This 12-day trip to Jordan is ideal to truly appreciate all the country has to offer. It will give you enough time to take in its world-famous monuments, such as Petra and Jerash, and explore the less well-known historic and archaeological treasures. This itinerary includes visits to several of these sites, and the chance to experience the beautiful Wadi Rum desert and snorkel in the Red Sea, ensuring enough time to relax and unwind too.Looking to travel after 31 May 2024? Please see our new itinerary - Jordan: Culture & Nature In DepthThis trip includes a few of our Citizen Science Departures. These special departures offer you the opportunity to be involved in the collection of freshwater samples during the trip. The environmental DNA information derived from this sample will contribute directly to the eBioAtlas; the world’s largest repository of flora and fauna species data, contributing to the conservation and restoration of biodiversity both locally and globally. To book onto one of these special departures, see the Dates & Prices tab. For more information on these departures and the eBioAtlas, click here.
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Day 1: Start Amman
Day 2: Visit the Desert Castles Loop, east of Amman (breakfast)
Day 3: Head North to Irbid archaeological museum, Umm Qais and Pella (breakfast)
Day 4: Visit the ancient city of Jerash and Ajloun Castle (breakfast,dinner)
Day 5: Bethany, Madaba and Mount Nebo (breakfast,dinner)
Day 6: To Petra via Wadi al Mujib, Al Karak and Al Shawbak castles (breakfast)
Day 7-8: Two days exploring Petra (breakfast)
Day 9: Little Petra and Wadi Rum (breakfast,dinner)
Day 10: Wadi Rum to Aqaba on the Red Sea (breakfast)
Day 11: Morning drive to Amman; city tour (breakfast)
Day 12: End Amman (breakfast)
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