Private Full-Day Umm Qais Visit from Dead Sea

Day Trips & Excursions in Jordan

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Depart to visit Um Qais once considered as a great city in ancient times. Um Qais offers beautiful views over the Northern Jordan Valley, the Sea of Galilee, and the Golan Heights. Walk around the Black Stoned ruins and along the Roman roads where you can still see the chariot marks on the limestone. Also visit the Ottoman Governor’s House which was restored and opened as a museum.
Drive in a private vehicle from Dead Sea Hotel to visit Um Qais where the Ottoman Governor’s House has been restored and opened as a museum. Um Qais offers beautiful views over the Northern Jordan Valley, the Sea of Galilee, and the Golan Heights. Start the visit walking the "docomanos" street that leads to the theater which is different than other Roman theaters since this one is directed west instead of north. Proceed to the "basilica" church to see its octagonal altar which was a temple. Continue to the main street "Cardomaximo" which means the main street. The direction of this street is from east to west, usually the Roman streets are from north to south. It is a unique Roman city different than Jerash another Roman city in Jordan worth the visit.

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private return transfers by air-conditioned vehicle according to number of participants
  • English-speaking driver
  • Local English-speaking guide at Umm Qais
  • Admission to Umm Qais

What’s not included

  • Local guide where not mentioned
  • All type of meals, beverages and water
  • Infant meals
  • Entrance fees to additional sites
  • Any other service not mentioned
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Highlights

  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Led by a local guide
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
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