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Petra and Wadi Rum: 3-Day Guided Tour from Tel Aviv

1. Petra and Wadi Rum: 3-Day Guided Tour from Tel Aviv

See everything Jordan has to offer on this three-day tour from Tel Aviv. See Petra, visit a Bedouin camp, and marvel at the clear, starry skies of the desert. Day 1Begin your tour in Tel Aviv, and head toward the Jordanian border. Enter Jordan at the Allenby Bridge border, and drive through the arid desert for about an hour before enjoying a delicious local lunch. Continue through the stunning desert landscape of Wadi Rum, virtually untouched by humanity. Travel through the moon-like landscape in a 4×4 Jeep and marvel at the red sand dunes, towering cliffs of weathered stone, and desert animals in the light of a beautiful sunset. End your first evening at a Bedouin camp near Petra with an Arab-style dinner and a comfortable bed. Before going to sleep, sit beneath the clear desert skies and stargaze as you drink a cup of delicious Bedouin tea. Day 2Early the next morning, enjoy a quick breakfast before heading to Petra. Explore this world-famous archeological site in the morning with your guide before taking a lunch break at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, explore the other areas of Petra, including the monastery, on your own, before heading back to the Bedouin camp for another delicious dinner. Day 3Enjoy breakfast at the campsite and then head to Madaba, an ancient Jordanian city. Walk up to the viewpoint of Mount Nebo for a panoramic view. Relax with lunch and then head back to the Allenby Bridge border crossing, arriving back in Tel Aviv in the afternoon.

From Amman: Private Amman and Jerash Sightseeing Tour

2. From Amman: Private Amman and Jerash Sightseeing Tour

Begin your 6-hour tour with hotel pickup from central Amman, then travel in an air-conditioned vehicle to Jerash. Admire the passing towns and landscapes as your driver explains the history of Jerash, an ancient city covered by sand for centuries. Head through the city gate and walk around the well-preserved ruins as your guide tells you about the city in its heyday. See arches, theaters, and elegant streets. Snap photos of the stunning Oval Plaza, an egg-shaped public square framed by columns.   After this, return to Amman for a panoramic tour of the city’s highlights. Drive around the downtown area past markets, churches, and mosques such as King Abdullah’s mosque. Pass King Hussein’s Palace, where the late king is laid to rest. Discover the Roman, Byzantine, and Islamic-era ruins of Amman Citadel. Gaze in awe at the Roman Amphitheater, carved into a hillside in the 2nd century B.C. Enjoy free time for shopping in the local gold and spice markets. Your tour then concludes by strolling the Jabal al Weibdeh and Jabal Amman areas, and the Rainbow Street, Amman’s colorful arts and shopping hotspot. Delve into the upscale neighborhoods of Abdoun and Sweifieh, where luxury shopping malls and private villas line the streets. After passing through modern Amman, drive back to your hotel.

Amman: Day or Night Private Sightseeing Tour

3. Amman: Day or Night Private Sightseeing Tour

Start the tour driving through Jabal Al - Hussein for a breathtaking view of old Amman from the Citadel. Gaze in awe at the Roman Amphitheater, carved into a hillside in the 2nd-century BC. Pass King Hussein’s Palace, where the late, revered king is laid to rest. Proceed to the downtown area and take some free time to wander through the old gold and spice markets. The tour will continue to the city’s various mosques including King Abdullah Mosque and churches such as Coptic Orthodox Church.  Continue the tour with a stroll through the historical area of Jabal Al – Webdeih, famous for its different art galleries. Then, wander down Rainbow Street in Jabal Amman Quarter, the cradle of many of Amman’s landmarks including headquarters of the Jordan River Foundation, and the residence of King Talal.  After discovering Amman’s colorful arts and shopping hot spot, head over to the modern part of town. Delve into the upscale neighborhoods of Abdoun and Swefieh, where luxury shopping malls and swanky private villas line the streets. Alternatively, ask to be dropped off at one of the malls like Galleria and Taj Mall or at Abdali Boulevard, a stylish new enclave of designer shops regarded as Amman’s up-and-coming downtown area.

Amman: Private Car & Downtown Walking Tour

4. Amman: Private Car & Downtown Walking Tour

After being picked up from your hotel, set off to explore the bustling Jabal Amman district. If there’s something you want to see more of, tell your escort as your itinerary can be tailored around you. Head for Rainbow Street, a road that encapsulates Amman's energy and arts scene. Stroll by bookshops, cafés, craft galleries, and 1920s villas. Savor some street snacks or stop for breakfast such as a falafel sandwich (a deep-fried chickpea patty) or kunafa, a local cheese-filled pastry encrusted with pistachios. Saunter down Mango Street, past the historic buildings of the Royal Film Commission, Nabad Gallery, and Books@Cafe. Break up your exploring with free time to shop for souvenirs. After this, continue on to the Jabal Al-Weibdeh district by vehicle and learn the history of one of Amman's oldest and hippest districts. Stroll the winding streets, admiring the stone buildings and leafy lanes as you discover the area's contemporary art scene. Absorb the creative vibe at the Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts, and Makan Arts Space, an alternative arts venue. Admire the Arabic art at Darat Al Funun gallery, set in three 1920s villas; and visit Dar El Anda, another arts hub inside a historical building. See the National Museum Park and visit the Paris Circle, the heart of Weibdeh. Take a walk in the pretty park in this lively square, and learn how it got its French name. Choose the option to enjoy a home-cooked lunch at Café Najla, a local authentic trendy restaurant serving traditional Jordanian cuisine. Upgrade to the Amman Citadel and Roman Theater tour and choose to continue the tour by vehicle to Amman's downtown markets and the Roman Theatre and Citadel. End the tour with a hotel drop-off, or an optional central drop-off that lets you continue exploring independently. Alternatively, your guide will provide directions back to your hotel.

Amman: Private Sightseeing City Tour

5. Amman: Private Sightseeing City Tour

Discover more about the fascinating city of Amman on this private tour with an professional guide. Learn more about the culture and history as you visit the Amman Roman theatre, the Citadel, Umayyad Palace, and King Abdullah mosque. Start your trip with a delicious traditional Jordanian breakfast at a local restaurant. Drive to King Abdullah mosque and visit the ruins of the Amman Roman theatre. Take a trip to the past as you walk through the Citadel and the Umayyad Palace. Satisfy your curiosity at the archaeological and folklore museums and stroll through the vibrant souks and markets before heading to Jordan Museum. View the unique architecture on Rainbow Street, one of Amman's oldest suburbs. Have a filling lunch before visiting some local shops. Relax, as your professional driver takes you back to your accommodation.

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What people are saying about Amman

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 4 reviews

Our guide Mahmoud did everything to ensure that my son and I feel comfortable and that we have a wonderful start to our Jordan tour. His hospitality was beyond compare!

Perfectly organized, the guide Ali was amazing. Fantastic experience!

Nice tour walking in downtown Amman mixed with the local citizens

Excellent program, excellent driver, and excellent local guide

Was a very good short tour, we did liked. Very nice driver.