One Day Private Tour: Jerash and Ajloun Castle From The Dead Sea

Day Trips & Excursions in Jericho

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Go on a day tour to explore one of the largest and most well preserved sites of Roman architecture in the world to this day. 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. Off 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.
Depart in a private vehicle from Dead Sea Hotel to visit Jerash, the most complete and well preserved city of the Roman Empire. You will start  with exciting green views in the Jordan valley, and Jordan river, parts of west bank like Jericho, then when arrive Jerash you will see the ancient olive oil trees aged one hundreds years old.You will then travel to Ajlun Castle 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.You will then be returned to your hotel in the Dead Sea.

What’s included

  • Fuel surcharge
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Wi-Fi available
  • English Speaking Driver
  • Private tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle 

What’s not included

  • Entrance fees
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Local Guides are available on sites ( available to purchase )

Highlights

  • Ideal choice for families
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Instant Confirmation
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
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