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WONDERS OF JORDAN - 2017

Tour Code - QD 7 days - AMMAN to DEAD SEA $2499 AUD

Ancient sights and fascinating landscapes await you on this Jordan tour that begins in Amman, Jordan's capital, and ends at the Dead Sea, the lowest place on Earth. In between, you’ll visit many of Jordan's amazing sights. 

Amman is one of the world's oldest continuously inhabited cities with a history spanning nine millennia. Here, guided sightseeing includes a visit to the Roman amphitheater and excursions to Umm Qais and Jerash, a well-preserved Roman city buried for centuries under desert sands. Also enjoy guided sightseeing in Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the “New 7 Wonders of the World”, where you’ll admire this amazing city carved directly into the sandstone rock. Here, Globus has arranged an unforgettable experience for you. You'll walk down the Siq, a narrow gorge with spectacular colors flanked on either side by high cliffs. At the end, you’ll stand in awe in front of the iconic and famed Treasury, carved out of the sheer sandstone cliff in the 1st century BC. Additionally, sip tea in a Bedouin tent. The Bedouin are semi-nomadic people still inhabiting this region, and this is a special experience offered by Globus. 

Another unique experience offered by Globus is a 4-wheel drive to the desert of Wadi Rum, virtually untouched by humanity with its incredible rocky 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, tiled mosaic of the Holy Land; Mount Nebo, the holy site where Moses first 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 and more are waiting for you on this fabulous Wonders of Jordan tour.


  LOCAL FAVOURITES

Enjoy a four-wheel drive through the desert
An unforgettable walk down the Siq and the Treasury in Petra
 

Standard Features

Destinations

  • AMMAN
    Welcome dinner; guided sightseeing, visit the amphitheatre; excursion to Jerash and Umm Qais.
  • WADI RUM
    Visit the largest wadi in Jordan and 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; 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.
  • TRANSPORTATION
    Motorcoach or minibus; four-wheel drive.
  • FREE WI-FI
    available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.
  • Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.
  • MYACCOUNT
    Personalise your tour ahead of time with additional excursions.

Meals

Breakfast Lunch Dinner
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Full buffet breakfast (B) daily
6 three-course dinners (D) with wine, including a welcome dinner in Amman and a farewell dinner at the Dead Sea.

Day by 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 travelling companions, hosted by your Tour Director. (D)

  2. AMMAN. EXCURSION TO JERASH & UMM QAIS.
    Start this morning with guided city sightseeing of Amman and a visit to the ROMAN AMPHITHEATRE. 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. (B,D)

  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 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. (B,D)

  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. 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-coloured sandstone, and sip tea in a real BEDOUIN TENT. (B,D)

  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. (B,D)

  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 baptised by John the Baptist. Back at the Dead Sea tonight, enjoy a farewell dinner with your travelling companions to celebrate an unforgettable journey. (B,D)

  7. DEAD SEA.
    Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning (the nearest airport is Amman). (B)

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01 May 2017 07 May 2017 $2649 AUD $3498 AUD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
08 May 2017 14 May 2017 $2649 AUD $3498 AUD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
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10 Jul 2017 16 Jul 2017 $2499 AUD $3348 AUD View Hotels View Excursions Book Now Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
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11 Sep 2017 17 Sep 2017 $2649 AUD $3498 AUD View Hotels View Excursions Book Now Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
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23 Oct 2017 29 Oct 2017 $2649 AUD $3498 AUD View Hotels View Excursions Book Now Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
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06 Nov 2017 12 Nov 2017 $2649 AUD $3498 AUD View Hotels View Excursions Book Now
Pre/Post City Start Date End Date Single Price
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PRE AMMAN 01 Jan 2017 31 Dec 2017 $362 AUD $196 AUD $196 AUD
POST DEAD SEA 16 Nov 2017 30 Nov 2017 $272 AUD $157 AUD $157 AUD
POST DEAD SEA 07 Sep 2017 15 Nov 2017 $383 AUD $214 AUD $214 AUD
POST DEAD SEA 01 Sep 2017 06 Sep 2017 $455 AUD $252 AUD $252 AUD
POST DEAD SEA 01 Jul 2017 31 Aug 2017 $272 AUD $157 AUD $157 AUD
POST DEAD SEA 25 Jun 2017 30 Jun 2017 $455 AUD $252 AUD $252 AUD
POST DEAD SEA 18 May 2017 24 Jun 2017 $272 AUD $157 AUD $157 AUD
POST DEAD SEA 19 Apr 2017 17 May 2017 $383 AUD $214 AUD $214 AUD

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