Private tour

Madaba, Mount Nebo & Amman Bethany Private Day Trip

Activity provider: Zaid Tours and Travel

Madaba, Mount Nebo & Amman Bethany Private Day Trip

Activity provider: Zaid Tours and Travel

From US$ 166.67 per person

Escape bustling Amman for the day and see three of Jordan’s most important religious and historical sites on a private 8-hour trip.

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Duration 7 hours
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  • Escape bustling Amman for the day on a day trip of Madaba
  • See 3 of Jordan’s most important religious and historical sites
  • Soak up Jordan's incredible scenery
Full description
After hotel pick-up, head to Madaba, the city of mosaics. Arrive at Saint George’s Church, the 19th-century basilica, home to the Madaba Mosaic Map, an intricate floor mosaic of the Holy Land believed to have been created in the 6th-century A.D. Continue to Mount Nebo, where Moses is believed to have gazed out over the Promised Land. Absorb the sweeping views over the Dead Sea and Jordan Valley, then visit the Byzantine Church to see its fabled mosaics.  Continue on to the Bethany Beyond the Jordan River, where it is believed Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist. Meet your guide and take a tour of key excavated ruins, learning how the site was sanctified as the place of Jesus’ baptism by the Vatican in 2000. See the remnants of Roman and Byzantine churches, caves, wells, and baptismal pools. Listen as your guide explains why archaeologists believe that it was here that John the Baptist lived, preached, and performed baptisms. Afterward, return to Amman, where your tour ends with a hotel drop-off. 
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private transfer by air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking driver
  • Entrance fees to the mentioned sites
  • Local English-speaking guide at Madaba, Mount Nebo, and Bethany
  • Meals (unless lunch option is selected)
  • Beverages
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
  • For clients holding a Jordan Pass, the corresponding entrance fees to be returned directly to the destination
  • Pick-up and drop-off from Amman Queen Alia International Airport available by request for layover day tours
  • Local SIM cards and Wi-Fi are available upon request and can be subject to a small additional charge of approximately $20
  • Please note that most local tourist restaurants in Jordan are non-alcoholic
  • Please note: the Bethany in this trip should not be confused with Bethany in Jerusalem, where it's believed that Mary Magdalene lived and Lazarus rose from the dead

Product ID: 209016