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Treasures of Northern Jordan - Ajloun & Jerash

Treasures of Northern Jordan - Ajloun & Jerash

Located in the fertile hills of Gilead, the remarkable city of Jerash (or Gerasa in Ancient Greek) stands as testament to the magnificent ingenuity and artistic flair of the Greek, Roman, Byzantine and Umayyad civilizations. Devastated over the centuries by several earthquakes and wars, the ancient city of Jerash remains surprisingly well preserved. Follow your TrueTrips expert guide through the Arch of Hadrian and the Street of Columns and marvel at the majestic remains of this once glorious city. Continue your tour with a visit to the Castle at Ajloun; built by Ayyubids during 1184 and 1185 and located on a high peak overlooking the northern Jordan Valley, this dominating fortress had several major objectives over the centuries. Most important of which was to act as an opposing power and deterrent against the crusader castles at Kerak and Shobak. Walk through the layered fortifications that made this fortress so formidable, follow your expert guide through the various floors and battlements and learn about the history of this intimidating and remarkable castle.
Included
  • Round-trip transportation from-to your hotel.
  • Certified English speaking guide.
  • All entrance fees & taxes.
Not Included
  • Personal expenses during tour (drinks or food).
  • Tips for guide and driver (non-compulsory).
Duration: 8 hours
Possibility to Combine with Other Tours: No
  • History & Mythology
Amman City Highlights & Desert Castles

Amman City Highlights & Desert Castles

Named Philadelphia by the Ancient Greeks, the city of Amman is bursting with striking historical sites. Start your exploration high above the city with a visit to the ancient Citadel and the Umayyad Palace, a unique site encompassing many traits of Jordan’s history. Follow your guide to the Roman Theatre and take in the singular atmosphere of this pristinely preserved amphitheater. Conclude your tour of Amman with a visit to the fascinating Archaeological and Folklore Museums for an in depth examination of Jordanian history and culture. Continue to three of the best preserved Desert Castles: Qusair Amra a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Qasr al Kharrana and Qasr al Azraq. Admire exquisite examples of early Islamic art and architecture, detailed mosaics, beautiful frescoes, intricate stone and stucco carvings and gorgeous illustrations, inspired by the best Persian and Greco – Roman artists. These wonderful artworks stand testament to the fascinating history and rich traditions during the fifth to the eighth centuries.
Included
  • Round-trip transportation from-to your hotel.
  • Certified English speaking guide.
  • All entrance fees & taxes.
Not Included
  • Personal expenses during tour (drinks or food).
  • Tips for guide and driver (non-compulsory).
Duration: 8 hours
Possibility to Combine with Other Tours: No
  • Art & Culture
  • History & Mythology
The Best of Amman: City Highlights, The Ancient Citadel & The Royal Automobile Museum

The Best of Amman: City Highlights, The Ancient Citadel & The Royal Automobile Museum

Named Philadelphia by the Ancient Greeks, the city of Amman is bursting with striking historical sites. Start your exploration high above the city with a visit to the ancient Citadel and the Umayyad Palace, a unique site encompassing many traits of Jordan’s history. Follow your guide to the Roman Theatre and take in the singular atmosphere of this pristinely preserved amphitheater. Continue your tour with a visit to the fascinating Archaeological and Folklore Museums for an in depth examination of Jordanian history and culture. Conclude your excursion with a visit to The Royal Automobile Museum, a truly unique journey through the history of Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan from the early 1920's until the present. The motor vehicle exhibits provide an insight in to the history and development of the Kingdom as early as the Great Arab Revolt during World War I, and all the way to the vehicles collected by His Majesty King Abdullah II.
Included
  • Round-trip transportation from-to your hotel.
  • Certified English speaking guide.
  • All entrance fees & taxes.
Not Included
  • Personal expenses during tour (drinks or food).
  • Tips for guide and driver (non-compulsory).
Duration: 6 hours
Possibility to Combine with Other Tours: No
  • Art & Culture
  • History & Mythology
Day out at the Dead Sea

Day out at the Dead Sea

Leave the urban and desert confines of northern Jordan and head towards the Dead Sea for a fun-filled day on the water. Upon arriving at a luxury Dead Sea resort put on your bathing suit and prepare for one of the most enjoyable, unique and peculiar experiences of your trip! Step into the salty waters of the Dead Sea and float as if weightless and enjoy the healing properties of the world-famous Dead Sea mud. Some important tips; have some water shoes with you; make sure you do not get any water in your eyes; do not dip your head in the water and however tempting it may seem do not taste the water. Finish the day with a sumptuous buffet lunch at a selected restaurant of the luxury resort.
Included
  • Round-trip transportation from-to your hotel.
  • Certified English speaking guide.
  • All entrance fees & taxes.
  • Towels and changing facilities.
  • Lunch (buffet at the main hotel restaurant).
Not Included
  • Personal expenses during tour (drinks or food).
  • Tips for guide and driver (non-compulsory).
Duration: 8 hours
Possibility to Combine with Other Tours: No
  • Exploration & Discovery
The City of Mosaics and a View to the Holy Lands

The City of Mosaics and a View to the Holy Lands

Madaba – the “City of Mosaics” has become famous over the centuries for the quality and quantity of its mosaics. Fervently keeping this ancient tradition alive to this day, several workshops still create beautiful mosaics using year-old customs and techniques. Follow your TrueTrips guide to the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George, which houses the world-famous “Madaba Mosaic Map” – a floor mosaic and simultaneously the oldest surviving cartographic representation of the Holy Land, consisting of over 2 million colored pieces of stone. Continue to the peak of Mount Nebo, where it is said that God granted Moses a view of the Land of Canaan. Nowadays the mountain, as well as and the “Church of Moses”, is a revered religious memorial site that offers visitors magnificent views of Jordan, the Dead Sea, Israel and on a clear day even the city of Jerusalem.
Included
  • Round-trip transportation from-to your hotel.
  • Certified English speaking guide.
  • All entrance fees & taxes.
Not Included
  • Personal expenses during tour (drinks or food).
  • Tips for guide and driver (non-compulsory).
Duration: 8 hours
Possibility to Combine with Other Tours: No
  • Art & Culture
Discover The City of Mosaics and The Mount Nebo

Discover The City of Mosaics and The Mount Nebo

Madaba – the “City of Mosaics” has become famous over the centuries for the quality and quantity of its mosaics. Fervently keeping this ancient tradition alive to this day, several workshops still create beautiful mosaics using year-old customs and techniques. Follow your TrueTrips guide to the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George, which houses the world-famous “Madaba Mosaic Map” – a floor mosaic and simultaneously the oldest surviving cartographic representation of the Holy Land, consisting of over 2 million colored pieces of stone. Continue to the peak of Mount Nebo, where it is said that God granted Moses a view of the Land of Canaan. Nowadays the mountain, as well as and the “Church of Moses”, is a revered religious memorial site that offers visitors magnificent views of Jordan, the Dead Sea, Israel and on a clear day even the city of Jerusalem.
Included
  • Round-trip transportation from-to your hotel.
  • Certified English speaking guide.
  • All entrance fees & taxes.
Not Included
  • Personal expenses during tour (drinks or food).
  • Tips for guide and driver (non-compulsory).
Duration: 8 hours
Possibility to Combine with Other Tours: No
  • Art & Culture