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Overview

What’s life like for women in Jordan? You know what a hijab is, a burqa is, a niqab. You see women wearing them, perhaps on the news or in your city. But how many of these women do you know? Join this 8-day adventure in Jordan as we break the barriers of traditional tourism and discover sisterhood in this tiny desert nation. Spend a night in Wadi Rum and learn the ancient art of henna with traditional Bedouin ladies, and discover how kohl has been used for years not just as a beauty product but to protect the eyes from the harsh desert sands. Spend an afternoon at a local ladies-only beach, discover the Dead Sea, and visit stunning Petra. Learn the art of Arabic cooking in a local home with our female host, enjoy afternoon teas and gossip time with local women, and even meet a female shepherd and help milk her goats. The reason we’ve made this tour just for women is that, culturally, it’s just not possible for men to participate in a lot of the activities on this tour, and we want to offer the best opportunity possible for developing a deeper understanding of Middle Eastern women – with full respect for their traditional cultural values.

Note:
Minimum 2 people are required to book this tour. 

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Amman

    Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting at 6 pm, followed by dinner at a cooking school.

    Learn their stories as you cook and enjoy an authentic meal under the sisters' supervision.

  • Day 2 - Amman

    Take a walking tour of Amman, starting with the citadel, Roman Odeon, and the Roman Theatre.

    Then head over to Rainbow Street, the heart of Amman’s arts and shopping scene and home of the city’s best falafel.

    Sit, relax and grab some lunch afterward.

    Returning to Amman in the early evening, for a free evening.

  • Day 3 - Wadi Rum

    Discover the Rum the way the locals do – in rather old, rickety (but reliable) jeeps operated by the local Bedouin community.

    Later, grab some lunch (not included) in the small village of Rum and a browse around the excellent and informative visitors center.

    This evening we learn the ancient art of henna and discover the natural kohl of the region (and how to apply it just right).

    When it's all over, fall asleep under a huge expanse of stars.

  • Day 4 - Petra

    After waking up in the unique surrounds of the Bedouin camp this morning, enjoy a walk around the area (the length of which will depend on your energy levels) before scaling one of the large dunes to enjoy sensational views of the surrounding area.

    Spend the afternoon on a guided tour.

    Back at your hotel, there's time to freshen up before joining some local ladies for dinner in their home.

    This will be an informal evening, a chance to make new friends and learn the art of Arabic cooking in a home environment.

  • Day 5 - Petra

    Embrace another early start as we join a local female shepherd and learn about her day-to-day life.

    Afterward, enjoy a free afternoon of self-discovery as you explore Petra on your own.

  • Day 6 - Dead Sea

    Travel to the Dead Sea today (approximately 3 hours). After checking into our local hotel, we'll head for the shores of this famously salty sea that marks the lowest point on Earth.

    Spend some time relaxing here and of course, snap some classic floating pictures.

    Later, join the local ladies at a Dead Sea beach resort for the afternoon.

    Dinner is included this evening.

  • Day 7 - Amman

    Heading off at 8 am, travel to Mt Nebo (approximately 1 hour), the spot where the prophet Moses is said to have seen the ‘promised land’ and is believed to be buried.

    Later, you will visit the Bani Hamida Women’s weaving project.

    After lunch with the ladies here, continue to Amman and check into your hotel.

    Afterward, enjoy a soak in a hamam alongside your newfound sisters, followed by a picnic dinner of local Arabic mezze.

  • Day 8 - Amman

    This trip comes to an end today.

    You can 'depart the accommodation at any time.

Stay

    7
  • Stay in hotel and tents

Meal

    7
  • Breakfast
  • 7
  • Lunch
  • 7
  • Dinner

Activity

    7
  • Amman - City Tour
  • 7
  • Amman-Food Tasting Tour
  • 7
  • Wadi Rum-Henna and Kohl Night
  • 7
  • Wadi Rum - 4WD jeep safari and desert camp
  • 7
  • Petra - Guided tour of Petra
  • 7
  • Petra 2nd day visit - no guide
  • 7
  • Petra-Be a Shepherd Experience
  • 7
  • Dead Sea-Dead Sea visit

Other Inclusions

    7
  • Guide

Transport

    7
  • Private Vehicle, Jeep

Things To Carry

    7
  • ID Proof
  • 7
  • Sunglasses
  • 7
  • Camera
  • 7
  • Hat

Advisory

    7
  • Min 2 people are required to book this package.

Tour Type

    7
  • This activity can be availed as a private or group tour

Cancellation Policy

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  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • 7
  • If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • 7
  • If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • 7
  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get cancelled. In such cases operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. However a cash refund will not be applicable for the same.
  • 7
  • Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.

Refund Policy

    7
  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days
  • 7
  • All applicable refunds will be done in traveller's thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash

Booking Confirmation Policy

    7
  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
  • 7
  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
  • 7
  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

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