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Amman: Petra, Wadi Rum, and Dead Sea 2-Day Tour

1. Amman: Petra, Wadi Rum, and Dead Sea 2-Day Tour

Explore some of Jordan's most spectacular sites on a 2-day, private tour from Amman.  Day 1: Amman - Petra Depart Amman and travel south to Petra. Founded by the Nabateans, Petra is considered one of the wonders of the world. Located 139 miles (225 kilometers) from Amman, Petra was carved in stone more than 2,000 years ago. It dominated the trade routes of ancient Arabia. Upon arrival, walk the narrow path of the Siq to discover the main entrance to the city. At the end of the Siq, see the Treasury (al-Khazneh), which was believed to hold countless treasures. Continue to the monastery and Altar of Sacrifice. Then, transfer to Wadi Rum in the afternoon. Spend the night in a Bedouin camp and enjoy dinner and some nighttime activities. Day 2: Wadi Rum - Dead Sea After breakfast, drive to Wadi Rum by 4WD jeep. Wadi Rum ("Valley of the Moon") is where the legendary film "Lawrence of Arabia" was filmed. Marvel at the unique shape of the mountain as it rises from the rose-red sand of the desert. See towering cliffs of brownish, reddish, and golden colors.  Choose from 2 tent styles: the Deluxe style with a private bathroom and air-conditioning/heating, and the Classic style with a shared bathroom and no air-conditioning. Then transfer to the Dead Sea, famous for the biblical story of Sodom and Gomorrah. Located 400 meters below sea level, the Dead Sea is one of Jordan's most spectacular sites. Marvel at the calm waters glinting in the scorching sun. Legendary for its high concentration of salt and minerals, the Dead Sea is therapeutic and provides for a unique swimming experience. After some free time to swim, return to your hotel in Amman.

From Amman: Jerash, Ajloun Castle or Umm Qais Private Tour

2. From Amman: Jerash, Ajloun Castle or Umm Qais Private Tour

Choose from a tour from a private tour from Amman to Jerash, Ajloun Castle, and Umm Qais, a private tour from Amman to Jerash, a private tour from Amman to Jerash and Aljoun Castle, or a private tour from Amman to Jerash and Umm Qais. Start with pickup from your hotel in Amman and travel towards your next destination in an air-conditioned car or van. Pick a tour with the option to visit the ancient city of Jerash and explore the city which was a rich a prosperous Greek and Roman settlement. Wander down the Colonnaded Street, and discover a well-preserved Roman amphitheater, the Temple of Artemis, the Forum, Oval Plaza, and Hadrian’s Arch. Select a tour to Ajloun and visit Ajloun Castle, a 12th-century fortress built by Saladin from the Ayyubid dynasty. View its Arab-Islamic military architecture, which guarded the major passages into northwest Jordan. Discover its towers, chambers, galleries, and staircases that form part of the town. Admire the beautiful scenery that surrounds the hills. Climb the tower and take in the fantastic views of the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea. Opt for a tour to Umm Qais and visit one of the most stunning Greco-Roman cities in the region. Learn about the ruins of the Decapolis city of Gadara, now known as Umm Qais. Take in the breathtaking views of Jordan, Syria, Israel, and Palestine.  Finally, reconvene with your driver and return to Amman, where your tour ends with a drop-off at any central location of your choosing.

From Amman: Private Day Tour to Petra & Wadi Rum

3. From Amman: Private Day Tour to Petra & Wadi Rum

Experience the incredible sights of Jordan in a single, action-packed day tour from Amman. This adventure allows travelers staying in Amman the ability to explore two of the world's most awe-inspiring destinations. Embark on a journey that begins at Jordan's crown jewel, the legendary "lost city" of Petra. As one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Petra unveils a millennia-old Nabatean city, perfectly preserved beneath layers of sand until its rediscovery just 200-years ago. Wander through Petra's intricate rock-cut architecture, marvel at the iconic Treasury, and immerse yourself in the rich history that emanates from every ancient stone. Continue on to the mesmerizing landscapes of Wadi Rum. Prepare to be captivated by the majestic desert scenery, with its towering sandstone cliffs, dramatic rock formations, and vast golden dunes. Experience the timeless beauty of this UNESCO World Heritage Site as you venture deep into the heart of Wadi Rum, immersing yourself in its otherworldly tranquility and Bedouin culture. Conclude this unforgettable journey with a comfortable transfer back to your hotel in Amman.

