Blog from March 2019

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Jordan 2019 Trip Itineray
March 11th, 2019 | View Post

Everyone (except Bill) arrives Amman by 3:00pm local time. Get cash and SIM cards at Amman airport. Pick up rental van. Drive to the Crown Plaza hotel. Check-in and relax. Dinner overlooking the Dead Sea at the Dead Sea Museum. Drinks in the evening.

Breakfast at Crowne Plaza. Afternoon swim in the Dead Sea. Cool off in the resort pool. Explore Madaba Governorate (including short hike around Mt. Nebo). Possible afternoon trip to Wadi Mujib Nature Reserve; possible evening dip in the Ma'in Hot Springs.

Breakfast at Crowne Plaza. Checkout by 9:30am; drive to Kerak Castle (meet Bill). Continue driving to Wadi Rum Desert (about 4 total hours of driving). Stop for snacks and groceries along route. Explore Hejaz Railway near Rum Village. Check-in to Rahayeb Desert Camp. Sunset camel ride followed by a traditional Bedouin dinner.

Breakfast at camp. 4-hr jeep tour of the Wadi Rum desert. Lunch at camp. Afternoon activity TBD by guests (horseback riding, ATV tours, cooking classes, relaxing). Traditional Bedouin dinner followed by stargazing and Bedouin Tea in the Wadi Rum desert.

Possible sunrise hot air balloon flight. Breakfast in camp. Drive to Wadi Musa. Check-in to Al Rashid Hotel. Lunch in Wadi Musa. Afternoon trip to Little Petra. Get to Petra Visitors Center before sunset; dinner at the Cave Bar followed by Petra by Night experience.

Breakfast at Al Rashid. Entire day in Petra. Sack lunch at a Petra tea-house. Hike the High Place of Sacrifice Trail. Explore tombs along trail. Dinner in Wadi Musa. Turkish Bath and Arabic shaves available to anyone who would like to make an appointment.

Breakfast at Al Rashid. Hike (or ride) to the Monastery. Stop for fresh orange and pomegranate juice. Explore Byzantine and Roman ruins. Meet at Petra Visitor’s Center around dark. Pickup truck ride to our campsite at base of Jabal Haroun. Bedouin to prepare a traditional campsite dinner; early-ish bed time.

Small breakfast at camp. Sunrise hike to summit of Jabal Haroun. Descend Jabal Haroun and exit Petra to Al Rashid. Shower up and checkout of Al Rashid; Lunch in Wadi Musa. Drive to Amman (about 3 hours). Enjoy a nice, contemporary dinner in Amman.

Breakfast at hotel. Possible cooking class in the morning. Explore Roman ruins of Jerash. Time permitting, explore the Roman Amphitheater. Return car by 8pm. Dinner in Amman. Hang out, pack, and relax at hotel bar. Share pictures from week.

Wake up early early. Depart via shuttle bus to the airport no later than 6am. Fly home.

The above itinerary is subject to change due to weather, availability, and other unforeseen obstacles.
Please feel free to let your guide know if there is anything not listed that you would like to see or do.