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The Complete Jordan Private Holiday

Break Available: March - May and Sept - End Nov
9 Night Break

Price per person: From £2,625

This PRIVATE journey brings you everything you would ever want to see in this historic and beautiful country.

You will have the perfect mix of cultural highlights with time out to relax and swim.

The guide always goes out of his way to adapt to your interests to make sure you have the most personalised break possible.

He will also stop at local villages and go off the beaten track to give you a personal insight into current Jordanian culture and cuisine, as well as the ancient sites.

We believe in you having the very best experience so this break already includes the upgraded rooms with views of the mountains at Petra and the two stunning Seas.

If this trip does not fit exactly with your requirements please contact us so that we can tailor make the perfect break for you! That is the joy of private tours – it’s all about what you want!

Highlights

  • Private Tour with your own Private driver guide
  • See world famous Petra, 1 of the 7 Wonders of the World
  • Petra by Candlelight – a complimentary extra!
  • The beautiful ancient ruins of Greco Roman Jerash
  • The imposing Mt Nebo & Kerak with wonderful views over the desert
  • Relaxing time on the Red Sea at Aqaba
  • The beautiful and dramatic landscape of Wadi Rum
  • The peaceful and fascinating Dana Nature Reserve
  • The historical Baptism site of Bethany
  • Relax and experience the beauty of the Dead Sea
  • Upgraded rooms at Petra for Mountain View and Ocean view rooms at the Red Sea and Dead Sea
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DAY 1
Fly to Amman to start of your Private Tour to Jordan

DAY 1
Fly to Amman to start of your Private Tour to Jordan

Arrive in Amman where you will be met for your private transfer to your hotel to start your holiday.

Your private guide will remain with you throughout the holiday, and each day will discuss your planned itinerary with you to make sure it is exactly as you wish to ensure you have the perfect break for you. Overnight in Amman.

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DAY 2
Private visit to Jerash, Um Qais, Ajlum

DAY 2
Private visit to Jerash, Um Qais, Ajlum

This morning your private guide will take you to visit the village of Ajlum to visit the towering Arab built castle of Ajlun Castle , which was never defeated by the European Crusaders, and has a wonderful maze of vaulted ceilings, secret passages and fairy-tale towers and battlements.

Continue to Jerash, one of the best-preserved provincial Roman towns in the world where a local expert will take you around. You will find yourself caught up in his enthusiasm and knowledge and he takes you on this private tour.

Jerash was hidden in the sands for centuries and has been lovingly excavated over the last 70 years. It is sometimes called the Pompeii of the East, or Jewel of the North, and boasts a wonderful array of hilltop temples, theatres, plazas, baths, fountains and city walls.

Early afternoon explore Um Qais, a city rich with basalt ruins including a mausoleum, colonnaded main street, basilica, theatre and all on a splendid hilltop overlooking the Jordan Valley, Golan Heights and Lake Tiberius (the Sea of Galilee). Overnight in Amman

A la Carte Optional Extras

  • Beit Sitti Cooking Class - Amman
  • Outdoor Mountain Breeze Meal
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Beit Sitti Cooking Class - Amman

Established in 2010 Beit Sitti came about by sisters Maria, Dina and Tania wanting to keep their grandmothers legacy alive.

Beit Sitti offers a cook and dine experience where you come and learn how to prepare a traditional Arabic meal with the help of a Hajjeh, and then get to eat the food that you prepared, in their grandmothers house found in one of Ammans oldest neighborhoods, Jabal al weibdeh.

Book your session for either breakfast, lunch, or dinner and come learn how to prepare a four course arabic meal using seasonal vegetables picked by the local women. Then dine in their home to enjoy the fruits of your labour!

This has a minimum of 4 people per booking

Price per Person: From £50

Beit Sitti Cooking Class in Amman in Jordan
Beit Sitti Cooking Class in Amman in Jordan
Beit Sitti Cooking Class in Amman in Jordan
Beit Sitti Cooking Class in Amman in Jordan
Beit Sitti Cooking Class in Amman in Jordan
Beit Sitti Cooking Class in Amman in Jordan

Outdoor Mountain Breeze Meal

Stop for a super meal in a beautiful garden setting, surrounded by lovely 360 degree views of the forest covered mountains and with greenery everywhere.

