6. Hellenistic period Print


Hellenism stands for the mergence of the western and eastern cultures. See the cultural dialog of civilizations reflected in their material culture.

  • 1st day: Arrival. Lecture by local archaeologist. Overnight in Amman;
  • 2nd day: Archaeology Museum at the Citadel, Amman Theater, Iraq al-Ameer (Hercanus’ palace), over night in Amman;
  • 3rd day: Jerash (ancient Gerasa), Beit Ras (ancient Capitolias), overnight in Irbed;
  • 4th day: Umm Qais (ancient Gadara), Tabqat Fahl (ancient Pella), overnight at the Dead Sea
  • 5th day: Dead Sea, the Hot springs of Kallirhoe and Herod’s villa (Ain az-Zara), Mukawer (Machaerus), overnight at the Dead Sea;
  • 6th day: Petra, overnight at Petra
  • 7th day: Wadi Rum, over night at Wadi Rum;
  • 8th day: Depending on the flights. Departure.