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    Bethany at el-Kharrar Valley (Saphsaphas) | East of the Jordan River

 

HALF DAY EXCURSIONS

BETHANY
Enjoy a visit to Bethany, one of the most sacred biblical sites in Jordan, where the Lord Jesus Christ came 2,000 years ago, to be baptized in the Jordan River by John the Baptist and where Prophet Elijah is said to have ascended into heaven in the 9th century BC, on a chariot of fire.

MADABA & MOUNT NEBO
Madaba the “City of Mosaics” renowned for its magnificent collection of Byzantine mosaics found in its churches and homes, the most famous of which is the 6th century AD mosaic map of ancient Palestine which covers the floor of the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George. Visit also the Church of the Apostles with its beautifully decorated mosaic floors and Madaba’s Archaeological Park. Proceed to Mount Nebo, believed to be the site of Moses’ burial place and from where he viewed the Holy Land. Enjoy the excellent sweeping views over the Dead Sea and on a clear day one may also see the rooftops of Jerusalem & Bethlehem.

PANORAMIC COMPLEX & HAMMAMAT MA’IN
Drive to the Dead Sea Panoramic Complex with its spectacular views all over the Dead Sea and the Holy Land and visit the Dead Sea Museum which displays information about the geological features and the evolution of the Dead Sea. Enjoy bathing in the natural hot springs and hyper thermal waterfalls of Hammamat Ma’in which cascade into mineral-rich hot pools, making it a wonderful retreat in the colder months.

MUJIB NATURE RESERVE
Enjoy a delightful 2-3 hour moderate hike along the “Siq Trail” of the enchanting Mujib Nautre Reserve, wading through water filled canyons, crystal-clear pools and scrambling over boulders till you reach a lovely waterfall (Open April till October inclusive & subject to closure depending on weather conditions).

AMMAN
Half day tour of the capital Amman to include a visit to the Citadel with its panoramic views over the old part of the city, the 2nd century AD Roman Theatre in downtown Amman, and a visit to The Royal Automobile Museum which reviews the eventful life of the late King Hussein through his cars and motorcycles, showcasing part of Jordan’s history (the museum closes on Tuesdays).

JERASH
Visit one of the most splendid provincial cities anywhere in the Roman Empire, the 2,000 year old city of Jerash which remains remarkably intact till today.

FULL DAY EXCURSIONS

BETHANY, MADABA & MOUNT NEBO
Enjoy a visit to Bethany, one of the most sacred biblical sites in Jordan, where the Lord Jesus Christ came 2,000 years ago, to be baptized in the Jordan River by John the Baptist and where Prophet Elijah is said to have ascended into heaven in the 9th century BC, on a chariot of fire. Proceed to Madaba the “City of Mosaics” renowned for its magnificent collection of Byzantine mosaics found in its churches and homes, the most famous of which is the 6th century AD mosaic map of ancient Palestine which covers the floor of the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George. Visit also the Church of the Apostles with its beautifully decorated mosaic floors and Madaba’s Archaeological Park. Proceed to Mount Nebo, believed to be the site of Moses’ burial place and from where he viewed the Holy Land. Enjoy the excellent sweeping views over the Dead Sea and on a clear day one may also see the rooftops of Jerusalem & Bethlehem.

BETHANY, PANORAMIC COMPLEX & HAMMAMAT MA’IN
Visit Bethany, the baptism site of Jesus Christ (details as above) and proceed to the Dead Sea Panoramic Complex, with its spectacular views all over the Dead Sea and the Holy Land. Visit the Dead Sea Museum which displays information about the geological features and the evolution of the Dead Sea. Continue to Hammamat Ma’in, where you will enjoy bathing in its natural hot springs and hyper thermal waterfalls which cascade into mineral-rich hot pools, making it a wonderful retreat in the colder months.

BETHANY & MUJIB NATURE RESERVE
Visit Bethany, the baptism site of Jesus Christ (details as above) and enjoy a delightful 2-3 hour moderate hike along the “Siq Trail” of the enchanting Mujib Nautre Reserve, wading through water filled canyons, crystal-clear pools and scrambling over boulders till you reach a lovely waterfall (Open April till October inclusive & subject to closure depending on weather conditions).

