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Visa Free National Geographic Journey: Explore Jordan

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Price: R 19,739.00

8 days, Amman roundtrip.

UNESCO has called the ancient stone city of Petra one of the most precious cultural properties in the world. Experience it for yourself on this eight-day adventure through Jordan’s past and present. Float in the Dead Sea, explore incredible archaeological ruins, take an exciting 4x4 drive into the desert, and walk through the “Lost City” itself after a lecture by a local archaeologist. Live out your Indiana Jones fantasies while discovering the true story of this eternal place.

Booking Details for this National Geographic Journey with G Adventures

Selected departures during period: Prices per person sharing from:
30 June - 18 August 2019 R 19,739.00 pps
  • Trip Code: DJJNG
  • Trip Type: Small Groups
     

Adventure Itinerary

Day 1: Amman

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

Day 2: Amman

Take an orientation drive through Amman and visit the National Museum and archaeological site of the Citadel. Continue on to visit Jerash, one of the largest and most well-preserved Roman ruins outside of Italy.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 3: Amman/Wādī Mūsá

Visit the ancient town of Madaba, famous for its mosaics and churches. Continue to Mt Nebo where we are rewarded with stunning views from the summit. In the evening, enjoy a lecture with a local archaeologist to discuss the importance of Petra, and ongoing excavations at this UNESCO World Heritage site.

Exclusive Inclusions: National Geographic Journeys Exclusives Petra Archaeologist Talk

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 4: Wādī Mūsá

Rise early to visit iconic Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Enjoy a guided walking tour with your expert CEO, after opt to hike up for magnificent views from the top of the treasury or enjoy free time to explore the site on your own. In the evening, enjoy a cooking demonstration and dinner of local specialties.

Exclusive Inclusions: Hands-On Cooking Demonstration with Dinner

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Day 5: Petra/Wadi Rum

Continue to Wadi Rum in the heart of Jordan's desertscape. Enjoy lunch at our camp and an exciting 4x4 desert excursion into the desert where we pick the perfect spot to watch the sunset. Return to camp for a traditional Bedouin feast and after take a walk in the desert admiring the night sky with a local Bedouin guide.

Exclusive Inclusions:National Geographic Journeys Exclusives Wadi Rum Night Walk

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 6: Wadi Rum/Dead Sea

Opt to take an early morning camel trek or hot air balloon ride over the desert. Later, continue to the famed Dead Sea. Upon arrival opt to swim and use the natural sea salts and mud as your own personal spa.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Day 7: Dead Sea/Amman

Enjoy a visit to the archaeological site of Bethany, thought to be the site where Jesus was baptized. Continue back to Amman and opt to join the CEO for a farewell dinner.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 8: Amman

Depart at any time.

Meals included: Breakfast 
 

Meals included: Breakfast
Validity Selected departures between 30 June - 18 August 2019
Currency NB. Our prices are quoted in ZAR, and subject to exchange rate fluctuations.
Tour Identifiers DJJNG | Visa Free
Inclusions • Accommodations: Hotels (6 nts), desert camp (1 nt)
• Meals: 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners.
• Transportation: Private van/bus, 4x4, walking.
• Staff & experts: Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides
• National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: Petra Archaeologist Talk, Wādī Mūsá.
• National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: Wadi Rum Night Walk, Wadi Rum.
• Hands-On: Cooking Demonstration with Dinner, Wādī Mūsá.
• Arrival transfer.
• Visit to the Amman Citadel and the National Archaeological Museum.
• Guided visit to Jerash.
• Guided tour to the Madaba mosaics.
• Visit Mount Nebo.
• Petra guided tour.
• Wadi Rum desert 4x4 jeep excursion.
• Guided visit to Bethany.
• All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
Exclusions • International flights and taxes.
• Drinks and anything of a personal nature.
• Allow USD230-300 for meals not included.
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