Wadi Rum

6 day escorted tour itinerary

Jordan Highlights Tour

Desert dreams and the dazzling Dead Sea

Experience the best Jordan has to offer on this enchanting five-night private tour.

Immerse yourself in the lost city of Petra and the ancient roman city of Jerash. Be rejuvenated by the healing waters of the Dead Sea, the earth's lowest point, and the breath-taking Red Sea resort of Aqaba, offering some of the world's best diving and snorkelling opportunities.

Our Experts Recommend:
  • Visit the downtown souks of Amman's old town
  • Discover the Roman ruins in historic Jerash
  • Explore Petra by night tour
  • Go snorkelling in the Red Sea

Sample Itinerary Summary

We can tailor any part of this itinerary or create a new one just for you.

Duration
6 days
Guide Price
£1,769 per person
Price based on
Based on 01 May 19 departure from London Heathrow flying with British Airways, meal basis as per itinerary (2 adults sharing) including transfers.
Our guide price gives you an idea of pricing which will vary depending on exchange rates, accommodation, duration, dates, airline and cabin class.
Destination Breakdown
Options
Private basis, Escorted
Included
  • Accommodation as detailed in twin or double bed with private facilities (alternative but similar hotels may be used at certain times of the year)
  • Meals included as stated
  • Meet and assist on arrival and departure
  • Air-conditioned private transport
  • Services of an English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees as appropriate
Not included
  • Departure taxes
  • Optional excursions
  • Tips for the guide/driver

Itinerary Breakdown

Arrive into Amman late this evening and be greeted by your guide at the airport. Transfer to your hotel before beginning the tour tomorrow.

Overnight Accommodation

  • Standard Tour - Amman Cham or similar / Superior Tour - Amman Crowne Plaza or similar

After breakfast, tour downtown Amman and take in the historic sites of the Blue Mosque, the Amphitheatre and the Citadel. Next you will head to the ancient city of Jerash, a Roman city so well preserved and excavated that you can still walk the streets and enter the buildings used over 2000 years ago. Your day finishes with the drive down to Petra, check in to your hotel ready for a busy day tomorrow.

Points of Interest

  • Roman city of Jerash
  • Amman Citadel and Archaeological Museum

Overnight Accommodation

  • Standard Tour - Mövenpick Nabatean Castle or similar / Superior Tour - Mövenpick Resort Petra

Spend the full day in the rose city of Petra today. There is a lot of walking so bring the hiking boots. If your visit falls on a Monday, Wednesday or Thursday then add on the option of a Petra night tour, see the city lit by candles in literally a completely different light!

Points of Interest

Overnight Accommodation

  • Standard Tour - Mövenpick Nabatean Castle or similar / Superior Tour - Mövenpick Resort Petra

This morning after you check out take the mountain road out of Petra and head south to Jordan's only coastal resort, Aqaba. When you arrive, enjoy a day of leisure relaxing on the golden beaches of the Red Sea. If you want to see more of Jordan's spectacular landscape take an optional excursion to Wadi Rum for a spectacular desert sunset. This protected area whose name means Valley of the Moon is not just a beautiful desertscape but it was also the setting of the 1962 film Lawrence of Arabia.

Points of Interest

Overnight Accommodation

  • Standard Tour - Beau Rivage Resort or similar / Superior Tour - Intercontinental Aqaba or similar

Head back north today to the baptismal site of Jesus Christ in Bethany. Tour the site before heading to your hotel at the Dead Sea. Be sure to try one of the signature spa treatments available here and experience the surreal feeling of floating in the world's deepest hypersaline lake.

Points of Interest

  • Bethany

Overnight Accommodation

  • Standard Tour - Warwick Winter Valley or similar / Superior Tour - Crowne Plaza Resort or similar

Check out this morning and either head to the airport for your onward flight or extend your stay at the Dead Sea

  • Amman

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Climb to the Citadel for uninterrupted views over Old Amman
    • Visit Rainbow Street, the entertainment heart of the city and home to some of its best restaurants and shisha bars
    • See the beautiful and intricate sculptures of the Jordan Archaeological Museum dating back thousands of years
  • Petra

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Climb to the monastery, high up in the rocks above the Petra basin
    • Haggle for souvenirs at one of the local market stands, a gold mine for handmade crafts
    • Visit on a Monday, Wednesday or Thursday and tour Petra by night, the rose city looks even more spectacular by moon and candle light
  • Aqaba

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Take an optional evening excursion to Wadi Rum for a striking desert sunset
    • Spend time relaxing on the ravishing shores of the Red Sea
    • Enjoy the huge variety of watersports on offer, many from the private beach of your hotel
  • Dead Sea

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Relax with a signature spa treatments at one of these world class resorts
    • Cover yourself in Dead Sea mud and let the wonders of the minerals leave you feeling rejuvenated like never before
    • Dip your finger into the sea to taste the salt, be sure not to get it in your eyes