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Overview

Start and end in Amman! With the wildlife tour Bird Watching Tour, you have a 10-day tour package taking you through Amman, Jordan and 9 other destinations in Jordan. Bird Watching Tour is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, insurance, meals.

About the Package:
If you are into birding then Jordan is the perfect destination for you! Jordan has a lot of its own bird species that can be found year-round. But what makes Jordan even more special is the migrating season where lots of birds pass through Jordan and make a stop here in March and September.

Visit the highlights of Jordan but enjoy extra time for bird watching. Spot the Hoopoe, 
Eurasian Jay, Carrion Crow, Tawny Owl, Syrian Woodpecker, Winter Wren and many many more. Discover the beauty of Jordan together with your birding guide.

Note: 
Min 2 & max 15 people can book this tour.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 -

    Arrival at Amman Queen Alia International airport.

    After a quick and easy procedure, you go through customs, through the luggage area into the arrival hall. Note that the visa is at your own costs.

    Your driver will wait for you in the arrival hall, also holding a name sign and he will transfer you to your hotel in Amman for overnight, including breakfast.

  • Day 2 -

    At 07.00 am you will meet your birding guide in the lobby of your hotel.

    Drive to Jerash, to tour the world’s best-preserved Roman provincial city. While visiting Jerash, you will look out for the Hoopoe, Eurasian Jay, Carrion Crow and Hooded Crow.

    Drive via Dibeen Forest to Ajlun Castle. While passing through Dibeen Forest you will make a short stop to look for the Tawny Owl, Syrian Wood pecker, Winter Wren and Blue Tit.

    At Ajlun you will visit the Crusaders Castle with beautiful views over the area. And if you’re lucky you might spot some more birds here, like the Short Toed Eagle Tawny Owl, Red-Rumped Swallow, Long-Billed Pipit, Winter Wren, Blue Tit, Woodchat Shrike and Jackdaw.

    Lunch boxes are included for today.

    After your visit to Ajlun Castle, you will be transferred back to Amman for overnight. (B, L, D)

  • Day 3 -

    After breakfast, leave Amman and drive to Qasr Amra, one of the desert castles.

    If Shaumari Wildlife Reserve is open, you will visit this as well.

    Continue on to Azraq Wetland Reserve, a lot of migrating birds stop by this reserve. Take the afternoon for birding, spot birds such as: Great Crested ,Grebe, Great White Pelican, Great Cormorant, Gray Heron, Night Heron, Squacco Heron, Little Egret, Cattle Egret, Shelduck, Malllard, Tufted Duck, Golden Eagle, Chukar, Sand Partridge, Common Crane, Spotted Crake, Moorhen, Black Winged Stilt, Pied Avocet, Stone Curlew, Northern Lap wing, Spur-inged Plover, Little Ringed Plover, Ruff, Pin-Tailed Sand grouse, Spotted Sand grouse and many more.

    Lunch boxes are included for today.

    Overnight at Azraq Wetland Reserve. (B, L, D)

  • Day 4 -

    Today you will enjoy a day tour of Wadi Hazim, a desert located east of Azraq.

    You will enter the desert by jeeps.

    Together with your biding guide and a local guide of Azraq you will enjoy a day of birding.

    Lunch boxes are included for today.

    Overnight at Azraq Wetland Reserve. (B, L, D)

  • Day 5 -

    After breakfast drive to Mt. Nebo, from where Moses viewed the Promised Land.

    Continue to the Wadi Mujib Bridge to see Wadi Mujib Nature Reserve.

    From 1st of April until 31st October, you could hike the fun water Siq Trail. If you do not have a water proof camera you can keep your camera safely in the car. It’s a nice spot for birding!

    Drive on to your hotel at the Dead Sea for overnight.

    Lunch boxes are included for today. (B, L, D)

  • Day 6 -

    Free morning at the Dead Sea, lowest point on the earth’s surface.

    Float in the salty waters and try out the famous healing mud.

    Drive to Dana Nature Reserve. Lots of birds can be found in Dana! You will explore the area with your guide.

    Transfer on to Petra for overnight.

    Lunch boxes are included for today. (B, L, D)

  • Day 7 -

    Walk to the visitor centre of Petra to visit one of the most famous attractions of Jordan; Petra.

    Visit the Siq, Treasury, Street of Façades, the Amphitheatre etc.

    There are also tea and coffee shops and nice souvenirs shops and restaurants at the end of the collonaded street.

    After you will still have time to visit the Monastery and/or the High Place of Sacrifice. It is a lot climbing but worth the views.

    Overnight at your hotel in Petra. ( B, D)

  • Day 8 -

    After breakfast drive to Wadi Rum. Our contact person will be waiting for you at the visitor centre of Wadi Rum, he will arrange the entry fee tickets for Wadi Rum protected area, and then he will take you to Rum Village.

    Upon arrival to Wadi Rum Village, you could decide if you would like to enjoy a short camel ride or start directly with the jeep tour today. The jeep tour includes a freshly prepared barbeque lunch. Also in Wadi Rum, there are bird species to find.

    After your jeep tour, you will be transferred to Aqaba for overnight. (B, L, D)

  • Day 9 -

    Today you will go to the Aqaba Bird Observatory. Most migrating birds have a stop over here and it gives you a great chance to spot lots of birds. You will have the full day here, lunch boxes are included. Overnight in Aqaba (B, L, D)

  • Day 10 -

    Transfer to the airport for departure, 6 hours in advance of your departure time. (B)

Stay

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  • Accommodation at 3* hotels in Amman, Petra and Aqaba including dinner and breakfast.
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  • Accommodation at the Azraq Eco-Lodge including dinner and breakfast.
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  • Accommodation at a 4* hotel at the Dead Sea, including dinner and breakfast.

Meal

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  • All meals as noted in the program (B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner).

Activity

    7
  • Sightseeing

Other Inclusions

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  • Accommodation
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  • Guide
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  • Liability Insurance
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  • Meals

Things To Carry

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  • Sunglasses
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  • Sunscreen Lotion
  • 7
  • Thrillophilia Voucher

Advisory

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  • Carry medications if necessary.
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  • Follow the instructions properly.
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  • Use equipment properly.

Tour Type

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  • This is a private 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.

Refund Policy

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

Booking Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • 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.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

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