Private tour

From Amman: Jerash, Ajloun Castle or Umm Qais Private Tour

From Amman: Jerash, Ajloun Castle or Umm Qais Private Tour

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From US$ 57 per person

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Explore some of Northern Jordan’s ancient treasures and ruins on a private day tour to Jerash, Ajloun Castle, and Umm Qais.

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Duration 5 - 8 hours
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English, Arabic
Pickup included
Please be ready for pickup 15 minutes before scheduled pickup time. The driver will wait 45 minutes after scheduled pickup time.
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • Discover the Roman ruins of Jerash
  • Explore 12th-century Ajloun Castle, built by Saladin’s forces
  • Enjoy the panoramic views of the region in Umm Qais
Full description

Choose from a tour from a private tour from Amman to Jerash, Ajloun Castle, and Umm Qais, a private tour from Amman to Jerash, a private tour from Amman to Jerash and Aljoun Castle, or a private tour from Amman to Jerash and Umm Qais.

Start with pickup from your hotel in Amman and travel towards your next destination in an air-conditioned car or van.

Pick a tour with the option to visit the ancient city of Jerash and explore the city which was a rich a prosperous Greek and Roman settlement. Wander down the Colonnaded Street, and discover a well-preserved Roman amphitheater, the Temple of Artemis, the Forum, Oval plaza, and Hadrian’s Arch. Select a tour to Ajloun and visit Ajloun Castle, a 12th-century fortress built by Saladin from the Ayyubid dynasty. View its Arab-Islamic military architecture, which guarded the major passages into northwest Jordan. Discover its towers, chambers, galleries, and staircases that form part of the town.

Admire the beautiful scenery that surrounds the hills. Climb the tower and take in the fantastic views of the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea. Opt for a tour to Umm Qais and visit one of the most stunning Greco-Roman cities in the region. Learn about the ruins of the Decapolis city of Gadara, now known as Umm Qais. Take in the breathtaking views of Jordan, Syria, Israel, and Palestine.

 Finally, reconvene with your driver and return to Amman, where your tour ends with a drop-off at any central location of your choosing.

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking driver
  • Wi-Fi
  • Water
  • Food
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses
  • Any other service not mentioned
  • Any entrance fees
  • Local guide (optional)

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • This is not a guided tour, but a local guide can be hired at all 3 sites at your own expense
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 77 reviews

Review summary

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Our driver for the day was Anas.Initially a driver named Ahmed contacted us a night before however on the day of pickup Anas mentioned something happened to Ahmads car which is why he couldn’t come.Anas was a nice, polite and a professional driver. Our pickup time was 09:00 and Anas arrived at 09:06 however we started our trip around 09:15-09:20 am.We ourselves were late as we were having breakfast in hotel which took time with a small baby.He initially took us to Umm Qais which was great.You get good views of bordering nations and places from there.The guide Ibrahim (extra paid) charges us 15 JOD for 2 adults which was a bit expensive.He charged same value for another Chinese group of 4 adults.Please make sure you bargain with guides. After that we went to Ajloun Castle which was fine however required lot of stairs and climbing if you are with infant.I didnt find anything special there to be honest.Post that,we went to Jerash where there was again a castle similar to the Ajloun.

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January 30, 2023

It was a very pleasant day, thanks to our driver Mustafa who accompanied us and helped us a lot throughout the tour. The Car we traveled in was new and clean, with two bottles of water, tissues and Wi-Fi service present. Fantastic places I absolutely recommend it. Thank you Mustafa for all the help you have provided us.

January 18, 2023

An excellent opportunity to see Jordan's countryside. One unique part of our trip was the opportunity to over look The Golan Heights and Syria. Jerash was fascinating and provides the opportunity to walk the city and get a sense of the grandeur and way of life of these citizens. Our driver, Mohammad, was prompt, courteous, a safe driver and knowledgeable. Bring comfortable walking shoes and be prepared to take spectacular pictures. A great way to see the countryside.

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November 10, 2022

Product ID: 369141