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Food and Tour 07 Days – 06 Nights

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Duration

7 days 6 nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

upon request

Overview

07 days Food and Tour gives you an excellent chance to immerse yourself in the Jordanian culinary experience by attending an in-depth cooking sessions. Beginning with an introduction about local ingredients  and learn their names in Arabic and how to use it, especially in As Salt , Jerash & Petra kitchens , join a culinary activity and prepare traditional meals working alongside local women , you will get an inside the glimpse of the secrets behind the famous regional cuisine of Jordan . in addition to a stunning sites visiting; Jerash  the best preserved Roman provincial towns in the world , the capital Amman (Citadel & Theater , the city of Mosaics , Mount Nebo the most revered holy site in Jordan , the miracle of the Dead Sea, the ancient Nabataean city of Petra,  Pick up your knife and let the chef experience begins .

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Jerash, an amazing blend of Greco-Roman and Oriental influences.
  • Work alongside local chefs to prepare dishes found on a typical family’s.
  • Amman city is a historical site at the center of downtown.
  • As-Salt UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Mt. Nebo a city mentioned in the bible.
  • Madaba, a city known for its Byzantine and Umayyad mosaics.
  • Free hours for relax and leisure in the Dead Sea.
  • The Nabatean Red, Rose City of Petra.
  • Cuisine course and tasty meal at Petra Kitchen.
  • Wadi Rum “the moon valley” discover desert.

Itinerary

Day 01: Queen Alia International Airport - Amman
Day 01: Queen Alia International Airport - Amman

Upon arrival to Queen Alia International airport, meet our office representative who will assist you in the immigration and customs formalities. Head to your hotel in Amman. Overnight in Amman.

Day 02: Jerash (chef experience) - Amman City tour
Day 02: Jerash (chef experience) - Amman City tour

Breakfast. Jerash, an amazing blend of Greco-Roman and Oriental influences, visit original temples, theaters, plazas, paths and colonnaded streets, all enclosed within the remaining city walls. Within the city walls have been found the remains of settlements dating from the Bronze Age, the Iron Age, the Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine, Umayyad and Abbasid periods, which boasts an unbroken chain of human occupation dating back more than 6,500 years.

Join a unique experience while you are in Jerash:

enjoy a cuisine course and tasty meal at cooking classes, sharing authentic local cuisine in a casual, family atmosphere. Visitors work alongside local chefs to prepare dishes found on a typical family’s, fun and a very special lunch experience, with each dish gaining the special flavor of a reward well-earned.

Drive to Amman city is a historical site at the center of downtown Amman, visit traditional souks, coffee shops, restaurants taste local food and sweets, visit churches and mosques. Amman is also the ancient city known as “Rabbath Ammon,” then “Philadelphia,” visit Roman Theatre and the Citadel. Back to Amman.

Day 03: Amman - As Salt (chef experience) - Mount Nebo - Madaba - Dead Sea
Day 03: Amman - As Salt (chef experience) - Mount Nebo - Madaba - Dead Sea

Breakfast. Transfer to As Salt city "33 Km" from Amman, As-Salt UNESCO World Heritage Site, experience the Jordanian farmer's life and Jordanian culinary , followed by lunch meal on spot

Next, visit Mt. Nebo a city mentioned in the bible as the place where Moses was granted a view of the promised land that he would never enter. Later, visit Madaba, a city known for its Byzantine and Umayyad mosaics, especially a large Byzantine-era mosaic map of the Holy Land, the famous 6th century Mosaic map , visit St. George’s Church, now a Greek Orthodox basilica, home of the enormous Madaba Mosaic Map. The map, with its richly detailed rendering of Jerusalem, Jericho, Bethlehem and other holy sites come back for more, head to Dead Sea and overnight.

Day 04: Dead Sea - Petra (chef experience)
Day 04: Dead Sea - Petra (chef experience)

Breakfast. Free hours for relax and leisure in the Dead Sea, can 'swim' in its buoyant waters and enjoy the therapeutic properties of its mineral rich mud, then transfer to the Nabatean Red, Rose City of Petra.

