Private Half Day Islamic Tour of King Abdullah Mosque and Jordan Valley Sahaba from Amman

Day Trips & Excursions in Amman

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Looking for a pilgrimage Islamic tour that rebuilds your faith? This tour is a must for all believers and non-believers as this visit not only brings history to life, but you get to experience history that writes itself in you. You will visit the main Shrines (Maqamat) of the “Sahaba”. The term “Sahaba" meaning the companions refers to the companions, disciples, scribes, and family of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, which all Muslims have important views upon. The tour includes a classic visit of the capital of Jordan, the white city of Amman with a view point from the Citadel, and a tour of the city center, souk, and the Blue Mosque of King Abdullah I.
Start your private tour with a panoramic visit of the city of Amman downtown market and city center with its traditional “souk”. You will have a beautiful view point of the city from the Citadel and continue to visit King Abdullah Mosque; it is one of the most famous and most recognizable structures in Amman. It was built as a memorial for the late King Abdullah I. The Blue Mosque, as it is popularly known is an elite example of Islamic architecture. It can house up to 7000 worshippers. The cavernous, octagonal prayer hall is capped by a magnificent blue dome 35m in diameter, decorated with Qur’anic inscriptions. This is the only mosque in Amman that openly welcomes non-Muslim visitors. To complete your Islamic tour the “Sahaba Shrines” meaning (Maqamat) in Arabic visit is a must. “Sahaba” is the Arabic word for the companions of the Prophet Muhammad. The “Sahaba Shrines” sits on the hills of the Jordan Valley and belongs to five of the companions. Start by visiting the “Shrines” of: Abu Ubaydah Amer bin Al-Jarrah, Muath bin Jabal, Shurahbil bin Hasnah, Amr bin Abi Waqqas, Dhirar bin Al-Azwar. After completing your tour you will return to your hotel in Amman.

What’s included

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Private Transfer by air conditioned leisure vehicle according number of participants
  • English Speaking Driver
  • Entrance to the King Abdullah Mosque and the mentioned Shrines

What’s not included

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