Jordan Family - Wadi Rum, Petra and the Dead Sea
Jordan, Family, 8 days - from £895 (land only) - from €1,255 (land only) - from $1,505 (land only)
Day 1: Rendezvous at the group hotel in Madaba. There will be a single group transfer in the evening from Amman Airport. KE Land Only package services begin with overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: Full day transfer by bus to Petra, including visits to the Crusader castle at Kerak and to Wadi Bin Hammad. We overnight in the group hotel in Petra.
Day 3: A full day to visit the extraordinary Petra site. In the evening we transfer to Wadi Rum where we stay in a fixed Bedouin camp beneath Jebel Khazali.
Day 4: We climb to Lawrence's Well for views over the desert and continue to Abu Aina, where we transfer by jeep to sand dunes. A final walk through canyons brings us back to camp.
Day 5: Exploration by jeep and on foot. Sights include the incredible 'Burdah Bridge' and there are smaller arches which can be easily climbed. Afternoon option of a camel ride and a visit to a Bedouin family at their tented camp. Return to camp.
Day 6: Transfer to Aqaba on the coast. We take a trip by glass-bottom boat to view the coral reef and there is time for snorkelling and sightseeing. We stay at a hotel in Aqaba.
Day 7: We drive to the Dead Sea, and on to Madaba. Mentioned in the Old Testament, this historic town is famous for its Byzantine mosaics, particularly a large map of Palestine.
Day 8: KE Land Only package services end after breakfast. A single timed transfer is provided to Amman Airport.
A Jerash visit is included in the itinerary on the final day of the holiday up until the end of April 2014. After this date Easy Jet are pulling the route from Amman and the alternative flight provider departs Amman in the morning leaving no time for a visit to Jerash in the 8 day schedule. If you wish to visit Jerash as part of your holiday after May 2014 then we can happily arrange an extension for you.