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In the Footsteps of John the Baptist

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In the Footsteps of John the Baptist


Day 1: Arrival to Amman

After passing through Immigration and Customs formalities, proceed to the Arrivals Hall where your English speaking driver will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel. Overnight: Amman.


Day 2: Baptism Site - Mt. Nebo - Madaba - Machaerus (Mukhawir) - Petra

Our tour begins with a visit to Bethany Beyond the Jordan, the place where Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist, where Elijah and Elisha crossed the Jordan, and the area where Joshua led the children of Israel led into the Promised Land. Next we drive to Mt. Nebo, where Moses gazed across to the Promised Land before he died. Visit the old monastery and look out over the Jordan Valley, Dead Sea, Jericho and Jerusalem. Our third stop is at the 6th Century St. George Church in Madaba. The church is famous for the mosaic map on its floor showing all major biblical sites from Lebanon to Egypt. We drive to Machaerus where John the Baptist, imprisoned there for 2 years by Herod, was beheaded at the request of Salome. Drive to Petra. Overnight: Petra.


Day 3: Petra

With your English speaking guide, walk through the 1.2km long Siq (chasm), passing shrines, tombs and carvings, to reach the lost city of Petra. See the magnificent Treasury as you exit the Siq, explore the Street of Facades, Roman Theatre, Royal Tombs, Colonnaded Street, Byzantine Church, Temple of the Winged Lion's, Qasr al Bint, and the Petra Museum where your 3-4 hour guided tour will end. Climb to the Monastery and/or High Place of Sacrifice on your own. Overnight: Petra.


Day 4: Petra - Departure

After breakfast you will be transferred to Queen Alia International Airport for departure.


Larsa Hotel – Amman

Location: 12km from centre of Amman.

Close to: Al Baraka Mall & King Abdullah Mosque

Facilities: Free Wi-Fi, Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, Fitness Centre, Sauna, Computer Station, Outdoor Pool



Rum Hotel

Location: Amman Al Swefieh Ali Nasouh Al Taher Street, Bul. No 60

Close to: AlWakalat St.

Facilities: Al Sayran restaurant, Meeting Room, VIP Lounge, deli cafe



Imperial Palace Hotel

Location: 4th Circle

Close to: Embassies

Facilities: 24 hour Room Service, Restaurant, Sauna, Jacuzzi and Outdoor Pool, High Speed WiFi.



Geneva Hotel

Location: West Amman on road to Airport

Close to: Shopping, business districts

Facilities: 3 restaurants, 24 hour Room Service, 24 hour Laundry/Dry Cleaning/Pressing, High Speed Internet, Currency Exchange



Grand Hyatt

Location: 2km from city centre

Close to: The Citadel, Roman Theatre and shopping centers

Facilities: High Speed Internet, 24 hour Room Service, Babysitting, Currency Exchange, ATM machine



Le Meridien

Location: Shmeisani commercial business and diplomatic district

Close to: The Citadel, Roman Theatre and shopping centers

Facilities: Free In-room WiFi, Health Club and Spa, 7 Restaurants, Bar



Landmark Hotel

Location: Central Amman

Close to: within walking distanced of the old city area

Facilities: 6 Restaurants, 24 Hour Room Service, Fitness & Wellness Centre, Tennis Court, Gift Shop, High Speed Internet throughout hotel, Same-day Laundry & Dry-Cleaning, Baby Sitting Services, ATM Machine



La Maison Hotel

Location: Wadi Musa (Petra) – Tourism Street

Close to: very close to the visitors center

Facilities: Restaurant, gift shop, Free Wi-Fi, Massage, Bar



Amra Palace Hotel

Location: Wadi Musa (Petra)
Close to: Souk, 1km from Petra Archaeological Park,

Facilities Restaurant, Summer Roof-top Dining, Indoor Heated Swimming Pool, Jacuzzi, Turkish Bath, 24 Hour Room Service, Internet Access, Currency Exchange, Coffee Shop, Gift Shop, Same day Laundry & Dry Cleaning



Seven Wonders

Location: Wadi Musa (Petra)
Close to: Souk, 1km from Petra Archaeological Park.

Facilities Internet Access in Rooms, Restaurant, Rooftop Pool and Covered Terrace, Gift Shop, Laundry & Dry Cleaning Service



Petra Moon Hotel

Location: Wadi Musa (Petra)

Close to: 100m from Petra Archaeological Park, 100m from Restaurants

Facilities Restaurant, High Speed Internet WiFi, Rooftop Terrace and Swimming Pool (April-November)



Petra Guest House

Location: Wadi Musa (Petra)

Close to: At the entrance gate to Petra Archaeological Park, 200m from Restaurants

Facilities Lobby Lounge, Restaurant, Bar, 24 Hour Room Service



Movenpick Resort Petra

Location: Wadi Musa (Petra)

Close to: at entrance to Petra Archaeological Park, local Restaurants

Facilities Outdoor Pool, 7 Restaurants, Fitness & Wellness Centre, Free WiFi, Free Mini-bar



Marriott Hotel

Location: Above Petra Valley

Close to: 10-15 minute drive from entrance to Petra Archaeological Park

Facilities Currency Exchange, Bookstore, Gift Shop, Laundry & Dry Cleaning, Newspapers, 24 Hour Room Service, 2 Restaurants, Bar



PACKAGE INCLUDES

Meet & Greet at Airport

English speaking driver

Entrance fees to all sites listed in itinerary

Accommodation and Meal Plan selected

Local English speaking tour guide in Petra (3-4 hrs)

All service charges and taxes


PACKAGE EXCLUDES

Jordanian entry visa

Tipping of guide/driver

Meals not in selected meal plan

Personal expenses

Travel insurance

Date: 15-05 till 20-09 – 3* Hotel

All Prices in US Dollars

No. of pax 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Price per person 640 436 368 353 330 312 294
Single supplement 70

Date: 15-05 till 20-09 – 4* Hotel

All Prices in US Dollars

No. of pax 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Price per person 677 472 404 389 366 350 330
Single supplement 70

Date: 15-05 till 20-09 – 5* Hotel

All Prices in US Dollars

No. of pax 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Price per person 859 654 586 571 448 531 513
Single supplement 250

Date: 20-02 till 15-05 – 3* Hotel

All Prices in US Dollars

No. of pax 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Price per person 663 460 390 377 352 336 317
Single supplement 70

Date: 20-02 till 15-05 – 4* Hotel

All Prices in US Dollars

No. of pax 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Price per person 724 519 450 437 413 397 378
Single supplement 70

Date: 20-02 till 15-05 – 5* Hotel

All Prices in US Dollars

No. of pax 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Price per person 950 747 679 664 640 624 606
Single supplement 330