11 days 10 nights
Jordan is a country of outstanding biodiversity, It is land encompasses all.
We offer this 11 days Jordan and Nature Journey, which designed especially for nature lovers.
Where you will able to experience these wonders of nature in one tour from;
East the magnificent Desert Castles.
Al Shumari reserve that offers visitor a chance to encounter wildlife at close quarters and become involved in protecting, Oryx and onagers (Asian wildass), Ostriches and Gazelles can be observes in their fenced –off area.
The ruins roman city of Jerash.
Ajloun woodlands are typical the original forest cover Jordan rich of wild animals wild boar, foxes and hyena.
Dana Biosphere reserve offers a vast diversity of landscapes there are wooded highlands, rocky slopes , sand dunes , and stony.
Feynan Eco-lodge awarded as one of the top 25 eco-lodge in the world by National Geographic.
The unique Nabataean city of Petra is a one of the 7 New Wonders of the World.
The magical desert of Wadi Rum.
To the Dead Sea basin is famous for three of the ecosystem types found through the middle east; Mediterranean (in the mountain ) Irano-Turasian (along the slopes of mountains and cliffs) and desert (at plain level).
This Journey is definitely something you can’t leave off your trip to-do list!
Arrival to Queen Alia International Airport.
Guests to be met by YOLO Representative with sign right on the arrival gate. Meet and Assist Services and FREE VISA will be provided. After arrival, passengers heading to the passport control, once immigration formalities is settled with the help of our Airport Representative; guests walk out to luggage hall. Our company representative or guide will meet & greet outside the customs zone escorting guests to the waiting transport that is parked outdoor and take them to Amman Hotel.
This morning your driver will pick you up and you will head north from Amman to the Eastern Desert. You will visit three of the region's famous desert castles built by the powerful Umayyad dynasty in the — UNESCO-listed QusayrAmra, Qasr Kharana and Qasr al-Azraq. QusayrAmra was once an Umayyad hunting hideaway. The impeccably preserved castle is now best-known for its 8th-century frescoes that depict hedonistic scenes of nude women, wine and wild times.
Near Azraq is Shaumari Reserve which was established as a breeding centre to reintroduce wildlife to the regions such as endangered Arabian oryx, Persian onagers, Dorcas gazelles and houbara bustards. You will go on a safari trip at the reserve.
Embark on a tour to the city of Jerash, the best-preserved example of Roman civilization in Jordan. Jerash, part of the Decapolis (the ten large Roman cities of the East) has been called the Pompeii of the East for its unique state of preservation. The city features theaters, churches, temples of Zeus and Artemis, a Nymphaeum, and colonnaded streets.
As you approach Ajloun Castle, you'll be struck by its commanding presence atop a hill. The fortress showcases an impressive blend of architectural styles, combining Ayyubid, Mamluk, and Crusader influences. The massive stone walls, imposing towers, and intricate details speak volumes about the skill and craftsmanship of its builders. Upon entering the castle, you'll find yourself in a spacious courtyard. Explore the courtyard, which was once bustling with activity, and imagine the daily life of the castle's inhabitants. Admire the grandeur of the main entrance, adorned with intricate stone carvings and decorative elements.
Ascend the castle's towers to enjoy breathtaking vistas of the surrounding landscapes. From the towers, you'll have a bird's-eye view of the castle's layout and the scenic beauty of the Ajloun region. The towers also offer a unique opportunity for photography enthusiasts to capture stunning shots. Venture into the castle's underground passages, which were used for storage, escape routes, and communication. Explore the labyrinthine tunnels and marvel at the ingenuity of their design. These passages provide a glimpse into the castle's hidden features and the challenges faced by its defenders.
Drive to Mount Nebo, the reputed burial site of Moses, overlooking the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea. Visit a mosaic school and workshop where you will have the opportunity to learn about these incredible crafts and to have a masterclass by one of the most experienced mosaic artists.
Continue to visit the mosaic city of Madaba, where an ancient map of the Holy Land is set on the floor of Saint George's Church.
