Jordan Tour 4 Days

02/22/2018

Day 1

Drive from Tel Aviv and Jerusalem to the Sheikh Hussein border crossing for procedures to enter Jordan. Proceed to Jerash - city of the Decapolis, located about 45km north of Amman in the fertile heights of the Gilad. Visit the ancient Roman city with colonnaded streets, the baths and the hill of the top Temple etc. Drive to Amman for a city tour of the Jordanian capital. Overnight in Amman.

Day 2

Amman - Madaba - Mt Nebo - Shobak - Petra

After breakfast drive to Madaba to see the ancient mosaic map of the Holy Land and ruins of historical sites. Continue about 10km, to Mount Nebo, from where Moses viewed the Promised Land. From there you will see the Jordan Valley, Jericho and the Dead Sea etc. Visit the remains of the Byzantine church with a mosaic floor. Proceed via the crusaders' castle - Shobak, to Wadi Musa, the modern village of Petra for overnight.

Day 3

Petra - Amman

After breakfast, leave the hotel and ride on horseback to the "Siq" (Canyon). From there on foot to Petra known as "Sela Edom" or red rock city, the ancient capital of the Nabateans from 3rd Century BC to 2nd Century AD. Visit the most interesting carved monuments such as the Treasury (El Khazneh -a tomb of a Nabatean king) then the field of tombs, obelisks, the altar (Al Madhbah) - from this point you can view the whole of the rock city. After the visit leave Petra and drive back to Amman.

Day 4

Amman - Sheikh Hussein - Jerusalem - Tel Aviv

After breakfast, leave the hotel and drive to the border. Cross the Jordan River and drive back to Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.