Jordan

Exotic Treasures of Jordan : A Small-Group Luxury Tour

Uncover the exotic treasures of Jordan on this luxury eight-day small group tour (maximum 12 people). Stay at five-star Kempinski and Mövenpick hotels and enjoy breathtaking experiences like a 'Petra by Night' candlelit tour, camel ride in the Wadi Rum desert, dinner with the local Bedouins, and visits to some of the world's most significant historical sights and more.

travel Options


Earn 3,999 Qantas Points
8 Days
TWIN SHARE - 8 DAYS
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  • Luxurious five-star accommodation in Jordan's most lavish hotels including two nights at the five-star Intercontinental Hotel Amman (not consecutively), two nights at the Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea, and two nights at the Mövenpick Resort Petra situated at the entrance to the ancient city of Petra
  • One night at the Discovery Bedu Desert Camp, a small and exclusive luxury camp featuring just six tented suites located in the heart of the magnificent Wadi Rum. The desert camp is ideal for those in search of adventure combined with utter comfort and luxury
  • Handpicked meals throughout the tour including seven breakfasts, three lunches and three dinners. Dine on a traditional meal of Zarb, a Bedouin meal cooked under the ground and infused with herbs and spices and explore the many traditional and international eateries of Jordan during your leisure time
  • Return airport transfers from Queen Alia International Airport in Amman
  • All sightseeing and entrance fees
  • 60 minute massage treatment at Kempinski Ishtar Hotel
  • A jeep tour in the Wadi Rum
  • An unforgettable Petra by Night experience
  • Small group sizes of just 12 people maximum for the perfect balance of intimacy and freedom throughout your tour
  • Transportation in a private minivan with a driver and an English-speaking local tour leader with expert insider experiences
Earn 5,999 Qantas Points
8 Days
SINGLE TRAVELLER - 8 DAYS
Sold out
  • Luxurious five-star accommodation in Jordan's most lavish hotels including two nights at the five-star Intercontinental Hotel Amman (not consecutively), two nights at the Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea, and two nights at the Mövenpick Resort Petra situated at the entrance to the ancient city of Petra
  • One night at the Discovery Bedu Desert Camp, a small and exclusive luxury camp featuring just six tented suites located in the heart of the magnificent Wadi Rum. The desert camp is ideal for those in search of adventure combined with utter comfort and luxury
  • Handpicked meals throughout the tour including seven breakfasts, three lunches and three dinners. Dine on a traditional meal of Zarb, a Bedouin meal cooked under the ground and infused with herbs and spices and explore the many traditional and international eateries of Jordan during your leisure time
  • Return airport transfers from Queen Alia International Airport in Amman
  • All sightseeing and entrance fees
  • 60 minute massage treatment at Kempinski Ishtar Hotel
  • A jeep tour in the Wadi Rum
  • An unforgettable Petra by Night experience
  • Small group sizes of just 12 people maximum for the perfect balance of intimacy and freedom throughout your tour
  • Transportation in a private minivan with a driver and an English-speaking local tour leader with expert insider experiences
Earn 7,299 Qantas Points
14 Days
TWIN SHARE - 14 DAYS
Sold out
  • Luxurious five-star accommodation in Jordan's most lavish hotels including two nights at the five-star Intercontinental Hotel Amman (not consecutively), two nights at the Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea, and two nights at the Mövenpick Resort Petra situated at the entrance to the ancient city of Petra
  • One night at the Discovery Bedu Desert Camp, a small and exclusive luxury camp featuring just six tented suites located in the heart of the magnificent Wadi Rum. The desert camp is ideal for those in search of adventure combined with utter comfort and luxury
  • Handpicked meals throughout the tour including seven breakfasts, three lunches and three dinners. Dine on a traditional meal of Zarb, a Bedouin meal cooked under the ground and infused with herbs and spices and explore the many traditional and international eateries of Jordan during your leisure time
  • Return airport transfers from Queen Alia International Airport in Amman
  • All sightseeing and entrance fees
  • 60 minute massage treatment at Kempinski Ishtar Hotel
  • A jeep tour in the Wadi Rum
  • An unforgettable Petra by Night experience
  • Small group sizes of just 12 people maximum for the perfect balance of intimacy and freedom throughout your tour
  • Transportation in a private minivan with a driver and an English-speaking local tour leader with expert insider experiences

