7 days through magical Jordan to see one of the 7 modern wonders of the world.
If you’ve been dreaming about seeing the red rose city of Petra ever since you were a kid watching Indiana Jones, this tour is for you. This action-packed tour includes attractions to the biggest and best sites in Jordan, including Petra, Wadi Rum, and the Dead Sea.
Join us on this magical women-only adventure through the Jordan in the Middle East!
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Timathea has traveled extensively around the globe leading tours to study everything from classic art in Europe to Grey whales in Baja, trekking through the Moroccan Sahara by camel to watch the sun rise over the red sand dunes, hiking across blue glaciers in Antarctica between penguin rookeries, visiting remote islands in French Polynesia to learn bee keeping and dive with sharks, conducting interviews on creativity and censorship with contemporary authors in China, studying the wildlife of Patagonia, and working with A-list actors on a film crew at historic sites in Jordan. She has led small group tours walking between villages on the Coastal Path in Cornwall, exploring islands in the Adriatic, Ionian, and Aegean Seas, learning to cook homemade ravioli on the Amalfi Coast, visiting iconic Harry Potter sites, and sharing her favorite cafés and museums around the world. When she is not traveling she teaches writing and life skills to teenagers and works as a freelance writer, editor, photographer, and bookmaker in Los Angeles. She is the creator of Mejo, the unique travel memoir journals. She also rescues pigeons.
Timathea loves sharing her joy of unplugged travel with others to help them get the most out of their experience and see the world with new eyes. She has fun inspiring women to find the often overlooked everyday details along the route and tap into the inner journey that is sparked by new surroundings.
Welcome to Jordan! Today we will meet you upon your arrival at Queen Alia International Airport and assist you with your visa to Jordan, and then walk with you outside the airport to meet our private driver.
From here, we’ll continue to Amman for dinner and overnight at our hotel. We know you’re probably tired from flying, so we’ll keep the itinerary light today.
After breakfast at our hotel, we will meet our driver and tour guide at 8 a.m. to start our Amman City Tour.
We’ll be exploring the Citadel and the Roman Theatre in downtown Amman, continuing onto Madaba “The City of Mosaics” where we will explore the St. George Church of the 6th century A.D. and enjoy the Mosaics of the Holy Land Map.
After a short drive, we arrive at Mount Nebo to retrace with our tour guide the steps of Moses and admire the spectacular view of the Promised Land just as he would have over 2,000 years before.
On a clear day, Jerusalem, Jericho, and the Dead Sea can be seen. A memorial in Moses’ honor can be found at the entrance to the early Byzantine Christian church where Moses is believed to have died.
We’ll end the day in the Dead Sea with dinner and overnight at a 5-star accommodation.
Meals: B, L, D
In the morning we will have breakfast at our Dead Sea hotel and some free time to enjoy the luxurious amenities of the property. Then we will drive towards the ancient crusader castle in Karak to explore the maze of stone-vaulted halls and passageways.
The city of Karak was the capital of Moab and the castle dominates the skyline. The castle provides an impressive insight into the architectural and military skills of the Crusaders. After that, we’ll transfer to Petra for our overnight at a 5-star hotel.
After breakfast, marvel at the beauty of the Lost City, the Red Rose City of Petra, exploring its many caves and tombs. Walkthrough the canyon and be astounded at the magnificent Treasury, the entrance guarding the ancient Nabatean city, now one of the Modern 7 Wonders of the World.
Later this afternoon, we will drive to Wadi Rum nature reserve of wadi rum and enjoy a wilderness adventure of a 4 x 4 jeep tour of Wadi Rum, following in the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia, climbing sand dunes and rock bridges.
Our camp tonight is in the middle of the desert, which will give you the chance to marvel at the sunset and gaze at the stars in the night sky whilst enjoying the legendary hospitality of the Bedouin, before sleeping at the foot of the awesome mountains exploding out from the desert landscape.
Dinner and overnight in Wadi Rum.
Meals: B, L, D
After breakfast, drive to Aqaba. Spend the rest of the day relaxing, either exploring the markets of the downtown or visiting one of the beach resorts to swim, snorkel, or scuba dive to admire the world-renowned multi-colored coral reefs, fish, and wildlife under the clear blue water.
Overnight in Aqaba.
Meals: B, L, D
Before we depart, we’re going to squeeze in just a little more adventure.
This morning we will leave Aqaba at 7:30 AM and continue to one of Jordan’s MUST-SEE sites – Jerash – so well preserved that you can almost hear the banter of the merchants and the creaking of chariot wheels along the cobblestoned streets.
With a 2-hour guided tour, we will explore the breathtaking arches, temples, and baths. Transfer to your 5-star Amman hotel overnight.
Meals: B, L, D
We’re bummed to see you go, but we know you’re leaving with photos and memories to last you a lifetime.
After breakfast, we will begin transfers to the airport for departure.
Accommodation is in rooms in 4 and 5 star properties, as well as one evening in a luxury camp in the desert. Tour is priced for double occupancy, meaning you’ll be sharing a room with one other person.
Plan on spending about $20/day for lunch. Bring another $10-20/day to tip your driver and tour guide.
You’ll fly into Amman’s Queen Alia Airport (AMM). Fly in anytime on Day 1 and in the late afternoon or evening on Day 6.
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