For the people who find peace and rest while playing Golf, this tour is calling out to you. Stay in Aqaba, well known for its sunny weather. You will go to the Ayla Golf Club and Academy, where you find Jordan’s first 18 hole 800.000 square meters of rolling green fairways, waiting for you right here in Aqaba.
Surrounded by palm trees it feels like playing golf in an oasis in the desert.
Arrival at Amman Queen Alia International airport. After a quick and easy procedure you go through customs, through the luggage area into the arrival hall. Note that the visa is at your own costs (40 JD/57 USD per person). Your driver will wait for you in the arrival hall, also holding a name sign and he will transfer you to your hotel in Petra for overnight.
Full day to explore Petra, one of the seven world wonders with your guide. Entry by Siq and visit the Treasury, Street of Facades, Theater, Colonnaded Street etc. after lunch inside Petra you will still have time to visit the Monastery and/or the High Place of Sacrifice today. It is a lot of climbing but definitely worth the views!
Overnight at your hotel in Petra. (B)
Optional activities for today: Petra by Night (each Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evening), Petra Kitchen cooking course, Local Turkish Bath, 1.5/2.5 hours horse ride around the mountains of Petra
After breakfast drive to Wadi Rum desert. Before starting with the jeep tour you could decide to enjoy a half hour camel ride from Wadi Rum Village to Lawrence’s Spring. After start with a half day jeep tour including a freshly prepared barbeque lunch. A jeep tour is the best way to discover lots of sites in Wadi Rum. The jeep will stop at each site giving you time to walk/scramble around and maybe even climb up on some of the beautiful natural formed bridges in Wadi Rum. After your tour to Wadi Rum transfer to Aqaba for overnight. (B, L)
The coming 3 days you will spend playing golf at the Ayla Golf Club. Start in the mornings and after lunch (not included) you are transferred back to your hotel. Here you can relax the afternoons. Enjoy the many water activities such as snorkeling, diving, jet ski, sunset cruises etc. Relax on the beach and unwind with a spa treatment.
The Ayla Golf Club is the the first Golf course of its kind across the Levant, and one of the finest in the Middle East, the thrilling 18-hole par 72 course has been masterfully designed by Greg Norman. The district further features a 9-hole par 3 course and Golf Academy.
To provide a state-of-the-art golfing experience, the courses have been created from the excavations material of the Lagoons and the grass carefully selected and nurtured to stay evergreen year-round. The golf course’s design follows the natural terrain in the area and incorporates Aqaba’s native landscape. Water forms an integral part of the landscape and moves throughout the vicinity changing in presentation as it transitions from open water bodies to waterfalls.
Overnight at your hotel in Aqaba. (B)
After breakfast check out of your hotel and drive via the Wadi Araba desert to the Dead Sea. Arrive at the lowest point on earth’s surface for a free afternoon and overnight. Float in the salty waters and try out the famous healing mud. (B, D)
Transfer to the airport for departure. You would need to leave the hotel 3 hours in advance (2 hours for the check in and less than an hour driving from the Dead Sea to Amman Queen Alia Airport). (B)