Join a unique experience while you are in Petra:

Evening at 18:00 enjoy a cuisine course and tasty meal at Petra Kitchen, offering nightly cooking classes and dinners, sharing authentic local cuisine in a casual, family atmosphere. Visitors work alongside local chefs to prepare dishes found on a typical family’s, fun and a very special dining experience, with each dish gaining the special flavor of a reward well-earned.

Day 05: Petra visit - Wadi Rum
Day 05: Petra visit - Wadi Rum

Breakfast, visit the Nabatean Red Rose city of Petra, one of the 7 world wonders and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Carved in stone more than 2000 years ago Enter the city through 1KM long narrow gorge called Siq which is flanked either side by 80m high cliffs! Notice the dazzling colors and formations of the rocks. Leads directly to the Khazneh. Famous for its rock-cut architecture and water conduit system, Roman-style theatres, temples, sacrificial altars and colonnaded streets. The site flourished during Nabatean rule from the 3rd century BC to the early 2nd century AD, when it was occupied by the Roman Emperor Trajan. Petra appeared in films such as Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Transfer to Wadi Rum “the moon valley” discover desert by 2 hours jeep tour , continue to camp for dinner “Bedouin barbeque” and overnight.

Day 06: Wadi Rum - Amman
Day 06: Wadi Rum - Amman

Breakfast. Transfer back to your hotel in Amman for overnight

Day 07: Amman - Q.A.I airport
Day 07: Amman - Q.A.I airport

Breakfast, Transfer to Queen Alia International airport.

Included/Excluded

  • Meet and assist upon arrival.
  • Free entry visa to Jordan for non-restricted nationalities.
  • Transfers & transportation in a modern A/C vehicle with English speaking driver.
  • Accommodation 6 nights at 3 stars hotels or similar on Bed & Breakfast basis and half board basis (breakfast & dinner) in Wadi Rum.
  • English speaking local guide at Jerash & Petra sites.
  • Entrance fees to all sites mentioned above.
  • Cooking classes in Jerash & Petra.
  • Lunch meal in Jerash.
  • Lunch meal in As Salt.
  • 2 hours jeep tour in Wadi Rum.
  • Dinner meal Bedouin Barbeque in Wadi Rum.
  • Half day experience in As Salt.
  • Mineral water on board the vehicle.
  • VAT tax and service charges in the hotels.
  • Complimentary pack of general info.
  • Recommended for 5 pax and over
  • Meals & drinks unless mentioned above.
  • Tips.
  • Any services not mentioned above.

Tour's Location

FAQs

Is Jordan dangerous for tourists?
Compared to many of its neighbors in the Middle East, Jordan is an exceptionally safe country to visit. In fact, the Jordanian government puts a lot of effort and money into making visitors feel safe through high-profile security and police presence in tourist regions and in hotels.
What food is Jordan famous for?
• Mansaf. Traditionally served in a large platter meant for communal eating, mansaf is a dish of tender meat layered with paper-thin flatbread and great piles of aromatic rice.
• Falafel.
• Hummos.
• Bedouin tea and coffee.
• Kunafa.
• Maqluba.
• Shawarma.
Is it easy to be vegetarian in Jordan?
Vegetarians are in luck in Jordan: it's very easy to survive without eating meat. Although vegetarianism as a concept isn't widely understood (Jordanians love their meat) the food culture naturally relies on lots of fresh vegetables, beans and pulses.
Is Jordan vegan friendly?
Jordan is no exception and is a wonderful destination for any foodie, including vegan ones. Historically, food from this part of the Middle East was very light on meat and other animal products, with legumes, rice, fruit, vegetables, olive oil, and bread making up the bulk of what people ate.
Can you bring alcohol in Jordan?
No problem bringing your own alcohol to Jordan. Beers are readily available at most restaurants but no harm bringing your favorite.
What is the diet in Jordan?
In Jordan, the diet is mainly based on wheat, rice, vegetables, and foods of animal origin (milk/dairy products, and meat). Dietary diversification has improved and is currently quite high.
When Petra Kitchen begins?
The entire experience begins at 6.30 p.m. and happens nearly every night.
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