Petra & Desert Sky at Night - Astronomy Kids
Experience the desert kingdom of Jordan – explore Petra, the lost city hewn from the rock face and cruise the Wadi Rum desert by 4WD through towering landscapes and camping Bedouin-style under a blanket of stars. Swim in the Red Sea and float in the salt-laden waters of the Dead Sea. You are accompanied by an astronomy expert who brings the sky and constellations to life.
Astronomy - Telescope time in the desert (2 nights)
Transport - Minibus, 4WD, on foot
Accommodation - Hotels (4nts), camp (2nts, possible multi-share).
Meals - 6 breakfasts, 1 lunch & 2 dinners.
Fabled City of Petra
The approach to Petra through a narrow siq (gorge) is dramatic. This ancient Nabatean city, hewn from solid rock, featured in the film Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. With plenty of time to explore the area you'll be amazed by the rich history, incredible rock tombs and dramatic desert landscapes of ancient Petra.
Desert Camp in Wadi Rum
Travel deep into the majestic desert at Wadi Rum following in the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia. You'll explore the ever-changing desert sands by 4WD and sleep under the stars in a Bedouin-style tent. The highlight is the spectacular night sky and private telescope use with your astronomy expert.
Our expert David Phillips will be travelling with you through this unique landscape. In the evening David will put on an live planetarium show using a Laser pointer to to show the wonders of the universe from talking about the phases of the moon to guiding you through constellations and searching for planets.
Price include flights, transfers, all accomodation and entry fees, and a selection of meals.
Price includes everything listed above, excluding flights and transfers.
0845 609 1590
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