Egypt Tour Extension

  • Add another unforgettable experience to your tour with a seven-day Egypt extension including:
  • Two nights at the Marriott Mena House and one night at the Kempinski Nile Hotel in Cairo
  • An all-inclusive, three-night cruise on the Sanctuary Nile IV
  • A one-way economy class flight frm Ammam to Cairo
  • Transportation in a private minivan with a driver and an English-speaking local leader with expert insider experiences
Earn 9,999 Qantas Points
14 Days
SINGLE TRAVELLER - 14 DAYS
Sold out
  • Luxurious five-star accommodation in Jordan's most lavish hotels including two nights at the five-star Intercontinental Hotel Amman (not consecutively), two nights at the Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea, and two nights at the Mövenpick Resort Petra situated at the entrance to the ancient city of Petra
  • One night at the Discovery Bedu Desert Camp, a small and exclusive luxury camp featuring just six tented suites located in the heart of the magnificent Wadi Rum. The desert camp is ideal for those in search of adventure combined with utter comfort and luxury
  • Handpicked meals throughout the tour including seven breakfasts, three lunches and three dinners. Dine on a traditional meal of Zarb, a Bedouin meal cooked under the ground and infused with herbs and spices and explore the many traditional and international eateries of Jordan during your leisure time
  • Return airport transfers from Queen Alia International Airport in Amman
  • All sightseeing and entrance fees
  • 60 minute massage treatment at Kempinski Ishtar Hotel
  • A jeep tour in the Wadi Rum
  • An unforgettable Petra by Night experience
  • Small group sizes of just 12 people maximum for the perfect balance of intimacy and freedom throughout your tour
  • Transportation in a private minivan with a driver and an English-speaking local tour leader with expert insider experiences

Egypt Tour Extension

  • Add another unforgettable experience to your tour with a seven-day Egypt extension including:
  • Two nights at the Marriott Mena House and one night at the Kempinski Nile Hotel in Cairo
  • An all-inclusive, three-night cruise on the Sanctuary Nile IV
  • A one-way economy class flight frm Ammam to Cairo
  • Transportation in a private minivan with a driver and an English-speaking local leader with expert insider experiences

Explore one of the most diverse countries in the Middle East with luxurious five-star hotel stays and once-in-a-lifetime inclusions. This small-group tour is perfect for travellers who want to experience some of Jordan's most iconic sites – including Petra, Wadi-Rum and the Dead Sea – at a relaxed pace, with stunning accommodation, all transfers and an English-speaking tour guide. Discover ancient and religious sites, and vast rose-red desert landscapes dotted with towering cliffs and camels.

What you’ll love:

The sights and sites of ancient civilisations

Begin your tour of Jordan with an overnight stay at the five-star Intercontinental Hotel Amman located in the heart of the bustling capital city atop the highest of the famous seven hills, with private airport transfers included *for your convenience. Explore the city's main attractions including the ancient Citadel monument which marks the centre of the capital, the *Temple of Hercules, Umayyad Palace, National Archaeological Museum and the Roman Theatre, one of the largest and most impressive amphitheatres of the ancient world.

Experience the breathtaking** 'Petra by Night'** tour. Walk through the towering walls using only candlelight to guide the way and catch your *first glimpse of the Treasury *through the clefts in the wall, a truly inspiring and heart-thumping moment. Stay the night at the Mövenpick Resort Petra, located at the entrance to the ancient city.

A day tour of Petra reveals an intricate network of tombs, caves, small amphitheatre and ruins of temples dotted around the area. Climb up the 800 stairs of the Monastery for a panoramic view of the stunning sites.

Explore the red-tinted desert landscape of Wadi Rum in a 4WD, stopping at impressive sights of the region made famous by British soldier, author and inspiration for the movie** ‘Lawrence of Arabia’, T.E. Lawrence.**

Discover the fluted turrets of the Seven Pillars of Wisdom rock formation, named after T.E Lawrence’s book and Siq Um Tawaqi shrine. Stop for a picnic lunch at Lawrence's Springs – an important waterhole for caravans traveling from Arabia to Syria.

