Trip Duration: 3 Nights / 4 Days
Itinerary: 3 Nights Amman
Welcome to Jordan! Your tour starts today upon your arrival at Queen Alia International Airport where you will be met and assisted by one of our representatives. Transfer to the hotel. This day free at leisure. Overnight at Amman.
This day after breakfast, depart for Amman City Tour and Jerash –on a private basis at 8am.
Enjoy the main sites of the capital city of Amman before visiting Jerash, one of the best preserved Roman cities of the World. Your driver will pick you up from your hotel and will take you to meet your local site guide at the Roman Theatre, which is still used for cultural events. It is then on to the Citadel, the site of the earliest fortifications, where numerous excavations show Roman, Byzantine and Early Islamic remains. Here your Citadel guide will show you the famous Temples of Hercules, the Umayyad Palace complex with its monumental audience hall and a Byzantine Church. You will also visit the Archaeological Museum with its excellent collection of the antiquities of Jordan History. Next in your visit will be the impressive Greco-Roman city of Jerash, considered as one of the best preserved provincial Roman cities in the entire world. Here you will be able to visit its fortified walls, temples, baths, colonnaded streets, theatres, shops and sophisticated water works. The city remains as evidence of urban habitation for over 900 years.Included: Transportation, services of local guide at the attractions only and entrance fees to Temples of Hercules and the Umayyad Palace.
Rest of the day free at leisure. Overnight at Amman.
After breakfast, you may take an OPTIONAL tour to Petra with Horse Riding on a private basis.
The Red Rose City of Petra: The giant red mountains and vast mausoleums of a departed race have nothing in common with modern civilization, and ask nothing of it except to be appreciated at their true value – as one of the greatest wonders ever wrought by Nature and Man. Although much has been written about Petra, nothing really prepares you for this amazing place. It has to be seen to be believed. Visit the magnificent city of Petra and enjoy its charm while horse riding.The visit will take you to the magnificent and mysterious rock-carved red rose city of Petra. At the beginning you will enjoy a horse ride starting from Petra gate to the beginning of the "Siq" (along a narrow path). The city and its various walks and climbs reveal literally hundreds of buildings, tombs, baths, funerary halls, temples, arched gateways, colonnaded streets and haunting rock drawings. You will be able to see the 3000-seat open-air amphitheatre circa. You will also have the opportunity to admire a gigantic first century Monastery (800 steps on top of the mountain) and a modern archaeological museum. Includes: Transportation by coach, services of a guide in Petra only and horse riding. Please note: Please note that the guiding will only be done in Petra and will last for approximately 2 to 3 hours.
You may take an OPTIONAL tour to Madaba, Nebo and Dead Sea.
At 410 meters below sea level, the Dead Sea is the lowest place on earth. Jordan’s Dead Sea coast is one of the most spectacular natural and spiritual landscapes in the world and it remains as enticing to international visitors today as it was to kings, emperors, traders, and prophets in antiquity. The main attraction of the Dead Sea is of course the soothing, abnormally salty water itself. The salt content of the water is 31.5% making the water so buoyant that it is impossible for the visitor to sink. The water also contains 21 minerals including high levels of magnesium, sodium, potassium, and bromine and 12 of these minerals are found in no other body of water in the world.
Enjoy the biblical city of Madaba, Mount Nebo where Moses is buried and the sight of the Dead Sea with its calming waters.Your visit will start at the Biblical city of Madaba, once a Moabite frontier town which continued to be inhabited in the Nabatean and Roman periods. You will be able to admire the outstanding mosaic pavements in the Greek Orthodox Church, which have been preserved in their original places. You will have the opportunity to see the 6th century mosaic map of Palestine, which is a masterpiece of Byzantine art. Your visit will then move to Mount Nebo where you will see the burial place of Moses. You will also be able to enjoy the sight of the Dead Sea, the lowest point on Earth with its gentle lapping waters, well known for its healing minerals from the sea's muddy floors.Includes:Transportation and the services of local guide at the attractions only.
Return back Amman . Overnight in Amman
After breakfast transfer to the airport to board your onward flight back home.
Trip Duration: 8 Nights / 9 Days
Itinerary: 1 Nights Munich | 2 Nights Prague | 1 Nights Vienna | 2 Nights Budapest | 1 Nights Salzburg | 1 Nights Munich
Prague, Vienna & Budapest
Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to relax or start discovering Munich. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers.
