Day trip

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

Day trip

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

From US$ 57 per person

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 15 minutes before scheduled pickup time. The driver will wait 45 minutes after scheduled pickup time.
Wheelchair accessible


  • 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
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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 89 reviews

Review summary

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it was beautiful, and Younis the driver was super friendly, I just would have loved if I was informed that the tour was not guided by a professional guide, and that I needed to pay extra for that service. rather than that, it was very comfy, I took my time to explore the archaeological sites and there was nothing to complain about.

March 28, 2023

Our driver, Mustafa Omar was great. He knew the back roads and saved us time. He stopped and showed us sights along the way. He was always punctual at pick up times. Even had the car washed while we were in a sight. If you don't have a Jordan Pass check it out before you come. It's a no brainer, saving on Jordan visa and these three sights. We're already ahead and Petra tomorrow @ $ 70 savings!

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March 28, 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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March 28, 2023

Product ID: 369141