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The “Rose City” is a honeycomb of hand-hewn caves, temples, and tombs carved from blushing pink sandstone in the high desert of Jordan some 2,000 years ago. Hidden by time and shifting sand, Petra tells of a lost civilization. Little is known about the Nabateans—a nomadic desert people whose kingdom rose up from these cliffs and peaks, and whose incredible wealth grew from the lucrative incense trade. Raqmu, or Petra (as the Greeks knew it), grew into the Nabateans’ most prominent city, linking camel caravans between the Mediterranean and Arabian Seas, from Egypt to Syria and beyond to Greece. Control of water sources and an almost magic ability to vanish into the cleft rocks ensured the Nabateans remained unconquered for centuries. The Romans arrived in 63 B.C., signaling a new era of massive expansion and grandiose construction, like the theater that sat more than 6,000 spectators, as well as some of the city’s most impressive facades. Carved into the rock face, the Treasury and the Monastery both have unmistakable Hellenistic features, with ornate Corinthian columns, bas-relief Amazons, and fanciful acroteria. Knowing that such architectural feats were achieved by carving from the top down makes it even more impressive.
Arrival at Amman Airport, meet with our airport representative to go through all formalities at the airport till you meet your tour guide and driver, then they will escort you to the hotel in Amman for Dinner and the overnight.
After breakfast at the hotel start the day by a conducted tour of the capital: you will discover the resources and the culture of the Hashemite kingdom; its historic center, its citadel, its Roman amphitheater, then transfer to Madaba and view of the Church of St. George. The city is famous for its numerous churches and splendid mosaics. One of the most important Byzantine origins of the sixth century, located precisely in the Church of St. George has a rectangular shape of 25m x5m and represents a long pilgrimage to the holy city of Jerusalem in Palestine Lunch in Madaba. Then transfer to Mount Neo, where the biblical tradition indicates the place of the death of Moses. From there you will have a panoramic view of the Promised Land., end of the day transfer to Petra Hotel overnight. (Amman -Madaba 38km-Nebo 9km)
Visit of Petra, after Breakfast at hotel, then drive direct to the Nabateans City of Petra, to enjoy visiting the rose city, which has
been ranked New Wonders of the World Heritage of Humanity, it's the complete city carved in a mountain with the huge colorful rocks that called "the red rose city". Lunch at Petra local restaurant then transfer to Wadi Rum the biggest desert in Jordan and protected area where Sir Laurence wrote the seven pillars of wisdom. Enjoy a 2 hours Jeep tour in the desert, Upon completion to the camp for dinner. (Petra - Wadi Rum 117km)
Breakfast at hotel, move to Aqaba for panoramic city Tour of the coastal town in the far south of Jordan and the special economic zone then to Dead Sea (Amman Tourist Beach) Without a doubt the world's most amazing place, the Jordan Rift Valley is a dramatic, beautiful landscape, which at the Dead Sea, is over 400m (1,312 ft.) below sea level, enjoy floating at the Dead Sea salty water and having a lunch, upon completion transfer to Amman hotel for dinner and overnight. (Wadi Rum-Aqaba 72km-Dead Sea 273km)
After Breakfast at the hotel, you will Drive to Amman airport according to your departure flight.
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