JORDAN LOCL LIFE - NORTH - ( 07 DAYS)
Combined with South or middle 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.
Meet at Queen Alia International Airport
upon disembarking craft, you will go through halls till immigration area, where you will meet our representative who will be holding a board sign of your name, he will lead you through procedures and deliver you till coach ,transfer to hotel for overnight
NO LUNCH / NO DINNER
D02/ AMMAN / AJLOUN NATURE RESERVE, ( SOAP HOUSE TRAIL) / JARASH / AMMAN
Breakfast At Hotel 08:00 Transfer North to Ajloun – SOAP HOUSE TRAIL HIKE Grade: Moderate / Distance: 6-7 km / Time: 3 hours Group size: 4-18 people Description: This trail begins at the Reserve's Visitor Center and takes you to the Soap House in the neighboring village of Orjan. On the way, you will hike through thick, healthy woodlands filled with oak, pistachio, and oriental strawberry trees. Take a short detour to view the ruins of a wine press before you pass one of the oldest strawberry trees in the Reserve on your way down into the valley. The trail climbs to 1,100m above sea level at Eagle's View Point, and then descends to the Soap House where local women follow the traditional process of making Orjan pure olive oil soap. Back to Entrance – Take your ride to Jarash -Visit The roman City And transfer Back to Amman for Dinner over night at Hotel BREAKFAST AT HOTEL LUNCH AT LOCAL RURAL AREA DINNER AT HOTEL
D03 AMMAN / TASET OF SAALT CITY / AMMAN
9:00 -9:45 drive to Salt Diera (45 minutes drive from Amman) 9:45 - 10:45 Experience Zaatar making with the local women farmer and interact in the making of Managiesh ( the local famous pastry) to be baked fresh in the Arabic oven and make the Holiday bread and bake it freshly in the Arabic oven too. Eat Managiesh and Holiday bread in the outdoor garden with a herbal glass of Tea. Try the Salti traditional dress too. Zaatar and Sumaq are available for sale here.
10:45- 11:15 Have a very short nice walk to the Soap making Experience under the old big Oak trees and meet with the local women of the association to teach you the making of soap and taste their local made products of olives, jam, pickles...etc . Products and soap are available for sale. 11:15- 11:45 Visit the Cave sleepover farm to see not only the cave but also Gazelles , the fish pool of water harvest , the agricultural valley...etc 11:45 - 12: 30 Jameed making experience (starts at the end of February) Here visitors learn how Jameed (dry yoghurt is made) and they can make it with the woman farmer and taste butter milk and some of the local fresh dairy products with a cup of tea as they over look the agricultural valley. 12: 30 - 1:30 Bee keeping experience; visitors get to put on the Bee keeping suit on and follow the bee keeper to the Hives to learn about Bee keeping and taste the local Honey and Pollen...Bee products are available for sale 1:30 - 4:00 Experience the Jordanian farmer life by Baking Saj bread from whole wheat grain, pick free range eggs, chase chicken, milk a goat, feed a baby sheep, ride the tractor to the wheat fields Come back for local made meal of a variety of plates, fresh from land to table under the 400 old Oak tree. 4:00 - 5:00 drive back to Amman. LUNCH AT LOCAL RURAL AREA/ DINNER AT HOTEL
D04 VISIT JR VINE YARDS/ WINERY
Half Day Vineyard Tour
Morning Pick up from your hotel and transfer to Mafraq (01hrs)
Travel Back in Time to the Breath-Taking Vineyard at the Mafraq Plateau, Where a Volcano once Covered a Fertile Forest to Create a Magical Basaltic Terroir.
Learn about the Terroir of Jordan, Viticulture, Food Pairing and More.
Bottled Water and Brunch Buffet Included.
Savor and Taste a Selection of the Finest Award Winning JR Wines.
VISIT JR VINE YARDS/ WINERY
Visit the cellar , Taste 5 Types of Wine with cheese platter
TRANSFER TO LOCAL RESTAURANT FOR DINNER ( TAWAHEEN EL HAWA – TASTE THE NICE CULINARY OF TRADIIONAL RESTAURANTS WITH MEDITERRANEAN VARIETIES
BREAKFAST AT HOTEL / BRUNCH AT WINERY / DINNER AT HOTEL
D05 AMMAN CITY TOUR / VISIT IRAQ AL AMIR WOMEN SOCIETY / AMMAN FOR SELF COOKING DINNER / DEAD SEA
Morning CHECK OUT OF YOUR HOTEL
Pick up from your hotel and transfer to Citadel of Amman , Visit the archeological site and view the Old city of Amman Then ascend to Roman theater , visit Traditional Life Museum
Proceed to IRAQ AL AMIR Area Near Amman, Meet the Local women at their Society and Watch their Hand Crafts Manufacturing. HAVE A LUNCH With them
Back to Amman Proceed to BAIT SITTI Restaurant for Self-Cooking Experience ( DINNER)
After dinner Descend to dead sea – check into your hotel for over night BREAKFAST AT HOTEL LUNCH AT LOCAL RURAL AREA SELF COOKING DINNER
D06 DEAD SEA – RELAXATION DAY
BREAKFAST AT HOTEL NO LUNCH DINNER AT HOTEL
D07 DEAD SEA / QUEEN ALIA AIRPORT (01 HRS)
MUST BE AT AIRPORT 03 HRS PRIOR TO FLIGHT DEPARTURE TIME
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