Family holiday to Jordan, Journey to the Lost City

Jordan for families means ancient sites and exciting activities Ė camp in the desert, ride a camel, bob in the Dead Sea and hike around Petra.
Amman walk in Ajloun Forest Reserve Jerash Madaba Dana village Petra cooking class Little Petra Wadi Rum 4WD desert discovery optional: explore by camel night in desert camp Aqaba Red Sea snorkelling Dead Sea
Price
£1280To£1325excluding flights
Duration
8 Days
Type
Small group
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Single supplement £180.
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Description of Family holiday to Jordan, Journey to the Lost City

Spend a week discovering the history and highlights of Jordon on this family holiday. Journey to the lost city of Petra, explore the Roman site of Jerash, spend a night under the stars in the desert of Wadi Rum and enjoy a float in the super salty Dead Sea.

This family adventure has been carefully designed to show you Jordanís most fascinating places, but at a pace that suits everyone. There is a carefully balanced mix of activities and relaxing free time, so you all get the most from this Middle Eastern holiday.

Take a 4WD safari through the desert and, if you fancy it, climb onto a camel to explore in traditional style. In the Red Sea, you can snorkel over reefs and take a boat trip, or just relax. In Petra, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, a local guide will bring the site to life. Kids can make like Roman gladiators in Jerash and enact ancient epics in the crusader Kerak Castle. A cookery class gives everyone the chance to cook Jordanian dishes, too, before tucking in, of course. Itís a perfectly paced, fun and fascinating week.

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Price information

£1280To£1325excluding flights
Single supplement £180.
Make enquiry

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Travel guides

Jordan family
Jordan is extremely warm, but not in a way that might alarm you for a family holiday. As well as all the magnificent sites and landscapes, it is the w...
Petra and Wadi Rum
A trip to Petra can be a box ticker or a deeper experience and if you have the chance to stay an extra day or two youíll find thereís much more than o...

Holiday information

Minimum Age:
5 years.
Child price:
10% of the adult price.

Responsible Travel

As the pioneers of responsible tourism, we've screened this (and every) holiday so that you can travel knowing it will help support the places and people that you visit, and the planet. Read how below.

Planet

Accommodation & meals:

On this trip we visit a couple of small businesses run by community members. They might include a small Ďchicheriaí where a local beer is made using locally grown purple corn, a pottery workshop and a chocolate making demonstration.

In Lake Titicaca travellers will stay overnight in the community of Llachon with a local family in their home. Here passengers will enjoy 3 meals cooked by the family. Ingredients used for the lunch are locally produced and sourced goods where possible. The opportunity to stay at a local familyís house is a truly amazing experience, raw and wonderful. Travellers in the past really got to interact with the family by playing games, helping cook meals and just feeling part of the community, even if itís only for a short while.

For all non-included meals leaders will generally recommend restaurants that are making a difference to the local community. Often these restaurants in particular will donate a percentage of the bill to the tour operatorís foundation which supports around 50 global projects and has raised just shy of £3 million.

People

Normally run with minimal power, no hot water this community based lodge in the Amazon Jungle is a real lodge. Thereís no point travelling if you canít experience something different.

This small group tour has a maximum of 16 participants, meaning that we have a low impact on the communities we visit and are able to ensure that we do not disrupt or lead to the displacement of local people. The small number also allows us to stay in a unique, family-run hotel that cannot benefit from coach tours and other mass tourism due to its limited size.

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