JORDAN LOCAL LIFE
MIDDLE REGION (03 DAYS)
Combined with North region or South region programs
Without any doubt, Jordanian People are one of the warmest, and welcoming people in the whole world. The Hospitality of Bedouin Tribes has been transferred from one generation to another, and still going on. If you love to touch, feel, and live the Local daily life of your travel destination, this is the trip that you should do. It will be a very unique trip, participating with daily life of different regions in Jordan, from the Northern Traditions of Saalt City ( Balqa Region), see ( and do it yourself) how they make the bread, the Jameed ( dry Yogurt ) , Milking goats, bees farms. And taste the delicious daily breakfasts, of Bread baked with Thyme, Chicken Eggs, Yogurt, High quality of olives that are planted in this area for hundreds of years. Forget the time while you are stepping into this marvelous trip into rural life.
DAY 1/ AMMAN - FEYNAN - HIKE
DEAD SEA / FEYNAN
Noon Time pick up from your hotel in Dead sea or Amman
Transfer to Feynan Lodge (02 Hours)
Arrive Lodge – Take your rooms -Start Sunset Hike
Every evening, guests are invited to join the lodge’s guides on a 20-minute stroll to the top of a gentle outcrop to watch a sunset like no other.
Against the dramatic backdrop of rugged, multi-coloured mountains, the sun descends, spreading vivid ambers, violets and reds across the canvas of the evening sky. Take this rare opportunity to witness the end of the day in the Bedouin camps below; with children wandering home from play, women tending the evening fires and men rounding up their herds in a peaceful dance as the sun falls to the haunting sounds of the call to prayer.
Feel the gentle breeze ushering in nightfall as stars dot the sky and guides brew fresh mint tea over the warm fire. The whole activity takes 2 hours, including 40-45 minutes of walking.
Dinner Over Night at Lodge
DAY 2/FEYNAN - DANA
WEAVING EXPERIENCE / DANA RESERVE
These interactive experiences offer our guests unique insight into the lives of one of the last remaining Bedouin communities in Jordan. Bedouin culture is evolving, and through these experiences we work with the community on preserving cherished traditions without getting in the way of progression. Join a local Bedouin family in their goat-hair tented home and learn about their rich culture and daily activities. You will have the rare opportunity to experience native Bedouin daily life, learn about their daily activities, traditions and way of life and learn about the sustainable lifestyle of traditional Bedouin tribes.
Weaving goat-haired tents
Learn the full process of making a tent from goat hair; from the beating of the hair through to the weaving process. This is a seasonal activity for local families, normally done in early summer.
Lunch Box during the Visit :
Proceed to Dana Nature Reserve Dinner Over Night at Dana Guest House
DANA VILLAGE TOUR / PETRA
After Breakfast Start Dana Village Tour (year-round)
Guided or self-guided Grade:
Easy Distance: 2 Km Time: 1-1:30 hours
Starting time: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Group size: 4-20 people Description Starting from the Dana Guesthouse, this trail winds above the Dana Village and through the
terraced gardens and local craft workshops. Visitors can meet the local residents, see original Ottoman architecture, and learn more about Dana's rich history
Back to Dana Guest House / Free time with Lunch / Transfer to Petra
BREAKFAST AT HOTEL / LUNCH AT DANA GUEST HOUSE
PRICES INCLUDE (ONLY):
MEET & ASSIST UPON ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE FREE VISA FEES AS PER CURRENT GOVERNMENTAL REGULATIONS ( MAY CHANGE) ACCOMMODATION AT HOTELS AS MENTIONED ABOVE ON FULL BOARD BASIS LUNCHES AS DESCRIBED IN PROGRAM TRANSFERS AS PER MENTIONED IN THE PROGRAM IN A/C VEHICLE: CAR/ MINI VAN/ MINI BUS / COACH. FOR GROUP OF 7 PAX AND OVER: PRIVATE NATIONAL (ENGLISH/RUSSIAN/FRENCH/GERMAN) SPEAKING GUIDE THROUGH DAYS OF TOURS ONLY FOR FIT (LESS THAN 7 PAX) ENGLISH SPEAKING ESCORT/DRIVER ALL THROUGH DAYS OF TOURS AND TRANSFERS LOCAL ENGLISH SPEAKING GUIDE AT JERASH FOR 01HRS30-02 HRS FOR INDIVIDUALS (01-06 PAX) ENTRANCE TO ALL SITES MENTIONED IN ITINERARY. LOCAL TOURS AS DESCRIBED IN ROGRAM 02 SMALL BOTTLES OF MINERAL WATER PER PAX PER DAY FOR TOURING DAYS
PRICES DO NOT INCLUDE:
TRAVEL INSURANCE GRATUITIES TO PEOPLE AT LOCA COMMINITIUES (RECOMMENDED TO SUPPORT LOCAL COMMUNITY) ANY PERSONAL EXPENSES OF ANY KIND, I.E. PHONE CALL, LAUNDRY, DRINKS, MINI BAR, ETC... GRATUITIES (TIPS) TO GUIDES, DRIVERS, , RESTAURANTS & HOTEL STAFF. ANY EXTRA TOURS UNMENTIONED IN TOUR PROGRAM. ANY MEALS UNMENTIONED IN TOUR PROGRAM. PRIVATE NATIONAL (ENGLISH/RUSSIAN/FRENCH/GERMAN) SPEAKING GUIDE FOR INDIVIDUALS (01-06 PAX) OF ANY LANGUAGE ANY SERVICES THAT ARE NOT LISTED IN INCLUDED ITEMS – EVEN IF THEY ARE DESCRIBED IN ITINERARY TEXT