Into the Past, Into the Heart: 6-Day Ancient Odyssey in Jordan with Jenn Carnevale

Your TourHero

Hero Jenn Carnevale

Ever since I visited Chichén Itzá and learned about the Mayan civilization as a kid, I knew I had to see all the ruins this world has to offer. That’s why my next stop is the epic landscape of Jordan. Come along with me and touch rocks from Jerash to Petra and float in the Dead Sea on this 6-day adventure. Ancient history, sumptuous dinners, and unforgettable memories await!

Duration

6 days · 5 nights

Travel Date

April 21 - 26, 2024

Activity Level

Moderate

Group Size

5 - 10

Transportation

Private transfers

Tour Price

USD 682
/ person
USD 99 deposit only
17 people interested
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Your Fellow Explorers

Age range

21+

Travel interest

Food & culture, sightseeing, exploration, relaxation & pampering

Your Local Guide

Experience Jordan Adventures

Experience Jordan Adventures are here to create the perfect tour for you, whether it’s sightseeing and exploration, hiking, cycling, or a family adventure. Based in Amman, and with a local team of experts, Experience Jordan's trips are the result of the team members' own adventures, allowing tour guides and operators to share the authentic treasures they have found and love. Do you want to stay with a local family, sleep under millions of stars in the desert, cook Arabic food, explore local markets, or ride a camel? Experience Jordan have the perfect trip for you. With aim outstanding service and years of experience, they'll sort you out the trip of a lifetime!

Jordan>Into the Past, Into the Heart: 6-Day Ancient Odyssey in Jordan with Jenn Carnevale

Embark on an unforgettable six-day journey through Jordan, a land steeped in rich history, diverse culture, and breathtaking natural beauty. This epic experience offers a unique blend of exploration, relaxation, and adventure, promising an extraordinary getaway that you'll remember for a lifetime.

We’ll begin our journey in Amman, the captivating capital, where we’ll indulge in a welcome dinner and discover the city's most popular archaeological sites. From here, we’ll explore the Roman ruins of Jerash, the iconic city of Petra, and spend a night at a luxury Bedouin desert camp. We’ll close out our trip with two nights at the Dead Sea, where we can pamper ourselves at the numerous spas, float in the pristine salt water, and simply relax on the shoreline.

Don’t miss out on the chance to see one of the Seven Wonders of the World and immerse yourself in the rich culture of Jordan. Book now and secure your spot today!

Cancellation policy

TourHero, the retreat host, and the tour operator reserve the right to cancel or reschedule this trip up until January 22, 2024. If the departure is cancelled out of your control, you will be alerted by January 22, 2024 and will receive a full refund.

In this case, TourHero is not responsible for your preparation expenses, such as airline tickets, extra accommodations, loss of work, or any other cost associated with preparing for your trip. We recommend booking travel insurance, along with refundable flights/accommodations in case of cancellation.

Refunds for deposits
We will hold your spot as soon as you put down your deposit. However, if you decide to cancel your trip, we will be unable to refund your deposit.

Refunds for fully-paid trips
You may change or cancel your trip up until January 22, 2024 for a refund, excluding the deposit. After this date, no refunds will be given.

Trip cancellation due to COVID-19
A full credit will be issued if the tour is canceled when there is full border closure due to COVID-19 travel restrictions. This credit can go towards booking a future TourHero tour. We suggest buying your own travel insurance for coverage of cancellations within 30 days of the tour commencing for reasons other than a full tour cancellation.

Your TourHero

Hero Jenn Carnevale

Ever since I visited Chichén Itzá and learned about the Mayan civilization as a kid, I knew I had to see all the ruins this world has to offer. That’s why my next stop is the epic landscape of Jordan. Come along with me and touch rocks from Jerash to Petra and float in the Dead Sea on this 6-day adventure. Ancient history, sumptuous dinners, and unforgettable memories await!

Duration

6 days · 5 nights

Travel Date

April 21 - 26, 2024

Activity Level

Moderate

Group Size

5 - 10

Transportation

Private transfers

Jordan>Into the Past, Into the Heart: 6-Day Ancient Odyssey in Jordan with Jenn Carnevale

Embark on an unforgettable six-day journey through Jordan, a land steeped in rich history, diverse culture, and breathtaking natural beauty. This epic experience offers a unique blend of exploration, relaxation, and adventure, promising an extraordinary getaway that you'll remember for a lifetime.

