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Kenya
13-East African Explorer
11-Day Kenya & Tanzania Highlights
10-Day Masai Footsteps Safari Air and Land
8-Day Kenya Highlights
8-Day Kenya in Luxury
8-Day Family Friendly Journey - Kenya Safari
7-Day Masai Footsteps
7-Day Samburu & Mara Fly-in Safari
4-Day Simba Safari
4-Day Mombasa
   
Tanzania
13-Day East African Explorer
11-Day Kenya & Tanzania Highlights
8-Day Tanzania Under Canvas
8-Day Best of Tanzania
7-Day Tanzania Deluxe Safari
4-Day Zanzibar
   
South Africa
18-Day Splendors of Africa
14-Day South Africa: A World in One Country
12-Day Splendors of Africa
10-Day Affordable South Africa in Depth
10-Day South Africa: Wine & Wildlife
7-Day Simply South Africa
7-Day or 10-Day South Africa Safari in Luxury
7-Day Cape Explorer
3-Day Mpumalanga
3-Day Johannesburg
   
Egypt
8-Day Egypt: Land of Pharaohs
   
Ethiopia
8-Day Ethiopian Experience
   
Uganda
11-Day Uganda & Rwanda in Depth
8-Day Uganda Wildlife Safari
6-Day Uganda Gorilla Trek
   
Rwanda
11-Day Uganda & Rwanda in Depth
3-Day Rwanda Gorilla Trek
   
Zambia
11-Day Zambia in Depth
8-Day Zambia and Malawi
5-Day South Luangwa Experience
3-Day Zambezi Safari
3-Day Victoria Falls & Livingstone
   
Malawi
8-Day Zambia and Malawi
   
Zimbabwe
18-Day Splendors of Africa
12-Day Splendors of Africa
9-Day Great Zimbabwe
5-Day or 7-Day Images of Africa
3-Day Victoria Falls & Livingstone
6-Day Zimbabwe Express
   
Botswana
18-Day Splendors of Africa
12-Day Splendors of Africa
11-Day Botswana In Depth
9-Day Affordable Botswana
5-Day or 7-Day Images of Africa
   
Namibia
11-Day Highlights of Namibia
4-Day Etosha Safari
3-Day Sossusvlei Adventure
   
Madagascar
4-Day Madagascar Express
   
Jordan
9-Day Spiritual Footsteps of Jordan
6-Day Jewels of Jordan
4-Day Petra Express
   
Turkey
14-Day Discover Turkey
10-Day Classical Turkey
7-Day Turkey Explorer
4-Day Istanbul Express
   
Morocco
7-Day or 10-Day Imperial Cities of Morocco
   
UAE
8-Day Abu Dhabi in Luxury
6-Day Abu Dhabi Explorer
4-Day Dubai
4-Day Abu Dhabi
   
Oman
4-Day Oman
   
Israel
10-Day Jewish Heritage
8-Day Holyland
7-Day Israel Explorer
7-Day Living Waters
4-Day Jerusalem Express
   
Qatar
3-Day Doha Express
4-Day Qatar Stop Over
5-Day Qatar Adventure
 
 
6 Days / 5 Nights
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Tour overview:
The capital Amman, the magnificent Nabataean city of Petra, the spectacular Greco-Roman ruins of Jerash, Lawrence of Arabia’s famous Wadi Rum, and many other historical and impressive sites make Jordan a land of mesmerizing natural beauty, cultural complexity and dramatic East meets West contrasts.

Day 1 - Arrive Amman
Arrive to Amman, Jordan, where you are met and escorted to your hotel. (D)

Day 2 - Amman – Jerash & Ajloun
This morning travel north of Amman to the Roman city of Jerash. You are greeted by the imposing triple-arched gateway built to honor the Emperor Hadrian’s arrival at Jerash in A.D. 129. Visit the Temples of Zeus, the mile-long Street of Columns, Cardo Maximus, the colonnaded streets, theaters, baths and over 17 churches that were found in Jerash. Afternoon travel further north to the village of Ajlun to visit the ancient Saracen  Castle named Qalat Al-Rabad, one of the best-preserved examples of the Medieval/Islamic military architecture in the entire Middle East.  Afternoon return to Amman and enjoy a city tour including a visit to the old and new parts of the city as well as the Citadel and the Roman Amphitheater. (BLD)

Day 3 - Amman / Madaba / Mt. Nebo / Kerak / Petra
Travel to Petra via Madaba, Mt. Nebo and Kerak. Some of the world’s finest Byzantine mosaics are found in Madaba, as is the oldest known map of the Holy Land. Mt. Nebo, thought to be the burial site of Moses, boasts a splendid view of the Dead Sea. Visit Kerak’s massive Crusader Castle, built on a plateau 3,400 feet above sea level. This famous castle lies in the biblical land of Moab and was a Moabite stronghold long before the Crusaders built the castle for which it is famous today. (BLD)

Day 4 - Petra
Full day to explore the legendary rose-red city of Petra. Petra is the legacy of the Nabataeans, an industrious Arab people who settled in southern Jordan more than 2,000 years ago. Most of the 800 monuments in Petra are carved out of solid rock. See the spectacular Treasury, the 8,000-seat amphitheater, the Temple of the Winged Lions and other monuments. (BLD)

Day 5 - Petra / Wadi Rum / Amman
Travel to Wadi Rum. Here you explore the desert in open 4WD vehicle with a Bedouin guide. Lawrence of Arabia spent time on this awesome moonscape of sand and wind-sculpted stone. Later return to Amman and enjoy a farewell dinner at the unique Kan Zaman Village. (BD)

Day 6 - Depart Amman
Transfer to the airport for your flight. (B)

           
    2017      
    DEPARTS Daily, minimum 2 passengers  
           
    Departs Daily Dbl Occ Sgl Occ  
    May 20 to Sep 15 $2,125 $2,755  
    Sep 16 to 30 $2,275 $3,025  
    Oct 1 to 31 $2,350 $3,100  
    Nov 1 to Dec 31 $2,550 $3,370  
           
    * Travel must be completed within these seasonal date ranges - split  
    season cost available upon request  
    * Solo Travel Supplement available upon request  
           
    Hotels      
           
    Amman      
    InterContinental Jordan  
           
    Petra      
    Movenpick Resort Petra  
           
    2018      
    DEPARTS Daily, minimum 2 passengers  
           
    Departs Daily Dbl Occ Sgl Occ  
    January 1 to 4 $2,350 $3,100  
    January 5 to March 10 $2,125 $2,755  
    March 11 to 20 $2,275 $3,025  
    March 21 to May 5 $2,350 $3,100  
    May 6 to 20 $2,275 $3,025  
    May 21 to September 15 $2,125 $2,755  
    September 16 to 30 $2,275 $3,025  
    October 1 to 31 $2,350 $3,100  
    November 1 to 10 $2,550 $3,375  
    November 11 to 20 $2,450 $3,275  
    November 21 to December 23 $2,375 $3,075  
    December 24 to 31 $2,550 $3,375  
           
    * Travel must be completed within these seasonal date ranges - split  
    season cost available upon request  
    * Solo Travel Supplement available upon request  
           
    Hotels      
           
    Amman      
    InterContinental Jordan  
           
    Petra      
    Movenpick Resort Petra  
 
Inclusions & highlights
  • Accommodations in deluxe hotels
  • 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 5 dinners
  • Arrival and departure airport transfers
    Transportation in private vehicle
  • Entrance fees
  • Local guides
  • 10-minute horse-ride in Petra
  • 2-hour jeep tour in Wadi Rum
  • Independent tour
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