The Dead Sea Experience

Drive through the desert on King’s Highway to Madaba where some of the finest Byzantine mosaics are found together with the ancient mosaic map of the world and Jerusalem.

Madaba, known for the beautiful Byzantine and Umayyad mosaics has remains of a Roman road still visible amidst the modern town's road system.

Visit the Greek Orthodox church of St. George where the earliest surviving original map of the Holy Land can be seen.

Made around 560AD by the artist Salamos it includes about 150 biblical sites known in Byzantine times on both sides of the Jordan River. Central focus of the map is the walled city of Jerusalem.

A short drive west of Madaba will bring you to Mount Nebo’s peak from where Moses looked across to the Promised Land.

A commemorative signpost and a small chapel are erected at the site. On a clear day you can see as far as Jerusalem.

Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant and continue to the Dead Sea.

A welcome drink will be served during check in. Rest of the afternoon free at leisure to make arrangements for spa treatments with hotel’s spa centre or take a swim. Dinner at hotel and overnight.

Lying 400 meters below sea level the Dead Sea is the lowest spot on earth.

Devoid of any life due to the extremely high content of salt and minerals, these elements thanks to their curative powers make the Dead Sea an ideal destination for spas and medical treatments providing the raw materials for the world famous sea bath salts and mudpacks.

You can float on the water unable to sink due to the high salinity, soak up the sun or cover yourselves in the special mud. Enjoy the experience, relax and rejuvenate.

Check out at noon, enjoy a buffet lunch and board the coach for the return trip to Aqaba, arriving late afternoon.

 

Special Notes:
Appointments for spa treatments at the hotel's center can be made and paid directly to the spa.

Wear comfortable walking shoes and clothing and bring sunhat, sunglasses and lotion.

Few steps at Mt Nebo.

Toilets available.

For elderly persons with limited walking but not for wheelchair confined.

Short walk on gravel with some steps from the hotel to the Dead Sea

 

Tour Timings:

Tours begin at times suitable for the ship's arrival in port. The breakdown of the excursions is as follows:
Day 1:

00hr00 -> Depart from Aqaba Port

00hr00 -> 03hr30 Drive to Madaba
03hr30 -> 04hr00 Visit St George’s church
04hr00 -> 04hr30 Drive to Mt Nebo’s peak
04hr30 -> 05hr00 Visit Mt Nebo
05hr00 -> 05hr30 Drive to Haret Jdoudna
05hr30 -> 06hr30 Lunch at local restaurant
06hr30 -> 07hr30 Drive to the Dead Sea

07hr30 -> 08hr00 Check into hotel, free time, dinner and overnight


Day 2:

00hr00 -> 02hr00 Wake up call and breakfast at hotel
02hr00 -> 05hr30 At leisure at hotel, check out
05hr30 -> 07hr00 Serving buffet lunch at hotel
07hr00 -> 11hr00 Drive to Aqaba

 

 

Tour Details

Tour Name:
The Dead Sea Experience

Sightseeing Shore Tours
Cultural Shore Tours

Tour ID:
AQJ-05

Duration:
2 days-1night

medium excursionmeal with excursion

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