Travel to Jordan and explore its stunning desert landscape and historical treasures, with tours to Petra, Amman, Jerash and more.
Jerash, Amman, Petra, Madaba, Mt. Nebo
King Hussein Bridge, Jerash and Amman
Highlights: Roman ruins
Make your way to the King Hussein Bridge border terminal (transfer provided by tour operator) to cross from Israel toJordan.
Once in Jordan, you’ll drive to Jerash in the fertile heights of Gilad to see the well-preserved ruins of the once great Roman provincial town. Walk through the colonnaded streets and see the impressive oval forum, hilltop temples and massive hippodrome.
Then drive to Amman to take in the sites of the vibrant Jordanian capital before retiring to your hotel for the night.
Amman, Madaba, Mt. Nebo, Shabak and Wadi Musa
Highlights: Madaba mosaic map, Crusader castle
Travel south to Madaba to see its many historic ruins and famous Byzantine-era mosaics, including the Madaba mosaic map of the Middle East, which contains the oldest original illustration of the Holy Land still in existence. Take a short trip up to Mt. Nebo, and from your perch up high, you can look upon Israel as Moses once did, with a view of the Jordan Valley, Jericho, the Dead Sea and much more.
Continuing south on your way to Petra, you’ll stop at Shoback, the ruins of the 12th century Montreal Crusader castle, before arriving at your hotel in Wadi Musa, the modern village of Petra.
Petra and Amman
Highlights: Jebel al-Madbah mountains, El Khazneh (“the Treasury), Al Madhba (“the altar”), royal tombs, Wadi Musa village
Wake up for an early breakfast before embarking on your tour to Petra, the ancient Nabatean capital.
The ruins of this once-great city are one of the most impressive sights the world has to offer. Carved into the red rocks of Jebel al-Madbah over 2,000 years ago, the 45 square meter city was once the center of Middle Eastern spice trade and home to 20,000 people. Today, its unique and well-preserved architecture make it one of the top tourist attractions in the world.
As part of this guided tour of the Rose City, you’ll travel on horseback to the Siq and then make your way through the narrow canyon to the city, where you’ll tour the highlights of this ancient wonder, including the iconic El Khazneh (“the Treasury), obelisks, the field of tombs, its impressive water system and Al Madhba (“the altar”), from which you can see the entire city.
After your tour, you’ll return Amman to stay overnight.
Amman, King Hussein Bridge
After breakfast, bid farewell to Jordan as you make your way to the King Hussein Bridge and return to Israel
Transfers to and from the border from Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, 3 days guided touring, 2 nights accommodation (bed and breakfast) in hotels per reservation, entrance fees to sites on itinerary
Comfortable walking shoes, modest dress (no shorts or sleeveless shirts) and head covering for holy sites, sunscreen
Participants must acquire visa for Jordan before tour, rates do not include visa and border charges