Tour Petra, Jerash, and Madaba for 3 days, this tour includes hotels and all transportation. Travel to Jerash to see this great Roman city that was built in 1200 B.C. Travel to Petra and see the beautiful Treasury. Book today!
Petra became one of the seven wonders of the world only a few years ago, but it has been in existence for over 2000 years. Petra was built by the Nabateans, and they prospered by building water cisterns, and in times of drought became very wealthy. The Nabateans might have still been in Petra today if it wasn't for an earthquake which destroyed the water cisterns beyond repair. There are over eight hundred structures to view in Petra including an amphitheater, temples, tombs, cisterns, and more.
Jerash has been inhabited for over 5000 years. Today with its fertile land, the people grow a many different tipes of fruits and vegetables. Jerash is famous for its Greco Roman ruins of the city Gerasa. There were many excavations done here.
Madaba is known for its ancient mosaics. There is a very famous map of the Holy Land that was found in 1896. Excavations are still ongoing today in Madaba.
Depart from Amman ( Depart from Jerusalem or Tel Aviv to Sheikh Hussein Bridge for an extra fee ). After border procedures, we continue to Jarash for a visit to the preserved ruins of this great Roman City (approx. 2 hours), then we proceed to Petra for dinner and overnight.
Breakfast in Hotel. Visit Petra, "The Red Rose City", take a horse ride through the "siq" (Canyon), and arrive to see the Pink Stone Treasury, the Roman Theater and more (approx.3-4 hours). Transfer to Amman for dinner and overnight in 3 star hotel.
Breakfast in hotel. Vehicle sightseeing tour of Amman, the Amphitheatre and the Citadel.
Then we will visit the Folklore Museum and the Ancient Mosaic Map of the holy land in Madaba.
We continue to Mount Nebo to see a panoramic view of the Land of Israel as the prophet Moses did.
In the evening, we return to Israel via the Sheik Hussein Bridge or Allenby border crossings.