We’ll begin our journey in Amman, the captivating capital, where we’ll indulge in a welcome dinner and discover the city's most popular archaeological sites. From here, we’ll explore the Roman ruins of Jerash, the iconic city of Petra, and spend a night at a luxury Bedouin desert camp. We’ll close out our trip with two nights at the Dead Sea, where we can pamper ourselves at the numerous spas, float in the pristine salt water, and simply relax on the shoreline.

Don’t miss out on the chance to see one of the Seven Wonders of the World and immerse yourself in the rich culture of Jordan. Book now and secure your spot today!

Timeline

  • Day 1 · Amman
  • Arrive at Queen Alia International Airport
  • Group transfer from airport to accommodation
  • Check-in at Toledo Hotel Amman (or similar according to availability)
  • Free time
  • Welcome dinner at rooftop bar (TBD)
  • Day 2 · Jerash, Amman & Petra
  • Breakfast and check out of accommodation
  • Guided Jerash ruins tour
  • Amman city tour
  • Lunch (not included in price)
  • Transfer to Petra
  • Check-in at Petra Palace Hotel (or similar according to availability)
  • Free time
  • Dinner (not included in price)
  • 8:30 pm – Petra by Night experience (buy tickets on site)
  • Day 3 · Petra & Little Petra
  • Breakfast and check out of accommodation
  • Guided tour of Petra ruins
  • Lunch (not included in price)
  • Transfer to Bedouin camp
  • Check-in at Little Petra Bedouin Camp (or similar according to availability)
  • Free time
  • Dinner
  • Day 4 · Little Petra & Dead Sea
  • Breakfast and free time
  • Check out of camp
  • Transfer to Dead Sea
  • Check-in at Dead Sea Spa Hotel (or similar according to availability)
  • Lunch (not included in price)
  • Free time
  • Dinner (not included in price)
  • Day 5 · Dead Sea
  • Breakfast
  • Free time
  • Lunch and dinner (not included in price)
  • Day 6 · Depature
  • Breakfast and check out of accommodation
  • Group transfer to Queen Alia International Airport
  • Journey ends

Details

Day 1

Welcome to Jordan – prepare for an unforgettable journey into the past with a luxe welcome dinner

We’re so glad you’ve made the journey to Jordan for a six-day exploration across the country’s epic landscape. Our adventure begins in Amman – Jordan's captivating capital. Immerse yourself in the rich history, vibrant culture, and delectable cuisine of this enchanting city from the moment you arrive.

Once you land at Queen Alia International Airport, meet your group and driver, then transfer from the airport to your high-end accommodation, where you'll have the opportunity to settle in and recharge after your journey. From here, you can explore the bustling city at your own pace during your free time. Wander through the lively streets, discover hidden gems, and absorb the alluring atmosphere that Amman has to offer.

As the sun sets, join your fellow travelers for a warm welcome dinner at a rooftop bar (TBD). Indulge in the exquisite flavors of authentic Jordanian cuisine, while admiring the stunning panoramic views of the city's skyline. Connect with your fellow explorers, and toast to the beginning of your enchanting Jordan escape.

Day 2

Discover the timeless treasures of Jordan with tours of Jerash and Amman before traveling to the ancient city of Petra

Our day begins with a delicious breakfast at the hotel, with time to pack and check-out. From here, we’ll head north to the ancient city of Jerash, one of the most important and best-preserved Roman cities in the Middle East. Walk through history as you explore the city's magnificent ruins and marvel at its timeless beauty. Once we’ve explored the area, we’ll return to Amman for a captivating city tour that will take us to the heart of its historic charm. Discover the Citadel and Roman Theatre, two of the city's most popular archaeological sites, and immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Al Balad, the city center, as you sample authentic local cuisine and indulge in delectable sweets.

After a lunch break, we'll travel to the breathtaking city of Petra, where the rest of the day is free and clear. As the night falls, prepare for an unforgettable Petra by Night experience. Starting at 8:30 pm, witness the ancient city transformed by the magical glow of candlelight. Purchase your tickets on the spot at the Petra Visitor Center for 17 JOD per person and immerse yourself in the enchanting atmosphere of this ancient wonder. From here, we’ll return to the hotel and rest up for more adventures to come.

