Islam in the Jordan Sands

jordan, Amman
English
Difficulty level
Hard
Duration
6 Days

Embark on a cultural journey through Jordan's Islamic heritage, beginning with the awe-inspiring Desert Castles and ancient tombs. Explore the historic significance of Mount Nebo, where Prophet Moses beheld the Promised Land, and marvel at the majestic ruins of Petra.

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DAY 1: ARRIVAL QUEEN ALIA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT – AMMAN 

Upon landing at Queen Alia International Airport, our representative will meet you. Experience a smooth transfer to your hotel, where you'll check in and prepare for a delightful overnight stay. 

 

DAY 2: AMMAN - AHL AL KAHF - DESERT CASTLES - AMMAN CITY TOUR 

Start your day with a delicious breakfast before departing for the People of the Cave site - Ahl Al Kahf, approximately an hour's drive away. Continue your journey to explore the Desert Castles, showcasing the beauty of early Islamic art and architecture. 

These historical complexes, adorned with fine mosaics and frescoes, offer insights into Jordan's rich history. 

A 2 - Hour drive will take you back to the heart of Amman, where history meets modernity. The city invites you to explore its vibrant streets and discover the treasures of Jordan. 

Arrive at your hotel in Amman for a comfortable overnight stay. 

Included: Breakfast & Overnight at Amman hotel 

Distance From Amman: 15km (9mi) East of Amman 
 

 

DAY 3: AMMAN - MOUNT NEBO - MADABA - PETRA 

Start your day with a lovely breakfast before checking out with your luggage. Enjoy a 1-hour drive towards Mount Nebo, the sacred memorial of Moses. This historical site marks the final chapter of Moses' remarkable journey, offering a testament to his enduring legacy. 

After a 20-minute drive, you will continue to Madaba, known as the 'City of Mosaics.' Stroll through this ancient town uncovering secrets of the past, including the Byzantine mosaic map, known as the oldest surviving map of the holy lands, housed in the Greek-Orthodox Church of St. George. Proceed to Jordan's gem, Petra, also known as the 'Red Rose City,' with an approximate 3-hour drive. 

Check in at your Petra hotel. 

Optional: At 20:00, you have the option to attend the Petra Night Show, a magical event illuminating the rock city with candlelight, starting with a walk through the entire Siq, where over 1,500 candles light the way to the Treasury, offering a truly spectacular view. 

Included: Breakfast & overnight at Petra hotel 
Distance from Amman: 31.2km (19.4 miles) 

 

DAY 4: PETRA - DEAD SEA 

Breakfast - Check out with Luggage. Departure to Dead Sea, The Lowest point on earth. (Approx. three and a half hours' drive). 

Dead Sea: At the lowest spot-on earth lies the Dead Sea, 400 meters (about 1312.34 ft) below sea level. As the name suggests, the sea is devoid of life due to an extremely high content of salt and minerals. However, it is these same elements which gives the Dead Sea its curative powers. Making it the ideal place for Spas and Medical treatment. It provides the raw materials for the Dead Sea Bath Salts and Mud known worldwide. 

Arrival at Dead Sea Hotel for free time. Check in & Overnight.  

 

DAY 5: DEAD SEA - DERAR BIN AZUR SHRINE – SHARHABIL BIN HASANA PLACE – ABI OBEIDAH SHRINE – DEAD SEA 

Start the day with a breakfast before transferring to visit the Shrine of Dirar bin Azur, located in the village of Dharar in the Central Jordan Valley, with a travel time of approximately 1.5 hours. 

Continue your journey to the Place of Sharhabil bin Hasana, situated in Wadi Al-Yabas, 20KM north of Maqam Abi Obeida. 

Explore the Place of Abi Obeidah in the Ghor, known as Ghor Abi Obeidah, featuring a modern mosque with a dome built by Al-Zaher Baybars. Return to your hotel in the Dead Sea, with a travel time of approximately 1 hour, for a relaxing overnight stay. 

Included: Breakfast & Overnight at Dead Sea hotel 

 

DAY 6: DEAD SEA- QUEEN ALIA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT 

Begin your day with breakfast before checking out with your luggage. Depart for Queen Alia International Airport, approximately a one-hour drive away. Bid farewell to the enchanting landscapes of Jordan as you board your departure flight. 

Include
Hotel accommodation
Private transportation in air-conditioned vehicle with driver
Meet & Assist Upon Arrival
Two bottled mineral water per person on daily basis.
Local guide Petra
Entry fees for all touristic sites
Exclude
Porterage at airport & hotels.
Visa fee.
All items of a personal nature (telephone calls, laundry, room service, etc.).
Any items not mentioned as included here above
Travel Insurance.
Tips & gratuities for guide, driver and restaurants.
Meals & Beverage other than the included above.
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April 24, 2024
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Within 21 days, any cancellation will be subject to full cancellation charges (total package).