classic tours

classic tours

Jordan is to the Middle East what Switzerland is to? Europe. Its biblical places such as Mount Ne?bo from where? Moses saw for the first time the land of Canaan, its grandiose landscapes such as Wadi Rum which was the theater of the heroic epic of Lawrence of Arabia, its sites has? take your breath away like Pe?tra “La Rose” buried in the desert, are so many places where? the entirely oriental atmosphere blends with the contrasts of nature. Without forgetting also the pride? and cordiality? of its inhabitants who make this noble Hashemite Kingdom an endearing and unforgettable destination.

Jordan, classic tours with guaranteed departures from 2 passengers, in French, on a regular basis with no minimum number of participants and attractive single rates. We also offer group tours, departing from Montreal.

This itinerary can be adjusted to your personnel needs and preferences.

Strong points

  • Free travel
  • Well located hotels
  • Rome, the eternal city
  • Naples
  • Pompeii
  • The Amalfi Coast
  • Florence, its magnificent architecture and its many museums
  • The vineyards of Chianti
  • Cinque Terre, its spectacular landscapes
  • Venice, its marvelous canals and gondolas
  • A paradise for wine lovers and good food

Included

Flights

All transfers

trains

Car rental

Accommodation

All breakfasts

Guided tour of Naples and Pompeii

Visits according to the itinerary description

Travel Information

Coded: JOF1

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Welcome and transfer to your hotel in Amman. Dinner and overnight in Amman. B/D

Breakfast. Departure 48 km north of Amman for the visit of Jerash, the most beautiful and best preserved of all the Roman cities. Considered one of the best-preserved Roman provincial towns in the world, Jerash is the country’s second-largest tourist site after Petra. This city was part of the decapolis, a large part of which still exists today. Excavations have uncovered two theaters, an elliptical forum, several temples and churches, a market and thermal baths, the Cardo Maximus, a 600-meter alley lined with columns. Dinner at a local restaurant in Jerash. Road to Ajlun located in the north of the country for the visit of the castle of Ajlun (Qal’at Ar-Rabad). Ajlun Castle is a perfect example of the medieval genius of Arab and military architecture. The castle was built by General Saladin in 1184 AD to control the steel mines of Ajlun and curb the progress of the Crusaders. Dinner and overnight at the Amman hotel. B/D/D

Breakfast. Depart for the Dead Sea. Accommodation for two nights including 2 meals per day. B/D

Breakfast. At the Dead Sea. B/D

Breakfast. Depart south to Madaba, home of the most famous Byzantine mosaics, and visit the Greek Orthodox Church where the famous 6th century map of the Holy Land is located. The map of Madaba (or map of Palestine) was unearthed in 1898 during the construction of the Church of Saint George, of the Greek-Orthodox rite. Continue to Mt. Nébo with its spectacular view of the Holy Land. Nébo, which culminates at 840 m altitude, rises 10 km northwest of Madaba. It has become a place of universal pilgrimage since the beginning of the Christian era. Drive via Wadi Mujib and the Kings Route to visit the Crusader Castle of Kerak dating from the 12th century. Dinner at a local restaurant in Kerak. Continue to Petra. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Petra. B/D/D

Breakfast. Petra – stone in Greek or sala in Nabataean – takes its name from the pink and soft sandstone which is used as material for the hundreds of tombs and temples dug into the rock by the Nabataeans. People of Arab origin, they thus founded one of the most beautiful civilizations which dominated all of Transjordan in the 7th century BC. Petra, at the crossroads of the roads linking Arabia, Egypt, Syria and Palestine, became a very important transit point. Deserted at the end of the Byzantine era, the lost city was only found in 1812 by the Swiss traveler Burckhardt.

It would theoretically take a week to visit the whole site. One day will however be enough to appreciate all the beauty of the main monuments and their magnificent facades concentrated in the central Siq and the surrounding mountains. You will undoubtedly be won over very quickly by the majesty of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. The variations of light, the erosion combined with the natural components of the rock generate splendid combinations of colors which contribute to give all its singularity to Petra. Dinner on site. Dinner and overnight in Petra. B/D/D

Breakfast buffet. Departure for Wadi Rum, “the valley of the moon” a unique place where you will live a unique experience. You will explore this splendid desert aboard Bedouin Pickups (6 people per jeep) driven by the Bedouins of the site for a 2-hour excursion. You will discover the clues of the past sculpted on the mountains and the rocks, testimonies of the civilizations which succeeded one another in this part of Jordan. Dinner at Wadi Rum Resthouse.

Breakfast. Transfer to Amman airport for your departure flight.

This program is subject to change. However, the content of the program will always be respected.

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