Essential Jordan

from $649/per person

Immense culture, breath-taking natural wonders and ancient monuments jam-packed together with adventure.
Start your Essential Jordan tour in Amman, the capital and one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world. Take in the impressive ruins of Ajloun and Jerash before venturing to your desert camp with a jeep safari in the magical Wadi Rum. Prepare your lenses for the world-famous UNESCO World Heritage site of Petra, Jordan’s crown jewel. Have a cleansing mudbath and float waist-high in the Dead Sea.

Attention:  From the 30th October to the 1st of May  winter itinerary will be applied.

Duration
7 Day
Destination(s)
Jordan
Starts in / Ends in
Amman / Amman
Departs on
Sundays
Hotel Rating
4&3 Star
25-30 people

Sight Visited

  • Ajloun
    Ajloun

    Home of Ajlun Castle built in 1184 shows great examples of Islamic architecture. Ajlun Archaeological Museum has all sorts of artefacts from the region.

  • Amman
    Amman

    The modern and ancient capital of Jordan is one of the oldest inhabited cities. The city's modern buildings blend amazingly with the remnants of ancient civilizations.

  • Dead Sea
    Dead Sea

    With a 30 minute drive from Amman you reach this unique spot in Jordan. Dead Sea brings a sense of unreality to any traveler passing through.

  • Jerash
    Jerash

    Less than an hour drive from Amman takes you 2000 years back in time. Jerash hosts the best preserved sites of Roman architecture in the world outside of Italy.

  • Kerak
    Kerak

    Welcome to magnificent Kerak, a city surrounded by history, protected by Saladin’s armies for long years. Don’t forget to stop by The Crusader Castle, one of the biggest fortresses of Middle East.

  • Petra
    Petra

    Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is described as ‘one of the most precious cultural properties of mankind's cultural heritage'. Simply amazing.

  • Shobak Castle
    Shobak Castle

  • Wadi Rum
    Wadi Rum

    Absolutely stunning in its natural beauty, Wadi Rum summarizes the romance of the desert. You may meet some friendly Bedouins living close by at the desert.

Winter

1
Day 1: Amman
Welcome to Jordan! Keep your eyes peeled at Amman airport for the Travel Talk sign for your transfer to the hotel. Freshen up and meet in the lobby around 6:00pm for an informal meeting with your guide and other tour members. Afterwards you have free time to start exploring vibrant Amman or go out for an optional group dinner.
  • Included Activities: Welcome Meeting
  • Optional Activities: Group Dinner
  • Meals: -
2
Day 2: Ajlun, Jerash, Amman
Eat up at breakfast as you depart for Ajloun Castle and the impressive ancient city of Jerash. Filled with stunning sights of Greco-Roman ruins, the area has been inhabited since the Bronze Age! As you get your daily dose of history and amazement, return to Amman for the evening.
  • Included Activities: Sightseeing Ajloun & Jerash
  • Optional Activities: No
  • Meals: Breakfast
3
Day 3: Wadi Rum, Jeep Safari
We make for our camp at the otherworldly desert of Wadi Rum. No better way to roam the desert filled with impressive rock formations, time to jump on a jeep safari. Brace for a local feast afterwards, we’re having an authentic Jordanian dinner in a magical setting tonight. Naturally to be followed by a camp fire in the desert, singing and sharing stories – scary or not – and bonding with your travel mates. Hope for a clear sky and a stunning starry sky at our desert camp.
  • Included Activities : Sightseeing Wadi Rum, Jeep Safari
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
4
Day 4: Wadi Rum, Petra
The experience of a lifetime awaits. Next up will be the magnificent world-famous Petra, the greatest attraction in the Middle East and a full day of exploration. Your local guide will provide a brief history of the ancient city and show you the ins and outs. The massive underground city is carved into a huge rose-coloured rock, make sure to have your cameras at the ready! You’ll also get a chance to discover the Pharaoh's Castle, the Triumphal arch and the Amphitheatre along the way. Remain in Petra overnight as none can have enough of it.
  • Included Activities: Sightseeing Petra
  • Meals: Breakfast
5
Day 5: Petra, Dead Sea, Amman
A day is never enough for the vastness of Petra. The tour of the ‘Red Rose City’ continues before we drive to the lowest point of dry land on earth. The Dead Sea, also known as ‘Sea of Salt’, is hundreds of metres below sea level, hence the famous incredibly salty water that floats you almost above waist. Enjoy the warm sun, cleansing mud baths and the most original swimming experience ever. Then continue to Amman where we stay overnight.
  • Included Activities: Sightseeing Dead Sea
  • Meals: Breakfast
6
Day 6: Amman City Tour
Time to discover the vibrant Jordanian capital of Amman. Embark on a city tour of beautiful sites and highlights including the Citadel and the Amphitheatre, and discover the impressive history of Jordan. In the afternoon, you'll have free time to explore the town on your own terms and listen to prayers as you watch the sun set.
  • Included Activities: Sightseeing Amman
  • Meals: Breakfast
7
Day 7: Amman
Have your final breakfast on us and start bidding farewells to your travel mates before checking out of the hotel in Amman. Time to start counting days for your next adventure with Travel Talk!
  • Meals: Breakfast

