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With the biblical site of Mar Elias and one of Jordan’s best nature reserves in the vicinity, Ajloun makes a good base for a couple of days of exploration. It's also reasonably close to Jerash (30 minutes by minibus, 20 minutes by car), offering alternative accommodation and making a rewarding weekend circuit from Amman.

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Private Half-Day Pella Tour from Amman

Be picked up at 8a.m. from your hotel in Amman to drive to Pella. Enjoy the beautiful drive to Pella through the cities of Jerash and Ajloun with your knowledgeable English-speaking Driver. Pella is a village in North West of Jordan, it is located to the East of Al Masharih town; the city was constructed in the Hellenistic Era in the time of Alexander the Great. The first literary reference to the city is from the 19th century B.C. when it is mentioned in Egyptian texts as Pihilum, or Pehel. It was a flourishing trade center with links with Syria, Cyprus, as well as Egypt. On the division of Alexander's Empire, its name was later Hellenized to Pella, in honor of Alexander's birthplace. In the 7th century A.D. Pella was captured by Arab armies and was a significant city in the Umayyad Empire for over 100 years. In 747 A.D. Pella (along with much of Jordan) was destroyed by a huge earthquake, only a small rural community lived here afterwards during the Mamluk and Abbasid periods. After discovering the site on your own for an hour, enjoying the view of the Jordan Valley, and walking around you will be transported back to Amman. On the way back you may stop for lunch at your own expense.

$241 Multi-day & Extended Tours

6-Days 5-Night: Jordan in Brief Tour

Day 1: Amman Airport, Amman  Welcome you with a signage at Amman Airport, then through immigration and customs and matches with your escort. Transfer to your Amman Hotel. Day 2: Amman Hotel, Jerash, Ajloun, Amman  08:00am Leave to Jerash, best preserved Roman provincial city in the whole Middle East. Visit the spectacular forum, Roman colonnaded street, the Nymphaeum and the Temple of Artemis. Next stop is Ajloun the great 12th century Islamic castle built around 1184/85 by the famous Islamic leader Salah al-Din.  Day 3: Amman Hotel, Mt Nebo, Madaba, Kerak, Petra In  the Morning  drive to Mt. Nebo, the place where Prophet Moses gazed at the Promised Land before he died. Visit the old monastery and overlook the Jordan Valley, Dead Sea, Jericho and Jerusalem. Proceed to Madaba, where to find the famous mosaic 6th century map of Palestine in St. George’s church. Drive along the famous ancient caravan route the King's Way, have a short stop in Wadi Al-Mujib, a great wide valley with magnificent geological formation. In Kerak visit the famous Crusader castle built in 1132/34 by King Baldwin I. of Jerusalem. Continue to Petra.  Day 4: Petra, Wadi Rum In the Morning  visit the red rose city of Petra, the biggest attraction of Jordan. Petra was first established around the 6th century B.C. by the Nabataean Arabs, a nomadic tribe who settled in the area and laid the foundation of a commercial empire that extended into Syria. The private guide ( if Hired ) will accompany you (3 hours) as you pass the canyon, the so called Siq, to see the most beautiful monument: the Treasury. Continue via the Street of Facades to the Royal Tombs and Pharaoh's Castle. After that, free time to explore Petra on your own. In the afternoon, about 15:30, finish at Petra and drive 1.5 hours southwards to the protected area of Wadi Rum, one of the most impressing desert landscapes in the world and we get to see the desert sunset. Here Bedouins live in a traditional way and you experience their warmth by spending the night at a Bedouin Camp.  Day 5: Wadi Rum, Dead Sea, Baptism Site In the morning, after breakfast, by 4x4 Jeep tour you discover canyons, sand dunes and Nabatean rock inscriptions. Continue 3.5 hrs. to the lowest point on earth, the Dead Sea.  To the Jordan Valley, to Bethany at the Jordan River. This is the place where the baptism of Jesus Christ by John the Baptist took place. Visit Elijah's Hill where Prophet Elijah ascended to heaven.  Day 6: Dead Sea, Airport 