From Wadi Rum: 8 Hour Jeep Tour with Meal & One-Night Stay

4. From Wadi Rum: 8 Hour Jeep Tour with Meal & One-Night Stay

Starting our adventurous, thrilling, and exciting jeep-safari tour on the red desert in the Unesco wadi rum-protected area, your journey continues through some of the most scenic landscapes and viewpoints in the red desert. Visit top attractions in the Unesco World Heritage-listed area, the spectacular scenery of desert nature is incredible. Behold awe-inspiring vistas of untouched natural landscapes while absorbing fascinating insights about the park during the journey. You'll see the most beautiful highlights on this trip with a glimpse of the traditional Bedouin life, where you find a rugged landscape and with sand boarding included. Our guides are friendly and everything they do is to make you feel secure while having a great time. Includes driver-guide, breakfast, lunch, dinner, and one night stay in private accommodation at the Wadi Rum Protected Area. ● Experience the history and natural beauty of Wadi Rum with an informative guide ● Small-group tour ensures personalized attention from your guide ● Enjoy a spectacular milky way and stargazing at the camp ● Great-value choice for independent budget travelers ● Optional upgrade to an additional night, which includes extra breakfast and dinner ● If not able to come on the starting time, our guest can come at anytime before 8 pm, then the tour start on next day.

Aqaba: Private Red Sea Diving for Beginner or Experienced

5. Aqaba: Private Red Sea Diving for Beginner or Experienced

This tour is designed for all levels of divers, from beginners to experienced enthusiasts, and is the perfect way to explore the crystal-clear waters of the Red Sea. We provide all the necessary scuba equipment, including wetsuits, tanks, and regulators, so you can simply focus on enjoying the dive. Our experienced and certified diving instructors will be with you every step of the way, ensuring a safe and exciting experience. During the tour, you'll have the opportunity to get some amazing documentary photos and videos of the stunning underwater scenery, which you can cherish for years to come. This is a private tour, so you'll have the freedom to explore the dive sites at your own pace, without having to worry about other divers. You'll visit 2 different dive sites in one dive, giving you a diverse range of underwater landscapes to explore. Our dive sites are carefully selected to provide the best possible experience for divers of all levels. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced diver, you'll find something to suit your needs. You'll encounter an incredible array of marine life, from colorful tropical fish to immersed wreck. Don't miss out on the opportunity to experience the wonders of the Red Sea in Aqaba. Book your diving tour with us today and discover the beauty of this incredible underwater world!

Petra Full-Day Private Tour from Amman

6. Petra Full-Day Private Tour from Amman

Awaken before dawn in Amman, the city's heartbeat still slumbering. Your chariot awaits, a sleek mirage against the sun-kissed horizon. Together, you'll weave through landscapes painted in ochre and gold, chasing the whispers of a rose-red wonder in the distance – Petra. As you near, the desert unfolds like a tapestry – ancient ruins whispering tales of forgotten empires, Bedouin tents clinging to the wind's embrace. Then, the Siq, a narrow canyon carved by time, paints the air with a thousand shades of ochre. Each bend a silent promise, each footstep a pulse of anticipation. Suddenly, the canyon bursts open, revealing a sun-drenched amphitheater. There, bathed in the dawn's rosy kiss, stands the Treasury – a masterpiece etched in living rock, its facade blushing with the desert's secret desires. Choose your adventure: saddle up for a majestic horseback ride through the Siq, the wind whipping tales through your hair, or savor the ancient whispers on foot, each step an echo of forgotten footsteps. Petra unfolds. Wander down the Street of Facades, where time stands still amidst tombs and temples adorned with intricate dreams. Witness the majesty of the Royal Tombs, perched like silent sentinels atop the cliffs, their presence a testament to a civilization that danced with the desert wind. Unravel the deeper secrets with a knowledgeable guide (available for hire at the visitor center with your driver's assistance). Let their stories breathe life into the stone, revealing the whispers of history and the vibrant culture that once thrived within these hallowed walls. Discover the ingenious water channels that nurtured this desert jewel, the hidden tombs tucked away in secret alcoves and the echoes of trade routes that once pulsed through the canyons. This is your Petra, a symphony of silence and wind, unfolding at your own pace. Savor a leisurely lunch under the Jordanian sun, capture timeless memories with every click, and lose yourself in the desert's embrace. Remember, the Monastery's promise can wait – let it be a whisper on the wind, an invitation for another adventure. As the sun paints Petra in fiery hues, it's time to return to Amman. But carry this rose-red wonder within you, a secret shared only with the desert wind. Ready to experience your Petra? Just let me know, and let's make it an adventure forever etched in your soul.

