Day 1: Arrival in Amman Upon arrival at Amman Airport, our representative welcomes you (your guide or driver), assists you through visa formalities and customs... Then, transfer for circa 30 minutes to your hotel in Amman. The rest of the day is free. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Amman / Madaba / Mount Nebo / Dead Sea / Petra After breakfast drive to Mt. Nebo, the place where Prophet Moses gazed at the promised land before he died and his alleged burial place. You visit the old church (if renovation work has ended when you are there) and can enjoy thze view, overlooking the Jordan Valley, the Dead Sea and parts of Israel. We proceed to Madaba, where the famous mosaic 6th century map of Palestine in St. George's church can be found. Afterwards, we drive to the lowest point on Earth, the Dead Sea, where you can have leisure time and the chance to float on water. Continue to Petra for dinner and overnight stay at your hotel.
Day 3: Petra
Today start the visit of the rock city of Petra, Jordan's most famous attraction and one of the New Seven Wonders of the world. A local guide will give you a short introduction of this unique place and walks with you via the Siq, a narrow gorge, to the most beautiful monument, the Treasury. From here you explore the area by yourself, taking you to the Street of Facades, the Royal Tombs or climbing up the more than 800 stairs to the Monastery El Deir with amazing views all over Wadi Araba. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 4: Camel Trek Humaima / Kharazah In the early morning, we drive to Humaima to start our camel trek, an authentic and eco-friendly way to explore the unique and timeless area. The Arabian camels have only a single hump, and are since thousands of years the companions of Bedouins. The guide will give you an introduction of the riding technique and after a short while you will be able to handle your camel by yourself. This first ride takes us via Humaima, an area with Nabatean, Roman and Abbasid remains to the rock bridges of Jabal Kharazah. Dinner and overnight in Camp.
Day 5: Camel Trek Kharazah / Diseh
After breakfast, we will make our way to the area called Diseh. In comparison to Wadi Rum, the area is flatter, and you will have amazing views and pass astonishing rock formations. Enjoy the landscape, and the leisurely pace of your camel. Our dinner and bivouac will be in Diseh.
Day 6: Camel Trek Diseh / Wadi Rum Today, we reach on our camels the majestic desert landscape of Wadi Rum, featured by rugged mountains, colored sand dunes, Nabatean and Thamudic rock inscriptions. The protected area is famous for Lawrence of Arabia who spent some time there during the Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Empire. He described the beauty of Wadi Rum in a his book Seven Pillars of Wisdom. We will ride to Barrah, a spectacular canyon with high cliffs and some rock inscriptions. Dinner and overnight at a camp here.
Day 7: Wadi Rum / Amman After breakfast, we will leave the silent desert and return to the busy capital of Amman after a 4 hour drive. The rest of the day is free to do some shopping, visit the historical sites in the downtown area or relax in a cafe or your hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
Days 8 & 9: Amman Breakfast and dinner at your jhotel. Free time in Amman. The last day, transfer to Amman Airport to board your flight.