Summer

1
Day 1: Amman
Welcome to Jordan! Keep your eyes peeled at Amman airport for the Travel Talk sign for your transfer to the hotel. Freshen up and meet in the lobby around 6:00pm for an informal meeting with your guide and other tour members. Afterwards you have free time to start exploring vibrant Amman or go out for an optional group dinner.
  • Included Activities: Welcome Meeting
  • Optional Activities: Group Dinner
  • Meals: -
2
Day 2: Ajlun, Jerash, Amman
Eat up at breakfast as you depart for Ajloun Castle and the ancient city of Jerash. Filled with stunning sights of Greco-Roman ruins, the area has been inhabited since the Bronze Age! As you get your daily dose of history and amazement, return to Amman for the evening.
  • Included Activities: Sightseeing Ajloun & Jerash
  • Optional Activities: No
  • Meals: Breakfast
3
Day 3: Wadi Rum, Jeep Safari
We make for our camp at the otherworldly desert of Wadi Rum. No better way to roam the desert filled with impressive rock formations, time to jump on a jeep safari. Brace for a local feast afterwards, we’re having an authentic Jordanian dinner in a magical setting tonight. Naturally to be followed by a camp fire in the desert, singing and sharing stories – scary or not – and bonding with your travel mates. Hope for a clear sky and a stunning starry sky at our desert camp.
  • Included Activities : Sightseeing Wadi Rum, Jeep Safari
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
4
Day 4: Wadi Rum, Petra
The experience of a lifetime awaits. Next up will be the magnificent world-famous Petra, the greatest attraction in the Middle East and a full day of exploration. Your local guide will provide a brief history of the ancient city and show you the ins and outs. The massive underground city is carved into a huge rose-coloured rock, make sure to have your cameras at the ready! You’ll also get a chance to discover the Pharaoh's Castle, the Triumphal arch and the Amphitheatre along the way. Remain in Petra overnight as none can have enough of it.
  • Included Activities: Sightseeing Petra
  • Meals: Breakfast
5
Day 5: Petra, Shobak Castle, Dead Sea, Amman
A day is never enough for the vastness of Petra. The tour of the ‘Red Rose City’ continues before we drive to Shobak castle. The journey continues to the lowest point of dry land on earth. The Dead Sea, also known as ‘Sea of Salt’, is hundreds of metres below sea level, hence the famous incredibly salty water that floats you almost above waist. Enjoy the warm sun, cleansing mud baths and the most original swimming experience ever. Then continue to Amman where we stay overnight.
  • Included Activities: Sightseeing Shobak Castle, Dead Sea
  • Meals: Breakfast
6
Day 6: Amman City Tour
Time to discover the vibrant Jordanian capital of Amman. Embark on a city tour of beautiful sites and highlights including the Citadel and the Amphitheatre, and discover the impressive history of Jordan. In the afternoon, you'll have free time to explore the town on your own terms and listen to prayers as you watch the sun set.
  • Included Activities: Sightseeing Amman
  • Meals: Breakfast
7
Day 7: Amman
Have your final breakfast on us and start bidding farewells to your travel mates before checking out of the hotel in Amman. Time to start counting days for your next adventure with Travel Talk!
  • Meals: Breakfast
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$911
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$911
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$911
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$911
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$911
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$911
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$911
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$911
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$911
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$911
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$911
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$911
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$911
Sun 18 Oct 2020
$911
Sun 1 Nov 2020
$911
Sun 15 Nov 2020
$911
Sun 29 Nov 2020
$911
Sun 13 Dec 2020
$911
Sun 27 Dec 2020
$911

