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7 Days – 6 Nights: Eco Jordan

WADI MUJIB, DANA

Eco Jordan: 7 Days – 6 Nights

Amman –Jerash – Ajloun – Dana – Petra – Wadi Rum – Wadi Mujeb – Dead Sea

 

Maps & Areas

Where to go in Eco Jordan

Travel Itinerary:

Day 1 Arrive Amman / Amman

Arrival at Queen Alia International Airport, where you will be met by our representatives and assisted with all formalities and customs. Transfer to your hotel in Amman. Dinner & Overnight at hotel in Amman.

Day 2 Amman / Amman City Tour / Jerash / Ajloun

Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, embark on a city tour of Amman, the capital of the Kingdom of Jordan. Often referred to as the "White City" because of the white stone used to build the houses, Amman is among the oldest continually inhabited cities on Earth. The tour will take you to the museums, the Citadel, the Roman Amphitheater, the souks, and the city's modern district travel.

North of Amman to the best preserved example of Roman civilization in Jordan, the city of Jerash. 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. Continue to Ajloun to tour the 12th century Saracen Castle. This castle was built by one of Saladin's lieutenants in the campaign against the Crusaders.

Proceed to Ajloun Forest Reserve,it consists of Mediterranean-like hill country, dominated by open woodlands of consist mostly of oak trees, interspersed with pistachio, pine, carob, and wild strawberry trees. These trees have been important to local people for their wood, scenic beauty and, quite often, for medicine and food. The reserve is in an area named (Eshtafeena). The Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature has set up two hiking trails and provided a special area for camping.  Check in at your cabins. Dinner & Over night at Ajloun Cabins. ( Optional, you can book one of the forest trails available on site).

Day 3 Ajloun / Karak / Dana / Petra

Breakfast at the Ajloun Forest Reserve. Transfer to Kerak for a visit of the Crusader Castle. After lunch Proceed to Dana Biosphere Reserve is an area of staggering beauty, history, and biodiversity.

The only reserve in Jordan that encompasses the four-different bio-geographical zones of the country (Mediterranean, Irano-Turanian, Saharo-Arabian and Sudanian), it is a melting pot of species from Europe, Africa and Asia. Such a combination of natural communities in a single area is unique in Jordan and many of Dana Biosphere Reserve’s animals and plants are very rare.

So far, a total of 800 plant species and 449 animal species have been recorded in the Reserve, of which 25 are known to be endangered, including the Sand Cat, the Syrian Wolf, the Lesser Kestrel and the Spiny Tailed Lizard.to embark in 3 – 4 hours White Dom Trail. ( should conclude the trail in Day light ). Proceed to Petra. Dinner & Over Night at Hotel in Petra.

Day 4 Petra / Wadi Rum

Breakfast at the hotel. Today, enjoy a tour of Petra, both a Jordanian national treasure and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The ancient capital of the Nabataeans, Petra once sheltered Arab traders who came through the region with precious cargoes of spices, silks, ivory, and rare pelts. See the towering treasury, a building rising 140 feet that is cut into the sheer rock face. Along the way, you will also see the impressive architecture of countless temples, water channels, arched gates, and royal tombs, the remnants of a once great culture.

Early afternoon, continue to Wadi Rum Desert, The moonlike landscape of Wadi Rum is unique to the world. The desert of Rum is dotted with massive mountains, coloured in shades of red, yellow, and orange. Their hues spill over to colour the sand dunes around the desert and the horizon of its breathtaking panorama. This is a place where you can become one with nature, where visitors are humbled by the towering mountains and overwhelmed by the serenity and quiet ambiance of this magnificent place.

The eco-system of Wadi Rum holds many rare and endemic plants. Spring reveals hundreds of species of wild flowers. About 120 bird species have been recorded in the area, including the Griffon Vulture, the Fan-Tailed Raven, Bonelli’s Eagle, and Hume’s Tawny Owl. Baseline surveys show the existence of the Grey Wolf, Blandford’s Fox, the Sand Cat, and the Ibex within the area.

One activity which keeps attracting thrill-seekers to Wadi Rum is mountain climbing. Ascents can range from simple hikes to serious 900m climbs up sheer granite and sandstone cliffs. Take a 2 hours ride in a 4x4 vehicle including a sunset viewing. Proceed to Camp, check in at your tent. Dinner & Overnight at the camp in Wadi Rum.

Day 5 Wadi Rum / Wadi Mujeb / Dead Sea

Breakfast at the camp. Transfer to The Mujib Biosphere Reserve is the lowest nature reserve in the world, with a spectacular array of scenery near the east coast of the Dead Sea.

The Reserve is located within the deep Wadi Mujib gorge, which enters the Dead Sea at 410m below sea level. The Reserve extends to the Karak and Madaba mountains to the north and south, reaching 900 metres above sea level in some places. This 1,300m variation in elevation, combined with the valley's year- round water flow from seven tributaries, means that Wadi Mujib enjoys a magnificent bio-diversity that is still being explored and documented today. Over 300 species of plants, 10 species of carnivores and numerous species of permanent and migratory birds have been recorded.

Some of the remote mountain and valley areas are difficult to reach, and thus offer safe havens for rare species of cats, goats and other mountain animals. Mujib's sandstone cliffs are an ideal habitat for one of the most beautiful mountain goats in the world, the horned Ibex. Embark in a 2 – 3 Hours (Siq Trail). Proceed to Dead Sea, check in at Hotel, Dinner & Over night at hotel in Dead Sea.

Day 6 Dead Sea

Breakfast at the Hotel. All day free to relax and rejovinate at the dead sea shore. Dinner & Overnight at Your Hotel in Dead Sea.

Day 7 Dead Sea – Amman International Airport for Departure

Breakfast at the hotel. Day at Leaisure. Later ( 4 hours before flight departure from Amman Queen Alia International Airport) transfer to the airport. Assistance with formalities by a member of our staff and departure. (1 hour drive from Dead Sea to Amman International Airport).

Package Details:

List of Included items for your package:

  • Meet & assist upon arrival with immigration & customs formalities.
  • Accommodation:
    • Amman: 1 Nights including Breakfast.
    • Ajloun: 1 Night including Dinner & Breakfast.
    • Petra: 1 Night including Breakfast.
    • Wadi Rum: 1 Night Bedouin Camp (Tent) including Dinner & Breakfast
    • Dead Sea: 2 Night including Breakfast.
  • All Entrance Fees as per the Program
  • Professional Local Guiding when Applicable (Jerash & Petra)
  • Horse Ridding in Petra (800 Meters)
  • 2 Hours Jeep Tour in Wadi Rum
  • All Transportation by Uniformed Driver/Tour Escort in a private air-conditioned deluxe vehicle.
  • Water & soft drinks with free WIFI throughout the trip in vehicle.
  • Free Cell Phone for Local Calls & SMS during the trip (one Phone Per Party)

List of Not Included items for your package:

  • Personal Expenses.
  • Visa for Individuals less than 5 Persons when applicable.
  • Drinks in Restaurants mentioned in the program.
  • Tips to the Driver & Guides.

Hotels Used:

In Amman

In Ajloun

In Petra

In Wadi Rum

In Dead Sea

NOTE: Similar Hotels Can Be Used Based on Availability.

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