Ajloun Castle & Jerash Tour
Amman, Jordan - Amman, Jordan
Ajloun Castle, Jordan

Start Time: 09:00

Details

1 Day | 0 Night

Tour Type: Private Day Tour
Runs: Every day
Accommodation: None
Minimum Age: 2

Tour Description


Explore two highlights in the north of Jordan, Ajloun Castle and Jerash, on this private tour. We pick you up from your hotel in Amman and drive you in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle to Qal’at Ar-Rabad, this is the Arabic name for Ajloun Castle. Then explore with a local guide the ruins in Jerash including theatres, temples and colonnaded streets. Entrance fees are included.

Highlights

  • Discover the Greco-Roman ruins of Gerasa.
  • Enjoy a panoramic view from the Ajloun Castle.
  • Private tour with Amman hotel pickup and drop off.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Amman Hotel - Ajloun Castle - Jerash - Amman Hotel    

09:00 your driver will pick you at the lobby in Amman, holding a sign in your name. Head 1.5 hours north to our first destination. Ajloun Castle, known in Arabic as Qal’at Rabad, was built around 1184/85 by a general serving the famous Islamic leader Salah al-Din. Erected on higher grounds its purpose was to watch over the routes to the Jordan Valley and Syria. There is a small museum inside the castle and don’t miss the great view over the hilly landscape. Continue to the village of Orjan, surrounded by olive trees, where you have lunch at a local home. We continue to Jerash, once a member of the Decapolis, but its heyday had been under the Romans. It is considered as the best example of a Roman provincial city in the whole Middle East. A local guide will make history come alive. See the Hippodrome, once used for chariot races. Explore the spectacular Forum, the Roman colonnaded street, the Nymphaeum, theatres and the Temple of Artemis. Return transfer to your hotel in Amman.


7 hours

Inclusions


  • Private transportation in new vehicle with Engish speaking driver.
  • English speaking spot guide in Jerash (1 hour).
  • Entrance fees to mentioned sites.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi and mineral water on board our vehicle.

Exclusions


  •  Travel insurance.  
  •  Meals and beverage not stated. 
  •  Tips and private expenses.  

Practical Info


- To respect the local culture please cover shoulders and knees.
- Wear comfortable walking shoes and depending on season pack sun protection.
- Tour guides in Jerash are licensed by Ministry of Tourism and are not part of our team.
- Please inform us in advance of any specific diet
- Our staff is trained to follow hygiene and safety protocols.

How to Book this Tour


- After booking the tour with us online, one of our consultants will get in touch within 24 hours. You need to pay then a 25% deposit by credit card or by bank transfer. The full payment is due latest 07 days before tour start.
- Cancellations or changes need to be sent in written form. Charges are as follows:
• 100% of the total price of the trip for cancellations or changes made 07 to 01 days before departure or no show.
- For refunds we do not cover transaction fees charged by credit card companies and banks.
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