The tour price and the local payment cover the following services:

Accommodation

4 and 3 star hotels

Airport Transfer

From the Airport to Travel Talk hotel on day 1

Meals

6 breakfasts | 1 Dinner

Transportation

Air-conditioned non-smoking coach or mini-bus, 4 X 4 Jeep ( Wadi Rum )

Guide

Services of experienced guide licenced by the Ministry of Tourism

What is not included in the tour price and local payment?

  • Any flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not stated in the itinerary
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tips & gestures
  • Visa fees
  • Entrance fees to the sights and museums
  • Optional activities
  • Other services not stated in the itinerary

HILLAWI CAMP - WADI RUM


Staying in Wadi Rum is an experience not do be missed. This camp is large, yet has a wonderful atmosphere, nice rooms with attached bathroom and wonderful staff

PETRA PALACE HOTEL - PETRA


This hotel is very centrally located , it’s only 50 meters away from Petra entrance. This hotel has also an outdoor swimming pool to offer

LA MAISON HOTEL - PETRA


IBIS HOTEL - AMMAN


This hotel is only 30 min driver from the airport, perfectly designed for a comfortable stay experience with it’s sound-proof rooms. 3 km away from the Amman Castle.

Tour Review Scores And Breakdown

At Travel Talk we do not only provide excellent value for premium adventures, but also strive to exceed expectations in every aspect of our trips, which is reflected in an enviable 98.9% customer satisfaction for 2018. We believe that our affordable tours, quality accommodation, transportation and sightseeing tours combined with likeminded people, passionate tour leaders and the overall atmosphere of a Travel Talk tour have made these results. However, we are never ones to rest on our laurels, and we continually try to improve on this year after year; and what do we get out of this? The satisfaction of our travellers!

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Trina Shah

Osama is an excellent tour manager. Great history & kind & lovely person.

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Yili Lai

Awesome tour.

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Rebecca Hardy

EGYPT&JORDAN&SYRIA BY FELLUCAThe felucca tour,staff and tour leader were all brilliant! The Cairo tour on last day was excellent! I heard lots of very good information and stories! I loved the tour! I will definetely recommend to friends!

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Brandon Barnes

EGYPT&JORDAN DISCOVERED BY FELUCCAThe tour was amazing and I will most definetely be back to Dehab. Everything was so well organized and planned by our tour leaders,they were great!

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Bryce Morgan

EGYPT&JORDAN BY FELUCCAI had a great time! Accommodation was great and comfortable!Petra and Deadsea was amazing!And the guides were friendly and helpful! Thank you for arranging such a great tour!

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Rebecca Jackson

EGYPT&JORDAN BY FELUCCAThe activities we have done were really great!The guides were amazing! They did everything to make our trip fun!I will definetely remommend this trip to everyone!

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Hayley Grag

EGYPT&JORDAN BY FELUCCADefinetely had an awesome time with lots of laughs and suprizes! Tour guides were excellent!They always made sure everyone was 0% happy! I would recommend tour to other travellers!

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Amy Klink

EGYPT&JORDAN BY FELUCCAFantastic tour, excellent guides,very informative,well organized and professional! I had an excellent time!

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Seith Loveridge

EGYPT AND JORDAN DISCOVERED BY FELUCCAHad a great time on tour.Naim and driver were very hospitable and made sure we saw all the sites when we were short of time.Both joined in with the fun times as well!

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Julie Paton

SYRIA AND JORDAN ENCOMPASSED 9 DAYSI have had an excellent time on the Jordan part of my 9 days tour with no complaints. Wadi Rum was fantastic.

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