Luxury Jordan Tours

Introduction to Jordan
(5 Days)
Amman & Jerash, Petra & Wadi Rum, Dead Sea

Best of Jordan
(7 Days)
Amman & Jerash, Petra & Wadi Rum, Dead Sea

Active Tour of Jordan
(8 Days)
Amman & Jerash, King's Highway, Petra, Wadi Rum & Dana Biosphere Reserve, Dead Sea

Journey Through Jordan
(10 Days)
Amman & Jerash, King's Highway, Petra, Wadi Rum, Aqaba, Dead Sea

Insider Jordan
(13 Days)
Amman, Ajloun Castle, Jerash, Umm Qais, King’s Highway, Petra, Wadi Rum, Aqaba, Dana Biosphere Reserve, Dead Sea 

Christian Tour of Jordan
(8 Days)
Amman & Cities of the Decapolis, King’s Highway, Petra, Jordan River, Dead Sea

Multi-country Tours

Introduction to Israel & Jordan
(9 Days)
Jerusalem, Dead Sea, Eilat or Aqaba, Petra, Negev Desert, Tel Aviv

Best of Egypt & Jordan
(14 Days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, Abu Simbel, luxury Nile River cruise, Amman, Petra & Wadi Rum, Dead Sea

Highlights of Israel & Jordan
(13 Days)
Jerusalem, Galilee, Amman, Dead Sea, Petra, Wadi Rum, Aqaba or Eilat & the Red Sea, Tel Aviv

Journey Through Egypt, Israel & Jordan
(18 Days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, Abu Simbel, luxury Nile River cruise, Amman, Petra & Wadi Rum, Dead Sea, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv

Best of Israel & Jordan
(16 Days)
Jerusalem, Galilee, Amman, Dead Sea, Petra, Wadi Rum, Aqaba or Eilat & the Red Sea, Tel Aviv

Highlights of Lebanon & Jordan
(10 Days)
Beirut & Byblos, Chouf Mountains & Beiteddine Palace, Baalbek, Amman, Jerash, King’s Highway, Petra, Wadi Rum, Dead Sea

Highlights of Oman & Jordan
(14 Days)
Muscat, Nizwa, Jebel Akhdar (Al Hajar Mountains), Wahiba Sands, Amman, Jerash, King's Highway, Petra, Wadi Rum, Dead Sea

Journey Through the Middle East
(21 Days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, Abu Simbel, luxury Nile River cruise, Amman, Petra & Wadi Rum, Dead Sea, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Dubai & Arabian Desert

Biblical Lands: Israel & Jordan
(13 Days)
Jerusalem & Bethlehem, Galilee region, Cities of the Decapolis, Amman & Jerash, King’s Highway, Petra, Jordan River, Masada, Jericho



Highlights of Oman & Jordan

(14 Days – Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Muscat, Nizwa, Jebel Akhdar (Al Hajar Mountains), Wahiba Sands, Amman, Jerash, King's Highway, Petra, Wadi Rum, Dead Sea

This private tour is ideal for travelers wanting to tour the incredible cultural and scenic highlights of Jordan and Oman. With your private expert guides, tour historic Muscat and Nizwa, spectacular Petra and Jerash and unforgettable natural landscapes, all while staying the countries' finest hotels.

Begin in Muscat, the seaside capital of Oman. During touring with your private guide and driver, visit the impressive Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, the landmark Royal Opera House and museums dedicated to Oman's rich cultural heritage. In Old Muscat, see Al Alam Palace (one of several used by the Sultan of Oman) and hilltop fortresses overlooking the Gulf of Oman. Walk along the waterfront corniche in the Muttrah district, and browse the Muttrah Souk (market) for Omani frankincense, jewelry, ceramics, antiques and more.

Next, visit Nizwa, a historic oasis town in the foothills of the Al Hajar Mountains. Walk along the ramparts of atmospheric Nizwa Fort, take in views of the expansive palm groves, and visit the souk to browse for pottery, textiles and other local handicrafts.

Continue into the mountains to the Jebel Akhdar (Green Mountain) region and a luxurious resort with spectacular views of the dramatic desert landscapes. During private touring, visit local villages in the surrounding Saiq Plateau, and see gravity-defying cliffside agricultural terraces—the roses, pomegranates and other crops grown here are considered the finest in Oman. During leisure time, enjoy the resort facilities and its incredible views.

One day, take a private excursion to Jebel Shams (Sun Mountain), the highest peak in Oman. En route, visit mudbrick villages set among palm oases, venture into deep desert wadis (valleys), learn about the UNESCO World Heritage-designated aflaj (irrigation canals) that carry water from the mountains to local farms, and perhaps opt for guided hikes such as the legendary Balcony Walk along the steep slopes of Wadi Nakhr.

