Islamic Tour in Jordan 8 Days/ 7 Nights
Theme: Islamic, History & Culture

This program contain the sites and shrines of the prophets and their companion, who lived or traveled in Jordan. Which are mentioned in the Holy Quran. In this itinerary during your stay in Jordan you will also visit the attractions and historical site that included with the Islamic tour program.
Itinerary Day by Day

Day 01: Queen Alia Airport - Amman

Upon arrive Queen Alia international airport, you will be met and assist by our representative who will be waiting for you with a sign under your names to complete all airport procedures, then guide you to your driver / guide to pick you up from the Airport to your hotel in Amman.

You will be transferred from Queen Alia Airport to Amman
Distance Estimated time duration
35 KM 45 Minutes

No excursions on this day

Hotel Name: Harir Palace (4*)
Room Type : Single/ Double/ Twin/ Triple – upon request
Meal Plan : HB (Breakfast & Dinner)

Day 02: Amman – As-Salt – Shrines In The Jordan Valley – Amman

Meet your driver / guide at the hotel in the morning to begin a full day visit of the shrines in Jordan, visit the Shrines of Prophet Shu’ayb ‘Jethro’ and Shrine of Prophet Yusha ‘Joshua’ in Al-Salt, then continue to Jordan Valley and visit Abu Ubaidah Ibn Al-Jarrah / Shurahbil Ibn Hasanah / Mu`ath Bin Jabal.
You will be transferred from Amman to Al-Salt
Distance Estimated Time Duration Time for visit
35 KM 45 Minutes 45 Minutes


You will be transferred from Al-Salt to Jordan Valley
Distance Estimated Time Duration Time for visit
40 KM 40 Minutes 1 Hour


You will be transferred from Jordan Valley to Amman
Distance Estimated Time Duration Time for visit
100 KM 2 Hours -----
It is an ancient agricultural town in west-central Jordan. It is located on the old main highway leading from Amman to Jerusalem.
It was once known as the most important settlement in the area between the Jordan valley and the eastern desert as it used to be an important trading link between the eastern and west desert.
Until the early 1920s Al-Salt was the only town of any real significance in Jordan. Thanks to its good water supply and agricultural land, it had been settled since the Iron Age.

Shrine of Prophet Shu’ayb ‘Jethro’ – Salt City (30KM NORTH-WEST AMMAN):
Shuʿayb, or Shoaib, (Arabic: شعيب‎; meaning who shows the right path), believed that he was sent as a prophet to two communities, namely the Midianites and the People of the Wood, He is mentioned in the Qur’an a total of 11 times. He is believed to have lived after Abraham, Shoaib proclaimed the faith of Islam and warned the people to end their fraudulent ways.

Shrine of Prophet Yusha ‘Joshua’ – Salt City (30KM NORTH-WEST AMMAN):
He was the second prophet of the Bani-Isra’il, within a mosque to the west of Salt, on a hill carrying his name lies the shrine of Prophet Yusha ‘Joshua’. He was the apprentice of Prophet Moses and later his successor. Prophet Joshua led the army of the tribes of Israel in conquest over the land of Palestine.

Abu Ubaidah Ibn Al-Jarrah:
More commonly known as Abu Ubaidah Ibn Al-Jarrah, was one of the ten companions of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) who were promised Paradise. He remained commander of a large section of Muslim armies during the time of Caliph Umar Ibn Al-Khattab and was on the list of Umar’s appointed successors to the Caliphate. Abu Ubaydah was one of the first persons to accept Islam. He became a Muslim one day after Abu Bakr. Who was the man whose right hand the Prophet (pbuh) held and said, `In every nation there exists a man worthy of all trust and the trustworthy of this nation is Abu `Ubaidah lbn Al- Jarraah.

Shurahbil Ibn Hasanah:
The venerable companion Shurahbil ibn Hasanah was among the early Muslims who fled to Abyssinia. He was reputed for his strong faith, intelligence, bravery and successful administration. Shurahbil actively participated in the Battle of Yarmouk and the conquest of Jerusalem. When the Caliph Abu Bakr Al-Siddiq sent the Muslim armies to Greater Syria, Shurahbil was in command of the army assigned to the conquest of Jordan. Later, the Caliph Omar ibn Al-Khattab appointed Shurahbil the governor of a province in Greater Syria, where he distinguished himself for his fair dealings with subordinates. He died from the plague on the same day as the venerable companion Abu Ubeida Amer ibn Al-Jarrah.

