A Week in Jordan

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 8-95 yrs
  • max group size 18
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-17951
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Amman, Jordan
  • Ends Amman, Jordan
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Amman
  • Bethany Baptism Site
  • As-Salt Harmony Trail
  • Jerash Roman ruins
  • Madaba mosaics
  • Mount Nebo views
  • Scenic King's Highway
  • Kerak Crusader Castle
  • Full day in Petra
  • Wadi Rum jeep safari & Bedouin camp
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The "Week In Jordan" tour starts and ends in Amman. It is a road trip that takes 8 days taking you through Jerash, Dead Sea and Amman in Jordan. "A Week In Jordan" is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

This 8-day shoestring tour is the perfect introduction to Jordan and includes the county's most notable and famous sights. Our tour will also venture to some less touristy places to give you a real taste of Jordan.

The tour kicks off in the capital city of Amman, beginning with the Baptism Site on the River Jordan and continues along the 'Harmony Trail' through the hillside town of As-Salt. When you are here you can learn about the different religions that are practiced by the residents. The tour will give you a thorough excursion of Amman and you will get to view the remarkable Roman ruins at Jerash. You will then be taken south into the desert and along the picturesque King's Highway, crossing over vast wadis and by quaint villages, olive groves and farmlands.

You will get the chance to see some well preserved mosaics in Madaba, take in the vista over Israel from Mount Nebo and venture into the Crusader Castle in Kerak. Petra is another highlight in Jordan and this UNESCO World Heritage Site is spectacular. You will have a day to meander around the site with a guided tour and some free time to walk up to the Monastery and the High Place of Sacrifice.

The tour will then go further into the desert of Wadi Rum and you can sleep in a Bedouin camp under the craggy cliffs and a starry sky. To enjoy more of the desert, the tour will travel via jeep safari and then head back to Amman, stopping off at the banks of the Dead Sea. You will be able to float on the surface of these famously salty waters.

The last day will be spent outside of Amman, exploring a collection of Jordan's Umayyad 'Desert Castles'. You must remember that these buildings resemble forts and merchant houses on ancient trade routes rather than castles. The tour will then visit the Azraq Wetland Reserve and the Shaumari Wildlife Reserve - two nature reserves positioned in the desert landscape and home to an assortment of wildlife, migratory birds and herds of endangered Arabian oryx.

This Jordan tour is based in comfortable 3-star hotels in Amman and Petra. However, you have the option to upgrade these to the local 4 or 5-star hotel levels if you want a little more comfort. The tour also integrates with our Egypt and Israel tours which start/finish on Sundays, and a flight or overland transfer is available at your request. Extra extensions are also available for more relaxation time or snorkeling and scuba diving at the Red Sea in Aqaba

Private tour option: If our scheduled departure dates don't work for you, or you would prefer not to travel with a group, then we can also run this tour privately for you. Please contact us for more information and prices.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Welcome to Jordan, hotel transfers included
  • Day 2: The Harmony Trail at As-Salt and the Baptism Site at Bethany
  • Day 3: Exploring Amman and Jerash
  • Day 4: Driving along the King's Highway to Petra
  • Day 5: Exploring Petra, Wadi Rum Bedouin Camp
  • Day 6: Wadi Rum jeep safari, Dead Sea swim
  • Day 7: Desert Castles and nature reserves
  • Day 8: Free time in Amman, departure airport transfer
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Accommodation in comfortable mid-range hotels (superior level upgrade available)
Meals
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary (all breakfasts, one lunch and one dinner)
Transport
  • All transport and transfers in AC minibus/coach
  • 24-hour airport arrival and departure transfer service
Guide
  • English speaking tour guide
Others
  • 1 night in a comfortable Bedouin camp in Wadi Rum
  • 4x4 jeep safari in Wadi Rum
  • Entrance to Dead Sea beach with towel and showers
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • International flights (available on request)
  • Visa fees (free visa included as part of your Jordan Pass)
  • Entrance fees (included with your Jordan Pass, obtained in advance for JD78, approx. USD110)
  • Travel insurance (compulsory, available from Encounters Travel)
  • Meals not indicated in the itinerary
  • Hotel gala dinner supplements if applicable (24 & 31 Dec)
  • Drinks, snacks and other personal expenses (e.g. laundry)
  • Any other items not mentioned above
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
  • Protected Travel within your own bubble.
  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
  • Privacy Enjoy a tour focused solely on you or your travel group.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this A Week in Jordan tour. You can cancel the tour up to 58 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 57 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 07 September 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 07 September 2024, a deposit of 250 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 57 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

A Week in Jordan tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.

Visa

For this A Week in Jordan tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • Tours will be reduced to smaller group sizes to protect against COVID-19.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing has been implemented per local government advice. Frequent disinfection of regularly touched surfaces is highly encouraged. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be ensured in our accommodations and also during transportation.
  • Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be recommended to be either fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure or have taken a negative test (rapid antigen or PCR)  within 72 hours of departure.
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