The first city visited on this tour is Nuremberg with its pretty market square and Our Lady;s Church. Next, head east across the border into the Czech Republic. Evening arrival in Prague. (B)
The wealth of gothic and baroque architecture perhaps inspired Dvorak and Smetana, both Prague composers. The included guided sightseeing features landmarks such as the Jewish Quarter, Charles Bridge, and the Old Town Square with the ASTRONOMICAL CLOCK. (B,D)
Travel from Bohemia into Moravia and continue southeast before crossing into Austria on to Vienna, where included sightseeing starts with the State Opera, Parliament, and the Town Hall. Stop for a stroll in HeroesÃ?Â¢?? Square to view the Hofburg. Reserve some energy for an exciting evening optional excursion. (B)
A free morning to further explore the city of "waltz" or maybe just to do some shopping on the Karntnerstrasse. In the afternoon, head for the Hungarian border and its capital city, Budapest. (B)
Buda Castle dominates the twin cities of Buda and Pest, separated by the broad ribbon of the Danube. Heroes Square typifies the modern capital, while along the riverbank you find the old inns. Included sightseeing takes in the Parliament building, Margaret Island, Fishermens Bastion, and the Royal Castle. (B)
Skirt the banks of the Danube and cross the border back into Austria. Enjoy spectacular alpine scenery on the way to Salzburg. (B)
Morning at leisure in Salzburg or maybe join the optional Sound of Music excursion. A comfortable and relatively short drive past Lake Chiemsee to Munich. Tonight, an included typical Bavarian dinner at a local restaurant is a must to celebrate a successful vacation. (B,D)
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
Trip Duration: 9 Nights / 10 Days
Itinerary: 1 Nights Casablanca | 2 Nights Fes | 2 Nights Erfoud | 1 Nights Ouarzazate | 2 Nights Marrakech | 1 Nights Casablanca
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Check into your hotel. Later, meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers. (D)
A short ride along the coast to Rabat, once a lair of the corsairs and now the country's capital. Sightseeing includes the Royal Palace, Hassan Tower, and the Kasbah of Oudayas. You are reminded of the time when Morocco was the Roman province of Mauretania as you visit the fine ROMAN RELICS OF CHELLAH and its GARDENS. Continue to Meknes- during your guided tour, see its monumental gates, mosque, palace, and miles of protective walls. Visit its ROYAL STABLES, originally built to house 12.000 of the royal horses. Travel east towards Fez, Morocco's most enchanting city. (B,D)
At leisure in ancient Fez, which occupies a position of outstanding scenic beauty. Visit the exotic ancient Medina on the optional sightseeing tour, a maze of narrow, bustling streets and alleys that are home to colorful souks. (B)
Travel today into the very heart of Morocco. Stop in the quiet, French-built alpine mountain resort of Ifrane. Verdant cedar forests give way to volcanic mountains and wind-swept plains as you motor across the Middle Atlas range. Pass fortified mud-and-straw villages and descend into the spectacular ZIZ GORGES. The landscape becomes progressively more arid and you enter a stony desert. Approaching Erfoud, an unexpected and breathtaking surprise: the peaceful oasis of the Ziz Valley. (B,D)
The best choice today is an included excursion to Rissani to see the MAUSOLEUM OF MOULAY ALI SHARIF, the first ruler of the Alaouite Dynasty. This evening, enjoy an optional excursion in the desert. (B,D)
Enjoy the drive through the eastern slopes of the Atlas Mountains and arrive at the Tinerhir oasis with its green valley of palms and local villages. On to the impressive Todra Gorge, then along the Dades Valley to the film capital of Morocco, Ouarzazate, where you'll visit the KASBAH DE TAOURIRT, the intricate but fascinating residence of Pasha Thami el Glaoui. (B,D)
Travel to AIT BENHADDOU, a kasbah famous as a film location for Lawrence of Arabia and Gladiator. Pass through picturesque villages surrounded by craggy mountains towards 7,414-foot-high Tizi-n-Tichka Pass in the heart of the High Atlas Mountains. Each new twist in the road leads to a different, more dramatic landscape. Leaving the pass behind, the landscape gradually changes to a tapestry of red ochre. Enter the gates of the red-colored imperial city of Marrakesh, justly reputed the most fascinating of all Moroccan cities. An optional evening excursion is a fitting way to end the day. (B)
The included city sightseeing with a Local Guide starts with an orientation drive followed by a walk through the ancient quarters to the fascinating JEMAA-EL-FNA SQUARE and its exotic bazaar, BAHIA PALACE, and SAADIAN TOMBS. You'll really feel as if you've stopped the march of time. (B,D)
Leave Morocco's magical city of Marrakesh for the journey back to Casablanca. In the afternoon, see the sights in the company of a Local Guide. (B)
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)