Explore Jordan G Adventures

Explore Jordan

National Geographic Journeys

Immerse yourself in ancient cities, rich culture, significant religious sites, and spectacular natural wonders on an Explore Jordan, escorted tour. This wondrous vacation travels from Amman to Jerash, Mount Nebo, the Dead Sea, Madaba, Wadi Musa, Wadi Rum, Petra and Bethany. Highlights include an overnight in a tented desert camp, 4x4 desert excursion and visitng Petra's iconic treasury, Al-Khazneh.

Jordan is brimming with fantastic opportunities to walk through history and witness some of Mother Nature's finest work. Stroll through ancient colonnaded streets, soaring temples and squares of the Roman ruins in Jerash. Learn to prepare traditional dishes in a cooking class at a women-run café. On a scenic drive along King's Highway, stop and see Moses' Promised Land from Mount Nebo. See the magnificent Byzantine mosaics in Madaba. Enter world-renowned Petra through the Siq and take a guided tour. You'll also spend time with an archaeologist to learn about ongoing excavations. Take a thrilling 4x4 tour of red sand dunes and towering sandstone arches amid incredible rock formations and petroglyphs. After a wonderful dinner, join a Bedouin guide for an evening stroll to witness the spectacularly starry night skies over the desert, Wadi Rum. Go for a float at the earth's lowest land elevation at the Dead Sea.


8 Daysfr. $2,099

  • JOURNEYS HIGHLIGHT MOMENT: Women's Cooking Class & lunch, Jerash
  • JOURNEYS HIGHLIGHT MOMENT: Petra Archaeologist Talk, Wādī Mūsá
  • JOURNEYS HIGHLIGHT MOMENT: Wadi Rum Night Walk, Wadi Rum
  • G FOR GOOD MOMENT: Beit Khayrat Souf women-run cafe, Jerash
  • G FOR GOOD MOMENT: Numeira Community Cafe Lunch, Jordan Valley
  • VISIT Amman Citadel
  • TOUR the National Archaeological Museum
  • EXPLORE Jerash and the Madaba mosaics
  • VISIT Mount Nebo
  • ESCORTED TOUR Petra
  • GUIDED Wadi Rum desert 4x4 excursion
  • VISIT Bethany
  • FLOAT in the Dead Sea
  • ATTEND an archaeologist lecture
  • GAIN INSIGHTS into the Bedouin way of life
  • SCENIC DRIVE along the King’s Highway
  • LOOK for ancient petroglyphs
  • ENJOY a typical Bedouin feast
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Private van/bus, 4x4, walking
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides
  • Tips for personal services and to tour directors and drivers are not included in tour cost and left to your discretion.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
  • 7 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 2 Dinners
  • IMPORTANT INFORMATION - PLEASE READ: Allow USD$225-$295 for meals not included
  • Landmark Amman Hotel, in Amman (3 nights)
  • Hotel Petra Moon in Wadi Musa (2 nights)
  • Rahayeb Camp in Wadi Rum (1 night)
  • Crowne Plaza Dead Sea Jordan in Sweimeh (1 night)

AMMAN Location Information Description

Amman, Jordan

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer is included. Arrive in Amman at any time, there are no planned activities. Meet your CEO this evening for a welcome meeting to learn more about the tour and plans for the following day, choose to head out for an optional dinner at a local restaurant with your CEO and the group.

Landmark Amman Hotel

AMMAN Location Information Description

Amman, Jordan

Awake in the Jordanian capital and venture to Jerash, home to one of the world’s largest and most well-preserved Roman ruins. Wander amid the colonnaded streets, soaring temples, and spacious squares of this ancient city.

Next visit a G Adventures–supported café run by local women, where you’ll enjoy a cooking class and delicious traditional lunch. Back in Amman, visit the Jordan Archaeological Museum and explore the ruins of the Citadel—one of the oldest continually inhabited places in the world.

Breakfast, Lunch

Landmark Amman Hotel

AMMAN/WĀDĪ MŪSÁ Location Information Description

Madaba, Jordan

Depart early towards Petra, driving along the scenic King’s Highway. Stop at Mount Nebo, where Moses was offered a glimpse of the Promised Land according to the Hebrew Bible. Take in stunning views of the Dead Sea from the summit, and continue to Madaba, famed for its Byzantine mosaics—including the oldest surviving map of the Holy Land.

Location Information Description

Wadi Musa, Jordan

Arrive in Wadi Musa, your base for exploring Petra, and enjoy a talk by an archaeologist about the legendary sandstone city and the ongoing excavations taking place there.

Breakfast

Hotel Petra Moon

WĀDĪ MŪSÁ Location Information Description

Wadi Musa, Jordan

Rise early to discover the legendary city of Petra, carved out of sandstone cliffs by the Nabataean Arabs as early as the second century BC. Venture into the city by way of a gorge called the Siq, and enjoy a guided walking tour of the magnificent rose-red ruins.

Spend some time exploring on your own before returning to your hotel. This evening, opt to experience Petra by night, when the site glows in the light of thousands of candles, and take in a performance of Bedouin music.

Breakfast

Hotel Petra Moon

PETRA/WADI RUM Location Information Description

Wadi Rum, Jordan

After breakfast, continue to Wadi Rum—a vast landscape of sweeping red sand dunes and towering sandstone arches. Enjoy lunch at your desert camp, then set out on a thrilling 4x4 excursion into the desert. Drive past spectacular rock formations, look for ancient petroglyphs, and pick the perfect spot to watch the sunset.

Return to camp for a typical Bedouin feast. Later, head out with your Bedouin guide for a nighttime walk, admiring the dazzling, starry skies of the desert.

Spend the night in a simple, but comfortable desert camp; The authentic goat-wool tent provides a glimpse into traditional Bedouin living. Each tent has an ensuite and is outfitted with sheets, pillows, a raised bed, towels, electricity and thick covers against the desert cold. While the accommodation is simple, it's quite comfortable and offers a truly unique experience.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Rahayeb Camp

WADI RUM/DEAD SEA Location Information Description

Dead Sea Movenpick, Jordan

Travel towards the Dead Sea, one of the saltiest bodies of water on the planet. Stop for lunch at a G Adventures–supported community café, located on lush green farmland surrounded by desert.

Continue to the shores of the Dead Sea and settle into your hotel. Spend the rest of the day relaxing poolside, or choose to take a dip in the mineral-rich waters of the lake, long known for their therapeutic properties.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Crowne Plaza Dead Sea Jordan

DEAD SEA/AMMAN Location Information Description

Amman, Jordan

Enjoy a visit to the archaeological remains of Bethany, where Jesus is believed to have been baptized. Explore the churches, chapels, monasteries, and caves of this fascinating UNESCO World Heritage site, then travel back to Amman. Join the group for an optional farewell dinner tonight.

Breakfast

Landmark Amman Hotel

AMMAN Location Information Description

Amman, Jordan

Depart at any time. Check-out time from the hotel is normally mid-morning, but luggage storage facilities are available.

Breakfast

Departure Date
Price
Tue, Oct 26, 2021
$2,099.00
Sun, Oct 31, 2021
$2,099.00
Sun, Nov 07, 2021
$2,099.00
Tue, Nov 09, 2021
$2,099.00
Tue, Nov 16, 2021
$2,099.00
Fri, Nov 19, 2021
$2,099.00
Tue, Nov 23, 2021
$2,099.00
Sun, Dec 05, 2021
$2,099.00
Tue, Dec 14, 2021
$2,099.00
Tue, Dec 21, 2021
$2,099.00
Sun, Dec 26, 2021
$2,099.00
Tue, Dec 28, 2021
$2,099.00

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