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Explore Jordan (travel in Jun - Dec 2020)

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Price: R 24,959.00

8 days, Amman round-trip.

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.

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC JOURNEY - greater exploration, insider access, and the freedom to roam!

Booking Details for this Small Group Adventure Tour

Selected departure dates: Prices per person sharing from:
  • Between 28 June - 09 August 2020
R 24,959.00 pps
  • Between 23 August - 28 September 2020
  • Between 01 - 13 December 2020
R 26,279.00 pps
  • National Geographic Journey
  • Trip type: Small Groups
  • Physical rating: Average

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Amman

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

Day 2: Amman

Explore Jerash, one of the largest and most well-preserved Roman ruins outside of Italy. After, visit a local café run by women, an activity exclusive to Journeys travellers and part of G Adventures for Good. Here, take a cooking class and enjoy a local lunch. After, return to Amman and visit the National Museum and archaeological site of the Citadel.

Exclusive Inclusions: Your Journeys Highlight Moment Women's Cooking Class & lunch| Your G for Good Moment Beit Khayrat Souf women-run cafe.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch

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, then 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, opt to return to visit Petra by candlelight.

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: Your Journeys Highlight Moment 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.

Exclusive Inclusions: Your G for Good Moment Numeira Community Cafe Lunch.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | 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 June - December 2020.
Currency NB. Our prices are quoted in ZAR, and subject to exchange rate fluctuations.
Operator G Adventures
Tour Identifier/s DJJNG
Inclusions • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Women's Cooking Class & lunch, Jerash Governorate
• Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Petra Archaeologist Talk, Wādī Mūsá
• Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Wadi Rum Night Walk, Wadi Rum
• Your G for Good Moment: Beit Khayrat Souf women-run cafe, Jerash Governorate
• Your G for Good Moment: Numeira Community Cafe Lunch, Jordan Valley
• 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
• ACCOMMODATIONS: Hotels (6 nts), desert camp (1 nt).
• MEALS:7 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners
• TRANSPORTATION: Private van/bus, 4x4, walking.
• STAFF & EXPERTS: CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.
Exclusions • International flights and taxes.
• Visas (if required)
• Drinks and anything of a personal nature.
• Allow USD225-295 for meals not included.
T's & C's • Deposits: A non-refundable deposit of R1 000 per person per tour is required at the time of confirmation, in order to secure the reservation.
• Final Payment: This is due 60 days prior. For bookings made eight weeks or less before the date of departure, the whole contract price is payable at the time of booking. Note that failure to remit payment on due date could involve passengers in cancellation of their reservations and forfeiture of deposit.
• Cancellation: Any cancellation by passengers must be made in writing and acknowledged by G Adventures in writing. Charges will be determined by date on which the cancellation is received by G Adventures.
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