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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 Day or Night Amman Sightseeing

2. Private Day or Night Amman Sightseeing

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.

Private Amman Walking Tour -Optional Street Food Experience

3. Private Amman Walking Tour -Optional Street Food Experience

After pick up from your Amman hotel, set off into the bustling Jabal Amman district. If there’s something you want to see more of the same area, tell your escort as your itinerary can be tailored around you as it’s a private and personal tour. Head for Rainbow Street, a road that encapsulates Amman’s energy and arts scene. Stroll by bookshops, cafés, and 1920s villas. Pause at the Rainbow Theater and traditional Al Pasha Hammam bathhouse. Savor some street snacks or breakfast such as a “falafel sandwich” (deep-fried chickpea patty) or “kunafa”, a local cheese-filled pastry encrusted with pistachios. Explore Malouf Street, nicknamed “Souk Jara”, known for its summer market (Operational on Fridays). Visit Jordan River Designs and Bani Hamida, two local crafts galleries. You may saunter down Mango Street, past the historical buildings of the Royal Film Commission, Nabad Gallery, and Books@Cafe. Browse the handmade goods at Wild Jordan, and artisans’ hotspot of Beit Shocair. Break up your exploring with free time to souvenir-shops. If you are interested in a street food experience on this walking tour it can be arranged for you to try some of the most famous street food shops like Abu Jbara for Falafel, to be paid by you directly in distention by you. Set off into Jabal Al-Weibdeh by vehicle, one of Amman’s oldest and hippest districts. Hear about Al - Weibdeh’s history, and learn why it’s emerging as an artistic hotspot. Stroll the winding streets, admiring the stone buildings and leafy lanes, and tune into the area’s contemporary art scene. Visit the trendy art galleries (at your own expense) showcasing the city’s contemporary art. 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 in the pretty park in this lively square, and learn how it got its French name. Upgrade for Lunch: Enjoy a home-cooked lunch at Café Najla or similar, a local authentic trendy restaurant serving traditional Jordanian cuisine. Upgrade to Amman Citadel and Roman Theater: Choose to continue by vehicle to downtown Amman’s markets, and if you wish, visit the Roman Theatre and Amman Citadel with Local Guide. Your tour ends 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. Upgrade: In destination, optional visit of a handicraft center for a local art handmade experience based on your interest.

From Eilat: 3-Day Petra & Cairo Guided Trip with Hotel Stay

4. From Eilat: 3-Day Petra & Cairo Guided Trip with Hotel Stay

Day 1: Start the tour at 8:30 AM when you will be picked up from your hotel or any point in Eilat. Set off for the Arava Border and pass over to the Jordan side. Meet your representative there and continue the drive to the Petra site. The drive takes about 2 hours in total.  When you arrive, enjoy a tour of this iconic archaeological site with your guide. Visit the famous Treasury, the Amphitheater, and much more. After this, have lunch at a local restaurant. Return to Israel and set off on an overnight 10-hour drive to Cairo making a short procedural stop at the Egyptian border. Day 2: When you arrive in Cairo, visit the pyramids, the sphinx, the market, and the museum. Then, eat lunch and go to your 4-star hotel for dinner and your overnight stay. Day 3: After breakfast at the hotel, visit the Saqqara and Memphis area, about 27 km south-west of Cairo. Learn about how Memphis was the ancient capital of Egypt and Saqqara was its necropolis. Hear stories about how the deceased pharaohs and sacred animals were ceremoniously transported from Memphis to be permanently enshrined in one of the many temples on the site. Then, stop for lunch before continuing the tour to Old Cairo. See the Church of St-Sergius, a 5th-century basilica, built over a crypt where the Holy Family is believed to have stayed. Admire the spectacular Citadel of Saladin, built-in 1183 in the medieval stronghold tradition. Also, marvel at the Mohammed Ali Mosque, also known as the Alabaster mosque. Finally, transfer to the Taba Border, where your tour concludes.

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.

Amman: Private Sightseeing City Tour

6. 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.

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What people are saying about Capital Governorate Amman

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.

Mahdi was a very knowledgeable guide. He was able to keep the group of 28 people together, making us respect schedules and telling us a lot of history! Recommended tour but be prepared for many hours by coach

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

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