Amman: Private Tour to Madaba, Mount Nebo, and Baptism Site

7. Amman: Private Tour to Madaba, Mount Nebo, and Baptism Site

Start with a pickup from your hotel in Amman and hop in a climate-controlled vehicle with a private English-speaking driver and Wi-Fi access. Take in the views of Jordan’s desert landscapes as you travel south to Madaba. See places of interest and particular information on the journey. Upon arrival at Madaba, discover the ancient mosaic town with a history dating back to the 2nd century. See the 6th-century mosaic map of Jordan and the Holy Land in the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George; marked with points related to historical stories mentioned in the bible. The St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church in Madaba, Jordan, is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered! While not as widely known as some of the city's iconic sites like the Church of St. George, this charming church offers a unique blend of history, religious significance, and architectural beauty Historical Gem: Built in the 19th century, the church stands as a testament to Jordan's rich Christian heritage. Its elegant stone façade and stained glass windows whisper stories of devotion & faith across generations. Architectural Intrigue: The church's design blends Western & Eastern influences, showcasing a graceful mixture of Romanesque and Byzantine architectural styles. Take in the delicate arches, the intricate detailing around the entrance, & the peaceful courtyard adorned with greenery Religious Significance: Dedicated to St. John the Baptist, a pivotal figure in both Christianity & Islam, the church offers a space for quiet contemplation and prayer for visitors of all faiths Then, Mount Nebo, a sacred Mountain in Jordan that stands at approximately 817 meters above sea level. Mount Nebo is steeped in religious significance as an important Judeo-Christian pilgrimage site. It is where Moses first viewed the Promised Land from the summit and where Prophet Moses is said to have died. Visit the basilica at the summit of the mountain, built by Egyptian monks in the 4th century. Inside, see a collection of well-preserved Byzantine mosaics, illustrating images of wildlife and hunting. Also, enjoy a panoramic view of the Holy Land and the Jordan River Valley from the summit. Next, head to The Baptism Site of Jesus Christ; located on the Jordan side of the Jordan River. It was known as Bethany beyond the Jordan in Biblical times and is considered one of the three holiest sites of Christianity. Get the chance to pray or simply explore this significant pilgrimage site that many prophets are said to have visited. The Baptism Site, known as ‘Maghtas’ in Arabic, is one of the most important recent discoveries in biblical archaeology, having only been discovered in 1996.  After experiencing these holy sights and enjoying the fantastic views, reconvene with your driver for the return journey, which ends with a hotel drop-off in Amman.

Amman/Dead Sea: Petra & Wadi Rum Day Trip with Hotel Pickup

8. Amman/Dead Sea: Petra & Wadi Rum Day Trip with Hotel Pickup

Are you ready for a whirlwind tour of Jordan's crown jewels? This one-day adventure combines the ancient wonders of Petra with the breathtaking landscapes of Wadi Rum, guaranteeing an unforgettable experience. Here's what you can expect: Petra: Early morning pick-up at your hotel in Amman or Aqaba. Journey through the dramatic Wadi Musa desert, culminating at the iconic Siq entrance to Petra. Walk the Siq, a narrow gorge carved by millennia of wind and water, feeling the anticipation build. Emerge into the Treasury, Petra's most famous monument, and be awestruck by its scale and intricate carvings. Explore the ancient city, discovering tombs, temples, and amphitheaters carved into the rose-red sandstone cliffs. Learn about the Nabataean civilization, who built this incredible city over 2,000 years ago. Enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant within Petra. Wadi Rum: After lunch, drive to the stunning Wadi Rum, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its otherworldly landscapes. Hop on a 4x4 jeep for a thrilling ride through the Martian-like terrain, passing towering sandstone formations and hidden valleys. Experience the Bedouin lifestyle by visiting a traditional tent and sipping on authentic tea. Enjoy breathtaking views from atop Jebel Khaz'ali, also known as the Lawrence Spring. Watch the sun dip below the horizon, painting the desert in a kaleidoscope of colors. Return to your hotel in Amman in the evening, brimming with memories and photographs.