BETHANY & AMMAN
Visit Bethany, the baptism site of Jesus Christ (details as above) and tour of the capital Amman to include a visit to the Citadel with its panoramic views over the old part of the city, the 2nd century AD Roman Theatre in downtown Amman, and a visit to The Royal Automobile Museum which reviews the eventful life of the late King Hussein through his cars and motorcycles, showcasing part of Jordan’s history (the museum closes on Tuesdays).

 BETHANY & JERASH
Visit Bethany, the baptism site of Jesus Christ (details as above) & proceed to visit one of the most splendid provincial cities anywhere in the Roman Empire, the 2,000 year old city of Jerash which remains remarkably intact till today.

MADABA, MOUNT NEBO & HAMMAMAT MA’IN
Proceed to Madaba the “City of Mosaics” renowned for its magnificent collection of Byzantine mosaics found in its churches and homes, the most famous of which is the 6th century AD mosaic map of ancient Palestine which covers the floor of the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George. Visit also the Church of the Apostles with its beautifully decorated mosaic floors and Madaba’s Archaeological Park. Proceed to Mount Nebo, believed to be the site of Moses’ burial place and from where he viewed the Holy Land. Enjoy the excellent sweeping views over the Dead Sea and on a clear day one may also see the rooftops of Jerusalem & Bethlehem. Enjoy bathing in the natural hot springs and hyper thermal waterfalls of Hammamat Ma’in which cascade into mineral-rich hot pools, making it a wonderful retreat in the colder months.

MADABA, MOUNT NEBO & MUJIB NATURE RESERVE
Drive to Madaba where you will visit the 6th century AD mosaic map of ancient Palestine which covers the floor of the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George, the Church of the Apostles with its beautifully decorated mosaic floors and Madaba’s Archaeological Park. Continue to Mount Nebo, believed to be the site of Moses’ burial place and from where he viewed the Holy Land and finally enjoy a delightful 2-3 hour moderate hike along the “Siq Trail” of the enchanting Mujib Nautre Reserve, wading through its water filled canyons, crystal-clear pools and scrambling over boulders till you reach a lovely waterfall (Open April till October inclusive & subject to closure depending on weather conditions). 

MADABA, MOUNT NEBO & AMMAN
Drive to Madaba where you will visit the 6th century AD mosaic map of ancient Palestine which covers the floor of the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George, the Church of the Apostles with its beautifully decorated mosaic floors and Madaba’s Archaeological Park. Continue to Mount Nebo, believed to be the site of Moses’ burial place and from where he viewed the Holy Land. Tour the capital Amman to include a visit to the Citadel with its panoramic views over the old part of the city, the 2nd century AD Roman Theatre in downtown Amman, and a visit to The Royal Automobile Museum which reviews the eventful life of the late King Hussein through his cars and motorcycles, showcasing part of Jordan’s history (the museum closes on Tuesdays).

MADABA, MOUNT NEBO & JERASH
Drive to Madaba where you will visit the 6th century AD mosaic map of ancient Palestine which covers the floor of the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George, the Church of the Apostles with its beautifully decorated mosaic floors and Madaba’s Archaeological Park. Continue to Mount Nebo, believed to be the site of Moses’ burial place and from where he viewed the Holy Land. Proceed to visit one of the most splendid provincial cities anywhere in the Roman Empire, the 2,000 year old city of Jerash which remains remarkably intact till today. 

PANORAMIC COMPLEX & HAMMAMAT MA’IN
Drive to the Dead Sea Panoramic Complex with its spectacular views all over the Dead Sea and the Holy Land and visit the Dead Sea Museum which displays information about the geological features and the evolution of the Dead Sea. Enjoy bathing in the natural hot springs and hyper thermal waterfalls of Hammamat Ma’in which cascade into mineral-rich hot pools, making it a wonderful retreat in the colder months.

MUJIB NATURE RESERVE & HAMMAMAT MA’IN
Enjoy a delightful 2-3 hour moderate hike along the “Siq Trail” of the enchanting Mujib Nautre Reserve, wading through its water filled canyons, crystal-clear pools and scrambling over boulders till you reach a lovely waterfall (Open April till October inclusive & subject to closure depending on weather conditions). Proceed to Hammamat Ma’in where you would bathe in its natural hot springs and hyper thermal waterfalls which cascade into mineral-rich hot pools, making it a wonderful retreat in the colder months.

