Wonders of Jordan (QD) - 2016 / 2015

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7 Day Tour from Amman to Dead Sea


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

Vacation Overview

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A wonderful vacation to see Jordan’s highlights. Start in Amman, Jordan’s capital, with a welcome dinner to meet your traveling companions. Enjoy an excursion to Jerash, the best-preserved Greco-Roman city in the Middle East, and to Um Quais. Stop in Wadi Rum, made famous by the movie Lawrence of Arabia. Highlight is an exciting four-wheel drive to the desert of Wadi Rum, and you’ll also receive a keffieyeh, the local scarf. Continue to the “rose-red city” of Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Walk down the Siq, the narrow gorge made famous in the movie Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, admire the famed Treasury, and sip tea in a Bedouin tent. Before arriving at the Dead Sea, stops are made in Kerak to visit the Crusader Castle, and in Wadi Mujib, the “Jordanian Grand Canyon.” From the Dead Sea, enjoy excursions to Madaba to visit St. George’s Church and the Madaba Archaeological Museum, and to Mount Nebo, where Moses saw the Promised Land. A farewell dinner awaits you at your hotel to celebrate the success of your vacation.

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AMMAN
Welcome dinner; guided sightseeing, visit the amphitheater; excursion to Jerash and Um Quais

WADI RUM
Visit the largest wadi in Jordan and Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite enjoy a four-wheel drive to the desert of Wadi Rum and receive a local scarf

PETRA
Guided sightseeing, including the Siq and the Treasury; Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite sip tea in a Bedouin tent

KERAK
Visit the Crusader Castle

WADI MUJIB
Visit the Jordanian Grand Canyon

MADABA
Visit St. George’s Church and the Archaeological Museum

MOUNT NEBO
Visit the mountain where Moses saw the Promised Land

BETHANY BEYOND THE JORDAN
Visit the site of John the Baptist’s settlement

DEAD SEA
Farewell dinner

NOTE:

  • Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.


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

Start this morning with guided city sightseeing of Amman and a visit to the ROMAN AMPHITHEATER. Later, travel 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 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. Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Today’s highlight is a spectacular FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE to the desert of Wadi Rum. Also receive a keffieyeh, a local scarf. 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)

Moab, Utah, near Arches and Canyonlands National Parks Fisher Towers in Moab Enjoy the resort town of Moab, Utah Deadhorse Point in Moab 
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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 2-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 baptized 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)

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Transportation

Motorcoach or minibus; four-wheel drive. Free Wi-Fi available in most hotel lobbies.



Full buffet breakfast daily; 6 three-course dinners with wine, including a welcome dinner in Amman and a farewell dinner at the Dead Sea

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Save 10% per person on 2016 Globus Europe South and North America early booking vacations.*

Save 10% per person on 2016 Globus Europe South and North America early booking vacations.*

*Book and deposit a 2016 Globus Europe, South or North America (excluding Cuba) vacation to save 10% per person on the land-only portion of the core tour not including extra night accommodations, extensions, taxes, fees, tips or supplements. Booking must be made and under deposit between June 24 and September 15, 2015 for travel in 2016. Offer not valid with any other offer except Journeys Club Repeat Traveler benefit and LATAM air credit. Not applicable to custom tours. Discount will apply to individual members of groups adding a name and non-refundable per person deposit WITHIN the promo window. Not applicable on TBA space. Applies to new 2016 bookings only. Offer reliant on space availability. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply. May be withdrawn any time. XXX16




UNESCO World Heritage Sites


The following UNESCO World Heritage Sites can be seen or visited on the Wonders of Jordan:

  • Petra
  • Wadi Rum Protected Area