Step into the pages of history as you visit the magnificent Kerak Castle in Jordan. This imposing fortress, perched atop a hill in the town of Kerak, offers a captivating glimpse into the region's medieval past and the legacy of the Crusader era. As you approach Kerak Castle, you'll be struck by its commanding presence and the impressive fortifications that have withstood the test of time. Built during the 12th century by the Crusaders, the castle served as a strategic stronghold along the ancient caravan routes between Egypt and Syria.
A visit to Dana Nature Reserve in Jordan offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the country's natural beauty, diverse wildlife, and rich cultural heritage. Here's what you can experience during your visit to Dana Reserve:
Starting your Hike experience by the white dome trail!!
Starting from the village of Dana, the trail initially takes you through the quaint streets of the village, with traditional stone houses and terraced gardens. As you venture further, the trail begins to ascend, offering panoramic views of the surrounding valley, The path winds its way through a variety of terrains, including
rocky slopes, narrow canyons, and open plateaus. Along the trail, you'll encounter fascinating geological formations, such as the white domes after which the trail is named. These smooth, white rock formations stand out against the red and orange hues of the desert landscape, creating a striking contrast.
head to Feynan Ecolodge for overnight.
Breakfast, enjoy the breathtaking atmosphere at Feynan Eco Lodge, one of the famous eco hotels in the world, start your sunrise trail around the eco lodge.
Head to little Petra, the majestic landscape of Jordan lies a hidden treasure known as Little Petra. Often overshadowed by its famous counterpart, Petra, this lesser-known site offers a unique and enchanting experience for visitors seeking a glimpse into the ancient Nabatean civilization. Located just a few kilometers north of Petra, Little Petra, also known as Al Beidha, is a remarkable archaeological site that served as an important trading hub and caravan stop along the ancient trade
routes. Al-Beidha is known for its well-preserved rock-cut structures, which resemble those found in Petra. Explore the various caves, rooms, and tombs that were once used for habitation or as burial sites. Marvel at the intricate carvings and details on the facades, which reflect the skill and artistry of the ancient
An astonishing day exploring hidden Petra! Enter the “Rose Red” city, hand sculpted from a mountain range by the Nabateans in the 3rd century BC. Begin your walk (or ride) at the imposing “Siq” a winding canyon road. At the end, you’ll gaze in total amazement at Petra’s most extraordinary monument - the
towering Treasury building rising over 140 feet. Beyond that, discover soaring temples, elaborate royal tombs, a theatre, burial chambers, and water channels – all remnants of a once great Nabatean culture.
drive to Wadi Rum, this is a stupendous, timeless place, virtually untouched by humanity and its destructive forces. Here, it is the weather and winds that have carved the imposing, towering skyscrapers, so elegantly described by T.E. Lawrence as “vast, echoing and God-like...". Discover Wadi Rum by Jeep Safari 4x4 vehicle for two hours into the Wadi system to explore some of the best-known sites. During our tours Bedouins will share information about plants and the way they use them. For example, “Anabasis Articulate” they use for washing purposes as it can foam and clean. And dead plants are useful as firewood. And for those who would like to participate in Bedouin’s life, they can assist us in collecting firewood. They will use this wood to provide you with delicious Bedouin’s tea.
After Jeep Ride, in the middle of the desert, enjoy breathtaking sunset over Wadi Rum.
Once you get back to the camp, for you will be waiting Traditional Campfire Bedouin Dinner (Zarb" -a selection of foods cooked in an oven with hot coals beneath the desert floor) under the stars accompanied by Arabic music.
Drive toward the Dead Sea, which sits 400 meters below sea level. The Dead Sea is one of the most incredible places in the world. It is known for the Biblical story of the destruction of Sodom and Amora, which was turned into salt. has an amazingly high salt content (33%), resulting in the absence of any form of animal life and creating an almost impossible propensity to sink.
Dead Sea at Leisure.
enjoy your free time at leisure at the dead sea, do not forget to mud up!!
Breakfast, departure at queen alia airport.