Jordan Extension - Journey to Ancient Petra

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Extension

Note that this is not a stand-alone tour offered by ElderTreks. Extensions are optional additions that we offer to extend some of our already great adventures.

Highlights

• Visit the Roman ruins of Jerash
• A well preserved site of Roman architecture
• Explore Petra - 'new' Ancient Wonder of the World
• Enjoy of beauty of Wadi Rum
• Float in the Dead Sea

Fact File

• 7 land days
• Start, finish in Amman
• Includes 5 breakfasts and 5 dinners
• Includes all entrance fees
• Activity Level: 1-5

 

One of the 'new' Ancient Wonders of the Ancient World, Petra is an awe-inspiring sight. Carved into the sheer rock face by the Nabataeans over 2000 years ago, the Rose City of Petra was an important trade link between southern Arabia and the Far East. As Jordan's biggest attraction, Petra is a must see for any visitors to this area.

We also visit the ruins at Jerash, a Roman City built on a site dating back to the Neolithic Age and experience the massive pillars of sandstone rock rising from the rose-red desert floor at Wadi Rum (wadi means desert). On the return to the capital city of Amman, visit the lowest point on earth, the Dead Sea with an opportunity to float in its salt dense water. This extension takes in some of the best that Jordan has to offer.

FROM: $1995


Accommodations

Comfortable hotel with private bathroom facilities.

Comfort notes

Walks up to one hour with options that are much longer. Please note: a visa is required to enter Jordan. You can obtain it upon arrival.

Itinerary - detailed itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Amman
Day 2: Roman Ruins of Jerash, To Wadi Rum
Day 3: Wadi Rum, to Petra
Day 4: The Rose City of Petra
Day 5: Petra
Day 6: The Dead Sea, Madaba, Mt. Nebo
Day 7: Depart Amman
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