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1. Amman Airport: Private Transfer to Amman Hotels
Enjoy a hassle-free transfer between Queen Alia International Airport and your accommodation in Amman. Meet your driver and relax on the journey to your hotel. These comfortable, air-conditioned vehicles are staffed by friendly and professional drivers who speak English. Begin your leisure or business trip the right way. Relax with a stress-free meet and greet service. You will be picked up from Amman Airport or from your Amman hotel for your private transfer. Enjoy the ride with comfortable seats and generous leg room and onboard Wi-Fi.
2. Amman: Petra, Wadi Rum, Red Sea & Dead Sea 2-Day Camp Tour
Explore some of Jordan's most spectacular sites on a 2-day, private tour for (1-7 people) from Amman. Day 1: Amman - Petra Depart Amman and travel south to Petra. Founded by the Nabateans, Petra is considered one of the wonders of the world. Located 139 miles (225 kilometers) from Amman, Petra was carved in stone more than 2,000 years ago. It dominated the trade routes of ancient Arabia. Upon arrival, walk the narrow path of the Siq to discover the main entrance to the city. At the end of the Siq, see the Treasury (al-Khazneh), which was believed to hold countless treasures. Continue to the monastery and Altar of Sacrifice. Then, transfer to Wadi Rum in the afternoon. Spend the night in a Bedouin camp and enjoy dinner and some night time activities. Day 2: Wadi Rum - Red Sea - Dead Sea After breakfast, drive to Wadi Rum by 4WD jeep. Wadi Rum ("Valley...
The magic places this country has to offer and our driver Khalil made this experience unforgettable. Khalil is a fantastic guide and he was always ready to help us with anything. He would show us the nicest spots for pictures and take us to the best places to eat at. He even surprised us with ice cream and drinks after a long visit at Petra. I was traveling with two friends and in just two days we managed to go on a hike around Petra, drove to Wadi Rum desert and rode 4WD and camels. We slept in bedouin camp and gazed at the shooting starts and at the sunrise the morning after. Took a dive in the Red Sea’s waters at Aqaba and had so much fun getting coated with the Dead Sea’s muds. This tour is a convenient way to explore the most significant places in Jordan if you only have a limited time to spend there. Although it is pretty comprehensive, be ready to pay extra if you would like to have guides and additional activities during your stops. Looking forward to visiting again!
3. From Amman: Jerash, Ajloun Castle & Umm Qais Private Tour
Start with pickup from your hotel in Amman and travel towards the ancient city of Jerash. Explore the city which was a rich a prosperous Greek and Roman settlement, first founded by Alexander the Great around 331 BC. Wander down the Collonaded Street, and discover well-preserved examples of Roman architecture including the amphitheater, public squares, temples, and plazas. See the Temple of Artemis, the Forum, the oval plaza, and Hadrian’s Arch. Then, proceed to Ajloun and visit Ajloun Castle, a 12th-century fortress built during the rule of the Ayyubid dynasty under the command of Saladin. Built as a defensive outpost to guard the 3 major passages into northwest Jordan, this hilltop structure is a striking example of medieval Arab-Islamic military architecture. Discover the various towers, chambers, galleries, and staircases that form part of the town as well as the beautiful scenery t...
We had a great time with this tour, our driver Mohaned was really nice and knowledgeable about the place. Would recommend it!
4. From Amman: Petra & Wadi Rum Day Trip with Hotel Pickup
The day begins with pickup from your accommodation in Amman and heads off on the 225 kilometer journey to the ancient city of Petra. This UNESCO listed location, which dates back over 2000 years, once dominated the trade routes of ancient Arabia. Upon arrival, take a stroll through Al-Siq, a narrow and deep pathway that acts as the main entrance into Petra. Inside, admire the Al-Khazneh, also known as the treasury where elegant remains of antiquity can be found carved deep into the rocks. Other highlights of Petra include the monastery, Altar of Sacrifice, Street of Facades, Royal Tombs, the Roman Theater, and more. After soaking up all the sights that Petra has to offer, continue the tour towards Wadi Rum, also known as the Valley of the Moon. As you head to Wadi Rum, which was the filming location of blockbuster movies such as Lawrence of Arabia and The Martian, allow yourself to be ...
This’s been something unique, something magnificent, something unbelievable….another dimension of life
5. From Amman: Private Day Trip to Petra with Pickup
Depart Amman in the morning and drive along the desert highway to Petra and Wadi Mousa. Upon arrival at the ancient city, enter the archaeological site and make your way to the famous rock-carved Treasury via the stunning Siq canyon. Visit the vast Theater, carved out of the mountainside, and then continue to the Monastery to marvel at the remains of the facade of the holy site. Return through the rock walls via the impressive High Place of Sacrifice, where breathtaking views and amazing rocks of different colors are your reward. Depart in the afternoon and get dropped off at your hotel in Amman.
Khalil Abu He is an excellent driver, he was wonderful, the help he gave us, we are very grateful to him for all the kindness and help, the car is very clean, smells very good, very friendly, very safe to travel with him, super punctual he had to wait for so he is very patient he gave us excellent advice for the trip .. we recommend it 100% thanks
6. From Amman: Dead Sea and Madaba Tour with Hotel Pickup
Begin your 10-hour tour with a drive from Amman to Madaba. Madaba is one of the oldest towns in the Middle East, and home to a number of churches. Many are now in ruin, but you can still see extraordinary mosaics from the 7th and 8th centuries. Visit the St. George and Martyrs churches, and later the Mount Nebo Church. Take in views of the Holy Land and the Jordan River Valley from the summit. Jericho is usually visible, and on a clear day you may see Jerusalem. Continue to the Jordan River Baptism Site, and then the Dead Sea for an amazing panoramic view. Stop at the Dead Sea Beach for an hour to relax and enjoy lunch, before heading back to Amman.
