Amman Airport – Amman
Upon arrival you will be assisted by our representative and transferred to Amman for overnight.
Amman City Tour – Jordan Museum – Lunch at Tawaheen al Hawa – Cooking Class & Dinner at Beit Sitti
After breakfast you will sink your teeth into the ancient city of Amman. You will visit the Roman Amphitheater, the Citadel and Jordan Museum.
Next you will have lunch at Tawaheen al Hawa. The restaurant is famous for its Jordanian dishes inspired from the Middle Eastern Kitchen, as well as its wonderful hospitable atmosphere.
Your day will culminate in a very unique dinner at Beit Sitti. Nestled in one of Amman’s oldest neighborhoods, the intimate establishment will provide you with a unique cook and dine experience. Here you will learn how to make a four course Arabic meal (appetizer, salad, main course and dessert). After this you can sit back and unwind with flavorsome food and an astounding view of downtown Amman. Overnight in Amman
Amman – Ajloun Reserve / Soap Maker’s Hike – Jerash – Lunch at Lebanese House
After a hearty breakfast, you will head towards Ajloun, where you will be led on a soft hike through the reserve by an expert guide. After learning about the different indigenous flora and fauna of the area, you will stop at Orjan Soap House where you will witness the ancient methods of olive oil soap making first hand. After this soapy experience, you will then be led to one of the village women’s homes to feast on one of the local specialties prepared right before your eyes. You will then head towards the ancient city of Jerash, which boasts an unbroken time-line of human inhabitance dating back more than 6,500 years. Hidden for centuries underground, Jerash reveals a fine example of the grand formal and provincial Roman urbanism that is found throughout the Middle East. You will then stop for lunch at the Lebanese House. The menu here (as its name implies) is decidedly Lebanese. Enjoy a wide range of mouthwatering appetizers and delicious salads organically grown in the garden surrounding you. Return to Amman for overnight
Amman – Nebo – Madaba – Lunch at Haret Jdoudna – Kerak – Petra
Today we will drive towards Mt. Nebo, the place where Prophet Moses gazed at the Promised Land before he died and alleged to be his burial place. You will visit an old monastery; overlook the Jordan Valley, Dead Sea and parts of the Holy Land. After that continue to the town Madaba, where you find the famous mosaic 6th century map of Palestine in St. George’s church. Here we will also have lunch at Haret Jdoudna. Set in one of Madaba’s restored old houses, this restaurant is a Madaba favourite. Sit indoors by a roaring fire in winter or in the shaded courtyard in summer and sample the traditional Jordanian dishes such as mutaffi bethanjan. Then we will proceed towards Kerak. This crusader castle is situated on top of a high mountain overlooking the city. We can wander through underground corridors with huge kitchens, stables and sleeping quarters with several floors. The top of the castle offers magnificent views in all directions. After visiting Kerak, we depart to Petra for overnight at hotel.
Petra full day – Lunch at Basin – Cooking class at Petra Kitchen
Today you will have a full day exploring the rose-red city of Petra. Although much has been written about this forgotten city, nothing really prepares you for this amazing place. Petra, one of the seven world wonders, is without a doubt Jordan’s most valuable treasure and greatest tourist attraction. Upon arrival you will begin the trip on horseback to the canyon, the so called Siq, and then by foot to the most beautiful monument: the Treasury. Among other monuments you will see are the Street of Facades, the Royal Tombs and Pharaoh’s Castle. You will have lunch at Basin Restaurant, before returning to the hotel. In the evening you will start the Petra Kitchen experience. Here you will cook a full Jordanian dinner including a soup, a number of both hot and cold mezza dishes and a main course. When the meal is prepared, you’ll join your fellow participants for a well-earned meal served family style.
Petra – Little Petra – Wadi Rum 4×4 sunset tour (3hours) – Bedouin dinner at camp
The day will start with a visit of Beidha, also known as Little Petra. After Petra, Al Beidha or Little Petra is the next most important site for the casual visitor in Wadi Musa and literally hidden away in the center of a mountain. After this, we will drive towards the protected area of Wadi Rum, one of the most impressing desert landscapes in the World. The area was made famous in the west by Lawrence of Arabia who described it as “vast, echoing and god-like”. Discover the area featured by rugged mountains and colored sand dunes during a 4×4 Jeep tour, enjoy canyons, sand dunes and rock inscriptions. After the excursion we will head to our camp for dinner & overnight.
Wadi Rum sunrise camel ride (1hour) – Dead Sea
Early in the morning you will explore Wadi Rum in a different way. Feel like you’re being transported back in time while exploring the desert on the back of a camel. Spending time traveling through the desert is the epitome of the Bedouin experience. After a fulfilling Bedouin breakfast, you will be transported into the Jordan Valley, at the Dead Sea, where you will have a free afternoon to wind down and enjoy its healing power. The world class spas in the area can also be taken advantage of with a menu full of one of a kind massages and treatments. Overnight at the Dead Sea.
Dead Sea – Amman Airport
Free morning to relax, then you will head towards Amman Airport for your departure flight.
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