Jordan SCM Tour

March 2020
Price
$2200 per person
Duration
10 Days
Destination
More than 1
Travellers
8

Exploration + Refugee Aid Jordan + SCM Tour

Join Caravan-Serai and SCM for a tour of Jordan and distribution of humanitarian aid to refugees in Jordan.
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What's included

Destination
Jordan , Lebanon Discover Destinations
Departure Location
Madaba, Jordan
Return Location
Madaba, Jordan
Tour Start Date & Time
March 26, 2020
Price includes
  • Accommodations
  • English-Speaking Guide
  • Meals - Half Board
  • Sightseeing
  • Transfers
  • Transportation
  • Water
Price does not include
  • Airfare- International
  • Beverages
  • Optional Activities
  • Personal Expenses
  • Snacks
  • Tips
  • Trip Insurance
  • Visa Services
Additional Prices
Visa on arrival: $60 Single Supplement: $550
  • Day 1 - March 26, 2020
  • Day 2 - March 27, 2020
  • Day 3 - March 28, 2020
  • Day 4 - March 29, 2020
  • Day 5 - March 30, 2020
  • Day 6 - March 31, 2020
  • Day 7 - April 1, 2020
  • Day 8 - April 2, 2020
  • Day 9 - April 3, 2020
  • Day 10 - April 4, 2020
Day 1 - March 26, 2020

Arrival

Welcome to Jordan! On arrival at Queen Alia International Airport you will be met and transferred to Madaba for overnight.

Day 2 - March 27, 2020

Amman & Madaba

After a buffet breakfast at the hotel, depart for an Amman city tour. Amman, the capital of Jordan, offers both the old and new. See the Roman Amphitheater followed by the Citadel, the Archaeological Museum, Folklore Museum, and the beautiful King Abdullah Mosque. Return to Madaba to visit the St. George church, home to a stunning mosaic map of the ancient Middle East.  Dinner and overnight in Madaba. (B/D)

Day 3 - March 28, 2020

Jerash and Ajlun

After breakfast depart for a full day of sightseeing to Jerash and Ajlun. In Jerash you will see the ruins of one of the grandest Roman cities in the Middle East. You will see the Triumphal Arch, the Hippodrome, the Temple of Zeus, the Forum, the mile-long street of Columns, the Nymphaeum, the Temple of Artemis and the Viaduct Church. The Amphitheater is still used for an arts festival and is remarkably well preserved. In Ajlun, above the city on the top of the hill you can see Al-Rabath Castle with its magnificent view of the Jordan Valley. It was an Arab defense fortress built in 1184 to defend against the Crusaders. Explore its warren of towers, chambers, galleries and hidden staircases, then return to Madaba for dinner at Kan Zaman and overnight. (B/D)

Day 4 - March 29, 2020

Kerak, Little Petra, Petra

After breakfast, depart for Petra with a stop at Kerak and Little Petra. Kerak is a crusader fortress, built over older fortresses, located on the King’s Highway in the area known in ancient times as Moab. Explore the castles then continue on to Little Petra, a smaller version of the more well-known site of Petra. Depending on our schedule, we may do a distribution on the way. Continue to Petra for overnight. (B/D)

Day 5 - March 30, 2020

Petra & Wadi Rum

After breakfast we will begin our exploration of Petra, the “Rose Red City.” This incredible hidden city, inhabited by the ancient Nabateans, lay concealed from 100 AD until it was re-discovered in the early 1800’s. Take a horse ride to the “Siq” (Canyon) entrance then walk the rest of the way through the narrow, winding cut in rocks into the valley. Your first glimpse of the magnificence of the place will be of the Treasury as you round the last bend on the pathway. The Treasury and the other buildings have been carved out of the canyon walls in the pink sandstone. Continue past the Roman Theater, the Corinthian Tomb and the Palace Tomb. Afterwards transfer to the desert camp at Wadi Rum for dinner and overnight. (B/D)

Day 6 - March 31, 2020

Wadi Rum to Madabab

After breakfast we go to the Wadi Rum Visitors Center to begin our 4×4 jeep tour (about 3-4 hours) to explore the natural beauty of the wadi, with its mountains jutting out of the pink sand, rock carvings, Bedouin camps, and landscape like the surface of the moon. After exploring the wadi, return to Madaba for dinner and overnight. (B/D)

Day 7 - April 1, 2020

Um Al Rassas

After breakfast we will drive south to Um Al Rassas. Um Al Rassas has been a settlement of ancient times, then a Roman garrison, and home a most important discovery. An excavation of the Church of St Stephen discovered a mosaic floor, made in 785 AD (discovered 1986). The perfectly preserved mosaic floor is the largest one in Jordan. On the central panel, hunting and fishing scenes are depicted, while another panel illustrates the most important cities of the region including Philadelphia (Amman), Madaba, Esbounta (Heshbon), Belemounta (Ma’an), Areopolis (Ar-Rabba), Charac Moaba (Karak), Jerusalem, Nablus, Caesarea, and Gaza. Dinner and overnight in Madaba. (B/D

Day 8 - April 2, 2020

Distribution of aid to refugees

Today we will spend distributing humanitarian items to refugees. Dinner and overnight in Madaba. (B/D)

Day 9 - April 3, 2020

Mt. Nebo, Bethany, Dead Sea

After breakfast depart for Mount Nebo, Bethany, and the Dead Sea. At Mount Nebo we will visit the church on top of the hill from where, it is believed, Moses viewed the Promised Land.  Afterwards we will descend to the lowest point on earth not under water and visit Bethany on the banks of the Jordan River where you will see the ancient baptismal pools where John the Baptist baptized Jesus, an excavation of a Byzantine church, and the banks of the river itself. Afterwards we will go to the Dead Sea for leisure time, then return to Madaba for dinner and overnight. (B/D)

Day 10 - April 4, 2020

Departure

Transfer to the airport for your flight home or on to Beirut. (B)

See our Lebanon add-on tour!

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More about this tour

Consider adding on a tour of Lebanon! We have scheduled a 5 day tour to Lebanon that you can begin on April 4th by flying from Amman to Beirut, rather than going home. Click here to see the itinerary and details.

Jordan Inclusions:

• Transportation by modern air-conditioned van/bus with an English-speaking driver throughout the program
• Accommodation as mentioned on half board basis
• Entrance fees to all mentioned sites
• Qualified English-speaking guide
• Horse ride in Petra
• 4-wheel drive jeep tour in Wadi Rum
• Dinner at the Wadi Rum camp
• Bottled water in the vehicle

Not Included:

• Visa if arriving separately or are 5 or less arriving together
- Visa to Jordan - $65 in cash or credit card, per person upon arrival
• Airport arrival transfers in Jordan if arriving separately
• Tips for the drivers and guides
• Extras, optional activities not mentioned in the itinerary, and personal expenses

Single Supplement: $550

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Jordan SCM Tour

Price
$2200 per person
Duration
10 Days
Destination
More than 1
Travellers
8