The restaurant offers a variety of hearty Arabic and international dishes, and uses organic produce whenever possible. Many of the ingredients are grown on the premises, and only the freshest ingredients are used in the preparation of food. This is a 3 course meal (Beverages payable locally). This is only available Spring and Summer until mid October

Price Per Person: From £30

Outdoor eating area, Jordan

DAY 3
Private Kings Highway Adventure to Mt Nebo and Madaba and Dead Sea

DAY 3
Private Kings Highway Adventure to Mt Nebo and Madaba and Dead Sea

After breakfast your holiday in Jordan will continue by having the whole day to explore the King’s Highway, which was once part of the ancient Silk Rd with your private vehicle and guide, and is over 2000 years old.

You will visit the Christian town of Madaba – “the city of Mosaics”, with the Greek Orthodox church of St. George where the famous 6th century Byzantine mosaic map of the holy sites in the biblical world is found.

Also visit the Monastery in Mt Nebo, one of the most revered holy sites in Jordan as Moses was buried here, and with a spectacular view of the holy land.

Continue to the Dead Sea in the Jordan Rift Valley and is the lowest point on the surface of the earth for a swim in its warm salty waters. The Dead Sea is flanked by mountains to the east and the rolling hills of Jerusalem to the west making it one of the most spectacular natural and spiritual landscapes in the world.

Overnight in your 5 star hotel at the Dead Sea in your ocean view room.

A la Carte Optional Extras

  • Private Romantic Dinner overlooking the Dead Sea
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Private Romantic Dinner overlooking the Dead Sea

If you are looking for a Romantic dinner then this dinner at the private lemon garden with sweeping views of the Dead Sea at the Kempinski Ishtar is a great option. This dinner comes with a private butler, and a special 3 course meal with live cooking. You will be welcomes with a glass of French champagne , and 1 bottle of local wine is included during dinner. Shisha will be served for those that wish.

Price per person: From £255

Private Dining over the Dead Sea at the Kempinski in Jordan
Private Dining over the Dead Sea in the Lemon Garden in Jordan

DAY 4
Dead Sea at leisure and transfer to Dana.

DAY 4
Dead Sea at leisure and transfer to Dana.

Free time to enjoy the Dead Sea.

The Dead Sea is flanked by mountains to the east and the rolling hills of Jerusalem to the west making it one of the most spectacular natural and spiritual landscapes in the world.

This afternoon be transferred to Dana to dine and overnight

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DAY 5
Hike in Dana Nature Reserve and Transfer to Petra, Petra by Candlelight

DAY 5
Hike in Dana Nature Reserve and Transfer to Petra, Petra by Candlelight

After breakfast you will take a private hiking tour in the reserve.

This is the only reserve in Jordan that has the four different bio-geographical zones of the country, and as a result is a fusion of species from Europe, Africa and Asia. Such a combination in a single area is unique in Jordan and many of Dana’s animals and plants are very rare.

Transfer to Petra to overnight in your room with super mountain views.

If on a Monday, Wednesday or Thursday 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. This normally carries an extra charge but is complimentary to guests of Weekend a la Carte.

A la Carte Optional Extras

  • Prepare a meal at the Petra Kitchen
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Prepare a meal at the Petra Kitchen

On one of the nights while you are in Petra you can enjoy a night cuisine course and meal at the Petra Kitchen. The Petra Kitchen has a relaxed, informal atmosphere where you’ll prepare an evening meal, working alongside local women under the supervision of a chef. This includes soup, cold and hot mezza and salads, a main course and take home recipes. This lasts about 2 1/2 hours.

Price Per Person: £40

Petras kitchen
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Petra kitchen

DAY 6
Private Petra tour

DAY 6
Private Petra tour

After breakfast your trip to Petra starts either with a walk ( or on horseback if you prefer) to the Siq, a long narrow fissure between two overhanging cliffs,

Your Private guided Petra tour then gradually unfolds for you the mysteries of the Red Rose city with its spectacular treasury, Royal Tombs, burial chambers and high places of sacrifice. A local expert will take you around proudly sharing his history and insights into this amazing place.

Afternoon at leisure to explore upper Petra at your own pace.

Afterwards right at the exit to Petra we would recommend a stop at the oldest Cave Bar in the world. The walls of the Cave Bar are part of an ancient tomb carved by the Nabataeans and the cool evocative atmosphere and drink are most welcome !

Overnight at Petra in your 5 star hotel with mountain views from your room.

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DAY 7
Explore Wadi Rum in private 4WD, Transfer to Aqaba

DAY 7
Explore Wadi Rum in private 4WD, Transfer to Aqaba

After breakfast transfer south in your private chauffered car to the enchanting desert of Wadi Rum, Jordan’s largest desert and one of the most spectacular desert landscapes in the world.

