If you have completly travelled across Israel, and want to explore the fascanating archaeology of its neighobouring Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, here is a suggested itinerary for the –
“Jordan Big Archaeology Tour“!
Upon reaching Wadi Musa, go for the Petra Night Tour .
This day is all devoted to exploring Petra !.
Checking out we will visit “Ain Musa” / “Moses’ Spring” in Wadi Musa , and then head north.
Our first stop will be the remarkable remains of the Mediavel castle of Shobak .
At the end of the day we can for a swim at Hammamat Ma’in Hot Springs , where we will also stay for the night.
O/N: Hammamat Ma’in Hot Springs.
We first ascend to the top of Mount Nebo where we will learn about Moses, and appreciate the remarkable panoramas and collection of ancient mosaic floors.
Our first stop today will be one of the most important sites in Christian history – Machaerus , the site where John the Baptist was executed, as a result of Saloma’s 7 scarfs dance..
Nearby we will visit another sites famed for its plethora of mosaic floors – Umm Ar-Rasas .
Finally we will head for a stayover in the capital of Jordan – Amman
O/N: Amman or Jarash.
From Gadara we will also be able to view into Syria, the Golan Heights, and the Sea of Galilee.
We will then head to the King Hussein Bridge, to cross back into Israel.
If time and will permits, we will also visit ancient Pella/Tabaqat Pahl .