Dirar Bin Al Azwar:
One of the early companions was a poet and a warrior and a great general during the Islamic conquests, he was a cavalry general at the battle of Fahll under Khalid bin El Walid, died during the great plague.
His Tomb of Dirar is inside a mosque at Deir Alla.
Hotel Name: Harir Palace (4*)
Room Type : Single/ Double/ Twin/ Triple – upon request
Meal Plan : HB (Breakfast & Dinner)

Day 03: Amman – Jerash (with a local guide) – The People Of The Cave – City Tour – Amman

Meet your driver / guide at the hotel in the morning, transfer to north Jordan to see one of the Decapolis cities “Jerash”, then back to Amman to visit The People of the Cave and tour in Amman.

You will be transferred from Amman to Jerash
Distance Estimated Time Duration Time for visit
45 KM 1 Hour 2-3 Hours


You will be transferred from Jerash to Amman
Distance Estimated Time Duration Time for visit
45 KM 1 Hour 3-4 Hour
Jerash (Gerasa): is without doubt one of the most beautiful Roman cities preserved in the Near East, the city of 1000 pillars. After Petra, Jerash is the second largest tourist destination in Jordan. The ancient city of Jerash can proudly situate the beginning of its occupation by men to more than 6500 years. Conquered by General Pompey in the year 63 BC, it passed under Roman control and became one of the ten great Roman cities composing the Confederation of Decapolis. Our local guide will introduce you to his colonnades, temples, theaters, churches, cardo-maxims and other monuments.

Seven Sleepers of the Cave:
A popular attraction outside of Amman is Kahf Al-Raqim or The Cave of The Seven Sleepers. Mentioned in the Holy Qur’an in a Sura named Al-Kahf (the Cave), it is located outside the village of Al-Raqim, 10 km east of Amman. Persecuted by despotic rule of Trajan for monotheism, a group of pious youths took refuge in this cave.

It is the capital and most populated city of Jordan. It is a blend of ancient and modern architecture that was originally built on seven hills over the citadel.
It is located on one of the tallest hills giving it a splendid view of the old city.
Amman is a fascinating city of contrast - a unique blend of old and new, ideally situated on a hilly area between the desert and the fertile Jordan valley.

You will start your tour from the city center - the oldest part of Amman which is crowned by the citadel with a charming panoramic view of the whole city. You can also see the ancient ruins of the Hercules’ temple which dates back to (161-120), the Byzantine church, the Omayyad palace and the fascinating archaeological museum - it includes an amazing collection of Jordan's antiquities.

At the foot of the Citadel there's is the Roman Theater built in the 2nd century, which is still used for cultural events till now.
Finally, go through Abdoun, the contemporary area that has some of the best modern architecture.

Hotel Name: Harir Palace (4*)
Room Type : Single/ Double/ Twin/ Triple – upon request
Meal Plan : HB (Breakfast & Dinner)

Day 04: Amman – Mount Nebo – Kerak (Al Mazar) – Petra

Meet your driver / guide at the hotel in the morning, start your day of visiting Mount Nebo where Prophet Moses saw Jerusalem.
Transfer south to visit Al Kerak which has the three leaders on Motta bottle and many other shrines, then continue to Petra.
You will be transferred from Amman to Mount Nebo
Distance Estimated Time Duration Time for visit
40 KM 1 Hour 45 Minutes


You will be transferred from Mount Nebo to Kerak
Distance Estimated Time Duration Time for visit
90 KM 2 Hours & 30 Minutes 2-3 Hours


You will be transferred from Kerak to Petra
Distance Estimated time duration Time for visit
180 KM 3 Hours -----
Mount Nebo:
It is located about 47 km from Amman and 10km from Madaba. It is believed to be the place where Moses lived out his remaining days and viewed as the Promised Land.
The first church in Mount Nebo was built at the end of the 4th century AD and mark its historical importance in the area.
From a platform in front of the church, you can see a bronze memorial of a snake on a cross that symbolizes the serpent raised by Moses in the desert, as well as the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
Mount Nebo offers a fantastic view of the Dead Sea, the West Bank, Jericho, the Jordan River, and on a clear day Bethlehem and Jerusalem.
According to Christian and Islamic beliefs, Moses was buried somewhere in the mountain, although the exact place of burial is not specified.

