-Float in the Dead Sea
-Four-wheel drive adventure through Wadi Rum
-Experience the ancient tombs of Petra
-Camp under the stars
-Visit the ancient Citadel in Amman
Jordan is home to stunning natural landscapes, world-renowned historical sites, and religious monuments.
Countless countries and empires have crossed this land and left their mark. In Jordan, you can find remnants of the Romans, the Crusaders, and the Ottomans. A trip to Petra, one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world, should be on every traveler’s bucket list.
Trip begins as Queen Alia International Airport (AMM) in Amman at 4:00 pm.
Please book arrival flight a few hours before this time.
Arrival time is not mandatory but guarantees included group transportation.
Trip ends at Queen Alia International Airport (AMM) in Amman at 11:00 am.
Please book departing flight a few hours after this time.
Departure time is not mandatory but guarantees included group transportation.
This trip is relaxing and includes light activities with optional moderate activities. Participants can decide how much time they spend being active. No physical preparation is required to make the most of the experience.
This trip is a good mix of activity and relaxation and includes moderate physical activities. Participants should expect to be active 3-4 hours most days. An active lifestyle is helpful though not required to enjoy the trip.
This trip is for those who enjoy being physically challenged and reaping the rewards. It includes moderate to intense physical activities and participants should expect to be active 6-8 hours most days. Participants should have an active lifestyle.
This trip has a 30-day cancellation policy. Give us at least 30 days notice and you can switch your trip for free, or we'll hold your Experience Credits for future use.
Because this trip has non-refundable tickets we have a 60-day cancellation policy. Give us at least 60 days notice and you can switch your trip for free, or we'll hold your Experience Credits for future use.
Arrive at Queen Alia International Airport (AMM) and take included transportation to our hotel located in Amman, the capital of Jordan.
Take in the unique blend of old and new, where the modern, commercial heart of the city mixes with traditional coffee shops and tiny artisan workshops.
Join your new friends for our first dinner together at a local Jordanian restaurant and begin to settle into your new surroundings.
Take a guided walking tour to discover the history of Amman with a visit to the Citadel. This historic site boasts one of the largest Neolithic settlements ever found in the Middle East.
Learn about the Bronze Age Tombs, see the iconic Temple of Hercules, and walk along the ancient walls to the Roman Theatre.
Drive to Wadi Rum, one of the most beautiful deserts in the world. Admire the dramatic sandstone and basalt mountains that jut out from the sandy floor as you settle into your tent for the night.
Immerse yourself in the magical desert landscape of Wadi Rum on a 4-wheel drive jeep tour.
Climb up sand dunes for magnificent views to take in the different colors of rock and sand. Hike around boulders and inside canyon walls to discover ancient inscriptions of the Camel Caravans.
Enjoy a delicious Bedouin dinner and relax under the stars of the desert night.
Say goodbye to your camp hosts in Wadi Rum and drive to the city of Aqaba on the Red Sea.
Go for a walk with your Trip Leader to get your bearings in this new city and visit Mamluk Castle. This well-preserved historic site tells the story of Aqaba’s conquerors and rulers throughout hundreds of years, dating back to the 14th century.
In the afternoon, relax on a private beach or choose from other optional activities such as snorkeling, scuba diving, or a boat tour.
Take in one last look across the Gulf of Aqaba, where you can see Israel, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia. Then drive over to Petra, the ancient city founded by the Nabateans over 2,000 years ago.
Begin exploring this ancient city on a walk through the famous Siq, a long narrow geological fault split apart by tectonic forces.
Visit Petra’s magnificent facades like the Treasury or Al Khazna. You may recognize it from Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.
After breakfast, gear up for another visit into the ancient city of Petra! Begin at Little Petra and hike along sandy plateaus and stone staircases, crossing paths with goat herds and Bedouin campsites.
Arrive at the Monastery, or Ad Dier, an impressive 7-story structure with a doorway over 25 feet tall! Explore the numerous rock-cut halls and inspect the crosses inscribed on the interior back wall during its Christian use in Byzantine times.
Enjoy an afternoon of free time to explore other sites of the Petra Basin. Perhaps return for a night tour through this incredible archeological wonder.
Say goodbye to Petra and begin your journey to Madaba. The first stop will be the Dead Sea, the lowest point on Earth! Spend time relaxing in the water and discover how you can float in this super-salty water.
Arrive at Madaba, the city of Mosaics. Visit Mount Nebo to see where Moses was shown the Promised Land. Afterward, continue exploring the town and many of its archaeological sites.
Gather with your new friends for a final dinner in Jordan as you share your experiences and reflect on your journey.
Wake up and enjoy a stroll around town or visit Saint George’s Church, which is home to the oldest mosaic map of Jerusalem.
Say goodbye to your new friends and take included transportation back to the airport. Be sure to ask your Trip Leader for suggestions if you extend your stay.
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