Jordan’s arid, colorful landscape is brimming with historic relics left by the Nabataeans, Romans, Crusaders, Ottomans, and Allied powers of WWI. Explore key sites including Petra and Mount Nebo as you discover layer upon layer of this country’s rich history.

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Tailor-Made Travel to Jordan

Including Petra, Amman, and the Dead Sea

10 days from $3,950

Jordan’s arid, colorful landscape is brimming with historic relics left by the Nabataeans, Romans, Crusaders, Ottomans, and Allied powers of WWI. Explore key sites including Petra and Mount Nebo as you discover layer upon layer of this country’s rich history.

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Accommodations

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Amman Marriott Hotel

Amman, Jordan

The Marriott is located near Jebel Hussein, one of the city's most popular shopping districts, with easy access to the shops and markets that form part of Amman's attractive downtown district. The hotel has a warm and cozy feel, with the rooms offering the same comfortable, upmarket but unpretentious style that you would expect to find in Marriott hotels the world over. There is a good array of restaurants and bars that contribute to the hotel's lively, animated atmosphere.

Number of nights: 2

Petra Marriott Hotel

Wadi Mousa,, Jordan

The hotel’s location outside of the busy city center and entrance to Petra makes for a comfortable retreat from the visits to the Red Rose City. The Marriott has 100 guest rooms, an outdoor pool and a choice of restaurants including a local Arabic dining option. The views of the surrounding valley terrain are superb, and the sun sets here in spectacular colors in the evenings, a very enjoyable end to a busy day's exploration.

Number of nights: 3

Mövenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea

Sweimeh, Jordan

Styled as a Nabatean village, a lush garden and trickling stream run through the heart of this hotel, giving a relaxing air. From the elegant marble lobby, complete with traditional inlaid wooden tables, the resort winds down towards the shores of the Dead Sea, with the rooms spread out across several village-styled wings. The décor is modern with strong Arabic influences. The infinity pool seems to blend seamlessly with the Dead Sea, and there are steps down to the shore for those who want to try the real thing. The exclusive Sanctuary Zara Spa offers a range of treatments, mainy including therapeutic mud and waters from the Dead Sea.

Number of nights: 3

Tailor-Made Benefits

When you travel on a tailor-made journey, you will receive a Friends of the Smithsonian Archivist Circle membership. Benefits include:

  • Recognition in the Friends of the Smithsonian Honor Roll displayed electronically on the National Mall in the Membership Reception Center
  • Invitation to a special welcome tour for new members at a Smithsonian venue
  • A Smithsonian Institution annual engagement calendar with full color images of exceptional art and artifacts
  • A complimentary Smithsonian museum guidebook
  • Subscription to the award-winning magazine Smithsonian
  • 20% discount at Smithsonian Museum Stores, 10% discount at selected dining facilities, at SmithsonianStore.com, and Folkways Recordings
  • Special member rate for tickets to the Smithsonian's IMAX® theaters and Einstein Planetarium
  • Admission to Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York City
  • Weekday access to the Friends of the Smithsonian Reception Center

If you are already a member of the Archivist Circle or above, you will receive The Smithsonian's History of America in 101 Objects by Richard Kurin.

Travel Insurance

For the convenience of our travelers, Travel Guard provides an on-tour Insurance Plan. On-tour emergency evacuation insurance (up to $100,000), medical expense coverage (up to $25,000), dental expense coverage (up to $500), travel medical assistance and worldwide travel assistance (U.S. Residents only). It also includes up to $25,000 medical and up to $500 dental expense coverage, and 24-hour worldwide travel and medical assistance. Please click here to view complete coverage details.

Please visit www.TravelGuard.com/SmithsonianJourneys or call Travel Guard at 1-800-208-6142 to learn about additional (optional) coverage.