After hotel pickup in Amman, travel south by private air-conditioned vehicle to Madaba, famous for its medieval mosaics.
After your roughly 1-hour journey, arrive and choose to hire a local guide (own expense) to visit St. George’s Church, home to the famous Mosaic Map. Admire the 6th-century floor mosaic depicting the Holy Land of the time, and view the mosaic at the nearby Church of the Martyrs.
Then, travel to Mt. Nebo, where Moses is believed to have seen the Promised Land, and died. Explore independently or hire a guide (additional cost), admiring the church’s floor mosaics and the views over the Jordan Valley.
From here, head to El-Maghtas on the River Jordan, the believed site of Jesus’ baptism, and then continue to Al-Mujib Siq, a scenic river canyon hiking trail (April to October only).
Hire a guide (additional cost) here to hike through the river along the canyon base, and after an optional swim in the waterfall pool at the end, trek back to the entrance, and drive onward to the Dead Sea.
After time at a Dead Sea beach to float in the salt-rich waters, return to Amman, finishing with a hotel drop-off.
Please note: the Al-Mujib Siq Trail is closed in winter and therefore excluded as part of this trip from November through March. During this period, you will travel to a viewpoint to experience panoramic views of the Dead Sea before continuing to your last stop of the Dead Sea beach.