Witness ancient and biblical marvels of Jordan, from the capital Amman, built on seven hills, and the "rose-red" city of Petra to the Crusader fortress of Kerak - a panorama of centuries of history.
Sequence of daily sightseeing may vary due to local conditions. Your local Abercrombie & Kent staff will keep you apprised of any itinerary changes if/as they occur.
Luxury Small Group Journeys 2013
Arrive in Amman. The remainder of your day is at leisure to relax or explore this city, which was built like Rome, on seven hills.InterContinental Jordan or Four Seasons Hotel Amman
Travel along the scenic King’s Highway through countryside rich in biblical history to Petra. En route, stop at Mount Nebo, where the Bible says Moses viewed the Promised Land. Continue on to Madaba, known as the “City of Mosaics.” On the floor of St. George’s Church, view the famous mosaic map of the Holy Land, with a detailed layout of Jerusalem as it was during the sixth century AD. After lunch, discover the former Crusader walled castle of Kerak.Mövenpick Resort Petra | Meals: B L
Explore Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Petra is set in a canyon that has only one entrance, known as the siq, a narrow, natural passageway that could be easily defended against attack by an invading army. Major sites within include the baths, markets, the Treasury, the Temple of the Winged Lions and the Corinthian Tomb.Mövenpick Resort Petra | Meals: B L
Return to Amman. Tour the city, visiting the Jordan Archaeological Museum, which houses an excellent collection of antiquities, as well as the impressive Roman Theater. The remainder of your day is at leisure — a perfect opportunity for some last-minute shopping or sightseeing at your own pace.InterContinental Jordan | Meals: B L
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight.Meals: B
Prices are in USD, per person, based on double occupancy.
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