FAM Trips available

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Trips available to Egypt, Greece, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Malta, Morocco, Portugal, Sicily, Spain,  Tunisia, Turkey, and UAE

JORDAN and UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - LAND ONLY
2017
9 DAYS

You will be traveling with regular passengers, but paying travel agent rates
 

DUBAI / DESERT SAFARI / ABU DHABI / SHARJAH /
AMMAN / JERASH / PETRA

Wednesday- Arrive Dubai     WELCOME to UAE !!!"
You will be met airport and transferred to your hotel.
       Overnight HILTON GARDEN INN MALL OF THE EMIRATES, Dubai

Thursday- Dubai/cruise dinner
After breakfast at the hotel discover the spectacular and lively metropolis of Dubai.  The distinctive skyscrapers and gigantic shopping malls will impress every visitor.  Start with the old town area Bastakyia. 

Visit the Dubai museum, use the local water taxis called Abras to cross the Dubai creek.  Heard towards the district of Deira and be enchanted by the exotic spices in the famous souk.  Visit the adjacent gold souk then proceed to Jumeirah for a stop at the Grand Mosque.  Photos stop of the Burj Al Arab hotel and continue to the Atlantis hotel located at crescent of Palm Jumeirah. 

In the evening, transfer for a cruise dinner on board a traditional Arabian show.  Transfer to your hotel. (b,d)
     Overnight HILTON GARDEN INN MALL OF THE EMIRATES, Dubai

Friday- Dubai/Desert Safari/Barbecue Dinner
In the afternoon highlight of any visit to Dubai is undoubtedly this amazing tour. Board your luxury 4X4 in Dubai and head out towards the desert. At the entrance of the desert your driver deflates the wheels of the 4X4 and then the fun starts. Dune bashing has become known as a fun experience – you will feel the thrill of desert driving as your professional driver takes you up and down on golden dunes. 

A beautiful desert sunset stop is also included and then head out to the Bedouin Camp. You are greeted with a traditional cup of Arabic coffee and have the opportunity to try riding a camel before it is time to settle down for your barbeque dinner prepared on open fires in front of you. 

Later on in the evening a BBQ dinner and a belly dancer will enchant you with her dances, a truly magical night. (b,d)           
     Overnight HILTON GARDEN INN MALL OF THE EMIRATES, Dubai

Saturday-  Abu Dhabi
Tour to the capital of the Emirates, Abu Dhabi, also known as the Arabian Jewel. The name Abu Dhabi means “Father of the Gazelle”.   Our first stop will be at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the largest Mosque in the world.  En route pass by Jebel Ali Port, the biggest man-made port in the world. Upon arrival, we visit the Women's Handicraft Centre, where you can admire the skill and dexterity of local ladies making traditional handicrafts. 

Lunch served in local restaurant.  Continue to the city’s oldest building, Al Husn Palace built in the 18th century. Drive along the Corniche to the Breakwater, from where you enjoy a magnificent view of the city’s skyline. The remaining part of the tour will be devoted to drive through the famous giant Saadiyat Island project where the LOUVRE museum and GUGGENHEIM museums are being built.  Dinner at hotel. (b,l,d)
     Overnight HILTON GARDEN INN MALL OF THE EMIRATES, Dubai

Sunday-  Dubai/Sharjah/Dubai
Start your day with a city tour of Sharjah, well known as “cultural capital of the Emirates”.  Visit the Sharjah’s Museum of Islamic civilization, the first of its kind in the UAE. Its most outstanding feature is its majestic, gift central dome, decorated on the inside with an intricate mosaic depicting the night sky of the zodiac. 

Stop at the famous Souk Al Arsa, the oldest souk in the UAE, where you will find a treasure trove of carpets, jewelry and handicrafts.  

Return to your hotel for lunch.  Afternoon transfer to airport for your flight to Amman.  

WELCOME TO AMMAN !!!
You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel for dinner and overnight.  (b,d) 
       Overnight AMMAN INTERNATIONAL HOTEL, Amman

Monday-  Amman/Jerash/Amman After breakfast at the hotel, Amman panoramic city tour, the capital, safe, friendly, and modern, Above the city the ancient Citadel listens as Amman reveals its Past. Known in the old Testament as Rabbath Ammon and in Greco-Roman times as Philadelphia, you will visit the Amphitheater, the Citadel, and old Amman.

 Proceed through the pine forests and olive groves until you reach the ancient Greco Roman city of Jerash. The local guide will take you for a tour through the colonnaded street, amphitheater, churches, temples and the vast Roman Forum. 

Return to hotel for dinner and overnight. (b,d)    
       Overnight AMMAN INTERNATIONAL HOTEL, Amman

Tuesday-  Amman/Petra
After breakfast at the hotel, departure for a tour to south of Amman to visit Madaba and Mount Nebo the highest in the Moabit range which has been a center for pilgrimages since earliest Christian times.   Madaba has some of the finest Byzantine mosaics in the world including the famous 6th century mosaic map of Palestine. Drive to the all inspiring Wadi Mujib along the Moabit ridge to Kerak Castle which was built in the 12th century. 

After that drive to visit Shobak Castle on top of the most significant and impressive site, then on to Petra. Arrive hotel for dinner and overnight. (b,d)
         Overnight PANORAMA HOTEL, Petra

Wednesday-  Petra/Amman
After breakfast at the hotel, begin a full day tour to the Red Rose City Petra including an unforgettable trip to the Siq.  Proceed by foot until you reach the Treasury.  Two hours with the local guide will give a brief history of the city the greatest tourist attraction in the Middle East. The Nabateans carved this capital of theirs from the living rock of the surrounding mountains in Petra. Among other monuments for the visitors today are Pharaoh's Castle, the Triumphal arch, the Amphitheater and Monastery.  Return to Amman.  (b)
      Overnight AMMAN INTERNATIONAL HOTEL, Amman

Thursday-  Amman/USA
Transfer to Amman airport. (b)

 INCLUSIVE FEATURES
- All hotels (or similar) and meals as per itinerary
- Daily breakfast, one lunche and six dinners
- In UAE transfers and multilingual sightseeing by shared car
- In Jordan transfers and sightseeing by private car with ENGLISH speaking driver
- Horse ride in Petra
- All taxes and service charges
COSTS PER PERSON - LAND ONLY
Based on double occupancy
Travel agents from $1500.00 (US)
Companions from$1600.00 (US)

Upgrade of hotels both in UAE and Jordan, supplement per person for entire trip $250.00

EXTENSIONS AND UPGRADES ARE AVAILABLE
Extension to Oman by private car visiting Muscat, Nizwa and Wahiba for 4 nights can be arranged.
Please note that in the UAE many conventions are planned all year round. There will be some dates where supplement must be charged by hotel.

Wednesday departures

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