$125 Cultural & Theme Tours

Jerash & Ajloun

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Jerash Ruins, Jerash, Jerash GovernorateVisit the biggest Roman city outside of Rome, and you will be amazed how much that city is still very will preserved Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Ajloun Fort, Jerash, Jerash GovernorateVisit one of strongest Islamic castles in the world which was built almost 1000 years ago, on your way there you will pass some of the amazing forests in Ajloun. Duration: 30 minutes

$1179 Transfers & Ground Transport

7 days trip around Jordan

Starting time is up to you in everyday, but it is always better to be early so you have enough time in each place.Price includes picking you up and droping you off to and from the Airports (Queen Alia Int. Airport or King Hussain Int. Airport).Expected places to visit are: Petra, Wadi Rum, Dead Sea, Jerash, Ajloun, Um Qais, Amman, Madaba, Mount Nebo, Kings way, Karak Castle, Shobak Castle, little Petra, Aqaba, Desert castles, Dana and many more places.Your transportation will be by an air conditioned 5 years old or less cars, our cars are well maintenanced and in an excellent condition.The price above is per car not per person, so if you are 4 or less then the price will not raise.You will be provided with free WI-FI , free bottled water during your ride with us.Meals are not included, but feel free to ask our drivers to stop for meal whenever you want, and they will choose the best places for you.Tickets are not included in the price, however we advise you to buy the Jordan Pass which will be much cheaper for you. (ask us for more details)Pick up locations are up to you (All hotels and Airports).

