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Private Half Day Jerash and Amman Sightseeing Tour

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  • Day Trip
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  • 6 hr

Explore Jordan’s Greco - Roman past and present-day capital on this 6-hour private trip to Jerash, with a panoramic tour of Amman. Start at classical Jerash, a crumbled Greco-Roman city dubbed the Pompeii of the East. With a local guide, view the well-preserved monuments, including the Oval Plaza, the Temples of Zeus and Artemis, and the Hippodrome, as well as the Colonnaded paved streets as you hear about this ancient Decapolis City. Then, take a panoramic tour of Amman’s top attractions including the Citadel viewpoint, the downtown souks, and views of the city's mosques, churches, and historical Jabal Al-Webdeih and Jabal Amman ancient quarters, besides proceeding to the new modern part of Amman’s capital.

Itinerary Details

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Pass By: Jerash, Jerash, Jerash Governorate

Begin your 6-hour private tour with a pick up from your central Amman hotel, and travel by comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle to Jerash with your own private English-Speaking Driver who doubles up as your guide. Soak up the views of the passing towns and green landscapes, along the way, hear the history of Jerash. Largely established by Alexander the Great in the 2nd century B.C.,

Stop At: Oval Plaza, Archaeological Site Jerash, Jerash 26173 Jordan

this ancient city was one of the most prosperous in the Roman Empire, and was covered by sand for centuries until its remnants were discovered in 1806 A.D. Head through the ancient city gate and walk around the well-preserved ruins as your guide tells you tales about the city in its heyday. See its arches, theaters, and elegant colonnaded street. Snap photos of the stunning Oval Plaza, the Temples of Zeus and Artemis, as we all the intriguing egg-shaped public square framed by standing columns.

Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Amman, Amman, Amman Governorate

After this long walk, return to the capital of Amman, for a panoramic tour of the city’s highlights. Drive around the city and downtown area past the animated markets, churches, and mosques like King Abdullah’s Mosque. Start by discovering the Roman, Byzantine, and Islamic-era ruins of Amman Citadel for a view point. Gaze in awe at the Roman Amphitheater, carved into a hillside in the 2nd century B.C. and the most important remnant of Amman’s predecessor, the Roman white city of Philadelphia. Free time at leisure in Amman downtown area for souvenir shopping in the local gold and spice markets.

Pass By: Jabal Al Lweibdeh, Amman Jordan

Pass by King Hussein’s Palace, where the late, revered king is laid to rest. Your tour then concludes by strolling along “Jabal Al-Webdeih” and “Jabal Amman” Quarters, the Rainbow Street, Amman’s colorful arts and shopping hotspot. Delve into the upscale neighborhoods of “Abdoun” and “Swefieh”, where luxury shopping malls and swanky private villas line the streets. After passing thru the modern Amman drive back to your hotel.