Day Tour - Ancient Amman, Madaba and Mount Nebo
Discover some of the ancient jewels and historical sites in Jordan.
Begin by exploring Amman, Jordan’s capital, and it exquisite ancient and historical sites. You’ll have the chance to discover the heart of Amman; the Downtown “Al-Balad”, where most of the touristic attractions are situated. You’ll have the chance to visit the Citadel, the Roman Amphitheatre, and ancient mosques, in addition to food produce markets, famous eateries, traditional cafes, and bustling bazars. Mingle with the locals and live like one as you tour these sites.
Visit the ancient town of Madaba, best known for its mosaics. It is especially renown for the 6th century mosaic map of the Holy Land, and Byzantine and Umayyad mosaics in the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George.
Climb up to Mount Nebo; mentioned in the bible where Prophet Moses was first granted a view of the Promised Land and is also said to have died there. Take in the picturesque view of the Jordan River Valley and the Holy Land.
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Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Bottled water
- Transportation (hotel pickup, air-conditioned vehicle, on-board WiFi, Fuel Surcharge .)
- English speaking driver
What's excluded :
- Entry Fees
- Local guide on site
- Any other service not mentioned
- Entry/Admission - Mount Nebo
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Amman, Amman, Amman Governorate
Begin the private tour with a morning pick up from any hotel in Amman/ Dead Sea.
Get into a climate-controlled vehicle with a private English-speaking driver and Wi-Fi services. The driver will mention places of interest, however, will not act as a guide.
Explore the heart of Amman” the downtown core “Al-Balad”, which encompasses a myriad of traditional and ancient markets, cafes restaurants, shops, and buildings. Al-
Balad’s long history leaves several historical, heritage and archeological sites such as the Amman Citadel, the Roman Amphitheatre, Roman Nymphaeum, Ummayad Monumental Gateway, and the Temple of Hercules. All of which you will get the chance to visit and explore during the tour.
Start by visiting one of Amman’s key attractions, the King Abdullah Mosque; most known for its magnificent blue dome. Continue to the Roman Amphitheatre; a 5000 seat, 2nd century Roman theatre and the most impressive relic of ancient Philadelphia. Perpendicular to the Roman Amphitheatre’s axis is the Odeon; a smaller theatre mainly used for music, poetry readings, and debates, and take a short stroll afterwards to the Roman Nymphaeum. Then, make your way to Amman the Citadel, a historical site towering above the city which comprises a 1700 meter wall that dates back to the Bronze age, the Umayyad Palace and the iconic Temple of Hercules. This collection of antiques on a single hilltop makes the Amman citadel one of the best places to visit and admire.
Ride around the downtown area, and exhibit its vibrant markets, mosques and churches, antique stores, and traditional restaurants. You also have the opportunity to try traditional Jordanian food such as kunafeh, hummus, or mansaf.
Continue your journey as you pass by panoramically through the new part of Amman, and exhibit how the old area merges with the more modern one, on your way to Madaba and Mount Nebo.
Duration: 4 hours
Stop At: Madaba, Madaba, Madaba Governorate
Upon arrival to Madaba, explore this ancient mosaic town with a history spanning back to the 2nd century. The most well known is the mosaic map of Jordan and Holy Land of the 6th century in Greek Orthodox Church of St. George; marked with points related to historical stories mentioned in the bible.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Mount Nebo, Madaba Jordan
Then climb up to Mount Nebo, a sacred Mountain in Jordan and an important Judeo-Christian pilgrimage site. Prophet Moses was first granted a view of the Promised Land and is also said to have died there. This site is not only a point of interest for history enthusiasts, however, offers a picturesque and panoramic view of the Holy land and the Jordan River Valley from the summit.
After indulging in these unique sites, reconvene with your driver for the return journey, ending with a hotel drop-off in Amman/ Dead Sea.
Duration: 1 hour
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up is from any hotel in Amman or the Dead Sea.
Departure Time :9:00 AM
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
- Face masks provided for travelers
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.