Discover the jewel of the Middle East
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Group Size: Max 30
Trip code: CTJA
Duration: 6 days
With dreamy desert landscapes, world class antiquities and the underwater wonders of the Red Sea, Jordan is the jewel in the Middle East’s crown. This incredible 6-day group trip is a jam-packed adventure through its highlights, from vibrant Amman to the ancient city of Jerash, and the unforgettable rose-coloured Petra, before a night under a blanket of stars in a Bedouin camp, deep in the desert dunes. Round off with a sun-soaked day on the shores of the Red Sea. Your Insta feed won’t know what’s hit it.
- Discover the pink-toned wonders of the ancient city of Petra
- Stay in a luxurious Bedouin camp in the heart of the desert
- Walk in the footsteps of emperors in Jerash
- Snorkel with thousands of colourful fish in the Red Sea
- Explore the bustling streets of Amman
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Day 1: Amman. Your Jordan adventure starts here! Fly into Amman Airport and make your way to our starting accommodation. Check in and chill out, or get out there onto the city streets! This evening, get to know your guide and the rest of your travel gang over dinner and drinks.
Day 2: Amman to Petra (via Jerash). Pay a visit this morning to a local Women's Cooperative Society, where we’ll enjoy some lunch before walking in the footsteps of emperors in the ancient ruins of Jerash. Our final destination is Petra. Try to contain your excitement – tomorrow we hit the famous rose-coloured city.
Day 3: Petra. Pinch yourself to check you’re not dreaming as you spend the day wandering round the stunning ruins of the ancient city–hands-down the greatest attraction in the Middle East. After the most amazing day, join the gang for a lip-smacking dinner.
Day 4: Petra to Wadi Rum. Hop into a 4x4 as we head into Jordan’s largest desert. Tonight, we’re staying in luxurious Bedouin style tents amidst the pastel-coloured dunes, complete with dinner under a canopy of stars – unforgettable.
Day 5: Wadi Rum to Amman (via Aqaba). After the most incredible night in the desert, we’re heading back to vibrant Amman. We’ll stop in the resort town of Aqaba on the way where you can take a dip in the Red Sea and snorkel over some of the unspoilt reefs before a final night together in Amman. What an adventure!
Day 6: Trip end. Swap contact details with your new friends and hit the highway again to continue your travels in Jordan, or to head home. See you again soon!
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Most expensive: £526 July, 2023
Fly into Queen Alia International Airport - QAIA (AMM) in Amman on day 1. There are no activities planned for today so arrive at a time that suits you. Airport transfers are not included so you’ll need to make your own way from the airport to our starting accommodation. The easiest way to get to the city is by taxi which takes around 30 – 45 minutes.
The trip ends on day 6 back in Amman. You’ll need to arrange your own return transfer as well. There are no activities planned for today, so you choose when to leave.
Please make sure you allow plenty of time for transfers, to mitigate for possible delays.
This trip includes 5 night’s accommodation. 4 nights in hotels and one night in a magical Bedouin-style camp based between the red sand dunes of Wadi Rum.
This trip includes 5 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch and 3 Dinners. You’ll have to buy all your other meals yourself. Please let us know in advance if you have any dietary requirements.
You'll need to be a minimum of 18 years old to join this trip.
Single-entry visas valid for one month are available on arrival at the airport. Some airlines may require you to submit a health declaration at the check-in counter. You can extend your visa after you arrive in Jordan up to a maximum period of 6 months. Your passport should be valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date you arrive in Jordan.
Please note: Visa rules are subject to change, and you should check their status before you travel.
This trip is designed with your safety and wellbeing in mind. As a result of Covid-19, many of our suppliers and partners around the world are introducing new policies and procedures surrounding health and safety in response to the Coronavirus outbreak. As the state of travel is evolving these new safety measures will adapt over time, and will be different for each trip. Here are some of the changes you may see on your trip:
Arrival safety meetings
Most trips have an arrival meeting on the first day where the guide or local team will run through the trip, the safety protocols, and to answer any questions you may have. Now more than ever it is important you arrive in time for these meetings.
Proof of vaccination or negative covid test
For the safety of all travellers, at the start of some trips you may be required to show evidence that you are fully vaccinated (14 days after your second dose) and/or show evidence of a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of the tour start date in order to join the programme.
Updated hygiene and safety procedures
Our suppliers and partners have health and safety procedures in place on all of our trips. These protocols will be updated and adapted as a response to the Coronavirus outbreak, dependent on local restrictions and laws.
Transport and accommodation choices
Our suppliers and partners choose the accommodation and transport on our trips very carefully, and you may see a change to what would normally be used as a response to the outbreak. This may involve such changes as enhanced use of private transport or quieter accommodation.
Trained and knowledgeable staff
Our staff in the UK are trained to help you with your trip before you depart and answer any questions you may have. In addition, the local team and guides on our trips are there to help with any health and safety concerns and to ensure our trips run safely and smoothly.
Reduced group sizes
Some trips will run with reduced group sizes to start with. You may find that trips are more intimate and chilled, whilst still being packed with fun and adventure.
Your guide or the local team will be on hand to help you seek medical attention should you require it during your trip. As medical facilities and standards can vary around the world, you should ensure you have adequate travel insurance in place before you depart to cover you for any medical emergencies.
24/7 emergency support
We operate an emergency phone line for our travellers abroad. This is operated by a UK based member of staff 24/7 if you have a genuine emergency or urgent matter that you need attending.
It is important that you take measures to make travelling safer for yourself and others around you. Ensure you frequently wash your hands, cover your face when you sneeze and cough, bring and use your own hand sanitiser and facial coverings/masks, and enable social distancing where necessary. You should also ensure you listen to the instructions and guidance of the local team at all times, and follow all local laws and restrictions.