I just finished my tour and I definitely recommend it to every traveller that wants to discover Jordan. Our driver was amazing and we had a very good time visiting the religious sites and the Dead Sea. It's a unique experience that only Jordan can offer.
7. From Sharm El Sheikh: Day Tour to Petra by Ferry
Start your journey to Petra with pickup from Sharm El Sheikh in a modern air-conditioned vehicle between 1:30 AM and 2:00 AM. Travel to the border crossing at Taba, arriving at approximately 6:00 AM. Be met and assisted at the border, and once in Jordan, travel to the port of Aqaba. Hop on the ferry and sail directly towards Jordan’s "Rose City", known worldwide as Petra. Explore the lost city of the Nabataeans, which was carved into the mountains many centuries ago. Choose between walking or riding a camel to the Siq (canyon) which is a natural crack in the rocks. Follow the trail which leads to the city and discover the beautiful carvings of statues, idols, and various structures. At the end of the canyon, you will be able to see the famous “Al Khazneh” which has been standing for more than 2000 years. See the Roman theater, the royal tombs, the Roman collonaded street, and Qasr al-B...
8. Petra and Wadi Rum: 3-Day Guided Tour from Tel Aviv
Your three adventure-filled days begin in the early morning at Abraham Hostel Tel Aviv. Drive through the fertile Jordan Valley to the Sheikh Hussein border crossing in the North. Your first stop is Jerash, one of the world’s best-preserved Roman towns. Journey through time as you walk the colonnaded streets behind the impressive Hadrian’s Arch, and discover the wonderful blend of Greco-Roman architecture telling 4,000 years of Mediterranean history. After lunch at a local restaurant, head to the capital. Its hilltop Citadel is the perfect place to learn more about Amman’s cultural importance and eventful past, featuring palaces, a museum and the Temple of Hercules, allowing panoramic views across the city. As the evening descends, drive to a Bedouin camp near Petra. Welcomed by a traditional dinner, enjoy authentic Bedouin hospitality beneath the clear desert skies and listen to local ...
Mahdi was such a great guide. We had a great experience— it was a little colder than we expected but well worth the trip!
9. From Amman: Full Day Holy Land Tour
Set off on a whirlwind full day tour of the most famous sights in the historic Jordanian Holy Land. After being picked up from your accommodation, head to the ancient city of Madaba which is renowned for its colorful Byzantine and Umayyad mosaics. Visit St. George's Greek Orthodox Church and view the important floor mosaic, an early Christian treasure that today stands as the oldest map of Palestine and offers many historical insights into the area. Continue on to Mt. Nebo, recorded in the Bible as the site where Moses was granted a view of the Promised Land. Enjoy a stunning panoramic vista of the valley of the River Jordan, Jericho, and, on clear days, Jerusalem. Check out the remains of a Byzantine church and monastery located on Syagha, the highest point of the mountain. Visit another site of Biblical significance with a stop at Al-Maghtas or "Bethany Beyond the Jordan," the place...
10. Petra in a Day: Private Tour from Amman
Following pick-up from your hotel in the morning, depart Amman and drive along the desert highway to Petra in Wadi Mousa. Petra has hundreds of sites; you could easily spend 3 days in Wadi Mousa and visit a different one each day. However, with the help of a local guide, it's possible to discover the main sites in just a few hours. A local guide will be at your disposal for 2 to 3 hours. Upon arrival at Petra, pass the Siq. Continue to the stunning Treasury carved into the sandstone rock. Then go to the Theatre and beautiful rock-carved Monastery. This is so huge that even the doorway is several stories tall. On the way to (or from) the Monastery, you can visit the Place of Sacrifice, located between the hills. Marvel at the 1,050 stairs that lead up to the site. Petra's name comes from the Latin word "petrae" ("rock") and the city lies in a great rift valley east of Jordan's Wadi Arab...
The whole experience was excellent from the very beginning, the driver Murad showed up on time and was very professional and kind, he was very aware of all needed for the experience, once we arrived to Petra we immediately met with the guide Abdulah, who was just very professional, he told the history of the place since the very beggining and explained the theories and the fundamentals for everything, he was always there for questions, we stopped at every important point to get an explanation of its meaning or use, know the facts and maybe even theorize a little bit about the reasons for some things, i was very pleased to find myself with so professional people during the whole experience, i would definetly recommend this tour and i would absolutely recommend doing it with these guys, once again, Murad and Abdulah were terrific at it, the experience was atop thanks to these guys. Bravo
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What people are saying about Amman
A wonderful experience. If you are staying in Amman then do go with this package. It covers maximum locations in short period of time. A wonderful resort awaits to as well where kids can enjoy a lot. The driver was very friendly throughout.
Great trip. All attractions were interesting and on top of that our driver was very friendly and helpful giving us some tips about places to go in Amman. Highly recommend.
An amazing tour. it covers the most important sites of the southern Jordan. our driver Murad was a great guide and person overall. he gave us both safe and guidance.
Everything when we’ll , Jafar came in perfect time , told me a lot of things about the place and story of Jordan , and we also eat together on the way back.
This’s been something unique, something magnificent, something unbelievable….another dimension of life