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8 DAYS FOOTPRINTS OF JORDAN

Amman, Petra, Wadi Rum & Dead Sea

History & Culture

Highlights

  • Visit 5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1 trip
  • Hike the backdoors of Petra through scenic High Place of Sacrifice and Wadi Farasa
  • Off-the-beaten into Um Al-Rasas and Umm Qais
  • A once-in-a-lifetime experience to float in the Dead Sea

Follow the footsteps of the Nabataeans into Petra, the biblical trails of Jesus and Moses, immerse in the crusaders’ tales at the imposing Kerak and let the Bedouins lead you into the Valley of the Moon in Wadi Rum, before luxuriating in the mineral-rich Dead Sea.

This program is designed to cover not only the key highlights, but you will also get a chance to hike the backdoor of Petra away from the tourists and lesser-known sights with their own incredible tales to tell.

From

SGD 4,980 Per Person

8 Days 7 Nights
Suitable for Family

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 01 Arrival in Amman

Arrival in Amman
Amman
Nil

Arriving into Amman, you will be transferred to your hotel.

Journey through Amman’s highlights, starting from the Ancient Citadel dating back to the Bronze Age, where you will visit its Byzantine Church, Temple of Hercules and the Umayyad Palace. Enjoy a stunning view of downtown Amman from this hillside citadel.

Thereafter, drive to the upper-class Abdoun neighbourhood with its eye-catching white-stoned houses. Head to the Rainbow Street and downtown market and stroll along the traditional souks, mosques, coffee and sweet shops.

Day 02 Amman / Jerash / Umm Qais / Amman

Amman / Jerash / Umm Qais / Amman
Amman
Breakfast included

This morning, we drive 50km or approximately 1 hour to Jerash, revealing the finest example of a Roman provincial city in the Middle East. Wander through the North Theatre, Temple of Artemis, St. Cosmos, St. Damianus and the South Theatre.

Continue northward for 73km or approximately 1½ hours to Umm Qais, where the famous Gadarene Swine miracle took place. Appreciate the amalgam of Greek, Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman influences as you explore the theatres, baths, vaulted shops and tombs.

A further drive of 119km or approximately 2 hours will then bring you back to Amman to rest.

Day 03 Amman / Um Al-Rassas / Kerak / Petra

Amman / Um Al-Rassas / Kerak / Petra
Petra
Breakfast & Dinner included

This morning, we drive 75km or approximately 1 hour to Um Al-Rassas. This UNESCO site comprises of ruins from the Roman, Byzantine and early Islamic period. Continue 85km or approximately 1 hour to Kerak. The famed crusaders castle is mentioned as the site of the ancient biblical capital of the Moabites.

Afterwards, we head 178km or around 2½ hours to Petra for an authentic dinner in a local home, savouring Levant cuisine while the host bestows you with Jordanian culture and hospitality.

Day 04 Petra

Petra
Petra
Breakfast & Dinner included

Today, we hike the secret Madras Trail, looping around a wide desert plain into the High Place of Sacrifice and deeper into the Wadi Farasa. The full-day walk presents a sight not usually seen by tourists, with high panorama of the rugged mountains around the area.

Day 05 Petra

Petra
Petra
Breakfast & Dinner included

Established by the nomadic Nabataean tribes, the Red Rose City of Petra is a 6th-century masterpiece. Wander through the Siq into the Treasury, the Pharaoh’s Castle, the Triumphal Arch, the Amphitheater and the Monastery.

Conclude the evening with the magical Petra by Night (available on Mon, Wed & Thu). Stroll through the candle-lit canyon trail, where at the end you will be rewarded with a folk performance at the Treasury.

Day 06 Petra / Little Petra / Wadi Rum

Petra / Little Petra / Wadi Rum
Wadi Rum Camp
Breakfast & Dinner included

Set out for Little Petra with its tombs, water containers and channels. Afterwards, we drive 115km or approximately 2 hours to Wadi Rum. Fuel your adrenaline with a three-hour jeep safari through the Martian-like landscape. In late afternoon, ride a camel into the sunset across the vast desert plains and spend the night with BBQ dinner under the stars.

Day 07 Wadi Rum / Dead Sea

Wadi Rum / Dead Sea
Dead Sea
Breakfast included

Optional: Rise at 5.30am for a one-hour hot air balloon over Wadi Rum, if weather permits.

Head north 130km or approximately 4 hours into the Dead Sea. The day will be free at leisure for you to enjoy the hotel facilities. Don’t forget to float in the mineral-rich waters or partake in the Dead Sea mud-bath right at the world’s largest natural spa.

