Private Full Day Tour to Jerash, Madaba, and Mount Nebo from Amman


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From $134.62

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 8 hours

Departs: Amman, Amman

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Overview

Discover ancient civilizations from the Roman Empire and beyond on this private day tour to Jerash, Madaba, and Mount Nebo from Amman. Follow your private guide through the streets of Jerash Greco – Roman city, widely considered among the best-preserved of all the world’s ancient Roman cities. With your private guide to lead the way, choose your route to see the attractions of most interest. Admire plazas, temples, theaters, and colonnaded avenues under the ancient Roman rule. Discover settlements dating from the Bronze and Iron Age, and gaze back over 2,500 years. Proceed to Madaba and Mount Nebo. Visit Saint George’s Church in Madaba, home to beautiful Byzantine mosaics depicting the Holy Land and Jordan. Enjoy panoramic views over the Jordan Valley to Jericho and Jerusalem from Mount Nebo. Explore the ruins of a Byzantine church that once stood on the hilltop, and gain insight into biblical legend for which this ancient corner of the world is famous.


What's Included

English-Speaking Driver

Entrance fees to Jerash and Mount Nebo; if option Jordan Pass not selected

Entrance fees to Madaba Saint John Church; if option Jordan Pass not selected

Entrance to Madaba Saint George Church, Archaeological Museum; if option Jordan Pass not selected

Hotel pick up and drop off

Local English-Speaking Guide at Jerash and Madaba Saint George Church

On board WI-FI

Private Transfer by air-conditioned leisure new vehicle according number of participants

What's Not Included

All type of beverages

All type of gratuities (Tips to the Driver) – Recommended

All type of meals, unless option with lunch selected (Vegetarian meal by request)

Anything else not mentioned

Personal Expenses


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 5
  • CHILD: Age: 6 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 99

Additional Info

  • Clients are advised to bring hats, sun screen, and comfortable walking shoes.
  • Contact your local operator (phone number, emergency mobile number, or email address) a day before to reconfirm pick-up arrangements provided in your voucher.
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • For Arab and G.C.C. nationals, please book Jordan Pass option; visits without entrance fees included, as reduced entrance fees apply. It is better for Arab and G.C.C. passport holders to pay directly in destination their entrance fees.
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Most local tourist restaurants in Jordan do not serve alcohol, if you do not want a dry restaurant please contact us.
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level.
  • Clients are advised to bring hats, sun screen, and comfortable walking shoes.
  • Contact your local operator (phone number, emergency mobile number, or email address) a day before to reconfirm pick-up arrangements provided in your voucher.
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • For Arab and G.C.C. nationals, please book Jordan Pass option; visits without entrance fees included, as reduced entrance fees apply. It is better for Arab and G.C.C. passport holders to pay directly in destination their entrance fees.
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Most local tourist restaurants in Jordan do not serve alcohol, if you do not want a dry restaurant please contact us.
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level.

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Jerash
Begin your private tour with a pick up from your central Amman hotel, and travel by comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle to Jerash with your own private English-Speaking Driver who doubles up as your guide.

• Admission Ticket Free

Jerash Ruins
Wander among the original temples, theaters, plazas, paths, and colonnaded streets. Within the city walls have been found the remains of settlements dating from the Bronze Age, the Iron Age, the Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine, Umayyad, and Abbasid periods; indicating human occupation at this location for more than 2,500 years. A local English-Speaking Guide will be included for your classic 2 hours visit of this Roman Decapolis City of Jerash.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Oval Plaza
This ancient city was one of the most prosperous in the Roman Empire, and was covered by sand for centuries until its remnants were discovered in 1806 A.D. Head through the ancient city gate and walk around the well-preserved ruins as your guide tells you tales about the city. See its arches, theaters, and elegant colonnaded street. Snap photos of the stunning Oval Plaza, the Temples of Zeus and Artemis, as well as the intriguing egg-shaped public square framed by standing columns.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

St. George's Church
Travel to Madaba, known for its exquisite Byzantine mosaics. After roughly an hour, arrive in Madaba and head inside Saint George’s Church with a local guide. This 19th-century Greek Orthodox basilica is home to the famous Madaba Mosaic Map, a 6th-century A.D. floor mosaic that depicts the ancient Holy Land and Jordan. Gaze at this masterpiece and its richly detailed renderings of Jerusalem, Jericho, the Dead Sea, and other biblical sites as your guide explains how it was unearthed in 1897 A.D.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Madaba Archaeological Park
Proceed to the open-air museum known as the Archaeological Park, which houses a collection of ruins and mosaics like the Church of Virgin Mary and other floor house mosaics.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church
Visit the historic Catholic Church of Saint John the Baptist, with its beautiful Bell Tower for a breath-taking view of Madaba. Visit its underground museum memorial of Saint John the Baptist.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Mount Nebo
Having admired the mosaic, drive to Mount Nebo, the hill where according to the bible, Moses was not only granted a view of the Holy Land, but also died. Take in the stunning views from the summit that extend over the Jordan Valley, and on a clear day, can stretch as far as Jericho and Jerusalem. Visit the Byzantine Franciscan Church that once graced the hilltop. Here, archaeologists have uncovered a series of floor mosaics dating from between the 4th and 6th century A.D. Marvel at these intricate artworks with their still-vivid illustrations of peacocks, soldiers, horses, and hunters; as your guide shares facts about their creation and discovery. After your visit of this marvelous Franciscan Monastery of Mount Nebo, return to your vehicle and make the drive back to Amman. Your tour concludes with a drop-off at your Amman hotel.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included






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