Through the Desert I

15 Days & 14 Nights



  Day 1    Arrival at Queen Alia airport in Amman.

            After arrival at the airport in Amman, our representative will meet

            & assist you with the visa & customs formalities, which usually

            needs not more than ½ an hour. Transfer to the hotel in Amman, which

            takes about 45 minutes. After arrival at the hotel, check-in, dinner

            & overnight.


Day 2    Amman – Jerash & Ajloun – Amman.

After breakfast we will travel to the north to visit Jerash, the most well preserved Roman city from the Roman world. The colonnaded street, large Roman theatres and churches will tell us the commercial history of this town. Then we will move further north to  visit Ajloun castle on a hilltop with 1250m above sea level. It goes back to the 12th century AD during the period of the Muslim leader  Saladin. In the afternoon we will return back to Amman, dinners & overnight.


Day 3   Amman, Desert Castles, Amman.

After breakfast we will go east to visit the desert castles from the  Umayyad period. Their fine mosaics, frescoes, stone and stucco carvings and illustrations, inspired by the best in Persian and Greco - Roman traditions, Qusair Amra, Qasr Mushatta, Qasr al - Kharrana, Qasr At-Tuba and Qasr Al– Hallabat are the best evidences  of this architecture. Dinner & Overnight.


Day 4   Amman, Madaba- Mt. Nebo- Kerak, Dead Sea, Little Petra. 

After breakfast we will drive toward Madaba, where we will visit the unique mosaic map of Palestine and the holy land from the 6th Century AD in the George's church. Then drive to the Mt. Nebo, where Moses saw for the first time the "promised Land". On a clear summer day you can see mountains of Jerusalem. Then goes Sea, to have a pause and some time for swimming, then go a head  toward the 12th Century crusader castle of Kerak, at the end we will go to the little Petra, Dinner and overnight.


Day 5    Little Petra – Petra.

Today we will wander from the little Petra to Petra; to enter Petra  from its back way on beautiful path over "Ed Deir", the obelisk of "Zip Atuf". Dinner & Overnight in our camp.


Day 6     the Alter - Wadi Sabra.

 In this day we will continue our trek to the south. Through Wadi Sabra, until we reach "Delagha" our camping place, in our path we will visit many of the Nabatean tamps and facades, Dinner &  Overnight.


 Day 7   the Antique city of Petra (the 2nd of the World Wonders).

put on some firm shoes today, because a full day sightseeing of Petra is in your program. Experience this impressive and unique Nabatean city, "a true wonderwork"! We pass the 1,2km famous "Siq" (gorge) on foot and see the impressive, from red-rose sandstone curved 40m high Treasury "Al Khazna". Admire hundreds of buildings, Façades, Tombs, Baths, Temples and unforgettable stone drawings - Petra extends on a total area of approx. 40qkm. Dinner & overnight in a hotel.


Day 8   Petra, Wadi Rum.

 After breakfast we will drive to Petra. When we reach Wadi Rum we will meet with our host "Eid", after a short trek we will have our  lunch beside (Jabal Al kaz'ale). The afternoon is free to discover the area around the camp. In the evening Eid will prepare a traditional kind of dinner. Overnight, either in a tent or in theopen air, in order to be able to enjoy the star-bright.


Day 9   Wadi Rum.

After breakfast we will ride our camels to Um El Samen, after that we will go to Kharm Jreish over Herab Antar, lunch in Karm Jreish,  then go a head over Alza’aza’a and Altabakieh to Seil Naghra where we will have our dinner and overnight.


Day 10  Wadi Rum.

After breakfast we will leave Seil Naghra and ride a head over Siq Naghra to Seil Radet Salem, where we will have our lunch. After that we will go a head over Um Qreishem to Kahrouba where we will have a  fantastic Sunset. Dinner & overnight.


Day 11   Wadi Rum.

After breakfast we will leave Kahrouba toward Um Mkour and Um Frout, after that go a head on our camels to Abu Khashbie, where we will have our lunch. After lunch and a small Pause, we will ride again  over Fera’ah Alshaeb and Abu Marwa to Abu Katfah, Dinner & overnight.


Day 12   Wadi Rum.

Today we will ride to Um Hamattah, Alburj Alsagheer, Lawrence House and Tirat Iyal Mohammed, where we will have our lunch. After that we will go over Siq Alberah to Abu Altius the place of our today's camp. Dinner & overnight.


Day 13   Wadi Rum.

After breakfast we will leave Abu Altius and go a head toword Um Athan over Seil Um Eschreen. Our lunch will be in Um Athan. Then we will over Alkhurj, Alnukusch and Alremal to Um Ijel, where we will  spend our night. Dinner & overnight.


Day 14   go back to Amman.

Today morning we will say (GOOD BYE) for our camels and go by jeeps  to Rum village where our buss will be waiting for us then travel among the "Desert Highway" back to Amman the capital. Dinner & overnight.


Day 15   Return back home.

 Unfortunately, it goes back home today, we hope, that you enjoyed an unforgettable journey with us. Transfer to the airport in Amman, our  representative takes over again the departure and customs formalities and says goodbye to you.