Skip to main content
#
 
Tours and Vacations for Women
Travel Planning
FAQ
About Us
Contact Us
our twitterour facebook page pintrest youtube
Subscribe to
Women Travel News.
Why?

Email:

2019 Tours Coming Up
2020 Tours Coming Up
Jordan: Petra and the Jordan Highlights 3 - Itinerary
DATES & COST 

December 14 - 19, 2019
6 Days / 5 Nights

This tour starts and ends in Cairo

$2,180 per person/ double occupancy
$740 single supplement
Includes all fees and taxes

TOUR DIRECTOR 
TOUR MAP 

Click on the image to enlarge the map


The tour may be combined with the Pyramids and the Nile 3 tour to Egypt (December 4 - 14, 2019) 


This tour starts at 6:00AM on Saturday, December 14, 2019 in Cairo, Egypt.

Day 1: Cairo to Petra, Wadi Rum Desert 

In the morning, we'll leave Cairo, as we take an early morning flight to Amman, Jordan. From the Amman airport, we'll drive towards Petra and the Wadi Rum Desert. Often referred to as the Valley of the Moon, it is the largest “wadi” (valley) in Jordan, known for its unusual rock formations and as the filming site for the Lawrence of Arabia movie. After exploring the wadi, on foot and with friendly Berbers in their trucks, we'll drive to Petra in the late afternoon and check into our beautiful hotel. In the evening, we'll enjoy a relaxed dinner in the hotel's elegant restaurant.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodations: Mövenpick Resort and Spa, Petra

Day 2: Petra  

Today, we’ll spend the entire day exploring the city of Petra, learning about its historical and archaeological significance. Dating to around 300 B.C., Petra was the capital of the Nabatean Kingdom. Today, it is accessed via a mysterious, narrow canyon called Al Siq, and its tombs and temples carved into pink sandstone cliffs earn it its nickname, the "Rose City." Perhaps its most famous structure of Petra is Al Khazneh, a temple with an ornate, Greek-style facade, also known as The Treasury. In the evening, we'll enjoy another elegant dinner at the hotel's restaurant.
Accommodations: Mövenpick Resort and Spa, Petra
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Jordan's Biblical Sites 

After checking out of the Petra hotel, we'll make our way back towards Amman and the Dead Sea, stopping at several of the country’s most famous Biblical sites. We'll visit Madaba, the city of mosaics, best known for its Byzantine map of the Holy Land of Jerusalem. We'll stop at Mount Nebo, from where, according to the Bible, Moses saw his first glimpse of the Promised Land as well as at St. George's Church and the Baptismal sites. We'll also tour Al Karak, built around a Crusader castle, the largest medieval castle in the region. In the afternoon, we'll arrive at our resort hotel, right on the shores of the Dead Sea, and we'll have some time to enjoy the ambiance of this unusual location before dinner at the hotel's restaurant.
Accommodations: Mövenpick Resort and Spa, Sweimeh
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Dead Sea - Day at Leisure 

Today, we can enjoy a full day of relaxing on the shores of the Dead Sea, taking advantage of the resort's relaxing Dead Sea minerals spa, taking a walk on the beach or swimming in the highly-salt saturated water of the Dead Sea, enjoying the resort's gardens and other amenities. We'll meet in the evening for another dinner together. Accommodations: Mövenpick Resort and Spa, Sweimeh
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5: Jerash 

After checking out of the Dead Sea Resort, we'll make our way to Amman, stopping in the ancient city of Jerash. Referred to as the city of a thousand columns, Jerash is a walled Greco-Roman town, featuring the 2nd-century Hadrian’s Arch, Corinthian columns of the Temple of Artemis and the immense Forum’s oval colonnade. In the afternoon, we'll fly back to Cairo, and check into the Le Meridien Airport Hotel in Cairo, where we'll enjoy our last dinner together, before flying back home tomorrow.
Accommodations: Le Meridien Airport Hotel, Cairo
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Cairo - Departures  
After breakfast, we'll have individual transfers to the airport in accordance with our return flights departure times.
Meals: Breakfast

This tour ends after breakfast on Thursday, December 19, 2019 in Cairo, Egypt.

Itinerary specifics subject to change.

our twitterour facebook page pintrest youtube

TOLL FREE: 866-737-9602
240-750-0597 when calling from outside the US 
13610 Chrisbar Ct., Germantown, MD 20874, USA

We welcome your phone calls and email inquiries.
Our office is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 – 5:00 EST

Copyright 2004-2019 Sights and Soul Travels
Web Design: Kasia Slabosz

Why travel with other women?
Many women do not have families or compatible friends who wish to travel. When going on a main-stream tour, women often find that most activities are geared towards couples and quite often they feel left out. Singles' tours are not always what women are looking for. If you do not have a traveling companion, there is also the issue of the expensive "single supplement", sometimes as much as 50 or even 100 percent of the tour cost. By going on women-only tours, women can easily avoid paying for the single supplement by sharing a room with another woman traveler.
Read More