Wadi Rum is home to several Bedouin tribes who live in scattered camps throughout the area, and you may come across them as you spend 3 hours being privately driven in a 4WD vehicle through the Wadi prior to enjoying a glass of traditional Bedouin tea watching sunset.

Afterwards a 45 mins private transfer will take you to Aqaba on the Red Sea to overnight in your 5 star hotel. Relax in your ocean view room.

A la Carte Optional Extras

  • Hot Air Balloon Ride over Wadi Rum
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Hot Air Balloon Ride over Wadi Rum

The hot air balloon ride over Wadi Rum at sunrise offers a unique vantage point from which to view the stunning natural rock formations and dunes of the desert. The flight is @ 1 hour. The balloon can take up to 4 people. We pre-book this for you but this is paid for locally direct by yourselves once it is confirmed weather is acceptable to go ahead..

Price Per Person: From £335  (Including transfers from Camp)

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DAY 8
Aqaba at Leisure at the Red Sea

DAY 8
Aqaba at Leisure at the Red Sea

After yesterdays adventure you have a day at leisure to relax and enjoy the clear waters of the Red Sea.

Those interested in Scuba Diving or Snorkelling can enjoy one of the world most beautiful coral reefs. Take time out to enjoy the sea views from your room and overnight in your 5 star hotel at Aqaba.

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DAY 9
Private visit the Baptism site of Bethany Transfer to Amman.

DAY 9
Private visit the Baptism site of Bethany Transfer to Amman.

After breakfast your private driver will firstly take you to visit what is believed to be John’s baptismal site, where in the late 5th century a church was built. Due to recurrent flooding it has had to be rebuilt several times and at least three other churches have been discovered, built in the 6th and 7th centuries.

Private transfer onwards to Amman to overnight in Amman in your 5 star hotel.

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DAY 10
Private Transfer to Airport and Fly Home

DAY 10
Private Transfer to Airport and Fly Home

Breakfast and transfer to the airport for your flight home after your Private Jordan tour.

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Accommodation

Where You'll Stay

Petra Movenpick - Petra, Jordan

Balcony view at Petra movenpick, Jordan
Room at Petra Movenpick, Jordan
Lounge area at Petra Movenpick hotel, Jordan
Pool at Petra Movenpick Hotel, Jordan

Petra Movenpick - Petra, Jordan

Located close to the entrance gate of Petra, the Movenpick is a luxurious and character-filled hotel in an ideal location, featuring authentic antiques and artwork.

The 183 air-conditioned rooms and suites all offer private facilities, satellite TV, telephone, mini bar and hairdryer. The Hotel offers 7 restaurants, lounges and bars, all serving excellent food and drinks.

Recreational facilities include a freshwater swimming pool, a gymnasium and steam bath, shopping arcade and bank.

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Hilton at the Dead Sea

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Hilton at the Dead Sea

Stay at the Hilton Dead Sea Resort & Spa for an upscale experience in a unique location. Located at the lowest point on earth, over 1,312 feet below sea level, the hotel has direct access to the beach and is the only hotel with a floating pontoon and sun deck on the Dead Sea.

This brand new 5 star hotel has breathtaking views of the Dead Sea from the large terrace, or indulge in the spa and infinity pool. With seven on site dining options you are bound to find a solution that works for your mood!

 

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Movenpick Tala - Red Sea, Jordan

Movenpick from the Red sea, Jordan
Hotel Tala room at the Red sea, Jordan
Dining area at Hotel Tala, Jordan
Hotel Tala, Red sea, Jordan

Movenpick Tala - Red Sea, Jordan

The Movenpick Tala is a striking new property opened in Aug 2009 on the idyllic southern shores of the Red Sea, an area blessed with year round sunshine.

Relax by the pool, dive in the Red Sea or indulge yourself in a relaxing aromatherapy or an intensive thalassotherapy session.

There are 306 rooms, all with air conditioning and a modern soft design.

You have a choice of restaurants from an all day dining restaurant to Italian or the bayside.

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Dana Guest House - Jordan

Dana Guest House, Jordan
View from Dana Guest House, Jordan
Landscape at Dana Guest House, Jordan
Twin rooms at Dana Guest House, Jordan

Dana Guest House - Jordan

Dana Guest House offers simple, comfortable rooms set in a friendly ambience. The rooms all have magnificent views of the Wadi, with a private terrace overlooking the spectacular Wadi Dana.

The sunsets across the far side of the Wadi make this an exceptionally beautiful place to be in the evenings.

