Splendours of Jordan

Resort:Splendours of Jordan
Operator: Cox and Kings
Destination: Jordan
Price From: £1645.00


This tour picks out the best of Jordans magnificent cultural heritage and stunning landscapes. Visit the classical city of Jerash, the biblical site of Mount Nebo and Petra, the rock-hewn city. The shifting sands of Wadi Rum and the curative waters of the Dead Sea complete your exploration.


Day 1: Fly to Amman

Fly from London (regional connections
available) to Amman with Royal Jordanian
Airlines. Transfer to the Boulevard Arjaan by
Rotana for 2 nights. (N)

Day 2: Amman Jerash

Morning tour of Amman, visiting the citadel with panoramic views of the city and the
restored Roman theatre in downtown Amman.
Afternoon tour of the well-preserved Graeco-
Roman city of Jerash, hidden for centuries in
sand. (B, L, D)

Day 3: Madaba Mount Nebo Shobak

Travel along the Kings Way, visiting Madaba,
home to a Byzantine mosaic map of the region;
Mount Nebo, from where Moses first viewed
the Holy Land; and the crusader castle of
Shobak. Continue to Petra. Stay 3 nights at
the Mvenpick Resort Petra, situated at the
entrance to the site. (B, L, D)

Day 4: Petra

Take a guided tour of Petra, the rose-red
city rediscovered by JL Burckhardt in
1812. (B, D)

Day 5: Petra

Return to the main site for more exploration
with your guide. Optional evening visit to Petra
by candlelight. (B, D)

Day 6: Little Petra Wadi Rum Dead Sea

Morning visit to Al Beidha, or Little Petra,
before driving to Wadi Rum for a 4×4 excursion
into the desert. Afternoon transfer to the Dead
Sea. Stay 2 nights at the Mvenpick Resort &
Spa Dead Sea. (B)

Day 7: Dead Sea

Day at leisure. Optional morning excursion to
the baptism site of Jesus in Bethany, on the
banks of the river Jordan. (B)

Day 8: Fly to London

Transfer to the airport and fly from Amman to
London with Royal Jordanian Airlines. (B)

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