Private Petra Travel Break
- Private Petra Tour
- Kings Highway featuring the Mosaic town of Madaba, Mt Nebo with its Kerak Crusader Fortress and St Johns Baptism Site
- Relax floating at the Dead Sea.
- Private Transfers, vehicle and Guide
For those short of time this Petra Travel break is the perfect break to see Petra, relax at the Dead Sea and see some of the landscape and sights on the Kings Highway.
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Petra Express Private Tour
DAY 1Fly to Amman to start your Private Petra Holiday
Arrive in Amman where you will be met for your private transfer to your hotel to start your private Petra Tour. Overnight in Amman.
DAY 2 Visit Mt Nebo, Madaba, Kerak, and Wadi Al Mujib.Petra by Candlelight
Start your short break to Petra by exploring the King's Highway,once part of the ancient Silk Rd. Visit the Christian town of Madaba - "the city of Mosaics", the Monastery in Mt Nebo, one of the most revered holy sites in Jordan as Moses was buried here.
Also visit the magnificent Crusader Fortress of Kerak via Wadi Al Mujib, a deep valley with one of Jordan's most breathtaking views. Continue onto Petra.
Tonight as it is Monday you can participate in Petra by candlelight. 1800 candles are lit illuminating the Treasury. Bedouin musicians play haunting tunes to instill a moment of magic. Overnight at Petra.
DAY 3Private Petra tour
After breakfast your private Petra tour starts with a walk to the Siq (or on horseback) , followed by a walk through this long narrow fissure between two overhanging cliffs that leads you to the heart of Petra.
The tour then gradually unfolds the mysteries of the Red Rose city with its spectacular Treasury, Royal Tombs, burial chambers and high places of sacrifice. Afternoon at leisure to explore upper Petra. Overnight in Petra.
DAY 4Transfer to the Dead Sea
After breakfast your short break to Petra continues with a private transfer to the Dead Sea with one stop on the way to see what is believed to be John’s baptismal site. In the late 5th century a church was built here but the recurrent flooding of the river has meant that it had to be rebuilt several times. At least three other churches have been discovered, built in the 6th and 7th centuries.
Afterwards continue to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth, for your afternoon at leisure. Enjoy the hotel and for the intrepid a swim (or should we say float) in the Dead Sea.
Overnight at 5* Dead Sea hotel.
DAY 5Day at leisure prior to private airport transfer
Breakfast and day at leisure prior to your late afternoon airport transfer to end your short break to Petra.
Price per person: From £1,225
Includes Flights with Easy Jet (Sun departure), 4 nights Accommodation with breakfast (Inter-Continental Amman, Movenpick Petra, Movenpick Dead Sea), Activities, Private Transfers, Private Vehicles & Guides
BA and Royal Jordanian fly every day if these departure days do not work for you, but are of course more expensive, and their schedule does not work as well for the itinerary.