There’s a many shrines significance to Islam located in and around Kerak, you will visit the below:

Prophet Nuh:
‘Noah’ shrine in the city of Kerak. Allah sent Him to his people to warn them of divine punishment if they continued to worship idols, as stated in the Holy Qur’an in a Sura entitled Noah (Sura 71, verses 1-3): “We sent Noah to his People (with the Command): Do thou warn thy People before there comes to them a grievous Chastisement. He said: O my People! I am to you a Warner, clear and open: That ye should worship Allah, fear Him and obey me”. Credited with great wisdom and piety.

The Prophet and King of Israel, Sulayman:
‘Solomon’, has a shrine in Sarfah near Kerak. Prophet Solomon had great powers that included control over the winds, over the Djinn and understanding the language all animals. Islam regards Solomon as impeccable like his father Prophet and King Dawud ‘David’.

Prophet Solomon is mentioned in 16 verses in the Holy Qur’an.

Zaid ibn Ali ibn Al-Hussein:
He was the great grandson of Prophet Mohammad, and a religious leader known for his righteous, majestic and knowledgeable ways.
When describing Zaid, Al-Imam Ja’far Al-Sadiq said: “Among us he was the best read in the Holy Qur’an, and the most knowledgeable about religion, and the most caring towards – family & relatives.

Zayd Ibn Harithah:
or Zayd Mawla Muhammad was a prominent figure in the early Islamic community and the only one of sahaba whose name appears in the Qur’an (33:37). He was the adopted son of the prophet (Sallallahu `Alayhi Wa Sallam). He was the 1st leader who killed during the battle.

Ja‘far Ibn Abī Tālib:
(Died 629), also known as Ja‘far At-Tayyār, was the son of Abu Talib Ibn ‘Abdul Muttalib (the uncle of prophet (Sallallahu `Alayhi Wa Sallam), and the elder brother of the fourth Islam caliph, Ali Ibn Abi Talib. Jafar was raised by his uncle, Abbas Ibn ‘Abdul Muttalib, for his father was a poor man and had to support a big family. He embraced Islam in around 613. He appointed Zayd Ibn Harithah as commander of the army and he was subsequently killed during the battle.

Abdullah Ibn Rawahah Ibn Tha‘labah:
He was one of the companions of the prophet (Sallallahu `alayhi Wa Sallam), He was one of the twelve representatives of the Ansar who took an oath of allegiance initially, before the Hijra and later spread Islam to Medina. Also he was among the 73 that pledged allegiance to the prophet (sallallahu `alayhi wa sallam) in Medina; Abd Allah Ibn Rawahah was third in command during the Battle of Mu’tah and was subsequently killed during the battle.
Hotel Name: Tetra Tree Petra (3*)
Room Type : Single/ Double/ Twin/ Triple – upon request
Meal Plan : HB (Breakfast & Dinner)
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Day 05: Petra visit with a local guide – Walking up to 10 KM

You will meet your local guide to escort you during the Petra visit, he will stay with around 2 hours.

Start point: visitor center

Endpoint: the Petra treasury

Your driver will meet you at the hotel and transfer you to Petra visitor center.

Petra – The Hidden Rock City:
The giant red mountains and vast mausoleums of a departed race have nothing in common with modern civilization, and ask nothing of it except to be appreciated at their true value - as one of the greatest wonders ever wrought by Nature and Man.
Although much has been written about Petra, nothing really prepares you for this amazing place. It has to be seen to be believed.

Petra the world wonder, a UNESCO World Heritage Site is without a doubt Jordan's most valuable treasure and greatest tourist attraction. It is a vast unique city, carved into the sheer rock face by the Nabataeans, an industrious Arab people who settled here more than 2000 years ago. Their presence turned it into an important junction for the silk, spice and other trade routes that linked China, India and southern Arabia with Egypt, Syria, Greece and Rome.

you will visit the unique "Rose-Red" city of Petra, built by the Arab Nabatean’s who hewed their monumental tombs, palaces, temples and treasury from the desert rock’s sandstone in its’ natural hues of rose and gold.
You will begin the trip on horseback for 700m till the entrance of the impressive narrow gorge (Siq) that leads marvelously to the magical moment. There you can glimpse the Treasury, continue to the street of facades, the Royal Tombs, the Cardo, Temples, Churches and Museums.

