Fly & Drive Jordan – Self-Drive Tour


Fly & Drive Jordan Packages are customized. The itinerary below is a suggestion

 

Day 1: Amman Airport – Amman

Meet and assist at the Airport.

Depending on your arrival time – Explore Amman in a City Tour visiting the main attractions of the Cultural Capital of Middle East: The Citadel, Roman Theater, Blue Mosque, Museums and have a panoramic view of the modern Amman.

Overnight in Amman.

 

Day 2: Amman – Jerash – Dead Sea

After breakfast, our representative will meet you to handover the car. Then you will start your adventure exploring the Jordan by yourself on your own way, following the itinerary suggested by our team previously.

Head North towards the Greco-Roman City of Jerash, known as the ‘Pompeii of the East’. Built over 2,000 years ago, Jerash is widely regarded as the best-preserved city of the Decapolis, a confederation of 10 Roman cities dating from the 1st century! We’ll explore the site taking in the colonnaded street, amphitheater and more.

Continue your trip back down to the lowest point on Earth! The Dead Sea located in The Jordan Rift Valley is a dramatic, beautiful landscape, which at the Dead Sea, is over 400m (1,312 ft.) below sea level. The Dead Sea is flanked by mountains to the east and the rolling hills of Jerusalem to the west. Enjoy a swim in its warm salty waters and rest and relaxation.

 Overnight in Dead Sea.

Day 3: Dead Sea – Madaba – Mount Nebo – Petra

After breakfast, enjoy morning leisure at the resort before checking-out to continue your trip.

Depart to the Christian city of Madaba, “the City of Mosaics”, which has the oldest known mosaic map of the Holy Land. We will visit St Georges Church and mosaic maps of Madaba.

Then off to view the Jordan Valley from the famous Mount Nebo and visit its Byzantine Church.

Continue towards Petra and have the chance to visit Kerak or Shobak Castles on your way.

Upon arrival in Petra, check-in and overnight at your hotel.

 

Day 4: Petra – Wadi Rum

After breakfast, have a full day to explore Petra Site.

The ancient city of Petra is one of Jordan’s national treasures and by far its best known tourist attraction. Petra is the legacy of the Nabateans, an industrious Arab people who settled in southern Jordan more than 2,000 years ago. Admired then for its refined culture, massive architecture and ingenious complex of dams and water channels, Petra is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site Much of Petra’s appeal comes from its spectacular setting deep inside a narrow desert gorge. You can choose between two ways to visit the site*:

1. Traditional way through the Siq (Canyon) guided tour through the Siq to the Treasury. We will visit the Treasury, city center, the Royal tomb, and the theater, the High Place of Sacrifice and the Roman soldier tombs and many others.

2. Through Petra Back door. This is a bit more adventurous and begins with a 20mins drive to the areas called Little Petra. This served as the trading area for the main site of Petra. We will begin with a 2hrs hike through little Petra and beautiful surrounding mountains area, until you reach the monastery (pictured above). Then you will continue through the main site of Petra exiting from the main gate.

*Both options will include a guide.

By the end of the tour, drive to Wadi Rum. You will meet your Bedouin guide who will drive you to your camp and give your further instructions.

Tonight you can enjoy a traditional dinner and overnight camping.

 

Day 5: Wadi Rum – Aqaba

After breakfast, your Bedouin guide will pick you up at the camp to start your desert adventure. You will board a 4×4 and explore the desert by jeep for 4 hours. You can admire e of the most spectacular desert landscapes in the world. Have your lunch cooked in the open desert by your guide in a cool shady area.

Afterwards transfer to Aqaba – The city on the Red Sea. Enjoy the rest of the day relaxing on the beach.

Overnight Aqaba.

Day 6: Aqaba

Free day of leisure.

Overnight in Aqaba.

 

Day 7: Aqaba – Amman

After breakfast and check-out, late afternoon transfer back to Amman – Suggested highway Wadi Araba which boarders Israel and offers amazing views of the Great Rift Valley.

Check in to Amman hotel where our representative will meet you to return the car.

Overnight in Amman.

 

Day 8: Amman Airport

Our driver will pick you up at your hotel and drop you off at the Airport for departure.

End of Tour