Jordan Escape (KQD)

7 Day Tour from Amman to Dead Sea

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Your off-season guided tour of Jordan begins in the capital city of Amman and concludes at the Dead Sea—one of the lowest spots on Earth. Marvel at Jordan’s many amazing sites, but without the crowds or prices of the busy season! Visit Amman—one of the world's oldest continuously inhabited cities with a history spanning nine millennia—to see the Roman amphitheater and take an exciting excursion to Umm Qais, and Jerash, a well-preserved Greco-Roman city buried for centuries under desert sands. Join in guided sightseeing of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Petra—one of the New 7 Wonders of the World®, and carved directly into the sandstone rock. Walk down the Siq, a narrow gorge with spectacular colors between its high cliffs, and stand in awe of the famed Treasury site, carved out of the sheer sandstone cliff in the 1st century BC. You’ll sip tea in a Bedouin tent—a tradition of the semi-nomadic Bedouin people still inhabiting this region.

Take an adventure on a four-wheel drive in the desert of Wadi Rum, virtually untouched by humanity with its incredible landscape, monolithic rockscapes, and centuries-old paintings spread on the rocky outcrops. You'll also visit Kerak, and its 12th-century Crusader Castle; Wadi Mujib, the "Jordanian Grand Canyon;" Madaba, home to a 6th-century mosaic map of the Holy Land; Mount Nebo, the holy site where Moses saw the Promised Land; Bethany Beyond the Jordan, where Christians believe Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist; and the Dead Sea. All of this, minus the crowds and cost of high-season, await you on this one-week guided tour of Jordan!
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 Destinations & Sightseeing

AMMAN
Welcome dinner; guided sightseeing, visit the amphitheater; excursion to Jerash and Umm Qais
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 Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite the Siq and the Treasury; 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
Notes:

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

Transportation:

Motorcoach or minibus; four-wheel drive. Free wi-fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.

 Meals

 Meals & Itinerary

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

 Itinerary

Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.

Day 1 ARRIVE IN AMMAN, JORDAN

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.

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Day 2 AMMAN. EXCURSION TO JERASH & UMM QAIS

Start this morning with guided city sightseeing of Amman and a visit to the ROMAN AMPHITHEATER. Later, travel to JERASH, which was inhabited as early as 3200 BC. Although the city was impacted by the earthquake of 749 AD, it is the site of the best preserved Greco-Roman ruins in the Middle East. Next, stop in Umm Qais, site of the Gadarene swine miracle.

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Day 3 AMMAN–WADI RUM–PETRA

An exciting visit to Wadi Rum is on the program today. Wadi Rum is the largest wadi (ravine) in Jordan and made eternally famous through the movie Lawrence of Arabia. Enjoy spectacular Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite FOUR-WHEELING through the sand dunes and receive a keffiyeh, a local headscarf. Continue to the “Rose-Red City” of Petra, where you can relax at your hotel this evening or explore the ancient city.

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Day 4 PETRA

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. Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite 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. You’ll see spectacular temples and tombs created out of the rose-colored sandstone, and sip tea in a real BEDOUIN TENT.

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Day 5 PETRA–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.

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Day 6 DEAD SEA. EXCURSION TO MADABA, MOUNT NEBO & BETHANY BEYOND THE JORDAN

A fascinating day awaits! 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. Today’s major highlight 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 to enjoy a farewell dinner with your traveling companions to celebrate an unforgettable journey.

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Day 7 DEAD SEA

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

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 Accommodations

Amman
Petra
Dead Sea

 Optional Excursions

The following optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These may or may not be offered, and availability is subject to days of operation and seasonality. Please select a departure date to view optional excursions and pricing for a specific date (due to currency fluctuation, pricing shown is subject to change until purchased). Optional excursions are available for purchase on our MyGlobus site 90 days prior to the tour start date.

Price Ranges

$ ($50 USD and under)
$$ ($51 - $100 USD)
$$$ ($101 - $150 USD)
$$$$ (Over $150)


Petra

Petra

Excursion to Little Petra

Excursion to Little Petra

Enjoy a guided excursion to Little Petra or Al Beidha, once a commercial area and on the trade route to the north and northwest.

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