Private Full-Day Ajloun Visit from Dead Sea

Day Trips & Excursions in Jordan

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Tour description provided by Viator

The castle of Ajlun is another outstanding part of northern Jordan, built by the Muslims during the 12th Century in the time of Saladin for defensive purposes during the crusaders. The Ajlun mountains are famous for their cultivated fields and green forests.
Depart in a private vehicle from Dead Sea Hotel through a beautiful pine-forest and olive groves to visit the Medieval Castle of Ajlun built by the Muslims during the 12th Century in the time of Saladin for defensive purposes during the crusaders. Enjoy the beautiful scenery and green north fields from its unique towers. There are two theories for the name of Ajlun either (iron) as there was iron material in the area or because it was built on top of a monastery after the priest name. This city is located in the north west of Jordan, Ajlun is a series of high mountains, in the Omayyad period it was named Gilad which means hardness or roughness.

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop -off
  • Private transfer by climate-controlled vehicle relating to number of participants
  • English-speaking driver
  • Admission to Ajlun

What’s not included

  • Local guide where not mentioned
  • Infant meals
  • Entrance fees to additional sites
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Food and drinks

Highlights

  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Led by a local guide
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Exclusive to Viator
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