From Amman: Dead Sea Day Tour

9. From Amman: Dead Sea Day Tour

Visit the lowest point on earth, the Dead Sea at 420m below sea level. Enjoy a unique swimming experience as you float at ease in the mineral-rich waters. Be sure to strike the classic pose of lying back and floating. Leave Amman city behind and drive for 1 hour to the Dead Sea, one of the most incredible places in the world. The salt lake is the lowest point on earth and the special climatic conditions have positive effects on dermatological and rheumatic diseases. The mineral concentration in the mud is used for therapeutic and beauty treatments. When you arrive at sea level, the driver will stop to let you see the map before continuing to drive down 420 meters below sea level. At this time you will feel the change in the weather The Dead Sea speaks for itself, there are no living fish. Its calm shining water is known for its concentration of salt and minerals, which gives it therapeutic properties, as well as a unique swimming experience not to be missed On arrival, head inside the Hotel (Holiday Inn Or Crowne Plaza ) and enjoy free time to enjoy the waters and setting as you, please. Make use of the available towels and lockers, and relax on the mineral beaches. Bask in the sunshine and scenery, coat yourself in mud for a revitalizing natural spa, and enjoy floating in the waters. Be sure to strike the classic pose of lying back and floating as you read a newspaper or book.

From Eilat, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv: Petra & Wadi Rum 3-Day Tour

10. From Eilat, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv: Petra & Wadi Rum 3-Day Tour

Day 1: Start your tour from Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, or Eilat, depending on the option selected. Cross the border into Jordan and travel to the port city of Aqaba. Enjoy some time to relax in the city, before continuing to Wadi Rum. Arrive at the Bedouin campsite accommodation in Wadi Rum and take in your new surroundings and the scenic views. Once settled into the campsite, head out on a jeep safari tour in the afternoon as the sun begins to set and the air becomes cooler. Enjoy an overnight stay in the camp where you will indulge in an authentic Jordanian meal for dinner. Day 2: As the sun rises in the morning, enjoy breakfast and the view before traveling to Petra. Upon arrival, take a guided tour of this iconic site and get a deeper insight into the history of the ancient Nabatean city. See the most important structures of the site including the famous treasury, the Khazneh. Stay overnight at a hotel in Petra. Day 3:  Depart from Wadi Rum in the morning and explore Petra at your own pace. Revisit sites from the previous day, or uncover new ones. Hike to the Monastery and explore some lesser-visited parts of the complex. After the final day of sightseeing, travel back to the border and return to your original starting point.

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Amazing! My driver Ramzi was incredibly polite, generous and funny. I had incredible and interesting conversations with him and we stopped whenever I wanted to have a break, have a coffee or go to the bathroom. There was WiFi, Drinks and Snacks in the car and Ramzi made sure that you will get there comfortably and safely. Petra was beautiful and I took loads of pictures. After I was done, Ramzi picked me up straight away and we drove back. Thanks to him, the 3-hour drive felt like 15 minutes. Make sure to ask for him when you book this ride. I can’t imagine a better companion than him!

Just got back from this tour to Petra. We selected the driver only option which we definitely recommend as we feel a guide isn’t necessary while there. Our driver fox was very nice and accommodating! Stopping throughout the drive for restroom stops and to get something to drink/eat. He also provided lots of information about Jordan and what to expect when in Petra. There is plenty to see within Petra and we spent 5 hours there. There is a lot of walking required to see everything but it’s more than worth it.

Very good guide, who explains well the history of Jordan and its background. He gave detailed information about Jordanian daily life. He knows how to speak fluent French which is very useful. He organized many stops to take pictures and give further explanation. Together with opportunity if we want local food.

Ihab gave his all to give us a complete and in-depth experience of Jordan, from his advice, stories and extras that made the tour a trip that exceeded our expectations. We fully recommend doing this tour with him.

Nice comfortable car with drinks provided. Our driver Ramzi was very friendly and knowledgeable. Definitely recommend for a day out to Petra.