(5 days / 4 nights)
Arrive at the King Hussein Airport close to Aqaba (AQJ), where we will meet you, assist with immigration and then transfer you to your hotel.
Aqaba is a small city in the south of Jordan, nowadays mainly famous for some of the most beautiful diving and snorkeling grounds in the world. Due to its location at the northern tip of the Red Sea, the city has however been (and still is) of great economical and strategical importance for the region for hundreds of years.
Depending on your arrival and departure times, go for a cruise for 3 hours & relax on the sun deck, jump into the water, swim, snorkel, and enjoy a delicious BBQ Lunch.
Dinner & Overnight in Aqaba
Breakfast at the hotel, early morning transfer from Aqaba to Little Petra. Enter Petra via ‘The Back Door’. You will start your day trip at Siq al-Barid (Little Petra) and then visited the Neolithic village along the way. The entire route via Ad Deir, down to the ancient center of Petra, with the walk through the Siq to the Visitor Centre at the entrance is about 13 km long
Only very few tourists take the time to experience the topography and history of the area in this special way with breathtaking views of the mountains and across the wide basin of Wadi Araba. The climb up to the mountain plateau of Ad Deir is not very strenuous. All you need is a little physical condition for the ups and downs of the path and the stairs, and you shouldn’t be afraid of heights.
Dinner & Overnight in Petra
In the early morning, after breakfast, you will head back into ancient Petra. This time, you will enter through the ‘Siq’, a 1km long narrow gorge which is flanked either side by 80m high cliffs! Notice the dazzling colors and formations of the rocks. Once the gorge opens, you will stand in front of ‘the Treasury’, Petra’s probably most famous structure. Take some time to take in the magnificent building. From there, set out to discover more of the massive world heritage site, such as some of the many elaborated rock-cut tombs, a Roman-style theater, temples, the sacrificial altar and colonnaded streets.
Later on this day we will transfer you to Wadi Rum, where you may enjoy a beautiful sunset. Then get a taste of the famous traditional Bedouin hospitality, and spend a memorable night under millions of stars.
Dinner & Overnight at a Bedouin Camp in Wadi Rum.
After enjoying breakfast with a fantastic view, we will take you on a jeep tour through the desert scenery to the foot of Jabal Umm ad-Dami. Jabal Umm ad-Dami is more than 1,800 meters & it’s the highest peak in Jordan, offers you a whole new perspective of the desert from its summit. To the south you can see the border to Saudi Arabia, to the north Jabal Rum and Wadi Rum Village. According to your ability, climbing to the summit and back to the desert floor takes approximately three hours. Once you arrived back to the foot of the mountain, you will enjoy a simple lunch in the desert, then transfer you back to Aqaba.
Dinner & Overnight in Aqaba.
After a last relaxed breakfast, we will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to the King Hussein International Airport for final departure back home.