Jewels of Jordan
Get a taste of the Mediterranean
|Tour Provider||Bunnik Tours|
|Number of Days||
4 to 20
|04 Oct 2019||20 Oct 2019||Guaranteed Departure||AUD $10,295|
|15 Nov 2019||01 Dec 2019||Available||AUD $9,995|
|28 Feb 2020||15 Mar 2020||Available||AUD $10,195|
|27 Mar 2020||12 Apr 2020||Available||AUD $10,195|
|29 May 2020||14 Jun 2020||Available||AUD $10,395|
Abbreviation: [B,L,D] Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Welcome to Jordan! This afternoon we’ll take a short city-sightseeing tour, including the Citadel and the Roman Theatre before enjoying a welcome drink with your fellow travellers this evening.
Today we visit the beautifully preserved Roman cities of Umm Qais and Jerash, as well as the impressive Ajloun Castle. Tonight we enjoy a welcome dinner. [B,L,D]
Heading out of Amman, we travel to the lowest point on Earth - the Dead Sea. The salt content of the water is four times that of most oceans! [B,L,D]
Special Experience: Take a dip in the Dead Sea and cover your body in its therapeutic mud, said to have amazing benefits for your skin.
This morning we make our way to Madaba and visit the Church of St George. We’ll also stop at the biblical site of Mt Nebo, where Moses first saw the Promised Land. This afternoon we visit ‘Little Petra’, one of the oldest archaeological sites in the Middle East. Hidden away amidst spectacular hills, this unique site was unknown to the western world until a 19th century exploration. [B,D]
Today we discover the famous Lost City of Petra. Carved into the sheer rockface by the Nabataeans more than 2,000 years ago, it was an important junction for the silk and trade routes. [B,D]
Special Experience: Discover the magic of Petra by night as the rock city is lit by more than 1,000 candles. Enjoy Jordanian music and Bedouin mint tea whilst admiring the spectacular view.
We venture south to Wadi Rum. We’ll enjoy an exciting jeep tour, guided by local Bedouin tribesmen. We’ll spend the night in a Bedouin-style desert camp. [B,D]
This morning we’ll take a camel ride and see traces of ancient civilisations in the many carved inscriptions found throughout the area. Next we travel back to Amman via the impressive Crusader fortress of Kerak, its citadel and fortress separated from the town by a deep dry moat. [B,D]
Enjoy the morning at leisure before our evening flight to Cyprus. [B]
Discover the city of Limassol on a full day of sightseeing today. Our day will begin at the medieval Castle of Kolossi and the ancient Kingdom of Kourion. We’ll also visit the Olive Park and try some local dishes over lunch.
Special Experience: Witness a traditional Cypriot olive pie-baking demonstration. We’ll help prepare the dough and taste it fresh from the fourni!
Tonight we’ll enjoy dinner at a local restaurant to welcome us to Cyprus. [B,L,D]
We explore the picturesque Troodos Mountains this morning, beginning at the Byzantine Kykkos Monastery.
Special Experience: The village of Omodos has a long tradition in wine making, and we’ll be able to try a selection of the local wines and liqueurs, including the famous Commandaria dessert wine and Zivania.
This afternoon we’ll visit the local bakery and sample its famous haloumi cheese pastries. [B]
Today we’ll explore the harbour and medieval fortress of Kyrenia, dating back to the Byzantine era. This afternoon we’ll visit the town of Nicosia and discover its 16th century Venetian walls, the Famagusta Gate, and have some free time to enjoy Laiki Geitonia. [B]
This morning we’ll make our way to the heritage-listed town of Paphos. Along the way we’ll stop at Petra tou Romiou, a stunning beach and birthplace of the legendary goddess of beauty and love, Aphrodite. [B]
Special Experience: Today we’ll experience a breathtaking Mediterranean yacht cruise and enjoy lunch, drinks and music.
The remainder of the afternoon is at leisure for you to enjoy this beautiful town at your own pace. [B,L]
This morning we’ll discover the natural beauty of Akamas on a 4WD jeep safari. One of the most beautiful spots on the island, it is also home to the Baths of Aphrodite. We’ll then enjoy a traditional Cypriot lunch at a local tavern. [B,L,D]
Today we begin our journey home. [B]