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Petra and the Red Sea

 

Petra and the Red Sea

Jordan Holidays - Coral reef at Aqaba

Amman2 nights
Petra 3 nights
Aqaba2 nights
Amman
1 night

CHOICE OF ACCOMMODATION - See price grid below.

 

9 days from £1339

International flights NOT included - see below

 

Combine Jordan's rich historical heritage with relaxation on the shores of the Gulf of Aqaba

 

JORDAN HOLIDAYS FACTFILE


British Airways - daily flights direct to Buenos Aires from London HeathrowRecommended flight from London: British Airways from London Heathrow (see below). If you are travelling from a country other than the UK we would be happy to give you guidance on your flight options.

 

OUTLINE ITINERARY

For a detailed day-by-day description of this Jordan holiday, with a summary of what's included, please click on the PDF (above right)

DAY 1 - Arrival in Amman.

DAY 2 – Amman, Jerash.  (B)

DAY 3 - The King's Highway to Petra, visiting Mount Nebo and Madaba en route.  (B,L)

DAY 4 - Petra.  (B)

DAY 5 – Petra.  Optional excursions available.  (B)

DAY 6 – Wadi Rum including a 90-minute jeep ride.  Continue to Aqaba.

DAY 7 - Aqaba.  (B)

DAY 8 - Return to Amman via the Dead Sea.  (B)

DAY 9 - Depart for home.  (B)

Jordan Holidays - Bedouin smileJordan Holidays - Wadi Rum

Jordan Holidays - Petra - The Royal Tombs

International Flights

We recommend the direct services of British Airways from London Heathrow. Flights are daily throughout the year. Current timings, based on the summer schedules, are as follows (the winter schedules may differ):
Heathrow/Amman. Depart at 15.20; arrive Amman at 22.25
Amman/Heathrow. Depart at 08.30; arrive Heathrow at 12.10
Royal Jordanian Airlines also offer daily flights between London Heathrow and Amman.

You can book the flights yourself on the easy-to-use British Airways or Royal Jordanian websites.  There are also other routes involving connections en route.  We recommend the Skyscanner website for searching for the best options.  Alternatively World Discovery can book the flights for you (we levy a service charge of £25 per person for this service).

 

Jordan Holidays: Petra and the Red Sea (Reference: WDJD006)
2017 Departures
Price per person based on a minimum of two persons travelling together:

Daily departures

Superior

Luxury

1 to 10 Jan; Apr; May; 11 to 25 Jul;
16 Sep to 31 Oct

£1570

£1780

11 Jan to 25 Feb; 1 to 15 Jun;
26 Jul to 31 Aug

£1339

£1540

26 Feb tp 31 Mar; 1 to 15 Sep;
Nov to Dec*

£1395

£1696

* Supplements will apply during Christmas and New Year periods

Superior Hotels
Amman - Kempinski Hotel

Petra - Petra Marriott
Aqaba - Radisson BLU Tala Bay

Luxury Hotels
Amman - Grand Hyatt
Petra - Movenpick
Aqaba - InterContinental

Single Room Supplements on request.

 

TAILOR-MADE OPTIONS

World Discovery specialise in tailor-made holidays.  The sample tour shown above is exactly that - a sample tour.  We can change it to suit your precise requirements in many ways - by amending or ugrading the accommodation, by taking out or putting in additional sightseeing, by changing the number of nights in each place, by booking special meals, activities or cultural visits.  We are happy to advise and help you create your ideal holiday.

 Jordan Holidays - Petra by Night

 

EVENINGS AT PETRA

You have three nights at Petra.  A magical experience not to be missed is the Petra by Night tour, when the rose-coloured rocks seem to glow from within, bathed in the light of more than 2,000 candles.  Another option is to try your hand at cooking your very own Jordanian dinner at the Petra Kitchen (current cost £39).  World Discovery can arrange these tours for you in advance, including private transfers, and include the cost on your invoice.

 

EXTEND YOUR STAY

Popular extensions to the 'Petra and the Red Sea' tour are as follows:

Jordan Holidays - The Dead Sea - Kempinski Hotel Ishtar

 

THE DEAD SEA

We have included a visit to Dead Sea en route between Aqaba and Amman on day 8.  If you prefer we can book accommodation for you in this unique location, either for just the final night, or for a longer stay at the end of your tour.  Our recommended hotel is the Kempinski Hotel Ishtar, which offers superb accommodation and a wide range of spa treatments.


 Jordan Holidays - Amman

 

STAY LONGER IN AMMAN

If you have the time to extend your stay, Jordan's capital city has much to offer, from archaeological remains to a brand new National Museum and some excellent shops, cafés and boutiques for you to sample [more].  You could also take a half day excursion to the Baptism Site at Bethany, awarded UNESCO World Heritage Status in 2015.

 

Jordan Holidays - Aqaba

 

STAY LONGER IN AQABA

If you want to extend your stay at in Aqaba, this can easily be arranged, at your choice of hotel.

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