4th Day

A.m. A visit to Mount Nebo & Madaba.

Half an hour's drive south of Amman on the historic king's Highway brings you to Madaba, and yet another aspect of this diverse country. Madaba was in the past a christian town. Visit the famous Church of St George and you will find the mosaic map of ancient Palestine, dating from 4th century. Madaba is the center of a weaving industry - find the right price for a traditional rug, and you will have brought a lasting and beautiful memory of Jordan.

Mount Nelo is where Moses is said to have died, looking out over the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea, Pilgrims have come to the site of this tomb throughout the ages, from where on a clear day you can see Jerusalem.

P.M. Going through the King's Highway one reaches Petra, to stay overnight.