The guesthouse is famous for its excellent local food.

All rooms have air-conditioning and satellite TV. Showers and bathrooms are shared. No frills but a stunning setting.

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Fairmont Amman Hotel

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Fairmont Amman Hotel

The Fairmont Amman Hotel is a new luxury 5 star hotel in the prestigious 5th circle district of Amman, standing with unparalleled views of the stunning Amman hills with remarkably spacious rooms.

The hotel has a luxurious spa with six treatments rooms offering a one-of-a-kind Dead Sea Pool and mud treatments, one of the best hammams in the region, an exclusive couples treatment room, hair salon, full-service nail studio, kids pool, Fitness Center, Jacuzzi, and a mineral pool and outdoor swimming pool.

With a focus on the freshest regional produce, the wide choice of hotel restaurants serves a wide range of cuisine; from local food and shisha at Nasim, Levant cuisine at Nur, Japanese and the finest sushi at Tsuki, or the finest steaks and meats at Salt.

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Optional Extras
Beit Sitti Cooking Class - Amman
Beit Sitti Cooking Class in Amman in Jordan

Established in 2010 Beit Sitti came about by sisters Maria, Dina and Tania wanting to keep their grandmothers legacy alive.

Beit Sitti offers a cook and dine experience where you come and learn how to prepare a traditional Arabic meal with the help of a Hajjeh, and then get to eat the food that you prepared, in their grandmothers house found in one of Ammans oldest neighborhoods, Jabal al weibdeh.

Book your session for either breakfast, lunch, or dinner and come learn how to prepare a four course arabic meal using seasonal vegetables picked by the local women. Then dine in their home to enjoy the fruits of your labour!

This has a minimum of 4 people per booking

Price per Person: From £50

Outdoor Mountain Breeze Meal

Stop for a super meal in a beautiful garden setting, surrounded by lovely 360 degree views of the forest covered mountains and with greenery everywhere.

The restaurant offers a variety of hearty Arabic and international dishes, and uses organic produce whenever possible. Many of the ingredients are grown on the premises, and only the freshest ingredients are used in the preparation of food. This is a 3 course meal (Beverages payable locally). This is only available Spring and Summer until mid October

Price Per Person: From £30

Private Romantic Dinner overlooking the Dead Sea
Private Dining over the Dead Sea at the Kempinski in Jordan

If you are looking for a Romantic dinner then this dinner at the private lemon garden with sweeping views of the Dead Sea at the Kempinski Ishtar is a great option. This dinner comes with a private butler, and a special 3 course meal with live cooking. You will be welcomes with a glass of French champagne , and 1 bottle of local wine is included during dinner. Shisha will be served for those that wish.

Price per person: From £255

Prepare a meal at the Petra Kitchen
Petras kitchen

On one of the nights while you are in Petra you can enjoy a night cuisine course and meal at the Petra Kitchen. The Petra Kitchen has a relaxed, informal atmosphere where you’ll prepare an evening meal, working alongside local women under the supervision of a chef. This includes soup, cold and hot mezza and salads, a main course and take home recipes. This lasts about 2 1/2 hours.

Price Per Person: £40

Hot Air Balloon Ride over Wadi Rum
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The hot air balloon ride over Wadi Rum at sunrise offers a unique vantage point from which to view the stunning natural rock formations and dunes of the desert. The flight is @ 1 hour. The balloon can take up to 4 people. We pre-book this for you but this is paid for locally direct by yourselves once it is confirmed weather is acceptable to go ahead..

Price Per Person: From £335  (Including transfers from Camp)

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Reviews & Feedback

Testimonials

Our trip far exceeded our expectations. The service you offered in helping us to plan and make the arrangements was characterised by personal attention and total efficiency. The holiday itself was brilliant. Every part was excellent. Superb hotels were chosen in every resort. Our driver was first class. It could not have been better.

"The holiday was terrific, everything went really well and our guides and drivers were brilliant. We did loads, had all sorts of adventures and i think my highlight was the night in Wadi Rum desert, but the night walk through Petra by Candlelight was great too"

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Price per person: From £2,625
What's included & departure airports

What's Included?

  • Flights from the UK with one hold bag per person
  • 9 nights accommodation with breakfast (Fairmont Amman, Movenpick Petra with Mountain Views, Hilton Dead Sea with Sea Views, Dana Guest House, Movenpick & Tala Bay Spa Hotel with Ocean View room)
  • Activities outlined including private air-conditioned vehicle and private driver guide
  • Private Airport transfers

Departure airport

  • Heathrow

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