Jordan Desert Star Gazing
For centuries the deserts of Arabia have held a special fascination for travellers. For seven days you can find out why! You'll traverse mountains, sea and desert and explore the 'lost city' of Petra. Over two nights in Wadi Rum you'll discover sandstone landscapes and astronomical treasures beneath the milky way with your astronomy expert. Finish at the lowest point on Earth, the incredible Dead Sea.
Astronomy - Tuition and talks from an astronomy expert (2 nights)
Transport - Minibus, 4WD, on foot
Accommodation - Hotels (4nts), camp (2nt, multi-share).
In a Beduoin-style camp you will stay in large tents (8-10 per tent). Expect basic facilities set in a beautiful desert location.
Meals - 6 breakfasts, 1 lunch & 2 dinners
Red Sea & Dead Sea
Experience two very different seas. Relax on the beach and swim in the Red Sea or enjoy a snorkle safari (additional charge). End your trip at the lowest place on earth by floating in the salt-laden waters of the Dead Sea, where it is almost impossible to sink.
Desert Camp in Wadi Rum Desert
Travel deep into the majestic and ever-changing sands of Wadi Rum following in the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia. You explore the desert by 4WD and sleep under a blanket of stars. Your astronomy expert on hand to bring the night sky to life.
Explore Ancient Petra
The approach to Petra through a narrow siq (gorge) is dramatic and breathtaking. This ancient city, hewn out of solid pink rock, featured in the film ‘Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade’.