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  1. 1. EXPLORE THE ULTIMATE DESTINATIONTHE HASHEMITE KINGDOM OF JORDANCapture Jordan - Photography Tour Jordan Together with: Jezra Travel, your partner for tailor- made programs P.O. Box 63 Wadi Musa 71810 Jordan Phone: +962 32155799 - Fax: +962 32155798 Email: info@jezratravel.com - Website: www.jezratravel.com
  2. 2. Capture Jordan– Photography Tour Jordan Capture Jordan, photography tour Jordan – Travel dates 2013 : 8 day tour with possible 4 days extension.English and Dutch speaking professional photographer will be your • Saturday 23 —Saturday 30 Maytour guide Including usage of special photography equipment and (Extension 30 May to 3 April)use of a special water- and dust proof suitcase camera case! • Saturday 27 April – Saturday 4 MayExperience a different perception of Jordan through the lens of (Extension 4 to 8 May)your camera. The group is kept small, so there is ample opportunity • Saturday 12 – Saturday 19 Octoberfor personal attention and advice: Minimal 4, maximal 8 partici- (Extension 19 to 23 October)pants. • Saturday 26—to 2 November (Extension from 2 to 6 NovemberThe program:The tour has a duration of 8 days, during which we show you all the (With a sufficient number of participantsspecial places and highlights of Jordan. There will be enough time we can organize extra tours in May andfor photo stops , explanations and site visiting Extending the pro- September. )gram with a 4 day tour in the North of Jordan is possible. We canalso provide other tailor- made programs, like a stay in Aqaba: a perfect pitch for your expeditionsto the Wadi Rum desert. Images will be revieuwed every day and some basic editing will be madepossible. During the whole trip we will consider every stop a photo stop!Day 1: Airport – MadabaArrival at the Queen Alia International Airport in Amman. Here our airport representative will waityou to assist you with the visa, luggage and customs. From here youll drive to the 3* Mariam orRumman hotel for the overnight stay in Madaba, breakfast included. Madaba is a small town with acozy city centre which offers nice city walks.Day 2: Madaba – DanaIn the morning Henk Bos, our photographer, will explain the tour trough Jordan and introduce youto your fellow travelers. This will be followed by a walk through Madaba, including the famous St.George church with is mosaics of the Promised Land. After the walk we drive via the Kings Highwayto Dana for dinner an overnight stay in the Dana Tower or the Dana hotel, breakfast included. Dur-ing the drive towards the south youll have plenty of time for photography.
  3. 3. Capture Jordan– Photography Tour JordanDay 3: Dana – PetraAfter breakfast you can make visit the old village of Dana and surroundings. Optional you can makea hike in the Dana Nature Reserve with a local guide. In the afternoon well depart for Petra andcondude the day with a photo stop in beautiful Little Petra. The overnight stay will be in Petra in 3*Petra Palace hotel, breakfast included. This hotel has free WIFI access in the lobby and lounge, aswimming pool and is located on walking distance of Petra, the restaurants and the souvenir shops.Day 4: PetraToday youll have a full day to explore the many monuments in the UNESCO and world heritage sitePetra. The ticket includes a short ride by horse from the entrance to the Siq. Included is 3 hourguided City Tour, to get a good first impression of Petra. After this tour you have the rest of theday to explore Petra.After your visit to the Siq, Treasury, Street of Facades, Theatre and Colonnaded Street you have thepossibility to hike your way to the Monastery or the High Place of Sacrifice. It is a lot of climbing,but worth the views!Lunch suggestion inside Petra: Basin Restaurant. We also can however organize lunch boxes foryou, so you can enjoy your lunch when and where you want and enjoy the special places in Petraeven more.Day 5: Petra – Wadi RumThis morning you have time to visit Petra on your own or with guidance from Henk Bos to somespecial places. It is also possible to make a horse ride with stunning view over Petra, Wadi Arabaand Little Petra. Also today we can organize a picnic lunch at a nice viewpoint before we drive to- wards Wadi Rum. In the (late) afternoon we drive to the Wadi Rum. Feel like T.E. Lawrence in the breathtaking scenery of the Rum. Well enjoy dinner and spend the night in an authentic Bedouin camp located in the desert, breakfast included. Tonight Henk will teach and explain to you more about photographing the star studded sky.