Enjoy some time at your leisure floating in the Dead Sea, which is so salty people are buoyant on the surface, and admire the views across to Jericho *and *Jerusalem. Enjoy a 60-minute spa treatment *at *Ishtar Spa at the five-star Kempinski Hotel – located at the lowest point on earth – with full access to the spa including steam, sauna, Dead Sea pools, jacuzzi and hydro pools.

Discover the Baptism Site at Bethany where it is believed that Jesus was baptized. Visit the laidback town of Madaba, renowned for its Byzantine-era mosaics including a map of Holy Land on the floor of St Georges Church. After lunch, head onwards to Mount Nebo where Moses first cast his eyes upon the Promised Land.

Luxury Accommodation – This luxury tour includes five-star accommodation at some of Jordan's most luxurious hotels.

Stay two nights at the enchanting Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea, located on the edge of the banks of the Dead Sea at the lowest point on earth. Enjoy uninterrupted views across the sea towards the west bank, and views of religious sites and the majestic countryside. Indulge in a** luxurious treatment **at the Ishtar Spa by Resene, voted Jordan’s best hotel spa in 2015.

Situated at the entrance to the city of Petra and nestled among rocky outcrops the Movenpick Resort Petra boasts spectacular views over the Rift Valley. Stay at one of its 183 newly renovated rooms and suites, which offer free wifi and complimentary minibar selection, and enjoy a wide variety of restaurants for stylish dining.

Located on top of the famous seven hills of Amman, **the Intercontinental Amman** offers an intoxicating Oriental atmosphere enhanced by cosmopolitan amenities. Its hallmarks are light-filled rooms, stunning architecture and magnificent views. Dine in style at excellent Mexican, Lebanese and Indian restaurants, and pick up at great souvenir in quality craft and antique shops.

Experience the majesty of the desert at night with the ultimate glamping experience at *Discovery Bedouin Desert Camp. *This eco hideaway in the heart of the Wadi Rum’s shimmering red sands has six stunning tents and a chef on hand to create gourmet desert delicacies over a traditional woodfire.

Gourmet experiences ­– dine in style on authentic chef-prepared meals in the heart of the desert, and sample delicious local delicacies

Indulge your culinary cravings *in fine style throughout your holiday. Head into the spellbinding Wadi Rum desert, with its lunar-like landscape dotted with traditional Bedouin tents. Arrive at the luxury Discovery Bedu Desert Camp by camel or 4x4 ride and watch a stunning sunset before being treated to a truly *special meal of Zarb, a traditional Bedouin feast cooked in the ground for many hours and infused with herbs and spices.

Traditional** taste sensations** are the order of the day at the Haret Jdoudna restaurant in Madaba. The hotel is a 19th-century house with historical charm. Feast on exquisite local mezza dishes, oven-baked delicacies and homemade meals. Choose from hot mezzas such as** fried Halloumi cheese, *grills *such as **Sish Tawouk, and Sawani like** minced meat with sesame. Pass by the **Handicrafts Market on the way out to pick up a mosaic wall hanging, pottery or jewellery.

Your Package Includes

· Luxurious** five-star accommodation** in Jordan's most lavish hotels.

· Spend two nights at the *five-star Intercontinental Hotel Amman *(not consecutively), two nights at the Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea, and two nights at the Mövenpick Resort Petra situated at the entrance to the ancient city of Petra.

· One night at the *Discovery Bedu Desert Camp, *a small and *exclusive luxury camp *featuring just six tented suites located in the heart of the magnificent Wadi Rum. The desert camp is ideal for those in search of adventure combined with utter comfort and luxury.

· Handpicked meals throughout the tour including seven breakfasts, three lunches and three dinners. Dine on a traditional meal of Zarb, a Bedouin meal cooked under the ground and infused with herbs and spices, and enjoy the opportunity to explore the many traditional and international eateries of Jordan during your leisure time.

·** Return airport transfers** from Queen Alia International Airport in Amman

· All sightseeing and entrance fees with experiences such as a 60 min massage treatment at Kempinski Ishtar Hotel, a jeep tour in the Wadi Rum and an unforgettable Petra by Night experience.

