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Amazing Eid Getaway in Jordan 4 days/4 nights

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Are you ready for an action-packed holiday in the beautiful and historic country of Jordan? We are collaborating with Dubai Unattached, who have negotiated an amazing deal with a top-rated tour agency on TripAdvisor.

We will be travelling with Discover Jordan, run by an American lady, Laura, who is lovely! See the company details and reviews here:

http://www.discoverjordan.co/

http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attraction_Review-g293986-d3321038-Reviews-Discover_Jordan_Tours_Day_Tours-Amman_Amman_Governorate.html

Taste of Jordan 4 Days/4 Nights

Thursday 25th October: AMMAN - MADABA
21.15 Arrival to Queen Alia Airport with a meet and assist and transfer to hotel in Madaba. Experience this old biblical city overnight, perfectly placed for a quick getaway in the morning for the next day's touring. http://photos1.meetupstatic.com/photos/event/5/8/9/a/event_163042682.jpeg

Friday 26th October: MADABA – MOUNT NEBO – BAPTISM SITE - DEAD SEA - PETRA

After breakfast we will discover Madaba, the "city of mosaics", to see the famous mosaic 6th century map of Palestine in St. George's church. http://photos1.meetupstatic.com/photos/event/5/7/9/6/event_163042422.jpeg

We will continue to Mt. Nebo, the place where Prophet Moses viewed the Promised Land which he would never enter before he died. You will visit the monastery and overlook the Jordan Valley with Jericho in the distance and even Jerusalem on a very clear day. Continue to Baptism site for guided tour of the Jordan River.

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Continue to Dead Sea for Lunch and swimming in the Dead Sea and then start your journey south towards Petra. Stay overnight in the amazing Rock Camp, sleeping in Bedouin tents and eating al fresco surrounded by towering rocks and serene desert. It’s a fantastic experience, as the link below shows.

http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Hotel_Review-g318895-d2477379-Reviews-The_Rock_Camp_Petra-Petra_Wadi_Musa_Ma_in_Governorate.html

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Saturday 27th October: PETRA –AMMAN
After breakfast, a full day visit to the ancient city of Petra, one of Jordan's national treasures and by far its best known tourist attraction. http://photos4.meetupstatic.com/photos/event/5/8/2/2/event_163042562.jpeg

Petra is the legacy of the Nabateans, an industrious Arab people who settled in southern Jordan more than 2,000 years ago. Admired then for its refined culture, massive architecture and ingenious complex of dams and water channels, Petra is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Much of Petra's appeal comes from its spectacular setting deep inside a narrow desert gorge. We will begin through The Siq and continuing our tour exploring chunks of this fantastic once-lost city which is full of tombs, temples, an impressive amphitheater and a Roman colonnaded street. http://photos3.meetupstatic.com/photos/event/5/8/5/4/event_163042612.jpeg

The intrepid can ascend the hundreds of rock-cut steps to Ad-Deir. Better known as the Monastery, Ad-Deir has a similar facade to that of the Treasury, but is far bigger and the views from the nearby cliff-tops are awesome. Head back to Amman visiting one of the Crusaders Castles with its diverse history dating back to the Byzantine period. Arrival to Amman for overnight.

Sunday 28th October: AMMAN- JERASH
After breakfast – Amman “Cultural capital of the Middle East” is also the capital of Jordan. You will start with a city tour of Amman, visiting the Citadel, the Blue Mosque and Roman theatre after which you will head towards the North Country for a historic tour, Jerash the Greco-Roman city known as the 'Pompeii of the East'. http://photos3.meetupstatic.com/photos/event/5/8/0/e/event_163042542.jpeg

Built over 2,000 years ago, Jerash is widely regarded as the best-preserved city of the Decapolis, a confederation of 10 Roman cities dating from the 1st century! We'll explore the site taking in the colonnaded street, amphitheater and more. Return to Amman for overnight stay.

Monday 29th October: AMMAN – AIRPORT
Breakfast – Morning transfer to Amman Queen Alia Airport 11.20am flight to Dubai

Price $560 per person sharing a twin room (single supplement $65). With the entrance fees into all the sites mentioned (Petra alone costs $70) plus all travel in Jordan, accommodations, most meals and visa charges, this is an amazing price guys!!

Visas can be obtained at the airport but the fee ($30 per person) can be waived if we apply in advance.

Accommodations
Madaba - Mariam Hotel
Petra - The Rock Camp on Half Board
Amman - Pasha Hotel or The Boutique Hotel

Including:
* Meet and Assist upon arrival and departure
* Fully guided and accompanied tour by an official English speaking guide registered with the Jordanian Tourist Board
* Accommodation as stated above with breakfast included
* Rock Camp in Petra will include buffet dinner
* Entrance Fees to all sites mentioned above
* Swimming and Lunch at the Dead Sea
* Transfers in private, a/c, new vehicle or coach with English speaking guide

Excluding:
* Meals not mentioned
* Beverages
* Airfare
* Tips and personal expenses

We will fly using flydubai.

PLEASE DO NOT BOOK YOUR FLIGHT UNTIL CONTACTING US FIRST - there's a good chance we can get a discount for a group booking but we need confirmed numbers.

Husam/Ehab[masked]

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