Christmas & New Years Eve Tour

Christmas & New Years Eve Tour Details

Day 1:  Queen Alia International Airport – Madaba Hotel
Arrival at the Queen Alia International Airport in Amman, our airport representative will wait for you before the immigration desk holding a sign with your name and will assist you with the visa procedures to get your free tourist visa (please don’t miss him and don’t proceed without him). Our airport representative will walk with you through customs and to the luggage hall, then you will be transfer to your hotel in Madaba for an overnight stay.

After checking in the hotel, head to Haret Jdoudna Restaurant in Madaba for a Christmas dinner. Madaba is a city with a great importance to Christians. you will find the biggest Christmas tree in Jordan located in Madaba.

Day 2: Madaba Hotel – Madaba – Mount Nebo – Bethany – Dead Sea Hotel

After breakfast, enjoy a tour of Madaba, a city best known for the famous 6th century Mosaic map of Jerusalem & Holy Land and for its spectacular Byzantine and Umayyad mosaics and visit of St. George’s church. Then, head to Mt. Nebo, a site mentioned in the bible as the place where Moses was granted a view of the Promised land that he would never enter. Later, visit the baptismal site of Jesus Christ (Bethany beyond Jordan). John the Baptist (pbuh) prepared the way for the arrival of the Messiah, and John’s ministry itself marked the beginning of the preaching of “the gospel of the Kingdom of God” (Luke 16:16). Some of the pivotal events in John’s life and his heralding of the coming of Jesus took place in Jordan. Though Jesus Christ’s divinely inspired role was announced before and during His birth, He launched His public ministry at Bethany beyond the Jordan at age 30, immediately after He was baptized by John and anointed by God (Luke 3:21-23, Acts 1:21-22). Ending the day with an overnight stay at the Dead Sea.

Day 3: Free Day in the Dead Sea
Today, enjoy a day of leisure and relaxation at the Dead Sea, lowest point on earth’s surface. Float in the salty waters, try out the famous healing mud or pamper yourself with a spa treatment! Overnight stay at the Dead Sea.

Day 4: Dead Sea Hotel – Karak – Little Petra – Petra Hotel

After breakfast, visit Kerak Castle, a Crusaders’ Castle built on a triangular plateau dating back to the 12th century. Then, head to Little Petra for a visit. Ending the day with an overnight stay in Petra.

Day 5: Petra Hotel – Petra Visit – Petra Hotel
After breakfast, visit the Nabatean Red Rose city of Petra, one of the 7 world wonders and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Enter the city through a 1KM long narrow gorge which is flanked either side by 80m high cliffs! Notice the dazzling colors and formations of the rocks. The site is massive, and contains hundreds of elaborate rock-cut tombs, a treasury, Roman-style theatres, temples, sacrificial altars and colonnaded streets. Ending the day with an overnight stay in Petra.

Optional activities for today: Petra by Night (each Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evening), Petra Kitchen cooking course, Local Turkish Bath.

Day 6: Petra Hotel – 4-hour Jeep Tour in Wadi Rum – Wadi Rum Camp
After breakfast, head further down in southern Jordan to visit other significant sites including Wadi Rum. Explore Wadi Rum on a 4-hour jeep ride into the Jordanian desert! Wadi Rum was best described by T.E. Lawrence as “Vast, echoing and god-like”, and by the locals as “Valley of the Moon.” Along the way, enjoy a freshly prepared barbeque for lunch. ending the day with dinner and an overnight stay at a camp in Wadi Rum.

Optional: before the Jeep tour, enjoy a 1-hour Camel Ride in Wadi Rum.

Day 7:  Wadi Rum Camp – Aqaba Hotel
After breakfast, drive to Aqaba for a free day and overnight. Relax at the beach, discover the town of Aqaba or book an optional snorkeling cruise including lunch!

Day 8: Aqaba Hotel – Free Day – NYE Dinner – Aqaba Hotel
After breakfast, enjoy a free day at the Red Sea, using the various facilities at the hotel. In the evening prepare yourself to count down to welcome the New Year. Enjoy the party, the New Year’s Eve dinner, and an overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 9: Aqaba Hotel – Amman Hotel
Happy New Year! After a late night, you can sleep in today and relax at the beach. A perfect way to start the New Year relaxed without stress. In the afternoon, transfer to Amman, check in at your hotel and relax, then enjoy a farewell dinner at the local Tawaheen Al Hawa Restaurant. ending the day with an overnight stay in Amman.

Day 10: Amman Hotel – Queen Alia International Airport
After breakfast, Transfer to the airport for departure 3 hours prior to departure time.

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