Private Jerash and Ajloun Castle Full-Day Chauffeur Service from Dead Sea

Day Trips & Excursions in Jerash

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Explore one of the largest and most well preserved sites of Roman architecture in the world with this private, full-day chauffeur service. Jerash has paved streets with the classic architecture of colonnades, famous hilltop temples, beautiful theaters, wide public squares and plazas, baths, fountains and city walls. Many of the attractions are still in exceptional condition. Visit the Medieval Castle of Ajlun built by the Muslims during the 12th Century, alongside viewing the Jordan valley, Jordan river, and parts of the West Bank such as Jericho.
You will be picked up from your hotel in Dead Sea to start your tour by visiting Jerash city, the most complete and well preserved city of the Roman Empire. Jerash is one of the Decapolis cities to the north of Amman. You will enter through the main gate of the city and visit its Oval Plaza, Colonnaded Street as well as it theaters, and temples. On the road you will see the Jordan valley, Jordan river and the old olive oil trees that are one hundred years old. You will then travel to Ajlon 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. At the end of journey you will then be returned to your hotel in the Dead Sea.

What’s included

  • Bottled water
  • English Speaking Driver
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Free Wi-Fi

What’s not included

  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Local guide at sites 
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Souvenir photos

Highlights

  • Ideal choice for families
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Multiple times offered throughout the day
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Instant Confirmation
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