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Petra and Wadi Rum: 3-Day Guided Tour from Tel Aviv

1. Petra and Wadi Rum: 3-Day Guided Tour from Tel Aviv

See everything Jordan has to offer on this three-day tour from Tel Aviv. See Petra, visit a Bedouin camp, and marvel at the clear, starry skies of the desert. Day 1Begin your tour in Tel Aviv, and head toward the Jordanian border. Enter Jordan at the Allenby Bridge border, and drive through the arid desert for about an hour before enjoying a delicious local lunch. Continue through the stunning desert landscape of Wadi Rum, virtually untouched by humanity. Travel through the moon-like landscape in a 4×4 Jeep and marvel at the red sand dunes, towering cliffs of weathered stone, and desert animals in the light of a beautiful sunset. End your first evening at a Bedouin camp near Petra with an Arab-style dinner and a comfortable bed. Before going to sleep, sit beneath the clear desert skies and stargaze as you drink a cup of delicious Bedouin tea. Day 2Early the next morning, enjoy a quick breakfast before heading to Petra. Explore this world-famous archeological site in the morning with your guide before taking a lunch break at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, explore the other areas of Petra, including the monastery, on your own, before heading back to the Bedouin camp for another delicious dinner. Day 3Enjoy breakfast at the campsite and then head to Madaba, an ancient Jordanian city. Walk up to the viewpoint of Mount Nebo for a panoramic view. Relax with lunch and then head back to the Allenby Bridge border crossing, arriving back in Tel Aviv in the afternoon.

Private Amman Walking Tour -Optional Street Food Experience

2. Private Amman Walking Tour -Optional Street Food Experience

After being picked up from your hotel, set off to explore the bustling Jabal Amman district. If there’s something you want to see more of, tell your escort as your itinerary can be tailored around you. Head for Rainbow Street, a road that encapsulates Amman's energy and arts scene. Stroll by bookshops, cafés, craft galleries, and 1920s villas. Savor some street snacks or stop for breakfast such as a falafel sandwich (a deep-fried chickpea patty) or kunafa, a local cheese-filled pastry encrusted with pistachios. Saunter down Mango Street, past the historic buildings of the Royal Film Commission, Nabad Gallery, and Books@Cafe. Break up your exploring with free time to shop for souvenirs. After this, continue on to the Jabal Al-Weibdeh district by vehicle and learn the history of one of Amman's oldest and hippest districts. Stroll the winding streets, admiring the stone buildings and leafy lanes as you discover the area's contemporary art scene. Absorb the creative vibe at the Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts, and Makan Arts Space, an alternative arts venue. Admire the Arabic art at Darat Al Funun gallery, set in three 1920s villas; and visit Dar El Anda, another arts hub inside a historical building. See the National Museum Park and visit the Paris Circle, the heart of Weibdeh. Take a walk in the pretty park in this lively square, and learn how it got its French name. Choose the option to enjoy a home-cooked lunch at Café Najla, a local authentic trendy restaurant serving traditional Jordanian cuisine. Upgrade to the Amman Citadel and Roman Theater tour and choose to continue the tour by vehicle to Amman's downtown markets and the Roman Theatre and Citadel. End the tour with a hotel drop-off, or an optional central drop-off that lets you continue exploring independently. Alternatively, your guide will provide directions back to your hotel.

Amman: Private Sightseeing Tour & Cooking Class/Wine Tasting

3. Amman: Private Sightseeing Tour & Cooking Class/Wine Tasting

Experience a panoramic visit to the city of Amman that is enriched with glamour of the past and the present known in the past as Amon. During the 2hour morning or evening tour, visit the ancient and modern Amman by driving in a private vehicle through its streets, downtown area and past animated markets, churches, and mosques like the Grand Husseini Mosque. Start the tour driving through Jabal Al-Hussein for a breathtaking view of old Amman from the Citadel. Gaze in awe at the Roman Amphitheater with its Hashemite Plaza, 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. Pass the “Raghadan Palace”, the burial place of the late King Hussein. The tour will continue to the city’s center Parliament Building, King Abdullah Mosque (Blue color), and the Orthodox Church. Continue to stroll by the historical area of Jabal Al–Webdeih, famous for its different arts galleries. Then wander around Rainbow Street in Jabal Amman Quarter, the cradle of many of Amman’s landmarks: like the headquarters of the Jordan River Foundation, and the residence of King Talal. After Rainbow Street, Amman’s colorful arts and shopping hot spot; head over to the modern part of town. Delve into the upscale neighborhoods of “Abdoun” and “Swefieh”, where luxury shopping malls and swanky private villas line the streets. Cooking Class: Upgrade to a 4-hour tour after your city visit, proceed to Beit Sitti that offers lunch and dinner classes. Beit Sitti in Arabic means, my Grandmother’s House, and is located at the Jabal Al-Weibdeh where you will be introduced to the charming area. Enjoy the atmosphere as you cook authentic Arabic dishes. The cooking takes place on the first-floor terrace with views over the ancient city with sound of traditional play list songs in the background. When the cooking is complete relish, your hand made meal in the dining area. You have the chance to enjoy local wine (at your own expense) with your own cooked food. Finish your meal with a cup of coffee as is tradition in Jordanian houses to be served after you eat. Wine Tasting: Upgrade to a 4-hour tour after your city visit, proceed for an experience in Jordan’s local wine making. If you enjoy wine, you will love the Jordanian wine. In this trip you will savor the Classic or Reserve Experience Package alternatives, where a wine host will welcome you to enjoy a 15 minute “How to Taste” introduction in the wine tasting room, where you will learn the fundamental skills of tasting wine. Then, take your time to sip in 3-sample glasses of either classic wine, un-oaked young vintage with crisp taste and medium finish or you can choose the premium wine that has been matured in French Barrique to enhance the natural aromas and characteristics of each single variety served in your glass based on the experience of your choice. You have the option, at your own expense, to dip in with delicious cheese/s and local cold cuts

Amman: Private Sightseeing City Tour

4. Amman: Private Sightseeing City Tour

Discover more about the fascinating city of Amman on this private tour with an professional guide. Learn more about the culture and history as you visit the Amman Roman theatre, the Citadel, Umayyad Palace, and King Abdullah mosque. Start your trip with a delicious traditional Jordanian breakfast at a local restaurant. Drive to King Abdullah mosque and visit the ruins of the Amman Roman theatre. Take a trip to the past as you walk through the Citadel and the Umayyad Palace. Satisfy your curiosity at the archaeological and folklore museums and stroll through the vibrant souks and markets before heading to Jordan Museum. View the unique architecture on Rainbow Street, one of Amman's oldest suburbs. Have a filling lunch before visiting some local shops. Relax, as your professional driver takes you back to your accommodation.

From Amman: Private Amman and Jerash Sightseeing Tour

5. From Amman: Private Amman and Jerash Sightseeing Tour

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., 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. 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 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.

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What people are saying about Amman

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 4 reviews

The guide Ali was absolutely fabulous, he knew exactly how to dose the activities and was very knowledgeable. The trip was well organized and definitely made every minute worth it. I already recommended this trip to my friends.

Our guide Mahmoud did everything to ensure that my son and I feel comfortable and that we have a wonderful start to our Jordan tour. His hospitality was beyond compare!

Nice tour walking in downtown Amman mixed with the local citizens

Excellent program, excellent driver, and excellent local guide

Was a very good short tour, we did liked. Very nice driver.