Day 3

Explore Petra's ancient wonders on a half-day guided tour, and embrace Bedouin life at a luxury camp

Today, we’re taking you on a captivating journey, exploring the ancient city of Petra and immersing ourselves in the timeless traditions of Bedouin life. We’ll start the day with a nourishing breakfast and check out of the hotel. From here, we’ll embark on a guided tour of the awe-inspiring Petra ruins, where we’ll uncover the fascinating secrets of this ancient city carved into rose-red sandstone. Marvel at the grandeur of the iconic Treasury and delve into the history of the Nabataean civilization that once thrived here. Following the tour, we’ll enjoy lunch in the area, giving us the opportunity to sample the local cuisine and further immerse ourselves in Jordanian culture.

As the afternoon unfolds, we'll transfer to a Bedouin camp nestled amidst the rugged beauty of the desert landscape to experience the authentic hospitality and warmth of the Bedouin people. Savor the tranquility of your surroundings during your free time. Wander the campgrounds, engage with the local community, or simply relax and absorb the enchanting atmosphere of the desert.

When the sun sets, gather around the campfire for a traditional dinner, sharing stories and laughter with your fellow travelers under the star-filled desert sky. Lay on the ground and marvel at the Milky Way, a reminder of just how small we truly are.

Day 4

Say goodbye to the desert as you travel to the Dead Sea, where the healing waters and a luxe spa await!

Rise and shine as the sun paints the desert sky with pastels in the early morning light. We’ll have ample time at camp for breakfast and relaxation, offering you a chance for a side quest with camels, ATVs, and more.

At the appropriate time, we’ll hop in our transfers and get whisked away to our next destination: the world-renowned Dead Sea. Upon arrival, check-in at our elevated spa resort and immerse yourself in the soothing ambiance and stunning views of the azure waters and surrounding landscape.

The rest of the day is yours to command. Enjoy lunch at the resort, unwind by the pool, rejuvenate with a treatment at the spa, or experience the unparalleled sensation of floating in the mineral-rich waters of the Dead Sea. Enjoy it all!

Day 5

Enjoy a free day to rest, relax, and rejuvenate in the healing powers of the Dead Sea

Immerse yourself in the unparalleled tranquility and rejuvenating atmosphere of the Dead Sea during your free day. Bask in the warm sun as you float effortlessly in the mineral-rich waters, renowned for their healing properties and rejuvenating effects on the skin. Unwind on the sandy shores, taking in the breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape, and treat yourself to a revitalizing spa treatment using the famous Dead Sea mud. This day of leisure and indulgence offers the perfect opportunity to relax, recharge, and create cherished memories with friends new and old in one of the world's most unique and awe-inspiring natural wonders.

Day 6

After an incredible five days of ancient ruins, city sights, desert nights, and pampering extras, it’s time to head home

As our unforgettable adventure in the enchanting land of Jordan comes to a close, savor the final moments of your journey and reflect on the memories you've created with great company. Enjoy a delightful breakfast to fuel you for your travels, and check out of your accommodation at the appropriate time. From here, we’ll take our group transfer to Queen Alia International Airport, providing us with a comfortable and stress-free conclusion to our Jordanian escapade. Though the odyssey may end, the connections you've forged and the memories you've created will remain etched in your heart forever. Safe travels and be well!

Accommodation

  • Toledo Hotel Amman (or similar according to availability)

    The luxurious Toledo Hotel Amman is a true gem nestled in the heart of Jordan's bustling capital. Ideally situated just minutes from vibrant downtown, this exquisite hotel offers the perfect blend of modern comforts and traditional Jordanian hospitality. Each elegantly appointed room boasts a range of top-notch amenities, including plush bedding, high-speed Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and breathtaking city views. Delight your taste buds at the renowned on-site restaurants, offering an exquisite culinary journey through local and international cuisine. At the Toledo Hotel Amman, experience unparalleled luxury and everything you need for an unforgettable stay. Room type: Standard room; double occupancy. Room configuration: Twin beds

  • Petra Palace Hotel (or similar according to availability)