  4. 4. Capture Jordan– Photography Tour JordanDay 6: Wadi Rum – Dead SeaToday we start exploring the Wadi Rum desert. We do this by jeep to get more views. A 3.5 hourjeep tour is included that optional can be extended.In the afternoon you transfer to the lowest point on earth; the Dead Sea. We drive via Dilagha, abeautiful hidden road that almost nobody knows. This road crosses the Araba Desert, one of theunique places that we love to introduce to you. At the Dead Sea we have an overnight stay in the4* Dead Sea Spa hotel, Deluxe Room, breakfast included.Day 7: Dead Sea – Wadi Walk – MadabaOn this day well have a workshop and practice with HDR (High Dynamic Range) photography. Inthe area around the Dead Sea youll find a lot of wadis. Depending on the wishes of the group asuitable canyon will be selected for today. Well hike from the lowest point of the wadi up to themountain which gives the best photography possibilities. This afternoon youll be spending on theDead Sea beach, where after you transfer to Madaba for nice dinner to end the tour. The dinnerwill take place in a Old House: Haret Djoudna. Here we can discuss the last details and receive tipsfrom Henk. Overnight stay in the 3* Mariam or Rumman hotel, breakfast included.Day 8: Madaba – Queen Alia Airport AmmanTransfer to airport for departure. End of your tour in Jordan ~ Ahlan wa Sahlan!
  5. 5. Capture Jordan– Photography Tour Jordan 4 days extension for photography tour in the North of Jordan:Day 8: Madaba – Pella / Um Qais – JerashFrom Madaba we drive through the Jordan Valley in the direction of Pella. Here are excavatedruins from the Greece-Roman period, remains of a catholic settlement from the 4th millenniumBC, remains of the Bronze and Iron Ages and an early Islamic small medieval mosque. From herewe drive to Um Qais, located on top of a hill overlooking the Jordan Valley, Sea of Galilee and theGolan Heights. Overnight stay in the Olive Branch Hotel in Jerash, including breakfast.Day 9: Jerash – Ajlun – JerashToday we drive along small roads small roads towards the Ajlun Nature reserve, where youll findthe Ajlun Castle. The castle is one of the best preserved and most complete examples of medievalArab-Islamic military architecture. From the top of Ajlun Castle you can enjoy panoramic views ofthe Jordan Valley. From here we continue to Jerash, one of the worlds best preserved Romanprovincial cities. Overnight stay in the Olive Branch hotel in Jerash, breakfast included.Day 10: Jerash – Desert Castle Drive – AmmanFrom Jerash we head towards the desert castles in the east. Today you will have a full day tourof the Desert Castles. First we will visit Qasr Al Hallabat flowed by Qasr Azraq. We will havelunch at the Azraq Ecologe. After the lunch we will visit Qasr Amra and Qasr Kharanah.Overnight stay in 3* Larsa or Al Waleed hotel, breakfast included.Day 11: AmmanToday we start with an Amman walk. Take the opportunity to capture all the movements of thecapital city of Jordan. Visit the Citadel, National Archaeological Museum, Roman Theatre, FolkloreMuseum, King Abdullah Mosque, souks or, if time permits also a visit to the modern city ofAmman. For those that are a big fan of old-timers theres the possibility to visit the RoyalAutomotive Museum with the collection of Jordans Royal Family. In the evening Henk will takeyou to one of his favourite local restaurants to condude the trip. Overnight stay in 3* Larsa or AlWaleed hotel, breakfast included.Day 12 – Amman – Queen Alia International AirportTransfer to airport for departure.
