iJordan Tours - Fascinating Jordan

Fascinating Jordan

Starting from

USD 695

Fascinating Jordan

5 Days - 4 Nights

Day 1

Arrive Amman / Beakfast / Madaba / Nebo / Shobak / Petra

Early morning Arrival at Queen Alia International Airport, Meet & Assist upon arrivla. Breakfast at local resturant. Drive to Petra en route we visit the mosaic city of Madaba, where an ancient map of the Holy Land is set into the floor of Saint George's Church. Continue to visit Mount Nebo, the reputed burial site of Moses, overlooking the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea. Then drive to Shobak Castle ; one of Jordan's most significant and impressive historical sites located on the road to Petra, crowning a cone of rock, which rises above a wild and rugged landscape dotted with a grand sweep of fruit trees below. It is today known as Shobak, but to the Crusaders it was Mont Real (Crak de Montreal) or Mons Regalis, the Fortress of the Royal Mount. It was built in 1115 by King Baldwin I of Jerusalem to guard the road from Damascus to Egypt, and was the first of a string of similar strongholds in the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem. Finally, drive to Petra. Overnight at the selected hotel as per meal plan

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