Hotel Name: Tetra Tree Petra - It’s a good 3 star hotel.
Room Type : Single/ Double/ Twin/ Triple – upon request
Meal Plan : HB (Breakfast & Dinner)
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Day 06: Petra – Little Petra – Wadi Rum (4x4 Jeep Ride)

Meet your driver / guide at the hotel in the morning, travel around the Little Petra, it’s close to Petra and you will find it after a 15 minute drive. Then transfer south to the Largest and most magnificent of Jordan’s landscape – Wadi Rum, you will discover the desert by the old Bedouin 4x4 SUV.

You will be transferred from Petra to Little Petra
Distance Estimated Time Duration Time for visit
10 KM 15 Minutes 30 Minutes


You will be transferred from Little Petra to Wadi Rum
Distance Estimated Time Duration Time for visit
150 KM 2 Hours & 30 Minutes 2 Hours
Al Beidha better known as Little Petra:
You enter the site through a narrow gorge called Siq Al-Barid, the "cold Siq". The name refers to the circumstance that the high walls prevent sunlight from entering the canyon and warming it. The Siq is 350 meters long with three wider areas inside.

It is believed that Little Petra was an important suburb of Petra, the entry and exit point for the trade routes to the north and north-west. Here the caravans from the Negev, Gaza, Jerusalem, Egypt and the Mediterranean coast arrived, had a rest and engaged in trade. Like in Petra buildings had been carved into the sandstone, used as residences, storages and tombs along with water channels and cisterns. In one of the buildings you can find the remains of painted frescoes with birds, grapes and flowers, dating from the 1st century AD.

Wadi Rum:
It's the largest and most magnificent of Jordan’s desert landscapes, it's also known as the "Valley of the moon". You can explore the desert with a 4x4 SUV, as well as excellent opportunities for unusual treks to discover the desert on foot.

Our team will take you down virtually to unexplored canyons where ancient Thamudic inscriptions and drawings can be seen carved into the rocks, and Nabataean steps can be found leading to higher places. Also to be discovered are Lawrence’s Well, a Nabataean temple, desert oasis, and amazing rock bridges. Everywhere you look, breathtaking panoramic views and a sense of deep tranquillity.
This is a stupendous, timeless place. Virtually untouched by humanity and its destructive forces. The weather and winds carved the imposing, towering skyscrapers, so elegantly described by T.E. Lawrence as “vast, echoing and God-like..."
Hotel Name: Mazayen Rum Camp - Luxury
Room Type: Single/ Double/ Twin/ Triple – upon request
Meal Plan: HB (Breakfast & Dinner)

Day 07: Wadi Rum – Dead Sea – Amman

Meet your driver / guide at the camp in the morning and transfer to the lowest spot on the earth - The Dead Sea, and then continue to Amman.

You will be transferred from Wadi Rum to Dead Sea
Distance Estimated Time Duration Time for visit
330 KM 4 Hours & 30 Minutes 2 Hours


You will be transferred from Dead Sea to Amman
Distance Estimated Time Duration Time for visit
45 KM 1 Hour -----
The Dead Sea:
It has an extensive historical and spiritual legacy. Its surface and shores are 430.5 meters below sea level the Earth's lowest elevation on land.

It is the lowest point on earth located 60 km from Amman. It is believed to be the site of five biblical cities: Sodom, Gomorrah Admah, Zeboiim and Zoar (Bela).
Dead Sea waters have been known by many for centuries to be the only place in the world where this particular combination of spa benefits exists. Peculiar sun radiation and climatic conditions, enriched oxygen atmosphere, mineral-rich sea salt, thermo-mineral springs, and mineral-rich mud all offer effective medical treatment and therapeutic benefits that attract visitors from all over the world.
You will spend an amazing time with sunbathing, swimming and dining, as well as enjoy a strange but delightful experience: "float on the surface of the waters", the high buoyancy is due to the salt content being nine times higher than that of ordinary seawater.
Hotel Name: Harir Palace (4*)
Room Type : Single/ Double/ Twin/ Triple – upon request
Meal Plan : HB (Breakfast & Dinner)

Day 08: Amman - Queen Alia Airport

Meet your driver/ guide at the hotel and transfer to Queen Alia Airport for final departure.
You will be transferred from Amman to Queen Alia Airport
Distance Estimated Time Duration
40 KM 40 Minutes
No excursion on this day
No accommodation on this day.

End of Program

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