Jordan with Luxury & Style
(8 Days): A Sample Itinerary
ID #: DT-J-8-11-26-07-BESI
DavidTravel Itinerary Highlights include:
a third-century city often called the "Pompeii of the Middle
East." Witness a reenactment of Roman games, including a live
chariot race Travel the King's Highway with stops en route
to view the sixth-century mosaics in
where T. E. Lawrence ("Lawrence of Arabia") lived with his
Bedouin friends and allies during World War I Spend a full day exploring the "Rose Red"
city of Petra.
Sculpted from a mountain range in the third century BC, Petra
was abandoned and lost to the outside world for a thousand years
before its rediscovery in 1812. While in Petra visti major sites including
the Temple of the Winged Lions, baths, markets, storerooms and
tombs Visit the former Crusader town of
Kerak and its
fortress before arriving at the shores of the
Although a small country, the Hashemite
Kingdom of Jordan has played a significant role in the struggle
for power in the Middle East, partly because of its strategic
location at the crossroads of what Christians, Jews and Muslims
call the Holy Land.
Unlike many of its neighbors Jordan does not
have oil and its economy depends largely on services and
tourism. Visitors are drawn to Jordan by its historical and
cultural attractions. It is possible to visit the remains of
cities, old before Christ was born, trek along ancient trails
and roads mentioned in the Old Testament and through a landscape
that has changed little in the last 2,000 years.
Petra the Rose Red City half as old as time'
is commonly called the eighth wonder of the world and a popular
attraction since its appearance in the film Indiana Jones and
the Last Crusade.
It is possible to follow in the footsteps of
Lawrence of Arabia from his headquarters fort at Azraq through
the deserts to Wadi Rum where David Lean's epic movie was
filmed. There, travelers can trek with camels and live in tents
with the local Bedouin.