12 days Special 4X4 starting from Amman and Jerash, via King’s way to Madaba, Nebo and Karak, to Dana, Petra, explore the landscapes of Wadi Namalah, Wadi Araba, Wadi Ghuweir, Beer Hamad and Humaima, to the valley of the Moon, Rum, to Wadi Hasa and the Dead sea
Itinerary 12 Days 11 NightsforCross Country 4X4 tour
Airport – Amman, Meets and assist at airport, transfer to your at Amman for overnight.
Amman – Jerash – Amman,
Early in the morning you will visit Amman Citadel, the Archeological Museum, then visiting the Roman Theater, then drive north to Jerash (Gerasa), once known as the land of Gilead, Known in the Bible as the region of the Gerasenes.
It was part of the Roman Decapolis and is sometimes referred to as the Pompei of the East, the best-preserved city of Roman times, and visit its theaters, temples, churches and colonnaded streets then drive back to Amman to your hotel for dinner and over night.
Madab – Nebo –Kerak (king’s Way) – Dana,
Transfer to Madaba and visit the famous mosaic map of Jerusalem and the Holy Land. Your next stop will be Mount Nebo, where like Moses you will be able to overlook the Holy Land and the Dead Sea. If the sky is clear Jerusalem, Jericho and Bethlehem will meet your eye.
The journey will continue along the King’s Highway. On the way you will pass through Wadi Mujib, the grand canyon of Jordan. You will stop in Kerak for lunch. In the afternoon, you will visit the huge castle where Saladin and Richard Lionheart fought during the crusades, overnight Dana.
Dana – Petra, visit the castle of Shoubak, during the crusades period it was known as Mons Realis, since it was the first castle established by the kingdom of Jerusalem at the other side of the river Jordan.
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Then climb the stairs to the Monastery and admire the splendid view over the Wadi Araba then back to the Basin then back through the Siq to Wadi Musa to your hotel.
Petra, start a guided tour from the main Gate, walk through the Siq, a narrow and winding fissure between the cliffs, to reach the Treasury, the Nabatean Roman Theater, the Roman Road (Cardo), the great temple, to the basin.
Petra – Wadi Namala – Wadi Araba – Wadi Ghweir,
After breakfast, Drive by four-wheel drive vehicle through Little Petra to Wadi Namala, and drive using 4X4 vehicles through Wadi Gweir canyon with water and Wadi Araba sand dunes, there we will organize our campfire, for dinner and overnight.
Wadi Araba – Mas’ouda – Beer Hamad – Humaimeh, In morning to drive around Wadi Arabah, and we climb up by our 4X4 to Mas’ouda road and enjoy the grand view of Wadi Araba and Wadi Abu Khsheibah, Petra Mountains.
We will be meeting with Bedouin tribe that lives around Well of Beer Hamad, continue to Humaima and set our camp fire, dinner and overnight.
In the morning drive by 4X4 from Humaima to Wadi Rum, you shall pass the famous seven pillars of wisdom, described by Lawrence of Arabia.
Explore Wadi Rum for full day, to Lawrence springs, and the inscriptions made by the Thamudic and Nabatean people centuries ago, Khazzall Canyon, Little stone bridge, climb one of the natural rock bridges and some sand dunes.
Then to Umm fruth Bridge you shall see the house where Lawrence of Arabia lived, Burdah rock bridge and Barrah Canyon, finally to your desert camp for overnight.
Wadi Rum -Umm Adaame,
Next morning drive by 4X4 to Umm Adaami, the highest mountain in Jordan (1830 meters), you will climb the mountain for 3 hours, a marvelous experience, a place where you can contemplate the silence on top of the sky-high, then to Aqaba at the Red Sea for overnight.
Aqaba Free day,
You will be free to spend the day and the next day according to your own wishes. Suggestions (optional: diving or snorkeling, relaxing on one of the beautiful sandy beaches.
Or perhaps you would like to take a trip on a glass boat and see the amazing coral reefs), dinner and overnight at hotel in Aqaba.
Aqaba – Wadi Araba – Los’s Cave – Wadi Hasa – Dead Sea,
in the morning travel via Wadi Araba, visit Lot’s cave near the small town of Zoar (modern-day Safi), see Lot’s wife pillar and will arrive Dead Sea the lowest point on earth, hike in Wadi Hasa (lower part), then overnight Dead Sea.
Dead Sea Free Day – Overnight Dead Sea,
Free time for swimming float, mud, Evening transfer to Amman for overnight.
Transfer to Amman Queen Alia Airpot for departure.