1. Jordan
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From Amman: Private Tour to Jerash and Ajloun

Product ID: 212262
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Discover ancient civilizations from the Roman Empire and the Islamic era on this private day tour to Jerash and Ajloun from Amman.
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Duration: 6 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
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amman hotel

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Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the ancient architecture of the Roman empire
  • Gain insight into the city aided by your English speaking guide
  • Relax with convenient pick-up and drop-off service
Full description
Begin your private tour with a pick up from your hotel in central Amman. You'll travel in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle to Jerash. Wander among the temples, theatres, plazas, paths and collonaded streets, all enclosed within the remaining city walls. Inside 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 accompany you during your 2-hour visit to the Jerash. This ancient city was one of the most prosperous in the Roman Empire and was covered by sand for centuries until it's remnants were discovered in 1806. Head through the ancient city gate and walk around the well-preserved ruins as your guide tells you tales about the city in its heyday. See it's arches, theatres, and elegant collonaded streets. Take the opportunity to take some photos of the stunning Oval Plaza, the intriguing egg-shaped public square framed by standing columns.

Having explored Jerash, continue to the 12th-century Castle of Ajloun. Built in the time of Saladin to defend against Crusader armies, head inside this semi-intact hilltop fortress and roam the corridors and staircases. Admire the stunning views over the lush hills of the Jordan Valley from the towers. Then, reconvene with your vehicle and relax on your ride back to Amman where your trip ends with a hotel drop off.
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Private Transfer by air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-Speaking driver
  • Entrance fees to Jerash Roman Ruins and Ajloun Castle
  • Local English-Speaking Guide for the visit to Jerash
What’s Not Included
  • All type of meals, unless option with lunch selected (vegetarian meal by request)
  • Beverages
  • Gratuities
  • Personal Expenses

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Important information
Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received at the time of booking.
• For clients holding Jordan Passes, the corresponding entrance fees to be returned directly to you.
• Pick-up and drop-off from Amman Queen Alia International Airport is available by request for layover day tours.
• Local SIM cards and Wi-Fi are available upon request and can be supplied for a small additional charge of approximately 20 USD (prices can be subject to change).
• Most local restaurants in Jordan are alcohol-free.

From US$ 153 per person

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Zaid Tours and Travel

Product ID: 212262