Next, drive through Wadi Bani Khalid, a beautiful valley dotted with villages, en route to Wahiba Sands (Sharqiya Sands). Spend a night in a desert camp amid spectacular sand dunes rolling for miles into the distance. Enjoy watching the sunset from the top of the sand dunes, and perhaps opt for activities such as meeting a Bedouin family, riding a camel and going for a thrilling four-wheel drive dune-bashing experience.

Return to Muscat along the coast of Oman, stopping en route in Sur, a whitewashed port town with a long and interesting history, as well as at the unusual Bimmah Sinkhole and wadis carved into the rugged coastal mountains. Upon request, Artisans of Leisure can arrange an additional overnight at the Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve near Sur to see nesting green sea turtles (May–September).

Fly to Amman, the modern capital of Jordan. During private touring, see ancient Roman ruins and the impressive 8th-century Umayyad Palace complex atop the Citadel, lively souks and shopping streets, and other cultural and culinary highlights of the city. Also explore Amman's best shops selling high-quality Jordanian crafts.

Next, take a private excursion into the verdant hills of northern Jordan to tour Jerash, one of the best-preserved Roman cities in the Middle East. See highlights such as Hadrian's Arch, the Oval Plaza, the Hippodrome, the theater and the Cardo, a colonnaded stone street once lined with shops. If desired, Artisans of Leisure can arrange a homemade lunch of traditional Jordanian dishes prepared by local women.

Next, travel along the King's Highway, a historic route that passes through many fascinating cultural and natural attractions. During private touring en route, visit Mount Nebo and the Memorial Church of Moses to see exquisite Byzantine mosaics and panoramic views stretching down to the Dead Sea. If desired, also visit local mosaic workshops. Next, stop in Madaba to see the fascinating 6th-century mosaic map of the Holy Land, as well as the mosaics in the Madaba Archaeological Park. Enjoy a lunch of traditional Jordanian cuisine at a local restaurant. Also participate in a private cultural activity such as henna painting or writing Arabic calligraphy. Continue through Wadi Mujib, a dramatic desert canyon, and stop at impressive Kerak Castle, a 12th-century Crusader fortress perched on a hill.

Continue to Petra, one of the world's most impressive archaeological sites. The Nabataeans created this ancient city by sculpting monuments and tombs into beautiful red sandstone mountains in the desert. During private touring of this fascinating ancient wonder, see Petra's most famous ruin—the iconic Treasury—and explore the atmospheric Siq (gorge). Also see impressive Royal Tombs and Roman ruins, visit Little Petra, and learn about the history, beliefs and architecture of the Nabataeans while exploring this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Next, travel into Jordan's southern desert to explore the spectacular natural environment of Wadi Rum. Also known as the Valley of the Moon, this UNESCO-inscribed landscape is filled with red sand dunes, dramatic stone mountains, rock bridges and petroglyphs. The otherworldly landscapes have been used as filming locations in Lawrence of Arabia, The Martian and other movies. Spend a night in a desert camp in Wadi Rum to appreciate the beauty of the area as the light changes throughout the afternoon and evening.

En route to the Dead Sea, stop to take in breathtaking views over the hills and canyons of Dana Biosphere Reserve, a diverse landscape that's home to a wide range of flora and fauna. Continue to a luxurious resort overlooking the beautiful and mysterious Dead Sea. During your stay, enjoy the resort's lavish facilities, including a private beach that provides direct access to the Dead Sea where you can float in the mineral-rich water famous for its buoyancy and therapeutic qualities. Also enjoy the resort's spa, swimming pools, restaurants and lush grounds that spread over acres.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1 Arrive Muscat, Oman
Private arrival transfer to hotel for 2 nights
Day 2 Muscat
Private city touring
Day 3 Muscat – Nizwa – Jebel Akhdar (Al Hajar Mountains)
Private transfer to Al Hajar Mountains for 3 nights, tour Nizwa en route
Day 4

Jebel Akhdar (Al Hajar Mountains)
Flexible private touring in region

Day 5

Jebel Akhdar (Al Hajar Mountains) & Jebel Shams
Full-day private excursion to Jebel Shams, including option for hiking

Day 6

Jebel Akhdar (Al Hajar Mountains) – Wahiba Sands
Private transfer to desert camp for 1 night, with touring en route

Day 7

Wahiba Sands – Muscat
Private transfer to Muscat for 1 night, with touring en route

Day 8

Muscat – Amman, Jordan
Private airport transfer (flight to Jordan not included). VIP airport assistance. Private arrival transfer to hotel for 2 nights