  6. 6. Capture Jordan– Photography Tour Jordan Introduction Henk Bos Henk Bos is living in the Middle East since 1995, of which- the last 5 years in Jordan. Besides his job as freelance pho- tographer, he is teaching photography at the New York Institute of Technology in Amman. In his free time you can find Henk driving around in his Landcruiser and exploring the special places in Jordan. His work is published in several magazines and has earned him several awards For an impression of his work visit www.henkbos.com During the tour Henk Bos offers below profes- sional photography equipment for shared use. When you want to reserve equipment for exclusive usage, you can find the costs (prices are in JD per day) with the equip- ment description. A laptop with card reader is available during the jour- ney with Photoshop CS6 and Adobe Lightroom 4. For every participant there is a water- and dust proof case to protect the equipment.Equipment descriptionDuring the journey the following professional equipment is available at no extra charge (when notbooked exclusively)- Canon 5DmkII, full frame camera (JD30)- Canon 1DmkII (JD25)- Canon 8-15mm fisheye zoom (JD25)- Canon 50mm f/1.4 (JD15)- Canon 17-40mm f/4.0L (JD15)- Canon 24-70mm f/2.8L (JD25)- Canon 70-200mm f/2.8L IS (JD25)- Canon 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS (JD20)- Canon 135mm f/2.0L (JD20)- Canon 300mm f/4.0L (JD25)- Canon Speedlite flashes (JD10)- 2 tripods with Arca Swissfitting and ball head (JD10)- Lee Filterset (JD10)
  7. 7. Capture Jordan– Photography Tour Jordan Price indication – Photography Tour Jordan (offer 02/10/2012) 8 days & 7 nights Minimal 4 persons – maximal 8 persons + optional 4 day extension 8 days program: 1.125,00 JOD per person / 1.590,00 USD per person Single supplement = 140,00 JOD / 199,00 USD per person 4 days extension*: 495,00 JOD per person / 699,00 USD per person *(minimum of 4 persons required) Single supplement = 100,00 JOD / 140,00 USD per person Prices are valid from 1 October 2012 until 30 December 2013. (The price in JOD is linked with the price in USD, the exchange rate for these 2 currencies is set at: 1 USD = 0.708 JOD)The price includes:(The price is based on the use of double/twin rooms; allotments have been made, so with enough book-ings this tour is guaranteed)• Day 1: Airport representative upon arrival at the airport to assist with the visa, including visa cost.• Day 1 – 8: For 4-6 people: all transfers with a private minivan and English-speaking driver throughout the program.• Day 1 – 8: For 7-8 people: all transfers with an American van and English speaking driver throughout the program.• Day 1 -8: Henk Bos is the photography tour leader during the whole tour• Day 1 -8: Professional photography equipment included for group use, see the list for details & water/ dust proof case• Day 1: 1 Overnight at the 3* Mariam or Rumman Hotel in Madaba , including breakfast• Day 2: Visit of the St. George Church in Madaba, Mt. Nebo and Karak Crusaders Castle; including en- try fee tickets.• Day 2 - 7: Photography workshop with Henk Bos at the mentioned sites of the tour.• Day 2: 1 Overnight at Dana Tower Hotel , including dinner and breakfast• Day 3 & 4: 2 Overnights at the 3* Petra Palace Hotel in Wadi Musa, including breakfast.• Day 4 & 5: 2 days to explore Petra; two days entry fee tickets included• Day 4: Local private guide for the 3 hour city tour in Petra.• Day 5: 1 Overnight at the Authentic Bedouin Campsite in Wadi Rum; including dinner and breakfast.• Day 6: 3.5 hours jeep tour in Wadi Rum; including entry fee tickets.• Day 6: 1 Overnight at the 4* Dead Sea spa Hotel, including breakfast.• Day 7: 3 hrs hike in one of the wadis along the Dead Sea.• Day 7: 1 Overnight at the 3* Mariam or Rumman Hotel in Madaba; including breakfast.• Day 8: Transfer to the airport for departure in Amman.• Day 8: Assistant at the airport with departure• Documentation for your trip such as vouchers for the hotels and extra information about Jordan.• Part of our profit will be donated to a good cause in the village Taybet to a centre for disabled chil- dren, named: South Taybet Society for the disabled. So thank you for booking with us and supporting our local community.• Organization/booking fee Jezra Travel & liability insurance coverage.
