Jordan Experience 9D/8N

Indie Horizons Travel Club Athens
Indie Horizons Travel Club Athens
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Join us in an unique trip beyond the horizon, to wondrous Jordan!

As always, dates are flexible and details will be decided by the participant travellers.

*** Contact us to join our Wishlist if you are interested for different dates. All trips are also available as a fully customised private option. ***

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS
- Get the Indiana Jones feel at the lost city of Petra, one of the seven wonders of the world
- Experience authentic Bedouin hospitality at the desert landscape of Wadi Rum
- Visit some of the best preserved Roman ruins in the Middle East at Jerash
- Watch countless pilgrims get baptised at Jesus’ baptismal site at the Jordan river
- Visit the city of Madaba and see the famous ancient mosaic depicting the Holy land
- Relax and float at the Dead Sea, the saltiest in the world and the lowest point on earth
- Visit medieval desert castles built by Crusader knights on their faith-driven wars
- Swim or dive at the Red Sea and explore the coral reef of Aqaba
- Witness the countless contrasts that shape the vibrant capital of Amman

INDICATIVE PROGRAMME, JORDAN 9D/8N
DAY 0: FLIGHT (o/n Amman, taxi)
Mid-day flight from Athens with Royal Jordanian, expected arrival at hotel around 17.00. If you fly from a different city, make sure you arrive to Amman on this day.
DAY 1: AMMAN (o/n Amman, walking)
Full day exploring Amman, including Roman ruins, Royal Mosque & Automobile Museum, plus free time to explore the modern aspect of the city as well.
DAY 2: JERASH/ALJOUN/SALT (o/n Amman, taxi)
Day trip to the Roman ruins of Jerash, the Saracen medieval castle of Aljoun, and the picturesque Ottoman old city of As Salt.
DAY 3: JORDAN RIVER/DEAD SEA (o/n Dead Sea, taxi)
Ending at the Dead Sea for spa, "swim", and relaxation. En route optional stops at places of religious interest, such as Madaba, Mt Nebo, and Jesus Baptismal site at Jordan river.
DAY 4: KARAK/PETRA (o/n Petra, taxi)
Ending at Petra, optional stop at an oasis hot springs for a swim, the Dead Sea Museum, canyoning (through water) on a National Reserve. Also visit Karak Caste, the best preserved Crusader castle in the area. Visit Little Petra, and optional participate at Petra by Night show.
DAY 5: PETRA (o/n Petra, walking)
A full day exploring Petra.
DAY 6: WADI RUM (o/n desert, guided tour)
Transfer to Wadi Rum early in the morning, start a full day tour (1D/1N), including hiking, jeep tour, camel ride, overnight desert camping, and all meals.
DAY 7: AQABA (o/n Amman, taxi/bus)
Return to the village from the desert, transfer to Aqaba, do a glass bottom/snorkelling tour, afternoon bus back to Amman.
DAY 8: FLIGHT ( - , taxi)
Transfer to the airport, late morning flight, return to Athens around 13.00.

ESTIMATED TRIP COST: 600€*/person (+250€ flights from Athens)
Included: accommodation (4N Amman, 1N Dead Sea, 2N Petra, 1N Wadi Rum), transportation (local taxi, bus Aqaba-Amman), Jordan Pass, activities (Wadi Rum 1D/1N tour, Aqaba snorkelling tour), Indie Horizons fees
Not included: meals, Jesus Baptismal site, Wadi Mujib canyoning, Petra by Night
guided option: +80€/day (+trip expenses)
*the exact cost will depend on the details decided by the travellers, more or less expensive options are available.

*** This trip can run anytime, for on any number of travellers, with no minimum participants, although the final cost may vary. The first 4 travellers will decide on the exact trip details (daily programme, accommodation, flights, etc). A deposit of 100€ is required to confirm your participation, at least 3 months before departure. All third-party expenses (hotels, tickets, etc) must be fully paid 1 month before departure at the latest. Payment can be made by bank transfer (preferred), contact us for other means of payment. ***