Jordan 9-Day Tours & Itineraries

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Map of Highlights of Jordan & Israel - 9 Days
Highlights of Jordan & Israel - 9 Days

From the Rose City of Petra to the shores of the Dead Sea, enjoy nine days of exploration in Jordan and Israel on this comprehensive tour. With a curated focus on the area's most fascinating highlights, you'll hit all of the cultural sights and natural wonders that make this region a timeless and sought-after destination.

Dana to Petra Trek - 9 Days
Map of Dana to Petra Trek - 9 Days
Dana to Petra Trek - 9 Days

The epic trek from Dana to Petra, rated one of the world’s best hikes by National Geographic, takes you through many of Jordan's distinct landscapes and major archeological sites. It's part of the national Jordan Trail, which runs the length of the country from north to south. Read on for a detailed description of the 9-day trekking itinerary.

Dana Biosphere Reserve - Start of the Dana to Petra Trek
Map of Trekking the Jordan Trail from Dana to Petra – 9 Days
Trekking the Jordan Trail from Dana to Petra – 9 Days

Experience Jordanian hospitality and rural life on an adventurous trek through the deserts and wadis of this Middle Eastern gem. Descend through Wadi Dana and the biodiverse Dana Biosphere Reserve, hike through Siq Canyon, and take a 4WD tour of UNESCO World Heritage-listed Wadi Rum. At night you'll sleep under the stars in Bedouin wilderness camps.

Yoga in Petra
Map of Desert Yoga Escape in Jordan: Wadi Rum & Little Petra - 9 Days
Desert Yoga Escape in Jordan: Wadi Rum & Little Petra - 9 Days

On this nine-day retreat to Jordan, you’ll connect with the elements with outdoor yoga and equine therapy. Take in the desert surroundings in Wadi Rum and Little Petra, a beautiful backdrop for your daily yoga practice. Bedouin camps will provide a home to chant, meditate, participate in fire gatherings, and sleep under the stars. Take a camel ride, explore the iconic Monastery in Petra, and take a therapeutic float in the Dead Sea to end this enlightening trip.

Camels await their passengers in the Wadi Rum
Self-Drive Jordan: Amman to the Dead Sea - 9 Days

Get off the beaten path on this 9-day road trip through Jordan's cultural highlights and natural wonders. Striking out from the capital of Amman, you'll explore the Roman ruins of Jerash, hike through the breathtaking nature reserves of Aljoun and Dana, and admire the rock-cut temples of Petra. After an unforgettable night of desert camping in the Wadi Rum, end your trip floating in the healing waters of the Dead Sea.

Sunset over the desert surrounding Petra
Journey Through Jordan & Israel: Amman to Jerusalem - 9 Days

Ancient sites and natural wonders abound on this whirlwind 9-day journey through Jordan and Israel. Starting in Jordan, you'll travel south along the historic King's Highway to visit the otherworldly shores of the Dead Sea and wander the magnificent canyons of Petra. After an unforgettable night of camping in the "Valley of the Moon," it's on to Israel, where you'll explore desert fortresses and ancient caves before touring the many historic and holy sites of Jerusalem.

End your trip floating in the soothing waters of the Dead Sea
Map of Ancient Jordan & the Golden Triangle - 9 Days
Ancient Jordan & the Golden Triangle - 9 Days

Culture and history meet beach vacation on this nine-day journey through Jordan. Start in Amman and make your way south along the King's Highway toward Petra—visiting museums, mountains, and castles en route. After touring the temples and canyons of the "Rose City," venture into the desert of Wadi Rum for off-road explorations and Bedouin-style camping. Transfer to Aqaba to soak up some sun on the Red Sea, then head north to the Dead Sea to end your trip floating in its blissful waters.

Hike the ancient steps towards Petra
Jordan Trekking Adventure: Dana, Petra, Wadi Mujib, Aljoun & the Dead Sea - 9 Days

Trek through some of Jordan's most dramatic and diverse scenery on this active 9-day itinerary. Explore the unspoiled ecosystems of the Dana Biosphere, embark on an epic hike to the lost city of Petra, and camp with the Bedouin in the deserts of Wadi Rum. After some downtime to float in the salty waters of the Dead Sea, more adventure beckons with treks through Jordan's "Grand Canyon" and the Aljoun Forest.

Explore the ancient Nabataean city of Petra
Jordan & Israel Panorama - 9 Days

This 9-day tour starts in Jordan, where modern meets ancient in the capital of Amman. Visit Greco-Roman ruins and medieval castles, then make your way south to Petra to wander the carved canyons of the "Rose City." After a day of downtime on the tranquil Dead Sea, hop over to Israel to explore Biblical sites like Nazareth and Tiberias, see the magnificent Hanging Gardens above Haifa, and explore the cultural and religious highlights of Jerusalem's Old City.

Spend two days exploring Jordan's vibrant capital city, Amman
Map of History & Heritage Tour of Jordan: Amman, Azraq, Madaba, Petra & Wadi Rum - 9 Days
History & Heritage Tour of Jordan: Amman, Azraq, Madaba, Petra & Wadi Rum - 9 Days

Immerse yourself in Jordan's rich history and heritage on this nine-day north-to-south tour. Start in Amman with guided tours of the capital's landmarks, venture into the countryside for a bicycle tour of the Azraq Wetland Reserve, then move on to Madaba, stopping at Mount Nebo on the way. After discovering the City of Mosaics, your journey continues in Petra with a self-guided visit to the UNESCO-listed archaeological site before ending with a Jeep tour in the Wadi Rum desert.

Forage for ingredients like fresh almonds in the fields surrounding Umm Qais
Map of Culture & Culinary Tour of Jordan - 9 Days
Culture & Culinary Tour of Jordan - 9 Days

Immerse yourself in Jordan's rich culture and culinary delights over nine days, starting with a street art tour in the capital, Amman. Transfer to Umm Qais, where you can forage for edible plants and produce, then move on to Ajloun for an Arabic calligraphy class. Stop at a farm in As-Salt to make jam and yogurt, tour a women's cooperative back in Amman, and sip on local wine at Jordan Vineyards & Winery. Break up all the eating and drinking with three days of hiking in Dana and Wadi Feynan to end your trip.

You'll hike a portion of the 419-mile (675 km) Jordan Trail over five days
Map of Hike the Jordan Trail From Dana to Petra - 9 Days
Hike the Jordan Trail From Dana to Petra - 9 Days

This nine-day active adventure takes you from Amman in the north to Petra in the south—with an intrepid five-day hike along the Jordan Trail in between. After a whirlwind tour of Amman's landmarks, transfer to Dana and set off with a private guide to traverse verdant highlands, arid deserts, rugged canyons, and several historical sites on foot. End among the soaring sandstone facades of Petra, then put your feet up as you learn about Bedouin hospitality in Wadi Rum with a Jeep safari and camel ride.

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