Day 08 Dead Sea / Mount Nebo / Madaba / Departure from Amman

Dead Sea / Mount Nebo / Madaba / Departure from Amman
Nil
Breakfast included

Today, visit Bethany Beyond the Jordan, the very site where Jesus was baptized. Follow the famous King’s Way for 40km or approximately 1 hour to Mount Nebo where Moses once ascended on his journey to the Promised Land. On a clear day, the panoramic view extends across the Jordan River Valley, the Dead Sea, Jericho and Jerusalem. En route to Madaba to admire the intricate mosaic of St. George’s Greek Orthodox Church before heading to the airport.

Hotels & Tour Price

Category 1

Indicative Cost Per Person (SGD) / Low Season (Dec-Feb, Jun-Sep) • High Season (Mar-May, Oct-Jan)

Minimum 2 Pax
Low Season: S$5,980
High Season: S$7,980
Minimum 4 Pax
Low Season: S$4,980
High Season: S$6,580
Single Supplement
Low Season: S$1,050
High Season: S$1,350

W AmmanMövenpick Resort PetraMemories Aicha Luxury Camp Wadi RumKempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea

Amman

Amman

W Amman (Wonderful Room)

From the Bedouin-inspired textiles to the artwork by local painters and the murals on the walls, the history of Jordan is represented with a modern W twist, with key shopping and museum attractions within vicinity. (Opened: 2018; Rooms: 280)

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Petra

Petra

Mövenpick Resort Petra (Superior Room)

Located directly at the entrance to Petra, this resort features an oriental flair of natural stone, handcrafted wood and Middle Eastern fabrics and textures.
(Refurbished: 2010; Rooms: 183)

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Wadi Rum

Wadi Rum

Memories Aicha Luxury Camp (Luxury Tent)

Live your Arabian dream on the comfortably decorated tent, forming an experiential stay at the heart of the desert.
(Refurbished: 2017; Rooms: 40)

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Dead Sea

Dead Sea

Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea (Superior Room)

Situated on the edge of the famous salt lake, this hotel is a brilliant ode to the hanging gardens of Babel, featuring a private sandy beach and a Dead Sea mineral spa.
(Opened: 2007; Rooms: 345)

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Category 2

Indicative Cost Per Person (SGD) / Low Season (Dec-Feb, Jun-Sep) • High Season (Mar-May, Oct-Jan)

Minimum 2 Pax
Low Season: S$7,980
High Season: S$ 8,380
Minimum 4 Pax
Low Season: S$6,580
High Season: S$6,980
Single Supplement
Low Season: S$2,150
High Season: S$2,500

The St. Regis AmmanBubble Luxotel PetraBespoke Hideaways Camp Wadi Rum • Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea

Amman

Amman

The St. Regis Amman (Deluxe Room)

Located in the affluent district of the 5th Circle, this iconic luxury hotel offers four dining venues offering Spanish, Andalusian, Mediterranean and farm-to-table dishes.
(Opened: 2018; Rooms: 260)

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Petra

Petra

Bubble Luxotel Petra (Bubble Suite)

Situated high on the mountainside near Little Petra with an uninterrupted panoramic view of the Petra Mountains is the deluxe bubble tent, where you can experience a sleep under the stars with comfort.
(Opened: 2019; Rooms: 20)

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Wadi Rum

Wadi Rum

Bespoke Hideaways Camp (Suited Tent)

Boasting a remote location to immerse in the lunar landscape of Wadi Rum, the Bedouin-inspired tented suites are tastefully decorated to blend in with the natural surroundings.
(Opened: 2013; Rooms: 6)

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Dead Sea

Dead Sea

Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea (Panoramic Room)

Situated on the edge of the famous salt lake, this hotel is a brilliant ode to the hanging gardens of Babel, featuring a private sandy beach and a Dead Sea mineral spa.
(Opened: 2007; Rooms: 345)

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OPTIONAL EXCLUSIONS

Hot air balloon flight in Wadi Rum

Hot air balloon flight in Wadi Rum

Price Per Person (SGD)

Additional S$300

COST INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis in hotel as stated on bed & breakfast basis
  • All transportation & transfer on an air-conditioned minivan
  • Local English-speaking expert guide 
  • All entrance fees in sights stated
  • WiFi in vehicle 
  • Visa

COST EXCLUDES:

  • International Airfare
  • Lunches & dinners
  • Beverages in restaurants where meals are included
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses e.g. telephone bill & laundry
  • Travel insurance

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