    The enchanting Petra Palace Hotel is your serene oasis in the heart of the ancient city of Petra. Boasting a prime location mere steps from the iconic UNESCO World Heritage Site, this hotel offers the perfect base to explore the fascinating history and natural wonders of this magical destination. Unwind in the tastefully-appointed rooms, each equipped with plush bedding, air-conditioning, and complimentary Wi-Fi. Discover an array of exceptional facilities designed to elevate your stay, including a Turkish Bath, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and two sparkling outdoor pools set amidst lush gardens. Guests can also savor a delightful culinary experience at the on-site restaurants, where local and international flavors come alive. Room type: Standard room; double occupancy. Room configuration: Twin beds

  • Little Petra Bedouin Camp (or similar according to availability)

    Immerse yourself in the captivating charm of the Little Petra Bedouin Camp, an authentic and intimate retreat nestled in the enchanting landscape of the Jordanian desert. Ideally located a stone's throw from the awe-inspiring Little Petra archaeological site, the camp offers a unique opportunity to connect with the region's rich history and culture. Each cozy tent provides a comfortable haven, complete with traditional Bedouin furnishings, plush mattresses, and warm, inviting linens. Embrace the spirit of the desert with a range of memorable experiences, including mesmerizing sunset camel rides, exhilarating jeep tours, and authentic Bedouin cooking classes. As the stars blanket the night sky, gather around the crackling campfire to share stories, music, and laughter with fellow travelers and local hosts. On site amenities include shared bathroom and shower facilities, full kitchen with tea, coffee and other hot beverages served all day, fire pit, outdoor seating areas, and immersive experiences with the local staff Room type: Deluxe tent; double occupancy. Room configuration: Twin beds

  • Dead Sea Spa Resort (or similar according to availability)

    Discover the rejuvenating allure of the Dead Sea Spa Resort, an exquisite sanctuary nestled on the shores of the world's most famous salt lake. Ideally situated to offer unparalleled access to the healing waters and mineral-rich mud of the Dead Sea, the hotel ensures a truly transformative experience. Unwind in the luxurious rooms, each thoughtfully designed with your comfort in mind, featuring plush bedding, complimentary Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, and flat-screen TVs. Indulge in the hotel’s exceptional facilities, including a state-of-the-art spa offering rejuvenating treatments, a well-equipped fitness center, and multiple pools boasting unrivaled views of the azure sea. Delight in the culinary expertise of the on-site restaurants, where you can savor a delicious fusion of local and international flavors. With a private beach steps from your hotel room door, you’ll have everything you need for a relaxing getaway. Room type: Standard room; double occupancy. Room configuration: Twin beds

Included

  • 1 night at Toledo Hotel Amman (or similar 4-star hotel)
  • 1 night at Petra Palace Hotel (or similar 3-star hotel)
  • 1 night at Little Petra Bedouin Camp (or similar)
  • 2 nights at Dead Sea Spa Resort (or similar 4-star hotel)
  • Double occupancy in accommodations
  • All breakfasts
  • Dinner day 3
  • Transportation on private air-conditioned vehicles
  • 1 group arrival transfer from airport
  • 1 group departure transfer to airport
  • All activities listed in itinerary
  • Guided tours in Jerash & Petra

Not included

  • Flights
  • All meals not mentioned in inclusions
  • All drinks with included meals
  • Entrance fees to historic sites
  • Visa & border fees
  • Petra by Night ticket (purchase on site)
  • Personal expenses not stipulated
  • Optional add-ons
  • Travel & health insurance
  • Gratuities

Cancellation policy

TourHero, the retreat host, and the tour operator reserve the right to cancel or reschedule this trip up until January 22, 2024. If the departure is cancelled out of your control, you will be alerted by January 22, 2024 and will receive a full refund.

In this case, TourHero is not responsible for your preparation expenses, such as airline tickets, extra accommodations, loss of work, or any other cost associated with preparing for your trip. We recommend booking travel insurance, along with refundable flights/accommodations in case of cancellation.

Refunds for deposits
We will hold your spot as soon as you put down your deposit. However, if you decide to cancel your trip, we will be unable to refund your deposit.

Refunds for fully-paid trips
You may change or cancel your trip up until January 22, 2024 for a refund, excluding the deposit. After this date, no refunds will be given.

Trip cancellation due to COVID-19
A full credit will be issued if the tour is canceled when there is full border closure due to COVID-19 travel restrictions. This credit can go towards booking a future TourHero tour. We suggest buying your own travel insurance for coverage of cancellations within 30 days of the tour commencing for reasons other than a full tour cancellation.

USD 682
Per person