Arrival at APT Amman.
Meet & Assist by Sherazade Tours and transfer to the hotel.
Overnight in Amman.
In the morning we begin our day with visit of Jerash, one of the best preserved Greco-Roman Cities in the Middle East.
The street of columns, the Hadrian gate and the 2 roman theaters are the major sites you will discover there and then we drive to Um Qais on a plateau overlooking the north Jordan Valley and the glinting blue waters of Lake Tiberias are the ruins of Um Qais, ancient Roman Gadara.
Jerash is considered one of the most important and best preserved Roman cities in the Near East. It was a city of the Decapolis.
Overnight in Amman.
In the morning visit of Amman, the capitol of Jordan. You will see the citadel, the archaeological museum, the Roman Theater, walk in the old city ,
Than we go down along the Jordan Valley and river and reach to Bethany beyond the Jordan, the site where John the Baptist has baptized Jesus Christ according to the New Testament.
The most spectacular site today, is the Dead Sea, which at 400 meters below sea level is the lowest body of water on earth.. Because the salt content is eight times that of most world’s oceans, you can float in the Dead Sea without even trying. Swimming in the Dead Sea is a truly unique experience not to be missed.
Overnight at Dead Sea
West of the Dead Sea and along the Kingsway, is the mosaic-filled city of Madaba.
Crowned by a small church, this historic town lies in the middle of Jordan’s most fertile land.
The finest mosaic found to date is still in its original place on the floor of the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George. Situated 10 kilometers west of Madaba, overlooking the Jordan Valley is Mount Nebo, one of the alleged sites of the tomb of Moses.
Many of these mosaics have been excavated and are on display in the town’s museum, but it is estimated that many more lie hidden waiting to be discovered. The finest mosaic found to date is still in its original place on the floor of the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George. He made Kerak the new capital of the province because it was situated on the king’s highway, Where it could control all traffic from north and south.
Kerak lies about 150 Km south of Amman and is famous of its crusader fortress in the center of underground galleries, rooms and secret passageways and its thick defensive walls pierced by narrow arrow slits where crusader archers held out bravely but in vain for over 100 years.
Overnight in Petra
From Petra to Wadi Rum, the desert valley of the Bedouins, framed by brown and red jagged mountain ranges, will impress you today.
Petra – one of the most fascinating sights in Jordan. Petra is one of the seven new world wonders and impresses with its wonderful architecture. The city was carved in the mountains by the Nabatean people more than 2000 years ago
Everywhere in this strange and empty place are indications of man’s presence since the earliest known times.
Overnight in Wadi Rum
Morning visit of Wadi Rum, the desert valley of the Bedouins, framed by brown and red jagged mountain ranges, will impress you today.
During a 2 hours Jeep Tour with a beduine driver you will discover the unique desert and sand stone mountains. Continue to Amman,
overnight in Amman
Arrival at Allenby, meet and assist by our representative. Head to Jerusalem and start our tour with a drive to the top of Mt. of Olives, from which Jesus ascended to heaven after his resurrection. Fromthe top of the Mount enjoy a magnificent view over all of ancient and modern Jerusalem, the center of the biblical world.
We walk down the "Palm Sunday Road" visiting the Chapel of Dominus Flevit (Jesus wept) enroute to the Garden of Gethsemane and the Church of All Nations where Christ prayed on the night of his betrayal (Lk. 22:40-46). Next we shall enter within the old Walled City of Jerusalem to visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. (IF TIME AND SECURITY ALLOW) We shall visit the last standing remnant of the ancient Temple at the Western (Wailing) Wall and visit Al Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock and some of the exciting Archaeological sites in and around the Old City.
A short drive to Bethlehem, stop for lunch inn one of the local restaurants in Bethlehem. Then we have an opportunity for shopping. Visit the Nativity Church marking the birthplace of Jesus. Then visit the Grotto, the Church of St Catharine and St. Jerome Caves were the bible was translated from Hebrew to Latin language.
Visit the Shepherds' Field in Beit Sahour where the angels' announcement of the birth of Jesus is remembered and continue our way back to the Allenby border for departure to the Jordanian side.
Driver will meet you OUTSIDE the Allenby border and will transfer you to the hotel in Amman.
Overnight in Amman
Depend of your flight time there is Transfer to Queen Alia Airport Amman for departure.
According to Jordanian regulations, travellers should hold a passport with a validity of at least 6 months in order to enter Jordan.
The horse ride in Petra is 800 meters long: Is free, the fees for the ride are included in the entry ticket to the site. It is up to the guests to take it or not. and you can not exchange it if you don't want it.
This ride is not insured and is upon the guests' own responsibility
*please note that horse handler will expect a tip if you do take the ride).
Our office representative will be waiting for you before immigration office in Amman airport holding a sign with your name on it. The free visa is available for clients staying two and more nights in Jordan.
* Please send passport copies not later than 3 days prior arrival, otherwise 60 USD visa fees will be charged upon arrival
Local tour guide in Petra cost: 71$ for basic coverage around 2 hours.
Local tour guide in Jerash cost: 43$ for basic coverage.
Local tour guide in Amman citadel cost: 43$ basic coverage
* All local guides on sites are not mandatory and it’s up to you if you want to hire him or not.
* Local guides are assigned at the visitor's centre of the site, they are employees of the Jordanian Ministry of Tourism and travel agencies cannot guarantee the quality of their services.
Sherazade Travel & Tourism
Youssef Ben Tashfin Street 88.
Abdali - Al Shumaysani
P.O Box: 941725 Amman – Jordan 11194
Hashemite kingdom of Jordan
Tel. +962 65658150
Mobil. +962 79 5015600