Day 1: Arrival Queen Alia Airport — Petra
Arrival at Amman Queen Alia International airport. Our representaive will wait for you to help in arranging the visa. 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.
Day 2: Petra
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
Day 3: Petra – Wadi Rum – Aqaba
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)
Day 4, 5 & 6: Aqaba
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)
Day 7: Aqaba – Dead Sea
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)
Day 8: Dead Sea – Queen Alia Airport
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)