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11 Days/10 Nights

4 to 14 October  2020

US $4500 per person, US $600 single supplement

6 people minimum, 10 people maximum

Join Australian art educator Cilla Campbell on a 10 day artistic journey through Jordan's

ancient cities and unique locations with plenty of plein air painting time along the way.

Discover the country's galleries, meet local artists and enjoy the renowned Jordanian hospitality.


Capturing the essence of new and interesting places in quick spontaneous sketches with a few hand

written notes is one of the rewarding aspects of artist's travel. Spend the day recording what you see and experience with Cilla’s warm and helpful guidance, advice and mentoring. Whether you’re using pen and ink, colored pencils, or watercolors, you can immerse yourself in a new cultural landscape with a fully escorted like-minded group of no more than 10 people.


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What's Included:

  • All accommodation in 4 star hotels, guesthouses and campsite

  • All but 3 meals when you can explore yourself

  • Meet & Greet at Amman Queen Alia Airport and transfer to hotel, drop off to airport at the end of the tour

  • Visa for entry to Jordan (on receipt of valid passport information)

  • Entrance fees to all sites visited

  • Transport throughout Jordan with experienced guide


What's NOT included:

  • Airfares to Amman, Jordan

  • Insurance

  • Items of a personal nature

  • Meals not included in the detailed itinerary​

  • Alcoholic beverages unless stated

  • Art materials

  • Tips

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  • Mentoring and tutoring by Australian artist Cilla Campbell (

  • Visits to Petra (with Petra by  Night), Jerash, Aljoun, Umm Qais, Wadi Rum

  • Plein air painting time in Petra, Jerash, Umm Qais and Wadi Rum

  • Gallery and museum visits

  • Meeting local artists

  • Wine tasting and true Jordanian culinary experiences


Cilla Campbell is an artist and teacher, offering regular art retreats and classes within Australia and worldwide, from Norway to Japan to Turkey and the Greek Islands. Cilla's infectious enthusiasm ensures all guests get the best from each trip.


Cilla completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree (BFA) at the National Art School in the 1990s and now specialises in adult visual training. She hosts classes in a broad range of disciplines, including drawing, pastel and printmaking. Cilla works in a range of media including drawing and printmaking. Since 2007 she has been one of the principal art tutors at the WEA adult training college in Bathurst Street, Sydney.

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Sunday 4 to Wednesday 14 October 2020

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