· Small group sizes of just 12 people maximum for the perfect balance of intimacy and freedom throughout your tour.

· Transportation in a private minivan with a driver and an *English-speaking local tour leader *with expert insider experiences.

Egypt Tour Extension

Add another unforgettable experience to your tour with a *seven-day Egypt extension *including an all-inclusive, *three-night cruise on the Nile *and a visit to the one of the most impressive markets in the world, the Khan El Khalili Bazars.

Highlights

Discover Ancient Egypt with unbelievable visits to The Great Pyramid of Giza - the only remaining relic of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the wondrous Valley of the Kings which is home to one of the world’s most famous archeological discoveries, the tomb of Tutankhamun – dating back as far as the 16th century BC – the Great Sphinx of Giza, the *UNESCO World Heritage-listed *ruins of the ancient city of Memphis and much more.

Embark on a luxurious three-night cruise with all meals on the famous river Nile. Board the deluxe Sanctuary Sun Boat IV, an intimately sized ship boasting plush cabins with floor-to-ceiling windows and a luxurious teak and marble sundeck with heated swimming pool, for a scenic cruise with sightseeing guided by an expert Egyptologist. On board, enjoy *all-inclusive food *crafted by an award-winning chef.

Clustered around small courtyards in the tiny lanes of the *Khan El Khalili Bazars *are stalls that stock everything from aromatic spices to semi-precious stones to oriental-style lamps. The most identifiable landmark of this ancient souk, built in the Middle Ages, is the Al Hussain mosque – the square outside is a good place to start your shopping amid the riot of colours and patterns in ceramic wares, hookah pipes and handcrafted goods by local craftsman.

Departure dates:

12th of September 2018

26th of September 2018

17th of October 2018

14th of November 2018

12th of December 2018

20th of March 2019

10th of April 2019

All departure dates are subject to availability and early bookings are highly recommended.

Instant Booking: To secure your dates at purchase, click 'Instant Booking' and select your preferred package. Once your preferred package is selected you'll click through to 'Choose Your Dates of Travel' and will be able to enter in your preferred tour commencement date.

Tour includes accommodation at the following hotels:

Intercontinental Hotel Amman

Mövenpick Resort Petra

Discovery Bedu Desert Camp

Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea

Marriott Mena House **

Sanctuary Sun Boat IV **

Kempinski Nile Hotel **

(** extended tour only)

The ’7 day change of mind guarantee’ does not apply for Tour bookings. Due to the high demand and limited departures any cancellation / refund requests must be made within 48 hours of purchase. Otherwise, the standard Luxury Escapes Refund Policy applies.

Tipping and gratuities are not included in the package and are at your own discretion (as a guide, approx. US$10-15 per person, per day is the industry standard).

Arrival and departure transfers are only available on the first and last day of the tour. Any arrivals and departures outside of these days will need to make their own arrangements to/from the airport.

Travellers are advised to check with their local health professional at least 45 days prior to departure, as some vaccinations require 30 days or more to be effective. Proof of vaccination is not usually required unless you are coming from an infected area.

The package is valid for ONE PERSON aged 18 years or older (based on twin share). If you are travelling with another person you must purchase TWO PACKAGES, otherwise you must purchase the Single Traveller package option. See the package options for further details. Single travellers will get their own room throughout the tour.

Maximum tour capacity is 12 people, minimum tour capacity is two people.

Maximum Room Capacity: The maximum room capacity is two people.

Please note, connecting rooms are not available.

All surcharges are payable directly to Luxury Escapes.

Dining inclusions do not include beverages (unless otherwise stated) and menu options are subject to change.

Travel insurance is compulsory. We suggest purchasing travel insurance as soon as possible after purchasing this package.

Additional expenses are not included.

Please note: disability access is limited during the tour, please consider this when making your booking.

Before making a reservation, please ensure that the name on the reservation is the same as it appears on your passport. An error may result in a name change penalty or boarding being denied by the airline. Luxury Escapes accepts no responsibility for accuracy of name on the travel documents.

Your passport must be valid at least 6 months beyond your intended stay overseas.

A visa may be required to the countries you are visiting and transiting. It is your responsibility to ensure you are holding a current visa.

All activities and services (including late checkout) are subject to availability.

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