Africa & the Middle East Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report Egypt Quickie Trip
  2. 2 Trip Report Uganda Trip Report
  3. 3 Money in Uganda
  4. 4 Cape Verdean Esqudos
  5. 5 The Heat and Dust of Kafue & the Busanga Plains
  6. 6 VISA for Mozambique
  7. 7 15 days Morocco Itinerary Help please
  8. 8 Royal Air Maroc Dreamliner JFK-CMN and maybe connect to RAK
  9. 9 Tanzania Great Migration, when to go
  10. 10 Traditional music + dance in South Africa?
  11. 11 Best African Safari
  12. 12 December Serengeti Itinerary
  13. 13 Wildbeest migration tour operator
  14. 14 beach visit after safari
  15. 15 Petra Wadi Rum
  16. 16 Questions on Israel/Jordan Border Crossings and Jordan Travel. Need Help!
  17. 17 Trip Report Nine months to Egypt (but you should go now)
  18. 18 Transportation from Tel Aviv Airport to Jerusalem
  19. 19 What is worth seeing in November?
  20. 20 Trip Report Morocco – November, 2015 - Self Drive
  21. 21 Israeli Tour Guides
  22. 22 Masai Mara in May
  23. 23 Western Desert Itinerary
  24. 24 Tentative Itinerary - what do you think?
  25. 25 luggage for a weird itinerary
View next 25 » Back to the top

G Adventures - Jordan - feedback?

Jump to last reply

We are considering the following trip to Jordan as we will have a few days left on vacation on our return from India. Getting to Jordan would involve layover in either Dubai or Abu Dhabi - so the trip, even with smooth transitions, may be somewhat weary. Still, though, it's rare to be on the other side of the world and have an opportunity to do this (for us, anyway). We found the following tour that seems to pack a lot of the apparent "must-sees" and were wondering your opinions on this, and G Adventures in general. Many thanks. The alternative after this (since we have ruled out SE Asia for this trip) may be to go to Italy to eat in Naples and see Pompeii/Herculaneum, or, come home early and enjoy a good book (which also sounds great, but we just love to see the world!):

Day 1 Amman

Tour starts in Amman at noon. Your G Adventures CEO will pick you up at your hotel in Amman (overnight not included) or at the Amman Airport. Head first to Jerash, a fascinating ancient Roman city, for a guided visit. Later, continue to Ajloun. Explore the town and visit the famous Ajloun Castle before returning to Amman for the night.

Day 2 Wadi Rum (1B,1D)

Depart for the first stop of the day at Mt Nebo. Visit the church and take in spectacular views before heading to the Dead Sea to enjoy the opportunity to float in the salty water. Later, travel through beautiful desert scenery to Wadi Rum, home to the nomadic Bedouin people. Take a 4x4 deeper into the desert to reach the tented Bedouin camp. Enjoy a traditional meal and learn more about the ancient Bedouin culture on this overnight excursion.

Days 3 Petra/Wadi Musa (1B)

The ancient city of Petra is located in a secret valley in the Wadi Musa area. Explore this remote red-rock kingdom, which remained hidden from the world for years. Follow a local Bedouin guide through the best sights Petra has to offer.

Day 4 Amman (1B)

Journey ends back in Jordan's capital city, Amman, where you will be transferred either to the airport or your hotel in the city (overnight not included).

5 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.