Holiday Details: Commemorate 200 years since the rediscovery of the ancient city Petra with this 8-day, 7-night group tour of historic Jordan. Petra is a UNESCO World Heritage Site dating back to the 6th century BC and hewn into the desert cliff faces. In addition to detailed guided tours of the site, a candlelight evening visit is included.
Holidaymakers can also discover other historical sites including the cities of Jerash and Beidha. An excursion to the Dead Sea and optional trip to Bethany, believed by many to be the site of Jesus’s baptism, are also offered. Note that rough terrain and steep climbs are involved on this tour.
Departs: 16 or 30 September.
Price: £1,415pp (original price £1,565pp). This includes Royal Jordanian flights from London Heathrow, transfers, excursions, breakfast (plus some other meals) and accommodation (based on 2 sharing). Book by 30 June.
Book with: Cox & Kings.