Tour: QD - 2013 (QD) - 2013

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Itinerary

DAY 1Arrive in Amman

Arrive at Amman Airport and transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day is at leisure. Enjoy this evening’s welcome dinner with your traveling companions, hosted by your Tour Director. (Dinner)

Amman, the capital of Jordan, is ideally situated in a hilly area between the desert and the fertile Jordan Valley 
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DAY 2Amman. Excursion to Jerash & Um Quais

This morning is dedicated to Jerash, the best-preserved Greco-Roman city in the Middle East. Next, stop in Um Quais, site of the Gadarene swine miracle. (Breakfast, Dinner)

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DAY 3Amman–Wadi Rum–Petra

An exciting Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite visit to Wadi Rum is on the program today. Wadi Rum is the largest wadi in Jordan and made eternally famous through the movie Lawrence of Arabia. Continue to the “rose-red city” of Petra. Relax at your hotel this evening or explore the ancient city. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Petra, Jordan is famous for its rock cut architecture Explore the ruins of the Monastery in Petra, Jordan 
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DAY 4Petra

Full day of guided sightseeing in Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the New 7 Wonders of the World®. Lost to the world for centuries, it is located in the biblical land of Moab. Enjoy an unforgettable experience as you walk down the SIQ, the narrow gorge made famous in the movie Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. Stand in awe in front of the iconic and famed TREASURY. In addition to seeing numerous spectacular temples and tombs created out of the rose-colored sandstone, Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite sip tea in a BEDOUIN TENT. (Breakfast, Dinner)

See the amazing rock formations in Moab Balanced Rock is one of the main features of Arches National Park Enjoy the resort town of Moab, Utah Moab, Utah, near Arches and Canyonlands National Parks 
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The World Heritage List includes over 800 properties with cultural and/or natural heritage of global significance.

DAY 5Petra–Kerak–Wadi Mujib–Dead Sea

This morning features Kerak, with a visit to the CRUSADER CASTLE and Wadi Mujib, the “Jordanian Grand Canyon.” Continue to your hotel at the Dead Sea for your two-night stay. (Breakfast, Dinner)

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DAY 6Dead Sea. Excursion to Madaba, Mount Nebo & Bethany Beyond the Jordan

A fascinating day today. Stop in Madaba to visit ST. GEORGE’S CHURCH, which houses a precious 6th-century mosaic map of the Holy Land. Also explore the MADABA ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM. One of today’s highlights is a visit to MOUNT NEBO, where Moses saw the Promised Land. Next is Bethany Beyond the Jordan, where Christians believe that Jesus was baptised by John the Baptist. Return to the Dead Sea. Tonight enjoy a farewell dinner with your traveling companions of an unforgettable journey. (Breakfast, Dinner)

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DAY 7Dead Sea

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning (the nearest airport is Amman). (Breakfast)

Amman, the capital of Jordan, is ideally situated in a hilly area between the desert and the fertile Jordan Valley 
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