• Duration: 4 hours
  • Easy
  • eTicket

  • Pick up available
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Description

Begin your private tour with a morning pick up from your central Amman hotel. Meet your informative private driver who doubles up as your guide, and start out on your explorations of the Jordanian capital’s highlights. 

As you travel, hear about the history of this fascinating city, whose past stretches back to 3500 B.C. or before. Hear about the city’s days under the Roman Empire, and how it was occupied by the Nabataeans and Byzantines. 

View one of Amman’s star attractions, the King Abdullah Mosque, famous for its blue mosaic dome, the nearby Parliament Building and Orthodox Church. 

Next, make your way to Amman Citadel, the hilltop collection of antiquities that looms over the city with a private local guide. Explore the timeworn Roman, Byzantine and early Islamic relics, and pay a visit to the Citadel’s Temple of Hercules and the Archaeological Museum to inspect its collections of ancient artifacts discovered at sites from across Jordan. 

Then, continue to the Roman Amphitheater with its Hashemite Plaza, a magnificent hillside structure believed to have been built in the 2nd century. Admire the symmetry and scale of the theater built as part of the Roman city of Philadelphia, and could accommodate up to 6,000 spectators. 

Continue to visit the Museum of Popular Traditions to see the exhibition of traditional dress and jewelry. Pass the “Raghadan Palace”, the burial place of the late King Hussein, and ride around the downtown area for free time at its vibrant markets, traditional mosqueslike the Grand Husseini Mosque, and churches. 

Then, stroll along Rainbow Street, Amman’s colorful arts and shopping hotspot, passing the Jordan River Foundation and residence of King Talal. Delve into the upscale neighborhoods of “Abdoun” and “Swefieh”, where luxury shopping malls and swanky private villas line the streets.

Your 4-hour tour ends back at your hotel. Alternatively, ask for a drop off at one of the malls on your tour like Galleria Mall, Taj Mall, or Abdali Boulevard, a stylish new enclave of designer shops regarded as Amman’s up-and-coming downtown area.

Option Tour with Jordan Museum and Royal Automobile Museum: After your classic city tour include the visit of the Jordan Museum marking Jordan’s history. Then proceed to visit the vintage, Hashemite Royalty private collection cars at the Royal Automobile Museum, located in the leafy gardens of King Hussein Park, home of the Late King Hussein beautiful grand elegant Mosque. The museum showcases a rare collection of Jordan's vehicles ranging from King Hussein bin Ali's cars that came to Amman in 1916 to modern sports cars. Please note that Tuesdays both museums are closed. 

Option Tour with Arabic Lunch: Upgrade to a 4-hour tour and after your city tour, savor a mouth-watering lunch of “Arabic Mezze” (small cold and hot dishes) at a local restaurant. Enjoy an assortment of small plates, such as barbecued chicken and beef, hummus, salads and bread; after your meal, relax with a hotel or shopping mall drop off - your choice! 

Option Tour with Turkish Bath and Arabic Lunch: Upgrade to a 6-hour tour and wallow in a luxurious Turkish bath experience, including an invigorating steam room session, soapy scrub, and muscle-melting massage. Following a succulent lunch of tasty “Arabic Mezze” (small cold and hot dishes) at a local restaurant. Then, duly refreshed and revitalized, relax with your choice of either a hotel or shopping mall drop off - your choice!

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What's included

  • Hotel pick up and drop off 
  • Private Transfer by air-conditioned leisure new vehicle according number of participants 
  • English-Speaking Driver
  • Entrance fees to King Abdullah Mosque, Amman Citadel and the Archaeological Museum, The Roman Theater and the Popular Traditional Museum; if option Jordan Pass not selected
  • Entrance fees and visit of the Jordan Museum, and Royal Automobile Museum at King Hussein Park; if option selected
  • Local “Arabic Mezze” Lunch or Dinner; if option selected
  • Turkish Bath and local “Arabic Mezze” Lunch or Dinner; if option selected
  • Local English-Speaking Guide at Amman Citadel
  • On board WI-FI

What's excluded

  • All type of meals, unless option with lunch selected (Vegetarian meal by request)
  • All type of beverages
  • All type of gratuities (Tips to the Driver and Guide) – Recommended
  • Personal Expenses
  • Anything else not mentioned

What do I need to bring

  •  Clients are advised to bring hats, sun screen, and comfortable walking shoes. 
  •  Jordan Museum and Royal Automobile Museum closes on Tuesdays. 

Important information

  • For clients holding Jordan Pass, the corresponding entrance fees to be returned directly in destination.
  • Pick up and drop off from Amman Queen Alia International Airport available by request for lay over day tour.
  • Local SIM cards and Wi-Fi are available upon request and can be subject to a small additional charge approximately: 20 USD. (Prices subject to change by the communication company).
  • Tours with lunch: Most local tourist restaurants in Jordan are non-alcoholic.
  • King Abdullah Mosque is closed to the Public on Fridays.
  • Dress code at the Mosque – Women should wear attire covering their arms and legs and should cover their head with scarf. Men should wear normal shirt and trousers.
  • Jordan Museum and Royal Automobile Museum closes on Tuesdays.

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 3 days or less before departure
  • Cancellation fee of 50% if cancelled 7 days or less before departure
  • Cancellation fee of 0% if cancelled 8 days or less before departure

Categories

  • CITY TOURS
  • CITY BREAK
  • DAY TRIPS AND EXCURSIONS

Guided Language

  • English
  • Español
  • Francaise

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