Aqaba is the best destination to discover the underwater world of the Red Sea. With dive programs suitable for recreational divers; those wanting to learn new or upgrade their diving skills; and those keen to experience underwater photography, or even night diving; look no further. Close by is also one of the Modern Seven World Wonders – Petra, as well as the amazing UNESCO World Heritage sites that Jordan is famous for, just around the corner.
|DEPARTURE DATES FOR THE 8 DAYS ITINERARY||Fri. 4 Aug. – Fri. 11 Aug. 2017
Fri. 8 Sept. – Fri. 15 Sept. 2017
Fri. 6 Oct. – Fri. 13 Oct. 2017
Fri. 3 Nov. – Fri. 10 Nov. 2017
Fri. 1 Dec. – Fri. 8 Dec. 2017
|DEPARTURE DATES FOR THE 10 DAYS ITINERARY||Thurs. 17 Aug. – Sat. 26 Aug. 2017
Thurs. 21 Sept. – Sat. 30 Sept. 2017Thurs. 19 Oct. – Sat. 28 Oct. 2017Thurs. 16 Nov. – Sat. 25 Nov. 2017
Thurs. 14 Dec. – Sat. 23 Dec. 2017
|PRICE RANGE||8 days: 600 JOD / 850 USD per person
10 days: 779 JOD / 1098 USD per person
|HIGHLIGHTS AND INCLUDED||
Day 1- (B,D): Arrival Aqaba Airport, you will be collected by a driver who takes you into the city centre (a short 20min trip) to your hotel. You will be able to check in and after lunch, you will be transferred south to Berenice Resort for 2 afternoon dives in the beautiful waters of the Red Sea. In the later afternoon, you’ll be taken back to your hotel for the night. Enjoy a walk around the souks, or go for a drink in one of the restaurants of Aqaba.
Days 2 – 5 with the 8 day package, days 2 – 7 with the 10 day package– (B, D): Each day after breakfast you will be transferred to the dive center for your days of diving. You can relax at the resort between the 2 dives, enjoy lunch or take a swim in the pool. In the afternoon a 2nd dive will take place.
Day 6 (or day 8) – (B): After an early breakfast, your driver will collect you from the hotel and take you north to Petra (about 2 hours of driving). You have most of the day to visit this world heritage and UNESCO site. Walk through the mystic Siq, with its carvings and find the impressive Treasury at the end of the canyon. Then perhaps climb up to the High Place of Sacrifice for views over the rest of the site, or up to the Monastery. Your overnight stay is in Petra.
Day 7 (or day 9) – (B, L, D): You have the morning to visit some more of the sites of Petra, then at 11am, your driver will transfer you back south to the beautiful desert of Wadi Rum. A 3 hour jeep safari takes you around to see some of the sights; visit the Nabatean inscriptions, canyons, sand-dunes and Lawrence of Arabia’s House. A packed lunch is provided along the way. After your trip in Wadi Rum you’ll go back to the hotel in Aqaba for a dinner and overnight stay.
Day 8 (or day 10) – (B): This morning a driver will pick you up to bring you back to the Aqaba Airport for departure.
Wadi Rum Petra