Day 9

Amman & Jerash
Morning private city touring. Afternoon private excursion to Jerash

Day 10 Amman – King's Highway – Petra
Private transfer to hotel for 2 nights with flexible touring en route of Mount Nebo, Madaba and Kerak Castle
Day 11 Petra
Private morning tour of Petra. Afternoon private excursion to Wadi Rum
Day 12 Petra – Wadi Rum
Morning private tour of Little Petra. Private transfer to Wadi Rum desert camp for 1 night. Afternoon private 4WD tour of Wadi Rum
Day 13 Wadi Rum – Dana Biosphere Reserve – Dead Sea
Private transfer to resort for 1 night. Afternoon at leisure
Day 14 Depart Amman
Private transfer to airport

Hotels
Muscat: The Chedi Muscat or Al Bustan Palace
Jebel Akhdar: Alila Jabal Akhdar or Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort
Wahiba Sands: Desert Nights Camp
Amman:

The St. Regis Amman or Four Seasons Amman

Petra: Movenpick Resort Petra
Wadi Rum: Discovery Bedu
Dead Sea: Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea

Cost
$17,600 Per person (double occupancy)

Luxury Jordan Tours

Introduction to Jordan
(5 Days)
Amman & Jerash, Petra & Wadi Rum, Dead Sea

Best of Jordan
(7 Days)
Amman & Jerash, Petra & Wadi Rum, Dead Sea

Active Tour of Jordan
(8 Days)
Amman & Jerash, King's Highway, Petra, Wadi Rum & Dana Biosphere Reserve, Dead Sea

Journey Through Jordan
(10 Days)
Amman & Jerash, King's Highway, Petra, Wadi Rum, Aqaba, Dead Sea

Insider Jordan
(13 Days)
Amman, Ajloun Castle, Jerash, Umm Qais, King’s Highway, Petra, Wadi Rum, Aqaba, Dana Biosphere Reserve, Dead Sea 

Christian Tour of Jordan
(8 Days)
Amman & Cities of the Decapolis, King’s Highway, Petra, Jordan River, Dead Sea

Multi-country Tours

Introduction to Israel & Jordan
(9 Days)
Jerusalem, Dead Sea, Eilat or Aqaba, Petra, Negev Desert, Tel Aviv

Best of Egypt & Jordan
(14 Days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, Abu Simbel, luxury Nile River cruise, Amman, Petra & Wadi Rum, Dead Sea

Highlights of Israel & Jordan
(13 Days)
Jerusalem, Galilee, Amman, Dead Sea, Petra, Wadi Rum, Aqaba or Eilat & the Red Sea, Tel Aviv

Journey Through Egypt, Israel & Jordan
(18 Days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, Abu Simbel, luxury Nile River cruise, Amman, Petra & Wadi Rum, Dead Sea, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv

Best of Israel & Jordan
(16 Days)
Jerusalem, Galilee, Amman, Dead Sea, Petra, Wadi Rum, Aqaba or Eilat & the Red Sea, Tel Aviv

Highlights of Lebanon & Jordan
(10 Days)
Beirut & Byblos, Chouf Mountains & Beiteddine Palace, Baalbek, Amman, Jerash, King’s Highway, Petra, Wadi Rum, Dead Sea

Highlights of Oman & Jordan
(14 Days)
Muscat, Nizwa, Jebel Akhdar (Al Hajar Mountains), Wahiba Sands, Amman, Jerash, King's Highway, Petra, Wadi Rum, Dead Sea

Journey Through the Middle East
(21 Days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, Abu Simbel, luxury Nile River cruise, Amman, Petra & Wadi Rum, Dead Sea, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Dubai & Arabian Desert

Biblical Lands: Israel & Jordan
(13 Days)
Jerusalem & Bethlehem, Galilee region, Cities of the Decapolis, Amman & Jerash, King’s Highway, Petra, Jordan River, Masada, Jericho



Testimonials

Yet again a marvelous Artisans of Leisure tour. We had a great time in Jordan and loved the guide and driver you assigned to us. We were looked after at every step beautifully, from landing to take off.
~ M.P., Melbourne, Australia

Our Israel and Jordan trip was excellent in every respect. It was so well organized, with beautiful accommodations and so much attention to detail…The expertise and knowledge of the guides was beyond our expectations…Artisans of Leisure is the best tour company we’ve used. Truly excellent. #1
~ B.L., Toronto, CA

Our trip to Israel, Jordan and Egypt was excellent, one of the best we have ever taken. The accommodations were great. Aside from the sights, we most enjoyed the safety your guides provided and the level of luxury that we experienced.
~ D.S., Red Bank, NJ

 

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