A long stay at the Dead Sea for medical benefits is a great way to start a recovery of many illnesses. The Dead Sea has many benefits for illnesses such as Psoriasis, Psoriatic Arthritis,Dermatitis, Vitiligo, Ichthyosis Vulgaris, Acne, Mycosis Lichen Fungoides, Lichen Planus,localized Scleroderma, Uveitis, joint disorders, ankylosing Spondylitis (Bechterew), Osteoarthritis etc.If you are suffering from one of the above illnesses then a visit to the Dead Sea will bring you great relief. Besides that a long stay at the Dead Sea will give you a chance to relax and escape the hurry of your daily life.
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.
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!
Afternoon transfer to the Dead Sea for overnight. (B, D)
Awake at the lowest point on the earth’s surface. Take in the stunning views and let your relaxing holiday begin. The Dead Sea has proven to have many benefits for several medical conditions. Float in the salty waters today and try out the famous healing mud. Because this is your first day at the Dead Sea there are 2 spa treatments included for you. Discuss the other options with your hotel staff for the coming days for your medical condition. You will spend 5 full days at the Dead Sea. Let the recovery begin!
If you are interested in optional excursions, we are just a phone call away. You could decide to do half day tour or full day excursions of Amman, Madaba, Wadi Mujib, Jerash, Ajlun and to many other sights that are located close by the Dead Sea.
Overnights are at the 4* Dead Sea Spa Hotel. (B, D)
At the Dead Sea Spa Hotel you will find one of the first treatment centers of its kind in Jordan. The world-renowned Dead Sea Medical Centre is the only place in the region offering natural skin care treatments. This facility draws upon the unique beauty and the natural healing elements of the Dead Sea, providing an ideal setting for therapeutic treatments ranging from anti-stress therapy, spa massages and mud packs to ultrasound therapy, galvanic therapy, microwave therapy, cryotherapy and hydrotherapy.
In addition to private treatment rooms, the Medical Center features a saltwater swimming pool for the care of skin diseases and joint disorders and private male and female solariums with direct access to the Dead Sea.
The Dead Sea has a unique content of oxygen in the air. The natural healing power of the Dead Sea found in our modern equipped treatment center is utilized to treat skin diseases and joint disorders. The Dead Sea mud is rich in salts and minerals, like magnesium and silicon compounds, as the mud absorbs them from the water itself. It nourishes your skin and helps stimulate blood circulation.
The director of the medical center, a dermatologist with rich experience in climatotherapy, oversees a staff of English- and German-speaking medical professionals.
Transfer to Amman Airport for departure. 3 hours in advance of your departure (2 hours for the check in and less than 1 hour driving from Dead Sea to Amman Airport). (B)