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Location: Amman - Madaba - Kerak - Dana Nature Reserve - little Petra - Petra - Wadi Rum - Dead Sea - Wadi Mujib

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Photography Tour

Tour Code: PH0807

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Highlights:
Amman – Madaba – Kerak – Dana Nature Reserve – Little Petra – Petra – Wadi Rum – Dead Sea – Wadi Mujib

What’s included:

-  Day 1 – 8: For 4-6 people: all transfers with a private minivan and English-speaking driver through- out the program

-  Day 1 – 8: For 7-8 people: all transfers with a 10 seater VAN and English-speaking guide through- out the program

-  Day 2 – 7: Professional Jordanian Photographer as tour leader during the whole tour

-  Day 1: 1 Overnight at  4*  Hotel in Amman ,including bed and breakfast

-  Day 2: Visit to Roman Theater , Citadel, the St. George Church in Madaba, Mt. Nebo and Karak Crusaders Castle; including entry fee tickets ·

-  Day 2 – 7: Photography workshop at the mentioned sites of the tour

-  Day 2: 1 Overnight at the simple and cozy hotel in Dana, including dinner and breakfast

-  Day 3: Free morning at Dana Nature Reserve

-  Day 3: Visit to Little Petra , entry is free

-  Day 3 & 4: 2 Overnight s at  3*  Hotel in Petra, including bed and  breakfast

-  Day 4 & 5: 2 days to explore Petra; two days entry fee tickets included

-  Day 4: Local English-speaking guide for the 2-3 hours city tour in Petra

-  Day 5: 1 Overnight at a Luxury Bedouin Campsite in Wadi Rum; including dinner and breakfast

-  Day 6: Day 6: half day  jeep tour in Wadi Rum; including entry fee tickets and lunch.

-  Day 6 & 7: 2 Overnights at  4*  Hotel at Dead Sea , including bed and breakfast

-  Day 7: 2-3 hours hiking the Siq Trail in Wadi Mujib with an English-speaking RSCN guide ( available from 1 Apr – 31 Oct)

-  Day 8: Transfer to the airport for Departure

-  Liability insurance

Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1: Queen Alia Airport International – Amman 

Arrival at Amman Queen Alia International airport, after finishing your visa procedures ( the visa is on your expense cost 40 JOD / 57 USD ,and then you walk through the customs. Your driver will wait for you in the arrival hall,  holding a name sign. You will be transferred directly to Amman to the  Hotel for overnight

Day 2: Amman – Madaba – Karak – Dana 

In the morning your photographer, will explain the tour through Jordan and introduce you to your fellow travelers. This will be followed by a visit to Citadel and Roman Theater in Amman, then continue driving to the St. George Church in Madaba, with its famous mosaic map of the Promised Land. After you drive via the King’s Highway to Karak to visit the Crusaders Castle. Continue to Dana Nature Reserve for dinner an overnight stay in a simple and cozy Hotel in Dana , breakfast included. During the drive towards the South you’ll have plenty of time for photography

Day 3: Dana – little Petra – Petra

After breakfast you can visit the old village of Dana Nature Reserve and surroundings. Optional you can make a hike in the Dana Nature Reserve with a local guide.  In the afternoon we’ll depart for Petra and finish the day with a photo stop in beautiful Little Petra. The overnight stay will be in Petra in the hotel, breakfast included.

Day 4: Petra

Today you’ll have a full day to explore the many monuments in the UNESCO and World Heritage Site Petra. Included is a 2-3 hours guided city tour, to get a good first impression of Petra. After this tour you have the rest of the day to explore Petra by yourself together with the photographer. After your visit to the Siq, Treasury, Street of Facades, Theatre and Colonnaded Street you have the possibility to hike your way to the Monastery and/or the High Place of Sacrifice. It is a lot of climbing, but worth the views! Enjoy the special places in Petra even more. Overnight stay in the hotel in Petra, breakfast included

Day 5: Petra – Wadi Rum

This morning you have time to visit Petra on your own or with guidance. After lunch (around 14.00/ 2 pm) we drive to Wadi Rum. Feel like T.E. Lawrence in the breathtaking scenery of Wadi Rum. You will have the afternoon free to explore the area around of the campsite together with the Jordanian photographer. You could also choose to enjoy a short camel ride upon arrival to Wadi Rum. Enjoy dinner under the stars and spend the night in the luxury Bedouin Campsite,

located inside the protected area of Wadi Rum, dinner and breakfast included. Tonight you could enjoy a photography workshop about how to capture the stars the best on your lens.

Overnight at the Luxury Campsite, including dinner and breakfast

Day 6: Wadi Rum – Dead Sea

Today you will explore Wadi Rum desert by a half day jeep tour. The jeep will stop at each site to give you time to explore the site, scramble around and make beautiful pictures! In the afternoon you transfer to the lowest point on earth’s surface; the Dead Sea. We drive via Dilagha, a beautiful ‘hidden’ road that crosses Wadi Araba Desert, one of the unique places that we love to introduce to you. At the Dead Sea we have an overnight stay in the hotel at the Dead Sea, breakfast included

Day 7: Dead Sea – Wadi Mujib – Dead Sea

Free morning at the Dead Sea. On this day we’ll have a workshop and practice with HDR (High Dynamic Range) photography. At 14.00/ 2 pm drive to Wadi Mujib where you will hike the fun water Siq Trail ( available from 1st Apr – 31 Oct). This hike takes 2-3 hours together with a private RSCN guide and you will learn how to make the most beautiful pictures while being on the move!  Note: make sure to bring a water/dust proof case to protect your camera during the tour!! Transfer back to Dead Sea Overnight stay , breakfast included

Day 8: Dead Sea – Queen Alia International Airport

Transfer to the airport for departure, 3 hours in advance of your departure time

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