Jordan is a beautiful country with a rich history and culture. From the ancient city of Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to the stunning desert landscapes of Wadi Rum, there is something for every type of traveller. Visitors can float in the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth, and explore the historical sites of Jerash and Ajloun. Jordan offers a wide range of adventure activities, from hiking and camel trekking to paragliding and hot air balloon rides.
With its warm hospitality and delicious cuisine, Jordan is an unforgettable destination for any traveller. In addition to these historical sites, Jordan is also home to several important Islamic pilgrimage sites, such as the tomb of Hazrat Harun AS, the brother of Hazrat Musa AS, in Petra and the tomb of the companion of Prophet Muhammad SAW in the city of Salt.
With its rich Islamic heritage and deep spiritual significance, Jordan is an ideal destination for those interested in learning about the history and culture of Islam as well. With the guidance of the knowledgeable Mufti Abdul Wahab, Al-Wahab Tours aims to make trips magical!
Arrival at King Hussein Airport, Transfer to Wadi Rum
Our tour group will first reach King Hussein Airport (AQJ) and will be welcomed by our representatives. The group will then be transferred to a Camp in Wadi Rum for dinner & an overnight stay. Wadi Rum is a protected desert in southern Jordan Itinerary, and it features dreamy stonework in the mountains with natural arches. Many ancient engravings and artefacts can be seen in these rocky caves and steep gaps.
From Wadi Rum to Petra
After breakfast, we will head out on a 2 Hour Jeep Excursion in the historic Wadi Rum Desert. Following this excursion, we will proceed to Petra and marvel at the beauty of the ‘Lost City’, the Red Rose City of Petra, exploring its many caves and tombs. Petra is a famous archaeological site in Jordan’s southwestern desert. Dating to around 300 B.C., it was the capital of the Nabatean Kingdom.
Access via a narrow canyon called Al Siq contains tombs and temples carved into pink sandstone cliffs, earning its nickname, the “Rose City.” We will walk through the canyon and be astounded at the magnificent treasury, the entrance guarding the ancient Nabatean city, which is now one of the modern seven wonders of the world. Our stay will be in Petra overnight.
Exploring History in Ma’an, Visiting Maqamat, and Kerak Castle
Heading on to the next destination after breakfast, we will go to the north of the city of Ma’an, where we will visit a mountain named Jabal Al-Ashaari. It is the place where a shrine for Abu Musa Al-Ashaari is located. Further, we will move towards the Mutah site, and then we will pay a visit to Zaid Bin Al- Hareth, Abdullah Bin Rawahah, Jaafar Bin Abi Taleb, and explore Kerak castle.
Kerak Castle is a large medieval castle located in al-Karak, Jordan Itinerary, and it is one of the largest castles in the Levant. Our destination for dinner will be the Amman hotel.
Making the Tour Memorable with the Visit to Cave of the Sleepers, Blessed tree, & Bilal Bin Rabah Shrine
Starting with the fourth day of our tour to Jordon, we will visit the Cave of the Seven Sleepers. The Cave of the Seven Sleepers is a historical and religious site in al-Rajib, a village to the east of Amman. It is claimed that this cave housed the Seven Sleepers – a group of young men who, according to Byzantine and Islamic sources, fled the religious persecution of the Roman emperor.
Further, we will head to the eastern desert of Jordan Itinerary to visit the Blessed tree. Sahabi Tree, the Tree of Al Buqayawiyya, is a 1500-year-old tree located in Safawi, Jordan. The last historical place to visit on this day will be the Shrine of Bilal Bin Rabah, after which we will return to the Amman Hotel for an overnight stay.
Winding Up the Tour in Aqaba
We will be winding up our tour to Jordan by visiting Aqaba, a Jordan Itinerary port city on the Red Sea’s Gulf of Aqaba. Inhabited since 4000 B.C., it’s home to the Islamic-era Aqaba Fort. One of its most unique and attractive features is the coral reefs of the Red Sea. Once Aqaba has been explored, we will transfer to Aqaba Airport and head home!