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Jordan for green thumbs

20 August 2012

Jordan for green thumbs

Join noted English garden designer Paul Hervey-Brookes on a unique 10-day botanical tour of Jordan from Cox & Kings.

Identify some of Jordan's 2500 plant species in the Dibeen Forest, learn about Bedouin medicinal plants at the Dana Biosphere Reserve, discover the desert flora of Wadi Rum and visit the magnificent Royal Botanic Garden under the expert guidance of Hervey-Brookes.

The small group journey also explores Jordan’s archaeology including the unforgettable rock-hewn city of Petra, the ruins of Iraq al Amir and the desert castles of Qasr Amra and Qasr Kharana.

The tour departs 18 April 2013 from NZ$3900* per person, twin share. It starts and ends in Amman and includes accommodation with daily breakfast, two dinners, air-conditioned transport, transfers, entrance fees for sights on the itinerary and services of English-speaking tour manager/ local guides.

Hervey-Brookes has won numerous awards including a gold medal at this year’s Hampton Court Palace Flower Show for his ‘Discover Jordan Garden’.

For bookings contact your local travel agent or Cox & Kings on 0800 269263 or or visit

*Terms and conditions apply, subject to change and availability. Single supplements are extra and applicable to travellers in single rooms.


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