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8-Day Self-Driving Tour of Jordan
- Well-planned program to fit all your expectations
- Comfortable hotels to relax at after a day of driving
- Around-the-clock assistance from our well-trained staff
- Suitable for couples, honeymooners, families, and small groups of friends
This 8-day tour offers an outstanding experience for independent families, couples, and honeymooners, who love to explore new exciting destinations! On this self-drive tour, you will cruise around the marvelous Middle Eastern country of Jordan, a treasury of ancient civilizations.
Our itinerary, gives you the chance to explore the spectacular cultural, natural, and historical landscapes of Jordan on your own terms. From Amman, the capital of Jordan, to the ancient city of Petra, the desert of Wadi Rum, and the Red and Dead Seas, your tour will take you to a spectacular range of breathtaking destinations.
- Bed & Breakfast Accomodation
- 6-Day Car Rental
- 6-day car rental (fuel not included)
- Collision Damage Waiver (CDW)
- Drop-off outside of Amman
- Comprehensive Insurance
- Deductible amount upon accidents (car company will ask for a credit card to hold the deductible amount in case of an accident).
- Driver & Fuel ; Additional $200 USD per/day
Example Trip to customize
Welcome To Jordan!
Your adventure in Jordan begins today when your plane lands at at Queen Alia International Airport!
Upon arrival, you will be met by a tour representative who will assist you through the visa process and transfer you to your hotel in Amman.
Check in and get ready for a exciting trip ahead!
Pick up Your Rental Car and Visit the Desert Castles of Jordan
Pick up your rental car today and set out to discover an extraordinary Middle Eastern land. We suggest you start by visiting the stunning 7th and 8th century Desert Castles of Jordan. Constructed under the rule of the caliph's of the Umayyad, Qasr Amra, Qasr Al Kharraneeh, and Qasr Al Azraq are exquisite examples of early Islamic architecture that reveal the fine craftsmanship of age-old artisans with their mosaics, frescoes, and stone carvings.
Witness Preserved Roman City & Ancient Greek Ruins
For today's adventure we recommend a circuit that will take you to Jerash, Ajloun, and Umm Qis.
After breakfast at your hotel, set off on a journey to Jerash. Once known as Gerasa, this wonderfully preserved Roman city is known as the "city of 1,000 pillars." Unearthed 70 years ago, this treasure of ancient civilization has been painstakingly restored and serves as a magnificent reminder of the sophistication found througout the ancient lands of the Middle East.
Later, drive to the Ajloun Nature Reserve where you can take a break from the car and hike through forests of oak and pistachio trees.
Finally, head to Umm Qais, home of fasinating Greek ruins and spectacular views that stretch all the way to the Sea of Galilee.
Visit Holy Sights En Route to Petra
Today, you'll head toward Petra. En route, you'll visit a cultural journey into Jordan's history. Begin with a drive to Madaba, home of the 6th century Saint George Church, where you will encounter and ancient mosaic map of the Holy Land.
Continue to the Sanctuary at Mount Nebo, where you can pay your respects to Moses at the site which memorializes his burial place. The site is marked by a 4th century church.
Continue your adventure to the mesmerizing city of Kerak. Crowned by an ancient castle, this fortified town features a maze of underground passageways that lead to the heart of the walled city, the former capital of Moab.
Finally, arrive in Petra and check into your hotel.
Explore the "Rose-Red" City of Petra
Leave your car at the hotel today and set off to discover the ancient city of Petra. The world-famous "Rose-Red" city of Petra is one of the most magnificent and mysterious cities on earth.
You may choose to hire a guide for this excursion, and enter the city on horseback. Once inside, explore this city built by Arab Nabateans on foot, venturing along pink-hued streets past royal tombs, temples, churches, museums, and the Monastery.
Explore The Magnificent Desert Landscape
Get back behind the wheel today and set out for Wadi Rum. This awe-inspiring landscape is characterized by spectacular desert and mountain terrain. You could organize a guided tour with a Bedouin guide, who will lead you past fantastical rock formations, canyons, and sand dunes. Or simply explore some of this other-worldly terrain on your own. Also, did you know the movie, "The Martian" was filmed here?
Later, you might choose to continue your adventure to the coastal city of Aqaba and spend some time on the Red Sea.
Soak In The Dead Sea
With one day left of your self-driving adventure in Jordan, we recommend you make a stop at the Dead Sea. Situated 398 meters (1,206 feet) below sea level, this is the lowest spot on earth!
Soak in these healing waters, float on the sea's buoyant surface, and be enriched by this warm, fertile region. You will understand why this therapeutic water has drawn inhabitants to this region for millennia.
Later, head back to Amman where you will return your rental car.
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel in Amman and then at the appropriate time, you will be picked up and transferred to the Queen Alia International Airport.
We hope you have had an unforgettable self-driving tour in Jordan, and wish you pleasant travels.