  8. 8. Capture Jordan– Photography Tour Jordan4 days extension includes: (minimum of 4 persons required)• Day 8 – day 12: Private Minivan with English speaking driver throughout the program• Day 8 -12: Henk Bos is the photography tour leader during the whole tour• Day 8-12: Professional photography equipment included for group use, see the list for details & water/dust proof suitcase• Day 8-12: Photography workshop with Henk Bos at the mentioned sites of the tour• Day 8: Entrée Visit to Pella and Um Qais , including entrée fee tickets• Day 8 & 9: 2 Overnights at the 3* Olive branch Hotel in Jerash, including breakfast.• Day 9: Visit the old city of Jerash and Ajlun castle, including entrée fee tickets.• Day 9: Guide for the tour in Ajlun.• Day 10: Visit the desert castles, including entrée fee tickets.• Day 10 & 11: 2 Overnights at the 3* Al Waleed or Larsa Hotel in Amman, including breakfast.• Day 11: Visit the Citadel and Roman Theatre in Amman, including entrée fee tickets.• Day 12: Assistant at the airport with departure• Day 12: Transfer to the airport for departure in Amman.• Documentation for your trip such as vouchers for the hotels and extra information about Jor- dan.• Part of our profit will be donated to a good cause in the village Taybet to a centre for disabled children, named: South Taybet Society for the disabled. So thank you for booking with us and supporting our local community.• Organization/booking fee Jezra Travel & liability insurance coverage.NOT included in this price:• Flights.• All meals and other consumptions not mentioned in the program.• All other entry fees for the sites not mentioned in the program.• Tips for guides, drivers, restaurants etc.• Travel insurance.• Personal expenses.
  9. 9. Capture Jordan– Photography Tour Jordan Used photographs by Henk BosOptional supplements:Morning hike in Dana with private guide 3-4 hours: 60 JD for the guideEntree ticket Dana Nature reserve: 7.5 JD per personPetra by Night (only on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings) 12 JD per personPetra Kitchen (cooking with locals, 3 course meal including soft drinks. 19.00 – 21.00) 35 JD per person1.5 hours horse riding in the mountains with views over Petra and Wadi Araba 30 JD per person2.5 hours horse riding in the mountains with views over Petra and Wadi Araba 50 JD per personFull day horse ride from 10.00 until 15.00 including a barbeque lunch 75 JD per personVisit the local Hammam in Petra (steam bath, scrub, soap massage) 20 JD per person2 hours camel ride in Wadi Rum after jeep tour 25 JD per person2.5 hours extension of your jeep tour in Wadi Rum (6 people per jeep) 30 JD for each jeepFlight with Microlight over Wadi Rum, 15, 30 or 60 minutes 35/60/110 JOD per personBalloon flight in Wadi Rum (it operates with good weather and takes you for 1 hour) 130 JD per personRace show in Jerash 12 JD per personSupplement for overnight at 4* Petra Moon Hotel instead of Petra Palace Hotel is: 10 JD extra per person per nightExtension in Aqaba after the photography tour:Overnight at the 3* My Hotel, Aqaba centre, double room including breakfast: 25 JD per person per nightOvernight at the 3* Red Sea Dive Centre, South Beach, double room, including Breakfast: 27 JD per person per nightOvernight a the 4* Marina Plaza Tala Bay, double room, including breakfast: 55 JD per person per nightOvernight at the 5* Moevenpick Tala Bay, double room, including breakfast: 95 JD per person per nightTransfer from Amman to Aqaba by JETT bus: 15 JD pp one wayTransfer from Amman to Aqaba by taxi: 1- 4 persons: 100 JD per taxi one wayTransfer from Amman to Aqaba by minivan: 4 – 8 persons: 150 JD per minivan one wayTransfer from Amman to Aqaba by car and private driver 1-3 persons: 100 JD per car Please note that above prices are based on high season, contact us for a tailor made offer, so we can give you Our General Terms apply on the offer mentioned above Jezra Travel cannot be held responsible if the government decides to increase: Salestax, fee entry tickets and fuel. In this case it will be charged to the client with the final invoice.

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