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Destination for this trip:
Amman, Jordan; Jordan; Madaba, Jordan
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Approximate price of this trip per person:
from $ 0 to $ 3000
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Detailed Description of this trip:
We drive in a Jeep Safari around Jordan where we explore the sandstone landscapes of Wadi Rum and spend a whole day in the fabulous city of Petra. We also visit the desert castles, black desert, Dana village, and the sand hills in Wadi Araba, Amman and Jerash – a spectacular site dating from 70AD.
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Day 1 - Jordan
Airport – Shumari Natural Reserve.
Meets and assist at airport, visa formalities, at the airport our Jeep Safari will be waiting to transfer you to north east of Jordan, to Azraq and explore the amazing flat desert, round in Shumari natural reserve. Distance: 85 KM.
Check in at Azraq guesthouse, dinner and overnight. Meals included: Dinner.
Day 2 - Jordan
In the morning after breakfast we will have a short visit to Shumari natural reserve. The Shaumari Nature Reserve is set up as a breeding centre for endangered or locally extinct wildlife. With a bit of luck you can see the oryxes, ostriches and gazelles. And we will drive in the desert to visit desert castles enroot from Azraq to Madaba. Along the way you will visit some of the famous Umayyad desert castles. The Romans were not deterred by the desert climate and built a chain of fortresses along the ‘limes arabicus’, the frontiers of their new Arabic province. Most of the castles you can see nowadays were built by the caliphs during the Umayyad period. Some are beautifully decorated with fine mosaics, frescoes, stone and stucco carvings and illustrations. The desert castles stand as silent and impressive evidence of Jordan’s rich history. At the end of the day, we will get to Madaba where you will have dinner and spend the night.
Distance: 135 KM. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 3 - Madaba
Madaba – Nebo – Kerak – Dana.
Early breakfast and then a visit to the city of mosaics. You will visit the church of Saint George where you can find the famous mosaic map of Jerusalem and the Holy Land. The journey will continue to Mount Nebo, where like Moses you will be able to overlook the Holy Land and the Dead Sea. The Moses Memorial Church contains some beautiful mosaics. The journey to Karak takes you through Wadi Mujib, the grand canyon of Jordan. There will be a visit to the castle of Karak, where Saladin and Richard Lionheart fought during the crusades. You will continue along the King’s Highway, passing several ravines. In the restored medieval village of Dana your lunch is served at the guesthouse, which offers an excellent view of the Dana Nature Reserve.
Distance: 170 KM.
We check in at small luxury hotel in old Dana village, dinner and overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.
Day 4 - Jordan
Dana – Petra
After breakfast we drive to Shouback Castle and will visit the castle of Shobak. During the crusades period it was known as Mons Realis, since it was the first castle established by the kingdom of Jerusalem at the other side of the river Jordan. Drive to Petra via Oak forest. Check in from visitor centre, and a local guide will escort you into Petra and show you the highlights of the Nabatean city. You will enter the city through the Siq, the narrow gorge and be rewarded with the most astonishing and dramatic monument in Jordan: the Treasury. You will also visit the theatre, the tombs and façades and the colonnaded street.
Distance: 40 KM.
Evening back to downtown of Wadi Mousa, check in at hotel, dinner and overnight. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.
Day 5 - Jordan
Petra – Wadi Namal – Araba.
In the morning after breakfast we will drive by our Jeeps to Ras Namalah, the 1000 meters high peak in the Rift Mountains. You will jump over the sky-high sand dunes of Wadi Araba. Drive in amazing canyon with water in Abu Ghuwier, jump on sand hills and yellow desert in north of Wadi Araba. Distance: 120 KM. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.
We will organize our campfire, dinner and overnight in north of Wadi Araba.
Day 6 - Jordan
Araba – Mas’ouda – Beer Hamad.
Free morning to drive around Wadi Arabah. We will climb up with our jeeps to the grand view of Wadi Araba, driving via Mas’ouda road, which gives you a great view of Wadi Abu Khsheibah, Petra Mountains, Taybeh, and view of east of Israel. We will continue to the Bedouin tribe that lives around Beer Hamad, and stay with them. Distance: 185 KM. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 7 - Jordan
Today off road challenge from Beer Hamad to Humaima, and escort in Wadi Rum desert.
Check in at desert oasis campsite, Bedouin folklore, dinner BBQ, all equipments available. Distance: 85 KM. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.
Day 8 - Jordan
This day is dedicated to the beauty of Wadi Rum, a unique and timeless place where uniquely shaped massive mountains rise out of the rose-red desert sand. You will explore Wadi Rum escorted by a Bedouin guide, visit Lawrence of Arabia’s house and see the inscriptions written by the Thamudic and Nabatean people a long, long time ago. If you like you can even climb the famous rock bridges. The trail will lead you to the red sand area to contemplate the silence, sitting on top of one of the sky-high sand dunes. Distance: 90 KM.
In the evening a traditional Bedouin dinner will be prepared for you at a campfire. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.
Day 9 - Jordan
Wadi Rum – Mdwarah
Free morning to drive around Wadi Rum. We will drive deep east of Jordan, near the Saudi Arabia border, where only local Bedouin who are well experienced in the desert reside. We remain in the middle of the desert and travel by Jeep Safari to Mdwarah village. Unbelievable landscapes and unforgettable challenges. Distance: 175 KM.
In the middle of the desert, we organize our camp fire, dinner and overnight. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.
Day 10 - Amman
Free morning to wonder and drive around in forgotten desert, and drive to eastern desert in Jordan, to Amman. Distance: 310 KM.
Evening arrive to Amman, check in at Hotel, dinner and overnight. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.
Day 11 - Amman
Amman – Jerash – Ajlun – Amman.
After breakfast we will drive to Jerash. You will visit Jerash, known in the Bible as the region of the Gerasenes. It was part of the Roman Decapolis and is sometimes referred to as the Pompeii of the east. Your next visit is the Islamic military castle of Ajloun. The castle was used by the Islamic armies of Saladin to protect the region against the crusaders. Distance: 95 KM.
After dinner in the hotel you will have plenty of time to enjoy the nightlife in Amman. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.
Day 12 - Amman
Free morning to drive in Amman in old souq and bazaars, drive to airport, assist with departure. Distance: 40 KM. Meals: Breakfast.
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