Floating in the Dead Sea, the first sight of The Treasury after walking through the canyon in Petra, sitting in the middle of the desert watching the sunset, riding a camel in Wadi Rum…….
Danny was very knowledgeable and keen to give us information on all our visits. He was well – organised and did everything he could to assist every member of the group. A very personable leader who engaged with all of his clients.
Check the accuracy of your departure details before you get to the airport! Get that suscreen on as soon as the aircraft lands! This is a full-on, action-packed trip – make the most of your time in Petra.
Reviewed by Lisa Thompson who travelled in April 2012
Petra, Wadi Rum
Yes…enjoyed. Met lots of Jordanians…good people+
Group visas were available at Amman ( at no charge) but we were not aware of this so wasted £85 getting visas from embassy in London
Reviewed by John Sullivan who travelled in April 2011
Sleeping under the stars in the desert at Wadi Rum and sunset at the ruins in Palmyra
Bashar was excellent – very enthusiastic, organised and personable. I particularly enjoyed his cultural talks in the evenings. Faisal was less so – he gave confusing instructions and was not as approachable as Bashar. He had excellent historical knowledge though.
More so in Syria where tourism was less obvious than in Jordan.
More so in Syria as Bashar was very good at answering questions and explaining the culture of his country. I felt less in touch with local life in Jordan.
Research the appropriate clothing to wear and don’t let little mishaps bother you!
Reviewed by Helen Babington who travelled in September 2010
Floating in the dead sea!
Rabi, the tour leader in Jordan, was excellent. We didn’t have a tour leader in Israel.
Reviewed by Claire Waller who travelled in April 2010
The candlelit descent to Petra
Sharon and Khalid were excellent . Khalid had an incredible knowledge of history and dates just poured out . He was very amusing and patient and made the trip for us .
Not particularly, although we were told tht a sum of money was to be given to a charity there / The children with the donkeys at Petra benefitted by our payment to them .
Certainly, we were given a very thorough history of the country by Khalid which led to a greater understaning of the neighbouring countries . I would have lijked to see more local craft work . We came home with none!
Travel in small group. Do not expect fantastic hotels. Be prepared for a lot of walking . Enjoy the experience and do some homework beforehand . P.S Avoid the bug brought from Egypt which all four of us caught and has lasted for five weeks – a heavy cough and feeling very tired !
Reviewed by Michael Goffe who travelled in April 2008
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