Iraq al Amir Women’s Co-operative, and the aprons and table linens, all hand-embroidered by the Jordan River Foundation.
Tour experience tonight includes the cuisine course, meal and all non-alcoholic beverages as well as take-home recipes for all dishes prepared that evening.
DAY 4- WADI RUM – The Dead Sea (BLD)
We board four-wheel-drive vehicles for an expedition to Wadi Rum, the “Valley of the Moon” where T. E. Lawrence (“Lawrence of Arabia”) organized Arab resistance to Ottoman rule during World War I. We break for tea with the local bedouins. After our visit, we head north to the Dead Sea, lunch is included enroute, all our lunches on this tour include tea or coffee, as well as one large bottle of water for each guest.
Dinner is included tonight at your hotel.
Sample Hotels: Deluxe hotel caegory: Dead Sea Movenpick, Kempinski Dead Sea Ishtar, or similar.
First Class hotel category: Dead Sea Spa Hotel, or similar. Prefer to camp in Wadi Rum? please click here.
DAY 5 – Departure (B)
After breakfast, we will escort you back to Amman’s Queen Alia Airport. Bon Voyage.
For the private 6-day tour version and daily arrival, please click here, or a foray into Dana Nature Reserve.
|RATES per person in USD|
|First Class hotels||$ 1780.00||$ 1978.00||$ 2410.00|
Junior suite in Petra
|$ 2540.00||$ 2705.00||$ 3394.00|
|Ultra Deluxe Hotels
Four Seasons in Amman-
|$ 3263.00||$ 3450.00||$ 4723.00|
|This tour operates each day in Amman, year round|
|Sample Hotels or similar|
|First Class hotels||Golden Tulip Hotel Petra||Imperial Hotel Amman
Golden Tulip Amman
|Deluxe Hotels||Movenpick Petra (Junior Suite)
Marriott Petra (Junior Suite)
Hyatt Zaman Petra (Junior Suite)
|Sheraton Al-Nabil Amman
Hyatt Hotel Amman
|Ultra Deluxe Hotels||Movenpick Petra (Junior Suite)||Four Seasons Amman
Your fully escorted tour includes:
- All transfers are on a private basis, private air-conditioned vehicle, private chauffeur.
- All guided sightseeing as per itinerary, always on a private basis, with a private guide escorting you from Amman all the way.
- Accommodation with breakfast daily.
- Pre-set menu meals as indicated in the itinerary: L = Lunch, D = Dinner, all our lunches on this tour include tea or coffee, as well as one large bottle of water for each guest.
- Admission fees to museums and sites as detailed in the itinerary.
- Visa for Jordan. Limited to specific nationalities such as: Australian, NZ, USA, Canada, EU, Japan and others (please check with us if needed at the time of booking).
The tour does not include:
- International airfare.
- Travel Insurance
- Personal expenditures (beverages, laundry, special meals, etc.)