A private sightseeing tour of Amman starts off this 6-hour itinerary, which includes a city tour of Jordan’s capital and the mosaics of Madaba. A personal guide accompanies you to the otherwise overwhelming Al Bukaria Souk and shares views from the Citadel and Mt. Nebo, which boasts a sweeping panorama over the Jordan Valley and Dead Sea.
Meet your guide upon hotel pickup in Amman and depart by private vehicle for a 6-hour tour of the capital. You’ll visit ancient and modern sites on a drive through city streets. Start in the district of Jabal Al Hussein and be treated to sweeping views of old Amman from the Citadel. Proceed to the downtown area and have free time to explore the former gold and spice markets of Al Bukaria Souk, known for its accessories, souvenirs, and traditional dresses.
Back in your tour vehicle, get a glimpse of King Abdullah Mosque and the Coptic Orthodox Church. You’ll pass by historical Jabal Al Webdeih, famous for its art galleries, then continue to Rainbow Street. At the heart of many of Amman’s landmarks, this pedestrian-rich area includes the headquarters of the Jordan River Foundation and the residence of King Talal.
See modern villas in the newer part of the city before you’re off to Madaba, known for its mosaics. The most popular and renowned example is the 6th-century mosaic map of Jordan and the Holy Land, located inside St. George Orthodox Church and marked with points of interest related to Biblical stories.After your visit, climb up Mt. Nebo, where the prophet Moses is said to have died. Soak up the view of the Holy Land and the Jordan Valley all the way to the Dead Sea. You’ll also get a look at the mosaics found inside the church of Mt. Nebo before return transport to your hotel.