Hidden Treasures of Jordan with Sarah Legault

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Departing October 19, 2024

Explore archaeological highlights with a knowledgeable local leader.

This 12-day trip to Jordan is ideal to truly appreciate all the country has to offer. It will give you enough time to take in its world-famous monuments, such as Petra and Jerash, and explore the less well-known historic and archaeological treasures. This itinerary includes visits to several of these sites, and the chance to experience the beautiful Wadi Rum desert and snorkel in the Red Sea, ensuring enough time to relax and unwind too.

  • Visit desert castles, steeped in centuries of history
  • Explore the ancient city of Jerash and Bethany
  • Float in the Dead Sea Visit Mount Nebo, claimed to be Moses’ burial site
  • Enjoy two days in Petra, the Red Rose
  • City Citizen Science departures available on this trip
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Itinerary:

Day 1: Start Amman 
Day 2: Visit Jerash then Amman city tour
Day 3: Drive down King’s Highway to Petra via Mount Nebo, Madaba and Kerak
Days 4 – 5: Two days exploring Petra including optional hikes 
Day 6: Petra to Wadi Rum
Day 7: Morning in Wadi Rum; drive to Aqaba; relax by the Red Sea
Day 8: Drive from Aqaba to the Dead Sea with optional trip to see Bethany beyond the Jordan 
Day 9: End Dead Sea

Meet your RCGS Travel Ambassador

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Sarah Legault

Sarah Legault has been the head of advancement at the RCGS since 2018 and has worked at amazing charitable organizations throughout her career. Her vast understanding of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, Canadian Geographic and all associated programs is extraordinary. As the current Vice President of Philanthropy for RCGS, Sarah’s mission aligned values of environment, people, culture and geographical literacy support engaging and forward thinking initiatives of which she is keen to share and discuss in the heart of culturally rich Jordan.