AMMAN
Full day tour of the capital Amman to include a visit to the Citadel, the 2nd century AD Roman Theatre and a stroll through the old bustling downtown souk (market). Continue to Jabal Amman and stop at Wild Jordan which promotes items produced by rural women in the different nature reserves and offers spectacular views of the downtown area. Explore Rainbow Street on foot, stopping at Jordan River Foundation and at Hammam el-Pasha Turkish bath with its beautiful garden courtyard. Drive through Abdoun, a contemporary residential area popular amongst the locals and finally visit the Royal Automobile Museum which reviews the eventful life of the late King Hussein through his cars and motorcycles, showcasing part of Jordan’s history (the museum closes on Tuesdays).

AMMAN & HAMMAMAT MA’IN
Tour the capital Amman to include a visit to the Citadel with its panoramic views over the old part of the city, the 2nd century AD Roman Theatre in downtown Amman, and a visit to The Royal Automobile Museum which reviews the eventful life of the late King Hussein through his cars and motorcycles, showcasing part of Jordan’s history (the museum closes on Tuesdays). Proceed to Hammamat Ma’in where you would bathe in its natural hot springs and hyper thermal waterfalls which cascade into mineral-rich hot pools, making it a wonderful retreat in the colder months.

AMMAN & MUJIB NATURE RESERVE
Tour the capital Amman to include a visit to the Citadel with its panoramic views over the old part of the city, the 2nd century AD Roman Theatre in downtown Amman, and a visit to The Royal Automobile Museum which reviews the eventful life of the late King Hussein through his cars and motorcycles, showcasing part of Jordan’s history (the museum closes on Tuesdays). Enjoy a delightful 2-3 hour moderate hike along the “Siq Trail” of the enchanting Mujib Nautre Reserve, wading through its water filled canyons, crystal-clear pools and scrambling over boulders till you reach a lovely waterfall (Open April till October inclusive & subject to closure depending on weather conditions).

AMMAN & JERASH
Half day tour of the capital Amman to include a visit to the Citadel with its panoramic views over the old part of the city, the 2nd century AD Roman Theatre in downtown Amman, and a visit to The Royal Automobile Museum which reviews the eventful life of the late King Hussein through his cars and motorcycles, showcasing part of Jordan’s history (the museum closes on Tuesdays). Continue to the Decapolis city of Jerash, one of the most splendid provincial cities anywhere in the Roman Empire, built over 2,000 year ago and remains remarkably intact till today.

JERASH & HAMMAMAT MA’IN
Visit the remarkably well preserved 2,000 years old Roman city of Jerash & enjoy bathing at Hammamat Ma’in natural hot springs and hyper thermal waterfalls.

JERASH & MUJIB NATURE RESERVE
Visit the remarkably well preserved 2,000 years old Roman city of Jerash & enjoy a delightful 2-3 hour moderate hike along the “Siq Trail” of the enchanting Mujib Nautre Reserve, wading through its water filled canyons, crystal-clear pools and scrambling over boulders till you reach a lovely waterfall (Open April till October inclusive & subject to closure depending on weather conditions).

JERASH & AJLOUN
Drive to the Decapolis city of Jerash, where you will visit one of the most splendid provincial cities anywhere in the Roman Empire, built over 2,000 year ago and remains remarkably intact till today. Proceed to the stronghold castle of Ajloun which was built by the Arabs of the Ayyubid dynasty in AD 1185, as part of Saladin’s defensive chain of forts against the Crusaders.

JERASH & UMM QAIS
Visit the remarkably well preserved 2,000 years old Roman city of Jerash and the Decapolis city of Umm Qais with its panoramic views over the Golan Heights, Lake Tiberias (Sea of Galilee) and the Jordan Valley, also believed to be the site where Jesus cast out demons from two men and forced the evil spirits to enter a herd of pigs, which in turn rushed down the steep slope and drowned in the Sea of Galilee.