Discover Jordan with Juergen Schreiter

DISCOVER JORDAN | Juergen Schreiter & SMS-Frankfurt Events Incentives Adventures

Since Time immemorial, the lands of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan have witnessed many civilizations emerge, conquer, thrive and then vanish. Wave after wave of Nabateans, Ammonites, Edomites, Kanaanites, Greeks and Romans left its mark on the desert, hills and plains of Jordan.

Today, the sites of Philadelphia (Amman of the Roman times), Gerasa (present-day Jerash) with its Colonnaded Street, Petra (the lost capital of the Nabateans) and a myriad more give visitors from all corners of the globe a glimpse into the history of Mankind.

Jordan has never been easier to explore. We offer your guests a variety of escorted tours that visit the major points of interest and that fit in their itinerary, from a 2-day weekend tour of Petra to an 8-day discovery of Jordan. They may join our tours in Amman, King Hussein (Allenby) Bridge or Sheikh Hussein Bridge in the north.

Accommodation is offered in twin rooms in “Deluxe” and “Value” categories. Single rooms are available at a small supplement. Buffet breakfast is included daily. Our tour coaches, vans and limousines are all air-conditioned and meet the most stringent safety regulations. The tour escorts are all licensed guides chosen for their excellent knowledge of the history of Jordan, command of languages and the courtesy they show our guests. Please take some time to read the general information and conditions at the back of this brochure. They are important.

We would also like to draw your attention that our tours below can be altered to fit any program you may want to operate. Ask us !!

Day 1 (Thu): Meet at Amman International Airport (arrivals between the hours of 8.00 AM and 8.00 PM), and transfer to hotel of choice.

Day 2 (Fri): Morning tour of Amman, visiting the Roman Theater, the Citadel, the Archeology and the Folklore Museums, old and modern Amman, and one of the many art galleries in this capital city. After an afternoon at leisure, visit Kan Zaman Village for Dinner, a folklore show and a preview of the many handicraft ateliers.

Day 3 (SAT): Drive down to the lowest spot on earth and experience floating in the waters of the Dead Sea. Continue northwards to Pella in the Jordan Valley. Continue to Um Qais, Gedara of the Bible (Mathew 8:28-43), for a spectacular view of the Sea of Galilee, the Yarmouk River and the Golan Heights. Return in the late afternoon to Amman.

Day 4 (SUN): A late morning tour of Jerash (Gerasa of antiquity), the best preserved city of Roman times, to visit its theaters, temples, churches and colonnaded streets. Then continue to Ajloun to tour the 12th century Saracen Castle built by one of Saladin’s lieutenants in the campaign against the Crusaders.

Day 5 (MON): Drive southwards along the Kings’ Way to Petra, visiting Madaba with the oldest map of the Holy Land, and its Mosaic School, Mt. Nebo and the alleged burial site of Moses overlooking the Dead Sea and the Jordan Valley; then drive through the magnificent scenery of Wadi Mujib to Kerak to visit the Crusader Castle of (stop for optional lunch). Overnight in Petra.

Day 6 (TUEI): A full day to visit the many sites of Petra, this city that was carved into the rose-red Sharah Mountains by the Nabateans and lost to Civilization until re-discovered by the Swiss Burkhardt. Walk through the Siq, a narrow and winding fissure between the cliffs, to reach the Treasury, the Roman Theater, the Courts, Qasr Bint Pharaoun, Temple of the Winged Lion and other monuments. A break for optional lunch, or you may wish to climb up to the Monastery. Overnight in Petra.

Day 7 (WED): Visit the Wadi Rum Desert (with a short ride in a 4×4 vehicle) and its awesome moon-like landscape, where the film “Lawrence of Arabia” was shot. If time permits a short visit to Aqaba, Jordan’s only sea port city. Return to Amman on the Desert Highway (stop en route for optional lunch).Overnight in Amman.

Day 8 (THU): Transfer to Amman International Airport, and assistance with departure formalities. Please check “Optional Services” for other transfer.

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