$725 Cultural & Theme Tours

Petra and Wadi Rum Group Tour

ItineraryDay 1: Arrival in Amman Pass By: Queen Alia International Airportarrival time (depends on your flight): You will be awaited at Queen Alia airport by our representative who will safely transfer you within 45min to your hotel in Amman.No meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight in AmmanDay 2: Amman – Jerash - Anjara – Ajloun Castle - AmmanPass By: Al Balad – Downtown Amman, Amman, Amman Governorate7am: Breakfast at the hotel.Stop At: Jerash Ruins, Jerash, Jerash GovernorateThen we will take you to the governorate of Jerash. Known for its well preserved roman cities. You will get to experience the impact & influence left by the Greco-Roman eras in the Mediterranean basin and the deeply rooted Arab traditions preserved by the local people. And if you’re lucky you’ll get to enjoy a historical reenactment of gladiators & chariot race.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Ajloun Nature Reserve, Ajlun, Ajlun GovernorateYou’ll then go visit “Anjara”. An ancient town located at the North East of Jordan. Where Our Lady of the Mount church is located. A popular Catholic pilgrim site in the Middle East. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Ajloun Nature Reserve, Ajlun, Ajlun GovernorateOur last stop will be in Ajloun. Where we will visit The Castle of Ajloun. Which is a 12th century Muslim Castle situated in northwestern Jordan.Duration: 1 hourPass By: Al Balad – Downtown Amman, Amman, Amman GovernorateAt the end of the day we will bring you back to your hotel in Amman, giving you time to pack your bags and rest well to get ready for the next 4 days.Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in AmmanDay 3: Amman – Wadi RumPass By: Al Balad – Downtown Amman, Amman, Amman Governorate7am: Enjoy your breakfast at your hotel in Amman.Stop At: Wadi Rum Protected Area, Wadi Rum, Al Aqabah GovernorateYour journey will then continue to your last stop in south of Jordan, to the most impressive deserts in the world and get to see the naturally multi-colored canyons, towering sandstone mountains and dunes of Wadi Rum, known as the Valley of the Moon & made famous for being used as a background setting for numerous films (“The Martian”-2015, “Rogue One”-2016, “Aladdin”-2019, just to name a few…).Finally, you’ll reach the Wadi Rum Bedouin Camp, located inside the protected area, where you can sit back, relax or even meditate, away from the city noise.Duration: 5 hoursPass By: Via Wadi Rum Camp, Wadi Rum Village, Wadi Rum, Al Aqabah GovernorateYou’ll end your day with a barbecue dinner & your accommodation for the night will be in Wadi Rum.Meals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in Wadi RumDay 4: Wadi Rum – PetraPass By: Via Wadi Rum Camp, Wadi Rum Village, Wadi Rum, Al Aqabah Governorate8am: Breakfast at the camp in Wadi Rum.Stop At: Petra By Night, Petra - Wadi Musa, Ma'an GovernorateWe will start our day off by adventuring thru the Petra Seeq (canyon). You can choose either to go on foot or you can choose to enjoy a short horse ride leading you to "Al Khazneh". Known to be one of the seven wonders of the world. Just try to grasp the fact that the Arab Nabateans, more than 2000 years ago, carved this 45m high monument Treasury into the red mountain rock. There, you might assist to Petra’s night show (available Monday, Wednesday & Thursday around 8:30pm). A fascinating sight to be a part of. Duration: 3 hoursPass By: Petra By Night, Petra - Wadi Musa, Ma'an GovernorateYour accommodation for the night will be in Petra. Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in PetraDay 5: Petra – Mt. Nebo – Madaba – Kerak region – Dead Sea – AmmanPass By: Petra, Petra - Wadi Musa, Ma'an Governorate7am: Enjoy your breakfast at your hotel in Petra.Stop At: Mount Nebo, Madaba, Madaba GovernorateFirst stop will be at Mount Nebo, where you’ll get to have a view over the Jordan Valley, the hills of Jerusalem & the Dead Sea.Duration: 4 hoursStop At: Madaba Mosaic Map, Madaba, Madaba GovernorateWe will then proceed on a mosaic tour until you get to Madaba. A city known for the mosaic map of the Holy Land. Which dates back to the 6th century AD, preserved in the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Karak Castle, Karak, Karak GovernorateThe third stop will be at Al-Karak, a city known for the Kerak Castle (aka Crusader castle). Which is one of the three largest castles in the region (the other two are in Syria). The Crusaders built this monument around 1133 and has always been valued for having such a strategic positioning. You will understand why that is when you see the view you’ll have from up there!Duration: 1 hourStop At: Dead Sea Resthouse, Dead Sea RegionAfterwards, you will be driving toward the lowest point on Earth passing by winding roads, so that you can enjoy a stress-free day, floating in the saltiest body of water in the world. The Dead Sea is known to be Earth’s lowest elevation on land and the deepest hyper-saline lake in the world. Its harsh environment does not permit the flourishment of any plant or animals. On the other hand, it has extremely healthy & beneficial properties that attracted visitors for thousands of years and today it will supply you with natural mud that you can spread on your skin putting any skincare lotions to shame.(PS: be careful not to splash dead sea's water in your eyes…. it’s salt:). Duration: 2 hoursPass By: Al Balad – Downtown Amman, Amman, Amman GovernorateFinally we will bring you back at your hotel in Amman, giving you time to rest well to get ready for the next day.Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in AmmanDay 6: Amman City Tour Pass By: Al Balad – Downtown Amman, Amman, Amman Governorate7am: Breakfast at the hotel.Stop At: Al Balad – Downtown Amman, Amman, Amman GovernorateYour tour will start off by going to Amman’s Citadel which is situated on a “mountain” in central Amman. Known for being one of the oldest continuously inhabited places, this first stop will give you a glimpse over the capital before going to Amman-Downtown. Known as “Al-Balad” by the locals, you will get to see the different & various markets and ancient Souks. Ending this tour will be the visit of the most obvious and impressive remnant of its Roman past. The Roman theater that was built at the time Amman was known as “Philadelphia” (around 106AD).Duration: 4 hoursPass By: Al Balad – Downtown Amman, Amman, Amman GovernorateAt the end of the day we will bring you back at your hotel in Amman.Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in AmmanDay 7: Departure from AmmanPass By: Queen Alia International AirportDeparture time (depends on your flight): We will be transferring you safely to Queen Alia Airport for your departure.Meals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

$86.07 Cultural & Theme Tours

Private Day Tour from Amman to Jerash and Ajloun and return

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Jerash Ruins, Jerash, Jerash GovernorateYour driver will pick you up at your Amman hotel (Pick up time can be flexible as long as enough time is provided to see the sites) Visit the magnificent Roman city of Jerash which is considered the best preserved Roman city outside of Italy with your own private local tour guide (1 1/2 - 2 hour private guided tour) Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Ajloun Castle, Jerash, Jerash GovernorateContinue to Medieval Islamic fortress/castle of Ajloun which is interesting to explore but also provides stunning views of the surrounding countryside.Drive back to your Amman hotelDuration: 1 hour